AN EYE FOR AN EYE --
A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty...
Torture In The Quiet Dell Slaughter Garage
Episode 243 is the sordid tale of a man who pursued women he presumed were wealthy with long distance love letters in order to swindle them of their money. Yeah, that’s a story we’ve heard before, but this one goes an extra step darker with a gruesome murder of women and children. Consider that your trigger warning. The West Virginia community was so outraged by the crime that the lingering crowds began to worry the police. And for good reason. You’ll want to join them.
There are some excellent first-hand accounts of the events of this story, and because the victim was from Chicago, the Tribune sent their ace reporter Genevieve Forbes Herrick to West Virginia to interview the principals. We welcome back Susan Ferman to read Ms. Herrick’s reports.
Culled from the historic pages of the Chicago Tribune, Pittsburgh Press and other newspapers of the era.
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Opening and incidental music by Nico Vitesse. Incidental music also by Chuck Wiggins. Closing theme by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music.
Incidental music from podcastmusic.com and musopen.org.
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun
Richard O Jones, Executive Producer