Ep. 21 Black Widow Serial Killer Belle Gunness

Welcome Nerdlings! We’re diving deep into the story of an early American female serial killer known as Belle Gunness, a woman who’s truly a monster. Belle Gunness was an early Black Widow serial killer, who lured men to her Laporte farm back in the early 1900’s and would brutally murder them for their money.  It’ a wild ride that starts and ends with a fire and a lot more questions than answers as to what exactly happened on the Gunness farm all those years ago.



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