On early autumn night in 1971, two creepy men visited Winchell's Donut Shop in Salt Lake City. Sherman McCrary and Carl Taylor sipped on coffee, and directed profane remarks at other customers. Then, when the shop had cleared out, they kidnapped Sheri Martin, the young clerk on duty.
It was the beginning of a multi-state robbery and rape and murder spree for the men and their families. At times, McCrary and Taylor even brazenly committed their sexual crimes on women as their own wives sat by, quietly watching.
Law enforcement figured out relatively quickly that the binge of violence and sexual sadism was the work of one group of perpetrators. But how many innocents would suffer and die before detectives identified the killers?
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