Melanie Goodwin ////// 48
September 25, 2007, A call to 911 reports the finding of a dead body. The body is of a female who has been killed and dumped in a ditch near a parking lot. Someone had set the body on fire attempting hide evidence and the girl's identity. Police were able to pull surveillance footage from the cameras watching the nearby parking lot. On the footage they can clearly see a man dragging what appears to be the body of a women from a car. Shortly after there is a huge flash of light. This is the fire being set. Police use what information they can from the video and that information leads them to the doorstep of Melanie Goodwin's parents. This week we discuss the tragic death of Melanie Goodwin and the tracking of her killer.
Beer of the Week - Noble King by Jester King Brewery - Austin, TX
Garage Grade - 4 out of 5 bottle caps
Melanie Goodwin ////// 48
Joshua Guimond ////// 47
November 9, 2002 Joshua Guimond was at a party with friends. Some time between the hours of he left. Some thought maybe to use the restroom others said maybe he went home to his apartment across the St. John's University campus but we may never know. He should have returned to the party or had he left he would have walked about three minutes to his apartment but he was never seen again. Joshua's father spent countless hours searching for his son and most of that on the 2700 acres that is the St. John's University campus. we ask ourselves what happened to Joshua?
Beer of the week - Sugar Shack Maple Stout
Garage Grade - 3 1/2 out of 5 bottle caps
Please don't litter, Nic & the Captain
A case this expansive and captivating requires one more week in the garage. With so many Black Dahlia movies, books and documentaries it's clear that there are a lot of opinions and a lot of theories. This week we take what we have learned from last week and mash it up with what we have already known and talk a little more about this unforgettable victim and crime.
Beer of the week - Goose Island Bourbon Barrel Brand Stout 2015
Garage Grade - 5 of 5 bottle caps
Some of the audio was generously provided to us by Mark Shostrom
Detective F. A. Brown audio Mark Shostrom Copyright
After learning about Elizabeth Short A.K.A. "The Black Dahlia" we join our friend Mark Shostrom to tell us more about the crime and who might be responsible. Why did the killer contact the newspapers. Why did the killer send Elizabeth's belongings to them. Was he trying to taunt the police or was the real killer or killers trying to implicate an innocent man. Join us in the garage as we discuss the famous Black Dahlia case with details and rumors that you've never heard before.
Cheers, Nic and The Captain
On the morning of January 15, 1947 the nude murdered body of a young woman is found on a vacate lot in Los Angeles, California. Newspapers would dub the dark haired beauty "The Black Dahlia." LAPD could not solve this case and the murder case known as the Black Dahlia would go on to become a household name and a horrific crime featured in many books and movies. Who was the mysterious "Black Dahlia" victim, what were her movements and who were her friends and enemies in her life. This week we take a long hard look at this historic case.
Beer of the week - East Bay IPA by Ale Industries
Garage Grade - 3 3/4 bottle caps out of 5
Boca Raton, Florida 2007; Multiple attacks are occurring in the Town Center Mall parking lot. To the victims the attack starts off as what might appear to be a simple carjacking or a robbery but after the lone gunman is in the vehicle what follows is terrifying. Law enforcement is very aware that they have a very violent and deadly criminal at large and he is using the mall parking lot to trap his victims but are they dealing with a serial killer? Get in the garage as we kickoff season 3.
Beer of the week- HoneyMaker Blueberry Mead by Maine Mead Works
Garage Grade- 4 out of 5 bottle caps