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Unresolved

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Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.

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The Volga Maniac

Between 2011 and 2012, a Russian serial killer would target elderly women that lived alone.

Beginning his spree in the early months of 2011, this mysterious killer emerged from Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan. It was here that he would kill close to a dozen women over the next year, before moving on to other cities in the region.

In the decade since, investigators have speculated that this violent individual may have as many as 32 victims - spanning hundreds of kilometers through central Russia - but they are no closer to bringing him to justice, despite them having footage of the killer in action...



Episode hosted, produced, researched, and written by Micheal Whelan

Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

Producers: Maggyjames, Roberta Janson, Ben Krokum, Quil Carter, Peggy Belarde, Laura Hannan, Damion Moore, Amy Hampton, Scott Meesey, Steven Wilson, Victoria Reid, Gabriella Bromley, Scott Patzold, Marie Vanglund, Astrid Kneier, Lori Rodriguez, Aimee McGregor, Danny Williams, Sydney Scotton, Sara Moscaritolo, Thomas Ahearn, Marion Welsh, Seth Morgan, Alyssa Lawton, Kelly Jo Hapgood, Patrick Laakso, Meadow Landry, Rebecca Miller, Tatum Bautista, gravityheadzero, Erin Pyles, and Jo Wong

Learn more about this podcast at http://unresolved.me

If you would like to support this podcast and others, consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpod to become a Patron or Producer

This episode features a promo for the podcast True Blue Crime, which can be found at the following link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-blue-crime/id1453311982

This episode is sponsored by Harry's, which is offering listeners of Unresolved $5 off of a trial set, which includes a 5-blade razor, a weighted handle, foaming shave gel w/aloe, and a travel cover. Head to the following link to take advantage of this special offer: https://Harrys.com/unresolved

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