96. The Kidnapping and Murder of Leigh Matthews| South Africa

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On the day before her 21st birthday party, Leigh Matthews was abducted from the parking lot at Bond University in Johannesburg. Her parents received a call from the kidnapper, demanding a large sum of money. Her father paid, but 10 days later, there was still no sign of his daughter. This became one of the most publicised cases in South Africa and it seemed like everyone was looking for Leigh.

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Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Researched by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

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