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Case Closed

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Case Closed is a true crime podcast about the times the bad guy didn’t get away with it. Season 1 investigates the murder of Erin Corwin, who was just 19 years old when she kissed her husband Jon goodbye at the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, California, and headed to Joshua Tree National Park to scout hiking trails. It was the last time he would ever see her alive. A true story of marriage, obsession, and murder, based on the book Secrets of a Marine’s Wife by New York Times bestselling author Shanna Hogan. Learn more at bit.ly/MarinesWife

Case Closed is a true crime podcast about the times the bad guy didn’t get away with it. Season 1 investigates the murder of Erin Corwin, who was just 19 years old when she kissed her husband Jon goodbye at the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, California, and headed to Joshua Tree National Park to scout hiking trails. It was the last time he would ever see her alive. A true story of marriage, obsession, and murder, based on the book Secrets of a Marine’s Wife by New York Times bestselling author Shanna Hogan. Learn more at bit.ly/MarinesWife
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Case Closed is a true crime podcast about the times the bad guy didn’t get away with it. Season 1 investigates the murder of Erin Corwin, who was just 19 years old when she kissed her husband Jon goodbye at the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, California, and headed to Joshua Tree National Park to scout hiking trails. It was the last time he would ever see her alive. A true story of marriage, obsession, and murder, based on the book Secrets of a Marine’s Wife by New York Times bestselling author Shanna Hogan. Learn more at bit.ly/MarinesWife

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Episodes

S2E8: The Right and Wrong

5/21/2019
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From emails to evidence, from spouse to suspect, this episode ends in a shocking twist from the defense team. Is this a last grab attempt at freedom for a guilty man? -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:32:38

S2E7: The Trips

5/14/2019
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Discoveries in an extra-marital relationship beg the question: is being in love an excuse to kill? -- Find out more about the book Death on the River by Diane Fanning here: bit.ly/deathriver Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:24:23

S2E6: The Press Conference

5/7/2019
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The prime suspect is announced to the media. How will detectives prove this person held the gun that killed Rusty? A small lead will bring big answers here. -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:20:23

S2E5: The Map

4/30/2019
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A suspect is arrested. Now the police must bolster their evidence for trial. They create a map of every movement this suspect makes on the day of the murder. -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:25:24

BONUS: Introducing Running from COPS

4/26/2019
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Running from COPS is a new podcast from the team behind Missing Richard Simmons. COPS is the longest-running reality show in history. It’s a show that turned the worst days of people’s lives into a TV spectacle. Dan Taberski tracked those people down...and he uncovered the hidden secrets behind the making of the show. Whatever you’re expecting, this will surprise you. Running from COPS is out now. Find it in your favorite podcast app.

Duration:00:10:05

S2E4: The Biggest Break in the Case

4/23/2019
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Detectives have a new suspect. What will this suspect reveal during the police interview? -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:29:42

S2E3: The Funeral and The Van

4/16/2019
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This episode opens with Rusty's funeral and mourners gathered in a cemetery. The discovery of a small detail will point the investigation to one person. -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:23:07

S2E2: The Couple

4/9/2019
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Andrea and Rusty–a seemingly perfect couple. What secrets are hidden behind closed doors? -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:22:03

S2E1: The Four Shots

4/2/2019
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Four gun shots ring out in a pre-school parking lot. Rusty Sneiderman is dead. Who killed him and why? -- Can't wait to hear the rest of the season? Listen to all the episodes ahead of time on Stitcher Premium. Go to StitcherPremium.com/caseclosed and use the code CLOSED for a free trial. For more on this case, check out Crazy for You by Michael Fleeman here: bit.ly/crazyforyoubook

Duration:00:24:14

S1E8: The End

3/26/2019
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The trial for the murder of Erin Corwin was over. After deliberating for only 15 minutes, the jurors had come to a unanimous decision: Christopher Lee was guilty. As the decision was announced in the courtroom, Erin’s family and friends felt relieved. The days of gruesome testimony and reliving what had happened had come to a close. For Erin’s family and friends, it was time to move forward. We check in on Erin's family and friends — and learn how her story continues to make an...

Duration:00:21:50

S1E7: The Confession

3/19/2019
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Christopher Lee’s trial for the first degree murder of Erin Corwin was finally underway, after years of legal maneuvering and delays by the defense. Erin’s friends and family had gone on the stand, and authorities had testified on the evidence the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department had collected. An expert said there was a 1 in 16 billion chance that DNA samples found in the mineshaft where Chris dumped Erin’s body belonged to anyone else. It seemed like the case was closed. But...

Duration:00:20:16

Introducing Unsolved

3/12/2019
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This week, we'd like to tell you about another true crime podcast you might like: Unsolved. More often than we'd like to believe, people get away with murder. On the podcast Unsolved, hear these real-life mysteries. Subscribe here, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Shanna Hogan's Secrets of a Marine's Wife is out everywhere now. You can also listen to the second season of Case Closed early on Stitcher Premium with the code CLOSED. For more great stories, subscribe to the...

Duration:00:27:05

S1E6: The Trial

3/5/2019
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“That was like a bloody glove, finding that garrote.” Erin Corwin's story was gaining national attention and media interest. Meanwhile, detectives were still focused on gathering enough evidence before the trial began. As notable witnesses finally took to the stand to testify, Erin's friends and family wondered if the case against Christopher Lee would end in a conviction. Shanna Hogan's Secrets of a Marine's Wife is out everywhere now. You can also listen to the second season of Case...

Duration:00:20:28

S1E5: The Suspect

2/26/2019
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Hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement officers spent eight weeks and over 5,000 hours searching for Erin Corwin. In the end, the discovery of Erin’s body at the bottom of a mineshaft in Joshua Tree National Park was a big deal — and not just because the search had been so difficult. Without a body, it would have been almost impossible to convict Erin’s killer. And shortly after she went missing, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was almost positive they knew who killed Erin...

Duration:00:24:04

S1E4: The Search

2/19/2019
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"I was determined — see, I’m the kind of person where I get sent on a mission and I don’t give up. I won't stop until I find her." When Erin Corwin went missing, it became clear to the detectives investigating the case that there was foul play — and there was one suspect who quickly rose to the top of their list. But before we get into how exactly Erin died and who killed her, we’re going to skip ahead — to the search for Erin’s body, in the desolate desert setting of Joshua Tree National...

Duration:00:24:29

S1E3: The Affair

2/12/2019
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Erin Corwin had settled into life on the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, California. She and her husband Jon had befriended their neighbors, the Malakies and the Lees, and the three couples had become very close, spending most of their time together. But by the next spring, the relationships between the trio would be changed forever — and by June, Erin would be dead. You can preorder Shanna Hogan's Secrets of a Marine's Wife now. You can also listen to the second season of Case Closed...

Duration:00:30:49

S1E2: The Base

2/5/2019
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"Nobody comes to Twentynine Palms on purpose. And they're all there for the same reason." Erin Corwin had left her family behind and moved to California to join her husband, Jon, on the military base in Twentynine Palms, a remote town in the Mohave Desert. What was Erin's life like there? Who were the new friends she made? And where did it all go so wrong? You can preorder Shanna Hogan's Secrets of a Marine's Wife now. You can listen to the second season of Case Closed early on Stitcher...

Duration:00:22:34

S1E1: The Wife

1/29/2019
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On the last day of her life, Erin Corwin awoke around dawn. She was going to Joshua Tree National Park, where she said she was scouting trails for an upcoming visit with her mother. She took her cell phone, kissed her husband goodbye, and headed off for the day. But Erin would not come back from her trip alive. Who was Erin Corwin? How did she go from being a sheltered teen from a small town to a Marine wife with so many secrets? And how did she meet such an untimely end? You can preorder...

Duration:00:26:24

Coming Soon

1/18/2019
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A true story of marriage, obsession, and murder. This season on Case Closed, a deep dive into the disappearance of 19-year-old Erin Corwin. New episodes on Tuesdays, beginning January 29th.

Duration:00:01:57