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Resource ID: #18266
Subject: Crime
Source: Texas Monthly
Affiliation: 
Date: October

Description

Texas Monthly reports on the undercover murder-for-hire investigations of Gary Johnson, a Houston psychology teacher who works for the cops. The story reveals the techniques used by Johnson to convince people that he is an experienced professional killer and "their one best hope for a better life." The article follows Johnson's start and development in his career as an investigator. "Although the professional hit man is a staple of detective fiction, no one is really certain if there is someone in this country who makes a living as a hired gun," reports the magazine.

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