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Episode 70: The Body in the River: A 1911 Murder in Fort Wayne, Indiana

When two children found a body floating in the river, Fort Wayne, Indiana, police were baffled. The man had clearly been murdered, but there was no identification on the body. Their search for who he was would begin a mystery that lasts to this day.         Sources Directory of Deceased American Physicians, …

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The Body in the River: A 1911 Murder in Fort Wayne, Indiana

When Steve Lanigan first saw the bloated shape floating in the St. Mary’s River, he wasn’t sure what it was. Neither was his companion, Joe Redmenski. They had both played at the Fort Wayne dump before, but they had never seen anything like that. And that was what made it so much more exciting. The …

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Episode 28: The Confession of Leonard Grubb

When Indiana police heard that Leonard Grubb had killed a man, they definitely wanted to hear more. Haunted by the victims ghost, Leonard happily confessed, leading to one of the strangest stories in Indiana history.   Sources 2 In Nashville Jail as Murder Story Is Sifted. The Republic, 10/28/1930 Slaying Exposed in Brown County. The …

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