This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Eddie Lee Mosely, a Floridian serial killer and rapist. This case has also been called the Broward County Miscarriage of justice because Mosley managed to slip through the hands of justice for 15 years, and in that time he was responsible for the sexual assaults and murders 8-100+ black women and girls, and two innocent black men were wrongfully convicted for some of those crimes. This will be a two parter because there’s just so much to the story.
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First we dive into our mailbag and thank our supporters (4:40).We start at the beginning and share some stats (8:08); we dive into the setting (12:26), the killer’s early life (21:05) and the first part of the timeline (24:21). Please tune in next week when we discuss the rest of the case details.
As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered(54:02) and some shout outs (55:55).
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