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The Murder In My Family

English, Old Time Radio, 1 seasons, 189 episodes, 5 days 14 hours 6 minutes
Murder is a crime of many victims. It affects not only the murdered, but also those who loved them. The Murder in My Family tells the effects of murder from the perspective of the family members of the victims and shows how they, too, are victims in this terrible crime.
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Zachary 'Zack' Flyte

Episode 144 Zachary 'Zack' Flyte   In January, 2017, 21 year old Zachary Flyte, or Zack as he was known, was excited to embark on a new chapter in his life. He was going to take a test to get into the police academy. He felt it would be an excellent way to take care of his 3 young children. By all accounts, he was excited for the opportunity, but he would never get the chance. Days before he was supposed to take the test, his mom Jamie would get a heartbreaking phonecall that her son was in the hospital fighting for his life after being shot in the head. According to Zack's girlfriend, Dominique, Zack was at her parents home and had gotten upset over a text she got, and suddently shot himself. Zack died in the hospital after Jamie turned off life support, allowing Zack to help others via organ donation. But things began to trouble Jamie. Doctors found a laceration and bump on his head possibly indicating a struggle before he was shot. She was also concerned that it had
26/11/20231 hour 18 minutes 44 seconds
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Leslie Rodriguez

Episode 143 Leslie Rodriguez    27 year old Orlando, Florida resident, Leslie Rodriguez by all accounts was a positive force and good friend to those that knew her. She always had a smile, and brought happiness and positive energy to every situation. Described as a 'ray of sunshine', Leslie was a new mom to a young son, Roman and was looking to the next chapter in her life after breaking off a relationship with Roman's father, 28 year old Devin Griggs. Leslie's mom Eileen, and stepfather moved from Chicago to be closer to Leslie & Roman, and it should have been a great time for their family. But Devin was struggling leading up to the breakup with Leslie, and after, and had gone awol from the military before winding up in Orlando. Leslie had left him after he changed, and he began to act paranoid, and claimed people were watching him. Although Devin had never been violent with Leslie, that would all change on May 9, 2022 when he showed up at Leslie's apartment. Leslie l
12/11/20231 hour 18 minutes 43 seconds
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Darrell Holderman

Episode 142 Darrell Holderman On June 1st, 2022, 78 year old Darrell Holderman was working a job as a security guard watching over a prisoner at a Dayton, Ohio area hospital. He wasn't supposed to work that day, but he picked up an extra shift. Despite his age and declining health, Darrell was a hard worker. The beloved father and grandfather had served his country proudly in Vietnam, and just a month a way from his 79th birthday, he had no intentions of slowing down as he was focused on working hard to provide for his family. Without warning the prisoner he was guarding, 30 year old Brian Booth, who was in the throws of detoxing, attacked Darrell and beat him. Darrell who walked with a cane and was losing his eyesight was no match for the prisoner and he was badly beaten and suffered skull fractures before Booth took his gun and shot him in the neck before fleeing with the gun and taking his own life in the hospital parking lot. Sadly, Darrell Holderman did not survive, and
28/10/202356 minutes 9 seconds
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Rusty Meye

Episode 141 Rusty Meye Rusty Meye was a man who was down on his luck. Living alone in a rented Vero Beach, Florida mobile home, he had battled depression, drinking and overuse of medication brought on by a terrible foot injury he suffered that left him disabled. Rusty had made the decision to stop drinking and not rely on his medications anymore, and was making progress in his life. However, one thing he still faced was financial issues, and an ongoing butting of heads with his landlord who wanted Rusty to find a new place to live. Rusty recounted to people close to him that his landlord constantly verbally abused him, and even threatened to burn the trailer to the ground with Rusty inside it. According to Rusty, the landlord would come into the trailer when he wasn't home. Things were clearly not good for Rusty. Then, on October 17, 2020, 59 year old Rusty Meye was reported missing by his landlord of all people. All of belongings were left behind in his trailer, including hi
14/10/20231 hour 2 minutes 17 seconds
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Elizabeth 'Liz' Barraza Part 2

Episode 140 Elizabeth 'Liz' Barraza Part 2     In this episode,  we continue the discussion with Robert and Rosemary Nuelle who discuss the tragic January, 2019 murder of their daughter Liz Barraza in Tomball, Texas, and their efforts to see her killer brought to justice. They talk about the many issues they have faced in the aftermath of Liz's murder, and some of the resources and allies that they have turned to for help, including Andy Kahan, director of Victim services & advocacy of Houston, who also joins us in this episode to talk about the work he does in support of people like Liz's family. There is currently a reward of up to $50,000 for information in this case. If you have any details about the murder of Elizabeth Barraza please call (713) 222-TIPS and share what you know. You can also go to to submit your tip. Because Liz's case has gotten a lot of media and online attention, so
16/09/20232 hours 7 minutes 33 seconds
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Introducing Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University from Wondery

Introducing Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University from Wondery  Dr. Robert Hadden was a trusted OB-GYN at Columbia University. Friendly, caring, unassuming… and behind the closed door of exam rooms, one of the most prolific sexual predators in New York City. During his 25-year career, he assaulted hundreds, perhaps thousands, of patients, under the guise of medical exams. Those who tried to warn Columbia were ignored or not believed. When it appeared that no one — not Hadden, not Columbia — would be held to account, it was the survivors who undertook a decade-long fight for justice.   From Wondery, Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University is a story about power: wh
12/09/202311 minutes 9 seconds
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Elizabeth 'Liz' Barraza

Episode 139 Elizabeth 'Liz' Barraza Part 1 of 2 On the morning of January 25,2019 just before sunrise, 29 year old Elizabeth 'Liz' Barraza was setting up for a garage sale in her yard in Tomball, Texas. She and her husband Sergio were about to celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary with a vacation to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, so the extra cash from the sale would come in handy. Sergio had just left for work when a Black Nissan truck pulled up and turned around before parking in front of the Barraza's home. After parking, the driver got out and walked toward Liz, and she said good morning to them likely expecting her first customer of the day. However, this person wasn't out bargain shopping, they were targeting Liz. They pulled a revolver and after several seconds of interaction with Liz, they shot her three times. When Liz fell to the ground, the shooter stood over her and shot her a fourth time before jumping back into the Black truck and fleeing the scene. Al
02/09/20231 hour 39 minutes 6 seconds
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Introducing AbJack Insider

AbJack Entertainment, the true crime network that brings you The Murder In My Family and several other true crime podcasts, would like to introduce you to AbJack Insider through Apple Podcasts. What is AbJack Insider? It's a value-based subscription that gives listeners VIP access to not only The Murder in My Family, but to every other show on the AbJack network. You’ll get things like AD-FREE and early episodes, bonus content, and AD-FREE listening.  Every episode of every show on AbJack published in August, 2023 and after, will be AD-FREE with an AbJack Insider subscription. In addition, several shows on the network already have completely AD-FREE and bonus content published in the AbJack Insider APP, and more and more previously published episodes will be added to the AD-FREE lineup. There are several episodes of The
28/08/20232 minutes 18 seconds
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Robert 'Robbie' Lamp

Episode 138 Robert 'Robbie' Lamp In 1981, 27 year old Robert Lamp, or Robbie as he went by seemed to have a lot of things going for him. He was a young husband and father, and had recently purchased a home in a great neighborhood in Pennsylvania. Robbie was a successful manager of a Grand Union Super Market; in fact, he has done such a great job, that the company asked him if he'd work at their store in Hillandale, Silver Spring, MD- a store that was in need of a good manager to help run it. It was a good opportunity for Robbie, but since he has just settled his family in Pennsylvania, he decided that he would travel back and forth from Pennsylvania to Maryland instead of uproot his family. By March, 1981, Robbie had settled in to his position at the new store alongside his co-workers, but a violent robbery of a Safeway store just down the street in which a store manager was shot, was on Robbie's mind. He requested security guards from corporate for the store, but his
19/08/20231 hour 10 minutes 46 seconds
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Kristie Gunderson Lee

20 year-old Kristie Gunderson Lee was a young wife, and new mom living in Pompano Beach, Florida in 1994. She was a friendly and popular hairdresser who was not known to have enemies, but on March 31st of that year, she died a violent death in her apartment. She was bludgeoned and strangled to death. Initially, it seemed like a burglary gone wrong, but police ruled that out and instead investigated the murder as a crime of passion. As in most cases involving a crime of passion, detectives looked closely at Kristie's husband Jeff Lee, but learned early on that he was at work when the murder happened and had an air tight alibi. Police quickly turned their suspicion to Kristie's in-laws, Kay and Joe Petralia, who had discovered Kristie's body and called 911. Their timeline of events didn't match up with witness statements in the case, and as police looked closer, they found that Kristie & Kay had been at odds with each other over the raising of  Kristie & Jeff's  son Zachary. They had
05/08/202345 minutes 13 seconds
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Case Updates: Delphi; Liberty German, Abigail Williams, Lindy Sue Biechler, and Deverrie Schiller

In this episode, we update 3 cases previously discussed on The Murder In My Family. The case updates are for the following three cases; The 2017 Delphi Murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams from episode 6 and episode 38. The 1975 murder of Lindy Sue Biechler in Lancaster County PA in episode 19, and the 2016 murder of Devirrie Schiller in California City in episode 11. Additionally, Deverrie Schiller's mom Debi Fones has published a book about the case and her efforts to get justice for her daughter. You can find the book  <a hr
22/07/202317 minutes 9 seconds
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Thomas Clancy Sr.

Episode 135 Thomas Clancy Sr.Thomas Clancy Sr was a proud and decorated WW2 veteran who became a successful businessman in Dallas, Texas when he moved there with his large family in the 1960s. Thomas and his wife of 35 years divorced, and he found himself re-married a couple years later. But Thomas's second marriage appeared to be falling apart, and was on the verge of divorce. In November 1983, Thomas was also dealing with a very sick daughter who was hospitalized and not expected to pull through. He wanted to be by her side, and that's why his family became so worried after the 60 year old failed to show up at the hospital after a few days. They scrambled to call around and find him. They learned that his second wife had confronted him and a female co worker at a bar and that she had threatened to kill the co worker. When Thomas left the bar that night, he was never seen again. Just days later, Thomas Clancy Sr's Cadillac was located across from the bar he was last seen a
08/07/202356 minutes 2 seconds
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Jesse Dempsey

Episode 134 Jesse Dempsey41 Year old father of three, Jesse Dempsey was shot to death around 11pm as he drove about 70MPH along I-20 near Lithonia, in DeKalb County Georgia on October 25th, 2020. Jesse was in the passenger seat driving his girlfriend Kendra Vickery's White GMC Sierra Pickup when a single bullet blew out the back window, passed through the driver's headrest, and struck Jesse in the head. Kendra, who was in the passenger seat next to Jesse, initially thought that a tire had blown out. Jesse slammed on the brakes and came to a stop in the middle lane, and the truck was struck from behind by another driver, 39-year-old Marie Fleuristin. Kendra's truck wound up on the shoulder of the road, and Kendra called 911 as she tried to get out of the vehicle. Tragically, Marie Fleuristin, the driver of the vehicle that slammed into Kendra's truck, exited her vehicle and was struck and killed by a semi truck. Jesse was barely alive and was rushed to the hospit
24/06/202336 minutes 10 seconds
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Ernestine Hurt

Episode 133 Ernestine Hurt48 year old mother and grandmother Ernestine Hurt was stabbed to death as she walked from a night shift at work to catch a bus in Cincinnati Ohio. Usually her daughter or her husband would walk with her at night to make her feel safe. On this night however, she was alone and a killer struck.It seemed like it could have been a mugging, but nothing was taken from Ernestine. As police took a closer look at her life, they found other avenues to go down, but no clear path towards any of them resulting in the case being solved. 40+ years later, the case remains at a standstill. Ernestine's granddaughter Mirya discusses the case in this episode, and her efforts to not let her Grandmother's case be forgotten.To support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at: through Paypal at: contact th
10/06/202339 minutes 14 seconds
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Jorge Luis Delgado Jr

Episode 132 Jorge Luis Delgado Jr23 year old Jorge Luis Delgado, known as "Spazz' or 'Georgie' to those who loved him was gunned down in New Haven, CT in April, 2022. Despite rumors and names swirling about his killer, or killers, there has not been an arrest yet. The lack of an arrest is agnozing for Jorge's loved ones, and they are worried that the killer, or killers may strike again, if they haven't already.In this episode, Jorge's mom Jennifer discusses the frustration of not seeing an arrest and her worries that the lack of an arrest may lead to more violence.If you have information about the murder of Jorge Luis Delgado Jr, please call the New Haven Police Department Investigative Services Division at 203-946-6304. Callers may remain anonymous or submit tips anonymously by calling 1-866-888-TIPS(8477), or texting “NHPD” plus the message to 274637 (CRIMES).
13/05/202334 minutes 30 seconds
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Stephen Sloman

Episode 131 Stephen SlomanOn October 13, 2022, gunfire erupted in Baltimore, MD. When the shooting stopped, 56 year old Stephen Sloman was dead, killed in a hail of bullets. Stephen, a father of three, and a military veteran was down on his luck after a divorce. His career in the IT field had suffered, and he was battling addiction. Stephen was also depressed about the recent death of his mother who he was living with. There was a lot going on in Stephen's life, but not all of his last movements and actions can be accounted for as he had become estranged from family. Why Stephen was in the city that night, who murdered him, and why all are unanswered questions to this point. There was no evidence of robbery. Police have been unable to locate any witnesses willing to give any information about what unfolded. Stephen's family is not confident that his murder will be solved, especially given Baltimore has been overrun with violent crimes, mo
02/05/202339 minutes 28 seconds
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Catrina Mowrey

Episode 130 Catrina MowreyIn June, 1985, 24 year old Kansas native Catherine 'Catrina' Mowrey was planning to travel from the Dallas, Texas area where she was living, back to Kansas to visit family. She never showed up. On June 25th, her nude body was found in the trunk of a car in an area of Dallas known for its high crime rate. Catrina's body was wrapped in a sheet, and according to some reports, she had a belt wrapped around her neck. Due to decomposition, the medical examiner was not able to determine a cause of death, and termed it undetermined. Police investigating the case quickly concluded that Catrina had died of a drug overdose, but when no drugs were found in her system, shifted gears and theorized she had taken her own life. Later, they said she may have died of natural causes, and someone close to her got rid of her body. Police explored all kinds of theories except the one that seemed the most obvious; that Catrina was a homicide victim. Inve
15/04/202355 minutes 22 seconds
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Colby Wilcher

Episode 129 Colby WilcherIn January, 2022,27 year-old father of 3 Colby Wilcher vanished under mysterious circumstances out of Holt, Florida. Colby's family was worried because it wasn't like Colby to drop from sight, and he was supposed to start a new job. Days turned into weeks without answers. During the time he was gone, there were suspicious posts and communications from Colby's phone and social media, and those closest to Colby wondered if it was really Colby who was doing the communicating. On April 11, 2022, almost 3 months after he went missing, Colby's body was found by fisherman south of the Shoal River Bridge off Okaloosa County Road 393 near Dorcas. This location was several miles from where Colby was last seen. It was determined that Colby was the victim of a homicide and had been shot once in the head. The news was devastating for Colby's family &amp; friends. Now they knew where he was, but it only led to more questions. How did Colby
18/03/202352 minutes 57 seconds
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Valentina 'Tina' Yorro

Episode 128 Valentina 'Tina' Yorro64 year old Valentina Yorro, who went by Tina was an active mother and grandmother involved in her community, church, and education system. Above all else, Tina valued her family, especially after losing her husband to Cancer. Tina needed her family more than ever. But things were strained between Tina and one member of her family; her son DJ. DJ had battled drugs and apparently had some mental health issues. Things became so strained at one point that Tina filed a restraining order against DJ, but later changed her mind and asked the court to reverse it. It was a decision that would prove fatal, because in November 2021, Tina would die at the hands of her own son- stabbed to death in her Glen Burnie, MD home. Police responding to the home shot and killed DJ after he came at them with a knife he was holding. The aftermath of this murder has left Tina's daughters, Shirley &amp; Gloria trying to make sense of this tragic event that forever ch
04/03/202351 minutes 20 seconds
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Raul Aguilar III

Episode 127 Raul Aguilar IIIRaul Aguilar III a father of 3, and a beloved son, was a busy and active member of his community. He worked for himself after starting 'The Blacklist Enterprise' and he also had done security. When he wasn't working, Raul was spending time with his family or riding motorcycles. He fought for causes that he felt strongly about, and stood up for people that needed help. So it was no surprise that on August 28,2022 when a fight broke out at a party Raul was attending, he got involved trying to end the dispute. But gunfire erupted leaving 28 year old Raul mortally wounded. He would die a short time later. While police tried to identify and apprehend Raul's killer, Raul's family &amp; friends were left devastated by his tragic death. Very soon after Raul was killed, a suspect named Demarc M. Burgess turned himself into police in connection with Raul's death, and he was charged with second degree murder and as of now, is awaiting trial. <br
18/02/20231 hour 3 minutes 8 seconds
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Paul Wilson

Episode 126 Paul WilsonCambridge, Massachusetts is an upscale neighborhood of 100,000 residents. Home to Harvard University, it has one of the lowest crime rates of any city in the state.Cambridge is where 60 year old Paul Wilson called home.Paul was an outgoing and well-liked member of the community. A professional at IBM, he was very active and outgoing, and had no known enemies. That's why his sensless and shockingly motiveless murder rocked the community and has left his family heartbroken and searching for answers.On January 2, 2019, Paul was attacked as he walked through Danehy Park in Cambridge. He was struck multiple times with a blunt object and left for dead. A passerby found Paul and called 911, and he was rushed to a nearby hospital but did not survive his injuries. Police set about trying to solve his case and take a killer off the streets, but they had little to go on. After a complete look into Paul's life and background, t
04/02/202348 minutes 40 seconds
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Adam Benjamin Clark

Episode 125 Adam Benjamin ClarkSix year old Adam Benjamin Clark was born in 1977 with a rare condition called Cornelia de Lange syndrome. The condition made caring for Adam and keeping up with his needs difficult. But Adam's mom Joyce was up for the challenge. Despite juggling the breakup of her marraige, caring for Adam and his older sister, paying the bills, and going to school to become a nurse, somehow Joyce juggled it all. She was committed to providing Adam with care and love. But in 1983, tragedy struck. Adam died while in the care of a man that Joyce thought she could trust, a man that said he would watch Adam so Joyce could attend classes. Joyce was heartbroken and devastated by the loss of her son. But things were about to turn into an even worse nightmare for Joyce. Investigators looking into Adam’s death would come to believe that Joyce had killed her son. In 1984, Joyce was indicted in her son's death, and her remaining child was taken away by CPS.
21/01/20231 hour 13 minutes 52 seconds
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The Langert Family Murders

Episode 124 The Langert Family MurdersIn 1990, life for Nancy Bishop-Langert and her husband Richard Langert was good. Three years after getting married, they were expecting their first child, and they were overjoyed. The popular, and well-liked couple was looking forward to raising their child in the quiet and safe city of Winnetka, Illinois. Sadly though, that would never happen.On April 7, 1990, a 16 year old teenager named David Biro, broke into the Langert townhome intent on harming someone. In cold blood, he executed Richard in front of Nancy. Despite her begging for the life of her unborn child to be spared, the young killer shot her twice killing her baby instantly. With her last ounce of life, Nancy crawled over to her husband so that she could die necxt to him. Using her finger and her own blood, she drew a heart and a U as a dying message to her beloved husband. The next day, Nancy's father Lee made the shocking discovery of the Langert's bodies; some
07/01/20231 hour 6 minutes 29 seconds
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William Benjamin Jenkins

Episode 123 William Benjamin JenkinsIn 1997, Sixteen year old William Benjamin Jenkins of Richmond, Virginia was like a lot of teenagers his age. He loved music, hanging out with friends, and being creative. In August of that year when he landed a job at a local fast food joint called 'Bullets', William was looking forward to it. He was excited to earn money and save up for a guitar. But sadly, on August 12th of that year, William's life came to a tragic halt. As William left the restaurant on just his second day working there, he was the victim of a robbery. Waiting outside the store was a 23 year old gunman with a checkered background, and he was out to make some easy money. He forced William at gunpoint to go back into the restaurant. When the manager opened the door to let William back in, the gunman, without warning, shot William once in the neck killing him instantly. His killer proceeded to rob the restaurant of $1700 cash, and fled leaving the manager shaken,
17/12/202259 minutes 13 seconds
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Aubrey and Denise Duncan

Episode 122 Aubrey and Denise DuncanIn the early morning hours of January 29th, 1977, gunshots rang out at the home of the Duncan family of 925 South Velare St in Anaheim, CA. The Duncan family had enjoyed a peaceful family life in Orange County up until that time, but two young ruthless criminals in the midst of a crime spree found themselves at the home targeting the family's Patriarch, 48 year old Aubrey Duncan. He was ambushed as he tried to enter his home. Aubrey's wife Nadine tried to come to her husband's defense and was also shot in the entrance way to her home, as was the couple's oldest daughter, 18 year old Denise Duncan. When the gunshots were finally over and the attackers had fled, Aubrey and Denise were dead, and Nadine was hospitalized due to her injuries. Police eventually caught up with and apprehended the two young killers, and they were sent to prison for life. But due to their young ages at the time they committed the crimes, and to Californ
03/12/202258 minutes 52 seconds
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Introducing: Killer Psyche Daily

Introducing: Killer Psyche DailyWhen a shocking crime occurs, former FBI Profiler Candice DeLong will have a lot to say about it. On KILLER PSYCHE DAILY, Candice digs into the motivations and behaviors of the criminal masterminds and killers who are dominating the headlines. For 10 minutes, five days a week, she draws on her years of experience to break down complex criminal cases, look back at the historic crimes that still haunt us today, and share new insights. With new episodes every Monday through Friday, KILLER PSYCHE DAILY delivers a lot of true crime in just a little bit of time. Listen only on Amazon Music:
22/11/20223 minutes 55 seconds
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David Carter

Episode 121 David CarterIn the Fall of 2018, 39 Year-Old David Carter of Melvindale, Michigan was a busy man. He worked a full time job, and had his own clothing line; Lavish Habits Unlimited. He even found time to coach youth football. He also had been in a relationship for 6 months with Tamera 'Tammy' Williams. But David, as busy as he was, was never too busy for his family who he was close with, especially his son DJ. He looked forward to DJ's visits, which is why it was surprising to DJ and DJ's mom Sonia when they both got texts from David saying he was sick and was canceling plans. DJ decided to go over to his father's apartment to get his phone charger, and that's when DJ had an odd encounter with his dad's girlfriend, Tammy. DJ saw Tammy outside of his dad's apartment and when she saw DJ coming, she ran inside and locked the door. DJ used his own key to let himself inside, and Tammy told DJ that his dad, despite being sick, had gone for a walk. DJ
06/11/20221 hour 8 minutes 15 seconds
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Introducing: Amazon's Cold Season 3; The Search For Sheree

Introducing: Amazon's Cold Season 3; The Search For ShereeSheree Warren left her job in Salt Lake City on a mild October evening in 1985.She told a coworker she was headed to meet her estranged husband, CharlesWarren, at a car dealership. But she never made it, Sheree vanished. When hercar mysteriously surfaced weeks later, hundreds of miles away in Las Vegas, noone could say how it got there.When a young mother disappears under unexplained circumstances, policealways turn suspicious eyes towards the husband. And although there wasdistrust around Charles Warren, he wasn’t the only suspect when Sheree wentmissing. She also had a boyfriend, a former cop named Cary Hartmann, wholived a sinister double life.Season three follows two suspects– men who both raised suspicion forinvestigators. But with two strong persons of interest with competing facts andevidence, it muddied the murder investigatio
03/11/20229 minutes 17 seconds
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Janice Lillie

Episode 120 Janice LillieOn November 13th, 1991, just after noon, 41-year-old Janice Lillie was found murdered in a Gretna, Louisiana apartment complex that she managed and co-owned with her husband, Norman Lillie. She was brutally stabbed repeatedly, and left to die. Nearby, her purse, cash, and other items sat undisturbed. News of Janice's shocking murder rocked her family. Noone knew who would want to murder the beloved, and religious mother and grandmother. It soon came to light that Normal Lillie was having an affair with one of the apartment complex's residents, and police zeroed in on her and associates. Despite multiple indictments, and police suspicion, the case remains cloudy, and technically unsolved 3 decades later. Janice's family remains divided over who's to blame, and it's cause a lot of havoc. Janice's daughter Denise discussed just how messy things have been in this case since the very beginning, and how not having her beloved mom all the
22/10/202252 minutes 32 seconds
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Introducing The Generation Why Podcast

The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered thetrue crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break downtheories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries andconspiracies. One of the longest running true crime podcasts out there, GenerationWhy has a little something for every true crime listener. Follow The GenerationWhy Podcast on Amazon Music, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Or you canlisten ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app.Listen here:
18/10/20228 minutes 16 seconds
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Diana Engstrom

Episode 119 Diana EngstromIn July, 2020, a deadly fire broke out at an apartment complex in Reno, NV during the early morning hours. The fire displaced several residents, and as a result, many of them lost their belongings and their pets. Several people were injured, and unfortuatelly, two people were killed; 51 year old Diana Engstrom, and 70 year old Katherine White. The deadly fire devastated the community, but when it was determined that the fire had been set deliberately, people were shocked. 31 year-old Brian Bandy was taken into custody and faced several criminal charges including multiple counts of murder.Diana's daughter Nancy discusses the tragic events that robbed her of time with her beloved mother, and she also delves into the grief and recovery process in the aftermath of the fire.To support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at:
08/10/202244 minutes 29 seconds
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Wondery Presents The ReWatcher Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Wondery Presents The ReWatcher Buffy The Vampire Slayer Welcome to the Hellmouth Weirdos! Your favorite Morbid hosts Ash and Alaina are branching out from true crime and heading to Sunnydale for the ultimate Buffy the Vampire Slayer Rewatch podcast! Alaina is a Buffy superfan and Ash has never watched a single episode, so whether you’re Team Angel, Team Spike, or have no clue who those people are…they’ve got you covered! Join them each week as they slay their way through the series, episode by episode, re-watching, and watching for the very first time. They’ll break down Buffy and her friends adventures through weekly recaps, categories, and awards while Ash takes some (wooden stake) stabs at predicting what she thinks will happen next. They'll also welcome the occasional Buffy cast member, guest star, or celebrity superfan to join in the slaying. Listen to The ReWatcher:
03/10/20224 minutes 44 seconds
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Katie Palmer

Episode 118 Katie PalmerOn the morning of April 21, 2020, Katie Palmer, a beloved 39 year old teacher and mother of 2 in Dennison, TX was struck and killed as she took a walk in her neighborhood with her husband John. As the pair walked looking at birds, a truck driving on the wrong side of the road plowed into them both, knocking them out of their shoes and sending them 70 feet. John was severely injured and despite having a broken back, crawled to Katie's side to check on here but she was barely breathing and her eyes were fixed. Police and EMT's were dispatched to the scene. John was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and Katie was Medavaced to Plano, TX where attempts to save her failed, and she died from multiple traumas including severe head injuries. Back at the scene, it was determined that one of the Palmer's neighbors, Cory Foster, had been driving the truck that struck the pair. Body cam footage revealed that the state trooper questioning Cory Fos
24/09/20221 hour 33 minutes 3 seconds
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Introducing Campus Killings From AbJack Entertainment

Introducing Campus Killings From AbJack EntertainmentAbJack Entertainment, the network that brings you The Murder in My Family, is proud to announce a new podcast; Campus Killings, a Bi-Weekly true crime podcast that debuts on September 17, 2022, and releases new episodes every other Saturday.Campus Killings is hosted by Dr. Meghan Sacks and Dr. Amy Shlosberg (Women & Crime, and Direct Appeal podcasts). In each episode, Meghan and Amy dive into some of the most shocking and tragic murders to happen on school grounds, and provide their analysis as both Educators and trained Criminologists. They discuss what went wrong, and what could have been done differently to prevent the tragic outcome.As criminologists, Meghan and Amy teach, research, write and podcast about victims, offenders and the issues surrounding our criminal justice system-and each have over 20 years of experience working in the system in various capacities such as law enforcement,
17/09/20224 minutes 3 seconds
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Mary Hayre

Episode 117 Mary Hayre74 Year-Old Mary Hayre was the glue that held her family together.The mother, grandmother, and great grandmother was a big part of her family's lives, but on February 27, 2021, Mary was killed in a senseless and tragic act of violence.She had gone to the Pinecrest Apartments, located at 1920 McMillan Avenue in North Charleston to get a cell phone her great grandson had forgotten at a sleepover. While she sat in her car talking to her daughter Pamela on the phone, someone walked up to the driver's side door of her car and began shooting at Mary. Tragically, Pamela heard it all on the phone call. Despite it being the middle of the afternoon on a Saturday, not many people came forward with information, perhaps because they were afraid to. Eventually one witness did come forward and from a photo lineup, they picked out a man named Zaswan Rosendary as the shooter. On March 5, less than a week after the murder, Rosendary was arrested and charged
10/09/202231 minutes 21 seconds
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Wondery Presents: Blood Ties Season 3 Strange Days

Wondery Presents: Blood Ties Season 3 Strange DaysOur family members are not always who we think. When Eleonore Richland exposed her father’s dark legacy, she vowed to clean up the family business – and hired her half-brother, Santino Reyes, to help her do it. But old habits die hard. In the shocking new third season, Eleonore reckons with what her father always taught her growing up: medicine is a bloody business. From Wondery, the makers of “The Shrink Next Door” and “Dr. Death,” Blood Ties stars Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Christian Navarro (13 Reasons Why), and Peter Stormare.
29/08/20225 minutes 31 seconds
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George Heath

Episode 116 George Heath56 year old teacher George Heath went out for a date night with his wife Rosemary on May 10, 2016 to the Taunton, MA. Galleria Mall. What should have been a nice night of dinner and a movie turned tragic when a man suffering a mental break deliberately crashed his car into the mall and began attacking people. While many people fled, George and Rosemary sprang into action trying to defend a pregnant waitress, but they were no match for the bigger stronger attacker, and George was fatally stabbed. Rosemary was in the sights of the killer before an off duty police officer shot him, ending the onslaught. Rosemary rushed to George's side comforting him promisng him she'd be okay. But it was hard for Rosemary to go on and she suffered PTSD and financial issues almost losing the home her and George loved. But she soon discovered that just as George gave his life helping a stranger in an act of kindness, the community rallied around Rosemary raising money fo
27/08/202252 minutes 30 seconds
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Joan Webster

Episode 115 Joan Webster25 year-old Joan Webster was a second year architecture student at Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1981 and had a bright future ahead of her. But on November 28th of that year, Joan vanished. She had just arrived at Logan Airport in Boston after flying home from NJ to see her family for the Thanksgiving holiday. As a cab driver helped began to load her suitcase into his taxi, an unkown man stopped Joan and told her that they shouldn't take that taxi. Joan told the cabbie that she was with the man, and picked up the suitcase and walked away with the man to a nearby car parked in the taxi row. The bewildered cab driver dismissed the incident, and looked for his next fare. Joan Webster was never seen alive again. When her boyfriend, a fellow student at Harvard realized Joan hadn't come back to school following the holiday, he called her parents. That's when they realized Joan was missing, and reported her as such on December 2, 1981. Tha
13/08/20221 hour 48 minutes 2 seconds
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Introducing; Pretend A True Crime Documentary Podcast

Introducing; Pretend A True Crime Documentary PodcastFrom Javier Leiva's newest season of Pretend;What if I told you that 90% of Frank Abagnale's claims are totally made up? Yeah, that's right. The most extraordinary con man in the world never actually did the crimes he claims he did. In the new season of PRETEND, host Javier Leiva debunks Frank Abagnale’s claims one by one, not with opinions but with court and prison records. This series also gives voice to new victim testimonies. In the end, Leiva travels to Las Vegas to confront Abagnale about his lies. This is the real-life Catch Me If You Can. Listen to Pretend on your favorite podcast app, and check out Javier's home page
11/08/20222 minutes
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Tracy McClelland

Episode 114 Tracy McClelland36 Year-old Mother of three, Tracy McClelland vanished in Fenruary, 2007 in Tampa, Florida. When she didn't show up at the hospital for the birth of her nephew, her family feared something was wrong. In March, 2007, workers found the body of a woman, clad only in a denim skirt, buried in a shallow grave at their job site. Since there was no ID found with the body and due to decomposition, Detectives had to ID using serial numbers from her breast implants, and prints from her finger tips. The dead woman turned out to be Tracy McClelland. Police were tight lipped about the cause of death, stating only that there was upper body trauma and that the case was a homicide. Police had their work cut out for them trying to figure out who killed Tracy, and why. Tracy, once a possible student with dreams of becoming a teacher, had lost her way following the suicide of her brother. Devastated by the loss, Tracy sank into depression, and drug use, and alternat
30/07/202232 minutes 55 seconds
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Mary Morgan Pewitt

Episode 113 Mary Morgan PewittIn 1988, 25 year-old single mother of two, Mary Morgan Pewitt of Comanche, Oklahoma was in the process of building a new life for her and her daughters, Kira and Amber. She had been divorced twice, and was on her way to a third divorce. She was determined to get ahead for her daughters. But when she lost her job as a nurse in a nursing home due to an injury, Mary took a job as a server at Harold’s Club- the only bar in Commanche at the time. On the night of June 3rd, 1988, just her 13th day on the job, Mary worked closing shift, so Kira and Amber stayed the night with Mary's mom, Elizabeth. Early the next morning, Elizabeth dropped the girls off at their home and expected to find Mary there to greet them. When she didn't answer, Amber climbed up to look thru her mom's bedroom window, and caught sight of something awful. Mary was lying lifeless on her bed covered in blood. She had been stabbed more than 2 dozen times. In what seemed like
17/07/20221 hour 9 minutes 37 seconds
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Carol Ann Farino

Episode 112 Carol Ann FarinoOn the evening of November 3, 1966, 17-year-old Carol Ann Farino, a pretty, popular high school student left work at Milt’s Cup & Saucer in Maplewood, New Jersey, a small town just 10 miles west of New York City and began her regular walk home.She never made it. Her dead body was found just a half-mile away, strangled with her own stocking and with signs of attempted sexual assault. Oddly, her purse and shoes were missing. For more than 50 years local police have been unsuccessful in their investigation, following hundreds of leads, interviewing dozens of friends and family and trying to determine who did this brutal crime and why. But another victim of the killing is Carol’s younger sister, Cynthia. Only 11 years old at the time, she has carried emotional scars, uncertainty, and pain from the ordeal for decades. In this episode, Cynthia discusses her sister's tragic death, and the aftermath. Author Joe Strupp also discusses the case, as we
25/06/20221 hour 7 minutes 54 seconds
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Wondery Presents The Execution of Bonny Lee Bakley

Wondery Presents The Execution of Bonny Lee Bakley On May 4, 2001, Bonny Lee Bakley was found fatally shot in a car on a dark North Hollywood street. The prime suspect was her husband, famed actor Robert Blake. But Bonny, a longtime con artist, had plenty of enemies. She left behind a trail of men she’d scammed, and she had a volatile relationship with Christian Brando, the troubled son of movie star Marlon Brando.Not since the O.J. Simpson case had the eyes of the nation been so fixated on a homicide. The search for Bonny’s killer took detectives on an eleven-month odyssey across the country and through Hollywood's underbelly of hustlers, drug addicts, and would-be hitmen. It would be the most expensive murder investigation in LAPD history to date. This is the story of Robert and Bonny’s toxic relationship, her shocking murder, and his chaotic trial. Did actor Robert Blake kill his wife? Or was the murder someone else's vendetta? From Wondery, and the team behi
21/06/20226 minutes 12 seconds
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Introducing: Citizen Detective from AbJack Entertainment

Introducing: Citizen Detective from AbJack Entertainment Citizen Detective is a new true crime podcast from AbJack Entertainment, the same network that brings you The Murder in My Family, Missing Persons, DNA: ID, Scene of the Crime, and Zodiac Speaking. Citizen Detective is hosted by Mike Morford (Criminology Podcast, The Murder in My Family) Naama Kates (Incel Podcast), and Dr. Lee Mellor (Murder was the case) Each episode is recorded live alongside Citizen Detectives at home who share their theories, ideas, etc with us for each case we discuss. Citizen Detective is out now with episode 1 covering the May, 2014 murders of Russell and Shirley Dermond in Putnam County, Georgia. You can listen to episode 1 of Citizen Detective right now. get more details on how to join the Citizen Detective team as we re
18/06/202221 minutes 8 seconds
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Douglas 'Doug' McMillin

Episode 111 Douglas 'Doug' McMillinOn March 8th, 2009, just a couple days shy of his 20th birthday, Douglas 'Doug' McMillin was shot dead by intruders in his Allouez, Wisconsin home. Doug was shot in front of friends and witnesses as he tried to resist the intruders. The killers fled into the night and years later, the case remains unsolved. The investigation was hampered early on due to witnesses not fully cooperating, and police had to consider that the motivation for the home invasion and murder, was due to drugs and money being kept in the home. Doug admittedly dealt drugs which may have put him in harm's way. But who Doug was as a person can't be simply boiled down to 'Drug-Dealer'. He was much more. He was a kind, well-liked person with an artistic side, and a view of the world that was perhaps beyond his years. He was the type of person that made an impression with his younger brother James describing him as a "super nova" that he looked up to.His cold blooded
11/06/20221 hour 7 minutes 19 seconds
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Laramie Cline

Episode 110 Laramie Cline23 Year old Laramie Cline of Ozark, Alabama left on a road trip to Colorado on August, 2017. She brought a friend along with her. For 3 days, everything seemed fine. Laramie texted or called her mom Kim every day. Then the contact stopped. Kim became worried and went to police to report Laramie missing. That same day, the body of a woman was found in a suitcase in Arkansas. An autopsy later revealed that the body was Laramie's. She had been shot once in the head. It didn't take long for police to zero in on a suspect; David Houston-Harvey, the friend that had been on the road trip with Laramie when she vanished. He told police a series of ever changing details, but was later convicted for murdering Laramie. Despite justice being served, Laramie's friends and family want to know why Laramie was taken from them. Laramie's mom Kim discusses her her daughter's heartbreaking and tragic case in this episode.To support this podcast with a
28/05/202251 minutes 50 seconds
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Introducing; Foul Play, Making a Predator

Introducing; Foul Play, Making a PredatorThis is Episode 1 of 4 on the newest season of Foul Play called Making a Predator. Our story begins with a man walking into a movie theater in Noblesville, Indiana – 22-year-old Brent Allred.Brent is shy, self-effacing, and a junior at nearby Ball State University. He’s meeting a woman here, or rather a girl, for the very first time. They’ve been talking for six months now, and today he’s wearing the appropriate amount of overpriced cologne, a button-down shirt, black leather shoes, and he’s holding a pair of movie tickets for the two of them that he bought in advance for this dayListen to Foul Play, Making a Predator on your favorite podcast app, or find it here:
26/05/202218 minutes 31 seconds
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Michael Scardifield

Episode 109 Michael Scardifield40 year-old Michael Scardifield, a beloved father, son, and brother known as 'Milky', was violently attacked and murdered by someone he considered to be a friend on May 30, 2015 in Stoke-On-Trent, England. Without warning, he was choked to death. Witnesses saw this 'friend' Martin Birchall leaving the scene, and overheard him saying "I think I just killed Milky". He was arrested, tried and convicted for Michael's murder, but the fact he is behind bars is of little comfort to Michael's family & friends. They can't fill the void that Michael's death has created, and they have never gotten clear answers as to why Michael was taken from them. Michael's brother, Eugene Scardifield discusses Michael's life and tragic death, and opens up about the impact his loss has had on their family.Visit the Facebook group that Eugene has started to honor his brother's memory-http
14/05/202243 minutes 32 seconds
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Wondery Presents: Blood Ties Season 3 - Strange Days

Wondery Presents: Blood Ties Season 3 - Strange DaysOur family members are not always who we think. When Eleonore Richland exposed her father’s dark legacy, she vowed to clean up the family business – and hired her half-brother, Santino Reyes, to help her do it. But old habits die hard. In the shocking new third season, Eleonore reckons with what her father always taught her growing up: medicine is a bloody business. From Wondery, the makers of “The Shrink Next Door” and “Dr. Death,” Blood Ties stars Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Christian Navarro (13 Reasons Why), and Peter Stormare. Listen to all six episodes ad free on Wondery+ on May 9Listen to Blood Ties - Strange Days:
09/05/20225 minutes 45 seconds
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Michael Russell

Episode 107 Michael Russell15 year-old Michael Russell of San Jose, CA was a typical teenager and high school student at Santa Teresa HS. He like other kids his age, was trying to find his way and fit in. He had dreams of starting a rock band. But when 2 of Michael's friends and classmates came to his home on November 10, 2009, Michael's life would be taken, and his dreams wiped out.Those two young men 16 year old Jae Williams, and 15 year old Randy Thompson attacked Michael in a pre-planned blitz, stabbing Michael and slashing his throat before fleeing the scene. Michael's uncle found him, but it was too late to save Michael. Police quickly zeroed in on the two killers and they were taken into custody. The investigation revealed that the pair had planned the murder for weeks, and it came to light that the 2 self described Satanists had even tortured and murdered animals. They showed little to no remorse and were sentenced to lengthy prison sentences after being
16/04/202248 minutes 16 seconds
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Katelynn Schippnick

Episode 106 Katelynn Schippnick31 year-old mother of five Katelynn Schippnick had moved from her home in New Jersey to Florence County, South Carolina trying to make a fresh start for herself following legal problems. But sadly, she would never get the chance to reach her goal as her life was cut short allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend, and father of two of her children. It was clear to some that Katelynn was in an abusive relationship with a man that had a long criminal record, and although people including her sister Amanda tried to take her out of that situation, Katelynn could not be saved. In May, 2021, she was found dead, and it was clear that she was the victim of foul play, and had been beaten to death. Police locked in on her boyfriend Derrick Brunson who denied involvement; going as far as to say that Katelynn's death was an accident or even suicide. Police did not believe his story and he was arrested for her murder and is currently awaiting trial. Katelynn
19/03/202240 minutes 9 seconds
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Introducing; American Hostage

Introducing; American Hostage • In the series premiere, radio DJ Fred Heckman (Jon Hamm) receives an unexpected call from a listener that turns his life upside down.• Follow American Hostage on Amazon Music, to hear all 8 episodes right now:
08/03/20224 minutes 38 seconds
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Levi Pruitt

Episode 105 Levi Pruitt20 year-old Levi Pruitt was gunned down in the front yard of his Beaumont, Texas home on February 27th, 2018. The teenage assailant fled the scene leaving shocked witnnesses behind. Despite a description of the killer, and the witnesses, it appears a composite sketch was never created, and the killer remains at large. Levi's friends and family are struggling to figure out who would kill the much liked 20 year old and why. Levi's Mom Diane discusses Levi's cold blooded killing in this episode.If you have information about this case, please contact Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234To learn more about Levi's case, or contact his Mom with information, visit the Facebook page that's been set up for Levi- support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at:
05/03/202243 minutes 52 seconds
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Annie Kasprzak

Episode 104 Annie KasprzakAnnie Kasprzak was a product of the foster system, being bounced around as a child. But when she was adopted by the kasprzak family, things began to look up for her and she finally had the solid foundation of a family to love and protect her. But when her adopted parents divorced, the shakeup within the family coupled with typical teenager issues caused some rebellion in Annie. When Annie was 15, she began dating a boy around her age named Chris Bagshaw. Annie thought that they were in love and soon, she began to tell her close friends that she was pregnant and wanted to run away with Chris. Then one day, she vanished from her Draper, Utah home leaving a note behind. As her frantic parents worked with police, the body of a young girl was pulled out of the Jordan river, and was quickly determined to be Annie. She had been severely beaten and tossed into the water. Police suspected Annie's boyfriend Chris early on, but after being given a tip by a s
19/02/20221 hour 9 minutes 11 seconds
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Lorraine Martinez Salas Chaney

Episode 103 Lorraine Martinez Salas ChaneySixty One year old Lorraine Martinez Salas Chaney had not lived in Tucson, AZ long when she was murdered in her home in February, 2019.The California transplant who was often referred to as 'Nini', was recently married to her high school sweetheart and was excited for retirement. Most of all, she was excited to be living in Tucson so that she could be closer to her identical twin sister and best friend, Laura. Like many twins, the sisters shared an incredible bond and spent time together almost daily. But on February 26th, 2019, tragedy struck in the blink of an eye. Lorraine's husband Robert ran out for about ten minutes to get a pizza and when he returned home, found his wife barely alive in their apartment. She had been violently attacked. Before Robert could come to terms with what he was seeing, Lorraine's attacker came out of hiding and ran by Robert threatening him. Police and 1st responders raced to the scene bu
06/02/202258 minutes 56 seconds
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Heather Grigsby and Shannon Goodwin

Episode 102 Heather Grigsby and Shannon GoodwinIn the early morning hours of April 26th, 2019, 28 year old Heather Grigsby of Nicholasville, KY, and her friend, 44 year old Shannon Goodwin of Jeffersonville, KY were found shot to death in a car in a Lexington, KY neighborhood known to have a high crime rate. Although people that lived nearby reported hearing gun shots, no eyewitnesses have come forward with information. The police investigation seems to be at a standstill, and nobody can think of a reason why someone would kill Heather and Shannon. The unsolved murders have devastated Heather's grandmother, Frances Noe, and the lack of police to communicate with her continues to weigh on her. She discusses the case and aftermath of the murders in this episode.If you know anything about the murders of Heather Grigsby and Shannon Goodwin, you are encouraged to contact the Lexington police at (859) 258-3600 or the Bluegrass Crime Stoppers, who can take your anonymo
22/01/202249 minutes 5 seconds
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Brendon Roy Marriott

Episode 101 Brendon Roy MarriottIn our first case out of Australia, we cover the murder of 41 year old Brendon Roy Marriott. Brendon of Bagdad, was a car enthusiast, and mechanic, and had just celebrated the birth of his furst grandchild when he disappeared. It didn't take police long to suspect that Brendon was a victim of foul play, and they quickly zeroed in on a friend of Brendon's. The friend eventually told police an ever changing story of how and why he killed Brendon, but he took his own life before being found guilty of Brendon's murder. Brendon's sister Katrina discusses her brother's case in this episode. If you are a suvivor of trauma, of family member of a murdered loved one, and you need help dealing with the trauma, or someone to talk to, be sure to visit the Facebook group started by Brendon's sister Katrina:<
08/01/202255 minutes 35 seconds
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Introducing Families Who Kill; The Donut Shop Murders from Wondery

Introducing Families Who Kill; The Donut Shop Murders from WonderyIn the era of some of the most heinous serial killers of all time, one murderous family wentcuriously unnoticed: The McCrarys. Led by a psychopathic patriarch and his cunning son-in-law,this Texas clan roamed the country robbing, kidnapping, and killing up to 20 people, most ofthem taken from donut shops. “Families Who Kill: The Donut Shop Murders” recounts the wildand deeply disturbing story of an unhinged American family and the terrible brutality theyunleashed. The podcast features the taped confessions of one of the killers, given when he wasserving a life term in Colorado.Listen Here:
04/01/20225 minutes 23 seconds
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Wondery Presents American Scandal; The Pentagon Papers

Wondery Presents American Scandal; The Pentagon PapersAmerican Scandal is a podcast from Wondery that explores the darker stories that have shapedthe United States. From the Unabomber to Bernie Madoff, these are stories that reveal theunderbelly of America: ruthless, secretive, and power-hungry. The new season of AmericanScandal looks at the controversial decision made by a young government official named DanielEllsburg to leak the Pentagon Papers, the documents that led Americans to demand an end tothe catastrophic Vietnam War. Once Ellsburg realized this terrible truth, he made the bolddecision to leak the documents, and the consequences altered the course of American history.This is just a preview of American Scandal, but you can listen to the full episode at:
24/12/20217 minutes 51 seconds
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Celebrating the 100th Episode with case updates

Episode 100- Celebrating the 100th Episode with case updatesIn this episode. we mark the centrury mark celebrating 100 episodes of The Murder in My Family, including updates to previous cases we've covered in the first 100 cases with all new conversations with past guests.In an update to episode 1, You will hear from Bill Thomas, whose sister Cathy Thomas, and her girlfriend Rebecca Dowski were killed in October, 1986. They would become the first victims in a series of murders known as the Colonial Parkway Murders. Listen to episode 1 here- an update to episode 6, you'll hear from Kelsi German, sister of Libby German. Libby, along with her friend were murdered together in February, 2017 by an unidentified individual in Delphi Indiana. Listen to episode 6 here-<br
18/12/20211 hour 40 minutes 45 seconds
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Introducing The Vanished From Wondery

Introducing The Vanished From WonderyFew things are more devastating than a loved one going missing. On The Vanished podcastfrom Wondery, host Marissa Jones tells stories of missing persons that have gone overlookedby mainstream media. In a recent episode, Marissa looks into the disappearance of JamesFoster Chance. The 48-year-old man from Texas went missing in March of 2021. Devastatedand without any leads, James’ family began searching for him. But in their search they beganuncovering clues that James was not the man they thought he was. And worse -- that he mayhave disappeared on purpose.Listen to The Vanished at .
07/12/20217 minutes 28 seconds
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Lester and Carol Dotts

Episode 99 Lester and Carol Dotts69 year-old Lester Dotts, and his wife, 67 year-old Carol Dotts, were months away from celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary when they were killed in a flurry of bullets inside their Farragut, TN home by three young, but ruthless young men when they walked in on a burglary in progress. The youths were quickly caught and arrested, and received varying sentences, but unbelievably, one of the group has been a free man for years, and a second one is up for parole and may get out by the end of 2021. But Les and Carol's daughter Jeanne is not taking things lightly, she has started a petition and is asking all listeners to sign, and share it, to help keep a killer behind bars. Time is of the essence. Will you help? Jeanne discusses her parents tragic deaths, and her efforts to keep a bad man in prison where he belongs. To sign and share the petition, visit this link:<a href="
04/12/20211 hour 17 minutes 30 seconds
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Wondery Presents; The Shrink Next Door

Wondery presents; The Shrink Next DoorVeteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike countedcelebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg. The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+.Listen to the Shrink Next Door now!
24/11/20218 minutes 15 seconds
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Marlene Edwards

Episode 98 Marlene Edwards50 Year-Old wife and mother Marlene Edwards died in her own Farmington Hills, Michigan home in October, 1985 in a mysterious fire. Her shocking death left her daughters heartbroken. It wasn't long before suspicion turned to James Edwards, Marlene's husband of 25 years, and he was soon arrested and convicted for Marlene's murder, which ultimately led to their 2 daughters losing not one, but two parents, and it quickly became clear that there was a long history of warning signs leading up to Marlene's death. Marlene's daughter Shelly discusses her Mom's heartbreaking death at the hands of her father, and discusses her new book based on the case, and her family life called 'Beautiful Ashes'To order Beautiful Ashes, visit this link: To learn more about Marlene's case,
22/11/20211 hour 6 minutes 53 seconds
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Introducing Killer Psyche from Wondery

Introducing Killer Psyche from WonderyKiller Psyche is a new weekly true crime podcast from Wondery that explores the minds behind infamous killers and criminals. They cover high-profile cases that have shocked the world, and host Candice Delong uses her five decades of experience as a clinical psychiatric nurse and FBI Criminal Profiler to dissect the motivations and behaviors of the most terrifying felons in history. In a recent episode, Candace examines the mind of Ed Gein, the notorious murderer who inspired the movies "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." Candace dives deep into Gein’s mind — and how his mental illnesses led to his obsession with grave-robbing and murder. This is just a preview of Killer Psyche, but you can listen to the full episode at:
10/11/20218 minutes 14 seconds
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Introducing Beyond Bizarre True Crime from AbJack Entertainment

Introducing Beyond Bizarre True Crime from AbJack EntertainmentBeyond Bizarre True Crime is a brand-new weekly podcast from AbJack Entertainment with a new host, or hosts from the world of true crime podcasts in every episode. Each host will bring their own personality to the case they present, and will lay out the details in their own style- all in less than 30 minutes, so you can get your true crime fill, and get on with your day. Episode 1 hosted by Nic & the Captain from True Crime Garage, and Episode 2 hosted by Emily Thompson from Morbidology are available right now everywhere you listen to podcasts. New episodes air every Saturday.Find Beyond Bizarre True Crime on social media via the following links:Twitter-
08/11/20214 minutes 57 seconds
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Rhonda and Donald Wicht

Episode 97 Rhonda and Donald WichtIn November, 1978, Simi Valley, in Ventura County, CA was shocked to learn of the cold-blooded double murder of 24 year-old Rhonda Wicht, and her 4 Year old son Donald in their 2 bedroom apartment. Rhonda was found dead in her bed, and had been beaten, strangled, and possibly sexually assaulted. Donald, or Donnie was he was affectionately called, was found suffocated in his bed, possibly murdered so that he could not identify his mother's killer. It didn't take police long to zero in on a suspect; Craig Coley, Rhonda's ex-boyfriend. Rhonda had recently broken things off with him, and he was reportedly not taking the breakup well. He was arrested, tried and convicted for the double murder. Decades later, confusing DNA evidence that seemed to point away from Coley being the killer, led to him being released from prison a free man. 43 years later, whoever killed Rhonda and Donnie, is not in prison, leaving Rhonda's family frustrated and desp
06/11/20211 hour 32 minutes 51 seconds
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Introducing Shadow of Truth From Wondery

Introducing Shadow of Truth From WonderyIt’s one of the most haunting murder cases you’ll ever hear about, and it takes place in a smalltown in Israel. Tair Rada was only 13-years-old when her body was found inside a lockedbathroom stall. She was viciously murdered during a school day, and yet no one saw or heard athing. The police arrested the janitor, Roman Zadorov, and he eventually confessed, but this wasfar from being the end of it. Based on the hit true-crime series from Netflix, the podcast "Shadowof Truth" will take you on a journey into one of the wildest and most contested murder cases inthe history of Israel, as it reaches its final resolution, 15 years after it all started.Listen to Shadow of Truth
27/10/20215 minutes 48 seconds
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Patrick Russell Carver

Episode 96 Patrick Russell Carver18 Year old Patrick Russell Carver was beaten to death inside his Houston, TX home in September, 2010. Sadly. Pat's father Rusty was the person that found him dead in a pool of blood. The horrible image haunts Rusty to this day, but as if that was not bad enough, Rusty soon found out that the investigator in his son's murder was under internal investigation for not working to solve cases he was in charge of. Things only got worse for Rusty, when a new investigator came to believe that Rusty was a suspect in his own son's murder- a murder which remains unsolved to this day. Rusty discusses his son's tragic murder in this episode, as well as the Hell he's gone though in the aftermath. If you have information about the murder of Patrick Russell Carver, please call Houston Police Department Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or you can anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.This episode is sponsored by Better He
23/10/20211 hour 3 minutes 14 seconds
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Introducing Wondery's Over My Dead Body Season 3: Fox Lake

Introducing Wondery's Over My Dead Body Season 3: Fox LakeA small town cop known as “GI Joe” is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015 and quickly becomes a martyr in the national media. But when a dogged investigator and his team set out to get justice, they uncover unsettling secrets about Joe, the local police department, and the village of Fox Lake. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake. Hosted by Matt Baglio.Listen to Over My Dead Body:
13/10/20215 minutes 56 seconds
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Angie Barlow

Episode 95 Angie BarlowOn October 26, 2016, Twenty three year old Angie Barlow disappeared in Indianapolis, Indiana. Angie, a dancer, had accepted an offer to dance at a private party following a text from a person that she didn't know. She arrived at the party, and posted to social media saying she was okay. After that, noone heard from her again. The next day, Angie's friend and roommate called Angie's Mom Christina to tell her that Angie never came home. When police became involved, they found grainy video showing Angie's car driving away from the home where the party was, followed by another car that was determined to belong to one of the people who threw the party. Angie's car was later found, but there was no sign of her. It wasn't until eight months later that an anonymous tip led police to search an Indianapolis property for Angie, and they found her buried in a shallow grave. She had been shot to death. The news was devastating to Angie's family, and they were left
09/10/20211 hour 14 minutes 47 seconds
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This is Actually Happening from Wondery

This is Actually Happening from Wondery What would you do if a singular moment changed your life forever? This is Actually Happening is a weekly podcast from Wondery that features extraordinary life-changing stories told by the people who lived them. We’ve all had powerful moments in our lives that have given us the feeling of, “Nothing is ever going to be the same.” This is Actually Happening explores these moments head-on. These immersive, gripping stories will have you on the edge of your seat, waiting to hear what will happen next. This is just a preview of This is Actually Happening, but you can listen to the full episode at
28/09/20219 minutes 3 seconds
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Jacob Landin

Episode 94 Jacob LandinIn April, 1987, Nine month old Jacob Landin died after suffering suspicious injuries while in the care of his Mom's boyfriend. It turns out, there was a history of mysterious injuries to Jacob during his life, showing a troubling pattern. Despite suspicion of this boyfriend 'John', he was never arrested. Jacob's brother Eric loved his little brother dearly, and has never given up the fight to get justice for Jacob. He has advocated for justice, not only for justice, but for all of the other battered and abused children like Jacob. He has helped shine a light on a sad and troubling subject that many people can't bare to explore, in part by talking about these topics on his podcast True Consequences. Eric discusses his Brother Jacob's tragic death, and recounts fondly his memories of Jacob in this episode.To sign the petition to re-open Jacob's case, visit this link:<a href="
25/09/202156 minutes 56 seconds
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Sharon Blankenbeckler

Episode 93 Sharon BlankenbecklerTwenty year old Sharon Blankenbeckler grew up in the small town of Chilhowie, Virginia. On March 10,1977, she traveled to the nearby town of Marion to apply for a job at the K Mart there and never returned home. Her parents wasted no time involving police, and Sharon's car was found in the K Mart parking lot with a flat tire. Sharon was nowhere to be found. Almost a month later, Sharon was found dead on Walker's Mountain. She had been bound, strangled, and dumped. News of her murder shocked her small close knit community, and it did not take long for rumors to circulate, and suspicion to sink in amongst the residents of the community. Despite possible suspects, and even a confession from someone, over four decades later, Sharon's case remains unsolved.Sharon's Cousin Barney has been an outstanding advocate for Sharon's case, and he discusses the tragic murder in this episode.If you'd like to reach Barney, or have info
11/09/202150 minutes 23 seconds
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Introducing Suspect from Wondery

Introducing Suspect from Wondery A big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the hosts is dead. The police look to the partiers as the prime suspects: was it the guy in the devil mask, the bank robber, the construction worker? As investigators comb through forensic evidence, witness testimony, DNA, and even consult with a psychic, they zero in on one suspect in particular. But for what reason? Host and reporter Matthew Shaer (Over My Dead Body) returns to the scene of the crime, speaks with everyone about a night that still haunts them years later. It’s a series about race and policing, mislaid justice, cutting-edge science, and the kinds of weighty choices that cops and prosecutors make every day -- choices that, once made, are difficult to reverse. Listen to SUSPECT:
31/08/20215 minutes 51 seconds
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James Terry

Episode 92 James TerryIn October, 2010, 48 year-old Channelview, Texas resident James Terry was beaten to death inside the camper he lived in on a private piece of land. James was well-liked, and was a hard worker, but could sometimes clash with some people, especially if he was drinking. But no one could imagine who would want him death, and the case went cold. But James's family has someone they strongly suspect and after a decade, there may finally be movement in the case. James's daughter Leona discusses the case.If you have information about James Terry's murder, please call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or leave a tip with them online by visiting episode is sponsored by Better Help Online Counseling Please support our sponsors the way that they support The Murder in My Family.To save 10% off your first month of Better Help, visit BetterHel
28/08/202147 minutes 26 seconds
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Introducing Dr. Death Season 3: Miracle Man from Wondery

Introducing Dr. Death Season 3: Miracle Man from WonderyPaolo is a smart and handsome surgeon, renowned for his ability to perform surgeries that transform his patients’ lives. When television producer Benita covers him for a story, he’ll transform her life too, but not in the ways she expects. As Benita crosses professional lines to be with him, she learns how far Paolo will go to protect his secrets. And halfway around the world, four doctors at a prestigious medical institute make shocking discoveries of their own that call everything into question. From Wondery comes Season Three of the hit podcast, Dr. Death. MIRACLE MAN tells the story of a globe-trotting surgeon who seduces the medical world, and sweeps one woman off her feet. Hosted by Laura Beil. Listen to Dr. Death Season 3: Miracle Man:
17/08/20215 minutes 58 seconds
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Rosaura Barbosa

Episode 91 Rosaura BarbosaEighteen year-old Rosaura Barbosa had her entire life ahead of her. The kind, and friendly animal lover thought she had found love when she moved into a Tucson, AZ apartment with her twenty year old boyfriend, Joshua Hilaire. Things quickly took a turn for the worse in their relationship, and before long, Rosaura decided to leave her boyfriend. She made plans to move back in with her parents. Sadly, she would never get the chance to. On May 6, 2018 while she was clearing out her belongings from the apartment, Rosaura was attacked and murdered by Hilaire in a shocking act of domestic violence. Fleeing the murder, he went on the run, and Rosaura's worried family found their beloved Rosaura's body after checking on her. Hilaire quickly turned himself in and was arrested, and eventually pleaded guilty to Rosaura's murder, and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. The aftermath was understandably a difficult time for Rosaura's family, especially for her
14/08/202150 minutes 40 seconds
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Deborah Lynn Jacobson

Episode 90 Deborah Lynn JacobsonIn October, 1989, California resident Deborah Lynn Jacobson, or Debbie as she was known to family and friends, had a lot going for her. The 24 year-old mother of two was enjoying her life as a mom, and had just embarked on a new career in the medical field. Following a divorce, she had started a relationship, and moved in together with John Christopher Smith. On the surface, the new relationship seemed to be going well, but behind the scenes, the relationship was in trouble, and Debbie was planning to leave. She never got that chance. On October 29, 1989 just a week after she went missing, her body was found floating in the SF Bay. She had been shot and her remains tied to a car transmission and thrown off the San Mateo Bridge. Police quickly zeroed in on Debbie's boyfriend John who was arrested, but it turned out, John had help covering up the murder. Debbie's sister Miles discusses this heartbreaking case with us and talks about California
31/07/202149 minutes 7 seconds
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Juan Leon Laureles

Episode 89 Juan Leon LaurelesIn May, 1996, 30 year-old Juan Leon Laureles did not show up for the Midnight shift at the Kroger's market he worked at, and was quickly was found dead in Brown County, TX. Leon, as his friends and family called him, was shot in the head execution style. Feet away, his car had been set on fire. Everyone that knew Leon was shocked and saddened, unable to think of anyone who would want the loving, and kind family man dead. Leon, a gay man, had felt the need to keep his sexuality to himself in the Conservative area of West Texas where he lived, and theories about his murder range from him being murdered because he was gay, to being killed to silence him from talking about something he knew or had witnessed. 25 years later, his case remains unsolved. In this episode, Leon's Niece and close friend, Arlene, discusses how painful and frustrating the last 25 years have been without Leon, and without answers.If you have any information Leon’s
17/07/202148 minutes 38 seconds
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Introducing: Killer Psyche from Wondery

Introducing: Killer Psyche from Wondery When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, retired FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she worked on first-hand. Candice has been called the FBI’s “real-life Clarice Starling,” and she will share specific psychological methods and profiling techniques that experts use to understand the deepest part of the most complex, fascinating, and twisted minds, from the Unabomber to Dr. Death to El Chapo. Listen to Killer Psyche:
13/07/20216 minutes 38 seconds
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Anthony Iniguez

Episode 88 Anthony Iniguez20 year-old father of two, Anthony Iniguez was shot and killed as he rode his bike home in his Harbor City neighborhood in the early morning hours of June 17, 2017. Harbor City, a community within Los Angeles has had a serious gang problem for years, and sadly, it appears that Anthony, who had hoped for a career in the military, became a victim of that gang violence. There are no witnesses, or at least, no one is talking, and Anthony's heartbroken family is desperate for answers. Anthony's cousin, Shannon is the guest in this episode, and discusses this tragic, and senseless murder.If you have information about Anthony's case, you can remain anonymous and give any information you may have by calling Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477This episode is sponsored by Vodacast immersive podcasting, Better Help Online Counseling, and Gainful, the personalized nutrition system. Our sponsors make this show possible, please sup
26/06/202144 minutes 57 seconds
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Kymberlee Larsen

Episode 87 Kymberlee Larsen In early 2018, 22 year-old Kymberlee Larsen seemed to have a lot going for her. She had recently given birth to her son, Donovan, and she was living in Meridian, Idaho with Donovan's father, Evan Bashir. Things were looking good for the young family, but in March of 2018, Evan abused Kym for the first time, and she was not going to let there be a second time. She fled their home, and took her young son to stay at her sister Chelsea's home in Nampa. But only days later, Evan showed up at the home and the unthinkable happened. Evan forced his way in and attacked Kym, her sister Chelsea, and their mom Julianna with a machete while 3 young children nearby. It was like something out of a horror movie and when the carnage was finally over, Kym was dead, and her mother and sister were seriously wounded. Evan Bashir was dead as well after being shot by police responding to the scene. In the aftermath, Kym's family was left to wonder why this all happened
12/06/20211 hour 8 minutes 30 seconds
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Matthew Calkins

Episode 86 Matthew CalkinsMatthew Calkins, a 35 year-old deaf man, was found murdered and dismembered in a basement in Kansas City after police and firefighters were called to the home. Matthew’s brutal murder shocked the community, and left his family heartbroken. It turns out, that Matthew’s murder may be connected to another death as well, and an accused killer has yet to go to trial. Matthew’s mom, Diane discusses her son’s tragic death, and the toll it’s take on her family.This episode is sponsored by Vodacast immersive podcasting, Better Help Online Counseling, and Every Plate Meal Kits. Our sponsors make this show possible, please support them the way that they support The Murder in My Family.To experience podcasts like never before, visit Vodacast:
29/05/202134 minutes 45 seconds
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Gary and Cheryl Young

Episode 85 Gary and Cheryl YoungIn January, 2004, a well-liked and popular Kentucky couple, Gary and Cheryl Young, vanished along with their car. Friends and family knew that it was out of character, and alerted police. In short order, they found the Young's missing car, and honed in on an unlikely suspect in their disappearance. Before long, the remains of the Youngs were recovered and arrests were made. All of these years later, Gary and Cheryl are badly missed by those that knew them. In this episode, their niece Lisa discusses the case.This episode is sponsored by Vodacast and Better Help Online Counseling.To experience podcasts like never before, visit Vodacast: save 10%
15/05/202149 minutes 45 seconds
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Brittany Phillips

Episode 84 Brittany PhillipsEighteen year old Brittany Phillips was a bubbly and bright college student with a bright future, but in late September, 2004, her life came to a violent and tragic end when she was raped and murdered in her Tulsa apartment. The news was devastating for Brittany's family, and it would be years of ups and downs in the case before it looked like the case might be close to being solved. Police had DNA to work with, and it eventually led to a suspect. Unfortunately, things were not as cut and dry as they appeared, and that suspect had an acceptable alibi according to police. The news was a letdown for Brittany's mom Dr. Maggie Zingman, but that has not stopped her from being a champion and advocate for her only daughter. In this episode, she discusses the long, winding path she has been on following Brittany's murder. She also talks about her advocacy for other people going thru similar situations. If you have information about Brittany
01/05/20211 hour 18 minutes 3 seconds
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Melissa Nease

Episode 83 Melissa NeaseOn February 28th, 2021, Twenty-Nine year-old Mother of three, Melissa Nease, was found dead from a gunshot inside her Ocklawaha, Florida home. Just 2 days earlier, her boyfriend and kids had gone to Tennessee to watch the snow fall. Melissa had recently started a job, and had to work so she could not go on the trip. It was a decision that proved to be deadly. Intruders entered her home on quiet and remote, Guava Pass Drive and perhaps were surprised that she was home. There may have been an altercation. Whatever the case, the killer or killers fled the home leaving Melissa to die alone. The main clue that investigators have to work with is surveillance video from an external camera. That camera captured at least one man fleeing the scene- tripping over a piece of patio furniture as he runs. Someone may recognize him. Police have identified two possible suspects, but no arrests have been made. Melissa's family is desperate for answers. Her siste
17/04/202149 minutes 26 seconds
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Norma Mae Martinez-Cooper

Episode 82 Norma Mae Martinez-Cooper40 year-old Mother of 3, Norma Mae Martinez-Cooper vanished from a seedy part of Longview, Texas on April 19th, 2006. Her body was found the next day not far from where Norma had last been seen. She had been beaten to death, and there was evidence Norma was bound, sexually assaulted, and tossed from a moving vehicle. Norma's sister, Linda, traveled from Arkansas to Texas in an effort to find out what happened to her sister, and who was responsible. 15 years later, the case remains unsolved. Linda discusses in this episode some of the hurdles she's faced in trying to get justice for Norma, If you have any information about her death please call the Longview Police Department at (903) 237-1199. You can call Gregg County CrimeStopper’s anonymous 24 hour tip hotline at 903-236-7867.To learn more about Norma's case, visit her Facebook page:https:
03/04/202138 minutes 30 seconds
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Loretta Benaderet

Episode 81 Loretta BenaderetYears of family dysfunction, and mental illness culminated on September 4th, 2014 when 76 year-old Loretta Benaderet was gunned down by her own son in Casper, Wyoming. The murder-suicide carried out by Loretta's son David was shocking, but not totally unimaginable. Loretta's daughter Kim experienced years or torture and abuse at the hands of her brother, and despite many warning signs, this final violent act wasn't able to be stopped. Kim discusses the tragic events surrounding her mother's murder, and recounts the horrible things she survived growing up next to David and Loretta. Warning: This episode deals extensively with animal cruelty, mental illness, and suicide. To learn more about preventing animal cruelty, Suicide Prevention:National Suicide Prevention LifelineLearn more800-273-8255NAMI: Natl alliance of mental illness<a href="https://w
20/03/20211 hour 18 seconds
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Introducing: Zodiac Speaking

Introducing: Zodiac SpeakingZodiac Speaking is a new True Crime Podcast from AbJack Entertainment that explores in depth, the mystery of the Zodiac Killer case. In every episode, Zodiac case experts Mike Morford and Richard Grinell explore various aspects of one of America's most infamous unsolved mysteries.New episodes air every other Saturday beginning on March 13, 2021.Subscribe today so you don't miss an episode.Follow Zodiac Speaking on Facebook at: on Twitter at: Mike Morford's Zodiac site at: Richard Grinell's Zodiac site a
13/03/20213 minutes 50 seconds
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Bryan Lewis

Episode 80 Bryan Lewis21 Year-Old Bryan Lewis was gunned down in his Louisville, KY home during the early morning hours of October 20th, 2012, while his Mother, Rhonda slept only feet away in the next room. Jolted awake by the shots, Rhonda called 911 and raced out into her living room only to find both Bryan, and his beloved dog in a pool of blood. Rhonda knew that Bryan was dead, and later his Pit Bull had to be euthanized. Almost a decade later, Rhonda wonders who came into her home and murdered Bryan in cold blood, and why. She discusses Bryan's life & brutal death in this episode, and her efforts to seek justice for him.If you have any information about the circumstances surrounding the murder of Bryan Lewis, you’re encouraged to call and report anonymously 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to the Louisville Metro Police Department tipline at 1-502-574-5673. You can also report an anonymous tip online to the Louisville Metro Police Department by visiting-
06/03/202141 minutes 47 seconds
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Kevin Anthony Sanders

Episode 79 Kevin Anthony Sanders15 Year-Old Kevin Anthony Sanders was murdered in the Chicago suburb of Cicero, Illinois on November 22, 2010. Kevin's life ended in a hail of bullets as he was taking the trash out, and he died just feet from his home. In an area that is overwhelmed with shootings and gang violence, Kevin's case remains unsolved. Police have few clues to work with but his family isn't giving up hope that the person or persons who took Kevin from them will be identified. Kevin's Mom Rosa discusses Kevin's case in this episode.If you have information about the murder of Kevin Anthony Sanders, please call the Cicero PD at 708-652-2130 or call Cook County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 800-535-7867. You can also go online by visiting www.cookcountycrimestoppers.orgTo learn more about Kevin's case, visit the following Facebook pages:<a href="
20/02/202138 minutes 44 seconds
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Introducing; Missing

Introducing; MissingWe want to introduce you to a true crime show with a mission to highlight the missing. It's from Tim and Lance - the hosts of Crawlspace. Please subscribe to Missing!Included clips are from recent series on Missing Erica Franolich, Phoenix Coldon and Archer Ray Johnson. And Josh Hallmark of True Crime Bullsh*t is there too.Subscribe now!Apple: Missing on so
17/02/20212 minutes 52 seconds
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Lori Lynn

Episode 78 Lori LynnSixty year-old Mother and Grandmother, Loraine “Lori” Lynn went missing on August 1st, 2017 after driving to her Mom Wanda's home in Liberty Twp, Ohio to pick her up and run an errand. When Lori arrived and found that Wanda was out, she left. What happened after that remains a mystery. What is known is that the following day, Lori's family frantically searched Wanda's 40 acre farm, and found Lori's 2017 Nissan Pathfinder abandoned behind a barn. Further searching led to a tractor partially submerged in a pond. Tragically, Lori was found dead in the tractor. Investigators in a matter of hours close the case deeming it an accident. It wasn't until later when Lori's family viewed surveillance video of Wanda's property that important clues would be revealed, and the case would be changed to a homicide. There is a $20,000 reward for information that helps secure a conviction, and you can leave an anonymous tip with the Liberty Police Department b
06/02/20211 hour 6 minutes 29 seconds
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Lindsay Cutshall and Jason Allen

Episode 77 Lindsay Cutshall and Jason AllenIn August, 2004 an engaged couple, 22 year-old Lindsay Cutshall, and 26 year-old Jason Allen, were sight seeing in Northern CA when they found themselves in the small town of Jenner. Unable to get a hotel room for the night, they decided to camp out on an isolated stretch of Beach known as Fish Head Beach. Despite the secluded cliff-lined area, they were not alone. They were stalked by a killer who crept down and shot them as they slept. It would take 13 years before the truth was finally revealed about their cold-blooded murders and their killer was unmasked. Lindsay's mother Kathy discusses the case.This episode is sponsored by Better Help online counseling. To Save 10% on your first month of Better Help, visit and use promo code FAMILY at checkout.To support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at:<a href="" re
23/01/202147 minutes 17 seconds
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Introducing: The Apology Line from Wondery

Introducing: The Apology Line from WonderyIf you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what wouldyou apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do justthat. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumedby his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers floodedthe line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder,Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do something, even if it meantrisking everything. From Wondery the makers of Dr. Death and The Shrink Next Door,comes a story about empathy, deception and obsession. Marissa Bridge, who knew Mr.Apology better than anyone, hosts this six episode series.Listen today at:
19/01/20216 minutes 52 seconds
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Introducing; DNA: ID

Introducing; DNA: IDWe all hear stories almost daily now about cold cases being solved by investigative genetic genealogy. This new crime-solving tool answers the “who” question about these often decades-old crimes.... but what about the why? This podcast will look at crimes solved by genetic genealogy, and examine the connection - if any - between the victim and the killer, and why the crime occurred. Each case is unique, and has its own story behind the headline. Join us for DNA: ID. New episodes will come out every other week on Mondays.This preview of episode 1 explores the 1972 rape and murder of 20 year-old Jody Loomis in Snohomish County, Washington. It took nearly five decades for law enforcement, armed with the latest genetic genealogy tools, to catch Jody's killer. Finding him was just the beginning of the story.Follow DNA: ID on Social Mediaon Twitter at- https://twitter
11/01/20215 minutes 39 seconds
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Gregory Stewart

Episode 76 Gregory Stewart31 Year-Old Gregory Hakeem Stewart Sr. 'AKA' 'Lil Georgia' was a rising star in the St Louis area hip hop scene as both a performer and producer, but sadly the father of 5 was shot down in an act of gun violence in May, 2020. Gregory's murder left his children fatherless, and his parents desperate for answers. Gregory's mother Latatia discusses the challenges of trying to get justice for her son in an area where not many people are willing to talk. If you have information about Gregory's murder, please provide an anonymous tip by calling Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477). There are rewards in this case of up to $7500.To learn more about Gregory's case, or his family's efforts to get justice for him, visit his Facebook page at: episode is s
09/01/202144 minutes 52 seconds
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John White and Keitha Morris

Episode 75 John White & Keitha Morris21 year-old college student John White, and his girlfriend of about a month, aspiring actress 19 year-old Keitha Morris, were attacked as they picnicked together in a secluded area along Bull Creek near Austin, Texas. John was murdered where they were attacked. Keitha was abducted and found murdered nearly 60 miles away. Police quickly arrested a suspect, and justice seemed to come rather quickly. Years later, a technicality would allow the young couple's killer to walk free. John's Niece Wendy, who was only 6 years old at the time of the murders, vividly remembers her father getting the heartbreaking phone call that his younger Brother was dead. Wendy discusses her uncle's case in this episode, as well as the frustration following the killer's release from prison.This episode is sponsored by Better Help online counseling. To Save 10% on your first month of Better Help, visit and use promo code FAMILY a
20/12/202037 minutes 8 seconds
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Wondery Presents: Death of A Starlet

Wondery Presents: Death of a Starlet Nineteen eighty was going to be Dorothy Stratten’s year. Playboy’s Hugh Hefnerthought it might even be her decade. She was just 20 years old, the girl next door withthe shy smile and whispery voice who didn’t know her own beauty. But who wasDorothy really? And how did her rise to fame ultimately lead to her death?This is a six-part series about love, sex and murder in 1970s Hollywood when glitterpants and roller skates were all the rage, and the Playboy mansion hosted the biggestparty in town.Listen today at:
08/12/20205 minutes 55 seconds
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Sabrina Jean Cain

Episode 74 Sabrina Jean Cain Eighteen year-old Sabrina Jean Cain vanished from Belleville, IL in February, 1974. It wasn't until April of that year that Sabrina's body was located in a pond by two men who were out target shooting. Police recovered her body, and found evidence that Sabrina was the victim of a brutal, execution-style murder. She had been shot multiple times, and her body tied to a concrete block. But it didn't take police long to find a promising suspect, and it turned out it was one of their own. He also happened to be Sabrina's own stepfather. Sabrina's younger sister, Kimberly, was robbed of a life with her older sister, and she is the guest in this episode.This episode is sponsored by Better Help online counseling. To Save 10% on your first month of Better Help, visit and use promo code FAMILY at checkout.To support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at:<a href="https://www.patreon.c
05/12/202057 minutes 55 seconds
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Clare Stone

Episode 73 Clare StoneThe February, 1922 abduction and murder of 8 year old Clare Stone shocked her Baltimore, MD community. Despite clues, and possible eye witnesses, the killer of the little girl was never apprehended, and her case remains unsolved nearly a century later. Clare's great Niece, Noel discusses the senseless crime, and the challenges she has faced trying to research such an old case.This episode is sponsored by Better Help online counseling. To Save 10% on your first month of Better Help, visit and use promo code FAMILY at checkout.To support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at: through Paypal at: contact th
21/11/202044 minutes 15 seconds
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Wondery Presents: Do No Harm

Wondery Presents: Do No HarmWondery (Dr. Death, Dirty John, The Shrink Next Door) and NBC News (Dateline, The Thing About Pam, Motive for Murder) present Do No Harm.The Bright family was thrust into a medical and legal system so committed to protecting vulnerable children from abuse, it failed to protect innocent parents. From the hospital room to the courtroom, we walk in the footsteps of the Bright family as they battle to keep their children and fight against a system determined to tear them apart.Listen today at:
10/11/20204 minutes 52 seconds
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Kyle Byrtus

Episode 72 Kyle ByrtusKyle Byrtus, was a gifted athlete with a promising future. But like too many people, he lost his way and got mixed up in drug and battled addiction. His addiction derailed his plans, and caused a hurdle in his relationships with his family. His Mom, Lynne, feared that one day she would get a call that her son was dead, and that he had overdosed. Sadly, in August 2013, Lynne got the call she worried about- her 25 year-old son Kyle was dead. But he hadn't overdosed, he was the victim of a homicide. Kyle was shot and discarded in a south Western Florida field. There was little in the way of evidence or clues in his case due to heavy rain, and decomposition. Despite Kyle's case being cold, 7 years later, his Mom Lynne is still searching for answers. If you have information about Kyle's case, please call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 239-477-1000. To remain anonymous and be eligible for an enhanced reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-T
07/11/202048 minutes 35 seconds
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Introducing: Dr. Death Season 2

Introducing: Dr. Death Season 2If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret.Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the award-winning series “Dr Death.”Listen today at
27/10/20204 minutes 35 seconds
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Melissa Sue Mims Platt

Episode 71 Melissa Sue Mims PlattIn October, 2008 police in North Carolina were called to do a welfare check on 31 year-old mother of 2, Melissa Sue Mims Platt. After not hearing from Melissa in quite a while, her mother Marian felt something was wrong. Police found Melissa, in the home she shared with her boyfriend, lying on her bed covered in her own urine and excrement. She had been severely beaten and was barely alive. Melissa was airlifted to the hospital, and police began to question Melissa's boyfriend. He claimed that Melissa had fallen in the tub. The issue was, doctors stated that a severe beating, and not a fall had caused Melissa's injuries; and even worse, she had suffered the injuries several days earlier. In the hospital, Melissa in a brief moment of consciousness, detailed that she was attacked. Sadly, Melissa slipped back into unconsciousness, and despite the best efforts of hospital staff, she died 2 months later in December. As if losing Melissa wasn't b
24/10/202049 minutes 57 seconds
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Thomas Hegar

Episode 70 Thomas HegarFifty Year-Old Thomas Hegar was a hard working, and well-liked family man. For the last few years of his life, like many Americans, he battled addiction issues that he was trying to overcome. Sadly, before he was able to, he crossed paths with a mentally ill man who shot Thomas, and his friend Dustin to death in Oregon in March, 2017. The loss of Thomas has been tough on his family, and they are waiting for mental competency rulings in the case against his accused killer. That is standing in the way of Thomas's family trying to move forward. Thomas's sister, Cindy discusses Thomas's tragic death, and his family's road to justice. This episode is sponsored by Better Help online counseling. Save 10% off of your first month of counseling by visiting: To support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon at: https://www.patreon.c
10/10/202036 minutes 41 seconds
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Introducing Unjust and Unsolved

Introducing Unjust and Unsolved from the Obsessed Network
08/10/20207 minutes 31 seconds
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Wondery presents Click Bait with Bachelor Nation

Wondery presents Click Bait with Bachelor NationEveryone loves a good bit of gossip. Go inside the juiciest stories on Click Bait with Bachelor Nation. Hosts Tayshia Adams, Hannah Ann Sluss and Joe Amabile, know what it's like to live in the spotlight. They’ve seen that fame can mean being praised, adored, and sabotaged. Sometimes all in the same day! On Click Bait, they share what they’ve learned from their wild days at Bachelor Mansion to bring you a new kind of celebrity news podcast. Each week, they break down the biggest stories in pop culture -- dissecting every outrageous headline, debunking every celebrity rumor, and sorting through what’s truly Click Bait and what’s real. And with these three, the arguments about hollywood scandals will be as dramatic as the headlines themselves. Subscribe today:
01/10/20206 minutes 23 seconds
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Wondery Presents Even the Rich: The Kennedys

Wondery Presents Even the Rich: The Kennedy's On July 19th, 1969, Senator Edward Kennedy, scion of the greatest political dynasty in modern America, drove his Oldsmobile into a pond. He escaped. But his passenger, a woman named Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned. In the days that followed, he leveraged the Kennedy political machine to shield himself from scrutiny and safeguard his presidential aspirations. As the investigation progressed, his story about the events leading up to the crash started to fall apart. Soon he faced accusations that not even the Kennedys could overcome. This season of Even the Rich tells the story of Chappaquiddick, listen now at
15/09/20205 minutes 22 seconds
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Briuna La'fey Harps

Episode 69 Briuna La'fey HarpsIn May, 2019, Nineteen year-old Briuna La'fey Harps was wrapping up her first year of college at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX when she decided to visit her cousin in Fort Worth, TX. It was there that Briuna's short life ended when she was shot in the head after being caught in the crossfire of two gangs. Briuna's dream was to become a doctor and help others. Instead, her family was left to cope with Briuna's senseless murder, and as of now, her killer remains free. Briuna's father, Timonthy discusses his daughter's tragic death, and amazing life. If you have information about Briuna's murder, please call the Fort Worth, TX police department homicide division at 817-392-4330Briuna's father Timonthy is also offering a reward of $10,000 and accepting tips. He can be reached via email at: [email protected] or by phone at: 770-841-1420To learn
12/09/202036 minutes 33 seconds
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Case Updates

Episode 68 Case UpdatesIn this episode we are bringing you updates on 3 cases previously covered on The Murder In My Family-Christine Gallegos (Episode 12) Rachael Runyan (episode 9) Cheri Domingo & Greg Sanchez (episode 5) We talk with Utah Private Investigator Jason Jensen who is working on both Christine's and Rachael's cases, and he shares what new clues might help solve both cases. We also talk to Debbi Domingo, who's mom Cheri was murdered by the Golden State Killer alongside Cheri's Boyfriend, Greg Sanchez. Debbi tells us what it was like to finally get justice and face her mom's killer in court. Debbi along with all of the other victims of the Golden State Killer finally received justice after decades of waiting; something that the families of Christine Gallegos and Rachael Runyan hope is in their future.If you have information about the murders of Christine Gallegos or Rachael Runyan, please call Private Investigator Jason Jensen
29/08/20201 hour 2 minutes 57 seconds
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Leland Allen

Episode 67 Leland Allen Thirty-Six Year old Leland Allen, was a well known, and well liked husband and father in the small town of Cooper, TX. In February, 1980, Leland, a truck driver, was gunned down in a spray of bullets in Dallas, TX, 80 miles from Leland's hometown. News of Leland's violent murder shocked his community, and initially, the crime seemed random, and motiveless. But soon, multiple theories would come to light. 40 years later, Leland's murder remains unsolved, and his family is left to wonder if they will ever get justice. Leland's Daughter Christy discusses her father's frustrating case, If you have information about Leland's murder, please contact the Dallas, TX cold case squad at 877-373-TIPSThis episode is sponsored by Better Help Online counseling. To save 10% on your first moth of Better Help, visit: episode is also sponsored by Best Fiends:<a href="" rel="noope
16/08/20201 hour 1 minute 39 seconds
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Linda Surginer Preston

Episode 66 Linda Surginer PrestonIn October, 2012, Linda Surginer Preston, a 47 year-old mother & grandmother, was brutally murdered insider her Weatherford,TX home. She was stabbed repeatedly and her throat slashed. Her Daughter Kristi, who was ready to give birth to her son in the hospital desperately called Linda but got no reply and knew something was wrong. Linda's Husband discovered her body in their living room and called police. At around the same time, a man was confessing to the murder and was quickly arrested. It turned out he was the son of Linda's landlords, and he had a lengthy criminal record for burglary, home invasion, and assault. Despite the quick arrest, and subsequent life sentence he was given, that can't bring Linda back, and her family misses her every day. This episode is being released on the weekend of what would have been Linda's 55th birthday. Her Daughter Kristi discusses her mother's tragic death with us, and the aftermath.The spon
01/08/202040 minutes 7 seconds
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Andreu Batten

Episode 65 Andreu BattenBy all accounts, 36 year-old Andreu Batten was a friendly, out going Father of 4. In his hometown of St Augustine, FL Andreu was known as a Gentle Giant. But on June 2, 2012 his life came to a violent and mysterious end. Andreu had traveled to South Carolina with his father to their hunting cabin. Tired from a day of hard work, Andreu's father went to bed. Andreu however couldn't sleep and went out for a short walk. Three hours later, and ten miles away, a driver discovered a dead body in the middle of the road. The body turned out to be Andreu's. Despite head trauma, police could not find any sign of a traffic accident, or evidence of a hit and run, leading to the possibility that Andreu was dumped where his body was found. 12 years later, Andreu's case remains unsolved, and many questions are unanswered, including; how did Andreu's wind up dead 10 miles from where he was last seen? Andreu's Mother, Betty discusses her son's life and tragic death,
18/07/202039 minutes 41 seconds
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Introducing Once Upon a Time In...The Valley

In the roaring 1980s X world, Traci Lords reigned supreme. No one questioned her right to sovereignty. Only, it turned out, the biggest star in Adult, wasn’t one. As America would discover in July 1986, when the FBI busted down her door. Traci Lords was really Nora Kuzma, who entered the industry as a 15-year-old high school sophomore. Traci, the victim, was saved. And the industry, the villain, was very nearly destroyed. But what if the victim here was also the villain; the villain, also the victim? Welcome to Once Upon a Time… in the Valley is the world's first real-life psychological thriller and porno-noir mystery.
14/07/20205 minutes 12 seconds
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Wayne Ruder

Episode 64 Wayne Ruder 56 year-old Wayne Ruder was gunned down in his Baltimore, MD jewelry store in 2009. Wayne's nephew Michael Ruder, who happened to be his best friend, and co-worker found Wayne dead in a pool of blood. The scene shocked Michael to his core, forever altering his life. It took years for the killer to be arrested and convicted of Wayne's murder, and Michael struggled along the way to see justice. Michael discusses his Uncle Wayne's case, and how his death has affected him all these years later.This week's sponsor is Better Help. Save 10% on your first month of Better Help counseling by visiting To support this podcast via a donation you can do so via Patreon at at To learn more about this podcast visit:Themurderinmy
04/07/20201 hour 11 minutes 49 seconds
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Wondery Presents GURU: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

Wondery presents GURU: The Dark Side of EnlightenmentWhen we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death,” and “The Shrink Next Door,” comes a story about the dark side of enlightenment. Hosted by journalist Matt Stroud. Listen today at
01/07/20206 minutes 34 seconds
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Michele Frank

Episode 63 Michele Frank19 Year-Old Michele Frank vanished in the early morning hours of October 1st, 1984 after leaving her job in St. Louis, MO. Days later, her body was found a couple miles away. She had been raped and strangled. Her car was also found with it's brake lines cut. Michele's family was devastated by her senseless murder which remains unsolved today. Michele's sister Debbi who was only 11 when Michele was murdered took up her Sister's case as an adult, and was disheartened to get no response from the police. Debbi discusses her older sister Michele, and her case. If you have information about Michele's case, please contact the Monroe County, MO Sheriff's dept at 660-327-4060Our sponsor for this episode is Best Fiends- support this podcast through a donation, you can do so via Patreon at: <a href="" rel=
20/06/202050 minutes 54 seconds
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LeRyan Nicholson

Episode 62 LeRyan NicholsonEighteen year old LeRyan Nicholson went missing in Nashville, TN in April, 1998. After being told incorrectly that LeRyan was found and was safe at home, police called off the search for him. Unfortunately, that wasn't actually the case and LeRyan was still missing. The day after LeRyan was last seen, a body found wrapped up and set on fire was found in Nashville. It took years of searching by LeRyan's family before they learned that the body found the day after LeRyan went missing was actually his. Incredibly, LeRyan's sister Candace, using the NAMUS database, actually made the connection that solved part of the mystery. Candace discusses LeRyan's case, and her efforts to help get justice for him.If you have information about the murder of LeRyan Nicholson, please call the Nashville Homicide Cold Case and Missing Persons Unit at 615-862-7329Special thanks to Olivia Lind, host of Flat Rock and Something's Not Right- she's a
06/06/202049 minutes 25 seconds
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Karen Marchioni

Episode 61 Karen Marchioni In October, 2001, just two days after celebrating her 41st Birthday at a party with family and friends, Karen Marchioni was brutally attacked inside her Framingham,MA home. Karen managed to barricade herself inside of her bathroom and called 911. She was rushed to the hospital, but she soon died from her injuries before she could give police any details. As a result, her killer, or killers slipped away. Despite a suspect being publicly named, there has yet to be an arrest in Karen's case. Karen's teenage Daughter Jennifer, who was only 14 at the time of Karen's murder, was left to face the rest of her life without her mom. She discusses what the loss of her mother was like, and her frustration with police in the years since Karen's murder. Anyone with information on this case are urged to contact the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office at (781) 897-6600 or Framingham Police at 508-872-
16/05/202054 minutes 29 seconds
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Janette Roberson

Episode 60 Janette RobersonJanette Roberson, a 27 year old wife & mother to two children, was brutally murdered in the basement of the Reed City, MI department store she worked in January 19th, 1983. Janette's bizarre murder shocked her small town, and despite the attack happening in the middle of the day with fellow employees and customers in the store, no one saw a thing, and the case remains unsolved to this day. Janette's sister Lana discusses Janette's case and her efforts to get justice for Janette. If you have any information in Janette Roberson’s case please contact the Michigan State Police at (989) 773-5951 or Reed City Police Chief Chuck Davis at (231) 832-3743.For more information about Janette's case, check out her Facebook group at: her Facebook page at:<a href="ht
02/05/202040 minutes 23 seconds
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Wondery Presents American Scandal

Wondery Presents American Scandal Join Lindsay Graham, the host of Wondery’s show American Scandal as he dives deep into the heart of the most shocking moments of fraud and deception in American history. In this six-part series “The Hare Krishna Murders” he explores an eastern religion with pure intentions that, in the hands of its western followers, became a criminal enterprise of drug running, molestation and murder. For the full episode go to:
22/04/20205 minutes 50 seconds
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Barbara Nantais

Episode 59 Barbara Nantais In August, 1978, 15 year old Barbara Nantais was murdered in San Diego at Torrey Pines State Beach as she slept in her sleeping bag on the beach. The attack on her was brutal and sadistic. Barbara's 17 year old boyfriend James Alt was also attacked and barely survived. He was left to cope with four decades of PTSD. Meanwhile, a second murder on that same beach in 1984 of 14 year old Claire Hough displayed nearly identical clues, pointing to a possible serial killer. Two suspects were developed in that case via DNA, but both suspects died before either could face justice, and police to this point have not been able to connect both murders via physical evidence. James Alt discusses in this episode, the brutal attack that left his girlfriend Barbara dead, and him fighting for his life. If you have information about this case, please contact San Diego Crime Stoppers at Crime Stoppers at 888–580–8477James Alt's Facebook group; S
18/04/20201 hour 11 minutes 38 seconds
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Carmine Lapello

Episode 58 Carmine Lapello In episode 58, we dive into a century old murder out of Toronto, Canada. In July, 1917, Twenty year-old cabbie, Carmine Lapello, gave a ride to a mysterious couple- a man and a woman. Early the next morning, his body was found discarded. He had been stabbed repeatedly. Police thought that his murder was a simple crime of passion, but after digging into the case, Carmine's great-nephew, Joe Lapello, discovered a mystery bigger than anyone could have imagined and it led him down a twisting road littered with mysterious clues, and shady characters. Joe Lapello discusses his great uncle's mysterious murder, and the book that he wrote about the case. To learn more about Carmine Lapello's case, pick up the book Murder Lost To Time: The true story of one of Canada's oldest Unsolved Mysteries:<br
04/04/20201 hour
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Introducing Joe Exotic

Introducing Joe ExoticJoe Exotic devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But he’s also made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big cat sanctuary in Florida named Carole Baskin. The feud between Joe Exotic and Carole gets messy, vicious, and outrageous -- until both of them are pushed far beyond their limits. From Wondery, comes ‘Joe Exotic: Tiger King’, the story about two people who want to save animals and destroy each other. For the Full Episode go to
24/03/20205 minutes 58 seconds
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Charles McKinney Jr

Charles McKinney Jr Episode 57 In February, 2014, 37 Year-Old Charles McKinney Jr was shot to death as he sat in his SUV in Irvington,NJ in what may have been a case of mistaken identity. The hard working father worked two jobs to support himself, and his young son. Sadly, Charles's second son was born just three months after the murder. Charles's murder devastated his family, and was just the the first tragedy that would strike them that year. Charles's sister, Tamela, discusses her brother's life, and tragic death.If you have information about the murder of Charles McKinney Jr, please contact Irvington, NJ police at 973-399-6600To learn more about Charle's case, visit his Facebook memorial page- support our sponsors;Audible- Visit A
21/03/202046 minutes 29 seconds
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Introducing; Even The Rich

Celebrities, royals, heirs and heiresses—you may think you know them, you may think you envy them, but you have no idea what really goes on behind the scenes. Wondery’s new series Even the Rich pulls gives you a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the stories of some of the greatest family dynasties in history. From the Murdochs to the Royals, and the Kardashians to the Kennedy’s, Even the Rich is part history, part comedy, part gossip, and all fascinating. Listen today:
17/03/20209 minutes 5 seconds
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Matthew Dane

Matthew Dane Episode 56When 19 year-old Air Force Crew Chief, and newlywed Matthew Dane is found murdered outside of Las Vegas in 1986, his family is devastated. Before long, the investigation into Matt's murder leads investigators to his young wife, and when questioned, her story doesn't sound believable. She's soon arrested, but eventually released, and today, Matt's case remains unsolved. Matt's sister Jodi discusses her brother's life and death, and how frustrating the last 34 years has been for their family. If you have information about the murder of Matthew Dane, please contact the LVMPD Homicide Section at 702-828-3521.This episode is sponsored by Best Fiends: & by Better Help: use promo code Family to save 10% on your first month of Better HelpTo support this podcast with a donation, you can do so via Patreon: <a href="https://www.patreo
07/03/202053 minutes 57 seconds
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Introducing; The Dating Game Killer

Introducing The Dating Game Killer In 1978, Rodney Alcala won a date on the popular TV show, The Dating Game. What no one knew was that he was a prolific serial killer in the middle of a cross-country murder spree. In this six-part series, co-hosts Tracy Pattin (Hollywood & Crime) and Stephen Lang (Avatar, Don’t Breathe) take listeners on an unbelievable journey into Alcala’s twisting secret life. He hid behind normal jobs as a typesetter at a prominent newspaper and a summer camp counselor. How did this predatory monster fool employers, prison psychiatrists, and parole boards — all while committing heinous crimes from coast to coast? And how did a one-time appearance as a game show contestant help lead to his capture? From the makers of Dirty John, Dr. Death, and Young Charlie, learn the story of the most famous serial killer you’ve never heard of - The Dating Game
05/03/20208 minutes 32 seconds
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Samuel Charles Evans

Los Angeles Cab driver Samuel Charles Evans was robbed on his first day of the job in 1974. He was shot three times in the head, and dumped like trash in the gutter. He died days later. The killer's take? $6. Thankfully, the murderer was identified, and apprehended, and has spent the better part of the last 4 decades in prison. But the prison sentence id not make things any easier for Sam's family. His sister Suzy who considered Sam to be her best friend discusses the case and how it affected the familySponsors for this episode include Audible & Better Help. & Use promo code FAMILY at checkout to save 10% on your first month of Better Help.To support this podcast via a financial donation, you can do so via Patreon at or Paypal at <a href="" rel=
22/02/202043 minutes 1 second
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Introducing Missing Persons

If you are a fan of The Murder in My Family, then you will enjoy Missing Persons, a brand new podcast out right now. It's from Mike Morford, the host and creator of The Murder in My Family. New episodes are launching in March, 2020. In each case of Missing Persons, you'll hear about an open Missing Persons case, and from a loved one searching for that person. Will you help be part of the effort to find them? Search for and subscribe to Missing Persons on Apple Podcasts and everywhere you listen to podcasts. Follow Missing Persons on Twitter
16/02/20206 minutes 53 seconds
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Calvin 'Bud' Lane

In February of 1969, Eighteen year-old Calvin 'Bud' Lane vanished after heading out for a new job interview in Tuscon, AZ. He wasn't happy with his old job. Days after he went missing, co-workers of Bud's started to scatter, and soon after, the business closed its doors causing Bud's father to question if Bud's case was tied to his job. Bud's father began a decade long search for his son, only to find out that his son had been murdered around the time he went missing and his body buried as a John Doe in an unmarked grave. Today, the case remains unsolved. Bud's sister discusses Bud's case, and the friction in their family at the time Bud Vanished If you have information about this case please call 520-88CRIMEYou can support this podcast via a Patreon donation at; a Paypal donation at:<a href="
08/02/202044 minutes 58 seconds
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Skip and Joni Tillman

Episode 53 Skip and Joni Tillman Skip & Joni Tillman were found strangled to death in a shallow grave in Southern, CA in February, 2000. Were their murders tied to lawsuits that they were involved in prior to their murders? Almost 20 years later, the case remains unsolved. Skip's Daughter Tami discusses the fractured relationship she had with her father, and how despite that, she longs to see the person or persons that murdered her father and stepmother brought to justice. The featured sponsor for this episode is Best Fiends learn more about this podcast visit support this podcast via a one time or ongoing donation, you can so via Patreon at<br /
26/01/20201 hour 6 minutes 8 seconds
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Ryan McCall

Episode 52 Ryan McCall21 year-old Ryan McCall was shot to death in Tampa, Florida in 2009 during a robbery as he was walking home with a friend. Ryan's Father Kevin discusses how his son's senseless murder at the hands of a career criminal affected his family. To learn more about Ryan, visit: learn more about journals published as a book by Kevin McCall visit: via @amazonYou can support this podcast with a donation via one of the following-Patreon: orPaypal:<
11/01/202052 minutes 26 seconds
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Introducing Scene of the Crime Season 1: Delphi

Introducing an all new true crime podcast, Scene of the Crime, which is Co-Produced by Mike Morford, host of the Murder in my Family podcast. Scene of the Crime Season 1: Delphi, explores the February, 2017 murders of Abby Williams and Libby German in Delphi, IN. This 5 minute preview is a sample of what's coming up in season 1 of Scene of the Crime. Season 1, Episode 1 is out right now, and you can find it and subscribe to it everywhere you listen to podcasts or, you can visit the show's homepage at:
02/01/20206 minutes 30 seconds
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Melissa Missy Taylor Ellison

Episode 51 Melissa 'Missy' Taylor EllisonIn this episode, we discuss the case of 20 year old Melissa Taylor Ellison, better known as Missy to her family and friends. Missy was brutally bludgeoned to death 32 years ago this week in her Jacksonville,FL mobile home. Despite 2 adult roommates, and Missy's 13 month old daughter being home when the murder happened, several clues, and a 911 call from a man claiming to be Missy's killer, the case remains unsolved. Missy's daughter Casie discusses her mother's case, and how not having Missy in her life directly affected her.If you have any information about Missy's case, please call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at (904) 630-0500. To remain anonymous, call First Coast Crime Stoppers at (866) 845-TIPS.Missy's daughter Casie has started a website to assist in depression, in part as a direct result of her own experiences. You can check it out at: <a href="" rel="noop
21/12/201947 minutes 28 seconds
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Melanie Meleney

Episode 50 Melanie Meleney In October, 2018, Melanie Meleney a 45 year-old mother and grandmother, vanished from her Glen Burnie, MD apartment. Just over a week later, a person walking their dog along a nearby creek discovered human remains, a single leg. DNA testing revealed that the remains were Melanie's, and that the leg had been removed. Despite the obvious, that Melanie didn't remove her own leg, and likely couldn't have survived doing that, police are only classifying her as a missing person. Melanie's daughter Beth discusses the case with us, and how her family has struggled following Melanie vanishing. If you have information about Melanie's case, please call the tip line:410-222-4700 Crimestoppers;metrocrimestoppers.orgIf you can help Melanie's Family with a GoFundMe donation you can help at:</a
07/12/201938 minutes 32 seconds
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Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook

Episode 49 Elizabeth Collins and Lyric CookIn July, 2012, Cousins Eight year old Elizabeth Collins, and Ten Year old Lyric Cook, vanished while riding bikes in their Evansdale, IA neighborhood. Months later, their remains were found 20 miles away in Seven Bridges Wildlife Park. Their murders were heartbreaking for their families, and shocked the community. Years later, their case remains unsolved. Elizabeth's father, Drew discusses the ripple effect that the case has had on their families, and the Evansdale community. If you have information about this case, please report it to one of the following:[email protected]
23/11/201955 minutes 29 seconds
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Annie Rippel

Episode 48 Annie Rippel In April, 1997, the body of Annie Rippel was discovered along a creek in Alexander, NY. Since the location was miles from Annie's home and Annie didn't drive or have a car, it led to questions. Annie apparently had drowned, but the creek was only a couple inches deep, and Annie had duct tape around her neck. DNA from an unknown person was collected into evidence but has not been identified as of yet. Since Annie had a history of substance abuse, some believe her death is related to that lifestyle. But her family wants to know the truth about what exactly happened to Annie. Annie's sister Janet discusses Annie's death and the aftermath,For more information about Annie's case be sure to visit the Remembering Annie Facebook page at you have information about this case, please cont
09/11/201938 minutes 49 seconds
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Anita Taylor

Episode 47 Anita TaylorIn October, 1966 twenty year-old wife and mother, Anita Taylor was brutally raped and murdered inside of her Springfield, Ohio home. Anita's attacker stomped on her and beat her with a bottle. Anita's eighteen month old son Aaron had also been attacked, but survived the carnage. Anita's husband came home from work only to discover his wife near death and his injured son in his crib. Police quickly began investigating what would become one of Springfield's most notorious murders, a murder which remains unsolved to this day despite there being possible DNA from the killer. Aaron Taylor has been searching for years to find out who killed his mother and he discusses his 5 decade journey which included hypnotism, knocking on doors, and getting his hands on files from Anita's case.If you would like to learn more about Anita's case, please visit: Taylorcase.comIf you have information about Anita Taylor's murder, you are asked to call Springfield,
26/10/201948 minutes 15 seconds
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Michael Paul Burke

Episode 46 Michael Paul BurkeIn March, 2019, Michael Paul Burke was murdered in Florida by the estranged husband of the woman he was dating.  Michael's girlfriend Kimberly was only days away from officially being divorced and was looking forward to moving on. Instead of celebrating, she had to witness Michael's murder followed by her estranged husband's suicide, all the while worried about her children who were in the house at the time. Kimberly joins us to discuss the horrific events of that night in a case that blends gun violence and domestic violence.October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, if you or someone you know needs help escaping domestic violence, please visit or Breakthecycle.orgTo support this show via a donation, you may do so via Patreon or PaypalTo learn more about this podcast visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
12/10/201941 minutes 29 seconds
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Karen Bodine CrowdSolve Bonus episode

Bonus Episode Karen Bodine CrowdSolve37 year-old Karen Bodine's lifeless body was found discarded along a Rochester, WA highway in January, 2007. The mother of 3 had wrestled with drugs for much of her life, and her family feels that because of this, her case didn't get much press coverage. But her case has not been forgotten! Over a decade later, Karen's case is getting a new look from a bunch of fresh eyes. In October, 2019, Seattle will host a Crimecon Crowd Solve event in which hundreds of citizen detectives will work side by side with investigators in an attempt to make progress in, or solve Karen's case. In this episode, you'll hear more about that Crowd Solve event, as well as hear from Karen's mom, Sharron, and Crimecon organizer Kevin Balfe.If you have information about Karen Bodine's murder, please call the Olympia Thurston County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPSTo learn more about Crimecon and how to participate in Karen Bodine's Seattle CrowdSolve ev
29/09/20191 hour 4 minutes 54 seconds
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Maddie Finch

Episode 45 Maddie Finch 19 year old Maddie Finch who was shot to death in her LaHarpe, IL home on New Years Day 2018. Although her killer was quickly caught and sentenced to a lengthy sentence, that hasn't lessened the pain that Maddie's family has endured, or filled the void in their lives. Maddie's Mom Carrie discusses her daughter's  case, and shares with us the aftermath that the Finch family has had to face following Maddie's senseless murderTo learn more about this case and others discussed on the podcast, please visit the podcast homepageIf you'd like to support this show thru a donation, you may so via Patreon or PaypalLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
28/09/20191 hour 1 second
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Alan Canty Jr

Episode 44 Alan Canty Jr.In the mid 1980's, W. Alan Canty Jr.  was a respected and successful psychologist in the upscale area of Grosse Pointe, MI. In July, 1985, he vanished and soon after, his dismembered remains were found at various areas in Northern Michigan. The police investigation that followed quickly led to the apprehension of two suspects, and uncovered a secret life of Alan's that his widow Jan had no idea existed. Jan is the guest in this episode and she discusses her husband's shocking death, and shares the details of his secret life. Check out Jan Canty's websiteTo support this podcast via a donation, you can do so via Patreon or Paypal.To learn more about this case, or about the podcast, visit the show's HomepageLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
14/09/201956 minutes 29 seconds
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Yolanda Bindics

Episode 43 Yolanda BindicsYolanda Bindics, a 25 year-old single mother of 4  vanished in August, 2004 after leaving her job in Jamestown, NY. . Her car was found the next day. Later, some of her belongings turned up, and eventually Yolanda's remains were discovered. Her death was ruled a homicide, which led police and Yolanda's family to ask, who would kill Yolanda Bindics, and why? Yolanda's sister Margaret discusses Yolanda's case, and the 15 year struggle to see an arrest in the murder, which left 4 young daughters without a mother. If you have any information regarding the Murder of Yolanda Bindics,you're asked to call Jamestown FBI at 716-484-7085 or the Jamestown Police at 483-TIPS For more information about Yolanda's case, be sure to check out this Facebook group. You can support this podcast via a donation through Patreon or Paypal.For more information about the show and the cases we discuss, please visit The Murder In My Family Homepag
31/08/201957 minutes 1 second
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The Pelley Family Murders

Episode 42 The Pelley Family MurdersIn April, 1989, the shocking murders of Bob, Dawn, Janel, and Jolene Pelley shocked their small Indiana town. Left alone to deal with the aftermath, was 9 year-old Jessi Pelley. The pain and trauma from the loss of her family devastated Jessi and affected her in ways that have taken 3 decades to try and recover from. An arrest finally came 13 years after the murders, but despite the killer being imprisoned, Jessi still faced the fallout from that day 30 years ago when her family was taken from her. Jessi, along with help from her cousin Jamie,  told her story in a book that was released in April, 2019- 30 years to the day after her family was murdered. In this episode, Jessi and Jamie discuss the 30 year journey following the murders, and the new book. Check out the book about this case- I am Jessica: A survivor's powerful story of healing and hope. Check out the Facebook page about the book and case To learn more about
17/08/201952 minutes 43 seconds
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Bonus Episode: Interview w/ 'Survivors' Author, Dennis Griffin

Bonus Episode Join us for this special bonus episode as we sit down with experienced author, victim's advocate, and former law enforcement officer, Dennis Griffin to discuss his new book; 'Survivors; Shocking true stories about America’s pursuit of police transparency and Justice'. In this book, Denny shares stories of unsolved and unresolved cases of people who have died, and as we do on The Murder in My Family, he enlists the families of some of these victims to help tell their stories. A couple of the cases you'll read about in the book, have been covered on this podcast including the Murders of Jack Robinson(Episode 24) & Brenda LaCombe(Episode 41)You can find Denny's book on Amazon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
03/08/201925 minutes 33 seconds
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Brenda LaCombe

Episode 41 Brenda LaCombe In May of 1982, a young 19 year old mother named Brenda LaCombe went missing from Lowell, MA. Weeks later, her partially nude and decomposed body was found in the woods of a nearby town. Although her cause of death remains officially undetermined, her death is considered to be a homicide which remains unsolved over 37 years later. Who killed Brenda and why? Those are questions her niece Lacey has been trying to find the answers to, and you'll hear from her in this episode.Please be sure to visit Brenda's Facebook page that's run by her niece, Lacey. If you'd like to help contribute with a donation to the efforts to have Brenda's body exhumed for further forensic investigation, you can do so via GofundmeAnyone with information can call the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office at 508-832-9124 Please support this podcast by visiting this week's sponsor, CDL.comIf you'd
03/08/201953 minutes 13 seconds
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Molly Bish

Episode 40 Molly BishSixteen year-old Molly Bish went missing from her lifeguard post at a secluded pond in Warren, Massachusetts in June, 2000. Molly's family and police were left without any answers. In 2003, Molly's remains were found in a nearby area, and a missing persons case became a murder investigation. Over the years, there would be no shortage of suspects or theories, but as of now, the case remains unsolved. Molly's sister, Heather is the guest in this episode and discusses how the Bish family dealt with the heartbreaking loss of Molly, as well as the various cast of shady characters who are suspects in the case. Finally, Heather talks about the great work that the Bish family has done in trying to keep kids safe.Please visit Molly's Facebook pageIf you'd like to support this podcast through a donation, you can do so via Patreon or PaypalTo learn more about the podcast, please visit the homepage Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg
20/07/20191 hour 28 minutes 13 seconds
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Megan Johns

Episode 39 Megan Johns Megan Beth Johns overcame a lot in her lifetime including being the victim of a sexual assault, and waging a battle against Cancer. She also was celebrating 5 years of sobriety after a years long battle with drug addiction. But late on the night of October 4th, or early on the morning of October 5th, 1994, Megan faced a battle that she couldn't win. She came face to face with a killer in her Irving, TX apartment and was stabbed repeatedly. 25 years after the fact, her murder remains unsolved. In separate  interviews, Megan's Brother Brian, and her half sister Bridget, share memories of Megan, and discuss her case, and they open up about their own battles with addiction.If you have information about Megan's murder, please contact Irving PoliceTo learn more about Megan's case, visit the Justice for Megan Beth Johns Facebook group If you need help fighting drug addiction or alcoholism, there is help. Contact Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoh
06/07/201957 minutes 50 seconds
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Live from Crimecon 2019

Episode 38 Live from CrimeconIn this episode, four guests from previous episodes meet up in New Orleans while attending the Crimecon true crime convention to have a live, face to face conversation about the status of their loved one's cases. Guests include; Bill Thomas, whose sister Cathy Thomas (episode 1)  was killed in 1986 in a series of murders dubbed The Colonial Parkway Murders, Kelsi German, whose sister Libby Gernan (Episode 6) was murdered in the shocking Delphi Indiana murders in 2017, Mona Caylor whose sister Anita Dunn (episode 14) was murdered in Missouri in 2016 by a man who had already spent time in prison for murder, and Connie Land, whose Daughter Sydney Land (episode 25) was murdered in Las Vegas in 2016, a case that despite a strong suspect is bogged down by corruption and mishandling.If you'd like to support this show through a donation you can do so via Patreon or PaypalYou can find the podcast on social media on Twitter or FacebookLe
22/06/201953 minutes 8 seconds
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Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman

Episode 37 Lauria Bible and Ashley FreemanIn December, 1999, Two Oklahoma 16 year-olds Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman, vanished from the Freeman home following a fire that was intentionally set. The bodies of Ashley Freeman's parents, Danny and Kathy Freeman were found in the debris. Both had been shot to death. What followed was a nearly 20 year search for Lauria and Ashley, who to this day, remain missing. Countless rumors and theories abound in this case, and in 2018, an arrest was finally made. But the search for the girls goes on. Lauria's cousin, Lisa discusses the case, and the family's quest to bring Lauria home. This episode also includes a special interview with criminal behaviorist Sarah Cailean, co-start of the HLN miniseries about the case; Hell In The Heartland, what happened to Ashley and Lauria. To learn more about the case, please visit the Find Lauria Facebook page Anyone with information is urged to contact the Oklahoma State Bureau of Invest
08/06/201953 minutes
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Mary Henderson Morris

Episode 36 Mary Henderson Morris  Early on the  morning  Of October 12th, 2000, a 48 year old wife and mother named Mary Henderson Morris left her Houston, TX area home headed for work. Mary had been a dependable and respected employee at the same bank for over 15 years. But that day, Mary never showed up for work. Later that day, her remains were found in her burned out car in a secluded area. Investigators soon determined that Mary had been murdered, and her car set on fire. Only days later, another woman named Mary McGinnis Morris would be murdered only miles away from the first Mary Morris. There were striking similarities between the two women's murders. But are the cases actually related? Mary Henderson Morris's Daughter, Marilyn discusses her mother's case as well as her suspicions. She helps us understand the case known to many online sleuths as 'The Mary Morris Murders' If you have information about this case, please call the Houston Crime Stoppers at  (713)2
25/05/20191 hour 4 minutes 29 seconds
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Miriam Ryan

Episode 35 Miriam Ryan22 Year-Old Miriam Ryan was murdered in Manhattan NYC in 1948. She had quietly been living her life as a gay woman in a time when most people wouldn't dare to share their truth with the world without facing repercussions from society. But in April of that year, her secret apparently cost Miriam her life when she got into an altercation with 2 men in a bar who were harassing Miriam and her female companion. That confrontation led to Miriam's murder which remains unsolved over 70 years later. When Anne Couldridge began looking into her great aunt's life and death, she had no idea of the mystery that she would find herself exploring, Anne discusses her efforts to try and put the puzzle pieces together in Miriam's case, and the documentary film that she's working on about Miriam called, Treat Her Kindly.  Treat Her Kindly documentary Treat Her Kindly Facebook page If you'd like to support this podcast through a one time or ongoing donatio
11/05/201946 minutes 16 seconds
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Joanne Brownlee

Episode 34 Joanne BrownleeIn January, 2013, 72 year-old Joanne Brownlee went missing from her Colorado home. Because she was blind, there was concern that she may have wandered off or gotten lost. Her purse was found at a local restaurant. After a brief search, her body was found in the crawlspace under her home that she shared with her Daughter. Due to the state of Joanne's body, her cause of death couldn't be accurately determined although she had suffered injuries consistent with a homicide. The one person who might be able to help answer questions, Joanne's Daughter, isn't talking. That's caused a riff between her and her brother David. David discusses his Mother's case, and his frustration with his sister.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
27/04/201943 minutes 3 seconds
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Roger Atkison

Episode 33 Roger AtkisonRoger Atkison was brutally murdered alongside his mistress, Rose Burkert,  in an Iowa hotel room in 1980. Investigators examining the bloody crime scene determined that the pair was most likely killed with a hatchet. Police suspected that the murders were a crime of passion or jealousy committed by someone who knew the couple was having an affair. In an eerie twist, the couple was only able to get a room there after a last second cancellation as the hotel was booked to capacity because of a mortician's convention being held there. Despite her husband's infidelity, Roger's widow has searched for almost 40 years to figure out who killed him. She discusses that journey to get answers, and well as being a suspect herself before police ruled her out. If you have information or tips about this case, please contact the Iowa County, IA Sheriff's DepartmentVisit the sponsor for this episode, For Hers to take advantage of the offer mentioned in thi
13/04/201946 minutes 29 seconds
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Gary and Stephanie Gillette

Episode 32 Gary and Stephanie Gillette In December, 1985, Gary and Stephanie Gillette were brutally murdered in their Corpus Christi, TX home by a rage-filled killer who used both a hatchet and knife in the savage attack. Despite the arrest of a strong suspect, the case against the suspect fell apart and charges were dismissed. Gary's Daughter Shae discusses Gary's and Stephanie's life together, and her family's frustration over charges being dismissed in the caseIf you have any information about this case, you are asked to contact the Corpus Christi Police Department The sponsor for this episode is Better Help counseling. To save  10% off of your first month, visit them through our special link and use promo code; Family at checkoutTo support the podcast through a donation, you can visit Patreon or PaypalLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
30/03/20191 hour 1 minute 42 seconds
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Eddie Abshire

Episode 31 Eddie AbshireIn 1981, hard working George 'Eddie' Abshire was pursuing his calling in the ministry while supporting his wife and five children by managing a steak house in New Orleans. In June of that year, he was brutally stabbed to death while closing the steakhouse during a robbery. Eddie's death left his family devastated and changed their lives forever. Almost four decades later, Eddie's murder remains unsolved despite strong suspects in the case. Eddie's Daughter Allyn, who was just 22 months old at the time of he Father's murder, discusses the impact his death had on her and the rest of her family, as well as the decades long struggle to get justice.If you have a tip or information about this case, please contact the New Orleans, LA CrimeStoppers or the New Orleans, LA Police Homicide Division For more information about Eddie's case, visit the Justice for Eddie Facebook page The sponsor for this episode is Better Help, visit their site an
23/03/201943 minutes 44 seconds
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Scott Sampson

Episode 30 Scott Sampson 26-year old Scott Sampson was stabbed to death outside of a Portland, Maine store in November, 1990. Scott left behind two young sons that missed out on full lives with together with their Father. Scott's killer has never been identified. Scott's oldest son, Shawn discusses life without his father, and the up-hill battle to get justice for his dad.-If you have information about the murder of Scott Sampson, please contact the Portland, ME Police Dept at  (207)874-8479Please visit the sponsor for this episode, Care Of and use the promo code mentioned in this episode to save 50% off of your first month of personalized vitamins If you would like to support this podcast through a donation, it's appreciated and you can do so through Patreon or Paypal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
23/02/201941 minutes 28 seconds
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Madelyn DeFilippi

In episode 29 of The Murder in My Family, we explore the case of 27 year-old Madelyn DeFilippii, a school teacher, and the wife of a doctor, who was brutally stabbed to death in her Queens, NY home on February 13th, 1973 while her 4 month-old son Joe slept in his crib. Madelyn's case is still unsolved. Joe joins me to discuss the puzzling case, and how his Mother's murder led to an alternate life for him. If you have information about this case, please contact the Queens, NY Detective Bureau 112th precinct at (718)520-9250Visit this week's sponsor, for support from qualified therapists dealing with issues ranging from grief, and anger issues to depression and stress. Use the promo code mentioned in this episode to save  10% off of your first month If you would like to support the show through a Patreon or Paypal donation, it's appreciated. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
16/02/201946 minutes 14 seconds
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Gabriella LaMorie

Episode 28 of The Murder in My Family covers the case of 2 year-old Gabriella LaMorie, who died in 2018 in Lake Havasu City, AZ at the hands of her parents through neglect, malnutrition, and possible abuse. Gabriella's Aunt Britney discusses the case, and how little Gabrielle's death has splintered her family as they try to make sense of something so senseless. To learn more about Gabriella's case, please visit her Facebook page This week's sponsor is Better HelpLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
09/02/201949 minutes 22 seconds
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Branden Roth

In this episode of The Murder in My Family, we discuss the case of 24 year-old  Branden Roth, a Pima County, AZ resident who was beaten and strangled to death in 2017. Branden left behind a newborn son who he never got to meet. Branden's mom Carrie discusses Branden's case, and the aftermath. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
02/02/201927 minutes 41 seconds
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Kathy Blair

Episode 26 Kathy BlairBeloved choir director, Kathy Blair was murdered in her Austin, TX home in December, 2014 by a burglar. Police followed the clues in the case to the right suspects. It took 3 trials, and 4 years for Kathy's family to finally get justice. Kathy's sister, Kirsten discusses that long process.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
26/01/201944 minutes 16 seconds
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Sydney Land

Episode 25 Sydney Land21 year-old Sydney Land was shot to death alongside her boyfriend in Las Vegas in October, 2016. Despite a suspect in the case, there have been no arrests. Sydney's mom, Connie, discusses Sydney's case as well as the troubling circumstances surrounding it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
19/01/201946 minutes 44 seconds
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Jack L. Robinson

Episode 24 Jack L. Robinson65 year old recent retiree, and Military Veteran, Jack L. Robinson was stabbed to death in Columbia, SC in August, 1996. Despite multiple people witnessing the attack on Jack, his case remains unsolved. His Daughter Tammy discusses her Father's puzzling case, and her efforts to see it solved.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
12/01/201955 minutes 44 seconds
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Donna Jean Awcock

Episode 23 Donna Jean Awcock This episode is about Donna Jean Awcock, a 17 year-old girl who was beaten, raped, and strangled in London, Ontario Canada in October, 1983 after a night of babysitting. Her case remains unsolved. Donna's sister Tammy is the guest in this episode, and she discusses her sister's case, and her efforts to see it solved. Please support this podcast by completing this brief survey more about your ad choices. Visit
05/01/201936 minutes 35 seconds
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Katelynn Gonzalez-Hamilton

Episode 22 Katelynn Gonzalez-HamiltonKatelynn Gonzalez-Hamilton was just two and a half months old when she was beaten to death in California in 2003. This sad and heartbreaking case may be difficult to listen to, but to not remember the Katelynns of the world, does them a disservice. The man that killed this beautiful baby had the very real chance of getting out of prison after only 15 years. Katelynn's Mom Jessica is the guest in this episode, and she shares details of Katelynn's short life, and tragic death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
29/12/201845 minutes 8 seconds
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Cheryl Lynn Tunnell-Springfield

Episode 21 Cheryl Lynn Tunnell-SpringfieldEarly on Christmas morning, 1980, a 21 year-old Fort Worth, TX mother, Cheryl Lynn Tunnell-Springfield, was savagely beaten and strangled. Her nude body was discarded under the Christmas tree while her young son slept in a bedroom only feet away. After 38 years, the case remains unsolved, although police and Cheryl's sister Jan believe that they know who the killer is. Jan discusses her efforts to get justice for her sister, and the promise she made while sitting alongside Cheryl's casket 38 years ago.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
22/12/201849 minutes 29 seconds
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Julianne Stallman

Episode 20 Julianne StallmanIn this episode, we discuss the unsolved 1994 murder of Mother & Grandmother, Julianne Stallman in Butte,MT. She was stabbed to death in her home. Her Daughter Jennifer discusses the murder, and the aftermath Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
24/11/201859 minutes 35 seconds
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Lindy Sue Biechler

Episode 19 Lindy Sue BiechlerIn December of 1975, 19 year old Lindy Sue Biechler was stabbed to death in her Lancaster County, PA apartment after weeks of telling family and friends that she felt like she was being stalked. As the one year anniversary of Lindy's murder approached, her head stone was vandalized, and a taunting letter from someone claiming to be her killer was mailed to police. The cold case remains unsolved. Lindy's Brother Mike discusses Lindy's murder, and the aftermathLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
17/11/201845 minutes 51 seconds
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Deborah Sue Agnew Williamson

Episode 18 Deborah Sue Agnew Williamson In August of 1975, 18 year old Deborah Sue Agnew Williamson was savagely stabbed to death outside of her Lubbock,TX home less than 3 months after getting married. The mystery of who murdered the young bride is still unsolved and cold. Debbie's sister Liz discusses the case and her efforts to see the case solved after 4 decades The Facebook page for DeborahThe Cold case organization  Support the show.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
10/11/201842 minutes 45 seconds
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Jody Lecornu

Episode 17 Jody Lecornu Jody Lecornu was shot to death in Baltimore, MD on a cold March night as she sat alone in her car in the dark. Despite eyewitnesses, surveillance video, and other clues, the killer has not been found. Jody's murder was especially tough on her identical twin sister, Jenny. She discusses the loss of her sister and her efforts to find the killer. Support the show.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
03/11/201839 minutes 56 seconds
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April Marie Tinsley

Episode 16 April Marie Tinsley 8 Year-Old April Marie Tinsley was abducted, raped, and murdered in Fort Wayne, IN in 1988. For years after the murder, the Fort Wayne community was taunted by the killer through disturbing notes and letters in which he threatened to kill again. It took 30 years, but this case was finally solved, and the monster that killed April was unmasked. In this episode, April's Mom Janet discusses the long journey to justice in April's caseOne of this week's sponsors is Hello Fresh! And Hello Fresh is providing thiLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
27/10/201841 minutes 31 seconds
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Nancy Jo Canode

Mother of three, 39 Year old Nancy Jo Canode was murdered in her Florida condo in 1981. Was the killer a random stranger, or someone closer to home? Nancy's case was featured on the show, Cold JusticeSupport the show.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
19/10/201845 minutes 52 seconds
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Willanna Anita Dunn

On Memorial Day Weekend in 2016, Willianna Anita Dunn went missing from her Joplin, Missouri home. Almost immediately, her family knew something wasn't right. The case went from a missing persons case to a murder investigation and police quickly focused on a suspect who wasn't quite what he seemed. Anita's sister Mona discusses the case, and the aftermath. Support the show.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
13/10/20181 hour 49 seconds
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Kirsten Krasovec

In 2015, 30 year old Kirsten Krasovec  of Reno, NV was murdered by her live-in boyfriend. Her murder was the culmination of extended abuse at the hands of her boyfriend, Hopefully, this episode will serve as a reminder to all of us just how serious, and common domestic violence is. Kirsten's mom, Lori discusses the cycle of abuse, the warning signs, and the aftermath of the murder. If you or someone you know needs help or support with a domestic violence related situation, please call 1-800-799-7233 or visLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
05/10/201856 minutes 8 seconds
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Christine Gallegos

In 1985, Christine Gallegos was found stabbed, and shot to death in Salt Lake City, Utah. The murder devastated her family, and as they tried to make sense of what had happened, police discovered that Christine's murder was linked to other deaths in the area, and that she was possibly the victim of a serial killer.Support the show.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
29/09/201843 minutes 52 seconds
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Deverrie Schiller

23 year old Deverrie Schiller left her California City home on June 24th to go to the store, and never came home. The next day, neighborhood children found her body in a park across the street from her home. Deverrie had been strangled to death, and her murder left Deverrie’s mom Debi devastated. The investigation into Deverrie’s murder has been hampered due to police department budget restrictions and lack of resources, and her case remains unsolved. Deverrie’s mom Debi discusses her efforts to find Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
22/09/201842 minutes 26 seconds
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April Millsap

Episode 10 April MillsapIn July of 2014, in the village of Armada, Michigan, a 14 year old girl named April Millsap went out to walk her dog. She would never come home again. Her boyfriend received an odd text, and April’s dog was found standing over April’s nude and beaten body later that day only a mile from her home. April’s Mother Jennifer, had gone out looking for her and happened upon the crime scene. April’s killer would not slip away.
01/09/201833 minutes 40 seconds
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Rachael Runyan

Episode 9 Rachael RunyanOn August 26th, 1982 three year old Rachael Runyan was abducted from just outside of her Utah home in front of her brothers. Weeks after the abduction, Rachael’s body was found, and the investigation of her murder led to the unthinkable possibilities that her case was tied to either a snuff film, or to Satanic rituals. Despite a strong suspect in Rachael’s murder, the case remains unsolved. Rachael’s mother Elaine Runyan is the guest on this episode that marks the 36th anniversary of Rachael’s abduction.Visit the Justice for Rachael Runyan facebook page here:
25/08/201845 minutes 13 seconds
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Danny King

Episode 8 Danny King In June of 1982, 20 year old Danny King of St Louis had everything going for him. He was a young man with a bright future, a good job, a young wife at home, and a 3 day old daughter. Then, in the early morning hours of June 18th of that year, his life ended on a highway under a mysterious set of circumstances. What initially appeared to be a single car accident, turned out to be a murder and 36 years later, it remains unsolved. Danny’s Brother Jim is a guest in this episode, and he’s still searching for answers after all this time.
18/08/201843 minutes 30 seconds
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William Arleigh Walker

On August 2nd, 2008 in the small town of Moses Lake, Washington, a 69 year old man named William Arleigh Walker was killed by an explosion inside of his garage. Less than 24 hours later, a second man died in an explosion in his home across town, and the authorities soon discovered that both men had been killed by pipe bombs. With no known connections between the two men, investigators have been stumped as to who targeted the pair and why. William Walker’s Granddaughter Victoria is my guest and tries to heLearn more about your ad choices. Visit
11/08/201837 minutes 4 seconds
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Liberty German and Abigail Williams -The Delphi Murders

Episode 6 Liberty German and Abigail WilliamsIn February, 2017 two teenage girls vanished in the small town of Delphi Indiana while walking in an isolated and secluded area. The next day, the bodies of those girls Liberty German, and Abigail Williams were discovered by a search party. The teenagers had been murdered, and the discovery sparked a massive campaign on news and social media across the country to identify a suspect. Despite having a photo, and audio of the suspect, he has not been identified. Liberty’s grandparents Becky and Mike Patty are interviewed for this episode and they discuss their struggle in the aftermath of the murders, and try to set the record straight about rumors and misconceptions in the case.
04/08/201853 minutes
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Cheri Domingo and Greg Sanchez; The Golden State Killer

Episode 5 Cheri Domingo & Greg Sanchez In July of 1981, the quiet town of Goleta in Santa Barbara County was rocked with the horrific murders of single mother, Cheri Domingo, and her boyfriend Greg Sanchez. Their murders would eventually be linked to a long line of brutal rapes and murders by an offender who would come to be known as the Golden State Killer. Cheri’s daughter Debbi Domingo discussed the aftermath of losing Cheri and Greg, and her long and winding road to a resolution in the case.
28/07/201846 minutes 51 seconds
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Michael and Linda Holmes

Episode 4 Michael & Linda HolmesThe August, 1992 murders of Michael & Linda Holmes at their Indianapolis residence shocked their community. When the identity of their killer was determined, what followed was a painful, and troubling look into their family’s backstory. Their daughter Amy shares very personal and heartbreaking details surrounding the case
21/07/201843 minutes 28 seconds
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Lindsay Buziak

Episode 3 Lindsay Buziak On February 2nd 2008, a 24 year old Canadian real estate agent named Lindsay Buziak was murdered while showing a property to prospective buyers in Saanich, a suburb of Victoria, British Columbia. Police could not find or identify the mysterious clients, who presumably murdered Lindsay. What they did uncover was layer upon layer of mystery, intrigue, and suspicion. 10 years later, Lindsay’s Father Jeff Buziak is still searching for his Daughter’s Killers, and for the truth behind her murder.
14/07/201858 minutes 22 seconds
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Francis Gallo Jr

Lindsay Gallo discusses the murder of her father.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
07/07/201830 minutes 6 seconds
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Cathy Thomas - Colonial Parkway Murders

Episode 1 Cathy Thomas- The Colonial Parkway MurdersThe 1986 Virginia murders of two women, on a lonely and quiet stretch of road known as the Colonial Parkway, marks the beginning of a decades long mystery, and winds up being linked to several other victims. Cathy Thomas, and her girlfriend, Rebecca Ann Dowski are believed to be the 1st in a series of murders dubbed, 'The Colonial Parkway Murders'.Decades later, Cathy’s Brother Bill Thomas still continues to search for answers, and raise awareness of the case. He discusses his sister and his efforts to find her killer in the premiere episode of The Murder in My Family.
07/07/201855 minutes 34 seconds