E157: Heriberto Seda (The New York Zodiac) Pt 2 

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

This is part 2 of our story aboutHeriberto Seda, aka The New York Zodiac. So if you haven’t listened to episode 1 yet, go on back and listen to it and we’ll meet you right back here.

First, we recap episode 1 (09:42) and then we get back into the timeline (11:51).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (23:48), “Where are they now?” followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (51:00).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered and our shout outs (01:01:48). 

This episode was researched & scripted by Minnie Williams.

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

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