Ohio Mysteries
Ohio Mysteries
Nov 25, 2020
10-Minute Mystery: Arthur Noske
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In 1977, 8-year-old Arthur Noske was beaten to death by his mother's boyfriend, Dr. Stuart Kutler, who had failed at trying to burn his corpse. Kutler eventually agreed to a plea of manslaughter, but refused to tell authorities where the boy's remains were. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch
Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier
Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier
Robin Barefield
The Mystery of the “A” Boats
On Valentine’s Day 1983, two new, beautiful sister ships, the Americus and the Altair sank in the Bering Sea in calm water while on their way to the king crab grounds near the Pribilof Islands. Fourteen men lost their lives in the worst disaster in the history of U.S. commercial fishing. A massive investigation ensued to determine what happened to the boats and what could be done to make commercial fishing safer.                     Those lost: The Americus: George Nations Brent Boles Larry Littlefield Rich Awes Victor Bass Jeff Nations Paul Northcutt The Altair: Ronald Beirnes Jeff Martin Lark Breckenridge Troy Gudbranson Randy Harvey Brad Melvin Tony Vienhage Sources: Much of my newsletter is based on the book Lost At Sea by Patrick Dillon. I’ve read this book three times, and I highly recommend it. Dillon extensively researched the losses of the Americus and Altair. He talked to fishermen, families of those lost, investigators, marine architects, and many other experts and observers. He tells a heart-felt and fact-filled story, not only about the “A” boats but about the commercial fishing industry and the politics of commercial fishing in the early 1980s. There’s so much more in his book than I’ve told you here, and if you’re like me, you won’t be able to put it down once you start reading it. Twenty Years After A-Boat Disasters, Scars Remain in Community. Available at: https://djcoregon.com/news/2003/02/13/twenty-years-after-aboat-disaster-scars-remain-in-fishing-community/ United States Coast Guard Marine Casualty Report. Available at: https://www.dco.uscg.mil/Portals/9/DCO%20Documents/5p/CG-5PC/INV/docs/boards/amerialtair.pdf _______________________________________________________________________ If you would like to support Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier? Become a patron and join The Last Frontier Club. Each month I will provide one or more of the following to club members. · An extra episode of Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier available only for club members. · Behind the scenes glimpses of life and wildlife in the Kodiak wilderness. · Breaking news about ongoing murder cases and new crimes in Alaska · Merchandise or discounts on MMLF merchandise or handmade glass jewelry Become a Patron! ________________________________________________________________________ Check out the store: Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier merchandise. ____________________________________________________________________________ Subscribe to my free, monthly Murder and Mystery Newsletter for more stories about true crime and mystery from Alaska. Join me on: Facebook Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Visit my website at http://robinbarefield.com Check out my books at Author Masterminds __________________________________________________________________________ Robin Barefield is the author of four Alaska wilderness mystery novels, Big Game, Murder Over Kodiak, The Fisherman’s Daughter, and Karluk Bones. Sign up to subscribe to her free, monthly newsletter on true murder and mystery in Alaska.
44 min
Forensic Tales
Forensic Tales
Courtney Fretwell
Lisa Nowak
#055 - Over the course of 48 hours in February 2007, decorated U.S. Astronaut and Navy Officer, Lisa Nowak, destroyed the life she spent 43 years meticulously crafting. Lisa Nowak was accused of driving 900-miles cross country from Texas to Florida to confront a woman, who she saw as her rival. She took with her what many would describe as a “kill kit”. Gloves, a BB-gun, rubber tubing, a knife, and a pair of adult diapers. What caused Lisa Nowak to go from a NASA Astronaut, to a convicted felon? And what did she really intend to do on her cross country trip? *Support My Work * If you love the show, the easiest way to show your support is by leaving us a positive rating with a review. You can also tell your family and friends about Forensic Tales. *Patreon - *If you would like to get early access to new episodes, have access to exclusive bonus content, snag exclusive show merch or just want to support what I'm doing, please visit our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/forensictales *Sponsors *Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/ The Pop Culture Show. Check them out by visiting: https://www.thepopcultureshow.com/ Jeffrey Epstein, The Prince and the Pervert. Check them out by visiting: https://jeffreyepsteinpodcast.com/ For a full list of sources used in this episode please visit forensictales.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/forensictales)
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