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Rotten Mango

Rotten but still a little sweet! Rotten Mango is a true crime + all things spooky podcast. We love doing deep dives into the darkest crimes and we tend to not leave out any details - which can get a little rotten at times. If you want deep dives in the psychology of killers, no holding back storytelling of crimes, and stories of lesser known criminals from around the world this is the place for you. Welcome to Rotten Mango but don?t worry it all comes with a seasoning of comedy/sweetness.

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#165: The Taxi Driver & The Missing Girls In Mexico (Case of Debanhi Escobar)

The woman leaped to her death - plunging her body into the cold water of the river. She left a note that said ?to my devil husband, I can only commit suicide to expose your crime and to tell the world about my helplessness.? It shocked the nation. She had been married to one of the richest, most powerful men in the nation. What did he do? And how does that connect to the haunting last picture of a woman that lives 7,168 miles away? The one that vanished after a suspicious taxi ride. Her driver even took a haunting last picture of her before she was killed. How are these two women connected? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-05-18
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#164: The Conspiracy of The Mountain Devil (Case of Hiroo Onoda)

He emerged from the thick jungle for the first time in a long time. He had been waiting for this moment for years. The day World War II would come to an end. He would be relieved from his duties and Japan glorious in their victory! Onoda held his breath while his commander read his release. Onoda waited for further orders but there were none. Just a tub of face cream. ?What?s this for?? - asked Onoda. ?You?re going to need it. For all the interviews? Onoda, the war ended 29 years ago. We?ve been looking for you. The world will want to know what on earth did you do in the jungle for the past 29 years? How did you even survive? And how many did you kill?? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-05-15
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#163: Horrors Inside Aston Hall Mental Hospital (Child Experiments)

Truth serum. It has quite a dark history. The CIA tested the heavy sedative on suspected criminals, murderers, and terrorists. They hoped it would even the smartest spies to - well, tell the truth. It would be hard to imagine a world where truth serum was tested on children on a large scale. But it happened. In Aston Hall Mental Hospital a sick, twisted, depraved doctor hand-picked young girls to experiment on. He would have them admitted to his hospital where he pumped them full of truth serum and violently assaulted them. He filmed it all. And the truth took a very long time to come out. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-05-11
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#162: Social Media Murder of Sisi Wu

The text messages were released. At first, it only circulated amongst smaller group chats - but like a fire, it spread. It was too good of a scandal. Two normal everyday people and the innermost private parts of their lives. Their affair. Wanda, the married woman, and mother, cheats on her husband with the mailman. Nude pictures and videos were circulating of the two. Wanda lost everything. She lost her job, her family, her friends, her reputation. Her entire life was ruined by this leak. But something nobody would have guessed? Everything was faked. Two men had set out to ruin this woman?s life for very sinister reasons. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-05-08
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#161: The Styrofoam Head Killer (Serial Killer Ned Snelgrove)

Everywhere he went, he was kind. He was kind to the woman he passed by in the produce aisle, the female cashier, and even the woman next to him at the red light. Maybe he was nice because he loved to picture all these women naked and in his bed. Sure, some would call it crass but was Ned?s favorite thing to do. Regardless, the women were nice back. They liked Ned. He was well dressed, clean cut, and seemed gentle. They had no idea that he was fantasizing about strangling them. Staring into their eyes while they took their last breath. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-05-04
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#160: Korean ?Molar Daddy? Case (Lee Young-Hak)

It all started when a woman jumped from her bathroom window. The police questioned whether or not it was a suicide. The whole nation did. Why did the seemingly happy wife and mother take her own life? Maybe someone pushed her? Why was her entire back filled with sexually derogatory tattoos? Just weeks later her father-in-law took his own life, and a 14-year-old girl?s body was found stuffed in a suitcase. How were they all connected? To make things more puzzling - the person at the center of the web was someone that is loved by the entire nation... Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-05-01
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#159: The Therapist?s Deadly Double Life (Case of Dr. Al Canty)

The four of them sat in the hospital room. The sound of rain pelted the windows. Al stood up and started shouting ?They?re coming! They?re coming to take the wicked and the evil!? He fell to his knees in front of where the woman was sitting and started rubbing her with his palms. ?MOMMY! DON?T LEAVE ME! PURE MOMMY. PURE AS SNOW.? The woman was shocked. The man was her husband, who was also a successful therapist. What happened to him? Did a patient do something to him? Did one of them drive him mad? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-27
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#158: The Headless Bodies In The Bathtub (Killer Couple Erika & BJ Sifrit Part 2)

The couple?s vacation in Ocean City was supposed to help them fall in love again. Marriage is tough - they lost that spark. They were even staying in the penthouse of a beautiful oceanfront hotel. The penthouse bathroom had a hot tub that they were certain was going to help ignite their romance again. But the night ended with two headless bodies in the tub. They were dismembered. And honestly, it was exactly what the couple felt they needed. They were in love again. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-24
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#157: Hooters, Snakes, & Navy SEALs (Killer Couple: Erika & Benjamin Sifrit)

Being a marriage counselor is a tough job. I imagine the married couple Erika & BJ would tell very different stories about their couples vacation. BJ would say that he fell asleep in the car while his wife went into a hotel room with a couple they just met. He was heartbroken and devastated when he found out what she had done. Erika would argue that BJ was there the whole time - in fact, he wanted her to take pictures of him with the couple?s decapitated heads. Only, they weren?t talking to a counselor but to the police. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-20
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#156: Murder Of The Coors Beer Heir (Case of Adolf Coors)

He knew this was going to happen sooner or later. The FBI had already stopped by twice to let him know that he was on a criminal?s ?kidnap wish list.? He just didn?t know - that the one being kidnapped wouldn?t be him. It would be his very own son. The heir to the Coors Beer Dynasty. He felt confident he could deal with this. It?s like a business transaction. He just had to make sure his son had no secrets. Who knew beer had so many secrets? Book Rec: ?The Death of an Heir? - by Phillip Jett (amazing read I couldn?t get enough!) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-17
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#155: How He Got Away With Murder But Was Killed By Karma (Case of Mel Ignatow)

The Watkin?s family moved into their new home and their first project was ripping out the old, brown, ugly carpet. Rip. Rip. Wait, what is that? They found a hole in the ground. Strange. Inside that hole is a little treasure. Jewelry and a roll of undeveloped film. They had it developed and it showed 112 pictures. A series of photo sequences leading up to the gruesome torture and murder of a young woman. They called the FBI. The FBI could do nothing. They knew the killer but he was untouchable. He was protected by law. Why? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-13
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#154: The Rapist That Came Back Alive After Death Sentence (Case of Sun Xiaoguo)

Have you heard of the Chinese urban legend? It?s about the most famous thief in history. He was able to steal entire train cabins from moving trains. When he was finally caught - the thief was sentenced to death. He said his very last wish in life was to be breastfed one last time. The mom pitied her full-grown son and laid her chest bare. One last time. He lifted his mouth up, and with the most force he could summon, he ripped off her nipple. ?This is all your fault? - he screamed. It begs the question, how much of a crime is the parent's fault? And how do criminals? parents truly feel? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-10
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#153: The Unicorn Killer (Case of Ira Einhorn)

Unicorns are mystical creatures. They are so rare that most of us wouldn?t know what to do if we came across one. When the inmates heard that the Unicorn Killer was joining them - they were terrified. Most of them had heard of the Unicorn, heard the whispers. How even the CIA was terrified of the Unicorn. How the Unicorn evaded capture for 20 years. But nobody could answer the one pressing question the inmates had - what happens when you come face to face with a real-life Unicorn? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-06
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#152: Secrets On The Boat (Case of Thai Actress Tangmo Nida)

There were 6 people on the boat that night. A-list actress, Tangmo Nida, her manager and lifelong friend, as well as 4 very wealthy socialites were on the boat. A lot of rumors currently surround the six. There are whispers of affairs, inheritances, and wills. But the most sinister rumor? That they were trying to sell Tangmo Nida, the A-list actress, to a high-powered Thai businessman/ government official. But when only 5 make it back alive - it seems like the questions are never ending, and the secrets are only getting darker. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-04-03
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#151: ?The Bad Vegan? (Case of Sarma Melngailis)

Have you heard about how to boil a frog? They say if you throw a frog into a pot of boiling water - it will jump out. But if you throw a frog in a pot of cool water? and you slowly start turning up the heat. Slowly but surely. So slow that it?s just incremental changes in heat. It?s said the frog will sit there, completely unaware of its impending doom, and it will be cooked to death. The frog has been ?willingly? cooked alive. Do you think humans are any smarter than frogs? Maybe not. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-30
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#150: The Chinese Corpse Dungeon (Serial Killer Jia Wenge)

She woke up disoriented in the dark. She didn?t know where she was? oh god, what?s that awful smell? Her hand was touching something sticky on the ground. When her eyes slowly adjusted to the dark she saw - bodies. Dead bodies. Stacked on top of each other. Some of their faces were frozen still as if they were still screaming. The stickiness on her hand? The bodies coming together and forming a sticky sludge filled with maggots. Now the question - how would she escape the dungeon? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-27
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#149: The Baton Rouge Cannibal (Serial Killer Sean Gillis)

Sean hopped into his car to pick up his girlfriend. He was always so happy to see her. He couldn?t get enough of her. ?Honey bunny? I?m over here! Sean?s girlfriend slid into the passenger side and he leaned in for a kiss. He couldn?t help but pull back with a giant grin. He wondered if she could taste it. He could? The taste of human flesh always lingered in his mouth. Book Rec: ?Dismembered? - by Susan D Mustafa & Sue Israel (The best deep dive on this case I could find! Truly amazing work) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-23
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#148: The Mysterious Vidocq Society

The FBI agent walked into the warehouse. It was exactly what he expected? A concrete fortress, barely any natural light, and then he saw it. The walls. The walls were filled with rows and rows of decapitated heads, skulls, and bones. Some still had rotting flesh on them - others were completely skeletonized. When the FBI agent made it to the back he came face to face with the man. He was shirtless, barefoot, and stirring a giant pot with a head inside. ?I wasn?t expecting you today? - the man said... Do they know each other? What is behind the mysterious Vidocq Society? Book Rec: ?Murder Room? - by Michael Capuzzo (One of my fave books this year and brb while I go read all his other books. Do yourself a favor and read this one!) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-20
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#147: The Bodies In The Abandoned Mine (Case of Alice & Gerald Uden)

The gas station attendant was helping him fill up his car. What timing. It was a hot summer?s day, the sweat trickled down his forehead, and he was anxious to get going. The two of them stood awkwardly at the back of his truck waiting for his tank to get full. Drip. Drip. Drip. ?Sir, I think your car is leaking.? They both looked down to see a red liquid drip down onto the pavement. The gas attendant didn?t know that there were 3 bodies in the trunk - and the driver was going to keep it that way. Book Rec: ?Alice & Gerald? - by Ron Franscell (an amazing author who really dives deep into the emotions of a case) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-16
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#146: The Pathological Liar & The Corpse (Case of Casey Anthony)

It?s said that some pathological liars are even considered functionally delusional. They can even pass a lie detector test. They believe their own lies. Sometimes they re-write their lies and memories on the spot. You can see their eyes flutter, a shift in attitude, and boom. They are living a new reality and you almost feel like you?re the one going crazy. But as humans, we can detect lies, right? Or can we? What happens when a pathological liar takes a stand in front of the whole nation to say - ?my child has been kidnapped by her nanny! Help me!? Would you believe her? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-13
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#145: He Was Shot Then He Fought To Save His Attacker?s Life (Terrorist Mark Stroman)

The public was split. Most wanted him dead. He didn?t deserve to live, he killed 2 people, and shot another in the face. Another group of people, a smaller group, fought to save his life. Activists, professors, and lawyers fought hard. They knew he was guilty but they fought. One man fought the hardest. He traveled the world campaigning for his release. The world was shocked. They asked him: are you sure you want him to be free? Are you out of your mind? Do you need psychiatric help? ?But? but didn?t he shoot you in the face?? Book: ?True American? - by Anand Giridharadas (this is one of the best books I?ve read all year? it?s incredibly emotional and I highly recommend it) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-09
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#144: The Lake Waco Murders (Case of David ?Chili? Spence)

Think about your dog, cat, or any beloved pet. If you don?t have one - imagine one. Would you ever chain your dog up to your chair all day long while you and your buddies watched TV? Would you make the dog beg you on all fours to use the restroom? And if the dog did something you didn?t like - would you ever dream of chaining up outside to a tree in the cold winter night? You wouldn?t dream of doing that to a dog. It would make you a horrible person. But that?s how David liked to treat his girlfriends. What does that make him? A murderer. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-03-03
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#143: The Temple Of DOOM (Case of Belinda Lucas)

Children say the scariest things. Sometimes you can?t help but feel like they know something you don?t. One daycare worker vividly remembers a moment that sent shivers traveling down her spine. A little boy was playing with a little girl. House. Innocent right? Out of nowhere, the little boy started to scream and smash mommy doll up against the wall. It was so unlike him. The alarming part? The little boy?s mom had recently been murdered and everyone suspected someone close to her. Did the boy know more than he told the police? ` Book Rec: ?Shattered? - by Kathryn Casey (amazing deep dive and really shines a light on the victim) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-27
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#142: The Mama?s Boy Night Stalker (Case of Fred Coe)

The only thing he loved in life was his mom. She was his everything. He couldn?t bear to be fighting with his ?Mama Bear.? He was worried that South Hill Rapist would come for his mom. I mean why wouldn?t he? He was terrorizing the entire neighborhood - no woman was safe. The rapist would drag women into the bushes, assault them, threaten them, and then whisper in their ears. ?I?m so sorry, I didn?t mean to, you didn?t deserve this, are you okay?? In a high-pitched baby voice. His mama bear did always say his baby voice was just so adorable. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-23
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#141: The Cleveland Strangler (Serial Killer Anthony Sowell)

The Cleveland Health Department had been flooded by calls from residents on Imperial Avenue. The residents complained of an inescapable, pungent, thick stench that was so strong that it made their eyes sting. After years of calls, the inspectors went out to investigate. The source was clear. Ray?s Sausage Shop! That made perfect sense, fresh meat being ground daily into sausages has to produce some stench right? No matter what the residents tried - the smell never went away. At least for years. 11 bodies later. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-20
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#140: Murder On The Deserted Island (Case of Palmyra Island)

What would scare you the most about being on a deserted island? The sharks? The thick jungle that is so thick and humid you have no idea what animals are lurking beyond? Or maybe it?s basic survival - finding out how to get water, food, and shelter. The last thing on your mind would be murder right? That?s what the Graham couple thought when they docked on the deserted isolated island of Palmyra. But they didn?t know that they weren?t alone there. And that they would never leave the island ever again. Book Rec: ?And The Sea Will Tell? - by Vincent Bugliosi & Bruce Henderson (best deep dive on this case and fascinating perspective into the trials but heavily biased) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-17
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#139: The ?World Health Organization? Killer (Case of Jean-Claude Romand)

Jean was a successful doctor working as a researcher at the well-respected World Health Organization. His wife was a pharmacist and they had 2 beautiful children. Ah yes, it?s another perfect family. But we both know that there?s no such thing. Jean was cheating on his wife with a mutual friend - a child psychologist. But the affair does something mysterious to Jean. He starts blacking out, has holes in his memory, but most alarming of all - he wakes up one day to find himself hovering over his wife?s dead body... What really happened here? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-13
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#138: The Sunset Killer (Serial Killer Douglas Clark)

Carol demanded to see what Doug had been doing with his other women. Recently their relationship had changed - all Doug cared about was cheating with other women and threesomes. He warned her. This would scare her away. She couldn?t handle the truth. Doug was smug. He walked over and he plopped down into the sink? A severed head. Carol didn?t scream, she didn?t run, instead, she sat down and started applying makeup on the severed head. Doug was her man and she would stick by him. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-09
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#137: Chinese Student Murdered In Japan & Exposed The Darkest Side Of Humanity (Case of Jiang Ge)

It?s a tale as old as time. A farmer was walking his fields one cold winter when he spotted a snake. The snake was frozen stiff from the cold. The farmer knew the snake to be deadly but he couldn?t help himself. He scooped it up and put it in his jacket to warm it up. Slowly the snake woke up and gathered enough strength to look up at the kind man who saved him? and bit him. The ultimate betrayal. But we know snakes are cold-blooded. Humans are different - we would never do such a thing to someone who saved our lives. Or would we? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-06
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#136: ?She Saved Him, Can You Save Her?? (The Case of Rebecca Zahau)

You might think her life is perfect. Millionaire boyfriend, $13million dollar mansion, and a cute dog. But behind closed doors it was rough - her boyfriend?s ex-wives hated her, she fought with his teenage kids all the time and spent a lot of her time babysitting his youngest child. One day under her care - the little boy ends up unconscious and is rushed to the hospital. Nobody blames her though - or do they? Because just 2 days later she is found dead with the words ?she saved him, can you save her?? scribbled on the door. Book Rec: ?Death On Ocean Boulevard? - by Caitlin Rother (Yes, there?s a ton of info on this case but this is the best deep dive you will find). Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-02-02
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#135: ?Wanna kill grandma? lol? (Case of Wendy Gardner)

15 year old James gathered all his friends at the bowling alley and dragged them outside. He wanted to show off his 13 yr old girlfriend and his brand new car! The kids were shocked - how did James get a new car? He doesn?t even have a license but they were too excited to care. They all packed in the car. Windows down. Music on. Speeding on the streets. James and his girlfriend felt free for the first time in their lives. Well almost free - they had to get rid of the body in the trunk first. Book Rec: ?Kill Grandma For Me? - by James & Jim DeFelice (the best deep dive you will find on this case!) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-30
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#134: The Real Lolita & The Fake FBI (Case of Sally Horner)

The FBI agent watched her across the store. He was seasoned enough to know what that little girl was trying to do. He watched her steal a notebook and make a run for the door. Not today. The agent grabbed her arm and stopped her. She was under arrest. ?I?m an FBI agent and you just committed a crime, little girl. I need to take you to my boss.? This is how Sally Horner was kidnapped, held hostage, and tortured for 2 years. Book Rec: ?The Real Lolita? - by Sara Weinman (without her this case would have been forgotten). Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-26
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#133: The 12 Year Old ?Temptress?

What is a nymphet? It?s a seductress of course. She knows what she?s doing. She finds men that are alone, vulnerable, and she tempts them. She will walk by and by using her superpower seduction she doesn?t even need to talk to them. She doesn?t touch them. She simply exists and that is enough. The men then drop to their knees and forget to think straight. They are willing to risk it all for her. Even years of their lives in prison. Why prison you ask? Did I forget to mention nymphets are 9 years old? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-23
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#132: The Sisters of Terror (Case of The Price Sisters)

The sisters were arrested - they went with the plan. Stare at a fixed object to the point of looking hypnotized. The police were getting fed up ?YOU'RE AN EVIL LITTLE MANIAC TELL US WHERE THE BOMBS ARE.? The sisters remained ?hypnotized? till at exactly 3 PM they looked at their wristwatch and let out a big sinister smile. BOOM. The bomb went off in the busy streets of London injuring hundreds. The sisters had 3 more. Book Rec: ?Say Nothing? - by Patrick Keefe (one of my favorite authors of all time you won?t be disappointed by any of his books) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-19
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#131: Pretty Little Liars Killers (Case of Skylar Neese)

The three girls never went anywhere without each other. They were besties. Well, except Biology Class - the one class that only Rachel and Sheila were in. Maybe that?s why during biology Sheila would ask a lot of strange questions. ?Excuse me, what kind of acid would you dispose of a body in?? ?I don?t know? why?? ?Oh, we?re trying to figure out what to do with Skylar.? Rachel would be off on the side giggling. That?s how the two girls started to plot their best friend?s murder in biology class. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-16
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#130: The Murder Planned In The Psychiatric Ward (Case of Celeste Beard)

The two women met in the psychiatric ward and instantly sparks were flying. Their hair was wild, they were heavily drugged up but they knew that it was only a matter of time before they had s*x. They were so different but it worked. One woman - the wife of a millionaire. The other woman - was struggling with life and addiction. But they just knew that they would be together. They just didn?t know it would be in jail? for murder. Book Rec: ?She Wanted It All? - by Kathryn Casey (an amazing deep dive on this case I was hooked). Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-12
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#129: High School Boys Kill Hot Teacher?s Husband (Case of Pamela Smart Part 2)

The 16-year-old girl couldn?t stop ranting at work. Life is so short - her high school teacher?s husband had just been viscously murdered. Can you believe it? Her teacher is now a sad widow. During her rant, one of her coworkers cut her off. Wait- didn?t you tell me a few weeks ago that your 15-year-old friend was planning on murdering him? So that he could be with his teacher? Cecilia looked up and responded? ?Oh, sh*t I forgot I told you that.? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-09
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#128: ?Hot Teacher? Teaches Boys To Kill (Case of Pamela Smart)

They were just like any other couple. They went on dates on the beach, went shopping for lingerie together, and they had ?fun? wherever they could. In cars. At their houses. In the park. Everywhere. Sure, they were plotting a murder but does that really mean much in the grand scheme of their all-encompassing love? By night - they were plotting the perfect murder. By day - he was a 15-year-old high school student and she? Well, she was his high school teacher of course. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-05
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#127: The Hammer Man Strangler (Case of Harvey Carignan)

The wife of high-powered influential Harry Piper was kidnapped. A random note was left - ?We want $1 million dollars to be paid in 50,000 unmarked $20 bills.? The family paid it. It would be two full days till Virginia was found chained up to a tree. Alive. She never saw the kidnapper?s face. After three long years, the police presented her with a few audio clips. She perked up. ?That?s him! My kidnapper! I?m sure of it! I remember his voice.? If this were true Virginia was lucky to be alive. She was listening to the voice of the Hammer Man- who smashed women to death with his bare hands. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2022-01-02
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#126: Mom ?Cures? Son With Incest (Murder of Barbara Baekeland)

Tony was getting fed up. His friend wasn?t listening to him. ?No no no you don?t get it! I?m f***ing my mother!? - he screamed. The restaurant went quiet. Tony came from a strange family, to say the least. His great-grandparents were the creators of plastic. Yes, plastic. His mom was an eccentric aspiring author working on her debut novel about a mom who seduces her son on a yacht - that everyone believed to be more of an autobiography. Strange? Sure. Homicidal? Absolutely. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-29
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#125: The ?Angel Face Killer With Demon Eyes? (Case of Amanda Knox Part 2)

The stories were becoming wilder. Did you know that right after killing her roommate with her boyfriend - she took a shower in the blood-soaked bathroom? She killed her roommate over a threesome gone wrong! She even did cartwheels, backflips, and splits in the police station. If this were true she just might be the evilest woman in all of Italy. But what if it wasn?t? What if this was an innocent woman spending 5 years in prison for a murder that she did not commit? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-26
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#124: The Bizarre Case of Amanda Knox

The American exchange student skipped home - her life in Italy was perfect. She had great roommates and a new Italian boyfriend. Nothing could ruin her time abroad. That is - till she finds the door to her apartment wide open, blood smeared all over her bathroom, and one of her roommates dead in her room. Her ?strange behavior? makes her a target for the police. I mean would an innocent person do yoga in the police station, journal about pizza during an interrogation, and ?make-out? with her boyfriend while police are around? Book Rec: ?Waiting To Be Heard? - by Amanda Knox (one of my fave books of the year) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-22
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#123: The Murdaugh Family Murders

They say family secrets are like vampires - they never really die. The Murdaugh family knows this better than anyone. For generations, they were one of the most powerful, wealthiest, families in South Carolina. But when those around them start mysteriously dying? and even two of their own end up dead. You have to wonder - is someone finally getting their revenge on the untouchable family? An eye for an eye? Or are the Murdaugh family secrets out for blood? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-19
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#122: The Billionaire Inside 3 Suitcases (Case of Elize Matsunaga)

He was about to sell his family company and become a billionaire. But then he went missing. In order to find him, the police had to dig into his personal life. Why was a private detective following him? Who hired them? What?s on the videos the PI took of him? Why was he visiting a very shady chat forum every single day - what kind of information was he looking for on there? And most importantly - did the dismembered body parts scattered on the side of the road have anything to do with this? Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-15
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#121: The House of Gucci Murder (Case of Maurizio Gucci)

?Welcome to the House of Gucci.? You?re instantly hit with the smell of leather and well - money. This is what Gucci is all about - wealth, excess, and opulence. It?s a household name. But have you heard of the Gucci killer? The one fueled by lust, greed, and counterfeit bags. The one that would kill in the name of Gucci. They say money can?t buy happiness - but it?ll get you a whole lot of Gucci. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-08
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C13Features Presents: Ghostwriter, Starring Kate Mara and Adam Scott

Welcome to Ghostwriter, a new gripping and suspenseful podcast movie listening experience from C13Features. In Ghostwriter, Kate Mara and Adam Scott star in a psychological thriller about a former journalist who reluctantly accepts a job ghostwriting a new murder mystery novel for an eccentric billionaire. Kate Michaels has been living a solitary life after a traumatic experience, but after pressure from her rational agent and candid best friend, she begrudgingly concedes that she needs the work. As she collaborates with the enigmatic James Webber on the project, she finds herself growing dependent on him and starts to suspect that something is wrong?deeply wrong. Will Kate be able to trust herself with James? story, or even her own voice? Get ready to pop some popcorn, and get lost in your imagination in this invigorating new podcast movie experience, Ghostwriter, from C13Features, dropping December 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-07
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#120: The Olympian Mommy Killer (Case of Keli Lane & Her Secret Kids)

Bbzzz - when the buzzer goes off they know it?s game time. The high contact sport of water polo begins. For the next few hours - they attack, get dragged underwater, and they try to win at all costs. And then afterward the team will reward themselves with shots at the bars. Keli was nervous. She didn?t know how to sneak out of the party early without anyone knowing. But what choice did she have? She was going to give birth tonight. In secret. For the second time. Book Rec: ?Nice Girl? - by Rachel Jane Chin (so good!) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-05
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#119: The Death List - The Scorecard Serial Killer (Case of Randy Kraft)

The highway patrol officers turned on their sirens. 2nd drunk driver of the night. This guy was worse than the first. He had a friend in the passenger seat - drunk, passed out, and he didn?t even realize they had been pulled over. He sat there sleeping while the driver was being arrested. ?Come on bud time to find a new ride? - the officer tapped the window. That?s when he realized - the passenger wasn?t drunk. He was dead. Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-12-01
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#118: 5 Teens Went Into The Woods - Only 1 Walked Out (Case of ?Gitchie Girl?)

In the halls of their high school - nobody dared to walk near her. Most of the students pretended they didn?t see her, hear her, or know her. If you were new there you might ask - ?What did she do?? ?Oh, you don?t know? That?s Gitchie Girl. She went into the woods with 4 of her friends and she?s the only one that came out alive. And we all know that Gitchie Girl is hiding something.? Book Rec: ?Gitchie Girl? - by Phil Hamman & Sandy Hamman (There are 2 books written by the authors and both are incredible, heartbreaking reads) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-11-28
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#117: The Monster of Italy And His Sick ?Trophies? (Serial Killer)

In Florence, Italy - it?s said that 1/3 of people are conceived in cars. Young couples would drive up the isolated hills to have some fun - and creepers would flock to watch them. They would watch, record, ?enjoy? themselves, and then go home. Except for one creeper - he wanted more. He would ambush the couple right after they were done - and drag the woman out of the car to take something for himself. His little trophies? Book Rec: ?The Monster of Florence? - by Douglas Preston & Mario Spezi (Might by me favorite read of the whole year - you need to pick it up) Full Source Notes: rottenmangopodcast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-11-24
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