The butler accused of holding millionaire socialite Anne Bass hostage for 12 hours in her Connecticut estate and injecting her with a 'deadly virus' is to face trial today.Masked assailants convinced the philanthropist that she would die from the injection and demanded that she pay $8.5 million for an antidote.The men said Bass and her boyfriend, artist Julian Lethbridge, had 20 hours to produce the cash and it was only after the men reconsidered and fled the house, that the victims learned that the substance was harmless, likely an ink.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2114648/Anne-Bass-home-invasion-Butler-injected-millionaire-socialite-deadly-virus-goes-trial.html#ixzz1p7oo6oeV
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Butler (Allegedly) Did It
This March 13, 2012 Daily Mail article sounds like it will be an episode of Law & Order real soon now: