Frequent commenter Francis Wheatley, responding to my recent post about the the attacks on Jim Farmer in "Killing for Love", was in the courtroom in 1990 when Jens Söring attacked Jim Farmer and describes the reaction: Jim Farmer’s father is the Honorable James [middle name removed by me] Farmer. He was for many years the… Continue reading “A Very Cold, Calculated Libel by a Desperate Young Man”
New Söring Miniseries “The Promise”: Based on an Untrue Story
There's a sucker born every minute, P.T. Barnum once may have said, and Söring keeps on finding more and more of them. Just when you thought Söringmania had bitten the dust, this announcement from Variety: German banner Elsani & Neary Media and France’s Mediawan Rights are teaming up on “The Promise,” a true-crime TV series revolving around… Continue reading New Söring Miniseries “The Promise”: Based on an Untrue Story
But Wait, What Did He Mean by that 911 Call?
There have been a few comments about my last post, when I noted that Söring talked about calling 911, then his life would be 'normal'. Some commenters have objected: 'Wait, what if me meant he called 911 after Elizabeth came back from murdering her own parents? Maybe that's the time he said he should have… Continue reading But Wait, What Did He Mean by that 911 Call?
Sind Steinberger, Vetter, und Söring Freunde? Sörings neue Antwort ist interessant
Ich hatte nicht ausreichend Zeit, mir alle Interviews mit Jens Söring anzuhören, aber ein Gespräch mit SWR1 (Auszug unten) war sehr interessant. Es lieferte ein schönes Beispiel dafür, wie Söring seine Geschichte immer wieder frisiert bzw. justiert, wenn er sicher gehen kann, dass der Interviewpartner nichts über den Fall weiß, was leider fast immer der… Continue reading Sind Steinberger, Vetter, und Söring Freunde? Sörings neue Antwort ist interessant
“[A] cottage industry of falsehood, criminal celebrity and evil.”
While browsing the always-interesting German-language Allmystery forum about Söring's case, I came across this article from 2010, last updated 2013. I think it speaks for itself: LYNCHBURG — Richard Haysom said this of the brutal 1985 slayings of his parents, Nancy and Derek Haysom: “That ignominious day was for our family, our ‘Sept. 11’ —… Continue reading “[A] cottage industry of falsehood, criminal celebrity and evil.”