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The Oxygen Network will air a two part episode of “Snapped” on Dec 15 and 16 about Jodi Arias and the 2008 murder of her one time boyfriend Travis Alexander. The official press release for the two part episode reads: “As the world eagerly awaits Arias’ sentence, the network’s hit true crime series will take an in-depth look into the disturbing murder of Travis Alexander. It will uncover the woman behind the crime – from her idyllic upbringing to the relationship that altered her life forever.”
The statement continues, “Through gripping firsthand accounts and never-before-seen interviews with Travis’ friends and experts who covered the case, the two-hour special will step through the entire case, starting with the couple’s deadly love affair to the media frenzy surrounding the trial, all of which led to Arias’ first-degree murder conviction.” Viewers will hear from people who knew Arias and Alexander as
A Tennessee-based television production company began filming on Wednesday in Fayette County for an episode of the cable documentary series, “Snapped.”
Jupiter Entertainment’s decision to feature the case of Catherine Marie Hamborsky of Upper Tyrone, a former secretary at the closed state prison in Hempfield, is not sitting well with the family of the man she murdered.
Hamborsky, 49, is serving up to 24 years in prison for the Jan. 4, 2005, shooting and stabbing of bartender Thomas Lesniak.
“We are very, very upset,” said his brother, Joseph “Joe” Lesniak, 66. “It just brings it all back up. I’ve been sick ever since.”
Lesniak’s severely burned body was discovered inside his brother’s tavern, J.J.’s Restaurant and Bar in Upper Tyrone, after Hamborsky torched it. A jury in 2006 convicted her of third-degree murder, abuse of a corpse and arson.