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Hello everyone! So sorry for missing last week, Taylor was on holiday with absolutely terrible internet! Which made uploading this audio absolutely impossible. But we're here now with the story of the mysterious death of Alfred Loewenstein, the 3rd richest man in the world at the time of his death. This month we're looking at sky crimes, and Alfred…
 
Sorry for the delay in posting this week guys, we actually managed to get so far ahead of ourselves with planning and recording that we forgot to schedule stuff! Now, if last week’s episode didn’t already have you questioning your government and what extremes they would go to to get one up on the enemy and cover up disaster, well buckle up because …
 
This week we're looking at a space race conspiracy. For years, people have believed that during the space race, the Soviet Union launched several secret, manned test missions that ended in disaster. Are there really lost Russian space capsules orbiting Earth? Listen in to find out more! FURTHER READING: Lost Cosmonauts - Wikipedia Timeline of the S…
 
We're diving into the world of UFOs and aliens with this week's episode about the Rendlesham Forest Incident. Although it is much less well known than its American counterpart, the Rendlesham Forest Incident has become known as Britain’s Roswell. Come on in and listen to us wax poetic about all things extraterrestrial and let us know if you believe…
 
We're officially back from our break with a month of mysteries! T This week we’re going all the way back to the 12th century and the small rural village of Woolpit in Suffolk, England, when one day two small green children appeared in one of the woolpits. This is a weird one, so be sure to tell us your theories! FURTHER READING: Green children of W…
 
We're butting into our break to bring you a slightly different episode: a discussion about Netflix's Inventing Anna! If you haven't listened to our previous episode about Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin, check out Episode 76: Fake Heiress, and be sure to let us know what you think about Inventing Anna! FURTHER READING: Jessica Pressler's original article …
 
Hey everyone! You could probably tell from our release schedules and some of the things we've mentioned have been going on in our lives over the past few months, but basically, 2022 is kicking our butts. And we need a little break. So, we won't be releasing any regular episodes in March to give us time to regroup, rest, and get back on track. We've…
 
Think you know who invented the motion picture camera? Think again. Today we’re looking at the mysterious disappearance of Louis Le Prince, the man who invented the moving image camera, before Thomas Edison. FURTHER READING: Traffic Crossing Leeds Bridge (1888) Louis Le Prince Roundhay Garden Scene (1888) Louis Le Prince - Wikipedia CINEMATOGRAPHY …
 
Was Superman murdered? This week we’re looking at the mysterious death of the first actor to play Superman on television, George Reeves. And we’re talking about all the conspiracy theories and old Hollywood scandals surrounding it. FURTHER READING: George Reeves - Wikipedia Toni Mannix - Wikipedia Eddie Mannix - Wikipedia 7 super things you might n…
 
It's finally here, after much delay: our 100th episode! WooHoo! For our 100th episode we’re finally diving into one of Glasgow’s most infamous serial killers. This week we’re looking at the murders of Patrica Docker, Jemmima MacDonald, and Helen Puttock AKA the Bible John murders. Thanks for hanging in there with us while we got this episode togeth…
 
** We're still working on the 100th episode thanks to the audio issues we had after recording and a family emergency Taylor had to contend with last week. So we're sharing with you one of our favourite previously unheard bonus episodes. Hope you enjoy and thanks for bearing with us! ** In this episode we look at all the so-called-witchy crimes Alic…
 
Ummm hey guys. This week was supposed to be our 100th episode. And we even recorded it. But the audio got completely messed up and we need some extra time to work on it! So, instead we're bringing you a bonus episode: The Technical-Difficulty-Not-100th-Episode-Spectacular Featuring Florida Man! This episode was originally a bonus episode from our n…
 
This week we’re embracing the cold weather of the season, and taking a look at the crimes that have been committed in Antarctica (spoiler alert there are literally five official crimes committed there) and the issues of governance and legal jurisdiction when crimes are committed. FURTHER READING: Crime in Antarctica History of Antarctica Antarctic …
 
This week we’ve got the story of a serial killer who committed at least 12 murders across four countries on two continents, but is perhaps most well known for becoming a darling of Europe’s literary elite during the 1980s, was declared rehabilitated and released, only to then go on another killing spree. Listen in to the story of Jack Unterweger an…
 
Happy New Year everyone! Welcome back to the first episode of 2022! Join us this week as we explore the story of Christiana Edmunds, the socialite who terrorised 1870s Brighton with her poisoned chocolates. FURTHER READING: Christiana Edmunds - Wikipedia The Case of the Chocolate Cream Killer: The Poisonous Passion of Christiana Edmunds – Women's H…
 
Merry Christmas everyone! Here's a very special, very drunk bonus episode from our home (studio) to yours. We hope you enjoy hearing us go off script and talk about all kinds of random Christmas and holiday stuff plus some other non-holiday bits thrown in for good measure too! Have a wonderful Holiday Season and we'll see you all again in 2022! Lik…
 
This is our last regular episode of 2021! We’re continuing on with our Spy theme and rounding out the month, and the year with the story of the Atom Spies, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the first (and only) American civilians to be executed for espionage during peacetime. Thank you so much for listening and hanging out with us this year! And an extra…
 
We're halfway through Spy December and we've got another case full of international intrigue this week. In this episode we're looking at one of the most famous spy stories that isn’t actually about a spy. Join us as we look at the life and death of Alexander Litvinenko, the man who helped solve his own murder. FURTHER READING: Alexander Litvinenko …
 
This week we’re continuing our theme of spies and espionage this month with a cold war story about not just a double agent, but a triple agent who shared secrets back and forth across the Iron Curtain, before being abandoned by the west and written out of cold war history for decades. He even claimed to have a connection to the former Russian Imper…
 
Welcome to December everyone! This month we're taking a look at stories of spies and espionage. We’re starting with a story that was huge news in the UK a decade ago, and has recently been back in the news again this year: The mysterious death of Gareth Williams. Found in a locked duffel bag in his bathtub, Williams' death has caused confusion and …
 
Taylor's voice is still on the mend so we're bringing one another one from our archives, this time from way back in June 2020! This week's episode digs into the details of the Victorian practice of baby farming and the woman who killed over 200 babies in her care. We even have a fun discussion about all the different ways people in the Victorian Er…
 
Taylor's been ill for the last week and lost her voice so we haven't been able to record a new episode. So instead we're bringing you an episode from our archives about a famous case! Today we look at the infamous case of Dr. Crippen, London's cellar murderer. Listen in as we discuss the not-so-good doctor's poorly thought out plans, his flee from …
 
It's our 90th episode so we're heading back to Scotland! We’re starting in Glasgow, and we’re doing something that hardly ever do on the show and certainly never do in real life: we’re entering high society! This is the story of Archibald Hall, the Monster Butler. FURTHER READING: Archibald Hall Archibald Hall Archibald Hall aka Roy Fontaine Serial…
 
Happy Halloween everyone! 🎃😱👻 We hope you've all enjoyed our bonus episodes this month and we've got one more in honour of the spookiest day of all, Halloween! Today we're telling you some of our favourite ghost/scary stories. So sit back, listen in, and try not to get too spooked! FURTHER READING: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Scary Stories to…
 
Today we're telling you all about the spooky, weird, Winchester Mystery House. A strange mansion under constant construction in an attempt to ward off evil spirits intent on revenge. Check out some photos of the house at the links below! FURTHER READING: Winchester Mystery House 14 Haunting Facts About the Winchester Mystery House Winchester Myster…
 
In this halloween bonus episode we’re telling you the tale of the Collyer Brothers Mansion. This is the crazy story of two reclusive brothers whose insular nature became their undoing. ----------------------------------------------- Like the show? Give us a rating and review! Join our Patreon: Patreon Check out our merch store: Square Mile of Murde…
 
We have another water based case today, because if you weren’t scared of open water apparently we’re on a mission to make sure you are by the end of the month. Today we're looking at the case North Korean ghost ships washing up on the shores of the Sea of Japan. FURTHER READING: North Korean ghost ships - Wikipedia North Korea's 'ghost ships' linke…
 
Taylor tells us the story of a still unsolved mystery that has stumped everyone for nearly 50 years. Today we’re talking about the Circleville letter writer. In 1976, several people in Circleville, Ohio started getting weird letters in the mail. These letters were all postmarked from Columbus Ohio and all contained information about the recipient’s…
 
Join us for today’s Halloween bonus episode where Kat tells Taylor and you guys about the Lake Bodom murders which have become one of Northern Europe’s most infamous unsolved murders. Plus there’s a possible spy connection! FURTHER READING: Lake Bodom murders Lake Bodom Lake Bodom Murders: Finland's Most Famous Unsolved Crime Unsolved Murders: True…
 
We're back with another Halloween bonus episode. This time, Taylor tells us all the story of the ghost ship, the Mary Celeste. What happened to her crew? Waterspouts/sea tornados? Mutiny? Sea monsters? Join us to explore all the theories! FURTHER READING: Abandoned Ship: The Mary Celeste | History Mary Celeste What Happened to the Mary Celeste? - H…
 
In today’s Halloween bonus episode, Kat tells us about the mysterious disappearance of Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers in the Panamanian jungle. Did they veer off the beaten path and succumb to their wild surroundings, or was something more sinister going on? FURTHER READING: Deaths of Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon The Unexplained Disappearance Of …
 
Today we’re talking about one of the oldest recorded serial killers in history. Join us as we travel back to Ancient China in this special Halloween bonus minisode and take a look at the story of Imperial Prince Liu Pengli FURTHER READING: Liu Pengli—The Serial Killer King Of The Han Dynasty Wikipedia – Liu Pengli Liang Kingdom Han dynasty - Wikipe…
 
In the first of our Halloween themed episodes, we take a trip to Germany and the Middle Ages. Join us as we tell the story of Christman Genipperteinga and debate whether he really was the most prolific serial killer of all time. This was a fun one, so enjoy! And be sure to check back on Thursday for the first of our extra Halloween bonus episodes! …
 
This week we’re bringing you the creepy story of The Watcher. When a family bought their dream house in a New Jersey suburb, they weren’t expecting to receive threatening letters from someone claiming to be watching the house. Come listen to us tell this creepy tale and go through all the theories in the case. FURTHER READING: The Haunting of 657 B…
 
We’ve got a 49 year old unsolved mystery to start off the month of October. This week we’re talking about the mysterious death of Jeanette DePalma, the ensuing investigation (or lack thereof) and the satanic panic. Stay tuned for LOTS more episode this month for Halloween and subscribe to our newsletter to get a sneak peak at what's coming up this …
 
Join us this week as we shine a light on the mysterious case of the Flannan Isles’ missing lighthouse keepers. As we edge ever closer to Halloween we look at the theories surrounding this case and explore whether or not a supernatural entity was involved in the disappearances. This one was really fun, enjoy and let us know your theories about the c…
 
If you’ve ever seen the cult classic TV show Twin Peaks, you probably know the name Laura Palmer. But do you know the name Hazel Drew? In this week’s episode we look at the 1908 unsolved murder of Hazel Drew, whose unsolved murder inspired the creators of Twin Peaks and the character of Laura Palmer. FURTHER READING: Hazel’s brutal murder was all b…
 
We're sharing a different kind of episode with everyone this week. This episode was originally a £10+ Patreon episode with a new format and we wanted more people to hear it and let us know what they thought! Kat’s going to tell us the mysterious story of a man whose body was found on Saddleworth Moor on December 12, 2015 with nothing other than som…
 
This week we’re looking at the still unsolved Chicago Tylenol murders. In 1982, seven unsuspecting victims took Tylenol for headaches, colds, and pain relief and moments later they were dead. The pills had been laced with cyanide and investigators had to work quickly to figure out what was going on. We'll take you through all the details hour by ho…
 
It's September and this month we're looking at unsolved murders! We're starting out with a big one by going back to 1922 Germany and looking at the murder of an entire family at the Hinterkaifeck farm. This story is a weird one with theories about faked deaths, someone managing to lethally hit themselves in the head twice and then hide the murder w…
 
It's episode 80 and you know what that means: another Scottish case! Join us for our final episode on ancient serial killers as we travel to the Anglo-Scottish borders. This week we look at the case of Geordie Bourne and the infamous border reivers who wreaked havoc on the borders for more than 500 years. We hope you've enjoyed this month's Ancient…
 
One night in Rome in 1651, a woman sat down to dinner with her husband, serving him a bowl of soup. But before he could take a sip, the woman broke down and confessed to her husband that she had laced it with poison in an attempt to kill him. As you might expect, the husband was none too happy about his wife’s plan to kill him, and he had her arres…
 
Welcome back to another episode about Ancient Serial Killers! This week we're talking about Björn Pétursson, Iceland's only known serial killer. Pétursson allegedly killed 18 people on his farm in the 16th Century. Much like last week there's a lot of myth mixed in to this story so listen in as we try to sort through it all! FURTHER READING: Axlar-…
 
This week we’re travelling back to the 16th century to tell the story of Elizabeth Bathory, also known as the Blood Countess. She supposed had over 600 victims and was allowed to get away with torture and murder for years because of her high social standing. But was she really the most prolific serial killer of all time, or have the finer details o…
 
This week we're looking at another millennial con-artist: Anna Delvey. This fake heiress and master manipulator managed to con New York's social and financial elite for years before it all came crumbling down. Let us know what you think of the case and be sure to check out some of the links below to read more. Also check out squaremileofmurder.stor…
 
Ever wondered about the murder trial referenced in the Hamilton song, "Non-Stop"? We're gonna tell you all about it! Today we're going through the story of the murder of Elma Sands, the trial of Levi Weeks, and the early American historical figures that played a massive role in the whole affair. FURTHER READING: Report of the trial of Levi Weeks - …
 
This week we’re covering the murder of private investigator, Daniel Morgan. This is an old, cold case, which has been back in the British media following yet another damning report into the state of London’s Metropolitan Police and has haunted the British public, the British police, and the British news media for more than thirty years. Let us know…
 
You may remember the photos, the news reports, the tweets, but have you heard the whole story behind the greatest party that never happened? Today we're looking at the doomed FYRE Festival, the conman behind the whole thing, and the aftermath. PLUS, get 30% off all merch this month in honour of Kat's 30th birthday! Just use code: WOW30 FURTHER READ…
 
To close out our month of cults we're looking at the Son of Sam, David Berkowitz and the theory that there may have been a "Sons of Sam" cult. We'll take you through the details of the Son of Sam/.44 Calibre killings and Berkowitz's capture and trial. And then we'll take a look at the theory put forth by journalist Maury Terry in his book The Ultim…
 
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