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If true crime is your thing, it’s ours too! With a touch of lightheartedness and a dash of Southern charm, we crack open compelling cases, and sometimes laugh to keep from crying. Now with new and improved sound!

60: Back in Crime: Elizabeth Bentley

Corpus Delicti
September 24, 2018
This week our true crime time machine takes us to look at Elizabeth Bentley, an American spy, who was also a Russian spy, who ended up turning in dozens of other people spying against the US. What led her to such a dual life? Today's sponsor:Beautycounter - Feel good about what you put on your…

59: Back in Crime: The Sodder Children

Corpus Delicti
September 18, 2018
On Christmas eve, a family with 9 children's home catches on fire. Five never make it out of the house alive... or do they? What caused the fire? Why were the phone lines cut? There may be more to it than meets the eye. Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones" Blooper music by:Art of Escapism"Coal Miners" This work is licensed under…

58: Back in Crime: Amy Archer Gilligan

Corpus Delicti
September 11, 2018
You may have heard of the famous play that later became a movie called Arsenic and Ole Lace, but did you know that it was inspired by a true story? Of course, the true story isn't nearly as funny as the show. Today we talk about Amy Archer Gilligan who ran one of the first…

57: Back in Crime: Emmett Till

Corpus Delicti
August 27, 2018
This week we go Back in Crime and look at the devastating, yet influential story of a 14 year old boy named Emmett Till. While visiting his uncle in Mississippi, Emmett was brutally murdered for allegedly flirting with a white woman, but his death sent shock waves through the nation. Find out how Emmett's mother…

56: Back in Crime: Dyatlov Pass

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August 21, 2018
In February 1959, a group of friends embark on a journey where they will hike, camp, and ski. Nine leave, and none return. The circumstances of their death don't seem to make sense. Was it a yeti? Aliens? A lover's quarrel? A sonic boom? You decide.Sources:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyatlov_Pass_incidenthttps://www.snopes.com/news/2017/12/28/dyatlov-pass-incident/https://allthatsinteresting.com/dyatlov-pass-incident-photoshttps://dyatlovpass.com/Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones" Blooper music by:Art of Escapism"Coal Miners" This…

55: Back in Crime: The Mona Lisa

Corpus Delicti
August 11, 2018
Welcome to the first episode of our Back in Crime series featuring some of the most influential criminal cases in history! This week we talk about the theft of the ever famous Mona Lisa. We also discuss why she was such an icon, and why she is considered to be so mysterious. Sourceshttps://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/18/world/europe/mona-lisa-the-theft/index.htmlhttps://www.npr.org/2011/07/30/138800110/the-theft-that-made-the-mona-lisa-a-masterpiecehttp://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1937349_1937350_1937357,00.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2002/mar/28/londonreviewofbookshttps://web.archive.org/web/20090601155641/http://www.monalisamania.com/faq.htmhttps://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2009/05/mona-lisa-excerpt200905https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/mona-lisa-portrait-lisa-gherardini-wife-francesco-del-giocondohttps://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/high-ren-florence-rome/leonardo-da-vinci/a/leonardo-mona-lisaMusic by:Kai Engel"Daemones"…
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