Small Town Secrets

Hosted ByFred Knoop

(Explicit) A podcast that explores the strange stories of small towns across the globe. They may be paranormal, true crime, or just plain weird. Every town has a secret what is yours?

Amityville, NY Part One

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Amityville is a actually a small village that is part of Babylon New York.According to legend when the settlers wanted to establish a post office they needed a name.A meeting of the town name became heated with someone yelling out, “What this meeting needs is some amity!”.It would seem that Amityville started with a hint of bedlam, something that would carry on.Years later Ronald Defoe would murder his entire family under mysterious circumstances.However, that’s just the beginning of the Amityville Haunting.

WikiPedia article about Amityville, New York

Butch DeFoe’s trial began on October 14, 1975.DeFoe and his Lawyer went with an insanity defense.DeFoe originally claimed that he heard voices urging him to kill his entire family. Seventh Body.html

WikiPedia article about Ronald DeFeo Jr.

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