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Episode Four: Double-O

This week we cover the life and crimes of Dr. Michael Swango, a serial poisoner from the 1990's.


A full transcript of the episode can be found here:


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Our sources for this episode include.

LA Times: https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1994-02-06-mn-19768-story.html

The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/opinions/2000/09/10/doctors-who-kill/06cb3144-4b19-4f6d-aff7-c7bf9cadf040/

The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2000/09/07/nyregion/prosecutors-say-doctor-killed-to-feel-a-thrill.html

Court TV: https://web.archive.org/web/20060213022955/http://www.courttv.com/onair/shows/mugshots/indepth/swango.html

SerialKillerCalendar:

https://serialkillercalendar.com/MICHAEL-SWANGO-THE-DEATH-DOCTOR.php

ThoughtCo:

https://www.thoughtco.com/profile-of-joseph-michael-swango-973127

The Lineup:

https://the-line-up.com/michael-swango

Daily Press:

https://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-xpm-20001126-2000-11-26-0011260127-story.html

Murderpedia: https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/swango-michael.htm

TheFamousPeople: https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/michael-swango-14036.php

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Swango#See_also

and the book Criminology of Serial Poisoners (Pages 191-193) by Michael Farrell (sourced via Google Books)


Header Image: Sourced from ThoughtCo:

https://www.thoughtco.com/profile-of-joseph-michael-swango-973127

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