Florida: A Double Betrayal

A Double Betrayal

Adelaide Stiles, 60, left her home in Fort Lauderdale one day eleven years ago to take a vacation with her boyfriend Michael Burnett. She was never seen again. Ever since, Burnett, 57, a swindler with a long record, has been suspected of killing the wealthy divorcee after embezzling her money. But police were unable to tie him to the disappearance until Vernon Frazier, an inmate in a San Diego jail, learned that Burnett had become a protected FBI informant playing a crucial part in municipal bribery investigations in New York City and Chicago.

Last week Fort Lauderdale detectives finally charged Burnett,...

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