A PRETTY YOUNG WOMANDenise Amber Lee was ayear old happily married mother of two little boys She had her whole life ahead of her until an intruder broke into her Florida home Within a few short hours she was savagely terrorized, murdered, and buried naked in a shallow grave near a desolate swampA DEPRAVED KILLERMichael King, ayear old out of work plumber, was a ticking time bomb For years, neighbors called the police on King, complaining that, among other things, he d thrown battery acid in their pool and slashed their tires Denise s fate was far worse In a horrifying act of cruelty, King bound her with duct tape, raped her repeatedly, then shot her deadA TRAGIC FAILUREIncredibly, Denise managed to calltwice during her abduction Eyewitnesses and her distraught husband also called, but a slow, inefficient system tragically failed her As a result, Florida passed the Denise Lee Law, setting voluntary standards forsystems King was sentenced to death But for Denise and her loving family, it was too lateIncludesPages of Shocking Photos