Sunday Magazine #12

A Collection of True Crime Short Stories–

Sentenced To Die

When a large blond man, claiming to be a good samaritan, brings a badly beaten fellow into the hospital, it sparks an intricate game of cat and mouse that crosses several states and one international border.

No Judge Or Jury

The Case of the Missing Family. When the Haven family moved west for the mother’s health, they seemed to have left their farm in good hands. But where, exactly, did they go?

The Kahuna Murder Suicide Note

This story revolves around the translation of a suicide note that is both touching and hair-raising. Kahuna, by the way, is Hawaiian folk spiritualism, more or less comparable to a witch doctor or voodoo.

“Surf Shimmy” by Kevin MacLeod, Creative Commons
“Aloha Oe,” traditional Hawaiian Tune, performed by Barbara Browning, Creative Commons.
Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

The Sicilian Trunk Job

AN EYE FOR AN EYE —

A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty…

The Murder of Fillipo Caruso

Episode 161 takes us on a trip across the Midwest, from the Italian slums of Chicago, where an Italian produce salesman meets a terrible fate at the hands of his countrymen, aboard a train to Pittsburgh, where his body was found several days later. In this story, the press and the police work together to break down the brotherhood of silence to crack this horrible crime.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
“Bushwick Tarantella” courtesy incompetech.com
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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