Remember Me. So Brennan built a master list of the major catering and concession companies in the country. It was Feb. She said she remembered being carried down a back staircase out into a car, driving somewhere and being raped in the back seat while "somebody was laughing. She was in agonizing pain.
George Perez, the hotel's night manager who had a master key to all the rooms, attracted investigators' attention because he was seen on hotel surveillance video talking with Budnytska at the hotel front desk "several times," Foote said. We have two security guards at night on duty. Toggle navigation.
Jones pleaded guilty later that year and was sentenced to eight years of deferred adjudication, a type of probation. Already registered?
No, Brennan concluded. Douglas LeBlanc. He was sentenced to two years in prison, an outcome that Brennan would have found very disappointing if that had been the end of the story. Seconds later, the entries were captured by the lobby cameras, and then, soon after, by the elevator cameras.
On a laptop screen, Brennan pulled up the image of the large man pulling his suitcase off the elevator. She was employed by a cruise-ship line and had severely cut her finger on the job, so she was being put up at the hotel by her employers while she healed.
She was naked, brutally beaten, but miraculously still alive. Michael Lee Jones. Brennan believed that after beating and raping Budnytska in his room, Jones stuffed her in his suitcase, walked out of the hotel without attracting the attention of the night manager George Perez, and drove off at a.
She was surprised to see Jones instead. As the investigation advanced, one new piece of evidence emerged: Budnytska wasn't just beaten, she also was raped -- and DNA from her attacker had been recovered from her body. In any case, she made a flimsy witness.