During the early 20th century, America was caught up in a growing spiritualist movement that swept the nation. One hotspot for seances and new religious movements during the 1920s was Detroit. There, a self-styled “Divine Prophet” named Benny Evangelista met a brutal end. He and his entire family were murdered by an unknown assailant wielding an axe.  Here the true story of this bizarre unsolved murder, as well as the story of a man so determined to prove there was an afterlife, that he set in motion a plan to go there in person.

 

Notes:

http://weirddetroit.blogspot.com/2011/10/hauntings-have-been-part-of-human.html

A Ghost Story From Detroit’s Past You’ve Probably Never Heard

http://coldcaseshardcopy.blogspot.com/2011/07/divine-profetil-author-and-private.html

http://benny.weirdlectures.com

http://www.clickondetroit.com/features/st-aubin-street-massacre-1929-detroit-family-murders-still-unsolved

St. Aubin Street Massacre: The Benny Evangelist Family Murders

 

Music:

Dexter Britain, The Tea Party

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dexter_Britain/Creative_Commons_Volume_2/The_Tea_Party

Coldnoise, Tale for Mind, Memories, Who We Are, Malaika, Remember

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Coldnoise/

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