78: Iceland's Only Serial Killer

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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!

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