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My Life of Crime with Erin Moriarty

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How would you like to spend the night at the scene of one of America’s most notorious crimes? Come along with 48 Hours Correspondent Erin Moriarty for “My Life of Crime," an immersive new podcast series from the producers of 48 Hours, America’s true crime destination. Erin will take you inside the house and you’ll spend the night where Lizzie Borden is famously accused of killing two people with an ax. This six-part series is as varied and diverse as Moriarty's award-winning work on 48 Hours. Was there foul play, or was it an accident the night Natalie Wood died? Take a peek behind prison walls at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, New York's maximum-security prison for women. You’ll listen not only to their stories, but to the music class that helps these violent criminals escape, at least temporarily. And Erin has her own, personal true crime journey to share when she introduces us to a young, aspiring Hollywood horror writer and producer, who just happens to be her son.

How would you like to spend the night at the scene of one of America’s most notorious crimes? Come along with 48 Hours Correspondent Erin Moriarty for “My Life of Crime," an immersive new podcast series from the producers of 48 Hours, America’s true crime destination. Erin will take you inside the house and you’ll spend the night where Lizzie Borden is famously accused of killing two people with an ax. This six-part series is as varied and diverse as Moriarty's award-winning work on 48 Hours. Was there foul play, or was it an accident the night Natalie Wood died? Take a peek behind prison walls at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, New York's maximum-security prison for women. You’ll listen not only to their stories, but to the music class that helps these violent criminals escape, at least temporarily. And Erin has her own, personal true crime journey to share when she introduces us to a young, aspiring Hollywood horror writer and producer, who just happens to be her son.
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How would you like to spend the night at the scene of one of America’s most notorious crimes? Come along with 48 Hours Correspondent Erin Moriarty for “My Life of Crime," an immersive new podcast series from the producers of 48 Hours, America’s true crime destination. Erin will take you inside the house and you’ll spend the night where Lizzie Borden is famously accused of killing two people with an ax. This six-part series is as varied and diverse as Moriarty's award-winning work on 48 Hours. Was there foul play, or was it an accident the night Natalie Wood died? Take a peek behind prison walls at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, New York's maximum-security prison for women. You’ll listen not only to their stories, but to the music class that helps these violent criminals escape, at least temporarily. And Erin has her own, personal true crime journey to share when she introduces us to a young, aspiring Hollywood horror writer and producer, who just happens to be her son.

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Episodes

The Widow: Part 4

11/13/2019
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The prosecution has made its case. It's now up to the defense. Did David Leath take his own life?

Duration:00:17:17

The Widow: Part 3

11/6/2019
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There are no eye witnesses or physical evidence tying Raynella Leath to the death of her second husband. Will circumstantial evidence be enough to convince jurors that she is guilty of murder?

Duration:00:18:32

The Widow: Part 2

10/30/2019
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Raynella Leath says she found her second husband dead in bed on March 13, 2003. She reported it as a suicide, but Investigators suspect murder.

Duration:00:20:10

The Widow: Part 1

10/23/2019
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Every case has twist and turns, but this one will take your breath away. A woman loses two husbands, both under unusual circumstances. The media labels her a black widow. She says she's done nothing wrong.

Duration:00:23:15

Live at CrimeCon: The Natalie Wood Death Investigation

10/16/2019
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Erin Moriarty has spent years investigating what really happened to legendary actress Natalie Wood. Her drowning death in November of 1981 stunned the world. She was just 43 years old and at the height of her fame. Her death was ruled an accident. For years there where whispers: was it really an accident, or was there foul play? No one has searched harder for the truth than Natalie’s younger sister, Lana Wood. In 2011 the case was reopened and investigators named Robert Wagner, Natalie’s...

Duration:00:24:47

Music and the Murderers: Behind Prison Walls at Bedford Hills

10/9/2019
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Just an hour north of New York City, Bedford Hills is home to some of New York’s most notorious murderers. We spent time getting to know some of them in an unusual setting: music class. The crimes were violent and heinous. Kim Brown is serving time for the death of her last music teacher. Ivié De Molina was involved in the murders of two people. And you remember Pam Smart; her murder trial made national headlines. All of them are practicing and performing gospel and R&B in this unusual...

Duration:00:25:57

If He Were A Killer, He Would Be Out By Now

10/2/2019
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Patrick Flaherty was 22 years old when he took a BB gun and robbed convenience stores to pay his rent. His take was $459 dollars. No one was injured. That was in 1999. Flaherty was sentenced to 40 years and remains in prison. Some murderers get less time. Those who kill are often paroled long before their sentences are served. But Patrick Flaherty must serve almost his entire sentence, 34 years, that is, unless someone hears his plea for a second chance. In the years he has been in prison,...

Duration:00:23:05

The Family Business

9/25/2019
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How murder, mayhem and a not so average mom shaped the life of Hollywood filmmaker Nicholas Musurca. Nick’s specialty is horror films. His childhood revolved around his mother’s unusual occupation- TV crime reporter for 48 Hours. He grew up on tales of abducted children, eerie crime scenes and serial killers. One of those notorious murderers, known as “BTK,” mailed some of his artwork to the house. Why? Because his mother gave out their home address. Nick's mother, none other than crime...

Duration:00:22:55

Lizzie Borden: Part 2

9/17/2019
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Erin Moriarty spends the night at the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast/Museum. Ghosts or not, there is a haunting story that lingers here. The mystery: Why would a 32-year-old woman born into wealth and privilege kill her father and stepmother with an ax? Did she do it? In Part 2 of this unusual narrative, Lizzie Borden is on trial for two brutal murders. Author Cara Robertson has written a fascinating book about Lizzie’s trial and takes us back in time to the justice system of the last...

Duration:00:21:32

Lizzie Borden: Part 1

9/13/2019
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Erin Moriarty takes us to Fall River, Massachusetts, where one of the most sensational crimes of the 19th century took place. The crime inspired the dark nursery rhyme “Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father 41.” Despite what everyone thinks they know, there is a stunning verdict in the case. In part 1 of this unusual road trip, Erin takes us to the scene of the crime - the house where the murders took place is now The...

Duration:00:18:57

My Life of Crime Trailer

9/12/2019
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Get a hint of what you'll hear in this original podcast series. Erin Moriarty takes you behind the scenes and reveals the story behind the story in some of the most suspenseful and heart-breaking cases she’s covered over her career as a crime journalist.

Duration:00:02:30