You've got a generic white Ford van, no license plate, a gun that doesn't have serial numbers on it with a real common caliber bullet, a 9 mm, and basically it is a mystery at that point with not a lot of clues.
Ippolito dragged his daughter, Susan Mokdad, through it all, first bringing her into court at 5 years old and having her make her first presentation to a judge at age 14. Finally, in 1997, Ippolito was convicted of sending threats, conspiracy and owning a weapon with the serial number removed.
In reality, Norman discovered Tessa's alter ego and fellow serial killer Mary. They've secretly been in contact for a long time and are working together even after Norman's ascent to a new form of being. This doesn't necessarily mean that Norman cares for Mary or Tessa's life but he does consider her a useful tool. 2b1af7f3a8