186. Serial Killer Rattlesnake James, with Cambo from True Crime Island
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
In this special crossover episode of Bloody Murder and True Crime Island, we discuss Serial Killer Rattlesnake James. Half assed conman and serial killer Robert S. James gained infamy when he tried to murder his fifth wife Mary by putting her leg into a box of rattlesnakes. When she failed to die in a timely enough fashion, he drowned her in the bathtub and tried to cash in her life insurance policy. Insurance investigators discovered his third wife Winona had also died by drowning shortly after marrying him and taking out a large insurance policy. His nephew had met an untimely end in a sus ..read more
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185. Lyvette cried “No more!”
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
In honour of International Women's Day - March 8th 2021. Mayor of Bell Gardens California, Daniel Crespo Snr abused his wife Lyvette for 28 years. He also threatened those he worked with in the council and had a secretary fired for not sleeping with him. On September 30th, 2014, while beating Lyvette, he turned his violent rage toward their teenage son when he tried to intervene. Crespo punched his son in the face so hard he fell down the stairs. What happened next was an unusual ending to a horribly common situation. TCNT: Doug Coster wrote to us about the Investigation Discovery Channel sh ..read more
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183. Homicidal Tantrum - The ESL Mass Shooting
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
In 1984, Richard Farley met new co-worker Laura Black at the Sunnyvale, California office of their employer ESL. He was instantly attracted to Laura and asked her out on numerous occasions but she politely refused his advances. Unwilling to take no for an answer, Farley proceeded to stalk Laura relentlessly. After four years of Farley's constant harassment, Laura saw no option but to take out a temporary restraining order against him. A court date was set for February 17th, 1988 to make the order permanent. On February 16th, Richard Farley went on a shooting spree at ESL, murdering seven peop ..read more
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182. Angel of Death - Dulcie Markham - Part Two
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
This is the conclusion of our two part special on Angel of Death - Dulcie Markham. If you haven't listened to part one, and you want any of this to make sense, we recommend you listen to it first. Murder adjacent Dulcie Markham was the darling of the Australian underworld, known as Pretty Dulcie and Dainty Dulcie, she also became known in the media as The Angel of Death and The Black Widow. As the years went by Dulcie lost more of her boyfriends and husbands to shootings and stabbings. Dulcie definitely had a type and it was only a matter of time before she, herself would be targeted. In the e ..read more
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180. Angel of Death - Dulcie Markham - Part One
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
Dulcie Markham was known in the media as The Angel of Death, The Black Widow and Pretty Dulcie. She was a key figure of the Australian underworld across multiple cities, from the 1920’s right through to the 1950’s,  According to one crime reporter, she 'saw more violence and death than any other woman in Australia's history'. Whereas Dulcie never murdered anyone and was not a murder victim, she was definately murder adjacent, losing no less than 5 lovers and 2 husbands to gang violence. This is part one of a two part special on Angel of Death Dulcie Markham.  TCNT: Tara's extended ..read more
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179. Neo-Nazi Jonathan Haynes
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
Inspired by reading Hitler's Mein Kampf and feeling that he himself had the soul of an artist, white supremacist Jonathan Haynes launched a campaign of murderous attacks against those he believed were the purveyors of fake Aryan beauty. TCNT: Libby Spicer tells us about the Youtube show, That Chapter. Aussie As: Barney informs us of the shit towns of Australia. For our sources, see our website www.bloodymurderpodcast.com. Become a Bloody Murder Patron (for as little as $1 per month, which you can cancel at anytime) and have access to dozens of Patron only episodes (including our whole firs ..read more
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178. The Wild Woman of Wollemi
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
Jessie Hickman a.k.a. The Lady Bushranger and The Wild Woman of Wollemi led an extraordinary but short life. Given away to the circus at the age of eight, she became a rough rider champion, only to be washed up at the age of 17. Turning to a life of crime, she became the menace of the bush. Wearing men trousers, stealing cattle and evading coppers. Quick with her fists and her boots, Jessie ensured any man that would take her on had met his match. TCNT: Keely Johnston tells us about the Podcast, Killer Hangover. Aussie As: A terminator Kangaroo stalks an unsuspecting jogger. For our sources ..read more
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177. The Dead Wives of a Lubricant Tycoon
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
After 34 year old beauty therapist and mother of two, Novy Chardon went missing from her Gold Coast home in February 2013, her husband John wasn't even slightly concerned. He made sexual advances to her friends who came looking for her and didn't bother reporting his fifth wife's disappearance to the police. The day she vanished, Novy's divorce lawyer had sent John an email saying she wanted half his assets in the settlement. Interestingly enough, this is almost exactly what had happened before Chardon's first wife Maureen died of a suspicious overdose 17 years earlier. TCNT: Keely Johnston w ..read more
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175. Milat Family Legacy: The Murder of David Auchterlonie
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
You could say the crap apple doesn't fall too far from the crap tree. In the case of Matthew Milat this couldn't be more true. Nephew of Backpacker Murderer, Ivan Milat, Matthew’s crimes were also brutal and disgusting. On November 20, 2010, Matthew lured David Auchterlonie to the Belanglo State Forest on his 17th birthday with the promise of beers and weed. There, with the help of friend Cohen Klein, they tortured, tormented and murdered David with a double-sided battle axe in the same forest where his Uncle murdered seven backpackers nearly 20 years earlier. This episode was recorded on th ..read more
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174. Sin City Mariticide
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by Tara Sariban and Barney Black
1y ago
When Las Vegas real estate magnate Ron Rudin went missing in 1994, his wife Margaret didn’t seem too concerned. He’d been gone four days before she reported Ron missing, and she did so only after Ron's coworkers had already informed the police. Margaret soon became the prime suspect when her husband's charred remains were discovered at a nearby Lake. When the law closed in on the softly spoken grandmother, she skipped town. On the lam, Margaret Rudin deployed a plethora of disguises and fake identities to elude capture. TCNT: Tracey Stewart tells us about the true crime book, American He ..read more
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