ABC’s 20/20 spotlights Karl Karlsen case

On Friday night, ABC News and David Muir reported on the Seneca County murder case of Karl Karlsen. Karlsen is accused of causing a pickup truck to fall off a jack in 2008 at their Romulus home, crushing son, Levi Karlsen, to death.Below is the complete, 3 part segment from Friday night’s episode of 20/20. With the resources of ABC News spotlighting the case, you will see the Karlsen case laid out as never before. There are numerous shots of Seneca County venues such as Abigail’s Restaurant, vistas of Cayuga Lake, the Karlsen home, and multiple other shots, mostly of Seneca Falls. ABC News focused on neighboring Seneca Falls being the location of the story while the alleged murder actually occurred in Romulus with the trial set at the Seneca County Courthouse in Waterloo.Act 1: Was Levi Karlsen’s Death Just an Accident?Police become suspicious of Karl Karlsen after his son Levi Karlsen’s death.Act 2: A Suspicious Past TragedyKarlsen’s daughter Erin Deroche recalls her mother’s last moments in a California house fire.Act 3: Karl Karlsen Breaks DownKarlsen cracks during interrogation and admits to killing son Levi.The murder trial of Karl Karlsen begins Friday, November 1.

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