Tag: Colt .45

Murder in the Vestibule- Podcast Episode #2

The Mystery of the Ragged Stranger podcast Episode #1- A Prelude to Murder can be found here if you missed it…   This podcast aims to take a deep look, at what was one of Chicago’s most famous crimes. In 1920, on a quiet North Side street, three people entered a tiny vestibule of a... Read more »

The Colt .45 and Abercrombie & Fitch

  Part 3 can be found here if you missed it… As America fought in the Philippines in the 1899-1902 Philippine-American war the American soldiers found themselves up against the indigenous Moro tribe who, among other tribes, were said to often take native herbs or drugs that made them fierce to fight. It was said they made... Read more »

The Ragged Stranger in the Ravenswood Hospital Morgue

Part 1 can be found here if you missed it… In the immediate aftermath of the shooting the police tried to identify the unknown man in the morgue at Ravenswood Hospital. He was a white male in his early 20’s with a pale complexion, freckles, and light reddish-brown hair that was longer than the style... Read more »