Sept. 10, 2020

Episode 37 True Crime: The Murder of Andrés Escobar and The Murder of Monica Spear and Thomas Berry

This week on the GOAT was Juan Pablo Galavis. Juan Pablo was the soccer star single dad from Venezuela. He was the first Latinx lead the show has ever had.

Megan covers the murder of Andrés Escobar, the Colombian soccer star who was tragically killed after making an “own goal” in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. The story starts at 4:10.

Danielle covers the ambush of Monica Spear, Thomas Berry, and Maya Berry Spear (Maya survives). The family was visiting Monica's home country of Venezuela from the United States. Monica was a national treasure as a Miss Universe pageant contestant and a telenovela star. The story starts at 29:44.

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Crime and Roses Patreon 

Chino Y Nacho Music Video

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