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Brutal Ends

Sarah Moore

Brutal Ends is a podcast that focuses on the most captivating and terrifying murderers in history. From Victorian rippers to modern day serial killers, we explore them all.
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EP 20 Metal Fange, The Kazakhstani Cannibal

10:32 | Jun 26th, 2017

Nikolai Dzhumagaliev was known by the media as Metal Fang. He raped and killed at least seven women, and was suspected of up to fifty more.
EP 19 The Italian Soap Maker

12:27 | Jun 8th, 2017

Leonarda Cianciulli was a fiercely protective and superstitious mother who would stop at nothing to keep her children safe....including human sacrifice.
The Austrian Black Widow

08:32 | May 24th, 2017

Elfriede Blauensteiner was a middle aged woman in Austria who took deadly care of her elderly gentlemen companions, then forged their wills for inheritance money.
EP 17 The Not So Nicelys

08:33 | May 11th, 2017

David and Joe Nicely masqueraded as constables executing a warrant when they shot elderly Herman Umberger in front of his family.
EP 16 The Bloody Benders

11:39 | Apr 13th, 2017

The Bender family ran an inn along the Great Osage Trail from 1870 to 1873. They were a spiritualist family of German immigrants, well known in the area. Little did their neighbors know that many of their lodgers would never leave the inn alive.
EP 15 Hinter Kaifeck

10:03 | Mar 28th, 2017

Hinterkaifeck was a small farming community with no official name. It was here, on a small family farm, that a gruesome crime scene was discovered. The entire Gruber family was slain after being lured, one by one, to their deaths.
EP 14 The Candy Man

09:16 | Oct 29th, 2016

After fatally poisoning his young son’s Halloween candy, Ronald Clark O’Bryan was responsible not only for the death of his 8-year old son, but for also ruining Halloween for children for years, as parents cautiously inspected each morsel after trick...Show More
EP 13 Albert Fish - 9:14:16, 3.03 PM

16:46 | Sep 14th, 2016

Albert Fish was a pedophile, sado-masochist, cannibalistic serial killer who preyed on children. When he was arrested, even his own family wasn't surprised.
EP 12 Dr. William Palmer

15:45 | Aug 4th, 2016

William Palmer was executed in front of 30,000 spectators for the poisoning death of his friend. He was known to have killed ten people, including five of his own children, for financial gain.
EP 11 Axe Man Of New Orleans - 7:20:16, 11.18 AM

18:28 | Jul 21st, 2016

Between the years of 1918 and 1919 New Orleans was terrorized by an axe wielding serial killer who attacked people in their beds.
EP 10 The Vampire Of Sacramento - 7:5:16, 1.56 PM

14:41 | Jul 6th, 2016

Richard Chase was a gruesome and delusional serial killer and cannibal. He mutilated his victims, drank their blood, and made smoothies out of their organs.
EP9 The Beauty Queen Killer - 5:10:16, 1.05 PM

14:22 | May 11th, 2016

Christopher Wilder was named the Beauty Queen Killer due to the victims he targeted. He lured beautiful young women in with the promise of modeling contracts before he tortured, raped and murdered them.
EP8 The Bavarian Poisoner - 4:26:16, 11.32 AM

10:03 | Apr 29th, 2016

Martha Marek was an orphan from Vienna. But she rose from anonymity to infamy when she poisoned lodgers and her family for insurance payouts.
EP7 The Gorilla Killer - 3:17:16, 11.23 AM

12:14 | Mar 17th, 2016

Earle Nelson was America's first documented serial rapist and killer of the twentieth century. He killed and raped the corpses of at least 22 women.
EP6 The Damsel Of Death - 3:3:16, 1.04 PM

11:37 | Mar 3rd, 2016

Aileen Wournos was described by tabloids as America's first female serial killer. She killed her seven victims with a .22 pistol, pawned what she stole from them, and then dumped their bodies around Florida. She was the inspiration of the Movie, "Mo...Show More
EP6 Lonely Hearts Killer - 2:4:16, 11.49 AM

08:52 | Feb 4th, 2016

Herman Drenth, The Bluebeard of Quiet Dell and Lonely Hearts Killer, was a grocer and carpet salesman. He was also a murderer who seduced his victims after finding them through The Lonely Hearts Magazine.
EP5 The Fly Paper Poisoners - 1:19:16, 12.19 PM

11:59 | Jan 21st, 2016

Julia Fazekas was a murderous midwife who ran a husband killing syndicate in Hungary for 20 years.
EP4 The Texas Tower Sniper - 1:8:16, 3.33 PM

21:13 | Jan 8th, 2016

Charles Whitman was a devoted husband and son, a marine and an engineering student. He was also a mass murderer who later came to be known as the Texas Tower Sniper.
EP3 Christmas Killing Of The Lawson Family - 12:23:15, 3.30 PM

05:52 | Dec 24th, 2015

On Christmas afternoon 1929, while families were gathering for their holiday celebrations one family experienced the shock and horror of familicide.
EP2 The Lambeth Poisoner

13:01 | Dec 10th, 2015

Thomas Neill Cream, a contemporary of Jack the Ripper, was the very image of the mad Victorian doctor. He poisoned his patients, prostitutes, and even his own wife. This is his story.
Ep 1 Welcome

02:13 | Dec 3rd, 2015

An introduction to the podcast including general theme and topics of upcoming episodes.