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Episode 135 - Ken McElroy

October 19th, 2020


It’s 1981 Skidmore Missouri. A man is shot dead in his truck in the main street. Police arrive but no one has seen anything.

Episode 134 - Rocky Rambo

October 5th, 2020


It’s Vancouver Canada, 2017. Richard Jones, 64, and Dianna Mah-Jones, 68 are found brutally slain in their house.
Six weeks later a suspect is brought in for questioning and won’t talk.

Episode 133 - Andrew Kissel

September 28th, 2020


It’s the 3rd of April 2006, Andrew Kissel is found bound and stabbed to death in his home.

Was it a murder or suicide by murder?

Episode 132 - Nancy Kissel the Milkshake Murderer

September 21st, 2020


It’s 2003, Hong Kong. An American ex pat Robert Kissel is found dead vin his storage unit. His wife would become the prime suspect.

Episode 131 – Eurydice Dixon

September 14th, 2020


It’s the 13th of June 2018. A comedian is walking home from a gig in Melbourne and is brutally raped and murdered in a park.

Episode 130 - Edward Kenneth Lord

August 31st, 2020


A man drives his car into a river killing his cancer-stricken wife.
Police investigations would find that this was not just an unfortunate accident.

Episode 129 - Lynn Turner

August 24th, 2020


When a woman has two husbands die in remarkably similar circumstances, she’s probably had a hand in their fate.

Episode 128 - Stacey Castor

August 17th, 2020


It’s August the 22nd 2005, a 911 call is received from a woman asking for assistance as her husband had locked himself in the bedroom.
When police …

Episode 127 - Des Campbell

August 10th, 2020


It’s March 24 2005, Royal National Park, Otford, NSW.
While camping with her husband Janet Campbell falls over a cliff and dies.
But did she slip or was she pushed.

Episode 126 - Grant Amato

August 3rd, 2020


It's January 25 2019 Chuluota, Seminole County, Florida.
Three members of a family are found shot dead in their house.
A surviving member is …

Episode 125 - Jennifer Pan Part 2

July 19th, 2020


It’s 2010, Toronto Canada and a bizarre home invasion kills a mother of two, wounds the father but the only other occupant of the house, the daughter, is spared her life.
But all is not what it seems.

Episode 124 - Jennifer Pan Part 1

July 12th, 2020


It’s 2010, Toronto Canada and a bizarre home invasion kills a mother of two, wounds the father but the only other occupant of the house, the daughter, is spared her life.

But all is not what it seems.

This is the story of …

Episode 123 - Theresa Knorr

July 5th, 2020


It’s 1993 and Placer County Police receive a call at the North Tahoe Substation. Sheriff Donald J. Nunes would describe the crimes that were detailed …

Episode 122 - Samuel Leonard Boyd

June 29th, 2020


It’s April the 22nd 1983, Glenfield, New South Wales Australia. An attack at a Special school will leave 2 dead and one severely injured. But that’s …

Episode 121 - Martin Ney

June 21st, 2020


This perpetrator would break into houses and camps at night to abuse boys. In order to avoid detection, he would ultimately kill his victims.

Episode 120 - Allison Baden-Clay

June 7th, 2020


On the 20th April 2012 Gerard Robert Baden-Clay reported to police that his wife Allison was missing. Ten days later her body was found underneath a …

Episode 119 - The Carbon Copy Killer

May 31st, 2020


When judges ponder over sentencing young offenders, they do take their youth into account, even for the most heinous of crimes, problem is, even with a long sentence these criminals can get out when relatively young, …

Episode 118 - Stephanie Scott

May 16th, 2020


Tonight, I cover the Stephanie Scott murder which happened in a small town called Leeton in 2015

Episode 117 - Sandra Hoare

May 9th, 2020


Tonight we go over a case from 1994, where the victim was an innocent person, who while working at night, was set upon by a couple of deranged scum.

Episode 116 - Kim Barry

May 2nd, 2020


In February 1981 a headless and fingerless body is found at the bottom of a cliff bound and naked.
Tonight, is the case of 19-year-old Kim Barry and …

Episode 115 - Anita Cobby

April 26th, 2020


It’s 1986 Sydney Australia one of the most horrific acts of gang violence will have people calling for the death penalty

Episode 114 - John George Haigh

April 19th, 2020


Tonight, we go the UK back more than 70 years for a truly shocking case and one that reminds us that life can be snuffed out in the blink of an eye.

Episode 113 - Lorelle Makin

April 12th, 2020


It’s 2005, a real estate agent is raped and murdered while showing a property.
This is the case of Lorelle Makin.

Episode 112 - Shanda Sharer

April 5th, 2020


It’s 1992, a 12-year-old girl is tortured and murdered by 4 teenage girls. This is the case of Shanda Sharer.

Episode 111 - Jeffrey Gorton

March 28th, 2020


Tonight I will bring you a case about a pervert who thought he was smarter than the cops and had gotten away with murder until technology caught up …

Episode 110 - Juan Corona

March 22nd, 2020


Tonight, we go back over 50 years to when there was another Corona taking lives.

Episode 109 - Sheila Davalloo

February 28th, 2020


Sheila Davalloo tries to murder her husband and gets found out for the murder of a rival in a twisted love triangle

Episode 108 - Molly and Clay Daniels

February 11th, 2020


Has Clay Daniels crashed his car and burned to death. find out in this twisted tale.

Episode 107 - The Wanda Beach Murders

February 2nd, 2020


It’s the 11th of January 1965. Six children go on a trip to the beach, only four would return.
This is the case of the Wanda Beach Murders.

Episode 106 - The Whiskey Au Go Go Fire Aftermath

January 26th, 2020


Last week I brought you the Whiskey Au Go Go fire case, in which 15 people were killed in 1973. This week we go through the aftermath and whether all is as it seems.
This is the story of the Whiskey Au Go Go Nightclub …

Episode 105 - The Whiskey Au Go Go Fire

January 19th, 2020


It’s the 8th of March 1973, Fortitude Valley, Queensland. Fire breaks out in a nightclub killing 15 people.
This is the story of the Whiskey Au Go Go Nightclub fire.

Episode 104 - Serial Killer Paul Steven Haigh

January 11th, 2020


It’s the 21st of September 1978 an attempted robbery at a Prahran Tattslotto agency leave one woman dead.
She would be the first victim of Serial …

Episode 103 - Leonard Keith Lawson The Comic Book Killer

December 15th, 2019


It’s May the 7th 1954. Five girls from the June Dally-Watkins modelling school are taken by an artist to photograph them for a calendar.
Once on …

Episode 102 - The Glenfield Siege Wally Mellish

December 7th, 2019


It’s the 2nd of July 1968. Police attend a house in Glenfield NSW to arrest a man in relation to car thefts in the area, but he wasn’t going to give …

Episode 101 - Dog Day Afternoon Hakki Atahan

December 1st, 2019


It’s the 31st January 1984, Sydney CBD. A 35-year-old gunman is going to hold up three banks in a row.
This day will be Hakki Atahan’s Dog Day …

Episode 100 - The Murder of Leigh Leigh

November 24th, 2019


It’s the 3rd of November 1989, Stockton Beach NSW. There is a party for a 16-year-old at the Old North Stockton Surf Club. Plenty of booze, drugs …

Episode 99 - Rodney Reed Guilty or Not

November 14th, 2019


He was found guilty of murder in Texas May 1998 and received the death penalty. Now as his execution approaches, there are many doubts about his guilt.
This is the case of Rodney Reed.

Episode 98 - Elizabeth Wettlaufer Killer Nurse

November 11th, 2019


When you go into aged care, you expect to be able to live out your final days as well as you can. Tonight, we delve into what horrors will await you when things go so very wrong.

This is the case of Elizabeth …

The Sandman Van Murders - 3rd Birthday with Bloody Murder

October 27th, 2019


Birthday mashup with Tara and Barney of Bloody Murder. Listen to the end for bloopers and birthday wishes from Islanders and my podcast friends.

Episode 96 - Cyanide Mohan

October 21st, 2019


Mohan would become one of India's most prolific serial killers.

Episode 95 - The Killing of Catherine Ayling

October 6th, 2019


It’s the 1st June 1991. The body of a 24-year-old woman is found in the boot of a car at Gatwick Airport England. The suspect would be arrested in …

Episode 94 – Russell Williams Pervert Murderer

September 29th, 2019


It’s February 7, 2010, Canadian Forces Trenton base commander Russel Williams is asked by police to come downtown for questioning over several …

Episode 93 - The Mack Truck Murderer

September 22nd, 2019


It’s the 18th of August 1983 Inland Motel Uluru. 36-year-old yobbo Douglas Crabbe is thrown out of its bar for being drunk and fighting. In a fit of …

Episode 92 - Justice for Cheryl Grimmer

September 15th, 2019


It’s the 12th of January 1970. 3-year-old Cheryl Grimmer is at the beach with her 3 brothers and mum. As they prepare to leave, Cheryl can’t be found.

Episode 91 - Some Bad Some Good Not Fake News

September 8th, 2019


Tonight, we have a pedo out of prison, a child run over and killed, human trafficking in the suburbs and a child finds her way home after 20 years.

Episode 90 -The Murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Part 3

August 31st, 2019


It’s Sunday the 6th of October 1974, two nurses leave Brisbane to hitch-hike to Dubbo in NSW.
They would never make it.
This is the case of the murder …

Episode 89 - The Murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Part 2

August 25th, 2019


It’s Sunday the 6th of October 1974, two nurses leave Brisbane to hitch-hike to Dubbo in NSW.

They would never make it.

This is the case of the murder …

Episode 88 - The Murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Part 1

August 18th, 2019


It’s Sunday the 6th of October 1974, two nurses leave Brisbane to hitch-hike to Dubbo in NSW.

They would never make it.

This is the case of the murder …

Episode 87 - The Greyhound Bus Murder

August 11th, 2019


It’s the 30th of July 2008 Manitoba, Canada. Tim McLean is returning home on a Greyhound Bus from summer work on the carnival circuit.
He would not …

Episode 86 - De Gruchy Triple Murderer Gets Parole

August 4th, 2019


It’s the 13th of March 1996. Three people, a mother and two of her children are found bludgeoned to death in their home at Albion Park NSW.
With the …

Episode 85 - It's Been A Crazy Week

July 28th, 2019


This week I talk about a beheading, the Canadian murders, a triple murderer getting parole and a policeman on charges.

Episode 84 - Jordan Linn Graham Killer Bride

July 21st, 2019


It’s June 29, 2013 and there is a wedding in Kalispell Montana. 8 Days later the groom would go missing and the bride is acting suspicious. Less than …

Episode 83 - Jaidyn Leskie

July 14th, 2019


It’s the night of the 14th June 1997. A 14-month-old boy is left in the care of a friend while his mother goes out. She would never see him alive …

Episode 82 - Craig Meyboom Serial Offender

July 4th, 2019


The justice system is designed to rehabilitate criminals so that they can live within the community again. Some just don’t get it and will never stop doing what put them inside in the first place. Some escalate their …

Episode 81 – Crump and Baker

June 19th, 2019


It’s November 1973 New South Wales Australia. Two innocent people would be murdered in cold blood by two vicious killers. They would be convicted …

Episode 80 - Guider and Thorburn

June 10th, 2019


It’s always a stressful time for families when those convicted of horrific acts against their loved ones eventually complete their sentences and walk …

Episode 79 – Killer Surgeon Jayant Patel

June 4th, 2019


It’s June 2010, a surgeon is convicted of three counts of manslaughter and one case of grievous bodily harm, then sentenced to seven years' imprisonment. In August 2012, all convictions were quashed. A retrial on one …

Episode 78 - Chris Watts Family Murderer

May 26th, 2019


It’s lunchtime of the 13th of August 2018. Nickole Utoft Atkinson contacts police when her friend Shanann Watts missed appointments that morning and …

Episode 77 – Find Peter Chadwick

May 17th, 2019


It’s Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The children of millionaire couple Peter and Q.C Chadwick wait to be picked up at a bus stop after school. When …

Super Sydney True Crime Meetup 19th May 2019

May 11th, 2019


Hi Islanders, just a heads up, Sunday 19th May 2019 if you are in Sydney and want to meetup with Myself plus Tara and Barney from Bloody Murder, Alex and Ben from MAUL podcast and Sarah from Let’s Talk about Sects, plus …

Episode 76 - Mike Williams Murder - Brian's Testimony

May 9th, 2019


This is the testimony of Brian Winchester in the Murder trial of Denise Williams for the murder of her ex-husband Mike. Please listen to Episode 75 before this one.

Episode 75 - The Betrayal of Mike Williams

May 6th, 2019


It’s October 16 2000, Tallahassee Florida. A duck hunter goes to Lake Seminole but never returns. For years it is thought he may have been eaten by …

Episode 74 – The Romance Scam

April 26th, 2019


Scammers are all over the internet costing billions of dollars each year, tonight I go over some typical scams to watch out for and go into one case …

Episode 73 - Leonard John Fraser

April 9th, 2019


It’s April 22nd 1999. 9-year-old Keyra Steinhardt goes missing on her way home from school. The next day the perp is tracked down and would be …

Episode 72 – The Bega Schoolgirl Murders

April 2nd, 2019


It’s the 9PM 5th of October 1997. Two teenage friends, Lauren Barry and Nichole Collins, leave their friends and campsite to attend a party about an …

Episode 71 – Ned Kelly Bushranger

March 26th, 2019


It’s 1878, Stringy Bark Creek Victoria. Four most unscrupulous ruffians are at large in the colony after the murder of two constables.
These aren’t …

Episode 70 - An Art Heist and NZ Shooting

March 19th, 2019


It’s the 18th March 1990. Security guards at a Boston art gallery let in police responding to a disturbance call. Problem is there’s no disturbance …

Episode 69 – A Stalker Is Dead and Preethi

March 10th, 2019


A stalker is shot dead by police after trying to kill his victim and a girl is dead after a meetup with her stalking ex.

Episode 68 - The Opera House Lottery Murder

March 3rd, 2019


It’s 1960, Sydney Australia. The winners of No. 10 Opera House Lottery went from jubilation to heartbreak when their son is kidnapped and held for …

Episode 67 - The Killing of Samantha Knight

February 24th, 2019


Episode 67 – The Killing of Samantha Knight
It’s the afternoon of the 19th of August 1986. A 9-year-old girl is abducted leaving school and is never …

Episode 66 - Meth and the Murder of Mengmei

February 17th, 2019


When you are in your home, you hope that it is a safe place. This isn’t always the case. Tonight, I bring you a case involving, drugs, stalking, …

Episode 65 - A Dingo's Got My Baby

February 11th, 2019


Episode 65 – A Dingo’s Got My Baby
It’s the night of August 17 1980. At a campsite near Uluru, a scream is heard. "Michael, Michael, the dingo's got my baby!". This is the story of the disappearance of Azaria …

Episode 64 - Stalking and The Toxic Relationship

February 3rd, 2019


Two guys walk into a bar. One dodged a bullet and the other guy’s life would be changed forever. This is a story from one of our islanders about a …

Episode 62 - Stalkers

January 20th, 2019


Stalkers, we hear about them all the time and no doubt some of you listening may have been stalked or have even stalked another. Why do people do this? What can be done about it? Tonight, I will try to get some answers.

Episode 61 - The Murder of John Gasovski

January 14th, 2019


It’s June 15 2014. A body is found in bushland off Jamberoo Mountain Rd Jamberoo about 90 minutes’ drive southwest of Sydney. It looks like a gangland execution. This is a story about John Gasovski, who got in too …

Episode 60 – Jealousy, Humiliation and Murder

December 30th, 2018


It’s the 25th of June 2015. A deadly mixture of alcohol, jealousy and humiliation will end in murder. Not just one murder but three.
This is the …

Bloody Murder on True Crime Island Xmas Edition

December 22nd, 2018


True Crime Island and Bloody Murder get together to bring you a Christmas special.

Episode 58 – Michelle Willard Cunning Stunt

December 9th, 2018


It’s the 22nd February 2003. Hard working family man Michael Willard of Muswellbrook NSW, is asleep on the downstairs couch. He wouldn’t have known …

Episode 57 – The Murder of Karlie and Khandalyce

December 2nd, 2018


It’s the 29th of August 2010. Trail bike riders discover skeletal remains in the Belanglo State Forest in the Southern Highlands region of NSW. …

Bloody Murder on True Crime Island

November 26th, 2018


Michael Kanaan is an Australian triple murderer from Sydney. He was second in charge of the notorious gang DK’s Boys who controlled the cocaine trade …

Episode 56 - Garry Steven Davis Guilty or Not

November 11th, 2018


It’s December 2016, Garry Steven Davis is found guilty for murdering two residents and attempting to murder a third at Wallsend’s SummitCare nursing home three years earlier. Now he is appealing his conviction.

Missing Murdered and Executed

November 4th, 2018


Tonight I go over a few events that have happened recently. There are the Closs murders, the Toyah Cordingley murder an execution plus more.

Episode 55 - Kathleen Folbigg Guilty or Not

October 28th, 2018


It’s May 2003, a mother is convicted of three counts of murder, one count of manslaughter and one count of maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm. She is sentenced to 40 years in prison. Subsequent appeals were …

Episode 54 - Happy 2nd Birthday and the Sydney Mutilator

October 21st, 2018


It’s 1960, Parkview St Milton QLD. A man is found dead in his flat and his death is deemed to be from natural causes. Three years later, a man …

Episode 53 - The Lonely Hearts Killer Rodney Cameron

October 14th, 2018


It’s January 31 1974 Katoomba NSW Australia. Nurse Florence Jackson 49 is attacked and dragged inside her house. She would be raped and strangled …

Ask Me Almost Anything Special

October 7th, 2018


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Emus Kangaroos Turtles Penguins and other Animals

September 30th, 2018


This week there is another lot of what is wrong with people as I talk about Emu and Kangaroo killings, Turtles and Penguins plus a horrific abduction and murder attempt in Sydney..

Episode 52 - There is a Bomb on the Plane

September 24th, 2018


It’s May 26th 1971. QANTAS receives a phone call saying that there is a bomb on flight 755 bound for Hong Kong. The caller says that if the plane drops below 20000 feet that it will explode unless a ransom of $500,000 …

Déjà vu - Family Murders Welshmen and Serial Killers

September 17th, 2018


Tonight we have another family murder, Welshmen in trouble a leap year technicality and a serial killer is caught.

Episode 51 - Gregory Bluey Brazel

September 10th, 2018


He was an armed robber, a killer and part of Chopper Read’s Overcoat Gang in Pentridge prison, he had a ginger goatie and while in prison for …

Bad Samaritans and Stalking David Bain

September 3rd, 2018


It was the 25th May 1997, Primadonna Resort and Casino in Primm, Nevada, there will be a shocking crime committed here today, but what is almost as …

Episode 51 - John Walsh the Devil with the Breville

August 26th, 2018


He killed his wife, grandchildren and nearly killed his daughter, convicted to life inside, he would go on to kill one more and become known as the …

Axes Swords and Exit Mould

August 19th, 2018


Tonight, we have axes, swords, dead rappers, exit mould and a host of other things that will get you wondering what the hell is going on in this …

Episode 50 - The Murder of Rita Caleo

August 11th, 2018


It took nearly 18 years to get justice for the murder of Rita Caleo, but justice has been done.
But this story of a husband organising a hit on his …

Prison Sex and Other Things

August 5th, 2018


Prisons guards having sex with inmates, surely not. But that’s not the way they roll at Kempsey Prison where even the evillest of inmates get a bit …

Episode 49 - The Killing of Joe Cinque

July 30th, 2018


It’s the 26 October 1997, Canberra Australia. 25-year-old Anu Singh call 000 emergency to report her 26-year-old boyfriend Joe Cinque in need of …

*** Special Edition *** - Jeremy The Lawyer and WA Gone Mad

July 22nd, 2018


Jeremy from Maspero Legal tells us about bail and parole plus all the madness going on in Western Australia at the moment. Murder, Chainsaws and Kids …

Episode 48 - The Tragic Story of Tiahleigh Palmer

July 15th, 2018


It’s 2015, Queensland Australia. A 12-year-old girl is in the foster care of the Thorburn family. It’s no ordinary family, they are nothing but …

Episode 47 - What Is Wrong With People

July 10th, 2018


This week I go through a few news items and I just have to say ‘What is wrong with people’ because you know, I find I just keep saying it this week. Some rage and some laughs.

The Marvin Heemeyer Tapes in Full

July 6th, 2018


These are the full tapes of the Killdozer guy Marvin Heeymeyer the subject of last weeks Kildozer episode. This is not an episode, just an appendix.

Episode 46 - Marvin Heemeyer Killdozer

July 1st, 2018


Marvin Heemeyer 52-year-old muffler man has issues with locals and authorities over fines and property. Eventually he has had enough and builds the …

Episode 45 - Roxanne Hayes

June 19th, 2018


When Lawrence Singleton brutally raped, mutilated and left Mary Vincent for dead in 1978, he would only serve a sentence of 8 years and 4 months. In …

Episode 44 - Mary Vincent

June 11th, 2018


It’s the 29th September 1978, 15-year-old Mary Vincent is hitching a lift to her Grandfathers house in LA. A van pulls up and Mary is offered a lift …

Episode 43 - Robert F Kennedy 50 Year Special

June 3rd, 2018


It’s been 50 years since that day in June 1968 when Robert F Kennedy was gunned down at the The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Tonight I’ll go over the life and death of RFK.

Episode 42 - The Kimberley Killer

May 27th, 2018


It’s June the 9th 1987. Police are alerted when two men fail to return to their wives after scouting out fishing spots near the Victoria River in the …

*** Special Edition *** - The WA Tragedy Graham Kay and more

May 20th, 2018


Tonight on Special Edition I look at the Murder Suicide in WA. Latest on Graham Kay the North Shore Rapist and an unfortunate accident for a party goer in Scottsdale, AZ. So let’s do it Islanders

Episode 41 - Graham James Kay The North Shore Rapist

May 13th, 2018


Graham James Kay The North Shore Rapist.
It’s 17th April 2018. A teenage girl at a local shopping centre is allegedly grabbed by the hips and attempted to be kissed by a high-risk sex offender who was granted bail in …

*** Bloody Murder and True Crime Island *** - Lenny McPherson

May 7th, 2018


Barney and Tara invite me onto their show Bloody Murder to tell you about Sydney underworld figure Lenny McPherson.

*** Special Edition *** Joseph DeAngelo The Golden State Killer

April 28th, 2018


The Golden State Killer, the Original Night Stalker, Visalia Ransacker, East Area Rapist, the East Bay Rapist, and the Diamond Knot Killer. He …

Episode 40 - The Greenough Family Massacre

April 22nd, 2018


It’s the 22nd February 1993, Karen McKenzie and her three children Daniel, Amara and Katrina are all hacked to death in a crime so shocking that the details of these killing are sealed by the courts not to be released …

*** Special Edition *** - Murder Island Crossover

April 15th, 2018

The story of the Batavia was one of the most mysterious sea disappearances after it vanished in 1629, there had been numerous searches in efforts to …

Episode 39 - The Hungerford Massacre

April 7th, 2018


It’s the 19th August 1987, Hungerford England. 27-year-old Michael Robert Ryan goes on a shooting spree killing 16 people, 1 dog and seriously …

*** Special Edition *** - The Kobe School Killer

April 1st, 2018

It’s May 27, 1997 Kobe Japan, the head of Jun Hase, a student at Tainohata Elementary School, was found in front of the school gate hours before …

Episode 38 - Barlow and Chambers

March 25th, 2018


It’s the 7th July 1986. Kevin John Barlow and Brian Geoffrey Shergold Chambers are escorted to the gallows at Pudu Prison Kuala Lumpur after being …

Episode 37 - Armin Meiwes the Cannibal

March 20th, 2018


Posted by Franky on November 19, 2001 at 2:36PM
I search a young boy between 18 and 25 y/o.
Have you a normal body, I butchering you and eat your horny flesh.
This is the story of Armin Meiwes, Der Metzgermeister.

Episode 36 - Was It Really Suicide?

March 11th, 2018


It’s the 21st June 1989, Kenneth Wayne Banks is found by his fiancé in the bathroom suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. Before emergency …

*** Special Edition *** - Grenfell and Leveson Updates

March 4th, 2018

Tonight on Special Edition, 74-year-old woman becomes the latest victim of the Grenfell Tower fire and two others are in court for fraudulently …

Episode 35 - Murderer John Ernest Cribb

February 25th, 2018


It’s August 11, 1978 Baulkham Hills north-west of Sydney. 28-year-old John Ernest Cribb out on parole for Armed robbery abducts Valda Connell, 39, …

*** Special Edition *** - A Cold Case Solved and a Murder in Thailand

February 18th, 2018


His name is Gregory Keith Davies, for 32 years he would hold a nasty secret until one day a cold case investigation would uncover his dark past. …

Episode 34 - The Murder of Philip Quayle

February 12th, 2018


It’s February 26, 2015 Cairns Australia. Philip Quayle, 27, is found dead by a passer-by around 3.25am near the intersection of Spence and Taylor …

Episode 33 – The Murder of Karen Chetcuti

February 4th, 2018


On the 14th July 2015 Michael Cardamone is released on parole after serving around six years of a 9-year sentence for raping a 15-year-old girl. On …

Episode 32 - The Murder of Lyndsay Van Blanken

January 28th, 2018


It’s the 10th January 2004. At an apartment block in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, residents complain about a bad smell that had been coming from the ground floor storeroom for some time. The building’s maintenance guy …

*** Special Edition *** - The Thorburn's and the Turpin's

January 21st, 2018


Tonight I tell you about two seriously dysfunctional families. Tales of murder and neglect. The rage is big tonight.

Episode 31 - The Murder of Sofia Shu

January 14th, 2018


It’s the 26th June 2006, Canning Vale, Western Australia. An 8-Year-Old girl is at the Livingston Shopping Centre with her uncle, brother and …

Episode 30 – The Mysterious Death of Roger Davies

December 31st, 2017


It’s April the 6th 2015, the skeletal remains of a man are found in an abandoned house in Granville Sydney. The strange thing is that photos of these remains were posted on Facebook nearly a year before. Tonight, I’ll …

*** Special Edition *** Letter from Steve Johnson

December 24th, 2017


Episode 29 told of the death of 27-year-old Scott Johnson on the 8th Dec 1988. This year after the third coronial inquest into his death, his …

Episode 29 - The Murder of Scott Johnson

December 23rd, 2017


It’s the 10th December 1988 near Blue Fish Point on the northern side of North Head, Sydney. The body of Scott Johnson is found at the base of a …

*** Special Edition *** - Matthew Leveson Inquest Findings

December 10th, 2017

Tonight, on True Crime Island Special Edition – The final word on the Matthew Leveson Coronial Inquest.

Episode 28 - The Last To Hang Part 3 The Letter

December 3rd, 2017


The Death Penalty or Capital Punishment, has been abolished in Australia for many years now. Over the last couple of weeks, I have looked back at two …

Episode 28 - The Last To Hang Part 2 Ronald Ryan

November 26th, 2017


The Death Penalty or Capital Punishment, has been abolished in Australia for many years now. In this 2 part episode, I look back at two cases, Jean …

Episode 28 - The Last To Hang Part 1 Jean Lee

November 21st, 2017


The Death Penalty or Capital Punishment, has been abolished in Australia for many years now. Tonight, I look back at two cases, Jean Lee and Ronald …

Episode 27 - The 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre

November 5th, 2017


It’s 4:30am 5th September 1972 Munich. It’s the second week of the Olympic games. Eight highly armed members of the Black September Organisation, scale the chain link fence into the Olympic village and take Israeli …

*** Haunted Tales from your fav Podcasters - Halloween Special***

October 31st, 2017


Contributing Podcasts:
Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children
The Murder Road Trip Podcast
Evil Podcast
The Trail Went Cold
Encrypted Podcast
36 Times
Moms …

*** Halloween Special Edition ***

October 29th, 2017


It’s Halloween 1974, Deer Park, Texas. 30-year-old Ronald Clark O’Bryan friend Jimmy Bates will take their kids Trick or Treating. Later that night …

*** Special Edition *** Bigfoot, Kray Twins and Hijacking

October 22nd, 2017


We update the Elisa Curry mystery and go back in time to October 1967 and 1977.
There is Bigfoot, UK organised crime with the Kray twins and an Airline Hijacking that goes on and on.

Episode 26 - Santa Never Made It Into Darwin

October 15th, 2017


It’s late afternoon Christmas Eve 1974, Darwin Australia. For several days, Tropical Cyclone Tracy has been monitored off the coast of the Northern Territory. It’s overcast, there are low clouds and it’s raining hard. …

*** Special Edition *** Cannibals Guns Rage and More

October 9th, 2017


The Cannibals Couple, the Vegas shooting, Missing Elisa Curry, Mat Leveson and Grenfell updates and I lose it over pathetic sentencing.

Episode 25 - The Luna Park Ghost Train Fire

October 1st, 2017


It’s the night of June 9th 1979 at Luna Park, Sydney. As the slogan says, you go there ‘Just for Fun’, however by the end of the night a fire breaks …

Episode 24 - The Murder of Jacob Munro

September 24th, 2017


This is a story of how not to run an illegal weed growing operation and how you should choose your employees well.

Happy 1st Birthday Edition

September 17th, 2017


Come and join in on the first birthday celebration of True Crime Island.

*** Special Edition *** Murder Babes and more

September 10th, 2017


It’s May 25 2017 and a 22-year-old karaoke bar worker from Khon Kaen, Miss Warisara Klinjui or Amm as she was known, is found brutally murdered. Not …

Episode 23 - The Pickup Truck Killer

September 4th, 2017


It’s early March 2012. Julsin Salangsing a driver from Chumpon Tha Sae district in Thailand, is found murdered by the side of the road and his pickup …

*** Special Edition *** The Matthew Leveson Coronial Inquiry

August 27th, 2017


Hi Islanders. Tonight I have an update from the final three days of the Matthew Leveson Coronial Inquiry that resumed last week including the full …

Episode 22 - The Murder of Deborah Gardner

August 20th, 2017


It’s October 14, 1976 on the Kingdom of Tonga an archipelago of 169 islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Deborah Gardner a 23-year-old American Peace Corps …

*** Special Edition *** A Listeners Survival Story and UK Laws

August 13th, 2017


A listeners tale of courage and survival plus a look at the new UK Double Jeopardy laws and how they could affect one well known gangster.

Episode 21 - The Granville Train Disaster

August 6th, 2017


It’s 6:09 AM January 18th 1977 Mt Victoria train station in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. The NSW 46 Class locomotive No.4620 hauling 8 …

Episode 20 - The Murder of Cleon Jackman

July 23rd, 2017


It’s the 11th May 1999. 14-year-old Cleon Jackman is out riding a pushbike near Petry St Langford Western Australia. Suddenly a car swerves around …

*** Special Edition *** Marcus Fiesel, Grenfell Disaster and more

July 16th, 2017


Marcus Fiesel was only 3 years old when his foster parents killed him, more on the Grenfell tower disaster and readers comments.

Episode 19 - Malcolm Naden Killer On The Run

July 9th, 2017


It’s the 22nd March 2012. 30Km’s West of Gloucester NSW Australia. Malcolm John Naden fugitive for 7 years and Australia’s most wanted man is …

*** Special Edition *** Grenfell Disaster - Matt Leveson and more

July 2nd, 2017


Maintain the rage in this episode of True Crime island Special Edition.

Episode 18 - David and Catherine Birnie Serial Killers

June 25th, 2017


It’s October 1986 Perth Western Australia. Over a five-week period, five women would go missing. Four of them would be murdered, but the fifth is …

*** Special Edition *** The Grenfell Tower Disaster

June 18th, 2017


Just before 1AM on the 14th June 2017, a fire broke out in the apartments which quickly spread trapping many of the residents. It is believed at this time, although not confirmed, that the fire started in a 4th floor …

Episode 17 - Peter Dupas Serial Killer

June 11th, 2017


It’s 19th April 1999, Nothcote, just North East of Melbourne. At around 9 am, neighbours hear the screams of a woman coming from the house of …

*** Special Edition *** Matthew Leveson Update

June 1st, 2017


Special Edition Update on the Matthew Leveson case from Episode 4. Matthew went missing believed murdered in Sept 2007. His remains have now been found.

Episode 16 - John Martin Scripps Serial Killer

May 28th, 2017


Have you ever been travelling and got talking with another fellow tourist and ended up hanging out with them? Well let me tell you a story about …

Episode 15 - The Janine Balding Murder

May 15th, 2017


It’s the 8th September 1988, Sutherland Railway Station about 30km southwest of Sydney. Janine Balding has just left the train from work and was walking towards her car in the fading light around 6pm. Here she is …

Episode 14 - Juanita Nielsen

April 30th, 2017


It’s the 4th July 1974. Kings Cross Sydney. Heiress Juanita Nielsen attends a meeting to discuss advertising for the Carousel Club in her newspaper …

Episode 13 - The Milperra Massacre

April 16th, 2017


It’s Father’s Day 2nd September 1984. A swap meet at the Viking Tavern Milperra Sydney, has been organized by the British Motorcycle Club. It was to …

Episode 12 - Murder in Paradise

April 2nd, 2017


Today I am going to tell you a story of greed, fraud, theft and murder. A small-time conman who evolves into a ruthless killer. From the suburbs of …

Episode 11 - The Bain Family Murders

March 19th, 2017


It’s 7:09am, June 20 1994, Dunedin New Zealand. 22-Year-old David Bain calls emergency services 111. Clearly distressed he tells the operator …

Episode 10 - The Murder of Daniel Morcombe

March 5th, 2017


It’s Sunday the 7th of December 2003. 13 year-old Daniel Morecombe waits at an unofficial Bus Stop under the Kiel Mountain Road overpass in the …

Episode 9 - The Quakers Hill Nursing Home Fire

February 19th, 2017


It’s 5am the 18th November 2011. A fire breaks out at the Quakers Hill nursing home 40km west of Sydney NSW Australia. 14 of the 81 residents of the …

Episode 8 - Sef Gonzales

February 5th, 2017


It’s July 10, 2001, 000 emergency dispatchers receive a phone call from 20-year-old Sef Gonzales, a Phillipino/Australian, who tells them he has just …

Episode 7 - The Granny Killer

January 16th, 2017


It’s the 1st of March 1989, 82-year-old Gwendoline Mitchelhill is walking down Military Rd Mosman, NSW, Australia on her way home from shopping. She …

Episode 6 - The Kiesha Weippeart Murder

January 2nd, 2017


It’s August 1st 2010 Kristi Abrahams contacts police and reports that her child 6-year-old Keisha is missing from the Mt Druitt flat she shares with …

Episode 5 - Katherine Knight

December 20th, 2016


It’s the morning of March 1st 2000 Aberdeen NSW Australia. 45-Year-old John Price or ‘Pricey’ as he was known, had uncharacteristically not shown up …

Episode 4 - Matthew Leveson

December 8th, 2016


It’s 2:11AM September 23, 2007. 20-year-old Matthew Leveson and his partner 42 yo Michael Atkins leave the ARQ nightclub at Darlinghurst Sydney. …

Episode 3 - Elisa Lam

November 14th, 2016


It’s Feb 19 2013 Hotel Cecil LA California. After guests complain of discoloured and foul water coming taps and showers, maintenance workers …

Episode 2 - Jodi Arias

October 30th, 2016


It’s the 9th June 2008, Friends had become worried that they had not been able to contact their friend Travis Alexander for several days. They go to his home and enter the residence. They go upstairs to his bedroom. …

Episode 1 - Charles Sobhraj

October 17th, 2016


It’s Dec 18 1975 Pattaya a beach resort town on the eastern seaboard of Thailand. A fisherman discovers a bikini clad body of a western tourist …

Intro to True Crime Island

September 18th, 2016


In the coming weeks I will bring you true crime stories and mysteries from all over the world. The website is where I have links to iTunes, twitter and facebook and you can also download or stream …

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