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Case Files with Kat and Ashley

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Each week we discuss what's new in our lives, sometimes discuss craft beers from around the world, read listeners' answers to our Questions of the Week and do deep dives into stories involving true crime, unsolved mysteries, disappearances, paranormal, aliens and so much more! Exploring the dark side of humanity!!

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Each week we discuss what's new in our lives, sometimes discuss craft beers from around the world, read listeners' answers to our Questions of the Week and do deep dives into stories involving true crime, unsolved mysteries, disappearances, paranormal, aliens and so much more! Exploring the dark side of humanity!!

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S. 6 Episode 38- Synanon: The End of a Drug Rehab Turned Cult - Part 2

7/11/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! It's Part 2 of Kat's deep dive into the Synanon cult, and it gets really WILD really quickly. So, hang on to your hats, folks. REFERENCES: THE DOC: The Synanon Fix | Official Website for the HBO Original | HBO.comTHE PODCAST: The Sunshine Place on Apple PodcastsThe Cult of Synanon | SC S04E02 Part I (youtube.com)(682) PinterestSynanon - WikipediaHome - It's Time for Morning Meeting (synanon.com)The Cult That Spawned the Tough-Love Teen Industry – Mother JonesCABINET / Shaved Heads, Snipped Tubes, Imperial Marines, and Dope Fiends (cabinetmagazine.org)Paris Hilton Testifies Before Congress on ‘Troubled Teen’ Facilities - The New York Times (nytimes.com)Charles Dederich, 83, Synanon Founder, Dies - The New York Times (nytimes.com)Playing the Game: The Origins and Impact of Synanon - BREAKING CODE SILENCEHow a Bay Area family rescued the children of Synanon (sfgate.com)Charles Dederich, 83, Synanon Founder, Dies - The New York Times (nytimes.com)The Story of This Drug Rehab-Turned-Violent Cult Is Wild, Wild Country-Caliber Bizarre - LAmagThoughts on Synanon's History - It's Time for Morning MeetingThe True Story Behind HBO's 'The Synanon Fix' Doc | TIMEBorn in Synanon: The disturbing true story behind cult documentary - DexertoSynanon: The Rehab-Turned-Cult That Inspired The Troubled Teen Industry (grunge.com) Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:14:22

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S. 6 Episode 37- Synanon: The Beginnings of a Drug Rehab Turned Utopia - Part 1

6/27/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! Join us this week as Kat kicks off Part 1 of her deep dive into Synanon – a drug rehabilitation program turned cult that began in the late 1950s and eventually inspired the troubled teen industry. In this first episode, we explore the early, seemingly positive days of Synanon – you might even feel tempted to join! But beware, the journey ahead is filled with wild twists and turns! REFERENCES: THE DOC: The Synanon Fix | Official Website for the HBO Original | HBO.comTHE PODCAST: The Sunshine Place on Apple PodcastsThe Cult of Synanon | SC S04E02 Part I (youtube.com)(682) PinterestSynanon - WikipediaHome - It's Time for Morning Meeting (synanon.com)Charles Dederich, 83, Synanon Founder, Dies - The New York Times (nytimes.com)Playing the Game: The Origins and Impact of Synanon - BREAKING CODE SILENCEHow a Bay Area family rescued the children of Synanon (sfgate.com)Charles Dederich, 83, Synanon Founder, Dies - The New York Times (nytimes.com)The Story of This Drug Rehab-Turned-Violent Cult Is Wild, Wild Country-Caliber Bizarre - LAmagThoughts on Synanon's History - It's Time for Morning MeetingThe True Story Behind HBO's 'The Synanon Fix' Doc | TIMEBorn in Synanon: The disturbing true story behind cult documentary - DexertoPlease like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:14:11

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S. 6 Episode 36- Island of Madness, of No Return, of Ghosts, of DEATH: Poveglia Island

6/13/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this week's episode, Ashley tells us about Poveglia Island, the most haunted island on the planet, also described as the most evil place on earth. We discuss the history of the island, the deaths that occurred and all the paranormal activity. Join us as we explore the dark side of humanity! Resources: 1. https://thelittlehouseofhorrors.com/poveglia-island/ 2. https://greekreporter.com/2023/11/17/poveglia-most-haunted-place/ 3. https://vocal.media/horror/horrors-of-poveglia-island 4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poveglia 5. https://www.aesu.com/italy-travel-tips/the-hidden-terrors-of-venice-on-poveglia-island/ 6. https://www.ancient-origins.net/unexplained-phenomena/poveglia-0018044 7. https://www.maloriesadventures.com/blog/poveglia-island-the-worlds-most-haunted-island 8. https://spookyhistoryshow.wordpress.com/2021/01/28/plague-island-the-horror-of-poveglia-by-r-h-hale/ 9. https://hauntheads.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/poveglia-an-island-hell/ 10. https://huntershea.com/2017/06/06/alone-with-the-ghosts-of-poveglia-island 11. https://europe.stripes.com/travel/2019-08-28/the-world%E2%80%99s-most-haunted-island:-poveglia-9169683.html 12. https://allthatsinteresting.com/poveglia-island 13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5x3AnGWc-tE 14. https://www.thetravel.com/poveglia-island-creepy-things-didnt-know/ Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:02:28

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S 6. Episode 34- The Murders of Blake and Mary-Jo Hadley

5/30/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this episode, Ashley discusses the tragic deaths of Blake and Mary-Jo Hadley. Tyler Hadley, 17 at the time, wanted to throw a party and was upset with his parents so he decided to murder them. Join us as we discuss the events leading up to the incident, the absolute trash that was at the party, and then the aftermath. Join us as we explore the dark side of humanity. Resources: 1. https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/crime/st-lucie-county/2018/09/28/who-tyler-hadley/1454615002/ 2. https://abcnews.go.com/US/best-friend-ruined-life-killed-parents/story?id=23189582 3. https://www.grunge.com/925732/the-story-behind-why-tyler-hadley-murdered-his-parents/ 4. https://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2014/04/teen-took-selfie-with-best-friend-after-learning-the-friend-was-a-murderer 5. https://www.wpbf.com/article/tyler-hadley-discusses-killing-his-parents-regret-and-bad-dreams/25062153 6. https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/hadley-tyler.htm 7. https://www.mamamia.com.au/tyler-hadley-murder/ 8. https://medium.com/@abelpeter93/the-tragic-tale-of-tyler-hadley-the-florida-teen-who-killed-his-parents-so-he-could-throw-a-party-8a9fb3cd8cdd 9. https://allthatsinteresting.com/tyler-hadley 10. https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/crime/st-lucie-county/2018/12/20/tyler-hadley-resentencing/2227191002/ 11. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murders_of_Blake_and_Mary-Jo_Hadley 12. https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/tyler-hadleys-killer-party-54270/ 13. https://www.wflx.com/story/24941872/tyler-hadleys-brother-wants-maximum-sentence/ 14. Morbid, Episode 226: Tyler Hadley (Redo!) Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:06:18

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S.6 Episode 35- Cult, Crime, and Chaos: The Lori Vallow Daybell Case

5/28/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! It's a story most of you know about. But with the trial of Chad Daybell starting this past month, it begs for a refresher! This week, Kat takes us through the Lori Vallow Daybell saga; from extramarital affairs to zombies. And you might learn some new things about this case! References: Sins of Our Mother - NetflixMommy Doomsday on Apple PodcastsInside the Lori Vallow Daybell Trial from 48 Hours on Apple PodcastsCourt TV Phone CallIdaho jurors see graphic photos of slain kids in Lori Vallow trial (nbcnews.com)Tylee & JJ's Cause of Death: How Did the Vallow Children Die? (heavy.com)What did Lori Vallow Daybell do? A full timeline of the "doomsday mom" case - CBS NewsDaybell, Vallow complete timeline in alleged murders (abc4.com)Idaho man Chad Daybell to be tried in 3 deaths, including those of children who were called 'zombies' (nbcnews.com)Chad Daybell: Opening statements in ‘doomsday’ triple-murder trial delivered in Idaho | CNNChad Daybell 'zombie' murder trial: What to know : NPRLori Vallow Daybell found guilty in murder of her 2 children - ABC News (go.com)Murder charge against Chad Daybell will stand despite wrong date of child's death, judge says | AP NewsMurders of Tylee Ryan and J. J. Vallow - WikipediaLori Vallow Daybell sentenced to life in prison without parole in "doomsday mom" murder case - CBS NewsJury finds Lori Vallow Daybell guilty of murdering 2 of her children : NPRAlex Cox and Lori Vallow Had ‘InappropriatPlease like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:06:18

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S.6 Episode 33- The Red Ripper - Andrei Chikatilo

5/2/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! This one is a doozie, folks! Kat and Ashley are visited by their friend, Oleksandr, who requested this story and was "voluntold" to help with pronunciation! This week, Kat covers a man that was known as "The Red Ripper," the "Rostov Ripper," and the "Butcher of Rostov..." That's right, Kat is covering Andrei Chikatilo, one of the worst serial killers in the world. So, grab a drink and buckle up...this is going to be a wild ride. LOTS OF TRIGGER WARNINGS: Sexual assault, sexual assault against minors, murder, and cannibalism. Please listen with caution! References: Andrei Chikatilo - WikipediaINSIDE STORY : THE RUSSIAN CRACKER (BBC1, 12th August 1999) (youtube.com)Andrei Chikatilo | Timeline | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderersRussia's 'Red Ripper' Andrei Chikatilo was a uniquely Soviet serial killer | The SpectatorAndrei Chikatilo. Interview with English subtitles. (youtube.com)Andrei Chikatilo, The 'Red Ripper' Who Butchered 53 Victims (allthatsinteresting.com)The Butcher of Rostov - Andrei Chikatilo (youtube.com)How Serial Killer Andrei Chikatilo Was Finally Caught (grunge.com)Serial Killer Documentary: Andrei Chikatilo ( The Rostov Ripper) (youtube.com)What Happened To Serial Killer Andrei Chikatilo's Son? (grunge.com)Execution day of Andrei Chikatilo. (youtube.com)Andrei Chikatilo - Quotes, Childhood & Death (biography.com)Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:26:43

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S.6 Episode 32- Angel's Landing: The Cult from Hell

4/25/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! This week's episode is all about Angel's Landing, a cult formed my a man named Lou who claimed to be possessed by three angels, could cure diseases, predict when people were going to die and also bring people back from the dead. When members kept mysteriously dying as Lou got richer, a 9 year investigation would begin. Join us as we explore the dark side of humanity... TW: sexual abuse of minors; physical abuse of minors Resources: 1. https://www.timesnownews.com/world/us/us-news/who-is-daniel-perez-and-where-is-the-leader-of-angels-landing-now-article-108892862 2. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/us-news/horrifying-cult-led-centuries-old-29213808 3. https://culteducation.com/group/1289-general-information/36945-horrifying-cult-led-by-centuries-old-angel-with-sick-sex-abuse-at-its-heart.html 4. https://www.the-sun.com/news/7746930/who-is-daniel-perez/ 5. https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/angels-landing-survivor-tells-all-deadly-cults-oxygen-doc 6. https://heavy.com/entertainment/2020/08/angels-landing-commune/ 7. https://www.grunge.com/478211/the-messed-up-truth-about-cult-leader-daniel-perez/ 8. https://thecinemaholic.com/what-is-angels-landing-and-where-is-it-located/ 9. https://medium.com/@stefangeorgeta1978/the-most-dangerous-cults-in-the-world-c8cc5f45b9e9 10. https://7strangethings.com/7-of-the-worst-cults-of-all-time/ 11. https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2015/02/20/358230.htm 12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoaxML-wbCM **this is where MOST of the information came from. She does an AMAZING job of telling this story and I highly recommend you listen to this. Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:14:34

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S.6 Episode 31- Ruby Franke: Unraveling the Journey of the 8 Passenger Saga

4/18/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! This week, Kat does an overview of where we are NOW with the whole Ruby Franke/8 Passenger/Jodi Hildebrandt child abuse saga. Lots of evidence was recently released and Kat went through it ALL. Some newer updates (like from just this week!) have also come out, so once you listen, you will be all caught up. This is Case Files, so there's ALWAYS a standing Trigger Warning. But, with this one, we will discuss child abuse. Please listen carefully. References: The Rise and Fall of Ruby Franke | Wondery | Premium PodcastsTimeline_Journal (Highlighted)_Redacted.pdfRuby Franke’s Estranged Husband Kevin Is Suing Jodi Hildebrandt (yahoo.com)Ruby Franke case: A timeline of events (sltrib.com)Ruby Franke formally charged with 6 felony counts of child abuse : NPRRuby Franke - WikipediaUtah vs Franke/Hildebrandt > Media FilesNew video reveals how Ruby Franke’s husband was kept in dark about abuse - ABC News (go.com)Ruby Franke case: Kevin Franke tried to have eldest daughter arrested, search warrant records show (sltrib.com)Ruby Franke case: Daughter, neighbors reported child welfare concerns to police, records show (sltrib.com)Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:34:01

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S.6 Episode 30- The Murder of Jackie Vandagriff

4/11/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this episode Ashley discusses the murder of Jackie Vandagriff in September 2016. The events that lead up to this murder are truly terrifying and highlights the real dangers of stalking, especially by former romantic partners. If you are being stalked, please reach out to your local resources and get help-- stalking is real, it's dangerous and escalates very quickly. We are here for you if you need us. Resources: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jackie-vandagriff-murder-targeted-killer-ex-48-hours/ https://kileystruecrime.squarespace.com/kileystruecrimeaddict-blog/the-murder-of-jackie-vandagriff https://www.chillingcrimes.com/blogs/news/jackie-vandagriff https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/04/16/man-killed-college-student-cut-out-heart/522800002/ https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/jackie-vandagriff-murder-charles-bryant-evidence/10/ https://www.dallasnews.com/news/courts/2018/04/16/haslet-man-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-for-killing-dismembering-twu-student/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUCEDyr2iNI Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:02:13

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S. 6 Episode 29- Death of the Reading Man

4/4/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this week's episode, Kat brings us the horrific tale of the death of the Reading Man, Warren Barnes, at the hands of 19-year- old, Brian Cohee, Jr. What's strange, is how this tale unfolds, how his parents are the ones who called 911, and how quickly the community reacted. Thanks to Explore With Us for putting all of the police footage together for this bizarre story. Follow them on YouTube! Thanks to The Wizard for finding this story for us! Grab a drink, tune in, and explore the dark side of humanity with us. Byeeee! References: Explore With UsParents Discover Teen Son's Horrifying Secret (youtube.com)Cohee Trial: Sentencing (youtube.com)Human Remains Found in Plastic Bag, Colorado Teen Charged With Murder (newsweek.com)US Teen Hid Head Of Homeless Man He Murdered In Closet To Satisfy "Fascination With Morbid" (ndtv.com)Brian Cohee is found guilty of all charges (westernslopenow.com)Chilling moment killer confessed to storing victim’s severed head in his closet | The IndependentKiller of Grand Junction's “reading man” sentenced to life in prison (coloradosun.com)Who did Brian Cohee murder? Why did Colorado killer choose his victim? - AS USA Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:08:42

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S. 6 Episode 28- The Disappearance of Billy Smolinski, Jr.

3/23/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this episode, Ashley discusses William Paul Smolinski, Jr, often referred to by his nickname Billy, who went missing in August 2004. While initially, law enforcement thought he left on his own, foul play is now suspected. “We are never going to give up searching for our son,” Janice said. “We are driven by our faith, and all the mistakes and obstacles we’ve encountered make us more determined to find the truth and bring Billy home.” Resources: 1. https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/murphy-reintroduces-billys-law-inspired-by-missing-waterbury-man/2929750/ 2. https://www.the-sun.com/news/8112446/william-billy-smolinski-missing-voicemail-affair/ 3. https://int-missing.fandom.com/wiki/Billy_Smolinski 4. https://www.registercitizen.com/news/article/Seymour-man-sentenced-to-4-1-2-years-for-lying-to-12005864.php 5. https://uncovered.com/cases/william-smolinski-waterbury-ct 6. https://www.pahomepage.com/news/billys-law-aids-missing-person-cases-everywhere/ 7. https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Informant-in-Billy-Smolinski-case-on-the-run-11487688.php 8. https://abc7ny.com/missing-series-william-billy-smolinski-connecticut-cold-case-update/13208549/ 9. https://www.andthentheyweregone.com/blog/billy-smolinski 10. https://disappearedblog.com/william-smolinski/ 11. https://www.waterburyobserver.org/2022/10/01/missing-person-in-waterbury-connecticut-leads-to-18-years-of-heartache-and-now-federal-legislation/ 12. Hulu: Missing Season 3, Episode 2: https://www.hulu.com/watch/e926c9b2-dcae-477f-b578-68735c4e2afb 13. http://www.lacp.org/2010-Articles-Main/022310-HousePassesBillysLaw-MissingPersons.htm Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:00:50:37

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S. 6 Episode 27- The Playmate and The Pimp - The Death of Dorothy Stratten

3/13/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! The '70s were coming to an end when a babe in the woods named Dorothy Hoogstratten (later shortened to Stratten) was "discovered" by a sleazy hustler and pimp, Paul Snider, at a Dairy Queen in Vancouver, British Columbia. What follows is a brief, whirlwind of a tale about love, control, stardom, and life at Playboy. Grab your drink and join Kat as you hear all about the ingenue who inspired movies like Star 80 and could have been the next Marilyn Monroe. Come and explore the dark side of humanity with us! References: Watch 20/20 Season 42 Episode 4 The Death of a Playmate: The Dorothy Stratten Story Online (abc.com)voice_playmate.pdf (teresacarpenter.com)Dorothy Stratten - WikipediaPaul Snider - WikipediaMurder of Playmate Dorothy Stratten is revisited in new 20/20 special | Daily Mail OnlinePaul Snider And The Murder Of His Playmate Wife Dorothy Stratten (allthatsinteresting.com)Watch I Lived with a Killer Season 1, Episode 2: The Playboy Killer Paul Snider | Peacock (peacocktv.com) Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:06:45

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S. 6 Episode 26- The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders

3/7/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this week's episode, Ashley talks about the 1977 murder of 3 Girl Scouts at Camp Scott in Oklahoma. She discusses who they were, the camp itself and the crazy roller coaster of an investigation. Let's never forget about Lori Farmer, Michele Guse and Denise Milner. Join us as we explore the dark side of humanity... Resources: 1. https://www.ranker.com/list/oklahoma-girl-scout-murders/cat-mcauliffe 2. https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/columns/2017/06/14/girl-scout-murders-in-oklahoma-remain-unsolved-40-years-after-tragedy/60593657007/ 3. https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/1989/10/25/dna-tests-link-gene-leroy-hart-to-girl-scout-deaths/62593131007/ 4. https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-oklahoma-girl-scout-murders/ 5. https://people.com/people-magazine-investigates-girl-scout-murders-lori-farmer-exclusive-7555035 6. Someone Cry for the Children (documentary) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyTqJFqwDSk 7. https://www.news9.com/story/6279dba06e504b0726fcb888/girl-scout-murders:-dna-closes-the-case-45-years-later- 8. Hulu: Keeper of the Ashes: The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:00:51:05

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S.6 Episode 25- The Interesting Tale of Cowboy Bob

3/1/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! We're back! Thanks for your patience; Kat was trying to be a (good) Mom for a bit. This week, Kat brings us the short but interesting story of Cowboy Bob. Heard of him? No? Grab a drink, hitch your horse up, settle in, and join us this week for a pretty interesting story. References: Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:00:46:24

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S.6 Episode 24- The Unsolved Disappearance of Jacob Cabinaw

2/17/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! In this week's episode, Ashley tells us about Jacob Cabinaw, a man from Michigan, who by all accounts seemed like an attentive father, a hardworking employee and an overall great person. One night he randomly headed towards Texas without telling anyone why or where he was headed. He was never seen from again. If you have any information about Jacob’s disappearance, please call the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department at 231-995-5002, send an email to info@gtsheriff.org or contact unsolved.com. Resources: 1. https://www.northernexpress.com/news/feature/article-5522-the-strange-case-of-jacob-cabinaw-32111/ 2. https://charleyproject.org/case/jacob-cabinaw 3. https://int-missing.fandom.com/wiki/Jake_Cabinaw 4. https://thecrimewire.com/true-crime/the-puzzling-disappearance-of-jacob-cabinaw 5. https://thecrimewire.com/true-crime/the-puzzling-disappearance-of-jacob-cabinaw Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:00:44:06

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S. 6 Episode 23- James Bergstrom - Serial Rapist

2/9/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! ***TRIGGER WARNING FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE*** This week, Kat tells us about a serial rapist there isn't a lot of information on - James Bergstrom. Thanks to his (now ex) wife, he is sitting in jail and the streets of Houston are a bit safer. This story was actually so close to home it's scary! References: 1. Amazon.com: Evil Beside Her: The True Story of a Texas Woman's Marriage to a Dangerous Psychopath: 9780061582011: Casey, Kathryn: Books 2. Evil Lives Here (2022) "He Tied Me Up, Too" - https://www.facebook.com/100085999883181/videos/833199297795831/ Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:30:30

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S. 6 Episode 22- The Murder of Brian Carrick

2/2/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! Boy is this story a roller coaster! Truly went down a rabbit hole on this case. In this week's episode, Ashley discusses the disappearance and murder of 17-year-old Brian Carrick. He disappeared from Johnsburg, IL in 2002 and to this day the case is still technically unsolved. Thank you to listener Jillian for submitting this story! Join us as we explore the dark side of humanity. Resources: 1. 20/20 Episode Season 7 Ep. 2: The Mystery on Johnsburg Road 2. https://abcnews.go.com/US/happened-brian-carrick-inside-unsolved-case-illinois-teen/story?id=25842096 3. https://int-missing.fandom.com/wiki/Brian_Carrick 4. https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/mario-casciaro-murder-case-history/ 5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Casciaro 6. https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/news/story/star-witness-illinois-missing-person-murder-trial-recants-25925324 7. https://charleyproject.org/case/brian-c-carrick 8. https://thecinemaholic.com/brian-carrick-found-or-missing-is-he-dead-or-alive/ Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:00:47:25

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S. 6 Episode 21- The Twin Flames Universe

1/11/2024
Have something you want to say? Text us! This week, Kat tells us all about the Twin Flames Universe and its leaders Jeff & Shaleia Divine. It's an interesting, still changing story that will hopefully make you go and watch the two awesome docuseries about them! There's so much more to the story, but this is a good start. So, grab a drink and join us! References: Inside the Twin Flames Universe and Its Always Online, All-Consuming World | Vanity FairInside the Toxic World of 'Twin Flames' Spirituality (vice.com)Watch Escaping Twin Flames | Netflix Official SiteTwin Flames Universe Documentary on Prime Video (amazonstudios.com)Twin Flames Podcast on Amazon MusicTwin Flame Videos - Twin Flames Universe Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:03:02

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S.6 Episode 20- Kat & Ashley’s Top 10 True Crime Shows of 2023

12/14/2023
Have something you want to say? Text us! Since we’re coming to the end of a crazy year, we thought we’d give all of you our lists of what true-crime docs or shows to watch! If you have free time over the holidays, what better way to escape from the family than by binging some true-crime?! From murder, to disappearances, to poltergeists, we have you covered. So, grab a drink and enjoy! Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:01:28:59

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S. 6 Episode 19- Danny Rollings aka the Gainsville Ripper

12/8/2023
Have something you want to say? Text us! Many of you may be aware of the Scream movie franchise but did you know it was inspired by real events? In this episode, Ashley discusses the case of Danny Rolling and how the fear he caused was the inspiration for the Scream movies. Join us as we explore the dark side of humanity! References: 1. https://collider.com/scream-killer-true-story/ 2. https://thecrimewire.com/true-crime/The-Gainesville-Ripper-The-Inspiration-Behind-the-Scream-Films 3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danny_Rolling 4. https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/danny-rolling-caught 5. https://abc7.com/devil-in-gainesville-abc-2020-murders-serial-killer/10505058/ 6. https://allthatsinteresting.com/danny-rolling-gainesville-ripper 7. https://www.biography.com/crime/danny-rolling-scream-killer-gainesville 8. https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/how-danny-rolling-the-gainesville-ripper-was-caught 9. http://danny-rolling.blogspot.com Please like, follow, and share us - we're on all of the platforms! Oh, and please leave reviews so other true crime lovers can find us. Case Files with Kat and Ashley Facebook Instagram

Duration:00:44:44