The Children of Thunder Cult Murders – Part One - Bloody Murder: A True Crime Podcast
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The Children of Thunder were a cult of former Mormons who committed five murders in the year 2000. They believed these brutal killings would bring harmony to the world and begin Christ’s millennial reign of peace.

Their leader, Taylor Helzer, convinced his followers he had the gift of revelation and truly spoke the word of God. And according to him, God was super into drugs, sex trafficking, kidnapping, extortion, murder and dismemberment.

TCNT: Indigo Wolf tells us about the band “The Gits”.

Aussie As: A drunk man breaks into a reptile enclosure in Western Australia and tries to ride a large crocodile.

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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, Glen and Justin Helzer – Children of Thunder, 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

Aussie As Sources: Australian drunk survives attempt to ride crocodile, BBC News, July 13, 2010

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