Body In The Bayou


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

The Haynesville/Homer Hammer Murder

The scandal in Episode 188 unfolds in the small towns dotting the bayou country of northern Louisiana. When the town grocer goes missing, his wife declares that he’s run out on her. But then a former boarder returns to take up lodging in her home. Yeah. That’s not gonna end well.

  • Incidental music by Nico Vettese
  • Theme music performed 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