Reach Freaks

The Handyman

The Handyman

67-year old retired Santa Fe Librarian Elvira Segura’s car is found abandoned in a pecan orchard 300 miles South of her home in Las Cruces, NM. After a police welfare check turns up her badly decomposed body, the hunt is on for her now missing live-in handyman, Robert Mondrian-Powell. In what initially seemed an open and shut case, complications quickly arose in one of New Mexico’s most bizarre and controversial murder cases.    Sponsor:  Click the link to receive 10% off your first month of professional counseling from the comfort of your own home.  Try Invisible Choir UNCENSORED for FREE.  Learn more at  Special Podcast Promo:  Women & Crime   Visit Invisible Choir on the web:  Patreon - Invisible Choir Premium:  Website:  Facebook: Instagram: Twitter:   Written/Audio Sources:    New Mexico State Police Public Data Request   Lawyers didn’t know accused killer died while case on appeal Judge upholds dismissal in Mondrian-Powell case, details prosecution missteps Judge drops murder case, citing speedy trial violation One More Try - Prosecutor asks judge to rethink murder-case dismissal State wants second chance in Nambé murder case judge tossed Video: Robert Mondrian-Powell’s full confession in a 2016 Nambe murder Confession of a dead man Criminal Complaint Turnover not an excuse in murder case Judge upholds dismissal of murder charge in librarian’s death Man accused in Nambe woman’s murder asks for preliminary hearing Key witness in 2016 murder case may not testify   Music & Sound Effect Sources Opening Track: “Cataclysm” by Dream Cave Closing Track: “South is That Way” by Lofive   All music and sound effects used with express permission under unlimited blanket license authority from Epidemic Sound ®.  Individual sources are available via request at

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