Old Timey Crimey
Old Timey Crimey #89: Jean Gianini - “The Bidet Scale”

Old Timey Crimey #89: Jean Gianini - “The Bidet Scale”

November 27, 2020

Kristy, Scott, and Amber talk about the Jean Gianini case, a singular moment in American law. Also, things get philosophical. 

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Sources:

Crime Capsule. “Hoodwinking the Alienists.” https://crimecapsule.com/murder-in-the-adirondacks-murderer-jean-gianini-and-the-insanity-defense/

“Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.” https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd/facts.html

Mark Gribben. Malefactor’s Register. https://malefactorsregister.com/wp/when-morons-kill/

Steven A. Gelb. Health & Place: An International Journal. “Sentenced in sorrow: the role of asylum in the Jean Gianini murder defence.” https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1353829297000063?via%3Dihub

https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=SU19140329.2.13&e=-------en--20--1--txt-txIN--------1

https://www.nytimes.com/1914/05/15/archives/gianini-confessed-he-killed-teacher-statement-sworn-to-by-lad-at.html

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/43064/43064-8.txt

 

Music: 

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

Old Timey Crimey #88: Marie Lafarge - “Provincial Knobs”

Old Timey Crimey #88: Marie Lafarge - “Provincial Knobs”

November 20, 2020

Kristy, Scott, and Amber talk about Marie Lafarge and the landmark poison trial that made arsenic enthusiasts start to think twice. 

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Sources:

Blood & Ink: An International Guide to Fact-based Crime Literature by Albert Borowitz

Memoirs of Madame Lafarge, by Marie Lafarge.

Encyclopedia.com. “Lafarge, Marie.”

Wikipedia. “Marie Lafarge.” “Gum Arabic.” “Cholera.” “Le Glandier.

Tabea Tietz on SciHi Blog. “Madame Marie Lafarge – The first “Victim” of the Marsh Test.”

Joan Acocella on The New Yorker. “Murder by Poison.”

Victorian Murderesses: A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes by Mary S. Hartman. 2014.

An Introduction to Forensic Geoscience by Elisa Bergslien.

Jess Romeo on JStor daily. “The Arsenic Cake of Madame Lafarge.” https://daily.jstor.org/the-arsenic-cake-of-madame-lafarge/

Jose Ramon Bertomeu-Sanchez. Isis: a journal of the history of science society. “Managing Uncertainty in the Academy and the Courtroom: Normal Arsenic and 19th-Century Toxicology.”

Jose Ramon Bertomeu-Sanchez. “Popularizing Controversial Science: A Popular Treatise on Poisons by Mateu Orfila (1818).” Medical History.

Joan Acocella on The New Yorker. “Murder by Poison.”

Martin Lynch. Provincial Medical & Surgical Journal. “Analysis of Madame Lafarge's Trial, with Remarks on the Medical Evidence.”  

France Info.fr “The Chartreuse du Glandier in Beyssac in Corrèze is for sale.”

 

https://artoftoxicology.weebly.com/marie-lafarge.html

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

https://murderpedia.org/female.L/l/lafarge-marie.htm

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/01/09/marie-lafarge-a-frenchwoman-who-poisoned-her-husband-with-arsenic-and-was-put-on-the-most-popular-trial/

 

Music: 

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

Old Timey Crimey #87: Amelia Dyer - “SOCIETY”

Old Timey Crimey #87: Amelia Dyer - “SOCIETY”

November 13, 2020

Amber and Kristy talk about one of the most prolific serial killers, and how she turned a profit with her murders. Kristy also gets mad at society. SOCIETY. 

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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:

 

Tony Rennell on Murderpedia. “The baby butcher: One of Victorian Britain's most evil murderers exposed.” 

Wikipedia. “Typhus.” “Amelia Dyer.” “Poor Law Amendment Act.” 

Wikitree. “Amelia Elizabeth (Hobley) Dyer.” 

Little Falls Weekly Transcript via LOC. 

Sarah Lee. BBC. “Amelia Dyer: The Victorian nurse who strangled babies."

BBC. “Victorian baby killer Amelia Dyer evidence found in loft.” 

Donna Patricia Ward. History Collection. “The Horrifying Truth of Britain’s Baby Butcher Amelia Elizabeth Dyer Revealed.” 

https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/amelia-dyer-34349.php

https://www.in2013dollars.com/uk/inflation/1836

https://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?Amount=9197.93&From=GBP&To=USD

https://allthatsinteresting.com/amelia-dyer

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-berkshire-39330793

 

BONUS: The Middlebury Does

BONUS: The Middlebury Does

November 7, 2020

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While Scott's out sick, Kristy tells Amber about the still-unidentified victims found in Middlebury, Vermont, 85 years ago. And then we make a decision. 

Music: 

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

Sources:

Detective Kris Bowdish and State Archivist Tanya Marshall. Burlington Free Press. https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/2016/10/30/history-space-middlebury-cold-case/92958366/

Jillian Kuzma. Unsolved Vermont. https://unsolvedvermont.com/2019/11/29/the-east-middlebury-does/

Harvard Crimson. https://www.thecrimson.com/article/1938/1/6/harvard-anthropologists-give-important-clue-in/

The Sun community News. https://suncommunitynews.com/news/15651/a-vermont-triple-murder-mystery/

John Flowers. Addison County Independent. https://addisonindependent.com/1935-murder-victims-buried-mystery-persists-0

Associated Press in the DC Evening Star, accessed via Library of Congress.

Old Timey Crimey #86: Paula Jean Welden - “Interdimensional Werewolves”

Old Timey Crimey #86: Paula Jean Welden - “Interdimensional Werewolves”

November 6, 2020

Kristy & Amber talk about the mysterious disappearance of Paula Jean Welden, a Vermont college student who went for a hike and never returned home. Plus, the Bennington Triangle—was the Welden case only the beginning?

If you have any info about Welden’s disappearance, call the Vermont State Police at 802-722-4600.

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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:

All That’s Interesting. “Inside The Unsolved Disappearances Of The Bennington Triangle.” https://allthatsinteresting.com/bennington-triangle

The Charley Project. “Paula Jean Welden.” http://charleyproject.org/case/paula-jean-welden

Bennington.edu. Housing. bennington.edu/life-bennington/housing

Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paula_Jean_Welden

History of Bennington College. https://sites.google.com/site/theresearchofbenningtoncollege/ourcompany/history-of-bennington-college

Weather.gov. https://w2.weather.gov/climate/xmacis.php?wfo=btv

Diana Formisano Willett.  A Supernatural Condition. https://bit.ly/2HzG1YZ

Chad Abramovich. Obscure Vermont. “Off The Beaten Path in Southern Vermont.”  https://obscurevermont.com/tag/glastenbury/

Wilmington Morning Star from Library of Congress.

New England Historical Society. “Paula Jean Welden and the Birth of the Vermont State Police.” https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/paula-jean-welden-birth-vermont-state-police/

Strange Outdoors. “The Strange Disappearance of Paula Jean Weldon in the Bennington Triangle.” https://www.strangeoutdoors.com/mysterious-stories-blog/2019/12/12/the-strange-disappearance-of-paulajean-weldon-in-the-bennington-triangle

https://the-line-up.com/paula-jean-welden-disappearance

https://www.historicmysteries.com/disappearance-of-paula-jean-welden/

https://themorbidlibrary.com/2020/05/10/the-missing-paula-jean-welden/

https://unsolvedvermont.com/2019/11/30/missing-paula-jean-welden/

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