Drinking The Cool Aid

Drinking The Cool Aid

Drinking The Cool Aid is a true crime podcast with two sisters, Megan and Hanna. We cover recent and cold cases, paranormal, unsolved mysteries, serial killers, disappearances, conspiracies, and pretty much all things spooky. We go in depth with our twisted stories and sprinkle in a little humor. "Tell your friends, tell your cats, ummm byyeeeee!

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August 7, 2022 56 min

On the afternoon of November 24th, 1971, a man that called himself Dan Cooper approached the counter of Northwest Orient Airlines in Portland, Oregon. He was wearing a business suit and raincoat and was holding a briefcase. He paid $20 for his one-way ticket in cash, and it was flight #305 for Seattle, Washington on a Boeing 727. After boarding the plane, he handed the stewardess a note and told her he had a bomb. He demanded 4 par...

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On the afternoon of November 24th, 1971, a man that called himself Dan Cooper approached the counter of Northwest Orient Airlines in Portland, Oregon. He was wearing a business suit and raincoat and was holding a briefcase. He paid $20 for his one-way ticket in cash, and it was flight #305 for Seattle, Washington on a Boeing 727. After boarding the plane, he handed the stewardess a note and told her he had a bomb. He demanded 4 par...

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July 24, 2022 35 min

15-year-old Kara Robinson was kidnapped in broad daylight by a serial killer, Richard Evonitz on June 24th, 2002.  She was held captive for 18 hours but managed to escape and lead the police to her captor.  Kara shares a lot about trauma and how to overcome it on her TikTok.

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    July 17, 2022 30 min

    Joseph David Wolfgang Pichler is a child actor that disappeared on January 5th, 2006, when he was 18 years old.  A note was discovered in his car that talked about his desire to be a "stronger brother" and he wanted his belongings to go to his younger brother, but his family does not believe this is a suicide note.
     
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    July 10, 2022 50 min

    13-year-old Leigh Occhi disappeared from her home in Tupelo, Mississippi during Hurricane Andrew, on August 27th, 1992.  Her mother, Vickie Felton, arrived home that morning and found blood in the house, but her daughter was missing.   This case remains unsolved.  If you have any information, you can call the Tupelo Police Department at 662-841-6491. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through the Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mis...

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    20-year-old Karen Rodriguez was kidnapped and murdered by the Zetas Cartel.  Her mother, Miriam, investigated the case on her own and hunted down every person that was involved.  Some of the men that were in prison for killing her daughter ended up escaping and Miriam was murdered as well.

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    Matthew Shepard was brutally attacked and tortured by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson on October 6th, 1998.  His attackers tied him to a fence, and he died in a hospital a few days later.  His death set off a nationwide debate about hate crimes and homophobia that led to the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (2009).   

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    Matthew Shepard was brutally attacked and tortured by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson on October 6th, 1998.  His attackers tied him to a fence, and he died in a hospital a few days later.  His death set off a nationwide debate about hate crimes and homophobia that led to the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (2009).   

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    Dorian Corey was a legendary drag queen who was featured in the documentary Paris is Burning.  She passed away from complications due to AIDS On August 29th, 1993.  Her caregiver, Lois Taylor, went to Dorian's apartment with two men to sell some of her items and they found a mummy inside a garment bag.  The mummified remains belonged to Robert "Bobby" Worley.

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    Colleen Stan hitchhiked out of Eugene, Oregon on May 19, 1977.  She was kidnapped by Cameron and Jan Hooker and held as a sex slave for seven years.  She was locked in a small coffin-like wooden box the Hookers kept under their bed.  Colleen was forced to sign a slavery contract and she was told about an organized crime group called "The Company" that could harm her or her family if she didn't comply.  Colleen is a surv...

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    Colleen Stan hitchhiked out of Eugene, Oregon on May 19, 1977.  She was kidnapped by Cameron and Jan Hooker and held as a sex slave for seven years.  She was locked in a small coffin-like wooden box the Hookers kept under their bed.  Colleen was forced to sign a slavery contract and she was told about an organized crime group called "The Company" that could harm her or her family if she didn't comply.  Colleen is a surv...

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    Colleen Stan hitchhiked out of Eugene, Oregon on May 19, 1977.  She was kidnapped by Cameron and Jan Hooker and held as a sex slave for seven years.  She was locked in a small coffin-like wooden box the Hookers kept under their bed.  Colleen was forced to sign a slavery contract and she was told about an organized crime group called "The Company" that could harm her or her family if she didn't comply.  Colleen is a surv...

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    Carl Tanzler is known as Count Carl Von Cosel.  He worked as a radiology technician at a hospital in Key West, Florida.  He became obsessed with one of his patients, Elena Milagro de Hoyos and she died from Tuberculosis.  Carl's obsession carried on after her death, he took her body from the mausoleum, and he kept her corpse for 7 years.
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    Carl Tanzler is known as Count Carl Von Cosel.  He worked as a radiology technician at a hospital in Key West, Florida.  He became obsessed with one of his patients, Elena Milagro de Hoyos and she died from Tuberculosis.  Carl's obsession carried on after her death, he took her body from the mausoleum, and he kept her corpse for 7 years.
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    John George Haigh was known as the acid bath murder.  He was a serial killer that murdered his victims and put their bodies in sulphuric acid afterwards.  He was a master at forging signatures, and this allowed him to gain access to his victim's possessions and money.

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    John George Haigh was known as the acid bath murder.  He was a serial killer that murdered his victims and put their bodies in sulphuric acid afterwards.  He was a master at forging signatures, and this allowed him to gain access to his victim's possessions and money.

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    The Acid Alchemist: A True Story of Murder, Deceit, and Unspeakable Horror. , Brown, Robert - Amazon.com

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    April 17, 2022 37 min

    Jake Bird was tried and executed for the axe murders of Bertha Kludt and her daughter Beverly June Kludt.  It is suspected that he may have killed as many as 44 to 46 people.  After his conviction was announced, he said, "I'm putting the Jake Bird hex on all of you who had anything to do with my being punished.  Mark my words, you will die before I do."  Six people connected to the trial died. 

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    The Pottawattamie County Jail is also known as Squirrel Cage Jail is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  It's built like a giant Lazy Susan and the cells are pie shaped.  There is a single door on all 3 levels, but you need to use a hand crank to spin the jail and line it up.  Some very infamous prisoners served time in this jail, including Jake Bird, also known as the Tacoma Ax-killer.  It's rumored that Jake put a hex on pe...

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    Diane Staudte and her daughter, Rachel, committed murders together by poisoning their family members with antifreeze.  Diane's husband, Mark was murdered first, then her son, Shaun.  Soon after, her daughter, Sarah was taken to the hospital in critical condition and police started an investigation.  Diane was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole and Rachel was sentenced to life in prison and she will no...

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    Melissa Platt's death certificate has been changed from undetermined to homicide due to assault and closed head injury.  Her family has hired a private investigator and the case has been re-opened. 

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