A mild-mannered U.S. Customs inspector is shot to death. Police call it suicide. Friends and family say thatís inconceivable.
When he was booked into the Dade County Jail, Earl Cole was a sick man. Not for long.
Some suicide notes are short, some tell a more detailed story. They all have unhappy endings.
He was an aviation classic: independent, stubborn, savvy. And he was convinced powerful forces were out to ruin him. Did that include government informants and federal agents? Gus Conner will never know.