Women and Crime
Women and Crime
Nov 30, 2020
Virginia McMartin
Play • 40 min

Ep 34: In the 1980s a prominent 76-year-old owner of a family-run preschool was named as the head of a child molestation ring. The accusations eventually extending to her children and even her grandchildren. But was this preschool a front covering the most egregious child abuse scandal in American history or was this woman and her family members the victim of a modern day witch hunt?

Sources Cited for this episode:

The Daily Best; The NY Times; The McMartin Family Trials on Oxygen

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Credits:

• Written and Hosted by Amy Shlosberg and Meghan Sacks
• Produced and Edited by James Varga
• Music by Dessert Media

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If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic or other violence, there are many organizations that can offer support or help you in your specific situation. 

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• National Domestic Violence Hotline https://www.thehotline.org/help/ 
• RAINN https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline
• Women’s Law https://hotline.womenslaw.org/
• Victim Connect List of resources https://victimconnect.org/resources/national-hotlines/

Murder In The Rain
Murder In The Rain
Murder In The Rain
Trunks
Small, tight, confined spaces. Not many people like them and most of us have been feeling claustrophobic while stuck at home. One of those small places would be the final resting place for 4 women in the Portland area. It seems shocking and unexpected, especially for Portland, but many people end up having their bodies stuffed in the trunks of cars. In this episode, Murder in the Rain will share four stories about women who were taken, killed, and hidden in their own trunks. Looking to relax? Kefla Organics puts 25mg of CBD in their delicious products. Use code ‘Rain20’ at check out to get 20% off organic CBD products from Kefla Organic ( https://keflaorganics.com/ ). Grab a card for any occasion at 420cardz.com ( https://420cardz.com/ ). Use code ‘Rain20’ to get 20% off. If you are clamoring for more MITR, join us on Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/murderintherain ) ! You’ll get social media shout-outs, access to mini-episodes, more bloopers, and more! You can also access all of our mini-episodes now by unlocking exclusive content ( https://app.redcircle.com/shows/cf091c75-3efe-4031-903f-bc5dc3518e45/exclusive-content ) on RedCircle. Sources Pamplin Media - Suspect in Portland Murder Arrested ( https://pamplinmedia.com/pt/9-news/446475-362663-ppb-suspect-in-portland-murder-arrested-after-car-chase ) | Oregon Live - Family of Suspected Homicide Victim ( https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2019/02/family-of-suspected-homicide-victim-says-she-was-found-in-cars-trunk.html ) | Oregon Live - Sara Zghouls Killer Sentenced ( https://www.oregonlive.com/crime/2019/12/sara-zghouls-killer-sentenced-to-life-withholds-crucial-info-about-her-dismembered-remains.html ) | NY Post - Dismembered Model's Body Found ( https://nypost.com/2018/01/29/dismembered-models-body-found-in-trunk-of-bmw/ ) | Oregon Live - Clackamas County Authorities ( https://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/2018/09/clackamas_county_authorities_c.html ) | Oregon Live - Woman Found Dead ( https://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/2017/01/woman_found_dead_in_trunk_of_c.html ) | Oregon Live - Clackamas Sheriff Seeks Help ( https://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/2017/01/clackamas_sheriff_seeks_help_i.html ) | Oregon Live - Milwaukie Police Find Missing ( https://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/2017/01/milwaukie_police_find_missing.html ) | Oregon Live - Mourners Remember ( https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2018/09/mourners_remember_portland_sla.html ) | KATU - Detectives Will Compare Murder ( https://katu.com/news/local/detectives-will-compare-murder-to-unsolved-homicide ) | KPTV - Man Pleads Guilty ( https://www.kptv.com/news/da-man-pleads-guilty-to-aggravated-murder-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-in-death-of/article_1b9f7b30-9389-11e9-af8d-4f2ffc3b5cc8.html#:~:text=He%20was%20sentenced%20to%20life,of%202018%20and%20kidnapped%20her ). Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-content Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
39 min
True Crime Campfire
True Crime Campfire
True Crime Campfire
Fox Hollow: Serial Killer Herb Baumeister, Part 1
We talk a lot about masks on our show. Most people wear them sometimes. We have our professional mask, our “make a good first impression” mask, our “fake it til you make it” one, when we don’t want anybody to know how anxious we are…But for most of us, the masks aren’t that different from our real personalities. Just a little more polished, maybe. Most of us don’t absolutely need the masks to survive. To avoid the horror and revulsion of our peers. To avoid prison. We hear it all the time on news reports about horror-movie style atrocities: He seemed like such a nice guy. He seemed so normal. He never even raised his voice. It’s unsettling, to realize how convincing a mask can be…even when what lies behind it is nothing short of monstrous. Sources: You Think You Know Me by Ryan Green A&E's "Investigative Reports with Bill Kurtis," episode "Secret Life of a Serial Killer" Various articles from this collection: https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/baumeister-herbert.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herb_Baumeister Follow us, campers! Patreon (join to get all episodes ad-free, at least a day early, an extra episode a month, and a free sticker!): https://patreon.com/TrueCrimeCampfire Facebook: True Crime Campfire Instagram: https://gramha.net/profile/truecrimecampfire/19093397079 Twitter: @TCCampfire https://twitter.com/TCCampfire Email: truecrimecampfirepod@gmail.com
39 min
Crawlspace - True Crime & Mysteries
Crawlspace - True Crime & Mysteries
Crawlspace Media
Maine Crimes & Disappearances w/ Murderific
Welcome to Crawlspace. In this episode Tim Pilleri and Lance Reenstierna speak with Bern of the Murderific Podcast about some Maine cases. We focus on the disappearances of Kim Moreau and Ayla Reynolds. Follow Murderific on social media: https://twitter.com/MurderificBPC, https://www.instagram.com/murderificpodcast/ Check out their site here: http://murderific.com/ Information and Murderific's episode on Kim Moreau's disappearance: http://murderific.com/kimberly-moreau/ Join the Moreau family FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/403335559702829 Information and Murderific's episode on Ayla Reynolds: http://murderific.com/ayla-reynolds/ Article about 911 call that was referenced: https://awesomejelly.com/professionally-analyizing-the-911-call-made-by-justin-dipietrio/ http://www.aylareynolds.com/ Cases mentioned in the episode:  https://bangordailynews.com/2019/09/04/news/bangor/the-1984-murder-of-charlie-howard-in-bangor-will-be-dramatized-in-the-it-sequel/ https://bangordailynews.com/2009/02/25/news/man-gets-55-years-for-murder/ https://bangordailynews.com/2008/12/29/news/mainer-who-served-time-for-manslaughter-in-jail/ Check out betterhelp.com/crawlspace for 10% off your first month! Follow Private Investigations For the Missing https://investigationsforthemissing.org/ http://piftm.org/donate https://twitter.com/PIFortheMissing https://www.facebook.com/PIFortheMissing/ https://www.instagram.com/investigationsforthemissing/ Check out our entire network at http://crawlspace-media.com/
49 min
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