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The Fall Line is a deep-dive true-crime podcast focused on missing people, unsolved homicides, and unidentified persons whose cold cases have gotten little—if any—media attention. Through narrative storytelling, primary and archival research, and expert and family interviews, The Fall Line introduce… read more

141 Episodes | 2017 - 2022

The Disappearance of Janice “Becky” LaPlant Part 2: The Knoxville Jane Doe

August 10th, 2022

47:35

After her biological mother, Janice “Becky” LaPlant disappeared during a July 2011 cookout in Lincoln, Alabama, Tracy took on the responsibility of …

The Disappearance of Janice “Becky” LaPlant Part 1: What Happened in Lincoln?

August 3rd, 2022

40:50

After her estranged biological mother, Janice “Becky” LaPlant disappears during a July 2011 cookout in Lincoln, Alabama, Tracy takes on the …

The Jenkins County Jane Doe

July 27th, 2022

55:40

In this updated, new, and compact version of our original telling of the case of an unidentified woman discovered in Jenkins County, Georgia, in February 1988, we release details that, prior to our GBI interview and …

Introducing Gone Cold Podcast — Texas True Crime

July 25th, 2022

8:31

Texas a known for being tough on crime and those who commit it. Or at least the ones who get caught. There are 10s of 1000s of unsolved homicides in …

Dennis Doe: IDENTIFIED — Dennis Doe and Christmas Doe

July 20th, 2022

1:11:18

In this remastered re-release of our 2019 episode on the 1988 Ware County Jane Doe known as “Christmas Doe” and the now-identified former John Doe known as “Dennis Doe,” William DaShawn Hamilton, found in Dekalb County, …

Julie Doe — Unidentified

July 13th, 2022

1:05:06

We provide updates on our coverage of Julie Doe, an unidentified decedent and probable homicide victim found along a Florida highway in 1988. Julie …

Coming This July: Updates and Remasters 2019 Unidentified Persons Cases

July 11th, 2022

1:25

You’ll want to hear what’s happening in the cases of Julie Doe, Christmas Doe, and Dennis Doe, and check out a new presentation of the Jenkins County …

Case Update: The Murder of NiShan Huff

July 6th, 2022

7:44

Arrests have been made in the 2006 murder of NiShan Huff, whose cold case we covered in the 2020 series Carolina Girls (Episode 3). 

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The Disappearance of Carlos Ariel Delgado Mancha: No Report Filed

June 22nd, 2022

44:30

Carlos Delgado disappeared in 1997, but there’s no formal record of this fact—at least, not one his family can access. Although ICE allegedly holds …

Introducing Persona: The French Deception

June 16th, 2022

5:03

Introducing the true crime podcast Persona: The French Deception— the story of Gilbert Chikli, one of the greatest con artists of all time. What does it feel like to pick up the phone and scam someone out of $50 …

Detroit’s Unidentified Dead: Operation UNITED

June 15th, 2022

1:01:18

Across the United States, major cities are faced with dozens, if not hundreds, of cases of unidentified decedents: Doe cases who, whether they are homicide victims or have died of other means, are people who may …

True Crime Revolution: Sarah Turney Part 2

May 25th, 2022

42:18

We continue our fascinating discussion on ethics in true crime with Sarah Turney, on topics ranging from leaks in the Delphi case, parasocial relationships in true crime, web sleuthing, family-member creator content, …

True Crime Revolution: Sarah Turney Part 1

May 18th, 2022

44:04

Sarah Turney is the sister of Alissa Turney, an advocate, creator--host of Voices for Justice and Disappearances--and one of the fiercest voices pushing for radical change in true-crime media. 

Sarah knows what needs to …

The Death of Cherokee Finley, Part Two: MMIW

April 27th, 2022

40:48

 In Part 2 of this series, Sonia Perez details the troubling discoveries she made that have left her with serious misgivings in the cause-of-death …

The Death of Cherokee Finley, Part One: Case Closed

April 20th, 2022

39:26

Lillie “Cherokee” Squeque Finley was found deceased on the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Flathead Reservation on April 29, 1998--her cause of …

Unresolved Mysteries

March 30th, 2022

50:42

Where do you go to uncover the details of the world’s cold cases and biggest mysteries? This week, we speak with the people who are in charge of one …

The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 5—The Long Shadow

March 16th, 2022

55:54

In this ALL NEW episode, citizen Samuel Little expert Bryan Worters updates us on the open cases of Samuel Little—including unmatched confessions, Jane Doe victims, and much more. Worters discusses previously unreleased …

Introducing American Hostage

March 10th, 2022

4:54

In the series premiere, radio DJ Fred Heckman (Jon Hamm) receives an unexpected call from a listener that turns his life upside down.

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Case Updates: Where Have You Been?:

March 2nd, 2022

49:23

It’s a question the families of the missing dream of asking; the families of homicide victims, too, but for very different reasons--because they’re tracking down a perpetrator, just beyond their reach--someone standing …

Introducing Twin Flames

February 21st, 2022

7:03

Two Youtubers promise their followers the secret of true love. But when some of their believers cross the line from love to obsession, the Youtubers …

You Don’t Know My Name: The Murder of ‘Sebastian Pasqual’

February 16th, 2022

58:19

In Collier County, Florida, investigators are working to identify a murder victim found in 1986--one whose only known name, ‘Sebastian Pasqual,’ was …

Encyclopedia of the Unidentified

February 9th, 2022

46:53

We explore one of the world’s most thorough indexes of Doe cases: Unidentified Wiki--and speak with its creator, who hadn’t finished high school when …

Give It 10 Years: The Murder of Moses Williams Jr. Part 2

January 26th, 2022

45:04

Timica James promised local authorities that she would keep her family from conducting their own investigation into the death of her son, Moses “Fat …

Fat Man: The Murder of Moses Williams Jr. Part 1

January 19th, 2022

47:08

On Super Bowl Sunday, 2012, a gunshot rang out across the darkened streets of Aiken, SC--and 19-year-old Moses “Fat Man” Williams Jr., a popular …

Introducing Killer Psyche

December 20th, 2021

8:00

What causes people to become killers?


KILLER PSYCHE is a true crime podcast from Wondery that covers high-profile cases that shocked the world. Host Candice Delong uses her experience as a clinical psychiatric nurse and …

The Murder of Xiaojia Grace Chen: Don’t Let It Go Cold, Part 2

December 15th, 2021

53:16

After her 2014 murder, on a bright weekday afternoon, the family of Grace Chen, the Austin community that had embraced her, and local investigators attempt to puzzle out her case--even as an art theft adds levels of …

The Murder of Xiaojia Grace Chen: A Dream in Austin, Part 1

December 8th, 2021

47:17

In Febuary of 2014, Grace Chen--mother, small-business-owner, talented teacher, and active member of her Austin community—was murdered just steps …

Reframing the Victims of Jack the Ripper

November 17th, 2021

51:03

In over a century’s worth of investigation into the unsolved murders attributed to the unknown killer called “Jack the Ripper,” little real attention …

The Murder of Wilma June Nissen Part 2 : A Name For Her Grave

November 10th, 2021

43:22

The identification of the Lyon County Jane Doe as Wilma June Nissen was only the first step in unraveling a complex crime; once her identity was known, investigators began to piece together who had left her in a ditch …

Introducing Operator

November 8th, 2021

7:41

During the 1-900 number craze of the Nineties, one company provided the vast majority of phone sex. American Telnet was an empire founded by the man who called himself “The Telephone Pimp.” He ran the company “like …

The Murder of Wilma June Nissen Part 1: There Are No Strangers Here

November 3rd, 2021

45:51

 In October of 1978, when the body of an unknown woman was discovered off a highway in rural Iowa, local authorities had no idea it would take 28 …

Cold Case Project

October 20th, 2021

47:16

We dive into Georgia and South Carolina’s cold cases with investigative reporter Renetta DuBose, whose grandmother’s unsolved murder is the driving …

Two Hundred Year-Old Bones: The Cadaver Dogs — Part 2

October 13th, 2021

49:57

We continue to explore the fascinating world of K-9 cadaver, search and rescue missions–both training and the ins and outs of how the dogs work in the field–with one of the nation’s leading experts, Trace Sargent.


Introducing Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake

October 11th, 2021

6:46

A small town cop known as “GI Joe” is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015 and quickly becomes a martyr in the national media. But when a dogged investigator and his team set out to get justice, they uncover …

Cadaver Dogs: K-9 Search & Rescue — Part 1

October 6th, 2021

52:09

We explore the fascinating world of K-9 cadaver, search and rescue missions–both training and the ins and outs of how the dogs work in the field–with one of the nation’s leading experts, Trace Sargent.


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Introducing This Is Actually Happening

September 28th, 2021

9:14

What would you do if a singular moment changed your life forever? This is Actually Happening is a weekly podcast from Wondery that features …

The Atlanta Lover’s Lane Murders: Killer Profile — Part 3

September 22nd, 2021

46:49

In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the …

The Atlanta Lover’s Lane Murders: Set a Trap — Part 2

September 15th, 2021

47:14

In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the …

Introducing 9/12

September 9th, 2021

7:14

How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift his focus to what happened on 9/12, and every day after …

The Atlanta Lover’s Lane Murders: The Park Killer - Part 1

September 8th, 2021

42:17

In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the …

Preview: The Atlanta Lover's Lane Murders

September 1st, 2021

3:31

On September 8th, The Fall Line begins a 3-part miniseries on an unsolved string of cold cases known as the Atlanta Lover's Lane Murders. In …

Introducing Suspect

August 31st, 2021

7:40

A big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the …

The Disappearance of Brian Wehrle, Part 2: The Boathouse

August 25th, 2021

57:00

In this two-part series, we cover the disappearance of 39-year-old Brian Wehrle, who drove through the great Atlanta Flood of 2009 to be in his …

The Disappearance of Brian Wehrle, Part 1: After the Flood

August 18th, 2021

51:38

In this two-part series, we cover the disappearance of 39-year-old Brian Wehrle, who drove through the great Atlanta Flood of 2009 to be in his …

Introducing Dr. Death Season 3: Miracle Man

August 17th, 2021

6:34

Paolo is a smart and handsome surgeon, renowned for his ability to perform surgeries that transform his patients’ lives. When television producer …

Maggie Freleng: Wrongful Convictions, Justice & Injustice

August 11th, 2021

57:29

We talk with Maggie Freleng, journalist and host of Unjust & Unsolved, Murder in Alliance, and Suave, about wrongful convictions, juvenile …

The Disappearance of Victor Greenwood, Part 2: The Crossroads

July 28th, 2021

46:05

This two-part series explores the disappearance of Victor Greenwood from the small town of Atoka, Oklahoma; since 2002, his story has been clouded by rumor, misinformation, and questions that lead investigators, and his …

The Disappearance of Victor Greenwood, Part 1: Atoka, Oklahoma

July 21st, 2021

47:23

This two-part series explores the disappearance of Victor Greenwood from the small town of Atoka, Oklahoma; since 2002, his story has been clouded by rumor, misinformation, and questions that lead investigators, and his …

Where Serial Killers Hide

July 14th, 2021

1:03:55

Journalist Thomas Hargrove developed an algorithm that revealed “murder clusters” across the United States, and has identified both active and …

Introducing Killer Psyche

July 13th, 2021

6:39

When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, retired FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and …

REBROADCAST: The Victims of Samuel Little Part 4: What Remains

July 7th, 2021

1:16:01

During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; the …

REBROADCAST: The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 3: Blood Red Road

June 30th, 2021

1:01:21

During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; and includes interviews with a family member of Macon-area victim Fredonia …

REBROADCAST: The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 2: Florida

June 25th, 2021

55:55

During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; episode two covers Little’s crimes and victims in the state of Florida. To …

UPDATED REBROADCAST: The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 1: Out of Focus

June 23rd, 2021

54:35

During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; this first re-release also includes a number of developments and updates …

Missing & Murdered Indigenous Relatives: Carolyn DeFord, Part 3

June 16th, 2021

55:15

In the final installment in our series covering the life of MMIWG advocate and daughter of a missing person, Carolyn DeFord, we learn how the …

The Disappearance of Leona Kinsey: Carolyn DeFord, Part 2

June 9th, 2021

52:13

Leona Kinsey disappeared on October 25, 1999; her daughter Carolyn has both searched for answers in her mother’s cold case—and has pondered what …

Missing Mother: Carolyn DeFord, Part 1

June 2nd, 2021

55:22

Carolyn DeFord—MMIWG advocate, Trafficking Project Coordinator for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, and founder of Missing and Murdered Native …

Mapping LGBTQ+ Missing And Murdered: LAMMP

May 26th, 2021

44:54

The Trans Doe Task Force has launched a first-of-its-kind database, LGBT+ Accountability for Missing and Murdered Persons, to track cases of the missing, murdered, and unidentified in the LGBTQ+ community. To learn more …

End the Backlog: Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Taskforce

May 12th, 2021

42:59

Amy Hutsell, Human Trafficking, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Program Director at the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council of Georgia, covers …

The Millbrook Twins: P.I.s for the Missing

May 5th, 2021

40:08

Bruce Maitland, father of Brianna Maitland, and founder of Private Investigations for the Missing, discusses his nonprofit’s mission to help families access PI services--and how he’s secured an investigator for the …

Updates

April 21st, 2021

5:50

In this updates episode, we share some important information about the Millbrook twins’ billboard, an upcoming announcement, Donna Green’s podcast appearances, and a call for case submissions. 

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The Murder of Geraldine DeLoach, Part 3: Solve The Case

April 14th, 2021

41:14

In the final episode of our three-part series on the 1991 murder of Geraldine DeLoach, we cover possible suspects, a surprising confession, and her family’s attempts to both process Geraldine’s death and to seek justice …

The Murder of Geraldine DeLoach, Part 2: Scene of the Crime

April 7th, 2021

51:14

Part 2 of the series covering the unsolved 1991 murder of Geraldine DeLoach explores the months leading up to Geraldine’s death, the night of her …

Introducing My Fugitive

April 5th, 2021

4:37

Nina Gilden Seavey was twelve on May 5, 1970, the day an Air Force building in St. Louis burned to the ground. Her dad represented a young man accused of the crime: Howard Mechanic. Facing serious federal time, Howard …

The Murder of Geraldine DeLoach, Part 1: Whoodie

March 31st, 2021

46:20

This three-part series on a 1991 Southeast Georgia cold case begins with the victim, Geraldine DeLoach, her large, loving family, and the early life …

Introducing Spy Affair

March 30th, 2021

5:55

A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. …

The Twiggs County John Doe, Part 2: Truth’s in the Lab

March 17th, 2021

46:11

The second episode covering The Twiggs County John Doe offers a deep dive into the science behind the cutting-edge--and most fascinating--techniques used in the identification of Does, and how these forensic advances …

The Twiggs County John Doe, Part 1: The Accident on Highway 16

March 10th, 2021

53:41

After an army diesel-truck crashes on the way to Macon, GA, spilling diesel fuel across the highway and into a nearby creek, emergency workers discover skeletal remains in a drainage ditch—and set off a nearly …

The Murder of Georgia Moses, Part 2: Justice Has No Expiration Date

February 24th, 2021

46:07

This is the second episode in a two-part miniseries. We cover the unsolved murder of Georgia Leah "Lee" Moses, who was killed in Petaluma, …

The Murder of Georgia Moses, Part 1: Justice for Georgia Leah Moses

February 17th, 2021

59:27

This first episode in a two-part miniseries covers the unsolved murder of Georgia Leah "Lee" Moses, who was killed in Petaluma, California, in 1997, …

Sovereign Bodies: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, & Two-Spirit People

February 10th, 2021

1:03:03

In this episode, Annita Lucchesi of Sovereign Bodies Institute describes building the first-ever database devoted to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people (MMIWG2), the far-reaching, …

The Doe Network: Websleuthing & Cold Cases with Todd Matthews

January 27th, 2021

1:15:16

This episode had to be re-uploaded and released again due to a processing error.

Todd Matthews, co-founder of the Doe Network and former NAMUS …

The Murder of Juan Leon Laureles

January 20th, 2021

55:20

The first episode in our intermittent National Series covers the unsolved murder of Leon Laureles, who was living and working in Brown County, TX, at …

The Fall Line in 2021

January 6th, 2021

3:38


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Digging Deep into Cold Cases: Research and Writing with Josh Hallmark & Anna Priestland

October 21st, 2020

1:01:59

Laurah interviews Josh Hallmark (True Crime Bulls**t) and Anna Priestland, both of whom are writer-researcher-producers, about their experiences …

No Stone Unturned: CUE Missing Persons Director Monica Caison

October 14th, 2020

44:49

In this episode, Brooke interviews Monica Caison about what brought her to found CUE, one of the most hands-on missing persons organizations in the nation. Learn more about CUE here. 

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The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 4: What Remains

October 7th, 2020

1:14:14

The final installment in this four-part series covers unresolved and closed cases in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and discusses the …

The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 3: Red Road Across the South

September 30th, 2020

1:01:21

The third episode in this four-part series covers cases in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, and Kentucky, and includes an interview with …

The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 2: Florida

September 23rd, 2020

55:31

The second in this four-part series covers Samuel Little’s Florida confessions: the resolved, the unmatched, and the unidentified. A number of the …

The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 1: Out of Focus

September 16th, 2020

43:51

The first episode in this four-part series begins with serial killer Samuel Little, and how he nearly got away with four decades of murder. Law enforcement is seeking public assistance in identifying Little's "unmatched …

Trailer: The Victims of Samuel Little

September 9th, 2020

5:27

In 2012, a 72-year-old man named Samuel Little was charged with three Los Angeles murders, dating back to the 1980s. Since then, it’s become clear: …

Identity After Death with Forensic Anthropologist Dr. Amy Michael, Part 2

September 2nd, 2020

45:05

The conclusion to Laurah’s interview with UNH lecturer and forensic anthropologist Dr. Amy Michael, who talks about some of her biggest cases, search …

Identity After Death with Forensic Anthropologist Dr. Amy Michael, Part 1

August 26th, 2020

37:53

In the first of two episodes, Laurah interviews UNH lecturer and forensic anthropologist Dr. Amy Michael about her field, popular misconceptions, the …

Florida’s Missing and Murdered: Chava Azcona Part 2

August 19th, 2020

36:56

Part 3 concludes the story of Salvador “Chava” Sanchez Azcona, a popular 30-year-old who moved to East Naples, Florida in search of strong job …

Florida’s Missing and Murdered: Chava Azcona, Part 1

August 12th, 2020

38:51

The series continues with the story of Salvador “Chava” Sanchez Azcona, a popular 30-year-old who moved to East Naples, Florida in search of strong …

Florida’s Missing and Murdered: Deasha Andrews and Terrianne Summers

August 5th, 2020

46:29

This episode explores the 2001 murder of Terrianne Summers and the 2002 murder of Deasha Andrews, both trans women who were part of Jacksonville's LGBTQ+ community. We speak with community advocate and friend of …

Trailer: Florida’s Missing and Murdered

July 29th, 2020

4:18

In season 10, we cover the cases of two murdered women--both members of Jacksonville’s LGTBQ+ community--and the disappearance of a well-loved …

The Atlanta Ripper: Part 3

July 22nd, 2020

45:26

The final episode in our three-part series covering the historical Atlanta Ripper murders, a little-known series of homicides attributed to a person--or persons--operating in Atlanta, GA between 1911-1914. . . and …

The Atlanta Ripper: Part 2

July 15th, 2020

43:01

The second episode in our three-part Atlanta Ripper murders coverage, covering a little-known series of homicides attributed to a person--or persons--operating in Atlanta, GA between 1911-1914. . . and possibly beyond. …

The Atlanta Ripper: Part 1

July 8th, 2020

50:13

The first episode in our three-part series covering the historical Atlanta Ripper murders, a little-known series of homicides attributed to a person--or persons--operating in Atlanta, GA between 1911-1914. . . and …

The Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson, Part 3

July 1st, 2020

41:57

In the conclusion to Season Nine, we learn how Candace and Ameera’s citizen detective work closed one cold case, and re-opened another. 

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The Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson, Part 2

June 24th, 2020

44:44

In Episode 2 of Season Nine, we explore the life of LeRyan Nicholson, who was born--and disappeared in--Nashville, TN. LeRyan’s sisters, Ameera and …

The Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson, Part 1

June 17th, 2020

45:49

Nashville, TN, April 1998: a teenager goes missing. A man is murdered and cannot be identified. The city of Nashville is struck by one of the worst tornadoes the city has ever seen. These events—taking place over a …

Trailer: The Mysterious Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson

June 10th, 2020

5:33

A preview of Season Nine, which covers the case of LeRyan Nicholson of Nashville, TN. 

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Forensic Genealogy: Solving One of America's Oldest Cold Caes

June 3rd, 2020

53:43

On this special episode of The Fall Line, we speak with friend of the show Anthony Redgrave. If you keep up with true-crime news, you’ve likely seen …

Special Agent: Life in the FBI

May 27th, 2020

1:09:25

In this interview, Brooke speaks with Jerri Williams. Jerri became a special agent with the FBI in 1982 and retired after 26 years of service. She is now in her second career as a crime fiction author and podcast …

The Glynn County Jane Doe: Near the Florida Line

May 20th, 2020

52:18

In this episode, we cover the unidentified woman known as The Glynn County Jane Doe, who was found outside of Brunswick, GA in 1990. We look at possible suspects, potential matches, and how updated forensic testing …

The Richland County Jane Doe, Part 2: Death at the State Hospital

May 13th, 2020

42:41

Part 2 of our coverage of the 1982 case of The Richland County Jane Doe, a woman who was admitted to the South Carolina State Mental Hospital without …

The Richland County Jane Doe, Part 1: A Living Jane Doe

May 6th, 2020

47:41

Part 1 of The Fall Line's coverage of the 1982 case of The Richland County Jane Doe, a woman who was admitted to the South Carolina State Mental …

Trailer: Glynn & Richland County Jane Does

April 29th, 2020

5:23

In this season, we look at the cases of two unidentified women--one of whom was classified as a "living Jane Doe" before her death at the South …

The Murder of Cynthia Prioleau, Part 2

April 22nd, 2020

39:25

In this two-part miniseries, we cover the case of a young woman killed in Atlanta, GA in the early 1990s--and how her death is overshadowed by a local legend, We talk to the friends who were with her at the time, …

The Murder of Cynthia Prioleau, Part 1

April 15th, 2020

41:03

In this two-part miniseries, we cover the case of a young woman killed in a parking-lot shooting Atlanta, GA in 1995--and how her death is now overshadowed by a local legend. We talk to the friends who were with her at …

Carolina Girls, Part 4: Missing and Murdered

April 8th, 2020

47:15

In the final episode of the Carolina Girls series, we begin with the kidnapping and murder of Malakia Logan of Greenwood, South Carolina, and then …

Carolina Girls, Part 3: Missing and Murdered

March 31st, 2020

51:21

In Part 3 of the Carolina Girls series, we begin with a vignette on Shakeima Cabbagestalk, who disappeared in the 1990s, and NiShan Huff, an honors …

Carolina Girls, Part 2, Missing and Murdered

March 25th, 2020

44:05

In part two of the Carolina Girls series, we conclude the story of North Carolinian Brittany Locklear, who was kidnapped and murdered in 1998, and …

Carolina Girls, Part 1: Missing and Murdered

March 18th, 2020

42:17

In this episode, the first of a four-part series, we tell the stories of a number of missing and murdered girls and women from the Carolinas, both …

Trailer: Carolina Girls—Missing and Murdered

March 11th, 2020

3:51

Season Seven of The Fall Line premieres on March 18th with a four-episode series covering cases of missing and murdered women and girls in the …

The Cedartown Jane Doe, Part 2: The Trial

March 4th, 2020

41:34

The conclusion in a two-part series covers the most complex case we’ve ever presented. It highlights a Jane Doe found in Polk County, Georgia, who …

The Cedartown Jane Doe, Part 1: The Fire

February 26th, 2020

50:16

This two-part series covers the most complex case we’ve ever presented--and highlights a Jane Doe found in Polk County, Georgia, who remains …

The Beaufort County Jane Doe, Part 2: The Way Forward

February 19th, 2020

47:26

The conclusion to our coverage of the South Carolina case of the Beaufort County Jane Doe.

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The Beaufort County Jane Doe Part 1: A Woman Found

February 12th, 2020

46:03

In this series, we explore the 1995 case of a Jane Doe found in Beaufort County, SC, and speak with an investigator determined to identify her. 

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The Murder of Gregory Montgomery, Part 2

December 18th, 2019

43:47

Two-part miniseries covering the story of a young man who was killed in Atlanta in 1987 -- just hours after Thanksgiving day. The episodes explore far-reaching effects on his family, their history in Atlanta, and why …

The Murder of Gregory Montgomery, Part 1

December 11th, 2019

44:42

Just a note: the host was ill during the weeks of recording. We apologize for any remaining hoarseness. Two-part miniseries covering the story of a …

Case Updates

November 27th, 2019

51:03

In this special episode, The Fall Line updates you on cases from seasons 1-5, including interviews with families who have participated, plus …

The Disappearance of Shy'Kemmia Pate, Part 4

August 28th, 2019

47:13

The final episode of this four-part series, we discuss where the case stands now and how social media might help Shy'Kemmia's case. A note about Billy Jensen: in 2022, news broke about allegations of sexual harassment …

The Disappearance of Shy'Kemmia Pate, Part 3

August 21st, 2019

52:22

In episode three of this four-part series, suspects and other area predators--and victims--are examined.

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The Disappearance of Shy'Kemmia Pate Part 2

August 14th, 2019

45:26

In episode two of this four-part series, the investigation and the immediate aftermath of Shy'Kemmia Pate's disappearance are examined.

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The Disappearance of Shy'Kemmia Pate Part 1

August 7th, 2019

40:53

On September 4, 1998, Shy’Kemmia Pate vanished from her hometown of Unadilla, Georgia. 

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Trailer: Disappearance of Shy'Kemmia Pate

July 24th, 2019

8:18

In this preview of season 5, learn more about the case of Shy'Kemmia Pate, who disappeared from her own street--in daylight--surrounded by dozens of …

A Few Announcements

July 4th, 2019

8:02

Just a few announcements concerning remasters, conventions, our next season, and guest appearances! Plus, a promo from All Crime No Cattle's Shea and Erin. Find promo codes and support us by supporting our sponsors …

Updated: Dennis Doe and Christmas Doe: Dennis Doe IDENTIFIED

April 24th, 2019

1:11:18

In this remastered re-release of our 2019 episode on the 1988 Ware County Jane Doe known as “Christmas Doe” and the now-identified former John Doe known as “Dennis Doe,” William DaShawn Hamilton, found in Dekalb County, …

Updated: Julie Doe

April 17th, 2019

1:05:06

Update 2022:

We provide updates on our coverage of Julie Doe, an unidentified decedent and probable homicide victim found along a Florida highway in …

Unsolved Murders: Robert Martin & Tracey Thompson

April 10th, 2019

59:59

Two unsolved murders, two counties 20 minutes apart, two years in between--and no answers into the hallmark "overkill" beatings of two members of the …

The Murder of Elia Banderas

April 3rd, 2019

1:07:00

In the days before January 1st, 1996, a housekeeper at a luxury Atlanta hotel was murdered—in broad daylight. Just months later, a guest is beaten to death, in the same hotel, also during the day. Housekeeping staff are …

The Grady Babies Kidnappings, Part 6

January 16th, 2019

45:36

What happens if a person believes they are a missing child--or pretends to believe? And for children who are recovered: what comes next? Stories from recent and not-so-recent history are interlaced with stories of the …

The Grady Babies Kidnappings, Part 5

January 9th, 2019

55:38

*Re-uploaded due to processing error--sorry for the trouble! This episode explores the psychology and motivations of infant abductors, and expands to …

The Grady Babies Kidnappings, Part 4

December 19th, 2018

43:17

Episode four details kidnappings that took place in 1989 and 1993; one of the infants is still missing today. Bibliography for this episode available on website. For more information, support, and resources for persons …

The Grady Babies Kidnappings, Part 3

December 12th, 2018

49:45

This episode details the kidnapping--and eventual recovery--of Shanta Alexander, kidnapped from Atlanta hospital Grady Memorial when she was just 12 …

The Grady Babies Kidnappings, Part 2

December 5th, 2018

49:23

Episode 2: Raymond focuses on the 1978 kidnapping of a five-day-old infant, Raymond Green, whose kidnapper gained his mother's trust when she …

The Grady Babies Kidnappings, Part 1

November 28th, 2018

33:24

This episode introduces the season's cases and the city of Atlanta circa 1978-1996, where seven babies born at Grady Memorial Hospital would …

The Disappearance of Monica and Michael Bennett, Part 4

December 4th, 2017

33:59

Episode 4: wraps up our four-part series on the disappearance of Monica and Michael Bennett, who went missing in Brunswick, GA on the evening of June …

The Disappearance of Monica and Michael Bennett, Part 3

November 27th, 2017

31:54

Part 3 details theories and rumors in the case of Monica and Michael Bennett, the Brunswick, GA siblings who disappeared in 1989 and who have not …

The Disappearance of Monica and Michael Bennett, Part 2

November 20th, 2017

31:39

This episode details the case of Monica and Michael Bennett, the Brunswick, GA siblings who disappeared in 1989; this episode focuses in particular …

The Disappearance of Monica and Michael Bennett, Part 1

November 13th, 2017

34:05

Episode 1: Monica and Michael details the case of the Brunswick, GA siblings who disappeared in 1989, and covers both the essentials of their case and the secret that allegedly drove Monica and Michael from their …

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, Part 6

July 31st, 2017

19:03

This is the last "regular" episode of the season, but not the last we'll be releasing on the case of Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook. Engineered by …

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, Part 5

July 24th, 2017

23:26

In Episode 5: Damages, we reflect on the different kinds of trauma caused the loss of a child—or in this case, children Jeannette and Dannette Millbrook—especially when the family has no sense of closure. More details …

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, Part 4

July 10th, 2017

17:25

In the re-release of Episode 4: Theories, we sort through the plausible and possible, examine possible involvement by local offenders like Joseph …

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, Part 3

June 26th, 2017

21:18

In this episode, the concept of “hearsay”—and all of the rumors, gossip, and misinformation that have appeared in Jeannette and Dannette's case—are addressed. We go through the twins’ file, their removal from the NCMEC …

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, Part 2

June 19th, 2017

23:05

This episode examines the events that occurred on the day of the disappearance of Augusta, GA twins Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook. Edits have been made based on new information gathered since recording. Engineered by …

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, Part 1

June 12th, 2017

11:02

This prologue introduces the city of Augusta and some important aspects of Jeannette and Dannette's case, as well as important issues that will be …

The Fall Line Promo

June 6th, 2017

5:49

The Fall Line Podcast investigates the March 18, 1990 disappearance of Augusta, GA twins Dannette and Jeannette Millbrooks. The twins, who were fifteen at the time, were treated without cause as runaways and their case …

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