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While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness

by Eli Sanders,
Tulsa World, March 20, 2016

On a summer night in 2009, in a small red house on South Rose Street, near the Duwamish River, in one of Seattle’s most diverse neighborhoods, Isaiah Kalebu, a mentally ill, 23-year-old man, murdered Teresa Butz and raped her partner, Jennifer Hopper. “Why do these things happen?,” Hopper would ask her pastor. “How does somebody become this guy?”


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