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Direct Appeal
For the last 13 years, Melanie McGuire has been serving a life sentence for the murder and dismemberment of her husband. She claims her innocence and tells her story. Two Criminologists will examine the case and interview experts. New episodes weekly.
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4.5 stars from 698 ratings
Please fix this.
Wonderful podcast!! BUT for the love of all that is good and holy, spot inhaling into the microphone!!! Go back and listen to episode 17 and count how many times you hear someone taking a breath. 😱😫😬
LyonsTwins via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/12/19
I think they do an amazing unbiased job at presenting this podcast! But only the court info is presented.. the PD investigation shows she’s guilty!! **SPOILER** SHE’S GUILTY! $300 for a cab to find someone she was “deathly scared of” wanting a protection order and didn’t want anything to do w...Read full review »
Nike Noodle via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/07/19
Good story - too much commentary
These two LOVE to talk! Yak yak yak. Ease up on the commentary, ladies! There’s a story there, and the woman in trial tells it- in detail. Sadly, the hosts spout off too much and theorize every tiny detail. And the last straw for me—— condescendingly telling the audience what “sequestered” means....Read full review »
sober mama via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/06/19
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