DiscoverSouthern Fried True Crime100: Small Town Hate: The Murder of Billy Jack Gaither
100: Small Town Hate: The Murder of Billy Jack Gaither

100: Small Town Hate: The Murder of Billy Jack Gaither

Update: 2020-06-159
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In 1999, a gay man named Billy Jack Gaither was brutally murdered in the small town of Sylacauga, Alabama. He wasn’t completely closeted, his siblings and friends knew, but his deeply religious parents did not. He was a friendly man who often gave rides to drunk patrons from his favorite local bar. He had made friends with a man who took advantage of his generosity. But he had no idea just how evil this man was.

Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley
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Comments (4)

alli lent

I'm so with those guards for not protecting that POS. he should have been fried to begin with.

Jun 16th
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💋🎭🗝

They deserved all they got plus more.If you dont.like someone, just fucking turn and walk the other way.What did you boys think prison has inside? Lots and lots of gay men......Boy Ms.Kelley, you splice much of your episode together, dont you?

Jun 16th
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The Brotherhood of Sleep

What is so damn hard about leaving people alone?!

Jun 15th
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100: Small Town Hate: The Murder of Billy Jack Gaither

100: Small Town Hate: The Murder of Billy Jack Gaither

Erica Kelley