Desperate and depressed with the feeling of being overwhelmed is way too real for a lot of us. This is a case when the worst that can happen, does.
Listen to Cam and Jen discuss the events that lead to Mary Ann Holder's breaking point.
In the United States call 1-800-273-8255
for all other countries, here is a list of numbers International Suicide Hotlines by Country
This episode was researched and written by E.J. Hammon
E.J. Hammon is a North Carolina writer who is fascinated with serial crime and the psychology behind it. With over a decade of experience writing her blog Confessions of a Bundyphile, https://bundyphile.com/
E.J. has a unique perspective into the mind of brutal serial killer, Ted Bundy. Her work on Bundy has been featured on Bizarrepedia, the True Crime Guy web site, and she wrote Season 3 of the hit crime podcast, Criminology. (Today she adds the “Our True Crime” podcast to her list of credentials.) She is currently working with French author Fabien Richard on a book featuring the voices of Ted Bundy’s victims, survivors, and various law enforcement officials who interacted with him. The book is expected to be published sometime next year under the title “Ted Bundy: Memories of the Beast.” She can currently be found on Facebook and Twitter @RoseDysfunction
Listener discretion by our long time spooky friend, Edward from @octoberpodvhs
Produced and musical score by the extremely talented and one of OTCP's bestie, Nico Vitesse
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