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23: One house.

Two stories, two decades, two killer kids- one house. On March 7, 2015, just one day after her 17th birthday, Ashlee Martinson stabbed her mother, Jennifer Ayers, and shot her stepfather Thomas Ayers, to death in their family home. Almost two decades earlier, 14-year-old Jesse Halverson lived in that same house in Piehl, Wisconsin. He decided to visit his friend one day, 14-year-old Dustin Polinski, bringing tragedy with him. Sponsored by Care/of! Visit today and...


22: Party Animals

In Port St Lucie, Florida, 17-year-old Tyler Hadley wanted to be the first kid to kill his parents, and throw a party with their bodies still there. And so he did, on July 16, 2011. But, the "Hammer Time" murders of Blake and Mary Jo Hadley were not the first time this happened, and not the last, either. On December 8, 2003, 16-year-old Zachary Eggers killed his parents Delyn and Bradley Sr, both Arizona Department of Corrections Officers, before having a party with all of his friends they...


Holiday Extra: A Thanksgiving Mystery

Last Thanksgiving holiday, Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Corrections Lieutenant Eric Mott returned home from vacation, expecting his 54-year-old mother Kristina French, and his 15-year-old diabetic son Logan Mott to meet him at the airport. It's November 22, 2017- Eric makes a 911 call when he arrives at his ransacked home. It’s the day before Thanksgiving and mother and son were missing. Promos from my friends at: Miscast Commentary @miscastpodcast...


*BONUS* Alyssa Bustamante ~ A Discussion with Heartland Homicide ft. warbaby

On October 21, 2009, 9 year old Elizabeth Olten was lured into the woods and murdered by her 15 year old neighbor, Alyssa Bustamante, whose online persona led to this case gaining media attention. Episode 12: The Prozac Defense Find Heartland Homicide here: Twitter @HrtlndHomicide Stuff we talked about: Alyssa...


21: Stoned

Incidents of death attributed to rocks being thrown at vehicles: October 18, 2017: Kenny White is killed near Flint, Michigan by teens Kyle Anger, Mikaydyn Payne, Mark Sekelsky and Trevor Alexander March 28, 1999: Julie Catherine Laible is killed in Bradenton, Florida by Noe Ramirez, 16; Juan Cardenas, 18; Jesus Dominguez, 16. February 27, 2000: Sandra Ottman & Karin Rothermel are killed in two separate accidents in Darmstadt, Germany, by Deo Bissessar, 17; Jesse McGriff, 18; and James Wise,...


*BONUS* A Zebra with a Invisible Disease (Philip Chism) ~ Ignorance was Bliss ft. warbaby

This episode is a companion to Episode 20. I had a candid conversation with Kate for an episode of her podcast, Ignorance Was Bliss, a resident of the area when Miss Ritzer was murdered. You can find her on the new We Too podcast, as well! @IWBpodcast @WeTooPodcast Listen, rate review at


20: Have a Great Day at School

On October 22, 2013 24-year-old math teacher Colleen Ritzer was viciously raped and murdered inside Danvers High School, near Boston, Massachusetts, by 14-year-old freshman, Philip Chism. He is currently awaiting trial for a second attack perpetrated on a juvenile detention center employee, while he was being detained leading up to his trial. the Colleen Ritzer Memorial Scholarship fund - Kindness For Colleen - Step Up For Colleen 5k -...


*BONUS* 12-Year-Old Lifer (Paul Henry Gingerich) ~ Nature vs Narcissism ft. warbaby

Please enjoy this bonus episode with Nature vs Narcissism Podcast, and a special promo from Killafornia Dreaming. Nature vs Narcissism @NvsNpodcast Killafornia Dreaming @killaforniapod *Did you know that in Indiana (where this case takes place) under extreme circumstances, children as young as 10 years old can be tried and...


19: One. Crazy. Summer

On May 29, 14-year-old N’yalah Lightfoot was stabbed by a 13-year-old friend, in Fort Worth, Tx. On June 4, a 15-year-girl struck and killed David Abshire and Tom Papineau, as her mom was teaching her to park. On June 8, 17-year-old Jaiden Caruso allegedly shot and killed 17-year-old Matt Minkler, during a game of ‘modified’ Russian Roulette. On June 13, 17-year-old Jayden Straight allegedly killed his 8-month-old daughter, Taija Straight, in Des Moines, Iowa. On July 30, a 13-year-old boy...


18: Happy Family?

Part 1: On October 26, 2013 16-year-old Michael Roy Helms attacked and killed his mother with a frying pan, before attempting to kill his step-father, as well. Part 2: September 21 marks 20 years since Cookie Jacobson vanished from her home, leaving her kids 16-year-old Aaron and 13-year-old Laura motherless, and under a cloud of suspicion. Promos! 12:55-14:25 Voice of the Victim @VOVpod Dumb and Busted...


17: To Grandmother's House We Go

Part 1: On May 5, 2000, 16 year old Joshua Wolf shot and killed his grandmother, Carol Lindley, before setting their house on fire. Part 2: On September 17, 2012, 13 year old Antonio ‘Tino’ Barbeau beat his great-grandmother Barbara Olson to death with help from his friend Nathan Paape, so they could rob her. Now would be a great time to call your grandma, if you are lucky enough to still have one. Promos! Listen, review, rate! More Gooder Than!...


16: Their Sister's Keeper

Part 1: On January 21, 2014, 14 year old Aurora Knauf-Strom violently stabbed her 11 year old sister outside Chicago, Illinois. With each stabbed, she accused her sister of being ungrateful. A family forever torn to pieces. Part 2: On August 18, 2016, 16 year old Savon Schmus strangled his 18 year old sister, McKenna Hilton, negating any hopes and plans she had for a an exciting future living in New Orleans. Their father's actions lend a diabolical twist to this story, and the victim's...


15: Oh, brother.

Part 1: On May 22, 2013, 15 year old Aza Vidinhar viciously murdered both of his younger brothers, by stabbing them a combined 116 times. There can simply be no justice for this family. Part 2: On October 30, 2016, 16 year old Nicholas Starling bludgeoned and stabbed his 14 year old brother Harley, while he slept. Childhood trauma is thought to have played a role in the attack. Promos! 16:50- 19:00 Murder and Such!


14: Double the Overkill

It's Season 2! Part 1- 17 year old identical twins David and Michael Samel rob and kill their friend, Bobby Sellon, in 1981. Part 2- Identical twins Jasmiyah and Tasmiyah Whitehead were 16 years old in 2010, when they stabbed their mother Nikki Whitehead, to death. Promos! Strictly Homicide! Eye for an Eye!


Press Conference: the Bible Belt Strangler

Hey lovelies, I’m just dropping in with a quick message intended to get the news out regarding a new cold case investigation featuring the 6 victims attributed to the newly-named Bible Belt Strangler of mid-1980’s Tennessee. Out of the Shadows Podcast, hosted by my friend, investigative podcaster Shane Waters, will be jumping in to see what he can learn about the identities of 5 of the victims. True crime podcasts are having an impact. What Shane is doing is courageous and ambitious, and I...


13: Winner Written All Over Him

It's been almost 25 years since the brutal murder of 4 year old Derrick Robie, by 13 year old Eric Smith. This tragic case has influenced legislation in New York since 1999. Listen in to hear what Eric has had to say about the heinous murder he admits to committing, along with where he is today. Thanks to our our continued sponsor, The State of Logic Podcast, check them out today for real talk about current topics. Subscribe, rate and review at...


12: The Prozac Defense

On October 21, 2009, 9 year old Elizabeth Olten was lured into the woods and murdered by her 15 year old neighbor, Alyssa Bustamante, whose online persona led to this case gaining media attention. Promos this week by: American Slacker Podcast @AmerSlkrPodcast Hop Nation USA: A Craft Beer Podcast @HopNationUSA Sources:...


10: The Center Line

**On March 19, 2009, expectant mother Erin Thompson and her son Caden Odell were killed in a head-on collision, when 16 year old Justine Winter’s car crossed the center line on Highway 93, near Evergreen, Montana. Evidence would lead investigators and prosecutors to determine that Justine’s actions were not accidental at all, but seemingly deliberate.** Thanks to our sponsor, **The State of Logic Podcast.** Subscribe, rate and review at...


11: All-American Boy

**In February 2009, 11 year old Jordan Brown was arrested and charged as an adult for the murder of his father's pregnant fiance, Kenzie Houk.** This week’s episode brought to you by **The State of Logic Podcast** - Listen Rate Review at Find them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook **@TheStateofLogic** **Sources:**...


9: She is My Hero

**On July 28, 2016, 14 year old Bresha Meadows shot her father in the head as he slept, after what her mother says was a lifetime of abuse and domestic violence in the home. Bresha’s arrest and continued incarceration as she awaited trial spawned the impassioned #FreeBresha movement.** This episode brought to you by our sponsor **The State of Logic Podcast** - listen, rate and review at and find them on Twitter,...