Episode 40: Killed in their own backyards

One of them went outside to shoo hunters away from her property as her year-old twins played in the house; another was removing a log that blocked his family’s camp road, anxious for a weekend away with his fiancee; another was hunting for gems on her country property; another was splitting wood, careful to wear hunter orange; another, 18, was hanging around outside with her brother.

All of them were part of a small but tragic toll in Maine — shot to death on their own or a neighbor’s property by hunters who said they mistook them for deer.

Join us for Episode 40.