E108: Miyuki Ishikawa

This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Miyuki Ishikawa, a Japanese midwife who is believed to have murdered somewhere around 100 babies, with the aid of several accomplices, throughout the 1940s.  We thank our supporters (4:48) then dive into the setting (13:52), the killers early life (33:26) and the timeline (36:00).  Then, we... Continue Reading →

E42: 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... Continue Reading →

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