In late February 1957 a hunter checking his traps made a gruesome discovery. There was the body of a little boy in a box in a deserted area.
We discuss our first “Doe” cases with the boy in the box, the girl in the box and the boy in the bag. All found near Philly.
Just over ten years ago, in early February of 2008, a gunman ended the lives of 5 women in a Lane Bryant store in the Chicago suburbs. A 6th survived. Ten years later, the suspect still hasn’t been caught.
The cover image from this episode is the new, 3D sketch of the suspect. If you know anything, call the tip hotline at (708) 444-5394 or email email@example.com.
Thank you to Nina from Already Gone for allowing us to consult her take on this case and her help.
After the murders, the story still isn’t over. The craziest trial in US history is about to begin for the Manson Family.
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Part of our series on the Manson Family.
Who was Charles Manson? How did he become a cult leader? What was happening in the world at the time? Come to think of it, how does a cult work?
We explore Charles Manson’s early life and the world that contributed to the rise of “The Family”
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In 1898, the British government was attempting to build a railroad across Africa. However, by the Tsavo river, men kept getting taken away in the night by two killers…. a pair of lions.
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Now that you’ve learned the facts of the case of JonBenet Ramsey, we take you through the theories of what happened.
Warning: Rachel’s theories can best be described as “Speculate WILDLY”.
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Just after Christmas in 1903, the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago burned to the ground. Neglegence on the part of owner and staff led to 602 deaths, still the largest death toll in a single building fire in history. Join Rachel as she uses her theatre degree to lay some historical information on y’all.
76 years ago today, a man aboard a flight from Portland to Seattle handed a flight attendent a note and got himself a spot in true crime history as the US’s only unsolved hijacking.
With special guest - Jeff Hettrick (The Yours In Murder Dad)
In 1991, before we had Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech, a lesser known mass shooting surpassed the body count of the McDonalds Massacre. Also in an eatery, the shooter’s motive? Misogeny.
CONTAINS EXTRA ADULT LANGUAGE.
TW: Mass Shooting
Join us to listen to more of our Podfriends talk about their favorite crimes to cover or research.
Edward - Unfound
Cambo - True Crime Island
Nina - Already Gone
Casey and Samantha - True Crime Story Time
Michael - Unresolved
Rachel and David - All Bad Things
Jen and Lindsay - Corpus Delicti
Rosanne - Killafornia Dreaming
In 1922 Germany, a family would be brutally murdered. All signs would point to the killer staying at their farm after the act. However, there were also mysterious signs before the murder that trouble was brewing. This is the third minisode of Ax Murder Month.
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