True Crime Brewery-logo

True Crime Brewery

Media & Entertainment Podcasts >

Jill and Dick are a married couple who love to drink beer and discuss true crime. Join them at the quiet end of the bar. Dick will bring along an excellent beer from the region where the crime occurred. He will give us a little beer lesson and review before Jill starts off their true crime discussion. The discussions are well-researched and in depth. Dick is a physician and often shares his medical expertise at Jill's urging. The conversational nature of this podcast will have to talking back to your smart phone!

Jill and Dick are a married couple who love to drink beer and discuss true crime. Join them at the quiet end of the bar. Dick will bring along an excellent beer from the region where the crime occurred. He will give us a little beer lesson and review before Jill starts off their true crime discussion. The discussions are well-researched and in depth. Dick is a physician and often shares his medical expertise at Jill's urging. The conversational nature of this podcast will have to talking back to your smart phone!
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Jill and Dick are a married couple who love to drink beer and discuss true crime. Join them at the quiet end of the bar. Dick will bring along an excellent beer from the region where the crime occurred. He will give us a little beer lesson and review before Jill starts off their true crime discussion. The discussions are well-researched and in depth. Dick is a physician and often shares his medical expertise at Jill's urging. The conversational nature of this podcast will have to talking back to your smart phone!

Language:

English

Contact:

207-344-8138


Episodes

Fatal Vision

9/24/2018
More
On February 17, 1970, a shocking crime took place in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Colette MacDonald and her two young daughters were brutally murdered. Colette’s husband, Jeffrey MacDonald, was left wounded but still very much alive. This crime has fascinated, outraged and polarized people for nearly 50 years. Speculation in this crime has continued with strings of legal proceedings and outcomes. But at the heart of the case is the relationship of a pregnant young mother with her ambitious...

Duration:00:59:04

My Mother, My Killer

9/16/2018
More
To most of us, the relationship between mother and child is a sacred one. We love our children, put their needs above our own, and will do anything to protect them and promote their happiness. But mother of six Theresa Knorr didn’t seem to feel any such love or devotion for her children, least of all her two daughters Sheila and Suesan. A mother of three sons and three daughters, Theresa wounded her daughter Suesan with scissors and a gun. When she wasn't dead after a few weeks, Theresa...

Duration:01:46:56

Disposable Woman: Reyna Angelica Marroquin

9/8/2018
More
In 1999, a homeowner in Jericho, New York removed an old 55-gallon barrel from his basement. The trash men would not take it because it was too heavy. So he opened it. The smell was horrific. A woman’s shoe bobbed to the surface. Locked away in that barrel for over thirty years was the now mummified body of a young woman and her full-term fetus. She was fully clothed with her purse and address book inside. Police would take hours extracting these remains from the barrel. The odor was so...

Duration:02:52:42

Memphis Bridezilla

9/3/2018
More
Ejaz Ahmad was kind, handsome, and a hard-working, self-made businessman. He arrived in the United States from Pakistan to fulfill his mother’s dying wish: to become an American, to complete his education, and to have a happy life. This, of course, included having a family of his own. After completing two master’s degree programs, Ejaz settled in the Memphis, Tennessee, area. He became the owner of several small businesses, purchased real estate, married a woman he loved, and became the...

Duration:01:49:00

Poisonous

8/27/2018
More
Audrey Marie Hilley killed her husband, Frank, in 1975, and attempted to kill her daughter, Carol, three years later. Her choice of victims, which probably included her mother and mother-in-law, were the people close to her. Her motive was money. What makes her case extraordinary is how she managed to elude arrest for three years while on the run as a fugitive, and then, while serving a 20-year-to-life sentence, managed to obtain a prison furlough and disappear into the woods of...

Duration:03:02:33

Fallen: Lisa Cecilia Harnum

8/20/2018
More
Just before dawn on Saturday July 30, 2011, Lisa Harnum moved quietly into the marble covered bathroom of her luxury Sydney apartment, picked up the house phone and called her mother Joan in Toronto, Canada. The terrified young woman, in a controlled panic, said she was preparing to leave her fiancé, Simon Gittany, an emotionally abusive and controlling man who was lurking on the other side of the door. She whispered that if anything was to happen to her, her mother should contact Michelle...

Duration:01:25:34

Black Widow: Sharon Fuller Nelson

8/13/2018
More
The life of Sharon Fuller Nelson is a fascinating case study of a sociopathic woman who could win a man’s affection, seduce him into leaving his wife and family, and convince him to kill for her. She was dangerous to any man who could give her something she wanted and she had no remorse or empathy if he or anyone else got in her way. Sharon grew up in a strict, religious family. An early marriage was followed by numerous affairs, divorces, and mysterious deaths. Sharon married for money,...

Duration:00:59:53

Jill Meagher's Last Day

8/6/2018
More
29-year old Jill Meagher was going about her daily life on September 22, 2012 when a man with a lengthy criminal record took it all away from her. That night, she had gone out with some friends after work for drinks. On the short walk back to her apartment, she encountered serial rapist Adrian Bayley. CCTV would capture Bayley approaching Jill on the street at 1:40am. She had her mobile phone in her hand. His face was obscured by the blue hoodie he was wearing. When Jill didn’t make it home...

Duration:01:15:17

The Murder of Bonny Lee Bakley

7/22/2018
More
Bonny Lee Bakley was not an ethical or particularly law-abiding woman. Not someone you would want your daughter to model her life after. She was a con artist and groupie who used sex and deception to get money from men. When she was shot to death in May 2001, her husband at the time, actor Robert Blake, was charged with the crime, but there was a long list of other people with a motive. As a young girl, Bonny’s dreams were similar to many other girls. She wanted to be rich and famous one...

Duration:02:33:05

A Dangerous Woman

7/16/2018
More
Tracey Richter's outrageous crime-filled life could be the basis for a horror film featuring an attractive, revenge-oriented narcissist willing to do whatever it takes to get what she wants and hurt anyone who gets in her way. The only problem is, no one would believe it. And that may explain why she got away with it for as long as she did. Tracey lied to, cheated on, stole from, and physically attacked her first husband. When they finally divorced, she falsely accused him of child sexual...

Duration:01:01:37

Tainted Love

7/9/2018
More
Does tragedy run in families? In the case of the Augustine family, they seemed to have more than their own fair share of unexpected deaths. In August, 2012, 32-year old Dallas Augustine shot and killed her wife Jessie McCaskill before turning the gun on herself. Six years earlier, Dallas’s step-father Chaz Higgs had been accused of murdering her mother Kathy Augustine with a fatal drug overdose. Chaz was a hospital nurse involved in the care of Kathy’s sick husband Charles Augustine when...

Duration:00:50:24

The Murder of Allison Baden-Clay

7/2/2018
More
In Australia, about one person goes missing every 15 minutes. The majority are found within a week. Most missing persons cases take hours, days, or even weeks before an in-depth investigation is put into action. In the case of 43-year old mother of three Allison Baden-Clay, it took mere minutes. Constables arrived at the Baden-Clay home at 8am, took one look at Allison’s husband Gerard, and strongly suspected foul play. He was dressed for a normal work day when he walked out the front door...

Duration:05:27:28

The Trooper's Target: The Murder of Dr. John Yelenic

6/25/2018
More
The life of John Yelenic, a young, friendly, prominent dentist who was murdered in Pennsylvania back in 2006, was intertwined with the lives of his soon to be ex-wife Michele and her live-in boyfriend, Pennsylvania State Trooper Kevin Foley. All three of these people had specific personalities and beliefs which can be traced back to their childhoods and family relationships. In our discussion of the murder of Dr. John Yelenic we will see how three lives came together through seemingly...

Duration:01:44:45

Missing Amy

6/19/2018
More
When 17-year old Amy Billig disappeared in 1974, her mysterious absence created a life-altering void. Amy’s loved ones, especially her mother Sue, would never be the same. But Amy's story is about so much more than pain and loss. It's about the lasting qualities of courage, hope, and bravery after a mother’s biggest nightmare come true. Like the parents of missing children all over the world, Sue Billig was left without her daughter, left to wonder and imagine all of the terrible things...

Duration:01:21:24

Murder Actually

6/11/2018
More
In the early morning of December 3, 1995, a farmer driving along a quiet country road saw the body of a teenage girl on the ground behind a barbed-wire fence. At first, he thought he was looking at a dead animal. As he moved forward, the girl’s face was unrecognizable. One bullet hole was in her left cheek, another in her forehead. She had been hit so hard on the left side of her head that the part of the skull above her ear was caved in. She was wearing flannel shorts and a gray T-shirt....

Duration:01:15:08

The Spreckels Mansion Mystery

6/5/2018
More
In 2011, at the Spreckels Mansion on the Southern California Coast, there were two unexpected deaths that have since raised many doubts and endless speculation. On July 11, 32-year old Rebecca Zahau was at the Spreckels Beach House along with her sister when her boyfriend's 6-year old son fell over a second-floor banister. Sadly, he would die in the hospital days later. On July 12, understandably distraught, Rebecca picked up her boyfriend's brother, Adam Shacknai, from the airport and...

Duration:00:47:12

The Surgeon's Wife

5/28/2018
More
Gail Katz-Bierenbaum was the attractive, young wife of an up and coming surgeon when she disappeared in July of 1985. Her husband, Dr. Robert Bierenbaum, was an overachiever with a very promising future. Charming but admittedly awkward, Bob was a surgical resident who spoke several languages, piloted his own plane, and enjoyed gourmet cooking. They seemed like the perfect Manhattan couple. Trouble in the Bierenbaum marriage began before there was a wedding. Bob was obsessive, possessive,...

Duration:01:35:06

All Her Children: The Victims of Marybeth Tinning

5/22/2018
More
The story of Marybeth Tinning and her nine deceased children is one of the worst cases of Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy in the history of the disorder. Between the years of 1967 and 1985, Marybeth, a wife and mother in upstate New York, gave birth to and buried every one of her babies and young children, often within months of one another. The eldest, Barbara Ann, was born in 1967. By 1972, both little Barbara and her two siblings had died, starting with eight-day-old Jennifer, who is the...

Duration:03:57:52

Trees of Death: The Barron Family Murders

5/14/2018
More
Jack Barron's wife, Irene, died in her bed in the spring of 1992. She was only 34 and in apparently good health. On the day of her death, Jack told some people at work that she was having headaches and hadn’t felt well for several days. Eight months later, Jack Barron's son, Jeremy, 4, stopped breathing in his sleep. Jack began to suggest to his in-laws and neighbors that there was some genetic link. The remaining family members were given medical tests which revealed nothing. When Jack...

Duration:04:32:55

Unleashed: A Dog Mauling in San Francisco

5/8/2018
More
With her arms full of grocery bags, 33-year old Diane Whipple had just returned to her upscale apartment in San Francisco on Jan. 26 2001. As she opened the door, a neighbor’s dog—a 112-lb. female Presa Canario named Hera—rushed down the narrow hall and began barking at her, followed by 123-lb. Bane, who was on a leash but pulling his owner, Marjorie Knoller, behind him. Diane was knocked to the floor and Bane attacked her. The mauling death of Diane Whipple was viscous and brutal. She...

Duration:01:26:14