87. Keeping Her Killer Brother Behind Bars: The Tenacity of Amy Chesler
Amy Chesler always knew her brother Jesse struggled with anger. He never developed the tools to manage his emotions. But then he started taking his frustrations out on her in harmful and abusive ways. The power and control he exerted over Amy was just the beginning. In this chilling and powerful episode, Amy shares the story of the day her brother killed their mother, her fight to navigate a difficult legal system for justice, and ultimately how she stayed alive.
In this episode:
- Undiagnosed mental illness.
- Understanding the effects of sibling abuse.
- Discerning the types of abuse.
- The aftermath of her mother’s murder.
- Healing the pain and trauma through educating and storytelling.
- The need for a shift in the narrative of true crime.
Resources & Links:
Podcast: What Came Next
Facebook: Amy B Chesler
Charity: The Army of Survivors
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