178. The Trunk Murderess, Winnie Ruth Judd | USA

Historic Crime
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Solved Crimes
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Winnie Ruth Judd Podcast
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On an October night in 1931, a baggage handler on the Golden State Limited from Phoenix to Los Angeles noticed a bad smell protruding from two black trunks, with blood seeping from the bottom. At first, he assumed that someone was transporting deer meat interstate, but he was mistaken… The black travel trunks contained something far more sinister. And the elegant female passenger in the brown dress suit who had brought the trunks onto the train, had a lot to answer for…

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Resources

Book

The Trunk Murderess – Jane Bommersbach

YouTube

Interview: Winnie Ruth Judd 1969

Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murderess

Web

Wikipedia

 

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

 

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.

 

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