A young girl leaves her hometown of Ohio for the Big Apple with her heart set on a career as a Broadway dancer. Instead, she meets a young man who becomes obsessed with controlling her life. Unable to let her go, Paul Cortez commits a shocking crime.
The People v. Paul Cortez, New York Court of Appeals filing, April 8, 2013.
“A dancer’s secret life and savage murder, Keith Morrison/NBCNews.com, Jan 15, 2006.
“The Last Dance”, 48 Hours, May 4, 2006, retrieved from CBSNews.com