Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami

Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami

Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami is a conversation between friends, both South Florida natives, about the notorious true crime cases that have occurred in their home state. Each episode cohosts Kareem Tabsch and Joey Daoud narrate the facts of the case, with details, anecdotes and general color offered by an interview guest with a connection to the crime - journalists who covered it, the investigators who solved it, survivors or the perpetrators. In each episode we share the story of true crimes committed right under the Florida sun, from the outrageous to the utterly bizarre.

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June 22, 2022 40 min
A group of ambitious meatheads devise the ultimate get rich quick plan, kidnapping a millionaire and forcing him to turn everything over to them. They nearly get away with but when greed gets the best of them, things start to go wrong for the dim witted criminals. Soon they turn from just dumb jocks to brutal, cold-blooded killers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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At the helm of a Palm Beach real estate fortune that exceeded 100 million dollar and after several failed marriages, Fred Keller was determined to find the perfect German bride who would deliver him the perfect heir. When the marriage goes south and his ex-wife sues for half his assets, a fight ensues leaving his former brother-in-law injured, his ex-wife dead and Fred holding the gun. The question still remains - was it self-defen...
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Wearing long white flowing robes, turbans and carrying a wooden staff, Yahweh Ben Yahweh and his followers cut a striking image in Miami's historical black community. Yaheweh garnered admiration for his work revitalizing the inner-city but as his influence and power increased, so did his ambition and disdain for all who stood in his way- converting Yahweh from celebrated community leader to a vicious, murderous cult leader. Se...
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June 1, 2022 30 min
When Haitian-American man Rudy Eugene viciously attacked and maimed homeless man Ronald Pupo, chewing off large parts of his face, news media around the world ran with the story calling it “the Miami zombie attack” or the “causeway Cannibal”. Soon theories of a voodoo curse or a new drug, 'bath salts' emerged. What ensues is a cautionary tale of the stigma around mental health and justice that isn't always colorblind. F...
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May 25, 2022 34 min
A mother's love is unconditional...or is it? After killing her husband in Palm Beach in front of her young son in what she described as self-defense, Linda Cooney relocates the family to Las Vegas where she raises her two boys with a domineering hand even as they enter adulthood. When an argument with her son Kevin ends up with him shot with the same gun that killed his father, questions arise as to what really happened. See o...
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Join co-hosts Joey and Kareem as they delve into the life of the drug kingpin known as the Godmother: Griselda Blanco. Blanco, one of the few women running huge drug operations in a man's world, dominated the illicit narcotics trade with brazen innovation and a penchant for vicious and gruesome brutality. Her story is not for the faint of heart. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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