Richard Bruns is the man who turned Charles Howard Schmid Jr aka "The Pied Piper of Tucson" into the authorities and was the star witness for the prosecution in the cases against Schmid. He wrote his first hand account at the time of the trials in 1967. Bruns is a retired teacher and continues to reside in Tucson, Az.
"In order to understand the criminal mind, how the everyday individual can become a figure who can rape, strangle and kill is a transformation that needs to be examined. I, a Squealer is an opportunity to do just that through a rare witness account of how one man unraveled and spilled into the darkest layers of depravity."--Crime Traveller (03/16/2018)