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The Unsolved Murder of Leon Laureles - Arlene's Journey

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In this heartfelt episode, host Arlene delves into the tragic story of her uncle, Leon Laureles, whose life was cruelly taken in an execution-style murder outside Brownwood, Texas, in 1996. This poignant tale is not just about an unsolved crime; it's a journey through grief, injustice, and the relentless pursuit of closure.
Arlene's narrative explores the complexities of Leon's case, a potential hate crime lost in a system overwhelmed with over 20,000 unsolved homicides. Her personal connection to Leon adds a deeply emotional layer to the story, as she recounts the life-changing phone call that announced his death and her subsequent struggles with loss and injustice.
Arlene confronts the challenges faced by victims' families, from the frustrating lack of progress by law enforcement to the heart-wrenching moments at the funeral. Her determination to seek justice for Leon and other forgotten victims is palpable, as she calls for action under the Homicide Victims' Families Rights Act and the need for legal support to re-examine cold cases.
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In this heartfelt episode, host Arlene delves into the tragic story of her uncle, Leon Laureles, whose life was cruelly taken in an execution-style murder outside Brownwood, Texas, in 1996. This poignant tale is not just about an unsolved crime; it's a journey through grief, injustice, and the relentless pursuit of closure.
Arlene's narrative explores the complexities of Leon's case, a potential hate crime lost in a system overwhelmed with over 20,000 unsolved homicides. Her personal connection to Leon adds a deeply emotional layer to the story, as she recounts the life-changing phone call that announced his death and her subsequent struggles with loss and injustice.
Arlene confronts the challenges faced by victims' families, from the frustrating lack of progress by law enforcement to the heart-wrenching moments at the funeral. Her determination to seek justice for Leon and other forgotten victims is palpable, as she calls for action under the Homicide Victims' Families Rights Act and the need for legal support to re-examine cold cases.
If you or someone you know is affected by domestic or sexual violence, please reach out to one of the following resources
Domestic Violence Resources
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Apple Podcast Subscriptions
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Check out our Fan List Page
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