Stephanie Lazarus, the former LAPD detective who murdered her ex-boyfriend’s wife, Sherri Rasmussen, 30 years ago, is the leading story of crime and murder on Oxygen’s It Takes A Killer. The episode reenacting the Lazarus-Rasmussen case is titled, “The Casanova Killer.” In addition to Oxygen’s coverage of the case, Sherri Rasmussen’s murder was also the subject of CBS 48 Hours.
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Husband Surprised By Wife’s Dead Body
In 1986, John Ruetten, an engineer, came home from work hoping to unwind after a long day. Instead, he found the dead body of his wife sprawled on the floor in a large pool of blood. When the police arrived at the Balboa Boulevard condo, they found that the dead woman had been beaten about