Tag: Davenport

The Koenig Murder/Suicide of 1870

Some have said that the most dangerous people that you can ever come across are people that have nothing to…

Struck Down in the Dark – The Charles Englehart Murder

I’m not afraid of the dark. I take my trash out in the middle of the night without a flashlight,…

Struck Down in the Dark – The Charles Englehart Murder

Charles Englehart was attacked outside of his car one dark night in 1935. A harmless 70-year-old man liked by everyone,…

Episode 33: The Scars of Loss

Mabel Moore and William Stewart each lost a spouse in the early 20th Century. They also had hidden connections that…

The Scars of Loss

In a St. Louis hotel room in 1912, Mabel Moore was distraught. Her and her husband of only about three…

Episode 29: Defiling the Dead

The desecration of human remains and burial sites are regarded as taboo by our society. Regardless, it still happens, and…

Defiling the Dead

In 2002, a friend of mine and I took a trip to Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois, about twenty…

Episode 26: An Uncommon Criminal

When Iowa policemen arrested a robbery suspect in 1947, they thought they had just apprehended the thief responsible for numerous…

An Uncommon Criminal

   By March 8, 1947, police in Davenport, Iowa, were looking for an unknown suspect who had been breaking into…

Episode 12: Premonitions of Doom

In 1898, Judge John Dillon was rich and successful. But when his wife and daughter were about to travel to…