In August 1943, 15 year old Joan Kiger was accused of murdering her father and younger brother. Her attorney claimed the sleepwalking defense saying Joan shot her family members while having a nightmare. Listen to Episode 101 FOLLOW AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed In the summer of 1943, it was hard to imagine any… Continue reading Episode 101 Joan Kiger the Sleepwalking Killer of Covington Kentucky
In February 1933 a church service in a Kentucky mountain town ended with the death of 72 year old Lucinda Mills. Nine relatives would be accused of murder while the media labelled her death a human sacrifice. What happened in that cabin? Listen to Episode 98 FOLLOW AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed How does… Continue reading Episode 98 The Cult of the Unknown Tongues
Duels were common in America until the end of the Civil War. They were most common in the south where the slightest offense could result in a challenge with duelists following a “polite” code of honor.
Mary Cawein's murder by carbolic acid poisoning in July 1965, shocked the social set in Lexington, Kentucky. Her murder would bring to light the affairs of her respected husband, Dr. Madison Cawein III. Did Madison murder his wife? Or did one of his lovers kill Mary?