Criminal

Either/Or

Episode #39

2016-03-18 04:25:07

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In 1983, three men were prepared to plead guilty to the violent sexual assault of Elizabeth Daniel in Anderson, South Carolina. Defense attorneys did not want their clients to go before a jury, so they arranged a plea deal. This left the sentencing in the hands of Judge C. Victor Pyle who gave the assailants a very controversial choice: undergo castration or serve 30 years in jail.

Music in this episode: “Zither Sprague” by Blue Dot Sessions. “You Know Who You Are” by Alan Singley. “Nervous Whisp” by Podington Bear. “Emergency B-Side” by MADS. “Coffee & Cigarettes” by DR.