New York State has a vast history in Capital Punishment. As it turns out all forms used for execution are extremely brutal. This week we talk about several types of execution forms used in New York through out the years. The crime that led to the last execution in New York and you’ll hear a rather graphic description of what happens during electrocution in the electric chair.
Unfortunately there is no update, District Attorney Sandra Doorley does not believe the case can be solved. Hundreds of people are left without answers. Ten people lost their lives and thirty four were injured, none of them will get justice.
The volume in the first five minutes is kind of wonky. Sorry about that, it gets better!
This episode has a 911 call
Christina Alexander Karlsen
Submitted photo of homicide victim Levi Karlsen. On Nov. 24, 2012, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Levi’s father, Karl H. Karlsen, age 52, 885 Yale Farm Road, Romulus, on the charge of Murder in the Second Degree. Investigators alleged that on November 20, 2008, Karlsen intentionally caused the death of his son, Levi, 23, by causing a car Levi was working on to fall on Levi in the barn at their home. Photo supplied by Levi Karlsen’s grandfather, Art Alexander, of California. Alexander suspects Karl Karlsen killed his first wife, Alexander’s daugther Christina Alexander Karlsen, in a fire in 1991 in California.
Levi Karlsen died in 2008 at 23 years old. His death turned out to be murder. A murder committed by his very own father. Insurance money was the motive. The confessed killer Karl Karlsen spent years orchestrating several ways to gain large sums of money He is suspected in the death of his first wife Christina Alexander Karlsen and will soon face trial in that case.
All information gained through sources listed above with the exception to the claim that Karl Karlsen was bad with money. Please note I have not been able to corroborate the information or the source it was gained from. I did not list that source as it is most likely “fake”
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