The Beatle Bandit—Part 1

The Beatle Bandit—Part 1

By Kristi Lee | Canadian True Crime

[ Part 1 of 2 ] The unbelievable but true story of a bizarre-looking bank robber who terrorized 1964 Toronto as Beatlemania was gripping the nation. One heist went terribly wrong, ending in a wild shootout that sparked a national debate around gun control, mental health and the death penalty.

Part 2 available to everyone March 22

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This series was written by Nate Hendley for Canadian True Crime based on his new book, The Beatle Bandit: A Serial Bank Robber’s Deadly Heist, a Cross Country Manhunt, and the Insanity Plea that Shook the Nation.

ABOUT NATE: Nate Hendley is a Toronto-based journalist, speaker, and author of many books.

PURCHASE: The Beatle Bandit is available in paperback, e-book, and audiobook formats at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Chapters-Indigo


Primary research and writing: Nate Hendley

Creative direction, additional research, writing, editing: Kristi Lee

Sound design: Kristi Lee

Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams 

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