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Dr. Laurie Roth, The Roth Show, ImaginePublicity

The Roth Show: Diane Fanning, True Crime and Michelle Cruz, DC Shooting

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive: Wednesday Crime segment welcomes back Diane Fanning and Attorney Michelle S. Cruz Hour #1 Famed true crime author, Diane Fanning’s 20th published book, SLEEP MY DARLINGS, chronicles the case of Tampa mother, Julie Schenecker who is accused of shooting her two teenage children to death in 2011. Her trial was set for October, 2013, but recently has been postponed until April, 2014. It’s reported that prosecutors, who are seeking the death penalty, need more time to prepare. According to The Tampa Bay Times, Schenecker’s defense attorneys will be pursuing an insanity defense. Diane Fanning will bring listeners up to date on the case, as well as provide the background as written in SLEEP MY DARLINGS.  What motive could Julie Schenecker have to kill her own children? Was she mentally ill? Will this be a successful death penalty case? Sixteen-year-old Calyx and thirteen-year-old Beau Schenecker were found dead—both of them shot, then covered with blankets. Upon questioning, Julie admitted …