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Morbidology the Podcast – 13: Raul & Brisenia Flores

The case of Shawna Forde is a bizarre and tragic tale which highlights the dangers of militia groups. She first began making headlines in 2009, when she claimed to have been targeted for a series of violent incidents in Everett, Washington. According to Forde, she was the victim of Mexican drug cartel retribution for her Minutemen activism. However, in 2012, Forde committed a crime under the guise of the minutemen which completely overshadowed any of their earlier actions.

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Morbidology the Podcast – 12: Mick Philpott

As human beings, we all have ambitions and goals. For a number of people all across the world, their life’s ambition is quite simply to have a large family. In a perfect world, babies are born into hard-working families that do their best to provide for them a loving home and a stable environment. But what about those that are seen as nothing more than a source of income?

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Morbidology the Podcast – 11: Lauren Barry & Nichole Collins

Lying south of Bega in New South Wales, Australia, is the tiny hamlet of Kalaru. In 1997, it only had around 400 residents, living among the green pastures of prime south-coast dairy country. The tranquil and rural lifestyle provides locals with a sense of security, but in 1997, this sense of security was completely shattered when two local teenagers vanished.

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Morbidology the Podcast – 10: Micaela Costanzo

West Wendover is a
small city that has thrived under a lucrative gambling industry in Nevada. In
addition, it’s also known for legal brothels and the air force base where Enola Gay took off,
heading for Hiroshima. Amidst these tales, however, is a story so shocking that is still wends through the deserts of West Wendover. A story about a tragic night where three local families lost their teenage children.

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Morbidology the Podcast – 08: The Cheshire Murders

The Connecticut town of Cheshire has a suburban and homely feel. Residents of this quaint town take care of their homes and keep their lawns well manicured. But then in 2007, a random home invasion took a sinister turn and ended with the murders of two young girls and their mother. The senseless crime struck fear into the hearts of not only Cheshire families, but families across the world.

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Morbidology the Podcast – 04: Elisa Izquierdo

The tragic case of Elisa Izquierdo is an all-too-familiar tale of bureaucratic ineptitude. Her short life and brutal death was so horrendous that it reduced even the most hardened officers to tears. When she was just 6-years-old, she was murdered by her abusive mother. Her suffering was known to New York’s Child Welfare Administration yet they did nothing to save her.

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