Sunday Magazine #11

A Collection of True Crime Short Stories–

Talking Needles

Solving The Murder Of Anna Nosko. In the days before all the scientific CSI, intelligent investigators could still put together an airtight case based on unlikely forensic evidence. True Detective Mysteries, November, 1925.

Convicted By A Silk Thread

When a young girl is found half-naked and totally dead on a garden path, the police find their case hanging quite assuredly by a thread.

Death Wears A Blue Mask

On Sylvania’s Fifteenth Tee. A golf outing turns to tragedy when the party reaches the isolated fifteenth tee.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun
Minuet in Am by Henry Purcell and Peer Gynt Suite by Edvard Grieg, courtesy musopen.org

In The Devil’s Beef Tub

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…

Buck Ruxton’s Double Jigsaw Puzzle Murder

Episode 158 takes us once again to the British Isles, our first excursion into Scotland with the story of a physician (some accounts call him a gynecologist) accused of dismembering his wife and the nanny of their children, scattering their parts in a deep bowl-like valley near the town of Moffat, so named as it was known as a good spot for hiding stolen cattle.

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

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Sunday Magazine #10

 

A Collection of True Crime Short Stories–

From the pages of the classic pulp magazine “True Detective,” Vol. 4, no. 1.

A Town in the Grip of Terror:

Amarillo, Texas, had been a calm place where little happened, but two shocking murders and three attacks changed it into a town in the grip of terror.
Wade “Sleepy” Copeland received a five-year sentence for armed robbery. Joseph Paul Lucas and Earl George Robinson both pleaded guilty to the indictments against them, each received two life sentences, and Lucas received an additional 99-year sentence. Joseph Paul Lucas was released in June, 1967, and Robertson a year later.

The Widow of Hallu:

Police Inspector Lejeune had never seen a woman like her. She was fat to the point of obesity. Her eyes were round, child-like; her voice was a stifled whisper. But this huge simple woman had committed murder, had pounded the life from her husband in a fit of maniacal rage.

Theme Music by Dave Sams
Incidental music for “The Widow of Hallu” by Dana Boule from the album “Songs For Paris.” Used with permission.
Media management by Sean R. Jones
Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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