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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd "Smitty" Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill Little), and Season 5 (The Forgotten West Memphis Three). The podcast investigates a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. Bob asks listeners to help with the investigation, in an attempt to prove who actually committed the crimes and free the wrongfully convicted. Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time.

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  • 23.10.2020
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    40:34
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    S9E1: Follow-Up S9: E6

    The guys answer listener questions after Bob's interview with Justin Evans of the Generation Why podcast on the Kansas City Butcher. Today's Sponsor: plushcare.com/truth - Make your appointment today.

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  • 18.10.2020
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    47:20
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    S9E6: Kansas City Butcher w/ Justin Evans

    Bob is joined by the host of the Generation Why podcast, Justin Evans. The guys discuss the reign of terror of one of America's most horrible serial killers. Robert Berdella kidnapped, raped and tortured at least 6 men from 1984-1987. Out of the tragedy of his brutal killings rose a hero that finally managed to bring him to justice. Today's Sponsors: newyorker.com/truth - Get 12 weeks of The New Yorker for just $6 and a free tote bag. truebotanicals.com/truth - Get 15% off your first purchase.

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  • 16.10.2020
    39 MB
    40:42
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    S9E5: Follow-Up S9: E5

    The guys discuss listener questions over the Casey Anthony case. Today's Sponsors: prettylitter.com - Use promo code "truth" for 20% off your first order. varsitytutors.com/truth - Reserve your spot in a free class. everlywell.com/justice - Enter code "justice" and get 20% off your EverlyWell at-home lab test.

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  • 11.10.2020
    58 MB
    01:01:09
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    S9E5: Casey Anthony w/ Jim Clemente

    Bob is joined by retired FBI Profiler and former New York City Prosecutor Jim Clemente. This week, Bob and Jim break down the heartbreaking story of the death of Kaylee Anthony, and the subsequent acquittal of her mother Casey. Today's Sponsors: Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Upstart.com/truth - Find out how low your Upstart rate is.

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  • 09.10.2020
    34 MB
    35:26
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    S9E4: Follow-Up S9: E4

    The guys discuss listener questions after Bob's interview with Undisclosed's Rabia Chaudry over her coverage of the Greg Lance case. Today's Sponsor: Plushcare.com/truth - Make your appointment today.

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  • 04.10.2020
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    43:32
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    S9E4: Greg Lance w/ Rabia Chaudry

    Bob is joined by one of the hosts of the Undisclosed podcast, Rabia Chaudry. Bob and Rabia discuss the wrongful conviction case of Tennessee man Greg Lance. Lance was convicted for the 1998 double homicide of Victor and Alla Kolesnikow. The murder had all the trappings of an execution, and the Kolesnikows' home was burned down to destroy evidence.Today's Sponsor: upstart.com/truth - See how low your Upstart rate can be.

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  • 02.10.2020
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    44:53
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    S9E3: Follow-Up S9: E3

    The guys discuss listener questions after Bob's interview with The Captain from the True Crime Garage podcast over the Brian Shaffer case.Today's Sponsor:sunsoil.com/truth - Get 30% off your first order.

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  • 27.09.2020
    58 MB
    01:00:52
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    S9E3: Brian Shaffer w/ "The Captain"

    Bob is joined by a true crime legend "The Captain". Captain is one of the hosts of the True Crime Garage podcast. This week Captain joins Bob to discuss the mysterious disappearance of an Ohio State medical student named Brian Shaffer. In 2006 Shaffer was seen walking into the Ugly Tuna bar, and has not been seen since. Today's Sponsors: varsitytutors.com/truth - Reserve your spot in a free class. upstart.com/truth - Find out how low your Upstart rate can be.

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  • 25.09.2020
    45 MB
    47:21
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    S9E2: Follow-Up S9: E2

    The guys discuss listener questions from social media over the Ivan Cantu case. Today's Sponsors: fabfitfun.com - Use coupon code "truth" for $10 off your first box. brooklinen.com - Use promo code "TJ" for 10% off your first order.

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  • 20.09.2020
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    55:51
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    S9E2: Ivan Cantu w/ Matt Duff & Lizz Rose

    Bob is joined by Matt Duff and Lizz Rose. Matt is the host of the Cousins By Blood podcast, where he is investigating Ivan's case. Lizz is no stranger to Truth and Justice. She appeared multiple times during Season 6, where we investigated the murder of her father and the wrongful conviction of her mother. Today's Sponsors: prettylitter.com - Use promo code "truth" for 20% off your first order. newyorker.com/truth - Get 12 weeks of The New Yorker for just $6, and a free tote bag.

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  • 18.09.2020
    43 MB
    44:48
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    S9E1: Follow-Up S9: E1

    The guys discuss listener questions over Bob's recent coverage of the Curtis Flowers case. Today's Sponsors: truebotanicals.com/truth - Get 15% off your first purchase. plushcare.com/truth - Make your appointment today.

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  • 13.09.2020
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    47:46
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    S9E1: Curtis Flowers w/ Madeleine Baran

    Bob invites the host of the In The Dark Podcast, Madeleine Baran, on the show to discuss the case of Curtis Flowers. Flowers was convicted in 1997 for the murders of 4 furniture store employees, and sentenced to death. This bizarre and tragic case consisted of Flowers being tried for the same crime 6 times. His nightmare came to an end last week, when after 23 years the charges against him were finally dropped.

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  • 11.09.2020
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    45:08
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    S8E16: Follow-Up S8: E16

    The guys discuss listener questions in the final Follow-Up discussing the Pieringer case. Today's Sponsor: Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 06.09.2020
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    37:47
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    S8E16: Deb's Testimony

    Bob breaks down Deb's trial testimony. Today's Sponsor:upstart.com/truth - Find out how low your Upstart rate can be.

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  • 04.09.2020
    44 MB
    46:08
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    S8E15: Follow-Up S8: E15

    The guys answer listener questions gathered from social media as Season 8 winds down to a close. Today's Sponsors: varsitytutors.com/truth - Reserve your spot in a free class. Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 30.08.2020
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    35:08
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    S8E15: Loose Ends

    Bob covers three topics that have been on deck for future episodes in the Pieringer case. We cover information learned regarding the autopsies, a report written by Victim's Assistance Coordinator Sue Jacobson, and a deposition written by Deb's sister Brenda.Today's Sponsors: truebotanicals.com/truth - Get 15% off your first order. upstart.com/truth - Find out how low your Upstart rate can be.

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  • 28.08.2020
    49 MB
    51:15
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    S8E14: Follow-Up S8: E14

    The guys discuss listener questions as well as what the future of the podcast will look for the rest of Season 9 and beyond. Today's Sponsors: Brooklinen.com - Use promo code "TJ" for 10% off your first order. Fabfitfun.com - Use coupon code "truth" for 10% off your first box. Freshly.com/truth - Get $40 off your first 2 orders.

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  • 23.08.2020
    31 MB
    32:38
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    S8E14: Dear Lord - Pt. 2

    Bob shares Agnes’ prayer journal from September 12 through the morning before her murder. This episode ends with a tragic announcement.Today's Sponsor: prettylitter.com - Use promo code "truth" to get 20% off your first order.

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  • 21.08.2020
    31 MB
    32:31
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    S8E13: Follow-Up S8: E13

    The guys discuss listener questions from social media after Sunday's episode chronicled the first half of Agnes Courtney's prayer diary entries. Today's Sponsors: upstart.com/truth - See how low your Upstart rate could be. sunsoil.com/truth - Get 30% off your first order.

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  • 16.08.2020
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    38:30
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    S8E13: Dear Lord - Pt. 1

    A look inside the mind and heart of Agnes Courtney, in the months leading up to her tragic murder. Today's Sponsor: plushcare.com/truth - Start your free 30-day trial.

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  • 14.08.2020
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    35:59
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    S8E12: Follow-Up S8: E12

    The guys discuss listener questions on the Pieringer case after Sunday's episode, where Bob shared a letter written from Deborah to her sister Brenda. Today's Sponsors: Upstart.com/truth - Find out how low your Upstart rate can be. Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 09.08.2020
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    S8E12: Dearest Brenda

    Bob discovers a letter in the police file that was marked as a "File of Interest". We hear the contents of the letter, and breakdown what it tells us about the family dynamics of the Courtneys. The letter is also compared to the note that was stabbed into Smitty's pant leg.

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  • 07.08.2020
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    49:30
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    S8E11: Follow-Up S8: E11

    Bob and Mike are joined again by Zaq to answer listener questions pulled from social media over the Pieringer case. Today's Sponsors: everlywell.com/justice - Use code "justice" to get 20% off your At Home Lab Test. ziprecruiter.com/truth - Try Zip Recruiter for free.

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  • 02.08.2020
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    S8E11: Dr. Cyril Wecht

    Bob is joined by renowned Medical Examiner, Dr. Cyril Wecht to discuss the Courtneys' autopsies. We also get some updates from Bob's trip to Texas. Today's Sponsor: prettylitter.com - Use promo code "truth" for 20% off of your first order.

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  • 31.07.2020
    34 MB
    36:06
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    S8E10: Follow-Up S8: E10

    Bob and Mike tackle listener questions gathered from social media after Sunday's episode, where Bob interviewed Dr. Abalos, who was the Courtney's neighbor. Today's Sponsor: fabfitfun.com - Use coupon code "truth" for $10 off your first box.

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  • 26.07.2020
    37 MB
    38:32
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    S8E10: Dr. Abalos

    Bob reaches out to Dr. Margarita Abalos to discuss what she saw on the day the Courtneys were murdered. We also look a little closer at Emilio Villagómez.Today's Sponsor: Brooklinen.com - Use code "TJ" for 10% off your first order.

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  • 24.07.2020
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    47:39
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    S8E9: Follow-Up S8: E9

    With Zaq back in the studio this week, the guys discuss listener questions over Bob's most recent episode in the Pieringer case. Today's Sponsor: sunsoil.com/truth - Get 30% off your first order.

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  • 19.07.2020
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    S8E9: Timing is Everything

    Bob breaks down all of the detectives' handwritten notes. We hear from a listener who formerly worked security at Target, and the computer forensic reports are analyzed. Today's Sponsors:freshly.com/truth - Get $40 off your first 2 orders. ziprecruiter.com/truth - Try it for free.

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  • 17.07.2020
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    39:53
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    S8E8: Follow-Up S8: E8

    Bob and Mike sit down in the studio to discuss listener questions over Bob's second interview with Dr. Angie Ambers. Today's Sponsors: truebotanicals.com/truth - Get 15% off your first purchase. Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 12.07.2020
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    01:02:00
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    S8E8: Dr. Ambers Returns

    After reviewing the DNA reports, Dr. Angie Ambers reaches back out to Bob to break down what she's found.Today's Sponsor:Everlywell.com/justice - Enter code "justice" and get 20% off of an EverlyWell At-Home Lab Test.

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  • 10.07.2020
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    43:15
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    S8E7: Follow-Up S8: E7 (Cont.)

    The guys go over listener questions in a continuation discussion after Bob's dig into Detective Hardy's investigation in the Pieringer case. Today's Sponsor: thirdlove.com/truth - Get 15% off your first purchase.

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  • 05.07.2020
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    01:27:24
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    S E1: Bonus: Black Lives Matter

    This week NBI studios brings you a special bonus episode from Bob & Zaq's other show, "Bob and Weave." They are joined in the studio by Black Lives Matter Organizer, Jordan Giger. Jordan is an Organizer for the South Bend Indiana Chapter of BLM. The guys have a great discussion about what Black Lives Matter means, and how we can all come together moving forward to help make some positive changes. For those interested this is episode #28 of "Bob and Weave." Enjoy!

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  • 03.07.2020
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    44:43
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    S8E7: Follow-Up S8: E7

    Bob and Zaq have a discussion over their thoughts on the Pieringer case so far, and Mike asks questions from listeners.

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  • 28.06.2020
    46 MB
    48:29
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    S8E7: The Investigation - Pt. 2

    Bob continues to dig into Detective Hardy's investigation into Deb Pieringer. Stunning revelations lead to an emotional conclusion.Today's Sponsor:sunsoil.com/truth - Get 30% off your first order.

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  • 26.06.2020
    48 MB
    50:59
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    S8E6: Follow-Up S8: E6

    The guys discuss listener questions after the first half of Bob's break down of the FWPD investigation in the Courtney murders. Today's Sponsors: Brooklinen.com - Use code "TJ" for 10% off your first order and free shipping. prettylitter.com - Use promo code "truth" for 20% off of your first order.

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  • 23.06.2020
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    S8E6: The Investigation - Pt. 1

    Bob begins a breakdown of the FWPD investigation into Deborah Pieringer. Today's Sponsor: everlywell.com/justice - Use code "justice" for 20% off your EverlyWell at-home lab test.

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  • 23.06.2020
    44 MB
    46:15
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    S8E5: Follow-Up S8: E5

    The guys discuss listener questions from social media after Bob's recorded interview with DNA Analyst, Dr. Angie Ambers.Today's Sponsors: fabfitfun.com - Use code "truth" for $10 off your first box. truebotanicals.com/truth - Get 15% off your first purchase.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    01:06:58
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    S8E5: Dr. Angie Ambers

    Bob is joined on the phone by the DNA analyst who originally brought the case of the Courtney Double Homicide to the Innocence Project of Texas. Dr. Ambers has spent a lot of time reviewing the case, and believes there are enough concerns to warrant a second look at Deborah Pieringer's conviction.

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  • 17.06.2020
    57 MB
    01:00:19
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    S8E4: Follow-Up S8: E4

    The guys cover listener questions over Bob's recent findings in the Pieringer case. Topics of discussion include Deborah's alibi, DNA evidence and wether or not a paring knife was the murder weapon.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    S8E4: Missing the Trees for the Forest

    Bob breaks down the DNA evidence that implicated Deborah Pieringer in her parent's murders, and digs deeper into timelines, alibis, and alternate suspects. With listener help, we get much closer to determining time of death, and we finally have the answer to whether or not Agnes was napping. Today's Sponsor: gabi.com/truth - See how much you can save on your car and homeowners insurance.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    53:30
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    S8E3: Follow-Up S8: E3

    The guys record another remote episode where they discuss listener questions over the latest developments in the Season 8 case.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    S8E3: The Autopsies

    Bob breaks down the testimony of Dr. Nizan Peerwani, who performed the autopsies of both Lloyd and Agnes Courtney. As the evidence is revealed, Bob is surprised by how these murders were actually carried out. Today's Sponsor: Brooklinen.com - Get 10% off your first order and free shipping when you use promo code "tj".

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  • 17.06.2020
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    S8E2: Follow-Up S8: E2

    The guys discuss listener questions after Bob's initial break down of the crime scene in the Pieringer case. Today's Sponsors: sunsoil.com/truth - Get 30% off your first order. truebotanicals.com/truth - Get 15% off your first purchase.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    38:01
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    S8E2: The Crime Scene

    Bob breaks down the trial testimony of Fort Worth Crime Scene Investigator Patrick Glads. Today's Sponsor: Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    41:19
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    S8E1: Follow-Up S8: E1

    The guys discuss their thoughts as well as listener questions about the crime scene information covered in the first episode of Season 8. Today's Sponsors: wearfigs.com - Enter code "justice" at checkout and get 15% off for a limited time. brooklinen.com - Get 10% off your first order and free shipping by using promo code "TJ".

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  • 17.06.2020
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    S8E1: The Note

    In this Season 8 premiere episode, Bob begins our breakdown of the 2001 double homicide of Agnes and Lloyd "Smitty" Courtney. The Courtneys were murdered in their For Worth home. Their daughter Debbie Pieringer was ultimately convicted of their murders.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    S5E43: Follow-Up S5: E43

    The guys record a remote episode where they discuss listener questions on the Forgotten West Memphis Three case, as exclusive coverage of Season 5 draws to a close.

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  • 17.06.2020
    77 MB
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    S5E43: The Timeline w/ Wendell Maas

    Bob invites listener Wendell Maas onto the show to help break down and explain the timeline of David Jacoby and Terry Hobbs movements on the night Stevie, Michael and Christopher went missing. Today's Sponsor: Best Fiends - Download the mobile puzzle game for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    49:24
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    S5E42: Follow-Up S5: E42

    This week the guys record a Zoom call remotely to answer listener questions over the Forgotten West Memphis Three case. Today's Sponsor: gabi.com/truth - See how much you can save on your car and homeowners insurance.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    S5E42: David Jacoby Speaks - Pt. 2

    Part two of Bob's 2018 interview with David Jacoby.

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