Victorian Murder Mystery

13 Terrifying True Stories For Halloween | Story Three | Arsenic 

Welcome to the third of my 13 terrifying stories for Halloween, today we are going to take a deep dive into the murder of Mary Hounsell, wife of a cattle-doctor and victim of infatuation and love. This is a true story, and makes up just one of the dark and twisted tales that exist in my family history. 

When Mary Hounsell of Powerstock was disinterred in 1839, three months after her death. To the surprise of those in attendance her body was completely preserved. Was there some higher means involved or something much darker. 

– CHAPTERS / TIMESTAMPS 0:00 – Prologue 2:36 – Short Intro 3:31 – Arsenic (The Story of Mary Hounsel) –