129. Susan, Adrian and Kyle Brouk – The Rural Slayings

*this case involves children*


On this episode of MWMH, Payton and Garrett discuss the brutal family slaying of Susan, Adrian and Kylee Brouk.


Case Sources:

Caselaw.findlaw.com, State v. Christeson, Supreme Court of Missouri, En Banc opinion, decided June 26, 2001


Various opinions and appellate briefs filed in this case were excellent sources for the facts and the legal proceedings, including courts.mo.gov, Mark Christeson’s Appeal Brief to the Missouri Supreme Court.


Cbsnews.com, “Missouri man executed for 1998 murder of mother, 2 children,” no author listed, January 31, 2017


Localtoday.news, “The horrifying murder of the Brouk family in Missouri,” by Tim Svendsen, August 13, 2022


Reuters.com, “Missouri executes man for 1998 triple murder,” by Timothy Mclaughlin, January 31, 2017


Themarshallproject.org, “The Next to Die, Watching Death Row”


Nevadadailymail.com, “Missouri executes murderer convicted here,” by Johannes Brann, February 3, 2017


Mercurynews.com, “Missouri executes man who as a teen killed neighbor family,” by Associated Press, February 1, 2017


Arkansasonline.com, “Missouri executes killer of mom, 2 kids,” by The Associated Press, February 1, 2017


Buzzfeednews.com, “Missouri Executes Man For the 1998 Murders Of A Family,” by Tasneem Nashrulla, January 31, 2017


Missourinet.com, “Convicted Triple Killer Mark Christeson Executed; Maries County Sheriff Says Justice Has Been Served,” by Brian Hauswirth, February 1, 2017


Kcur.org, “Missouri executes Mark Christeson for 1998 triple slayings,” by St. Louis Public Radio and Marshall Griffin, February 1, 2017


Findagrave.com, Susan Jo Southard Brouk obituary


Mcdc.missouri.edu, Missouri Population 1900-1990 (All Incorporated Places)


Thecinemaholic.com, “Susan Brouk Murder: Is Mark Christeson Dead or Alive?” by Viswa Vanapalli, July 20, 2021


Independent.ie, “Bodies found in pond,” no author listed, February 7, 1998


Murderpedia.org, Mark A. Christeson

44bars.com, “Who Was Susan Brouk? Details To Know About Her Murder Case,” no author or date provided


Wikipedia, “Vichy, Missouri”


Wikipedia, “Arrow Killings”


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