THE MINDS OF MADNESS

Episode 117 – The Unsuspecting Tourists

One of the best things about traveling is getting to meet new and interesting people along the way. But just how much do you really know about the guy sitting two rows behind you on the plane… or the person offering to split a taxi with you?

 

In this whirlwind episode, you’ll hear about three unsuspecting tourists who suddenly disappeared without a trace. That is until their body parts started showing up in Singapore and Thailand. The perpetrator – a fugitive who’d mastered butchery skills in prison.

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Research & Writing:

Ryan Deininger

 

Special Thanks:

Dr. Christina Forzani Psy.D

 

Music Credits:

The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster

Feel The Madness – The Funkoars

Used with Permission – http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars

 

Sources:

A British Serial Killer in Singapore (2019) – by Tan Ooi Boon

Emissaries of Satan (2015) – by Christopher Berry-Dee

Richest Countries in the World 2023

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12062988.the-prisoner-who-has-yet-to-complete-a-sentence/

https://mothership.sg/2019/03/john-martin-scripps-murder-singapore/

https://www.goabroad.com/articles/study-abroad/singapore-laws-to-know-before-you-go

https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/scripps-john-martin.htm

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/courts-crime/guilty-as-charged-john-martin-scripps-befriended-tourists-then-butchered-them

https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_437_2005-01-17.html

https://www.grunge.com/491706/this-is-how-traveling-killer-john-martin-scripps-was-finally-caught/

https://everything.explained.today/John_Martin_Scripps/

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/mass-killer-learned-butcher-prison-article-1.2073031