Since she was a little girl growing up outside of Columbus, Ohio, Catherine Woods dreamed of dancing on Broadway. In 2002, after graduating high school she made the leap, packed up her belonging and moved to the city that never sleeps, New York. The ambitious girl danced, waited tables and did whatever it took but she also kept a number of secrets and one of these secrets led to her savage murder.
Listen to the Catherine Woods story.
Watch an interview with her former "lover"/boyfriend Paul Cortez from 48 Hours. You can also see a clip 48 Hours Mystery regarding her murder below.
Catherine Woods Killer Found Guilty NY Post
A number of articles about the case.