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
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
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
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
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Resources: wikipedia.org | theguardian.com | capitalpunishment.org | history.com
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
Resources: Autumn Bones | kidnappingmurderandmayhem.blogspot.com
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
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.
Resources: wikipeda.org | allthingsintresting.com | YouTube.com | thegurdian.com
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