E107: “The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders” Pt. 2 - Gordon Stewart Northcott

It seemed as though no one would be able to save Sanford from his Uncle in this Serial Killers and Hostage crossover episode. Sanford had lived with him in Wineville, California from 1928-1929, only to now have to stay quiet about his uncle holding two young boys captive in his chicken coop. When Sanford's sister Jessie showed up on the chicken farm looking for answers, Sanford worried that she, too, would never leave the ranch alive.


E106: “The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders” - Gordon Stewart Northcott

This Serial Killers and Hostage crossover covers Gordon Stewart Northcott, who held his nephew captive and forced him to participate in the murder of at least three boys. Northcott would restrain his victims in a chicken coop before eventually murdering them. The small town of Wineville, California changed its name in 1930 to disassociate from the killings. 

E101: “Lady Rotten” Pt. 2 - Mary Ann Cotton

After suffering multiple miscarriages, she begins to see her children less as a blessing and more of a burden. Mary Ann Cotton’s severe struggles with PTSD and postpartum depression caused her to disconnect from her own thoughts and commit unthinkable crimes around England during the 1850s and 60s. Many of the people closest to her did not survive the wrath of her anger.