Episode 17: The Milwaukee North Side Strangler

DNA has changed the landscape of criminal investigation and has led to both infamous and not so infamous cold cases see resolution and, if not justice, at least closure. However, despite the advancement in technology, the system still relies upon people, and people are fallible. When human error occurs, dangerous individuals can be left uncheckedContinue reading “Episode 17: The Milwaukee North Side Strangler”

Episode 15: The Kunz Family Murders

In small town Athens, WI, after the festivities and fireworks from the 4th of July celebration fizzled out, the aftermath of a different kind of fireworks were discovered. With nearly an entire family murdered and a woman missing, how much more intriguing could the story get? Tune in to find out! References: https://www.travelwisconsin.com/stories/post/kringle-wisconsins-official-pastry/  https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/real-estate/roadsides/deercarcassremoval.aspx https://www.wqow.com/news/wisconsin/state-patrol-deer-related-crashes-peak-in-october-and-november/article_edfc993e-35dd-11ec-bd1b-efb9394ee2af.htmlContinue reading “Episode 15: The Kunz Family Murders”

Episode 13: The Halloween Killer

Sometimes, even when the details of the case are distorted and lost, when the names of the victims and perpetrators are no longer widely known, the impact of a case can still be felt. Join the Beer, Cheese, and Murder gals as we discuss a tragic Halloween case from Wisconsin’s history with just such aContinue reading “Episode 13: The Halloween Killer”

Episode 11: The Disappearance of Kelly Dwyer

In the Fall of 2013, a young and vibrant young woman seemingly vanished into thin air; cameras caught her entering, but she was never seen leaving. In the months and years following, as the mystery unraveled, the media relayed the bizarre and tragic events. Join us as we dive into the disappearance of Kelly Dwyer.Continue reading “Episode 11: The Disappearance of Kelly Dwyer”

Episode 10: The Sweetheart Murders

When a young couple with a happy future ahead of them suddenly go missing, a small community took up the search. After a disheartening discovery a few miles away, it would still take months before the young couple would be found, and not with their happy ending. As many cases unfortunately do, the case wentContinue reading “Episode 10: The Sweetheart Murders”

Episode 9: Christmas in July

The second case of our Door County double feature – join us as we talk about an unfortunate Christmas tale and learn what happens when Christmas, brandy, and Samurai swords come together. References: Door County Cherries – Experience | Destination Door County Bea’s Ho-Made Products (beashomadeproducts.com) Video: Joining the Bitter’s Club at Nelsen’s Hall onContinue reading “Episode 9: Christmas in July”

Episode 8: Furnace Murder

The first case in a Door Co. double feature – join us as we discuss the tragic death of Sadie Cody, and what might be the shortest murder trial in history. References: Biographies in Door County, Wisconsin (genealogytrails.com) Door County Maritime Museum & Cana Island Lighthouse (dcmm.org) Wisconsin Maritime Museum Furnace Murder: True Story ofContinue reading “Episode 8: Furnace Murder”