Episode 9: Old Timey True Crimey- True Crime from the early 1900’s

Episode 9: Old Timey True Crimey

Kristin's Case

Kristin brings the 1920’s drama in this week’s case where she explores the murders of Eleanor Mills and reverend Edward Hall. Btw the two just so happened to be having an affair at the time of their murders. Among the suspects were their respective spouses. Tune in for more juicy details on this salacious case.

Kristin's References:

Hall–Mills murder case. (2019, October 24). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall–Mills_murder_case.

Hartman, M. S. (n.d.). The Hell-Mills Murder Case: The Most Fascinating Unsolved Homicide in America. Retrieved from https://jrul.libraries.rutgers.edu/index.php/jrul/article/viewFile/1633/3073.

Katz, Hélèna (2010). Cold Cases: Famous Unsolved Mysteries, Crimes, and Disappearances in America. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 9780313376924.

Schechter, H. (2019, March 31). The Hall-Mills Murder Trial, 1926. Retrieved from https://yalereview.yale.edu/hall-mills-murder-trial-1926.

Amy's Case:

tillie klimek

Amy goes back to the early 1900s and introduces us to Tillie Klimek a black widow and serial killer who loved to cook and share meals with her victims all seasoned with lethal doses of her favorite special and secret ingredient, arsenic.

Amy's References:

Adam. (2015, November 16). Tillie Klimek’s Many Victims (with pictures). Retrieved from http://mysteriouschicago.com/tillie-klimeks-many-victims-with-pictures/.

Blanco, J. I. (n.d.). Tillie Klimek: Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers. Retrieved from https://murderpedia.org/female.K/k/klimek-tillie.htm.

Bovsun, M. (2016, November 13). Chicago’s ‘Poison Widow’ killed men like they were vermin in 1919. Retrieved from https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/chicago-poison-widow-killed-men-vermin-article-1.2870874.

Inflation Rate between 1635-2019: Inflation Calculator. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.in2013dollars.com/.

Kozlowska, H. (2019, February 25). If male serial killers “hunt” their victims, what do female serial killers do? Retrieved from https://qz.com/1556745/the-differences-between-male-and-female-serial-killers/.

Ottilie “Tillie” Gburek Klimek (1876-1936) – Find… (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/101602851/ottilie-klimek.

Rough on Rats and Husbands. (2017, May 7). Retrieved from https://malefactorsregister.com/wp/rough-on-rats-and-husbands/.

Telfer, T. (2018). Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History. London, UK: John Blake Publishing.

Tillie Klimek. (2019, September 1). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tillie_Klimek.