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May 17, 2019
May News and Announcements
This bonus episode gives news and announcements for the month of May including information on Season 4.
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3 min
May 13, 2019
Episode 130: Disorder in the Court: Ellie Nesler
A mother takes justice into her own hands in Jamestown, California in 1993 when she discovers her son has been abused by a child molester.  Some called her a hero, others denounced her actions as vigilantism.  This is Chapter 2 of "Disorder in the Court".
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37 min
May 6, 2019
Episode 129: Disorder in the Court: The Atlanta Courthouse Killer
In 2005, a man on trial for rape escapes custody in Atlanta's Fulton County Courthouse and goes on a violent rampage.  This is Chapter 1 of "Disorder in the Court".
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48 min
April 29, 2019
Episode 128: Bad Sports: Ten Cent Beer Night
A summer ball game descends into chaos when a promotional event goes seriously awry.  This is the last chapter in the series "Bad Sports" recounting the Cleveland Indians' "Ten Cent Beer Night" riot.
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37 min
April 15, 2019
Episode 127: Bad Sports: Soccer Brawl in Brazil
A friendly soccer game on a dusty field in Brazil turns into a horrific act of violence.
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35 min
April 8, 2019
Episode 126: Bad Sports: Sally "Killer" McNeil
Ray and Sally McNeil were a married couple who were both accomplished athletes in the sport of professional bodybuilding.  But, a combination of infidelity, abuse and anabolic steroid use would lead to a final, bloody confrontation on Valentine’s Day, 1995.
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30 min
April 1, 2019
Episode 125: Bad Sports: Thomas Junta - "Hockey Dad"
A neighborhood ice rink, a pee-wee hockey pick-up game and some unsportsmanlike conduct leads to a confrontation between parents that ends with tragic results.
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36 min
March 25, 2019
Episode 124: Murder Memories: Chapter 3: Paul Cox
A man starts having vivid memories of a violent crime he believes he may have committed during an alcoholic blackout.
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36 min
March 18, 2019
Episode 123: Murder Memories: Chapter 2: Eileen Franklin - Part 2
I conclude the story about Eileen Franklin who claimed to have witnessed her friend, 8-year-old Susan Nason's murder in 1969. She would say her memory of the event was only recovered after 20 years.  Her story would begin a debate about the validity of "recovered memories" used in criminal trials.
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47 min
March 11, 2019
Episode 122: Murder Memories: Chapter 1: Eileen Franklin - Part 1
A woman reports that she witnessed the murder of her best friend and then forgot about it for decades until her memory resurfaced about the terrible event.
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50 min
February 26, 2019
Episode 121: Three Strikes and You're Dead: Chapter 4: Michael Keith Moon
A career criminal commits multiple murders plus an attempted murder and continues to be released on parole.  This is the case of Michael Keith Moon.
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30 min
February 19, 2019
Episode 120: Three Strikes and You're Dead: Chapter 3: Louise Peete - Part 2
In the conclusion of the Louise Peete story, the convicted murderess is released from prison and, before long, goes on to commit another violent crime.
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38 min
February 13, 2019
Introducing - Let's Taco 'Bout True Crime!
I'm pleased to announce my new podcast "Let's Taco 'Bout True Crime"!  Each episode will feature me and a special guest host talking about what's new, hot and trending in true crime - in a fun and casual format.  First episode drops on February 19th!
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3 min
February 12, 2019
Episode 119: Three Strikes and You're Dead: Chapter 2: Louise Peete - Part 1
In this episode. I share a story about a particularly lethal woman who''s long criminal career saw her acquitted of a murder, sentenced to life for another and still released to continue her murderous ways. This is Part One of the case of Louise Peete.
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29 min
February 5, 2019
Episode 118: Three Strikes and You're Dead: Chapter 1: Kenneth Allen McDuff
A man murders three innocent teens in 1966, is sentenced to death and is later released from prison to kill again.  This is the case of Kenneth Allen McDuff aka "The Broomstick Killer".
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41 min
January 29, 2019
Episode 117: Black Widows: Chapter 2: Black Widow Sisters
A rare form of serial killer are Black Widows - women who kill their spouses and other family members - usually for financial gain. Even more rare are Black Widow Sisters.  This week I'll share two stories of sisters who set up murder syndicates for profit.
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29 min
January 15, 2019
Episode 116: Black Widows: Chapter 1: Betty Lou Beets
A woman is discovered to have murdered two of her husbands and hiding their bodies in her yard.
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62 min
December 18, 2018
Episode 115: The Darlie Routier Case with Guest Co-Host Yolanda from Not Perfect or Functional Podcast
As a special holiday episode Yolanda from Not Perfect or Functional Podcast aka my little sister returns! This time we discuss the ever-debated Darlie Routier case.
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122 min
December 11, 2018
Episode 114: Mistletoe and Murder: Chapter 2: Marvallous Keene - The Christmas Murder Spree
On Christmas week 1992, a series of murders took place in Dayton, Ohio.  Some would call it a case of “thrill killing” others would point to juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family issues or just plain bad kids.  The identified “ringleader” would fit none of these stereotypes and yet, made the decision to go on a murder spree that would shock his community.
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44 min
December 4, 2018
Episode 113: Mistletoe and Murder: Chapter 1: The Carnation Christmas Murders
Three generations of one family are murdered on Christmas Eve, 2007 in Carnation, Washington.
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38 min
November 27, 2018
Episode 112: Listener Suggestions: Erika and Benjamin Sifrit - Killer Couple
A young couple play a deadly game with perfect strangers on Memorial Day weekend, 2002 in Ocean City, Maryland.  #homicide #killercouples #thrillkillers
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38 min
November 20, 2018
Episode 111: Listener Suggestions: Suzane von Richthofen "Evil Blonde"
In 2002, a wealthy couple is found murdered in their home in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Their own daughter soon because a suspect and the case becomes a media sensation in Brazil.
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32 min
November 13, 2018
Episode 110: Listener Suggestions: The Texas Cadet Murder
A young couple conspire to kill a romantic rival in Texas in 1995. Thanks to listener Casey Graham for the suggestion of this case.  This is the case of Diane Zamora and David Graham - The Texas Cadet Murder case.
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55 min
November 6, 2018
Episode 109: Listener Suggestions: Craig Price - The Warwick Slasher
When a series of brutal crimes takes place in one neighborhood in Rhode Island in 1989, investigators zero in on an unlikely suspect - a teenage boy who would be considered one of the country's youngest serial killers.
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44 min
October 22, 2018
Episode 108: Haunted Homicide: Chapter 4: The LaLaurie Mansion
The last chapter of "Haunted Homicide" is the story of the LaLaurie Mansion known as "the most haunted house in America".  In this episode you'll hear the TRUE story of Madame Delphine LaLaurie who is called "the socialite serial killer".
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52 min
October 15, 2018
Episode 107: Haunted Homicide: Chapter 3: The Tower of London
The Tower of London has a long history of torture, murder and royal intrigue.  It has also been the scene of many ghostly sightings over its 950-year history.  Travel with me to through the Tower to uncover some of its dark history.   #ThomasBecket #WilliamWallace #HenryVIII #AnneBoleyn #ThePrincesintheTower #RichardIII #TudorEngland #ElizabethI
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63 min
October 8, 2018
Episode 106: Haunted Homicide: Chapter 2: The Amityville Horror House and Ron DeFeo
A house with a dark history is purchased by a young couple in 1975.  They soon begin experiencing unexplained and terrifying events inside the home.  Was it a result of their imaginations run wild? A hoax? Or the after effects of a horrific multiple homicide committed there?  #Amityville #AmityvilleHorror #DeFeoMurders #RonaldDeFeo
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53 min
October 1, 2018
Episode 105: Haunted Homicide: Chapter 1: Herb Baumeister and Fox Hollow Farm
A serial killer uses his own home as his killing grounds.  After his crimes are discovered his property, Fox Hollow Farm, will be considered one of the most haunted places in the midwestern United States.  This is chapter one of the series, "Haunted Homicide".   #HerbBaumeister #hauntings
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53 min
September 24, 2018
Episode 104: Fast Food Felonies: Chapter 3: The Wendy's Chili Finger Scam
A woman finds a finger in a fast food item. A lawsuit is filed and investigators quickly learn that something's not quite right with her claim and a scam is discovered.  #scams #hoaxes
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35 min
September 17, 2018
Episode 103: Fast Food Felonies: Chapter 2: The Fast Food Killer
A series of fast food restaurant robberies take place in Nashville, Tennessee in 1997.  The accused, Paul Dennis Reid, would claim that his early history of brain damage was to blame.  #serialkillers
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42 min
September 10, 2018
Episode 102: Fast Food Felonies: Chapter 1: The Taco Bell Strangler
A series of women are found raped and strangled in their homes in Charlotte, North Carolina between 1992 and 1994.  Later it would be discovered that they could all be linked to one man - a manager at a Taco Bell restaurant in Charlotte.  #CharlotteStrangler #serialkiller #HenryLouisWallace #FBIprofilers
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47 min
August 27, 2018
Episode 101: Written in Blood: Chapter 4: Anne Perry - Part 2
Part 2 of The Parker-Hulme Murder Case. In the conclusion, we'll discover that one of the convicted murderers would go on to an illustrious career as one of the world's most well known crime-fiction writers.  Her past would stay concealed for almost 40 years before her true identity was discovered.
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34 min
August 20, 2018
Episode 100: Written in Blood Chapter 3: Anne Perry - Part 1
A brutal murder takes place in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1954.  Two teenage girls are quickly identified as the murderers.  The crime would become infamous in New Zealand and the girl exposed as a well-known writer decades later.  This is Part 1.  #Parker-HulmeMurder #NewZealand #PaulineParker #JulietHulme #matricide
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53 min
August 13, 2018
Episode 099: Written in Blood: Chapter 2: J.J. Paulsen and Richard Klinkhamer
In this second chapter of "Written in Blood" I detail cases of two writers who became wife killers - and then hid their crime from the public.  #domesticviolence #authors #writers
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43 min
August 6, 2018
Episode 098: Written in Blood: Chapter 1: Jack Abbott and Issei Sagawa
In this series I detail crimes committed by authors or writers.  First up, two authors who became literary celebrities despite their criminal history....or even because of it.  #JackHenryAbbott #IsseiSagawa #NormanMailer #GaryGilmore #TheExecutionersSong #Japan #cannibalism
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47 min
July 23, 2018
Episode 097: Wild Things: Chapter 4: The Pacific Heights Dog Mauling Case
This week we wrap up the Pacific Heights dog mauling case. The attack on Diane Whipple was horrific and lead to a public outcry against the dog owners, Robert Noel and Marjorie Knoller, who continued to deflect responsibility and blame the victim.
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46 min
July 16, 2018
Episode 096: Wild Things: Chapter 3: The Pacific Heights Dog Mauling Case
A fatal dog mauling case shocked the San Francisco Bay Area and the world in early 2001.  When the details were revealed about the dogs and their owners the story took a bizarre twist. #dianewhipple #marjorieknoller #robertnoel #sfdogmauling #paulcornfedschneider
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55 min
July 9, 2018
Episode 095: Wild Things: Chapter 2: The Murder of Dian Fossey
Dian Fossey became the foremost expert on the mountain gorillas of the Congo.  She conducted the first long-term field study of these animals and her story was immortalized in the book and movie Gorillas in the Mist. A few days after Christmas 1985 Dian Fossey was found brutally murdered in her cabin at the primate research center she founded.  People around the world wanted to know who killed Dian Fossey? #Rwanda #poachers #gorillaconservation #Virunga #Karisoke
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73 min
July 2, 2018
Episode 094: Wild Things: Chapter 1: The San Francisco Zoo Tiger Attacks
If true crime stories teach us anything it's that man is the most dangerous animal of all. In this new series I will detail cases where human's behavior results in wild animals becoming involved in crime stories.   This series will NOT detail cases of animal cruelty. First up, a tiger escapes its enclosure at a zoo and attacks three men? Was the tiger provoked? What would cause an animal to attack humans out of the blue?
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42 min
June 28, 2018
Bonus Episode: "Dead North"
On this bonus episode I discuss the 4-part documentary series "Dead North" that premiered on A&E in late May.
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113 min
June 25, 2018
Announcing Season 3 and News
Season 3 will begin on July 2nd! Bonus episode will release this week! Get all the news, announcements and info here! www.patreon.com/onceuponacrime #Season3 #bonusepisode #patreon #thankyou
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14 min
June 7, 2018
Episode 093: Infamous Locales: Chapter 5: The Cecil Hotel - Part 3
A young, Canadian college student goes missing from the Cecil Hotel while visiting Los Angeles in 2013.  The hotel's surveillance camera captures bizarre behavior by the young woman adding to the mystery.   #ElisaLam #mysteriousdeaths #elevatorvideo
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31 min
June 4, 2018
Episode 092: Infamous Locales: Chapter 4: The Cecil Hotel - Part 2
We continue the series "Infamous Locales" with another true crime story from the infamous Cecil Hotel. This time, I'll tell you about another serial killer who made the Cecil his base of operations -  Jack Unterweger, "The Vienna Woods Killer".  #serialkillers #Austria #Vienna #ViennaWoodsKiller
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58 min
May 28, 2018
Episode 091: Infamous Locales: Chapter 3: The Cecil Hotel - Part 1
The Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles has been home to at least two serial killers, numerous tragic deaths, a sniper shooting and one mysterious death.  Join me for this first installment of a 2-part episode covering the Cecil Hotel's history. #serial killers #RichardRamirez #TheNightStalker
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56 min
May 21, 2018
Episode 090: Ted Bundy, Jon Benet and Jodi Arias or What I Learned at CrimeCon
In this special episode I give a wrap-up of CrimeCon - all the true crime celebrity sightings, the true crime podcast rockstars I got to hang out with, and all the inside gossip and info.  I also discuss a couple of cases related to what I learned in CrimeCon sessions this year - the Patsy Ramsey 911 call, Ted Bundy and Jodi Arias.
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72 min
May 14, 2018
Episode 089: Infamous Locales: Chapter 2: Whitechapel and the Jack the Ripper Murders
The district of Whitechapel in London, England was the location of one of the most infamous, unsolved serial murders in history - the Jack the Ripper Murders. But, there was possibly a second serial murderer operating at the same time. Journey with us to Whitechapel for some historical true crime cases.
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47 min
May 7, 2018
Episode 088: Infamous Locales: Chapter 1: The Beverly Hills Bermuda Triangle
One intersection in Beverly Hills has been the site of many events from airplane crashes, car accidents, and murders. Could it be a coincidence or is the area cursed?  #beverlyhills #bermudatriangle #howardhughes #hollywood #bugsysiegel #ronnichasen
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61 min
May 3, 2018
Bonus Episode - Patreon Sneak Peek Bonus Story
Surprise! Here's an extra episode for you since I'm off this week.  This is as bonus episode that I would normally make available only for Patreon members, but I'll give you a little sneak peek of Patreon bonus content by sharing it with everyone. This is the story of another murder committed by the Aum Doomsday Cult that did I did not talk about on Episode #86: Last Stop: Chapter 3: The Tokyo Subway Attack.
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33 min
April 23, 2018
Episode 087: Last Stop: Chapter 4: Diana the Hunter of Bus Drivers and the Murdered Women of Juarez
A woman takes revenge for hundreds of raped and murdered women in Juarez, Mexico by targeting city bus drivers. #vigilantes #serialkillers #femicide
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62 min
April 16, 2018
Episode 086: Last Stop: Chapter 3: The Tokyo Subway Attack
On March 20, 1995 a group of men board the Tokyo Metro subway and release deadly sarin gas. The mass murder was ordered by Aum Supreme Truth cult leader Shoko Asahara. #massmurder #cults #Japan #terrorism #chemicalweapons
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55 min
April 9, 2018
Episode 085: Last Stop: Chapter 2: The Hijacking of Bus 174
Hostages are taken on a bus in central Rio de Janeiro in 2000. The entire incident would be televised live. #hijacking #Brazil
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54 min
April 2, 2018
Episode 084: Last Stop: Chapter 1: The Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapping
In 1976, in the small farming community of Chowchilla, California, a school bus full of children is kidnapped for ransom.  #kidnappings #Chowchilla #ransom #crimehistory #California
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39 min
March 26, 2018
Episode 083: Unusual Criminal Defenses: Chapter 3: The Affluenza Defense
Wealthy and overprivileged youth commit crimes and then their defense attorneys use their indulgent upbringing to claim "diminished responsibility". I'll discuss the cases of Ethan Couch and Leopold and Loeb.
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45 min
March 12, 2018
Episode 082: Unusual Criminal Defenses: Chapter 2: The Twinkie Defense
Supervisor Dan White murders San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk in 1978. His defense would claim "diminished capacity" to keep him from being sentenced to death. The media dubbed this "The Twinkie Defense". But, what really caused Dan White to become a double murderer?
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37 min
March 6, 2018
Episode 081: Unusual Criminal Defenses: Chapter 1: The Sleepwalking Defense
Our first chapter of "Unusual Criminal Defenses" outlines three cases where killers claimed to be sleepwalking while committing their crimes. #kennethparks #scottfalater #alberttirrell
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42 min
February 27, 2018
Episode 080: Academy Award Winning Crimes: Chapter 4: Stolen Oscars, Streakers and Deadly Deeds
The last chapter of this series continues with stories of the darker side of the Academy Awards. You'll hear about missing and stolen Oscars, the tragic story of the Oscar Night Streaker and a murder committed by the son of an Oscar winning songwriter.
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49 min
February 20, 2018
Episode 079: Academy Award Winning Crimes: Chapter 3: The Killing Fields and Dr. Haing S. Ngor
A man escapes the genocide in Cambodia and becomes an Academy Award Winning Actor in the U.S.
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36 min
February 13, 2018
Episode 078: Academy Award Winning Crimes: Chapter 2: Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski lives a life of hardship and tragedy before becoming an award winning director - and a fugitive from justice after being charged with the rape of a 13-year-old girl.  #hollywoodcrimes #charlesmanson #sharontate
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56 min
February 6, 2018
Episode 077: Academy Award Winning Crimes: Chapter 1: The Dog Day Afternoon Bank Heist
The Academy Awards is held annually to honor the best of Hollywood. But, there is a darker side of this star-studded ceremony. The first is the true story of the crime portrayed in the Academy Award winning film Dog Day Afternoon.  #bankrobberies #johnwojtowicz #chasemanhattanbank #newyorkcrimes
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45 min
January 30, 2018
Episode 076: Survivor Stories: Chapter 4: Mary Vincent
The last chapter of "Survivor Stories" is the terrifying story of the attack on Mary Vincent by Larry Singleton in Northern California in 1978. Singleton would become one of the most despised and feared criminals in California history. #Californiacrime #rapists #hitchhikers #murderers
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45 min
January 23, 2018
Episode 075: Survivor Stories: Chapter 3: Tracey Thurman
Tracey Thurman survives a vicious attack by her estranged husband, Buck Thurman, in broad daylight and in front of police officers. She will file a federal lawsuit against the Torrington Police Department for failure to protect. #domesticviolence #traceythurman #buckthurman
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31 min
January 16, 2018
Episode 074: Survivor Stories: Chapter 2: I Survived Ted Bundy - Rhonda Stapley
A young woman is offered a ride by a nice looking man in Salt Lake City in 1974. By the end of the day she would be attacked and almost killed by the infamous serial killer, Ted Budy. #serial killers #tedbundy #rhondastapley #survivors
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76 min
January 9, 2018
Episode 073: Survivor Stories: Chapter 1: The Abduction of Elizabeth Shoaf
A 14-year-old girl masterminds her own rescue when a pedophile kidnaps her and hides her in an underground bunker deep in the woods.
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42 min
December 19, 2017
Episode 072: The 12 Crimes of Christmas: Chapter 4: Laci Peterson - Part 2
Part 2 of my discussion of the Laci Peterson case will finish up the timeline of the investigation and do a deep dive into the background and psychology of Scott Peterson. I'll give my analysis of what factors contributed to Scott Peterson's crime.
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75 min
December 19, 2017
Episode 071: The 12 Crimes of Christmas: Chapter 3: Laci Peterson: Part 1
This very special episode details the disappearance of Laci Peterson on Christmas Eve, 2002. Laci, 8-months pregnant at the time was found murdered months later. Her husband, Scott was charged with her murder and the murder of their unborn child. Me and my co-host, Yolanda Norris of the Not Perfect of Function Podcast provide analysis of this case and details you may not have heard before.
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98 min
December 12, 2017
Episode 070: The 12 Crimes of Christmas: Chapter 2: Holiday Hijinx
We're talking Black Friday Madness, Grinchy burglars, and more true crime holiday craziness on this special holiday edition episode.   Hear holiday greetings from some of my pod friends including Canadian True Crime, True Crime Garage, Southern Fried True Crime, Insight Podcast, True Crime Island, Murder Road Trip, The Cleaning of John Doe, Killifornia Dreaming and Done Disappeared.
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25 min
December 5, 2017
Episode 069: The 12 Crimes of Christmas: Chapter 1: Very Bad Santas
This month's series is all about holiday-related true crimes. First up, crimes committed by bad Santas.
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28 min
November 28, 2017
Episode 068: Murder in the Family: Chapter 4: Fritz Klenner and Susie Lynch
Cousins get revenge by murdering family members.
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65 min
November 21, 2017
Episode 067: Murder in the Family: Chapter 3: Sante and Kenny Kimes
A mother-son team of grifters turns to murder to get away with their financial schemes. serial killers, Sante Kimes, Kenny Kimes, con artists, true crime
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76 min
November 14, 2017
Episode 066: Murder in the Family: Chapter 2: The Gonzalez Sisters
One of the most prolific serial killer families in history was discovered in Jalisco, Mexico in 1964.  This is the story of the Gonzalez Sisters.
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39 min
November 7, 2017
Episode 065: Murder in the Family: Chapter 1: The Briley Brothers
Three brothers going on a killing spree in Richmond, Virginia in 1979. murder, serial killers, death row, prison escapes, executions
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47 min
October 23, 2017
Episode 064: Halloween Tales: Volume 2
In this special Halloween episode I share creepy urban legends...with a twist - they are based on true crimes.
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42 min
October 16, 2017
Episode 063: Fakes, Frauds & Liars: Chapter 2: The Warrior Eli Hoax
A pregnant mother dies as a result of a car accident. Thousands of Facebook friends mourn her loss. Could her whole life have been fabricated online? Chapter 2 tells the fascinating story of a case of Munchausen by Internet.
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34 min
October 9, 2017
Episode 062: Fakes, Frauds and Liars: Chapter 1: Belle Gibson
This series kicks off with a case from Australia and one of the most well-known cases of Munchausen's by Internet.
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38 min
October 2, 2017
Episode 061: With Friends Like These: Chapter 4: Christine Paolilla
Christine Paolilla was befriended by Rachel Koloroutis and Tiffany Rowell and her life changed for the better. Why, then, did she turn on them in such a deadly way?
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72 min
September 25, 2017
Episode 060: With Friends Like These: Chapter 3: Doe Roberts
A woman goes missing in a small town in Tennessee. Soon, a kidnapper calls demanding a ransom. The communication from him becomes more bizarre and townspeople begin to believe the culprit might be one of their own community members. Today's Sponsors: KIND Snacks - www.KINDSnacks.com/ONCE for your free trial pack. Podcasts: Not Perfect of Functional, Twisted Philly, Murder Road Trip, The Minds of Madness, True Crime Fan Club, Generation Why, The Peripheral, Pleasing Terrors, Killafornia Dreaming, The Fall Line    
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71 min
September 11, 2017
Episode 059: With Friends Like These: Chapter 2: Bobby Kent
This series details cases where friends turn on friends - with deadly results. This is Chapter 2 - The Murder of Bobby Kent.
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88 min
September 4, 2017
Episode 58: With Friends Like These: Chapter 1: Kirsten Costas
Jealousy and a deep desire to be accepted by the popular crowd drives a high school student to murder.
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43 min
August 28, 2017
Episode 057: Sick and Murdered: Chapter 4: Marie Hilley - Part 2
Marie Hilley becomes a fugitive after murdering her husband and poisoning her daughter in Alabama.
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80 min
August 21, 2017
Episode 056: Sick and Murdered: Chapter 3: Marie Hilley - Part 1
The story of Marie Hilley's life is one of the most strange and bizarre true crime cases I've encountered. There are so many twists and turns in this case that I've split it into two parts. Frank and Marie Hilley early in their marriage. Our sponsors: Malicious Life Podcast Send Pro by Pitney Bowes : www.pb.com/once for a free 90-day trial ZipRecruiter: www.ZipRecruiter.com/crimecase to post your job for free!   Once Upon a Crime Podcast Fan Page on Facebook
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86 min
August 14, 2017
Episode 055: Sick and Murdered: Chapter 2: Beverley Allitt - Britain's "Angel of Death"
Our second chapter focuses on a case of Munchausen by Proxy - but this time the perpetrator is a health care worker preying on unsuspecting hospital patients. Beverley Allitt was a British serial killer dubbed "The Angel of Death". Many believe she killed because she had Munchausen's Syndrome. Others simply believe she was an evil person who used her position to attack the most vulnerable - the young and helpless. This week's sponsors: Bonwi Travel - www.BONWI.com  Malicious Life Podcast     Save
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72 min
August 7, 2017
Episode 054: Sick and Murdered: Chapter 1: Laurie Williamson - Munchausen by Proxy
A rare phenomenon causes a mother to make her children ill for her own selfish gain. Chapter 1 of "Sick and Murdered". Laurie Williamson is wheeled into court to face charges (she claimed to be paralyzed). Resources: Podcasts featuring the Dee Dee & Gypsy Blanchard Case - Generation Why - Episode 234 Sword and Scale - Episode 49 Documentary: Mommy Dead and Dearest This week's sponsors and offer codes: KIND Snacks - www.KINDsnacks.com/ONCE for a free 10-bar trial pack and to try KIND'S Snack Club. SendPro by Pitney Bowes - www.pb.com/once to get SendPro free for 90 days and a free 10-lb scale.  
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54 min
July 31, 2017
Episode 053: Millionaire Murders: Chapter 4: Ted Ammon - Murder in the Hamptons - Part 2
Part 2 of "Murder in the Hamptons" tells of the ugly and costly divorce of Ted and Generosa Ammon and how hate a resentment boiled over to murder. Clockwise from top: Greg & Alexa Ammon, The East Hampton beach house, Danny Pelosi, Ted Ammon, Generosa Ammon Today's Sponsor Bonwi Travel - www.BONWI.com Check out this independent podcast! The Noir Factory Podcast Book: Almost Paradise: The East Hampton Murder of Ted Ammon by Kieren Crowley
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91 min
July 24, 2017
Episode 052: Millionaire Murders: Chapter 3: Ted Ammon - Murder in the Hamptons - Part 1
A love story turn into a murder when a multi-millionaire finds himself in an ugly and vicious divorce.
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60 min
July 17, 2017
Episode 051: Millionaire Murders: Chapter 2: Edmond Safra - Murder in Monaco
A billionaire banker dies under suspicious circumstances in Monaco.
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48 min
July 10, 2017
Episode 050: Millionaire Murders: Chapter 1: Spoiled Son - Dale Ewell
A family is murdered in their Fresno home. Was it for the inheritance?
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62 min
June 26, 2017
Episode 049: Murder in Paradise: Chapter 4: Murder on Palmyra
Two couples collide on a deserted island on the South Seas. Only one would leave alive.
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60 min
June 19, 2017
Episode 048: Murder in Paradise: Chapter 3: Missing in Aruba
After Natalee Holloway another woman goes missing in Aruba - was it an accidental death or a murder?
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38 min
June 12, 2017
Episode 047: Murder in Paradise: Chapter 2: The Monster of Florence
A serial killer strikes in Florence, Italy.
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33 min
June 5, 2017
Episode 046: Murder in Paradise: Chapter 1: The Yosemite Murders
A serial killer hunts and kills women in and around Yosemite National Park. Cary Stayner, Carole Sund, Joie Armstrong
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59 min
May 22, 2017
Episode 045: A Woman Scorned: Chapter 4: Murder by Mercedes
Clara Harris finds out her husband of 10 years is having an affair and takes matters into her own hands - in a particularly gruesome way.
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60 min
May 15, 2017
Episode 044: A Woman Scorned: Chapter 3: Jodi Arias Part 2
Part 2 tells about the investigation, interrogation, arrest and trial of Jodi Arias for the murder of Travis Alexander. This is Chapter 3 of "A Woman Scorned"
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71 min
May 9, 2017
Episode 043: A Woman Scorned: Chapter 2: Jodi Arias
A young woman who felt spurned by her on-again-off again lover and realizaing she couldn’t have him for herself, decides to take deadly revenge. This case became one of the most sensationalized trials on record.   Chapter 2 of "A Woman Scorned" is the murder of Travis Alexander by Jodi Arias.
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67 min
May 2, 2017
Episode 042: A Woman Scorned: Chapter 1: Betty Broderick
In 1989, Betty Broderick guns down her ex-husband and his new wife. Did her cheating husband cause her to snap or did she commit cold-blood, premeditated murder? This is Chapter 1 of our new series "A Woman Scorned".
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67 min
April 25, 2017
Episode 041: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Chapter 4: Charles Rothenberg
A divorced dad takes revenge out on his ex-wife by attempting to murder his own son. Charles Rothenberg, David Rothenberg
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38 min
April 18, 2017
Episode 040: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Chapter 3: Susan Smith
A woman reports her car stolen with her 2 young sons inside. After a 9 day search, the unthinkable would be discovered. Michael and Alex Smith, kidnapping, carjacking,
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51 min
April 11, 2017
Episode 039: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Chapter 2: John List
An entire family is found murdered in their home in 1971. The patriarch, John List, murdered his wife, mother and children and then disappeared. List Family murders, America's Most Wanted, fugitive
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79 min
April 3, 2017
Episode 038: Monstrous Moms and Dastardly Dads: Chapter 1: Diane Downs
Three children are shot on a lonely road one night in 1983. Was it the work of a violent stranger or was it even more horrifying? Could their own mother be to blame?
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67 min
March 27, 2017
Episode 037: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Chapter 4: Female Mass Murderers
In this episode I detail a rare phenomenon - female mass murderers. You'll hear three cases of women who killed several people in a single incident in the U.S., Germany and Kuwait.  Jennifer San Marco, workplace shootings, Sabine Radmacher, Nasra Yousef Al-Enezi
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25 min
March 20, 2017
Episode 036: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Chapter 3: The San Ysidro McDonald's Massacre
The worst case of mass murder in the U.S. at the time occurred on July 18, 1984. The shooter entered a crowded McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, California and killed 21 men, women and children before the siege was over. James Huberty, mass murderers
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31 min
March 14, 2017
Episode 035: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Chapter 2: Richard Speck and The Crime of the Century
Eight student nurses are found dead one morning in 1966. There was only one survivor. This is the case of mass murderer Richard Speck.
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52 min
March 7, 2017
Episode 034: Murder Methods - Mass Murder: Chapter 1: Howard Unruh and the Walk of Death
A WWII vet goes on a killing rampage in Camden, New Jersey in 1949. historical true crime, spree killers, mass murders, Howard Unruh
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24 min
February 28, 2017
Episode 033: Sweetheart Killers: Chapter 4: The Lonely Hearts Killers
A couple deceive, rob and, ultimately, kill women who place ads in "Lonely Hearts" columns in the 1940s. Martha Beck, Raymond Fernandez, killer couples
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34 min
February 21, 2017
Episode 032: Sweetheart Killers: Chapter 3: Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate
Two teens go on a killing spree in America's heartland in 1958. Charles Starkweather, Caril Fugate, Carol Fugate, spree killers, American murderers, teenage killers, killer couples
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69 min
February 13, 2017
Episode 031: Sweetheart Killers: Chapter 2; Alton Coleman and Debra Brown
A couple begin a reign of terror across several states in the Midwest United States in the summer of 1984.  The FBI would be called in to find and apprehend the serial killers. Alton Coleman, Debra Brown, killer couples, serial killers, spree killers
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35 min
February 7, 2017
Episode 030: Sweetheart Killers: Chapter 1: Amy Fisher - The Long Island Lolita
A young girl infatuated with an older, married man sets out to eliminate her rival - his wife of 15 years. But, the story is soon discovered to be more sordid than originally thought. Amy Fisher, Joey Buttafuoco, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, New Jersey, Long Island
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35 min
January 31, 2017
Episode 029: Artful Crimes: Chapter 4: The Gardner Museum Heist
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts is robbed of over a half a billion dollars of rare art in 1990. art crimes, art heists
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41 min
January 24, 2017
Episode 028: Artful Crimes: Chapter 3: Andy Warhol and Valerie Solanas
A young aspiring writer shoots pop art icon Andy Warhol in 1968. Valerie Solanas, art, pop art
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44 min
January 17, 2017
Episode 027: Artful Crimes: Chapter 2: Caravaggio: The Bad Boy of Rome
The great artist Caravaggio lives an unparalleled life as a painter of masterpieces and as a mercurial and violent young man who became a convicted murderer before the age of 35. true crime artists murderers historical crime
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55 min
January 10, 2017
Episode 026: Artful Crimes: Chapter 1: The Death of Vincent Van Gogh
The series "Artful Crimes" details cases of crimes committed by and against artists. In Chapter 1 we'll explore the death of Vincent Van Gogh - suicide or murder?
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56 min
December 30, 2016
Episode 025: Holiday Homicides: Chapter 3: Murder in Madison
A man leads police to a body buried in a snowbank on Christmas Day, 1977. This murder in Madison, Wisconsin, would captivate the public with a tale of sex, murder, drugs and money.     Barbara Hoffman
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53 min
December 20, 2016
Episode 024: Holiday Homicides: Chapter 2: The Lawson Family Murders
On Christmas Day, 1929, one of the country's worst mass murders took place in North Carolina. This is Chapter 2 of Holiday Homicides: The Lawson Family Murders.
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58 min
December 12, 2016
Episode 023: Holiday Homicides: Chapter 1: The Ashland Tragedy
In the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, 1881, a brutal attack was perpetrated on three sleeping teens in Ashland, Kentucky. historical murder, holiday homicides
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36 min
December 5, 2016
Episode 022: True Crime Game Changers: Chapter 4: Amber Hagerman and the AMBER Alert
A 9-year-old girl is abducted in Arlington, Texas. The community and, ultimately, the country would call for changes in the way law enforcement responds to missing and abducted children
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26 min
November 29, 2016
Episode 021: True Crime Game Changers: Chapter 3: Polly Klaas
The murder of a young girls leads to sweeping changes in sentencing laws. Polly Klaas, Richard Allen Davis, Petaluma, abductions
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36 min
November 21, 2016
Episode 020: Bonus Episode: Holiday Schedule and Shout Outs
Happy Thanksgiving! Just sharing some info about the holiday schedule of podcast releases and some shout outs to listeners and podcasters!
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16 min
November 17, 2016
Episode 019: True Crime Game Changers: Chapter 2: Francine Hughes and The Burning Bed
An abused woman spends years being beaten and terrorized by her husband while police and others turn a blind eye. In desperation, she takes the law into her own hands. Francine Hughes, domestic violence, burning bed, Mickey Hughes
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73 min
November 8, 2016
Episode 018: True Crime Game Changers: Chapter 1: Kitty Genovese
A young woman's murder becomes and indictment on American apathy and changes the way crime is reported Kitty Genovese, Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, Winston Mosley
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58 min
October 28, 2016
Episode 017: Bonus Episode: Halloween Tales
On this special bonus Halloween episode I share something a little different. Instead of the usual true crime case I'm sharing two ghost stories with you. Feel free to listen in the dark! Happy Halloween! Halloween, ghost stories, spooky tales, La Llorona, Bloody Mary
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30 min
October 11, 2016
Episode 015: Fatal Fans: Chapter 3: John Lennon
Mark David Chapman stalks and murders John Lennon on a New York city street in 1980. This is Chapter 3 of Fatal Fans. stalkers
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65 min
October 11, 2016
Episode 016: Fatal Fans: Chapter 4: John Hinckley
John Hinckley, Jr. tries to impress an actress by killing President Ronald Reagan. Was he legally insane? This is the final chapter in the series "Fatal Fans". stalkers
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47 min
October 4, 2016
Episode 014: Fatal Fans: Chapter 2: Rebecca Schaeffer
An unhinged fan has murderous plans towards young actress Rebecca Schaeffer. stalkers, celebrity crime, Robert John Bardo
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28 min
September 13, 2016
Episode 013: Fatal Fans: Chapter 1 Theresa Saldana
A young actress is stalked by an unhinged drifter who is intent on killing her. celebrity crime, stalking, Arthur Jackson
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40 min
September 9, 2016
Episode 012: The Day the Music Died: Chapter 4: Selena
The Queen of Tejano Music is gunned down by a fan in 1995. Selena Quintanilla, Yolanda Saldivar, fatal fans
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38 min
August 28, 2016
Episode 011: The Day the Music Died: Chapter 3: Tupac and Biggie
Two of music's biggest rap stars are cut down in their prime. But, who killed them? This week's episode - Tupac and Biggie. Tupac Shakur, Biggie Smalls, Christopher Wallace
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59 min
August 17, 2016
Episode 010: The Day the Music Died: Chapter 2 Kurt Cobain
The second installment in the series about the tragic endings of musical icons this time I discuss the life and death of Nirvana's frontman, Kurt Cobain. Justin Evans from the Generation Why and The Peripheral podcasts weighs in on "Soaked in Bleach" and the murder theory.
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96 min
August 2, 2016
Episode 009: The Day the Music Died: Chapter 1: Marvin Gaye
This series tells the tragic stories of recording artists who were killed or died under mysterious circumstances. In the first chapter, Marvin Gaye, a top R&B recording artist is murdered by a family member in 1984.
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54 min
July 26, 2016
Episode 008: Killer Kids Chapter 3 Brenda Spencer
The first school mass shooting in the U.S. is committed by a 16-year-old year girl. Brenda Spencer, school shootings, mass shootings
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49 min
July 19, 2016
Episode 007: Killer Kids: Chapter 2: Mary Bell
An 11-year-old is accused of murdering two boys in the 1960s. British crime, kids who kill, killer kids
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42 min
July 13, 2016
Episode 006 Bonus Episode Making a Murderer in Conversation
A bonus episode partially recorded at The Warfield Theater in San Francisco, CA. Making a Murderer's Dean Strang and Jerry Buting on their speaking tour "A Conversation on Justice". Steven Avery, Brendan Dassey, Theresa Halbach
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33 min
July 5, 2016
Episode 005: Killer Kids: Chapter 1: Jesse Pomeroy
A young serial killer terrorizes South Boston in 1872. historical crime, serial killers
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27 min
June 23, 2016
Episode 004: Bonus Episode: Stockholm Syndrome and Patty Hearst
When kidnap victims are held for a period of time the public often wants to know "why didn't they try to escape?" This episode explains a psychological phenomenon known as "Stockholm Syndrome", how it might apply to the victims I discussed in the series "Lost and Found", and share probably the most well-known case of Stockholm Syndrome, the kidnapping of Patty Hearst.
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17 min
June 9, 2016
Episode 003: Lost and Found: Chapter 3: The Cleveland Kidnappings
Three girls go missing over as many years in a Cleveland, Ohio neighborhood.  Years go by before they are ever seen again. When it was revealed who had taken them and what they were subjected to the city was stunned to find that the perpetrator had been right under their nose all along. Ariel Castro, Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, abductions,
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62 min
June 9, 2016
Episode 002: Lost and Found: Chapter 2: Elizabeth Smart
This is our second installment in the series "Lost and Found". Elizabeth Smart was a 14-year-old girl from a loving, Mormon family living in Salt Lake City, Utah. The family's kindness towards a local transient would make her a target for kidnapping. Her ordeal would encompass months of captivity and hundreds of miles before the final outcome in her story. Brian David Mitchell, Wanda Barzee, child abductions, kidnapping
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27 min
June 9, 2016
Episode 001: Lost and Found: Chapter 1 - Jaycee Dugard
This is the first installment in our series "Lost and Found". An 11-year-old girl is abducted by strangers in broad daylight. The abductors have carefully planned for their captive. The story of this well-publicized kidnapping is even more bizarre and unbelievable than you might have heard.   Jaycee Lee Dugard, Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, Phillip Garrido
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23 min
June 9, 2016
Episode 000: Welcome to Once Upon A Crime!
Find us on Facebook: https://www.onceuponacrimepod.com and on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/uponacrime  
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