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Short Synopsis
Cries in the Desert is the true story of "The Toy Box Killer"—a shocking story of torture and murder in the New Mexico desert.

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In the fall of 1999, a twenty-two-year-old woman was discovered naked and bleeding on the streets of a small New Mexico town south of Albuquerque. She was chained to a padlocked metal collar. The tale she told authorities—of being beaten, raped, and tortured with electric shock—was unthinkable. Until she led them to fifty-nine-year-old David Ray Parker, his thirty-nine-year-old fiancée Cindy Hendy, and the lakeside trailer they called their "toy box." What the FBI uncovered was unprecedented in the annals of serial crime: restraining devices, elaborate implements of torture, books on human anatomy, medical equipment, scalpels, and a gynecologist's examination table. But these horrors were only part of the shocking story that would unfold in a stunning trial . . .

Cries in the Desert

The Shocking True Story of a Sadistic Torturer

Author John Glatt

Narrated by Shaun Grindell

Publication date Jan 21, 2020

Running time 7 hrs 25 min

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