Skidmore, Part Two - The Disappearance of Branson Perry  

The second segment in the Skidmore, Missouri series.

April 11, 2001 - 20-year-old Branson Perry decided to spend the day cleaning his house in preparation for his father’s return from hospital. His friend Gena came over to help him. At one point, he went to put something in the outdoor storage shed, telling Gena he would be right back. He was never seen again.

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Skidmore, Part One - The Murder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett

The first segment in the Skidmore, Missouri series.

December 16, 2004 - Bobbi Jo Stinnett was waiting for the arrival of Darlene Fischer, who had contacted her online enquiring about adopting one of her rat terrier puppies. Little did she know, the woman wasn’t Darlene Fischer at all, but Lisa Montgomery. And Lisa wasn’t interested interested in a puppy at all...

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Linda Hazzard, "The Starvation Doctor"

If you’ve never heard of a ‘starvation doctor’ before, that’s no surprise, because it’s not a real thing. Linda Hazzard, mother of the fad diet, made it up. Hazzard is the perfect example of a quack doctor, with no medical training or diploma to speak of. She did, however, obtain a medical licence issued by the state of Washington through a loophole in the system for the practice of alternative medicine. She referred to herself as a ‘fasting specialist’.

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The Cheshire Home Invasion Murders

Cheshire, Connecticut is known for two things: as the ‘Bedding Plant Capital of Connecticut’, and for the brutal slayings of a mother and her two daughters, an horrific event which sent shockwaves through the close-knit community. The day became known to locals as Cheshire’s own 9/11.

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