In 1976, a television crew made a gruesome discovery in a California funhouse. What seemed to be the ghoulish dummy of a hanged man was found to be a very real corpse. Was he a murder victim or something else? How did he come to be hanging in a haunted house? Who was he?
Join Mike and Martin as they explore the strange life and afterlife of Elmer McCurdy, a true crime journey that takes in exploding safes, parasitic worms, train robberies, 1960s B-movies, a foot-operated machine gun, humour, horror, and the tragic death of a man who wouldn’t give up.