Dead Man Talking™

17 EpisodesProduced by Audioboom & Dead Man Talking™

Angel Resendiz aka The Railroad Killer criss-crossed the US by freight train in the 80s and 90s, choosing his victims at random, before he was executed by the State of Texas in 2006.Before his death, Resendiz spoke to journalist Alex Hannaford and claimed, on tape, to have killed more than he had ta… read more

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16: The Corrections Officer (BONUS EP)

February 12th, 2019

24:26

In this special interview, Alex speaks to Dead Man Talking listener and former Corrections Officer, Bobby Blanton.

Bobby worked as a guard at the …

15: The Q & A (BONUS EP)

February 5th, 2019

37:25

In this special episode Alex looks back on the Dead Man Talking series and answers listeners' questions — ranging from his faith in the US justice system, regrets on losing the tape, and why Resendiz was only ever …

14: The Finale

January 29th, 2019

41:31

In the final episode of Alex's investigation into the confessions of Angel Resendiz, we look at all the evidence gathered so far. Was his hunch that Resendiz was telling him the truth correct? Or has he been led down …

13: The Breakthrough

January 15th, 2019

31:27

As he approaches the end of his investigation into the confessions of Angel Reséndiz, Alex has been trying to get a lawyer to look at the convictions …

12: Michelle Lyons (BONUS EP)

January 8th, 2019

22:55

In this episode Alex speaks to someone who not only spent lots of time with Angel Resendiz on Death Row, she also watched him die.

Michelle Lyons was spokeswoman for the Texas department of Criminal Justice and she’s …

11: Run with the Railroad

January 1st, 2019

27:58

In 1997, two young lovers, Jesse Howell and Wendy Von Huben, went missing in Florida after riding the rails down there.  Two years on, Resendiz confessed to killing the couple, and led detectives to Von Huben's body.  …

10: The Attorney

December 18th, 2018

35:38

Alex travels back to Houston to meet Les Ribnik, one of Angel Resendiz's appellate attorneys. Before the Railroad Killer's execution, Ribnik, believing his client may have information about other murders, was quoted as …

9: Holly Dunn (BONUS EP)

December 11th, 2018

25:18

A special in-depth interview with sole survivor of the Railroad Killer, Holly Dunn.  

Holly tells Alex about surviving the attack and trying to …

8: Midnight Train to Georgia

December 4th, 2018

33:17

In this episode we hear about the brutal murder of an elderly woman called Fanny Byers in a tiny rural Georgia town, a case that profoundly influenced what Alex thinks about Resendiz and the confessions that he made.  

7: The Lover

November 20th, 2018

33:29

Diamantina’s former lover Andres Mascorro, who was also convicted of Darryl Kolojaco’s murder, has finally agreed to be interviewed in prison — after …

6: An Innocent on Death Row?

November 13th, 2018

33:46

In this episode we learn about the case of Louis Perez, a man on death row for a triple murder in Austin, Texas. But the modus operandi of the killer was eerily similar to that of Resendiz. We meet Louis’s sister, Delia …

5: False Confessions

November 6th, 2018

33:44

Was Angel Resendiz lying in order to delay his execution or bolster his own myth; to get credit for unsolved murders around the Unites States?

In …

4: Blythe Part 2

October 30th, 2018

33:34

Alex is still in Blythe and still has lots of work to do to follow up on the claims of Angel Resendiz.

He visits the two sheriffs' offices that …

3: "Where the river bisects two states" (Blythe Pt. 1)

October 16th, 2018

31:06

In this episode the interview tape reveals another confession: Resendiz claims he killed “three or four” people on the border of Arizona and California. Although he can’t remember the name of the town, he’s precise …

2: The Kolojaco Case

October 9th, 2018

34:23

In 1998, two people were sentenced to life in prison for murder. Diamantina Kolojaco was found guilty of persuading her young lover to kill her …

1: The Tape

October 2nd, 2018

37:27

In the first episode of Dead Man Talking we meet journalist Alex Hannaford, find out about his interview with serial killer Angel Resendiz fifteen years ago, and listen to his interview tape.

We find out the back story …

Introducing Dead Man Talking

September 18th, 2018

5:39

Haunted by an old cassette tape of an un-investigated confession by a convicted murderer, journalist Alex Hannaford begins his investigation into the …

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