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Case 109: Belanglo (Part 5)

April 20th, 2019


[Part 5 of 5]

Accused serial killer, 51-year-old Ivan Milat sat motionless before the court dressed in a navy suit, white shirt and grey checkered …

Case 109: Belanglo (Part 4)

April 13th, 2019


[Part 4 of 5]

Officers covering the inner perimeter of the premises radioed through to the command post advising they could hear movement inside the …

Case 109: Belanglo (Part 3)

April 6th, 2019


[Part 3 of 5]

23-year-old Paul Onions arrived in Australia from his hometown of Birmingham, England on December 22 1989. He spent the first six …

Case 109: Belanglo (Part 2)

March 30th, 2019


[Part 2 of 5]

On September 20 1992, New South Wales police officers gathered under the eucalyptus trees in the rugged depths of Belanglo State …

Case 109: Belanglo (Part 1)

March 23rd, 2019


[Part 1 of 5]

The Hume Freeway is one of the busiest interstate routes in Australia, linking the countries two most populous cities, Sydney and …

Case 108: The Kicevo Monster

March 2nd, 2019


The Macedonian city of Kicevo is situated within the slopes of Bistra Mountain...

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

Episode researched by Mike …

Case 107: Lucie Blackman & Carita Ridgway

February 23rd, 2019


In early 2000, 21-year-old Lucie Blackman and her long-time best friend Louise Phillips devised a plan to spend a few months living and working in …

Case 106: Peter Nielsen (Part 2)

February 9th, 2019


[Part 2 of 2]

The half-empty arrival lounge began to fill with people. Reporters and news crews quickly gathered around the information desk, pointing cameras, microphones, and voice recorders at airport staff, …

Case 106: Peter Nielsen (Part 1)

February 2nd, 2019


[Part 1 of 2]

As night fell on July 1 2002, Owingen’s quiet streets were disrupted by a deep rumbling from above, prompting locals to assume an …

Case 28: Lindsay Buziak | Update

January 27th, 2019


This is an update on the Lindsay Buziak case in Case 28.

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Case 105: Louise Bell

January 26th, 2019


During recess and lunchtime at Hackham West Primary School in 1982, teachers patrolled the schoolyard to oversee the young children as they ran …

Q&A with Anonymous Host

December 28th, 2018


Hi, everyone! Case 104: Mark & John was our last case this year. The next episode will be out on the 26th of January 2019; however, we have a surprise for you – a bonus Q&A episode with the host...

This …

Case 104: Mark and John

December 22nd, 2018


First responders rushed into the alley after receiving reports of a stabbing. Towards the dead-end of the narrow passageway, they found a teenage boy...

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

Episode researched and …

Case 103: The Gonzales Family

December 15th, 2018


In mid-2004, Australian real estate group LJ Hooker posted a for sale sign on the front lawn of a vacant address in North Ryde, a cosmopolitan suburb …

Case 102: Britt Lapthorne

December 1st, 2018


As her twenty-first birthday approached in 2008, Britt Kathryn May Lapthorne asked her parents for just one present – the biggest travel backpack she …

Case 101: Sian Kingi

November 24th, 2018


As the midweek workday was wrapping up on Wednesday, November 11 1987, staff were closing stores and filtering out of offices throughout Ipswich…

Case 100: The Beaumont Children

November 17th, 2018


The Beaumont’s were the quintessential Aussie family. By 1966, 41-year-old Jim Beaumont had traded driving taxis for a new career in sales...

Case 99: Becky Watts

November 10th, 2018


Major violent crimes are rare in Bristol, providing residents with the peace of mind that their community is safe and protected...

Episode narrated …

Case 98: The Pillow Pyro

October 27th, 2018


California is ranked as the US state most prone to wildfire, with over two million households at extreme risk at any time. The state has seen some of …

Case 97: Rebecca Schaeffer

October 20th, 2018


In 1986, young actress Rebecca Schaeffer landed her dream job. Beating out thousands of Hollywood hopefuls, Rebecca was offered the second lead in a …

Case 96: The Toy Box (Part 3)

October 5th, 2018


[Part 3 of 3]

The final part of the Toy Box series…

Case 96: The Toy Box (Part 2)

September 29th, 2018


[Part 2 of 3]

Part two of the three-part Toy Box series…

Case 96: The Toy Box (Part 1)

September 22nd, 2018


[Part 1 of 3]

It was 3:22 pm on March 22 1999, when Sierra County’s 9-1-1 Emergency Central Dispatch received a call from a local residential number...

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

Episode researched and …

Case 95: The Vampire of Krakow

September 8th, 2018


Tales of vampires have been found in nearly every culture around the world, dating back centuries. In 17th and 18th century Poland, belief in such …

Case 94: Millie & Trevor Horn, Janice Saunders

September 1st, 2018


Vivian drove to her sister Millie’s house on the leafy, suburban North Gate Drive in Silver Spring, Maryland...

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

Episode researched and written by Eileen Ormsby

This episode's …

Case 93: Susan Snow and Bruce Nickell

August 25th, 2018


At 6:43 am, an emergency call came through to 9-1-1. Hayley Snow struggled to get the words out: “I think my mother fell while I was in the shower...

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

Episode researched and …

Case 92: Dnepropetrovsk Maniacs

August 11th, 2018


In December 2008, veteran journalist Caitlin Moran was surfing the web when she came across a link on a chat board. The link was accompanied with the message: ‘See if you can keep your breakfast down after watching …

Case 91: Carly Ryan

August 4th, 2018


This is a fable about trust, love, and independence. The story features three characters: a mother, her daughter, and the daughter’s suitor...

We …

Case 90: Hoddle Street

July 28th, 2018


He was always saying he wished a war would start in Australia. Well, he started his own war. The thing is, he fought a coward’s war, didn’t he? 

Case 89: Ella Tundra

July 14th, 2018


On October 3 2014, Paige Rolland was working her regular shift at Asda supermarket, in Glenrothes, Scotland. She was in the breakfast aisle...

Case 88: Stephen Hilder

July 7th, 2018


Accidents are to be expected in skydiving. It is, after all, an extreme sport. Over 99% of people who jump out of an aeroplane will do it just once, attached to an instructor... 

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

Case 87: Elaine O’Hara

June 16th, 2018


Sheila stood vigil; eyes transfixed on Elaine’s apartment. She waited for Elaine’s car to pull up, light to flicker on, her shadow to move past a …

Case 86: Amy Allwine

June 9th, 2018


The 31st of May 2016 was much like any other day. Until the monotony was broken up by a visit from the FBI. Although not an everyday occurrence, it was not completely out of the ordinary for the FBI to contact local …

Case 85: Tom Brown

June 2nd, 2018


Midnight approached on Thanksgiving Eve, November 23rd, 2016. Penny Meek was up waiting for her son Tom Brown, who was due home any moment…

Case 84: Lesley Molseed (Part 2)

May 19th, 2018


[Part 2 of 2]

The Molseed family were satisfied justice was served for child-killer Stefan Kiszko. Yet, his capture and conviction did not bring …

Case 84: Lesley Molseed (Part 1)

May 12th, 2018


[Part 1 of 2]

On Sunday, October 5, 1975, April Molseed was making her way through a list of chores in her home on Delamere Road in Rochdale, a town …

Case 83: Chantelle & Leela McDougall, Tony Popic

May 5th, 2018


Teenager Chantelle McDougall fully embraced and absorbed Simon Kadwell’s teachings. He often told her she was not from this world, that she was …

Case 53: EAR-ONS/Golden State Killer | Update

April 26th, 2018


This is an important update on the EAR-ONS/Golden State Killer case in Case 53 (25.04.18).

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Case 03: Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman | Update

April 24th, 2018


This is an update on the Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman case in Case 03 (23.04.18).

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Case 82: Maria Korp

April 21st, 2018


Maria prioritised her role as a mother above all else. She’d drop whatever she was doing, no matter how important, to ensure she reached her son on …

Case 81: Brian Wells

April 14th, 2018


On August 28th, 2003, the Great Lakes city of Erie, Pennsylvania was in the height of summer.

46-year old Brian Wells did what he had done most …

Case 80: Bonus Interview

April 11th, 2018


Bonus interview with Vikki Petraitis – author of the book "The Phillip Island Murder"

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Case 80: Beth Barnard

April 7th, 2018


The sun rose over Phillip Island at 6:09 am on the morning of September 23rd, 1986, a perfect spring day. By all accounts, as Fergus Cameron lay on his sister Marnie’s sofa, he didn’t stir when she got up for work at 7 …

Case 79: Rayna Rison

March 24th, 2018


In 1993, breaking news in the small Northern Indiana city of LaPorte always seemed to be from Chicago or South Bend. Nothing shocking ever happened …

Case 78: The Janabi Family

March 17th, 2018


Sergeant Yribe was notably stern, straight-faced, and focused when approaching the building. He commanded his squad quickly and efficiently as they swept through the farmhouse performing a building clearance…

Case 77: Mia Zapata

March 10th, 2018


Born on August 25, 1965, Mia Zapata lived with her brother, sister and parents in Louisville, Kentucky.

The family lived a comfortable life in Douglass Hills where the children had a free-spirited and carefree …

Case 76: Silk Road (Part 3)

February 24th, 2018


[Part 3 of 3]

As the two agents walked towards the front door of 2260 Fifteenth Avenue, one of them pulled out the fake IDs to have another look …

Case 76: Silk Road (Part 2)

February 17th, 2018


[Part 2 of 3]

Nob and the Dread Pirate Roberts started to communicate regularly. The Dread Pirate Roberts had no idea he was really speaking to a …

Case 76: Silk Road (Part 1)

February 10th, 2018


[Part 1 of 3]

The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that started in China in the 2nd century B.C. Via a combination of roads, and sea routes, goods like silk, paper and spices were transported from the …

Case 75: Graeme Thorne

January 27th, 2018


Bazil Thorne picked up the phone and listened as the reporter told him he had just won the lottery.

At first, Bazil didn’t believe it – but when the …

Case 74: Eric Coy

January 20th, 2018


In 1987, nine-year-old Eric Coy was living with his parents and older brother in a central neighbourhood of Martinez, Northern California.

Most …

Case 73: The Lady in the Barrel

January 17th, 2018


September 15th, 1878 was a cooler than average day for Staten Island, New York. A cold north-westerly breeze blew as three young teenage boys tended …

Case 72: Wilhelmina Kruger and Anna Dowlingkoa

January 13th, 2018


Wilhelmina was especially anxious. In the preceding weeks, she had developed a funny feeling that someone was watching her. It was the reason why her partner Stanley was driving her to work…

2018 Announcement

January 13th, 2018


Announcement from the Anonymous Host.

Case 71: Elodie Morel

December 16th, 2017


…meanwhile, almost 20 kilometres away, the telephone at the Aigues-Mortes police station rang. The answering officer listened as a panicked male …

Case 70: The Kimberley Killer

December 9th, 2017


The Kimberley is one of the most remote areas in Australia. Tourists are advised not to leave the main roads and to avoid driving at dawn or during the night – mainly because of the dangers of wildlife and the road …

Case 69: Gary Patterson

December 2nd, 2017


On the morning of Saturday, May 3rd, 1997; 33-year-old, single father Gary Patterson woke up before dawn in his home in Waco, Texas.

He got dressed …

Case 68: Escape from Alcatraz

November 25th, 2017


Although Alcatraz Prison had since been repaired to a workable condition, the battle scars of Bernie Coy’s 1946 violent failed escape remained …

Case 67: The Battle of Alcatraz

November 18th, 2017


Alcatraz Prison was the solution to America’s overwhelming crime problem. It didn’t aim to rehabilitate like other prisons. It aimed to punish.

The …

Case 66: The Black Widow

November 11th, 2017


“Even the judge will tell you that good character, a good name that’s built by good character traits, is to be considered by you because the law allows that a person with good traits and a good name is less likely to …

Case 65: Allison Baden-Clay

November 4th, 2017


Gerard woke up around 6 am.

Allison wasn’t in bed.

Their three daughters, then aged ten, eight and five weren’t awake yet. Gerard got out of bed and walked through the house to see if Allison was already up, or if she …

Case 64: Peter Weinberger

October 28th, 2017



I’m sorry this had to happen but I am in bad need of money and couldn’t get it any other way. Don’t tell anyone or go to the police …

Case 63: Catherine Holmes and Georgina Watmore

October 14th, 2017


Cowra is a town in the central west region of New South Wales, located about 300 kilometres west of Sydney and 189 kilometres north of Australia’s capital, Canberra.

With less than ten thousand residents, it was a town …

Case 62: The Honolulu Strangler

October 7th, 2017


Since the tourism boom of the 1950's, the Hawaiian islands have been enticing tourists into their relaxed, laid-back lifestyle. From the early days, …

Case 61: The Lin Family

September 30th, 2017


The newsagency was always open on time, especially on Saturdays, the busiest morning on the shopping strip. People were standing out the front of the newsagency, staring at a huge pile of papers still bundled on the …

Case 60: Jonestown (Part 3)

September 23rd, 2017


[Part 3 of 3]

You may think you know the story, but do you…

Case 60: Jonestown (Part 2)

September 16th, 2017


[Part 2 of 3]

You may think you know the story, but do you…

Case 60: Jonestown (Part 1)

September 16th, 2017


[Part 1 of 3]

You may think you know the story, but do you…

Case 59: Amy Lynn Bradley

August 18th, 2017


In the autumn of 1998, 23-year-old Amy Lynn Bradley was told by her parents that they had been gifted a Caribbean cruise. Amy wasn’t excited by the …

Case 58: Shannon Matthews

August 12th, 2017


It was a school morning, and for once Shannon Matthews had something to look forward to. Her fourth-year class had their first swimming lesson that …

Case 57: Walsh Street

July 29th, 2017


Victoria Police Constables Steven Tynan and Damian Eyre’s night shift started on October 11, 1988, at 11:00 pm. Call sign ‘Prahran 311', it had been …

Case 56: Anita Cobby

July 22nd, 2017


Blacktown is a suburb located in Western Sydney, 37 kilometres away from Sydney’s Central Business District. In the mid-1980’s, drugs, crime and high levels of unemployment were rife in the streets of Blacktown. But it …

Case 54: Daniel Morcombe

July 1st, 2017


On December 7th, 2003, thirteen-year-old Daniel Morcombe told his brothers he was going to Sunshine Plaza to get a haircut and look for Christmas …

Case 53: Bonus 2 – Interview

June 17th, 2017




Interview with Paul Holes

Contra Costa County DA Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes spoke with us for the series. You …

Case 53: Bonus 1 – Interviews

June 15th, 2017




Interviews with Jane Carson-Sandler & Carol Daly

Jane Carson-Sandler survived the brutal attack and rape of the East …

Case 53: The East Area Rapist/Original Night Stalker (Part 5)

June 3rd, 2017


[Part 5 of 5]

When Part 4 began, it was August 1978. Sergeant Jim Bevins and Lieutenant Ray Root from the Sacramento Task Force held a special meeting with law enforcement agencies in Contra Costa County…

Case 53: The East Area Rapist 1978–1979 (Part 4)

June 3rd, 2017


[Part 4 of 5]

Part 3 began with an emergency press conference in mid-1977. A composite sketch, as well as a physical and psychological profile of …

Case 53: The East Area Rapist 1977–1978 (Part 3)

May 27th, 2017


[Part 3 of 5]

1977 started off with a task force being created by the Sacramento Sherriff’s department to catch the East Area Rapist. The crime lab was able to determine that the rapist’s blood was Type A…

Case 53: The East Area Rapist 1977 (Part 2)

May 20th, 2017


[Part 2 of 5]

On June 18th, 1976, the Sacramento Sherriff’s Department responded to a break in, and rape of a young woman. By the end of the year, there were ten attacks in total, all attributed to the one serial …

Case 53: The East Area Rapist 1976 (Part 1)

May 13th, 2017


[Part 1 of 5]

In 1976, Rancho Cordova was a fairly new, postwar suburb in East Sacramento. Beginning as a housing development in the 50’s by the 70’s it was predominantly a middle-class single story neighbourhood, …

Case 52: Mary & Beth Stauffer, Jason Wilkman

May 6th, 2017


Two witnesses saw the male acting suspicious in the car park, hiding in the ditch. He didn’t seem right. What was he doing?

But Mary didn’t see the male. Not until it was too late…

Case 51: Tina Watson

April 22nd, 2017


In the Coral Sea, off the coast of Northern Queensland, lies the Great Barrier Reef. Seen clearly from space, It is the largest living structure on earth. It is a World Heritage Site and known as one of the seven …

Case 50: Jennifer Pan

April 15th, 2017


On November 8th, 2010, just after 9.30pm; 25-year-old Jennifer Pan was in her bedroom. She had her TV on and was chatting on the phone while getting …

Case 49: The Moors Murders (Part 3)

April 1st, 2017


[Part 3 of 3]

(A recap of part two)

Brady and Hindley continued their killing spree, murdering Keith Bennett on the 16th of June 1964, seven months after the murder of John Kilbride. Two months later Hindley’s sister …

Case 49: The Moors Murders (Part 2)

March 25th, 2017


[Part 2 of 3]

(A recap of Part 1)

Ian Brady and Myra Hindley met while working together at Millwards Merchandising company. They committed the …

Case 49: The Moors Murders (Part 1)

March 18th, 2017


[Part 1 of 3]

The Moors in England have been a matter of interest and discussion ever since their immortalization in Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights.” Where they were described as never-ending, wild, and even …

Case 48: Suzy Lamplugh

March 4th, 2017


On the 28th July 1986, 25-year-old Suzy Lamplugh went to work like every other day. The office at Sturgis and Sons Real Estate was busy, and everyone …

Case 47: Yara Gambirasio

February 25th, 2017


Brembate di Sopra is a small and picturesque town 7km or 4 miles north-west of the city of Bergamo in Northern Italy. About an hours drive from Milan. The province of Lombardy covers the cities of Milan and Bergamo …

Case 46: The Frankston and Tynong North Serial Killer

February 18th, 2017


Frankston is a Bayside council of Melbourne as well as a suburb itself with around 135,000 people residing there. It sits 40km or 25miles south-east from the centre of Melbourne and includes a varied mix of affluent …

Case 45: Port Arthur

February 11th, 2017


On April 28th, 1996, Martin John Bryant became known as the worst single mass-murderer in Australian History. 21 years later, the Port Arthur Massacre still stands as the 3rd deadliest shooting by a lone gunman in the …

Case 44: Peter Falconio

January 28th, 2017


The desert roads of the Northern Territory are as long as they are desolate. If you stand still, your own heartbeat is the loudest sound you’ll hear.

Case 43: Keith Warren

January 21st, 2017


Silver Spring is part of Montgomery County in the state of Maryland, USA. It has a population of about 70 thousand people and is located about a …

Case 42: Sherri Rasmussen

January 14th, 2017


Van Nuys is a neighbourhood in the central San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California. And it was there that newlyweds Sherri Rasmussen and John Ruetten lived in a condo together, on Balboa …

Case 41: Mr Cruel

January 7th, 2017


Mr Cruel had an incredible impact on Australia in the late 80’s and early 90’s. He was Australia’s bogeyman.

Sparking unprecedented fear in adults …

Case 26: Lisa Marie Young | Update

December 23rd, 2016


This is an update on the Lisa Marie Young case in Case 26.

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Case 30: The Claremont Serial Killer | Update

December 23rd, 2016


This is an update on the Claremont Serial Killer case in Case 30.

For all credits and sources please visit

End of Year Message

December 17th, 2016


Hi, everyone!

Case 40: John Newman was our last case this year. The next episode will be out on the 7th of January 2017, but we didn't want just to leave, so we recorded a short end of year message for you.

Once again …

Case 40: John Newman

December 10th, 2016


Cabramatta is a suburb of Sydney, Australia, located 30 kilometres, or 18 miles southwest of the Central Business District. Only around 30 percent of the 20 thousand residents of Cabramatta were born in Australia. It is …

Case 39: Janelle Patton

December 3rd, 2016


Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand. A place of spectacular scenery and peaceful …

Case 38: The Pikuls

November 12th, 2016


New York is the best-known city in the United States, and the most populated, with over 8 and a half million residents within 305 square miles.

New …

Case 37: The Yorkshire Ripper (Part 3)

November 5th, 2016


[Part 3 of 3]

“Well I think the time had come, you might say the time had come a few murders ago, but it’s certainly come for a rethink about the …

Case 37: The Yorkshire Ripper (Part 2)

October 29th, 2016


[Part 2 of 3]

West Yorkshire is a county in England that has a population of over 2 million people. It covers an area of over 2,000 km² and is …

Case 37: The Yorkshire Ripper (Part 1)

October 22nd, 2016


[Part 1 of 3]

West Yorkshire is a county in England that has a population of over 2 million people. It covers an area of over 2,000 km² and is …

Case 36: Amok

October 15th, 2016


The Polish press called it “The perfect murder.”

“One of the most unconventional police investigations ever conducted.”

It was 9:30 am, November …

Case 35: Operation Mayan

October 8th, 2016


Swindon is a large town in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, about 126km or 78 miles west of London. With a population of about 185 …

Case 34: The Catholic Mafia

September 24th, 2016


[WARNING – This episode deals with child sex abuse. It will not be suitable for all listeners.]

Father John Day was a Catholic priest who graduated …

Case 33: Jaycee Lee Dugard

September 17th, 2016


South Lake Tahoe is a small town that stands over 6,000 feet above sea-level between the Nevada and Californian border in the United States. Surrounded by mountains, the picturesque landscape attracts thousands of …

Case 32: Grace and Kathleen Holmes

September 4th, 2016


The 1950s was the decade that saw the birth of the suburban dream in Australia. It was a time where employment levels were extremely high and there was a very good standard of living across the country.

NOTE: The …

Case 31: The Killer Couple

August 27th, 2016


Ten years before the Claremont serial killings, the disappearance of four women from around Perth, some from the same Highway the Claremont victims were abducted from, hardly raise any media attention…

Case 28: Lindsay Buziak Follow Up

August 24th, 2016


This is an update on the Lindsay Buziak case in Case 28.

For all credits and sources please visit

Case 30: The Claremont Serial Killer

August 20th, 2016


The city of Perth is the capital of Western Australia. It is one of the most remote cities in the world. Adelaide is the closest city, which is a 3-hour flight away…

Case 29: The Burgate House Murders

August 13th, 2016


The Burgate house was a secluded mansion on the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire, England. It was 8:30 pm, on the 1st of September 1986. The residents had just finished dinner and were about to enjoy dessert.

And …

Case 28: Lindsay Buziak

August 6th, 2016


Two weeks ago we covered the case of Lisa Marie Young. We are back on Vancouver Island this week.

A one and a half hour drive south of Nanaimo to Victoria. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British …

Case 27: The West Mesa Bone Collector

July 30th, 2016


The eastern side of the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is closed in by mountains. On the city’s west side, a mesa rises out of the Rio Grande Valley.

In 2005, subdivisions and new housing were being built along the …

Case 26: Lisa Marie Young

July 23rd, 2016


Vancouver Island. Known for its breathtaking scenery, astonishing postcard beauty and amazing wildlife. Heaven on earth.

But on certain parts of the island, beneath the beauty, some will tell you there lies a dark …

Case 25: Prue Bird

July 16th, 2016


“If any bastard ever thought about going to the cops about us, they’ll be killed and so will their fucking families. And if we don’t get them, our …

Case 24: Russell Street Bombing (Part 2)

July 9th, 2016


[Part 2 of 2]

We left part one just after the government announced a 500 thousand dollar reward for any information to help solve the case. It was …

Case 24: Russell Street Bombing (Part 1)

July 2nd, 2016


[Part 1 of 2]

Haros Avenue in Nunawading (Melbourne) presented a problem for the police surveillance team following the red Jaguar. It was a small …

Case 23: The Frankston Serial Killer (Part 2)

June 25th, 2016


[Part 2 of 2]

Part 2 of the Frankston Serial Killer. At the end of part 1 police had found out who owned the suspicious vehicle parked on Skye Road …

Case 23: The Frankston Serial Killer (Part 1)

June 18th, 2016


[Part 1 of 2]

Donna had recently received a few prank calls and she was getting nervous. She had a young baby and didn’t like the idea of being alone at night. Her boyfriend Les worked as a pizza delivery driver, and …

Case 22: Marguerite Edwards

June 11th, 2016


It was Wednesday the 2nd of August 1989. 41-year-old Marguerite Edwards started the day like any other. Making sure her three daughters were up, and …

Case 21: Pamela Lawrence

May 28th, 2016


On Monday the 23rd of May 1994, a violent storm hit the city of Perth, Western Australia. Peter Lawrence was starting to become concerned.

It was …

Case 20: Stoni Blair and Stephen Berry

May 21st, 2016


The details of this case are extremely difficult to hear. Extreme child abuse and child murder are involved. This episode won't be for everybody. …

Case 19: Snowtown

May 14th, 2016


Living in Australia, I had heard of the Snowtown case. I knew it as the bodies in the barrels case. But that’s all I knew. I had no idea about the who, the what, the why, or the when.

So I didn’t know it was the worst …

Case 18: The North Hollywood Shootout

May 7th, 2016


On the 28th of February 1997 Los Angeles police officers, Perello and Farrell were on routine patrol driving along Laurel Canyon Blvd, North …

Case 17: The Eriksson Twins

April 30th, 2016


On the 17th of May 2008, two motorway patrol officers attended to a call that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle on the M6 motorway, near the …

Case 16: Chris and Cru Kahui

April 23rd, 2016


Chris and Cru Kahui were twins, aged just three months old when they died in hospital, both suffering from traumatic brain injury. Their death was …

Case 15: The Weepy Voiced Killer

April 16th, 2016


In the early 80’s a series of attacks occurred in the twin city area of Minnesota, USA. The victims were all women. Police struggled in the initial …

Case 14: Helen Munnings

April 9th, 2016


On the 23rd of July 2008 young mother, Helen Munnings disappeared from the port city of Burnie, on the North West Coast of Tasmania, Australia.

She …

Case 13: The Family Court Murders

April 2nd, 2016


In the 1980's in Sydney Australia, Justice David Opas was shot dead outside his home and bombs were exploded at the homes of Justice Richard Gee and Justice Ray Watson. All three were Family Law Court judges.

For all …

Case 12: Katherine Knight

March 26th, 2016


The crime scene was described as looking more like the set of a horror movie, than real life. It is one of the most horrific crimes ever committed.

Not only did it shock the small town of Aberdeen in country NSW, where …

Case 11: Anneliese Michel

March 19th, 2016


First came the seizures and sleep paralysis. Then came the hallucinations and violent behaviour.

Anneliese Michel made endless visits to doctor’s …

Case 10: Peter Shellard

March 12th, 2016


The 7th of May 2005 was a typical run of the mill day for Shirley Withers. She worked the full day in her Melbourne fashion boutique and once the …

Case 09: Jonathan Luna

March 5th, 2016


He was implicated in a case of missing money from a courthouse evidence vault. He was facing allegations of misconduct and illegal handling of a …

Case 08: Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman

February 27th, 2016


On the 4th of August 2002, best friends Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman disappeared from the small town of Sohom in England.

One of England’s …

Case 07: Julian Buchwald and Carolynne Watson

February 20th, 2016


On the 4th of March 2008, Julian Buchwald and his girlfriend Carolynne Watson went for a romantic picnic lunch in country Victoria. They didn't …

Case 06: Roger Dean

February 13th, 2016


"You won't believe it, but it was like, satan saying to me that it's the right thing to do."

In the early hours of the 18th of November 2011 a fire was deliberately lit at the Quakers Hill Nursing Home. The nursing …

Case 05: Donna Wheeler

February 6th, 2016


On Tuesday the 2nd of November 1999 Donna Wheeler was found murdered in her home in Berala, Western Sydney. There were several suspects.

Was it her …

Case 04: Who Put Bella In The ‘Witch’ Elm

January 30th, 2016


On the 18th of April 1943, four boys discovered a skeleton buried in the hollow of a wych-elm tree in Hagley Woods, England.

Police immediately got …

Case 03: Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman

January 23rd, 2016


On the 29th of January 1999, best friends Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman had a sleepover at Ashley’s house to celebrate her 16th birthday.

Ashley’s parents Danny and Kathy Freeman were also home. It was a quiet …

Case 02: The Somerton Man

January 16th, 2016


On the first of December 1948, a body of a man was located along the seawall of Somerton Beach, just near Adelaide in South Australia.

At first, the …

Case 01: The Wanda Beach Murders

January 9th, 2016


On the 11th of January 1965, two fifteen-year-old schoolgirls Christine Sharrock and Marianne Schmidt were found murdered in the Wanda sand hills, …

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