Felon File

The Felon File Podcast is a discussion of law enforcement history, issues, and incidents. Stories of justice and justice failed, in the Appalachian Mountains and beyond. Hosted by Scott Lunsford, retired police detective sergeant, author, and researcher. Listened in 22 countries worldwide. felonfile.com

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 158 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 17 hours 46 minutes

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episode 10: 7-10 1872 murder of a Gilded Age Robber Baron


7-10 1872 murder of a Gilded Age Robber Baron

The 1872 murder of a Gilded Age robber baron.  Jubilee Jim had his hand in several historic candy jars. Rail Roads. The business of Cornelius Vanderbilt. President Grant and the United States gold market. Beautiful actresses. Jealous boyfriends and business associates. How did Jubilee meet his end?  and why? A story that would make today's reality Television proud.

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   39m
 
 

episode 10: 7-9 The Derby Poisoner, 1870s Lady Murder


7-9 The Derby Poisoner, 1870s Lady Murder. 

What is serial killing and how do you define a serial killer?  The FBI says  The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. 

Wife and mother Lydia Sherman (aka) The Derby Poisoner, killed for 9 years between 1863-1871.  Why did she do it? Why did it take so long to catcher her?  Scott has some of the answers and a few more questions...


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episode 8: 7-8. The happiest man who ever lived on death row.


7-8. The happiest man who ever lived on death row.

A 1937 shade of blue story. Joe Arridy was a Mentally challenged young man. He went Smiling into The Gas Chamber for The Murder and assaults he didn’t Commit.  Joe was a young man that didn’t understand the concept of death and requested ice cream as his last meal.  The Warden of the Prison described Joe as the happiest man who ever lived on death row...


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episode 7: 7-7. Christmas Murder and Arson


7-7 A Christmas murder and Arson Scott’s shade of blue Story for tonight is a story of Christmas murder, Man Hunts. Train and ship pursuits and chases. Civilians shot by government troops. A trial and justice?  Listen and decide.  https://anchor.fm/felonfile/episodes/7-8--Christmas-Murder-and-Arson-e1bp6le --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/felonfile/message


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episode 6: 7-6. The day they hung Santa.


7-6. The day they hung Santa.

December 1927. Santa followed by a group of local children walked down the street heading to the First National Bank. Leaving the children outside but accompanied by three men he walked into the bank. Greetings of “hello Santa” was met with a shouting Santa telling everyone to “grab some sky” in a less than jolly tone. 

This was the start of shootings, manhunts, car chases, and injuries. A total of eight were wounded...


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episode 5: 7-5. Law Enforcement and stories of mistaken identities.


Episode 7-5. Law Enforcement and stories of mistaken identities. Some were taken by accident. Some on purpose and some possibly by negligence. Stories of stolen and mistaken identities and the results of those mistakes. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/felonfile/message


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 2021-12-12  28m
 
 

episode 4: 7-4. The Best Police Detective in the USA


7-4. The Best Police Detective in the USA

Was Captain Frank Littlejohn Chief of Detectives and, later Chief of Police of Charlotte North Carolina. The Best Police Detective in the USA?

Why did J. Edger Hoover say he was?  What did the Charlotte NC City Council say?

Listen to find out.  On line 12 -4-2021 @ 7:00 PM EST.

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 2021-12-05  29m
 
 

episode 3: 7-3 Murders of 1936 and 1937


7-3  Murders and crimes of 1936 and 1937

A look at family crimes and the incidents of 1936 and 1937.

You didn't have to go to the movies to see a murder drama.

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On line 11-27-2021 at 7pm EST. USA

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 2021-11-28  30m
 
 

episode 2: 7-x2 The 1846 Murder of Alexander Simpson in Fayetteville NC.


7-x2  The 1846 Murder of Alexander Simpson in Fayetteville NC. An investigation and trial 175 years ago in 1846. Was it murder? Is it true a local Fayetteville fortune-teller foretold the death and the aftermath? Was the Soothsayer, Polly Risling, quoted in the court documents?  Did the pretty young wife do it?  Did she do it twice more? Why is the trial still discussed in North Carolina Law Schools to this day? Scott has the story. Listen and decide for yourself...


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 2021-11-21  37m
 
 

episode 1: 7-1. 1984 Is the Father the Killer?


Episode 7-1. 1984 Is the Father the Killer? Accident or Filicide? Did a father poison his children? Did he murder his five-year-old daughter? What did the family think? What did the lawyers think? What did the jury think? What would you decide? Felonfile.com

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 2021-11-14  33m