The Nation: Sam Told Me To Do It... Sam Is the Devil

After the capture, the twisted killer's life unfolds

"Kill! Kill!" chanted the vengeful crowd outside Brooklyn's Central Court Building, even though the object of their hatred was nowhere in sight.

"That's the father! That's the father!" shouted others as scores of people mistakenly closed in on Leon Stern, a frightened defense attorney who fled into the courthouse.

"I want five minutes alone with the guy. I'd wipe the floor with the guy!" said Jerome Moskowitz, father of Stacy, one of Son of Sam's 13 shooting victims. Added Neysa Moskowitz, mother of the slain girl: "I...

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