(WSYR-TV) — A new book has just been published about the 1986 murder of Katy Hawelka. The book is titled, “A Stranger Killed Katy.”

The Syracuse girl had just returned to Clarkson University for the start of her sophomore year when, walking back to campus after a night out, she was brutally beaten, sexually assaulted, and strangled to death.

Katy’s killer went to prison, and this April, he’ll be up for parole for the 7th time.

Dan Cummings’ guest this week on Newsmakers is the book’s author, William D. LaRue.