247: The Villisca Axe Murders: The Reverend Lyn George Kelly w/ Edgar Epperly


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In this third and final part of my interview with Dr. Edgar Epperly, the "little minister" Lyn George Jacklin Kelly is examined as a primary suspect in the 1912 Villisca Axe Murders. Although Kelly spoke obsessively about the case and even confessed to the murders, many believed that the confession was the result of mental illness and police coercion.
Dr. Epperly also offers his thoughts on whether the murders might be the work of a serial killer named Paul Mueller (aka The Man From the Train). Dr. Epperly's book, the result of almost seventy years of research, is called "Fiend Incarnate: Villisca Axe Murders of 1912".
Listener discretion is advised on this episode, as it contains adult themes and language.
Dr. Epperly's website: https://villiscabook.com/
More about the documentary "Villisca: Living with a Mystery" here: https://www.villiscamovie.com/
Dr. Epperly's Villisca Axe Murders Blog: https://docublogger.typepad.com/villiscamystery/

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