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.
HAUNTED: The Lemp Mansion
The Lemp family truly qualifies as one of America's most haunting ghost stories in Missouri, with much scrutiny on the seemingly possessed Lemp Mansion. The house saw 5 deaths over a period of time, each committed by their own hand. Today visitors hear disembodied voices, see objects floating, and the apparition of a little boy who was locked away in the attic for his entire life. So join Eliza for this spooky tail. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review the show. Part of the PodMoth Network.
Resources: lemphauntedhouse.com | kmov.com | theculturetrip.com
MISSING: Dennis Martin
On June 14, 1969, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dennis Martin, disappeared after playing in the woods. The search effort was the most extensive in the park's history, involving approximately 1,400 searchers and a 56-square-mile area. Despite their efforts, he was never found. What happened to Dennis is still unknown but, many theories have surfaced including some you have to hear for yourself. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review the show. Part of the Podmoth Network.
Nat. Park Documents: https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/foia/upload/1969_GRSM_DennisMartin_dissapearance_REDACTED.pdf
Resources: wikipedia.org | darktales.blog
CRIME: The Woodchipper Murder
Helle Crafts was a Danish flight attendant who was murdered by her husband, Richard Crafts. Her murder is sometimes called the "Woodchipper Murder" because of the method by which Richard disposed of her body. Her death brought about the first murder conviction in the state of Connecticut in which a body was never found. For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review the show. Part of the Podmoth Network.
Resources: murderpedia.com | crimelibrary.org | history.com
CRIME: The Giant Mine Murders
In 1992 the Canadian mining town of Yellowknife was thrown into violent unrest when the workers went on strike. Nine replacement workers died when their rail car hit a deliberately set bomb. This sparked violent riots that paralyzed the small mining town and launched a massive manhunt. Hear survivor's accounts and find out how the mine is doing today. Hint, not good. For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review. Member of the Podmoth Network.
Resources: thecanadianencyclopedia.ca | cbc.ca | uphere.ca
SERIAL KILLER: Robert Rhoades
In 1990 a chance encounter on an Arizona road ended the 15-year career of terror for trucker Robert Ben Rhoades a man who would earn the nickname “The Truck Stop Killer”. But it wasn’t the name that many people remember, it’s the mobile torture truck where Rhoades lured his victims. So join Eliza as she unpacks the mind of a real monster. For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review. Member of the Podmoth Network.
Resources: murderpedia.org | nonpareilonline.com | allthingsinteresting.com
EPISODE 100: Genie Wiley
LTLO celebrates its 100th episode by looking into the U.S. worst case of child abuse. The victim, Genie Wiley, was deprived of almost all human contact until the age of 13. This along with physical abuse from her father led to Genie having zero communication skills. Because of her unique disability scientists studied her which many say led to further abuse by her caretakers. For more visit lightsonpod.com and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review! Member of the Podmoth Network.
Resources: linquistics.ucla.edu | theguardian.com | verywellmind.com
Leave the Lights On is binge worthy. I listen while doing tedious tasks at work and it makes my work day go by so much faster. I get stuff done AND learn appalling facts about creepy people and places, while sometimes laughing at Eliza, Victoria, and occasional guest shenanigans. It’s a win-win work day.
Eliza draws you into the story
I like how you never know what next week will bring on Leave the Lights On. Eliza covers different types of crimes, plus the weird and strange. It stays interesting!
- Danielle at Bad Acts
Great show! Well thought out and researched. Keep up the good work!
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