Classic tales of the
SCANDALS, SCOUNDRELS, and SCOURGES
of the past as told from the
HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS in the
GOLDEN AGE of YELLOW JOURNALISM
The Heinous Crimes of Earle Nelson
For Episode 52, we go north of the border into Canada on the trail of the sinister killer known as “The Dark Strangler.” He killed at least 18 women in a half-dozen United States cities, traveling thousands of miles and staying in boarding houses, leaving police without even a vague idea of his identity. Then he ventured north into Canada to continue his spree, but two murders in, the Canadian police join forces to track the man down by following the t rail of the various hats he used to disguise himself.
From The Vault
The Strange Death Of Edith May Thompson
Episode 23 revolves around a friendship between a socialite and an erudite, seemingly scholarly man who came to live in her hometown on the eastern shore of Maryland. The residents of Talbot County were shocked beyond belief when a pair of crab trappers pull the body of the newly-married young woman from the Chesapeake Bay and the newcomer disappears. Adapted from the April 1930 of True Detective Mysteries by Sheriff A.E. Walsh as told to K.S. Daiger.