This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Lulonda Flett, an indigenous Canadian woman who killed 5 people when she set a house on fire in Winnipeg.
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We thank our listeners (6:57). We get into some stats (12:15) and then dive into the setting (13:10), the killers early life (23:56) and the timeline (31:11). Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (44:28) followed by “Where are they now?”(51:53). We get into our Take Aways and what we think made the perp snap (53:45).
As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (58:15) and some shout outs (1:00:50).
Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive y’all, it’s crazy out there!
The United States vs Billie Holiday
Hollywood Crime Scene – Billie Holiday
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Pt 2 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-180-billie-holiday-part-2/id1262899883?i=1000511322591
Throughline: The United States vs Billie Holiday
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