A True Crime Podcast
Episode 181: Rebekah Barsotti
May 15, 2023
The first of a seven-episode series on disappearance and death of Rebekah Barsotti. She went missing outside of Missoula, Montana in July of 2021. Her body was found in May of 2022. Did she die from a river accident or didn’t something nefarious happen to her? To listen, click Here.
Episodes 179 & 180: Bella in the Wych Elm, Parts 1 & 2
Discussion with Savanna Steele
April 15 & May 1, 2023
Savanna Steele, from the “Woo! There it is” Podcast, and I will discuss the mysterious case surrounding Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm from 1940s England. To listen to part 1, click Here, and for part 2, click Here.
Episode 178: Alcatraz Escape
April 1, 2023
In 1962, four prisoners at Alcatraz planned a daring escape, using fake heads, raincoats as a raft, and lots of free time, to make their way off of the island. Did they make it to shore? Are they dead or alive? To listen, click Here.
Episode 177: Assassination of P.M. Indira Gandhi
March 15, 2023
In 1984, the first female prime minister of India, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her bodyguards. We will delve into the horrific events that led-up to the assassination of India’s leader. Click Here to listen.
Episode 176: Death of Elliott Smith
March 1, 2023
Elliott Smith was a singer-songwriter with incredible talent. In 2003, Elliott Smith died from an apparent suicide. He allegedly stabbed himself in the chest twice while his girlfriend was locked in the bathroom nearby. Was it murder or suicide? To listen, click Here.
Episode 175: Kidnapping of Ted Binion
A Death Wish
February 15, 2023
In 1967, Marvin Shumate, a Las Vegas cab driver, came-up with the idea of kidnapping the son of Horseshoe casino owner, Benny Binion. When criminals target other criminals, it doesn’t usually end well. Click Here to listen.
Episode 174: Leon Jacob & Valerie McDaniel
Out of Options
February 1, 2023
Leon Jacob and Valerie McDaniel had two significant problems. Leon Jacob’s ex-girlfriend accused him of stalking, which could result in him going to prison and losing his medical license. And Valerie McDaniel’s ex-husband wanted custody of their daughter because of her association with Leon Jacob. The couple decided the best way to address their issues was to hire a hitman. To listen, click Here.
Episodes 172 & 173: Children of God Cult, Parts 1 & 2
Interview with Lou Eytalis
January 1 & 15, 2023
Former Children of God cult member, Lou Eytalis, talks about her experiences growing-up in a cult and what it took for her to finally break-away. To listen to Part 1, click Here, and Part 2, click Here.
Episodes 169, 170, & 171: The Murdaugh Family, Parts 1 - 3
Lowcountry, South Carolina
November 15 & December 1 & 15, 2022
We will delve into the perplexing and ever complicated cases surrounding the Murdaugh family in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Embezzlement, fraud, murder, what is going on in and around this family? To listen to part 1, click Here. For part 2, click Here and Here for part 3.
Episode 168: "American Murderer"
Interview with writer & director Matthew Gentile
November 1, 2022
Jason Derek Brown lived a lavish life-style as a conman, but he wanted more. In 2004, he shot an armored car guard in the process of stealing $56,000. In October of 2022, the true crime thriller, “American Murderer,” hit movie theaters, which cover the case. Click Here, to listen.
Episode 167: Murder of Al Canty
Interview with Jan Canty
October 15, 2022
Al Canty was murdered in 1985 in Detroit, Michigan. Unbeknownst to his wife, he was living a double life, spending considerable time and money with a prostitute and her john. I will be talking with Al’s wife, Jan Canty, about the horrific experience associated with having her husband murdered and how she managed to emerge from this tragedy. To listen, click Here.
Episode 166: Disappearance of Heather Elvis
Love “Hate” Triangle
October 1, 2022
Twenty-year-old Heather Elvis had a relationship with an older man, Sidney Moorer, who turned out to be married. After his wife, Tammy, found out, Heather’s world fell apart. Then, on December 18th of 2013, Heather Elvis simply vanished. Did Tammy and Sidney Moorer have something to do with the disappearance of Heather Elvis, or were there just a lot of bad coincidences? Click Here to listen.
Episode 165: Murder of Benjamin Siegel
September 15, 2022
Benjamin Siegel was a brutal and feared member of organized crime in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. He is also considered one of the forces behind the creation of modern-day Las Vegas. An unknown assailant murdered him in Los Angeles in 1947. His murder remains unsolved. To listen, click Here.
Episode 164: Sex Trafficking
Interview with Chris Armitage
September 1, 2022
U.S. Air Force Veteran and advocate for the reduction of human and sex trafficking, Christopher Armitage will be talking about the complex and troubling crime of sex trafficking. Click Here to listen.
Episode 163: Operation Northwoods
August 15, 2022
In the early 1960, the U.S. Government devised a plan to commit or stage acts of terrorism against the United States and blame them on Cuba. It was designed to garner support and justification for a war against Cuba. It was called Operation Northwoods. To listen, click Here.
Episode 162: Bill Coulthard
Interview with Anthony Smith
August 1, 2022
Las Vegas-based blogger Anthony Smith will be discussing the murder of former FBI agent Bill Coulthard. To listen, click Here.
Episode 161: Shrinerites
Interview with Author Tony Russo
July 15, 2022
Sherry Shriner ran an online cult. When two cult members died, concern as to what was going on inside their group increased significantly. I will be talking with veteran journalist and podcaster Tony Russo about the cult he named the 'Shrinerites.' Click Here to listen.
Episode 160: Patty Prewitt
Interview with Maggie Freleng
July 1, 2022
In 1984, Bill Prewitt was murdered in his bed by his own gun while his wife, Patty Prewitt, slept next to him. Patty was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life in prison. Now, Patty has a strong contingent of advocates supporting her claims of innocence. Was Patty wrongfully convicted or is she where she is supposed to be? Click Here to listen.
Episodes 158 & 159: Murder of Cassie Jo Stoddart, Parts 1 & 2
Real life 'Scream'
June 1 & 15, 2022
We will delve into the murder of Cassie Jo Stoddart. Click Here to listen to part 1 and Here for part 2.
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
We will look into the 1991 murder of Jackie Thomas in Raleigh, NC. Click Here to listen to part 1 and click Here to listen to part 2.
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.