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Episode 62: Table Scraps Short Stories, Vol. 3: Accidents Will Happen

Another collection of short tales from Midwest history, Volume 3 deals with accidents too awful to contemplate, yet too horrible to forget.     Sources   Leroy Sowell is Instantly Killed Today. The Daily Democrat and Leader, 1920 Leroy Stowell. http://www.findagrave.com Woman Saves Nephew from Death by Gas. The Capital Times, 12/28/1923 p. 2 Crowd …

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Episode 50: The Girl in Room 30: The Murder of Marie Wick

In 1921, 18-year-old Marie Wick checked into a Fargo hotel while travelling to visit her aunt. What happened that night in Room 30 would become one of the most vicious murders to ever occur in North Dakota. Sources Girl Murdered In Fargo Hotel. Grand Forks Herald, 6/7/1921 Clothing of Murdered Girl is Examined. The Bismarck …

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Episode 30: Haunted – The Kelly Family Murders

In 1933, William Kelly made a horrific decision. He would spend a lifetime haunted by the memories of things he could never undo.   Sources “Iowan Uses Hammer to Slay Son, 2.” The Des Moines Tribune, 7/31/1933″ “Romance of T.C. Campus Ended by Double Murder.” The Courier, 8/1/1933 “Injuries Fatal to Mrs. Kelly.” The Des …

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