In this special holiday episode, we get into “The Dayton Christmas Killings” which took place in Dayton, Ohio, from Dec. 24-26, 1992. 6 people were killed and three were injured in one of the bloodiest killing sprees in Dayton’s history.
Joseph Wilkerson, 34, acquaintance of Taylor
Danita Gullette, 18, mother using a payphone
Richmond Maddox, 19, Taylor’s ex-boyfriend
Sarah Abraham, 38, convenience store clerk
Marvin Washington, 18, an acquaintance
Wendy Cottrill, 16, an acquaintance
Four people were convicted of the killings:
Marvallous Keene, 19, who was later executed
Heather Nicole Matthews, 20
DeMarcus Maurice Smith, 19, Matthews’ boyfriend
Laura Taylor, 16, Keene’s girlfriend
The killers were 2 black men, 1 very bold black girl, and a young white girl.
We get into the setting, the history of Dayton, the backgrounds of The Downtown Posse members and their victims. Before we share our tips on how not to get murdered, we give shout outs and get into some true crime news.
We are going to take a short break for the holidays, but will be back in the New Year!
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Podcast While Black.
Stay Tuned with Preet, his December 6th episode. He did a live show with Pakistani American Comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who wrote and stars in “The Big Sick,” and is also in the TV show “Silicon Valley”.
Podcast: What Had Happened podcast. Hosted by Amelia Robinson. https://www.dayton.com/news/what-had-happened-was-podcast-inside-dayton-1992-christmas-killings/d2Ycp3eZppKsL2BzPOLjhN/
Podcast: True crime all the time, episode 44
Podcast: Once upon a crime Episode 114: Mistletoe and Murder Chapter 2 Marvallous Keen, The Christmas Murder Spree.
Dayton Daily News Article. “Use of dating website led to capture of fugitive soccer coach in Florida” https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/crime–law/fugitive-soccer-coach-turns-himself/DENB5Qza9xjJQqpM0rSkhI/
Reveal (Podcast) “Sins of the Fathers” https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/sins-of-the-fathers/
Abyss by Alasen: ●https://soundcloud.com/alasen ●https://twitter.com/icemantrap ●https://instagram.com/icemanbass/ ●https://soundcloud.com/therealfrozenguy
Hip Hop Christmas by Twin Musicom http://www.twinmusicom.org
Christmas Hip Hop by Blake http://ccmixter.org/people/blakeht
Christmas Rap by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com
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