UPDATE: "FRIEND" Judge Tess Pooler, as she was assigned the "Facebook" killer case. Courtesy of the preternaturally busy Herald crime reporter David Ovalle, who provided minute by minute coverage of the breathtaking first appearance (where nothing happened beyond the defendant being held without bond).
The Random Pixels blog says that the case made famous by then Herald reporter Edna Buchannan in her book "The Corpse Had a Familiar Face" was more bizarre than this case. That case started when a young Miami police officer had the head of a woman thrown at him by a naked man standing next to the metro rail. That's why in Miami you should always have your shot from a colada before heading out on patrol. You need to be wide awake.
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, August 9, 1974; Page A01