The story of Joe Ball has been a part of Texas lore since the 1930s. He’s known to have killed two people but investigators believed he may have killed up to 20. Were nearly a dozen victims fed to Joe’s pet alligators? Listen to episode 127 FOLLOW AND LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed Episode Sources Joe… Continue reading Episode 127 The Butcher of Elmendorf
Southern Mysteries is on hiatus. I’m taking a much needed break from researching murders and mysteries this summer. I’ll be back with new episodes in time to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the show this fall. If you’re a patron of Southern Mysteries, you’ll still hear Patreon Exclusive episodes of The Lesser Knowns each month.… Continue reading Show Update & Rhonda Belle Martin
In 1872, wealthy businessman John Craigmiles commissioned architect Peter Williamson to design a church in downtown Cleveland, Tennessee. The Gothic revival church was built in 1873 and dedicated in memory of 7-year-old Nina Craigmiles who died in 1871. The mausoleum behind the church is home to one of Tennessee's strangest mysteries. Listen to episode 104… Continue reading Episode 104 The Legend of the Bloody Mausoleum
The Magnolia Hotel in Seguin, Texas is one of the most haunted hotels in the state. 13 spirits are attached to the hotel including Emma Voelcker, a 12 year old girl whose killer stayed at the hotel the night of her murder.
Sidney Lascelles was one of the most accomplished swindlers and bigamists of the 19th century. So accomplished that when he died in Asheville, North Carolina in 1902, it would take years to track down someone who knew his true identity. SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed Sidney Lascelles was born to wealthy parents in… Continue reading Episode 71 Sidney Lascelles The Remarkable Rascal