Nov. 24, 2019

13 - The Mysterious Death Of Butch Cassidy

13 - The Mysterious Death Of Butch Cassidy

In 1908 members of the Bolivian military surrounded a home that historians believe was occupied by American desperados, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. While approaching the home gunfire erupted from inside. One soldier was killed and another...


In 1908 members of the Bolivian military surrounded a home that historians believe was occupied by American desperados, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. While approaching the home gunfire erupted from inside. One soldier was killed and another wounded. This kicked off one hell of a gunfight that resulted in the death of both outlaws.

Butch Cassidy’s life was over, nearly 20 years after he robbed his first bank.

MAYBE.

15 years later, in 1924, a mysterious man drove up a dusty Wyoming road in a Model T Ford. They say he bore a strong resemblance to Butch Cassidy. This claim is further backed up by people who knew Butch in real life, I mean like REALLY knew him, including a former girlfriend as well as Butch’s own sister. They all swore that Butch didn’t die in Bolivia but in fact came back to visit family and friends in the 1920’s.

So did Butch really die in a tiny shack in South America or did he successfully change his identity and live a long peaceful life? Let’s explore the mysterious death of Butch Cassidy on this newest man this took way longer than expected rabbit hole edition of Bloody Beaver Podcast.