It was daybreak on January 29, 2003, when a group of eager officials, including Deputy DA Levine and Lieutenant Cleary, came to Mason's front door. "He had the deer-in-the-headlights look," Cleary recalls.
"We want to talk to you about the murder of two El Segundo police officers," one of the detectives said.
"He didn't deny it," Cleary says, "but we could tell he was shocked we'd solved the case after all these years."
What is " deer-in-the-headlights"?