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This week Beth and Wendy Colin Ferguson, a black man who in 1993, shot up a train car full of passengers, killing six and wounding nineteen.
We dive into the setting (13:54), the killers early life (22:10) and the timeline (25:52). Then, we get into the trial (44:27), "Where are they now?" (01:00:44) followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap.
As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered and our shout outs.
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