A life unraveled, a puzzling death – Raleigh News and Observer

RALEIGH — Mental illness robbed Martha Hamilton Watkins of her home and career as a nurse. Police still don’t know who stole her life and left her body behind shrubbery at a downtown church. As Watkins’ family prepares to hold a private service for her next week, Heidi Wettlaufer said she doesn’t even want to think who could have done this to her older sister.