Warning: This episode contains disturbing content.
Today, Jack and J. J. cover the case of Nathaniel Bar-Jonah. A man who, despite a mountain of evidence, was never convicted for murder. Over the course of his life, he molested, raped, tortured, and cannibalized multiple children, usually young boys.
In Bar-Jonah’s hoarded apartment, detectives found lists of names, encoded notebooks, recipes for “little boy pot pies”, and the hair of an African-American male in a dirty meat-grinder. The disappearance of ten-year-old Zachary Ramsay was almost certainly the work of Bar-Jonah. A suspicion made all the more sinister by the fact that for a month after Zachary’s disappearance, Bar-Jonah threw cookouts for his friends and neighbors- yet had a distinct gap in his credit history: no bills for grocery purchases.
To this day, we do not know how many victims Bar-Jonah kidnapped, killed, and ate.
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah via Murderpedia
“Eat the Evidence: A Journey Through the Dark Boroughs of a Paedophilic Cannibal’s Mind” by John Espy. Karnac Books. 7 January 2014.
“Cannibalism and the Strange Case of Nathaniel Bar-Jonah” by Real Frenz XL. truecrimecases.blogspot.com. 1 August 2010.
“10-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Butchered, Eaten” by Kim Skornogoski. Great Falls Tribune. 20 December 2000.
“Episode 08″ Up Close” Most Evil. Investigation Discovery. 7 September 2006. Television.
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