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Sandra Melgar

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Ep 144: Home Invasion or Murder From The Inside? (Sandra Melgar)

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It’s a case that has been covered and picked apart for years, yet there are still many questions that linger. In December 2012, Houston police responded to a brutal murder scene - Jim Melgar was found dead in his bedroom, while his wife of 32 years, Sandra Melgar, was tied up in a bathroom closet. Sandra told investigators she had suffered a seizure and didn’t know who killed her husband and locked her up. Investigators didn’t believe her, and she was charged and later convicted of his murder.  Is Sandra a cold-blooded killer, or is an innocent person in prison? Sponsors in this episode: Care/Of - Court Junkies can get 50% off your first Care/of Order. Go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code junkie50.  Madison Reed - Get 10% off plus free shipping on your first Color Kit when you go to Madison-Reed.com and use code COURT.  Rothys - Check out all the amazing shoes, bags and masks available right now at Rothys.com/COURT. Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month and show your support for the show by using the code COURT at talkspace.com. Jordan Harbinger Show - Search for The Jordan Harbinger Show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.  This episode was researched and written by Matt Keyser, with additions by Jillian Jalali. Matt is one of the hosts and producers of KHOU’s long form podcast about the case, Season 2 of Missing Pieces. Follow Matt on Twitter @bymattkeyser. Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes. Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.


8 Feb 2021

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Episode 19 Sandra Melgar and the Mastermind


In this episode we talk about the case of Sandra Melgar...did she do it? We also talk about the convoluted jet setting case of the Mastermind (part 1) https://abcnews.go.com/US/amateur-sleuths-case-woman-prison-stabbing-bludgeoning-husband/story?id=59477363 https://www.freesandymelgar.com/the-melgar-murder-casehttps://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/4692834/sandra-jean-melgar-v-state/ https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Jury-deliberating-in-murder-trial-of-Houston-wife-11950857.php The Atavast Magazine article by Evan Ratliff

2hr 30mins

8 Sep 2020

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Jakso 2 - Jim Melgar & Sandra Melgar

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Sandra ”Sandy” Melgar löydettiin 23.12.2012, jouluaaton aattona kotoaan Texasin Houstonista sidottuna vaatekaapista, hän oli elossa. Hänen aviomiehensä Jim löydettiin toisesta vaatekaapista kuolleena. Poliisit vakuuttuivat siitä että puolisonsa murhan takana oli Sandy itse. Sandy, hänen perheensä ja muut läheiset olivat kuitenkin eri mieltä. Kuka todella tappoi Jimin? Ja mitä oikein tapahtui tuona kohtalokkaana iltana? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


9 May 2020

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176: Ep.176: Sandra Melgar, Part 1 of the Prosecution's Case

Getting Off

Jessa and Nick talk about the first three witnesses called by the prosecution in the Melgar case and give commentary on their impressions of the trial so far.


4 Mar 2019

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175: Ep.175: Sandra Melgar, Opening Statements

Getting Off

Jessa and Nick discuss the opening statements and case theories from both the prosecution and the defense in the Melgar case.

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28 Feb 2019

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174: Ep.174: Another Perspective: An Introduction to Sandra Melgar

Getting Off

Nick and Jessa are diving into a controversial case that has gotten a lot of publicity recently.  Here's our introduction with primers on how we define "direct" and "circumstantial" evidence, and discuss what we hope to add to the conversation.


25 Feb 2019