Brutal Ends is a podcast that focuses on the most captivating and terrifying murderers in history. From Victorian rippers to modern day serial killers, we explore them all.
EP 20 Metal Fange, The Kazakhstani Cannibal
Nikolai Dzhumagaliev was known by the media as Metal Fang. He raped and killed at least seven women, and was suspected of up to fifty more.
EP 19 The Italian Soap Maker
Leonarda Cianciulli was a fiercely protective and superstitious mother who would stop at nothing to keep her children safe....including human sacrifice.
The Austrian Black Widow
Elfriede Blauensteiner was a middle aged woman in Austria who took deadly care of her elderly gentlemen companions, then forged their wills for inheritance money.
EP 17 The Not So Nicelys
David and Joe Nicely masqueraded as constables executing a warrant when they shot elderly Herman Umberger in front of his family.
EP 16 The Bloody Benders
The Bender family ran an inn along the Great Osage Trail from 1870 to 1873. They were a spiritualist family of German immigrants, well known in the area. Little did their neighbors know that many of their lodgers would never leave the inn alive.
EP 15 Hinter Kaifeck
Hinterkaifeck was a small farming community with no official name. It was here, on a small family farm, that a gruesome crime scene was discovered. The entire Gruber family was slain after being lured, one by one, to their deaths.