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John Lordan has been researching mysteries and crimes for over 5 years on the YouTube show BrainScratch with respectful and deep coverage. Now he's bringing some of his most interesting cases and some fresh ones to his first solo podcast. From unsolved murders to mysterious disappearances and events that can't easily be understood, anything is fair game as long as it's Seriously Mysterious. New episodes released weekly.

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True Crime

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John Lordan has been researching mysteries and crimes for over 5 years on the YouTube show BrainScratch with respectful and deep coverage. Now he's bringing some of his most interesting cases and some fresh ones to his first solo podcast. From unsolved murders to mysterious disappearances and events that can't easily be understood, anything is fair game as long as it's Seriously Mysterious. New episodes released weekly.

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English


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Hiding the Bodies

7/16/2024
Today we look at two cases that were almost perfect murders. In one, there was no connection between the victim and murderer, while in the other there was an elaborate plan to cover up the deed. However both cases would come up short in the same way; when it came to hiding the bodies. Like this format? Fine many more 10 minute stories on our facebook page. Want to help fund my work by donating with Patreon or Paypal, or buying merchandise? Visit https://www.LordanArts.com today. Thanks Sky News, The Telegraph, Court News UK, The BBC, Standard.co.uk, 9 now, The Guardian, Independent.co.uk, Colorado Sun.com, MesaCounty.US, TooFab.com, Unilad.com, and Rottweiler Investigations for information contributing to the cases we discussed. This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:18:29

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Missing Maud Crawford

7/9/2024
One woman at the turn of the 20th Century shattered the glass ceiling and helped many other women do the same, but when she goes missing the investigation gets stonewalled. What happened and why is the world still missing Maud Crawford. LIVE EVENT THIS WEEK! True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com This episode was written by Christy Arnhart, edited by John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts. This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:18:40

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Is Teresa Peroni 1997 Jane Doe?

7/2/2024
Teresa Peroni lived her life as a free spirit, but someone wanted more out of her. Did she disappear of her own free will, and if so why does she very closely resemble a Jane Doe found years later? If you have any information on this case, please contact the Josephine County Sheriff's Office at 541-474-5123 and reference case #83-10577. Do you have any insights, or even a case you’d like to suggest? Visit LordanArts.com, or you can follow and message me on Twitter @LordanArts This episode was written by Gwen Barringer is edited by John Lordan and produced by LordanArts. You can hear more of Gwen’s work on her podcast A Light for Ericka. Learn more at facebook.com/AlightforEricka This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:22:25

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A House with "Rats" - Francis Rattenbury

6/25/2024
A successful architect moves across the world to find his dreams, but winds up in a nightmare that leads to murder. Written by Frederick Crook - check out our other collaboration WRAITHWORKS - Wraithworks at Amazon https://www.amzn.com/dp/B07HXNCW4L (audiobook narrated by John Lordan) Also avaible on iTunes: https://apple.co/2OFXb8L LIVE EVENT - Come meet me! True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. LordanArts 2024

Duration:00:20:08

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Parent's Worst Nightmare - The Savanah Soto Story

6/18/2024
Savanah Soto's pregnancy was overdue and she was scheduled for induced labor, but she and her boyfriend would disappear a few days later. While the public quickly took a critical eye with him, the truth would be far more seriously mysterious. Written and edited by John Lordan Come meet me at the True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. LordanArts 2024

Duration:00:19:45

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Missing Teekah Lewis

6/11/2024
A toddler disappears from a bowling alley, sending her family and investigators on a decades long search for answers and for little Teekah Lewis. If you have any information about the disappearance of Teekah Lewis, please contact Tacoma Police Department at 253-798-4721 or the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 202-324-3000. You can also contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS if you need to remain anonymous. There is a $1,000 reward available. LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com Thank you, Wikipedia, the Charley Project, fox13seattle.com, king5.com, CNN, Columbian.com, kiro7.com and Uncovered.com for information contributing to today’s story. This episode was written by Candace Allison, edited by John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts.

Duration:00:19:23

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Where is Graham Lacher?

5/28/2024
Graham ran off while staying at a psychiatric care facility and only his knit hat has been found. If you have information on the whereabouts of Graham Lacher, please call 207-947-7382. You can also contact his mother via the facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/missinggrahamlacher/ LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com This episode was written by Christy Arnhart, edited by John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts. This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:19:05

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Where is Celina Mays?

5/21/2024
WARNING: Mention of possible child harm. Please listen at your own discretion, and if you need help free resources are available. National Sexual Assault Hotline RAINN -Call: 800-656-HOPE (4673) or visit: https://www.rainn.org/ Mental Health Hotline: 800-662- HELP(4357) or text 988 or visit https://www.samhsa.gov/ Celina Mays was only 12 years when she went missing. Her life had changed significantly in the months leading up to her disappearance, with Celina finding herself in the home of a woman some call a cult leader. Did Celina runaway or did something more sinister happen? This episode written by The Certified Roarikle and John Lordan, produced by LordanArts. Meet John in Person: CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:20:45

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The Darkness in Joseph DeAngelo

5/14/2024
A rash of crimes and attacks in California put many residents on edge, but are these separately named criminals actually the same person? How would a detective help solve this crime and shape the future of law enforcement? This is the story of Joseph DeAngelo, also known as the Golden State Killer. Written by Frederick Crook - check out our other collaboration WRAITHWORKS - Wraithworks at Amazon https://www.amzn.com/dp/B07HXNCW4L (audiobook narrated by John Lordan) Also avaible on iTunes: https://apple.co/2OFXb8L LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com Check out the Hidden True Crime podcast at https://hiddentruecrime.com/ This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. LordanArts 2024

Duration:00:24:50

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Gareth Williams - Spy With a Secret Life?

5/7/2024
Gareth Williams had a very interesting life, but his death would leave the world and his family left with questions that no one can seem to answer. LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com Thank you nowthenmagazine.com, the Independent, The Sun, Mirror.co.uk, The Guardian, BBC.com, The Daily Mail, Investopedia.com and Wikipedia for information contributing to today’s story. This episode was written by Christy Arnhart, edited by John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts. This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:20:04

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Woodlawn Jane Doe - Margaret Fetterolf

4/30/2024
John and Jane Doe cases are having one question answered regularly now, who the person is.. but what about the other part of the mystery? Who killed Woodlawn Jane Doe? If you have information to help investigators, please call 410-307-2020. LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com Thank you, Wikipedia, the Charley Project, the Washington Post, the Doe Network, the Baltimore Sun, DNASolves.com, Othram Labs, Bode Technology and WBAL TV for information contributing to today’s story. Check out Othram Labs other cases and help fund them at DNAsolves. This episode was written by Candace Allison, edited by John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts.

Duration:00:19:51

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The Dandelion Killer - Herbert Rowse Armstrong

4/23/2024
Arsenic works great as a weedkiller, and that got Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong thinking about his other seemingly unsovlable problems. Written by Frederick Crook - check out our other collaboration WRAITHWORKS - Wraithworks at Amazon https://www.amzn.com/dp/B07HXNCW4L (audiobook narrated by John Lordan) Also avaible on iTunes: https://apple.co/2OFXb8L LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com Check out the Hometown History podcast at Hometown History (itshometownhistory.com) This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. LordanArts 2024

Duration:00:20:40

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Shooting Star - The Tami Leppert Case

4/16/2024
Tami Lynn Leppert was a beauty pageant pro and breaking into the world of acting, but after her most important role, an appearance in Scarface, she disappeared. If you have any information on her case please call the Cocoa Beach police at 321-868-3254. This episode was written by Karen Reep and John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts. LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:18:10

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The Highway 82 Cases - Teresa Dean, Shannon Paulk & Shae Ross

4/9/2024
Three girls disappeared. Two bodies would be found, but people are wondering if one person is responsible for the cases happening around Highway 82. WARNING: Mention of child harm. Please listen at your own discretion. Teresa Melissa Dean was last seen on August 15, 1999, in Macon, Georgia wearing a short-sleeved blue and white striped button-down shirt; orange, pink or rust colored knit pants, clear plastic gel-type sandals, and gold ball earrings. If you have any information please contact the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 945-3357. Shannon Nichole Paulk was last seen on August 16th, 2001, in Prattville, Alabama. She was last seen wearing an orange halter top and jean shorts. She was found dead on October 6th, 2001. If you have any information please contact the Prattville Police at 334-365-2220. Heaven LaShae Ross was last seen on August 19th, 2003 in Northport, Alabama. She was found dead in December 2006. She was last seen wearing a pink Bratz shirt, leggings and was carrying a backpack. If you have any information please contact the Northport Police Department at (205) 339-6600. Thank you, the Charley Project, The Suitcase Detective, 41nbc.com, nbcnews.com, Montgomery adviser.com, WSFA.com, AL.com and Tuscaloosanews.com for information contributing to today’s story. This episode was written by Candace Allison, edited by John Lordan and is produced by LordanArts.

Duration:00:21:33

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Missing Kit Mora

4/2/2024
WARNING: Themes of transphobia and mentions of child harm. Please listen at your own discretion. Kit Mora was a non-binary teenager trying to figure out their way in life. Based on the promise that things were different, Kit moved in with a close family member but soon found a challenging existence that took them away from their friends, their school and their other family. Soon, no one had any idea where Kit was. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Kit Mora, contact Detective Bowling at the Omak, Washington police department at 509-826-0383 and refer to case number K224101. A $10,000 reward is offered for information leading to those responsible for Kit's disappearance, the recovery of Kit's body or Kit's safe return. Please join us in supporting the GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-us-bring-kit-home If you're looking for support related to gender identity: Trevor Project Phone: 1-866-488-7386 Text: 678-678 Web: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ Trans Lifeline Phone (US): 877-565-8860 Phone (Canada):877-330-6366 Web: https://translifeline.org/hotline/ This episode was written by Kira McQueen, was edited by John Lordan and produced by LordanArts. You can follow Kira McQueen's Missing Person's Advocacy at https://www.instagram.com/missinginwa/ This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:20:16

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Where is Stephanie Crane?

3/26/2024
9 year old Stephanie Crane was supposed to do the short walk home from a local bowling alley, but was last seen going the wrong direction. What exactly happened on the day she went missing, and why are some people keeping their focus on her mother? If you have any information about what happened to Stephanie Lyn Crane, please contact the Custer County Sheriff's Office at 208-879-2232. This episode written by The Certified Roarikle and John Lordan, produced by LordanArts.

Duration:00:18:06

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The Vampire in Apartment 15 - Richard Chase

3/19/2024
An unbelievable story about a man with inner demons, who unleashes them on lives around him. Who was Richard Trenton Chase and why would he be known as the Vampire of Sacramento? LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE & PROMO CODES - Come meet me! CrimeCon 2024 - Nashville, TN - May 31 - June 2 Save 10% on a standard pass using code LORDANARTS https://www.crimecon.com/CC24 True Crime and Paranormal Podcast Festival - Denver, CO - July 12-14 Save 15% with code LORDAN https://www.truecrimepodcastfestival.com Written by Frederick Crook - check out our other collaboration WRAITHWORKS - Wraithworks at Amazon https://www.amzn.com/dp/B07HXNCW4L (audiobook narrated by John Lordan) Also avaible on iTunes: https://apple.co/2OFXb8L This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. LordanArts 2024

Duration:00:21:41

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Teleported John Doe - David Glenn Lewis

3/12/2024
A John Doe is killed in a hit and run on a dark country road. The search for his identity will lead detectives across the nation and leave them pondering exactly what happened for years to come. Written by Misty Cate and Christy Arnhart and produced by LordanArts. Do you have any insights, or even a case you’d like to suggest? Visit LordanArts.com, or you can follow and message me on Twitter @LordanArts This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:18:27

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Where is Alexis Patterson?

3/5/2024
Seven year old Alexis Patterson was walked to school by her stepfather. He watched as she crossed the street and went in, however she would be marked absent that day and soon an entire community was looking for her. If you have any information please call the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7401. You can also call the Milwaukee County Sherriff’s Office at 414-278-4788. Written by Candace Allison and produced by LordanArts. Do you have any insights, or even a case you’d like to suggest? Visit LordanArts.com, or you can follow and message me on Twitter @LordanArts This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:19:49

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Murder in Cold Fusion - Eugene Mallove

2/27/2024
This episode sponsored by SEEKERS NOTES. Try it today! Appstore: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/seekers-notes-hidden-objects/id940292587 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mytona.seekersnotes.android&gl=US Eugene Mallove didn't hold back when it came to his beliefs about cold fusion, a highly debated topic in the scientific community that if real, could decimate the fossil fuels industry. The person that murdered Eugene didn't hold back either. Do you have any insights or even a case you’d like to suggest? LordanArts.com X @LordanArts Written by Jennifer Amell, edited by John Lordan and produced by LordanArts. Thank you Scientific American, Norwich Bullentin, New Energy Times, Coast to Coast AM, Foreign Policy.com, Archive.org and wikipedia for information contributing to today’s story. This is not intended to act as a means of proving or disproving anything related to the investigation or potential charges associated to the investigation. It is a conversation about the current known facts and theories being discussed. Please do not contact people you are suspicious of or attempt to harass, threaten or intimidate them in any way. Do not release information that can be used to do the same, or join in attacks being conducted by others. Everyone directly or indirectly referred to is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Duration:00:22:09