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Did You Lock The Door?

Episode 6 · 1 year ago

The Murder of Paula Sladewski

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Hi, it's your host, Peytonreese. Welcome back to did you lock the door? The podcast? TodayI'm joined by one of my good friends, will hello, and today we aregoing to be talking about the murder of Paulus Leduski, which is honestlyso baffling. I think there are a lot of details of the detectives havereleased in this case and that makes it all of the more mystifying. Ithappened also in both of our home states of Florida, so it's just it'sabsolutely insane terrifying. Yes, very much so. So, just jumping groundinto it. Paulas Le Douski was born on November fifteen of one thousand,nine hundred and eighty three precent, yes, making her a Scorpio, and muchas I am rid of myself, and she grew up in Detroit,Michigan. She was raised by her single mother, his name was Patsy,and her grandparents, as well as her older sister, who was already ateenager at the time that Paula was born. But eventually Patsy, her mother,would marry a man named Kevin Watkins, who would become Paula's and Kelly stepfather. Paula also had an older brother named Thomas, but I really didn'tfind any indication through any of my research that he was involved in this caseat all, so I don't think he'll really be brought up again. Shewould be twenty six years old at the time of her murder, which isso scary because both will and I are twenty one. Yeah, that's likewow. Yeah, that's a less than five years for me, that's aand for you if that's twenty one. Yeah, so wow, it's awful. So, since Paula was a little girl, she was described as fearless, always on the go and having fun, very beautiful, but also very intelligentand brimming with personality. People say she would light up any room thatshe walked into and constantly had eyes on her. And also, when shewas a little girl, she collected Barbie dolls and dreamed of living the Glitzielife that Barbie lived. She actually dubbed it, quote, the Barbie Life, and if you're familiar with barbies, as I'm sure you are, Barbiehas like a million different careers at this point. She's super rich, sherested, do anything she wants. Yeah, resume that. She's collected so Idon't blame Paula at all. We all want the Barbie Life, yes, we do. Paula had always excelled in school and she was known tohave a kind and caring nature. A combination of these two things are whatled her to want to eventually pursue a career in nursing, which would eventuallychange much more drastic yes, and she...

...would actually go off to college inCalifornia where she, like I said, chose to study nursing. She wasa woman ahead of her time and that she financed her own schooling through modeling. She also appeared in the video for playboy and eventually she would take upa job as an exotic dancer. So of her modeling, her grandfather said, quote, she was a good kid and smart in high school and wentaround by herself to do the things she did model wise and quote. Andof her appearance in a playboy video, she actually is described in most sourcesas a playboy bunny or a playmate, but that's not true. So whathappened was five hundred initial applints were accepted to be considered for an eventual spotin a playboy magazine, and then fifty were chosen to just be a partof commemorative video for Playboy magazine, and Paula was part of this s soshe didn't actually win the contest to become a playboy bunny, but she didappear in one of their videos and eventually, like I said, she went onto become an exotic dancer, or stripper for lack of a better term, and she'd always enjoyed dancing and been very good at it, so shethought why not make some money off of it, and I don't blame her. I can't get away with me exactly. So when Paula began her jobs thestripper, she died her Brunette hair blonde and she added in very longextensions, actually went down to her waist when I can gather. Her hairwas about shoulder length before. So that's pretty extensive an expensive extensions. Soshe was already making good money. Is I can see one day Paula's momwould sit her down and ask why are you doing this, referring to herjob as a stripper, to which Paula applied. I make great money,which, again, good for you girl. Thrive. Yes, exactly, yourbest life. Not only was her mom on comfortable with the exoct dancing. She had also begun to notice that Paula was drinking quite frequently, almostevery night, and she was quite worried about her. In the Crime Watchdaily episode that will and I watched. Her mom even says that she wasworried that she was becoming an alcoholic and when she brought this up to Paula, Paula became quite defensive, which I mean I don't want to discount whather mother was thinking, but I can also see that as an exotic dancerthere might be a lot of drinking involved in that and you could be apart of that without necessarily being an alcoholic, but you could also be a partof that and be becoming an alcoholic. So yeah, yeah, there's coming. Are Out of the game. I think you're becoming an alcohol no, boy now. So. So, during her time as an exotic dancer, Paula was living with her boyfriend, Kevin Clym. I'm not sure ifthey have that pronunciation right. It's either Kevin Clym or Kevin clymb. Eitherway it's spelled kl ym. The two had met when she had first startedher job as a dancer and eventually they would move in together. Their relationshipwas described as very be in loving when...

...the both were sober, but violentand volatile whenever alcohol was introduced, which, as we're led to believe, wasquite often. They are both reportedly big drinkers and very mean drunks,a combination which often resulted in arguments and even led to violence on both parts. There had been several incidences between the two that, like I said,had ended in violence and the police being called. Even one month before Paul'smurder, Kevin was actually arrested for domestic assault in which he broke Paula's noseand gave her a black eye. However, those charges would very soon be dropped. Kevin had also been arrested in two thousand and eight, which wastwo years before Paul's murder, after he had been caught with cocaine. Thathad nothing to do with Paula as far as we're concerns, but it isjust another charge on his record that I think it's important to bring up toadd to the plethoram that he had already amassed. Yes, so Kelly,who again was Paul's older sister, hosted Paula and Kevin at her house fora Christmas party a week before Paula would be murdered, and she said thatthe two seemed very happy together and excited about their upcoming year's Eve plans,which were actually a venture. Or eventually. Originally the two had decided they weregoing to go to Vegas to spend their news you together, which wouldbe so much fun and sure, but Paula actually learned that Lady Gaga wasgoing to be giving a year's Eve concert in Miami the weekend of New Year'sEve and she was such a huge lady got golf and they had to goto that. So they change their plans and now they're planning on coming downto Florida to attend that concert. Kelly actually invited the couple to spend ayear's Eve with her but, as I've just stated, they declined because theyalready had other plans. So oper than the year's Eve weekend of two thousandand ten, which would be twenty or two thousand and nine, changing overtwo thousand and ten, just we're clear. So over New Year's Eve weekend twothousand and ten, Paula and Kevin were headed down to Miami and justa quick little note. Before Paula left, she told her mother, Passy,not to worry, she would be home in time for her birthday andthat she had something very special planned. So, by all accounts, Paulowas planning on coming home and spending Patty's birthday with her family. The morningof January third, two thousand and ten, Paula and Kevin Arrive at a nightclubcalled club space around zero in the morning, which, both of them, being in their late S, I'm much I must say, is quiteimpressive. Again, will and I are twenty one and I can't imagine notbeing in bed at five am and eleven. Yeah, same. So no matterwhat I've been doing, I'm going to be in bed at five am. So props to both of them for that. Once they arrived at clubspace, Paula was reportedly getting drink spot for her consistently the whole time theywere there and was reported to have been quite intoxicated. After spending a fewhours at the club, Paula began to...

...exhibit certain behaviors that Kevin wasn't toofond of, and after listing them, I'm sure you'll understand that I thinkhe was being reasonable. Yeah, not being too fond of these behavior.Yeah, reportedly she was lifting up her dress, which was described as avery revealing and tight teal dress that just showed off her voluptuous figure, despitethe fact that she was not wearing any underwear underneath, and it was alsoreported that she was dancing with other men. That's that's just like to add insultedinjuries. She's not wearing any underword, showing everybody and that her man's likewow. Yeah. So again, can't blame Kevin for that one,and I'm sure Paula would have been embarrassed to know that she was doing thattoo. I know people do dump things when they're too intoxicated, and Ican't imagine her, as a sober woman, doing that. She's just walks UPO. Yeah, so, after this behavior have been going on for alittle bit, Kevin would grab her by the arm and attempt to usher herout of the club, but Paula would resist, insisting that she was having, quote, the time of her life. This altercation, however, would leadto Kevin being kicked out of the club for, quote, causing ascene. This altercation was not reported to have been particularly violent, just Kevingrabbing her arm and Paula resisting. But Kevin was seen on security footage exitingthe nightclub at seventeen am them, so that's almost two and a half hoursafter the couple arrived at the club. After leaving clubs face, Kevin reportsthat he immediately hails a cab and heads back to the couple's hotel where hejust falls asleep almost instantly. And again, Kevin was reportedly fairly intoxicated as well, so I believe this. I believe he could have just, withoutthinking, called a cab right away and gone back just passed out and Ithink in a moment. Yeah, makes it. I mean, I don'tblame them. Hm. And just minutes, maybe even seconds, after Kevin Hopsonto a cab, Paula is seen on security footage being escorted out ofthe club on January four at twenty one am. So again and seventeen.That's five minutes at the most. But we don't know how long it tookKevin to hale a cab, so it truly could have been seconds after heexited the area. She was kicked out as well, because it is clubsfaces policies to remove both parties after a fight, despite who was at fault. I'm not sure why they weren't escorted out together, but really, wow. Yeah, I know, I want to be honest. I know.First I agree, once we find out more information, I agree that thatis very suspect. MM. So, Kevin Awakes around thirty am, andthen is still the day of January fourth, and he's a little bit worried tofind that Paula does not appear to have made it back to their roomyet. He Asks Hotel Staff if they've seen her and none of them have. So he begins calling around to local hospitals and after that he began justgoing around two places that he thought she...

...might be and asking people if they'dseen her. When none of this works, he would call the police to reporther missing and he would also immediately hire a private investigator named David Wasser, who immediately began the search. Every source I can find seems to indicatethat he hired this Pi again almost immediately after reporting her missing, which Ithink speaks to Kevin's innocence on the accounts. I think that is I personally thinkthat clears I mean, he definitely will get into theories later, obviously, but he could have done something to her when he was drunk. Cannotremembered it, but in any case I think this speaks to him at leastnot knowing, once he stibered up, what happened to her for sure,because I don't think if he was guilty he would have started looking immediately afterhe woke up. So at around nine pm on January two thousand and ten, which was the same day that, or so I have here, thesame day, but I'm going to call myself of for that. It wasthe night before Paula would be reported missing on the early hours of January fourth. So around nine pm on January Fourth of two thousand and ten, whichwas the same day that Paula had been seen exiting the nightclub. Very earlyin the morning, a dumpster fire was reported by a man named Christopher Michaelabout ten miles from club space. Upon distinguishing the flames, the firefighter ismade of very grizzly discovery which prompted them to immediately call on their discovery wasa body that was already far too burnt to identify. They couldn't even tellif there was a man or a woman at this point. But Paula wasseen by multiple witnesses, including club employees, exiting club and immediately walking to herright, and then she was seen running into a man. The tworeportedly talked for a second before clasping hands and walking towards a parking lot thatwas to the right of the club. A truck was also seen heading thewrong way down a one way road towards a woman matching Paula's description before shewas found, and the driver of that truck was described as a middle agedwhite man. Paula's mother would receive a call from the Miami Police Department sayingthat they needed Paul's dental records because a body had been found in a dumpster. That might possibly be her daughter, which, my God, is amother. I can't that might God. They call you tell me you yeah, and again, Paula is from Michigan and I know she was in Miamiat the time, but just, I don't know. To me that's sucha far distance that you would never expect the Miami police to be calling.Yeah, and then, I top of that, then you have like theydo wake up to it. HMM. They they figured out on the morning. You're just like Jesus Christ. Yeah, because I'm sure the mom was nowon my partying. So she makes up to this call that like,Hey, your daughter might be this body that we found. We have herdental records. Oh my gosh, let's set a confirm a theory. Yeah, so it would take three days. That must have been absolutely agonizing forher entire family. But eventually the body was identified as Paula s the Douski. It was actually stated that Kevin had...

...called the coroner's office to see ifanybody's matching Paul's description had been found, which again some people think is suspect. But I think at this point, when he called them, Kevin hadalready been going to gas stations and stores and clubs and anything he thought Paulamight have been to. He had already called the police, he'd already calleda Pi. So I think calling to see if a body matching her descriptionhad been found at this point is not super out of you. or No, absolutely not. And actually they reported that a body matching that description mighthave been found and they asked Kevin if Paula had any body piercings, whichshe did, and at this point Kevin reports his heart sinking. However,when they showed him said body piercings. They were so charred that Kevin couldnot confirm or deny that they weren't Paula's. To this day, police have notbeen able to identify Paula's cause of death because no knife or gunshot woundscould be found on the body. But it was too burnt to be ableto tell if strangulation is a possible. If strangulation was a possibility, however, this is what the police largely theorize, and I think her skeleton obviously hadnot been burnt. I'm not super sure if you'd be able to identifystab wounds on a skeleton, but you're definitely able to identify gun shot wounds. Yeah, definitely hit, hit any sort of bone, there be ahole and whatever it was as well. So in almost likely. But Isay it's probably straangulation. I agree. So not long after Paul's death,her mother and her sister got into a fight over something kind of odd.Kelly discovered that Patsy, who is the mother, was about to auction offa lot of Paul's belongings, including her Barbie doll collection which, as wementioned earlier, Paula idolize the Barbie life that is a collection she would neverhave given away. Patsy would claim that this was only a so she couldcome up with reward money, which I mean I understand. I'm not surehow wealthy the family was, but if that's something you think will help,I don't know, you already know your daughter is dead at this point.So she's not coming back for the Barbie Doll. Yeah, I don't blameher for wanting to sell the like. She's not going to keep her roomintact. Hmm as more. Yeah, and I mean she might, butthat's usually something we see in missing persons cases. Yeah, cases of peoplethat have already been identified, as says. Yeah, so from what I canfind, there is currently a twenty eight thousand dollar reward out for findingPaul's killer, fourteen thousand of which was put up by largely Paula's sister,and it was actually matched by the owners of club space, which is incrediblebecause they really didn't have a lot of incentive to do that. She didgo missing after exiting their club, but I don't think that's something that wouldbe common necessarily of the last place that someone was seen. So I applaudclub space immensely for doing that as props...

...to them run. So we've prettymuch described at this point what happened to or what happened to, Paul's body, at least after she was discovered, and the circumstances leading up to that. So now we are going to get into some theories. So the firsttheory, obviously, is Kevin, Paula's boyfriend at the time. Patsy,who again is Paul's mother, is very insistent that Paula lived in constant fearof Kevin and that he had on mustiple occasions, threatened Paul's life, evenstating that he would cut her body into pieces and that they would never findit. I don't know this is significant, but her body was not cut intopieces. So if that's what Kevin was threatening, it's not what happened. I mean, all things considered, since most of their fights always happenedwhen they were like completely wasted, I would say it's not out of theordinary. Too, in the heat of a moment, on top of beingcompletely inhibited, to saying I'll kill you and chop you into that. Imean it's quite specific, yes, but it's out of the ordinary, butnot for this couple like that's not something I believe. Ever said, Idid drend anyone. So Kella, who is Paul's sister again, believes that, well, the couple did have a rocky and sometimes volatile relationship, theylove each other very much and that Kevin would never hurt her and that heis innocent of any and all involvement in his sister's murder or in her sister'smurder. Sorry about that. Detectives did find it odd that Kevin Left Paulat the club. However, it was later explained to them by Kevin thatit was fairly normal behavior for the couple. Paula often wanted to stay out partyinglonger than Kevin and she had been fending for herself on the streets ofDetroit her whole life, so she wasn't afraid to walk home alone very lateat night. And this does raise a red flag for me, because Iwould never leave my friends at a club while they were intoxicated. I especiallywould never leave a significant other. Yeah, I definitely have been in the place, so we're drunk or not. I wanted to stay longer than otherpeople, so I can understand, especially someone that was very intoxicated, beinginsistent on like the other person day say, yeah, and again, if Kevinis telling the truth, and I believe he is, that Paula oftenwould stay out later than him, you know, if they are in anew city, especially when he's drunk. I don't think that's something. Yeah, extremely out of the ordinary. Yeah, I would have waited as well.But if this ha mantes, if this happened often, I mean II don't necessarily blame him. He should have waited and I'm sure he's goingto beat himself up about that for the rest of his life, but Idon't think it makes him a killer. Is what I'm trying to say.And again, Kevin was the one who almost immediately rang the alarm bells assoon as he woke up and realize that Paula had not come back to thehotel room. He also was asked to...

...strip down by the police once hereported her missing, and there were absolutely no marks on his body indicating astruggle. And according to Paula's sister, Kelly quote, anyone who did thiswould be covered in scratches. My sister was a fighter. He's also onsecurity footage leaving the club and entering a cab before Paula, and he's alsoin security footage or bribing back at the hotel, and the hotel staff confirmsthat they saw him. The two things that I feel was strongly point towardshis innocence are the fact that he had no vehicle that would allow him totransport the body and the dumpster where Paul's body would eventually be found was morethan a mile from club space and much more than a mile from the hotelthey were staying at, as well as the fact that the police have statedthat the dumpster was in a location that would likely only be accessible by locals, as in only locals would likely know that it was there. He wouldhave to have been extremely lucky to just come across that, and it's notan area that tourists tended to visit. So again, extremely lucky if hejust found that no one's walking around with a body in his hands. Yeah, well, and I were talking earlier, if some man that again, Paula'sbody was dumped, for lack of a better term, the same daythat she went missing, Kevin Likely still would have been, I think,intoxicated on his way to dump said body. So that means there would be avery large, very drunk man carrying a woman in his arms that noone in Miami saw, like stumbling around body and a should. Yeah,and I'm sure all of you know Miami is a very populated city. Soyeah, I think someone would have seen that, especially I'm sure it couldbe passed off as first there. It could be passed off at first assomeone just carrying their junk friend home, but once you're walking for like amile, yeah, once this murder was widely reported, which it was,I'm sure if this had been seen, someone in Miami would have been like, I think I was just, yeah, awesome, go carrying Uh Huh.So the second theory is that a bouncer or an employee of the clubthat they were dancing in that night was responsible, and this theory was,from what I can find, put forward by Kevin after he viewed the securityfootage of Paula leaving the nightclub, in which you can see two bouncers andone club employee following close behind her. Does any also state that when theyeventually come up with the sketch of the person that he looked at it andhe said that that they he was reminded of one of the bouncers. Yes, he does. I'm I don't remember if it was a bouncer or justanother employee, but when the eventual sketch is release, and we'll get towhen that was really snow worries. He does state that it very much remindedhim of an employee at the club that night. But again, club spaceargues that this is not possible. It's not possible for one of their employeesto be responsible, as they would have noticed one of their employees just beingabsent for that long while they were on the clock, and they also havepay stuffs to prove that all of their...

...employees were there for the entirety oftheir ships that night. I don't think the bouncer theory is particularly likely,or not even Bouncer, but the club employee theory is that likely, justbecause I don't see what motivation the club would have to cover up for them. I mean, I understand wanting to protect your reputation as one of themost prestigious clubs warming in Miami, but that would take every employee for morethan for ten years now, yeah, to never say a word. Imean if it was by chance one of them, I mean I could seewhy they covered it up, purely because the lawsuit alone. Oh yeah,I wanted their employees killing her, but I can see management covering it up, definitely. But I like say the bartender, though. Yeah, probably, why would you? Yeah, that's fair. And the final theory isthat it was just some random either person that had been dancing at the clubthat night or someone that saw a very intoxicated Paula exiting the bar. SoPaula was reportedly seen by multiple witnesses, none of who have been named,including club employed, including club employees, though, apparently walking to the rightimmediately when she exited the club and running right into a man. The twotalked for about a second before they clasped hands and watch towards a parking lotthat, again was near the club. Club space says this man could nothave been one of their patrons, since it was reported that he was wearingshorts, and that does not fit their dress code. You have to bewearing at least jeans, but likely something nicer, to have gotten into thisclub. Enough people saw this man with Paula, and for a long enoughtime that there's actually a very detailed sketch of him, which I will definitelypost on the instagram and twitter. And Kevin Disputes this theory because he doesn'tbelieve that Paula would have walked away with a man she didn't know. Hethinks she was too street smart for that. However, I'm not disputing the factthat she was street smart, but I know drunk people do things thatthey very much would not do. Yes over, so she was to thepoint where she was black out drunk. I can see maybe she thought helooks like one of her friends or acquaintances or some man she'd been dancing within the club and was like yeah, whatever, help me back to myhotel, thinking it was and yeah, and it very much wasn't. No, absolutely. Paula sister believes that Paula was murdered by someone random, likelysomeone that wanted to sexually assault her. And while the police have not rolledout any suspects, they also feel that it was most likely a random localthat just happened to come across Paula that morning and wanted something, again,likely sex, from her, and after he got that, willingly or unwillingly, he murdered her and set her body on fire, both to conceal evidenceand to make identification of the body much harder, because I mentioned this earlier, but when the body was found it...

...had been burning for about half anhour, so the police were totally unable to tell whether it was a manor a woman at the forefront of finding the body. Now it's as ismost likely. I mean, all things considered, it had to be somebodywas local, especially because of Lakers that earlier where the dumpster was. Yeah, yeah, it's like on top of that, it had to be someonewho was who is known, because everybody who saw the fire didn't actually seeanyone dumping it. So I've already stated I believe that I don't think Kevinwas responsible for this crime. I definitely think a random act of violence isthe most likely option here. And something we hadn't mentioned before is that thedumpster where her body was dumped in that eventually set in fire was right nextto a propane factory. So that leads me to maybe either an employee ofthe propane factory or someone that knew it well, knew where it was likelyset this fire, because if that factory had exploded, yeah, what arethe odds of them even finding this body? Well, I mean it's not farfetched completely, because this is also considered one of the what the topBar, top club specifically in Miami, and like, they're hours are actuallyquite insane. Yeah, they're only open from Saturday, very, very lateSaturday night to around mid afternoon on Sunday. They're not open any other days ofthe week. So that's a very specific it's only less than twelve hourseven. Yeah, so I would say that an employee from that propane factory, if he did it, it wouldn't be out of the question. Yeah, or an ex employee or a family member of someone that work there,or someone that just knew there was a probing factory there because, like Isaid, I think if that factory had exploded, maybe they would have foundsomething of her body, but maybe not. Yeah, maybe they were hoping thatit would just look like an accidental dumpster fire had lit this whole sectionof the city and they would have never found anything. Yeah. No,that one actually sounds probably the most. It's actually quite interesting that it's alsoright right next to the PROPANEA. Yeah, I agree, like girls like Shit. I hadn't really thought about that until well, and I were doingresearch earlier today. But, like, what are the odds of them justpicking a dumpster that was next to a propane factory, like one of themost explosive substances we have that's identify a body. Now, I'm not someonethat believes there are no coincidences, ever, but in the case of murder,I don't think there are that many coincidences and I think that is definitelysomething that was probably not a coincidence. HMM. So, yeah, thoseare the three theories. Like I said, there's her boyfriends Kevin, a bouncerand or employee at Club space that evening, or a random act ofviolence. I've been saying throughout this whole podcast, I think a random actof violence is definitely most likely. I...

...just I don't know. I'm nottrying to call the witness statements in the question because obviously the police believe them, but I'm sure that other patrons of club space that night were at leasta bit intoxicated as well, so I'm not sure how accurate the description ofthe man might have been. Maybe he was in fact wearing pants and theyjust remembered it a shorts or some yeah, so he could have been especially likefive am. Yes, I don't remember anything, but I am yeah, wait, what time was? She came out at like seven. Actually, right, she came out of twenty one am. So, but so, if you had been partying since it lay before. Yeah, I'm nice, I'll be honest with you. If you're on, if you're going onthat time, that time crunch. Yeah, even two hours doesn't sound like asuper long time. Again, Kevin and Paula arrives at the club atfive am, but if you've been drinking continuously for two hours, that's alot, just like in partying. Uh Huh. Yeah, like, Iwouldn't be surprised. If so, your judgment could definitely be impaired. I'mnot I don't think that anyone gave false testimony willingly, but they could havebeen remembering something wrong because they were either very tired of very intoxicated of time. So yeah, I just think a local about very lucky and maybe hewas even kind of patrolling the party area or the Party districts looking for someonethat looked V on Ale and Paula was this absolute knockout that he was like, Whoa, that's the one. I far on my I've made my choice. For two hours of looking, it's just so, so sad because againshe was she exited the club possibly seconds after Kevin had hailed that cab.So if he had just waited five more minutes, yeah, and taking herto the hotel. It's just for me, it's like terrifying because like that wesaid in the beginning, like we're both twenty one and she's twenty six, was like we're always told we have like our lives ahead of throughs wascut so short, so short, brutally. Kevin, from all accounts I canfind, has been beating himself up about this since it happens, andI don't blame him. I absolutely would be too. I mean, younever you never assume that anything bad is going to happen to you or yourloved ones. It always happens to someone else. So, especially in adrunk state of mind, I can absolutely see him thinking, well, she'sgonna be fine. She doesn't all the time. Yeah, Troit, whichis much less of a safe city, so if I leave her whatever,she'll find her way back. And they were also in a very wealthy area. So, sadly, we assume that less crime is going to occur orless crimes of this sort are going to occur in more affluent areas. SoI just feel so bad for everyone involved, except the murder I think her familytruly has no idea what happened and just want answers. I think heavenhas no idea what happened. Decide from what the police have told us andjust once answers. This is a very,...

...very sad case. Beautiful, kind, intelligent woman was taken from the world, not just her family andloved ones, far too soon and ten years. Honestly, cold cases havebeen solved with much longer times than that, so I'm still very hopeful that thepolice can solve this one. I very much hope that they can.From what I've could find, there haven't been any murders in the area thathave been reminiscent of this one, and by that I mean nobody's turned intodumpsters and some fire. But that's doesn't necessarily mean that he hasn't killed anyoneelse. I think that it's generally unlikely for someone that commits an act thishorrific, yeah, to not do something else. So maybe he will commita similar act in the future. I hope he doesn't, but maybe ifsomething like this occurs again, the police will be able to catch him throughthat. We would make the connection. Yeah, I don't know. Whowas clearly at least somewhat intelligent, because the fire got rid of any forensicevidence that would have loosed him up. I think I was on Reddit earlieras well, researching this case, and I saw a bunch of theories thatsuggested said that the murderer might have been someone that was undocumented, and Inever want to incriminate someone just for being undocumented. I'm not not of thatmindset at all, but I do think that it would make it a loteasier for the police to not be able to catch that person because they don'tknow that they were here because life, because like the picture, the onlypicture that they have. Oh, he's clearly a Hispanic man, especially thefact that they're in Miami, claiming but maybe not even Hispanic. But he'snot Caucasian. Yeah, at the very least not. So it wouldn't endthe fact that they're in Miami. Yeah, my dad lives in Miami, soI know. I've been there, yeah, at least twenty five times, and I know that this is not an improbable theory, or not noteven improbable, but not an implausible theory that that definitely could be the caseand that would make it that much easier for the perpetrators to just go backto whatever country they might have hailed from and never be on the police's radareven at all. You know, no one would be the way, andcountries, to my knowledge, unless they're actively looking, don't share DNA profileswith each other. So you know, if this man has been incriminated ina different country, it's not likely to be something that the US would everfind. Unless, again, they hear about a woman being killed in avery similar circumstances Paula and they're like hey, so that could be our guy.Give us but about HMM. But again, this case is just so, so sad and I pray for justice...

...for her family every day. It'sI learned about this case a little over a year ago from the trace evidencepodcast, to I very highly recommend going to listen to his episode on it. It's very detailed, very well researched, very good. This is just anawful, awful, brutal case and I hope that justice is found muchsooner rather than later. Yeah, so, thank you so much well for joiningme today. It's beauiful and, as always, I just want tobe sure. Did you lock your door? And, as always, I justwant to make sure. Did you lock the door?.

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