Host: Wendy Fink
Guests: Steph Jurusz, Bre Stangel
Content Warning: Chris Fink
Sting: “Yessum” by Jingle Punks
Editor: Wendy Fink
Content Warning: murder and suicide.
Could anything in Landis Casner’s childhood have helped us predict the eventual murder-suicide on May 21st, 2012?
Wendy brings in Steph Jurusz (published essayist, master’s in non-fiction writing) and Bre Stangel (master’s in criminal justice and her bachelor’s in forensic psychology) to analyze the first half of Wendy’s interview with the murderer’s mother as told to us in Episode 2 of Loving Landis.
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