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Leave The Lights On is a weekly true crime podcast with a paranormal twist! Join Eliza as she discusses things that go bump in the night or has you wondering who did it. It's scary out there, so leave the lights on.

Leave The Lights On Eliza J.

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 94 Ratings

Leave The Lights On is a weekly true crime podcast with a paranormal twist! Join Eliza as she discusses things that go bump in the night or has you wondering who did it. It's scary out there, so leave the lights on.

    FINIAL EPISODE: The Amityville Murders

    FINIAL EPISODE: The Amityville Murders

    On November 13, 1974, police reported a homicide at 112 Ocean Avenue, where they discovered six members of the DeFeo family — father, mother, and four of their five children — shot and killed execution style. The surviving son, Ronald “Butch” DeFeo Jr., was eventually charged and tried for the murder of his family. His defense was that a demonic presence made him do it. What is real and what is fake? For the episode of LTLO let's find out!

    Resources: amityvillemurders.com | wikipedia.org | allthingsintresting.com | nydialynews.com

    • 24 min
    Who Is The Watcher?

    Who Is The Watcher?

    When the Broaddus family bought a new house in an affluent New Jersey suburb, they believed they had finally achieved their lifelong goal of settling into their dream home. But it wasn’t long before the family realized they had actually walked into a nightmare after receiving a series of threatening letters from someone only known as The Watcher. Be sure to subscribe as there is only one episode left till the end of the show!

    Resources: time.com | radiotimes.com | people.com | digitalspy.com | YouTube.com

    • 28 min
    Did Ruth Ellis Deserve to Die?

    Did Ruth Ellis Deserve to Die?

    Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be executed in the United Kingdom. She was convicted of the murder of her lover, David Blakely, and hanged at Holloway Prison. But was her execution justified or was the death penalty a harsh sentence for a beautiful mother of 2? This week join me as we explore the gray area of the death penalty. And be sure to listen to the end of the episode for a special announcement. For more visit lightsonpod.com

    Medium Account: medium.com/@lightsonpod

    Resources: wikipedia.org | theguardian.com | capitalpunishment.org | history.com

    • 28 min
    FORGOTTEN: Richmond Byers

    FORGOTTEN: Richmond Byers

    What happens when urban legends have a true story behind them? This was a question one of our listeners, Autumn Bones, had that led her to find the truth about her local urban legend. This week she shares that story with us.

    Shortly after the turn of the century, the presumed abduction of Richmond Byers made national headlines. The boy’s father searched for years, bankrupting the family in a vain attempt to find his son. Unfortunately, Mr. Byers became a suspect which led to the creation of Indiana's urban legend. For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe.

    Autumn Bones book: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/unsolved-indiana-autumn-bones/1141734467?ean=9781467152815

    Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/TheBonesOfAutumn/

    Resources: Autumn Bones | kidnappingmurderandmayhem.blogspot.com

    • 23 min
    UNSOLVED: Margaret Martin

    UNSOLVED: Margaret Martin

    When 19-year-old Margaret Martin agreed to attend a meeting to discuss a job offer little did she know she was actually going to meet the person who would ultimately take her life. There were few clues about her killer’s identity other than the description of him being a “sandy-haired, slightly overweight” figure. No real suspects were ever tied to the murder and the media failed to get the word out. Can this case be solved? For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe.

    Resources: wikipedia.org | unsolvedcasebook.com | thetruecrimedatabase.com | dbpedia.org

    • 21 min
    Horror At McKamey Manor

    Horror At McKamey Manor

    As we get closer to Halloween many of you will head out to enjoy a haunted house. I’m sure your experience will not only be scary but safe. But what if I told you that there is a haunted house that not only scares you but physically tortures you? Would you go in? This week we will look into McKamey Manor or the haunted house that many claims to be a torture chamber in disguise. Is this legal and why is the manor still open? Let’s find out. For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe.

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    Resources: wikipeda.org | allthingsintresting.com | YouTube.com | thegurdian.com

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

danarock83 ,

Unique and fun listening

I'm just starting back with the older podcasts. Loving it so far.

luckyme&mine ,

I just can’t.

The way she pauses and is so robotic with her words drives me insain. I can’t listen to it bc Of this. The stories are very interesting if she wouldn’t read like a computer robot I would listen to this podcast otherwise I’m unfollowing it.

The great southern treandkill ,

👻

So cool ur from Radford/Roanoke/ Blacksburg area. I’m about 2 hours away anyways from St Albans. Thanks for the podcast I’m digging it!
Ps. Hopefully ur a Va Tech fan 😎🎧

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