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43. Steven Ray Thacker

6/25/2018
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In December of 1999, Laci Dawn Hill was preparing to spend Christmas with family and friends in Bixby, Oklahoma. A chance encounter would put Laci in the crosshairs of Steven Ray Thacker who would embark on a 10 day killing spree across three states after abducting Laci. Music courtesy of Blanche, find their music on iTunes! Contact us at blessthismesspodcast@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter here. Follow on Instagram at blessthismesspodcast Like us on facebook at...

Duration:00:47:16

42. Dana Satterfield

6/1/2018
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In July of 1995, Dana Satterfield is a beautiful, ambitious, young mother of two running her own hair and tanning salon in Roebuck, South Carolina. When Dana is found brutally murdered in the salon the whole town is shocked and cannot imagine who could have done this. Dana and her husband were having problems, could he have done this? Or was it one of the many men in town who had made unwanted advances towards Dana? Join us while we discuss the sad case of Dana Satterfield and why it took 10...

Duration:00:55:34

41. Taylor Behl

5/23/2018
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In September 2005, Taylor Behl had just spent Labor Day weekend at home with her Mom and Dad in Vienna, Virginia. She was excited to get back to her college campus, she had great friends, loved her classes, and her new roommate. But the night Taylor returned to her dorm, she disappeared after telling her roommate she would be back in a couple hours. Following a trail of photos, detectives found Taylors body and the story told by the accused murderer would shock the community and reveal a...

Duration:00:42:51

40. Kim Medlin

5/1/2018
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In March of 1997, Kim Medlin had a lot going for her. She was happily married and working on building her dream life with her husband. They had moved to Monroe, North Carolina to buy some land, start a horse farm, and fix up the home they bought for when they would eventually start a family. But something happened to Kim in the early morning hours of March 29, her car was left on the side of the road, still running. When her body was discovered on Easter Sunday, the small town of Monroe was...

Duration:01:02:20

39. Jennifer Schuett

4/24/2018
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In August of 1990, Jennifer Schuett is an 8 year old girl getting ready to start third grade in Dickinson, Texas. Jennifer had always been afraid of the dark and since she could remember, she always slept in bed with her mom at night since it was just the two of them. Well one night, Jennifer was restless and her mom asked if she could, just for this night, go sleep in her room. That evening, a man would kidnap Jennifer and leave her for dead in a field. Join us while we discuss the case of...

Duration:01:12:33

38. Blind Rage// Ruie Ann Park

4/17/2018
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May 1981, Ruie Ann Park is a prominent member of society but not necessarily the most liked in the small town of Van Buren, Arkansas When she ends up dead in her home, bludgeoned to death, the town quickly suspects her alcoholic son and the people he has in his life. With not enough evidence to get a conviction, the case would go unsolved until a taped confession emerges revealing the true murderer. Source: Blind Rage by Anita Paddock. Music courtesy of Blanche, find their music on...

Duration:01:08:54

37. Carla Hughes

4/10/2018
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November 2006, Avis Banks and her fiancé Keyon Pittman are expecting their first child in just a few months. They spent the holidays with family and everything seemed wonderful. But just six days after Thanksgiving, Keyon comes home to find Avis brutally murdered in their garage. At first police, suspect Keyon but once they find out the double life he was leading a new suspect emerges and it will shock the community. Join us while we discuss the murderess mistress from Mississippi, Carla...

Duration:01:09:21

36. Jessica Dishon

3/28/2018
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In Bullitt County, Kentucky 17 year old Jessica Dishon goes missing leaving a few belongings behind including a cellphone with the numbers “9-1” dialed on the screen. It would take 17 days to find her body and the scene was horrific, she had been brutally murdered. With a bungled police investigation, this case went cold making the family suffer for years and wondering “Who killed Jessica?”. Music courtesy of Blanche, find their music on iTunes! Support us on Patreon here. Contact us at...

Duration:01:05:00

35. When LARPing Turns Deadly// Clara Jane Schwartz

3/20/2018
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In 2001, Dr. Robert Schwartz is a world renowned scientist working with DNA sequencing. He is still recovering from the death of his wife Joan and living alone in his home in Mount Gilead, Virginia. One December evening, a man comes to his secluded home and stabs him over 40 times with a 27 inch sword and leaves an 'X' carved into the back of his neck. Police begin to wonder, is this is an occult ritual killing? Or could there be something else beyond the surface? Join us while we discuss...

Duration:01:01:40

34. The Stocking Strangler Part 3// Carlton Gary

3/15/2018
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From 1977 to 1978, a murderer was loose in Columbus, Georgia nicknamed the Stocking Strangler. After six years of no leads, they finally nab their guy and he is convicted and sentenced to death. But 30 years later, new DNA evidence is processed, some pointing to is guilt and some pointing to his innocence, we discuss the findings and the ever complicated case of Carlton Gary. Sources: Whoever Fights Monsters by Robert Ressler, The Big Eddy Club by David Rose, Washington Post, the...

Duration:01:35:56

34. The Stocking Strangler Part 3

3/15/2018
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From 1977 to 1978, a murderer was loose in Columbus, Georgia nicknamed the Stocking Strangler. After six years of no leads, they finally nab their guy and he is convicted and sentenced to death. But 30 years later, new DNA evidence is processed, some pointing to is guilt and some pointing to his innocence, we discuss the findings and the ever complicated case of Carlton Gary. Sources: Whoever Fights Monsters by Robert Ressler, The Big Eddy Club by David Rose, Washington Post, the...

Duration:01:35:56

33. The Stocking Strangler Part 2// Carlton Gary

3/12/2018
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From September of 1977 to February of 1978, a serial killer is terrifying the town of Columbus, Georgia. He has already murdered six elderly women in an upscale neighborhood and police are no closer to catching him. The killings stop suddenly but a new element of fear has entered in his place, a group calling themselves the “Forces of Evil” began threatening to kill black women in Columbus if the Stocking Strangler was not caught. Time is of the essence because the woman the organization...

Duration:00:53:29

33. The Stocking Strangler Part 2

3/12/2018
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From September of 1977 to February of 1978, a serial killer is terrifying the town of Columbus, Georgia. He has already murdered six elderly women in an upscale neighborhood and police are no closer to catching him. The killings stop suddenly but a new element of fear has entered in his place, a group calling themselves the “Forces of Evil” began threatening to kill black women in Columbus if the Stocking Strangler was not caught. Time is of the essence because the woman the organization...

Duration:00:53:29

33. The Stocking Killer Part 2

3/12/2018
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From September of 1977 to February of 1978, a serial killer is terrifying the town of Columbus, Georgia. He has already murdered six elderly women in an upscale neighborhood and police are no closer to catching him. The killings stop suddenly but a new element of fear has entered in his place, a group calling themselves the “Forces of Evil” began threatening to kill black women in Columbus if the Stocking Strangler was not caught. Time is of the essence because the woman the organization...

Duration:01:03:12

32. The Stocking Strangler Part 1// Carlton Gary

3/11/2018
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In the fall of 1977, a string of horrific attacks hit the city of Columbus, Georgia. White elderly women, all widows, living alone in an upscale neighborhood in Columbus were being brutally beaten, raped, and strangled with stockings. These murders shocked the community and despite massive police presence, the killings continued for several months. With racial tensions in the city at a high, a mysterious group called the "Forces of Evil" began taunting the police, threatening to kill black...

Duration:01:03:12

31. Mary Lynn Witherspoon

3/6/2018
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Mary Lynn Witherspoon was gorgeous, smart, well liked, and living in a beautiful home in the historic South of Broad area of Charleston, South Carolina. There was just one problem, a huge problem, her former boyfriends son had been stalking her for the last 22 years. With lax stalking laws and Mary Lynn’s caring soul, she was left with little to no options. Join us while we discuss the tragic case of Mary Lynn and how her sister and family carried on her legacy by making South Carolina a...

Duration:01:18:51

30. Jocelyn Earnest

2/26/2018
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Jocelyn Earnest was 38 years old and had a great career, great friends, and a loving family. She was in the process of ending a 12 year marriage and starting this new chapter of her life in Pine Bluff, Virginia. She was happy, active, and had everything going for her then suddenly she is found, in her home, with a gunshot wound to her head, a gun lying by her side, and a suicide note. Police are immediately suspicious and begin questioning was this a suicide or a murder? Music courtesy of...

Duration:01:01:16

29. When Nashville Lost Its Innocence Part 3// Marcia Trimble

2/22/2018
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In February of 1975, the disappearance and murder of Marcia Trimble shook the town of Nashville, Tennesse and was a crime that would change the city forever. At the same time that Marcia was missing, a string of rapes was hitting the Vanderbilt University and Belmont Colleg area and one cop would tie all of these rapes together and bring in the attacker. But what happened to Marcia? And what happened to Sarah Des Prez, a 19 year old Vanderbilt student that was murdered on February 2, 1975...

Duration:01:27:59

29. When Nashville Lost Its Innocence Part 3

2/22/2018
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In February of 1975, the disappearance and murder of Marcia Trimble shook the town of Nashville, Tennesse and was a crime that would change the city forever. At the same time that Marcia was missing, a string of rapes was hitting the Vanderbilt University and Belmont Colleg area and one cop would tie all of these rapes together and bring in the attacker. But what happened to Marcia? And what happened to Sarah Des Prez, a 19 year old Vanderbilt student that was murdered on February 2, 1975...

Duration:01:27:59

28. When Nashville Lost Its Innocence Part 2// Marcia Trimble

2/16/2018
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On February 25, 1975, 9 year old Marcia Trimble goes missing from her neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee while delivering Girl Scout cookies. A massive search is conducted over the next 33 days with no sign of Marcia and really no clues at all. Then, on Easter Sunday, the body of Marcia was found in the garage of someone in the neighborhood. Had she been there for 33 days? If so, how did 1000's of searchers and police officials miss her? Or was she kept alive for sometime before being...

Duration:00:57:55