WFLA starts podcast to investigate Seminole Heights murders in Tampa

Thankfully, "51 Days of Terror" doesn't focus on the suspect.

click to enlarge At the moment, four episodes of "51 Days of Terror" are up online. - Yumi Kimura from Yokohama, JAPAN [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]
Yumi Kimura from Yokohama, JAPAN [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)]
At the moment, four episodes of "51 Days of Terror" are up online.

Local news channel WFLA has started a podcast to investigate the Seminole Heights murders that terrorized the Tampa neighborhood more than a year ago.

Thankfully, "51 Days of Terror" doesn't focus on the suspect, who was charged with the four killings Nov. 28, 2017. But it does aim to answer a big question — why? — while putting its energy into telling the stories of the victims and their families.

According to host Amanda Ciavarri, WFLA pored over pages of documents and hours of interviews to do so.

"Let's explore how a killer's actions not only took away a life, but also changed the lives of their families forever. Let's look at what it's like to watch someone grow up, to go from a babbling toddler to an adult, then have someone take their lives away in an instant. Let's hear what it's like to have someone go from just a call away to a memory," says Ciavarri in the podcast's first episode.

"'51 Days of Terror' is for the victims... and we'll go wherever their stories take us."

At the moment, four episodes of "51 Days of Terror" are up online. The fifth goes live Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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