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Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.

Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.
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Canada

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Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.

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English

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416-523-0708


Episodes

#79. Confessions of a Seattle Homicide Detective, Part 3: Rape, Murder! w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger (Dive Bar)

5/14/2019
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Drawing upon Detective Steiger’s cases while working sex crimes, Lee analyzes the offenders using Groth’s rapist typology, before hearing an incredible tale of three separate (yet) related homicides.

Duration:01:33:57

#78. Confessions of a Seattle Homicide Detective, Part 2: Eye of the Steiger w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger (Dive Bar)

5/7/2019
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In part 2, Lee and Detective Cloyd Steiger talk interrogation techniques, destiny, what it takes to become an exceptional cop, along with recounting some of young Cloyd's most intense stand-offs and shoot-outs while serving on patrol.

Duration:00:50:23

#77. Confessions of a Seattle Homicide Detective, Part 1: Blood in the Streets of Rain w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger (Dive Bar)

5/7/2019
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When Det. Cloyd Steiger retired from the Seattle Police he had solved over 250 homicides, engaged in multiple gunfights, investigated five serial murder cases, processed countless mass killings, and managed to keep his sense of humour. In this first episode of Lee's four-part conversation with the most anticipated guest in Murder Was the Case's history, Lee and Cloyd discuss the common belief that the Pacific-Northwest is overrun with serial killers and its veracity, list Washington serial...

Duration:00:42:19

#76. Murders & Executions, Part 2: Honour, Punishment, Surveillance w/ Sasha Reid (Dive Bar)

4/22/2019
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In part two of Lee's chat with Sasha Reid in Calgary they address the following questions: Is capital punishment the right thing to do or misguided? Lee would save Sasha from harm but she wouldn't do the same. Is he cool with that? How are surveillance technologies affecting our lives? What's wrong with eye witness testimony? Bonus: Sasha has too much whiskey and swears...TWICE!

Duration:01:37:25

#75. Murders & Executions, Part 1: $hit, Fire n' Mind Control w/ Sasha Reid (Dive Bar)

4/22/2019
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On the first lag of his West Coast murder tour, Lee catches up with serial murder expert Sasha Reid in Calgary to talk The Lipstick Killer, John Leonard Orr, Gary Heidnik, UNABomber Ted Kaczynski, Weepy-Voiced Killer, Peter Woodcock and more! By the way, why would somebody $hit at a crime scene?

Duration:01:36:16

#74. Kurt Cobain (Blew Out His Brains): 25 Years Later w/ Det. Mike Ciesynski & Det. Cloyd Steiger (Dive Bar)

4/5/2019
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Twenty-five years after the suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Lee sits down with retired Seattle homicide detectives Mike Ciesynski and Cloyd Steiger to debunk the theories that Kurt was murdered.

Duration:01:53:56

#73. Spiked! w/ Dr. Pamela Donovan (Dive Bar)

3/22/2019
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Rohypnol. GHB. Ketamine. Crushed sleeping pills. Alcohol itself. Author and former criminal justice professor Dr. Pamela Donovan and Lee talk about the history, properties, and misconceptions of so-called 'date rape' drugs along with the creeps who employ them to take advantage of vulnerable people. 'Spiked!' culminates in an analysis of the Bill Cosby case and somnophilia: the sexual attraction to someone who is sleeping or unconscious.

Duration:02:00:53

#72. AMA Spring 2019 (Ask Lee Anything)

3/10/2019
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For the first AMA of 2019, Lee reveals some exciting news, further clarifies how using a 2+ victim criteria vs. a 3+ victim criteria may affect our understanding of serial murderers, why psychopathy is likely overrepresented in adoptees, gives a few tips on what to look for in potential male 'family annihilators', and more... Send in your questions.

Duration:01:00:12

#71. Kermit's House of Horrors w/ Karen Wickiam (Dive Bar)

3/4/2019
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Razor blades shredding uteruses. Babies drowned in toilets. Forced abortions. Severed feet in jars. If you think the case of Kermit Gosnell is just a political talking point, you need to sit down with former trauma nurse Karen Wickiam, Lee, and Vanessa for one of the most horrific 'divebars' in the history of Murder Was the Case. Recorded in December 2018. For the first episode of Karen's podcast series on Kermit Gosnell: https://stat.podbean.com/e/dr-kermit-gosnell-story-pt-1/

Duration:01:19:24

#70. Dr. Shipman's Prescription w/ Karen Wickiam (Dive Bar)

2/24/2019
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Former ER nurse and podcast host, Karen Wickiam, returns to talk about the case of Dr. Harold Shipman - an English physician responsible for the murders of at least 215 of his elderly patients. Check out Karen's mutliple episodes on Shipman here: https://stat.podbean.com/e/dr-harold-shipman-part-one/

Duration:01:34:28

#69. Poz Vampire & the Bug Chasers w/ Dr. Amy Swiffen (Dive Bar)

2/14/2019
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Happy Valentine's Day! To mark the occasion, Lee's former prof, Dr. Amy Swiffen, talks about the chilling phenomenon of offenders who negligently or intentionally infect their sexual partners with HIV. Stranger still are 'Bug Chasers' who actively seek to be infected of their volition. Make love war.

Duration:00:59:54

#68. Everything You Know About Serial Killers is Wrong! (Academy)

2/10/2019
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Drawing upon statistical data, Lee challenges the popularly held notion that most American serial killers are white males between the ages of 20 and 35.

Duration:00:30:01

#67. Hour of the Dragon w/ James Dubro (Dive Bar)

2/5/2019
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Happy Chinese New Year! Veteran organized crime expert James Dubro joins Lee to talk about East Asian mobsters: Triads, Tong and Big Circle Boy gangs, and Yakuza; as well as touching upon Black gangs, 'Ndrangheta, Hells Angels, Cosa Nostra, and more.

Duration:01:30:25

#66. Ted Talks, Part 2 w/ Dr. John Faithful Hamer (Dive Bar)

1/22/2019
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Part 2 of 2. On the 21st anniversary of UNABomber Ted Kaczynski's conviction, philosopher and historian Dr. John Faithful Hamer joins Lee in the dive bar to discuss his controversial manifesto Industrial Society and Its Future. How do Kaczynski's ideas hold up in 2019? Have any of his predictions come true? Where do Smartphones manifest in his philosophy? What implications do his thoughts have for how we live and rear children as we approach 2020? Lee and John attempt to objectively examine...

Duration:01:04:02

#65. Ted Talks, Part 1 w/ Dr. John Faithful Hamer (Dive Bar)

1/22/2019
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Part 1 of 2. On the 21st anniversary of UNABomber Ted Kaczynski's conviction, philosopher and historian Dr. John Faithful Hamer joins Lee in the dive bar to discuss his controversial manifesto Industrial Society and Its Future. How do Kaczynski's ideas hold up in 2019? Have any of his predictions come true? Where do Smartphones manifest in his philosophy? What implications do his thoughts have for how we live and rear children as we approach 2020? Lee and John attempt to objectively examine...

Duration:01:05:18

#64. Homicide Headlines 2018: American Massacres w/ Nate Hendley (Dive Bar)

1/22/2019
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In this fourth and final installment of Homicide Headlines, Lee and author Nate Hendley look at the three most devastating American gun massacres of 2018: Parkland, Thousand Oaks, and Pittsburgh.

Duration:01:17:29

#63. Homicide Headlines 2018: Serial Killers & Lust Murderers w/ Nate Hendley (Dive Bar)

1/22/2019
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...continuing with the previous episode's discussion of the most gripping homicide headlines of 2018, Lee and author Nate Hendley move on to the crimes of alleged 'Golden State Killer' Joseph James DeAngelo, John D. Miller, Samuel Little, Juan David Ortiz, and more!

Duration:01:42:01

#62. Homicide Headlines 2018: Toronto the Bad, Part 2 w/ Nate Hendley (Dive Bar)

1/10/2019
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Having reviewed Toronto's 2018 'Homicide Headlines' for serial and sex slayers, Lee and author Nate Hendley turn their attention to the unprecedented mass murder committed by killer 'Incel' Alek Minassian, 'Danforth Shooter' Faisal Hussein, and analyze and contextualize Toronto's worst year for homicide in history. Will banning the legal ownership of handguns work?

Duration:01:07:50

#61. Homicide Headlines 2018: Toronto the Bad, Part 1 w/ Nate Hendley (Dive Bar)

1/10/2019
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Author Nate Hendley returns to the dive bar to recap the most captivating homicide headlines of 2018. In this first of several episodes, he and Lee give an overview of the Bruce 'Silverfox' McArthur sex murders, the conviction of serial killer Dellen Millard for slaying his wealthy father, and the debacle surrounding the investigation of the Tess Richey murder and subsequent arrest of Kalen Schlatter.

Duration:01:00:52

#60. The Bloody Awards 2018

12/26/2018
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Live from the bowels of hell, the first annual Bloody Awards! We take a look back at the most memorable moments and guests from Murder Was The Case and celebrate the winners you voted for. Special appearances by Fred West, Andrew Cunanan, Ian Brady and more! ----more---- Check out our sponsor DATSUSARA for all your hemp gear essentials including: bags, apparel, body care, accessories and more https://www.dsgear.com/ Subscribe to Murder Was The Case on iTunes & leave us a rating and...

Duration:00:39:12