Laurie Bembenek

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Former policewoman and convicted murderer

Why Is Laurie Bembenek Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Lawrencia Ann "Bambi" Bembenek , known as Laurie Bembenek, was an American former police officer's wife, convicted for the 1981 murder of her husband's ex-wife. Her story garnered national attention in 1990 after Bembenek escaped from Taycheedah Correctional Institution in Wisconsin and was recaptured in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, an episode that inspired books, movies and the slogan "Run, Bambi, Run". Upon winning a new trial, Bembenek pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and was sentenced to time served and ten years' probation in December 1992. Four years after, she sought to have the sentence overturned.

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