Episode 57 - The Wright Family

09.01.2019 - By The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories

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From the outside looking in at least, Jeff and Susan Wright appeared to be living the perfect life: two kids, a dog, and a beautiful house in the suburbs of Houston, Texas. But what happened on the evening of January 13th, 2003, forever shattered that illusion and destroyed whatever the future might have held for the Wright family. 

 

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https://abc7chicago.com/archive/7763855/

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https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/5-years-cut-from-Susan-Wright-s-sentence-for-1694132.php

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