All Episodes

June 6, 2024 8 mins
In a recent episode of 'Hidden Killers With Tony Brueski,' Tony Brueski discusses the trial of Karen Read with Joni E. Johnston, an author, clinical and forensic psychologist, and private investigator. The conversation focuses on the fluctuating nature of the trial, with compelling testimony from both the prosecution and defense. Johnston highlights the importance of contemporaneous statements, noting that Karen Read's alleged comments immediately following the incident could be a significant piece of evidence. They discuss the psychological impact and weight of these statements and the need for corroborative evidence from the medical examiner to provide a clearer picture. The conversation delves into the role of attorneys in shaping narratives, the influence of media, and the tribal nature of public opinion surrounding the case. Johnston and Brueski express concern over the vitriolic attacks on social media against the families involved and the deep-seated beliefs of those following the trial. They conclude by acknowledging the trauma inflicted on all parties and the likely lasting impact on the community, regardless of the trial's outcome.

Main Points
- Discussion on the fluctuating nature of Karen Read's trial with compelling testimony from both sides.
- Importance of contemporaneous statements made by Karen Read after the incident.
- Need for corroborative evidence from the medical examiner to clarify the cause of injuries.
- Role of attorneys in shaping narratives and the influence of media on public opinion.
- Tribal nature of public opinion and the vitriolic attacks on social media against involved families.
- Concern over the deep-seated beliefs of those following the trial and the likely lasting impact on the community.
- Acknowledgment of the trauma inflicted on all parties and the potential need for affected individuals to move on.

#KarenRead #JohnOKeefe #BrianHiggins #HiddenKillersPodcast #JoniEJohnston #LegalInvestigation #TrialTestimony

Want to listen to ALL of our podcasts AD-FREE? Subscribe through APPLE PODCASTS, and try it for three days free: https://tinyurl.com/ycw626tj
Follow Our Other Cases: https://www.truecrimetodaypod.com
The latest on The Downfall of Diddy, The Trial of Karen Read, The Murder Of Maddie Soto, Catching the Long Island Serial Killer, Awaiting Admission: BTK’s Unconfessed Crimes, Delphi Murders: Inside the Crime, Chad & Lori Daybell, The Murder of Ana Walshe, Alex Murdaugh, Bryan Kohberger, Lucy Letby, Kouri Richins, Malevolent Mormon Mommys, Justice for Harmony Montgomery, The Murder of Stephen Smith, The Murder of Madeline Kingsbury, and much more! Listen at https://www.truecrimetodaypod.com
Mark as Played

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

Dateline NBC
Let's Be Clear with Shannen Doherty

Let's Be Clear with Shannen Doherty

Let’s Be Clear… a new podcast from Shannen Doherty. The actress will open up like never before in a live memoir. She will cover everything from her TV and film credits, to her Stage IV cancer battle, friendships, divorces and more. She will share her own personal stories, how she manages the lows all while celebrating the highs, and her hopes and dreams for the future. As Shannen says, it doesn’t matter how many times you fall, it’s about how you get back up. So, LET’S BE CLEAR… this is the truth and nothing but. Join Shannen Doherty each week. Let’s Be Clear, an iHeartRadio podcast.

The Dan Bongino Show

The Dan Bongino Show

He’s a former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer, and New York Times best-selling author. Join Dan Bongino each weekday as he tackles the hottest political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.

Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.