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Episode Info: In 2014, Iana Kasian left war-torn Kiev, Ukraine and immigrated to sunny Los Angeles, California to build a new life for herself. Shortly after arriving, she met the man of her dreams......or so she thought. A wealthy screenwriter and graphic novelist who showered her with gifts and promised her the world with a hidden and very disturbing dark side.  Music Credits:The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan FosterThe Funkoars – Feel The MadnessUsed with Permission - check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast:Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R – Best Fiends! Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit and use promo code MADNESS duringcheckout!Research & Writing:Christine Penhale Special Thanks:Dr. Christina Forzani Psy.DLooking for extra content?If you would like to support the show and get some extra perks including extra content, including early release/ad-free episodes, Go to: - - - @MadnessPodInstagram -'t forget to Subscribe, Like, Review, and Share. Please help listeners find this show more easily, by taking the time to review on iTunes. Thank youSources:“Was Hollywood producers graphic novel a blueprint for murder?” 48 Hours, July 13,2019.“A mother’s desperate call.” CBS News, July 10, 2019.“Graphic novelist ordered to pay $41.6 million to family of fiancee he murdered,scalped.” Fox News, March 3, 2019.“Graphic novelist ordered to pay nearly $42 million in fiancée’s torture murder.” LosAngeles Times, March 1, 2019.“Judge awards $41.6 million to family of Iana Kasian, murdered in WeHo by her wealthyboyfriend.” WeHoVille, March 1, 2019.“Rich kid torture killer Blake Leibel in $54.5 million victim payout.” Northern News,February 16, 2019.“Canadian graphic novelist Blake Leibel sentenced to life with no chance of parole formurder of fiancée.” Montreal Gazette, June 26, 2018.
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