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Infamous Indy is a true-crime podcast featuring stories about the dark side of the Hoosier State. Did you know Jim Jones, Charles Manson and H.H. Holmes are all linked to Indiana? You will hear details about some of the most horrific crimes from today and yesterday. More than that, this podcast will connect you deeply to these cases like never before. You'll hear interviews with people closely connected to, involved with or know extensively about each case, so we can learn from our past.

Infamous Indy is a true-crime podcast featuring stories about the dark side of the Hoosier State. Did you know Jim Jones, Charles Manson and H.H. Holmes are all linked to Indiana? You will hear details about some of the most horrific crimes from today and yesterday. More than that, this podcast will connect you deeply to these cases like never before. You'll hear interviews with people closely connected to, involved with or know extensively about each case, so we can learn from our past.

Location:

United States

Description:

Infamous Indy is a true-crime podcast featuring stories about the dark side of the Hoosier State. Did you know Jim Jones, Charles Manson and H.H. Holmes are all linked to Indiana? You will hear details about some of the most horrific crimes from today and yesterday. More than that, this podcast will connect you deeply to these cases like never before. You'll hear interviews with people closely connected to, involved with or know extensively about each case, so we can learn from our past.

Language:

English

Contact:

3174269008


Episodes

34: Wanted in Indiana Infamous Hoosier Fugitives with Author Andrew Stoner

3/1/2021
For the second time Author Andrew Stoner joins Joe and the Infamous Indy Podcast to talk about his new book being released on March 15th, 2021 "Wanted in Indiana; Infamous Hoosier Fugitives". Hear about a jail break where the prisoner couldn't escape because he was too fat. Andrew reveals why he does so much research, it comes down to his love of Indiana.

Duration:00:42:24

33: Digging Up Dillinger - Part 3

2/13/2021
Part 3 of the Digging Up Dillinger series continues the conversation as Mike Thomason and Travis Thompson discuss with Former FBI agent Stewart Fillmore and Local Documentary film Maker Scott Umsteadt the details of digging up the Infamous John Dillinger. An incredible story told in their own words. Brought to you exclusively from Infamous Indy Host Joe Melillo

Duration:01:10:25

32: Digging Up Dillinger - Part 2

2/6/2021
Why did Mike and Travis Thompson, Nephew and Great-Nephew of Infamous Bank Robber John Dillinger, want to dig up their relative? Hear the answer in their own words. Many believed it was for money, fame and notoriety, the real reason will surprise you. Is John Dillinger buried at Crown Hill Cemetery? Find out what the family thinks in this exclusive interview!

Duration:01:19:02

31: Digging Up Dillinger - Part 1

1/30/2021
After a 12 Month hiatus Host of the Infamous Indy Podcast, Joe Melillo is back with an exclusive never heard perspective from some of the most famous Hoosiers around. The nephew of John Dillinger Infamous Hoosier bank robber is speaking to Joe in his own words about why they wanted to dig up John Dillinger's body out of Crown Hill Cemetery. Joining him in Part one is Retired FBI agent Stewart Fillmore and Local Documentary Film Maker, Scott Umsteadt. Scott, Stewart, and Joe head to the...

Duration:01:44:10

30: Notorious 92 Author Andrew E. Stoner

4/6/2020
Notorious 92, is a book written by Author Andrew E. Stoner. Andrew E. Stoner is an Indiana native well-versed in the true crime history of the state, both as a former reporter for The South Bend Tribune, and as the former civilian Public Information Officer for the Indianapolis Police Department. He is the author of nearly a dozen non-fiction works including “Notorious 92: Infamous Murders in Each of Indiana’s 92 Counties,” “Wicked Indianapolis,” and “Cobra Killer” (made into the 2016 motion...

Duration:01:02:17

29: An Interview with an Italian in Quarantine

3/16/2020
Covid-19 is sweeping across the world and this week Infamous Indy reaches across the world to bring you the latest from Italy. Joe talks to his Friend Luca who is quarantined in his apartment in Rome. Also your chance to get involved on the Infamous Indy podcast. Call Joe and leave a message about whats happening in your part of the world. Weather it's Indiana or somewhere else in the world call and leave a voice message and Joe will try and put you on the podcast.

Duration:00:36:53

28: Understanding Suicide with Kennedy Harris

3/2/2020
If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health and need help please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline @1- 800-273-8255. Indiana’s suicide rate has been higher than the national average since 1999. According to the 2009 “Indiana Youth Risk Behavior Survey,” 22% of girls and 12% of boys surveyed in grades 9-12 seriously considered attempting suicide in the last year.Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Hoosier teens. Suicide is a crime in some...

Duration:00:39:19

27: The Burger Chef Murders with Circle City Crime

2/17/2020
This episode Joe talks to the host and researcher behind the Circle City Crime Podcast. His podcast focuses on the 1879 murders of four fast-food restaurant workers who were abducted in Marion County but murdered in Johnson County. We go over some of the main details but suggest you listen to the 3C podcast to get the full details. Both Infamous Indy and the 3C podcast are part of Central State Studios.

Duration:00:55:27

26: Running back to Life with Wes Doty

2/3/2020
An amazing story of strength and recovery with someone who knows it first hand. He was once stealing from others to feed his addiction but now he uses running to heal. He is Running in the 2020 Boston Marathon and Wes Doty needs your help. I hope this episode moves you like it has moved me.

Duration:01:10:07

25: Tony Kiritsis with News Photographer Jack Parker

1/20/2020
On a very cold day in February 1977 Tony Kiritsis paraded Dick Hall down the streets of Indianapolis with a shotgun aimed at the back of his skull. And the man who captured the truly first of its kind moment, was Jack Parker, News photographer for Channel 4.

Duration:01:15:10

24: The Story of Jill Coy 26 years later

12/23/2019
A terrible story of obsession that turned to murder. Signs of something more sinister and a 14-year-old boy caught in the middle. This week we talk about the tragic end of Jill Coy because of domestic violence. Jill’s Son Jason Cottingim talks to me 26 years after the murder. He tells me he has never spoken out about this publicly since the day his mother was murdered by her ex-boyfriend turned stalker. In September 1993 Jason was only 14 years old and as you will hear couldn’t do anything...

Duration:01:15:45

23: A Very Hoosier Crime Podcast

12/9/2019
What is it that makes me do what I do? It is kind of weird how many other True Crime Podcasts about Indiana there are. That’s because there is a lot to talk about in the Hoosier State. This episode four different true crime podcasts get together to talk and give our listeners insight on why we do what we do. Cold Case Chronicles, 3C Podcast and Hoosier Homicide for more than 45 minutes! Enjoy!

Duration:00:55:04

22: Chrystal O'keefe and "The Murderer Across the Hall"

11/25/2019
Remembering Heather Norris, who was murdered by her abuser and boyfriend in his home in Irvington Indiana. Chrystal talks about her experience living with the murderer just a short time after he committed the crime in the basement of the home. Chilling story from someone who lived it.

Duration:00:45:54

21: Doug Kouns on the Katy Collman Murder

11/11/2019
Retired FBI Agent and now Private Investigator talks with Joe about a case from 2005. Katlyn Collman went missing after walking to the store in Southern Indiana, she was abducted raped and murdered. Police got a confession from a man named Charles Hickman, but in a twist, he was NOT the murderer. Kouns talks about his time with Hickman and why someone would confess to something so horrible.

Duration:00:52:54

20: 2020 Presidential Candiate Dr. Valerie McCray

10/28/2019
In a rare opportunity to speak with a local resident Dr. Valerie McCray who is putting her life as a clinical psychologist to do something many only talk about it, run for President. She feels she has everything it takes to make a difference for our country. She has evaluated over a thousand men and women of the military suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain injuries from wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Gulf War, and Vietnam. She works with companies, in tandem...

Duration:00:40:45

19: Bonus: Joker (2019) Movie Review

10/7/2019
Hiow does this fictional movie look and feel like the real life monsters we talk baout on infamous Indy? Find out in this bonus episode

Duration:00:32:36

18: The Case of Shannon Hall with Colleen Stine

9/30/2019
On July 27th, 2014 David Hall And his two sons Ten-year-old Connor and wight-year-old Danny, were out for some farther son time. This happened more often because David and his Ex-wife Shannon a second-grade teacher in Fishers Indiana had just finalized their divorce. That night as David was dropping his sons off at the home on Somerset way in Carmel. The same home Shannon grew up. The same home where the Halls boys were living with their mom and grandparents temporarily during the divorce…...

Duration:00:49:11

17: Richard Essex on Marcus Schrenker

9/16/2019
Wealthy Indianapolis businessman Marcus Schrenker's life was imploding around him. So, he hatched a plan to get away from all his troubles. Faking his own death. The problem was he didn’t do it very well. Joe Interview's current WISH-TV reporter Richard Essex about his time covering the case for WTHR, the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis. We also talk about citing sources and why it’s important to do so if you want to be considered a journalist.

Duration:00:47:42

16: Eat Right Now Podcast

9/4/2019
Joe sits down with the members of the "Live Right now" Podcast Wendell Fowler and Alan Haw. On their show they talk about Food, Faith and everything in between. It is a much different kind of episode than other Infamous Indy Episode. Keeping the the True Crime genre, Joe focuses on how we can use food and the positive healthy living the LRN podcast focuses on, to heal trauma.

Duration:01:00:18

15: Human Trafficking with Body Language Expert Lisa Mitchell

8/19/2019
This week Joe is joined by his wife, Carrie Melillo and Lisa Mitchell, Body Language Expert. She describes a time when her work became more than just theory, Lisa used her training in a real world setting and recognized something was wrong with a couple who walked into the same store as her. Lisa teaches us how to stay vigilant and know the signs when something is seriously wrong. If you believe you may have information about a trafficking situation: Call the National Human Trafficking...

Duration:00:56:54