Rae Carruth - Pregnant Girlfriend Murder Plot (1999)
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Jason Connell and Sal Rodriguez break down the true crime story of Rae Carruth - Pregnant Girlfriend Murder Plot. On November 16, 1999, Rae Carruth's plot to murder his girlfriend, Cherica Adams, who was pregnant with his child, was carried out.Recorded on 05-26-21Connect with us!https://www.JustCuriousMedia.com/https://www.instagram.com/MrJasonConnell/https://www.instagram.com/SalvadorLosAngeles/
Back in 1999 Rae Carruth planned and helped carry out the murder of his pregnant girlfriend Cherica Adams. We discuss this case as well as a few other Killer Athlete's like Aaron Hernandez and OJ Simpson.Support the show (https://www.amazon.com/dp/1728656664/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_dp_U_X321BbPBZK90A?fbclid=IwAR20ffQglZw3UMl8u6B2vEqGmzwAGeMtjEofIIvOv8Q0V6-01IH_j1uy9JE)
On November 16, 1999, 24-year-old Cherica Adams was shot while driving her car in Charlotte, North Carolina. When she made the 911 call just after midnight, she identified Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth as the driver of the car she was following when someone pulled up next to her and began shooting. This was the beginning of an unthinkable story and a ultimately a murder trial that involved the former first round NFL draft pick, a hitman, and an arrest in the back of a trunk in west Tennessee. On this episode of the show, we introduce our first true crime minisode to tell you the story of Rae Carruth nearly 21 years after that horrible day.
Only in his mid-20s, Rae Carruth's life was already hanging by a thread. His career as an NFL wide receiver was shattered, and he was running out of money. In 1999, at his lowest point, he even hired men to murder his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams. After the shooting, Carruth tried to dodge the consequences of his crime, but he couldn't escape justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In 1999, 25-year-old Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth destroyed his career and life when he paid a hitman to murder his girlfriend, Cherica Adams. The two hadn’t been in a real relationship for a long time, but were inexorably tied together… Adams was eight months pregnant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Rae Lamar Wiggins was born January 20, 1974. A first-round draft pick in the 1997 NFL Draft, taken by the Carolina Panthers with the 27th overall selection. He signed a four-year, $3.7 million deal that included a $1.3 million signing bonus. The man known as Rae Carruth was on top of the world, two years later it would come crashing down.Episode Notes:https://www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/scott-fowler/article222710650.htmlhttps://sports.yahoo.com/imprisoned-former-panthers-player-rae-carruth-breaks-silence-195551499.htmlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rae_Carruthhttps://www.si.com/vault/1969/12/31/8113382/firstdegree-tragedy-rae-carruth-was-a-gifted-but-unassuming-wide-receiver-for-the-panthers-now-he-stands-accused-of-ordering-the-murder-of-his-pregnant-girlfrienda-horrific-crime-that-like-carruth-himself-remains-shrouded-in-myFollow True Crime Snacktime on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook @crimesnackpodSupport the show on Patreon at patreon.com/truecrimesnacktimepodcast & 10% of your pledge will go to https://investigationsforthemissing.org/Logo Design: Rachelle SommaSocial Media Management: Erika StampoulosPromo: Book of Lies PodcastTwitter: @BookofliespodInstagram: @bookofliespodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices