Under the Knife by Diane Fanning
A Beautiful Woman, a Phony Doctor, and a Shocking Homicide

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Handsome, charming, and a fixture on the New York City club scene, Dean Faiello had built a thriving beauty business. But money was never enough for Faiello, whose hard-partying ways constantly left him on the edge of ruin. So he did the unthinkable and worked as a cosmetic surgeon--even though he had no medical degree, or training whatsoever.
 
In the spring of 2003, a beautiful, successful woman named Maria Cruz went to "Doctor" Faiello for a relatively simple cosmetic procedure…and succumbed to a fatal complication while under his care. Faiello allegedly buried her corpse beneath a concrete slab at his Newark, New Jersey home--and went on the run. It was only after Cruz's body was found that the true callousness of Faiello's plan would be dissected…and he would be accused of putting her
 
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About Diane Fanning

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Diane Fanning is a journalist and an Edgar Award Finalist author of ten true crime books. She has been featured on Court TV, the Discovery Channel and local TV channels as well as having been interviewed by countless radio stations across the States. Diane was born in Baltimore, Maryland, lived for more than two decades in Virginia, and now lives in New Braunfels, Texas.
 
Published April 3, 2007 by St. Martin's True Crime. 266 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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