Full Rigor

Episode 20: “Deranged Deputy Rapes, Hangs Victims From Devil Tree”

Gerard Schaefer obtained his victims easily, as he was a Martin County deputy who tied a noose around the necks of his young female victims and hung them from the “Devil Tree.”  He also bound and raped them.  If they weren’t dead yet, he shot them with a .22 weapon.  While in prison for his […]

Episode 18: “DNA Evidence, the Silent Witness”

In this episode Karen and Jen talk about the origins of DNA, the silent witness, at trial. DNA was first used to convict a rapist in Tampa, Florida in 1987. Since then, DNA has been used to convict and exonerate defendants. But ins some cases DNA only confuses the jury as in the OJ trial.

Episode 17: “Barahona Toxic Truck Twin Tragedy”

Karen and Jen explore the hellish case of 10-year-old South Florida twins who were terrorized in foster care. They tied up, confined to a bathtub, beaten, and starved . The case cast a harsh spotlight on the Department of Children and Families, which approved their adoption. Eventually one twin was allegedly beaten and murdered by […]

Episode 16: “Digging for Little Christy Luna”

On this episode Karen and Jen are talking about a 35 year old cold case that might have just been cracked. The the Palm Beach County sheriff’s office is digging for the remains of an 8-year old girl in Greenacres, Florida near where she disappeared in1984. Little Christy Luna was last seen buying cat food […]

Episode 14: “Angel Dies Praying, Devil Faces Death”

A Miami high school couple on a date is abducted by five men at gunpoint from South Beach. After a terrorizing ride up I-95, the beautiful girl, “Angel,” is gang raped and murdered. Her boyfriend is left for dead. Now the killer, a self-professed “Devil,” faces the death penalty.

Episode 12 Delray Beach Babysitter Slaughter

In this episode, Karen and Jen relive the terrifying last moments of a 14-year-old babysitter in Delray Beach who was stabbed and raped by an intruder while the children slept in the other room. And they try to figure out why the perpetrator is still alive, sitting on death row after thirty years.