Fatal Family Fire


Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Eldorado Oberst Massacre

Episode 174 begins with a family of seven found incinerated in their farmhouse. The only surviving member of the family was the 17 year old son, who was at the movies with a friend. His story changes so dramatically and so frequently, that justice has a hard time catching up.

Theme Music by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun