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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 247 ratings
Ervil
Brilliant journalism. Difficult conversations handled with dignity and respect….it’s been a while but the most profound conversation with the host and one of the females (apologies for being so vague) is when she is describing how much she understands the women who take their lives for the reward...Read full review »
DREA9214 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/05/23
Loved it
Great podcast with so much research and insight. I’ve recommended it to others and it’s definitely worth sharing.
weaver_fam via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/12/23
False Information
This series is mostly fabricated. I know the Chynoweth’s and the LeBaron’s very, very well, including folks who still live in MX in the “Colonia.” And much of this is highly fallacious. He doesn’t exactly speak to anyone in the true know.
PhilipRyan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/05/23
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