Ep106 - Byron David Smith

On Thanksgiving Day, 2012, Byron Smith shot and killed two teenagers who broke into his house. He was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam war and a retired US State Dept employee with a spotless record. But Smith was paranoid after his house had been burglarized a number of times. Because of this, he had an audio recorder that captured the shootings. Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss the killings of 18-year-old Hailee Kifer and 17-year-old Nicholas Brady at the hands of Byron Smith. This case became a lightening rod for the debate about where the line was between defending yourself and your property and murder. Smith's own audio recordings and his subsequent interviews with police became the centerpiece of the State's case against him.You can help support the show by going to patreon.com/truecrimeallthetimeVisit the show's website at truecrimeallthetime.com for contact, merchandise, and donation informationPlease help support our Sponsors:Simplisafe - Go to simplisafe.com/tcatt to get a special holiday offer on fantastic home securityBuffy - Get $20 off the best comforter you'll ever sleep with at buffy.co using our promo code tcatttBetter Help - Get 10% off your first month of online counseling at betterhelp.com/tcatt using our promo code tcatt

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