Episode 24: The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders

Murder Coaster by Christa Carmen and Matthew Brockmeyer

Episode notes

The Wineville Chicken Coop murders stand as some of the most horrifying and unsettling chapters in the annals of true crime, marked by a plot twist so bizarre it defies belief.

Today, we delve into these gruesome crimes through a four-act narrative we've titled "A Tale of Two Mothers."

Sarah Louise Northcott's love for her son, Gordon, knew no bounds. Gordon was a charismatic, intelligent, and gifted young man, a classically trained concert pianist, whom she indulged with luxury cars, tailored suits, and lavish grooming. Yet, Sarah's boundless affection allowed her to turn a blind eye to his darker inclinations—his vanity, his explosive temper prone to violence, and, most shockingly, his sinister predilections as a pedophile, rapist, sadistic torturer, and burgeoning serial killer.

Christine Collins cherished her son, Wal ... 

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