A True Crime Podcast
Episode 157: David Parker Ray
The 'Toy Box Killer'
May 16, 2022
David Parker Ray is known as the 'Toy Box Killer." His sick and demented torture of women is something normally reserved only for nightmares. Click Here to listen.
Episodes 155 & 156: Murder of Jackie Thomas, Parts 1 & 2
April 15 & May 1, 2022
Episode 154: Bathsheba Spooner
Interview with Author Andrew Noone
April 1, 2022
Historian and author, Andrew Noone, will discuss how Bathsheba Spooner conspired to kill her husband, with a teenaged Continental soldier and two British soldiers, during the 1700s. Click Here to listen.
Episode 153: Tucker Reed
Art imitating life
March 15, 2022
Tucker Reed shot and killed her uncle. She claimed it was self-defense. Her mother backed-up her story, but the police didn't believe either of them. Did she act to protect herself and her family or did she commit cold-blooded murder? Click Here to listen.
Episode 152: Johnny Stompanato
Murder or Self-defense?
March 1, 2022
On April 4th of 1958, Lana Turner's teenaged daughter allegedly stabbed to death reputed mobster Johnny Stompanato. What really happened inside this Beverly Hills mansion? Click Here to listen.
Episodes 149, 150, & 151: The King of Pop, Parts 1, 2, & 3
Behind the Scenes
January 15 & February 1 & 15, 2022
Michael Jackson was a superstar among superstars, but he also engaged in some rather bizarre behaviors. Later in his career, accusations came forth involving some of the most morally depraved acts one can engage in. Many disturbing aspects surrounded one of the most talented individuals of the 20th Century. To listen to part 1, click Here, click Here for part 2, and Here for part 3.
Episode 148: Killer Couple
Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka
January 1, 2022
Paul Bernardo and his wife, Karla Homolka, raped and murdered several women. They videotaped some of their horrific crimes. The press dubbed them the 'Ken and Barbie Killers.' Were both of them responsible for these heinous acts, or was one of them another victim? Click Here to listen.
Episode 147: Murder of Phil Hartman
Murder / Suicide
December 15, 2021
Saturday Night Live comedian Phil Hartman was murdered by his wife, Brynn. What darkness and turmoil in his personal life was he hiding? Click Here to listen.
Episodes 145 & 146: The Murder of Robert Wone, Parts 1 & 2
November 15 & December 1, 2021
There are so many questions surrounding the murder of Robert Wone. There were three men were inside the house when he was killed. Why aren't they talking and what exactly do they know? Click Here to listen to part 1 and Here to listen to part 2.
Episode 144: Death of Emilie Morris
November 1, 2021
Emilie Morris waited years to tell anyone about her alleged sexual assault by her high school cross-country coach, James Wilder. Her coming forward led to Wilder's arrest, but did it also lead to her death? Click Here to listen.
Episode 143: Polly Klaas
The Boogey Man
October 15, 2021
It's every parent's worst nightmare. A stranger comes into the sanctity of one's home and takes their child in the middle of the night. That's exactly what happened to Polly Klaas. Click Here to listen.
Episode 142: John McNamara & Richard Crafts
October 1, 2021
A man defrauds General Motors out of millions of dollars. Another man kills his wife. How did these two cases later get linked together? To listen, click Here.
Episode 141: The Massie Affair
Interview with author Mike Farris
September 15, 2021
Murder, allegations of rape, and many unknowns still to this day, surrounded Thalia Massie in the early 1930s in Hawaii. Click Here to listen.
Episode 140: John Hinckley
September 1, 2021
The attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan. I will delve into the sorted mind of John Warnock Hinckley and how close he came to changing the trajectory of this country. To listen, click Here.
Episode 139: Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
In Plain Sight
August 15, 2021
John Wayne Gacy was one of the most prolific and talked about serial killers. We will analyze many of his disturbing acts and try to determine what motivated him to kill. Click Here to listen.
Episode 138: Murder of Pantyu Pantev
August 1, 2021
Pantyu Pantev was one of the heads of the Bulgarian Mafia. What caused someone to murder one of the most dangerous and ruthless men within this organized crime syndicate? Click Here to listen.
Episodes 136 & 137: The DeFeo Family Murders, Parts 1 & 2
Amityville, New York
July 1 & 15, 2021
Ronald Defeo murdered his entire family in their home in the middle of the night. A little over a year later another family moved into the home. They left their belongings and fled the home less than a month later claiming the house was possessed by evil spirits. These events were the basis for a 1970s book and later movie, called "The Amityville Horror." What actually happened in one of the most terrifying houses in America? To listen to part 1, click Here, and for part 2, click Here.
Episodes 134 & 135: Conspiracy to Murder Gary Triano, Parts 1 & 2
Interview with author Kerrie Droban
June 1 & 15, 2021
Episode 133: Former IL Governor George Ryan
May 15, 2021
How did a freak car accident on a remote Wisconsin highway result in Illinois Governor George Ryan going to prison? We are going to delve into my home state of Illinois and look at arguably one of the most corrupt state governments in the country. To listen, click Here.
Episode 132: Murder of Daniel Green
May 1, 2021
Exeter police officer Daniel Green was found shot to death inside his home. Though he just completed a nasty divorce, his ex-wife, Erika Sandoval, claimed she was nowhere near the house at the time of his murder. Her story continued to evolve to where she finally claimed that she killed her ex-husband to protect their son. What really happened? Click Here to listen.
Episode 131: Bernie Madoff
April 15, 2021
It was the largest Ponzi Scheme ever created. This investment fraud didn't involve swindling money out of widows and orphans, it targeted the wealthiest and most sophisticated investors. How did Bernie Madoff con so many people? And why did it take so long for him to be caught? Click Here to listen.
Episode 130: The Murder of Gregory Witman
April 1, 2021
Ron and Sue Witman experienced the ultimate tragedy when their 13-year-old son, Gregory Witman, was murdered. They wanted more than anything for the police to find his killer. However, when the police zeroed in on their 15-year-old son, Zachary, another tragedy began for them. Did the police, prosecutors, and ultimately, a jury, get it wrong in a rush to judgment, or did Zachary kill his younger brother? Click Here to listen.
Episode 129: The Death of Vincent Viafore
Homicide or accident?
March 15, 2021
Vincent Viafore drowned while kayaking on the Hudson River. Yet, investigators quickly believed this was no accident. His fiancé, Angelika Graswald, likely murdered him for his life insurance money. The press nicknamed her the "Kayak Killer." Was it a homicide or an accident? Click Here to listen.
Episode 128: Serial Killer Samuel Little
March 1, 2021
Samuel Little is the most prolific serial killer in American history. How was he able to kill so many, and how was he eventually caught? Click Here to listen.
Episode 127: Heaven's Gate
February 15, 2021
On March 26, 1997, 39 members of the Heaven's Gate cult were found dead in a mass suicide. How did their leader, Marshall Applewhite, convince so many people that taking their own lives was something they should do? And what do former members think about the group over 20 years later? Click Here to listen.
Episode 126: "Bad Medicine"
Interview with author Charlotte Bismuth
February 1, 2021
New York assistant district attorney Charlotte Bismuth talks about Dr. Stan Li who ran a pain clinic, but many referred to it as a 'pill mill.' Click Here to listen.
Episode 125: Patty Hearst
January 15, 2021
In 1974, a domestic terrorist group kidnapped college student and media heir, Patty Hearst. As time went on, Patty appeared to be less of a victim, which generated conflicting beliefs about her current mental state. Did she suffer from Stockholm Syndrome? Click Here to listen.
Episode 124: Charles Lindbergh Revisited
Interview with former judge Lise A. Pearlman
January 1, 2021
In 1932, Charles Lindbergh, Jr. was kidnapped from his second floor nursery with his parents awake in the house. Former judge Lise A. Pearlman has a theory as to what happened and who perpetuated it. I will be interviewing her about her her book, "The Lindbergh Kidnapping." Click Here to listen.
Episode 123: The Theft of Mona Lisa
Interview with Dr. Noah Charney
December 15, 2020
In 1911, someone stole Mona Lisa from the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. I will be discussing Mona Lisa's theft, Leonardo Da Vinci, art crimes, and more, with professor Noah Charney. Click Here to listen.