70. USA – The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs

Urban legend ‘The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs’ inspired the 1979 horror film When a Stranger Calls. But what if there was some truth to the legend? In 1950, 13-year-old Janett Christman was brutally raped and strangled while babysitting in Missouri. Three years later 15-year-old Evelyn Hartley was babysitting when she disappeared, leaving nothing but a broken eyeglasses and a trail of blood…

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Resources

YouTube

What ever happened to Evelyn Hartley

Legends of Killers, Legends of Murder

Web

True Crime Articles

Wikipedia

Charleyproject.org

Articles

Who killed Janett Christman?                                                                           

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Researched by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.