Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color

E121: Howard Milton Belcher

May 13, 2021

This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Howard Milton Belcher, a gay man who targeted other gay men. He murdered 3-4 men, in Paulding and Dekalb Counties, Midtown Atlanta, and McKinney, Georgia. He was seen with the victims at different times at a gay bar in Midtown in October of 2002.

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