True Crime History | The UNSOLVED Case of the CLEVELAND TORSO KILLER

This week we visit the infamous unsolved serial murders of the Cleveland Torso Killer or the “Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run”. From 1934 to 1938 this serial killer murdered 13 people throughout the Cleveland area.

Join us as we explore the real world locations of these gruesome acts and talk about the history behind them.

Intro: 0:00
Victim 0: 1:02
Kingsbury Run (Hooverville): 2:35
The Killer: 4:49
The Case: 5:42
Victims 1 & 2 (Andrassy and Unknown): 6:37
Victim 3 (Florence Polillo): 8:36
Victim 4 (Tattooed Man): 9:32
Enter Elliott Ness: 10:39
Victims 11 & 12 (Last Victims): 11:51
Gravesite of Frank Dolezal (1st suspect): 12:50
Gravesite of Dr. Francis Sweeney (Primary Suspect): 15:33
Edward Andrassy Gravesite: 18:41
Potters Field Cemetery: 20:08
Closing Thoughts: 21:22

The timeline of events:
March 4, 1929: Herbert Hoover Begins Term as U.S. President
Oct 29th, 1929: Black Tuesday
Sept 5th, 1934: Victim 0 found (“Lady of the Lake”)
Sept 23rd, 1935: Victim #1 and #2 found (Edward Andrassy)
Jan 26th 1936: Victim #3 (Florence Polillo)
June 1936: Victim #4 (the “Tattooed man”)
July 1936: Victim #5
Sept 1936: Victim #6
Dec 1936: Elliot Ness gets involved in case
Feb 23rd, 1937: Victim #7 found (Jane Doe #1)
June 1937: Victim #8
July 1973: Victim #9
April 1938: Victim #10
Aug 16th, 1938: Victim #11 and #12 (Last Victims)
Aug 18th, 1938: Elliot Ness burns Kingsbury Run Hooverville. Murders Stop
July 1939: Police Arrest/Charge Frank Dolezal
Aug 1939: Dolezal dies in prison

Published by Scott

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