Morbidology the Podcast – 78: Sara Tokars

Podcast released on: 14th December 2020

It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1992 when Sara Tokars was returning home to Marietta, Georgia, from Bradenton, Florida, with her two young sons. When she entered the darkened home, she saw a man standing in the kitchen armed with a shotgun. Initially, Sara believed that the man was there to rob them. However, the man…


It was Thanksgiving weekend of 1992 when Sara Tokars was returning home to Marietta, Georgia, from Bradenton, Florida, with her two young sons. When she entered the darkened home, she saw a man standing in the kitchen armed with a shotgun. Initially, Sara believed that the man was there to rob them. However, the man then forced the family back into their SUV parked on the driveway.

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Audio Sources:

Forensic Files – The Murder of Sara Tokars

Fred Tokars, Lawyer & Convicted Wife Killer, Dies In Prison | Court TV

Mother’s Brutal Thanksgiving Murder Witnessed By Her Two Boys | Homicide for the Holidays | Oxygen

Sources:

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 30 November, 1992 – “Lawyer’s Wife Slain Near Cobb Home”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1 December, 1992 – “Killing in Cobb County”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1 December, 1992 – “Burglars Rarely Kill, Police Say”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1 December, 1992 – “Upbeat Mom Volunteered Her Time at School”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2 December, 1992 – “Some Lawyers Fear Cobb Slaying Was Vendetta”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3 December, 1992 – “Tokars Slaying”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 4 December, 1992 – “Tokars and Sons to be Questioned”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5 December, 1992 – “Slain Woman Had Hired Private Eye”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 6 December, 1992 – “A Frederic Tokars Rented Apartment”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9 December, 1992 – “Police Release Drawing of Suspect”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 14 December, 1992 – “Slaying Victim Sara Tokars is Remembered by her Sisters”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 20 December, 1992 – “Tokars Life Insured up to $2 Million”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 22 December, 1992 – “Tokars Frustrates Detectives”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 24 December, 1992 – “2 Arrested in Tokars Slaying”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 25 December 1992 – “So Many Twists in Tokars Slaying”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 26 December, 1992 – “Mental State of Tokars to be Tested”

The Bradenton Herald, 27 December, 1992 – “Husband Suspected in Slaying”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 27 December, 1992 – “Suspect Says He Killed Sara Tokars”

The Bradenton Herald, 30 December, 1992 – “Slaying Suspects Not Linked”

The Bradenton Herald, 1 January, 1993 – “Murder Suspect Blasts Media for Attention”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 6 January, 1993 – “Detective Details Confession”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3 February, 1993 – “Suspect Named Tokars to Police”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9 February, 1993 – “Witness’s Jailing in Tolkars Case Questioned”

The Bradenton Herald, 26 February, 1993 – “Two Indicted in Slaying of Former Official’s Kin”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 25 May, 1993 – “The Tokars Investigation”

The Miami Herald, 23 June, 1993 – “Man Sues to Claim Policies on Slain Wife”

The Palm Beach Post, 13 August, 1993 – “Family Sues to Block Insurance Claim”

The Bradenton Herald, 16 August, 1993 – “Suspect in Slaying of Wife Arrested on Federal Charges”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 26 August, 1993 – “Cobb Indicts Tokars for Murder”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 27 August, 1993 – “The Tokars Case”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 27 August, 1993 – “The Tokars Arrest”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 28 November, 1993 – “Tokars Boys Relive Mom’s Slaying”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5 March, 1994 – “The Tokars Trial”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11 March, 1994 – “Tokars Cries as Family Photo Shows”

Birmingham News, 18 March, 1994 – “Tokars Defense Fiercely Grills Major Prosecution Witness”

Birmingham News, 19 March, 1994 – “Tokars Worried He’d Be Implicated in Slaying”

The Anniston Star, 22 March, 1994 – “Sara Tokars’ Kin Tells of Her Fear”

The Bradenton Herald, 29 March, 1994 – “Tokars Says His Life Has Been Ruined”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 29 March, 1994 – “Jury Hears a Sobbing Tokars Read Suicide Note”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 1 April, 1994 – “Prosecutor Says Tokars Snuffed Out His Wife’s Life”

The Miami Herald, 9 April, 1994 – “Atlanta Lawyers Convicted of Arranging Wife’s Murder”

The Augusta Chronicle, 28 February, 1995 – “Murder Victim’s Son Testifies”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 3 March, 1995 – “Struggle Not Ruled Out”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 25 February, 1997 – “Tokars Asked him to Kill Partner”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 24 April, 1997 – “Rower Gets Life in Tokars Killing”

ABC – 2 WSB, 23 May, 2020 – “He Was Evil”

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