E138: “Film Fatale” Pt. 2 - Sophie Toscan du Plantier
On December 23rd, 1996, this French filmmaker was murdered outside her vacation home in West Cork, Ireland. Leads were scarce in the initial hours, and evidence was lost as investigators waited two days for the coroner to arrive. However, the case blew open when a teenage boy came forward with a startling confession. Sponsors! Third Love - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!
E137: “Film Fatale” - Sophie Toscan du Plantier
In the idyllic sleepy town of Schull, Ireland, Sophie Toscan du Plantier, was brutally murdered just before Christmas in 1996. The celebrated documentary producer was beaten to death outside of her holiday home. The town’s first murder in 71 years would divide the normally tight-knit community and leave her family questioning the motives for this tragic murder. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code UNSOLVED. Go to BetterHelp.com/Unsolved.
Update: E136: “Vile Business, Clumsily Done” Pt. 2 - Françoise, Duchess de Choiseul-Praslin
Updated episode, we apologize for the hosting error! Enjoy! In the early 1800's the Duke de Choiseul-Praslin, was suspected of murdering his wife. However, a vial of arsenic and a corrupt government would prevent justice from being served. The injustice evident in this case drove the French lower-class into a frenzy that would eventually lead to the revolution. Parcasters - If you’re in the mood for a story about an American icon, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage Sponsors! BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Unsolved to get 10% off your first month with discount code UNSOLVED. ThirdLove - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!
E135: “Vile Business, Clumsily Done” - Françoise, Duchess de Choiseul-Praslin
In the early 1800's, Fanny, the Duchess of Choiseul-Praslin, and her husband Charles, the Duke, were highly regarded among the French nobility. From the outside it appeared they had it all, but internally their marriage was filled with distrust and turmoil. Eventually it would all come to an end, when the Duchess was found murdered on her bedroom floor. Parcasters - Some people think that the Duchess may have been murdered in a crime of passion. If you liked this episode, you can hear more like it on our new podcast Crimes of Passion. Listen at parcast.com/passion.
E134: “Silk Pajama Strangling” Pt. 2 - Serge Rubinstein
Murdered in 1955, Wall Street investment banker and all-around sociopath, Serge Rubinstein had made so many enemies, the police were overwhelmed with the list of potential suspects. The investigation would result in the interviewing of hundreds of witnesses and suspects, but they could never deduce who exactly killed Rubinstein. Parcasters - If you are interested in more stories that cover powerful people and their untimely downfalls, be sure to check our ASSASSINATIONS podcast. Listen now at parcast.com/assassinations