Karl Karlsen, the person who killed his son and spouse 17 years aside for insurance coverage cash, shall be interviewed on Dateline NBC.
Karlsen has been convicted in separate trials of killing his first spouse, Christina Karlsen, and their son, Levi Karlsen.
Christina Karlsen died in a fireplace in Murphys, California in 1991.
Levi Karlsen died in 2008 after his father knocked a truck off a wobbly jack onto his chest in Varick, Seneca County.
Authorities dominated the California dying an accident, however after Karl Karlsen was convicted of killing his son in Central New York, they reopened the case.
Karl Karlsen was discovered responsible by a California jury early this month of killing his first spouse. Weeks later, Dateline introduced the present is airing an episode in regards to the case.
The interview with Karl Karlsen, featured within the episode in regards to the homicide of his spouse and son, is about to air at 9 p.m. Friday on NBC.
The episode can even function interviews with Christina Karlsen’s relations; Karlsen’s ex-wife, Cindy Karlsen; and police, NBC Information mentioned.
Syracuse.com | The Publish-Customary interviewed Karl Karlsen in 2012 as he awaited trial for the dying of his son. Within the three-hour-long jailhouse interview in Seneca County, he denied killing each Levi and Christina Karlsen to gather giant insurance coverage insurance policies.
“There is no such thing as a approach you kill someone for cash,” Karlsen advised Syracuse.com | The Publish-Customary. “You simply don’t.”
Lower than a 12 months later, Karlsen pleaded responsible — admitting he crushed his 23-year-old son below a truck to gather a $707,210 life-insurance coverage.
On New Yr’s Day 1991, Christina Karlsen died trapped behind a boarded-up window within the smoke-filled lavatory of her California residence. The dying was investigated, however was ultimately dominated an accident.
Karl Karlsen and the couple’s three kids, together with Levi, escaped the blaze. After gathering a $200,000 coverage for his spouse’s dying, he purchased a brand new residence and moved his household to Upstate New York.
Earlier than the trial for his first spouse’s homicide, Karlsen was serving 15 years to life in a New York jail for murdering his son.
He’s set to be sentenced on March 17 for Christina Karlsen’s homicide, reported the Calaveras Enterprise.
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