Episode 14: The Association
June 14, 2018
SEASON 01 // EPISODE 15
THE GIGOLO

Chicago's Most Famous Unsolved Crime

A smooth-talking con man who preys on wealthy widows and divorcees becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of Helen Brach, a multimillionaire candy heiress.

Prelude: Horse owners summon "The Sandman" to assist them in recovering a portion of their investments.


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Performed by Ethan Helfrich (Rest You Sleeping Giant )


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Hot Blood: The Money, the Brach Heiress, the Horse Murders (Englade)
Who Killed the Candy Lady?: Unwrapping the Unsolved Murder of Helen Brach (Ylisela)
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A smooth-talking con man who preys on wealthy widows and divorcees becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of Helen Brach, a multimillionaire candy heiress.