E130: “Poisoned Pill” - The Chicago Tylenol Murders
In 1982, Chicago saw 7 people drop dead under mysterious circumstances. The deaths sent the area into a panic, and after a lengthy investigation, police discovered a surprising murder weapon: Extra-Strength Tylenol. It would take several years for this pharmaceutical giant to regain the public’s trust. Sponsors! Oxygen - Check out “Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice” this Saturday at 7 on Oxygen.
E129: “Aztec Assassination” Pt. 2 - Emperor Montezuma II
The death of the Great emperor Montezuma led to the demise of the Aztec Empire and the near extinction of its people. But who was responsible for this great calamity? The leading theories suggest that Montezuma was either assassinated by the invading force, or murdered by an uprising of his own people. Sponsors! Oxygen Network - Check out Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice this Saturday at 7 on Oxygen. Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code UNSOLVED15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
E128: “Aztec Assassination” - Emperor Montezuma II
A legendary emperor welcomed a contingent of Spanish soldiers led by an ambitious man named Hernán Cortés into his city. Only months later that emperor would be dead, thus beginning the downfall of one of the world's largest empires. But what exactly happened on the day Montezuma II died? Did the Spanish murder him for gain? Or did the Aztec people kill one of their own? It is a question that has stumped historians for nearly 500 years. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye! Sponsors! Oxygen - Check out “Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice” this Saturday at 7 on Oxygen. ThirdLove - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/UNSOLVED to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes and won’t affect your credit!
E127: “West Point Wanderer” Pt. 2 - Richard Colvin Cox
After a West Point cadet mysteriously vanishes in 1950, the nation poured an enormous amount of resources into finding him. Thawing snow, private eyes, and CIA agents would all uncover clues pointing to the missing man. Was he the victim of foul play by a fellow classmate, or was it due to suspected Cold War counter-espionage gone wrong? Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Harper Collins - Hunting Annabelle by Wendy Heard is available now wherever books are sold. Give in to temptation today. Living Proof - Go to LivingProof.com/UNSOLVED and use promo code UNSOLVED to get a free sample of their award-winning dry shampoo with your purchase. SimpliSafe - Go to SimpliSafe.com/UNSOLVED to get a special offer. Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code UNSOLVED15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
E126: “West Point Wanderer” - Richard Colvin Cox
A promising West Point cadet left the academy grounds for a dinner party on January 14th, 1950…and never returned. No concrete leads have materialized about the whereabouts of Richard Colvin Cox’s body. Is foul play responsible or did he desert his post? If you liked this episode, leave us a nice review! It really helps new listeners find the podcast! Sponsors! Audible - For a limited time, you can get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month if you go to Audible.com/UNSOLVED or text UNSOLVED to 500 500.