Episode 182 – The Last Supper – The Murder Of Shirley Merritt

Join us as we examine the case of Richard Merritt. A small-town lawyer who swindled his most vulnerable clients only to have the entire scheme blow up in his face. You’ll hear how this successful lawyers fall from grace, ultimately ended in the most shocking and unpredictable tragedy. With the person who loved and supported him in his darkest time, brutally murdered.

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Research & Writing:
Ryan Deininger

Aiden Wolf

Settlement Checks Indictment
Wife Jenine Merritt Veterinary Clinic Page
Shirley Obituary
The Champion Newspaper (on the run)
Financial Crimes Guilty Newspaper
Arrested in Tennessee Newspaper
Still At Large Newspaper
Fox 5 Atlanta
Trial Day 1
Trial Day 2
Trial Day 3
Trial Day 4
Trial Day 4 #2
Former lawyer Richard Merritt, accused of killing mother, found guilty on all counts
Law & Crime: Disgraced attorney Richard Merritt says he did not kill his mother
UPDATE: Family relieved after former Cobb lawyer gets life for killing mother
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