E181: Matthew Emmanuel Macon

Matthew Emmanuel Macon, aka The Monster of Mid-Michigan, terrorized the city of Lansing, Michigan in the 2000s. There were numerous sexual assaults and beatings in Lansing not officially linked to Macon, but very likely done by him, before his crimes escalated to murder. His victims were of various races and ethnicities, but most were middle-aged and elderly women who lived alone.

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First, we dive into the setting (10:02), the killers early life (19:37) and the timeline (26:56).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (45:39), “Where are they now?” (54:51) followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (01:00:12).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered () and our shout outs (01:03:53). 

This episode was researched & scripted by Minnie Williams.

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