Episode 4 Halloween True Crime

Episode 4 - Halloween True Crime

Kristin's Case - Burke & Hare: Body Snatchers Turns Serial Killers

Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare lived in Edinburgh, Scotland in the 1820’s where they earned mad cash by killing people and selling their bodies for medical research. They did this until their asses were caught in 1828. Listen to our show for the full story. 

Kristin's References:

Burke and Hare murders. (2019, September 15). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burke_and_Hare_murders

The Anatomy Murders. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://books.google.com/books?id=B2QUBAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false

The Art of Bodysnatching. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/The-Art-of-Bodysnatching/

The Mortsafe: An 18th century invention, designed to protect graves from body snatchers. (2017, August 15). Retrieved from https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/30/the-mortsafe-an-18th-century-invention-designed-to-protect-graves-from-body-snatchers/

Amy's Case:

On Halloween 2010, 24 year old William B.J. Liske murders his father, stepmother, and stepbrother in cold blood. When 16 year old, Devon Griffin comes home from church he becomes curious as to why the house is so quiet and soon finds the horror the lurks beneath the covers.

Amy's References:

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.sanduskyregister.com/story/201011220001

Black, C. (2010, November 2). Ohio Triple Murder: Teen Thought it was Halloween Prank. Retrieved from https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ohio-triple-murder-teen-thought-it-was-halloween-prank/

Liske gets life for killing family. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.toledoblade.com/Courts/2011/09/15/Liske-gets-life-for-deaths-of-3.html

Olito, F. (2018, October 17). 10 terrifying murders committed on Halloween night. Retrieved from https://www.insider.com/murders-halloween-night-2018-10