Invisible Intruders, Empty-Handed Looters & The Perfect Occasion for Planning a Home Invasion: Sandy Melgar
*Please enjoy this free episode from the back catalog of premium episodes available only on coldcasemurdermysteries.com. Please remember to rate/review the podcast with 5 stars, and also hit the "subscribe" button wherever you listen. Doing this allows CCMM to offer more free content.* On the afternoon of December 23, 2012, a Houston, TX woman named Sandra Melgar was discovered bound and trapped inside her bathroom closet, while her husband Jim lay nearby in a pool of blood, the victim of a vicious stabbing. In the aftermath, what initially seemed like a home invasion became a situation where detectives zeroed in on Sandy as the prime suspect. But could this seemingly fragile woman, limited by physical ailments such as two hip replacements and arthritis, really butcher her husband in cold blood? A jury believed so, and convicted Sandy. But did she do it? Join host Ryan Kraus for a psychological journey through the evolutionary implications of the crime scene and beyond in search of the truth.
Duration: 3 hr 23 min