Blogging from Prison

By Deane Barker on January 13, 2004

Killer taunts victim’s family over the Internet: With the good, comes the bad.

…[Jack] Trawick’s twisted writings about how he beat, strangled and stabbed Stephanie Gach and killed other women are available to anyone who wants to read them on the Internet. …. The killer even taunts [the victim’s mother] by name.

Around the country, dozens of U.S. death row inmates have gotten their letters and artwork posted on the Internet, a practice that torments the victims’ grieving friends and relatives. … Typically, material from inmates makes it onto the Internet through an intermediary. Prisoners send letters to people or companies on the outside, where it is then posted online.