Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color

E135: Tony Von Carruthers

October 7, 2021

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This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Tony Von Carruthers, who, along with two other men, kidnapped, killed and buried alive three people in Memphis.

We dive into the setting (10:25), the killers early life (22:32) and the timeline (25:48).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (38:06), "Where are they now?" (50:27) followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (55:31).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered (01:00:05) and our shout outs (01:02:58). 

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Shout Outs

Candyman
https://www.amazon.com/Candyman-Yahya-Abdul-Mateen-II/dp/B09FYM9RTC/

Snap Judgment:

Spooked
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Back Stage II
https://snapjudgment.org/episode/backstage-ii/

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Footnotes

Articles/Websites

Hale, Steven. (02/18/2020). Tennessee Man Could Be The First Person In Nearly A Century To Be Executed After Being Forced To Represent Himself At Trial. The Appeal.org. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from https://theappeal.org/tennessee-death-penalty/

Gribben, Mark. (n.d.). Well Organized and Extremely Violent. The Malefactor’s Register. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from http://malefactorsregister.com/wp/well-organized-and-extremely-violent/

Mattise, Jonathan. (01/04/2020). Tennessee inmates ask court to stop execution scheduling, argue death penalty rooted in racism. CTV News. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/tennessee-inmates-ask-court-to-stop-execution-scheduling-argue-death-penalty-rooted-in-racism-1.4753101

My Crime Library. (03/22/2021). Tony Carruthers Tennessee Death Row. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from https://mycrimelibrary.com/tony-carruthers-tennessee-death-row/

Murderpedia. (n.d.). Tony Von Carruthers. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from https://murderpedia.org/male.C/c/carruthers-tony.htm

History

Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. (08/05/2021). Memphis. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from https://www.britannica.com/place/Memphis-Tennessee

Lanum, Mackenzie. (11/20/2011). Memphis Riot, 1866. Black Past. Retrieved 09/18/2021 from https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/memphis-riot-1866/

Nickas, Laura. (10/08/2017). Orange Mound. Tennessee Encyclopedia. Retrieved 09/28/2021 from https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entries/orange-mound/

How Not to Get Murdered

100 DEADLY SKILLS - EASIEST WAY TO BREAK INTO YOUR HOME!
https://youtu.be/EAk0t-D-_eo

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