Old Timey Crimey
Old Timey Crimey #80: Ray Fernandez and Martha Beck - Lonely Hearts Killers

Old Timey Crimey #80: Ray Fernandez and Martha Beck - Lonely Hearts Killers

September 25, 2020

You know that one couple? That one that is constantly super weird and you don't want to deal with them again this weekend and Oh My God here they come not now look away? Now imagine they just murdered over and over and over! This week Kristy, Scott, and Amber dig deep into the Lonely Hearts Killers! Don't forget to follow the show FB, Insta, or Twitter. Come check out the Patreon and see what extras you can get for a few bucks a months! Or check out our Amazon Wishlist to buy us a book--making the episode topic YOUR CHOICE!  Huge thank you going out to Best Fiends for sponsoring this episode and say hello to our new friends over at the Page Turners and Button Mashers Podcast!

 

 

 

Sources - 

Scott

https://www.ranker.com/list/lonely-hearts-killers-facts/amandasedlakhevener

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Fernandez_and_Martha_Beck

https://murderpedia.org/female.B/b/beck-martha-photos-1.htm

https://allthatsinteresting.com/serial-killer-couples/7

http://unknownmisandry.blogspot.com/2011/09/the-honeymoon-killers-raymond-fernandez.html

Amber

https://www.criminallyintrigued.com/blog/2018/8/12/the-lonely-hearts-killers

https://the-line-up.com/lonely-hearts-killers-raymond-fernandez-martha-beck

https://murderpedia.org/female.B/b/beck-martha.htm

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27327468/martha-jule-beck

Kristy

History.com. “The Lonely Hearts Killers are executed.” 

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-lonely-hearts-killers-are-executed

Time.com. Top 10 Crime Duos. http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1900368_1900369_1900362,00.html

Richard Stockton. All That’s Interesting. “‘Til Death Do They Part: The Nine Most Gruesome Serial Killer Couples.” https://allthatsinteresting.com/serial-killer-couples/7

Murderpedia “Martha Beck.” https://murderpedia.org/female.B/b/beck-martha.htm

Wikipedia. “William Seabrook.” “https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Seabrook

Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Fernandez_and_Martha_Beck

Findagrave. https://bit.ly/2RAYTbh

Neuroskills.com “Frontal Lobes.” https://www.neuroskills.com/brain-injury/frontal-lobes/

UH Peters. National Biobehavioral Review.” The pseudopsychopathic personality and the limbic system.”  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6669325/

American Murder: Homicide in the Early 20th Century by Gini Graham Scott. https://amzn.to/3mvXdht

Ahmed Al Awlaqi et al in the International Journal of Women’s Health and Reproduction. http://ijwhr.net/pdf/pdf_IJWHR_151.pdf

 

 

 Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

Old Timey Crimey #79: Vito Genovese - “Alcohol & Artichokes”

Old Timey Crimey #79: Vito Genovese - “Alcohol & Artichokes”

September 18, 2020

This week, a man who would do anything for power. Backstab? Sure. Cozy up to dictators? Why not. Steal from his country in wartime? Hey, that's just a Tuesday.

Plus, stay tuned to the end for fun mob nicknames!

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Sources:

The Mob Museum. “Vito Genovese.”

The Mafia at Apalachin, 1957 By Michael Newton

Wikipedia. “Catallammerarese War.” “Vito Genovese.” “Mordecai Brown.” “Eunice Carter.” “Anna Genovese.”

National Crime Syndicate. “20 Mobsters With The Weirdest Mob Nicknames.”

Tufino.” Italy Heritage.

https://www.nationalcrimesyndicate.com/vito-genovese-biography/

https://mafia.wikia.org/wiki/Vito_Genovese

https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/12643-new-york-mobster-sentenced-to-four-years-in-prison

https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/organized-crime/vito-genovese/

https://mafia.wikia.org/wiki/Vito_Genovese

Old Timey Crimey #78: Jolly Jane Toppan - “Vegan Caramel”

Old Timey Crimey #78: Jolly Jane Toppan - “Vegan Caramel”

September 11, 2020

Hellooooo, nurse! No wait...go away, nurse, go away! This week, Scott, Amber, and Kristy talk about Jolly Jane Toppan, a nurse who cared about her patients in quite the opposite way a nurse should. 

 

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

Kate Hickey. IrishCentral.com. “The deadly Irish American serial killer nurse Jolly Jane.” 
New England Historical Society."Jolly Jane Toppan, the Killer Nurse Obsessed With Death." 
Measuring Worth.com
Crime Museum. “Jane Toppan.” 
Boston Female Asylum Records, transcribed by Ann S Lainhart.. Joseph P Healey Library Digital Collections. 
Jane Toppan.” Emily Allen, Alana Averill, Emmeline Cook. Department of Psychology, Radford University. 
Harold Schechter. Fatal: The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer. 
Atropine. K. McLendon & CV Preuss. National Institutes of Health
Jennifer Myers. Lowell Sun. “For 10 years, ‘Jolly Jane’ Poured Her Poison.” 
Find A Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162743788/elizabeth-stanford-brigham
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162740485/ann-c-toppan
Bianca Myrtil. Film Daily
Amanda Sedlak-Hevener. Ranker. “13 Disturbing Facts About Jane Toppan, AKA 'The Angel Of Death.” 
St. Paul Globe on LOC.  Chronicling America « Library of Congress 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Toppan
Allthatsinteresting.com by Katie Serena.  
Deadly women wiki

Old Timey Crimey #77: Rattenbury, Stoner, and Pakenham - “Bad Names”

Old Timey Crimey #77: Rattenbury, Stoner, and Pakenham - “Bad Names”

September 4, 2020

Scott, Kristy, and Amber talk about Francis Rattenbury, an architect who knew his geometry. Specifically, triangles. Looooove triangles. Unrelatedly, they also talk about his wife, Alma Pakenham, and their chauffer, George Percy Stoner. 

Bonus: Some terrible names, one or two decent ones, and not one but TWO Brit Pub Names sessions! 

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P.S. The podcast mentioned is Ear Hustle, and it's episode 144 of Criminal. 

Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

Wikipedia: “Francis Rattenbury.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Rattenbury.
“University of Liverpool School of Architecture.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Liverpool_School_of_Architecture

Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Rattenbury, Francis Mawson. http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/rattenbury_francis_mawson_16E.html

Findagrave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/195058761/florence-eleanor-rattenbury

Paula Kully in Currents Magazine. “The Prodigy and the Architect – A Haunting Love Story.” https://paulakully.com/published-articles/currents-magazine/

“Bournemouth’s most sensational murder.” https://www.dorsetlife.co.uk/2006/08/bournemouths-most-sensational-murder/

Jesse Donaldson in Monte Cristo Magazine. “The Outrageous Life And Death Of Francis Rattenbury.” https://montecristomagazine.com/community/the-outrageous-life-and-death-of-francis-rattenbury

Strangulation Training Institute. Stavra Ketchmark. https://www.strangulationtraininginstitute.com/all-abusers-are-not-equal-new-ipv-research-reveals-an-indicator-of-deadly-abuse/

John Mackie. Vancouver Sun. “This Week in History: 1935: Sex, drugs, murder and suicide — the Rattenbury case had it all.” https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/this-week-in-history-1935-sex-drugs-murder-and-suicide-the-rattenbury-case-had-it-all

https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/stoner-george-percy.htm

http://www.murderuk.com/female_alma_rattenbury.html 

https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=SPNP19350605.2.19&e=-------en--20--1--txt-txIN--------1

http://www.julianburnside.com.au/law/r-v-rattenbury-stoner/

 

Bonus Episode - Old Tiny Newspapers #3 - Let’s go find the weirdness!

Bonus Episode - Old Tiny Newspapers #3 - Let’s go find the weirdness!

September 1, 2020

Kristy reads weird, wacky, and frequently frustrating old timey newspaper articles to Scott and Amber. 

Come join us in finding the weirdest, wildest old timey newspaper articles that America has to offer! Check out Chronicling America from the Library of Congress. You can use the search function to dig up some bonkers stories from your hometown or state. Email screenshots/links of the best stuff you can dig up from 1951 and before to oldtimeycrimey@gmail.com.

Let's go find the weirdness!

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