E105: Eddie Lee Mosley Pt 2

This week Beth and Wendy get into part 2 on the case of Eddie Lee Mosely, a Floridian serial killer and rapist. He was responsible for the sexual assaults and murders of somewhere around 8 to 100+ black women and girls, and two innocent black men were wrongfully convicted for some of those rapes and murders.

If you have not heard part 1 of this case, we recommend you stop right now, go back and give it a listen.  We will be here when you come back, we promise.

(note: time stamps are without ads & may be off a little)

We thank y’all for your support and for listening (7:43) then jump right on into the rest of the timeline (11:14).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (33:05) followed by “Where are they now?”(39:36). We get into our Take Aways and what we think made the perp snap (46:05).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (55:41) and some shout outs (58:36).

Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive guys, it’s crazy out there!

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How Not to Get Murdered (tips)

Safety apps for encounters with law enforcement 
Legal Equalizer app

Shout Outs

Mediocre:  The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Uluo

Prom on Netflix

Something Was Wrong podcast


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