Why do so many people go missing in National Parks? Alien conspiracy theory? Government experiments? Or just lost in nature?
In this case - it’s none of the above. It’s a serial killer that leaves a trail of bloodshed and a decapitated head bobbing in a stream in Yosemite.
Once they catch the killer that’s when the real mystery begins - wasn’t his little brother a national hero? Didn’t they make TV shows about this family?
How did one brother become America’s sweetheart and the other America’s heartless serial killer?
There is international panic on the fate of the missing British Airways flight attendant… and the crazy leads don’t make it any easier for police.
She was sold to the Yakuza (Japanese Mafia).
An adult film producer claims his colleague kidnapped her for producing a snuff film.
The police finally get their first good lead - they knock on the suspect’s door and open up a can of worms. Why is his dog frozen? What are all the videotapes? How many victims does he really have?
*Please listen to Part 1 first (#61)
A Japanese Hostess Club - purchase a table by the hour - female hostesses will come and sit with you the entire time. They pour your drinks, light your cigarette, flirt with you, and stroke your ego.
There’s an unspoken law that all the flirting - was nothing but a fantasy.
But when a British Airways flight attendant disappears while working at a hostess club - a question arises…
Was her abduction someone’s fantasy?
You look out your window - the landlord has dug up another large hole in the backyard… they’re always doing strange gardening projects late at night.
You walk into the kitchen - there’s that smell again… the landlord says it’s new fertilizer but the smell is distinct.
There are usually 8 tenants but once in a while, one will disappear without notice… what really is going on in this house?
Did you know pigs will eat anything?
The Pickton Pig Farm - was isolated, private, had its own slaughterhouse equipped with commercial freezers, and hundreds of very hungry pigs.
The farm was well known by locals for many things - mainly the smell that radiated from it… but soon it would be known by the whole world.
For where 49 women get murdered…
A massive 3 story sanatorium in the isolated woods of Washington. The whispers about what goes on in there - I heard she buries another patient every single day. If you walk past it the scary doctor might snatch you, lock you in a room, and starve you to death.
Sounds like campfire scary stories? But what if it’s not. What if this is one of America’s worst female serial killers?
A family begged their community to help find their missing 16 year old daughter. #FindBecky started trending on social media. Nobody was prepared to find out that -
A 16 year old schoolgirl had been brutally murdered in her own room, decapitated, dismembered, and placed into suitcases.
Not long after 6 people were arrested - 2 of them family members.
Ellen could hear her 8-year-old daughter splashing around in the bath with her barbies. Thankfully her son was fast asleep - another long exhausting day as a single mom.
But what if things didn’t have to be this way? Ellen calmly walked over to the bathroom, plugged in her hairdryer… and threw it in the bathtub where Stacy was playing... Plop.
The Richardson family was found viciously murdered in the middle of the night… The police are gathering clues when they realize that a family member is missing.
The 12-year-old daughter… where is she? Has she been abducted? Did she escape? Was she killed? Is her body somewhere else? Time is ticking...
She was driven off the main road where she was assaulted, disemboweled, and left for dead.
Against all odds, she managed to survive this attack. But that was just the beginning of a diabolical crime...
She was held captive for 24 years in the secret basement of the house that she grew up in. During her captivity she gave birth to 7 children - all in the dark with nothing but a pack of diapers and a pair of scissors.
For 24 years there were two families residing in one house.
The “family above” lived a normal life. Celebrating holidays. Taking pictures.
The “family below” lived a life with no sunlight, mold on the walls, and torment beyond imagine.
Who would ever suspect a sweet little grandma with the best-baked goods in town of having a sinister past?
She was a doting grandmother, wife, daughter, and a “domestic goddess.” But once in a while, she would add a special ingredient to her baked goods resulting in the death of her loved ones. After 11 funerals - nobody suspected the grieving grandma.
Do you trust your grandma?
Two friends go fishing - instead of fish they catch:
BDSM leather masks, ropes, handcuffs, knives, and bondage equipment. Could this be the aftermath of a really crazy party?
OR was it something more sinister? A case filled with intimate text messages between the killer and victim, bloodlust, and a raging psychopath.
The press claimed she had a “perfect score” on the Psychopath Test - making her the most psychopathic woman in South Korea.
Why did all her loved ones go blind? Why did all her husbands end up dead? And why did she try to burn down an entire hospital? How much is too much coincidence?
5 men board 5 different Tokyo subway trains at the same time. Each of them are carrying plastic bags filled with poison.
At exactly 8 AM - peak rush hour - they will release the poison to thousands of passengers who are stuck in the trains breathing in the lethal gas.
They met in High School and became popular and inseparable. One of them was even voted “Miss Irresistible.”
Best friends forever & ever they said - but when four of them are found brutally murdered you have to wonder if someone close to them was involved…
Secrets between friends are sometimes the darkest ones. One of them is a Pretty Little Liar.
The CandyMan and his 2 assistant killers are ramping up their serial murders...
29 boys go missing from the same small town.
Where are the police?
And who finally takes down Willy Wonka?
It all ends with one last party.
The “CandyMan” is what all the little boys called him. He was a candy factory owner who passed out free candy to all the kids.
In the same small town of Houston Heights 29 boys go missing in the span of a few years…
At a time where it felt like nobody could be trusted - the CandyMan seemed like a wholesome adult figure. But you know where this story goes.
A cult in Korea heard the saying “eat the rich” and they decided to do just that. Literally. They turned their victims into side dishes for their Korean BBQ.
Is this about the ever-growing wealth gap or are they just a sinister cult looking for blood?
Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com
From the outside - they’re perfect. Wealthy, educated, compassionate, veteran, with 5 children in a blended marriage.
When Kathleen is found dead at the bottom of the staircase - all of the Petersons' family secrets come to light. We have more questions than ever…
IF she fell (like Michael Peterson claims) why was there blood soaking the floor & walls? Why did Michael delete personal emails right after he found out his wife died? Why do people believe an owl (the bird) killed Kathleen?
And what about the other woman in Michael’s life found at the bottom of a staircase?
Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com