April 15, 2021

Episode 15: Jesse Pomeroy, a teenage nightmare for South Boston

Episode 15: Jesse Pomeroy, a teenage nightmare for South Boston


Making a Monster: Jesse Pomeroy, the Boy Murderer of 1870s Dawn Keetley

Selections From The Writings Of Jesse Harding Pomeroy: Life Prisoner Since 1874 by Jesse Harding Pomeroy

"The Boy Murderer" April 24, 1874. Bousfield, Richard M. and Richard Merrett.

"Report of the Trial of Daniel M'Naughton." London: Henry Renshaw 1843. Montagu, M.F. Ashley. September, 1941.

"The Biologist Looks at Crime." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Fiend: The Shocking True Story of America's Youngest Serial Killer by Harold Schector

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This weeks podcast comes with a content warning for graphic discussion of violence against children, committed by another child.

This week in true crime we discuss a mad cat shaver and a woman who didn't commit to a life of crime. Brittany discusses the youngest person to ever be convicted of 1st degree murder in Massachusetts history and then Brian discusses a famous magician with a vendetta.  

The content warning in the episode begins at timestamp 25:11 - 35:42 detailing the initial non-lethal attacks on small children. Then 49:06-1:04:04 details the murder of 2 children. After the second time stamp the crimes are mentioned but not in detail as we discuss the trial and punishment for Jesse Pomeroy.

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