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Old Timey Crimey #127: Brooke Hart - “Beep Beep”

Old Timey Crimey #127: Brooke Hart - “Beep Beep”

August 20, 2021

A young man is kidnapped, and an entire town loses its mind. 

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Sources:

Swift Justice: Murder and Vengeance in a California Town by Harry Farrell

Findagrave.

Nor Call Media Museum. 

Newspapers.com:

Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

San Francisco Examiner

Brooklyn Times Union

Oakland Tribune

California Digital Newspaper Collection:

San Jose Mercury News

Amanda Sedlak-Hevener on Ranker

Bob Calhoun on SF Weekly. 

Scott Herhold on Mercury News. 

Carl Nolte on SF Gate. 

Timothy Hughes on Rare and Early Newspapers. 

Jack Major on Major Smolinski

Wikipedia

Music: 

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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Old Timey Crimey #123: Charley Ross - “Tea Party”

Old Timey Crimey #123: Charley Ross - “Tea Party”

July 23, 2021

The kidnapping that changed kidnapping in America. 

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Sources: 

Heather Thomas. Library of Congress Blog.

PBS: Whyy.

Findagrave.

Thomas Everly. Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies.

Carrie Hagen. SmithsonianMag.

Carrie Hagen. We Is Got Him: The Kidnapping that Changed America

Ryan Fin. Medium.

Meaghan Good. The Charley Project.

Jason Lucky Morrow. Historical Crime Detective.

History.com.

USHistory.org.

Newspapers.com:

Philadelphia Inquirer.

Yonkers Statesman.

Chronicling America:

NY Herald.

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
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Old Timey Crimey #101 - Lizzie Borden Part 2: “Flea Rags”

Old Timey Crimey #101 - Lizzie Borden Part 2: “Flea Rags”

February 19, 2021

PART 2 of the infamous murders of Abby and Andrew Borden looks at the trial, the aftermath, some weird shit that happened because people are weird, and finally--THEORIES! 

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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Sources:

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_River,_Massachusetts

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

Evening World via LOC

Deborah Allard. Herald News. https://www.heraldnews.com/article/20150601/NEWS/150609465

Professor Douglas O. Linder and law students. Famous Trials. https://famous-trials.com/lizzieborden

Chronology. Lizzieandrewborden.com https://web.archive.org/web/20150402145937/http://lizzieandrewborden.com/crimelibrary/chronologies/chronology1789-1892.htm

Diana Griffiths. The Hatchet: A Journal of Lizzie Borden and Victorian Studies. https://ochm.medium.com/lizzie-borden-and-the-taunton-jail-d8224024666f

William F. Hanna. Old Colony History Museum. https://ochm.medium.com/lizzie-borden-and-the-taunton-jail-d8224024666f

Boston Globe. https://www.newspapers.com/image/430858491/?terms=Lizzie%20Borden&match=1

https://newengland.com/today/living/homes/lizzie-borden-house-fall-river/

 

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/lizzie-borden/

https://www.biography.com/news/lizzie-borden-life-after-murder-trial

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

https://www.womenshistory.org/articles/lizzie-borden-trial-1892

https://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2019/07/21/how-did-19th-century-axe-murderer-lizzie-borden-become-a-household-name/ideas/essay/

https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/lizzie-borden

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/borden-parents-found-dead

https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/famous-murders/lizzie-borden/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-19th-century-axe-murderer-lizzie-borden-was-found-not-guilty-180972707/

https://www.livescience.com/lizzie-borden-house-for-sale.html

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/81765/how-lizzie-borden-spent-her-life-after-being-acquitted

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-happened-to-lizzie-borden-after-the-murders-lizzie-gives-yet-another-take-on-the-story-11881038

Unresolved Mysteries, Reddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/kodcvs/whats_your_weirdest_theory/

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
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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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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

 

Old Timey Crimey #71: George Joseph Smith - “Murder Vocab”

Old Timey Crimey #71: George Joseph Smith - “Murder Vocab”

July 24, 2020
Kristy, Scott, Amber, and special guest Jamie talk about George Joseph Smith, also known as the Brides in the Bath murderer.
 
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Sources:
 
Eric W. Nye, Currency Converter. https://www.uwyo.edu/numimage/currency.htm
 
 
“George Joseph Smith and the ‘Brides in the Bath’ case.” History By the Yardk. http://www.historybytheyard.co.uk/brides_in_bath.htm
 
 
“George Joseph Smith.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Joseph_Smith
 
 
Murderpedia. “George Joseph Smith.” https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/smith-george-joseph.htm
 
Meghan Good. Executed Today. “1915: George Joseph Smith, Brides in the Bath murderer” https://www.executedtoday.com/2011/08/13/1915-george-joseph-smith-brides-in-the-bath-murderer/
thegenealogist.co.uk
 
Introducing Detectives by the Decade

Introducing Detectives by the Decade

June 15, 2020

A podcast exploring the history of forensic science, tracing the timeline from primitive toxicology to DNA. Host Kristy Baxter discusses the scientists, detectives, and cases that drove the development of investigative techniques from the 1500s to the 21st century. 

Premiering June 25, 2020. New episodes release every Thursday wherever you listen to podcasts. 

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Music: Deadly Roulette by Kevin MacLeod. Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3625-deadly-roulette License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

“Forensics in antiquity.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forensics_in_antiquity

“Lollia Paulina.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lollia_Paulina

Kristina Killgrove. “These Three Forensic Science Techniques From Ancient Rome Reveal Shocking Gaps In Modern Methods.” Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2018/11/28/these-three-forensic-science-techniques-from-ancient-rome-reveal-shocking-gaps-in-modern-methods/#22a754df58fe

William Garrett Cothran. “CSI: Rome - a dive into ancient forensics.” Sea Lion Press. https://www.sealionpress.co.uk/post/csi-rome-a-dive-into-ancient-forensics

Old Timey Crimey #64: John George Haigh - “Worst Game of Cinderella Ever”

Old Timey Crimey #64: John George Haigh - “Worst Game of Cinderella Ever”

June 5, 2020

This week we delve into the fraud, murder, and body disposal tactics of John George Haigh, aka The Acid Bath Murderer. It's finger-lickin' good...

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Sources:

John Haigh. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Haigh

Katie Serena. All That’s Interesting. “The Story Of John George Haigh, The Acid Bath Murderer, Is Just As Gruesome As His Nickname Suggests.” https://allthatsinteresting.com/john-george-haigh

Outwood. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outwood,_Wakefield

Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. Thoughtco. “How to Make a Sulfuric Acid Formula at Home.” https://www.thoughtco.com/make-sulfuric-acid-at-home-608262

Murderpedia. “John George Haigh.” https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/haigh-john.htm

Dr. Jonathan Oates and Dave Walker. The Library Time Machine. “Haigh—a handsome stranger arrives at your hotel.” https://rbkclocalstudies.wordpress.com/tag/onslow-court-hotel/

The Advertiser (Adelaide) via Trove. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/36677026

The Evening Star via LOC. https://bit.ly/2ZMTdAi

Crime and Investigation. “John Haigh.” https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/john-haigh-the-acid-bath-murderer/arrest

https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/haigh-john.htm

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

https://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/articles/the-acid-bath-murders/

http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/Haigh.html

https://boredomtherapy.com/acid-bath-murderer-of-britain/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9VHansGsDI

Old Timey Crimey #63: Alfred Rouse - “Big Strong Hand”

Old Timey Crimey #63: Alfred Rouse - “Big Strong Hand”

May 29, 2020

This week, we take a look at Alfred Rouse (and his unit) and the Blazing Car Murder.  The guy just kept forgetting he was married!

Furiously. 

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Sources:

“Alfred Rouse 'blazing car murder': Dozen missing people ruled out.” BBC. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-41886193

Alfred Arthur Rouse. murderpedia. https://murderpedia.org/male.R/r/rouse-alfred.htm

Great Fire of Northampton. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Fire_of_Northampton

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

Alfred Rouse. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Rouse

1931: Alfred Arthur Rouse, Blazing Car Murder. Executed Today. http://www.executedtoday.com/tag/alfred-rouse/

Dr. Kevan Manwaring. “The Automobile Murder.” The Bardic Academic. https://thebardicacademic.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/the-automobile-murder/

Helena Normanton. “Trial of Alfred Arthur Rouse” https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.173609/2015.173609.Trial-Of-Alfred-Arthur-Rouse_djvu.txt

Old Timey Crimey #51: Frederick Deeming - “Victorian Tinder”

Old Timey Crimey #51: Frederick Deeming - “Victorian Tinder”

March 6, 2020

This week, we take a look at country-hopping murderer Frederick Deeming. From Great Britain to Australia to South Africa to Great Britain to South America and so on, this guy loved to get on a boat and brag about things that never happened--when he wasn't murdering.

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Sources:

“Frederick Bailey Deeming.” Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/suspects/deeming.html
John Godl. “The Life and Crimes of Frederick Bailey Deeming.” Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/dissertations/dst-deeming.html
Erin Blakemore. “Did Victorians Really Get Brain Fever?” JStor Daily. https://daily.jstor.org/did-victorians-really-get-brain-fever/
“Frederick Bailey Deeming.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Bailey_Deeming
Barry O. Jones. “Deeming, Frederick Bailey.” Australian Dictionary of Biography. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/deeming-frederick-bailey-5940
“Frederick Bailey Deeming.” Natasha Murphy. Feeling Murdery Podcast. https://open.spotify.com/episode/41IUFz80qAbYyZE00ODxEd?si=wexYLQbjRCSg5R5MQFhwsg
Chris Adams and Helen Goltz. “The Ladies’ Man: Murderer Frederick Bailey Deeming.” Grave Tales Series Podcast. https://open.spotify.com/episode/7D9M38R32FPUgcOI7sS11P?si=bGJei6WwRiGYMj1S38lwFw
“Bluebeard of Two Continents.” The Capricornian. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70650899
Murderpedia
ExecutedToday.com
Otto von Bismark. "Jack the Ripper, The Australian Suspect." Youtube.
Briefcase. "The Dark and Cold Case of Cruel Killer Frederick Deeming." Youtube.

Old Timey Crimey #43: The Murder of the Century - “Ducktectives”

Old Timey Crimey #43: The Murder of the Century - “Ducktectives”

January 10, 2020

You wouldn't expect to find Santa's sack floating in the East River in NYC, but three boys certainly found a sack, and it held quite the surprise. Their discovery would lead to a sensational murder trial, a race for clues between reporters and detectives, and a circulation war that would define journalism for decades to come. Join us for the trial of the century!

Plus: Scott's multiple psychic crime predictions, 19th century bro behavior, and a method of body identification that's not fit to print.

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Sources:
Paul Collins. The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars. Broadway Books, 2011.

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