Four Wild Survival Stories You Have To Hear To Believe
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There are plenty of haunting murder stories out there but how many inspiring, terrifying, jaw-dropping survival stories have you heard? We have gone ahead and collected four survival stories that are all of those things and are bound to have you sitting on the edge of your seat.
“Underworld Bride – Part 1: When Dad Left”
In this two-part Crime Insiders episode, Adam Shand takes a deep dive into the life of Kellie Carter Bell, a woman who survived more than two decades worth of abuse at the hands of some of Melbourne underworld’s most dangerous men.
Suffering through a rough upbringing and the loss of her two sisters, Kellie soon found herself entangled in the dark world of drugs, corruption and murder.
Kellie shares her incredible story with Adam Shand, detailing the traumatic events that lead to her dark past.
Crime Junkies: Survived – Jaycee Dugard
Jaycee Dugard was 11 years old when she was abducted on her way to school in 1991. Her family and the police would continue searching for her until a chance encounter 18 years later.
Two campus police officers were called to the University of California in Berkeley after a staff member reported that a man was behaving erratically, while a woman and her two daughters appeared “sullen and submissive”.