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March 14, 2021 38 min
This week’s story begins on August 31, 2018 when Larry Rushing came home to find his wife Lin deceased. She was found on the kitchen floor with a laceration to her neck and “defensive wounds” to her right hand and forearm. The murder weapon was found near his wife's body

Lin was a 75-year-old grandmother with no known enemies. Who would kill this beloved grandmother? The alleged killer identification would be surprising. Authorities arrested a 50-year-old man named Gary Shane Clinton, with first-degree murder. Clinton was Lin’s former son in law. Stacey had been divorced from Clinton for over a decade. Stacey told me that she believes Clinton killed her mother out of revenge. It seems Clinton wanted to hurt his ex-wife by murdering her mother. By why did he do this after so many years? Did he harbor this anger for all these years?

As of this recording, Clinton hasn’t gone to trial yet, so he’s technically not guilty of the murder. However, The Abilene Police Department forensic unit has collected over 50 pieces of evidence, which was enough to charge Clinton with killing his former mother-in-law.

Clinton was married to Stacey Magovern many years ago. She had no communication or any involvement with him since there divorce. She had moved on and started a new life. However, Clinton was no stranger to law enforcement. He has been arrested over 40 times. Be sure to Stacey Magovern share the details about the death of her mother.

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