Ep. 119 - The curious death of David Bocks

Published: Jan. 25, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 29 seconds

In 1984, David Bocks disappeared during a routine shift at the Fernald, Ohio plant where uranium was processed for U.S. nuclear weapons. With some of his belongings later found in a vat of liquified sludge, his gruesome fate was all but certain. But did he commit suicide, or was he silenced for vocalizing safety concerns? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Down by the Bonfire, by Jessica Hannan. Find more: http://www.jessicahannan.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown. The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch. 

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10-Minute Mystery: Sharon Ward

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 56 seconds

In 1982, someone beat 17-year-old Sharon Ward on the head, then slashed her wrists and left her in a Toledo-area cornfield, challenging her to save herself. Nearly 40 years later, Oregon Police have released a name and photos of a "person of interest" as they try to close in on her killer. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 118 - Did David Ferrie help plan JFK's assassination?

Published: Jan. 18, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 58 seconds

The Warren Commission concluded Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he killed President John F. Kennedy in 1963. But New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison was convinced Cleveland native David Ferrie played a role, and Ferrie died two days after Garrison announced his investigation. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Scrapbook, by Guy Randall. https://guyrandallartist.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown. The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch. Pirate Crew - Ross Bugden. Last Dawn - Ross Bugden. Fall - Ross Bugden. Follow Ross Bugden: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQKG... Twitter: https://twitter.com/RossBugden

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10-Minute Mystery: Who is the real Eliza?

Published: Jan. 14, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 53 seconds

Harriet Beecher Stowe spurred support for abolishing slavery when she published Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1851. When she revealed her fictional characters were based on real ones, the hunt was on for Eliza, the heroine who escaped with her baby by running over chunks of ice floating on the Ohio River. Did that really happen? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 117 - Who killed Anita Taylor?

Published: Jan. 11, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 57 seconds

In 1966, 20-year-old Anita Taylor was found raped and stomped to death in the bedroom of her Springfield home, with her 18-month baby beaten and left in his crib. Now Ohio's new BCI Cold Case Unit is taking another look. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Aaron Taylor's website on his mom: taylorcase.com Music: Stronger Than Yesterday, by Molly Morgan. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/mollyy.k.morgan Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and Ross Burgden  

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10-Minute Mystery: Dayton and The Stranger

Published: Jan. 7, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 23 seconds

In 1851, a 24-year-old woman passing through Dayton died and was buried beneath a tombstone identified only as "The Stranger." Stories were handed out down through the years about the circumstances of her death. but no one can be sure. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 116 - Geraldine Mock: Around the world in 29 days

Published: Jan. 4, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 43 seconds

Jerrie Mock was a Columbus housewife and mother who also happened to have a pilot's license, and when she expressed boredom and her husband joked she should fly around the world, she took him up on it. She didn't know she would be the first to achieve what Amelia Earhart could not. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Super Funk Deluxe, by Summer School. Find more at https://summerschoolband.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 115 - Geraldine Mock: Around the world in 29 days

Published: Jan. 4, 2021, 1 a.m.
Duration: 35 minutes 43 seconds

Jerrie Mock was a Columbus housewife and mother who also happened to have a pilot's license, and when she expressed boredom and her husband joked she should fly around the world, she took him up on it. She didn't know she would be the first to achieve what Amelia Earhart could not. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Super Funk Deluxe, by Summer School. Find more at https://summerschoolband.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Bobby Dolfen and the case of Chas. Lindbergh Jr.

Published: Dec. 31, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 4 seconds

In 1936, authorities descended on the Akron, Ohiohome where an aunt and uncle were raising 4-year-old Bobby Dolfen, the spitting image of the kidnapped baby of aviator Charles Lindbergh. While they would rule out Bobby was Charlie Jr., coincidences kept Dolfen wondering for the next 60 years. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch New Horizon-Aldiran

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Ep. 115 - What happened to Joanne Coughlin?

Published: Dec. 28, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 27 minutes 42 seconds

On Dec. 27, 1974, Youngstown aspiring actress Joanne Coughlin left work and headed for a health spa with plans to then meet her boyfriend for a movie. But her boyfriend fell asleep waiting for her because she never made it. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Set Me Free, by Meghan Rachelle. Find more at https://www.meghanrachelle.com. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch Song: Beyond Artist: Whitesand Video link: https://youtu.be/y84qVeSTBtU

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10-Minute Mystery: The Girl In Blue (repeat episode!)

Published: Dec. 24, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 7 seconds

On Christmas Eve in 1933, a stranger walked through the streets of Willoughby, Ohio - a young woman dressed head to toe in blue, with 90 cents in her purse and hopes of getting home to Pennsylvania by Christmas. No one understood her intent as she sprinted for an approaching train, running into its side and glancing off with a fatally cracked skull. The town would bury the unidentified girl in a grave marked "The Girl in Blue," and although research would give her a name 60 years later, it will never be known if she had intended to kill herself, or simply catch a free ride home. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Exhumed - Part 3: Hope Lost

Published: Dec. 18, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 47 seconds

A three-part series by Ohio Mysteries and the Akron Beacon Journal that explores exhumations and the four times it was used in Summit County criminal cases over the past 12 years. In this episode, the two cases where exhumations failed to advance a case: Marion Brubaker and Linda Komar. www.ohiomysteries.com www.beaconjournal.com Ross Burgdenhttps://instagram.com/rossbugden/ (rossbugden)  https://twitter.com/RossBugden (@rossbugden)-Last Dawn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EOkLuDAP6E&list;=PL44UysF4ZQ23B_ITIqM8Fqt1UXgsA9yD6&index;=138 Track: Freedom Music by Oak Studios Creative Commons - Attribution ND 4.0 https://youtu.be/2M2Gk68sfYw Music Info:  Music by Aleksandr Shamaluev (AShamaluevMusic)  Track name: Dramatic Cinematic Author is affiliated with the "United States BMI" P.R.O  Composer: Aleksandr Shamaluev  BMI IPI: 00853951605  Music Link: https://www.ashamaluevmusic.com Track: Freedom Music recorded and composed by Oak Studios@oakstudiosok Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0Whitesand Whitesand A cinematic, epic, beautiful arrangement. Got inspired by Sunshine soundtrack. More info on the description. Emotional Arrangement - Home. An original composition, composed by me - Whitesand (Martynas Lau). More info on the description.Composer: Whitesand (Martynas Lau) Year: 2017 Title: Eternity

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Exhumed - Part 2: Success

Published: Dec. 17, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 17 seconds

A three-part series by Ohio Mysteries and the Akron Beacon Journal that explores exhumations and the four times it was used in Summit County criminal cases over the past 12 years. In this episode, the two cases where exhumations solved a mystery: Margaret Purk and Linda Pagano. www.ohiomysteries.com www.beaconjournal.comRoss Burgdenhttps://instagram.com/rossbugden/ (rossbugden) https://twitter.com/RossBugden (@rossbugden)-Last Dawnhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EOkLuDAP6E&list;=PL44UysF4ZQ23B_ITIqM8Fqt1UXgsA9yD6&index;=138Track: FreedomMusic by Oak StudiosCreative Commons - Attribution ND 4.0https://youtu.be/2M2Gk68sfYwMusic Info: Music by Aleksandr Shamaluev (AShamaluevMusic) Track name: Dramatic CinematicAuthor is affiliated with the "United States BMI" P.R.O Stream, Buy & Download music tracks by AShamaluev on: Whitesand A cinematic, epic, beautiful arrangement. Got inspired by Sunshine soundtrack. More info on the description.Emotional Arrangement - Home. An original composition, composed by me - Whitesand (Martynas Lau). More info on the description.Composer: Whitesand (Martynas Lau)Year: 2017Title: Eternity

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Exhumed - Part 1: The process

Published: Dec. 16, 2020, 11 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 42 seconds

A three-part series by Ohio Mysteries and the Akron Beacon Journal that explores exhumations and the four times it was used in Summit County criminal cases over the past 12 years. In this episode, Exhumations 101 - a look at the process, the science, the surprises, the possibilities. www.ohiomysteries.com www.beaconjournal.comRoss Burgdenhttps://instagram.com/rossbugden/ (rossbugden https://twitter.com/RossBugden (@rossbugden)-Last Dawnhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EOkLuDAP6E&list;=PL44UysF4ZQ23B_ITIqM8Fqt1UXgsA9yD&index;=138Track: FreedomMusic by Oak StudiosCreative Commons - Attribution ND 4.0https://youtu.be/2M2Gk68sfYwMusic Info: Music by Aleksandr Shamaluev (AShamaluevMusic) Track name: Dramatic CinematicAuthor is affiliated with the "United States BMI" P.R.OComposer:Aleksandr Shamaluev BMI IPI: 00853951605 Music Link: https://www.ashamaluevmusic.com Youtube: http://bit.ly/2jJUr93 - SoundCloud: http://bit.ly/2u5Iz5k- Facebook: http://bit.ly/2jGYUJF - Twitter: http://bit.ly/2HYpuNf  - Instagram: http://bit.ly/2IqiIz9 Stream, Buy & Download music tracks by AShamaluev on:  iTunes/Apple: http://apple.co/2hbFVbL - Amazon: http://amzn.to/2w190go - Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2uIeg73 - Deezer: http://bit.ly/2hx915G WhitesandWhitesandA cinematic, epic, beautiful arrangement. Got inspired by Sunshine soundtrack. More info on the description.Emotional Arrangement - Home. An original composition, composed by me - Whitesand (Martynas Lau). More info on the description.Composer: Whitesand (Martynas Lau)Year: 2017Title: Eternity

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Ep. 114 - The suspicious death of Bennie Mostiller

Published: Dec. 14, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 3 seconds

On Oct. 9, 1973, authorities in Wadsworth, Ohio were called to the Wadsworth Foundry for a gruesome discovery. One of the employees had been burned alive in a blast furnace. The story of Bennie Mostiller, and a conversation with former Rittman Police Chief-turned-author Mike Burg. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Have You Ever Seen The Rain, by Niimbus Cloud. Find more at: https://www.facebook.com/NimbusCloud95 Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Grandma Gatewood and the Appalachian Trail

Published: Dec. 10, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 33 seconds

10-Minute MyIn 1955, Gallia County grandma Emma Gatewood told her children she was going for a walk. The walk lasted 5 months, and made her the first woman to hike the 2,000-mile Appalachian Trail. The mystery of why may be buried in a violent past. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 113 - Hollywood stories: Peg Entwistle and Daeida Wilcox Beveridge

Published: Dec. 7, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 3 seconds

Does a woman buried in a Hamilton County, Ohio grave haunt the iconic Hollywood sign? And are the original streets in Hollywood named for people and places in Ohio? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Speak Softly, Love, by Victor Samalot. Find more at: https://www.victorsamalot.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch    

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10-Minute Mystery: Cindy Anderson

Published: Dec. 3, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 43 seconds

In 1981, 20-year-old Cindy Anderson went to work at the Toledo, Ohio law office where she was a legal secretary. When co-workers arrived at the office, there were signs she had been there, but she was gone, with her locked car sitting in the parking lot. She was never seen again. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 112 - BCI Cold Cases: Zastudil, Thompson, Hebert

Published: Nov. 30, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 13 seconds

In the summer of 2020, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation announced a new cold case squad, with an initial 11 cased on its primary target list. We revisit three of them: The all-but-forgotten murders of Carol Zastudil, Cheryl Thompson and Joanne Hebert.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Bucknut, by SOHi. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/SOHiband Music: Audionautix by The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher by Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Arthur Noske

Published: Nov. 26, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 53 seconds

In 1977, 8-year-old Arthur Noske was beaten to death by his mother's boyfriend, Dr. Stuart Kutler, who had failed at trying to burn his corpse. Kutler eventually agreed to a plea of manslaughter, but refused to tell authorities where the boy's remains were. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 111 - The Highland Square Rapist

Published: Nov. 23, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 41 minutes 36 seconds

In 1975 and 1976, a rapist stalked the women of Akron's Highland Square neighborhood. This episode features an interview with one of the victims of that dark era. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Glow, by Embers of Arson. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/embersofarsonoh Music: Audionautix by The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher by Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Charlotte Rexroad

Published: Nov. 19, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes

In 1970, Charlotte Rexroad was a mother of four struggling to raise her family in a dilapidated hotel room in downtown Canton. She left with her boyfriend one night to wash clothes, and never returned. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 110 - The missing crew of Ghost Blimp

Published: Nov. 16, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 26 minutes 5 seconds

In the 1942, in an Akron-built Goodyear blimp delivered to the Navy after the start of WWII, a two-man crew set out over the Pacific from San Francisco for a short four-hour patrol in search of Japanese subs. The blimp returned. The crew did not. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Get That Tree Up On The Roof, by Lisa Gain & the Rusty Silos. Find more at: https://www.facebook.com/rustysilos Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The Mystery Airships of 1896-1897

Published: Nov. 12, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 37 seconds

In November of 1896, California residents reported seeing ships in the air sailing over the homes - a sight all the more puzzling since airships hadn't been invented yet, and the Wright Brothers wouldn't fly their first plane for another seven years. Those mysterious airships moved east, and arrived over Ohio in April the next year.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 109 - The Donner Party, Part 2

Published: Nov. 9, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 55 minutes 55 seconds

Continuing our story of the 1846 wagon train that met a tragic fate after attempting a shortcut on their way from the midwest to California. In this episode, meet two more Ohioans on this journey: A man portrayed as the Donner Party's biggest cannibal, and the companion he abandoned to a lonely death.www.ohiomysteries.comfeedback@ohiomysteries.comwww.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Blood on the Mountain, by A Basic Wagon. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/abasicwagon/community Additional music: Audionautix by The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher by Daniel Birch

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Ep. 109 - The Donner Party, Part 1

Published: Nov. 5, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes 17 seconds

In 1846, a wagon train of nearly 90 people headed from the midwest to California took a newly advertised cutoff that doomed them to a tragic fate. In this first part, we explore the role of two Ohioans in this event: The man who promoted that ill-fated shortcut, and a traveler murdered along the way. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix by The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher by Daniel Birch

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Ep. 108 - Charlie Root and the Babe Ruth controversy

Published: Nov. 2, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 44 minutes 11 seconds

In the 1932 World Series, legendary slugger Babe Ruth reportedly pointed at the bleachers and predicted the homerun he hit a moment later. Or did he? Decades of debate have followed, and one man who says he most certainly did not point at the bleachers was the man who threw that pitch: Ohio's Charlie Root. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Summer Love, by Theo's Loose Hinges. https://www.theosloosehinges.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Denise Chance

Published: Oct. 29, 2020, midnight
Duration: 12 minutes 27 seconds

In the early morning hours of a winter night in 1985, 18-year-old Denise Chance said goodnight to the woman she shared a Springfield, Ohio house with and went to bed. Within an hour, she had vanished from the house, leaving two doors wide open behind her.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 107 - The Mothman

Published: Oct. 26, 2020, midnight
Duration: 37 minutes 44 seconds

In 1966, people in the Ohio River communities of Point Pleasant, West Virginia and Gallipolis, Ohio saw a strange flying creature they couldn't identify. When the bridge connecting the two towns crashed into the river and killed 46 people, some wondered if the creature was connected. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Bad Advice, by tOd and the Bad Ideas. https://www.todandthebadideas.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Katelyn Markham

Published: Oct. 22, 2020, midnight
Duration: 15 minutes 16 seconds

In August of 2011, Katelyn Markham vanished from her home in Fairfield, Ohio. The Art Institute of Cincinnati student was two days from her 22nd birthday and three weeks from graduating when she failed to respond to texts and phone calls from her fiance. It took nearly two years to find her remains in an Indiana dumping ground. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 106 - What lies beneath Cincinnati's Music Hall

Published: Oct. 19, 2020, midnight
Duration: 41 minutes 3 seconds

Cincinnati's Music Hall was built over a pauper's cemetery, with victims from a ship explosion, a cholera epidemic, an insane asylum and a military hospital. Modern renovations continue to unearth new skeletons.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Out on the Water, by The Katawicks. https://www.facebook.com/thekatawicks Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Tiffany Papesh

Published: Oct. 15, 2020, midnight
Duration: 19 minutes 55 seconds

In the summer of 1980, 8-year-old Tiffany Papesh walked to a store half a block away to pick up hamburger buns for a camping trip. She was never seen again. Although a man was later convicted based on only his recanted confession, her body has never been found, and some investigators question whether they got the right man. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 105 - Searching for ET: Marjorie Fish and the Hills

Published: Oct. 12, 2020, midnight
Duration: 40 minutes 27 seconds

In 1961, New Hampshire couple Betty and Barney Hill claimed to have been abducted by aliens, and revealed a star map showing the home of their abductors. After several years of searching star guides, Ohio amateur astronomer Marjorie Fish announced she'd found the site. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Megadeth is Absolutely My Favorite Band, by Picnic Day. https://picnicday.bandcamp.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Symmes' Hollow Earth Theory

Published: Oct. 8, 2020, midnight
Duration: 17 minutes 56 seconds

John Cleves Symmes Jr., who died in Hamilton, Ohio in 1829, spent his later years lecturing about his theory that the planet had a large habitable hole running the length of it. His efforts to mount an expedition to the Arctic to find the entrance may have even inspired the backstory of Santa living at the North Pole. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 104 - Elizabeth Stiles and the Madison Seminary

Published: Oct. 4, 2020, 11:21 p.m.
Duration: 47 minutes 31 seconds

Elizabeth Stiles was asked by Abraham Lincoln himself to spy for the Union Army during the Civil War, and she served with distinction through many close calls. Could her spirit be among those that some say haunt the Madison Seminary where she died in old age? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Paul and Sharon, by David Zuder. https://www. davidzudermusic.com Island by MBB https://soundcloud.com/mbbofficial Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/Island-MBB Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/6by8zhaG04Y Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Kenneth A. Roth

Published: Oct. 1, 2020, midnight
Duration: 19 minutes 45 seconds

In May of 2020, convicted killer Kenneth A. Roth died from the Covid 19 virus at the Marion County Correctional Institution, but authorities said he took secrets to his grave. He was sentenced for the 2009 murder of Linda Van Voorhis Smith in Stark County, but investigators are pretty confident he was a serial killer. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 103 - Prohibition's "Dry Boss" Wayne Wheeler

Published: Sept. 28, 2020, midnight
Duration: 56 minutes 36 seconds

How could a freedom-loving country agree to a nationwide ban on alcohol? Historians say if you want to blame Prohibition on someone, look no further than Ohio's Wayne Wheeler. Who's Wayne Wheeler?  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Lost Soul, by Luke Hurst. https://www.facebook.com/lukehurstmusic Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Warren G Harding's love child

Published: Sept. 24, 2020, midnight
Duration: 20 minutes 29 seconds

In 2020, an Oregon man asked an Ohio court for permission to exhume President Harding from his crypt in Marion, Ohio in order to obtain direct DNA evidence that he is the grandson of Harding and his lover, Nan Britton. The story of a White House love affair during the Roaring Twenties and the daughter it produced. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 102 - Where is Ashley Summers?

Published: Sept. 21, 2020, midnight
Duration: 36 minutes 58 seconds

Ashley Summers was going through a rebellious phase as many 14-year-olds do when she was sent to live with her grandma in Cleveland's Tremont area in the summer of 2007. When she failed to return home after a pool party, many wondered if she had run away. But as the years have passed without word from the girl who once cherished her big, extended family, questions about her absence have taken a dark turn. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Keep Your Distance, by Birdkatt. https://www.facebook.com/TheRealBirdKatt Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Sandra Kay Young

Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 6:31 p.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 12 seconds

The year 1963 was a dark one for the stretch of Stark County from Massillon to Canton. Gangland murders and raids on underworld prostitution houses resulted in one bizarre headline after another. But nothing so chilling as the murder of 20-year-old Sandra Kay Young in Perry Township - beaten, slashed and shot in the living room of the home where she was babysitting three young children. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 101 - What happened to Mary Jane Vangilder?

Published: Sept. 14, 2020, midnight
Duration: 44 minutes 52 seconds

Mary Jane Vangilder was a mother of five and wife of an abusive husband when she walked away from her West Virginia home in 1945 and wound up at a wartime factory in Plymouth, Ohio. A few months later, mail from her children bounced back undeliverable, starting a 75-year-old search for the missing woman. Thanks to a police officer from Shelby, Ohio, there is renewed interest in finding an answer. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: You Create Your Own World, by Mitchel Madak. https://www.facebook.com/MitchelGMadak Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: More mysterious graves

Published: Sept. 10, 2020, midnight
Duration: 25 minutes 10 seconds

Why does the Painesville, Ohio tombstone of Joseph Linhart proclaim him to be "Not Guilty." Why did thousands of people visit the McMorran family plot in a small St. Paris, Ohio cemetery in 1975? Why does Jessica Lyn Keen have markers in two different cemeteries in West Jefferson, Ohio? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 100 - 2nd Anniversary Special: Updates

Published: Sept. 7, 2020, midnight
Duration: 40 minutes 49 seconds

Ohio Mysteries celebrates its second anniversary. Updates on episodes that made news in 2020; listener questions answered; a year in review. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Get Out, by Honey Brother. https://www.facebook.com/honeybrotherband Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch,  https://hypeddit.com-Declan Dp Wanderlust

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10-Minute Mystery: The War of 1812 boatyard

Published: Sept. 3, 2020, midnight
Duration: 19 minutes 42 seconds

When the War of 1812 broke out, a young America had to prove it could defend its borders, this time from a British incursion across Lake Erie. Military documents say a shipyard was built in Akron, Ohio to make Army transport boats for the fight ahead. Witnesses remembered it a century later, but where exactly was it? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 99 - What happened to Erica Baker?

Published: Aug. 31, 2020, midnight
Duration: 37 minutes 46 seconds

It took five years to identify one of the people who was with 9-year-old Erica Baker at the moment she took her last breath. But without a body, police only have only that witnesses' word about what happened - and the fact that he won't reveal the body's location suggests he might not be telling the whole story. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: More Than You Believe You Are, by Michael McFarland. http://michaelmcfarlandmusic.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Lori Ann Hill

Published: Aug. 27, 2020, midnight
Duration: 21 minutes 32 seconds

In 1985, 14-year-old Swanton, Ohio youth Lori Ann Hill got into a fight with her boyfriend at a Halloween party and walked away. She didn't make it home. Her nude and tortured body was found a few days later. More than two decades later, a trial against a former boyfriend ended up in a hung jury. And new revelations about a serial killer who lived in her neighborhood may be offering up yet another theory. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch                

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Ep. 98 - Where is Brian Shaffer?

Published: Aug. 24, 2020, midnight
Duration: 43 minutes 17 seconds

In 2006, Ohio State University  medical student Brian Shaffer vanished into thin air. A grainy image captured on a camera at the Ugly Tuna Saloona bar showed him standing outside the bar chatting with a couple of women, then turning as if to return to the bar. He was never seen again, despite no camera capturing him ever leaving that bar. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Hard Road Comin' by Mark Zonakis.  https://www.facebook.com/mark.dzonakis Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Sojourner Truth

Published: Aug. 20, 2020, midnight
Duration: 24 minutes 26 seconds

In 1851, at the second National Woman's Rights Convention held in Akron, Ohio, a runaway slave named Sojourner Truth used her compelling life as an argument in favor of gender equality. Her speech electrified the crowd and her catch phrase "Ain't I a woman?" became a battle cry for feminists. But did Truth really say the words for which she is most famous? 20th-century historians launched an effort to find out. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 97 - The Cave: An Underground Railroad story

Published: Aug. 17, 2020, midnight
Duration: 46 minutes 35 seconds

In 1892, a man named John wrote a three-part series for the local Middletown, Ohio newspaper detailing two tragic events that led to at least 25 deaths in a cave leaking, presumably, natural gas. One event involved 21 escaping slaves, the other involved four geologists who went in but never came out. His tale led to a century of spelunkers trying to find the cave, but others have wondered if his prose was purely fiction. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Music in my Mind, by Third Class.  http://www.thirdclass.net Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Elisha Gray and the telephone

Published: Aug. 13, 2020, midnight
Duration: 20 minutes 24 seconds

In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the patent for the telephone. But historical evidence suggests the design Bell used was actually the invention of Barnesville, Ohio inventor Elisha Gray - who, by the way, also beat Bell to the US Patent Office by two hours. Was the patent examiner bribed to award the patent to Bell instead of Gray?  For the next century, historians would debate who deserved to be the answer to the trivia question of "Who invented the telephone?" www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 96 - The giants of Seville

Published: Aug. 10, 2020, midnight
Duration: 48 minutes 24 seconds

In the late 1800s, Captain Martin and Anna Bates - both approaching 8 feet tall - were the stars of PT Barnum's traveling show, visiting cities from the east coast to the west, and entertaining royalty in Europe. But both attempts by the couple to have a child ended in death. With no heirs, many have wondered what happened to the couple's fortune, their outsized gold and diamond jewelry, and gifts made to them by queens and presidents. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Riverrun (Reprise), by Nick Frank.  https://www.facebook.com/nicholasfrankmusic Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 95 - What sunk the GP Griffith?

Published: Aug. 2, 2020, 4 p.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 32 seconds

In 1850, the passenger ship GP Griffith set sail with its new owner and more than 300 travelers hoping to start their new lives in America's growing midwest. But the three-day journey from Buffalo to Toledo stopped short of Cleveland when a fire of unknown origin burned the ship to the waterline, killing almost everyone. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Can't Move Fast Enough, by TJ George. http://www.tjgeorge.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Janice and Brandon Beidleman

Published: July 30, 2020, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 36 seconds

In 1981, young mom Janice Beidleman and her 18-month old son Brandon were on their way home after visiting relatives when they disappeared. That night, residents in a Columbus subdivision heard a woman's screams and a baby crying. Janice and Brandon were found dead the next day, but their killers have never been caught. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch          

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Ep. 94 - Who killed Michael Williams?

Published: July 27, 2020, midnight
Duration: 38 minutes 49 seconds

In 2005, troopers responded to a call about a car that had driven off Greenwood Road near Rogers, Ohio in Columbiana County. The driver, 37-year-old Michael Williams, was dead. But the coroner would determine it wasn't the car accident that killed him. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Wither Away, by Cutler Station. https://www.cutlerstation.com/ Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: David Evans

Published: July 23, 2020, midnight
Duration: 13 minutes 8 seconds

In 1975, 13-year-old David Evans never returned home after heading out to skate at a local park in Boardman, Ohio. He was found dead days later, killed by a diabetic coma because he wasn't home to take his insulin. But who kept him from home, and then tried to hide his body in some bushes?  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 93 - The unsolved murder of Brad Bellino

Published: July 20, 2020, midnight
Duration: 40 minutes 16 seconds

In 1972, 12-year-old Brad Bellino was walking from his buddy's home in Boardman, Ohio to his own home when he vanished. His brutalized body was found a few days later, but his killer has never been found. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Wrong Together, by Benjamin Marshall. https://www.benjaminmarshallmusic.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch    

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10-Minute Mystery: Lynn Vest and Jeremy Pickens

Published: July 16, 2020, midnight
Duration: 17 minutes 5 seconds

In 1980, Lynn Vest and her 2-year-old nephew Jeremy Pickens left her Columbus home to run some errands - and never returned. They were found later that night, both having been strangled and left in the back seat of their car after a robbery.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 92 - The Trumbull County UFO

Published: July 13, 2020, midnight
Duration: 53 minutes 13 seconds

Officers from five different law enforcement agencies in Trumbull County witnessed a UFO in 1994 that they couldn't explain, and that the local Air Force Reserve base denied. The sighting never made the news as officers preferred not to be associated with an evening in which hours were spent chasing the UFO down. But intrepid UFO researcher Kenny Young discovered the story by accident a couple of years later, which led to the release of old dispatch recordings and national attention. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Send Me, by Meghan Rachelle. https://www.meghanrachelle.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Susan Wolff Cappel

Published: July 9, 2020, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 45 seconds

In 1982, Susan Wolff Cappel was walking to her car after work when a blue car cut her off. After a brief conversation with the driver, she slipped into the passenger side and drove off into oblivion. The young mother, in the midst of a bitter divorce, left behind her purse, her ID, her money, her clothes - and her 18-month old son. Did she go willingly, or did someone end her life? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch      

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Ep. 91 - From hunter to prey

Published: July 6, 2020, midnight
Duration: 36 minutes 3 seconds

There is an inherent danger to hunting, with an average of 75 people killed in the U.S. and Canada every year while in the act of hunting everything from deer to turkey. We discuss the 2013 unsolved case of Larry Bradley in Gallia County, the 1992 unsolved case of Ronald Pohl in Meigs County, and reflect on the case of 1990s serial killer Thomas Lee Dillon, who preyed on Ohio outdoorsmen.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Don't Get Me Wrong, by Time Cat. https://www.facebook.com/TimeCatMusic Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Dorothea Irwin

Published: July 2, 2020, midnight
Duration: 20 minutes 5 seconds

In 1983, Wyoming, Ohio businesswoman Dorothea Irwin was found dead in the home she was trying to sell. She had been slashed and stabbed repeatedly, and had even broken her arm trying to defend herself. No arrests have ever been made in the case, but Wyoming police said they spent a good deal of time looking at her son, John James Irwin, who had spent several years in prison for embezzlement and later stole millions from Dotty, her mother, and investors in fraudulent schemes. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 90 - The Lost Ones: Searching for identities

Published: June 29, 2020, midnight
Duration: 35 minutes 32 seconds

In June of 2020, the national database NAMUS included 105 unidentified remains in the custody of various agencies across Ohio. We share the stories behind five cases where learning a victim's identity was the first order of business. The cases of Dorothy Madden in Lorain County, Deborah Morgan in Hamilton County, Dana Lowery in Marion County, Wayne Griffith in Ashtabula County, and a still unknown John Doe from Summit County. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Less Smitten, by Fred Whitacre Jr. https://www.facebook.com/fwjmusic Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch                    

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10-Minute Mystery: Carrie Culberson

Published: June 25, 2020, midnight
Duration: 19 minutes 43 seconds

In 1997, Clinton County prosecutors pulled off the nearly impossible. They won conviction of a man for a murder in which they could not produce a body. Vince Doan is now serving a life sentence for killing his girlfriend, Carrie Culberson, in Blanchester, Ohio. But more than 20 years later, Carrie's family says there will never be peace until they can bring Carrie's missing remains home. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch                

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Ep. 89 - The final days of Harriet Kaltenbach

Published: June 22, 2020, midnight
Duration: 39 minutes 14 seconds

A few days after Christmas In 1981, Chillicothe police found Harriet Kaltenbach shot dead in a running car. As they pieced together the erratic timeline of her final days and hours, they learned she may have been trying to stay ahead of a killer that promised she wouldn't make it to the new year. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch          

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10-Minute Mystery: Leon Moncer

Published: June 18, 2020, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 36 seconds

In 1982, 21-year-old Leon Moncer started acting paranoid, especially after a letter arrived with glossy magazine letters pasted into a warning: "Leave it alone or you're dead." He grew overly protective of his 3-year-old daughter, refusing to let her out of his sight. Then one night he left his home in Bellaire, Ohio, never to return. Did the letter writer follow through on  a threat, or did Leon run away to protect his little girl? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 88 - Who killed Agatha Reichlin?

Published: June 15, 2020, midnight
Duration: 43 minutes 29 seconds

In 1903, Agatha Reichlin, the pretty and popular sister of a Lorain priest, was murdered in her own bed. A community anxious for a quick resolution to the local tragedy turned their sites on a visiting priest. An inquisition found that suspicion to be unfounded, leaving a now 117-year-old mystery with no obvious motive and no strong suspect. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: You Should Be Loved, by John Sailor. https://johnsailor.bandcamp.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch    

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10-Minute Mystery: Michael Swango, Doctor of Death

Published: June 11, 2020, midnight
Duration: 22 minutes 30 seconds

At least half a dozen people died mysteriously when Dr. Michael Swango began his surgical internship at Ohio State University Medical Center. By the time authorities had enough evidence to arrest Swango, he'd accumulated a 16-year career that may have made him one of the most prolific serial killers in American history. The fact that he is serving time for four deaths, however, means there are dozens of victims who will never receive personal justice. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 87 - The secret life of Lawrence Bader

Published: June 8, 2020, midnight
Duration: 34 minutes 44 seconds

In 1957, Akron father and cookware salesman Lawrence Bader failed to return from a Lake Erie fishing trip, and after his damaged boat washed ashore, he was declared lost and legally dead.  But four days later, he entered an Omaha, Nebraska bar calling himself Fritz Johnson, a man with a head full of false memories but a charming and flamboyant personality that turned him into a radio and TV personality. A conman, or a case of amnesia? Don't be too quick to judge. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Dandelion, by Oliver Hazard. https://www.olihazard.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Brian Foguth

Published: June 4, 2020, midnight
Duration: 9 minutes 54 seconds

In 1994, Brian Foguth offered to fill in for another employee where he worked as a clerk at the Duke and Duchess convenience store in Portage County's Brimfield Township. In the early morning hours, a robber took not only the cash register money, but Brian's life. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch        

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Ep. 86 - The brutal killing of Beverly Jarosz

Published: June 1, 2020, midnight
Duration: 29 minutes 32 seconds

Three days after Christmas in 1964, Beverly Jarosz - a 16-year-old junior in Garfield Heights - would wake up for her last morning in the bedroom where someone would stab her to death that very afternoon. Fifty-six years later, her killer still walks free. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Daytrippin', by Hayden Brooke. https://haydenbrooke.bandcamp.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch    

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10-Minute Mystery: Murray Griffin and Phyllis Mullet

Published: May 28, 2020, midnight
Duration: 15 minutes 44 seconds

In 1986, the part-time town marshall of Belle Center took a call from someone who feared for the safety of another town resident. Murray Griffin responded to the call, driving the three blocks from his own home to that of Phyllis Griffin, but by the time the Logan County Sheriff arrived with back up for Griffin, it was too late. Both Griffin and the woman he went to protect were dead. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch            

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Ep. 85 - Marietta: And then there was one.

Published: May 25, 2020, midnight
Duration: 36 minutes 31 seconds

Between 1990 and 1992, three young women who had attended the Washington County Career Center together were murdered . A decade after the death of Ronda Manley, her killer was caught. Two decades after the murder of Patsy Sparks, her killer pleaded guilty. But it's now been three decades since the killing of Terri Roach, a case that is still unsolved. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: In Another Life, by Molly Morgan. https://www.facebook.com/molly.morgan.98229241 Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The New London Skeleton

Published: May 21, 2020, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 2 seconds

Episode Notes: In this episode we discuss the exciting news about Barbara Blatnik's murder being solved with the help of the Porchlight Project. Then we discuss Porchlight Projects next mystery they are focusing on. Skeletal remains found in a New London Barn! www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 84 - The Mansfield Reformatory

Published: May 18, 2020, midnight
Duration: 32 minutes 59 seconds

The Ohio State Reformatory is nationally famous for its role in movies like The Shawshank Redemption, Tango and Cash, and Air Force One. But the abandoned prison is also a popular ghosthunting site, where visitors say they can still feel the despair and violence that once dwelled here. A look at the history of the prison might explain those vibes. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Backroads, by Reckless Highway. https://www.facebook.com/Recklesshighwaycountry Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The furniture store murders

Published: May 13, 2020, 12:21 p.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 16 seconds

On July 30, 1973 in East Liverpool, an antique shopper came across a gruesome scene: Three bludgeoned bodies in a used furniture shop. Although witnesses saw a man running from the scene, nobody has been able to catch the man who killed store owner Earl Tweed, customer Linda Morris, or her 4-year-old daughter Angela. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 83 - The killing of Isabel Cordle

Published: May 11, 2020, midnight
Duration: 33 minutes 9 seconds

In 1988, Bellevue wife and mother Isabel Cordle fell asleep on the living room couch watching television. She was found the next morning, a large gash in her head and a bloody hatchet abandoned in the front yard. Investigators would split on whether she was killed by someone in her own home, or by a neighbor seeking revenge. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: My Best Dress by Cheley Tackett.  https://cheleytackett.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Permon Gilbert

Published: May 6, 2020, 3:17 p.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 8 seconds

Permon Gilbert was a popular and respected husband, father and GE appliance repairman in Hamersville, Ohio when he disappeared after making house calls on May 22, 1982. He was found the next morning, beaten, shot and left naked in a roadside ditch.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 82 - Phenomenon

Published: May 4, 2020, midnight
Duration: 30 minutes 28 seconds

Four strange events that either science has trouble explaining, or Ohioans have trouble believing: A town besieged by falling worms, another pelted with a rain of rocks, a pair of tidal waves in Lake Erie, and the phenomenon known as the Lake Erie Lights. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Don't Be A User, by Ashley Graham.  https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100026906073001 Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Jill Holzbach

Published: April 29, 2020, 2:15 p.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 4 seconds

On February 6, 1991, Jill Holzbach was in the race of her life. With someone chasing her car, she made the decision to drive to the Stark County parking lot of the Jackson Township parking lot. It did no good. People inside the station heard the altercation, but responded too late to catch the killer who shot her to death as she blared the horn from her parking spot. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 81 - Gangsters and the Dynamite Murder

Published: April 27, 2020, midnight
Duration: 38 minutes 15 seconds

In 1952, a Wyandot County farmer taking his trash into the woods near his home came across a gruesome sight: Body parts blasted into the trees. Detectives quickly learned the victim was a small business owner from Maple Heights named Karl Kwinem, a.k.a. Karl Stone. They also had a pretty good working theory about how he died, and who killed him. Proving it, however, was another thing. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: When It's Over, by Drifting Thing.  https://www.facebook.com/DriftingThingOhio Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Where are John Hundley and James McQueary?

Published: April 23, 2020, 6:15 p.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 37 seconds

John Hundley and James McQueary were 9-year-old inseparable best friends in 1964 when they vanished from their neighborhood. No trace of them or evidence of what might have happened has ever been found. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch            

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Ep. 80 - The search for Nancy Theobald's killer

Published: April 20, 2020, midnight
Duration: 38 minutes 40 seconds

In 1977, there was more than one serial killer stalking young women in the Hamilton County area. Police still hope to learn which one was responsible for killing University of Cincinnati freshman Nancy Theobald. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Ceasar Knows, by Oliver Hazard.  https://www.olihazard.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Belle in the Well

Published: April 16, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 47 seconds

An old homicide out of Lawrence County that last year took a step closer to being solved when authorities were finally able to reveal the identity of a woman that locals call, "the Belle in the Well." www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 79 - What happened to the Markleys?

Published: April 13, 2020, midnight
Duration: 24 minutes 19 seconds

In 1995, the five Markley children returned from school to find their parents, John and Shelly, missing from their Trumbull County home. The couple was never seen again.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Here She Comes, by Stupid Beautiful Heaven.  https://stupidbeautifulheaven.bandcamp.com   Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch        

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Ep. 78 - The unsolved murder of Elizabeth Andes

Published: April 6, 2020, midnight
Duration: 38 minutes 40 seconds

It was the first murder Oxford police had seen in a quarter century when they arrived at the apartment shared by Miami University grad Elizabeth Andes and her boyfriend, Bob Young, in 1978. Beth lay dead on the bedroom floor, naked, strangled, stabbed. And Bob stood accused. When two juries acquitted him, it raised the obvious question: Did police let a murderer go free in order to close the books quickly? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Memory, by Molly Morgan. https://open.spotify.com/artist/2G8iWyDM45itVH7FjtjiP4 Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch        

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Ep. 77 - Who ambushed Kevin Brame?

Published: March 30, 2020, midnight
Duration: 30 minutes 54 seconds

In 1999, Dayton police officer Kevin Brame dropped off his boys at his estranged wife's house, and then was shot in the back by a stalker hidden in the shadows as he returned to his car.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Love in Your Soul, by The Katawicks. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/thekatawicks Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Warlock's Grave

Published: March 30, 2020, midnight
Duration: 10 minutes 57 seconds

It's taken 150 years to build a frightening legend around an old, vandalized grave near New Philadelphia. But if we peel away the years, what will we find? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Ottawa County's Jane Doe

Published: March 26, 2020, midnight
Duration: 7 minutes 49 seconds

The young woman - a new mother, by the coroner's estimation - was found dead in Muddy Creek in 1975. But police say it'll be hard to find her killer if they can't even identify who she is. See drawing of victim here: https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Files/Law-Enforcement/Investigator/Unidentified-Remains/Doe-2021     www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 76 - Conspirator? The Edwin Stanton story.

Published: March 23, 2020, midnight
Duration: 37 minutes 17 seconds

Ohio attorney Edwin Stanton rose from a humble start in Steubenville, Ohio to become President Abraham Lincoln's war secretary. But was he also a conspirator in the president's assassination? Books have been written arguing both sides of this 150-year-old debate. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: When I Leave, by The Floorwalkers. Find more at https://www.thefloorwalkers.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Ambrose Bierce

Published: March 19, 2020, midnight
Duration: 11 minutes 22 seconds

Ohio native Ambrose Bierce became one of the most famous literary stars of his day, as well as a renowned investigative journalist. Still, people raised an eyebrow in 1913 when the 71-year-old announced he was off to find Pancho Villa and join his army as a witness to the Mexican Revolution. Ambrose disappeared on his adventure, leaving behind different versions of the legend of what might have happened to him. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 75 - Where is Patti Adkins?

Published: March 16, 2020, midnight
Duration: 34 minutes 56 seconds

Patricia Adkins was a woman in love when she and her married boyfriend planned a romantic getaway to a Canadian cabin in 2001. They were supposed to leave together from where they worked at the Honda of America plant in Marysville, Ohio. But when Patti failed to return from that trip to pick up her young daughter, her family - and police - quickly suspected Patti was never coming home again. Even without a body, police don't classify her case as a missing person; they consider her a victim of homicide. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Don't Look Back, Mary, by Angela Perley. Find more at  https://www.angelaperley.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Mickey Wilson and Edward Rhodes

Published: March 12, 2020, midnight
Duration: 7 minutes 40 seconds

On Mother's Day in 2000, someone walked into the Barberton home of Michelli "Mickey" Wilson and Edward Rhodes and shot them in their bed. It turned out to be the second tragedy in the life of Mickey's children, who lost their father, Samson Rollins, 13 years earlier on Father's Day. The murder of Samson Rollins was solved in a day. But 20 years later, police say they are no closer to an answer in the execution-style hit of Wilson and Rhodes. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 74 - The Angela Hicks case

Published: March 9, 2020, midnight
Duration: 38 minutes 19 seconds

Angela Hicks was 14 years old when she disappeared from her Elyria home in 1990. Her stepfather, Samuel Legg III, told police they'd had an argument and she ran away, but her remains were found five weeks later. In 2019, police traced DNA from a series of truck stop murders to that stepfather, leading to the obvious question: Was Angie the first victim in the making of a serial killer? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: First to Shoot, by Megan Wren. Find more at  https://www.meganwrenmusic.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: How old is Ohio?

Published: March 5, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 45 seconds

Ohio has been treated like a state since 1803, when Congress extended federal laws to the land. But in 1953, researchers preparing for Ohio's 150th birthday learned something stunning: Congress had never actually declared Ohio a state. So how old is Ohio, and what does it mean for the eight presidents Ohio gave the country in its first 150 years? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 73 - Baseball star Ed Delahanty: Suicide or accident?

Published: March 1, 2020, 5 p.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 24 seconds

Some called Cleveland-born Ed Delahanty baseball's 19th century Babe Ruth. The MLB Hall of Famer is the only slugger to have topped the batting field in both leagues, was the highest-paid player of his day, and remains No. 5 on the list of all-time highest batting averages. But he's even more famous for the way he died. When his body was found beneath Niagara Falls, it started a century-long debate as to whether his fall from a bridge over the river was suicide, or a tragic accident. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Two Years, by Rachel Maxann. Find more at  https://www.facebook.com/rachelmaxannmusic. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The McAdams Family Mystery

Published: Feb. 27, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 42 seconds

In 1848, Alexander and Rachel McAdams were raising their six children on a farm outside Ashtabula when the first of their children died. Over the next two years, four more children would die, one at a time, unexpectedly and without explanation. Was someone poisoning the family? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 72 - Who killed Peggy Andrews?

Published: Feb. 24, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 35 seconds

Peggy Andrews was just a dozen steps from the door of the boarding house where the Columbus Business School student was living when she was likely forced at gunpoint to put down her books and follow a killer to her death in a garage a few houses away. Police have DNA in this 1962 case and are hoping one day, they'll find a suspect to match it. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Go Back Home, by Hebdo. Find more at  https://www.facebook.com/hebdomusic Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Kelly Camargo

Published: Feb. 20, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 50 seconds

The 16-year-old Hamilton, Ohio teen was sweet and kind, but she was also attracted to a rowdy crowd. It led her to the parking lot of a biker bar, where she willingly entered the car of a man her friends didn't know. Her body was found two weeks later. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 71 - The Lake Erie Monster

Published: Feb. 17, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 21 seconds

Since the 1700s, Ohio settlers have been reporting sightings of an unusual aquatic species, describing it as 17- to 60-feet long with a sleek body. In the 90s, voters in a newspaper poll named the local legend South Bay Bessie and businessmen raised a reward fund to pay anyone who could catch it. But the Lake Erie Monster remains elusive, and speculation continues as to what the serpentine encounters may have been. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: One Foot in the Mud, by Larry Elefante. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/Larryelefante. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Sweetest Day

Published: Feb. 13, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 51 seconds

10-Minute Mystery: Sweetest DayIf you're outside of Ohio, good chance you've never heard of Sweetest Day. If you're in Ohio, good chance you're not doing it right. How Sweetest Day got started, and the mystery of how we came to be doing it wrong, as well as the debate over its origins. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 70 - The mysterious death of Kurt Sova

Published: Feb. 9, 2020, 5 p.m.
Duration: 25 minutes 27 seconds

A story out of Newburgh Heights in 1981, authorities have never been confident on how to classify the case of 17-year-old Kurt Sova. Did he die in an accident of his own making after a night of heavy drinking? Or was he murdered. But new interest has reopened this case as forensic students try to decipher the riddles, contradictions and coverups that have made this one almost impossible to solve. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Moon Man, by Whiskey Pilot. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/whiskeypilotband. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Charlotte Nagy Pollis

Published: Feb. 6, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 44 seconds

If Charlotte Nagi Pollis is alive, she'd be 54 years old today. But her family is convinced the mother of two died at the age of 28, when she was reported missing from her Girard home on March 12, 1994. Her husband, Paul Pollis, told police she was gone when he came home from an afternoon of running errands.  

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Ep. 69 - The harassment of Bill and Dorothy Wacker

Published: Feb. 3, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 41 seconds

A story of torment, Bill and Dorothy Wacker of Massillon, Ohio spent a decade fearing every knock on the door and every ring of their phone. From 1984 through 1993, they endured break-ins, banging in the middle of the night, letters left on their porch, strange phone calls, and twice a physical attack on Dorothy inside her home. Who stalked the Wackers? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Oh Boy, by Glass Alice. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/GlassAliceBand. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 68 - The curious case of Margaret Dodd

Published: Jan. 27, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 26 seconds

Margaret Dodd left Akron soon after marrying, and settled into a contented life with her husband in West Virginia. That is, until 1977, when witnesses saw her abducted. Soon after, her family back home in Ohio began receiving ransom demands. Did the caller really know where Margie was, or was he just hoping to take advantage of desperate parents? The case took more dramatic twists, including the death of a suspect, an unidentified skeleton, and finally an answer that only brought with it more questions. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Daughter of the Broader Skies, by Gretchen Pleuss. Find more at https://www.gretchenpleuss.com. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Alana Gwinner

Published: Jan. 23, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 12 seconds

Dec. 10, 1977 began with a lot of promise for 23-year-old Alana Gwinner, who finished the last exam she needed for her associate's degree in business from the University of Cincinnati. But she disappeared after a night of celebrating, with her remains turning up in the Ohio River a month later. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 67 - Eugene the Mummy

Published: Jan. 20, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 27 seconds

Authorities never learned the identity of the man who was found dead of natural causes along a road outside Sabina, Ohio in 1929. But he would become the town's most famous resident over the next 35 years as his embalmed body went on display as a roadside attraction and is estimated to have been viewed in person by 1.5 million people. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Sorrow for Sorrow, by Palamara. Find more at https://palamara.bandcamp.com. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Donald Martin

Published: Jan. 16, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 16 seconds

Cincinnati police officer Donald Martin, a young husband and father-to-be, was cut down in the line of duty in 1961 by an unknown assailant. In 2005, two homicide detectives reopened the investigation and came to a conclusion, though their top suspect was already dead. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 66 - Sam Sheppard. Guilty or not?

Published: Jan. 13, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 16 seconds

In one of the most famous criminal trials of the 20th century, Cleveland physician Sam Sheppard was accused in the brutal beating death of his wife, Marilyn Sheppard. The first trial returned a guilt verdict. A second trial found him innocent. The case so gripped the nation, it is said to have been the inspiration for the TV series and movie The Fugutive. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Honey Bee, by Shiloh Hawkins. Find more at https://shilohhawkins.com. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Ohio Farmers Insurance - The great robbery

Published: Jan. 9, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 38 seconds

When Ohio Farmers Insurance (the predecessor to Westfield Insurance Companies) was robbed of $60,000 in 1865, the famed detective Alan Pinkerton thought he had it all figured out. Then the man in jail for the crime began to insist he was an undercover detective on the case, getting some law enforcement friends to back him out. But was it all just a big con game?  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Special: Update Edition

Published: Jan. 6, 2020, 1 a.m.
Duration: 32 minutes 35 seconds

We looked for recent news on previous episodes, and also received mail from people associated with podcasts we've done. This special edition will offer updates and new insights on: Ep 12 The Corpse of John Wilkes Booth; Ep 47 John Dillinger's loot; Ep 65 Who killed the Hoods?; Ep 23 Bank Heist - The Ted Conrad story; Ep 19 The Hicks Babies; Ep 40 The escape of Lester Eubanks; 10-Minute Mystery - Knockemstiff, Ohio; Ep 57 The hazing of Stuart Pierson; Ep 63 Mysterious Gravesites; Ep 54 The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run; 10-Minute Mystery - The Girl in Blue. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch-Audio Junction Youtube

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Holiday rerun: The First Christmas Tree

Published: Dec. 23, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 18 seconds

Episode Notes: For more than 50 years, the country accepted without question that Wooster, Ohio immigrant August Imgard was the first to decorate a Christmas tree in America. His charming story was told and retold by newspapers from coast to coast every December. But was Imgard really the first? Ninety-nine years after he spruced up a fir and enchanted his neighbors, a Wooster professor would go looking for the answer.

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10-Minute Mystery: The Girl In Blue

Published: Dec. 19, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 16 minutes 7 seconds

On Christmas Eve in 1933, a stranger walked through the streets of Willoughby, Ohio - a young woman dressed head to toe in blue, with 90 cents in her purse and hopes of getting home to Pennsylvania by Christmas. No one understood her intent as she sprinted for an approaching train, running into its side and glancing off with a fatally cracked skull. The town would bury the unidentified girl in a grave marked "The Girl in Blue," and although research would give her a name 60 years later, it will never be known if she had intended to kill herself, or simply catch a free ride home. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 65 - Who killed the Hoods?

Published: Dec. 16, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 50 seconds

In 1991, Margaret and Howard Hood returned home late at night from a card party at their daughter's home. An hour later, a killer entered their New Franklin home and slit their throats. A man living with one of the Hood's daughters had previously been questioned in two other murders, though police could never find evidence connecting him to any of the crimes. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Midnight Mass, by Blossom Hall. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/blossomhallband Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: James Brown, vampire sailor

Published: Dec. 12, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 13 minutes 47 seconds

In 1892, newspapers around the country printed the stunning account of a Portuguese sailor serving time in the Ohio Penitentiary for killing and drinking the blood of his shipmates. Modern researchers have sought to explain why 19th century Americans thought they had a living vampire. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 64 - Agnes Moorehead and The Conqueror

Published: Dec. 9, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 28 minutes 30 seconds

Actress Agnes Moorehead was a two-time Oscar nominee perhaps best known for playing Endora on the television series Bewitched. When she died in 1974, she became one of 46 cast and crew who died of cancer following the filming of The Conqueror. Movie production included 13 weeks on location at a Utah site that was downwind of a dozen nuclear bomb tests the year before. Co-stars John Wayne and Susan Hayward and director Dick Powell also died of cancer within a few years of filming the movie. Was the location to blame? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: My Heart is in Ohio, by Twelve Minute Mile. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/twelveminutemile Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 63 - Mysterious gravesites (The Merchant family, Joc-O-Sot, Gloria Pressman, H.R. Penney, Philip Cody)

Published: Dec. 2, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 38 minutes 11 seconds

Five mysteries in Ohio that involve the gravesite of notable Ohioans. We explore the strange habits of the granite ball over the Charles Merchant Family plot, why Chief Joc-O-Sot might be haunting the Joining us is Michael Bonano, administrator of the Facebook page "Too Late For Autographs, Ohio," who has visited each of the featured sites. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Ohio (That's All I Know), by Noah Smith. Find more at https://noahsmithmusic.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Paula Payne

Published: Nov. 28, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 8 minutes 54 seconds

The morning of Aug. 9, 1977, Paula Payne left her Dayton home and started her walk to where she worked, teaching nature classes to children at the local natural history museum. She didn't make it. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 62 - Gus Sapharas

Published: Nov. 25, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 31 minutes 25 seconds

Gus Sapharas, an Akron native with a long history of attacks against women and a "not guilty" verdict for killing one, is awaiting trial in the deaths of two more - Karen Bentz of Summit County and Loretta Jean Davis of Portage County. But there are more questions. Could he have been connected to even more attacks, and how could someone with a documented history of brutal assaults have remained free for so long? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Follow Dreams and Shooting Stars, by Andrew McManus. Find more at http://www.amcmanusmusic.com. Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch      

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10-Minute Mystery: The Crosswick Monster

Published: Nov. 21, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 10 minutes 43 seconds

The people who lived in the hamlet of Crosswick in southwest Ohio didn't want to question the strange tracks that crossed the dirt road through town, figuring if they didn't bother the unidentified creature, it wouldn't bother them. But an attack recorded in 1882 suggested they were wrong. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 61 - The death of William Henry Harrison

Published: Nov. 18, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 36 minutes 5 seconds

History says President William Henry Harrison - one of eight presidents Ohio gave our country - died from a cold he caught while delivering his lengthy inaugural speech in a freezing winter rain. His term in the White House lasted just 30 days. But a modern medical analysis of his death suggests it wasn't pneumonia, but rather a killer lurking in a fetid marsh just a few blocks away. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Mexico, by The Midwestern. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/TheMidwesternBand Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Helen Brach

Published: Nov. 14, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 18 minutes 20 seconds

Helen Vorhees Brach is the story of an Ohio farm girl who became an heiress to the Brach candy empire. But as a wealthy widow, her American dream ended in a nightmare of con artists, show horse racketeers, a greedy handyman and murder. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ohio History (Free Patreon Episode)

Published: Nov. 10, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 37 seconds

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10-Minute Mystery: Mary Yocono

Published: Nov. 7, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 37 seconds

On Nov. 4, 1985, Mary Yocono, the 79-year-old matriarch of a family that owned a popular Akron restaurant, was struck, killed and abandoned by a motorist on a dark, rainy night. The inspirational story of Mary's life, and the tragic story of the hit and run that ended it. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch          

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Ep. 60 - The miracles of Rhoda Wise

Published: Nov. 4, 2019, 1 a.m.
Duration: 42 minutes 35 seconds

Ep. 58 - The miracles of Rhoda Wise   The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown has been on a mission to have the pope recognize a Stark County homemaker for a handful of miracles and personal visitations by Christ. Rhoda Wise has passed the first phase toward possible sainthood, having been deemed "a servant of God." We explore who she was and what she is said to have done and witnessed.   www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries   Music: Esperanza, by Victor Samalot. Find more at https://www.victorsamalot.com

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10-Minute Mystery: The Franklin Castle

Published: Oct. 31, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 9 seconds

Franklin Castle, built in 1883 in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, was built by banker Hannes Tiedemann. His wife, his mother and four of his children died on the property from various causes, leading to rumors that helped put the building on many lists of America's most haunted locations. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown Alderin- New Horizon

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Ep. 59 - The Coyne UFO incident

Published: Oct. 28, 2019, midnight
Duration: 34 minutes 35 seconds

In 1973, four Army Reservists in a helicopter on their way from Columbus to Cleveland had a close encounter with a cigar-shaped metallic object that they couldn't identify. What happened next has often placed this particular UFO incident on the list of the most credible sightings known to modern man. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Last Train Home, by The Modernes. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/themodernes Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch            

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10-Minute Mystery: The Loveland Frog

Published: Oct. 24, 2019, midnight
Duration: 11 minutes 54 seconds

In 1972, two Loveland, Ohio police officers, on two separate weeks, spotted a large, strange lizard-like creature on the side of the road, near the banks of the Little Miami River. Paired with a similar sighting from 1955, the legend of the Loveland Frog was born.   www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown alderin- New Horizon

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Ep. 58 - Cryptids: The Melonheads & Kenmore Grassman

Published: Oct. 21, 2019, midnight
Duration: 42 minutes 47 seconds

In a rite of passage, young folks in and around Lake County often make pilgrimages down Wisner Road in Kirtland in search of the Melonheads, mythical humanoid creatures with bulbous heads. What is the story, and how did it get started? We explore this urban legend, as well as the lore of the Kenmore Grassman, a bigfoot type creature that has been reported by residents of an Akron neighborhood for several decades. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: I Don't Wanna Hear It, by Lisa Biales. Find more at https://www.lisabiales.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Virgil Cates

Published: Oct. 16, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 12 minutes 38 seconds

In Mansfield, businessman Virgil Cates ended up in the news three times in 1983 - first as the victim of a burglary, then arrested as a member of a regional auto theft ring, and finally as a homicide in a still-unsolved murder case.  www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 57 - The hazing of Stuart Pierson

Published: Oct. 14, 2019, midnight
Duration: 48 minutes 5 seconds

In the first case to bring the fraternity tradition of hazing to national consciousness, 18-year-old Stuart Pierson is found decapitated next to train tracks where he was instructed to wait as part of his initiation ceremony at Kenyon College in 1905. Did he fall asleep on the rails, or had he been tied to the tracks?  Due to controversial moves made in the aftermath by college officials and Pierson's father, the debate continues more than a century later. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Helpless Ways, by Drew Joseph. Find more at drewjosephmusic.bandcamp.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The Ohio Witchcraft Trial

Published: Oct. 10, 2019, midnight
Duration: 19 minutes 18 seconds

Ohio became a state more than 100 years after all the witchcraft frenzy that made Salem, Mass. famous. And yet superstitions lingered into the 19th century. We recount three witch stories from Ohio: The state's only known witchcraft trial, the tale of a farmer who was convinced he'd killed a witch, and the story of how a brave Quaker stood up to Shawnee Indians intent on killing an alleged witch. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 56 - The unsolved murder of Michael Klitch

Published: Oct. 7, 2019, midnight
Duration: 36 minutes 59 seconds

12-year-old Michael Klitch left home one summer day to go practice his tennis serve at the municipal courts in Grandview Heights. A single tennis ball was all he left behind when he vanished from the courts before his mom could pick him up. A couple of weeks later, his remains were found in a burned out shack miles from home. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Clarity, by New Moons. Find more at https://www.newmoons.net/home Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Knockemstiff

Published: Oct. 3, 2019, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 46 seconds

How did the hamlet of Knockemstiff, Ohio get it's name? It's a mystery, but the historical record suggests its a name that is well-earned. We explore the kinds of things that kept Knockemstiff in the news a century ago, and touch on strange names of other Ohio communities. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 55 - What happened to Sharon Pretorius

Published: Sept. 30, 2019, midnight
Duration: 35 minutes 8 seconds

Sharon Lynn Pretorius was 13 years old when she left her Dayton home in 1973 to collect from customers on her newspaper route. She never even made it to her first house. She vanished that day in a case that has never even come close to being solved. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Someone New, by Megan Wren. Find more at https://www.meganwrenmusic.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Lincoln Ellsworth and the North Pole controversy

Published: Sept. 26, 2019, midnight
Duration: 19 minutes 15 seconds

In 1926, Rear Admiral Richard Byrd became a household name after being the first to fly over the North Pole. But after his diary from the trip was re-discovered in the 1990s, experts disputed his claim. If Byrd wasn't the the first man to fly to the pole, then that honor would belong to Lincoln Ellsworth of Hudson, Ohio and his expedition partners. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 54 - The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run

Published: Sept. 23, 2019, midnight
Duration: 58 minutes 51 seconds

In the 1930s, Cleveland had its own gruesome version of Jack the Ripper. The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run - also known as the Torso Murderer - targeted men and women living on the fringes of society during the Great Depression, beheading his victims and leaving their body parts strewn about the city. Famed lawman Eliot Ness was Cleveland's Safety Director, and while those who have studied the case in modern times believe Ness might have had his man, an arrest was never made and the identity of the Mad Butcher is left to speculation. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Ohio Song, by Casey Redmond. Find more at https://cmsr11.weebly.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The disappearance of the tug Cornell

Published: Sept. 19, 2019, 1:03 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 6 seconds

Lake Erie has a reputation for swallowing ships whole in a storm, but what reason did it have for taking the tug Cornell? The boat left Cleveland for Buffalo four days before Christmas, under fair skies and little wind, but within hours, it had vanished. The frozen bodies of two of its 8-member crew would eventually be discovered, but the rest of the men, the location of the ship, and the cause of its fate are still unknown. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 53 - The Athens Lunatic Asylum

Published: Sept. 16, 2019, midnight
Duration: 37 minutes 53 seconds

Some say Athens is one of the most haunted places in the world. If true, much of it is owed to an old asylum that spent a century using barbaric practices on its patients, and features the infamous concrete floor stain that shows the outline of a body that decomposed there for more than a month. Today, the old asylum is part of Ohio University and now called The Ridges, but the memories - and maybe the ghosts - still remain. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  With Without by Rachel Maxann and Fickle Hellcat. Find more at http://www.ficklehellcat.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The mysterious death of a Titanic survivor

Published: Sept. 12, 2019, midnight
Duration: 17 minutes 59 seconds

Elizabeth Hocking, a British mother who was relocating her entire family to Ohio from Cornwall, England, boarded the Titanic for the move. Six family members survived the sinking of the "unsinkable" ship; her son was lost. Two years to the date of that tragedy, death came looking for Eliza again. This time it won. Eliza was found dead on an Akron city street, officials uncertain of whether she had been hit by a car or clubbed by a robber. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 52 - The death of Tiffin Ofc. Patrick Sweeney

Published: Sept. 9, 2019, midnight
Duration: 29 minutes 35 seconds

Tiffin Officer Patrick Sweeney was at Marshall August Shultz's side when a shooter cut Shultz down in 1895, an event that stunned the small town and made national news when a mob stormed the local jail in an attempt to lynch the killer. The story almost repeated itself 13 years later when another criminal killed Sweeney, but there was no chance of vigilante justice this time. The murderer escaped.   www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries   Music:  Verbal Pool Pass, by Hebdo. Find more at http://www.hebdomusic.com   Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The Great Serpent Mound

Published: Sept. 4, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 26 seconds

The Great Serpent Mound in Adams County is the largest effigy mound on the face of the planet, a 1,348 earthen sculpture of a snake swallowing an egg. But who built it? When? And for what purpose? The debate has been going on for more than 150 years. www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch Aldrin-New Horizon

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Ep. 51 - The mystery of Richard Colvin Cox

Published: Sept. 2, 2019, midnight
Duration: 49 minutes 40 seconds

In 1950, Mansfield native Richard Cox was in his second year at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY when he was visited several times by an aquaintance with a violent and disturbing history. After his third off-campus trip with the man, Cox never returned. But those who suspected foul play were soon questioning their conviction when other evidence - including letters sent back home to Ohio - suggested Cox may have left of his own accord.    www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries   Music:  Today is Always Today, by Smug Brothers. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/smugbros   Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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(3/3) Elusive Justice: The story of Ricky Beard and Mary Leonard. Part 3 - Theories

Published: Aug. 26, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 30 seconds

It's been 40 years since Akron teens Ricky Beard and Mary Leonard vanished while on a date, and 34 year since their remains were found. Investigators don't know who killed the couple, or why, but there are plenty of ideas. We explore the top three theories: The motorcycle gang, the angry homeowner, and the serial killer.​ ​ Find photos, maps, timelines, links, videos and more at www.ohiomysteries.com and www.ohio.com. Additional material available in the print edition of the Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 24, 25 and 26, 2019.​ ​ feedback@ohiomysteries.com​ www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries​ www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio​ www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries​ ​ * Archived audio clip from To Tell The Truth.​ * The Clearing Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-clearing/id1471432747​ ​ Music (Licensed under Creative Commons.)​ ​ Track: Wasteland​ Artist: Ross Bugden.​ https://youtu.be/5eAalHA1bAc​ ​ Track: Woods​ Artist: Federico Fabbiano​ Music provided by Oak Studios​ https://youtu.be/eAiAlg22gqQ​ ​ Track: Acoustic/Folk Instrumental​ Artist: Hyde​ Music promoted by Audio Library​ https://youtu.be/YKdXVnaHfo8​ ​ Track: Cinematic piano​ Artist: AShamaluevMusic​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Sq5Y2HzF1c​ ​ Track: Hitman​ Artist: Kevin MacLeod ​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74q4xXbVFBc​ ​ Track: Acoustic Guitar 1​ Artist: Audionautix​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apLWP1uLuz8​

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(2/3) Elusive Justice: The story of Ricky Beard and Mary Leonard. Part 2 - Homicide

Published: Aug. 25, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 33 minutes 6 seconds

Six years after Akron teens Ricky Beard and Mary Leonard vanished during a date in 1979, a utility crew digging a trench through the Merriman Valley discovers their weathered bones in a wooded area two miles from where their car had been abandoned. The police and families - and even psychics - hope the find will offer new clues as to what happened.​ ​ Find photos, maps, timelines, links, videos and more at www.ohiomysteries.com and www.ohio.com. Additional material available in the print edition of the Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 24, 25 and 26, 2019.​ ​ feedback@ohiomysteries.com​ www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries​ www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio​ www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries​ ​ Audio clips from the archives of WEWS Ch 5, Cleveland: https://www.news5cleveland.com​ ​ Music (Licensed under Creative Commons.)​ ​ Track: Wasteland​ Track: No winners​ Artist: Ross Bugden.​ https://youtu.be/5eAalHA1bAc​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R97mkEL6BGw​ ​ Track: Woods​ Artist: Federico Fabbiano​ Music provided by Oak Studios​ https://youtu.be/eAiAlg22gqQ​ ​ Track: Acoustic/Folk Instrumental​ Artist: Hyde​ Music promoted by Audio Library​ https://youtu.be/YKdXVnaHfo8​ ​ Track: Romantic Music​ Artist: AShamaluevMusic. ​ https://youtu.be/I7VjI3ccmus​ ​ Track: Cinematic piano​ Artist: AShamaluevMusic​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Sq5Y2HzF1c​ ​ Track: Acoustic Guitar 1​ Artist: Audionautix​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apLWP1uLuz8​  

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(1/3) Elusive Justice: The story of Ricky Beard and Mary Leonard. Part 1 - Missing

Published: Aug. 24, 2019, 10 a.m.
Duration: 46 minutes 28 seconds

An Ohio Mysteries/Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com crossover​ ​ In the summer of 1979, 19-year-old Ricky Beard and 17-year-old Mary Leonard, teen sweethearts from Akron's North HIll neighborhood went on a date to a drive-in movie. They left early, telling friends they needed to be home in time for curfew. But Ricky and Mary are never seen by their loved ones again.​ ​ For six years, police, private investigators, friends and family search for the couple, chasing down leads and following tips that ranged from Ricky and Mary being alive and well and living in another state, to having been murdered and buried near the banks of a river.​ ​ Find photos, maps, timelines, links, videos and more at ohiomysteries.com and ohio.com.​ feedback@ohiomysteries.com Additional material available in the print edition of the Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 24, 25 and 26, 2019.​ ​ www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries​ www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio​ www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries​ ​ Music (Licensed under Creative Commons.)​ ​ Track: Wasteland​ Artist: Ross Bugden.​ https://youtu.be/5eAalHA1bAc​ ​ Track: Woods​ Artist: Federico Fabbiano​ Music provided by Oak Studios​ https://youtu.be/eAiAlg22gqQ​ ​ Track: Acoustic/Folk Instrumental​ Artist: Hyde​ Music promoted by Audio Library​ https://youtu.be/YKdXVnaHfo8​ ​ Track: Cinematic piano​ Artist: AShamaluevMusic​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Sq5Y2HzF1c​ ​ Track: Acoustic Guitar 1​ Artist: Audionautix​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apLWP1uLuz8​

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Ep. 50 - What happened to Lola Celli?

Published: Aug. 11, 2019, 4 p.m.
Duration: 37 minutes 38 seconds

The 1946 case of Lola Celli, a pretty, dark-haired school teacher who left the front stoop of her parents home in broad daylight to walk to a bus stop a few blocks away, and vanished without a trace before she got there. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  4:30 by Angela Perley. Find more at https://www.angelaperley.com The Great Unknown- Audionautix Rise of the Phosper- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Janet Blood

Published: Aug. 8, 2019, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 54 seconds

The year 1929 was the start of the Great Depression - and the start of a would-be serial killer in Cleveland. Someone was shooting women on the streets of residential neighborhoods over the holiday season. Most survived the assault, but just after New Years, a high school girl named Janet Frater Blood became the "mad masher's" first homicide.   www.ohiomysteries.com     feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries   Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch alderin-New Horizon

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Ep. 49 - The Hoengsong Massacre

Published: Aug. 5, 2019, midnight
Duration: 32 minutes 30 seconds

More than 7,000 miles from Ohio, one of the bloodiest battles of the Korean War cost the lives of 800 US servicemen. Among them were 12 men from Ohio whose fates have never been accounted for. In recent years, DNA tests have confirmed two of the missing 12 ended up in POW camp mass graves. Ten more Ohio families still hope the remains of their loved ones will be found and returned home.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Nothing to Lose, by The Floorwalkers. Find more at http://www.thefloorwalkers.com Audionautix- The Great Unknown Daniel Birch- Rise of the Phospher  

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10-Minute Mystery: Moonville

Published: Aug. 1, 2019, midnight
Duration: 17 minutes 7 seconds

Episode Notes: In the mid 1800s, the mining town of Moonville sprouted along the route of a new Marietta to Cincinnati rail line. But the community was so far off the beaten path, tucked into a southern Ohio forest, that the only way people could reach it was to follow the train tracks - including the long single-track trestle and a dangerously narrow train tunnel. For more than a century, ghost stories have been told about victims of the train tracks who are trapped at the now-abandoned site. We check the records and sort fact from fiction. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 48 - The brutal death of Leslie Ann Barker

Published: July 29, 2019, midnight
Duration: 33 minutes 10 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1978, school teacher Leslie Barker went to a Akron nightclub to participate in what was that decades version of a computerized matchmaking program. She met a man and made plans for a date. But she never made it home. Her remains were found in a burned out car about five hours after the bartender last saw her at the club. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Catacombs, by Cutler Station. Find more at http://www.cutlerstation.com Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown, and The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The first NFL champs

Published: July 25, 2019, midnight
Duration: 17 minutes 7 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1920, owners of semi-pro football teams throughout the Midwest met to form what became the National Football League. And the first NFL champs set a record that stands today. The Akron Pros defense only gave away 7 points that entire season. Interestingly, the season all but faded from memory, with the NFL forgetting their first champs were Akron until records surfaced in the 1970s. Ending that mystery revealed another: Whatever happened to the national championship trophy that was supposed to be passed from winner to winner in those early years? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com  www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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Ep. 47 - John Dillinger's loot

Published: July 22, 2019, midnight
Duration: 39 minutes 43 seconds

Episode Notes: John Dillinger's career as America's most famous bank robber lasted less than a year. He died in a hail of bullets outside a movie theater in Chicago in 1934. A few months later, after the last of his gang was dead or executed, the FBI turned their focus on a farm in Northwest Ohio. One of the gang's key hideouts, they would spend three months staking out the property, hoping a Dillinger associate would show up and reveal a hidden treasure. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Ghost on the Phone, by Venus Flytraps. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/thevenusflytraps The Great Unknown-Audionautix Rise of the Phospher- Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Mary Campbell Cave

Published: July 18, 2019, midnight
Duration: 20 minutes 19 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1758, Delaware Indians kidnapped a Pennsylvania girl as a surrogate for a tribal chief's dead granddaughter, and brought her with them to live in the Ohio country. For nearly a century, books, paintings and commemorative plaques held that the girl, Mary Campbell, lived with her captors in a cave in what is now Gorge Metro Park in Cuyahoga Falls. We explore what parts of this story are true, and which are really only a mystery.   www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:Audionautix- The Great Unknown Alderin- New Horizon

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Ep. 46 - The case of Rebecca Seaburn

Published: July 15, 2019, midnight
Duration: 39 minutes

Episode Notes: A suspect in the 1981 murder of Rebecca Seaburn in a Mt. Gilead laundry would be put on trial three times, with three different outcomes: a guilty conviction that was thrown out, a hung jury, and finally, a not guilty verdict. Which jury got it right? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  She's With Me, by Deadbeat Poets. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/Deadbeat-Poets-430090940379849 audionautix- The Great Unknown Daniel Birch- Rise of the Phospher

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10-Minute Mystery: Harry Beasley

Published: July 11, 2019, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 49 seconds

Episode Notes: Harry Beasley won the Medal of Honor for bravery and a Purple Heart for a 1914 battle between the US and Mexico, then went on to serve in World War I. But it was the streets of his own hometown in Newark that proved to be the ultimate danger.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: New Horizon- Alderin           The Great Unknown- Audionautix                

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Ep. 45 - The disappearance of Beverly Potts

Published: July 8, 2019, 12:17 a.m.
Duration: 39 minutes 43 seconds

n 1951, Beverly Potts was a happy 10-year-old Cleveland girl when she went to a neighborhood live arts performance with her best friend. But on the way back home, Beverly vanished without a trace. For decades, police have followed up on thousands of false leads, digging up potential gravesites, shattering concrete floors, chasing authors of mysterious letters. Frustrated investigators said it was as if the very earth had simply opened up and swallowed her. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  When You Love A Traveler, by Shiloh Hawkins. Find more at https://www.shilohhawkins.com The Great Unknown Audionautix Daniel Birch Rise of the Phospher            

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10-Minute Mystery: The car dealership murders

Published: July 4, 2019, midnight
Duration: 9 minutes 1 second

Episode Notes: Raymond Ogle and Arthur Works were well-loved and highly-respected men who worked at a Dayton used-car dealership. So who would walk into the lobby and shoot them dead? Twenty years after the slaying, a new witness reveals a motivation. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Audionautix-Alderin The Great Unknown-Audionautix

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Ep. 44 - The confounding death of Charles Roy Clark

Published: July 1, 2019, midnight
Duration: 42 minutes 17 seconds

On Christmas Eve in 1959, a bullet shatters the kitchen window and the Norman Rockwell image of a family fixing dinner. Charles Roy Clark falls dead before his wife and daughter as they prepare a holiday pie. Lois Clark's affair-ridden marriage will come to light, and her most recent lover will stand accused. That is, until a retired police officer learns something shocking that the investigators and the prosecutor have failed to consider.  www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Gravity, by Glass Alice. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/GlassAliceBand  Daniel Birch- rise of the phospher The Great Unknown Audionautix    

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10-Minute Mystery: Murder at Steve's Motel

Published: June 27, 2019, midnight
Duration: 9 minutes 39 seconds

In 1991, the day clerk at Steve's Motel in Green, Ohio wondered why the daughter of the motels owners didn't come out of their home to meet the school bus. As a matter of fact, the girl's father was also late in bringing over cash to start the business day. Curious, she walked to the brick home where the family lived at the entrance to the collection of rent-by-the-hour cottages to find the family had been coldly executed in the night. www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries The Great Unknown-Audionautix New Horizon - Alderin            

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Ep. 43 - Who killed Lisa Pruett?

Published: June 24, 2019, midnight
Duration: 40 minutes 28 seconds

  Episode Notes: In 1990, Lisa Pruett was a popular 16-year-old Shaker Heights High School student who snuck out of her house one late September evening to go visit her boyfriend. She was found in the early morning hours in his neighbor's lawn, stabbed to death before she'd made it to his house. Police would focus on a fellow student, Kevin Young, even bringing him to trial in a nationally televised Court TV case. But a jury found Kevin not guilty, leaving Lisa's murder one of northern Ohio's most frustrating cold cases.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Escape, by Unfair from Chardon, Ohio. Rise of The Phospher- Daniel Birch The Great Unknown- Audionautix                                                                  

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10-Minute Mystery: Baby Benjamin John

Published: June 20, 2019, midnight
Duration: 10 minutes 8 seconds

The new technology using genealogy with DNA recently identified a Geauga County mother as the parent of a newborn discarded in the woods 26 years ago. That story called to mind another case - an unidentified baby who still had his umbilical cord attached when he was found lying in the mud on the shore of Portage Lakes in Summit County in 2005. www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries The Great Unknown- Audionautix New Horizon- Alderin

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Ep. 42 - Home Invasion: The Buck and Dearth murders

Published: June 17, 2019, midnight
Duration: 41 minutes 31 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1973, two families in the Dayton-area put classified ads in a local Trading Post. Is that how their killer found them? Gloria Buck and her two children lived 15 miles from 13-year-old Linda Sue Dearth, but they would forever be connected by the way they were slain in their homes. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Gray, by Whiskey Pilot. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/whiskeypilotband The Rise of the Phospher-Daniel Birch Audionautix- The Great Unknown  

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10-Minute Mystery: Blue Limestone Park

Published: June 13, 2019, midnight
Duration: 13 minutes 30 seconds

Episode Notes: Does Blue Limestone Park in Delaware, Ohio deserve its haunted reputation? For a century, people have believed the legend of a horrific train accident and the dozens of souls trapped by their sudden demise. Our research, however, turns, up a true mystery: A drowning that officials could never quite decide between suicide and homicide. www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch  

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Ep. 41 - What happened to Judy Martins?

Published: June 10, 2019, midnight
Duration: 34 minutes 37 seconds

Episode Notes: One of the most confounding disappearances in Ohio history happened in May of 1978, when Judy Martins vanished on a late night walk between a friend's dorm room and her own room at Kent State Engleman Hall. With no evidence of foul play, the police eventually destroyed their file on her and there is no active investigation to find out what happened. But those who know her say she had no reason to walk away - and stay away for 41 years.   www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Too Much, by Larry Elefante. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/Larryelefante Audionautix the great Unknown Rise of the Pospher Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Bertha Mae Brooks

Published: June 6, 2019, midnight
Duration: 9 minutes 24 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1959, Bertha was one day into her 13th birthday and just had her hair done at a beauty parlor when she was found dead alongside a Mansfield Road. Her extensive broken bones and wounds led the prosecutor to think she'd been hit by a driver who didn't stop. The sheriff thought she was targeted, assaulted, and dragged alongside the road to make it look like a hit and run. The coroner couldn't pick a side, saying both ideas were possible.    www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries audionautix great unknown Alderin New Horizon

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Ep. 40 - The Escape of Lester Eubanks

Published: June 3, 2019, midnight
Duration: 34 minutes 48 seconds

Episode Notes:   Lester Edward Eubanks was convicted of the 1965 murder of 14-year-old Mary Ellen Deener in Mansfield Ohio. He took the witness stand and told the jury how he did it, and they put him on Death Row. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the death penalty unconstitutional in 1972, his sentence was commuted to life in prison. The very next year, his jailers decided he was a pretty good prisoner, so they let him go Christmas shopping. Alone. At a Columbus mall. Eubanks walked away, and hasn't been seen since. But last year, the US Marshalls decided he'd been free long enough, and promoted him to their Top 15 Most Wanted in an effort to find the now 75-year-old man they are confident is still living and enjoying his freedom.   www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Soft and Blue, by Damn the Witch Siren. Find more at https://www.damnthewitchsiren.com The Great Unknown Audionautix Rise of the Pospher Daniel Birch  

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10-Minute Mystery: Carnival Girl

Published: May 30, 2019, midnight
Duration: 9 minutes 33 seconds

She was found dead, wrapped in worn blankets, lying alongside an East Liverpool road. But people who came from near and far couldn't identify her. Was it possible she was traveling with a carnival that had just come to town? The mysterious death and identity of a victim only known as Carnival Girl.   www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries  Audionautix- The great Unknown Aderin- New Horizon

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Episode 39: Love triangle: The death of Rose Cable

Published: May 27, 2019, midnight
Duration: 38 minutes 28 seconds

Love triangle: The death of Rose Cable In 1937, Rose Cable was a wealthy society matron, the wife of prominent Canton contractor Deuber Cable, and days away from her 48th birthday. A shotgun blast through her mansion's breakfast room made sure she never saw that birthday. But who did it? A random prowler? A hitman? Her husband? Her husband's lover?   www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Tumblin' Down, by The Perfect Children. Find more at https://www.theperfectchildren.com audionautix the great. unknown rise of the pospher Daniel Birch    

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10-Minute Mystery: Melissa and Jasmine Collins

Published: May 23, 2019, midnight
Duration: 10 minutes 45 seconds

Episode Notes:  In 1991, 17-year-old Melissa Collins and her 8-month-old daughter, Jasmine, disappeared from their West Akron apartment. For the next two years, detectives assigned to the Akron police missing persons unit conducted a search for Melissa and Jasmine that reached into all 50 states.  www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Audionautix- The Great Unknown Alderan- New Horizon

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Episode 38: The Treasure of Meyers Lake

Published: May 20, 2019, midnight
Duration: 30 minutes 30 seconds

Meyers Lake in Stark County is best known for its former amusement park. But in the early 1800s - a century before that attraction was even conceived - Andrew Meyer was famed for being one of Ohio's wealthiest residents. Were neighbors right in saying he used to bury his treasure on his 3,000-acre property to avoid using banks?   Special guest: Wendy Koile, author of Legends and Lost Treasure of Northern Ohio https://www.amazon.com/Legends-Lost-Treasure-Northern-American/dp/1626192405 www.ohiomysteries.com   feedback@ohiomysteries.com   www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries   www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio   www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  When I Fell Away, by Andrew McManus. Find more at http://www.amcmanusmusic.com The Great Unknown Audio Nautix The Rise of the Pospher Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: The Gore Orphanage

Published: May 16, 2019, midnight
Duration: 14 minutes 54 seconds

Just outside Vermilion is one of Ohio's most notoriously spooked locales, where tales of a horrific fire that killed a hundred orphans has attracted ghosthunters and visitors for more than a century. The event never happened - but join us as we explore how some disturbing factual events might be responsible for the birth of a legend. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries The Great Unknown Audionautix New Horizon Aderin                  

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Episode 37: Who Really killed Ora Lee?

Published: May 13, 2019, midnight
Duration: 51 minutes 5 seconds

The 1908 trial of Guy Rasor for the murder of his pregnant fiance captivated Northeast Ohio and divided the town of Wadsworth on whether the guilty verdict was justified.   Special guest: Linda Buesch, who authored two books on the case, reveals an alternative theory of who killed Ora Lee.   www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music:  Devil Child, by Noah Smith. Find more at https://www.noahsmithmusic.com Rise of the Pospher- Daniel Birch The Great Unknown Audionautix

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10-Minute Mystery: The Hinckley Buzzards

Published: May 9, 2019, midnight
Duration: 12 minutes 21 seconds

Episode Notes: It was 1957 when someone mentioned that buzzards seemed to be returning to the same spot in Medina County's Hinckley Township every year on the same day - an event that has been celebrated on March 15 for more than half a century. But why do they come to this same spot? Some say it's a perfect mix of field and stream and hills. But others say a great hunt in 1818 that killed off the township's wildlife attracted the carrion lovers - and the memory of that feast was written into their very DNA. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Audionautix The Great Unknown New Horizon- Aderin                        

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Episode 36: Buckskin Girl

Published: May 6, 2019, midnight
Duration: 33 minutes 51 seconds

Episode Notes: She was discovered on the side of the road in Miami County in 1981. She wore a purple-lined, tasseled buckskin coat - a garment that would become her name for the next 37 years as authorities tried everything to figure out who she was, where she was from, and what she was doing in Ohio. In time, technology would solve one big question, but another still remains: Who killed her? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Believe, by Twelve Minute Mile. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/twelveminutemile Audionautix- the great unknown Rise of the Pospher Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Roderick Clemons

Published: May 2, 2019, midnight
Duration: 9 minutes 4 seconds

Episode NotesRoderick Clemons, 26, was working hard to make life better for he and his mom. He worked his way up to assistant manager of a Church's Fried Chicken in Akron, and was happy when he got transferred to a store near his home. But after a few months, he told his mom the neighborhood scared him and he was thinking of asking for a transfer out. He didn't ask fast enough.    www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries The Great Unknown Audionautix New Horizon Alderin

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Episode 35: Hangar 18

Published: April 29, 2019, midnight
Duration: 52 minutes 53 seconds

For decades, there have been stories identifying Wright Patterson Air Force Base - and specifically, Hangar 18 - as the location where the government stores and tests alien debris, alien technology, and even alien corpses. Among those who have named it are high ranking military officers who say they witnessed it first hand.   www.ohiomysteries.com  feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: You Don't Need to Know Me, by New Moons. Find more at http://www.newmoons.net Audionautix - The Great Unknown Rise of the Pospher Daniel Birch

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10-Minute Mystery: Ronald and Elaine Wright

Published: April 24, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 33 seconds

On April 15, 1995, Ronald and Elaine Wright are supposed to be enjoying their weekend off at their home in Mansfield. But come Monday, their employers will be asking police to find out why they haven't shown up for work. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries the great unknown audionautix New Horizon- Aderin 

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Episode 34: The Brutal Death of Frances South

Published: April 22, 2019, midnight
Duration: 30 minutes 21 seconds

Episode Notes: In March of 1920, 11-year-old Frances South is sent off to the village drug store in Adena, Ohio to get medicine for her sick mother. She'll never return home. Hours later, a search party will find her bound, gagged, raped and kicked to death, and citizens will become convinced that a flawed investigation let her killer get away. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Misunderstood, by Palamara. Find more at https://palamara.bandcamp.com The Great Unknown Audionautix Daniel Birch Rise of the Phospher

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10-Minute Mystery: Who is Ohio Mysteries?

Published: April 18, 2019, midnight
Duration: 10 minutes 25 seconds

Episode Notes:   For many months, we've just been a pair of voices whispering in your earbuds. Here's your chance to learn a little more about your Ohio Mysteries hosts, Steve Yoder and Paula Schleis. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Audionautix-The great Unknown New Horizon- Aderin

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Episode 33: Who Stalked Renee Wise?

Published: April 15, 2019, midnight
Duration: 26 minutes 47 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1997, everything was coming together for Renee Wise. The Portage County woman was newly engaged and pursuing an exciting new career change. The one shadow in her life was her apartment, where things started moving and disappearing. By the time Renee realized she'd been having a visitor, it was too late. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Bedridden, by The Midwestern. Find more at https://themidwesternband.com    Rise of the Pospher- Daniel Birch Great Unknown Audionautix      

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10-Minute Mystery: The WOW Signal

Published: April 10, 2019, noon
Duration: 12 minutes 30 seconds

Episode Notes: One of Planet Earth's biggest mysteries is the question of whether we are alone in the universe. The closest we have ever come to scientifically answering that question happened in Ohio in 1977.   .www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries The Great Unknown Audionautix New Horizon Aderin  

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Episode 32: The tragedy of the Parma school teachers

Published: April 8, 2019, midnight
Duration: 31 minutes 9 seconds

Episode Notes: In February of 1921, three students on their way to Parma Central school happened across a gruesome sight - two women bludgeoned beyond recognition, lying dead in the icy mud off a dirt road. The students raced to school to inform their teachers of the discovery, only to find the school building was still locked. That's because their teacher and principal - the two women who normally had the one-room schoolhouse opened and warmed up by now - hadn't arrived yet. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: American Love, by Hasting & Co. Find more at https://hastingco.com The Great Unknown Audionautix Rise of the Phospher Daniel birch   

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10-Minute Mystery: Sylvia Beach

Published: April 3, 2019, 11 p.m.
Duration: 9 minutes 34 seconds

Episode Notes: In 1824, Sylvia Beach - left deaf and mute from scarlet fever - strolled away from the family's pioneer home in Medina County. Hundreds of area settlers would answer the call, spending weeks scouring field and forest in search of her.   www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries The Great Unknown Audionautix New Horizon Aderin

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Episode 31: The Circleville Letter Writer

Published: April 1, 2019, midnight
Duration: 40 minutes 12 seconds

Episode Notes: Over several years in the late 1970s and early 1980s, someone in the small town of   Circleville, Ohio was paying more than casual attention to what all the neighbors were up to.More than 1,000 letters would be mailed, composed of strange block-lettered handwriting that accused townsfolk of everything from capital crimes to naughty behavior.  But one woman would bear the brunt of the phantom writer's obsession. Was the letter writer responsible for the death of her husband and the attempt on her own life? www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: If You Saw Me Now, by Gretchen Pleuss. Find more at https://www.gretchenpleuss.com The Great Unknown- The Great Unknown Rise of Phospher- Daniel Birch  

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Episode 30: The I-70 Strangler

Published: March 25, 2019, midnight
Duration: 28 minutes 41 seconds

Episode Notes: In July of 1996, Herb Baumeister drove to a park outside Toronto, wrote a suicide note, then killed himself. In his final communication, the millionaire Indianapolis businessman penned pages about his failed thrift store chain and angst over his marriage. But he didn't say a thing about what authorities really wanted to know: Why were there skeletal remains of 11 men in his backyard, and what did he know about six men whose bodies were dumped in western Ohio.  www.ohiomysteries.comfeedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Parasols, by Blossom Hall. Find more at https://blossomhall.bandcamp.com/album/parasols Audionautix- The great Unknown Until Morning Sad Cinematic

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