Jan. 25, 2022

Episode 228: Mansion Murders: Chateau Carolands

Episode 228: Mansion Murders: Chateau Carolands

An heiress builds a grand mansion as a showplace on a hill in the San Francisco Bay Area. But, it would become a white elephant and an eyesore during its long history. And, in 1985, it became a house of horrors for two young women. 

 

Resources: 

 

People v. Raley, Supreme Court of California Appeal, June 18, 1992. Retrieved from Findlaw.com. 

 

“Yesterday’s Crimes: The Hillsborough Mansion Murder” by Bob Calhoun for SF Weekly, Jan 30, 2018. 

 

“Carolands mansion murder: Survivor Laurie McKenna speaks, 20 years later” by Howard Mintz for San Jose Mercury News, Sept 16, 2014. 

 

The Heiress and Her Chateau: Chateau Carolands of California” (2014), Directors: Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg, Luna Productions. 

 

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