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Daily true-crime news and coverage of high-profile criminal cases from around the country and around the globe, five days a week.

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Jan 23, 2020

Jan 23, 2020

2020-01-2300:19:301

In Albany, Oregon, a man has been arrested for the murder of his estranged wife after his friend turned in a circular saw he borrowed that contained both tissue and blood, matching the missing woman.A Nevada County, California man has been released on parole after spending nearly 25 years in prison after being convicted for the murders of two 16-year-old girls.Finally, authorities in Long Island have released what they believe to be a crucial piece of evidence handled by the Gilgo Beach Killer, also known as the Long Island Serial Killer.
Jan 22, 2020

Jan 22, 2020

2020-01-2200:17:204

A California driver is charged with murder, after allegedly intentionally ramming into another vehicle, causing the driver to lose control and collide with a tree. Three teens were killed in the collision and three more were injured.In Arizona, a 22-year-old woman is facing first degree murder charges for allegedly killing her three young children.Finally, police in Bangkok, Thailand, continue to search the property of a suspected serial killer. Wealthy scion Apichai Ongwisit was arrested in early January after a tip led investigators to the body of his missing girlfriend. Further searches of a pond on his Bangkok property recovered 288 human bone fragments, thought to belong to three different people.
Jan 21, 2020

Jan 21, 2020

2020-01-2100:12:284

Authorities in Florida have arrested a 60-year-old suspect, who is accused of being the so-called ``Pillowcase Rapist”. The “Pillowcase Rapist” terrorized South Florida between 1981 and 1986, and has been linked with at least forty four attacks.In Tijuana, Mexico, police arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with the disappearance of California couple, Jesus Ruben Guillen and Maria Teresa Lopez. Guillen and Lopez went missing on January 10th, after crossing the border to Mexico. Their bodies were discovered on Friday, buried inside a rental home they owned in Tijuana.Finally, In Honolulu, an unstable man allegedly stabbed his landlord, shot and killed two police officers, and set a fire that consumed seven houses. Three people, including the suspect, are still unaccounted for.
Jan 20, 2020

Jan 20, 2020

2020-01-2000:18:114

In Long Island, a 27-year-old woman was discovered murdered in her bed. Police say there are no signs of forced entry.In Grantsville, Utah, a teenager is in custody after allegedly killing his mother and siblings, and seriously injuring his father.Finally, in Minnesota, two additional suspects are charged in connection with the New Year’s Eve kidnapping and murder of a real estate agent.
Jan 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020

2020-01-1700:16:473

A Tennessee mother is charged with first degree murder, after allegedly leaving her infant unsupervised in the bathtub for ten minutes, resulting in his drowning.On Monday, deputies in Celebration, Florida, discovered four bodies inside a home rented to the Todt family. Law enforcement have announced that Tony Todt, the father, has confessed to murdering his wife, three kids, and the family dog. He has been charged with their murders.Finally, Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the suicide of Konrad Roy III, has earned early release from prison, and is due to be freed next week.
Jan 16, 2020

Jan 16, 2020

2020-01-1600:17:435

A New Jersey woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her husband to death with nail clippers.In Brooklyn, an elderly woman was killed in her apartment, only hours after police were called there due to an argument, and left because they did not perceive there was a threat.Finally, another twist in the investigation into the murder of former Arkansas State senator, Linda Collins Smith. The woman charged with her murder is now facing additional charges, for allegedly soliciting the murder of multiple people while incarcerated. The intended victims allegedly included the prosecutor and judge in her case.
Jan 15, 2020

Jan 15, 2020

2020-01-1500:16:552

Police discover four bodies inside a house in Celebration, Florida, and arrest one suspect at the scene. The discovery is said to be related to reports of a missing Connecticut family.Missing Ohio teenager, Harley Dilly, has been found deceased, inside a vacant house not far from his home.Police in Placerville, California, are investigating the death of an 11-year-old boy as suspicious. Child Protective Services have removed seven other children from the home.Finally, in Alabama, murder charges against a victim’s ex-husband are dismissed the day his trial was due to start, after another suspect confesses to the murder.
Jan 14, 2020

Jan 14, 2020

2020-01-1400:16:565

A late-night stabbing spree in downtown Colorado Springs leaves eight people injured.In Sacramento, California, a man’s body was discovered hanging from a tree branch near a highway. The death is considered suspicious.A couple who allegedly kidnapped their seriously ill newborn daughter from a Louisiana hospital, where she was waiting for life-saving treatment, have been captured 400 miles away, in Alabama.Finally, in Kentucky, a woman was charged with murder after allegedly assaulting her friend, and encouraging her large dog to attack him.
Jan 13, 2020

Jan 13, 2020

2020-01-1300:17:233

In West Valley City, Utah, Terri Lester was charged with the aggravated murder of her four year old daughter, Lainey Vos. Lester, allegedly, spent months researching murder online, googling search terms like “how do you break a neck?” and “is it easier to kill a toddler than an adult”.Justyn Pennell, a 21-year-old from Florida, is being charged with premeditated murder, after allegedly intentionally running over a 75-year-old Vietnam veteran. Pennell allegedly told investigators that he committed the act because he wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone.Finally, suspected serial killer, Jose Sifuentes, is back in Dallas to face trial. Sifuentes was extradited from Mexico, where he had been hiding for 17 years.
Jan 10, 2020

Jan 10, 2020

2020-01-1000:16:587

A Lubbock, Texas man was arrested on Wednesday for the capital murder of his girlfriend’s infant daughter. 27-year-old Trevor Rowe allegedly crammed the ten month old inside a backpack, and left the backpack in the trunk of his car for five hours.A New York City Bartender was sentenced to only six months in prison for the one-punch homicide of 21-year-old Danny McGee.Finally, in Ohio, Brian Michael Rini, a 24-year-old man who fraudulently claimed to be missing Illinois boy, Timothy Pitzen, has pled guilty and was sentenced to two years for aggravated identity theft.
Jan 9, 2020

Jan 9, 2020

2020-01-0900:17:076

Police in Ottawa are searching for a suspect in Wednesday’s downtown shooting, which left one person dead and three seriously wounded. One of the victims is a 15-year-old boy.In Alabama, the second trial of Colby Lewis began on Monday. Lewis is facing burglary and rape charges for a 2016 gun-point attack on a University of Alabama student, which he was linked to through DNA evidence. He was first put on trial in 2019, but a mistrial was declared in September, after one of the jurors refused to participate in the deliberations.Finally, in Toronto, former pastor, Philip Grandine, was sentenced to 15 years for the 2011 manslaughter of his wife, Karissa, who was 20 weeks pregnant at the time of her death. The judge found that Grandine had been sneaking anti-anxiety medications into the victim’s food, leading her to drown in a bathtub. Grandine was found guilty of manslaughter by a jury in his first trial, in 2014. However, that verdict was set aside on appeal.
Jan 8, 2020

Jan 8, 2020

2020-01-0800:17:135

In Connecticut, Fotis Dulos, the husband of Jennifer Dulos, who has been missing since May 24th, 2019, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with capital murder in her disappearance. Michelle Troconis, who was Dulos’ live-in girlfriend when his wife went missing, was also arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder.Deputies in Pima County, Arizona, have arrested Dylan Jacob Thornton on auto theft, and identified him as a person of interest in the death of Steven Mark Brashear. Brashear was reported missing last month, and his remains were discovered last Tuesday in Pima Canyon. Three mountain lions were found feeding on the remains, but it is believed they did not cause Brashear’s death.Finally, in Manchester, United Kingdom, 36-year-old Reynhard Sinaga was convicted of 159 offenses, including 136 rapes. Sinaga’s victims were overwhelmingly young straight men, whom he lured to his center city apartment from bars and clubs nearby, and then dosed with GHB. He has been sentenced to a minimum of thirty years.
Jan 7, 2020

Jan 7, 2020

2020-01-0700:17:055

A Minnesota man was charged with second degree murder after allegedly shooting a woman multiple times, because she honked her horn and yelled at him to hurry up.In Oklahoma, a 30-year-old man and his 17-year-old girlfriend are both facing charges in the murder of 17-year-old Kirstan Patterson. Patterson’s body was discovered near the Neosho River on New Year’s Day, hours after she was reported missing. The victim and the suspects reportedly knew one another, and the motive for the alleged murder is said to have been revenge for a sexually transmitted infection.Finally, in Massachusetts, an art professor is accused of attacking a long-time friend and colleague with a rock, garden shears, and a fire poker, reportedly because of unrequited romantic feelings towards the victim.
Jan 6, 2020

Jan 6, 2020

2020-01-0600:17:116

In Chicago, a young mother allegedly threw her 2-year-old son out of an 11th floor window, fatally stabbed her 7-month-old son, and attacked her grandfather, before attempting suicide. She survived, and is facing murder and attempted murder charges.A Texas man is charged with the murder of his fiancée during an argument, only days after their New Year’s Eve engagement.Finally, in New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced that 73-year-old Richard Cottingham, a serial killer, also known as “The Torso Killer”, has confessed to three cold cases from the 1960s. The cases are now considered solved.
Jan 3, 2020

Jan 3, 2020

2020-01-0300:12:045

A man working on his laptop at an Oakland, California, Starbucks, was killed while chasing a thief who stole the device. Two suspects have been arrested.The body of missing Texas teen, Robert Duncan, was discovered at a trailer park in Midland County. Five teens are facing charges in connection with his killing. Two of them, Larry West and Zayden Hayes, are charged with capital murder.An actress who had a small role in the movie Captain America: The First Avenger, was charged with second degree murder in the death of her mother, who was discovered dead in her Olathe, Kansas home on December 20th. She is planning to represent herself at trial.Finally, law enforcement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, arrested a suspect in three recent killings of homeless people. Earlier this week, the Baton Rouge Police announced they believed the killings were related, and warned homeless people not to sleep outside. The suspect lives near the crime scenes.
Jan 2, 2020

Jan 2, 2020

2020-01-0200:17:095

The NYPD arrested an 18-year-old suspect in a fatal Christmas Eve robbery. Surveillance video showed six suspects attacking a 60-year-old victim, who died of his injuries three days later. The suspects got away with only $1.In Billings, Montana, an apparent car crash death turned into a homicide investigation, as officers suspect the victim died before the collision.Finally, in Texas, a 12-year-old boy is hailed a hero after saving his great-grandparents from a knife attack launched by his older brother.
Jan 1, 2020

Jan 1, 2020

2020-01-0100:16:555

A Texas man who went on the run on Christmas Eve, after allegedly murdering his girlfriend, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers in Houston.In Indiana, a mother was sentenced to seven years in prison for injecting fecal material into her son’s IV bag, while the teen was being treated for cancer.Finally, on Sunday, a man opened fire in a Texas church, killing two, before being killed by a member of the church’s security team. The suspect has since been identified as a semi-transient who had visited the church several times in the past to receive food donations and request cash.
Dec 31, 2019

Dec 31, 2019

2019-12-3100:16:521

In Brookside, Alabama, police arrested a kidnapping suspect and rescued his victim, after a car chase and an armed standoff. The suspect allegedly forced a female victim into his van, which had a cage in the back, blacked out windows, and chains securing the back door.In Boston, a mother allegedly threw her children off the roof of a parking garage, then jumped off herself, in a suspected murder-suicide on Christmas Day.Finally, Oregon authorities suspended the search for 20-year-old Allyson Watterson, who was reported missing last Monday. Initially, police believed that Watterson vanished while hiking near North Plains with her boyfriend, Ben Garland. However, investigators now say there is no evidence that Watterson had been hiking in the area. For this reason, the search of the local area has been halted, while the investigation continues.
Dec 30, 2019

Dec 30, 2019

2019-12-3000:16:455

Five people were stabbed at an upstate New York Hanukkah candle lighting on Saturday night. A suspect has been apprehended and charged with five counts of attempted murder and one count of first degree burglary. Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of New York, has called the incident “an attack fueled by intolerance.”In Bellingham, Washington, a husband allegedly fatally shot his wife, a beloved elementary school principal, and killed their pets. He then posted a twitter ‘confession,’ before shooting himself. He survived and is in critical conditionFinally, Michigan man, Kevin Bacon, has been missing since Christmas Eve. On Saturday, police found him deceased inside a home in Bennington Township. A 50-year-old suspect has been taken into custody on charges of murder.
Dec 27, 2019

Dec 27, 2019

2019-12-2700:17:112

Nashville police have arrested Michael Mosely, the suspect in the fatal stabbings of Clayton Beathard and Paul Trapeni III, who were killed outside a Nashville bar on December 21st. Clayton Beathard was the younger brother of San Francisco 49ers quarterback, C.J. Beathard.In New York, Asun Thomas has been charged with the murder of Luz Perez. Perez, a mother of five was beaten and strangled to death in her Bronx apartment in October. Her two young children were left alone with her body for more than twenty four hours. Thomas has a previous conviction for manslaughter.Finally, an 85-year-old Washington state woman has been charged with premeditated murder and first degree assault, after attacking her two roommates, killing one and seriously injuring the other. The roommates, two sisters in their thirties, had recently moved into a house that was once owned by the suspect, but had since been foreclosed on by the bank. The victims were renting the place from the new owners on a rent-to-own plan, and had let the suspect stay with them until she could find a new place to live.
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Comments (64)

Mike S

so busted

Jan 23rd
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Mike S

ugh, the music on this show makes me so sleepy!

Jan 21st
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Aaron Britton

I don't think it's Possible for the host to sound more like Mike Boudet

Jan 15th
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Mike S

damn, didn't know about the 49ers guy

Jan 13th
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Michael Holman

Why does he talk like that? Lmao

Dec 31st
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Studio 2053 Bisbee

Merry Christmas True Crime Bed Fellows Merry Christmas MurderDaddy

Dec 26th
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Suzanne Hubbard Gerken

Still my favorite daily podcast! Thank you! I like the house a lot.

Dec 26th
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lina

10 days behind buddy

Dec 24th
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Mike S

NYPD are just awful 🙄

Dec 23rd
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Mike S

BS no memory 😤

Dec 20th
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John Austin

TOO-WILL-A UTAH

Dec 20th
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Mike S

y'all greedy with the damn commercials, the show's only 12 mins ffs and like 5 mins of that is commercials

Dec 19th
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Mike S

those Florida cops are the biggest pieces of shit; COMPLETELY INEPT

Dec 19th
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Mike S

lock those cops up!

Dec 18th
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Mike S

curious to see what happens in the chernoff case

Dec 17th
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Ganelle Cross

the last story. I thought it was a couple. Man & woman.

Dec 13th
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John Austin

TOOELE UTAH. Pronounced "TOO-WILL-A". Not Too-Willy. Trust me

Dec 13th
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Rafael Casiano

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Dec 11th
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Simone Brooks

i really love this podcast

Dec 11th
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ILLegal ELbow

arm drobbery

Dec 11th
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