Another week, another murder. This time, Carol and Stephanie tackle one of Puerto Rico's most notorious murders: Luis Vigoreaux. This extraordinary show business star got killed by someone just as famous as him, his own wife, Lydia Echevarría, who masterminded a whole murder plot and played the role of the grieving wife until all fingers pointed to her as the culprit.
This episode, Carol and Stephanie cover the infamous Red Light Bandit, João Acácio Pereira da Costa. He terrorized Brazil for years, managing to remain under the radar in spite of his many burglaries, rapes and murders. Also, this episode includes guest appearances of Matt and the Ghost of Ronald Reagan.
All of our episodes are scary, but this one is different. It’s Halloween, and Carol and Steph are as festive as ever. On this special episode of Suspiria: A True Crime Podcast, the hosts are joined by Sam (and a ghost) to talk about spooky ghost stories, folklore and personal experiences with the paranormal.
What happens when the prosecutor of a notorious bombing gets murdered? It goes unsolved, of course. This week, Carol and Stephanie cover the murder of Alberto Nisman, an event that shook Argentina and remains a mystery to this day.
After an unexpected delay and technical difficulties, on episode twenty Carol and Stephanie bring on a heavy hitter: the murder of Eliza Samudio. Eliza was a model who got involved with the then Flamengo goalkeeper Bruno. She would go on to be murdered by him and his posse, and her death would be shrouded in scandalous allegations.
Who's hungry? Certainly, not Stephanie and Carol. This week, they cover the serial killing-cannibal-cult-love triangle that ended the life of three young women (but possibly more) in Garanhuns, Brazil.
To change things up a bit, Carol and Stephanie talk about someone who is not a murderer: Gino Meneghetti, who spread his crimes across five countries, robbing his way into the Interpol most wanted list, only to end his career in crime at the ripe old age of 90.
This week, Stephanie and Carol finally cover something that is not Brazil: the Chilean serial rapist an murderer Roberto Martínez Vásquez, also known as El Tila. The hosts are joined by Midori all the way from Chile to discuss Tila's weirdly artistic, socially conscious crimes.
Microphone malfunctions pair well with justice malfunctions. On this episode, Carol and Stephanie dive into the case of Aline Silveira Soares, whose death remains unsolved, and the botched investigation that almost put four people in jail.
On this episode Carol and Stephanie covered another vintage crime that is one of the most well known in Brazil: the murders at the Little Castle on Apa Street. This building is known for being haunted and was left in disrepair for several years until the state started working to restore it back to its glory.
On this week's episode Carol and Stephanie cover one of the biggest heavy hitters in Brazilian crime history: the murder of the Richthofen couple in 2002. Killed by their own teenage daughter, the Richthofens were known as a very discreet "perfect" family. Where did things go wrong?
In honor of the World Cup, Stephanie and Carol cover the crimes of soccer player José Ramos de Oliveira, also known as Idalino, who killed salesmen Aloisio Milet Martins Ribeiro and Geraldo Cavalcante de Brito for a damn car.
On this double episode, Carol and Stephanie discuss two cases that overlap in so many ways. Patricia Acioli and Marielle Franco were not only killed for doing their job really well, they died because of Rio's rampant corruption and failed security.