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Today in True Crime

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Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

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Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

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English


Episodes

July 26, 2009: Boko Haram Uprising Begins

7/26/2021
In Nigeria, government authorities raided Boko Haram leadership. The militant Islamist group retaliated within hours, setting off a five-day period of violence and unrest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:16:08

July 25, 2010: WikiLeaks Releases Afghan War Logs

7/25/2021
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange published classified documents that had been leaked by Chelsea Manning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:16:31

July 24, 1970: Charles Manson’s Trial Begins

7/24/2021
Opening statements are read in the murder trial of cult leader Charles Manson and three of his followers. The four stood accused of a killing spree which took the lives of seven people, including actress Sharon Tate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:13:07

July 23, 2019: Alice Todd Child Abuse Case

7/23/2021
Police in North Carolina were called to investigate a potential case of illegal adoption. A toddler’s mother had traded them for a 1992 Plymouth Laser. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:12:18

July 22, 2011: Cleveland Strangler Convicted

7/22/2021
51-year-old Anthony Sowell, a registered sex offender, murdered 11 women over a two-year period. He was convicted and sentenced to death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:33

July 21, 1967: Albert Luthuli Dies Mysteriously

7/21/2021
In South Africa, Nobel laureate and ANC president Albert Luthuli died after being struck by a train. Many believe he had been assassinated. Guest hosted by Greg Polcyn from Cults, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:14

July 20, 1924: Tehran Declares Martial Law

7/20/2021
After a mob killed American Robert Imbrie, Iranian commander Reza Khan declared martial law in Tehran. Imbrie had incited the riot after refusing to stop photographing a legendary well in the capital’s center. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:16:04

July 19, 2007: Suitcase Killer Sentenced

7/19/2021
Melanie McGuire was sentenced to life in prison for murdering her husband three years earlier. His body was found in multiple suitcases off the coast of Virginia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:19

July 18, 1989: Rebecca Schaeffer Murdered

7/18/2021
Actress Rebecca Schaeffer was shot and killed by obsessed fan Robert John Bardo at her West Hollywood apartment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:30

July 17, 2020: Florida Fishing Massacre

7/17/2021
In a small, rural town south of Orlando, three men on a catfishing excursion were brutally murdered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:14:02

July 16, 1976: The Heist of the Century

7/16/2021
A large group of men pulled off a weekend-long bank heist in Nice, France. It netted the thieves 46 million francs worth of valuables. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:16:12

July 15, 1982: Green River Killer’s First Victim Found

7/15/2021
Two teenage boys found the body of 16-year-old Wendy Lee Coffield in a Washington river. She was the first known victim of Gary Ridgway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:09

July 14, 1881: Billy The Kid Killed

7/14/2021
A New Mexico sheriff tracked down Billy the Kid and fatally shot the outlaw, ending his spree of thefts and murders. Guest hosted by Carter Roy from the new special collection Devious Dads, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:26

July 13, 1966: Richard Speck Murders Eight Women

7/13/2021
Serial killer Richard Speck broke into a townhouse and killed eight nursing students in Chicago. It likely would have been nine had he not lost track of how many women he was holding hostage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:16:52

July 12, 1987: Knightsbridge Bank Heist

7/12/2021
Valerio Viccei, also known as the Wolf, was the mastermind behind Great Britain’s largest bank heist. In under two hours, his crew broke into 121 safety deposit boxes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:17:04

July 11, 2020: Marc Angelucci Killed

7/11/2021
A man posing as a delivery driver murdered attorney Marc Angelucci. Eight days later, the same shooter may have ambushed the family of Judge Esther Salas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:14:18

July 10, 1998: Rudolph Kos Exposed

7/10/2021
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Texas agreed to pay a large settlement to former altar boys who were sexually abused by Father Rudolph Kos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:14:59

July 9, 1979: Nazi Hunters Bombed

7/9/2021
Neo-Nazis bombed the car of Serge and Beate Klarsfeld in retaliation for their work demanding justice for Holocaust victims. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:14:46

July 8, 1972: Ghassan Kanafani Assasinated

7/8/2021
Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani and his niece were killed by a car bomb planted by the Mossad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:14:18

July 7, 2004: Former Enron CEO Indicted

7/7/2021
Enron founder and former CEO Kenneth Lay was indicted for fraud after the company’s 2001 bankruptcy. Guest hosted by Dana Goodyear from Lost Hills, a podcast that delves into the shocking murder of scientist Tristan Beaudette. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:15:52