Talented actor Ramon Novarro was a big star in Hollywood during the silent era. His career faded over the years, but he still enjoyed entertaining young male escorts with stories of his time in the spotlight. This is how he met hustlers the Ferguson brothers, who would end his life during an alcohol fuelled Halloween Eve.
Alan Henry thought Gloucester in country NSW would be a good place to retire, but after his wife passed he found that he need some assistance. Employing Natasha Slacke as a part-time carer proved to be a fatal mistake. She and her violent boyfriend Jason Grogen had chequered pasts and addiction issues that senselessly led to Alan’s demise.
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Thanks to Jill Hidy-Hurtt for supplying this weeks True Crime Nerd Time. It’s a review of John Douglas and Mark Olshaker’s “The Cases that Haunt Us”.
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Also you must see Sue Henry’s amazing “I forgive you” App. She also has a podcast!