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Deliver Us From Ervil
In the 1940s, a group of Mormon dreamers started a town in the Mexican desert. But what began as a utopian vision quickly turned sour when the founding family’s son, Ervil LeBaron, struggled for control of the community and unleashed a multi-generational crimewave – the ripples of which are still being felt today. From bank robbery to drug smuggling, auto theft rings to multiple murders, a deadly cult evolved into a sophisticated organized crime family. In Deliver Us From Ervil, journalist Jesse Hyde tells the story of Ervil LeBaron and the unlikely ensemble of reporters, cops,...
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4.6 stars from 210 ratings
This was an amazingly fascinating story. I had to keep reminding myself it wasn’t fiction. I have told several people they should listen to this one.
jannerobb via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/21/22
Well done!
Fascinating story, well done in your reporting! I am recommending to others.
k_sai via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/05/22
Deliver Us From Ervil
Excellent!! Wonderful storytelling of an unbelievable tale.
Canadian Moosey via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/02/22
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