Grace Baldridge and Amir Nikoui discuss the “Bloody Benders”- a family of murderers during the Westward Expansion. Family members Ma, Pa, John Jr., and Kate Bender owned a small general store and a methodical way of killing settlers. During a time of Manifest Destiny, the family were Spiritualists-with Kate being a self-proclaimed medium.
Murder With Friends: Charles Manson
Grace Baldridge and Jack Ruley discuss the brutal murders committed by the “Manson family.” Victims include actress Sharon Tate, wife of Roman Polanski, who was 8 1/2 months pregnant at the time, and celebrity hair stylist, Jay Sebring.
Murder With Friends: JonBenét Ramsey
Grace Baldridge and Sam Schacher discuss the gruesome murder of 6-year old beauty pageant queen, JonBenét Ramsey. She was found murdered in her home, but the killer was never found.