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Foul Play: Crime Series

187 EpisodesProduced by Shane Waters, Wendy Cee Website

Foul Play: Crime Series is a guided one case per season True Crime series podcast appealing to your morbid and obsessed curiosity.Shane Waters began the podcast in January of 2014, making it one of the first crime series podcasts. If you’re looking for a friend to guide you through true crime, Shane… read more

187 Episodes | 2014 - 2022

Catherine Winters, Missing Child in 1913

January 22nd, 2014

40:04
Catherine Winters was only nine years old when she disappeared from her hometown of New Castle, Indiana on March 20th, 1913. Catherine's …

John Hubbard: 1850s Serial Killer in Indiana

September 17th, 2017

43:24
While exploring an old museum in Wabash, Indiana - Shane discovers the old basement holds a secret. Join Shane as he sits down with a Historian to …

Newly Installed Septic Tank Reveals Gruesome Discovery

October 2nd, 2017

8:52
Charlie and Mavis McCloud are installing a new septic tank on their rural property in Canada. They found an old septic tank on the property and …

The Johnson Family: A Tragic Story of Murder or Accident?

October 11th, 2017

16:51
In the case of Alvira Johnson and her seven children, it is unclear whether they were murdered or if they met their untimely end in an accident. …

S1 Ep1: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

March 10th, 2018

21:14
With numerous female victims, this series of murders remains an unsolved murder mystery. This introduction episode will tell you a little about the …

S1 Ep2: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

April 3rd, 2018

31:22
This is the second episode in our series on the Redhead Murders. With numerous female victims, this series of murders remains an unsolved murder …

S1 Ep3: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

April 20th, 2018

35:16
In our third installment in the series on the the Unsolved Redhead Murders, you hear from a young lady that believes the Jane Doe found murdered …

S1 Ep4: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

April 30th, 2018

48:46
Traveling to Elizabethton, Tennessee, Shane speaks with a Sociology class at Elizabethton High School about the Redhead Murders. This semester they …

S1 Ep5: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

May 12th, 2018

32:38
Join Shane as he travels to Barbourville, Kentucky to trace the steps the Bible Belt Strangler made when he killed an innocent victim along 25E. With …

S1 Ep6: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

May 19th, 2018

37:29
Shane travels again to Elizabethton, Tennessee, to join the high school sociology class at a press conference to tell the world about the Redhead …

S1 Ep7: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

May 30th, 2018

25:46
Join Shane as he drives the same route the Bible Belt Strangler took after he picked up the Redheaded Jane Doe from King’’s Truck Stop In Barbourville, Kentucky. You will also hear about the stories of two other …

The Tragedy in My Family

June 19th, 2018

34:53
Today is Father’s day and two days before my birthday, so I wanted to share with you a special story about a tragedy that happened in my own family. On November 14, 1979, my dad was hit by a drunk driver - after 42 days …

S1 Ep8: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

July 19th, 2018

22:58
Shane discusses the very first victim thought to be linked to the Redhead Murders found in Wetzel County, West Virginia. Also in on the discussion is grassroots amateur investigator featured on Netflix’s Docu-Series The …

S1 Ep9: The Unsolved Redhead Murders

September 9th, 2018

52:47
Join Shane and Gemma as they discuss the final victim of the Redhead Murders, Summarize what we know so far, and end the series with a very promising …

S2 Ep1: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy, Soon to be Netflix's The Keepers

September 17th, 2018

51:01
Was the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy to protect the secret of a giant pedophile ring of abuser catholic priests and police officers in Baltimore? …

S2 Ep2: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Schmidt Family Reflections]

September 25th, 2018

35:36
Gemma Hoskins and Shane Waters sit down with Sharon Schmidt to discuss her family, including her uncle that lived across from Sister Cathy at the …

S2 Ep3: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Cindy Lovell from Victim to Survivor]

October 3rd, 2018

1:12:04
Survivor Cindy Lovell suffered for a year and a half of ritual rape and abuse by Father Joseph Maskell while attending Archbishop Keough High School. …

S2 Ep4: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Bob Erlandson, Doe/Roe Investigative Reporter]

October 10th, 2018

1:28:55
Investigative Reporter Bob Erlandson sits down with Gemma and Shane to discuss all aspects of Sister Cathy's murder, cover up of abuse, as well as the ongoing events surrounding sexual abuse in Baltimore.

Join Shane …

S2 Ep5: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [If I tell I will die]

October 17th, 2018

1:00:35
This episode may not be appropriate for all listeners. Details about sexual abuse will be discussed - listener discretion is advised. Now a Nurse Practitioner, Donna Vondenbosch was ritually abused by Father Joseph …

S2 Ep6: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Connection]

October 24th, 2018

1:06:05
Today you are going to hear from a very brave survivor who wasn’t featured in The Keepers. Michele Stanton can link Edgar Davison with Officer James Scannell, a very important connection. We know already of Father …

S2 Ep7: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Jane Roe]

October 31st, 2018

1:04:28
Although several victims of Father Maskell came forward in the 90s, Sharon May at the prosecuting office refused to go forward with charges. Many questions arose as to why​ in 'The Keepers' Sharon May suggested she just …

S2 Ep8: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Coincidence]

November 7th, 2018

41:45
Sharon’s uncle Billy happens to live in the apartment complex, granting him access to always being able to know when Cathy enters and leaves. He …

S2 Ep9: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy, Part 9 [Shady Business]

November 14th, 2018

38:48
Podcaster Brooke Gittings joins us to discuss her knowledge of the assistant state attorney Sharon May. This is an episode you do not want to miss!

Join Shane Waters and The Keepers' Gemma Hoskins in this series, along …

S2 Ep10: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Q&A]

November 21st, 2018

29:02
This special episode consists of Gemma and Shane answering questions many listeners have sent in about this case. We have several very eye-opening interviews coming up so stay tuned!

Join Shane Waters and The Keepers' …

S2 Ep11: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [If only they had listened]

November 28th, 2018

44:57
Please be advised this episode contains content and language that is graphic in nature, listener discretion is strongly advised. Where were you at in life at the age of 13? Personally, I remember being in 8th grade …

S2 Ep12: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Good Joe, Bad Joe]

December 5th, 2018

52:21
Dr. Lee Richmond was a professor of Education at Loyola University Maryland in the area of school counseling. She is a licensed psychologist in the …

S2 Ep13: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Teachers and Friends]

December 12th, 2018

47:26
This week’s guest has a unique insight into both Cathy and Russell’s personalities. They were her teachers, and later her friends.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and …

S2 Ep14: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [You Never Know]

December 19th, 2018

47:23
This episode is dedicated to teachers and their students. Teachers, stay vigilant because you never know.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a crime junkie with …

S2 Ep15: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Behind the Mic]

December 22nd, 2018

56:05
This special episode features hosts Shane and Gemma discussing the details that have led them here. We will return on January 8th with an interview with Jean (aka Jane Doe) and Ryan White (director) of Netflix's …

S2 Ep16: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Keepers with Ryan White and Jean Wehner] Part 1

January 9th, 2019

37:13
Joining Gemma and Shane for a two part episode in our series on the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik is Ryan White and Jean Wehner. Ryan White …

S2 Ep17: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Keepers with Ryan White and Jean Wehner] Part 2

January 16th, 2019

32:14
Part 2: Joining Gemma and Shane for a two-part episode in our series on the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik is Ryan White and Jean Wehner. …

S2 Ep18: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Bombshell - The Man in the Trench Coat] Part 1

January 23rd, 2019

34:45
Part 1: I’ve seen it before, a cold case stays unsolved until someone comes forward with information they thought was unimportant. It’s an important …

S2 Ep19: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Bombshell - The Man in the Trench Coat] Part 2

January 30th, 2019

49:11
Part 2: We continue our conversation with Sharon Bush - she explained she was present in the apartment shortly before Sister Cathy disappeared. Later that night Sister Russell, Sharon’s best friend, called her worried …

S2 Ep20: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Interview with the Archdiocese of Baltimore] Part 1

February 6th, 2019

37:16
Part 1: The following interview is with the Vice-Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. We will release this interview in two parts. If you are …

S2 Ep21: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Interview with the Archdiocese of Baltimore] Part 2

February 13th, 2019

35:38
Part 2: The following interview is with the Vice-Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. We will release this interview in two parts, and there …

S2 Ep22: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [1975 Maskell Abuse Reported]

February 20th, 2019

28:13
In last week’s interview with Sean Caine from the Archdiocese of Baltimore - one of the subjects we discussed was when abuse allegations against Father Maskell first happened. Caine says according to their documents the …

S2 Ep23: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Maskell's Confidential Student Secretary] Part 1

February 27th, 2019

24:00

Around the same time Sister Cathy went missing in 1969, Father Maskell started looking for a confidential secretary. Student Lil Hughes (Knipp) agreed to fill this position. Some episode corrections: Lil has 7 siblings, …

S2 Ep25: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Q&A with Gemma and Shane]

March 20th, 2019

44:27

Gemma and Shane discuss the case, as well as answer questions that listeners have sent in.

S2 Ep27: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [LIVE in Maryland with Teresa and Donna]

April 3rd, 2019

53:10

Shane travels to the Baltimore area for a week - recording many episodes including this one in Greenbelt, MD with Survivor Teresa and call-in with Survivor Donna.

S2 Ep28: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Timeline] Part 1

April 10th, 2019

39:23
Shane and Gemma sit down in Gemma's kitchen to discuss the entirety of the timeline surrounding Sister Cathy's case. From the life and death of Fr Maskell, to the time leading and after Cathy's disappearance - we hope …

S2 Ep29: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Timeline] Part 2

April 17th, 2019

35:26
Shane and Gemma sit down in Gemma's kitchen to discuss the entirety of the timeline surrounding Sister Cathy's case. From the life and death of Fr Maskell, to the time leading and after Cathy's disappearance - we hope …

S2 Ep30: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Cemetery Dig]

April 24th, 2019

34:29
In Maryland Shane and Gemma sit down to discuss the Cemetery dig that uncovered a large room-sized hole in the ground that Fr Maskell used to hide …

S2 Ep31: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Hidden Predator Act of 2019]

May 1st, 2019

41:18
A few weeks ago we shared that House Bill 687, also known as The Hidden Predator Act of 2019, was being sponsored by CT Wilson. House Delegate …

S2 Ep32: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Kelly the Box Girl] Part 1

May 8th, 2019

36:05

Many of you have been reaching out asking where you can find two episodes Gemma and I have referenced in the podcast a few times on Kelly the Box Girl. In February of 2018, Gemma and I worked together to chase a …

S2 Ep33: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Jane the Phone Lady] Part 2

May 15th, 2019

57:44
This week Gemma and Shane sat down to discuss the crazy Kelly the box girl scenario we reminded you of last week when we searched all over the world for a box of evidence. Our special guest is who we later found out to …

S2 Ep34: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Scenes of the Crimes]

May 22nd, 2019

48:02
Shane and Gemma explore Baltimore, specifically at the places of importance to Sister Cathy and Joyce's cases. The audio from this episode was recorded remotely along streets and in woods so be prepared for noise from …

S2 Ep35: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Yelling in the Night]

May 29th, 2019

51:41
Gemma Hoskins and Shane Waters sit down with Mary Spence, a former Keough student who overheard a man yelling loudly from the direction of Cathy's …

S2 Ep36: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Joyce Malecki Family]

June 5th, 2019

42:47
Gemma and Shane sit down to discuss the details surrounding Joyce Malecki's unsolved murder case with Joyce's family.

Joyce's family describes her …

S2 Ep37: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Discussion of Discovery]

June 12th, 2019

34:54
Gemma and Shane sit down with two long time listeners who are very active in the Foul Play discussion group to discuss some new information recently …

S2 Ep38: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Memories] Part 1

June 19th, 2019

40:13
Shane and Gemma sit down with Ellen Lacter, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist to discuss extreme abuse and how it can impact victim-survivors and …

S2 Ep39: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Memories] Part 2

June 26th, 2019

37:25
Part 2 : Dr. Ellen Lacter, Ph.D mostly understands abusers through working with victims. In her direct work with abusers, she has found that they often do not have good insight into why they abuse. Abuse is usually a …

S2 Ep40: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Memories] Part 3

July 3rd, 2019

32:22
Final Part 3 : Jean Wehner talks about how they believe Father Maskell had a black book of everyone he took advantage of, and that he was very smart …

S2 Ep41: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Attorney Beverly Wallace] Part 1

July 17th, 2019

26:46

Gemma and Shane sit down with Attorney Beverly Wallace to discuss her role in the 90s "Doe Roe" trial where she represented Jean Wehner in her case …

S2 Ep42: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Attorney Beverly Wallace] Part 2

July 24th, 2019

25:15

This is the second part of our discussion with Attorney Beverly Wallace.Gemma and Shane sit down with Attorney Beverly Wallace to discuss her role in …

S2 Ep43: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [CIA MKUltra] Part 1

July 31st, 2019

26:22

Could Fr. Maskell have been a part of the CIA Program MKUltra? Shane and Gemma sit down with Dr. Colin Ross to discuss the CIA program MKUltra as …

S2 Ep44: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [CIA MKUltra] Part 2

August 7th, 2019

45:28
** Trigger Warning ** Part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Ross.Could Fr. Maskell have been a part of the CIA Program MKUltra? Shane and Gemma sit …

S2 Ep45: Unsolved Murder Sister Cathy [MKUltra Survivor]

August 28th, 2019

27:28
Join Shane and Gemma as they discuss the MKUltra program with survivor Lynn, who also is able to link the program with the Gynecologist Dr. Christian …

S2 Ep46: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [MKUltra Survivor] Part 2

September 4th, 2019

36:48
Shane and Gemma further their discussion with MKUltra Survivor Lynn, who links the CIA program with Gynecologist Dr. Christian Richter and Maskell's …

S2 Ep47: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [CIA MKUltra Document]

September 11th, 2019

13:57
During last week’s conversation with MKUltra Survivor, we discussed briefly some of the documents the CIA released that touched slightly on their …

S2 Ep48: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Leaving the Convent]

September 18th, 2019

27:35
Gemma and Shane sit down with Sr. Rose Pacatte to discuss Sr. Cathy leaving the convent and her status at the time she was murdered. Sr. Rose …

S2 Ep49: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Leaving the Convent] Part 2

September 25th, 2019

36:11
[Part 2] Gemma and Shane sit down with Sr. Rose Pacatte to discuss Sr. Cathy leaving the convent and her status at the time she was murdered.Sr. Rose …

S2 Ep50: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Journalist Tom Nugent] Part 1

October 2nd, 2019

38:48
Shane and Gemma sit down with Journalist Tom Nugent to discuss his role in Netflix's docu-series "The Keepers" along with Sister Cathy's case.

Are …

S2 Ep51: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Journalist Tom Nugent] Part 2

October 9th, 2019

28:12
{Part 2} Shane and Gemma sit down with Journalist Tom Nugent to discuss his role in Netflix's docu-series "The Keepers" along with Sister Cathy's …

S2 Ep52: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Hunter]

October 30th, 2019

29:31
Shane and Gemma sit down to discuss the day Hunter George found Sister Cathy's remains. This is the first time Hunter George has been questioned about the case since that day in 1970.

Are you obsessed with true crime …

S2 Ep53: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [50th Anniversary]

November 8th, 2019

23:35
50 years ago today, at approximately 7 pm Eastern Time, Sister Cathy would leave her Carriage House Apartment for the very last time. The world has …

S2 Ep54: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Welcome back, Tom Nugent]

November 20th, 2019

41:54
Shane sits down for an in-depth four-part podcast to examine the case with Investigative Journalist Tom Nugent.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a crime …

S2 Ep55: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Welcome back, Tom Nugent] Part 2

December 4th, 2019

25:18
[Part 2] Shane sits down for an in-depth four-part podcast to examine the case with Investigative Journalist Tom Nugent.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a …

S2 Ep56: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Welcome back, Tom Nugent] Part 3

December 11th, 2019

38:59
[Part 2] Shane sits down for an in-depth four-part podcast to examine the case with Investigative Journalist Tom Nugent.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a …

S2 Ep57: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Welcome back, Tom Nugent] Part 4

January 1st, 2020

30:41
[Part 4] Shane sits down for an in-depth Four-part podcast to examine the case with Investigative Journalist Tom Nugent.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a …

S2 Ep59: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Dr. Werner Spitz]

January 8th, 2020

28:37
CAUTION: This episode contains graphic forensic content.

Gemma discusses Sister Cathy's case with Forensic Pathologist Dr. Werner Spitz, who was the …

S2 Ep60: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [How to Protect Children from Pedophiles]

January 15th, 2020

30:38
Shane and Gemma discuss ways to speak to children about abuse, and how to possibly recognize non-verbal signs/indications of possible abuse. 

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite …

S2 Ep61: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Discussion with Gemma & Shane] Part 1

January 22nd, 2020

28:42
Gemma and Shane discuss different aspects of the case, along with answering questions submitted by listeners.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a crime junkie …

S2 Ep62: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Discussion with Gemma & Shane] Part 2

January 29th, 2020

24:10
[Part 2] Gemma and Shane discuss different aspects of the case, along with answering questions submitted by listeners.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a …

S2 Ep63: Unsolved Murders of Sister Cathy [Discussion with Gemma & Shane] Part 3

February 12th, 2020

27:18
[Part 3] Gemma and Shane discuss different aspects of the case, along with answering questions submitted by listeners.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite murder and you’re a …

S2 Ep64: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Hidden Predator Act 2020] Part 1

February 26th, 2020

1:11:09
In Annapolis, Maryland on Feb 20th survivors Teresa Lancaster and Jean Wehner joined other survivors and experts to speak at a hearing to state …

S2 Ep65: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Hidden Predator Act 2020] Part 2

March 4th, 2020

1:00:27
[Part 2] In Annapolis Maryland on Feb 20th survivors Teresa Lancaster and Jean Wehner joined other survivors and experts to speak at a hearing to …

S2 Ep66: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Lies and Deception] Part 1

March 11th, 2020

41:30
Shane and Gemma sit down with an expert behavioral detection analyst who analyzes interviews with key figures surrounding Sister Cathy's case.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite …

S2 Ep67: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Lies and Deception] Part 2

March 25th, 2020

34:30
Shane and Gemma sit down with an expert behavioral detection analyst who analyzes interviews with key figures surrounding Sister Cathy's case. 

**Correction to the episode: Timestamp referenced to Dr. Richter is on …

S3 Ep1: The Maps

April 7th, 2020

29:05
All seemed well in and around the community of Linden, California, in the early 1980s. Methamphetamine made its way into the life of many impressionable young people as they navigated a social life outside of High …

S3 Ep2: The Maps

April 21st, 2020

29:58
Jo Ann Hobson and Robin Armtrout disappeared from Stockton in August 1985. Robin's body was found within a week, she had been sexually assaulted and …

S2 Ep68: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [False Memory Syndrome Foundation]

April 29th, 2020

1:03:26
Shane and Gemma sit down with Michael Salter to discuss the False Memory Syndrome Foundation and the reasons behind why they shut down at the end of …

S3 Ep3: The Maps

May 5th, 2020

33:44

October 16th, 1985, Chevy Wheeler disappeared after telling friends she was going to be skipping school with Wesley Shermantine. Chevy's mother Paula …

S3 Ep4: The Maps

May 19th, 2020

18:55

In this episode, we will be talking about Cyndi Vanderheiden. Cyndi was the last known victim of the Speed Freak Killers as they were both arrested shortly after her disappearance. You will also be presented with the …

S3 Ep5: The Maps

June 2nd, 2020

35:17
Rob Dick and Leonard Padilla are Bounty Hunters who got involved in the Speed Freak Killers case very early on. Without their involvement the maps …

S3 Ep6: The Maps

June 17th, 2020

39:43

With the help of a professional Behavior Detection Analyst, we listen and process through Loren Herzog's first police interrogation from November …

S3 Ep7: The Maps

July 1st, 2020

55:28

This is the second half of our discussion with the professional Behavior Detection Analyst. We listen and process through Loren Herzog's interview from February 1st, 1999 (second part) along with his later arrest and …

S2 Ep69: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Keepers Zoom Q&A]

July 7th, 2020

1:15:08
Gemma organized a Zoom meeting with many key players of Netflix's docu-series The Keepers's - along with many people you've heard from in our podcast so far.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you …

S3 Ep8: The Maps

July 15th, 2020

43:50

Wesley Shermantine's trial started in Santa Clara County on November 22, 2000. Shermantine was charged with four murders - Howard King, Paul …

S2 Ep70: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [More Lies & Deception]

July 22nd, 2020

35:01
Shane and Gemma are joined with Behavior Detection Analyst Mike again to discuss more deceptive behavior observed in Netflix's The Keepers.

Are you obsessed with true crime and rotten people? If you have a favorite …

S3 Ep9: The Maps

July 29th, 2020

51:26

On July 31, 2001, jury selection began in Herzog's murder trial. The trial was also held in Santa Clara County, due to the notoriety of the pair and …

S3 Ep10: The Maps

August 12th, 2020

50:28

Shane and Wendy sit down with Paul Holes to discuss his experience with San Joaquin, California, and general information about Serial Killers. Paul …

S3 Ep11: The Maps

August 26th, 2020

49:55

Join Shane and Wendy as they discuss accusations of ethics violations at the Sheriff's Office under Sheriff Baxter Dunn (1991-2005) and Sheriff Steve …

S2 Ep71: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Keeping On with Gemma]

August 28th, 2020

17:13
In this episode, Gemma Hoskins reads a chapter out of her new book "Keeping On". You can find the book for purchase here: https://mascotbooks.com/mascot-marketplace/buy-books/nonfiction/bios-and-memoirs/keeping-on/Book

S3 Ep12: The Maps

September 9th, 2020

45:49

Convicted serial killer Loren Herzog was paroled from prison on September 18th, 2010 after serving a reduced 14-year sentence. The circumstances …

S3 Ep13: The Maps

September 23rd, 2020

40:47

After years of not knowing where Wes and Loren dumped the remains of Cyndi and Chevy, finally convicted serial killer Wesley Shermantine draws a …

S3 Ep14: The Maps

October 7th, 2020

44:36

In February 2012 Cyndi Vanderheiden and Chevy Wheeler's remains were recovered and the families could finally put their daughters to rest. After …

S3 Ep15: The Maps

October 21st, 2020

46:25

While researching for The maps we have come across the same thing time and time again. Issues with law enforcement in the area, shady stories from within law enforcement,  families feeling like things were being brushed …

Special: Halloween 2020

October 28th, 2020

42:54

Happy Halloween from the Foul Play team! This special bonus episode includes the history of Halloween and how different cultures celebrate it. Of …

S3 Ep16: The Maps

November 4th, 2020

38:32

As you know from earlier episodes, there are many missing people in the area where Shermantine and Herzog lived who are suspected to be victims of the pair. But their killing spree wasn’t contained to the Linden area of …

S3 Ep17: The Maps

November 18th, 2020

37:27

The huge maps that Shermantine was drawing WERE accurate, it was time to look into other locations that he had marked. It was time to bring home the other missing people, to end this horrendous ordeal for those other …

S2 Ep72: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Chasing Alice]

November 24th, 2020

40:44
Shane & Gemma reunite to chat with a new friend of Gemma's - who shares with us the story of her English teacher and mentor that was murdered in Maryland. Stay tuned for more episodes that we are working on for …

S3 Ep18: The Maps

December 2nd, 2020

43:12
Following the dig at the well site, Leonard Padilla tried to get Shermantine out of prison to show them the exact spot where other sites were so that …

S3 Ep19: The Maps

December 16th, 2020

28:31

In 2014, Miss Shelley and her daughters sued the county of San Joaquin, Sheriff Steve Moore in his official capacity as Sheriff, and Steve Moore individually for the way that the remains of Jo Ann Hobson were handled. …

S3 Ep20: The Maps

December 30th, 2020

31:24
During this season we have not only told you about those that we know were victims of the Speed Freak Killers, we have also included some unsolved …

S4 Ep1: The Maxwells

January 13th, 2021

26:58
You've no doubt heard about the infamous sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, and his association with British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell. Ghislaine worked for her father, the publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell, until his …

S4 Ep2: The Maxwells

January 27th, 2021

33:13
The Maxwell family were initially poor but as Robert Maxwell’s empire grew, so did the families wealth, and in 1959 they moved into Headington Hill Hall in Oxford, which they rented from Oxford City Council. Headington …

S4 Ep3: The Maxwells

February 10th, 2021

30:17
On November 5, 1990, Ghislaine Maxwell flew to New York to hand deliver an envelope for her Father. What she did not know was that this envelope was part of a plot, that Robert Maxwell had initiated to steal $200m from …

S5 Ep1: Lonely Hearts

February 24th, 2021

22:20
In this day and age, the chance at finding love has never been easier. It’s literally in the palm of your hand. The internet has opened the door to so many possibilities, online dating websites such as Match.com, …

S5 Ep2: Lonely Hearts

March 10th, 2021

21:14
An arrest warrant was issued for Cornelius Pierson, who turned out to be Harry F. Powers of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Catfishing is a term most people recognize today as someone who pretends to be someone else - most …

S5 Ep3: Lonely Hearts

March 24th, 2021

22:44
This episode begins after the grisly discovery of Asta Eicher and her three children’s remains at the Garage of Harry Powers; who is currently in …

Special Episode: April Fools' Day

March 25th, 2021

14:52
The first of April is widely regarded as an unofficial holiday reserved for pranks and hoaxes that seem too ridiculous to be believed yet are …

S5 Ep4: Lonely Hearts

April 7th, 2021

17:11
In one of the numerous trunks confiscated from the Powers home, something caught their attention. A bankbook that belonged to Mrs. Dorothy Pressler …

S5 Ep5: Lonely Hearts

April 21st, 2021

22:50
Harry has now recanted his confession, claiming it was made under duress. He was beaten and kept awake. He states that he confessed because all he wanted to do was sleep. However, with the amount of evidence against …

S2 Ep73: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Hard Labor]

May 5th, 2021

50:06
Shane and Gemma Hoskins from Netflix's The Keepers discuss the consequences of surviving childhood sexual abuse with an abuse Survivor named Erin. Erin has suffered tremendously from addiction that she traces back to …

S2 Ep74: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Who was Russell Phillips?]

May 12th, 2021

32:22
Shane and Gemma Hoskins from Netflix's The Keepers sit down with a former student and friend of Sister Russell's to discuss some of her experiences, …

S2 Ep75: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy (Part 1) [LIVE w/Gemma and Shane]

May 19th, 2021

54:09
(Part 1) Shane and Gemma did their first LIVE on-the-air podcast, take a listen as they answer questions and clarify a few things in relation to …

S2 Ep76: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy (part 2) [LIVE w/Gemma and Shane]

May 26th, 2021

40:57
(Part 2) Shane and Gemma did their first LIVE on-the-air podcast, take a listen as they answer questions and clarify a few things in relation to …

S8 Ep1: Unsolved Murder of Beverly Jarosz

May 28th, 2021

56:05
(Part 1) I’ve been receiving requests from some of you to release the three podcasts I created years ago on the 1964 unsolved murder of Beverly …

S8 Ep3: Unsolved Murder of Beverly Jarosz

May 28th, 2021

47:51
(Part 3) I’ve been receiving requests from some of you to release the three podcasts I created years ago on the 1964 unsolved murder of Beverly …

S8 Ep2: Unsolved Murder of Beverly Jarosz

May 28th, 2021

36:57
(Part 2) I’ve been receiving requests from some of you to release the three podcasts I created years ago on the 1964 unsolved murder of Beverly …

S2 Ep77: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Pam Conyers Connection?]

June 2nd, 2021

37:20
Shane and Gemma discuss the unsolved murder of Pamela Lynn Conyers with Pam's niece Ingrid. Detectives believe Pamela's murder may be related to the …

S2 Ep78: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Richter's Medical Assistant Comes Forward]

June 9th, 2021

40:16
Gemma and Shane interview Richter's Medical Assistant, who shares details from her time working for Dr. Christian Richter.  You may recall that Father Maskell allegedly took students he was sexually abusing to Dr. …

S6 Ep1: Throwaways

June 16th, 2021

33:12
This new series details the investigation of the Redhead Murders, including details of how Shane got involved all the way to identifying the serial …

S6 Ep2: Throwaways

July 14th, 2021

27:05
“Lot lizards” - that’s what they call them. The kind of prostitutes who work truck stops and trailer parks. These are not the high-end rent girls of …

S6 Ep3: Throwaways

July 21st, 2021

26:13
[Part 3] After Shane started researching the case of the Barbourville Jane Doe, and sharing this story on Foul Play, smaller newspapers around the …

S6 Ep4: Throwaways

August 11th, 2021

30:35
[Part 4] When you were in school you probably had class projects. You made terrariums and did that thing with a papier-mâché volcano filled with …

S6 Ep5: Throwaways

August 25th, 2021

48:49
In pitch darkness, shortly after 2AM, Jane Doe #7 stumbled into the median of I-40, near Junction 58, in Kingston, Tennessee. The strangling had ruptured the blood vessels in her eyes and rendered her virtually blind, …

S6 Ep6: Throwaways

September 8th, 2021

27:26
Rather than adoring and desiring his mother according to the Freudian complex, Jerry Johns appears to have hated her subtly and relentlessly under the guise of run of the mill spree-killing. Hearing all this, you might …

S6 Ep7: Throwaways

September 15th, 2021

28:36
[Part 7] By the time someone becomes a lot lizard, they have, by and large, already suffered enough. Truck stop sex work is a late stop on a tour of misery that almost always begins at home. And if it doesn’t begin at …

S6 Ep8: Throwaways

September 23rd, 2021

25:22
The best imaginable alibi, outside of lunch with the Dalai Lama, is simply to place yourself in police custody at the time the crime is committed. If …

S6 Ep9: Throwaways

October 6th, 2021

30:34
Season Finale. For three years now I’ve been nailing these little red crosses into the ground. I know it doesn’t mean very much, but what the hell else am I supposed to do? Forget? Walk away with the same indifference …

St Valentine's Day Massacre

October 14th, 2021

18:05
This is a standalone episode.

When seven men were gunned down in a Chicago garage in 1929, their killers thought nothing of it. After all, they had been engaged in a hostile war against each other, and the victims …

The Story of Lana Clayton

October 20th, 2021

27:50
This is a standalone episode.

The act of taking someone’s life through poisoning has been around since Ancient Rome and Greece, when it was the preferred method of assassination. Plants like nightshade, hemlock, …

S2 Ep79: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [The Brother]

November 3rd, 2021

37:08
Shane and Gemma continue the conversation on the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy. The pair interview “the brother” who shares his experience working …

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

November 10th, 2021

34:17
This is a single non-series episode.

For some people, attempts made to rise above the hand they’ve been dealt are met with success. Other people strive to better themselves and encounter notable resistance - maybe …

Ruthie McCoy

December 1st, 2021

46:45
This is a single non-series episode.

In the 1992 horror cult-classic film Candyman, curiosity takes a grad student places she never thought she’d …

Christmas Episode 1 - Italian Hall

December 8th, 2021

25:48
Michigan’s Northern Peninsula was rife copper mining country. This was big business, making huge profits for the mining companies, but giving little …

Christmas Episode 2 - Sodder Family

December 15th, 2021

30:10
For almost 40 years there stood a huge billboard on route 19 near Fayatteville, West Virginia.

It showed the images of 5 children and the following …

Christmas Episode 3 - Maurin Murders

December 22nd, 2021

25:47
Longview Washington, Friday 20 December 1985, The Daily News, lead with the headline ‘Congress bogs down in battle to cut federal deficit’.

The front page was filled with stories about property tax increases, economic …

Papin Sisters

December 29th, 2021

23:47
This is a single non-series episode.

While you may have never heard of the Papin sisters, their story may sound familiar: two domestic servants seeking revenge on their wealthy employer for the cards they’ve been …

Robert Kissel

January 12th, 2022

26:44
This is a single non-series episode.

Nancy and Robert Kissel had a life that would exceed most people's wildest dreams. A luxury apartment in a …

David Early

January 19th, 2022

25:59
This is a single non-series episode.

People tend to stick with what they know. If you've been a criminal for the majority of your life, it can be …

S7 Ep1: Suffolk Strangler

February 2nd, 2022

25:00
(Part 1) In late 2006 a small town in the East of the United Kingdom was shaken by a killing spree of 5 women, over a very short 6 week period.

S7 Ep2: Suffolk Strangler

February 16th, 2022

18:34
(Part 2) In late 2006 a small town in the East of the United Kingdom was shaken by a killing spree of 5 women, over a very short 6 week period.

S7 Ep3: Suffolk Strangler

March 2nd, 2022

22:16
(Part 3) In late 2006 a small town in the East of the United Kingdom was shaken by a killing spree of 5 women, over a very short 6 week period.

High School Podcast : Murderous Soul

March 11th, 2022

12:31
A few months ago, Shane received an email from a high school teacher in Hartwell, Georgia, named Leanne. Leanne explained that she was using true …

S2 Ep80: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Safe in Socks]

March 15th, 2022

28:16
Shane and Gemma continue the conversation on the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy. The pair interview Teresa Lancaster and her daughter Annette to …

Ann and Anthony Anastasi

March 16th, 2022

18:56
A seemingly happy family belonging in a Norman Rockwell painting would soon turn into a thing of nightmares… this is the story of Ann and Anthony …

Kristie and Kahlil

March 30th, 2022

19:10
This is a single non-series episode.

Today’s story is one of lust, despair, illusions, and an unbridled affinity for putting up deceptive fronts. Today, we talk about Kristie Evans.

Our story begins sometime around …

The Bizarre Case of Mitrice Richardson

April 6th, 2022

15:24
This is a single non-series episode.

In 2009, a young woman walked out from a Lost Hills Police Station in the middle of the night and disappeared …

S9 Ep1: Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

April 13th, 2022

19:31
Just a month after the beginning of the American Civil War, on May 16th, 1861, arguably the world's most infamous serial killer was born in Gilmanton, New Hampshire. In this episode Shane explores the early life of …

S9 Ep2: Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

April 20th, 2022

18:35
Holmes settled in comfortably in Chicago, he was well liked, he was charismatic, intelligent and fun to be around, nobody had a bad word to say about …

S9 Ep3: Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

April 27th, 2022

18:53
Frank Geyer, started his career with the City of Philadelphia Police Department on 6 May 1876 as a patrolman. In January 1888 he was promoted to …

S9 Ep4: Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

May 4th, 2022

18:03
Of course, nobody in the District Attorney’s office believed a word that came out of Holmes mouth, so the investigation to find the children …

S9 Ep5: Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

May 11th, 2022

16:19
Holmes was sentenced to hanging for the murder of Benjamin F Pitezel on May 7th 1986, when he was aged just 34 years old.
While there was a lot of …

S9 Ep6: Serial Killer H.H. Holmes

May 18th, 2022

24:35
I have so many questions about Holmes and we are sure you do too, so in this episode we will be answering some of them.

Let’s start with Why Did …

S10 Ep1: Making a Predator

May 25th, 2022

19:25
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 junior …

S10 Ep2: Making a Predator

June 1st, 2022

21:28
The last time we saw Brent, he was at the AMC IMAX theater, on the east side of Noblesville, Indiana. A sophomore at Ball State University, Brent had arranged to meet an underaged girl in for a movie that afternoon.

S10 Ep3: Making a Predator

June 8th, 2022

23:08
Last episode, we learned that the men at the theater waiting for Brent were his former roommates, Sean (bleep) and Jacob (bleep). Not only were they former roommates, but they were also fellow Ball State students in the …

S10 Ep4: Making a Predator

June 15th, 2022

26:14
How did your family react to the video and the fallout from the sting at the movie theater?

My dad really, really didn't really say a whole lot. He …

S2 Ep81: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Walking with Aletheia]

June 22nd, 2022

53:34
Gemma and Shane sit down with Jean and her brother to discuss the details in her new book, Walking with Aletheia.

Find Upcoming Book Events: jeanwehnercoach.com/appearances/
Visit Jean's Website: jeanwehnercoach.com

S11 Ep1: Dance of Lies

July 6th, 2022

9:54
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, city of Brotherly love and Sisterly affection. A city full of history, home of the liberty bell, the signing of the …

S11 Ep2: Dance of Lies

July 20th, 2022

9:39
When we ended the last episode, we left off where the discovery of a dismembered body was identified as Anna May Dietrich, although it wasn’t 100% certain, everything she was wearing matched with what Anna was wearing …

S11 Ep3: Dance of Lies

August 3rd, 2022

8:30
The murder of Anna May Dietrich was one of the most gruesome cases Philadelphia had seen in a long time. With what police had learned about Anna’s …

S11 Ep4: Dance of Lies

August 17th, 2022

7:12
The interview room was eerily silent, Marshall had just admitted to decapitating and dismembering the body of Anna May Dietrich. He didn’t kill her; he was adamant about that. But if the discovery of a body was found in …

S12 Ep1: Unsolved Murder of Hazel Drew

August 31st, 2022

5:22
More than a century ago, the body of 20 year old Hazel Drew was found floating in Teal's Pond near the bottom of Taborton Mountain in Sand Lake, New …

S12 Ep2: Unsolved Murder of Hazel Drew

September 7th, 2022

4:45
More than a century ago, the body of 20 year old Hazel Drew was found floating in Teal's Pond near the bottom of Taborton Mountain in Sand Lake, New …

S12 Ep3: Unsolved Murder of Hazel Drew

September 14th, 2022

5:56
More than a century ago, the body of 20 year old Hazel Drew was found floating in Teal's Pond near the bottom of Taborton Mountain in Sand Lake, New …

S12 Ep4: Unsolved Murder of Hazel Drew

September 21st, 2022

6:03
More than a century ago, the body of 20 year old Hazel Drew was found floating in Teal's Pond near the bottom of Taborton Mountain in Sand Lake, New …

S2 Ep82: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Teresa and Jean - the Courts, the Church and the Cops] Part 1

September 23rd, 2022

53:15
Shane and Gemma sit down with Jean and Teresa from Netflix's The Keepers to discuss the courts, the church, and the cops. If you are curious what the status of the 4 year Maryland attorney general investigation into …

S2 Ep83: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Teresa and Jean - the Courts, the Church and the Cops] Part 2

September 26th, 2022

45:35
Shane and Gemma sit down with Jean and Teresa from Netflix's The Keepers to discuss the courts, the church, and the cops. If you are curious what the status of the 4 year Maryland attorney general investigation into …

S13 Ep1: Acquittal of Lizzie Borden

September 28th, 2022

11:16
Lizzie Borden was an American woman tried and acquitted of the August 4, 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. No one else was charged in the murders, and despite ostracism from …

S13 Ep2: Acquittal of Lizzie Borden

October 5th, 2022

8:42
Lizzie Borden was an American woman tried and acquitted of the August 4, 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. No one else was charged in the murders, and despite ostracism from …

S13 Ep3: Acquittal of Lizzie Borden

October 12th, 2022

10:24
Lizzie Borden was an American woman tried and acquitted of the August 4, 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. No one else was charged in the murders, and despite ostracism from …

S13 Ep4: Acquittal of Lizzie Borden

October 19th, 2022

8:09
Lizzie Borden was an American woman tried and acquitted of the August 4, 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. No one else was charged in the murders, and despite ostracism from …

S13 Ep5: Acquittal of Lizzie Borden

October 21st, 2022

11:03
Lizzie Borden was an American woman tried and acquitted of the August 4, 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. No one else was charged in the murders, and despite ostracism from …

S2 Ep84: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [It’s Not a Lie Detector]

October 28th, 2022

44:12
Shane and Gemma welcome Retired FBI Special Agent William Ortiz to the Sister Cathy series to discuss Polygraph Examinations. William is a Marine …

S14 Ep1: Secrets of Nell Cropsey

November 2nd, 2022

14:19
There is a house in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Its Queen Anne style Frame sits on Riverside Ave near the Pasquotank river. It stands two stories …

S14 Ep2: Secrets of Nell Cropsey

November 9th, 2022

11:22
Nell Cropsey was missing, and fingers were quickly pointed at Jim Wilcox. He was the last person to see her, so it would make sense. But things are …

S14 Ep3: Secrets of Nell Cropsey

November 16th, 2022

11:46
Jim Wilcox was accused of murdering Nell Cropsey, but the evidence against him was weak and circumstantial. As Jim Wilcox sat in a jail in the town of Elizabeth City, Nell's body was released to her family. Over 200 …

S14 Ep4: Secrets of Nell Cropsey

November 23rd, 2022

7:45
We discuss the murder trial of Nell Cropsey, which has been postponed several times. Finally, on January 16th, the trial begins. We describe the events leading up to the trial and the anticipation of the outcome.

Find …

S15: My Aunt and the Hitman

November 23rd, 2022

0:58
Season 15 of Foul Play: Crime Series is starting December 4th.

This series is created and narrated by the typical crime writer of our show Wendy …

S2 Ep85: Unsolved Murder of Sister Cathy [Transparency and Accountability at the Archdiocese of Baltimore]

November 30th, 2022

26:16
The Maryland Attorney General investigation into the sexual abuse of children by clergy in the Archdiocese of Baltimore (AOB) has concluded. The 456-page report details the sexual abuse of more than 600 victims at the …

S15 Ep1: My Aunt and the Hitman [Beyond the Grave]

December 4th, 2022

19:20
"Are you hoping I die so that you can use the insurance money to sort out your mess"? These words were found on a scrap of paper in the home of my …
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