Trailer for Lizzie Borden Audio, Season 1

D.A. Knowlton gets Lizzie to admit she was alone in the house with Abby Borden moments before her death with the doors locked.

Lizzie Borden's Witness Statements and Inquest Episodes In One Bundle!

Lizzie Borden Audio is a new episodic series that appeals to lovers of the dark and macabre nature of a historical true crime investigation from the famous 1892 case. 

Told from multiple witnesses and utilizing the primary source transcripts with short musical interludes, it is the first podcast made entirely from trial testimony with humorous bits of music to accent the absurd and sometimes comical nature of the crime. 

You can purchase 3 episodes of the original witness statements and 4 episodes of Lizzie's Inquest testimony with D.A. Hosea Knowlton and help support my efforts to record the preliminary and superior court trial. All 7 episodes are $19.99 or you can purchase the first episode of Lizzie's Inquest for $5.00. 

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The Inquest of Lizzie Borden, Episode 1

$3.99 / once

Lizzie Borden was summoned to appear for questioning before Judge Blaisdell and D.A. Hosea Knowlton for the first day of her inquest five days after the suspicious murders of her father and stepmother.  She was the last person to see her father and stepmother alive moments before their deaths even though they occurred two hours apart.

Announcer: Dennis Alexander
Narrator: Martin Dodge
Lizzie Borden: Tanya Montoya
D.A.Hosea Knowlton: Tim Dennis
Directed & Produced: Kate Lavender
Recorded at KBOO Radio, Portland, Oregon.
RF Music: Powerful Rocket by
Pumpkin Fiction & Spooky Pumpkin by MelodyLoops


$9.99 / once

The INQUEST EPISODES 1 thru 4 with Lizzie Borden & D.A. Hosea Knowlton - August 9, 10, 11, 1892

Episode 1 = Lizzie Borden was summoned to appear for questioning before Judge Blaisdell and D.A. Hosea Knowlton for the first day of her inquest five days after the suspicious murders of her father and stepmother.  She was the last person to see each person alive moments before their deaths even though they occurred two hours apart.

Episode 2 = D.A. Knowlton interrogates Lizzie Borden during her inquest until she admits she was alone with Abby Borden between 9:00 and 10:40 am when her father returned to the house. Soon thereafter, her father and then later, her stepmother are found dead and she declares she was up in the barn loft "looking for sinkers" and neither heard nor saw anyone.

Episode 3 = D.A. Knowlton interrogates the 32 year-old-spinster daughter of the great Andrew J. Borden of Fall River revealing a sophisticated and clever liar.  All pleasantries have subsided as Lizzie uses her own brand of Bullshit & Bitchcraft to confuse her nemesis.

Episode 4 = The exciting conclusion of the Inquest of Lizzie Borden as D.A. Knowlton queries Lizzie about the inconsistencies in her stories on the day of the murders.  Also discussed the eating of pears in the hot loft of the barn while looking out a closed window when she was "too sick to eat breakfast," looking for pieces of lead she "never found" to go fishing, her attempt to buy prussic acid,  and purchasing cheap dress material with a pattern in New Bedford.  Last, Knowlton asked her eight times if she wore an apron on the day of the murders.

Witness Statements Episode 1 = The original witness statements from the case of Lizzie Borden by the Fall River Police Department immediately following the discovery of Andrew and Abby Borden's mutilated heads by their youngest daughter.
Dennis Alexander as announcer.
Tim Dennis as the Mayor of Fall River.
Kati Dery as Bridget Sullivan & Lucy Collette
David Loftus all other voices.
Tanya Montoya as Lizzie Borden
Jody McCoy as Mrs. Buffington Churchill
All RF Music
Quirky Clarinet by
Directed& Produced by Kate Lavender.
Recorded at KBOO Radio in Portland, Oregon.

Witness Statements Episode 2
= Defense Lawyer Ex-Governor George Robinson discusses "that one blue dress with the theory there were 2 bloody dresses to burn" and the prosecution's pursuit of "the Bedford Cord dress" played by Dennis Alexander.
Next door neighbor Mrs. Churchill testifies her discovery of Abby Borden's body upstairs in the guest room after Lizzie's urging played by Jody McCoy.
Officer Medley, Assist. Marshall John Fleet, Charles Cook, business manager, and Reverand Jubb was played by David Loftus.
Bridget Sullivan played by Kati Dery
James "Chocolate" Dixon played Constable F.L. Edson and Dr. Albert C. Dedrick notices a bowl of bloody water in the guestroom after he placed his fingers in Abby Borden's wounds.
Tanya Montoya as Lizzie Borden.
Gwyn LaRee as Mrs. Bowen and Mrs. Perry Gifford, Seamstress.
Assist. Marshall Fleet, Officers Doherty & Harrington played by Tim Dennis.
Dennis Fitzpatrick as Hiram C. Harrington, Andrew Borden's brother-in-law. Music by Theme song: Golden Age of Modern Empires.
Recorded at KBOO Radio in Portland, Oregon

Witness Statements Episode 3 = Emma Borden and Alice Russell discuss the burning of the Bedford Cord Dress after the murders.

Brenda McGinnis as Emma Borden, Mrs. Cyrus W. Tripp, Mrs. Jane Gray & Gossipy Church Lady.
Rina Sklar as Alice Russell.
David Loftus as Eli Bence, Dr. Albert E. Chase, Officer Harrington & others.
S.W. Conser as Eli Bence, Officer Medley, Reads the "Love Letter to Lizzie" and lawyer, Andrew Jennings & others.
S.W. Conser as spectral voices in Greek Chorus.
Ken Jones as Officers Doherty & Harrington.
Larry Andrews as Officer Harrington.
Christie Quinn reads 2 passages from Parallel Lives from the Fall River Historical Society.
Rolf Semprebon as Officers Doherty & Harrington.
James Krzmarzick as D.A. Willaim A.Moody's Opening Statement at the Superior Court Trial.
Jody McCoy as Mrs. Churchill.
Kati Dery as Bridget Sullivan with PSHAW!Ha! Ha! Ha!
Martin Dodge as Outro.
Samantha an ominous child voice.
Scary male voice: Jack Dabdoub.
Lady Blue: Lyrics & Melody by Kate Lavender, Vocals by Christine Rotondo. Music by AudioJungle and
Both songs were titled: Mysterious Clocks.

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