E146: The Waddell Temple Massacre

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This week Beth and Wendy discuss the Waddell Buddhist Temple Massacre. It occurred in August of 1991 in Waddell, Arizona, and there were 9 victims, including 6 monks and a nun.

We dive into the setting (11:22), the killers early life (20:39) and the timeline (23:55).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (28:03), “Where are they now?” (01:00:50) followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (01:03:04).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered and our shout outs (01:13:57). 

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Footnotes:

Articles/Websites

Martin, Philip. (01/13/1993). The Thai Connection. Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 01/08/2022 from https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/the-thai-connection-6426011

Justia Law. (03/02/2021). State of Arizona vs Johnathan Andrew Doody. Retrieved 01/08/2022 from https://law.justia.com/cases/arizona/court-of-appeals-division-two-unpublished/2021/2-ca-cr-2021-0012-pr.html

Zoukis, Christopher. (05/08.2018). Newspaper Investigation Reveals Significant Problem with Life Sentences in Arizona. Prison Legal News. Retrieved 01/09/2022 from https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2018/may/8/newspaper-investigation-reveals-significant-problem-life-sentences-arizona/

Shouse Arizona Law Group. (N.D.). Parole in Arizona – Eligibility, Rules, Violation Hearings. Retrieved 01/09/2022 from https://www.shouselaw.com/az/defense/laws/parole/

Merrill, Laurie. (10/18/2013). Doody’s parents stand by belief in his innocence. The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 01/09/2022 from https://www.pressreader.com/usa/the-arizona-republic/20131018/281754152054567

Montini, EJ. (08/09/2016). Nine innocent lives were lost 25 years ago, and Arpaio won. The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 01/18/2022 from https://www.newspapers.com/image/212286666/

Hermann, William. (08/14/2011). Murders’ Legacy. Arizona Republic. Retrieved 01/22/2022 from https://www.newspapers.com/image/126067991/

Fitzpatrick, Tom. (01/13/1993). Dealing With a Confessed Serial Killer. Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 01/22/2022 from https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/dealing-with-a-confessed-serial-killer-6426015

History

Wikipedia contributors. (11/04/2021). Waddell, Arizona. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 01/08/2022 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Waddell,_Arizona&oldid=1053456107

Native American Tribes & the Indian History in Waddell, Arizona. Retrieved 01/08/2022 from https://americanindiancoc.org/native-american-tribes-the-indian-history-in-waddell-arizona/

O’Riordain, Aoife. (02/22/2014). Traveller’s Guide: The Golden Triangle. Independent. Retrieved 01/21/2022 from https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/asia/traveller-s-guide-the-golden-triangle-9143820.html

Facts and Details. (n.d.). MONKS IN THERAVADA BUDDHISM. Retrieved 01/21/2022 from https://factsanddetails.com/asian/cat64/sub415/entry-2819.html

Lukehousing.com. (n.d.). Luke AFB, AZ History. Retrieved 01/21/2022 from https://www.lukehousing.com/history

Waddellhistory.com. (09/25/2019). History of Waddell, Arizona. Retrieved 01/21/2022 from https://waddellhistory.wordpress.com/

Eppler, Patti. (09/16/1999). Gang Influence Runs Deep in Phoenix’s Roots. Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 01/21/2022 from https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/gang-influence-runs-deep-in-phoenixs-roots-6432147

Books

Stuart, Gary. (08/12/2012). Innocent Until Interrogated: The True Story of the Buddhist Temple Massacre. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

Podcasts

Habel, Aaron. (Host). (Jan-Mar 2021). Framed Podcast: Season 2, Wat Promkunaram. http://podcast. https://framedpod.com/

Music

“Abyss” by Alasen: ●https://soundcloud.com/alasenhttps://twitter.com/icemantraphttps://instagram.com/icemanbass/https://soundcloud.com/therealfrozenguy
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“40’s & Shorties” & “Precinct Lulluby” by Marlene Miller. Used with permission. Find her Facebook and Instagram under SEMNCHY or marlenemiller138@gmail.com

“Fake Friends” by Yung Kartz
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Yung_Kartz
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“Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod
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