A Rude, A Prude, and an Unsolved Mystery

Unsolved Mysteries Episode Six: The Missing Heir of Curly Green / The Murders of Harold & Thelma Swain

March 25, 2022 Season 1 Episode 13
A Rude, A Prude, and an Unsolved Mystery
Unsolved Mysteries Episode Six: The Missing Heir of Curly Green / The Murders of Harold & Thelma Swain
Show Notes

We're finally done with the Son of Sam and moving onto Curly Green, a man with a small fortune and no heir, and the tragic racially motivated murders of Harold and Thelma Swain. Easter opens the show talking about the Twilight Trivia she attended and Brown is ready to rob Olive Garden of all their parmesan.

Additional Notes:
00:00 - 4:00 - Introduction
4:31 - Curly Green Preview
6:11 - Curly Green died doing yard work
8:38 - Curly Green's fortune ($200,000)
9:47 - Curly's friend Catherine is shocked he amassed that much wealth
10:31 - How Curly made his money
11:30 - Curly and Jessamyn's sweet and haunting love story
12:10 - Curly's arrival in Schuyler
14:50 - Curly's attempt at flirting
16:40 - Catherine, Curly's friend and Jessamyn's sister, getting her money
18:11 - Curly returned home from the war full of hope
19:06 - Jessamyn's betrayal
22:55 - Curly never fell in love again
26:28 - Pilot Light Dinner
27:47 - Riley's, Curly's acquaintance, introduction
29:06 - Postcard Mishap
31:14 - Funeral Flowers
32:32 - Swain Murders preview
38:14 - Background on Harold and Thelma Swain
38:55 - Robert Swain talking about his brother Harold
40:16 - The women hide in the church office
41:49 - There was a lot of physical evidence
42:49 - Transient Theory
44:42 - Robert Stack describing the glasses
46:31 - Investigators being to wonder if the murder was premeditated
48:24 - Eyewitness description of murderer
50:28 - Donnie Barrentine's "joke"
52:44 - Line up reenactment
57:00 - 1:01:47 - Research Updates
1:02:00 - 1:05:00 - Exhumation of Harold Swain / Mummy talk
1:05:03 - End - Outtake






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