Case 187

Peter & Joan Porco

In the early hours of Monday, November 15 2004, husband and wife Peter and Joan Porco were savagely attacked with an axe while they slept. From early on in the investigation, detectives thought the perpetrator came from within the close-knit Porco family and zeroed in on the couple’s adult sons – Johnathan and Chris Porco.

Was it possible that either could commit such a violent crime? In a case with nearly no forensic evidence, it would have been very difficult to secure a conviction had it not been for Joan Porco. She knew who attacked her that night… or did she?



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