Episode 78: The Botanist

11/3/2017, 8:00:00 AM , duration(0:0:1)
Science & Medicine True Crime
<p>In 1993, a man in Steamboat Springs, Colorado was found dead in his home. He'd been burned with a stun gun, hit with a shovel, and shot several times. The victim's wife was the primary suspect, but she had an alibi for the estimated time of death. Investigators were at a loss, and turned to two very unlikely people for help. </p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.elsevier.com/books/forensic-plant-science/bock/978-0-12-801475-2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Forensic Plant Science</em></a>, by Jane H Bock and David Norris</p> <p> </p> <p>Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.</p> <p>If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=222e220f7c&amp;e=08e90c50c7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iTunes.com/CriminalShow.</a></p> <p>Say hello on <a href="https://twitter.com/CriminalShow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ThisIsCriminal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a> and <a href="https://www.instagram.com/criminal_podcast/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a>. Sign up for <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=a7d08cb6bd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Accomplice.</a></p> <p>If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a <a href="http://thisiscriminal.us13.list-manage.com/track/click?u=25658e45f07309154fbf5f23f&amp;id=286e48ce9f&amp;e=08e90c50c7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How to Listen guide</a> based on frequently asked questions.</p> <p>Artwork by <a href="http://www.yssrs.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julienne Alexander</a>.  </p> <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CriminalShow/~4/OZHFEQncRPw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>