Ep. 23 Once In a Blue Moon: The Blue Moon Killer

Hey there Nerdlings!  Welcome to the last episode of Crime Time Nerds, before our break for a month.  We will be back in April though so we will catch you Nerdlings then.  In the mean time let’s walk down those dark paths as we discuss the Blue Moon killings of the Smith family that happened in 2015.

Promo Links:

From the Vault True Crime Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/from-the-vault-a-true-crime-podcast/id1477392323

Citations:

Choate, P. (2015, October 27). Florida ‘blue Moon Killer’ arrested in murders of MOTHER, BROTHERS. Retrieved March 07, 2021, from https://myfox8.com/news/florida-blue-moon-killer-arrested-in-murder-of-mother-brothers/

Golgowski, N. (2018, April 09). Suspected ‘blue Moon killer’ murdered own Florida family IN ‘WITCHCRAFT’ killings: Sheriff. Retrieved March 07, 2021, from https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/blue-moon-killer-murdered-family-witchcraft-cops-article-1.2413557

Janos, A. (2020, December 10). Was witchcraft to blame FOR Florida’s ‘blue MOON’ TRIPLE MURDER? Retrieved March 07, 2021, from https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/blue-moon-killer

Shortland, G. (2020, May 07). Police blamed murders on blue moon and witchcraft but motive was far more simple. Retrieved March 07, 2021, from https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/police-blamed-murders-blue-moon-21982823

Warren-Hicks, C. (2020, February 03). Escambia County jury to weigh if ‘blue moon’ killer should live in prison or die by execution. Retrieved March 07, 2021, from https://www.pnj.com/story/news/crime/2020/02/03/blue-moon-killer-case-enters-death-penalty-phase-thursday/4625644002/

Warren-Hicks, C. (2020, January 30). Jury finds Hartung guilty on all 3 counts of murder IN ‘blue moon’ case. Retrieved March 07, 2021, from https://www.pnj.com/story/news/crime/2020/01/29/donald-hartung-jury-deliberation-pensacola-blue-moon-murder-case/4597824002/