Fashion writer Christa Worthington was found dead in her Cape Cod home Jan. 6, 2002. The 46-year-old’s toddler daughter, Ava, 2 1/2, was clinging to her mother’s bloody body. Ava was physically unharmed. “Mommy fell down,” she said.
On April 15, 2005, police surprised everyone by making an arrest in the three-year-cold murder case of fashion writer Christa Worthington. Their suspect was garbage collector Christopher McCowen. Worthington had been found raped and stabbed to death at her Cape Cod home, her two-year-old daughter clinging to her body.