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Motive for Murder

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Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find a killer by unmasking the motive.
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From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam, comes Motive for Murder. Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside the chilling story of the race to find a killer by unmasking the motive. Motive for Murder premieres May 7th. Subscribe now.
She was a small woman with a big voice. And then she was gone.
2 - Was it Love?

2 - Was it Love?

2020-05-0730:39

Investigators learn more about the men in Gelareh’s life.
A second murder raises perplexing questions for investigators.
4 - Baggage

4 - Baggage

2020-05-2121:031

An escape from danger becomes the beginning of the nightmare.
5 - Something Hinky

5 - Something Hinky

2020-05-2825:35

A routine traffic stop leads to a break in the case.
6 - Straight To Hell

6 - Straight To Hell

2020-06-0448:41

A conversation with a killer and the motive for murder is revealed.
The disappearance of two of Lori Vallow’s children in Rexburg, Idaho in September 2019 would expose a bizarre trail of death, devotion and Doomsday beliefs that captivated the nation. A haunting podcast from Keith Morrison and Dateline NBC, Mommy Doomsday premieres February 16th. Subscribe now.
BONUS: Mommy Doomsday

BONUS: Mommy Doomsday

2021-02-1604:42

As a bonus for Motive for Murder listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Mommy Doomsday, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison. The disappearance of two of Lori Vallow’s children in Rexburg, Idaho in September 2019 would expose a bizarre trail of death, devotion and Doomsday beliefs that captivated the nation. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the haunting mystery that has to be heard to be believed.  Subscribe to Mommy Doomsday now: https://link.chtbl.com/mommydoomsday_drop
The actress Wyn Reed had that powerful combination of charisma, beauty and smarts. She was such a talent that a team of movie producers couldn’t believe it when the 28 year-old Wyn agreed to play the lead — a killer—in their upcoming, small-budget, horror movie. What the filmmakers didn’t know, as they got on location, was that Wyn wasn’t really Wyn. That was all make believe. But the killer part? That was real. This original podcast series from Keith Morrison and Dateline NBC tells a story even Hollywood couldn’t have imagined. 
BONUS: Killer Role

BONUS: Killer Role

2021-04-1304:52

As a bonus for Motive for Murder listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Killer Role, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison.   An actress playing a killer in a horror film is so good, you’d almost think she’d done it in real life. Turns out she had… Dateline’s Keith Morrison takes you inside a story where fiction and reality collide. Listen Now to Killer Role: https://link.chtbl.com/kr_dateline_fd   
Comments (46)

Curtis Massey

Wow! Josh M. did an awesome job narrating this pod. I didn't hear the words, I just saw the scenes playing out in my head. Great stuff!

May 10th
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Amira Yahia

ugh such a snake 🤬

Feb 20th
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Amira Yahia

God! Nesreen's farther is such an asshole! the kind that gives us Muslims bad reputation .... hope he rots in hell 🤬

Feb 20th
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Paula Saltas Mason

I hate the word closure. There is never closure.

Nov 10th
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The Lovely Lotus

love this already 😍

Oct 31st
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Mohammed Mehrvand

Hello I am an English teacher and a YouTuber, i just wanted to use some of your podcast on my channel for practicing engish and I can invite them to subscribe to your channel. that would be great if I had your permission. thank you

Oct 14th
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Dana Waldrop Hudson

Thanks, Josh Mankewitz. always good reporting.

Sep 7th
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Majid Kashefy

i am trying to learn english,but i liked this postcast 👌

Sep 6th
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Lisalouise Taylor

I LOVED it. I was Glad to see Josh M. narrate. Dennis from Dateline would be good too. Please do another! I listened to the entire "season" in one road trip, thanks!

Aug 31st
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Samantha Hyatte

I LOVED THIS!! any recommendations on m more like it from anyone???

Aug 13th
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Shelley S

I was friends with one of the victims in middle and high school. This case is infuriating and painful. Irsan can burn in hell!!!

Aug 3rd
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Stormcrowe

"all up in his Kool-Aid". Wow. Ace interview skillz, brah

Jul 17th
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Carrie Tucker

Trump thank you card? KMFA Your advertisement sucks!

Jul 1st
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Anita Stokes

loved it please another 1 would be awesome and I love the voice and does sound a little like dr. phil

Jun 24th
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Evan Ferris

the dad did it.

Jun 12th
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Sara

I don't think in the end you named the Motive for his murders Yes, it was arguably pride, but the real motive was misogyny! And that is applicable to all three of his murders

Jun 7th
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Stefanie

is anyone else bothered by the fact that he talks like dr. Phil and it bothers me

Jun 6th
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Jennifer Couch

Excellent podcast! please do another!!!

Jun 6th
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Fran.E

I think clouser here mostly refers to not look for justice anymore and mourning just beginning after justice have been served.

Jun 5th
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J Coker

Great podcast, soothing voice. Well done US for keeping death penalty, this guy deserves a long time on death row and then to be executed.

Jun 4th
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