True Crime Creepers

The Mighty Michael Malloy

September 16, 2021 Kristin & Mogab Episode 49
True Crime Creepers
The Mighty Michael Malloy
Show Notes

It was July, 1932 in the Bronx, New York. Prohibition is alive and well, and we’re a few years into the Great Depression. Francis Pasqua, Daniel Kriesberg, and Tony Marino were sitting together in Tony's speakeasy while Tony complains about how bad business is. That's when Francis has a completely brilliant plan - sign one of the regulars up for life insurance and then stage their murder to look like an accident. The group loved the plan, and they got right to work.
Michael Malloy was the down-on-his-luck regular they chose. They figured it would be easy. Michael would come in every day and drink until he passed out. They figured the alcohol would kill him quick enough.
Only... it didn't. The group tried everything they could think of, but Michael just wouldn't die.

Sources:

Articles

True Crime Edition | The Murder Plot of "Iron"
Mike Malloy

Smithsonian Magazine | The Man Who Wouldn't Die

Trivia Library | New York Gangs Murder Trust and Michael
Malloy Part 5

All Things Interesting | The Curious Case Of Michael
Malloy – “Rasputin Of The Bronx”

Podcast
Criminal | Episode 151: The Many Lives of Michael Malloy

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