The confession came after several years of correspondence and discussion between the killer and cold-case volunteer investigators, authorities said. Browne himself sent the first letter in “cryptic and poetic prose” in March 2000 to El Paso County prosecutors, officials said.
“Seven sacred virgins, entombed side by side, those less worthy, are scattered wide,” the letter says. “The score is you 1, the other team 48. If you were to drive to the end zone in a white Trans Am, the score could be 9 to 48. That would complete your home court sphere.”