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The Daytona Beach Killer (Update)

Between 2005 and 2007, a serial killer targeted sex workers in the Daytona Beach region. Laquetta Gunther, Julie Green, and Iwana Patton all fell prey to this killer in successive months, and roughly two years later, the remains of Stacey Gage were found in nearly-identical circumstances. Now, police believe that they have the killer in-custody, who has been linked to the case through DNA testing. For more information about the original episode, please head to:...


West Mesa Bone Collector (Part Three: 118th Street Homicides

In the decade since eleven bodies were found in Albuquerque, a task force has worked to identify the mysterious West Mesa Bone Collector. The 118th Street Task Force is a combination of officers from Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and the FBI. Together, they have worked exhaustively to identify and apprehend the unknown killer of eleven women, who murdered and buried them over a roughly two-year period between 2003 and 2005. Over the past ten years, detectives have thoroughly investigated...


West Mesa Bone Collector (Part Two: The War Zone)

Through 2009, police would continue to unearth a mass grave along the western edge of Albuquerque. Following the discovery of eleven female bodies, investigators set out to identify the remains. The first four victims - Victoria Chavez, Michelle Valdez, Cinnamon Elks, and Julie Nieto - would be identified within the first month or so. They were all young women that had lived in the region and had gone missing between 2004 and 2005 (who had prior histories of sex work and drug use). However,...


West Mesa Bone Collector (Part One: The Pit)

On February 2nd, 2009, a woman walking her dog would stumble upon the largest crime scene in Albuquerque history. In the years prior, this once-desolate corner of ABQ had been ground zero for rapid expansion. Housing developments had been popping up left and right, but the 2008 recession caused a vast amount of land to remain undeveloped: in particular, a roughly 100-acre lot located just west of 118th Street. While out on an evening stroll, a woman's dog would unearth a human bone. Before...


Larry Chism

In July of 1974, a young college student from Memphis State University was sentenced to 40 years in state prison for his involvement in an illegal narcotics ring. Larry Chism was a bright, unassuming young man who was nearing his graduation from law school when he was arrested and thrown into prison... a sentence that many assumed would consume a large chunk of his life. However, Larry had other plans. This sentence was merely a setback for him. Between September and December of 1978, Larry...


Judy Weichert

On the morning of July 28th, 1984, Judy Weichert set off on a jog, unaware that it would be her last. Judy, a 33-year-old Oklahoma native, had been married to her husband for less than a year. The two were happy together, and seemed to have built a nice life for themselves in OKC. However, on this random Saturday morning, it would all fall apart. While out on her jog, Judy would be attacked by a vicious stranger. After being raped and stabbed numerous times, Judy was left for dead... yet she...


Preview: Resolved #5

This is a brief preview for the fifth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to This episode can be found at the following link:


The Assassination of Philip Barton Key

A love triangle between a Congressman, his wife, and a U.S. Attorney turns violent when a mysterious letter is received. Daniel Sickles was a young Congressman from New York, who had the favor of President James Buchanan himself. To outsiders, Sickles seemed well on his way to having a lengthy career in Washington. Since moving there, he had befriended many, but none were as close to him and his wife as U.S. Attorney Philip Barton Key. Key, the son of American icon Francis Scott Key, was one...


Preview: Resolved #4

This is a brief preview for the fourth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to This episode can be found at the following link:


Brittany Phillips

In the summer of 2004, an 18-year-old moved back to Tulsa, Oklahoma. She had actually grown up in Tulsa and gone to high school there, but had moved away the year prior to attend college. Having become homesick, the following Spring she made the decision to move back to Oklahoma and attend school there, in order to be closer to her friends and family. It was a decision that her friends and family welcomed at the time, as it meant that she would be a constant presence in their lives once...


Cyle Van Komen & Kevin Nelson

In December of 2016, a home invasion turned violent in South Ogden, Utah. 24-year-old Cyle Van Komen lived in a home along the 3600 block of Ogden Avenue, along with a handful of young roommates. On the evening of December 9th, 2016, a couple of these roommates stepped out for a few minutes, just as 61-year-old neighbor Kevin Nelson stopped by for a quick visit. Within ten minutes, all hell would break loose inside the house. A group of masked individuals had been watching the house from...


The Monster With 21 Faces

Through 1984 and 1985, a mysterious group calling itself "The Monster With 21 Faces" waged an extortion and blackmail campaign against numerous Japanese companies. This bizarre vendetta began on March 18th, 1984, when Glico company president Katsuhisa Ezaki was abducted from his home in Nishinomiya. He was held for three days, but - following his escape - his abductors would pivot their torment from him to his company. For about a year-and-a-half, these villainous schemers would harass...


The Abduction of Violet Ripken

On July 24th, 2012, Violet Ripken was abducted at gunpoint. That morning, 74-year-old Violet had set off on her morning routine, and was abducted from her own home by a masked gunman. For the next 23 hours, this mysterious kidnapper would proceed to drive around the Baltimore region, with Violet bound and blindfolded in the back seat. Nobody would notice Violet's absence until later that evening, when a pair of eyewitnesses reported a strange incident to police. Soon, a massive search effort...


Preview: Resolved #3

This is a brief preview for the third episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to This episode can be found at the following link:


Danniella Vian

On July 17th, 2018, Danniella Vian disappeared in Mobile, Alabama. Danniella, a 24-year-old mother of one, had spent months trying to get her life back on-track after a couple of setbacks. She finally had her own apartment, her own car, and was looking to provide a stable, loving presence for her 4-year-old daughter, Cora. The evening that she purchased her car, Danniella decided to go out and celebrate with some friends. She hit up some bars in Mobile, and - while en route to a third...


The Delphi Murders

On February 13th, 2017, two teenage girls were murdered in Delphi, Indiana. Liberty German and Abigail Williams - "Libby" and "Abby" for short - were two regular 8th graders that were enjoying a day off from school. Trying to take advantage of an unusually warm winter day, the two girls went hiking on one of Delphi's historic trails, overlooking Deer Creek. As the girls walked along the Monon High Bridge, they were accosted by a strange man - who police believe murdered them a short time...


Philip Fraser

While driving from Alaska to Washington, a young man would meet a tragic and horrifying end. On June 14th, 1988, 23-year old Philip Fraser set out from his family's home in Anchorage, Alaska. He was headed to Olympia, Washington - where he was set to enroll in college (pre-med) and start the next chapter of his life. However, just five days later - on June 19th, 1988 - Philip's vehicle would be found burning in Prince George, British Columbia. Philip and his belongings were nowhere to be...


Dwayne Jones (Gully Queen)

On July 22nd, 2013, a Jamaican teenager was brutally murdered by a homophobic mob. Dwayne Jones was a 16-year old that had been banished from his family's home more than two years prior, having been forced to live on the streets of Montego Bay. Afterwards, Dwayne had struggled to find a life for himself among Jamaica's underground LGBTQ community. On the night of his murder, Dwayne - a talented dancer - had decided to cross-dress and hit up a dance club with his friends. When a mob of...


Preview: Resolved #2

This is a brief preview for the second episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to This episode can be found at the following link:


The Evansdale Murders

In July of 2012, tragedy struck the small town of Evansdale, Iowa. Lyric Cook-Morrissey and Elizabeth Collins were two cousins that lived in this small Iowa town. In the early afternoon of July 13th, 2012, the two set off on a bike ride in downtown Evansdale and never returned home. A search of the area found no trace of the two missing girls, and the ensuing investigation also failed to turn up any leads. When the truth of the girls' disappearance was revealed later that year, it forced...