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Episode 24
UNSOLVED: The Phantom Killer

The urban legend of the 1946 Phantom Killer has been told around campfires and depicted in movies for years, but this was no tall tale. The town of Texarkana was terrorized by a man with a white sack over his head that was targeting young couples enjoying quality time at local "lover's lanes" around the area. After the deaths of 4 and 2 others in critical condition...The Phantom Killer turned his victimology upside down and kept going. 

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  • Sources
    Daniel LaPlante, Townsend Triple Murderer, Seeks Earlier Parole Eligibility Talk Murder With Me: Daniel LaPlante Commonwealth v. Daniel J. LaPlante The Bizzare Story of Daniel LaPlante ANALYSIS: Daniel LaPlante - True Crime Psychology and Personality: Narcissism, Psychopathy, and the Minds of Dangerous Criminals
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