June 12, 2019
No One to Guide Him
September 1, 1978, 23 year old James Lossing of Mt Clemens commits an unspeakable crime against a child. Macomb County officials were asking - Could Lossing be the long sought after Oakland County Child Killer?
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28 min
May 14, 2019
No Apparent Motive
In September 1977, Birmingham Michigan has it's third murder in less than two years. Authorities are quick to point out that this murder "was not related to the Oakland County Child Killer" Who murdered art dealer and reverend John McKinney? His business but him in contact with OCCK victim Timothy King. Could McKinney have knowledge of the child killings? Or was it all a coincidence? #murder #art #unsolved #execution
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27 min
April 19, 2019
Episode 9 - Stakeout
The final chapter of Timothy King's abduction and murder. https://catherinebroad.blog/2013/12/03/act-of-kindness/ (the track suit) https://catherinebroad.blog/2018/07/15/more-from-2009/. (Dead or institutionalized) Additional Music provided by RFM: https://youtu.be/dPEoasBHNiA
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32 min
March 20, 2019
Episode 8 - The Ring
In 1976 law enforcement in Michigan uncovered a pedophile ring operating on North Fox Island, a privately owned property in Lake Michigan.
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32 min
February 27, 2019
Bonus - J. Reuben Appelman - Children of the Snow
Interview with J. Reuben Appelman, author of "The Kill Jar" and host of ID channel show Children of the Snow, both about his search for information on the Oakland County Child Killer.
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27 min
February 22, 2019
Episode 7 - The Blue Gremlin
Nina talks to Chris King about the accuracy of the reported blue Gremlin in his brother Tim's case.
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34 min
January 30, 2019
Episode 6 - Valerie Bishop
On February 2, 1977 10 year old Valerie Bishop was beaten, raped, murdered and left in the snow next to an abandoned house. While an arrest was made, the charges were dismissed. Despite her murder happening in the middle of the Oakland County Child Killings, the task force declined to work on her case.
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29 min
January 17, 2019
Episode 5 - Kristine Mihelich
On January 2, 1977 10 year old Kristine Mihelich stopped by Hartfield Bowling lanes before heading to 7-11 where she purchased a magazine, some candy and a drink. Then Kristine disappeared.
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51 min
December 12, 2018
Episode 4 - Jill Robinson
This is the mid-season finale of Don't Talk to Strangers. The Robinson family thought leaving Detroit for the suburbs would keep them safe. Not long after the move Jill Robinson begins having nightmares, horrific dreams of being shot. Until days before Christmas when she disappears, and the day after Christmas Jill is found murdered, shot in the head. Coincidence or premonition?
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44 min
November 28, 2018
Episode 3 - Jane Allan
In the summer of 1976, 13 year old Jane Allan is abducted. Local media reports on her as a runaway who met an unfortunate end, but Jane had not run away when she was abducted. Local media used Jane's history as a former runaway and her tragic death to strike fear in children and spread the message that bad things happen to you if you run away from home.
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30 min
November 14, 2018
Episode 2 - Mark Stebbins
Explore the disappearance and murder of 12-year-old Mark Stebbins. While his death is the first case attributed to the Oakland County Child Killer, the smothering death of Mark Stebbins remains unsolved.
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31 min
October 31, 2018
Episode 1 - The Babysitter Murders
The “Babysitter Murders” is a series of three murders, one in Wayne County, one in Macomb County and one in Oakland County. Two of the victims were babysitting young children when they were assaulted and murdered. Law enforcement would go on to close all three cases. --------------------------------------------- Find us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Dont-talk-to-strangers-2155270714737928/  Visit us on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/DTTSPodcast/
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39 min
October 27, 2018
Introducing Don't Talk to Strangers
A long form podcast about the Oakland County child murders.
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