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Ep 84: Justifiable Homicide or Murder?

9/16/2019
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In March 2018, police officers in Oskaloosa, Iowa, responded to a call of a fight in progress. When they arrived, 24-year-old Luke Van Hemert explained that he and his friend had gotten into a physical confrontation with three college basketball players, after a minor traffic accident. He made it seem like no big deal, but investigators would soon learn that one of the basketball players had been stabbed to death. At trial, the suspect claimed self-defense, but what would the evidence say?...

Duration:01:10:57

Ep 83: Murder on the Farm (Iowa v. Jason Carter)

9/9/2019
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In June 2015, 46-year-old Jason Carter called 911 to report that he had just found his mother deceased on the floor in her home. She had been shot twice. But investigators, along with Jason’s own family, quickly focused on him as the killer. Would a jury agree? This episode was researched and written by Jennifer Tintner. Follow her on Twitter @jennifertintner. Sponsors in this episode: - Policygenius - the easy way to shop for life insurance online. Go to PolicyGenius.com and find out how to...

Duration:01:06:37

Ep 82: Attempted Murder or Suicide Pact?

9/2/2019
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On March 23, 2016, a police officer in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, came across a horrifying scene while doing a routine patrol - a woman who was badly beaten and shot, by her own husband. The husband was charged with attempted murder and other charges related to the assault, but at his trial, he claimed he wasn’t trying to murder her at all. Would justice be served? Sponsors in this episode: - NetSuite: Go to NetSuite.com/Court to download your FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow Your...

Duration:00:50:34

Ep 81: A Son’s Denial

8/26/2019
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In March 2018, James Scandirito Jr. was charged with the murder of his father. But did he really do it? This episode was written by Jennifer Tintner, a writer and producer from Law & Crime. Sponsors in this episode: - Today in True Crime is Parcast’s first daily true-crime podcast. With new episodes each day, you’ll never run out of true crime content again. Follow Today in True Crime for free on Spotify and anywhere you listen to podcasts. - Netsuite: Download your FREE guide, “Seven Key...

Duration:00:51:36

Ep 80: 32 Years - The Darrell Jones Case

8/19/2019
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On November 11, 1985, 43-year-old Guillermo Rodrigues was shot and killed in a restaurant parking lot in Brockton, Massachusetts. Police quickly zeroed in on 18-year-old Darrell Jones, who was adamant that he was innocent. In 1986, Darrell was convicted of murder and would spend the next 32 years in prison. In 2016, his conviction was vacated and he was released, but his nightmare was far from over when prosecutors decided to retry him. In this episode, I speak with Lisa Kavanaugh, Darrell’s...

Duration:00:55:55

Ep 79: The Push (Amber Hilberling Case)

8/5/2019
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On June 7 2011, Amber Hilberling and her husband Josh got into an argument. Just minutes later, Josh fell out of their high-rise window, 17 stories to his death. Amber admitted to pushing him, but was it murder? Thanks to Caitlin Alexander, a local reporter for KTUL at the time, for speaking with me about this case. Follow Caitlin on Twitter @caitlinnews. Sponsors in this episode: - True and Co - Try the original True Body bra from Trueandco today with Free and Easy Returns. Save 15% now...

Duration:00:52:30

Ep 78: The Confrontation By The River

7/22/2019
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On April 14, 2015, two groups of men got into a physical confrontation at the St. Croix River at Interstate Park in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. By the time first responders arrived, one man was dead. In today’s episode, I speak with Eric Nelson, from the Halberg Criminal Defense Firm, about the trial that followed, in which he represented the defendant. Would the jury convict his client, or would they believe the claims of self-defense? Sponsors in this episode: True and Co - Try...

Duration:01:05:47

Ep 78: The Confrontation By The River

7/22/2019
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On April 14, 2015, two groups of men got into a physical confrontation at the St. Croix River at Interstate Park in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. By the time first responders arrived, one man was dead. In today's episode, I speak with Eric Nelson, from the Halberg Criminal Defense Firm, about the trial that followed, in which he represented the defendant. Would the jury convict his client, or would they believe the claims of self-defense? Sponsors in this episode: True and Co - Try the...

Duration:01:05:47

Bonus Episode 1: The Accident

7/16/2019
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On the night of December 7, 2012, residents in rural Alvin, Texas heard the metal-on-metal sound of a car wreck. Then, about 5 minutes later, they heard a single gunshot. When officers arrived on the scene, they would find the remnants of a car accident, as well as a murder. Were the two related? This episode was researched and written by Charlie Worroll. Monthly Court Junkie Bonus Episodes are now available on Patreon! Just go to CourtJunkie.com/Support and choose the $6 or...

Duration:00:20:39

Bonus Episode 1: The Accident

7/16/2019
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On the night of December 7, 2012, residents in rural Alvin, Texas heard the metal-on-metal sound of a car wreck. Then, about 5 minutes later, they heard a single gunshot. When officers arrived on the scene, they would find the remnants of a car accident, as well as a murder. Were the two related? This episode was researched and written by Charlie Worroll. Monthly Court Junkie Bonus Episodes are now available on Patreon! Just go to CourtJunkie.com/Support and choose the $6 or $10/month tier.

Duration:00:20:39

Ep 77: The "House of Horrors" Case

7/8/2019
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In August 2014, investigators in Blackstone, Massachusetts, responded to a home on a quiet residential street. Inside the home, they found two children who had been neglected and a house that was in squalor. Days later, they would return with a search warrant, and what they would find was horrifying. Sponsors in this episode: - PROcure, maker of RosaCare cream - Try RosaCare today, and get a $3 discount on Amazon. Go to procureheals.com/JUNKIE and use the code 3JUNKIE. - Pet Releaf -...

Duration:00:59:43

Ep 77: The "House of Horrors" Case

7/8/2019
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In August 2014, investigators in Blackstone, Massachusetts, responded to a home on a quiet residential street. Inside the home, they found two children who had been neglected and a house that was in squalor. Days later, they would return with a search warrant, and what they would find was horrifying. Sponsors in this episode: - PROcure, maker of RosaCare cream. Try RosaCare today, and get a $3 discount on Amazon. Go to procureheals.com/JUNKIE and use the code 3JUNKIE. - Pet Releaf - Head to...

Duration:00:59:43

Ep 76: Sinister Inference - The Murder of April Barber

6/24/2019
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On August 17, 2002, Justin Barber told police that he and his wife, April Barber, had been walking hand-in-hand along the beach when a man approached them with a gun. He was shot four times and survived, but April died from a single gunshot wound to the head. After a nearly two year investigation, Justin was arrested and charged with April’s murder. Could prosecutors prove that he had murdered April and then shot himself to cover it up? Sponsors in this episode: Pet Releaf - Pet...

Duration:01:13:30

Ep 76: Sinister Inference - The Murder of April Barber

6/24/2019
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On August 17, 2002, Justin Barber told police that he and his wife, April Barber, had been walking hand-in-hand along the beach when a man approached them with a gun. He was shot four times and survived, but April died from a single gunshot wound to the head. After a nearly two year investigation, Justin was arrested and charged with April's murder. Could prosecutors prove that he had murdered April and then shot himself to cover it up? Sponsors in this episode: Pet Releaf - Pet Releaf makes...

Duration:01:13:30

Ep 75: Reasonable Doubt? The AJ Armstrong Case

6/10/2019
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In the early morning hours of July 29, 2016, a 16-year-old boy called 911, telling the dispatcher that he heard gunshots coming from his parents’ bedroom. When police arrived, they found Antonio Armstrong Sr and his wife, Dawn Armstrong, deceased in their bed. Was it an intruder, or did the killer come from the inside? Sponsors in this episode: procureheals.com/JUNKIE warbyparker.com/COURTNoom.com/junkie

Duration:01:23:40

Ep 75: Reasonable Doubt? The AJ Armstrong Case

6/10/2019
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In the early morning hours of July 29, 2016, a 16-year-old boy called 911, telling the dispatcher that he heard gunshots coming from his parents' bedroom. When police arrived, they found Antonio Armstrong Sr and his wife, Dawn Armstrong, deceased in their bed. Was it an intruder, or did the killer come from the inside? Sponsors in this episode: PROcure Hydrocortisone Cream with Calendula is enhanced with organic calendula to provide fast itch relief that won't irritate further. It doesn't...

Duration:01:23:40

Ep 74: The “Evil Stepmother” (Tiffany Moss Trial)

5/28/2019
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After the tragic death of 10-year-old Emani Moss in October 2013, Emani’s stepmother stands trial for her murder. Sponsors in this episode: Molekule – the air you were meant to breathe is finally here. Molekule has already helped allergy & asthma sufferers around the country better cope with their conditions and significantly reduce their symptoms. For $75 off your first order, visit Molekule.com and enter the code JUNKIE at checkout. Beauty By Design gives you a completely...

Duration:01:06:23

Ep 74: The “Evil Stepmother” (Tiffany Moss Trial)

5/28/2019
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After the tragic death of 10-year-old Emani Moss in October 2013, Emani's stepmother stands trial for her murder. Sponsors in this episode: Molekule - the air you were meant to breathe is finally here. Molekule has already helped allergy & asthma sufferers around the country better cope with their conditions and significantly reduce their symptoms. For $75 off your first order, visit Molekule.com and enter the code JUNKIE at checkout. Beauty By Design gives you a completely personalized...

Duration:01:06:23

Ep 73: Joanna Madonna: Self Defense Or Premeditated Murder?

5/13/2019
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In the 2015 murder trial of Joanna Madonna, one thing was for certain - Joanna killed her husband. But was it self-defense as she claimed, or was it calculated murder? NOTE: To listen to the Twisted Podcast’s interview with Joanna that I mentioned towards the episode, go here - http://twistedpodcast.libsyn.com/interview-with-joanna-madonna. Sponsors in this episode: PROcure - PROcure’s Hydrocortisone Cream with Calendula is fast-acting, healing itchy, irritated skin with maximum...

Duration:01:31:57

Ep 73: Joanna Madonna: Self Defense Or Premeditated Murder?

5/13/2019
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In the 2015 murder trial of Joanna Madonna, one thing was for certain - Joanna killed her husband. But was it self-defense as she claimed, or was it calculated murder? NOTE: To listen to the Twisted Podcast's interview with Joanna that I mentioned towards the episode, go here - http://twistedpodcast.libsyn.com/interview-with-joanna-madonna. Sponsors in this episode: PROcure - PROcure's Hydrocortisone Cream with Calendula is fast-acting, healing itchy, irritated skin with maximum strength 1%...

Duration:01:31:57