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Ep 53: The Fall From the Bedroom Window (Roger Desilets Trial)

5/14/2018
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On December 6, 2011, police officers in Princeton, Massachusetts responded to a 911 call from a prominent dentist's home. When they arrived, they found the dentist's wife lying on the ground, underneath a broken third-floor window. Was it suicide, murder, or a tragic accident? Thank you to Melissa Hanson from MassLive.com for her help with this episode. Follow Melissa on Twitter - Twitter.com/Melissa__Hanson. Sponsors in this episode: LisaJackson.comLeesa.com/junkie Please consider...

Duration:00:49:28

Ep 52: The Murder of Reagan Tokes and the Habitual Offender

4/30/2018
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In February 2017, 21-year-old Reagan Tokes disappeared after leaving the restaurant where she worked in Columbus, Ohio. Clues found in her abandoned car would lead investigators to her killer - but his criminal past would have everyone questioning just how well the system works - or doesn't. For more information on the Reagan Tokes Act, check out this article - https://www.10tv.com/article/reagan-tokes-act-introduced-ohio-statehouse. Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as...

Duration:00:55:59

Ep 51, Part 2: “Perfect Murder” or Witch Hunt? (The Trials of Jason Young)

4/23/2018
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In November 2006, a young pregnant mother was found dead in her home near Raleigh, North Carolina. Investigators immediately suspected her husband, who had a seemingly rock-solid alibi - he was hundreds of miles away on a business trip at the time of the murder. Or was he? In Part 2, we finally hear Jason's side of the story - but is it enough to keep him out of prison? Note: WRAL.com has some fantastic videos from the trial and other interviews with people involved in the case. Please...

Duration:01:23:10

Ep 51, Part 1: “Perfect Murder” or Witch Hunt? (The Trials of Jason Young)

4/16/2018
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In November 2006, a young pregnant mother was found dead in her home near Raleigh, North Carolina. Investigators immediately suspected her husband, who had a seemingly rock-solid alibi - he was hundreds of miles away on a business trip at the time of the murder. Or was he? Note: Part 2 will be released next week (Want to hear it earlier? Go to Patreon.com/CourtJunkie) If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook...

Duration:01:45:52

Ep 50: The Mysterious Murder in Valley Springs

4/2/2018
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In April 2013, the small community in Valley Springs, California, was shaken by a mysterious intruder who allegedly broke into a home and senselessly murdered an 8-year-old girl. But after an arrest was made, there seemed to be more questions than answers. Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me on...

Duration:00:51:02

Ep 49: Jennifer Mee - From Hiccup Girl to Accused Murderer

3/19/2018
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In 2007, 15-year-old Jennifer Mee gained national attention as the "Hiccup Girl," a teenager from Florida whose hiccups would not go away. Just a few years later, she would re-emerge after being charged with first-degree murder. Jennifer's trial was interesting because there was one thing all sides could agree on - Jennifer herself did not pull the trigger. So would the punishment fit the crime? Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via...

Duration:00:59:26

Ep 48: Did Alexandria Duval Murder Her Twin Sister?

3/5/2018
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On May 29, 2016, a white SUV mysteriously drove off a cliff in Hana, a town at the eastern end of Maui, in Hawaii. Inside the SUV were identical twin sisters - Alexandria and Anastasia Duval - but only one of them would survive, while the other would be charged with second degree murder. Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion...

Duration:00:50:42

Ep 47: The Life and Death of Real Estate Agent Beverly Carter

2/19/2018
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In September 2014, 50-year-old real estate agent Beverly Carter went to meet a couple interested in purchasing a house she was showing, only to never be seen again. Her body was found days later and a man no one in her family knew was taken into custody. In this episode, I speak with Beverly's son, Carl Carter Jr., about what this tragedy was like for his family, and how he was able to cope during a very contentious trial - with a defense that tried their best to smear his mother's...

Duration:01:06:21

Ep 46: Tragic Accident or Murder? (Todd Kendhammer Trial)

2/5/2018
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On September 16, 2016, police in LaCrosse, Wisconsin were called to the scene of a terrible accident. 47-year-old Todd Kendhammer's car was on the side of the road - the windshield smashed, passenger door open, and his wife Barbara lying on the ground. Todd told the officers and first responders that a pipe had fallen off a passing truck and had gone through their windshield, striking his wife. But after additional investigation, law enforcement officers started to disbelieve Todd's...

Duration:01:36:16

Ep 45: What Happened to Heather Elvis?

1/22/2018
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In December 2013, 20-year-old Heather Elvis mysteriously vanished in the middle of the night and hasn't been seen or heard from since. Law enforcement and prosecutors are convinced that she was murdered by someone she knew. But would they ever be able to solve the case? Special thank you to LadyJustice2188 on YouTube for the audio for this trial. You can find her at https://www.youtube.com/user/LadyJustice2188. Sponsors in this episode: Ellevest - All Court Junkie listeners can receive...

Duration:00:57:25

Ep 44: A Father’s “Reckless” Actions

1/8/2018
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On August 8, 2016, a tragedy occurred at a home in Hendersonville, Tennessee - An 11-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital after being shot by her own father. Sponsors in this episode: Leesa.com/Junkie EverlyWell.com Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod Want a Court...

Duration:00:53:39

Ep 43: Sasha Samsudean and The Security Guard

12/11/2017
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In the early morning hours of October 17, 2015, two women accompanied 27-year-old Sasha Samsudean home after encountering her in the street after a night out on the town. They did everything right - they shared an Uber with her, they walked her to her door, and they waited until she was safely inside her apartment building, before heading home themselves. But the next day, Sasha's friends would summon the police, after not being able to get ahold of their friend. What happened to...

Duration:00:58:57

Ep 42: Terror in Oklahoma (Kevin Sweat case)

12/4/2017
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From 2008 - 2011, the murders of two little girls in Weleetka, Oklahoma, remained unsolved, until a 23-year-old woman's disappearance would lead to the arrest of a dangerous suspect. Sponsors in this episode: dispatch.com/COURT MrsFields.comWarbyParker.com/court Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me...

Duration:00:50:28

Ep 41: Who Killed Jessica Chambers? (Quinton Tellis Trial)

11/27/2017
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On December 6, 2014, firefighters in Cortland, Mississippi, came across a horrifying scene after responding to a car fire - 19-year-old Jessica Chambers had been set on fire. They tried to save her, but to no avail. Although Jessica didn't survive her injuries, could she have given a clue to the first responders? Quintin Tellis, a friend of Jessica's, would later go on trial for her murder - but did he really do it? Sponsors in this episode: dispatch.com/COURT PodcastListener.com/CJ ...

Duration:01:15:21

Ep 40: The Calculated Murder of Robert Limon (Sabrina Limon Trial)

11/13/2017
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On August 17, 2014, 38-year-old Robert Limon was gunned down while at work. His wife’s lover was immediately arrested, but did he do it alone, or was someone else the mastermind? Sponsors in this episode: MrsFields.comVirtueLabs.com Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me on Twitter...

Duration:01:24:10

Ep 39: The Haunting Confession of 17-year-old Jake Evans

11/6/2017
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In October 2012, 17-year-old Jake Evans called 911 and made a startling confession - he had just murdered members of his own family. But as Jake's case made his way through the court system, it was stalled. Sponsors in this episode: Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod Want...

Duration:00:37:45

CJ Brief: Forensic Psychology (Competency and Criminal Responsibility)

10/30/2017
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In this Court Junkie Brief, I interview Dr. Jennifer Johnson, a forensic psychologist. We talk about her profession, how defendants are determined competent to stand trial, and if she has ever disagreed with a judge's decision. Please consider supporting this podcast with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod Want a...

Duration:00:44:50

Ep 38: The Case of Ohio’s Youngest Death Row Inmate

10/16/2017
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In January 2014, a gruesome murder would result in the conviction of 19-year-old Austin Myers, Ohio's youngest death row inmate. Many advocates for Austin believe his sentence was unfair, due to the fact that he never actually touched the murder weapon. Sponsors in this episode: The SnowmanOctober 20th MINDHUNTER on Netflix VirtueLabs.com Ellevest.com/COURT Please consider supporting this podcast with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this...

Duration:01:07:01

Ep 37: What Really Happened to Holly Bobo? (Zachary Adams Trial)

10/9/2017
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20-year-old Holly Bobo went missing from her home near Parsons, Tennessee, on the morning of April 13, 2011. For years, her family was in the dark as to what happened to her, until finally, progress was made in the case. But would the trial of Zach Adams finally provide the answers? Sponsors in this episode: MINDHUNTER October 13 Ellevest.com/COURT The SnowmanOctober 20th Please consider supporting this podcast with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to...

Duration:01:38:09

Ep 36: From “Husband/Father” of the Year to….Murderer?

10/2/2017
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In June 2006, the town of Reno, Nevada was rocked by a brutal murder, the shooting of a judge, and a week-long manhunt for the suspect. Sponsors in this episode: bookofthemonth.com/courtTrailerOctober 20th Please consider supporting this podcast with as little as $1 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie. If you’d like to discuss this case, please join our active discussion on the Court Junkie Discussion Facebook Group. Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod Want a Court Junkie coffee mug or...

Duration:00:50:59

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