THE MINDS OF MADNESS

Episode 207 – Basement of Horrors – The Shocking Crimes Of Linda Weston

Join us as we take a terrifying look into the Philadelphia Basement of Horrors. You’ll hear the twisted story of a family harboring terrible secrets for more than a decade, and about the extraordinary resilience of the human spirit, even when it seems all hope is certainly lost.
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Research & Writing:
Ryan Deininger

Editing:
Aiden Wolf

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Where the Hell is Little L?
Little L is Safe
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A Tortured Existence
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