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Episode 220 - Broken Connections - The Disturbing Case of Mom-influencer Ruby Franke The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories

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In the high desert of Utah, there’s a 10,000-square-foot house that’s considered an architectural masterpiece, constructed to seamlessly blend into the rocky landscape, as if rising from the ground. 

While the intent was to maximize the views of the Red Mountain Wilderness, it’s also a stark-looking home. Its brutalist architecture making it appear more like a compound, a place made to keep people inside. 

And it seemed it had…when on the morning of August 30th, 2023, a 12-year-old boy climbed out one of the windows to make an escape.

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Research & Writing:
Sherri Smith

Editing:
Aiden Wolf

Sources:
Business Insider
Law and Crime
S46E22 Ruby Franke: From Momfluencer to Felon
The Cut 
Family Vlogging: Blurring the Line Between Parent and Employer
KLS

**Here is a link to a crowdsourced Google doc Shari Franke started; https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1-FyAscr8vIhCfBEXDNT4OiZLVHmkf__8RlT55m4SNX0/mobilebasic

In the high desert of Utah, there’s a 10,000-square-foot house that’s considered an architectural masterpiece, constructed to seamlessly blend into the rocky landscape, as if rising from the ground. 

While the intent was to maximize the views of the Red Mountain Wilderness, it’s also a stark-looking home. Its brutalist architecture making it appear more like a compound, a place made to keep people inside. 

And it seemed it had…when on the morning of August 30th, 2023, a 12-year-old boy climbed out one of the windows to make an escape.

How to connect:
Website
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

Please check out our sponsors and help support the podcast:
Zocdoc - Go to zocdoc.com/MADNESS and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Many are available within 24 hours.
Nutrafol - For a limited time, Nutrafol is offering our listeners ten dollars off your first month’s subscription and free shipping when you go to Nutrafol.com and enter the promo code MADNESS.
Factor - Head to FACTORMEALS.com/madness50 and use code madness50 to get 50% off.
ExpressVPN - Secure your online data TODAY by visiting ExpressVPN.com/madness and you can get an extra three months FREE.
ASPCA Pet Health Insurance - To explore coverage, visit ASPCApetinsurance.com/madness The ASPCA® is not an insurer and is not engaged
in the business of insurance
Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at shopify.com/madness
Liquid I.V. - Get 20% off your first order of Liquid I.V. when you go to liquidiv.com and use code MADNESS at checkout.
IQBAR - Get twenty percent off all IQBAR products, plus get FREE shipping, just text MADNESS to sixty-four thousand

Research & Writing:
Sherri Smith

Editing:
Aiden Wolf

Sources:
Business Insider
Law and Crime
S46E22 Ruby Franke: From Momfluencer to Felon
The Cut 
Family Vlogging: Blurring the Line Between Parent and Employer
KLS

**Here is a link to a crowdsourced Google doc Shari Franke started; https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1-FyAscr8vIhCfBEXDNT4OiZLVHmkf__8RlT55m4SNX0/mobilebasic

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