Content warnings include both murder and suicide.
This episode features a sound effects re-enactment with a news piece, and an interview with the murderer’s mother.
Southern and McClintock in Tempe, Arizona.
A murder-suicide allegedly over a love triangle.
What type of monster shows up at a guy’s apartment, rings the doorbell, and then kills him on sight before killing himself?
While listening to this episode, the question you need to ask yourself is this: “Could I have predicted the events of May 21st, 2012?”
The answer might surprise you.
Host: Wendy Fink
Content Warning: Chris Fink
News Anchor: Krys Van Slyke
Audio Library on YouTube
Doorbell: Tim Kahn
Gunshots: Morgan Purkis
Police Siren: Fatlane
Helicopter: Nina Foletti
Old Phone Pickup: Coldwell W.
Edited by Chris Fink and Wendy Fink
There are confidential resources available for every person, every situation, and every conversation style for you or anyone you know struggling with mental wellness. You are not alone. Talk to someone. Anyone. Hell, even that kind stranger you know on the Internet. Do your research and know that you can reach out on someone’s behalf even if it’s a suicide hotline.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (suicidepreventionlifeline.org/) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It provides Spanish-speaking counselors, as well as options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. It is only available in the United States. A 24-hour an Online Chat in partnership with Contact USA is also available.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255. This is for the United States. If you’re in another country, there are resources for you, as well. You’re not alone. Help is out there.