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Each week News-Journal crime writer Tony Holt takes a look at the latest crime news, along with a deep dive into an old case. New episode every Monday afternoon.

Each week News-Journal crime writer Tony Holt takes a look at the latest crime news, along with a deep dive into an old case. New episode every Monday afternoon.
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Each week News-Journal crime writer Tony Holt takes a look at the latest crime news, along with a deep dive into an old case. New episode every Monday afternoon.








Killer Comes To Terrytown - Ep 30

Convicted murderer of FSU grad student has death sentence changed to life in prison; Wisconsin man linked to the murder of his mother in Chippewa Falls is arrested for a double murder in Sumter County that was witnessed by a 3-year-old girl and 1-year-old boy. Special guests: Eu Clair County (Wisc.) Circuit Judge Jon Theisen, Sumter County Chief Deputy Gary Brannen, Florida homicide prosecutor Pete Magrino, former News-Journal reporter Richard Conn


Virginia Larzelere, The Sexpot Slayer, Part 2 - Ep 29

Former NASCAR Truck Series driver is arrested on allegations he tried to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex; and Part 2 of the arrest and trial of Virginia Larzelere and her son, and how the case mesmerized a tabloid-hungry audience. Special guests: News-Journal sports columnist Ken Willis, retired Edgewater police detective Dave Gamell, former News-Journal reporter Robert Nolin, former Orlando Sentinel reporter Ludi Lelis


Virginia Larzelere, The Sexpot Slayer - Ep 28

Authorities arrest hedge fund manager in deadly love triangle; Volusia County middle school teacher accused of having sex with 14-year-old student; Police arrested Virginia Larzelere and her 18-year-old son in the murder of her husband, who was gunned down inside his Edgewater dental practice in the middle of the day. Special guest: Mabel Perez, former reporter at the Ocala Star-Banner


Double Murder in the Beachside - Ep 27

An accused drug dealer is slapped with first-degree murder charge after a Palm Coast woman overdoses on heroin and Fentanyl; There's been a rash of threats against schools and school students in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre; and two people were hacked to death 10 years ago inside a Daytona Beach apartment.


Who Killed Jennifer Odom? - Ep 26

A Valentine's Day high school massacre in Parkland resulted in the deaths of 17 people; and it's the 25th anniversary of the 1993 murder of 12-year-old Jennifer Odom, who was abducted from her bus stop in Pasco County and found dead a week later in an orange grove in Hernando County. Special guests: Sun-Sentinel reporter Anne Geggis, Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis, homicide detective George Loydgren, retired homicide detective Carlos Douglas, former Hernando County commission chair...


A Hotelier's Downfall - Ep 25

Prosecutors try again to put a Palm Coast double-murderer back on death row; an Orange County man is found exercising naked inside a gym; and the long-awaited conviction of Desert Inn operator Dennis Devlin, who had a long history of sexually exploiting underage victims in Daytona Beach. Special guests: Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood, Assistant U.S. Attorney Karen Gable, News-Journal business editor Clayton Park


What happened to Laurel Rogers? - Ep 24

A South Florida man is suspected of committing a second home invasion and sexual assault while forensic analysts tested his DNA from a previous crime scene; a former postal carrier from Miami is accused of duping a Vietnam veteran into giving him money while he was awaiting trial for a previous fraud case; and a ;ook at the 2010 disappearance of a 28-year-old Port Orange woman who walked out of her home and was never seen again.


A Homicidal Mother - Ep 23

A conflict between neighbors in Holiday results in death; an out-of-town man has his Ferrari stolen and sues hotel; an Army wife fatally shoots her teenage children in New Tampa and pleads insanity. Special guest: ABC Action News reporter/weekend anchor Sarina Fazan.


The Elusive Execution of a Serial Killer - Ep 22

Police are investigating the homicide of an infant in Orange City; a Daytona Beach woman is suspected of killing and dismembering her ex-boyfriend last year, and possibly another man ten years ago; and the twisted saga of Tampa Bay-area serial killer Oscar Ray Bolin Jr. Special guests: Fox 13 Tampa Bay reporter Gloria Gomez and former Tampa Tribune reporter Lisa Davis


100-mile rampage - Ep 21

A Kissimmee woman was slain in an apparent murder-for-hire plot that didn't go as planned; a Florida man gets 40 years for having sex with underage girls at his Haitian orphanage; John Kalisz shoots four women in Hernando County and kills a sheriff's deputy in Dixie County. Special guests: Pete Magrino, assistant state attorney; Col. Mike Maurer, of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office; Suzie Greif, victim's daughter.


Fire in Nowhereland - Ep 20

A Daytona mother loses her vehicle and her twins to a car thief outside a Chinese restaurant; a Palm Coast man is accused of trying to electrocute his pregnant wife; and a Wakulla County woman was killed and then burned in a house fire.


Flagler Jail Break - Ep 19

An inmate faces second murder charge 13 years after being convicted of the first, a man is accused of firing a gun after giving up a touchdown in pickup football game, and a jail break leads to the vehicular death of a Palm Coast preacher. Special guests: Former Flagler County sheriff Jim Manfre, Flagler County Sheriff's Cmdr. Steve Brandt.


The Death of Officer Buddha - Ep 18

A suspicious death case from 17 years ago now declared a homicide investigation, a country singer gets arrested on DUI and drug charges in Eustis, and the Christmas Day shooting of Daytona Beach Police Officer Sam Etheredge. Special guests: Etheredge's widow and daughter, Susie Etheredge and Michele Etheredge-Smith, and Oakland, Fla. Police Chief Steven Thomas.


83 Hours Inside a Box - The Kidnapping of Barbara Mackle - Ep 17

The arrests of three men linked to the viral video of a shark being dragged behind a boat; Pierson woman accused of living in squalor and storing dead dogs in a freezer; The story of the 1968 kidnapping of Barbara Mackle, an heiress to a powerful, wealthy Florida family. Special guest: Author-historian Jason Vuic.


Daytona Serial Killer - Ep 16

Two ex-Florida lawmakers sentenced in federal court for wire fraud; Clearwater woman accused of practicing medicine without a license; Unsolved cold case of the slaying of three Daytona Beach prostitutes nearly 12 years ago Special guests: Former Daytona Beach News-Journal crime reporter Lyda Longa, investigative reporter Seth Robbins, cold case investigators Al McEvoy and Larry Kelly


Mass Killing in Bartow - Ep 15

Son accused of bludgeoning mother with ax in Orlando; Arrest made in Tampa serial killings; Nelson Serrano executes four people inside factory building in Bartow then hides in Ecuador. Special guests: Retired Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigator Tommy Ray, Lakeland Ledger legal reporter Suzie Schottelkotte


Death of an NFL star - Ep 14

Teen linked to murder stopped at Canadian border; Home invasion suspect crawls into woman's bed; 10-year anniversary of the death of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor. Special guests: ESPN Washington Redskins reporter John Keim, former USA Today NFL writer Skip Wood


Murder in Niceville - Ep 13

Good Samaritan killed in Deltona; Holly Hill woman shot on her birthday; Cold case of Theresa Dusovitch and how its possibly linked to at lest one other unsolved homicide in Okaloosa County Special guests: Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Sgt. Nesli Suhi-Moore.


Instant Millionaire's Tragic End - Ep 12

Trial for murder defendant Luis Toledo reaches its conclusion; Deltona couple accused of trying to stage a break-in; Slaying of Abraham Shakespeare, a Lakeland-area lottery winner who was bilked, killed and then buried under concrete. Special guests: Daytona Beach News-Journal reporter Frank Fernandez, Tampa Bay Times reporter Howard Altman and former Lakeland Ledger reporter Merissa Green


Victim of Unquenchable Revenge - Ep 11

Man gets convicted in 30-year-old rape case in Fort Lauderdale; Polk County woman accused of riding her horse while drunk; Sarasota "quad mother" slain in front of her four children 20 years ago. Special guests: "Oh Florida" author and Tampa Bay Times columnist Craig Pittman, "Florida Roadkill" author and former Tampa Tribune night metro editor Tim Dorsey.


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