I know what blood looks like when it’s fresh, when it’s dry, and all states in between. I didn’t need a forensic team to tell me the brown-colored smudge on the light switch was blood. Superpowers, remember? And blood drops are like rats. Where there’s one, there’s always more hiding just out of plain sight.
On June 4, 2010, early Friday evening, in a quaint town known for the Old Mission and horse trails, Christopher Ryan Smith was murdered. Surrounding business offices were empty as workers had already left for the weekend.
As we go through the process of hiring people to help us around the house or with our family duties, the question often arises of whether or not we should do a background check on the new nanny, housekeeper or general contractor. We’re trusting these people to come into our home, interact with our precious children, or perhaps do a remodel of the master bedroom suite.