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Evil Plan Drunkenly Botched

The Greenlease Kidnapping Tragedy

Episode 362 takes on one of the most evil crimes imaginable as told from the point of view of the perpetrator. By the time police caught up with Carl Austin Hall, he had made so many mistakes in the kidnapping and murder of a six-year-old boy that he knew the game was up, so he told the story in a coldly matter-of-fact 36-page confession, here adapted for the first two acts. The third act, we’ll call “the comeuppance."

Culled from the historic pages of the Kansas City Times, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and other newspapers of the era.

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