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Feb. 8, 2023

True Crime for the Short on Time #17: The Exorcist and The Serial Killer

True Crime for the Short on Time #17: The Exorcist and The Serial Killer

On December 26th, 1973, director William Friedkin introduced the world to one of the scariest films of all time. The Exorcist. The movie has become a cultural milestone surrounded by its mythology. But perhaps the most frightening story involves an unknown extra in the film. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the dark to discuss Paul Bateson and New York's "Bag Murders." Will this case be enough to make you check the locks?

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