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Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad

My Favorite Murder

Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active members of The Murder Squad.

Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active members of The Murder Squad.

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United States

Description:

Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active members of The Murder Squad.

Language:

English


Episodes

Where is Baby Gabriel?

7/26/2021
In December 2009, Elizabeth Johnson took her seven month old son Gabriel to San Antonio, Texas, from Tempe, Arizona. His father Logan McQueary was supposed to pick him up on 20th for his first Christmas. Instead he received a text a week later saying Elizabeth had killed him. By the time authorities catch up to Elizabeth, Gabriel is no longer with her and she says she gave him up for adoption. It's been twelve years and there's been no sign of Gabriel. The 100th episode of The Murder Squad...

Duration:00:58:39

The Murder of Mary Morgan Pewitt, Part 2

7/19/2021
Billy and Paul continue to look into the murder of Mary Morgan Pewitt. On Saturday, June 4th, 1988, her body was discovered in Comanche, Oklahoma. Mary's daughter Kira wonders if more than one person could be responsible. She has continued her grandfather's investigation into her mother's death by reaching out to the Murder Squad. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:20

The Murder of Mary Morgan Pewitt, Part 1

7/12/2021
On Saturday, June 4th, 1988, the body of Mary Morgan Pewitt was discovered by her two young daughters and her mother in Comanche, Oklahoma. The case has no shortage of persons of interest--three ex-husbands, a new boyfriend, and many admirers. But after 33 years with no answers, her oldest daughter Kira asked the Murder Squad for help. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:52

A Serial Killer in Rocky Mount, NC?

7/5/2021
From 2005 until 2010, the area of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, seemed to be the hunting ground of a serial killer. It took months or years before most of the bodies were recovered. The offender was preying on black sex workers in the area. Billy and Paul try to find the killer or killers of Melody Wiggins, Jackie Thorpe, Ernestine Battle, Elizabeth Smallwood, Sunshine Hargrove, Christine Boone, Roberta Williams and Yolanda Lancaster and to find Joyce Durham. See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:01:09:56

Who Killed Kathleen Lombardo?

6/28/2021
Paul Haynes joins Billy and Paul to discuss the case that originally brought Michelle McNamara into the world of true crime. On August 1, 1984, 24-year-old Kathleen Lombardo left for an evening walk. During that walk, a still unknown offender murdered her in the quiet village of Oak Park, Illinois. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:14:36

Was There a Washington Strangler?

6/21/2021
Six women were murdered within eight months in or near Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1976 and 1977. One was discovered in a trash can, another in the trunk of her car, others were left on hillsides. All but one was strangled. An entire community and law enforcement dubbed the killer The Washington Strangler. But was it all one offender? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:00:37

Are the Lewis Clark Valley Cases Connected?

6/14/2021
A series of five cases in the Lewis Clark Valley began with a 12-year-old girl going missing. After that a 22-year-old woman was killed, two stepsisters were then murdered and a 35-year-old man disappeared. The cases vary in MO but there is a person of interest that could be connected to all five. It has left authorities and the community to wonder if the same person is responsible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:15

The Murder of Donna Hall and Michael Margaret

6/7/2021
On August 17th, 1984, high school sweethearts Donna Hall and Michael Margaret were supposed to leave from Richmond, Virginia, for a weekend camping trip. But four days later their bodies were discovered in the woods near Donna's home. Despite blood evidence found at the scene, the case remains unsolved. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:42

The Unsolved Murders of Kevin Clewer and Brian Boothe

5/31/2021
Billy and Paul look into two separate unsolved murders--one in Chicago and another in New York. In 2004, 31-year-old Kevin Clewer went out for a night in Boystown. The next day his father found him stabbed over 40 times in his apartment. Two years earlier, 35-year-old Brian Boothe was murdered in his Stuyvesant Town apartment in the early morning hours of Christmas Day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:31

Who Killed Donna O'Steen?

5/24/2021
In Seattle on November 8, 2001, Donna O'Steen took her daughter to a piano lesson before school. When she didn't return to pick her up, the piano teacher and Donna's daughter went to the house to look for her. Inside an unknown offender had stabbed Donna over 10 times and stole random items. The case remains unsolved today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:05:12

Who Killed Janice Christensen?

5/17/2021
In August 1987, 31-year-old Janice Christensen was murdered while out jogging. She was the first of four murders in Akron, Ohio over the next five months. One of the four murders have been solved by the Porchlight Project, but three cases remain unsolved. It's left many to wonder over the next three decades if a serial killer was hunting the area. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:09

MISSING--Kristin Smart and Amber Wilde

5/10/2021
Billy and Paul interview Chris Lambert from Your Own Backyard podcast about the latest in the Kristin Smart case. Then they delve into a missing case with a similar line of investigation. 19-year-old Amber Wilde disappeared from her apartment in Green Bay, WI on the evening of September 23rd, 1998. When police begin looking into the missing person case, they find out Amber was pregnant and uncover secrets in her diary. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:12:45

The Murder of Lindsay Buziak

5/3/2021
On February 2nd, 2008, 24-year-old Lindsay Buziak met a mystery couple to show a house in Victoria, British Columbia. Based on her phone activity, investigators believe she was killed within a three minute window. Billy and Paul look at the actions leading up to Lindsay's murder and the investigation after. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:56

Finding Brittanee Drexel

4/26/2021
Billy and Paul look into the disappearance of 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel. In April 2009, Brittanee went on a spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina without her mother's permission. After just a few days, she vanished from Ocean Boulevard on April 25th. Tips have poured in throughout the years but Brittanee remains missing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:10:40

Is There a Serial Killer in Lumberton, NC?

4/19/2021
In 2017 three women were found dead within a three block radius in Lumberton, NC. Kristin "Christina" Bennett, Rhonda Jones and Megan Oxendine all struggled with drug addiction. One was inside a television cabinet, another in a trash can, and the last one was under a tree. Each cause of death was ruled undetermined. Paul and Billy look into whether the same offender could be responsible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:59:50

The Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre

4/12/2021
This week Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murders at the Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre. Two armed gunman entered the bowling alley on February 10th, 1990. The gunmen took the seven people present hostage in the office before shooting them and setting the place on fire. Despite over a thousand tips, the case remains unsolved today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:40

The Disappearance of Christy Luna

4/5/2021
Billy and Paul look into the disappearance of 8-year-old Christy Luna in Greenacres, Florida. On May 27th, 1984, she left home to buy cat food at the store just 400 feet away. Then she vanished in thin air. Since that time there have been several promising leads, but none have brought Christy home. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:03:56

Who Killed Nikki and Adrienne?

3/29/2021
After we covered the Taco Bell Strangler--Henry Louis Wallace--last season, listeners alerted us to the unsolved murder of Helene "Nikki" Anderson and her four-year-old daughter Adrienne. Billy and Paul take a closer look at their murders on January 30th, 1986, in Bremerton, Washington. Our friends Carolyn Ossorio and Kim Shepard at Scene of the Crime podcast have done a deep dive on the case speaking with the detective and family. Carolyn and Kim share with Billy and Paul what they've...

Duration:00:49:45

Finding the Kansas College Rapist

3/22/2021
In October 2000, a predator began preying on college students at Kansas State University and the University of Kansas. It would take over eight years and thirteen attacks between Manhattan and Lawrence before authorities would declare there was a serial rapist on the loose. Billy and Paul look into the case--the known patterns, MO. The Kansas College Rapist has 14 known assaults but has not been identified. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:13:26

Who Killed Peter Becci?

3/15/2021
In the season three premiere of Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad, Billy and Paul are joined by a detective seeking help on an unsolved murder. In February 1987, Peter Becci was killed while his wife and kids were out to dinner in Lima, Ohio, with a male friend of Joyce's. The possible mysterious motive of his murder range from the animal testing taking place at his lab or to his struggling marriage. If you have any information, please contact us or Detective Don Marik at...

Duration:01:11:14