TUES MARCH 17. REMINGTON DEWITT PROFILE
Paula: Welcome to Day 2 of the #CatchAKiller Blog Tour. The first week is background profiles on the victim and suspects. The second week is FBI subject interview transcripts. Follow along to win fun swag and test your detective skills. Nothing in the content is directly spoilery for the book, but the info presented here might get you thinking about who's lying and who's telling the truth. Can you follow the clues and sniff out a killer? Make your guess and then read LIARS, INC. to see if you’re right!
LEAD INVESTIGATOR: McGhee, James, Special Agent
SECONDARY INVESTIGATOR: Gonzalez, Alex, Special Agent
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY: DeWitt, Remington
SUBJECT: DeWitt, Remington
Senator Remington DeWitt was born in Los Angeles, CA and has also lived in Malibu, Boston, and Sacramento. He is currently in the running to be appointed Secretary of Labor. Married to Claudia DeWitt. Senator DeWitt is being questioned in conjunction with the disappearance of Preston DeWitt, his only child. [NOTE: His spouse, Claudia, was also asked to answer a few questions, but the senator informs me she suffers from anxiety and isn’t up to talking today.]
CRIMINAL HISTORY: One count of drunk and disorderly contact that occurred thirty years ago while the senator was serving overseas in the Marine Corps. Handled by UCMJ.
MEDICAL HISTORY: Cholecystectomy, tonsillectomy, wisdom teeth removal, chicken pox as a child, current atrial fibrillation and hyperlipidemia, former two pack a day smoker. Social drinker. Subject denies psychiatric disorders, current tobacco use, and drug abuse.
ACADEMIC HISTORY: Attended elementary and middle school in Los Angeles. Foreign boarding school for high school. Undergraduate work at Pepperdine. MBA at Harvard.
WORK HISTORY: Current U.S. Senator. Current CEO of DeWitt Firearms. Former Governor of CA. One four-year stint in the USMC.
SOCIAL HISTORY: Senator DeWitt splits his time between Washington, D.C., his home in Vista Palisades, and traveling for his firearms company. He describes himself as extremely busy, but says both he and his wife still make time for Preston and assure that he receives excellent care. Subject says he and Preston weren’t close per se, but also weren’t doing more than “the usual amount of arguing you see between a teenage boy and his father.”
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