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Pike's story is one of manipulation, jealousy, and brutality. She had a troubled past and a history of violence, but it was her obsession with a fellow student that ultimately led to Slemmer's horrific death. Pike convinced two male accomplices to help her lure Slemmer into the woods, where they brutally attacked her with a rock and a knife, ultimately leaving her to die.
The details of the murder are shocking, but what's even more unsettling is Pike's behavior in the aftermath. She showed no remorse, even bragging to her friends about the killing. Her trial was highly publicized, with many arguing that her age and gender made her a sympathetic figure. However, the jury ultimately found her guilty and sentenced her to death.
This episode explores the twisted mind of Christa Gail Pike and the tragic fate of Colleen Slemmer. As we delve into the details of this story, we're left with the haunting question: how could someone be capable of such monstrous violence?
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