What Happened to the Crawford Family?

On July 2nd, 1970, a car was found perched precariously on a cliff in Loch Ard Gorge in Port Campbell, Australia. What was found inside was the gruesome death of a mother and three children and questions that remain unanswered to this day. Why did Elmer Crawford kill his family?

Elmer Crawford | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers
Elmer Crawford
Familicide- Loving Your Family Too Much Or Not Enough: The Crawford Family  Murders -
Therese and her 3 children
Murder of the Crawford Family - Twisted History | Limelight Tours
Car being pulled up
Loch Ard family killer found | The Standard | Warrnambool, VIC
Original Position of the car

Credits for this Episode found below:

Wiki page for the murders
Murderpedia page
Pedestrian TV article and link to podcast about murders
The Age Article about updates
Almost Perfect book link

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like...

The Mardi Gras Murder

On the morning following a Fat Tuesday celebration in Austin, a young woman’s body was found on fire with the flames shooting several feet up into the air. 21-year-old Christy Lynn Espinosa was found to have been killed before she was burned. A married couple quickly became accused of murdering and setting fire to the body and both told investigators a variety of stories about her death, and each blamed the other. Who was to blame and what really happened in this grisly Mardi Gras murder?

Read More »

Mommy Dearest: Theresa Knorr’s Horrific Acts

In 1984 and 1985 two bodies were found in Placer County California that proceeded to become cold cases for the next few years. Finally, after an episode of America’s Most Wanted, detectives were finally able to give names to the two Jane Does and bring their mother to justice.

Read More »