Episode 91 The Alabama Torso Murders

In June 1959, the discovery of two dismembered torsos terrified residents in North Alabama. The unknown victims were dubbed Mr. X and Mr. Y until a tip led investigators to a farm where they met the woman behind one of Alabama's grisliest crimes


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Hyatt Family Tree Index


Drawings Were Sure to Break Torso Case. The Birmingham News. July 17, 1959.


Mr. X and Mr. Y Source Materials. Jacksonville State University Digital Commons Special Collections. 1959. 


Redeemed in the Valley. The Anniston Star. January 14, 2009


Notorious 'Torso Murders' blood trail revealed in AL.com Vintage photos. Al.com February 11, 2016. 



Despair and Triumph, Lost Time and Brethren Arise by Kevin MacLeod. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. The Dark Glow of the Mountains by Chris Zabriske, Meditation 1 by Audionautix, Spirit of Fire by Jesse Gallager. Licensed under a Creative Commons; Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Pantherburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use.

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