Cindi Vickers was shot in the back of the head and killed by her estranged husband, Billy Vickers, on March 8, 1984 — a shocking tragedy that could help explain Debra Newell's relationship with "Dirty John."
"How do you quantify the intangible damage a cop does when he kicks your ass?" asks host Sarah Koenig, in an episode that tackles the aftermath of Jesse Nickerson and Emirius Spencer's run-ins with police.
"In this county, innocence is a misdemeanor,” a defense attorney tells the show's narrator Sarah Koenig. Instead of focusing on one large-scale case, as 'Serial' did in previous seasons, this season promises to highlight injustice through investigating everyday cases.