A True Crime Podcast

Episodes 134 & 135: Conspiracy to Murder Gary Triano, Parts 1 & 2

Interview with author Kerrie Droban

June 1 & 15, 2021

Award-winning author, Kerrie Droban will discuss the 1996 murder of Arizona business man Gary Triano. To listen to part 1 click Here and to listen to part 2 click Here.


Episode 133: Former IL Governor George Ryan

Corruption

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

Changing Stories

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

Ponzi Scheme

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

Sibling Rivalry 

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

Compulsion

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

Mass Suicide

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

Willing Participant?

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. 


Episode 122: Missy Bevers

Killer on film

December 1, 2020

On the morning of April 18, 2016, surveillance video from the Creekside Church of Christ in Midlothian, Texas captured an individual inside the church. Minutes later, the individual brutally murdered Terri "Missy" Bevers. The case is still unsolved. Click Here to listen. 


Episodes 119, 120, & 121: Assassination of Malcolm X, Parts 1 - 3

Conspiracy

October 15, November 1 & 15, 2020

Malcolm X was a polarizing and often misunderstood civil rights' activist. His passion and outspoken nature likely contributed to his death. Who was behind the murder of Malcolm X? This is episode 1 of 3.  Click Here to listen to part 1, Here for part 2, and Here to listen to part 3.


Episode 118: Paul Michael Stephani

Weepy-voiced Killer

October 1, 2020

After attacking and killing several women, Paul Michael Stephani called police in a whiny voice. The media dubbed him the 'Weepy-voiced killer.' Click Here to listen.


​​​Episode 117: Kelli Bordeaux

Questionable Tactics

September 15, 2020

On the night of April 13, 2012, 23-year-old Army health specialist Kelli Bordeaux went to a bar in Fayetteville, North Carolina. After the evening out, she simply vanished. Click Here to listen. 


Episodes 115 & 116: Dalia Dippolito, Parts 1 & 2

Murder-for-hire

August 15 & September 1, 2020

Dalia Dippolito hired an undercover police officer to kill her husband, Mike Dippolito. After being caught red-handed, she claimed it was all a big misunderstanding. Click Here to listen to part 1 and Here for part 2.


Episode 114: Charles Cullen

Angel of Death

August 1, 2020

Charles Cullen worked as a nurse at several hospitals. While working, he killed, at least, dozens of patients. How did he continue to get away with murder at hospital after hospital? To listen, click Here


Episodes 112 & 113: Russ Faria, Parts 1 & 2

Framed

July 1 & 15, 2020

When Betsy Faria was murdered, police immediately suspected her husband, Russ Faria. However, the most obvious suspect is not always the correct one. Click Here to listen to part 1 & Here for part 2. 


Episode 111: The Springfield Three
Still Missing

June 15, 2020

On June 7, 1992, Stacy McCall, Suzie Streeter, and her Suzie's mother, Sherrill Levitt, vanished from a home in Springfield, Missouri. What happened to these three women and who could be involved? Click Here to listen. 


Episodes 109 & 110: Colette, Kimberley, & Kristen MacDonald Murders, Parts 1 & 2

Jeffrey MacDonald

June 1 & May 15, 2020

On February 17, 1970 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Jeffrey MacDonald's wife and two daughters were viciously murdered. MacDonald claimed a cult group invaded their home, but he luckily escaped with his life. Click Here to listen to part 1 and Here for part 2.


Episode 108: Morgan Harrington & Hannah Graham

Innocence Lost

May 1, 2020

We look into the murders of Morgan Harrington and Hannah Graham in Charlottesville, Virginia. Click Here to listen.


Episodes 106 & 107: Aaron Hernandez, Parts 1 & 2

Vengeful Violence

April 1 & 15, 2020

NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez had unlimited talent and potential. When he was arrested for the murder of Odin Lloyd, his life came crashing down. Were there warning signs, and just how dangerous was Aaron Hernandez? Click Here to listen to Part 1 and Here for Part 2.


Episodes 104 & 105: The Murder of Marilyn Sheppard, Parts 1 & 2

Interview with true crime author Cynthia L. Cooper

March 1 & 15, 2020

When Marilyn Sheppard was murdered in 1954, the police immediately suspected her husband, Dr. Sam Sheppard. In their rush to judgment, did they miss the true perpetrator, or did they get it right? Click Here to listen to Part 1 and Here for Part 2.


Episodes 102 & 103: Al Capone, Parts 1 & 2

Interview with Nate Hendley

February 1 & 15, 2020

True crime writer Nate Hendley and I discuss the most notorious gangster of all time: Al Capone. Click Here to listen to Part 1 and Here to listen to Part 2. ​​