True Crime for the Short on Time: Justin Lee Turner

17m | Apr 1, 2024

In 1989, a 5-year-old boy was reported missing when he failed to get off the school bus. For two days, South Carolina police and volunteers searched for the boy. And sadly, they would make a heartbreaking discovery. But were the child's parents hiding something? And how long would it take for them to face justice? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the dark to discuss the murder of Justin Lee Turner. Will this case be enough to make you check the locks?

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This episode of Check the Locks is dedicated, with love, to the memory of our friend Mathew Scott Halliday. 


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