Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color

E79: 2006 Richmond Spree Murders

May 14, 2020

This week we discuss the Richmond Spree Murders. Ricky Gray and Ray Dandridge, an uncle and his nephew, who went on a killing spree, beginning in December of 2005 and ending in January 2006.

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