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If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

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English


Episodes

MURDERED: Sharmini Anandavel

1/23/2023
When 15-year-old Sharmini Anandeval doesn’t come home from her first day at a new job, her family is immediately suspicious of one of their neighbors. But despite an overwhelming amount of circumstantial evidence, her death remains unsolved… at least, in the eyes of the law. Did you know you can listen to this episode ad-free? Join the Fan Club! Visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/ to view the current membership options and policies. Source materials for this episode cannot be...

Duration:00:41:03

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: The Family in Anaqua Springs

1/16/2023
When Nichol Olsen and her two daughters are found shot in the home they shared with her boyfriend, a theory quickly emerges that lays the blame on Nichol. But to those who knew her, that’s not an option, and points to someone else as the culprit. Over three years later, the question still remains: what happened in that house on January 9th, 2019? Did you know you can listen to this episode ad-free? Join the Fan Club! Visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/ to view the current membership...

Duration:00:42:59

MURDERED: Aaron Taylor

1/9/2023
Aaron Taylor was 36 and experiencing homelessness when he was lit on fire on Christmas Day in 2007. Police think they know who’s responsible… but a lack of physical evidence…coupled with reluctant witnesses…has kept this case open for years. But multiple people know what happened…and investigators are hoping they’ll come forward. silentwitness.org.Did you know you can listen to this episode ad-free? Join the Fan Club! Visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/ to view the current membership...

Duration:00:47:02

MISSING: Natanalie "Naty" Perez

1/2/2023
Natanalie Perez was chasing her dream of being a singer when she fell victim to a violent sex-trafficking ring in Florida and disappeared in June of 2012. More than a decade later, her family and investigators from the Anti-Predator Project are still trying to find her…or find out what happened to her. Anti-Predator ProjectNational Center for Missing & Exploited Children’sNational Human Trafficking HotlineOffice for Victims of Crime websiteresources for victims and survivorsU.S. Department...

Duration:00:56:57

PRECEDENT: Ernesto Miranda

12/26/2022
In 1963 Ernesto Miranda was arrested for kidnapping, rape and armed robbery. Ultimately, he gave police a confession but only because he didn’t know he had the option not to talk to them… or to get an attorney. Miranda’s path through the justice system set a precedent for informing those arrested of their rights. And now the Miranda Warning is something so engrained in us Crime Junkies we could probably recite it on our sleep. Did you know you can listen to this episode ad-free? Join the...

Duration:00:27:06

Everyone Needs a True Crime Friend

12/22/2022
There are Crime Junkies far and wide and SURPRISE! Conan O’Brien is in fact a Crime Junkie. On this special bonus episode, Ashley sits down with Conan to deep dive into what it is about true crime that has got them absolutely hooked. From the first case that caught each of their attention to the one that keeps them up at night, Ashley and Conan share it all! Can’t get enough of these two? Listen to their conversation on Conan's podcast Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend right now on Apple...

Duration:00:36:46

MURDERED: Phylicia Simone Barnes Part 2

12/21/2022
When 16-year-old Phylicia Simone Barnes is found dead in a river 40 miles from where she was staying, her family suspects one man is responsible. But bringing him to justice is far more difficult than anyone could have expected. You can visit bellyscrub.com to stay up to date with everything pertaining to the release of John Butler’s upcoming podcast series, A Confidence in the Round. Did you know you can listen to this episode ad-free? Join the Fan Club! Visit...

Duration:00:50:50

MURDERED: Phylicia Simone Barnes Part 1

12/19/2022
When 16-year-old Phylicia Simone Barnes goes missing while visiting her half-sister in Baltimore, the whole community comes together to search. But what started as a missing persons investigation that consumed the city of Baltimore quickly turns into something far more sinister. Did you know you can listen to this episode ad-free? Join the Fan Club! Visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/ to view the current membership options and policies. Source materials for this episode cannot be...

Duration:00:46:26

5 Years of Crime Junkie!

12/15/2022
For our 5-year celebration episode, we take a look back at the impact Crime Junkie has made. From funding DNA testing to solving crimes, nothing would have been possible without the support of everyone who has tuned in every week for the last 5 years! To learn more about National Crime Junkie Day and the organizations we have supported over the years, visit www.nationaltoday.com/national-crime-junkie-day! If you want to donate directly to help solve cold cases, you can visit the website...

Duration:01:34:01

CONSPIRACY: Jonathan Luna

12/12/2022
When federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna was found face-down in a creek with multiple stab wounds, homicide seemed like the obvious answer. Over time, though, public officials started to pose a different theory: that he took his own life. But for those who knew Jonathan, that wasn’t an option – and the more they learned about the circumstances surrounding his death, the more they started to wonder if it was being covered up by those in charge. If you know who we can contact, or which...

Duration:00:48:51

SURVIVED: Jaycee Dugard

12/5/2022
11-year-old Jaycee Dugard was abducted as she was walking to school in June of 1991. No one would see her again for 18 years, until two campus police officers did what parole and police officers couldn’t. But her story isn’t just one of survival – it’s one of strength, resiliency, and life after tragedy. You can check out how you can support Jaycee and Dr. Bailey’s amazing work in helping other survivors of extreme trauma by visiting The JAYC Foundation and Polyvagal Equine...

Duration:01:19:32

MISSING: Anthonette Cayedito

12/2/2022
When a 9-year-old girl vanishes from her home overnight, investigators must try and overcome a lack of evidence and follow a number of shocking, but ultimately dead-end tips that have them convinced she is still out there somewhere more than 3 decades later. If you see Anthonette or have any information about her disappearance or current whereabouts, please contact the Gallup Police via Crime Stoppers at 1-877-722-6161. You can also go online and submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov. And for more...

Duration:00:36:56

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Nadia Malik

11/28/2022
Nadia Malik was trying to break free of an abusive relationship when she disappeared only to be found dead in a car. And while her family and many others are sure that one person is responsible for her death, the mysterious circumstances have made finding justice elusive. If you know anything about Nadia’s death, contact private investigator Kevin Ryan at 267-225-8921. There’s a $60,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible. Justice for Nadia...

Duration:00:54:10

MISSING: Heather Teague

11/21/2022
A young woman is abducted in the middle of the day, and despite seeming like an open and shut case, her family is still searching for answers almost 30 years later. If you have any information about Heather’s disappearance, you can contact the Kentucky State Police at (502) 782-1800. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full...

Duration:00:53:54

MURDERED: The Short Family

11/14/2022
When Michael and Mary Short are found murdered in their Virginia home in August of 2002, the question on everyone’s minds is: where is their nine-year-old daughter Jennifer? But as weeks go by with no solid leads, authorities grow more and more concerned that they won’t find Jennifer alive. And those worries only intensify when a homeowner across state lines finds something horrifying in his front yard. If you or anyone you know has information that could help this investigation, please...

Duration:00:33:14

MISSING: Arianna Fitts

11/14/2022
When Nicole Fitts is found murdered in a park in San Francisco, both her family and law enforcement have the same two questions: who killed her, and where is her 2-year-old daughter, Arianna? The investigation into Arianna’s disappearance leads them right to the people who were supposed to be watching her... but they quickly realize that this case won’t be easy solve. If you or anyone you know has information that could help to bring Arianna home, call the San Francisco Police...

Duration:00:27:45

WANTED: Justice for Hassani Campbell and Tianna Kirchner

11/7/2022
Five-year-old Hassani Campbell disappears without a trace, leaving behind a community desperate for answers. No one knew four-year-old Tianna Kirchner was missing for four years, until a chilling phone call shocks law enforcement and the public. Though not connected in life, one thing is clear: they both deserve justice. To learn more and support the efforts of ChildHelp, you can visit ChildHelp.org. And if you are in need of the Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline, you can contact...

Duration:00:34:27

CAPTURED: Killer on the High Bridge

10/31/2022
Today, October 31, 2022, the Indiana State Police, in conjunction with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, United States Marshals Service, and the Carroll County Prosecutors Office, held a press conference where they made the announcement thousands of people have been waiting to hear: an arrest had been made for the murders of Abby Williams and Libby German. Here’s what we know: Even though there has been an arrest, ISP is keeping the tip line and tip email open, so if you have any...

Duration:00:08:13

MISSING: Celina Mays

10/31/2022
Celina Mays was 12 years old when she vanished from her bedroom in the middle of the night back in 1996. Her disappearance helped peel back the curtain on a small controversial church where an environment of shame, isolation and fear allowed sexual abuse to flourish. If you have any information about Celina Mays, please contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 24-hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678). You can also call the Willingboro...

Duration:00:51:30

SERIAL KILLER: Mack Ray Edwards

10/24/2022
When 8-year-old Stella Nolan went missing in 1953, no one could have known that she was the first in a long list of children that would disappear throughout the 50s and 60s in Los Angeles, California. But despite child after child vanishing, it would take an unexpected twist of fate for anyone to even know there was a monster living in their midst. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode...

Duration:00:36:19