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Into The Dark

A True Crime podcast with a hint of horror and mystery. Join Payton Moreland as she delves into a different case each week, breaking down the facts and pondering on the age old question, “Why do people do what they do?”. Payton also periodically discusses conspiracy theories, hauntings, and all things spooky… so go ahead and walk with her every Wednesday further Into The Dark.

55. The Fall River Murders

Into The Dark

  • 150 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 26:53

In this episode, Payton explores the puzzling killings unfolding in a historical Massachusetts town. Various theories circulate, pointing to a cult's involvement in the tragic deaths of three women. Socials and More: https://linktr.ee/intothedarkpod Case Sources:  Fall River Outrage: Life, Murder, and Justice in Early Industrial New England by David Richard Kasserman Mysterious America by Loren Coleman The Herald News - https://www.heraldnews.com/story/news/courts/2022/03/04/fall-river-cult-murders-robin-murphy-up-parole/9347774002/  https://www.heraldnews.com/story/lifestyle/travel/2021/10/26/lizzie-borden-house-fall-river-best-haunted-hotel-ghost-paranormal/8546497002/  https://www.heraldnews.com/story/entertainment/2021/10/01/fall-river-area-haunted-sites-ghost-tales-paranormal-sightings-halloween-haunting-legend-scary/5935183001/  https://www.heraldnews.com/story/news/courts/2022/11/15/robin-murphy-convicted-in-fall-river-cult-murders-denied-parole-satanic-carl-drew/69646239007/  https://www.heraldnews.com/story/news/2022/03/09/woman-convicted-fall-river-cult-murder-asks-paroled/9412020002/ The Patriot Ledger - https://www.patriotledger.com/picture-gallery/entertainment/2020/10/31/enter-the-bridgewater-triangle-if-you-dare/42924225/   The Enterprise News - https://www.enterprisenews.com/story/entertainment/2021/10/13/bridgewater-triangle-halloween-taunton-rehoboth-freetown-nippenicket-hockomock-ghosts-haunted/6060701001/  The Wall Street Journal - https://www.wsj.com/articles/fall-river-review-a-small-towns-satanic-panic-11620854293  The Daily Beast - https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-three-dead-prostitutes-triggered-a-wild-satanic-panic  The Wrap - https://www.thewrap.com/fall-river-satanic-worship-teen-girls-murdered-carl-drew  Mass Live - https://www.masslive.com/entertainment/2021/05/new-things-came-to-light-docuseries-fall-river-uncovers-new-evidence-in-1979-satanic-cult-murders-says-director-james-buddy-day.html  Rolling Stone - https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/fall-river-satanic-cult-murders-epix-1174716/  The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/31/us/satanic-panic.html The Daily Star - https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/satanic-cult-blamed-prostitutes-grisly-24529667 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Parole Board - https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiUo_yby9aDAxUHLEQIHX96B8oQFnoECCIQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mass.gov%2Fdoc%2Frobin-murphy-life-sentence-decision-november-10-2022%2Fdownload&usg=AOvVaw2rhZ47T6LM3o563cikPfMj&opi=89978449 The Evening Express - https://www.newspapers.com/image/852802468/?terms=%22Doreen%20Levesque%22&match=1 The Telegraph-Forum - https://www.newspapers.com/image/601896292/?terms=%22Doreen%20Levesque%22&match=1 The Daily Item - https://www.newspapers.com/image/947749692/?terms=%22Doreen%20Levesque%22&match=1 The Orlando Sentinel - https://www.newspapers.com/image/226867023/?terms=%22Doreen%20Levesque%22&match=1 The Boston Globe - https://www.newspapers.com/image/436878233/?terms=%22Barbara%20Raposa%22&match=1 The Times (Munster, Indiana) - https://www.newspapers.com/image/309052079/?terms=%22Barbara%20Raposa%22&match=1  The Daily Herald - https://www.newspapers.com/image/469214750/?terms=%22Barbara%20Raposa%22&match=1 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54. The Poisoning of Marie Hoch

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  • 100 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 27:37

In this episode, Payton journeys back to the 1900s, uncovering a chilling tale of a murderer who cunningly exploited newspaper ads targeting lonely women, seizing not only their possessions but also their very lives. Case Sources: The Perrysburg Journal- https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87076843/1905-02-24/ed-1/seq-3/ Find a Grave - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29941276/johann-otto-hoch  The Union Appeal - https://www.newspapers.com/image/317940323/?terms=%22Johann%20Otto%20Hoch%22&match=1 Daily News - https://www.newspapers.com/image/491966090/?terms=%22Johann%20Otto%20Hoch%22&match=1 The Pantagraph - https://www.newspapers.com/image/298304637/?terms=%22Johann%20Otto%20Hoch%22&match=1 Pew Research Center - https://www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2023/02/02/key-findings-about-online-dating-in-the-u-s/ Aura - https://www.aura.com/learn/dangers-of-online-dating RAINN - https://www.rainn.org/articles/online-dating-and-dating-app-safety-tips Y Magazine - https://magazine.byu.edu/article/the-dangers-of-dating-apps/  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53. The Winchester Mystery House

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  • 120 views
  • about 2 months ago
  • 39:49

In this episode, Payton explores the haunted Winchester House, a home with a perplexing design, secret passages and a haunted history.  Case Sources: “Captive of the Labyrinth” by Mary Jo Ignoffo WinchesterMysteryHouse.com - https://winchestermysteryhouse.com/ AtlasObscura.com - https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/winchester-mystery-house The National Park Service - https://www.nps.gov/places/winchester-house.htm SFTravel.com - https://www.sftravel.com/article/guide-to-winchester-mystery-house SJToday.com - https://sjtoday.6amcity.com/friday-13-winchester-mystery-house-san-jose-ca SFGate.com - https://www.sfgate.com/sfhistory/article/the-myth-of-the-winchester-mystery-house-16571653.php Patch.com - https://patch.com/california/milpitas/5-spooky-tales-famous-winchester-mystery-house WildAboutHoudini.com - https://www.wildabouthoudini.com/2020/01/a-winchester-mystery-house-mysterysolved.html MentalFloss.com - https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/654998/when-harry-houdini-visited-winchester-mystery-house Vanity Fair - https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/02/winchester-helen-mirren-haunted-house-san-jose AllThatsInteresting.com - https://allthatsinteresting.com/winchester-mystery-house LegendsOfAmerica.com - https://www.legendsofamerica.com/winchester-mystery-house/ San Joaquin Valley Press - https://sanjoaquinvalleypress.com/storytime/f/real-ghost-stories-winchester-mystery-house TheTruthAboutSarahWinchester.com - http://thetruthaboutsarahwinchester.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices