25 1996 after milwaukee police searched her apartment and reportedly found a marijuana cigarette and 3 8 grams of cocaine. Laurie bembenek the former milwaukee police officer and playboy hostess convicted of a decades old murder is near death in hospice care near her home in vancouver wash according to a friend.
Laurie bembenek laurie bembenek became infamous after she was accused of killing her husband s first wife.
Lori bambi bembenek. Ira robins of milwaukee said bembenek 52 has been suffering from liver and kidney failure partially due to hepatitis c. Laurie bambi bembenek flanked by her lawyers is shown in this 1992 photo following her return from canada where she was captured in 1990 after escaping from a wisconsin prison. Lawrencia ann bambi bembenek august 15 1958 november 20 2010 known as laurie bembenek was an american former police officer convicted of murdering her husband s ex wife her story garnered national attention after she escaped from taycheedah correctional institution and was recaptured in canada an episode that inspired books movies and the slogan run bambi run.
Laurie bambi bembenek s case turned into a media sensation after she alleged the milwaukee police department was framing her for accusing it of discriminatory practices. Laurie bambi bembenek a convicted murderer whose escape from prison and subsequent recapture inspired a television movie is shown being booked into jail feb. The prison escape of former playboy club bunny and milwaukee police officer laurie bambi bembenek popularized the phrase run bambi run and seemed tailor made for the tv movie it inspired.
Laurie bembenek the former milwaukee police officer known as bambi who was convicted of killing her then husband s ex wife escaped prison and whose legal saga played out in papers books and.