Video: Rannita Williams Murder And The Future Of Social Media Crimes

Rannita Williams was tormented and killed by her boyfriend who lived-streamed the murder on social media. Do you agree with his 137-year sentence?

December 23, 2019

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According to what convicted murderer Jonathan Robinson told police in Texas, he woke up the morning of Rannita’s death knowing that he was going to murder her. Join Crime Obsession's Traci Stumpf and True Crime YouTuber Stephanie Harlow as they discuss how the emergence of social media has allowed murderers who crave attention to use the likes of Facebook and Instagram to publicize their murderous misdeeds.
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