When John Quinney was ten years old, he took the stand to testify against his own father. He had come to believe that his dad Melvin was the murderous leader of a satanic cult. It would be decades before John would learn that his family was just one of many swept up in a panic that gripped America in the 1980s—one in which hundreds of people were accused of taking part in underground satanic cults that sacrificed infants and sexually abused children. By the time the panic had subsided, score ...
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We're going down to far south Texas this week as Erin presents a case from La Joya. When a little boy suddenly dies, a firestorm of media attention is directed at this tiny town and the little boy's aunt. How does the justice system strain under the suspect's unique circumstances, and how does the media and publicity attention play into how a story is told? Stay tuned this week for this bizarre and unique case.More information about this week's Good News story: https://cbsaustin.com/news/forever-families/nonprofits-help-prepare-foster-children-for-back-to-schoolAnd the link to donate: https://p4c.z2systems.com/np/clients/p4c/donation.jsp?test=true&campaign=10&Donate to Texas Equusearch on their website www.texasequusearch.org. Visit our new merch shop: allcrimenocattle.threadless.com. Find us on Twitter: @ACNCpodcast and on Instagram: @allcrimenocattle. Tip Jar: paypal.me/allcrimenocattle