The Felon File

The Felon File Podcast is a discussion of law enforcement history, issues, and incidents. Stories of justice and justice failed, in the Appalachian Mountains and beyond. Hosted by Scott Lunsford, retired police detective sergeant, author, and researcher. Listened to in 22 countries worldwide.


episode 3: Episode 6-3. The trial of Zeke Austin

The 1907 Western North Carolina trial of Zeke Austin.  Was it murder or justified homicide?   Why was Evidence unrelated to the death of the victim put before the jury?   Should the judge be allowed to tell his opinion on the case to the jury?   Before the jury is dismissed?   Did the murder occur because the defendant learned how to smoke from neighborhood boys?   Let's listen and decide for ourselves. --- Send in a voice message:


 2021-07-04  31m