Dean began a life of crime very early in life but after more than 20 years behind bars he began to change with the help of an older inmate, the faith of his mother in him and becoming an author. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Dean began a life of crime very early in life but after more than 20 years behind bars he began to change with the help of an older inmate, the faith of his mother in him and becoming an author. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

He agreed to write a killer’s story. Then a wild plot twist changed everything.

January 14, 2018 01:47 PM