Murder on the IndyCar Circuit

Case Went Cold For Six Years Until Special Crimes Prosecutor Took It On

 

DENVER May 21, 2019: Cynthia Albrecht, the executive chef of the Penske-Marlboro racing team and darling of the IndyCar circuit, went missing on October 25, 1992-the night before her divorce from Michael Albrecht became final. Drivers and racing crews from across the country converged on "The Brickyard," site of the Indianapolis 500, to help search for her.

 

As the head mechanic for the Dick Simon racing team, known as "Crabby" across the race circuit, Michael had a reputation for bullying and abuse.  He'd immediately become a suspect in Cynthia's disappearance. But with a strong alibi, there was nothing authorities could do when he decided to take a vacation to Florida and skip a scheduled polygraph test and the search for his estranged wife.

 

Nor could law enforcement charge him when Cynthia's body was found a few weeks later in northern Indiana-minus her head. The case went cold for six years until a newly elected prosecutor allowed his deputies to charge Michael Albrecht with murder. But would they be able to prove his guilt?

 

This true crime legal thriller written by one of the prosecutors, Larry Sells, and journalist Margie Porter, runs at full throttle and will leave you on the edge of your seat right up to the checkered flag at final verdict.

 

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Larry Sells is Special Crimes Prosecutor for murder trials in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has been interviewed on Investigation Discovery, America's Most Wanted, and Oxygen: Snapped. 

 

Margie Porter's mother was "working through" an abusive marriage when she died in 2002. She starved to death. Margie agreed to work on this book because the barbarity of the crime enraged her, and she adores people who fight for hopeless causes.

 

Race to Justice by Larry Sells and Margie Porter

978-1-948239-23-3 Trade Paperback ISBN 

978-1-948239-22-6 eBook ISBN

 

WildBlue Press is a premier independent publisher of true crime, thrillers and suspense, mysteries, sci-fi/fantasy, history and business. To arrange an interview with the author, or to request quantity discounts contact WildBlue Press at promos@wildbluepress.com.

 

Media Contact: 

Michael Cordova

michael@wildbluepress.com

(303) 744-2178

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