The Redpath Mansion Mystery

1:14:54
 
Share
 

Manage episode 274766629 series 2359145
By Curiouscast and Dark Poutine / Curiouscast. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Episode 146: On June 13th 1901, Ada Mills Redpath and her son Jocelyn Clifford Redpath were killed in their mansion in on Sherbrooke Street in Montreal. Ada had been shot to the back of the head. Clifford has a gunshot wound to his the temple. The police were not called. A coroner’s inquest the next day declared the deaths a murder-suicide. Ada and Clifford were buried June 15th without any further investigation.
Written By: Josina De Bree
Sources:

https://www.canadianmysteries.ca/sites/redpath/home/indexen.html
https://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/the-m-naghten-rule.html
https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/about-epilepsy-basics/what-epilepsy
https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/epilepsy-auras
https://www.cureepilepsy.org/for-patients/what-are-the-phases-of-seizures-of-epilepsy/

Denton A, Tellez-Zenteno JF. A patient with epilepsy charged with kidnapping, unlawful confinement, and assault causing bodily harm after seizures: Deficiencies in the legal system. Epilepsy Behav Rep. 2020;13:100361. Published 2020 Mar 21. doi:10.1016/j.ebr.2020.100361

Dougall, L. (2019) The Summit House Mystery; Or, The Earthly Purgatory. Good Press. Original work published 1905.

Reuber M, Mackay RD. Epileptic automatisms in the criminal courts: 13 cases tried in England and Wales between 1975 and 2001. Epilepsia. 2008 Jan;49(1):138-45. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2007.01269.x. PMID: 17727668.

Shih JJ, LeslieMazwi T, Falcao G, Van Gerpen J. Directed aggressive behavior in frontal lobe epilepsy: video-EEG and ictal spect case study. Neurology. 2009;73(21):1804-1806. doi:10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181c2933f

Devinsky, Orrin. “Postictal psychosis: common, dangerous, and treatable.” Epilepsy currents vol. 8,2 (2008): 31-4. doi:10.1111/j.1535-7511.2008.00227.x

Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/darkpoutine

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

169 episodes