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The Execution of Bonny Lee Bakley
New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.On May 4, 2001, Bonny Lee Bakley was found fatally shot in a car on a dark North Hollywood street. The prime suspect was her husband, famed actor Robert Blake. But Bonny, a longtime con artist, had plenty of enemies. She left behind a trail of men she’d scammed, and she had a volatile relationship with Christian Brando, the troubled son of movie star Marlon Brando. Not since the O.J. Simpson case had the eyes of the nation been so fixated on a homicide. The search for...
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4.0 stars from 298 ratings
Disregard the last commenter. Not true, just have to wait for next episode
Kman Sanders via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/29/22
Sneaky subscription bait
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Kellan S via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/28/22
I really enjoy most of the wondery podcasts, this one is no exception. I like the way it’s made into a story, however I really struggle to feel sorry for the victim here. the way she’s portrayed is as a celebrity wannabe desperate to marry anyone famous, con artist and gold digger so it’s hard to...Read full review »
Clairej03 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/27/22
Recent Episodes
A pregnant Bonny tries to convince Robert Blake they belong together. Blake hires a private investigator to dig into Bonny's past and is stunned with what he learns. Detective Ito suspects someone close to the actor is hiding information about the murder. Meanwhile, Blake's lawyer and the LAPD...
Published 06/27/22
The Homicide Special squad finds the weapon that killed Bonny in a dumpster at the crime scene. They suspect her husband Robert Blake. But when they search Blake’s house they don’t find any evidence. Bonny’s sister Margerry reveals shocking details about Blake and Bonny’s relationship. Listen...
Published 06/20/22
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