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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!

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"…

54: Bars and Stripes: John Dillinger

Corpus Delicti
August 7, 2018
In the final installment of the Bars and Stripes series on prison escapes, we look at the famous John Dillinger. He is the classic king of robberies and an all around bad boy. Tune in next week for the first episode in our Back in Crime series!Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones" Blooper music by:Art of Escapism"Coal Miners"…

53: Bars and Stripes: The Maze Escape

Corpus Delicti
July 31, 2018
This week we have another historical prison escape for you. This time, we travel to Ireland during "The Troubles", a political disagreement spanning several decades. Paramilitaries launched attacks against enemies which landed them in jail. How did they escape??Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones" Blooper music by:Art of Escapism"Coal Miners" This work is licensed under the Creative Commons…

51: Bars and Stripes: Ronnie Biggs and The Great Train Robbery

Corpus Delicti
July 17, 2018
In this episode, we discuss how Ronnie Biggs made a successful career for himself after escaping from prison. Then we discuss a few random stupid prison escapes¬†Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones"¬†Blooper music by:Art of Escapism"Coal Miners" This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/…

50: Bars and Stripes: Parkhurst Prison

Corpus Delicti
July 10, 2018
Parkhurst Prison in the UK is compared to the American Alcatraz as it is situated on an island. If it's too difficult to escape by water, what's the next best thing? By air. Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones" This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license,…

49: Bars and Stripes: Sarah Jo Pender

Corpus Delicti
July 3, 2018
In our anniversary episode, we discuss the controversial case and escape of Sarah Jo Pender, who was dubbed the "Female Charles Manson". She and her boyfriend were charged with murder for killing their two roommates... But what role exactly did she play?After that, we do a few fun anniversary activities. Test your Corpus Delicti knowledge…

47: Bars and Stripes: Jay Sigler

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June 19, 2018
Motherly love is a beautiful thing... but what lengths would you go to for your child? This week we tell the story of how Jay Sigler escaped from prison. Sources:http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1998-04-13/news/9804130009_1_saturn-car-prisonhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/arrests-foil-moms-jailbreak-plan/http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1998-04-13/news/9804130148_1_car-chase-maximum-security-prison-jay-siglerhttp://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1999-11-17/news/9911170222_1_getaway-car-sandra-sigler-son-costhttp://articles.latimes.com/1998/apr/12/news/mn-38531http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1998-04-12/news/9804120034_1_prison-guards-two-prison-sandra-siglerMusic by:Kai Engel"Daemones"This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ or send a…

46: Bars and Stripes: The Mecklenburg 6

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June 12, 2018
The first story in our prison escape series titled Bars and Stripes is that of The Mecklenburg 6. This was the largest death row escape to date, where 6 men managed to escape from a multi million dollar maximum security prison. How did they do it? Tune in to find out!Music by:Kai Engel"Daemones"This work is…
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