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 4-6 A 12 year old Murderer. Did the medicine make him do it?
Christopher Frank Pittman a 12 year old child. He was tried and convicted as an adult of two murders in 2001 in Alabama. His trial drew national attention in part because of his age and his defense was that proscribed medication made him do it.
How young is too young to be a murder? Many states have guidelines established to determine when someone is to be charged or not charged due to there age. Is this right or wrong? Does it depend on the age, or on the facts related to certain investigations of crimes? Listen and decide. What do you think?
Episode 4-11 He did the time / but did he do the crime?
Robert Duboise. Almost four decades in jail. At first given the death penalty for rape and murder. He said he didn't do it. He did the time but did he really do the crime? Listen and discover the facts.
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Episode S-4-12- Methodist Camp Meeting Killing of 1889
Typical camp meetings were held in an area where people would travel from a large region to a campsite for the "camp meeting".They would listen to itinerant preachers, pray, sing hymns, fellowship, and a bit of a vacation from the hard work of the farms. As much a community event as a religious one...