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Morbidology

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Morbidology is a weekly true crime podcast created and hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders," "Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder," "Mysteries Uncovered: True Stories of the Paranormal and Unexplained," and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Ca… read more

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76: Bijan Ebrahimi

November 30th, 2020

46:29

Bristol is a city in England that prides itself on being one of Britain’s most tolerant and forward-thinking communities. However, a brutal murder of …

75: Matthew Leveson

November 24th, 2020

59:46

What lengths would a parent go to to have their child’s body returned to them? Would you let your child’s killer go free so that you could be …

Introducing: The Shattered Window

November 23rd, 2020

3:02

Over three decades ago, a 7-year-old girl vanished from her bedroom in the middle of the night while everybody else in the suburb slept soundly. It's …

74: Kelli Bordeaux

November 16th, 2020

47:02

Kelli Bordeaux was a young soldier at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg. One night in 2012, she took a break from her regimented lifestyle to enjoy a …

Wondery Presents: Do Not Harm

November 10th, 2020

4:26

Wondery (Dr. Death, Dirty John, The Shrink Next Door) and NBC News (Dateline, The Thing About Pam, Motive for Murder) present Do No Harm.

The Bright family was thrust into a medical and legal system so committed to …

73: Seath Jackson

November 9th, 2020

1:18:10

Summerfield is a small town just south of Ocala in Florida. In April of 2015, a man living in South East 53rd Avenue had been sitting on his porch late at night when he saw a boy fleeing from his neighbor’s home. He saw …

72: Jeffrey and Jesse Ryan and Jason Dehahn

November 2nd, 2020

1:02:41

Amity is a small farming and logging town in Maine of around 200 located near the Canadian border. It is the kind of location people seek out for a …

Halloween Murders

October 29th, 2020

57:59

Halloween is a time for dressing up, watching horror movies, and going trick or treating. It is the one day of the year where the main purpose is to be scared and to scare others. However, amid all the harmless …

Introducing: Dr. Death Season 2

October 28th, 2020

4:43

If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of …

71: Leo and Lulu Krim

October 26th, 2020

59:28

In October of 2012, residents in an upmarket and lavish apartment complex in New York City were disturbed by a deafening scream echoing throughout the hallways. A mother had come home to find her apartment pitch black. …

Introducing: CrimeLapse

October 23rd, 2020

1:35

CrimeLapse is hosted by Eileen and Charlie. A true crime podcast that is uses primary audio, contemporary research and emotive narration to give you an immersive insight into the darkest tales. You can listen to …

70: Michelle Young

October 19th, 2020

1:10:02

In early November of 2006, police in Wake County, North Carolina, were alerted to an upmarket home in a quiet and secluded neighborhood. Inside, the …

69: Eric Czapnik

October 12th, 2020

1:06:14

Police officers put themselves at risk each day and collateral damage can be a reality that they deal with day-to-day. While police officers are …

68: Abraham Shakespeare

October 5th, 2020

1:12:37

If you’ve ever played the lottery, I don’t doubt you’ve fantasized about winning and what you would do with that kind of money. Maybe buy a mansion, …

Wondery Presents: Click Bait with Bachelor Nation

September 30th, 2020

6:15

Everyone loves a good bit of gossip. Go inside the juiciest stories on Click Bait with Bachelor Nation.

Hosts Tayshia Adams, Hannah Ann Sluss and Joe Amabile, know what it's like to live in the spotlight. They’ve seen …

67: Lisa Trubnikova

September 28th, 2020

1:03:45

Shortly after 2:15AM on the 5th of February, 2015, police in Bourne, Massachusetts, received a flurry of phone calls reporting a car that was up in …

66: Phoebe Jonchuck

September 21st, 2020

1:09:00

It was shortly after midnight in St. Petersburg, Florida, on the 8th of January, 2015, when a police officer was heading home down I-275 after …

Wondery Presents: Even the Rich: The Kennedys

September 15th, 2020

5:21

On July 19th, 1969, Senator Edward Kennedy, scion of the greatest political dynasty in modern America, drove his Oldsmobile into a pond. He escaped. …

65: Interstate 89 Crash

September 14th, 2020

1:09:29

It was around midnight on the 8th of October, 2016 when a number of drivers swerved to miss a man driving the wrong way on the I-89 highway in Vermont. Emergency dispatchers received phone call after phone call about a …

Introducing: True

September 8th, 2020

3:03

TRUE - A podcast that features the strange, unique, and often wacky side of criminality. These are the stories that will make you wonder if they came …

64: Ame Deal

September 7th, 2020

54:29

Casual witnesses to abuse do not have a legal obligation to report it. They do, however, have a moral obligation to report it. In July of 2011, a …

63: Hatteras Drive Murders

August 31st, 2020

1:05:44

Hatteras Drive in Hudson, Florida, backs onto picturesque canals, leading to the Gulf of Mexico. Many residents of this quaint neighbourhood have …

62: Becky Watts

August 24th, 2020

1:19:10

In February of 2015, the family of 16-year-old Becky Watts were thrust into a living nightmare when she seemingly vanished after leaving her home. …

61: David Grunwald

August 17th, 2020

1:22:54

Palmer is a small rural city in Matanuska-Sustina Valley in Alaska, around 42 miles northeast of Anchorage. It’s easily most known for the annual …

60: Sarah Stern

August 10th, 2020

1:12:16

Neptune City in New Jersey is a town of only 4,900 residents. In 2016, a local teenage girl vanished into thin air. Her abandoned car was discovered …

59: Jonathan Hoffman

August 3rd, 2020

1:06:57

Maple Place Villas is a gated community in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, that is manned by a security guard 24/7. It is the kind of community where elderly people go to retire and the lawns are all freshly …

58: Yessenia Suarez, Michael Otto & Thalia Otto

July 27th, 2020

1:13:32

“No body, no crime.” I’m sure that’s a sentence that many of you have heard before. However, that a massive misconception. While pressing murder …

57: Emani Moss

July 20th, 2020

1:06:40

According to the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services statistics, in 2012, the agency reported 152 deaths of children that they had been in contact with. This was an alarming average of almost three …

56: The Herring Murders

July 13th, 2020

1:01:01

In early August of 2015, Vermont was rocked by a shooting spree which culminated with the murder of a social worker. The grim murders sparked intense …

Wondery Presents: Changing the Game

July 6th, 2020

8:21

Award-winning sports journalist Nancy Armour interviews icons, Olympians, and trailblazers in this eight-part series exploring how women have …

55: Melissa Trotter

July 6th, 2020

1:14:15

According to The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, females between the ages of 12 and 19 are the most victimized segment of the …

Wondery Presents: GURU: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

July 1st, 2020

6:34

When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur …

Wondery Presents: Generation Why

June 30th, 2020

5:48

The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & …

54: Jamie Rose Bolin

June 29th, 2020

1:06:37

Cannibalism is arguably one of the most taboo crimes of all. Although most societies connect cannibalism with ancient Amazonian tribes or even rumors of devil worshiping rituals, fantasies of cannibalism are not …

53: Generro Sanchez

June 22nd, 2020

53:52

Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity is a defence that most killers hope and dream of. It is a defence that can sometimes essentially let a killer get away with murder. If found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, a killer is …

Wondery Presents: Murder in Hollywoodland

June 17th, 2020

5:03

It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was …

52: Christine and Lucy Lee

June 15th, 2020

55:59

On the 23rd of February, 2014, a frantic 999 call to Surrey Police was placed by a woman who was desperately running for her life. In the phone call, …

Victims of Injustice: Black Lives Matter

June 10th, 2020

1:22:09

As podcasters, we have a platform and duty to speak up and call out injustice. In light of the murder of George Floyd, we have come together in …

51: Damilola Taylor

June 8th, 2020

1:06:02

To some, Britain seems like a utopia. Each year, thousands of people from all across the world flock to Britain in search of a better life. They all come filled with hope and anticipation of what their new life in …

50: Yeardley Love

June 1st, 2020

1:10:18

University lacrosse is renowned for its predominately white, privately educated “rich kid” reputation and over the years, it’s the main sport in university that routinely suffers from damaging scandals. These scandals …

Wondery Presents: Hope In Darkness

May 27th, 2020

10:08

In June 2016, American Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela to get married. As part of a crackdown on crime under the government of Nicolás Maduro, he …

Wondery Presents: Generation Why

May 27th, 2020

9:05

In this preview, The Generation Why Podcast revisits the case of Holly Bobo. In 2011, 20-year-old Holly Bobo was about to leave her house to take an …

49: Ebony Simpson

May 25th, 2020

48:27

Bargo is located just off the Hume Highway in the New South Wales southern highlands. It’s a sleepy little town known most for its interesting bushranging history. It’s also known as the gateway to Picton Lakes, the …

48: Banaz Mahmod

May 18th, 2020

53:24

In some religions and communities, great weight is placed on the family and its so-called collective honor. To some within these religions and …

47: Sally Anne Bowman

May 11th, 2020

1:02:26

In 2005, Ideal Home Magazine carried out a survey which showed that 1 in 5 women keeps a weapon beside her bed to defend herself against intruders. A number of women also carry concealed weapons or alarms while out in …

46: Teresa Sievers

May 4th, 2020

1:10:06

In summer of 2015, a brutal crime scene was uncovered in the Bonita Springs home of a wealthy and well-known holistic medicine physician. In the …

45: Karina Vetrano

April 27th, 2020

1:04:52

One of the greatest fears for a number of women is going for a run while alone. Many women fear that they will become the victim of a sexual assault …

Wondery Presents: American Scandal

April 22nd, 2020

5:50

Join Lindsay Graham, the host of Wondery’s show American Scandal as he dives deep into the heart of the most shocking moments of fraud and deception in American history. In this six-part series “The Hare Krishna …

44: James Byrd Jr.

April 20th, 2020

1:19:27

Jasper is a small timber town around 100 miles northeast of Houston, Texas. It’s a quaint area that holds an annual Butterfly Festival the first …

43: Yingying Zhang

April 13th, 2020

1:04:23

For parents, their child moving overseas can be most of the most daunting moments of their life. On one hand, they want to give their child the freedom to determine their own fate but on the other hand, it can be a very …

42: Ramsay Scrivo

April 6th, 2020

1:10:50

It was early January of 2014 when a number of trash bags appeared on several rural roads throughout St. Clair County, Michigan, around 50 miles northeast of Detroit. Inside the trash bags were the dismembered remains of …

41: Phylicia Barnes

March 30th, 2020

49:26

It’s a sad fact that there is a clear pattern when it comes to the media. Too often, they more intensively cover the disappearances or abductions of young white women, even more so if they are in the upper middle class …

40: Christian Aguilar

March 23rd, 2020

48:50

For any parent – no matter the age of their child – one of the worst things that they can experience is their child going missing. The not knowing is arguably more traumatizing than knowing that they aren’t coming home. …

39: Breck Bednar

March 16th, 2020

50:34

Over the past decade and a half, the rise of smartphones and social media has combined, making it all too easy for teenagers to live their lives online. Understandably, many parents worry about what takes place behind …

38: Logan Marr

March 9th, 2020

50:51

In Augusta, Maine, in 2001, a little girl was found dead in a turned over high-chair in the unfinished basement of her foster home. Nothing reveals more about a society than the welfare of its own children and the death …

37: Sophia and Serena Campione

March 2nd, 2020

1:03:21

Children are among the most vulnerable members within our community and great lengths are taken to protect them at all costs. Adults – especially …

36: Kaylee Sawyer

February 24th, 2020

57:26

Bend is a picturesque former lumber town at the foot of the Cascade Range in Oregon. Over the years, the population of Bend has risen exponentially. …

35: Joe & Joy Pittman

February 17th, 2020

47:06

It was around 1:40AM on the 28th of November, 2001, when firefighters in Chester, South Carolina, were alerted to a fire in a home on Slick Rock …

34: Calyx & Beau Schenecker

February 10th, 2020

1:11:12

In 2011, Tampa police were conducting a welfare check on a family in the upmarket gated community of Royal Park Court in Tampa Palms, Florida. When …

33: Leanne Tiernan

February 3rd, 2020

47:40

The 2000 disappearance of teenager Leanne Tiernan from Bramley, Leeds, sparked one of the largest manhunts in West Yorkshire Police’s History. During …

32: Alice Ruggles

January 27th, 2020

57:09

The purpose of the police is to protect and serve but what happens when a failure on their behalf leads to the death of a young woman? Well in …

31: Cassie Cotta

January 20th, 2020

35:53

The two most common early signs of domestic violence are jealousy and controlling behaviour. It’s easy for people to say: “why don’t they just …

30: Vera Jo Reigle

January 13th, 2020

55:12

The intellectually disabled are among the most vulnerable within the community. While many can lead normal lives, including holding down a job and …

29: Tristan Jensen

January 6th, 2020

46:40

Redlands is a tranquil city in San Bernardino County, California. It’s known for its gracious Victorian homes, the Lincoln Shrine, acres of orange …

28: Sadie Hartley

December 30th, 2019

55:06

Lancashire is a ceremonial county in North West England. It is made up of beautiful and lush countryside and charming villages. One of the most …

27: Goleta Postal Murders

December 23rd, 2019

40:44

Mass shootings have become such a part of American life that a simple word can evoke them from the nation’s collective memory. For example, …

26: Roy Tutill

December 16th, 2019

1:01:15

During the 1960s, hitchhiking was a common occurrence in Britain as well as across the United States and Canada. It was seen as an easy and cheap way to get from place to place and maybe meet some new friends along the …

25: Rebecca Middleton

December 9th, 2019

50:39

Bermuda is a British dependent territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, just around 590 miles off the United States Coast. It isn’t a third-world country or a struggling developing nation. It has the one of the highest …

24: The Ewell Family

December 2nd, 2019

1:00:43

Just as families across the world were settling down to celebrate Easter Sunday with their loved ones, a brutal crime scene was being discovered in Fresno, California. East Park Circle Drive was affluent neighborhood in …

23: Jim Attfield & Nahid Almanea

November 25th, 2019

50:07

Colchester is a town in the county of Essex. It is known for being a market town and holds one of the most popular markets in North Essex. In 2014, …

22: Garrett Phillips

November 18th, 2019

1:19:01

Potsdam is a small college town in New York of around 9,400 residents. It is located around 20 miles from the Canadian border and has an active …

21: Janine Balding

November 11th, 2019

53:05

In the grim lifestyles of homeless youths, instant and transitionary friendships are as routine as day and night. In the late 1980s in Sydney, New South Wales, a group of transient youngsters drifted in and out of each …

20: Jordan Davis

November 4th, 2019

1:12:14

One of the most terrifying things in the world for young African American men is knowing that certain people can feel threatened by you, simply by existing. Black blindness is a phenomenon that makes white cops see an …

19: Lateisha King

October 28th, 2019

1:18:11

For a lot of students, middle school is the place for a number of big changes in their life: a new campus, new teachers and even new friends. It is …

18: Lisa Rene

October 21st, 2019

45:40

Almost every single day, children pay for the bad choices that adults make. They’re left to die in hot cars. They’re sent into foster care while …

17: Aurora Chuck E. Cheese Mass Shooting

October 14th, 2019

1:01:13

Chuck E. Cheese's has long been a place where parents take their children for a good and affordable time. This simple restaurant is complemented by arcade games, amusement rides and animatronic displays. It is …

16: Angela Allen

October 7th, 2019

37:27

The internet provides a cloak for monsters with nefarious thoughts and ideas. It provides these seedy characters easy access to freely consume our homes, thoughts, and lives. Social media is virtually an invisible …

15: Devon Guzman

September 30th, 2019

44:55

It’s said that your teenage years are the most formative years of your life. They’re the years for finding yourself. Yeah, we’re all familiar with that cheesy cliché. But then there was Devon Guzman from Easton, …

14: Carlos DeLuna

September 23rd, 2019

1:14:35

The death penalty. It’s easily one of the biggest debates in America. Even today. Now those who agree with the death penalty like to imagine that the state never gets it wrong. However, that’s just not the case. It is …

13: Raul and Brisenia Flores

September 9th, 2019

1:03:49

The case of Shawna Forde is a bizarre and tragic tale which highlights the dangers of militia groups. She first began making headlines in 2009, when …

12: Mick Philpott

September 2nd, 2019

54:42

As human beings, we all have ambitions and goals. For a number of people all across the world, their life’s ambition is quite simply to have a large family. In a perfect world, babies are born into hard-working families …

11: Lauren Barry & Nichole Collins

August 26th, 2019

51:00

Lying south of Bega in New South Wales, Australia, is the tiny hamlet of Kalaru. In 1997, it only had around 400 residents, living among the green pastures of prime south-coast dairy country. It’s a tight-knit community …

10: Micaela Costanzo

August 19th, 2019

40:41

If you’re driving along Interstate 80 at the Utah-Nevada border, or as its commonly called “cowboy corridor," your eyes will be drawn towards a massive neon cowboy, waving suggestively into the sun. This cowboy’s name …

09: The Weepy Voiced Killer

August 12th, 2019

36:29

For a number of serial killers, sometimes the act of murder just isn’t enough to satisfy them. Some taunt the police in letters. Some call family …

08: The Cheshire Murders

August 5th, 2019

1:07:58

The Connecticut town of Cheshire has a suburban and homely feel. It looked like it belonged on a pretty postcard. Residents of this quaint town take care of their homes and keep their lawns well manicured. …

07: Jeff Hall

July 29th, 2019

29:52

The day before Jeff Hall was murdered, his 10-year-old son, Joseph Hall, proudly showed a family friend a leather belt emblazoned with an SS emblem. …

06: The Freeway Phantom

July 22nd, 2019

34:46

Over a 16-month period, beginning in the spring of 1971, an elusive killer targeted young African American girls in Washington, D.C. Seeing as the unidentified killer disposed of the bodies near busy freeways in both …

05: Levi Frady

July 15th, 2019

40:14

Eleven-year-old Levi lived in 6545 Burruss Mill Road in Cumming, Georgia, with his twin sister, Laci, and his mother, Marilyn Parkman. On the 22nd …

04: Elisa Izquierdo

July 8th, 2019

34:13

The tragic case of Elisa Izquierdo is an all-too-familiar tale of bureaucratic ineptitude. Her short life and brutal death was so horrendous that it reduced even the most hardened officers to tears.  When she was just …

03: Seana and Margaret Tapp

July 1st, 2019

29:08

Seana Tapp was a 9-year-old student at Ferntree Gully’s Wattleview Primary School. She lived in 13 Kelvin Drive, Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, Victoria, …

02: The Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Killer

June 24th, 2019

54:57

Over the course of two years in the early 1970s, Santa Rosa, California, was terrorized by an unidentified serial killer. He was dubbed the "Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Killer" because his victims were girls and young women …

01: Timmy Wiltsey

June 10th, 2019

49:15

In May of 1991, 5-year-old Timmy Wiltsey was reported missing by his mother, Michelle Lodzinski, from a carnival in Sayreville, New Jersey. Within …

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