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Morbidology is a true crime podcast hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders" and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Join Emily as she covers a new true crime case - solved and unsolved - fortnightly. Website: https://morbidology.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/morbidology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/morbidology

Morbidology is a true crime podcast hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders" and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Join Emily as she covers a new true crime case - solved and unsolved - fortnightly. Website: https://morbidology.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/morbidology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/morbidology
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Morbidology is a true crime podcast hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders" and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Join Emily as she covers a new true crime case - solved and unsolved - fortnightly. Website: https://morbidology.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/morbidology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/morbidology

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10: Micaela Costanzo

8/19/2019
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If you’re driving along Interstate 80 at the Utah-Nevada border, or as its commonly called “cowboy corridor," your eyes will be drawn towards a massive neon cowboy, waving suggestively into the sun. This cowboy’s name is Wendover Will and he has been welcoming gamblers to West Wendover, Nevada, for almost 7 decades. West Wendover is a small city that has thrived under a lucrative gambling industry in Nevada. In addition, it’s also known for it's legal brothels and the air force base where...

Duration:00:42:40

09: The Weepy Voiced Killer

8/12/2019
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For a number of serial killers, sometimes the act of murder just isn’t enough to satisfy them. Some taunt the police in letters. Some call family members to tease them. Some take to the media to stir up emotions. Such cat-and-mouse messages often satisfy the killer’s desperate ego and heighten their sense of control over the world. They want recognition and attention for their crimes But sometimes, these messages can be spurred by a sense of guilt, whether conscious or not. Between 1980 and...

Duration:00:52:16

08: The Cheshire Murders

8/5/2019
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The Connecticut town of Cheshire has a suburban and homely feel. It looked like it belonged on a pretty postcard. Residents of this quaint town take care of their homes and keep their lawns well manicured. Historically, it was a farming town with a number of small family-run farms. But then in 2007, a random home invasion took a sinister turn and ended with the murders of two young girls and their mother. The senseless crime struck fear into the hearts of not only Cheshire families, but...

Duration:01:03:10

07: Jeff Hall

7/29/2019
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The day before Jeff Hall was murdered, his 10-year-old son, Joseph Hall, proudly showed a family friend a leather belt emblazoned with an SS emblem. “Look what my dad got me,” he said. Unbeknownst to anybody at the time, Joseph would murder his Nazi father the very next day. Show Notes: https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-07-jeff-hall/ Audio Credit: Ever Mindful Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:00:31:56

06: The Freeway Phantom

7/22/2019
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Over a 16-month period, beginning in the spring of 1971, an elusive killer targeted young African American girls in Washington, D.C. Seeing as the unidentified killer disposed of the bodies near busy freeways in both the District of Columbia and in Prince, he was dubbed “The Freeway Phantom.” Show Notes: https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-04-the-freeway-phantom/ Audio Credit: Ever Mindful Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:00:36:52

05: Levi Frady

7/15/2019
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Eleven-year-old Levi lived in 6545 Burruss Mill Road in Cumming, Georgia, with his twin sister, Laci, and his mother, Marilyn Parkman. On the 22nd of October, 1997, Levi vanished while cycling home from doing homework at his friend's home. His body was found the following day in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. He had been shot dead. Who killed him? Show Notes: https://morbidology.com/morbidology-05-levi-frady/ Audio Credit: Ever Mindful Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under...

Duration:00:41:37

04: Elisa Izquierdo

7/8/2019
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The tragic case of Elisa Izquierdo is an all-too-familiar tale of bureaucratic ineptitude. Her short life and brutal death was so horrendous that it reduced even the most hardened officers to tears. When she was just 6-years-old, she was murdered by her abusive mother. New York’s Child Welfare Administration knew all about Elisa's plight long before her death yet did nothing to save her. Young Elisa became a symbol of the failures in New York’s Child Welfare Administration and Family Court,...

Duration:00:35:37

03: Seana and Margaret Tapp

7/1/2019
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Seana Tapp was a 9-year-old student at Ferntree Gully’s Wattleview Primary School. She lived in 13 Kelvin Drive, Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with mother Margaret Tapp. Seana was a bright and beautiful little girl; those who knew her, said she had a wonderful sense of humour. Margaret was a young and attractive woman with fiery red hair and an enchanting smile. She easily made a wide circle of friends at Box Hill and Ferntree Gully hospitals where she worked as a nurse. On...

Duration:00:30:33

02: The Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Killer

6/24/2019
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Over the course of two years in the early 1970s, Santa Rosa, California, was terrorized by an unidentified serial killer. He was dubbed the "Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Killer" because his victims were girls and young women that had been hitchhiking. The killer was never identified but suspects were plentiful including the infamous Zodiac Killer and Ted Bundy. Show Notes: https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-02-the-santa-rosa-hitchhiker-killer/ Audio Credit: Ever Mindful Kevin MacLeod...

Duration:01:00:27

01: Timmy Wiltsey

6/10/2019
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In May of 1991, 5-year-old Timmy Wiltsey was reported missing by his mother, Michelle Lodzinski, from a carnival in Sayreville, New Jersey. It would take over two decades before justice was finally served. Show Notes: https://morbidology.com/morbidology-the-podcast-01-timmy-wiltsey/ Audio Credit: Ever Mindful Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:05:12

Introduction

5/16/2019
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Welcome to Morbidology the Podcast, hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders" and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Join Emily as she covers a new true crime case fortnightly. The first episode is scheduled for the 10th of June, 2019. Website: https://morbidology.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/morbidology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/morbidology

Duration:00:02:53