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MISSING: Diane Francis

January 17th, 2022


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If you know anything about the disappearance of Diane Francis, please contact the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office at 561-688-3000.


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MISSING: Lauren Dumolo

January 17th, 2022


When Lauren Dumolo disappeared, she left behind a ton of questions, a mystery that keeps unfolding and a family desperately searching for answers. 

If …


January 10th, 2022


Just before Valentine’s Day in 2001 a New Jersey housewife goes missing. For almost a decade her case remains unsolved until a bizarre connection is …

MURDERED: Mary Lynn Witherspoon

January 3rd, 2022


When Mary Lynn Witherspoon doesn’t show up to work at the South Carolina school where she taught, her friends and family immediately know something …

MISSING: Damien Nettles

December 20th, 2021


A 16-year-old vanishes from England’s Isle of Wight. And the quest for answers leads us deeper and deeper into an underbelly most didn’t even know …


December 14th, 2021


Well hello there and Happy Holidays! Ashley Flowers teams up with comedians Holly Laurent and Greg Hess to imagine the hilarious “truth” hidden in …

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Sherese Walker Bingham (Part 2)

December 13th, 2021


The investigation into Sherese Walker Bingham’s death points police in one direction: toward her husband, Eugene Bingham Jr. But all of their …

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Sherese Walker Bingham (Part 1)

December 13th, 2021


A woman takes her dogs for their nightly walk and is shot and killed with her own gun in a downtown Indianapolis state park. Is it a tragic accident …

MURDERED: Candace Rough Surface

December 6th, 2021


When young mother goes missing from the reservation border town of Mobridge, South Dakota, investigators struggle to find any leads in the case. A chance discovery along the muddy banks of the Missouri River answers one …

MISSING: Kierra Coles and Keeshae Jacobs

November 29th, 2021


Two women. Two cities. Two years apart. Both of them – vanished without a trace. Both are mysteries that need to be solved.


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MURDERED: Janet Abaroa

November 22nd, 2021


After 25-year-old Janet Abaroa is discovered brutally murdered in her North Carolina home, her family suspects her husband’s involvement. But a lack …


November 9th, 2021


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MURDERED: Enrique Roman Martinez

November 8th, 2021


A young soldier vanishes during a camping trip. His partial remains wash up on the beach 10 days later.  


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CAPTURED: Allan Showery

November 1st, 2021


This year’s Halloween’s special is the story of a woman whose tragic murder almost went unsolved… until a tip came in from the last person police …

MISSING: Young Men From Their Cars

October 25th, 2021


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MURDERED: Meredith Kercher

October 18th, 2021


A 21yo British woman is less than a month into a foreign exchange in Perugia, Italy when she is brutally murdered in her apartment. Everyone’s world is turned upside-down. And for the woman who found herself in the …

MURDERED: Billy Stafford

October 11th, 2021


A violent marriage ends in a bloody murder. Police solve the case -- but it’s the victim who ends up on trial in a case that thrust the issue of …

Full Body Chills IS BACK!

October 8th, 2021


Spooky Season is here! So you know what that means. Full Body Chills is back with 20 brand new stories in season 3 and 10 more episodes added to …

MURDERED: The Hendricks Family

October 4th, 2021


For years, David Hendricks was the walking embodiment of the true crime trope "The Husband Did It." After his family was brutally murdered in their …

CAPTURED: Denver Hammer Killer

September 27th, 2021


In the 1980s the Denver area was terrorized by a hammer-wielding mad man. But as fast as the attacks started, they suddenly stopped. Leaving the area to wonder if the mad man was dead or had moved on to another place. …


September 20th, 2021


One woman’s promising career in Washington, D.C. is cut short when she mysteriously vanishes one night on her way home from work.

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MISSING: Gabby Petito

September 19th, 2021


Summary: Gabby Petito is missing after a cross-country trip with her fiancée. He returned home alone with her van and since has refused to speak with …

INFAMOUS: Armored Truck Heists

September 16th, 2021


Robbing an armored truck is one of the most difficult and dangerous crimes someone can commit. These illegal acts take patience, precision and …

MURDERED: Debra Jackson (Orange Socks Doe)

September 13th, 2021


For decades after she was mysteriously murdered and left on the side of a busy interstate, she was known only as Orange Socks Doe. But after years of investigations, law enforcement learns that her case may be even more …

MISSING: Ryan Shtuka

August 30th, 2021


When a young man vanishes in a small resort town, the question is: does someone know something, or does no one know anything?

If you have any information about the disappearance of Ryan Shtuka, please call the Kamloops …

CAPTURED: Rocky Mountain Killer

August 23rd, 2021


Two notorious murder cases stay ice cold for decades, until a mysterious clue helps bring a killer to justice.

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MISSING: Mary Badaracco

August 16th, 2021


When a 38-year-old woman leaves her home - and a violent marriage - without saying goodbye, her two adult daughters suspect her husband. By the time …


August 9th, 2021


A young woman’s shocking murder forces residents to question the very people who are supposed to keep them safe.

If you have any information about the …

SERIAL KILLER: The Cleveland Strangler

August 2nd, 2021


Police in Cleveland enter a home in Mount Pleasant to arrest a man on sexual assault charges. But they don’t find their suspect. And what they do

MISSING: Alicia Navarro

July 26th, 2021


A teenage girl finds community online, but her family believes she also found something much more sinister.

If you have any information about the …

DESAPARECIDA: Alicia Navarro

July 26th, 2021


Una joven encuentra una comunidad en línea, pero su familia cree que ella se encontró con algo más siniestro.

Si usted tiene información sobre la desaparición de Alicia Navarro, por favor llame al Departamento de la …

INFAMOUS: Tommy Zeigler

July 19th, 2021


Tommy Zeigler was sentenced to death for the murders of his wife, her parents, and a customer at his Winter Garden, Florida furniture store in 1976. He’s still on death row today - 45 years later. But did he do it? And …


July 15th, 2021


Audiochuck’s founder and CEO, Ashley Flowers, has founded a new non-profit called Season of Justice. Season of Justice (SOJ) is dedicated to …

WANTED: The Keddie Cabin Killer

July 12th, 2021


A family’s brutal murder rocks a tiny California town and leaves behind too many unanswered questions.

If you have any information about the murders of Sue Sharp, John Sharp, Dana Wingate, and Tina Sharp, please call the …

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Kaysera Stops Pretty Places

July 5th, 2021


When 18-year-old Kaysera Stops Pretty Places disappears after a night with friends in Hardin, Montana, her family and friends hold their breath …


June 28th, 2021


For years, the LGBTQ community in Toronto, Canada worried there was a serial killer targeting men in the city’s Church and Wellesley neighborhood. …

CAPTURED: Jennifer Pan

June 21st, 2021


The Pan Family seemed to have it all until a shocking home invasion upended their lives in the most vicious way imaginable.

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MISSING: Branson Perry

June 14th, 2021


In 2001, a young man vanished without a trace and more than 20 years later the only thing law enforcement is sure of is that someone in Skidmore, Missouri knows something. 

If you have any information about the …

MURDERED: Mollie Olgin

June 7th, 2021


Two teenage girls in love are forced to endure an unimaginable trauma that rocks their south Texas town. 

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INFAMOUS: The Signal Mountain Murders

May 31st, 2021


A summer joyride turns deadly when three men are viciously gunned down in the hills of southern Tennessee. 

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MURDERED: Father Patrick Ryan

May 24th, 2021


A Catholic priest is found savagely beaten to death in an Odessa, TX motel room in 1981. A man confessed to the crime -- but instead of closing the …

INFAMOUS: The Setagaya Family Murders

May 17th, 2021


A Tokyo family is slaughtered in their home, leaving behind a brutal and baffling mystery.

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MURDERED: Rosie Tapia

May 10th, 2021


A little girl vanishes from her bedroom in the middle of the night only to be found brutally murdered, forcing her community to recognize that the worst really IS possible.

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MISSING: Diane Louise Augat

May 3rd, 2021


A woman leaves her sister’s home one April day in 1998 and never returns. But she doesn’t vanish into thin air, because over the next several years, there are sightings, phone calls, even physical signs that she might …

INFAMOUS: Prom Night Murders

April 26th, 2021


In 1989 the small town of Lakeville, Indiana was rocked by the massacre of a pastor and his family. The pastor's only surviving son was ultimately …

MURDERED: Sierah Joughin

April 19th, 2021


A beautiful young woman's brutal murder at the height of Midwestern summer shatters her community's sense of safety forever and exposes a monster …

INFAMOUS: #ChallengeAccepted

April 12th, 2021


When two women are violently murdered five years apart and half a world away, advocates look for a way to call attention to the serious and growing …

MURDERED: Peggy Reome

April 5th, 2021


When a mother of three walks out her front door and into the New York morning, she leaves a trail of heartbreak, suspicion, and unanswered questions in her wake. It takes almost 15 years for investigators to finally …

MISSING: Esther Hollis

April 1st, 2021


When Esther Hollis goes missing after a conversation with her husband, her best friend and sister try to get justice in what they believe is a no …

NEW SHOW: O.C. Swingers

March 29th, 2021


We’re dropping in your feed again today to share some exciting news! Audiochuck has teamed up with well-known journalist and podcaster Justine Harman for audiochuck’s newest 10-part series, O.C. Swingers! When Newport …

MURDERED: Donnah Winger

March 29th, 2021


In 1995 a new mother is killed after being attacked by a man who'd been harassing her. Or at least, that's what everyone believed. But years later investigators learn there might be much more to the story.

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MURDERED: Heather Bogle

March 22nd, 2021


When a woman is murdered in a small Rust Belt town, the quest to find her killer gets turned upside down.

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UNIDENTIFIED: St. Louis Doe // Beth Doe

March 15th, 2021


Two different people have one terrible thing in common: they were both brutally murdered but despite evidence left at the scene no one has been able to identify them in decades, leaving many still wondering who they are …

SURVIVED: Elizabeth Smart

March 8th, 2021


Elizabeth Smart was abducted at knifepoint in the middle of the night from her bedroom in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2002. She was 14 years old. For …

MURDERED: The Lundys Part 2

March 1st, 2021


After Mark Lundy was convicted of viciously slaying his wife and daughter, another story started to emerge, leading many people in New Zealand to wonder…was the wrong man behind bars?

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MURDERED: The Lundys Part 1

February 22nd, 2021


When a woman and her young daughter are found brutally murdered in their home, the investigation leads to the person who was supposed to have loved them more than anyone else in the world.

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BWBRSA: Operation Fireball 2.0

February 15th, 2021


BWBRSA: Operation Fireball was one of our most popular episodes ever! And it's more terrifying than we even knew because after our episode many women …


February 8th, 2021


On a cold day in March 2010, workers discovered a woman lying unconscious under the MacKay Bridge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - barely breathing …

MISSING: Jaliek Rainwalker

February 1st, 2021


A child's mysterious disappearance sparks tough questions about his adoptive family and the system that placed him there.

If you know anything about the disappearance of Jaliek Rainwalker, please contact the …

NEW SHOW: Dark Arenas

January 27th, 2021


Have you ever thought about whose job it is to track international fugitives, hunt child abductors, conduct espionage, or pull human remains from …

MURDERED: Harvey and Jeannette Crewe

January 25th, 2021


A shockingly brutal crime rocks a rural New Zealand community, but the fallout has bigger consequences than anyone could ever have imagined. 

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UPDATE: Sumter County Does - IDENTIFIED!!!

January 21st, 2021


As of 2pm ET on January 21, 2021 The Sumter County Sheriff's office has identified the Sumter County Does as 25-year-old Pamela Buckley of Colorado …

CAPTURED: Bay Area Predator

January 18th, 2021


When Michaela Garecht was abducted in 1988, no one was prepared for the heartbreaking investigation to drag on for over 30 years. But just when the …

MISSING: Jeramy Burt

January 11th, 2021


Late one night in 2007, Jeramy Burt left his home to meet up with a friend but never made it. His disappearance opened up a mystery made even more complicated by love triangles, secret recordings, an arrest, and a …

INFAMOUS: Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre

January 4th, 2021


A normal Saturday morning at the bowling alley takes a shocking and brutal twist that shakes a New Mexico town all the way to its very foundations.

If you know anything about the Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre, you …


December 21st, 2020


A young college student never comes home after a night of dancing. All the evidence suggests she's been murdered, but if her body is never found, can …

AUDIO EXTRA: Bizarre Crime History

December 18th, 2020


Crime Junkie OFFICIALLY turns 3 today, and we decided to give ourselves and YOU a little birthday gift...we’re still the same pod, but with a NEW LOOK! And to celebrate we are giving you a very different kind of bonus …

STALKED: Dorothy Jane Scott // Cynthia Jane Anderson

December 14th, 2020


Even though they're strangers who've never met, two women suffer through similar patterns of fear and intimidation, praying for help that doesn't come until it's too late.

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MURDERED: Girly Chew Hossencofft

December 7th, 2020


When a young mother fails to show up at her scheduled shift at the bank, her friends and colleagues are immediately suspicious. The investigation …

BWBRSA: Operation Fireball

December 4th, 2020


We're dropping in your feed on an unusual day of the week to tell you an unusual Crime Junkie story. Thanks to the podcast Something Was Wrong, Ashley stumbled across a story that shook her to her core. She's convinced …

INFAMOUS: Manhole Murders

November 30th, 2020


The investigation into one man reported missing from South Bend, Indiana, uncovers four dead bodies and many uncomfortable truths, and shines a light into one of the darkest corners of America. 

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MURDERED: Madeleine McCann

November 23rd, 2020


Madeleine McCann was just three years old in 2007 when she disappeared from her family’s room during a resort vacation in Portugal. The whole world …

MISSING: Leigh Occhi

November 16th, 2020


In 1992, a teenage girl disappears from her home during Hurricane Andrew, leaving behind only a few gruesome clues and kicking off a search for …


November 9th, 2020


When a 20-year-old soldier goes missing from one of the largest military bases in the country, her tight-knit family is determined to find her and …

MURDERED: Tamika Huston

November 2nd, 2020


When Tamika Huston goes missing and leaves everything behind, her family is sure from the very start that something terrible has happened, because …


October 26th, 2020


When a young mom is killed by her boyfriend's service weapon, local law enforcement treat her death as a terrible tragedy and rule it a suicide. But …

INFAMOUS: The “Lonely Hearts” Killers

October 19th, 2020


In the late 1940's, women who thought they'd found true love were being conned out of their life savings by a man and his sister who would go to …

MURDERED: Faith Hedgepeth

October 12th, 2020


When 19-year-old college student Faith Hedgepeth is horrifically slain in her apartment after a night out clubbing, the local police are shockingly …

MURDERED: Shaquita Bennett // Tara Costigan

October 5th, 2020


This week, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we're bringing you the stories of two women whose lives were stolen by their abusive ex-partners.

We …

MISSING: Tara Calico

September 28th, 2020


A bright young college student vanishes while out on a bike ride, leaving behind a mystery that's endured for over 30 years.

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SERIAL KILLER: The Butcher Baker of Alaska

September 21st, 2020


Robert Hansen owned and operated a successful bakery in Anchorage, Alaska in the 1970s and 80s, selling donuts and danishes to everyone in town. He …

MISSING: DeOrr Kunz Jr.

September 14th, 2020


An idyllic family camping trip in the Idaho forests turns into a nightmare when 2-year-old DeOrr Kunz Jr. vanishes without a trace.

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MURDERED: Stacey Stanton

September 7th, 2020


After three decades of rumors, secrets and one man’s conviction...the question remains, who really killed Stacey Stanton?

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MURDERED: Pamela Milam // Vickie Lynn Harrell

August 31st, 2020


In 1972, two young women with their whole lives ahead of them vanish from public places, leaving behind only a tiny handful of clues.

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MISSING: Bradley Sisters

August 24th, 2020


When a pair of young sisters vanished from their home in Chicago, they left behind a mystery that has haunted their family for almost two decades.

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August 17th, 2020


When female college students started turning up dead in Santa Cruz in 1972, local police had no leads and no reason to suspect their friend Ed might …

UNIDENTIFIED: Flathead County Doe

August 12th, 2020


The Flathead County Sheriff's office and the DNA Doe Project are so close to identifying a man who’s been a doe for almost 17 years, but they need …

MURDERED: Martha Moxley

August 10th, 2020


When 15-year-old Martha Moxley was brutally murdered in 1975, no one could have imagined that the search for her killer might lead right to the …

INFAMOUS: Bathtub Killer

August 3rd, 2020


In 1996 there was one apartment complex in Texas that was home to two brutal killings, just months apart. It would take police years and several more …


July 27th, 2020


When a young woman falls 12 floors down a garbage chute to her death only questions remain. Was it suicide? Was it an accident? Or could something …

MISSING: Rico Harris

July 20th, 2020


In 2014 Rico Harris left Los Angeles to drive north for a new life in Seattle, only to vanish somewhere along the way. 

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CONSPIRACY: The Smiley Face Killer

July 13th, 2020


For over 20 years young college-aged men have been going missing, only to turn up dead in local waterways. Police think these cases are tragic …


June 29th, 2020


In 2006 Rey Rivera was found dead at the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore. Did he die by suicide, or was something more sinister at play?

Following the …

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Tamla Horsford // Joseph Smedley

June 22nd, 2020


In the last few years two people died under very mysterious circumstances. Though their cases aren't connected they were each quickly ruled an …

WANTED: Monsters of Ohio Part 2

June 15th, 2020


After Asenath Dukat, 11 more young girls in Ohio were kidnapped and murdered. Many under eerily similar circumstances. Is this the work of one or two predators or are there many monsters still on the prowl in Ohio?

WANTED: Monsters of Ohio Part 1

June 8th, 2020


In the 1980s something strange was going on in Ohio. Almost a dozen young girls were kidnapped and murdered, many of the killers still unknown to this day. And it all started in June of 1980 with the case of Asenath …

MURDERED: Matthew, Daniel, & Islan

June 1st, 2020


This very special episode for Pride Month tells the stories of three people joined together not just by the desire to live peaceful happy lives as …

MISSING: Margaret Ellen Fox

May 25th, 2020


In 2017 the FBI released a chilling recorded phone call that may be the only clue as to what happened to Margaret Ellen Fox back in 1974. 

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May 18th, 2020


In February 1978, five young men headed from their home in Yuba County, California to catch a college basketball game – and never came home.

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MISSING: Danielle Imbo & Richard Petrone

May 11th, 2020


In February 2005 Danielle Imbo and Richard Petrone had been broken up for a number of weeks. But on February 19th the two met up spontaneously for a couple drinks and then were never seen again.

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Mitrice Richardson

May 4th, 2020


Mitrice Richardson disappeared after being released from an LA County Sheriff's station, leaving behind questions about mental health, police bias, …

MURDERED: Diana Alvarez

April 27th, 2020


In 2016 a young girl went missing from her home in the middle of the night. It would take four excruciatingly long years before her family would get …

INFAMOUS: The Dexter Killer

April 20th, 2020


In October 2008, Johnny Altinger headed out to meet up for the first time with Jen, a woman he’d met on a popular online dating site. They had plans …

MURDERED: Najah // Angie

April 13th, 2020


Two Indianapolis women have been murdered. Though the cases aren't connected they both have eerie parallels and both remain unsolved. Are you the …

INFAMOUS: Lipstick Killer

April 6th, 2020


A young Chicago girl's brutal murder in 1946 led police to a dangerous criminal with more blood on his hands than anyone could have imagined. …

MURDERED: Barry and Honey Sherman

March 30th, 2020


In December 2017, a realtor touring the mansion of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman made a gruesome discovery: the bodies of …

CAPTURED: The Monster of Miramichi

March 23rd, 2020


In 1989, Allan Legere was serving a life sentence for the murder of an elderly shopkeeper in a rural part of New Brunswick, Canada. Until he escaped. For seven months, he evaded capture, living in the woods around the …

MURDERED: Missy Bevers

March 9th, 2020


When Texas fitness instructor Missy Bevers was murdered in 2016, police and the public seized on an unusual clue that could lead them to her killer. 

CAPTURED: A Secret Stalker

March 3rd, 2020


In 1992 Lisa Ziegert felt like someone was watching her at a gift shop where she worked. People would tell her no one was there; it was just in her …

MURDERED: Jessica Heeringa

February 24th, 2020


Jessica Heeringa was a young mom in her mid-20’s who was trying to provide for her family. She was smart, loving, a hard worker… and then, in 2013, she vanished from her job at a local gas station.

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MISSING: Relisha Rudd // Unique Harris

February 17th, 2020


This week we bring you two mysterious disappearances. Why did it take 18 days for people to notice 8-year-old Relisha Rudd was missing? And how did …

MURDERED: Breanna Moore

February 11th, 2020


Breanna Moore was a young woman on the very cusp of the rest of her life when dating violence turned to murder and stole her entire future away from …

SERIAL KILLER: Rodney Alcala

February 10th, 2020


He was charming enough to win an episode of The Dating Game back in the 70's and that charm is what allowed Rodney Alcala to slip through police's …

WANTED: Massachusetts Murderer

February 3rd, 2020


Is there a predator in Massachusetts who targeted two girls with an eerie connection?

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MISSING: The Beaumont Children

January 27th, 2020


Jane, Arnna, and Grant Beaumont left their home in Adelaide to go swimming at the beach on Australia Day 1966 and were never seen again. Their disappearance changed Australian life forever.

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January 20th, 2020


Summary: In 2005, a day of playing hooky for Ray Gricar turned into an enduring mystery for his friends and family and left the world to wonder if there is a bigger conspiracy at play. 

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MURDERED: Denise Johnson

January 16th, 2020


After more than two decades of rumors and secrets, the question still remains, who killed Denise Johnson?

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MISSING: Brittanee Drexel

January 13th, 2020


High school junior Brittanee Drexel just wanted to get away for Spring Break and have a good time with her friends in Myrtle Beach. Her …

MURDERED: Lindsay Buziak

January 6th, 2020


24-year-old Lindsay Buziak was an up-and-coming real estate agent in beautiful Victoria, BC, when she was found stabbed to death in the upstairs …

WANTED: A Christmas Killer

December 23rd, 2019


5 days before Christmas in 1984, 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews went missing from her Colorado home and she wouldn't be discovered for over three …

SERIAL KILLER: Highway of Tears

December 16th, 2019


Loren Donn Leslie was only 15 years old when police discovered her remains on a lonely logging road off Highway 16 in British Columbia. Since the …

MURDERED: Jody LeCornu

December 9th, 2019


In March of 1996 a young woman was shot under very bizarre circumstances. 23 years later her case remains unsolved, but her twin sister is still …

SERIAL KILLER: Dellen Millard

December 2nd, 2019


Dellen Millard was the 27-year-old millionaire heir to a Canadian aviation company when he murdered a perfect stranger during a test-drive. What …

MISSING: Brian Shaffer

November 25th, 2019


Brian Shaffer was supposed to be enjoying a night out with friends on April 1, 2006. Instead, he vanished. 13 years later, the mystery of what happened that night still endures. 

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RED BALL: The Burger Chef Murders

November 18th, 2019


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November 11th, 2019


When Navy sailor Kyle Antonacci was found dead in his barracks in 2010, investigators quickly ruled it a suicide. However, discrepancies pop up right …


November 4th, 2019


For three weeks in October 2002, the nation's capital region was paralyzed with fear as a series of deadly sniper attacks killed innocent people across Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. This week, we partnered …

INFAMOUS: The Preppy Murder

October 28th, 2019


When Jennifer Levin is found murdered in Central Park in 1986, and one of her private school friends is arrested for the crime, it catalyzes bitter …

MURDERED: Annamarie Cochrane Rintala

October 21st, 2019


Just like love knows no gender, neither does jealousy, dysfunction or murder. In honor of domestic violence awareness month we are partnering with …

SERIAL KILLER: Robert William Pickton

October 14th, 2019


In this week's episode, we talk more about the man responsible for making Canadian women disappear for years and what horrors were found on his pig farm. 

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MISSING: Women of Vancouver’s downtown Eastside

October 7th, 2019


For two decades, women living in a ten-block stretch of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, were disappearing without a trace. This week’s episode …

MISSING: Lauren Spierer

September 30th, 2019


In the early morning hours of June 3, 2011, Lauren Spierer went out and celebrated the end of a semester by partying with friends. It should have …

MURDERED: Yingying Zhang

September 23rd, 2019


When Chinese graduate student Yingying Zhang agreed to spend a year in America, she did so by looking forward to the opportunities it would present …

INFAMOUS: Darlie Routier (Part 2)

September 16th, 2019


After Darlie was sentenced to death for the murder of her two boys her defense team immediately started the appeals process. There was a lot of …

INFAMOUS: Darlie Routier (Part 1)

September 9th, 2019


In 1996 a small Texas community was rocked by the tragic slaying of two young boys. The police and prosecution had their sights set on one person as …

MURDERED: Adam Walsh (Preview)

September 2nd, 2019


In 1981 a young boy named Adam was abducted by a stranger from a shopping plaza. It would take almost three decades to bring closure to his family …

MURDERED: Russell and Shirley Dermond

August 26th, 2019


In May of 2014, a married couple went to check in on their elderly neighbors, who lived alongside the scenic Lake Oconee. Inside the older couple's …

SERIAL KILLER: The Hillside Strangler

August 19th, 2019


Between October of 1977 and February of 1978, a serial killer terrorized women in Southern California. Originally preying upon sex workers in Los Angeles, this offender began to target young women irregardless of race …

MISSING: Kimberly McAndrew

August 12th, 2019


Today, August 12, 2019, marks the 30th anniversary of Kimberly McAndrew's disappearance. Over the years investigators have tried using old fashioned …

CAPTURED: Lloyd Lee Welch

August 5th, 2019


During spring break of 1975, Sheila & Kate Lyon went missing from a shopping center near their home and for almost 40 years no one knew what …

MURDERED: Kara, Kelsey, & Jessica

July 29th, 2019


Three cases over ten years. Each one bringing a killer a little closer to justice.

EDIT TO THE EPISODE: please note Kylr Yust was not Jessica Runions boyfriend. Just a friend.

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SERIAL KILLER: Charlie Brandt

July 22nd, 2019


In 2004 a seemingly normal man commits an unthinkable crime. Police and friends are left to wonder what caused this man to just snap but his older …

MISSING: Brandy Hall

July 15th, 2019


In 2006 Brandy Hall vanished after leaving her post at the volunteer fire station early. It would take many years, 3 clues found in three different …

INFAMOUS: Alice Crimmins

July 8th, 2019


Long before Casey Anthony, there was another mother America loved to hate... Alice Crimmins. When her children went missing from their room one …

UNIDENTIFIED: Sumter County Does

July 1st, 2019


In August of 1976, the bodies of a young man and woman were found in rural Sumter County, South Carolina. Police would infer a lot from their …

MURDERED: Reyna Marroquin // Michelle Schroader

June 17th, 2019


This week we have two stories of women who were murdered and laid to rest, Reyna and Michelle. It would take decades before Reyna would be able to …

CONSPIRACY: North Fox Island & The Oakland County Child Killer Part 2

June 10th, 2019


In part 2 we discuss more suspects in the Oakland County Child Killings and how some or all of them might be connected to North Fox Island.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. …

CONSPIRACY: North Fox Island & The Oakland County Child Killer Part 1

June 3rd, 2019


In the 1970s the affluent neighborhoods around Detroit Michigan were terrorized by a child killer but were the four murders connected to a bigger conspiracy across the state and possible across the nation?

Sources for …

MISSING: Patti Adkins

May 20th, 2019


Patti Adkins had been having a secret relationship with a man from her work. When she went missing in July of 2001, troubling details emerge about …

MURDERED: The Eastburn Family

May 13th, 2019


In 1985 Katie Eastburn and two of her daughters were brutally murdered while her husband was away. It would take over 20 years and three trials …


May 6th, 2019


Israel Keyes is the most terrifying name you have probably never heard of. Officials believe he hunted and killed people all across the US and abroad from as early as 1997 - 2012.

Sources for this episode cannot be …

MISSING: Suzanne Lyall

April 29th, 2019


In 1998 a 19 year old college student boarded a bus from her job at the mall to go back to her campus dorm room. She was seen getting off the bus …

UPDATE: Killer on the High Bridge

April 22nd, 2019


On April 22, 2019, the Indiana State Police released new information in the unsolved murder case of Abby & Libby in Delphi, Indiana. Here are the …


April 22nd, 2019


In 2013 a 17-year-old boy's body was found rolled up in a high school gym mat. Local law enforcement was quick to rule it an accident and move on but …

MISSING: Timmothy Pitzen

April 15th, 2019


On April 3, 2019 someone claiming Timmothy Pitzen approached a stranger in KY and told them he had escaped abductors. The news went wild with this …

MURDERED: Jerry Michael Williams

April 8th, 2019


One day before his anniversary Jerry Michael Williams went for a duck hunting trip on Lake Seminole but never returned home. For years people were …

MISSING: Rachel Cooke

April 1st, 2019


17 years ago, college student Rachel Cooke was visiting her family home in Texas for her winter break. She went out for an early morning run on her …

MURDERED: Kacie Woody

March 25th, 2019


Like many young kids, Kacie Woody had an active online life in 2002 but the ‘friends’ she was meeting online turned out not to be friends at all. Kacie’s story is a cautionary tale that her dad and best friend still …

MURDERED: Kirsten Hatfield

March 18th, 2019


It took decades and DNA science to catch a predator who was able to snatch a girl, Kirsten Hatfield, from her own room in the dead of night.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. …

UPDATE: April Tinsley & The Monster in Ft. Wayne

March 11th, 2019


Captain Kevin Smith of the Indiana State Police granted us an interview to discuss the arrest of April Tinsley's killer who was apprehended in July …

MISSING: Amy Lynn Bradley

March 4th, 2019


In March of 1998 Amy Lynn Bradley and her family set off and what was to be the trip of a lifetime, a full week-long cruise around the Caribbean. But …

UPDATE: Angela Mischelle Lawless (Interview with Josh Kezer)

February 25th, 2019


UPDATE: Josh Kezer, the man who was wrongfully convicted of Angela's murder and then later declared actually innocent, reached out to us to discuss …


February 18th, 2019


In 2014 Lynn Messer went missing from her 260-acre farm in the middle of the night. When he remains are found on the far two years later, despite a thorough search, her family and investigators are left wondering if …


February 17th, 2019


We just found out the man we know as Dr. No has been captured. His name is Samuel Legg III and Brit and Ashley tell you everything we know in the early days of his arrest.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here …

MISSING: Sneha Philip

February 11th, 2019


Sneha Philip was last seen shopping just a couple blocks away from the World Trade Centers on September 11, 2001. She never returned home that night …

WANTED: Austin Yogurt Shop Killer

February 4th, 2019


In the early 90's, Austin, TX was turned upside down when four young girls were sexually assaulted, murdered, then set on fire inside an ICBY store. …

MURDERED: Robert Wone

January 28th, 2019


This is probably the strangest case of murder we have ever covered here on Crime Junkie. It's the story of Robert Wone who, while staying in a friend's DC guest room, was brutally attacked. But with a staged crime …


January 21st, 2019


During the 80's and 90's, a serial killer was operating out of Ohio, killing sex workers and leaving their bodies along interstates. Could their …

WANTED: Bradford Bishop // Yaser Said

January 14th, 2019


This week, we have two stories for you of men who are wanted for killing their families.

Our first story is about a man named Bradford Bishop, a man who, after not receiving a promotion at work, went home, and …

MISSING: Asha Degree

January 7th, 2019


In February of 2000, a 9-year-old girl named Asha Degree packed her book bag and tucked it away, waiting for the right time to sneak out of her North …

MURDERED: The Watts Family

December 24th, 2018


The most recent family annihilator case in the U.S. was incredibly heartbreaking and had every American checking their TVs and smartphones regularly …

MURDERED: Colleen Orsborn

December 17th, 2018


In March of 1984, 15-year-old Colleen Orsborn skips school for a day on the beach but never returns home. Her case was connected to the infamous …

SERIAL KILLER: On The Colonial Parkway (Part 2)

December 10th, 2018


In part two, we tell you about the murders of Cassandra Lee Hailey, Richard Keith Call, Annamaria Phelps, and Daniel Lauer. Could all four of the …

SERIAL KILLER: On The Colonial Parkway (Part 1)

December 3rd, 2018


In 1986, park rangers near Virginia's Colonial Parkway get notified of a possible traffic accident. When rangers arrive, they are confronted with a …

UPDATE: Alissa Turney

November 27th, 2018


An interview with Alissa's half-sister, Sarah, reveals she no longer thinks her sister ran away. She thinks Alissa was the victim of foul play and …

MISSING: Alissa Turney

November 26th, 2018


In 2001 Mike Turney reported to Phoenix, Arizona police that his 17-year-old step-daughter, Alissa, had run away to California. But 7 years later, a …

MURDERED: Oklahoma Girl Scouts

November 19th, 2018


One of Oklahoma's darkest stories. Three young girl scouts are brutally murdered while away at their first night of camp. A Native American man is pinned for the crime but decades later much of the public still wonder …

MISSING: Zachary Bernhardt

November 12th, 2018


In September of 2000, Zachary Bernhardt went missing from his mother's bed while she was out for a brief walk. Is his mother hiding something or …

MURDERED: The Camm Family

November 5th, 2018


In 2000, David Camm, a former Indiana State Trooper, came home from playing basketball to find his entire family had been murdered in their garage. …

INFAMOUS: Lizzie Borden

October 29th, 2018


Lizzie Borden took an ax

Gave her mother 40 whacks

When she saw what she had done

She gave her father 41

But did she really? In this episode, we tell the story of Lizzie Borden and the other suspects in the case who you've …

CONSPIRACY: Women in the U.S. Military

October 22nd, 2018


In 2010, statistics came out that 120 female U.S. soldiers stationed in Iraq had died. Half of those deaths were reported to be non-combat related. …

MISSING: Maura Murray (Part 2)

October 15th, 2018


This week we re-examine everything we thought we knew about Maura and her disappearance. Lying, stealing, cheating... all of this led Maura to leave her dorm room that February 9th. But the more we learn about Maura and …

MISSING: Maura Murray (Part 1)

October 8th, 2018


In 2004 a 21-year-old UMass student, Maura Murray, sends a message to her professors saying there has been a death in her family and she will be out …

EXPERT ON: Domestic Violence

October 2nd, 2018


In our last episode, we talked about Susan Powell who was a victim of domestic violence. Many of her friends talked about Josh's strange behavior and …

MURDERED: The Powell Family

October 1st, 2018


During a blizzard in December 6, 2009 Josh Powell Claims to have taken his two young sons, ages 2 and 4, camping. When he returned home he finds friends and family frantically searching for them. They're all relieved …

MURDERED: Angela Savage

September 24th, 2018


Sometime after dropping off her young daughter at the school bus, Angela Savage and her 6-month-old son were abducted. Angela's body would eventually …


September 17th, 2018


In the late 1960s, three women were murdered after attending the same nightclub. But aside from their location, all three women had something very specific in common. Was this thing they had in common the reason they …

MURDERED: Danielle "Gabby" Akers

September 10th, 2018


In April of 2016, Danielle "Gabby" Akers's body was found in a creek bed 60 miles from her home. She had no clothes or personal belongings with her and its still unknown how she got so far from home without a vehicle. …

MURDERED: The Coleman Family

September 3rd, 2018


When the head of security for a cutting edge televangelists starts getting threatening emails, no one seems too concerned. But as those threats escalate and eventually come to fruition, law enforcement isn't convinced …

MURDERED: Chandra Levy

August 27th, 2018


When a political intern goes missing, all eyes turn towards her hometown congressman. But when that lead dries up, and other women are being …

WANTED: Answers from a Deputy

August 20th, 2018


When Terrance Williams goes missing, most law enforcement officers consider him a low-priority; He wanted, or needed, to disappear. But when his last known location is with Deputy Steven Calkins, suspicions are raised …

MISSING: Leah Roberts

August 13th, 2018


After friends and family can't get ahold of her for days in a row, they decide that college student Leah Roberts is missing. Two weeks later, her car …

SERIAL KILLER: Todd Kohlhepp

August 6th, 2018


Our Patreon supports will be happy to note that today, we are covering the multiple murders committed by Todd Kohlhepp. This man lured literally …

IF I GO MISSING: Tanya Rider

July 30th, 2018


When hard-working Tanya Rider misses two shifts and is late for a third, her husband knows something is wrong. But can he convince the local sheriff's department to take her disappearance seriously?


MURDERED: Barbara Nantais & Claire Hough

July 23rd, 2018


In the dreamy summers of southern California, two murders happen within yards of each other, but a decade apart. Questions echo throughout these …

WHITE COLLAR: The Dalkon Shield

July 16th, 2018


With the permission from the team over at Swindled Podcast, we are covering one of their best True Crime stories. It’s a story of lies.... cover-ups... and murder. But murder that was done out in the open while a …

CAPTURED: Monster in Fort Wayne

July 15th, 2018


On July 15, 2018 Police finally made an arrest in the 30-year unsolved murder of April Marie Tinsley. In this breaking clip, Ashley calls Brit to …

MURDERED: Angela Mischelle Lawless

July 9th, 2018


In November 1992, Mischelle Lawless was found by passersbys deceased in her car with the headlights on and the vehicle still running. Police have …

CONSPIRACY: The Women of Juarez

June 25th, 2018


Since 1993, women in Juarez, Mexico have been dying violent deaths. Is this the work of one killer or multiple? Also, why did the state police work …

SERIAL KILLER: The Claremont Killer

June 18th, 2018


Since 1996, people in Claremont had been looking over their shoulders when they go out for a night on the town. Over the span of a few years, three …

MISSING: Sage Smith

June 11th, 2018


On November 20, 2012, Sage Smith left her home at 5:30 for a date. She was seen alone at 6:30 talking to someone on the phone and then possibly sighted one more time at 7:00 at a cafe, again alone. Her father and …

UPDATE: Katelin Akens

June 8th, 2018


In this update episode, Ashley gets the chance to talk to Lisa, Katelin's mom, about Katelin's case, and like, you all asked... What about Katelin's step-father?   

MURDERED: Sylvia Likens

June 4th, 2018


Sylvia was a happy, beautiful 16-year-old when her parents left her and her sister in the care of Gertrude Baniszewski while they went on the road …

SERIAL KILLER: The Green River Killer

May 28th, 2018


Through the 80's & 90's, women in the state of Washington were turning up dead. First, along the Green River, then in other clusters throughout the state and even into Portland, Oregon. Not only had these women been …

MISSING: Misty Copsey

May 21st, 2018


In September of 1992, a young teenager named Misty Copsey went missing after visiting the local fair in Puyallup, Washington with her best friend. …

CAPTURED: Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible's Killer

May 14th, 2018


 In April of 2018, we were all talking about the capture of the Gold State Killer but did you know another long-time cold case was solved that same …

MURDERED: Amber Tuccaro // Henry McCabe

May 14th, 2018


This week we tell you not one but two stories that have been underreported despite the terrifying audio capture shortly before each of their deaths. 

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character …

MISSING: Bethany Decker

April 30th, 2018


In 2011, Bethany Decker's life was far from easy. As a young wife and mother with a husband overseas in the military, things were strained. When her husband comes back for a short leave, Bethany shares some shocking …

CAPTURED: The Golden State Killer

April 26th, 2018


On April 25th, 2018, a decades-long search for the man believed to be the Visalia Ransacker, the East Area Rapist, the Original Night Stalker, and …

MURDERED: Kenia Monge

April 23rd, 2018


19-year-old Kenia Monge went missing in downtown Denver on April 1, 2011. When Kenia's stepdad finds an eerie text message from a stranger on her …


April 16th, 2018


When a young escort goes missing after an outcall on Long Island in 2010, no one bothers to search for her. No one except a single detective and his dog who while looking, stumble upon the burial ground of a serial …

ADNAN: What Serial Didn't Tell You

April 9th, 2018


Hundreds of millions of people tuned into Serial season one back in 2014. Sarah Koenig told us all about the story of 18-year-old high school senior …

UPDATE: Monster in Fort Wayne, Indiana

April 5th, 2018


In this bonus episode, we get the opportunity to talk with April Tinsley’s mom, Janet, about the investigation into her daughter’s murder and the torment April's killer has put her family, and the city of Fort Wayne …

WANTED: Monster in Fort Wayne, Indiana

April 2nd, 2018


Thirty years ago this week, a little girl in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was abducted, sexually assaulted, murdered and now, forgotten by everyone. It is …

MISSING: Kiplyn Davis

March 26th, 2018


In 1995, one of our listeners from Kentucky was high school pen pals with a girl named Kiplyn Davis from Spanish Fork, Utah, when one day the Spanish …

MURDERED: The Longo Family

March 19th, 2018


What makes a seemingly normal family man snap, murder his entire family, and assume a new identity in Mexico? Christian Longo was a husband, and father of three kids, who moved his family to Oregon to escape legal and …

MISSING: Katelin Akens

March 12th, 2018


In December of 2015, Katelin was to board a plane from VA to AZ. She texted her mom that she made it to the airport and her phone was dying, so she …

SERIAL KILLER: Herb Baumeister

March 5th, 2018


In the late 90s, Indianapolis was rocked when it was found out that a local businessman was murdering gay men and burying them on his 15-acre estate …

UPDATE: Niqui McCown

March 1st, 2018


In this bonus episode we get the opportunity to talk with Niqui McCown’s daughter, Payton, and get all our left over questions from episode one answered!   

CONSPIRACY: Bardstown, Kentucky

February 26th, 2018


A 35-year-old woman named Crystal Rogers went missing from Bardstown, KY back in 2015\. Her car was found on the side of a busy parkway with a flat …


February 19th, 2018


On May 17, 1968, a woman was found in the woods, murdered and wrapped in tent fabric. For over 30 years she remained unidentified in a Kentucky grave with a donated headstone that bore the name "Tent Girl". But 90s …

WANTED: Killer on the High Bridge

February 12th, 2018


On February 13th, 2017, Abby Williams and Libby German went for a hike near the Monon High Bridge, in Delphi, Indiana. After Libby posted a Snapchat photo of Abby at 2:07 pm, the girls were never seen alive again. …

MURDERED: Amy Weidner

February 5th, 2018


A teenage mother stays home from school one day with her daughter because she isn't feeling well. Just a few hours after her family leaves the house …

MISSING: Bryce Laspisa

January 29th, 2018


Bryce Laspisa started acting strange on August 27, 2013. Just a couple of days into his sophomore year, friends started to become concerned about his unusual behavior. He planned a trip home to visit his parents and …


January 22nd, 2018


Shawn Grate is currently awaiting trial in Ohio for two counts of murder but his admitted body count is much more. From 2005 - 2016 he terrorized …

MURDERED: Karina Holmer

January 15th, 2018


In 1996, Boston saw one of the most brutal, and now notorious, murders of their city. Over 20 years later, not many people outside of Boston know the name of the Swedish nanny who was brutally murdered, dismembered and …

WANTED: Robert Fisher

January 8th, 2018


Robert William Fisher is an American fugitive wanted for the murder of his wife and two children. Their home in Scottsdale, Arizona was blown up on April 10, 2001, in an attempt to cover up the crimes. However, no one …

SERIAL KILLER: The West Mesa Serial Killer

January 1st, 2018


Happy New Year! For our first episode of 2018, we outline the still-unsolved murders of the West Mesa Serial Killer **FYI: We've marked this episode …

MURDERED: Laci Peterson - Part Two

December 25th, 2017


The story everyone thinks they know... but do you really? In part two, we discuss the continued focus on Scott as a suspect in the disappearance and murder of his wife, Laci.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed …

MURDERED: Laci Peterson

December 18th, 2017


The story everyone thinks they know... but do you really? In part one we cover Laci’s disappearance and the suspicion that fell on her husband Scott Peterson.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to …

MISSING: Niqui McCown

December 18th, 2017


The story of an Indiana woman who disappears from a laundry mat only weeks before her wedding.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to …

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