Murder in the Minivan: Pleasanton’s Most Terrifying Couple

James Daveggio and Michelle Michaud | Source

At 7:30 am on December 2, 1997, 22-year-old college student, Vanessa Lei Samson, was walking to her receptionist job at an insurance office in Pleasanton, California, when she was suddenly snatched and thrown into a green 1994 Dodge…

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