lady of the lake episode 21 ghoulish tendencies

The Lady Of The Lake

They say that Lake Crescent never gives up its dead, but one day in 1940, the body of a woman was found floating, murdered. Even more alarming? Her body had turned to soap.

Show Notes

Even though Hallie Latham Illingworth was murdered and her body was dumped at Lake Crescent, some say her spirit has never left. Join us as we discuss the crime committed against her and the lore associated with the region.


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Researched & Written by Kim Douthit 

Edited & Produced by Gabi Fiore

Music by Dan Moretti