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True crime book about The Golden State Killer written by Patton Oswalt’s late wife will be published nearly two …

  • Michelle McNamara died suddenly in her sleep last year from a combination of prescription drugs and an undiagnosed medical condition
  • Patton Oswalt, who had been married to her for 11 years, vowed to help finish book about the Golden State Killer which she left unfinished
  • The comedian has announced that the tome will be released February next year
  • Entitled I’ll Be Gone In The Dark, it includes and afterword written by him

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The book Michelle McNamara, Patton Oswalt’s wife, was working on when she died will be published in February

The book Michelle McNamara, comedian Patton Oswalt’s wife who died unexpectedly in 2016, had been working on will be published next year. McNamara, a true crime aficionado, had helped pursue the cold case of an assailant she dubbed the Golden State Killer.

McNamara’s book, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer” will be published by HarperCollins on Feb. 27.

Oswalt announced the book news on social media. “Despite my bias, I can say with quiet, deep confidence that Michelle’s book is going to join the pantheon of true crime,” he wrote on Facebook. “It’s an intense, fascinating read.”

After her death, Oswalt had said that he would help finish his late wife’s book. The final version has an afterword by Oswalt and an introduction by “Gone Girl” novelist Gillian Flynn.

The book Michelle McNamara, Patton Oswalt’s wife, was working on …

The book Michelle McNamara, comedian Patton Oswalt’s wife who died unexpectedly in 2016, had been working on will be published next year. McNamara, a true crime aficionado, had helped pursue the cold case of an assailant she dubbed the Golden State Killer.

McNamara’s book, “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer” will be published by HarperCollins on Feb. 27.

Oswalt announced the book news on social media. “Despite my bias, I can say with quiet, deep confidence that Michelle’s book is going to join the pantheon of true crime,” he wrote on Facebook. “It’s an intense, fascinating read.”

After her death, Oswalt had said that he would help finish his late wife’s book. The final version has an afterword by Oswalt and an introduction by “Gone Girl” novelist Gillian Flynn.

Patton Oswalt opens up to "48 Hours" about late wife Michelle …

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“She blogged about unsolved murders and missing persons. She was a beautiful writer,” true-crime journalist Billy Jensen says of Michelle McNamara.

But there was one case that consumed her. McNamara was obsessed with a prolific criminal who, for a decade, forged a path of destruction across the state of California — committing 50 rapes and 12 murders before he vanished. She dubbed the suspect “The Golden State Killer.”

“He was the boogeyman,” says Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert. “He was the man in the bushes that we didn’t know who he was and we didn’t know when he was going to strike again.”

McNamara was hot on his trail and was writing a book about him.

“She was really tired.  She had been pretty much awake for about three days.  I think she’d gotten, like, two hours sleep because there was a

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Patton Oswalt finally takes off his wedding ring on one-year anniversary of wife’s death: ‘It’s awful, but it’s not …

Patton Oswalt is putting his denial to rest one year after his wife’s tragic death.

The famous comic penned a somber post on Facebook Friday, recalling the morning his wife Michelle McNamara died — one year ago, to the day — and how he is finally coming to terms with his loss.

“It’s awful, but it’s not fatal,” he began the heartbreaking note.

“Last night I took off my wedding ring. I couldn’t bear removing it since April 21st, 2016. But now it felt obscene … Removing the ring was removing the last symbol of denial of who I was now, and what my life is, and what my responsibilities are,” he wrote.

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