The Mystery behind The Murder Of Late Air Force veteran Gailen Eugene Revealed
Gailen Eugene “Gene” Thurnau was an air Force veteran who was found dead in the home of Robert Peterson in Ellenton, Florida on November 3, 2006.
Authorities investigated and discorvered that Bob Peterson shot and killed Gene in his home in Lutz, Florida and then transported his body to his Ellenton home. When investigators finally caught up with Bob Peterson, he was found dead of an apparent suicide.
According to reports as at that time, the motive for the killing was an obsession. The two worked together at the air traffic control center at the airport in St. Petersburg, Florida. Bob Peterson even transferred to St. Petersburg shortly after Gene was transferred to this location.
Bob left a note that gave the outside observer some idea of how sick, twisted, and demented he was. Unbeknownst to Gene and his second wife, Bob had been stalking Gene for years.
According to Investigation discovery,
Air traffic controller Gene Thurnau moves to St-Petersburg, Florida to start over. He meets Jaye-Jaye, and soon they marry and begin building their dream home. But ghosts from Gene’s past bring unwanted tension and horror into their perfect home. -Star-Crossed Murder, A Stranger In My Home (S2,E1)
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