11 episodes

Three trials. Two husbands. One woman.

Raynella Dossett Leath is a 70-year-old grandmother living quietly on a 15-acre farm in the Karns community of Knox County, Tennessee. Her life has been far from quiet. She has survived death – two husbands and a son – and prison. She might be a two-time "black widow" who had a third victim in her crosshairs. Despite being convicted once, she is a free woman. 

In "Suspicion," we will take you through the deaths of Leath's two husbands, her trials and how she managed to escape a life sentence.

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Three trials. Two husbands. One woman.

Raynella Dossett Leath is a 70-year-old grandmother living quietly on a 15-acre farm in the Karns community of Knox County, Tennessee. Her life has been far from quiet. She has survived death – two husbands and a son – and prison. She might be a two-time "black widow" who had a third victim in her crosshairs. Despite being convicted once, she is a free woman. 

In "Suspicion," we will take you through the deaths of Leath's two husbands, her trials and how she managed to escape a life sentence.

    X - The Final Verdict?

    X - The Final Verdict?

    Raynella's fate will be decided in a rare third trial.

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    • 54 min
    IX - Wasted Justice

    IX - Wasted Justice

    Raynella is serving a life sentence, but the judge who sent her there can no longer keep his problems a secret.

    • 46 min
    VIII - Disturbing the Dead

    VIII - Disturbing the Dead

    Raynella has faced two juries, but neither heard the name Ed Dossett. Prosecutors are willing to go to extreme lengths to gather evidence on Dossett's death, but it won't be easy.

    • 24 min
    VII - Justice, Take Two

    VII - Justice, Take Two

    Not able to get a verdict the first time, Raynella is tried once more. A chance meeting raises questions about the evidence.

    • 25 min
    VI - Justice, Take One

    VI - Justice, Take One

    Raynella stands trial. Charged with the murder of David Leath six years after he was found dead in their home.

    • 50 min
    V - A Tale of Two Wills

    V - A Tale of Two Wills

    A fight over David's will unearths several secrets Raynella said he was keeping from his daughter.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

Kamistheword ,

You be the juror.

I appreciate the approach of this podcast. They give you all the arguments I’d both the defense and the prosecution, and let you come to your conclusion. It’s good practice, considering most jurors don’t seem to understand what ‘reasonable doubt’ means.

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