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Each week Paula and Stephen explore unsolved murders, lost shipwrecks, local legends and more! www.ohiomysteries.com www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio MUSIC: NEW HORIZON-ADERIN MUSIC: THE GREAT UNKNOWN- AUDIONAUTIX

Each week Paula and Stephen explore unsolved murders, lost shipwrecks, local legends and more! www.ohiomysteries.com www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio MUSIC: NEW HORIZON-ADERIN MUSIC: THE GREAT UNKNOWN- AUDIONAUTIX

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Each week Paula and Stephen explore unsolved murders, lost shipwrecks, local legends and more! www.ohiomysteries.com www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio MUSIC: NEW HORIZON-ADERIN MUSIC: THE GREAT UNKNOWN- AUDIONAUTIX

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 129 - The embezzler's plane crash

4/11/2021
In 1982 - in the largest single-day loss-of-life for the FBI in its history - a Cessna carrying four agents and their handcuffed Chicago bank embezzler fell out of the sky over Montgomery, Ohio. The crash ended the life of the only man who knew where he'd buried $50,000 in cash in a remote area of Cincinnati. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Wash Me Away, by New Moons....

Duration:00:29:56

10-Minute Mystery: The Counterfeit House

4/7/2021
In the 1840s, Oliver Tompkins built a large farmhouse in Adams County, but neighbors soon began to wonder what was up with the occasional lantern flickering in the attic window. Years later, after Tompkins fled pursuing agents, they would learn the house's secrets - the hidden rooms, the trick locks, the strange passages, and the blood stain inside the front...

Duration:00:13:01

Ep. 128 - The incomparable Shep Tinker, horse thief extraordinaire

4/4/2021
Throughout the mid-1800s, Southeast Ohio newspapers followed the criminal exploits of their incorrigible and infamous horse thief and counterfeiter, Shep Tinker. The site of his grave is a mystery, but his colorful career, Robinhood reputation and undeniable charm is still the stuff of legend, and a reason to visit Tinker's Cave. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Henry, by...

Duration:00:33:14

10-Minute Mystery: Cletus Reese and Murder RIdge

3/31/2021
When Cletus Reese's sister became worried when the Coshocton County farmer took a test drive in a new car and returned without the salesman, she called authorities. What searchers found on Reese's farm over the next week revealed the horror of "Murder Ridge."www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

Duration:00:15:39

Ep. 127 - Mob Story: The Youngstown Naples brothers

3/28/2021
Sandy, Billy, Jimmy and Joey Naples were some of Youngstown's most infamous racketeers. But like a plot line from a Godfather movie, three met untimely - and officially unsolved - ends. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Shake it Off, by Drew Joseph. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/drewjosephmusic Additional music: Audionautix by The Great Unknown. The Great Phospher...

Duration:00:33:38

10-Minute Mystery: Brady's Leap

3/24/2021
Capt. Samuel Brady was often called the Daniel Boone of the Ohio Valley, and a hero who worked to protect settlers from Indian marauders in the late 1700s. But his legend, they say, was cemented by one desperate act he took while - naked, weaponless and scorched by a fire meant to kill him - he evaded hundreds of pursuing warriors in a flight through present-day Kent,...

Duration:00:19:45

Ep. 126 - The conviction of Charles Hart

3/21/2021
In 1894, searchers in Paulding, Ohio found the gruesome charred and mutilated remains of two children that had gone missing the day before. Within two hours, the sheriff arrested a slow-witted boy who lived near the crime scene. More than a century after his conviction and hanging, some wonder, was he guilty? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Pining, by Gretchen Pleuss with...

Duration:00:33:18

10-Minute Mystery: Barrel Doe

3/17/2021
In 1969, a Cleveland teen who wanted to burn some trash rolled an abandoned barrel from a vacant lot to his yard to help do the deed. But when he opened the metal drum, he found a dismembered body inside. The man was never identified. Now, the nonprofit PorchLight Project is leading an effort to research the man's DNA to give him a name, and possibly lead to a killer or a motive for his...

Duration:00:11:51

Ep. 125 - A different justice: Lori Nesson

3/14/2021
In September of 1974, Lori Nesson attended a football game at her Columbus, Ohio high school, then went to a few parties with celebrating students. She was found dead the next day. For decades, authorities weren't certain if her death was accidental or murder - until a Columbus TV viewer watched a cold case program and solved the...

Duration:00:30:31

10-Minute Mystery: Sonya Green, and Annette and Howard Lawrence

3/10/2021
In 1982, the city of East Cleveland lost a school girl and a school teacher in two separate murders, one week apart. The bodies of Sonya Green, 14, and Annette Lawrence, 32, were both left behind Severance Center in Cleveland Heights - one the victim of rape, the other of robbery. Then 14 months later, Annette's husband, Howard, met his end at the hands of yet another...

Duration:00:13:14

Ep. 124 - The mysterious death of Joseph Kupchik

3/7/2021
In 2006, Joseph Kupchik, a college kid from Strongsville, was found dying in a downtown Cleveland alley, having plummeted from the ninth floor of a parking garage. Authorities think it was suicide. His family thinks it was murder. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Troll, by Mr. Carnivore. Find more at: https://www.mrcarnivoreeats.com Additional music: Audionautix by The...

Duration:00:27:47

10-Minute Mystery: Marvin "Beau" King

3/3/2021
In 1973, the Clark County sheriff got an anonymous call that the body of a man could be found off the road just outside Springfield, Ohio. It took four hours to find the body, but it wasn't a man. It was 12-year old Marvin "Beau" King, who had been taken from his home where he had been making cookies and waiting for his single mom to get off...

Duration:00:10:19

Ep. 123 - The Consolidated Road murders

2/28/2021
In 1987, three bodies were found in an isolated cabin off Consolidated Road in Preble County, outside Eaton. Authorities figure two of the victims (Melinda Newcomb and Donnie Marker) were killed for stumbling across a murder in progress, but the motivation behind the death of the original target (David Smelser) is a mystery. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Rattlesnake...

Duration:00:27:22

10-Minute Mystery: Nancy Eagleson

2/24/2021
In 1960, 14-year-old Nancy Eagleson was kidnapped while walking just five houses from her home in Paulding, Ohio - the only witness her 4-yer-old sister, Sherrill. She was found six hours later having been raped and shot in the face. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

Duration:00:14:29

Ep. 122 - Mormon founder Joseph Smith

2/21/2021
Among the historical debates of Joseph Smith's 7-year residence in Ohio: What motivated a mob of men to pull Smith from his Portage County home and tar and feather him? And did Smith - who went on to have 40 wives - begin his polygamy with a serving girl in Kirtland? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Start Some Mystery, by Lisa Biales. Find more at:...

Duration:00:34:41

10-Minute Mystery: Tricia Reitler

2/17/2021
In 1993, Tricia Reitler, a freshman at Indiana Wesleyan University from Olmsted Falls, Ohio, disappeared while walking back to her dorm from a supermarket. Her bloody clothes turned up two days later, but she has never been seen again. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

Duration:00:10:21

Mystery Rewind The search for Amy Mihaljevic's killer - James Renner

2/14/2021
In 1989, 10-year-old Amy Mihaljevic was in her home in the comfortable Cleveland suburb of Bay Village when the phone rang. A man introduced himself as her mother's co-worker, and asked for her help in picking out a gift to celebrate her mother's promotion. Amy agreed. Friends who walked her to the shopping center on the appointed day were the last to see her alive as she calmly walked away with the stranger. Her body would be found three months later. Special guest: Investigative...

Duration:00:46:30

10-Minute Mystery: Bloody Bridge

2/10/2021
In Auglaize County, a marker next to a span that crossed the old Miami and Erie Canal gives a brief account of a love triangle that resulted in three deaths. Tonight, we share the rest of the story that lent its name to the Bloody Bridge. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

Duration:00:09:13

Ep. 120 - The inspiration of Thomas Edison

2/7/2021
Thomas Edison's long list of inventions touched every layer of our lives - from the lightbulb and electric industry, to movies, TV and music. In many cases, he was motivated by his own profound deafness - a condition that medical experts still debate. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Anything, by Tyrone Hornbuckle. Find more at...

Duration:00:35:20

10-Minute Mystery: Sharonline

2/3/2021
The unsolved murder of Nathan Axel and the growing reputation of the Youngstown neighborhood of "Sharonline" as a dumping ground for killers. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

Duration:00:10:41