Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color

E86: John Rubio & Angela Camacho

July 9, 2020

This week Beth and Wendy discuss John Allen Rubio and Angela Camacho, who murdered their own children, and then decapitated them. This is a tough one, so please be forewarned. 

We dive into the story, stats and setting (8:38), and the killers early lives (14:33).  **We get into the details of the murders (36:30) CONTENT WARNING so feel free to skip ahead**.  Then, we get into the investigation and arrest (42:10) As usual we close out the show with some shout outs and of course, some tips on how not to get murdered(58:36).  

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How Not to Get Murdered

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Shout Outs

Good Night Irene by Sterlin Harjo

Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix


Crackers in Soup


"Abyss" by Alasen: ●
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

"Start as You Mean to Go On" by Birch
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

"Second Chance" by Saibysed
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License

“Blippy Trance” by Kevin MacLeod

“Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod

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