Welcome to the Quiet End
The Rainbow Girls Murders
Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero were hitchhiking on their way to the Rainbow Family Gathering in June, 1980, when they disappeared. This was an annual gathering of hippies and free-thinking people where they would celebrate harmony, peace, and freedom at Monongahela National Forest. But after the two young women accepted a ride from a quiet […] The post The Rainbow Girls Murders appeared first on Tiegrabber.
It’s all a lighthearted nightmare on the MORBID podcast. Hosted by Alaina Urquhart and Ash Kelley, Morbid is a full dose of true crime with a splash of comedy. Join us all month long as we celebrate 5 years of MORBID with a special anniversary series, a festive edition of listener tales, and more surprises […] The post Introducing: Morbid appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Dissecting Dr. Death: Christopher Duntsch
Neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch had little in his background to predict the trail of surgical atrocities he would commit in his short-lived career. Before he was finally stopped, Duntsch had caused serious neurological injuries to most of his patients and killed two of them. In fact, of the 38 surgeries he performed, 33 were catastrophic. Join […] The post Dissecting Dr. Death: Christopher Duntsch appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Murder Mystery on Swann Street
After a 911 call came in late at night on August 2, 2006, paramedics were dispatched to a high-end Washington D.C. townhouse. Inside, the home was very neat with expensive electronics and other valuables in plain sight. On the second floor, 32-year-old attorney Robert Wone was found lying flat on his back in a t-shirt […] The post Murder Mystery on Swann Street appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Eye to Eye
As far back as Brian Stidham could remember, he wanted to be a doctor and work with children. As an exceptional student, he graduated from Harvard Medical School. Then he began his residency in pediatric ophthalmology. Eventually, Brian married, had two children, and moved to Tucson, Arizona. As one of very few specialists in the […] The post Eye to Eye appeared first on Tiegrabber.
One Last Family Weekend
Diane Whitmore grew up in the Midwest. She was a smart girl and, as she matured, she was looking forward to an exciting life as an independent, sophisticated woman. But when it came to men, Diane had a bad picker. Diane married Joe Pikul after meeting him at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. He was exciting […] The post One Last Family Weekend appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Conspiracy: The Murder-for-Hire of Dan Markel
On July 18, 2014, 41-year-old law professor Dan Markel dropped off his two young sons at preschool, worked out at the gym, and returned home to his quiet Tallahassee, Florida home. It was a Friday and Dan was looking forward to a relaxing weekend. But as soon as he pulled into his garage, someone shot […] The post Conspiracy: The Murder-for-Hire of Dan Markel appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Never Seen Again: Jana Carpenter Koklich
Jana and Bruce Koklich were the ideal couple in many ways. Jana was a smart and attractive woman whose father had been an influential California state senator. Bruce was her dedicated, hard-working, and charming husband. Together, they ran a successful California real estate business and owned several valuable properties. But after going to an Eric […] The post Never Seen Again: Jana Carpenter Koklich appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Back on July 2, 1970, tourists visiting Loch Ard Gorge, Australia, found a crashed car teetering on the edge of an oceanside cliff. It looked like the car could plunge into the water at any moment. After investigators were called to the scene, the mystery grew deeper. The car’s license plate was traced to a family […] The post Fugitive Father appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Who Killed Kaitlyn?
After 18-year-old Kaitlyn Arquette was murdered in 1989, the Albuquerque police department believed it was a random act of violence. But as details were released, possible motives for her murder came to light. Join us at the quiet end for Who Killed Kaitlyn? Kaitlyn had argued with her boyfriend on the night she was killed. […] The post Who Killed Kaitlyn? appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Registered Nurse Julie Keown had goals for her life: start a family, purchase a home, advance in her career. She just needed to stay the course while her husband completed his MBA at Harvard and they would be all set. But sadly, Julie’s life was cruelly cut short and she didn’t live to see the […] The post Sweet Talker appeared first on Tiegrabber.
A Killer at the Door
McKay Everett was the adored only child of Paulette and Carl Everett. The tight-knit family of three lived a comfortable life in an upscale subdivision in Conroe, Texas, a town just a few miles north of Houston. Crime was uncommon in the Everett’s neighborhood, but they still took precautions, including the installation of a home […] The post A Killer at the Door appeared first on Tiegrabber.
The Body in Belknap Creek
Heather Rich was only 16-years-old when she was brutally victimized by people she knew and trusted. A petite and pretty girl with translucent gray-blue eyes, Heather liked to laugh and she enjoyed the attention of her peers. But adolescence is not everything that they make it out to be in the movies. As a cheerleader […] The post The Body in Belknap Creek appeared first on Tiegrabber.
From Missing to Murdered: Arlene Fraser
The disappearance of Scottish mother-of-two Arlene Fraser in April of 1998 alarmed her loved ones and set off rumors and theories throughout her community. After all, she’d waved goodbye to her children as they went off to school one morning and was never seen again. It was as if she had vanished into thin air. […] The post From Missing to Murdered: Arlene Fraser appeared first on Tiegrabber.
The Staton Jewelry Store Slayings
Rick Anderson and his girlfriend Chantina Ginn were carnies, following a travelling carnival from Kansas to Arkansas in September of 1980. At the campground where the two slept, they met another couple. The two men, strung out on uppers and looking for cash, made plans to rob a jewelry store. Of course, their intended victims […] The post The Staton Jewelry Store Slayings appeared first on Tiegrabber.
The Amish Stud: Eli Weaver
Barbara Weaver was raised in a strict Amish community where she learned to be caring and obedient. She knew her future husband, Eli Weaver, from childhood. They courted according to their church rules. But after marriage, Eli did not live up to the expectations of a devoted husband. He left the community more than once […] The post The Amish Stud: Eli Weaver appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Amazon Music Presents SUSPECT: Vanished in the Snow
For more than three and a half decades, the disappearance of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews was a mystery – a riddle neither authorities nor her family members could solve. The residents of her cloistered Colorado hometown had scoured every inch of prairie. Jonelle’s face had been on milk cartons nationwide. Even the President of the United […] The post Amazon Music Presents SUSPECT: Vanished in the Snow appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Despicable She: The Plot to Kill Bruce Cleland
Bruce Cleland was a shy, intelligent man who, at age 41, had very little experience with women. Rebecca Salcedo was younger, extremely manipulative, and very experienced with men. When the two came together as a couple, it was a complete disaster. Bruce adored Rebecca and would do anything to please her. Unfortunately, there was no […] The post Despicable She: The Plot to Kill Bruce Cleland appeared first on Tiegrabber.
Dateline Rewatch: The Halloween Party
In a classic Keith episode of Dateline, a rural Michigan community searches for a young woman last seen at a Halloween party. The party took place on acres of farmland with hard rock bands, plenty of alcohol, and no guest list. 22-year-old Chelsea Bruck went to the party with her girlfriends, but they left without […] The post Dateline Rewatch: The Halloween Party appeared first on Tiegrabber.
One Lived to Tell: The Victims of Richard Marc Evonitz
Richard Marc Evonitz had already abducted three girls from their front yards in Virginia before he took 15-year-old Kara Robinson from her friend’s house in South Carolina. Evonitz had a troubling history of criminal sexual behavior, but his friends and neighbors knew him as a good-looking, intelligent, and compassionate person living an ordinary middle-class life. […] The post One Lived to Tell: The Victims of Richard Marc Evonitz appeared first on Tiegrabber.