Susan Polk


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Susan Polk was convicted of murdering her husband of 20 years, respected psychologist, Felix Polk in 2002. Susan claimed that the killing was self-defense but the prosecution argued that she killed Felix for money and custody of her children because of a contentious divorce. The two were married for 20 years and had 3 children together at the time of the murder.

Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss the life and crimes of Susan Polk. Everything about this case is the stuff that tabloids thrive off. The pair met when Susan was just a teenager and a patient of Dr. Polk. He later divorced his wife to marry Susan. She would later claim that Felix drugged and raped her as a teenager while she was under his care. Susan's trial was sensationalized by the media as she defended herself and made some outrageous claims, leading many to question her mental health.

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