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Tue Aug 6, 2013, 07:29 PM

Caril Ann Fugate (Starkweather's ex-girlfriend) reportedly dead after car crash

http://www.wwmt.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wwmt_victim-fatal-rollover-crash-had-infamous-past-12484.shtml

CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The woman whose story loosely inspired the movie "Natural Born Killers" has died in a single vehicle crash Monday night in Tekonsha, sources have confirmed to Newschannel 3. Caril Ann Clair, 70, was sent to prison after her family was killed and she went on a killing spree with serial killer Charles Starkweather. Caril--then Fugate--was sent to prison, as Starkweather was executed in 1959.


An earlier story:

http://www.omaha.com/article/20130806/NEWS/130809296/1685#charles-starkweather-s-ex-girlfriend-reportedly-dead-after-car-wreck
Update: Television station WWMT is reporting that Caril Ann Fugate Clair has died, citing unnamed sources.

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The former girlfriend of Charles Starkweather, who accompanied him on a 1958 killing spree that left 10 dead, has been critically injured in a traffic accident, according to a Michigan newspaper.

Caril Ann Fugate Clair, 70, was being treated Tuesday at a hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich., based on a report in the Battle Creek Enquirer.


Starkweather's spree was terrifying. Fugate ended up as the youngest female to be tried in the U.S. for first-degree murder.

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Response to Brickbat (Original post)

Tue Aug 6, 2013, 07:38 PM

1. Badlands

with Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek was also based on Starkweather's spree. I think it was break through roles for both.

One of the most haunting and disturbing songs I know of is "Nebraska"

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Response to Brickbat (Original post)

Tue Aug 6, 2013, 07:51 PM

2. Boohoo

She was just as guilty of the murders as Charlie was. Too bad she was paroled after serving only 16-17 years, but at least she's dead now. Good riddance.

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Response to Brickbat (Original post)

Tue Aug 6, 2013, 08:18 PM

3. I've always thought she was complicit

I remember back when it happened. After she got out of prison she appeared on a program hosted by F. Lee Bailey, "Lie Detector," where she was asked questions regarding the crimes. She supposedly passed, though maybe it was inconclusive. From everything I've read, I believe she was in love with Charlie, and since her parents didn't like him, Charlie gunned them all down, then they took off on their crime spree across Nebraska. After that she turned on Charlie.

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Response to Brickbat (Original post)

Wed Aug 7, 2013, 12:10 AM

4. There are NO reports showing on a Google search that she is dead.

This thread needs to be locked.

Fugate Clair was critically injured and her HUSBAND died in the crash.

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