15 episodes

“Chillingworth” recounts the lurid saga of the men behind the most notorious crime in Florida’s history: the grisly 1955 murder of a brilliant judge revered as an icon of integrity. Each of the three killers was horrifying enough on his own, but once they crossed racial lines to form an integrated criminal alliance, the state would never be the same. Their viciousness shook the faith Floridians had in their criminal justice system, the only institution they could trust to keep them safe. The ten-episode podcast uncovers mesmerizing surveillance audio tapes that broke the case open, unheard in over half a century. “Chillingworth” is the first story in the captivating series, "Worst of Men". 

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“Chillingworth” recounts the lurid saga of the men behind the most notorious crime in Florida’s history: the grisly 1955 murder of a brilliant judge revered as an icon of integrity. Each of the three killers was horrifying enough on his own, but once they crossed racial lines to form an integrated criminal alliance, the state would never be the same. Their viciousness shook the faith Floridians had in their criminal justice system, the only institution they could trust to keep them safe. The ten-episode podcast uncovers mesmerizing surveillance audio tapes that broke the case open, unheard in over half a century. “Chillingworth” is the first story in the captivating series, "Worst of Men". 

    Episode 12 (Part2): Electro-Shock Therapy

    Episode 12 (Part2): Electro-Shock Therapy

    Detective Henry Lovern forces Floyd, Joe, and Bobby to rendezvous in a sleepy little town north of Palm Beach. All three have murder on their minds.

    • 43 min
    Episode 12 (Part 1): The Creech Cell

    Episode 12 (Part 1): The Creech Cell

    Floyd has deep regrets about leaving Rio de Janeiro. Joe slips off to Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. Bobby reads all about the Chillingworth murders in the paper.

    • 25 min
    Special Chillingworth/Hurricane Dorian Advisory

    Special Chillingworth/Hurricane Dorian Advisory

    • 1 min
    Episode 11: Room 127

    Episode 11: Room 127

    Floyd recounts his life story to two close friends, with all of the sordid details. Detective Henry Lovern takes on the greatest challenge of his career. 

    • 24 min
    Episode 10: Reel to Reel

    Episode 10: Reel to Reel

    Floyd returns to Florida from Brazil, compelled to settle accounts with Joe. Joe takes steps to ensure his safety.  

    • 19 min
    Episode 9: Country of the Future

    Episode 9: Country of the Future

    Joe and Floyd develop their most profitable enterprise yet, capitalizing on greedy investors of all ages. But just as their company has become a well-oiled machine, his past exploits force Floyd into exile.    

    • 32 min

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