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A native Tennessean exploring historical and contemporary true crime in the South.

A native Tennessean exploring historical and contemporary true crime in the South.
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A native Tennessean exploring historical and contemporary true crime in the South.

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English


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33-An Inconvenient Woman- Athalia Ponsell Lindsley

11/16/2018
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In 1974, a feisty, outspoken woman in St. Augustine, FL became embroiled in a ridiculous feud with her neighbors, one that went public and turned most of the old city against her. Then she was brutally murdered with a machete on her own front porch, in broad daylight. And her murderer was set free. Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com...

Duration:00:57:26

32--The Corpsewood Manor Murders

10/31/2018
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Corpsewood Manor in Northern Georgia is an infamous haunted tourist attraction. And many believe it is cursed. Either by the ghosts of the men murdered there, or by a more mysterious and evil entity. Today’s episode is brought to you by Audible: he leading provider of premium digital spoken audio entertainment. Podcast promos on this episode: It’s Haunted, What Now? and The Minds of Madness Reading recommendation: The Corpsewood Manor Murders of North Georgia by Amy Petulla Written, hosted...

Duration:01:03:35

Introducing Blackwood

10/24/2018
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Five years ago, three teenagers set out to investigate the local legend of their small town, The Blackwood Bugman, and the mysterious disappearances and murders connected to him over the years. But as they soon come to find out, getting too close to the truth can be dangerous. From the masterminds behind Hunt A Killer comes a chilling tale of secrets, monsters, and murder. Subscribe to Blackwood today at wondery.fm/fried

Duration:00:12:29

31--Justice Denied: The Horrific Murder of Brenda Schaefer

10/18/2018
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Double jeopardy protects our citizens from malicious prosecution. But every now and then, the good guys lose. And the bad guy benefits from this protection we all enjoy. The Brenda Schaefer case is an extreme example of dedicated police work and earnest prosecution still losing to abject evil. Special thank you to author Bob Hill. His book, Double Jeopardy, was an incredible resource in researching this case. *Promo on this episode: The Murder in My Family by Mike Morford* Written, hosted...

Duration:01:09:23

30--Down Came The Rain: The Disappearance of Crystal McDowell

10/3/2018
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In August of 2017, Hurricane Harvey was bearing down on the gulf coast and a beautiful mother of two vanishes. In the days that followed, Baytown, Texas had to contend with historic rainfall and flooding while searching for Crystal McDowell. But if it wasn't for the storm, her murderer would probably have gotten away with it. **Don’t forget to tune in October 7th to the Weather Channel’s new series, Storm of Suspicion, to learn more and see the players in about Crystal’s case. Written,...

Duration:00:34:37

29--The Family Annihilator: Jeffrey MacDonald, Park 2

9/12/2018
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The conclusion to the Narcissistic Family Annihilator, Jeffrey MacDonald. MacDonald is a brutal and cold murderer that destroyed his family to save himself and in doing so, brought family annihilators into the public consciousness. Key: A – Colette MacDonald B – Jeffrey MacDonald AB – Kimberley MacDonald O – Kristen MacDonald Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com...

Duration:01:15:08

28-- The Family Annihilator, Jeffrey MacDonald: Part 1

9/8/2018
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There are some murders that are so intrinsically shocking that we all become obsessed. Known as the family annihilator, these horrific cases dominate our news and social media. This is the historic case of one of the most infamous monsters who destroy their families: Jeffrey MacDonald. Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com...

Duration:00:31:35

27--Murder in the Ozarks- Cocaine & Cover Up

9/3/2018
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The 1980’s were the beginning of a sea change in politics and drug culture in the United States. Listen to this tale of how a cocaine, corruption, a double murder, and a dead patsy trumped justice in one Ozark town. The Podcast I mentioned about the Dennis Flowers’ case: https://coronertalk.com/cocaine-killing-coverup-pt-1 https://coronertalk.com/cocaine-killing-and-coverup-pt-2 https://coronertalk.com/pt-3-cocaine-killing-coverup-pathology Promos played on today’s show:...

Duration:01:11:31

26--Interview with author Laura Lippman

7/31/2018
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Bonus Episode-- an interview with acclaimed thriller novelist, Laura Lippman. Her modern noir novel, Sunburn, comes out in paperback today! http://www.lauralippman.net https://www.facebook.com/lauralippman Twitter: @LauraMLippman Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com https://www.facebook.com/southernfriedtruecrime https://www.patreon.com/southernfriedtruecrime...

Duration:00:36:25

25--The Suspicious Death of Lauren Agee on Center Hill Lake

7/19/2018
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Lauren Agee went to Center Hill Lake in Smithville, Tennessee with some "friends" to attend the annual wakeboarding tournament known as WakeFest. They were camping on a steep cliff, 90 feet above the water. She supposedly went to bed Saturday night, and was missing the next morning. She was found hours later by two fishermen, floating dead, face down in a cove. Her death was barely investigated and her friends acted extremely suspicious. Special thanks to private investigator, Sheila...

Duration:01:04:33

24--Interview with Author & Serial Killer Expert, Dr. Peter Vronsky

7/11/2018
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I had a wonderful chat with Dr. Peter Vronsky, author, historian and serial killer expert. He came on the show to discuss his new book, Sons of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present. We covered everything, from the historical witch hunts, which Peter considers the state sanctioned serial murder of women, to Jack the Ripper and the Golden Age of serial killers, beginning in the 1970’s through the 90’s. And of course, his special relationship to serial killer,...

Duration:00:37:50

23--Interview with Author & Historian, Patrick Bowmaster

7/6/2018
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I had a lovely chat with author and historian, Patrick Bowmaster, about his ebook "What the Little Dog Witnessed." He was kind enough to talk to me about his research as well as how he went about getting it published. Special shout out to Richard from the podcast True Crime Historian! For more information, please visit Patrick's blog: https://patrickbowmaster.wordpress.com/ Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of...

Duration:00:32:28

22-- The Reckoning: The Trials of Perry March

5/29/2018
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The Reckoning: The Trials of Perry March is the conclusion to the Janet Levine March series. It took ten years to get Perry March to justice, and he didn’t go down alone. Southern Fried True Crime is written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Southern Fried’s Original Graphic Art is by Coley Horner Southern Fried’s Original Theme Music by is Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio @southernfriedtruecrime (Insta & Facebook) @southfriedtruth (Twitter) https://www.patreon.com/southernfriedtruecrime...

Duration:00:54:38

21--All Out War: The Investigation into the Disappearance of Janet Levine March

5/22/2018
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The investigation into the disappearance of Janet Levine March was going cold, but the war between Perry March and the Levines was about to explode. Part 2 of 3. Southern Fried True Crime is written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Southern Fried’s Original Graphic Art is by Coley Horner Southern Fried’s Original Theme Music by is Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio @southernfriedtruecrime (Insta & Facebook) @southfriedtruth (Twitter) https://www.patreon.com/southernfriedtruecrime (please...

Duration:00:48:53

20-- The Disappearance of Janet Levine March

5/18/2018
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A beautiful young artist, mother and wealthy native of Nashville goes missing. (Part 1 of 3) Promos on this episode: Corpus Delecti & Perhaps It's You Follow them on Twitter! @CorpusDelectiPC & @PerhapsItsYou Southern Fried True Crime is written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Southern Fried’s Original Graphic Art is by Coley Horner Southern Fried’s Original Theme Music by is Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio @southernfriedtruecrime (Insta & Facebook) @southfriedtruth (Twitter)...

Duration:00:36:07

19--Interview with Author Karin Slaughter

5/9/2018
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We're shaking things up this week on Southern Fried! Join me as I chat with international best-selling author, Karin Slaughter. She is a critcially acclaimed and much beloved crime writer known for her gripping page turners. And she's a sassy, southern woman who is a lot of fun to interview. I think you're gonna love her. We talk about crime, her writing process, getting to know female cops, the #metoo movement, daddy's girls and even dish about everyone's favorite guilty pleasure: VC...

Duration:00:43:49

18--Cold Cold Heart: Conclusion to the Story of Shelly Michael

4/4/2018
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The story of Shelly Michael, former cheerleader, wife, mother, stepmother, nurse practitioner and murderer could not be contained in one episode. I hope you enjoy the conclusion of this West Virginian saga. If you’re interested in learning more about this case, check out my best source. Author John Glatt wrote the definitive work on Shelly Michael: Playing with Fire: A Nurse, Her Husband, and a Marriage Turned Fatal. He covers Shelly’s trial in depth as well as many more players in this...

Duration:00:59:45

17--Cold Cold Heart: The Story of Shelly Michael

3/31/2018
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The story of Shelly Michael, wife, mother, stepmother, nurse practitioner and murderer could not be contained in one episode. I hope you enjoy part one of this West Virginian saga about a former Mountaineer cheerleader turned murderess. Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com https://www.facebook.com/southernfriedtruecrime https://www.patreon.com/southernfriedtruecrime...

Duration:00:52:02

16--The Depravity of Christa Pike

3/14/2018
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An 18 year old girl tortures and kills another teenager and is sentenced to death. Does she belong on Death Row? You decide. *Warning: this episode is especially graphic Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com https://www.facebook.com/southernfriedtruecrime https://www.patreon.com/southernfriedtruecrime https://whatamaneuver.net/collections/southern-fried-true-crime...

Duration:00:50:36

15--The Wrongful Conviction of Willie Grimes

2/28/2018
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In 1987, Willie Grimes is accused of the rape of an elderly white woman. He has an alibi and there is no physical evidence. And yet he is still taken to trial and convicted. It would take 24 years to prove his innocence. Written, hosted and produced by Erica Kelley Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio https://southernfriedtruecrime.com https://www.facebook.com/southernfriedtruecrime https://www.patreon.com/southernfriedtruecrime...

Duration:00:34:59