This week Beth and Wendy discuss Sid Ahmed Rezala aka The Train Killer. An Algerian man who killed 3 women in France in 1999.
We open up our mailbag (5:50) and thank our listeners and patrons. We begin our story (12:52) and then dive into the setting (14:15), the killer’s early life (34:45) and the timeline (38:31). Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (47:55) followed by “Where are they now?”(60:39). We discuss our Take Aways and what we think made the perp snap (60:53).
As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (1:05:24) and some shout outs (1:09:27).
Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive y’all, it’s crazy out there!
Where to find us:
Our Facebook page is Fruitloopspod and our discussion group is Fruitloopspod Discussion on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/groups/fruitloopspod/
We are also on Twitter and Instagram @fruitloopspod
Please send any questions or comments to email@example.com or leave us a voicemail at 602-935-6294. We just might read your email or play your voicemail on the show!
Want to Support the show?
You can support the show by rating and reviewing Fruitloops on iTunes, or anywhere else that you get your podcasts from. We would love it if you gave us 5 stars!
You can make a donation on the Cash App
Or become a monthly Patron through our Podbean Patron page
Wikipedia contributors. (06/21/2020). Sid Ahmed Rezala. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10/29/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sid_Ahmed_Rezala&oldid=963666432
Murderpedia. (n.d.). Sid Ahmed Rezala. Murderpedia, The Encyclopedia of Murderers. Retrieved 10/29/2020 from https://murderpedia.org/male.R/r/rezala-sid-ahmed.htm
Henley, John. (06/29/2000). ‘Train killer’ dies in prison fire. The Guardian. Retrieved 10/29/2020 from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2000/jun/30/jonhenley1
BBC News. (06/29/2000). A Sinister Charmer. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/811011.stm
Webster, Paul. (01/15/2000). Teen rapist with the cruel mind of a child. The Guardian. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2000/jan/16/paulwebster.theobserver1
Coignard, Jacqueline. (05/20/2000). Rezala confesses everything in front of a reporter. From his prison, he recounts, in great detail, the murders of the three young women (in French). Liberation. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from https://www.liberation.fr/societe/2000/05/20/rezala-avoue-tout-devant-un-journaliste-de-sa-prison-il-raconte-avec-force-details-les-meurtres-des-_326140
Le Telegramme. (01/12/2000). Sentenced three times since 1995 (in French). Retrieved 10/31/2020 from https://www.letelegramme.fr/ar/viewarticle1024.php?aaaammjj=20000112&article=20000112-572584&type=ar
McQueen, Anna; Webster, Paul. (01/15/2000). Gay riddle of Isabel’s killer. The Guardian. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.theguardian.com/world/2000/jan/16/paulwebster.theobserver
The Independent. (09/17/2011). Arrogant claims of a man who preens himself on his murders. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/arrogant-claims-of-a-man-who-preens-himself-on-his-murders-5371005.html
Lichfield, John. (12/19/1999). Flaws in the hunt for the killer of Isabel Peake and two others have put French policing in the dock. The Independent. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/french-railway-murders-more-clouseau-than-maigret-1133553.html
McQueen, Anna; Webster, Paul. (01/16/2000). Gay Riddle of Perpetual Suspect. The Observer. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.newspapers.com/image/259027974
BBC News. (11/12/1999). Rail death inquiry team visit Britain. Retrieved 11/04/2020 from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/516633.stm
Henley, Jon. (05/20/2000). French Drifter Confesses to Killing Three Women. The Guardian. Retrieved 11/05/2020 from https://www.newspapers.com/image/259572253/
BBC World Service. (10/23/2011). French Algerian Massacre. Witness History [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved 11/01/2020 from https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00kpndb
Wikipedia contributors. (10/21/2020). Algerians in France. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Algerians_in_France&oldid=984690373
Alsaafin, Linah. (05/26/2019). French Algerians on identity, discrimination, protests at ‘home’. Aljazeera. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2019/5/26/french-algerians-on-identity-discrimination-protests-at-home
Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Maghreb. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from https://www.britannica.com/place/Maghreb
Maghreb Studies Association. (n.d.). The Word MAGHREB. Retrieved 10/31/2020 from http://www.maghreb-studies-association.co.uk/en/allhome.html
Wikipedia contributors. (2020, October 20). Algerian Civil War. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04:20, November 2, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Algerian_Civil_War&oldid=984442081
Wikipedia contributors. (2020, November 1). Paris massacre of 1961. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04:20, November 2, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Paris_massacre_of_1961&oldid=986602858
Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Algeria – Colonial Rule. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.britannica.com/place/Algeria/Colonial-rule
Purvis, Andrew. (Dec 2007). Marseille’s Ethnic Bouillabaisse. The Smithsonian Magazine. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/marseilles-ethnic-bouillabaisse-180191988/
Sherwood, Seth. (07/24/2009). Marseille Sways to a Maghreb Rhythm. The New York Times. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/26/travel/26next.html
Hoad, Phil. (06/08/2017). Corrupt, dangerous and brutal to its poor – but is Marseille the future of France? The Guardian. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jun/08/corrupt-dangerous-brutal-poor-marseille-future-france
Wikipedia contributors. (10/31/2020). Marseille. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/02/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Marseille&oldid=986381309
Bensaid, Adam. (02/19/2020). France’s ‘Muslim’ problem and the unspoken racism at its heart. TRT World. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://www.trtworld.com/magazine/france-s-muslim-problem-and-the-unspoken-racism-at-its-heart-33939
Harris, Dustin Alan. (2018). Maghrebis in Marseille: North African Immigration and French Social Welfare in the Late Colonial and Postcolonial Eras. University of Toronto. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/89860/3/Harris_Dustin_A_201806_PhD_thesis.pdf
World Population Review. (n.d.). Marseille Population 2020. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://worldpopulationreview.com/world-cities/marseille-population
Wikipedia contributors. (09/19/2020). Women in Algeria. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Women_in_Algeria&oldid=979177517
Wikipedia contributors. (09/01/2020). Algerian Family Code. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/06/2020 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Algerian_Family_Code&oldid=976217050
How Not to Get Murdered
Travel Safety Tips
Canadian True Crime: Saskatoon Freezing Deaths
Believer Skeptic Podcast
“Abyss” by Alasen: ●https://soundcloud.com/alasen●https://twitter.com/icemantrap ●https://instagram.com/icemanbass/●https://soundcloud.com/therealfrozenguy●
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
“Charangos” By LATASHÁ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB32w_fAJftImQkRUZ8Ju-Q
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
“A Saint” by Saibysed https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoyDwrTWfhlv_yBm84WXXBg
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
“Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod
Connect with us on: