33 minutes | Nov 30th 2020

Episode 76 The Earl Family Murders in Welsh Louisiana

In 1902 six members of a farming family were murdered in Calcasieu Parish Louisiana. The gruesome discovery devastated the community. Alfred Batson was arrested despite having no motive for the murders. He would pay the ultimate price for the crime.   See photos and sources for this episode in the show notes at southernmysteries.com   Support the showWant more Southern Mysteries? Become a member of the show on Patreon to support this independent show and enjoy the benefits of membership, including monthly bonus content. patreon.com/southernmysteries   ConnectWebsiteTwitterDiscussion Group Music Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use Additional Music: Lightless Dawn, Resolution, Ambient, Long Note One, Long Note Four, Tranquility Base and Dark Times by Kevin MacLeod; Slow Hammers by The Mini Vandals; Falling Rain by Myuu Licensed under Creative Commons. Lomax, J. A., Lomax, A. & Stavin' Chain. (1934) Batson. Lafayette, Louisiana.
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