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Friday, May 27, 2022

High-profile murder retrial underway in Costa Rica for US expat Ann Patton

Ann Maxin Patton, 43, was in court again today in San Isidro de El General for a retrial on charges that she murdered her husband, U.S. financier John Felix Bender, 44, in a bizarre incident at their jungle mansion in 2010.

UPDATE: CNN seems to have bumped special on US man’s mysterious death in Costa Rica

Did John kill himself? Or did his wife murder him as she saw their dreams collapse? CNN is now airing their own special report called "Love & Death in Paradise" on the case. The program debuts at 8 p.m. tonight, Costa Rica time, and 10 p.m. on the U.S. East Coast.

Riveting Costa Rican murder case gets long-form treatment in Outside Magazine

Remember that diamond-smuggling lady accused and acquitted of murdering of her husband? She's even more interesting than you think. Well, maybe.
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