In this fourth and final episode of our interview with Troy Cole, we learn about Berdella’s frantic efforts to avoid the death penalty. First, he tries to plead guilty to one count of murder. The father of one victim attacks Berdella at a hearing. The prosecutor quickly moved and avoid Berdella from controlling any of the court procedures. He makes a last ditch attempt to save his house from state confiscation. Finally, a deal is struck and in exchange for the prosecutor not asking for the death penalty, Berdella agrees to cooperate and tell the authorities the names of all his victims reveal what he did with the bodies.
Troy Cole and his main detective along with the Chief Prosecutor and trial prosecutor meet for hours with Berdella. He reveals in gleeful detail exactly what happened inside his house of horrors. he will explain all the codes in the torture logs he kept.
In the end, Berdella goes to the Missouir State Pen for several life terms. In a few years, after creating as much administrative haqvoc as possible, Berdella dies from a heart attack in 1992. the ironic fact about his death was he had written to a Kansas City minister and complained many times about how the Prison authorities withheld his heart medicine. He was taken back to his home town of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and buried with his father. Click here to see gravesite.
To go to the store click here
To rent Gangland Wire, the documentary, click here
To subscribe on iTunes click here, give me a review and I will send you a link to see the film for free.