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Episode 2 - Cutthroat Crimina‪l‬ The Mind of a Murderer Podcast

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Travis Runnels is a skilled thief who becomes addicted to stealing cars and jewelry on the Dallas streets. What begins as a joy ride quickly becomes a nightmare after Runnels gets charged for a robbery he says he didn’t commit. But when the victim picks him out of a lineup, he gets the time… and is sent away for 70 years! Feeling wrongfully accused, Runnels becomes hardened and violent in prison, acting out against a system he’s grown to hate. When a supervisor attempts to keep him in line, Runnels snaps, savagely slitting his throat from ear to ear. As he awaits his execution of death row, Dr. Michelle Ward will explore the real causes of his lethal rage.

Travis Runnels is a skilled thief who becomes addicted to stealing cars and jewelry on the Dallas streets. What begins as a joy ride quickly becomes a nightmare after Runnels gets charged for a robbery he says he didn’t commit. But when the victim picks him out of a lineup, he gets the time… and is sent away for 70 years! Feeling wrongfully accused, Runnels becomes hardened and violent in prison, acting out against a system he’s grown to hate. When a supervisor attempts to keep him in line, Runnels snaps, savagely slitting his throat from ear to ear. As he awaits his execution of death row, Dr. Michelle Ward will explore the real causes of his lethal rage.

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