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109: The Bloody Bruces

109: The Bloody Bruces

Update: 2020-12-0515
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In the late 80’s and early 90’s, one family of brothers terrorized the Benton County area of northwest Tennessee. The Bruce brothers had rap sheets but the local sheriff could rarely make charges stick because the family intimidated anyone in the community who dared to defy them. In 1991, they were suspected in a double murder and arson but it would take a federal task force to convince witnesses to come forward. The Bloody Bruces and their equally evil matriarch, Kathleen, would continue to terrorize their community even from behind bars as they awaited trial.

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Written and researched by Hannah Newcomb
Additional writing and editing by Erica Kelley
Original Graphic Art by Coley Horner
Original Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma Radio
Edited by Chaes Gray of Gray Multimedia
Case suggested by Ashley Hubbs

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Marta Savova

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Marie Sharp

so sorry you have been a rough time lately, hope you feel better soon xx

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Welcome back. We've missed you so much. ❤️❤️

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Darla Plymesser

I've missed you so much

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BC

An excellent episode! I'm so glad you're feeling better!

Dec 5th
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Jocelyn Allan

Back with a bang!!! Fantastic episode. Chilling. And a grim trope: the clanish brutality of a bunch of knuckle-dragging arseholes, raised by a souless, ignorant matriarch. A Southern "Animal Kingdom" (Netflix)

Dec 5th
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I'm so glad you're back! Please don't push yourself too hard.

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109: The Bloody Bruces

109: The Bloody Bruces

Erica Kelley