Jack and Sandra Jessee had been married for 14 years when he was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 1998. Unbeknown to him, it wasn’t just the cancer that was out to get Jack Jessee.
TCNT: Tracey Stewart tells us about the crime fiction book, Lockdown by Laurie R. King.
Aussie As: A truck driver who had recently come out of a coma gets incredibly lucky.
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Sources: Sandra Jessee Gets Life Sentence For Ordering Hit On Sick Husband, By Amy Taxin, HuffingtonPost.com, March 23, 2012. Sandra Jessee Murder Trial: Defendant Faces Her Prosecutor For An Ugly Collision, By R. Scott Moxley, Ocweekly.com, Dec. 1 2011. Sandra Jessee: Accused Murderous, Pot Smoking Granny Takes Witness Stand, By R. Scott Moxley, Ocweekly.com, November 28, 2011. The battle between the two lead attorneys has yet to draw sanctions from the judge, By R. Scott Moxley, OCweekly.com, November 24, 2011. Cancer Wasn’t Killing Jack Jessee Fast Enough, So Did His Wife and Stepson Hire a Hit Man? By R. Scott Moxley, Ocweekly.com, Thursday, Jul 30 2009. Wife is arrested a second time in the murder of her cancer-stricken husband. Her son also is in custody in O.C. Jail., By Erika I. Ritchie, The Orange County Register, May 29, 2007. Sandra Jessee, Snapped, Season 9, Episode 23, Nov 11, 2012. Deadly Conspiracy, Dateline, Feb 12, 2012. Mom, Son on Trial for Killing Dad, Saved by Deadlock, By Hasani Gittens, NBCLosAngeles.com. Laguna Hills Man Acquitted in Murder-For_Hire of Cancer Patient, By Paige Austin, Patch.com, Feb 15, 2013
Aussie As Sources: The luckiest man alive, BBC News, May 27, 1998. The World’s Greatest Video Is This Once ‘Clinically Dead’ Man Winning $250,000 On A Scratchie. Michelle Rennex, junkee.com, August 13, 2020.