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Category Archives: trial proceedings

Episode 30: Fiona Wais testimony, Steven Capobianco Trial

This episode features testimony in the trial of Steven Capobianco, 30, for the murder in Hawaii of Carly “Charli” Scott, his 27-year-old ex-girlfriend who was five months pregnant with their child when she went missing in February of 2014.  Capobianco pleaded not guilty to the charges in the trial, which took place in July of […]

Episode 29: Gypsy Willis Testimony, Martin McNeill Trial

From the outside, the MacNeills were the ideal Mormon family. They lived in a gated community in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Martin MacNeill was a doctor, lawyer, and Mormon Bishop; his homemaker wife Michele was a former fashion model and beauty queen. The couple had four natural children: Rachel, Vanessa, Alexis and Damian, and four girls […]

Episode 21: Hemy Neuman Trial

In November 2009, 49-year-old business executive Hemy Neuman shot and killed father-of-two Rusty Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody day care facility where he had just dropped off his young son. Neuman pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. He had been obsessed with Rusty’s 34-year-old wife Andrea, his colleague at General Electric, whom he had hired […]

Episode 18: Adam Frasch Trial

On Feb. 22, 2014, the gardener at a private home in the swanky Tallahassee gated community of Golden Eagle called 911 to report that there was a body in the swimming pool. The body was that of the 38-year-old Madagascan-born Samira Frasch, a former model and singer and the 3rd wife of Dr. Adam Frasch. […]

Episode 17: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 4

In Dr. Fred Berlin’s third day of testimony. Later in the trial, other expert witnesses for the defense diagnosed Dahmer with necrophilia, as well as with borderline personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, and a psychotic disorder.  Nonetheless, forensic psychiatrist Park Dietz, testifying for the prosecution on  February 12, said he did not believe Dahmer to […]

Episode 16: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 3

In the following day of testimony, Dr. Berlin is attacked by prosecutor Michael McCann, and criticized on a number of counts, including the amount of time he spent with Jeffrey Dahmer. McCann tries to argue that Dahmer did not suffer from primary necrophilia because it was clear that he preferred live sexual partners to dead […]

Episode 15: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 2

The difficult task of defending Dahmer was laid chiefly in the lap of expert Dr. Fred Berlin, founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorders Clinic from 1980 to 1992, and then founder and director of the National Institute for the Study, Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Trauma in Baltimore. In the first day […]

Episode 14: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 1

The trial of Jeffrey Dahmer, 31, began in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 30, 1992. After his arrest on July 23, 1991, Dahmer had been questioned by police about the evidence found at his apartment. Over the following two weeks, Dahmer spent over 60 hours confessing his crimes, waiving his right to a lawyer, adding he […]

Episode 9: BTK Court Confession

Dennis Rader, better known as the BTK (bind, torture, kill) serial killer, stalked and murdered ten people in Kansas, wrote taunting letters to the police and newspapers, and collected items from each murder scene. He was married with children, a member of Christ Lutheran Church, a cub scout leader, and had been elected president of […]