Podcast released about serial killer with Louisville ties

Podcast released about serial killer with Louisville ties
Serial killer Edward Wayne Edwards was arrested in Louisville in 2009 at age 76. He died two years later in an Ohio correctional facility. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - There is a new podcast out with local ties about a serial killer arrested in Louisville. Does the name Edward Wayne Edwards ring a bell?

WAVE 3 News reported on Edwards back in 2009 when he was arrested in Louisville; he was 76 years old. He lived most of his life, when not incarcerated, in Louisville. Edwards led a life of crime that was spread out through several states.

Police said he killed at least five people in the 1970s and 1980s and is suspected of several additional killings. He liked attention, claimed he was reformed and became a motivational speaker, even wrote a book and was on TV shows.

The podcast that came out just a few days ago about Edwards is called “The Clearing.” It’s about Edwards and the murders he was connected to, and how his daughter tipped off police about her father being a killer.

Edwards died of natural causes at a corrections facility in Ohio in 2011.

To find out how you can listen to this podcast, click here.

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