Ep. 23 Jealousy At Lover’s Lane

The Murder of Mary Jane Reed & Stanley Skridla

Today we have a case that may never be officially solved but many are positive that the killer was never a mystery. Over 70 years ago a double homicide shook a small town in Illinois. Ever since, that town has been haunted by cover ups, conspiracy and restless spirits. Can the truth set this town free? Or are they doomed to live among the dead forever?

Mary Jane Reed
Mary Jane Reed
Stanley Skridla
Mary Janes Body at the Crime Scene
Location where Mary Jane was found
Willard “Jiggs” Burright
Stenhouse, the last place Mary and Stanley were seen Alive


Marc Hoover, Catch My Killer; “The unsolved murder of Mary Jane Reed”

Kathi Kresol, Rock River Times; “The mysterious deaths of Stan Skridla and Mary Jane Reed”

Ted Gregory, Chicago Tribune; “Who murdered Mary Jane Reed?”

Vinde Wells, Shaw Media; “Exhumation may yield clues to 1948 murders”

Sadie Gurman, Herald News; “Theories get new life after report says remains may not all be Mary Jane Reed’s”

Carter Roy & Wendy McKenzie, Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories; “Mary Jane Reed and Stanley Skridla”



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