The Roadside Strangler

Michael Bruce Ross was a serial rapist and murderer. He preyed on women who hitchhiked throughout the state of Connecticut, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina. Michael had an above average intelligence but, could not control his sadistic urges. In this episode, you’ll hear about Michael’s downward spiral into rape and murder and, how he became the last person executed in the state of Connecticut.


On August 25th, 2018 we will be in Austin Texas for the TX PodAcalypse. Rio Rita has been gracious enough to host myself and a ton of other great TX podcasters. If you can’t make it to Austin, have no fear our next stop will be Houston in either October or November. Head to the TCFC Facebook page, click on events and RSVP. I really hope I can see you there.

Shea from All Crime No Cattle has put together a great opportunity for a giveaway. Texas Eqqusearch is in need of donations. If you’re not familiar with this special organization, more details are in the show notes. If you are, you will know that Tim and his team have helped many families who are missing loved ones. Christina Morris’ family was even assisted so, I have a special place in my heart for this cause. Any person who donates $5-15 dollars to TX Equusearch can be entered in to win a frosted TCFC Mug. All you have to is send a screenshot of your donation to [email protected]

If you donate a minimum of $20 to TX EQ you will be entered to win a GRAND PRIZE of merch from tx podcasts like ACNC – Swindled – Avert Your Eyes – Whiskey Boy Radio – and MANY MORE. Once you make your donation, just email me a screenshot and we will put your name in for the grand prize drawing.

On September 22, 2018 I will be representing my third podcast It’s Haunted…What Now? At the Nightmares of San Antonio Paranormal Fest. Check out the It’s Haunted…What Now? Facebook page for more information. I will be set up as a vendor, so there will be some giveaways!

I would like to note that Patreon has had some weird issues going on. If you’d like to support the show on an alternative platform check out the Ko-Fi website. You can opt to send a 1x donation OR set up a recurring donation to the show. I’ll post a link in the show notes so you can check out the site. As always, I appreciate all the support that Patrons & listeners alike give me daily.  

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Music for the show was composed by Nico at We Talk of Dreams. Check him out on Twitter @wetalkofdreams or

Audio engineering is provided by Chaes Gray who manages Chaes Gray Music

Content warning at the top of the episode was provided by Tyler Allen host of the Minds of Madness Podcast

Research provided by Haley Gray co-host of the Murder Road Trip Podcast

Content Editing for the show is provided by Brittney Martinez

While You’re Waiting for The Next Episode…Check out some of my podfriends shows:

People Are Wild Podcast

The Evidence Locker Podcast

That’s Weird Podcast

Suspect Convictions

Murderish Podcast

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