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Episode 155: Michael Colucci Trial

Michael and Sara Lynn Colucci had been through some ups and downs in their marriage. Sara, apparently had never fully recovered from the suicide of her first husband. She was smart, quick-witted, and impulsive, but also prone to depression. At first, she seemed to have been happy in her marriage to South Carolina jeweler Michael […]

Episode 152: Four 911 Calls

(1) In August 2009, Lynea Hambrice, 36, jumped to her death from the 12th-story balcony of the Coeur D’Alene Resort in Idaho. Her boyfriend Ian James, 38, called 911 to report what happened. The couple were visiting the area from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Ian told police that Lynea threw herself off the balcony during an […]

Episode 139: Eichmann Trial Testimony

This episode contains testimony from Auschwitz survivor Vera Alexander during the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Israel in 1961. Alexander begins by giving an account of her arrest and deportation to Auschwitz as well as her arrival at the camp and the block to which she was assigned. The judge questions her about her work […]

Episode 131: Cross Examination of Erik Sackett

In October 2017, Erik Sackett, 39, of Vernon County, Wisconsin, began dating single mom Erin Somvilai, who had a history of depression, drug use, and mental illness (she’d already attempted suicide three times). Erin was in love with Erik, but he was mainly interested in sex, and in February 2018, he got involved with another […]