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Season 1 (Episode 23) Theodore Durrant

"I am innocent!" -Theodore Durrant (1898)   Emmanuel Baptist Church Cooper Medical College W. E. Hale (Warden San Quinton State Prison) San Quinton State Prison present day Theodore Durrant carrying the body of murdered Blanche Lamont to the bell tower of  Emanuel Baptist  Church San Francisco In April 1895 (POSTER)      Books available on Amazon based on Theodore Durrant and his life and crimes Sources used in this episode:

Season 1 (Episode 22) Harry T. Hayward

 "My only god was always money."  -Harry T. Hayward (1895) Hayward family plot Newspaper clipping of Harry Hayward's death Sources for this episode: 1. 2.,%20illimois&types 3.,+MN/@45.0159405,-93.4725,10z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x87f61d9215d9eea5:0xcc01715fd877449e!8m2!3d45.0208911!4d-93.5094574 4. 5. 6.

Season 1 (Episode 21) Louise Vermilya

"Louise simply loved death..."  — E.N. Blocks (Coroner-Cook County, Illinois) Be sure to join in on our episode questions we've started adding to each episode now. You can find these questions in the Spotify app under "Community" on each episode. These questions are our way of including the listeners into each episode and voice their opinion of the subjects we cover in our podcast. Sources used for this episode: 1. 2. 3.,_Illinois 4. 5.

Season 1 (Episode 20) Johann Otto Hoch

 "I am done with this world!"  -John Schmidt (1906) Civil War era embalming of soldiers before being sent home for burial. Sources for this episode: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Season 1 (Episode 19) Lizzie Halliday

"I thought I would cut myself to see if I would bleed."  -Lizzie Halliday (1894) (Happy six month birthday,🎈 Diabolic Evil) Lizzie Halliday Full Episode: Attendant Wicks is the first known female law enforcement officer/nurse to be killed in the line of duty in the United States. She had served with the New York State Department of Correctional Services, and was 21 years old. Click on the image above to read more about Ms. Nellie Wicks. Diseased kidney with "Bright's Disease."  Sources used for this episode: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Season 1 (Episode 18) Jane Toppan

"Bring some morphine, dear.  Let's go out into the ward and we can take delight in seeing them all suffer and die." -Jane Toppan (1938) Taunton State Hospital (Abandoned) The ward at Taunton State Hospital Sources for this episode: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Season 1 (Episode 17) Stephen Dee Richards

 "Jesus be with me now..."  -Stephen Dee Richards (1879) Katherine Ramsland  Reading material on Stephen Dee Richards: Sources for this episode: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.