Episode 26: Edgar Watson The Desperado of Chatham Bend


The Florida Everglades are full of fascinating wildlife, eerie beauty and countless natural wonders. But within this dense wilderness, is the story of one of a man believed to be one of Florida’s most prolific serial killers. And the people who decided to take justice into their own hands to stop him from murdering again.

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More about this episode

Read Peter Matthiessen’s Watson Trilogy, inspired by the life of Edgar Watson. The trilogy consists of Killing Mister Watson, Lost Man’s River and Bone by Bone.

The Decemberists “E.Watson” – a retelling of the story of the posse that faced down Watson

Music Credits

Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use

“Lost Cowboy” by Coyote Hearing Licensed under Creative Commons

“Long Note One”, “Long Note Two”, “Long Note Four”, “Drone in D” and “Almost in F Tranquility” by Kevin MacLeod Licensed under Creative Commons

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