S2 E26: The Vancouver Murder Factory

This week Beth and Wendy discuss Shinkichi Sakurada, a Japanese Canadian man who killed people for insurance money during the Great Depression in Vancouver, Canada. He was convicted of one murder, but is believed to have killed dozens more.

We tell the story of the murderer, the murder(s), and his motives.  We also discuss Japanese immigrant culture in Canada.

As usual we close out the show with some shout outs, crime news and of course, some tips on how not to get shmurdered.  

Please forgive us on the sound this week.  We are almost done working out the kinks but not completely out of the woods at the time of this recording.  Wendy got a new mic so we should be back next week with more fire ass content for your ears.  

Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive guys, it’s crazy out there!

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Footnotes

http://spacing.ca/vancouver/2017/07/17/30251/

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/japanese-canadians

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Canadian_internment

https://japanesecanadianhistory.net/historical-overview/general-overview/

Podcasts

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/nikkei-national/the-murder-of-naokichi-mRHyFhDiazX/

http://evelazarus.com/episode-02-the-murder-factory/

https://player.fm/series/sounds-japanese-canadian-to-me/place-names

Books

http://evelazarus.com/books/blood-sweat-and-fear/ 

How Not To Get Murdered Tips

Womenslaw.org

It has tons of information on it, including the different laws in different states, how to get protection orders in your state, information about advocates, lawyers, shelters, all organized by state.

9 Weapons (Besides Guns) That Could Save Your Life

By Alan

https://urbansurvivalsite.com/9-weapons-besides-guns-save-life/

Shout Outs

Someone Great” on Netflix

Disgraceland a Music True Crime Podcast

Ramy” on Hulu

Music

40’s & Shorties used by permission of Marlene Miller, SEMNCHY
@semnchy on Instagram, marlenemiller138@gmail.com

Abyss by Alasen: ●https://soundcloud.com/alasenhttps://twitter.com/icemantraphttps://instagram.com/icemanbass/https://soundcloud.com/therealfrozenguy
Halloween (Remix) by Steve Combs http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Steve_Combs/
Furious Freak by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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