Episode 173:

Live at W. L. Lyons Brown Theatre in Louisville

The Torture House of 1924

Karen

The Murder of Marlene Oakes

Georgia

Episode 173: Live at W. L. Lyons Brown Theatre in Louisville

Karen and Georgia cover the Torture House of 1924 and the Murder of Marlene Oakes.

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The Torture House of 1924

The Torture House of 1924 Notes:

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The Torture House of 1924 takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on March 10, 1924 three men were held by police in connection with a strange story of jealousy, torture and intended mutilation told by William (Bill) Gates, who shot and killed Richard Heaton, his friend and former business associate...

— Source: Newspaper

The Murder of Marlene Oakes

The Murder of Marlene Oakes Notes:

Helen Marlene Major Oakes (December 7, 1954 – October 11, 1980), best known by her middle name and posthumously by her maiden name, was an American woman who was murdered in 1980. The victim's partial skull was located near the pair's home not long after her death, but it was not identified until 2001 after mitochondrial DNA testing confirmed the identity of the remains.

On October 11, 1980, Marlene and Bill had an argument and St. Hillaire left the property to "cool off." When he returned around midnight, the home was in disarray.[3] Bill Major had dropped the two children off at a neighbor's residence but claimed to St. Hillaire that Marlene had left and abducted the children. He gave several firearms to another neighbor and expressed the desire to move to Rhode Island.[2] St. Hillaire learned about Bill Major's lies two days later and knew that Marlene would not have abandoned her children willingly and alerted police...

— Source: Wikipedia