Sacamantecas of Vitoria (Part 2)

Crimes of the Basquelands by Julie Garcia and Douglas De Carvalho

Episode notes

This week, Julie and Douglas are taking a time machine back to 1800s Vitoria-Gasteiz for the gripping second part of our story. We’re delving into the chilling escalation of De Garayo’s crimes—the infamous ‘sacamantecas’—and the pursuit that ultimately led to his capture and punishment.

But here’s a friendly reminder: If you haven’t tuned in to episode 4 yet, we highly recommend going back and listening to the first part of our story. It’s the only way to fully immerse yourself in this captivating true crime tale.

So, grab your headphones and prepare to be transported to a bygone era with Julie and Douglas as they unfold the nail-biting conclusion to this two-part series.

Content warning: This episode contains some descriptions of sexual assault, violent crime and descriptions of historical capital punishment.