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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Footnotes:

Murderpedia. (n.d.). Howard Milton Belcher. Retrieved 05/01/2021 from https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/belcher-howard-milton.htm

Hennie, Matt. (05/26/2011). Suspected Atlanta serial killer faces death–again. Project Q Atlanta. Retrieved 05/01/2021 from https://www.projectq.us/suspected-atlanta-serial-killer-faces-deathagain/

Suggs, Ernie. (11/14/2002) Man arrested in theft suspected in 3 killings. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 05/01/2021 from https://www.ajc.com/news/local/from-2002-man-arrested-theft-suspected-killings/OW9iEugDQS6KPC50Su4Z6O/

Warren, Beth. (11/10/2004). Killer indicted on new murder charge. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 05/01/2021 from https://www.ajc.com/news/local/from-2004-killer-indicted-new-murder-charge/mKrjMf9qGFXYYBccJ9Q6XI/

Montgomery, Bill. (01/11/2005). Fulton pursues death for Midtown bar killer. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 05/01/2021 from https://www.ajc.com/news/local/from-2005-fulton-pursues-death-for-midtown-bar-killer/aKOTEzDFqSjP6hamxPfUyM/

Georgia Dept of Corrections Offender Inquiry
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History

Atlantaeagleraid.com. (n.d.). Police Raid at the Atlanta Eagle. Retrieved 05/03/2021 from http://atlantaeagleraid.com/

Bagby, Diana. (05/13/2015). Atlanta Eagle owner: ‘City should be ashamed of itself’ for not training police officers following botched gay bar raid. Georgia Voice. Retrieved 05/03/2021 from https://thegavoice.com/news/atlanta/atlanta-eagle-owner-city-should-be-ashamed-of-itself-for-not-training-police-officers-following-botched-gay-bar-raid/

Wikipedia contributors. (05/03/2021). LGBT social movements. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 05/04/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=LGBT_social_movements&oldid=1021187139

The University of California, Davis Department of Psychology. (n.d.). Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S. Military: Historical Background. Retrieved 05/04/2021 from https://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/military_history.html

Wikipedia contributors. (04/29/2021). Don't ask, don't tell. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 05/04/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Don%27t_ask,_don%27t_tell&oldid=1020479410

Lee, Ryan. (10/09/2020). Bulldogs: Atlanta’s little gay bar that could. Atlanta Magazine. Retrieved 05/08/2021 from https://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/pride-bulldogs-atlantas-little-gay-bar-that-could/

Video

Murder by Numbers, S2 E7: Bound by Blood
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B09273MK8Y/ref=atv_dp_sign_suc_3P

ATL Homicide: S2/EP10 Boy Toys
https://tvone.tv/video/atl-homicide-boy-toys/

Stories from the Penitentiary. YouTube.  Speaking to serial killer Howard Belcher. [11/4/2020]. Retrieved on 5/5/2021 from https://youtu.be/gYQE7ok5u4E

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