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    Villisca Ax Murders

    Sometime after midnight on June 10th 1912, 106 years ago, an unknown person or persons entered the home of  the Moore family home located at 508 e. 2nd Street in Villisca, Iowa and violently ended the lives of 8 people,   Josieh Moore 43, his wife Sarah Moore 39, and their children Herman 11, Katherine 10, Boyd 7, Paul 5 and two neighbor children Lena Stillinger 12 and her sister Ina only 8. The murders soon became known as the Villisca Ax Murders and started what would become the most notorious murders in Iowa history and remains unsolved to this day. “Villisca Ax Murder House” Moore Family and the two Stillinger girls…

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    The Black Dahlia Part 3-The Suspects

    The unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short may forever remain that, unsolved, but, to many the killer is already known,the problem is who is right about which one? Join us this week as we discuss (and sometimes argue) about who could have committed this heinous crime. Ed Burns, Hayley questions whether or not he had the medical know how, BUT, I had forgotten during the recording that he had some medical student credits! George Hodel? Steve Hodel certainly thinks he did it. Check out his books Black Dahlia Avenger II 2014: Presenting the Follow-Up Investigation and Further Evidence Linking Dr. George Hill Hodel to Los Angeles’s Black Dahlia and other 1940s…

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    The Black Dahlia-Part 2 The Investigation

    This week we discuss the investigation into the murder of Elizabeth Short.   The first suspect and supposedly the last person to see Elizabeth alive, Robert “Red” Manly, although cleared of murder, he was haunted by the crime for the rest of his life.  His wife stood by his side, unfortunately she had to have him committed to Patton State Hospital in 1954.                                                   Police bulletin to the officers on the investigation. Letters received by the newspapers. The police believe these were sent by the killer Random…

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    The Black Dahlia-Part 1-Elizabeth Short

    On the morning of January 15, 1947, a mother taking her child for a walk in a Los Angeles neighborhood stumbled upon a gruesome sight: the body of a young naked woman sliced in half at the waist.  For over 70 years the mystery of who killed The Black Dahlia has perplexed the police, the FBI and  arm chair detectives and website warriors alike. Armed with the LAPD and FBI files we begin  part one of our 3 part series, where we focus on the victim. A girl just 22 years old who lost her life in the most vile and violent way. We want to give her name back, remind…

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    More Haunted Hollywood-Marilyn Monroe with Craig Owens Part 2

    Everyone knows who Marilyn Monroe is, but, do you know what happened her final day? Join Cat as her and her guest Craig Owens founder of Bizarre Los Angeles and author of the acclaimed book Haunted by History chat about Marilyn, the men in her life, her final days and whether or not she haunts some of Hollywood’s more famous locations. MM’s wall crypt covered in red lipstick kisses. Marilyn and Jim Doughtery her first husband June 1942 Marilyn with author and third husband Arthur Miller   Get your copy of Craig’s book Haunted by History  https://bizarrela.com/product-category/haunted-by-history-books/   PS. just listened to this weeks episode!! Oh goodness, I lost it…

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    The Ghosts of California-Haunted Hollywood with Bizarre Los Angeles creator Craig Owens

    Thelma Todd Thelma Todd was an American Actress. Born July 29, 1906, she appeared in about 120 films (pictures) between 1926 and 1935. On the morning of December 16, 1935, Thelma Todd was found dead in her car in a garage behind her restaurant, The Sidewalk Cafe. Her death ruled accidental by carbon monoxide poisoning (see death certificate below), its been listed as one of Hollywood’s  most suspicious deaths. Full of life and love, with beauty and brains, it was hard to believe that she would do anything to put herself in danger. Was Hot Toddy’s death caused by her own hands, was it an accident or was it murder?…

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    Winchester Mansion

    The Winchester Mansion Called the Winchester Mystery House it is an architectural wonder, built and designed by Sarah Winchester in the late 19th and 20th century. Warned by a medium, that Sarah must continue to build and expand 24 hours a day 7 days week, 365 days a year, was Sarah a spiritualist who believed the medium or was building the house a hobby for her? Listen while we separate fact from fiction. Said to be the only known photo in existence, but, the one below shows up often as also being a young Sarah Winchester     None of the  pictures posted belong to Haunting History Podcast    …