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Episode 84 - Steve Stout’s Thoughts on Chester Weger’s Parole

November 22, 2019

Convicted murderer Chester Weger was paroled on November 21st, 2019. The tragedy became a national story in 1960 and has haunted the Starved Rock area ever since. We talked with Steve Stout, author of the Starved Rock Murders to get his thoughts on the news. 


Today's sponsors: Radium City Brewery and Sketchmass


Music from the Show:

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"Vicious," "Furious Freak," and "Five Card Shuffle" by Kevin MacLeod (
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