10-Minute Mystery: James Brown, vampire sailor


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In 1892, newspapers around the country printed the stunning account of a Portuguese sailor serving time in the Ohio Penitentiary for killing and drinking the blood of his shipmates. Modern researchers have sought to explain why 19th century Americans thought they had a living vampire. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch

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