Old Timey Crimey #66: Francis Tumblety - "The Joe Exotic of Medicine"

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Scott, Kristy, and Amber delve into the weird, wild shenanigans of Francis Tumblety, the Joe Exotic of medicine. This guy started in porn, moved on to "medicine," and finished up as...possibly Jack the Ripper. (But probably not Jack the Ripper.) Thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/ Don't forget to come see us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Insta. Sources:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Tumbletyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luke_P._BlackburnFrom LOC Chronicling America: Magnolia Gazette, Alexandria Gazette, NY Herald, New Ulm Weekly Review, Pittsburgh Dispatch, Evening Star, Evening Journal, Evening World (NY), The Sun (NY), New York Tribune, St. Louis RepublicR. Michael Gordon. “The American Murders of Jack the Ripper.” https://www.google.com/books/edition/_/3TECJxTxXfwC?hl=en&gbpv=0Jack the Ripper Tour. “Is This the Face of a Killer?” https://www.jack-the-ripper-tour.com/the-face-of-jack-the-ripper/Casebook.org. “Francis Tumblety.” https://www.casebook.org/suspects/tumblety.htmlhttps://www.jack-the-ripper.org/francis-tumblety.htm

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