Wednesday, October 23, 2019

#61 The St Aubin Axe Murders

Benny Evangelist immigrated to the United States in 1904 from Naples.  The devout Catholic started going into trances where he claimed to have visions from God.

Soon, Benny was starting his own religion and writing his own Bible.

 
Benny then began to sell love potions, hexes, and amulets and would charge upwards of $10 a day for his services.  Within no time, Benny was seeing around 75 people a day.
wax and paper mache dolls found in Benny's house

wax and paper mache dolls found in Benny's house



On July 3, 1929 Benny's real estate agent came by to finish some paperwork on a farm Benny was purchasing.  What the man found would shock the community and become one of Detroit's most gruesome murders.
Crowd gathers as the Evangelist's bodies are taken to the morgue

The macabre funeral parade to the Evangelist's funeral

Evangelist house then and the land where it once stood.


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Sources:
https://the-line-up.com/benny-evangelist-murders
http://benny.weirdlectures.com/
https://www.newspapers.com/image/98927628/?terms=benny%2Bevangelista
https://www.newspapers.com/image/49798712/?terms=benny%2Bevangelista
http://coldcaseshardcopy.blogspot.com/2011/07/divine-profetil-author-and-private.html
https://www.miamighostchronicles.com/stranger-than-fiction/the-detroit-ax-murder
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https://www.newspapers.com/image/97676536/?terms=robert%2Bharris%2Bjames%2Bsmith
https://www.newspapers.com/image/97673720/?terms=robert%2Bharris%2Bjames%2Bsmith%2Bcult
http://www.theoccultmuseum.com/paranormal-state-the-hexes-and-hauntings-of-pennsylvania/
https://www.globalgreyebooks.com/oldest-history-of-the-world-ebook.html

#60 Left For Dead

A daughter’s worst nightmare was about to become reality. After several unanswered phone calls to her mother, Katrina knew something was not right . As she pulled up to her parent's home, she noticed all the cars were still parked where they always were.  Katrina made her way around the back of the house and that is when her stomach dropped. The back door was clearly broken and was hanging slightly open. The gruesome sight inside would horrify a community but the killers were not finished yet. What they would do next, would be beyond comprehension.  Join Jen and Cam as we discuss Left for Dead on this episode of Our True Crime Podcast.

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Sources:https://caselaw.findlaw.com/al-court-of-criminal-appeals/1396226.html
https://www.wtvm.com/story/31258816/special-report-east-alabama-boys-gruesome-murder-remembered/
https://accesswdun.com/article/2004/2/177170https://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/02/19/shocking-2002-dash-cam-video-shows-moment-cop-finds-butch-bowyer-with-his-throat-cut-after-he-and-his-son-were-left-for-dead-in-shallow-grave
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0lM0xjxQlMhttps://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/DA/20040210/news/603217234/GT/

Thursday, October 10, 2019

#59. The Snuff Film Killers


About 30 miles southeast of Kansas City, Mo, a man comes across a freshly filled in hole close to his favorite place to fish.  Brushing away some of the loose dirt, the man discovers the nude body of Marsha Spicer.

Police have no leads until a women comes forward telling them of a man she had been with that had some sick and violent sexual fantasies.

Soon police find a trove of videos. Upon viewing the homemade tapes, the police are shocked and disgusted by what they find.

Join Cam and Jen as they discuss The Snuff Film Killers.


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Sources:
https://www.amazon.com/True-Crime-Missouri-Notorious-Criminal/dp/0811707083/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=true+crime+missouri&qid=1570648429&sr=8-3
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/conditions/paraphilias
https://www.msdmanuals.com/professional/psychiatric-disorders/sexuality,-gender-dysphoria,-and-paraphilias/sexual-sadism-disorder
https://www.newspapers.com/image/208400112/?terms=marsha%2Bspicer
https://www.newspapers.com/image/208421475/?terms=dena%2Briley%2Brichard%2Bdavis
https://www.newspapers.com/image/208391479/?terms=dena%2Briley%2Brichard%2Bdavis
https://www.newspapers.com/image/208217716/?terms=dena%2Briley%2Brichard%2Bdavis
https://www.newspapers.com/image/564110441/?terms=dena%2Briley%2Brichard%2Bdavis
https://www.kfvs12.com/story/4935203/fugitives-now-charged-with-murder-still-on-the-run/
https://www.newspapers.com/image/152027730/?terms=marsha%2BSpicer
https://www.foxnews.com/story/fbi-grisly-videotape-murder-couple-caught-with-5-year-old-child
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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4895766/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2992938/?ref_=ttep_ep5
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2195238/Michelle-Huff-Ricci-murder-Couple-plead-guilty-horrific-meth-fueled-sex-slayings-mother-four.html
https://www.missourinet.com/2016/04/05/appeals-denied-for-missouri-man-sentenced-to-death-after-videotaped-attacks-on-women/
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https://www.examiner.net/article/20080807/NEWS/308079778

#58 Dead on the Water




Craig Alaska is a beautiful fishing town on the coast of Alaska located about 1000 miles south of Anchorage. The final fishing weekend has come to a close. The docks are full of the people turning in their last big catch so on September 5, 1982 when a fancy fishing boat named The Investor comes to the docks, it catches a lot of attention. It was not your ordinary working boat. It was a 58 foot fishing vessel with all the bells and whistles that would have cost over $800,000. It stood out among all the others.



 The following morning, people noticed the boat was not docked but floating aimlessly out at sea. What would happen next would shock onlookers and create more questions than answers … some of those questions remain unanswered to this day. Join Jen and Cam as we discuss Dead on the Water on this episode of Our True Crime Podcast.


Our True Crime Podcast is researched and written by hosts Cam and Jen. The show is produced and edited by Nico @wetalkofdreams.
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Promos from our friends at @suspiriapodcast and @DarkerSidePod


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https://www.villagebooks.com/event/litlive-leland-hale-031619
The book: if case you want to buy it: https://www.amazon.com/What-Happened-Craig-Alaskas-Unsolved/dp/1941890229

https://www.intouchweekly.com/posts/coulthurst-family-murders-148837/
https://people.com/crime/people-explains-investor-fishing-boat-murders-alaska/

https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/7n5ymm/35_years_ago_a_family_of_4_and_4_deckhands_were/

https://www.adn.com/arts/books/2019/01/12/what-happened-in-craig-true-crime-novel-delves-into-unsolved-fishing-boat-murders/

https://people.com/crime/john-peel-interview-alaska-investor-fishing-boat-murders/

https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/10/12/what-happened-in-craig-trying-to-piece-together-one-of-the-states-most-perplexing-murder-mysteries/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craig,_Alaska