The Murder of Steven Beard

This week we are discussing the murder of a man in Texas, and although there is only one murder victim, there are numerous victims in the story that all suffered in some way at the hands of a conniving woman named Celeste Beard.

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Sources:

https://caselaw.findlaw.com/tx-court-of-appeals/1175149.html
https://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/story?id=131984&page=1
https://offender.tdcj.texas.gov/OffenderSearch/offenderDetail.action?sid=05144897
https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/1752939/ex-parte-beard/?q=celeste%20beard%20johnson&type=o&order_by=score%20desc&stat_Precedential=on
https://www.oxygen.com/snapped/true-crime-buzz/first-episode-of-snapped-where-is-celeste-beard-johnson-now
https://people.com/archive/marriage-money-and-murder-vol-60-no-6/
https://web.archive.org/web/20130604102059/http:/www.kens5.com/news/SA-residents-try-and-help-convicted-murderer-bounce-back-into-society-133777138.html
https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2020/26/203841314_a3e28242-f840-4851-9c31-69c71413c45d.jpeg
https://web.archive.org/web/20080719161315/http://www.courttv.com/trials/taped/beard/witnesses_state.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20080705161747/http://www.courttv.com/trials/taped/beard/witnesses_defense.html
https://www.statesman.com/news/20190205/man-awaits-punishment-after-pleading-guilty-to-halloween-party-shooting
https://www.travelchannel.com/shows/hidden-city/articles/hidden-city-crime-files-austin
Celeste: The Celeste Beard Johnson Story by Celeste, Nancy Hall and W.R. Mesiano (I only read parts of this book to get info on Celeste’s childhood)
https://www.newspapers.com/image/357089786/?terms=celeste%20beard%20johnson&match=1
https://www.newspapers.com/image/357302406/?terms=celeste%20beard%20johnson&match=1, https://www.newspapers.com/image/357302428