Episode 156: Stephanie Lazarus: The Detective Who Almost Got Away with Murder

In Feb 1986 the body of newlywed Sherri Rasmussen was found in the home she shared with her husband, John. It was quickly ruled a break-in gone wrong, and the case fell into the icy depths of unsolved cold cases. But over 2 decades later the truth finally began to emerge; and for the LAPD it struck closer to home than they could have ever imagined. 


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References: 

 

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/48-hours-mystery-one-of-their-own/

https://filmdaily.co/news/stephanie-lazarus/

https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/crimes-of-passion/12/

https://www.insideedition.com/the-case-of-the-murdered-newlywed-and-the-cop-who-nearly-got-away-with-it-inside-the-lazarus-files

https://www.latimes.com/books/la-et-jc-matthew-mcgough-interview-20190503-story.html

https://people.com/crime/lazarus-files-book-investigation-los-angeles-cop-killed-ex-boyfriend-newlywed/

https://www.nowtolove.com.au/news/real-life/stephanie-lazarus-case-58163

https://meaww.com/lazarus-female-lapd-cop-murdered-ex-lover-wife-helped-avoid-jail-for-20-years

https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2012/07/lapd-lazurus-murder-mystery-killer

https://www.laweekly.com/stephanie-lazarus-former-lapd-detective-gets-27-years-plus-for-murder/

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/06/the-lazarus-file/308499/

https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/in-plain-sight1/

https://abc7news.com/archive/8657803/ 


 

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