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Episode 32: The Accidentally Deliberate Murder of Augusta Bartz

16-year-old Augusta Bartz was murdered in  1892. Even though her killer, Herman Boek, shotgunned her in the middle of road…

The Accidentally Deliberate Murder of Augusta Bartz

Fall is a transitional season. The temperatures start to get a little colder, and the trees start to change their…

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…

Episode 20: The Harry Singer Murders

Locals suspected that something was off when Harry Singer started selling his boss’ belongings. Never would they have guessed the…

The Harry Singer Murders

Mary Singer was dead, hacked to death by an ax-wielding assailant. It was a sudden and violent end, and the…

Sin and Redemption: The Augusta Bartz Murder of 1896

   The grass was ready to turn from brown to green, and some of the trees had started to bud…