Breaking news: M. William Phelps’s first name is Matthew. He also wrote a book about a murderer. Tis the season. In a perhaps related note, the inventor of green bean casserole has died. Though at 92 it’s more likely she died of something other than murder.
If you ever get murdered, your bad luck may not be over. Assuming you care about your murderer being caught, anyway. People are, by and large, bad at their jobs. You may have already known this.