DiscoverSouthern Fried True Crime49: Serial Killer Larry Gene Bell, Part 2
49: Serial Killer Larry Gene Bell, Part 2

49: Serial Killer Larry Gene Bell, Part 2

Update: 2019-04-20
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In June of 1985, residents of the Midland area of South Carolina were frozen in fear. Two girls were kidnapped and murdered and the sadistic man responsible relished in making phone calls to one of the families. This is part two of the case of serial killer Larry Gene Bell, covering the abduction and murder of nine year old Debra May Helmick and the investigation into both murders. I also discuss the trials for both murders, and the execution of Larry Gene Bell.

I’ll be in New Orleans for CrimeCon this year! It’s June 7-9th. To buy your ticket, use promo code FRIEDCRIME19. I hope to see y’all there!

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Please read former SLED Lieutenant Rita Shuler’s incredible book on the case: Murder in the Midlands: Larry Gene Bill and the 28 Days of Terror that Shook South Carolina:

https://www.amazon.com/Murder-Midlands-Larry-Terror-Carolina-ebook/dp/B00XQK6SAM/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=murder+in+the+midlands&qid=1554756026&s=gateway&sr=8-1

https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781596292505

And also Shari Faye’s sister, Dawn Smith Jordan’s book, Grace So Amazing:
https://www.amazon.com/Grace-So-Amazing-Life-ShatteringTragedy/dp/0891076999/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=Grace+so+Amazing&qid=1555717459&s=gateway&sr=8-2
And Shari Faye Smith’s mother, Hilda Smith also wrote a book:
https://www.amazon.com/Rose-Shari-Hilda-Cartrette-Smith/dp/1592860516/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=A+Rose+for+Shari&qid=1555717369&s=gateway&sr=8-1-spell
Watch an ID Go show called I, Witness and see Dawn Elizabeth Smith Jordan recount her sister’s case:
https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/tv-shows/i-witness/full-episodes/the-smith-sisters?utm_source=idsgo&utm_medium=redirect

This is the TV movie based on Shari Faye’s case that was originally titled Nightmare in Columbia County:
https://www.netflix.com/title/70206826
https://www.amazon.com/Victim-Beauty-Nightmare-Columbia-County/dp/B00MQMOWPE/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1MR5UBMW60Q1N&keywords=victim+of+beauty&qid=1555717625&s=instant-video&sprefix=Victim+of+Be%2Caps%2C173&sr=1-1

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Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio
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49: Serial Killer Larry Gene Bell, Part 2

49: Serial Killer Larry Gene Bell, Part 2

Erica Kelley