On January 30, 1889, tucked away in the Mayerling hunting lodge near Vienna, one of history’s darkest stories unfolded. That morning, servants discovered the lifeless bodies of Crown Prince Rudolf and his 17-year-old mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera. The shocking vignette threw the royal house into instant chaos and left a pervading mystery.

What led up to that dark day at Mayerling and exactly what happened inside that hunting lodge? Join Dancy and Veronica as they dive into Austria's most infamous crime and dissect the famous "Mayerling Incident." 

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