Episode 61 – Virginia Crimes

On this episode of Brew Crime Mike was joined by JT formerly of True Crime Lab and the current host/voice of Active Shooter Podcast and future host of Emergen-Tea.  This episode we cover cases in JT’s home state Virginia

Beer Pairing for this episode is Home Sweet Home Pineapple Passion Fruit Barrel Aged Fruit Smoothie Sour from Yellow Dog Brewing.

Story 1 – Mike
Golden Years Killer

Virginia had 14 women murderer in a 6 year span with all the women in their Golden Years.  It wouldnt be until a change in MO for the killer Leslie Leon Burchart to be caught.



Story 2 – JT
The Murder of Robert Schwartz

When role playing games get out of hand sometimes people like Clara Schwartz have their fathers killed.


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Clara Jane SCHWARTZ v. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia., No. 0577-03-4 (Court of Appeals of Virginia, Alexandria April 15, 2015) (FindLaw, Dist. file).

Frenz. (n.d.). Clara Schwartz: A DEADLY GAME. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from http://truecrimecases.blogspot.com/2012/08/clara-schwartz-deadly-game.html

Glod, M. (2003, February 11). Daughter gets 48 years in slaying of her father. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/2003/02/11/daughter-gets-48-years-in-slaying-of-her-father/a1d3e0b1-698f-48e1-844c-a0403f7eaf73/

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Scheel, Eugene (2002). Loudoun Discovered: Communities and Crossroads, Volume Two, Leesburg and the Old Carolina Road. Leesburg, VA: Friends of the Thomas Balch Library.

Schwartz, R.; Dayhoff, M. (1978). “Origins of prokaryotes, eukaryotes, mitochondria, and chloroplasts”. Science. 199 (4327): 395–403. Bibcode:1978Sci…199..395S.doi:10.1126/science.202030.PMID202030.

“Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Leesburg town, Virginia”. data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 18, 2021.

“Town of Leesburg: A Brief History of Leesburg”. Official website of the Town of Leesburg, Virginia. Retrieved May 11, 2015.

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