Murder

Episode 1: The Devil You Know: The John Hoskins Murders

In 1919, Irene Hoskins burst into her neighbors house, bleeding profusely. The story she told them would change their lives forever. What horrible event took place at the Hoskins’ rural Iowa farm?   Sources “Triple Murder Near Prescott.” Adams County Free Press, 1/15/1919 “Bad Murder at Prescott.” Adams County Free Press, 1/18/1919 ”Hoskins is Indicted.” …

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Lost in Despair: The 1935 Ax Murders of Mary and Alonzo Singer

  Charles Clark stood by himself at his daughter’s home in Kokomo, Indiana. There were things that weighed heavily on him, and he had come to a serious conclusion, perhaps the most serious that he would ever come to.    He looked down at the bottle in his hand, and knew what he had to …

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