Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color

E87: The Briley Brothers

July 16, 2020

This week Beth and Wendy discuss The Briley Brothers case. Three African American brothers who went on a seven-month killing spree in their hometown of Richmond, Virginia in 1979.

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