16 | Krystian Bala Runs Amok
Most murderers try to hide their crimes. But this one wrote a book about it. Join me on a journey to Poland as we learn about the strange case of the failed intellectual, businessman and novelist who brutally killed his ex-wife’s lover in a jealous rage. He thought he was smarter than the police. But he was wrong.
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- Casefile Podcast, “Case 36 – Amok”, https://casefilepodcast.com/case-36-amok/
- CrimeTimeTV, “The Novel Killer”, 2014, YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQXgx0JXec4
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- Purvis, Andrew, 2007, “Polish Murder Stranger Than Fiction”, Time, http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1659460,00.html
- Struzinska, Katarzyna, 2020, “The Murderer as Writer, Storyteller and Protagonist: The Case of Krystian Bala”, International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11196-020-09685-x#Sec6