As a bonus for you, we’re sharing a special preview of The Thing About Helen & Olga, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison.
Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent. After one of the men is killed by a hit-and-run driver -- and then another suffers the same fate -- investigators uncover a horrifying and twisted plot that stuns even the most seasoned detectives.
Listen to all six episodes of The Thing About Helen & Olga now: https://link.chtbl.com/helenolga_feed
This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
But I'm keys, Morrison from Dateline NBC, durable
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About pride and greed and envy another deadly sins. Oh yes, murder. Here's the thing about Heaven and the old Ladys were as predictable was the California son Helen, the rich one, the one with the big befall hairdo emerge from her Santa Monica part, but each morning dress to kill tasteful on some
was tight, skirts, lipstick, jewelry dangling from her ears and jangling at her wrist from their she drove her white Mercedes issue. V couple of miles over is is a beloved neighbourhood, Deleon Wilshire, Boulevard, potted plants, vaulted ceiling, everybody knew Helen, it is. Is she almost always took the same corner booth near the window and wall photos of famous faces tabled? Twenty two Helen lighter coffee,
Hot drank it, but the straw at the same time, ten miles away in Hollywood, the other one started her morning with a white knuckle drive to the beach in her blue Honda, civic or short, walk to run in canyon park,
that was Olga, an outdoor z, hungarian immigrant, with a judge, our Gabor accent and energy. A brisk walk on the shore of five to ten mile hike in Ali would hills were just what all the needed to get her motor running in the morning
though, must be said all this motor consistently purred, pretty IBM together
Hell, I'm an old maid waited team on the weekends doing what they could to help the homeless.
On boulevards famous for their wealth, Wilshire Sunset Hollywood. They just trying to fit the bill for the kind of volunteer that might be a good fit for our programme
that's pastor, Charles who hated he met Helen and Olga fifteen years ago at a free meal programme. He ran and Hollywood
mothers mother's wanted to volunteer food. That's pretty normal! That's your grandmother's! Do quite right.
This is a story about what grandmothers do it's the story of Helen,
All too little old, ladys angels. Perhaps,
a city named for angel,
You want to be part of that. We were like his thing, so, yes, Helen at all
Left their mark on LOS Angeles, focused the city's attention on homelessness for a while that, as you might expect from a dateline part guess this is also a story about murder.
A very gruesome kind. He snapped and crunch brutally.
Horrible to think about a horrible horrible them. It's there's nothing incident about a horrible.
This is a horror story all right, but not just because of the awful things that happened. No, it's
or a story for what it reveals about the darkness, the dwells within anyone who dares give their worst instincts free rein.
This was someone's father someone's brother, a human being, not a piece of garbage.
Thank you for listening for more searching the thing about Helen, an organ. All six episodes are available now.
Transcript generated on 2021-11-16.