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EMMY award winning crime beat reporter Matt Johnson dusts off his reporter notebooks for this exciting podcast and gives you a first hand perspective on cold cases, homicides, mysteries & murders he has covered, followed and still haunt him today. Follow on social and

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23 - MURDER: Gary & Stephanie Gillette

November 11th, 2019


On Friday December 13, 1985 newlyweds Gary and Stephanie Gillette were celebrating Christmas as a new family. Gary had three daughters from a previous marriage and Stephanie loved them like her own.

The new, blended …

22 - MURDER: Leslie & Adriane 'The Halloween Murders'

October 27th, 2019


Leslie Mazzara, Adriane Insogna and Lauren Meanza were roommates living in a small house near downtown Napa when a killer broke in and attacked two of the women.

On October 31st 2004, the friends were celebrating …

21 - MYSTERY: Death of Joseph Miranda

October 21st, 2019


In July 2006, 19-year-old Joseph Miranda was working for a local landscape company outside Baltimore Maryland.

He went to work early, kissed his mom …

20 - MYSTERY: Death of Jessica Johnson

October 14th, 2019


On June 2, 2017 a mail carrier discovered Jessica Johnson dead and tied to a mailbox in Horn Lake Mississippi.

The DeSoto County Coroner determined her cause of death as Asphyxiation due to Hanging.


19 - TERROR: Killer on the Train

October 6th, 2019


American Hero, Alek Skarlatos opens up in a rare interview about stopping a terror attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris.

In 2015, Alek was on leave after being deployed to Afghanistan with the Oregon Army National …

18 - SERIAL: Ted Bundy Survivor Kathy Kleiner

September 30th, 2019


On January 15, 1978, Kathy Kleiner was asleep in her room at Chi Omega sorority house at Florida State University in Tallahassee FL., when serial killer Ted Bundy broke in and attacked.

Bundy killed Margaret Bowman and …

17 - SERIAL: Unmasking the Brockton Killer

September 22nd, 2019


New details in the Brockton Serial Killer case after a possible arrest linking a man accused of abducting and killing a mom to two horrific murders.

Between 2013 and 2014 a man has been attacking, raping and killing …

16 - MYSTERY: Murder of News Anchor Jodi Huisentruit

September 15th, 2019


On June 27, 1995 Jodi Huisentruit was abducted from the parking lot at her apartment complex in Mason City Iowa.

The 27-year-old local news anchor was …

15 - SERIAL: The Candy Man's Last Victim

September 8th, 2019


In the 1970's Houston's coastal communities were victim to the 'Houston Mass Murders', the deadliest case of serial mass killings in the United States at the time.

The killer was local business man Dean Corll, nicknamed …

14 - MURDER: Betty & Kathryn 'The Labor Day Murders'

September 1st, 2019


Two women in Starkville Mississippi are killed after a man knocks on their door on Labor Day.

On September 3, 1990 friends Betty Jones and Kathryn Crigler were wrapping up Labor Day weekend at Kathryn's home, they had …

13 - STALKER: Kelly Swoboda & His Dungeon Van

August 25th, 2019


Fugitive Kelly Vern Mark Swoboda stalked and kidnapped a 23-year-old woman working at a tanning salon. He hit her over the head with a gun, dragged …

12 - MURDER: Jody LeCornu

August 18th, 2019


Jody LeCornu was a student at Towson University in Baltimore Maryland when she was murdered in cold blood on March 2, 1996. Today her identical twin …

11 - MURDER: Shirley McGill & Tamara Tucker

August 11th, 2019


A husband kills his wife on a cruise ship after drinking heavily and blames it on the scorpion inside the tequila bottle.

55 year old Robert McGill …

10 - SERIAL: Amber Dubois & Chelsea King

August 5th, 2019


Two San Diego teens Amber Dubois and Chelsea King are killed by a convicted sex offender who slipped through the cracks.

Now 10 years later, I sit down for an EXCLUSIVE interview with Amber's mother Carrie McGonigle.

This …

CASE BREAK 2- DNA to Catch A Killer

July 28th, 2019


In this mini-episode called a Case Break host Matt Johnson talks to forensic genealogist Colleen Fitzpatrick.

Colleen is a former NASA contractor with …

9 - MURDER: Kathy Augustine

July 21st, 2019


Kathy Augustine was a mom and a rising star in Nevada State politics.

She was elected to State Assembly, State Senate and became the first woman to be …

8 - MURDER: Jeanette Corpuz

July 15th, 2019


Jeanette Maria Corpuz was 28 when she went missing from Reno Nevada in the winter of 2003.
After large amounts of blood and evidence was recovered at …

7 - SERIAL: Killer Robert Fry

July 7th, 2019


Robert Fry is a serial killer who lived in Farmington New Mexico, a small town on the edge of the Navajo reservation in the Four Corners of the USA.

6 - TORTURE: The Turpin's House of Horrors

June 27th, 2019


In 2019 David and Louise Turpin would be found guilty of torturing 12 of their 13 kids in what police and prosecutors referred to as a "House of …

5 - MURDER: The McStay Family

June 20th, 2019


The McStay family Murders

New information in this bone chilling murder case of a family who went missing from their home in Fallbrook CA in 2010.

Joseph and Summer McStay had just moved to their new home in Fallbrook …

CASE BREAK 1 - Sister Sister Talks True Crime

June 15th, 2019


True Crime DEADLINE - Case Break.

The podcast is on-the-road in Las Vegas, Sin City, Lost wages Nevada, where Lady Gaga is performing on the night of this podcast.

In this case break we have our first co-host, journalist …

4 - MYSTERY: The death of Mitrice Richardson

June 11th, 2019


Mitrice Richardson 24, went missing on September 17, 2009, after being released from a jail in Calabasas, California, after not paying her $89 bill at Geoffrey's Malibu restaurant. She was released in the middle of the …

3 - MISSING: The disappearance of Kyron Horman

June 4th, 2019


Kyron Hormon went missing from Skyline Elementary School in Portland Oregon USA, on June 4th, 2010. His step-mother Terri Horman took him to school …

2 - MYSTERY: Rebecca Zahau & Max Shacknai, PART II

June 1st, 2019


In a shocking PART 2, the case is blown wide open with a rare interview from Max Shacknai's mother Dr. Dina Shacknai. Dina believes both Rebecca …

1 - MYSTERY: Rebecca Zahau & Max Shacknai

May 29th, 2019


The Case Of Rebecca Zahau and Max Shacknai is a fresh look at the evidence in two mysterious deaths at a multi-million dollar mansion.

The …

True Crime DEADLINE Trailer

May 17th, 2019


True Crime investigators sit back, buckle up and get ready to talk cold cases, murder, mystery and missing. 

EMMY winning journalist Matt Johnson …

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