E127: Tracy Jean Goodman

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

This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Tracy Jean Goodman, a New Zealand Māori woman who murdered an elderly woman during the course of a burglary. So not actually a serial killer, but… New Zealand! Yay!

We dive into the setting (15:39), the killer’s early life and the timeline (36:32). Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (45:39),followed by “Where are they now?” (57:10) and our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (1:00:01).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (1:06:46) and our shout outs (1:07:48 ). 

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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Footnotes

Articles/Websites

Sunday Star Times. (01/31/2009). The devil inside: Tracy Goodman. Retrieved 06/23/2021 from https://www.stuff.co.nz/sunday-star-times/features/feature-archive/32710/The-devil-inside-Tracy-Goodman

NZ Herald. (09/03/2007). Grandmother killed ‘execution-style’. Retrieved 06/25/2021 from https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/grandmother-killed-execution-style/5QEG7QLFH5IZ4ZKMB5CVE47Z3Y/

Broun, Britton. (10/01/2007). A Fatal Collision of Two Loving Mothers. The Dominion Post. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/the-dominion-post/20071001/281827164393997

Whanganui Chronicle. (09/28/2007). Emotional scenes in court as Goodman found guilty. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.nzherald.co.nz/whanganui-chronicle/news/emotional-scenes-in-court-as-goodman-found-guilty/NR4C44GKNNRXGY6JRD3CKKD5HI/

Whanganui Chronicle. (09/03/2007). Mona Morriss murder trial begins. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.nzherald.co.nz/whanganui-chronicle/news/mona-morriss-murder-trial-begins/KIT6UHCCASULKGVTDTRNLCEBIM/

Stuff. (01/31/2009). Closing arguments in Marton murder trial. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/39028/Closing-arguments-in-Marton-murder-trial

Stuff. (01/31/2009). Court told of clinical execution. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/33093/Court-told-of-clinical-execution

Whanganui Chronicle. (09/19/2007). Goodman broke down outside police station, court told. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.nzherald.co.nz/whanganui-chronicle/news/goodman-broke-down-outside-police-station-court-told/BIYMCVE45SJ4FKVJW6Y7R33KZE/

Hazelhurst, Sophie. (09/05/2007). Murder trial resumes after bed found for accused. NZ Herald. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/murder-trial-resumes-after-bed-found-for-accused/YGDS4ZH7JSVRIEW4JYG4XGQDUU/

NewsHub. (04/09/2007). ‘At risk’ murder accused sleeping in police cell with light on. Retrieved 06/26/2021 from https://www.newshub.co.nz/nznews/at-risk-murder-accused-sleeping-in-police-cell-with-light-on-2007090505

Wikipedia contributors. (04/05/2021). Life imprisonment in New Zealand. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 06/27/2021, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Life_imprisonment_in_New_Zealand&oldid=1016064381

History

100% Pure New Zealand. (n.d.). Retrieved 06/25/2021 from https://www.newzealand.com/us/

McBride, Nicholas; Heaton, Thomas; Forrester, Georgia. (04/19/2016). 15 things no-one told me about Palmerston North. Stuff. Retrieved 06/25/2021 from https://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/news/78814226/15-things-no-one-told-me-about-palmerston-north

Kiddle. (n.d.). Marton, New Zealand facts for kids. Retrieved 06/25/2021 from https://kids.kiddle.co/Marton,_New_Zealand

New Zealand History. (n.d.). Marton. Retrieved 06/25/2021 from https://nzhistory.govt.nz/keyword/marton

Discover New Zealand. (n.d.). Guide to New Zealand Weather & Climate. Retrieved 06/25/2021 from https://www.discovernewzealand.com/blog/nz-weather-and-climate-id-13

Wikipedia contributors. (05/17/2021). Structural discrimination in New Zealand. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 06/28/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Structural_discrimination_in_New_Zealand&oldid=1023616753

Browne, Satra. (07/28/2020). Racism in New Zealand runs deep. Newsroom. Retrieved 06/28/2021 from https://www.newsroom.co.nz/racism-is-endogenous-to-new-zealand

Fifield, Anna. (03/20/2019). In New Zealand, a soul-searching question: Are we as open minded as we think we are? The Washington Post. Retrieved 06/28/2021 from https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/in-new-zealand-a-soul-searching-question-are-we-are-open-minded-as-we-think-we-are/2019/03/20/a82b62bc-48ed-11e9-8cfc-2c5d0999c21e_story.html

New Zealand History. (n.d.). The dawn raids: causes, impacts and legacy. Retrieved 06/28/2021 from https://nzhistory.govt.nz/culture/dawn-raids

PodcastsClark, Josh and Chuck (hosts). (10/15/2013). Stuff You Should Know: How the Maori Work [Audio podcast]. Retrieved on 6/26/2021 from https://radiopublic.com/SYSK/s1!a5920

Frey, Holly; Wilson, Tracy (hosts). (06/04/2014). Stuff You Missed in History Class: The Treaty of Waitangi [Audio podcast]. Retrieved on 6/27/2021 from https://www.iheart.com/podcast/stuff-you-missed-in-history-cl-21124503/episode/the-treaty-of-waitangi-30207993/

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