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Bizarre & Fascinating Details

Do you love a good mystery? Are you hopelessly interested in true crime? Do you spend hours on the internet each week researching weird and obscure stories? If so, we invite you to check out our brand new podcast: Bizarre and Facinating Details. During this weekly podcast, Sarah (lawyer/writer) and Darcie (PhD student in Biomechanics) will talk about all of those scary, provocative, and insane details that keep you up at night. Don’t miss this wonderful combination facts, first hand accounts, and theories of true crime, paranormal activity, mysterious objects, cool places, amazing stories, and unbelievable people.

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The Jeff Davis 8

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Davis_8https://medium.com/matter/who-killed-the-jeff-davis-8-d1b813e13581https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_CodeEmail: thebfdpodcast@gmail.comOULINE FOR THE JENNINGS 8 CASE Between 2005 and 2009, 8 women were murdered in Jennings, LA. Jennings is a town of about 10,000, part of Jefferson Davis Parrish in southwest LA. Since the 1990s, there have been 20 unsolved homicides in Jefferson Davis Parish. Victims:·     Loretta Lynn Chaisson Lewis—28 years old, May 2005·     Ernestine Marie Daniels Patterson—30 years old, June 2005·     Kristen Gary Lopez—21 years old, March 2007o  Cousin of Brittney Gary·     Whitnei Dubois—26 years old, May 2007·     Laconia “Muggy” Brown—23 years old, May 2008·     Crystal Shay Benoit Zeno—24 years old, August/September 2008·     Brittney Gary—17 years old, November 2008o  Cousin of Kristen Gary Lopezo  Lived with Crystal Benoit shortly before her murder ·     Necole Guillory—26 years old, August 2009 Patterson & Brown had their throats slit; the other women were in too advanced a state of decomposition to determine the cause of death, but the coroner suspected asphyxia. All victims were sex workers and many struggled with drug addiction. All had solicited work at the Boudreaux Inn, which is now closed. Some victims provided law enforcement about other victims, then later turned up murdered. ·     Brown (#5) was interrogated about murder of Ernestine Patterson (#2)·     Brown (#5) may have seen body of Lewis (#1) floating in the Grand Marais Canal before she was officially discovered ·     Lopez (#3) was interrogated regarding Lewis (#1) All 8 women were informants for local law enforcement about the Jennings drug trade. When asked about this, the Sheriff said, “I wouldn’t respond. If they were informants, I would still continue to protect their anonymity. I don’t know that’s the truth. I won’t comment on it.” Possible Suspects:·     Frankie Richard—58 years oldo  Former pimp & drug dealero  Associated with all victims but Ernestine Pattersono  Briefly charged in the murder of Kristen Gary Lopez, but charges were dropped after witnesses provided conflicting statements and some physical evidence was mishandledo  Charged with Eugene Ivory in 2007 rape of Elizabeth Clemens, charges later dropped·     Tracee Chaissono  Associate of Frankie Richardo  Cousin of Loretta Lynn Chaisson Lewiso  Charged as accessory after the fact to 2nddegree murder in murder of Kristen Gary Lopez, charges later dropped·     Hannah Connero  Niece of Frankie Richardo  Charged with 2nddegree murder of Kristen Gary Lopez, charges later dropped·     Billy Conner, Sr.—deceased o  Brother of Frankie Richardo  Father of Hannah Connero  Suspected of assisting Richard in running his drug operation·     Kenneth Patrick Drake—deceasedo  Attacked Crystal Benoit Zeno (#6) with a metal pipe in late summer 2008·     Eugene “Dog” Ivoryo  Associate of Frankie Richardo  Charged in 2007 rape of Elizabeth Clemens, charges later dropped·     Byron Chard Joneso  Charged with murder of Ernestine Patterson (#2), charges dropped·     Lawrence Nixono  Cousin of Laconia Browno  Briefly charged in murder of Ernestine Patterson (#2), charges dropped§ Alleged crime scene wasn’t tested for until 15 months after murder§ Found it failed to demonstrate the presence of bloodo  Charged in 2005 rape of investigator Kirk Menard’s daughter Rosalyn Breaux, charges later dropped Law Enforcement:·     Danny Barry—deceased (2010)o  Former sheriff’s deputyo  Frequent client of Jeff Davis 8·     Dallas Cormiero  Sheriff (1980-1992)o  Indicted by feds for using public funds for private purchaseso  Plead guilty to one count of obstruction of justice·     Ramby Cormiero  Detective with sheriff’s officeso  Serves on Jeff Davis 8 taskforceo  Former detective with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office·     Donald “Lucky” DeLoucheo  Former investigator with Violent Crimes Task Force in Calcasieu Parish during 1990so  Chief of Jennings PD from late 1990s to early 2000s·     Ricky Edwardso  Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff, 1992-2012·     Warren Garyo  Former chief investigator/chief of detectives of Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Officeo  Purchased truck in 2007 from a female inmate that had allegedly been used to transport the body of Kristen Gary Lopez (#3)·     Terrie Guilloryo  Former warden of Jeff Davis Parish jailo  Formerly with Jennings PDo  As of 2016 with Lake Arthur PD·     Mark Ivory—deceasedo  Jailer under Terrie Guilloryo  Defendant in 2007 federal civil rights lawsuit for alleged sexual assault of female inmate Lisa Alleno  Committed suicide in fall 2007·     Phil Karam--deceasedo  As of 2016 officer with Jennings PDo  Killed fellow officer Kenneth Guidry & wife Christine in February 2000o  Killed officer Burt LeBlanc during standoff·     Wayne McElveeno  Former sheriff of Calcasieu Parisho  Son Richard McElveen was implicated in 2 murder cases in Calcasieu Parish during 1990s (never charged)·     Raymond Motto  Former detective with Jennings PD and Lake Arthur PDo  Claims he was instructed by Terrie Guillory not to arrest drug dealers in towno  Terminated by Lake Arthur PD after photo emerged of him at KKK rally·     Ivy Woodso  As of 2016, Jeff Davis sheriff since 2012 Other Possible Victims:·     Rosalyn Breauxo  Daughter of PI Kirk Menardo  In 2005, allegedly lured to home by Laconia Brown (#5) & raped by group of men, including Lawrence Nixon·     Harvey Lee “Bird Dog” Burleigho  Rx pill dealero  Home was raided by LEO on April 20, 2005§ Leonard Crochet killedo  Associate of Whitnei Dubois’s (#4) brother Mike stabbed to death in summer 2007§ Murder unsolved·     Sheila Comeauxo  Informant beaten to death in 1998o  Murder unsolved·     Leonard Crocheto  Killed in raid at Burleigh’s houseo  Murder witnessed by Kristen Gary Lopez (#3)·     David “Bowlegs” Deshotelo  Former boyfriend of Brittney Gary (#7) & Necole Guillory (#8)o  Murdered in July 2011, unsolved ·     Eric & Pam Ellendero  Calcasieu Parish couple murdered in 1991·     Lacie Fontenoto  27-year old woman from Lake Arthuro  Found dead by drowning from hypothermia in a ditch in Lake Arthur on January 31, 2014o  Dated Alvin “Bootsy” Lewis, former boyfriend & father of child with Whitnei Dubois (#4)o  Associate of Frankie Richard·     Steven Guntero  Lake Arthur man shot to death by Terrie Guillory on June 9, 2007·     Christopher Prudhommeo  Suspect in killing of Eric & Pam Ellendero  Found dead (allegedly by suicide) in Calcasieu Parish jail weeks later Whistle-Blowers:·     Jesse Ewingo  Former detective with Jennings PDo  In 2007 took statements from 2 female inmates who claimed that high-ranking members of law enforcement (including Chief Criminal Investigator Warren Gary)o  Conspired with Frankie Richard to destroy physical evidence in murder of Kristen Gary Lopez (#3)·     Nina Raveyo  Jail nurse under Terrie Guilloryo  In 2007 filed internal reports regarding sexual assaults at the jail by jailer Mark Ivoryo  Charged with falsifying medical documents, charges later dropped Others Involved:·     Roxanne “Mama” Alexandero  Housed most of the victims at her home·     Mike Duboiso  Brother of Whitnei Dubois (#4)o  Associate of Harvey Burleigh·     Jared Saubleo  Informant for Jennings PD whose tips led to raid at home of Harvey Burleigh

1hr 6mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #1

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Jessica Chambers

https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2019/12/05/jessica-chambers-burning-death-quinton-tellis-mississippi/4180740002/ https://people.com/crime/second-mistrial-declared-quinton-tellis-jessica-chambers-murder/ https://people.com/crime/jessica-chambers-murder-timeline-what-to-know/ https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/local/2018/10/01/point-point-jessica-chambers-last-day/1485381002/ https://www.oxygen.com/unspeakable-crime-the-killing-of-jessica-chambershttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Hae_Min_LeeEMAIL: thebfdpodcast@gmail.comSOCIAL MEDIA: @thebfdpodcast

1hr 2mins

29 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Jacob Wetterling

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Mandy Stavik

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/17/dutch-police-arrest-father-of-family-held-at-farm-against-willhttps://www.news.com.au/world/europe/dutch-family-found-locked-in-secret-room-on-isolated-farm/news-story/e93da4e9dcd477ad6801c6c779a1126ehttps://heavy.com/news/2019/09/mandy-stavik-family/https://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/30-years-mandy-staviks-murder-police-approach-part-65761430https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=yfp-t-s&p=mandy+stavik+20%2F20#id=1&vid=48638d592310dbe1f0edf1171e521541&action=clickhttps://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=yfp-t-s&p=mandy+stavik+20%2F20#id=2&vid=9a8799fc2da89a580210347c7e04a0d6&action=clickEMAIL: thebfdposcast@gmail.comSOCIAL MEDIA: @thebfdpodcast

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When Dating Goes Terribly Wrong

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The Tiede Family Murders

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Israel Keyes & Samuel Little

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Jennifer Dulos & Jennair Gerardot

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255https://heavy.com/news/2019/05/jennifer-dulos-farber/https://nypost.com/2019/06/04/how-suspects-in-jennifer-dulos-case-handed-cops-their-big-break/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disappearance_of_Jennifer_Duloshttps://heavy.com/news/2018/04/jennair-gerardot-jenn-air-husband-photo/https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jennair-gerardot-mark-gerardot-brink-of-divorce-meredith-chapman/EMAIL: thebfdpodcast@gmail.comSOCIAL MEDIA: @thebfdpodcast

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Why Asparagus Makes Your Pee Stink & Other Weird Food Facts

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Michigan couple catching ghost on nanny cam: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/michigan-couple-claims-captured-ghost-nanny-cam-baby-appears-deep-scratches-face-230651374.htmlThe Watcher: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nj-family-flees-home-after-threats-watcher-n381796Real Estate Listing For 657 Boulevard: https://www.zillow.com/homes/657-Boulevard-Westfield,-NJ,-07090_rb/Comments, questions, suggestions: thebfdpodcast@gmail.com

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