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BONUS CASE #10 (SUBSCRIPTION EXCLUSIVE): Kacie Woody: Chat Rooms and Stranger Danger

Patreon Episode Link: BONUS CASE #10 – Kacie Woody: Chat Rooms and Stranger Danger | Sleuth Be Told on Patreon Marked Explicit for details of sexual assault of a minor.   Kacie Woody: Chat Rooms and Stranger Danger Kacie Woody ★Born October 17, 1989 to parents Rickie and Kristie ★Conway, Arkansas ★Her mom died in…

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The Candyman Who Killed Halloween: The Story of Timothy O’Bryan

The Candyman Who Killed Halloween: The Story of Timothy O’Bryan Setting the Scene (1974) ➢It was in the middle of a recession (1) ➢It had been just months since President Nixon had signed the Emergency Highway Conservation Act which required states to cap the speed limit on highways at 55mph ➢Ford had just taken over…

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The Candyman Who Killed Halloween: The Story of Timothy O’Bryan

We’ve all heard the stories of razor blades in apples, needles in candy, and sweetheart shaped ecstasy hidden in Halloween candy. Where do these stories come from and have these things actually happened? In 1974, one dad chose trick over treat and it has gone on to perpetuate these stories and will affect the perception…

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TV PARTY #5 (SUBSCRIPTION EXCLUSIVE): Sins of Our Mother

Patreon Episode Link: TV PARTY #5 – Sins of Our Mother | Sleuth Be Told on Patreon Even a packed end-of-month schedule couldn’t stop us from binging “Sins of Our Mother” on Netflix. Get our takes on the sadness, confusion, disappointment, and rage we experienced on this roller coaster.   Sources: Accessed October, 2022. https://www.netflix.com/title/81300060…

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Thou Shalt Not Kill: The Unholy Murder of Sister Tadea Benz

THOU SHALT NOT KILL: THE UNHOLY MURDER OF SISTER TADEA BENZ INTRODUCTION ❖Amarillo, TX – In the morning hours of  October 31st, 1981 the naked body of Sr. Tadea Benz was found inside her room on the 2nd floor of the St. Francis Convent, located on 4301 N.E. 18th Ave. ❖Sr. Angela Martinez was concerned…

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Thou Shalt Not Kill: The Unholy Murder of Sister Tadea Benz

All Hallows’ Eve, better known as Halloween, was especially dark and scary in Amarillo, TX on October 31st, 1991. There definitely weren’t any treats to be had, and the trick this year, was murder. But this one was especially heinous, as Sister Tadea Benz, was raped, stabbed, and strangled inside her second floor bedroom in…

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A Real Life Slasher Film: The Brutal Murder of Sharon Gregory

A Real Life Slasher Film: The Brutal Murder of Sharon Gregory   Introduction: ➢With October, comes brisk Fall sounds and smells. The chill in the air, the smell of outdoor fireplaces burning, the crunching sound of leaves as you walk through them. For some, Fall means pumpkin flavored food & beverages. Mmm…Yummy!! ➢October also is…

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A Real Life Slasher Film: The Brutal Murder of Sharon Gregory

Horror movies are supposed to be fictional and for entertainment purposes only. But what happens when the killer character in a slasher film, stops being fictional, and starts killing for real? On October 24th, 1988 in the city of Greenfield, Massachusetts, the “Friday the 13th” movie became a reality, and a copycat “Jason Voorhees” killer…

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The Toolbox Killers: Irrefutable Evidence (Part 3)

Marked explicit for graphic details of sexual assault and the murders. (Get early ad-free access by subscribing to our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/sleuthbetold)   Shirley Lynette Ledford ❖Born March 4, 1963 in California ❖She worked part time at a restaurant ❖There’s hardly any information out there about her ❖I saw one source that mentioned her having an…

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The Toolbox Killers: Irrefutable Evidence (Part 3)

Marked explicit for graphic details of sexual assault and the murders. In part 3 of our coverage of the “Toolbox Killers” we reach the conclusion of their horrific spree, court proceedings, and a disturbing piece of evidence that made jurors vomit. Episode 52. (Get early ad-free access by subscribing to our Patreon https://www.patreon.com/sleuthbetold)

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