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Episode 191: The Horrific Murder of Dorothy Stratten

Morbid

Morbid Network | Wondery

Comedy, Society & Culture, True Crime, Exhibit C

4.589.9K Ratings

🗓️ 4 December 2020

⏱️ 71 minutes

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Ash wanted to dive into a vintage Hollywood case this week, and the Dorothy Stratten case stuck out like a sore thumb! Dorothy Stratten was 17 years old working behind the counter at a Dairy Queen in Canada when Paul Snider took notice of her. He was struck by her beauty, and saw her as more of a meal ticket to climb his way up the social ladder in Hollywood. Dorothy became a huge playboy star, becoming Miss August 1979 and later Playmate of the year for 1980, but her steady incline in the world of modeling and acting all came plummeting down in August 1980 when Paul Snider decided if he couldn’t have Dorothy, neither could anyone else.

This pulitzer prize written piece written by Teresa Carpenter is where Ash got a TON of info
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Since the holidays?

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