True Crime Sunday: Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (Part 2)

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re going to take a closer look at the trial and some recent developments related to last week’s case. Last week we looked at the case of Dr. Crippen who was tried for the murder of his wife, Cora, and convicted. Not long after his wife’s disappearance, … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (Part 2)

True Crime Sunday: Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (Part 1)

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re going to take a look at the first suspect to be caught with the aid of wireless telegraphy, Dr. Crippen. In 1905, Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippin, a homeopath, and his wife Cora, and aspiring singer, moved into their home and began taking lodgers. It is reported … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (Part 1)

True Crime Sunday: The Death of Jeannette DePalma

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re looking at an unsolved case in which the “why” and “how” are just as mysterious as the “who.” On August 7, 1972, sixteen-year-old Jeanette DePalma left her New Jersey home to visit a friend, but she never made it. When she failed to return home, her … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Death of Jeannette DePalma

True Crime Sunday: The Hinterkaifeck Murders

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re taking a look at a creepy story that is Germany’s oldest unsolved case. On the night of March 31, 1922, the six people living at the Hinterkaifeck farmstead in Bavaria were murdered. The victims were Andreas and Cäzilia Gruber, their widowed daughter Viktoria Gabriel, Viktoria's children, … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Hinterkaifeck Murders

True Crime Sunday: The Murder of Teresita Basa

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re going to take a look at a murder case where the victim may have seen to it that justice was served. Teresita Basa was born in the Philippines in 1929. She later moved to Chicago and worked as a respiratory therapist at Edgewater Hospital. On February … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Murder of Teresita Basa

True Crime Sunday: The Isdal Woman

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re taking a look at the mysterious death of an even more mysterious woman. On November 29, 1970, a man and his two daughters were hiking in Bergen, Norway near Isdalen, aka “The Ice Valley.” It’s also known as “The Death Valley” due to the number of … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Isdal Woman

True Crime Sunday: The Cape Intruder

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week we’re going to take a look at the strange case of someone with a peculiar habit. Imagine living in one of those perfect seaside towns you’d see on a postcard… beaches, lighthouses, and tranquility. Now imagine waking up to a stranger watching you sleep in your house … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Cape Intruder

True Crime Sunday: The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! This week’s case was so shocking that a town changed its name after all was said and done. Gordon Northcott was born in Canada in 1906. In 1924, he moved to Los Angeles with his parents and eleven-year-old nephew, Sanford.  After the move Northcott asked his father to help … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

True Crime Sunday: Emily Swann and John Gallagher

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! The last couple of weeks, we’ve looked at the cases of two women, one of whom may hold the title of America’s first serial killer. Today we’re going to look at the only man and woman to be hanged together in Britain. In the early 20th century, Emily Swann … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: Emily Swann and John Gallagher

True Crime Sunday: The Legend of Lavinia Fisher

Welcome back to True Crime Sunday! Last week we talked about Jane Toppan, the murderous nurse who may have been America’s first female serial killer. This week we’re going to talk about the intriguing story of another woman who may hold that title. However, there may be more… or less to the story. Historians seem … Continue reading True Crime Sunday: The Legend of Lavinia Fisher