S2E09: Ronald Dominique - Swamp Thing - Part 01

Writer: Gemma Harris

CW: Rape, Murder, Graphic Descriptions

REFERENCES

ARTICLES

Abbeville Meridional, 3 May 2005, p2.

Alford, J. 22 Dec 2005. ‘Search for possible serial killer gains momentum’. The Courier.

Besson, E. 8 Dec 2010. ‘ Families, lawmen struggle to understand killer’. The Houma Times.

Blondell, C. 29 Nov 2017. ‘The Gentle, Pathetic Serial Killer’. www.swordandscale.com.

Brossette, M. 1 Oct 2008. ‘Victims' families voice outrage at Houma serial killer's plea arraignment’. The Houma Times.

Carlson, A. 1 Dec 2006. ‘Suspected serial killer arrested’. The Houma Times.

Carlson, A. 1 Dec 2006. ‘A KILLER AMONG US’. The Houma Times.

DeSantis, J. 22 Aug 2008. ‘Alleged serial killer to admit killing eight’. The Courier.

DeSantis, J. 4 Dec 2006. ‘Accused lived on the fringe of two worlds’. The Courier.

Edwards, M. 3 Dec 2006. ‘Murder victims families wait for answers, confirmation and justice’. The Courier.

Edwards, M. 11 Nov 2005. ‘Body found identified as Houma man’. The Courier.

Edwards, M., Hackenburg, L. & Morris, R. 2 Dec 2006. ‘Suspected serial killer arrested in Houma’. The Courier.

Ellzey, B. & Thurston, D. 15 Oct 2002. ‘Houma man’s body found under overpass’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 19 Aug 2005. ‘Authorities turn to dental records to identify body’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 18 Aug 2005. ‘Family awaits word on fate of loved one’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 17 Aug 2005. ‘Man’s body found in local canal’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 8 July 2005. ‘Recreating murder victim’s last night alive’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 3 July 2005. ‘Body found Saturday raises more serial killer suspicions’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 5 May 2005. ‘Portrait of an ‘invisible’ man’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 29 April 2005. ‘Police: body not yet linked to killer’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 27 April 2005. ‘What do we know about a possible serial killer?’ The Courier.

Fox, S. 24 April 2005. ‘Police: victim count could increase in serial killer case’ The Courier.

Fox, S. 18 Nov 2004. ‘Police: man found dead in shed was murdered’. The Courier.

Fox, S. 12 Nov 2004. ‘Body found in Presque Isle storage shed identified’. The Courier.

Hackenburg, L. 9 Dec 2006. ‘Man recounts alleged 1996 rape by suspected serial killer’. The Courier.

Hackenburg, L. & Morris, R. 23 Dec 2006. ‘Serial killer suspect accused of rapes prior to slayings’. The Courier.

Hackenburg, L. & Morris, R. 4 Dec 2006. ‘Serial killer suspect previously charged with rape’. The Courier.

Hunter, M. 5 Dec 2006. ‘Serial-killer suspect confesses; Trysts led to rapes, strangling, cops told’. Nola.com.

Hustmyre, C. 6 Dec 2006. ‘Bond for 'Bayou Strangler' Ronald Joseph Dominique Set at $8 Million’.

Hustmyre, C. 5 Dec 2006. ‘Ronald Joseph Dominique Confesses To 23 Sex-Motivated Murders’.

Hustmyre, C. 4 Dec 2006. ‘Lousiana Cops Nab Ronald Joseph Dominique, Suspected Serial Killer’.

Martel, B. 9 July 2005. ‘Police in working class bayou town raise a familiar South Louisiana fear - serial killer’. The Town Talk.

Morris, R. 16 Feb 2007. ‘N.O. Police still considering charges in serial killer case’. The Courier.

Morris, R. 16 Jan 2007. ‘Serial killer suspect tells judge he’s not guilty’. The Courier.

Morris, R. & Hackenburg, L. 6 Dec 2006. ‘Police: serial killer suspect to be charged in more murders’. The Courier.

Morris, R. 5 Dec 2006. ‘Police: serial killer suspect confesses to 23 murders’. The Courier.

Morris, R. 19 June 2006. ‘Mother protests dead son’s link to serial killer’. The Courier.

Morris, R. 14 May 2006. ‘After 22 deaths, serial killer question remains open’. The Courier.

Parfait, C. 8 Apr 2014. ‘ ‘Bayou Blue’ recalls serial killer. The Houma Times.

Ramage, J. 15 May 2005. ‘Serial killer theory floats around cases’. The Times.

Riggs, S, L. 6 Dec 2006. ‘Mother’s tears for son killed by serial madman Dominique’. Herald Guide.

Rosen, F. 10 April 2018. ‘Uncovering the Truth Behind One of the Bayou Strangler’s Victims’. The Lineup.

The Daily Review, 24 Sep 2008. ‘Families seek closure as killer pleads guilty in Houma’.

The Daily Review, 4 Dec 2006. ‘Serial murder suspect ‘average Joe?’ ‘

The Daily Review, 24 Oct 2005. ‘News briefs’, p4.

The Daily Review, 23 June 1999. ‘Kenner police fear serial killer to blame for deaths’.

The Town Talk, 2 Dec 2006. ‘Arrest made in serial-killer investigation.’

Thurston, D. 29 May 2003. ‘Autopsy sheds no light on death’. The Courier.

Vries, L. 5 Dec 2006. ‘Louisiana Man Confesses to 23 Slayings’. CBS News.

Webb, D. 7 Dec 2006. ‘Alleged gay serial killer arrested’. Dallas Voice.

Weis, K., & Borges, S. (1973). Victimology and rape: The case of the legitimate victim. Issues in Criminology, 8(2), pp. 71-115.

Zullo, R. 19 Nov 2008. ‘Serial killer to stand trial in another slaying’. The Courier.

Zullo, R. & Pleasant, M. 23 Sep 2008. ‘Serial killer gets eight life sentences for local murders’. The Courier.

BOOKS

Rosen, F. (2017). The Bayou Strangler. Open Road Media: New York.

Smith, J. (2019). The Bayou Killer. Jack Smith: Audible.

PODCASTS

Serial Killers (Parcast), The Bayou Serial Killer - Ronald Dominique. 1 & 8 July 2019.

Going West, The Bayou Killer. 25 Feb 2019.

Criminal Musings, Ronald Dominique. 26 May 2018.

True Murder, The Bayou Strangler - Fred Rosen. 12 Oct 2017.

Real Crime Profile, Episodes 52-55. 9-17 Feb 2017.

All Killa, No Filla, Ronald Dominique. 8 Apr 2016.

WEBSITES

https://www.foxnews.com/story/louisiana-serial-killer-gets-8-life-terms-for-8-murders

https://www.houmatimes.com/news/state-public-defender-to-represent-alleged-serial-killer/article_8b09e3d2-d8d4-5773-9ce6-43e834c680dc.html

https://www.houmatimes.com/news/accused-serial-killer-returns-to-court/article_fd35b226-1d0b-503b-8bb1-68a26e76d9b2.html

https://www.houmatimes.com/news/serial-killer-pleads-guilty-to-lafourche-murder/article_dd0507bf-9289-5371-af77-f79a169c4962.html

https://www.houmatimes.com/news/accused-serial-killer-dominique-indicted-in-nine-cases/article_18e13991-a7c2-567c-be3e-32cd7eaab1b3.html

https://www.houmatimes.com/news/dominique-pleads-not-guilty-to-murders/article_87a80853-ea8e-5189-b216-e0ac34bb31b3.html

https://www.houmatimes.com/news/dominique-to-stand-trial-in-thibodaux-killing/article_9d4f1d56-6256-5471-9c52-bfb780ef42c8.html

https://houmatravel.com/about

http://www.jeffparish.net/index.aspx?page=2828

http://www.lafourchegov.org/government/about-lafourche

https://www.louisiana.gov

https://www.louisianatravel.com

https://murderpedia.org/male.D/d/dominique-ronald.htm

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/bayou/

https://www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/departments/economic-development-and-tourism/parish-history

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/3073964/Gay-serial-killer-convicted-in-Louisiana.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Dominique

VIDEOS

Bayou Blue (2014). Garden Thieves Pictures.

Obscura: Premium 01 - Baylee Wylie

Writer: Suzanne St John

This is our first ever episode of Obscura: Premium. These are full featured episodes of Obscura created exclusively for those that support us. Episode 01 of Premium covers the death of Baylee Wylie and the cowards that murdered him. 

 CW: Rape, Torture, Murder 

Note: This episode uses the words "Prostitute" and "Prostitution" when paraphrasing others. Typically I use the term "sex worker" but, since the episode recounts the first hand accounts of others, I had to make a judgement call when creating the episode. 

Click Here to Gain Access

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S2E08: Robert Hansen - The Hunter - Part 02

CW: Rape, Sexual Abuse

Writer: Gemma Harris

REFERENCES

ARTICLES

D’Oro, R. 22 Aug 2014. ‘Robert Hansen, convicted serial killer in Alaska, dies at 75’. The Washington Post.

Hale, L. ‘Unsolved Murder: Did Alaskan Serial Killer Robert Hansen Kill Beth van Zanten?’. The Lineup.

Leavitt, S. 5 Sep 2014. ‘Serial Killer’s Victim Exhumed In Alaska: Who Is ‘Horseshoe Harriet’?’. Inquisitr.

Newton, J. 4 Sep 2014. ‘ ‘We just want her to be identified’: Body of Alaska serial killer victim exhumed 30 years after she was found dead’. The Daily Mail. 

Schnell, L. 1 July 2019. ‘Missing or murdered? In America’s deadliest state, one family is still searching for answers.’ USA Today.

Tidemann, M.  22 Aug 2014. ‘Estherville-born serial killer dies’. Estherville Daily News.

BOOKS

Brennan, T. (2001). Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories From Alaska. Epicenter Press: Washington.

Gilmour, W. & Hale, L. (2016). Butcher, Baker: The true account of an Alaskan Serial Killer. Open Road Media: New York.

PODCASTS

Actual Events, Frozen Ground. 30 June 2019.

Serial Killing, Robert Hansen. 4 March 2019.

Killers, Cults & Nutjobs, Robert Hansen. 28 Feb 2019.

The Strange Land Podcast, Robert C Hansen. 1 Aug 2018.

True Crime All The Time, Robert Hansen. 28 May 2018.

Last Podcast On The Left, Robert Hansen. 17 & 23 Mar 2018.

Apex and the Abyss, Robert Hansen - The Butcher Baker. 15 Sep 2017.

Red Handed, The Butcher Baker of Alaska. 10 Sep 2017.

True Crime Guys, Robert Hansen “The Butcher Baker”. 2 July 2017.

WEBSITES

http://www.absolutecrime.com/hunted-on-ice-the-search-for-alaskan-serial-killer-robert-hansen.html#.XTmMVy1L2u4

https://alaska.gov

https://allthatsinteresting.com/robert-hansen

https://www.anchorage.net

http://butcherbaker.net

http://charleyproject.org/case/megan-siobhan-emerick

http://www.explorenorth.com/library/crime/alaska_serial_killer.html

https://law.justia.com/cases/alaska/supreme-court/1978/3412-1.html 

https://kardiacmusic.com/robert-hansen/

https://medium.com/@robinbarefield76/the-hunter-alaskas-most-notorious-serial-killer-13b869e3042

https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/hansen-robert.htm

https://www.travelalaska.com

https://web.archive.org/web/20140717163626/http://www.crimelibrary.com/serial_killers/weird/robert_hansen/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hansen

 VIDEOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1UQdqhsVzk&t=982s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFva7I9L9UE&t=36s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T8YSITLwXk

S2E07: Robert Hansen - The Hunter - Part 01

CW: Rape, Sexual Abuse


Writer: Gemma Harris

Most of us are familiar with reality tv shows where people are isolated in remote locations around the world to test and demonstrate their skills, stamina and endurance required to overcome the obstacles presented by mother nature. Extreme temperatures, exposure, hunger, dehydration, and exhaustion - not to mention threats from native wildlife, all pose additional complications.

Listener... what happens when you’re stranded and don’t have that experience and those survival skills? No idea how far away you are from the closest town? No way of knowing when - or if - you’ll be rescued? And listener - what if, stranded in the middle of nowhere, the movement of the person you could suddenly hear as they made their way through the trees towards you, belonged to someone who wasn’t coming to help you - but to hunt you?

REFERENCES:

ARTICLES

D’Oro, R. 22 Aug 2014. ‘Robert Hansen, convicted serial killer in Alaska, dies at 75’. The Washington Post.

Hale, L. ‘Unsolved Murder: Did Alaskan Serial Killer Robert Hansen Kill Beth van Zanten?’. The Lineup.

Leavitt, S. 5 Sep 2014. ‘Serial Killer’s Victim Exhumed In Alaska: Who Is ‘Horseshoe Harriet’?’. Inquisitr.

Newton, J. 4 Sep 2014. ‘ ‘We just want her to be identified’: Body of Alaska serial killer victim exhumed 30 years after she was found dead’. The Daily Mail.

Schnell, L. 1 July 2019. ‘Missing or murdered? In America’s deadliest state, one family is still searching for answers.’ USA Today.

Tidemann, M. 22 Aug 2014. ‘Estherville-born serial killer dies’. Estherville Daily News.

BOOKS

Brennan, T. (2001). Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories From Alaska. Epicenter Press: Washington.

Gilmour, W. & Hale, L. (2016). Butcher, Baker: The true account of an Alaskan Serial Killer. Open Road Media: New York.

PODCASTS

Actual Events, Frozen Ground. 30 June 2019.

Serial Killing, Robert Hansen. 4 March 2019.

Killers, Cults & Nutjobs, Robert Hansen. 28 Feb 2019.

The Strange Land Podcast, Robert C Hansen. 1 Aug 2018.

True Crime All The Time, Robert Hansen. 28 May 2018.

Last Podcast On The Left, Robert Hansen. 17 & 23 Mar 2018.

Apex and the Abyss, Robert Hansen - The Butcher Baker. 15 Sep 2017.

Red Handed, The Butcher Baker of Alaska. 10 Sep 2017.

True Crime Guys, Robert Hansen “The Butcher Baker”. 2 July 2017.

WEBSITES

http://www.absolutecrime.com/hunted-on-ice-the-search-for-alaskan-serial-killer-robert-hansen.html#.XTmMVy1L2u4

https://alaska.gov

https://allthatsinteresting.com/robert-hansen

https://www.anchorage.net

http://butcherbaker.net

http://charleyproject.org/case/megan-siobhan-emerick

http://www.explorenorth.com/library/crime/alaska_serial_killer.html

https://law.justia.com/cases/alaska/supreme-court/1978/3412-1.html

https://kardiacmusic.com/robert-hansen/

https://medium.com/@robinbarefield76/the-hunter-alaskas-most-notorious-serial-killer-13b869e3042

https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/hansen-robert.htm

https://www.travelalaska.com

https://web.archive.org/web/20140717163626/http://www.crimelibrary.com/serial_killers/weird/robert_hansen/index.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hansen

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