Falling in love with a prisoner sentenced to life

Ashleigh (not her real name) is a kind of woman we've all heard about many times, but don't often get to hear from.


A couple of years ago, Ashleigh received a letter from an inmate who is serving a life imprisonment conviction for his involvement in a double murder. They soon fell in love with each other.


Ashleigh joins us today to talk about their relationship, about the realities of courtship under the ever-present eye of corrections, and about her hopes for the future.


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CREDITS:

Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 

Guest: Ashleigh (not her real name)

Executive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard


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