Episode 25: Highway Killer
Between 1982 and 1984, over 20 bodies of young men were found in fields, often near near interstates, murdered. All of the victims had stab wounds at the chest and abdomen; several victims disemboweled after death. Who was the monster killing these men?Well-known in the gay community of Indianapolis, Larry Eyler was considered a good guy, but he had a dark, sadistic streak in his sexual relations. It would be a past lover’s suspicions that would help lead to his arrest.In this episode, we discuss the crimes of Eyler and then dig into his dysfunctional family and his family’s deep Indiana roots. What we found was even more murder.