Strangled in a Strange City


A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring one of history’s great mysteries.

The Curious Murder of Mary Ekhart

In this episode, we look at newspaper accounts of the murder of Mary Ekhart, a young woman from Dayton, Ohio, who separated from her husband and went to live in Cincinnati, where she had a lead on a job in a candy factory. A few days later, her body was found dead in a rooming house, and police tracked down every lead trying to find the mysterious stranger seen lurking in front of the house on the morning of the day of her murder.


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