Abductions/Kidnapping Mass Murder/Spree Killers Sex Crimes/Rape

Episode 217: Spree Killers: Robert Garrow - Part 2

In this conclusion to our 2-part episode on spree killer, Robert Garrow, I’ll detail Garrow’s killing spree in the summer of 1973, his time as a fugitive, and his arrest and convcition. Resources: The Garrow Manhunt: A Serial Killer in the...

Abductions/Kidnapping Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 216: Spree Killers: Robert Garrow - Part 1

In 1973, a violent sexual predator went on a killing spree in the Adirondack Mountains. In Part 1 of this 2-part series, I detail Garrow’s abusive childhood, history of violence, and the escalation of his crimes from theft, to kidnapping and assault,...

Historical Crimes Love Affairs Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 202: Artful Crimes, Volume 2 - Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Massacre

Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright begins an affair with Martha “Mamah” Borthwick. When the scandal threatens his career and reputation, he builds a home near Spring Green, Wisconsin. Called “Taliesin”, it was supposed to be a place of peace and...

Bizarre Crimes Killer Kids Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 186: Ghosts in the Attic: Daniel LaPlante

A story about a teenage stalker who hides in his victim's homes to prey upon them becomes an urban legend.  But, the true life and crimes of Daniel J. LaPlante would be a real-life horror story.  Resources:  "Witness describes...

Family Annihilators Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 182: Bad Teacher: Vincent Brothers

A well-respected educator in Bakersfield, California is accused of a brutal crime - the murders of five of his family members.   Resources:  "The Mystery of the Lost Weekend", by Keith Morrison for Dateline NBC, July 24, 2009.  "Vincent...

Fugitives Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 129: Disorder in the Court: The Atlanta Courthouse Killer

In 2005, a man on trial for rape escapes custody in Atlanta's Fulton County Courthouse and goes on a violent rampage.  This is Chapter 1 of "Disorder in the Court".   Resources: Several articles were used in the creation of this episode....

Mass Murder/Spree Killers POC

Episode 114: Mistletoe and Murder: Marvallous Keene - The Christmas Murder Spree

On Christmas week 1992, a series of murders took place in Dayton, Ohio.  Some would call it a case of “thrill killing” others would point to juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family issues or just plain bad kids.  The identified...

Family Annihilators Killer Duos Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 113: Mistletoe and Murder: The Carnation Christmas Murders

Three generations of one family are murdered on Christmas Eve, 2007 in Carnation, Washington.     Several resources were used in the research for this episode including:  The State of Washington v. McEnroe and Anderson, Certification...

Mass Murder/Spree Killers POC

Episode 109: Listener Suggestions: Craig Price - The Warwick Slasher

This month I'm picking cases from listener suggestions as a "thank you" to my audience.  First up is a case from Warwick, Rhode Island suggested by Mikala Fortin. When a series of brutal murders takes place in one neighborhood in 1989,...

Mass Murder/Spree Killers

Episode 103: Fast Food Felonies: The Fast Food Killer

A series of fast food restaurant robberies take place in Nashville, Tennessee in 1997.  The accused, Paul Dennis Reid, would claim that his early history of brain damage was to blame.  Photos from top left (clockwise): Tennessee map, Paul...

Mass Murder/Spree Killers POC Serial Killers Sex Crimes/Rape

Episode 102: Fast Food Felonies: The Taco Bell Strangler

A series of women are found raped and strangled in their homes in Charlotte, North Carolina between 1992 and 1994.  Later it would be discovered that they could all be linked to one man - a manager at a Taco Bell restaurant in Charlotte. ...