8 episodes

They were the very picture of a perfect couple in the land of Spanish moss and sweet magnolias. But when a hit man targets one of them, a story of betrayal and murderous intent unfolds. In Dateline’s latest podcast, Keith Morrison takes us to the Low Country of South Carolina to tell the twisted tale.


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    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 2.2K Ratings

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They were the very picture of a perfect couple in the land of Spanish moss and sweet magnolias. But when a hit man targets one of them, a story of betrayal and murderous intent unfolds. In Dateline’s latest podcast, Keith Morrison takes us to the Low Country of South Carolina to tell the twisted tale.


Listen to all episodes of Murder & Magnolias now completely free, or subscribe to Dateline Premium to listen ad-free: DatelinePremium.com

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Marked for Death

    Marked for Death

    A hit man arrives in Charleston, South Carolina with a member of a wealthy and well-known family in his crosshairs.

    • 38 min
    The Hit Packet

    The Hit Packet

    A manila envelope filled with maps and photos helps investigators start to unravel a deadly plot.

    • 30 min
    Wendy #2

    Wendy #2

    The investigation into a murder plot leads to a femme fatale with a past.

    • 35 min
    “Bluegrass Needs Another Benjamin”

    “Bluegrass Needs Another Benjamin”

    Lovers on the line in jailhouse phone calls reveal new clues. Then, a big arrest.

    • 35 min
    Deal or No Deal?

    Deal or No Deal?

    A hit man makes a choice, and the trial gets underway.

    • 35 min
    Judgment Day

    Judgment Day

    The jury renders its verdicts. Afterwards, a remarkable moment of forgiveness takes place.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

yxxnggold ,

Loved it

Loved this story and I'm glad that; that man and his mistress got exactly what they deserved.

Bergit11 ,

Great Listen

Interesting story. And you can never go wrong with Keith Morrison.

USA Mknitter ,

Deep dive into this sad hit-for-hire

I had heard a brief version of this sad story but this podcast was a truly deep dive into it. Thanks for attempting to get into each person’s involvement in this sad , but true, experience.

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