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The Deuce Conrad Show

The Deuce Conrad Show originally aired as a source for weird history, conspiracy theories and true crime. As time progressed so did Deuce’s love for a good mystery or a gruesome crime scene. That is why you will find some early episodes that are non crime related.

Nonetheless, he brings real life experience as a retired investigator to the digital air waves. Coupled with a love for journalism, Deuce brings his stories to life, no sugar coating, no bullshit as he says, just the truth!

A drifter from Hoffman Estates, Michael C. Silka, allegedly killed nine people, including a state trooper, before being fatally shot by police near a small Alaskan fishing village. Silka, 25, suspected of multiple murders, had only been in Alaska for a month when he committed the spree. His victims included a pregnant woman, a toddler, and several locals from Manley Hot Springs, whose bodies were disposed of in the Tanana River. Silka, heavily armed and evading capture, was eventually located and confronted by state troopers. During the shootout, he killed Trooper Troy L. Duncan before being gunned down by return...
Published on: 2024-06-12
By Deuce Conrad
One of the most horrific mass killings in North Dakota history occurred on April 22, 1920, at the Wolf farm near Turtle Lake. Neighbor John Kraft discovered the bodies of Jacob Wolf, his wife Beatta, their five daughters, and a neighboring chore boy, Jacob Hofer, two days after the murders. The only survivor was the Wolfs’ nine-month-old baby, Emma. The gruesome crime, triggered by an argument over a dog, was perpetrated by another neighbor, Henry Layer, who used a shotgun and hatchet to kill the family. Layer was arrested after behaving suspiciously at the crime scene and confessing under duress....
Published on: 2024-06-05
By Deuce Conrad
Belle Mina, Alabama, sits on the eastern edge of Limestone County. You will likely find more people at a Huntsville steakhouse on a Saturday night than those who call Belle Mina home. With a population of just a little more than one hundred, Belle Mina is a ghostly reminder of days gone by. Named for the plantation of the same name, it paints a dark picture of Alabama’s past. Alabama’s second governor Thomas Bibb built the Belle Mina plantation with the hands of slaves, their, sweat and tears profited the mighty Governor Bibb through the harvest and sale of cotton....
Published on: 2024-05-22
By Deuce Conrad
Join Deuce for an intense journey into the mind of critical care nurse Nikki Cappello. She was known for her intelligence and creativity, but when it came to her husband Jim Cappello, things took a dark turn. Delve into the gripping tale of how Nikki's seemingly perfect life unraveled, leading to a shocking crime that would change everything. This is a story of love, betrayal, and the ultimate unraveling of secrets. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-05-08
By Deuce Conrad
“Unveiling Garrett Mountain: The Mystery of Frank Potts” delves into the chilling case of Frank Potts, suspected of a string of murders across the US. Despite being convicted for one, doubts linger. Join us as we unravel the enigma surrounding Garrett Mountain in Northeast Alabama. Was Potts truly a serial killer, or a victim of circumstance? Explore the evidence, the theories, and the truth behind this gripping tale of justice and doubt. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-05-01
By Deuce Conrad
Join us as we delve into the shocking true crime story of a Huntsville, Alabama landlord, Robert Bezote, whose dispute with his tenant takes a deadly turn. In a chilling tale of violence over unpaid rent and a dispute over status, explore the dark depths of human nature as we uncover the tragic events that led to Bezote's brutal murder. Tune in to uncover the chilling details and unravel the mystery of who the 'big dog' really was in this gripping podcast series. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-04-17
By Deuce Conrad
In this episode, Deuce delves into the harrowing events of the West End Christian School hostage crisis of 1988. Join us as we explore how James L. Harvey's siege unfolded, holding 110 people, mostly children, captive in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Discover the dramatic conclusion, involving a gubernatorial promise, its controversial legality, and the dramatic arrest that ended the ordeal. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-03-27
By Deuce Conrad
Stephen Pearson disappeared from Grand Bay, Alabama in December 2000. This cold case has so many twist and turns that you will likely be left scratching your head. Was he killed by neighbors or drug traffickers? Was the government involved? Was it a greedy land investor? Many questions remain unanswered! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-03-13
By Deuce Conrad
In the early days of Alabama, a murder turned Sheriff became more than folk-lore. To some a hero and to others pure terror. Did a Birmingham madam aid in his escape from prison? Listen to find out. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-03-06
By Deuce Conrad
Deuce investigates allegations of abuse and inhumane treatment of state inmates in Alabama. Rumors of beatings, murder, lack of medical care and filthy living conditions are going unreported to the nation. There are even allegations of stealing human organs. At what point does the state cross the line in punishing those convicted even the most heinous of crimes? --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2024-02-07
By Deuce Conrad
Adolph Theodore Laudenberg, known as The Santa Strangler, was an American serial killer who murdered three women in the San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles and one in San Francisco during the 1970s, and is the prime suspect for another two similar murders. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2023-12-06
By Deuce Conrad
Adolph Theodore Laudenberg, known as The Santa Strangler, was an American serial killer who murdered three women in the San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles and one in San Francisco during the 1970s, and is the prime suspect for another two similar murders. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2023-12-06
By Deuce Conrad
The City of San Francisco streamliner was one of America’s most luxurious trains. In 1939, it derailed in the Nevada desert under mysterious circumstances. Was it murder? Terrorism? Revenge? Deuce examines this and more! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2023-08-02
By Deuce Conrad
Jason Klonowski was vocal critic of the Madison County, Alabama Sheriff’s Department. He open protested police brutality and was funding a civil lawsuit on behalf of his friend who was beaten by deputies, but ended up murdered before obtaining justice. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2022-10-05
By Deuce Conrad
Dr. H.H. Holmes was a sadistic and manipulative killer who reigned terror wherever he went. His killings were calculated and heinous and nothing prevented him from hunting his prey - even the World’s Fair! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/deuceconradshow/message...
Published on: 2022-09-28
By Deuce Conrad