Baker & Taylor Describes the killing of Donnah Winger, allegedly at the hands of an intruder, and discusses how the truth behind the crime came out years later when Donnah's best friend admitted to having an affair with the victim's husband.
Baker & Taylor A shocking case of betrayal and murder describes the killing of Donnah Winger, allegedly at the hands of an intruder whom was later shot by her husband, Mark, but the truth behind the crime is revealed some four years later when Donnah's best friend admitted to having an affair with the victim's husband. Original.
Simon and Schuster WAS HE A LOVING, PROTECTIVE HUSBAND? OR A COLD, CALCULATING KILLER?
TV's 48 Hours Mystery unravels the lethal secrets inside a seemingly perfect marriage -- and behind a chilling double homicide.
"My wife is dying on the floor! Please, please come help!" The frantic 911 call sent emergency units racing to a tidy brick home in suburban Springfield, Illinois. Beautiful, vivacious Donnah Winger had been bludgeoned to death by a male intruder; her attacker was fatally shot by Donnah's husband, Mark. In the aftermath of the horrific home invasion, family and friends rallied around Mark, a wellliked and respected nuclear scientist, and the infant daughter he and Donnah had just adopted; some even called him a hero.
But one rookie detective didn't buy Mark Winger's version of the grisly events of that August afternoon. After four years of relentless investigation, a closed case is reopened, and fragments of truth -- including shocking new witness testimony -- come together to reveal how Mark Winger turned a chance meeting with a troubled young man into the almost seamless killing of his own wife, with an Invitation To A Murder.