Dec. 12, 2016

Episode 023: Holiday Homicides: The Ashland Tragedy

Episode 023: Holiday Homicides: The Ashland Tragedy

In the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, 1881, a brutal attack was perpetrated on three sleeping teens in Ashland, Kentucky. The three suspects in the Ashland murders   Poem: The Ashland Tragedy, composed as a ballad by Peyton Buckner Byrne...

In the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, 1881, a brutal attack was perpetrated on three sleeping teens in Ashland, Kentucky.

The three suspects in the Ashland murders

 

Poem: The Ashland Tragedy, composed as a ballad by Peyton Buckner Byrne of Greenup County, Kentucky.

Music: The Cherry Tree Carol and Carol of the Bells from An Appalachian Christmas, Composer Mark O'Connor