Three months into a passionate love affair, Elizabeth Haysom’s parents are brutally murdered in their Virginia home and she flees with her boyfriend, Jens Soering.
The 20-year-old Elizabeth Haysom was widely admired at the University of Virginia for her wild past. Jens Soering, the son of a German diplomat, was a first year Jefferson Scholar and had just turned 18 when he met her. He was instantly entranced and they embarked on an intense, obsessive relationship. Three months into their affair, on 30 March 1985, Elizabeth’s parents are brutally murdered in their Virginia home and the couple flee.