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Full Rigor: Florida True Crimes
25 minutes | Jan 26, 2023
Is Carole Baskin's missing husband alive?
"Hey all you cool cats and kittens," Carole Baskin's husband, Don Lewis, may not be dead after all. During a November 2021 interview with ITV’s “This Morning” talk show, Baskin, 61, revealed that her ex, who was declared legally dead in 2002 after disappearing a few years before, is actually alive and well in Costa Rica. The Tampa Big Cat Rescue owner alleged that the Department of Homeland Security has been in touch with Lewis.
26 minutes | Jan 12, 2023
Episode 192: Did Leo Schofield kill his wife?
In 1987, 18-year-old Michelle Schofield was found stabbed to death in a phosphate pit in Lakeland, Florida. Two years later, her husband Leo was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. Fifteen years later, previously unidentified fingerprints matched Jeremy Scott, another convicted murderer who lived nearby. Karen talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King about his investigation into the case and his efforts to exonerate Leo Schofield.
5 minutes | Jan 12, 2023
The Docket: Stolen tag on burglary suspects' truck tips off police
Two stupid Florida criminals were arrested this week for allegedly committing multiple home burglaries. They were caught because the pickup truck they parked out front of the homes didn't have a license plate. It simply had a carboard sign that read..."stolen tag." Also, a forensic engineer rules out one possible reason the Surfside condo collapsed.
5 minutes | Jan 5, 2023
The Docket: Police Body Cam Don'ts
Body cam video was just released of a Tampa police officer dragging an uncooperative woman out of his patrol car after she refused to get out of the vehicle. Plus, more body cam video of police arresting an elderly Florida man on a walker.
18 minutes | Jan 3, 2023
Episode 191: Killer Death Wish
Florida killer Steven Lorenzo explains how a BDSM mishap led to brutal murder as he tells the judge why he killed 26-year-old Jason Galehouse in Florida in 2003. Lorenzo is seeking the death penalty for the murder after denying his guilt for almost two decades.
5 minutes | Dec 22, 2022
The Docket: Baby June's Mom Arrested
It took four years after "Baby June" was found floating in the Boynton Beach inlet for PBSO to make an arrest. Courtney Clenney finds out her boyfriend is dead. Also, a Florida sheriff gives his community a big Christmas gift.
9 minutes | Dec 21, 2022
Episode 190: Who Stole the Baby Jesus?
SWEET BABY JESUS! When Baby Jesus disappeared last year from a Nativity scene on the lawn of the Wellington community center, village officials didn't follow a star to locate him. Find out how they found the ceramic Son of God and why poaching Baby Jesus continues to be a sad trend.
5 minutes | Dec 15, 2022
The Docket: Random Face Puncher
A Florida man went on a rampage Monday randomly punching people in the face in Hernando county. Also, a Florida sheriff announces new classroom disciplinary policies to curb bad student behavior and put the adults back in charge. A Florida death row inmate inches closer to the spike after losing another appeal.
20 minutes | Dec 13, 2022
Episode 189: Christmas Eve Blood Bath
Was Tommy Zeigler the fifth victim in a Christmas eve blood bath or was he a mass killer? Zeigler claims to this day that he was a victim of an armed robbery December 24, 1975. Thirty-year-old Tommy Zeigler was charged for the quadruple murder of his wife, her parents, and another man at his family-owned furniture store. 46-years later DNA may exonerate him.
5 minutes | Dec 7, 2022
The Docket: HOA Homicide Hell
This week on The Docket, a dispute over an HOA laundry room door leads to a double murder. The Tampa police chief resigns after she flashes her badge to get out of a traffic ticket.
20 minutes | Dec 6, 2022
Episode 188: Babies Born Behind Bars
Over the past few years, several incarcerated women in Florida were forced to give birth to a baby on the floor of their cell all by themselves. In one case a baby died, in another mother and baby died from complications. This despite new laws enacted to prevent a jail cell delivery.
5 minutes | Dec 1, 2022
The Docket: Guilty but Insane
This week on The Docket, a plea deal is reached that finds double-murderer and cannibal Austin Harrouff "not guilty by reason of insanity," prompting prosecutors to seek changes in Florida law to allow, "guilty but insane" verdicts. Also, Charles “Wide Neck” McDowell is back behind bars in Escambia County after his first mugshot went viral. Listen to his new rap song "Neckst Big Thing" on Full Rigor.
12 minutes | Nov 28, 2022
Episode 187: Mean Girls 2.0, Bullied to Death
For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick of Polk County. And then, on September 9th 2013, the Lakeland girl went to an abandoned concrete plant, climbed a tower and hurled herself to her death.
5 minutes | Nov 17, 2022
The Docket: Publix Purse Snatcher Shot
This week on The Docket, a career criminal tries to steal an elderly woman's purse in a Publix parking lot and gets shot by a cop. BSO believes a missing Fort Lauderdale woman was murdered by her estranged husband.
15 minutes | Nov 15, 2022
Episode 186: Stand Your Ground, license to kill?
Was it a case of "stand your ground" or a case of murder? This episode of Full Rigor looks at a stand your ground case in Clearwater that sparked a nationwide debate over Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law.
5 minutes | Nov 10, 2022
The Docket: Hellcat Chase and Casey Anthony Speaks
This week on The Docket, FHP deploys spike strips to stop drivers of a stolen Dodge Hellcat. Casey Anthony is back in the news with a new documentary about the death of her daughter and this time, she promises to tell the truth.
11 minutes | Nov 8, 2022
Episode 185: What Happened to Jabez Spann?
Who killed 14 year old Jabez Spann? Sarasota Police still looking for answers in teen's disappearance and death 5 years later. Some say he witnessed a murder and was silenced.
5 minutes | Nov 3, 2022
The Docket: Halloween Hit
A woman lying in bed between her two children was shot and killed on Halloween night in New Port Richey by a man wearing a skull-type mask. The Parkland mass killer is finally sentenced and yet another Miami building is deemed unsafe.
16 minutes | Nov 2, 2022
Episode 184: What Happened to Andrew Gillum?
Former Tallahassee Mayor and former Florida Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum narrowly lost the governor's race to Rep. Ron DeSantis in 2018. Since then he has been indicted by a federal grand jury and is charged with conspiracy and fraud. While he denies the charges, Gillum does come clean about another drug-fueled, drunken incident that happened in a Miami Beach hotel with a male sex worker.
5 minutes | Oct 27, 2022
The Docket- A good guy with a gun saves a pregnant victim
Criminals were busy this week in Florida but justice prevailed.
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