The Ghastly Stockton Trunk Episode

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

The Life, Loves, And Crimes Of Emma LeDoux

Episode 157 tells the scandalous tale of a California woman who loved not wisely but too often. It’s hard to say from the newspaper reports and court records how the corpse in the trunk actually met its demise, but Emma Le Doux would never escape the consequences, for a time becoming only the second woman in California to be sentenced to the noose.
Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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A Trial Without Music

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

The Scarsdale Apple Orchard Torch Murder Scandal

Episode 156 is the scandalous tale that begins with the charred body of a young woman, identified only by a mole on an unburned leg. Turns out she was married. And had a boyfriend. Police solve the case quickly, but the decision of the jury is to be whether it was a crime of passion, manslaughter, or premeditated first degree murder. Here are the facts. You decide.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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