If you thought Part One was outrageous, you ain’t seen nothing yet! The Children of Thunder were a cult of former Mormons who committed five horrendous murders in the year 2000. Their leader, Taylor Helzer, had convinced his followers that he had the gift of revelation and truly spoke the word of God.
His plan for an organisation called “Transform America” was supposed to bring harmony to the world and ring in Christ’s millennial reign of peace. So obviously murder, kidnapping, sex trafficking, drugs and extortion would be involved!
TCNT: Loraine Ledwell tells us about a virtual tour called The Big Cat Murder Mystery. you can find it here https://seeyour.city
Aussie As: A Queensland woman has a close encounter of the “Nope” kind with a toilet-python.
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Sources: Unholy Sacrifice, Robert Scott, Pinnacle, January 1st, 2005. MARTINEZ / Details of bizarre plot to kill in God’s name / Accused woman says she was under spell of a prophet, Demien Bulwa, SFGate, June 24, 2004. Grisly Clues Unfolding in Delta Case, By Daniel Vasquez, / Lisa Fernandez and Roxanne Stites, August 12, 2000. Children of Thunder: The Helzer Brothers, Julia Scheeres, TruTV.com. Glen and Justin Helzer – Children of Thunder, Aboutserialkillers.blogspot.com. Helzer brothers sentenced to death for quintuple murderer (Elvin Bishop’s daughter, 4 others). Bakersfield Californian, March 11, 2005. True Crime with Aphrodite Jones, Glen Taylor Helzer: The Children of Thunder, May 26, 2011, CONTRA COSTA COUNTY / Killer lays out grisly details of murder spree / Throats were cut, victims sliced up, fed to rottweiler, Demien Bulwa, SFGate, May 28, 2004.
Aussie As Sources: Retiree gets fright of her life after 1.6m snake found inside toilet, Alexander Heinke, 9 News, January 25, 2019