In search for Fla. woman, satellite blazed trail
The GPS in Susan Fast's Lexus kept a record of where the vehicle went
By Emily Morris and Christopher O'Donnell
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — Nobody followed the driver of Susan Fast's sport utility vehicle, which investigators believe her killer used to carry her mutilated body to a retention pond in Lakewood Ranch.
Along with cell phones, GPS systems have become a key tool for law enforcement in recent years, allowing detectives to retroactively trace the movements of suspects or to find victims.
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