Usual Disclaimer with Eleanor Neale

Usual Disclaimer with Eleanor Neale

By Audioboom Studios

I'm Eleanor Neale…you may know me already from my true crime Youtube channel…you may even be one of the many people asking for me to release it as a podcast…well, here it is! Each week on Usual Disclaimer I'll be exploring different cases from the world of true crime, sorting the fact from fiction and delving into the psychology behind what motivates people to commit such horrific acts on others. There’ll be cases from the archive of episodes I’ve already done, alongside new episodes that you can now hear, when you can’t watch. To make sure you never miss an episode, hit ‘follow’ now, wherever you’re listening.

Episodes

65: Tricked Into Poisoning Her Own Father? The Hanging of Mary Blandy

In today's episode we uncover the case of Mary Blandy, who was sent to the hangman in 1754 for murdering her own father with a “love potion…” How far would you go, for the bad boy your dad disapproved of? Trigger Warning: poison Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
14/02/24·1h 4m

64: Stabbed Her Mother NINE TIMES & Begged Police To Stop Her

Today’s case is about Nicola Edgington, the woman who stabbed her own mother nine times and watched her die. She was only locked up for three years before she went on to kill again, in another savage attack. Trigger Warning: assualt, miscariage, domestic abuse, references to suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
06/02/24·1h 22m

63: Royal Stylist Wanted For MURDER: The Case of Jane Andrews

Jane Andrews loved working for the Royal Family, so when she was suddenly fired by the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, it turned her whole world upside down. Desperate to remain amongst the wealthy and powerful, she became obsessed with her rich boyfriend Tom Cressman, eventually murdering him when he wouldn’t propose. Trigger Warning: Rape, sexual assault, domestic abuse, incest, abortion   Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
31/01/24·1h 33m

62: Groupie Murdered By Her Famous Punk Boyfriend - Sid and Nancy

The whole world was watching when punk rock star Sid Vicious began a relationship with one of his groupies: Nancy Spungen. When Nancy was found dead, all eyes were on Sid. But this infamous case has never been solved, it remains a total mystery. Trigger Warning: abortions, self harm, suicide attempts, drug abuse and overdosing, mental health issues including schizophrenia, abusive relationships Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
17/01/24·1h 35m

61: Murdered on a Night Out in Glasgow (Karen Buckley)

Today's episode is on a case I covered back in 2020 about Karen Buckley, an Irish student in Scotland and her killer, Alexander Pacteau. Trigger Warning: Sensitive topics Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
03/01/24·46m 40s

60: Dead By Christmas Morning: The Brutal Silencing of Sameena Imam

Today's episode is on Sameena Imam, who was enjoying a secret affair with her Costco colleague Roger, whilst he was plotting her death. She thought they were in love, but he just wanted to shut her up.   Trigger Warning: Sensitive topics Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
19/12/23·1h 4m

59: Murder in the Graveyard

This case is on an episode I covered back in 2020 called The Murder in The Graveyard, which details the tragic murder of Jessica Keen, a 15 year old high school cheerleader that disappeared after waiting at a bus stop in Columbus, Ohio... Trigger Warning: Sexual assault, Rape Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
13/12/23·30m 0s

58: A Hate Crime Cover Up: The Shocking Story of Shelby Tracy Tom

Today’s case focuses on the tragic murder of Shelby Tracy Tom. She was a Canadian woman who was strangled to death after 29-year-old Jatin Patel discovered she was transgender. The case sparked a national debate over gender politics and how to better prevent hate crimes.   Trigger Warning: Transphobia, Hate crimes, Sexual Assault Resources:   Trans Lifeline (USA & Canada support hotline and charity offering grants to trans people) Red Umbrella Fund (International grants and support for sex workers) Mermaids (UK based trans support) GATE (supporting rights for trans, gender diverse & intersex equality internationally) Egale (Canada’s leading LGBT equality support) 
29/11/23·32m 38s

57: The Killer Landlord & the Body Hidden in the Walls

When two South Korean girls were found dead with strange tape binding their hands and face - police were stumped. They had no leads, apart from the girls’ charming landlord Mr Kim, who viciously killed and hid the girls, before fleeing the country. The murders were so violent and extremely unusual that detectives had never seen anything like it.   Trigger Warning: General sensitive topics around murder, disappearance and suggestions of sexual assault Resources:  https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer  
15/11/23·38m 40s

56: Mensa 'Genius' Murderer Exposed His Own Crime

Today, we are talking about the murder of Peggy Carr, and the attempted murder of the rest of her family. When disputes with her neighbour George Trepal and his wife had escalated, nobody could have anticipated what came next. As Peggy and her children fell mysteriously ill, undercover detectives rushed to find the cause in hopes of saving their lives - and realised they had uncovered supposed ‘genius’ George's plot to get rid of his noisy neighbours - once and for all. Trigger Warning: stalking, threats Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
01/11/23·42m 33s

55: Real Life Yandere: Obsessed Fan Went Viral For Murder Attempt

Today’s case is on Yuka Takaoka - a young woman from Tokyo who had fallen obsessively in love with Phoenix Luna, a popular employee of a Japanese host bar. Just months after they met, she would go viral on social media for brutally stabbing him in his sleep. Trigger Warning: stalking, obsessive behaviours, child abuse, neglect, mention of suicide, suicidal ideation Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer  
22/10/23·40m 19s

54: Serial Killer Fangirl Becomes a Murderer

Today's episode is on Shaye Groves - a woman whose obsession with true crime would turn deadly when she stabbed her boyfriend, Frankie Fitzgerald, in her home. Trigger Warning: physical and sexual abuse of a child, mental illness, self-harm, suicide, sexual assault, rape, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, emotional abuse, psychological abuse Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
19/10/23·51m 3s

53: Drained of Blood and Cut in Half: The Black Dahlia

Today’s episode is on the infamous Black Dahlia murder in 1940s Los Angeles. 22 year old Elizabeth Short was found dead and dismembered, in a case that has left detectives stumped for over 75 years. Since the murder, there have been multiple suspects - but to this day, nobody has been convicted. Trigger Warning: sexual assault, abuse, suicide, incest, abortion, gore, mutilation Resources:  https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
17/10/23·1h 17m

52: The Shoe Fetish Slayer: Jerry Brudos (Part 2)

Today's episode is part two of the Jerry Brudos case, aka the Shoe Fetish Slayer aka the Lust Killer aka the Salem Serial Killer Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
12/10/23·1h 3m

51: The Shoe Fetish Slayer: Jerry Brudos (Part 1)

Today's episode is on Jerry Brudos aka the Shoe Fetish Slayer aka the Lust Killer aka the Salem Serial Killer Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
10/10/23·48m 5s

50: Romantic Hike Ended in Murder

Today's episode is on Rebecca Wight and Claudia Brenner who in 1988, set off on a romantic hike near the Appalachian trail. As long distance girlfriends, their weekends together were treasured - but neither of them expected this would be their last. When Stephen Roy Carr saw the couple making love in the woods, he was overcome with homophobia-fuelled rage - and launched a devastating attack on them. Trigger warnings: Stalking, sexual assault, homophobia Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
05/10/23·1h 8m

49: Taxi Cab Slayer Killed to 'Know How it Feels'

Today's episode is on the tragic murder of taxi driver Stuart Ludlam Trigger Warning: gun violence Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
03/10/23·48m 31s

48: Versace was this Serial Killer's Final Victim

Today's episode is on Andrew Cunanan, well known for being the socialite, fame-hungry assassin of fashion Icon, Gianni Versace. What is less known, is that Versace was the final victim of five in a month-long murder spree - fuelled by lies, greed, and eventually, fear. Trigger Warnings: HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer  
28/09/23·1h 11m

47: Homicide at the Hospital: The Death of Dr Margo Prade

Today's episode is on the murder of Dr. Margo Prade. It could be one of 3 suspects: her best friend Denise, her boyfriend Thomas or her ex husband Doug Prade.... but who will be convicted? Trigger Warning: gun violence Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
26/09/23·1h 11m

46: Rapper Killed and ATE His Roommate

Today's episode is about Tynisha Ysais who was found dead in her apartment. It looked like she had been attacked, and eaten, by an animal. The man responsible was found wandering in the streets nearby, high on PCP and covered in her blood - the rapper, Big Lurch (Antron Singleton). His label said the PCP made him act out his murderous song lyrics and become a cannibal, but Antron claimed he was set up.   Trigger Warnings: drug abuse, sexual assault, mental illnesses, Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer  
21/09/23·1h 18m

45: The Tragic Murder of Schoolgirl Heather Tell

Today's episode is on the tragic murder of Heather Tell Trigger Warning: attempted sex crimes Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
19/09/23·32m 38s

44: Riverdale Star's Murder Confession Vlog

Today's episode is on child star Ryan Grantham, best known for his roles in Riverdale, Diary of a Wimpy Kid & Supernatural, took a sharp turn when his acting roles dried out in early 2020. He fell into psychosis and began spending all his time alone in his bedroom planning mass murder. He was aiming big, hoping to assassinate the prime minister Justin Trudeau, but he would start small - in his own home, murdering his own mother. Trigger Warning: cancer, depression, suicidal ideation, psycosis, drug and alcohol abuse Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
14/09/23·39m 37s

43: The Death House Landlady, Dorothea Puente (Part 3)

Today's episode is part 3, the finale, of the death house landlady and the house of horrors on f street - Dorothea Puente's garden of corpses. Trigger Warning: suicide, domestic abuse Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
12/09/23·45m 23s

42: The Death House Landlady, Dorothea Puente (Part 2)

Today's episode is on serial killer Dorothea Puente aka the death house landlady and her house of horrors, and backyard cemetery. Trigger Warning: suicide, domestic abuse Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer
07/09/23·53m 44s

41: The Death House Landlady, Dorothea Puente (Part 1)

Today's episode is on serial killer Dorothea Puente, also known as the death house landlady. Trigger Warning: suicide, domestic abuse Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
05/09/23·47m 36s

40: Lesbian Nurses in a Twisted Serial Killing Pact

Today's episode is on the angel of death murders committed by the ‘Lethal Lovers’, Cathy Wood and Gwendolyn Graham. In a twisted love pact, the lesbian serial killer duo murdered residents of the Alpine manor care home   Trigger Warning: abuse and murder of vulnerable people by their carers, self harm, domestic abuse and violence, sexual abuse, animal abuse and threats of suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
31/08/23·1h 47m

39: 'Mr Gay UK' Became A Murderer

Today's episode is on the cannibal chef killer Anthony Morley aka Mr Gay UK Trigger Warning: dismemberment, partial cannibalisation Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
29/08/23·40m 2s

38: Youtube Popstar Murdered At Her OWN Concert

Today's episode is on The Voice star Christina Grimmie who started her music career as a youtuber - sharing covers of her favourite songs just like other superstars like justin bieber and selena gomez. But when an obsessed stalker fan turned up to her meet and greet, he decided to murder his favourite popstar at the merch table. The Christina Grimmie Foundation - https://christinagrimmiefoundation.org/ Trigger Warning: stalking, cancer, suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
24/08/23·55m 34s

37: Freakshow Lobster Boy Turned Cold-Blooded Killer

Today's episode is on the freak show lobster boy murder.... was Grady Stiles a killer or was he killed? Or something more sinister entirely? Trigger Warning: shooting Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
22/08/23·36m 42s

36: Sick Father Murders His 'Devil Family'

Today's episode is on 8 Year old Ronnie O’Neal, who was caught in the middle of a horrifying massacre in his own home when his father almost forced him to shoot his own mother. The Riverview murders included the death of Kenyatta Barron & Ron'niveyah O'neal - Ronnie claimed his kids were the devil's kids & tried to set a house fire to destroy evidence.   Trigger Warning: graphic injuries, murder of a disabled child, domestic violence Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
17/08/23·56m 10s

35: The Candyman Killer

Today's episode is on the candyman aka the man who killed Halloween Trigger Warning: abduction, rape, torture Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
15/08/23·13m 12s

34: He Hid 'Murder Kits' All Over America

Today's episode is on Israel Keyes, known as the Kill Kit Killer, he is one of the worst serial killers of the 21st century. He is infamous for being a very organised and calculated killer, creating murder kits to hide all throughout the states for when he was ready to act. Trigger Warning: animal abuse, sexual abuse, antisemitism, suicide, self harm Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
10/08/23·1h 43m

33: The Moors Murders (Ian Brady & Myra Hindley) Part 3

Today's episode is the final part of the Moors Murders case which was carried out by UK serial killers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady. Trigger Warning: child death, disappearance, sexual assault Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
08/08/23·1h 2m

32: The Moors Murders (Ian Brady & Myra Hindley) Part 2

Today's episode is part two of the Moors Murders carried out by UK serial killers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady. Please note that there is a short description of audio from a distressing tape recording of abuse endured by a child at 57:13 - 59:37. Trigger Warning: child death, disappearance, sexual assault Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
03/08/23·1h 3m

31: The Moors Murders (Ian Brady & Myra Hindley) Part 1

Today's episode is on the Moors Murders carried out by UK serial killers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady. Part two will be out on Thursday 3rd August. Trigger Warning: child death, disappearance, sexual assault Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
01/08/23·1h 12m

30: The Hungerford Massacre Part 2

Today's episode is part 2 of the Hungerford Massacre. Please make sure you go back an episode and listen two part one before you dive into this one. Trigger Warning: shooting, suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
27/07/23·42m 47s

29: The Devastating Hungerford Massacre Part 1

Today's episode is about the Hungerford Massacre that took place in a quiet English town in the summer of 1987. Part two will be released on Thursday.  Trigger Warning: shooting, suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
25/07/23·41m 17s

28: H H Holmes & His Murder Castle

Today's episode is on serial killer H H Holmes and his murder castle! This story has inspired many horror movies including American Horror Story Hotel Trigger Warning: torture, mutilation Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
20/07/23·1h 5m

27: Depraved Killer Sends Letters to His Victim's Family

Today's episode is on serial killer Albert Fish. Trigger Warning: child death, caniballism Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
18/07/23·33m 4s

26: Which Neighbour Killed Joanna Yeates?

Today's episode is on Joanna Yeates, a 25 year old woman that disappeared and was later found murdered in Bristol, England, UK. This case was originally published on YouTube in September 2019.   Trigger Warning: disappearance, strangulation Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
13/07/23·59m 59s

25: Serial Killer on Blood Mountain

Today's episode is on the serial killer on blood mountain and the murder of Meredith Emerson, originally published on YouTube in July 2019.   Trigger Warning: homicides, kidnapping Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
11/07/23·50m 40s

24: What Happened To Lindsey Baum?

Today's episode is on the unsolved (or solved?) Lindsey Baum case, originally published in July 2019. Tips for Lindsey Baum's case can be directed to the FBI's Seattle Field Office at (206) 622-0460. You may also contact your local FBI office, the nearest American Embassy or Consulate, submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov , or call McCleary Police Department at (360) 495-3107. Please check local call charges.   Trigger Warning: abduction, kidnapping, child death Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
06/07/23·21m 4s

23: Australia's Most Evil Abuser Peter Scully

Today's episode is on the creator of dark web video 'Daisy's Destruction', Peter Scully, originally published on YouTube in October 2019.  Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, human trafficking Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
04/07/23·33m 22s

22: Lured from Facebook to Her Murder (Kayleigh Haywood)

Today's episode is on the Kayleigh Haywood case Trigger Warning: rape, child death Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
29/06/23·43m 10s

21: The Axeman of New Orleans

Today's episode is on the unsolved mystery of serial killer: the axeman of New Orleans. Trigger Warning: racially motivated murders (not proven) Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
27/06/23·48m 1s

20: Murder Victim Stuffed in a Hello Kitty Doll

Today's episode is on the hello kitty murder aka the Fan Man-Yee case, originally published on TouTube in July 2019.   Trigger Warning: abduction, torture, rape - more graphic details appear between 8:57 - 9:52 Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
22/06/23·22m 38s

19: The Monster of Worcester (David McGreavy)

Today's episode is on the monster of Worcester, David McGreavy, oringally published on YouTube in April 2018.   Trigger Warning: child death - more graphic details appear between 16:36 - 19.26 Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
20/06/23·28m 25s

18: Who Killed Lauren Agee?

Today's episode is on the unsolved mystery of Lauren Agee, originally published on YouTube in December 2018.   Trigger Warning: mysterious death, drowning Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
15/06/23·30m 13s

17: Real Life Killer Santa Claus

Today's episode is on the killer santa claus, Bruce Pardo Trigger Warning: mass murder Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
13/06/23·14m 14s

16: Murdered For A Free Breakfast (Rebecca Aylward)

Today's episode is on 15 year old Rebecca Aylward from South Wales Trigger Warning: child death. Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
08/06/23·18m 17s

15: 12 Year Old's Love Triangle Ends in Murder (Shanda Sharer)

Today's episode is on the case of Shanda Sharer, originally published on YouTube in 2019.   Trigger Warning: torture, child death Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
06/06/23·36m 13s

14: The Black Widow Killers (Colin & Hazel)

Today's episode is on Colin Howell & Hazel Stewart Trigger Warning: murder, suicide Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
01/06/23·15m 32s

13: Delia Day's BDSM Slavery?

Today's episode is on Delia Day/Susan Anton Trigger Warning: sexual assualt Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
30/05/23·16m 39s

12: The Clear Lake Murders (Christine Paolilla)

Today's episode is on Christine Paolilla from Clear Lake Trigger Warning: mass murder Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
25/05/23·29m 39s

11: Grindr's First Serial Killer

Today's episode is on the dating app serial killer, the grindr killer. Trigger Warning: rape, suggestion of suicide  Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
23/05/23·46m 48s

10: What Happened to Russell Bohling?

Today's episode is on the unsolved disappearance of missing Russell Bohling from Yorkshire Trigger Warning: disappearance, suicide, child pornography Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
18/05/23·39m 8s

9: The Brutal Murder of Ross Parker

Today's episode is on the case of Ross Parker, a 17 year old boy from Peterborough, England Trigger Warning: racism, brutality, murder Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
16/05/23·13m 32s

8: 44 Days in Hell (Junko Furuta's Torture)

Today's episode is on Junko Furuta, a 17 year old girl from Japan who was abducted and murdered Trigger Warning: abduction, rape, torture Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
11/05/23·23m 2s

7: Little Sophie Hook's Tragic Murder

Today's episode is on 7 year old Sophie Hook, originally from Cheshire in England, taken from Llandudno in Wales. Trigger Warning: child death, rape, paedophilia Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
09/05/23·14m 39s

6: The Snuff Film Murder (Georgia Williams)

Today's episode is on 17 year old Georgia Williams from Shropshire, England, UK. Trigger Warning: murder, necrophilia Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
04/05/23·16m 33s

5: The Infamous Killing of Stephen Lawrence

Today's episode is on 18 year old Stephen Lawrence from London, UK Trigger Warning: racism, murder Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
02/05/23·31m 38s

4: Sweet Fanny Adams' Horrific Murder

Today's episode is on the case of Sweet Fanny Adams - an 8 year old girl from Hampshire that took place in 1867   Trigger Warning: child death, murder Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
27/04/23·20m 50s

3: A Savage Murder Planned on MSN

Today's episode is on the MSN Killers, Kruse Wellwood and Cameron Moffat - teenage murderers that took the life of their best friend Kimberly Proctor Trigger Warning: rape, sexual assault, bullying, ADHD and anxiety Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
25/04/23·52m 34s

2: The Beheading on the Bus (Tim McLean Greyhound Bus Murder)

Today's episode is on 22 year old Tim McLean from Canada Trigger Warning: brutality, cannibalism Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
20/04/23·26m 9s

1: The Woman's Body in the Boot (Maria Korp)

Today's episode is on the case of Maria Korp, a Portuguese-born Australian woman reported missing for 4 days and later found in the boot of her car. Trigger Warning: Abduction, murder Resources: https://linktr.ee/usualdisclaimer 
18/04/23·36m 23s

Usual Disclaimer...coming soon!

Each week on Usual Disclaimer I'll be exploring different cases from the world of true crime, sorting the fact from fiction and delving into the psychology behind what motivates people to commit such horrific acts on others.  Episode 1 drops on Tuesday 18th April.  There’ll be cases from the archive of episodes I’ve already covered on my YouTube channel alongside new episodes that you can now hear, when you can’t watch. To make sure you never miss an episode, hit ‘follow’ now, wherever you’re listening.
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