E148: James Robert Cruz Jr


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This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of James Robert Cruz Jr., a trucker from Ohio who was convicted of murdering a 17 year old girl. But it’s been widely speculated that he is, in fact, a serial killer, responsible for several other similar murders committed in Ohio.
We dive into the setting (15:34), the killer's early life (26:00) and the timeline (33:59). Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (44:04), "Where are they now?" (59:18) followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (01:01:20).
As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (01:06:01) and our shout outs (01:08:27).
Researched & scripted by Wendy & Beth Williams.
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