Episode 19 - The Murder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett & The Adoption of Natalia Grace Barnett

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By Amber Clifton & Erika Petersen, Amber Clifton, and Erika Petersen. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, Erika covers the horrific murder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett. In December of 2004, Bobbie Jo and her husband Zeb were awaiting the birth of their first child. A baby girl they planned on naming Victoria. But on December 16, 2004, Bobbie Jo was found brutally murdered inside her home in Skidmore, Missouri and baby Victoria was missing.
Erika pulled her sources from:
www.newsleader.com article by Harrison Keegan
www.KSHB.com article by Sarah Plake
www.newspressnow.com article by Greg Kozol
www.comsopolitan.com article by Catriona Harvey-Jennifer
Then Amber covers the adoption story of Natalia Grace Barnett. In 2010 Michael and Kristine Barnett adopted a Ukranian girl from an orphanage in Florida, Natalia Grace. They were told by the orphanage and by Natalia, that she was a 6-year old with a form of dwarfism called spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita. However, the Barnett's started to suspect that Natalia was not a child, but a grown woman who used her dwarfism to trick a family into providing for her.
Amber pulled her sources from:
www/USAToday.com article by Amy Kuschka
Buzz Feed article by Clarissa Jam Lim
www.BBC.com
**Note** In the first part of the Natalia Grace story, Amber calls her Nataly by mistake and later corrects the name to Natalia.

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