Best Crime Podcasts (2019)
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Over My Dead Body
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We all have limits. And some people who are pushed beyond those limits will do unspeakable things. In “Tally,” season One of OVER MY DEAD BODY, Dan and Wendi are two good-looking attorneys whose wedding is featured in the New York Times. But when this “perfect” couple falls apart, it leads to a bad breakup, a worse divorce, and a murder case involving a menagerie of high-priced lawyers and unexpected co-conspirators. Reported by Matthew Shaer and Eric Benson, and hosted by Matthew Shaer. Sea ...
 
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Crimetown
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Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season 2, Crimetown heads to the heart of the Rust Belt: Detroit, Michigan. From its heyday as Motor City to its rebirth as the Brooklyn of the Midwest, Detroit’s history reflects a series of issues that strike at the heart of American identity: race, poverty, policing, loss of industry, the war on drugs, an ...
 
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The Lady Vanishes
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A much loved mother, teacher and friend steps on a plane for an overseas adventure and is never seen again. Marion Barter, the former wife of Australian soccer great Johnny Warren, went missing in 1997. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are bizarre. Her daughter has never given up hope of finding her. This is her quest.
 
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Hide and Seek
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Hide and Seek Season 1 is focused on the disappearance of a young mother of two in Tenino WA. Nancy Moyer disappeared in 2009 from this small town. just south of Seattle WA. Follow along with host, James Baysinger as he tackles this unsolved missing person case.
 
Fact is scarier than fiction.
 
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Crime Junkie
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If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.
 
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Serial Killers
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Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
 
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48 Hours
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Experience the best in intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience, including greed and passion, presented by the award-winning team at CBS News' "48 Hours."
 
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Sword and Scale
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The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder, rape, dismemberment and cannibalism. No crime is too brutal and no victim is too pure. The worst monsters are real.
 
Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turni ...
 
They Walk Among Us is an award-winning weekly UK true crime podcast covering a broad range of cases from the sinister to the surreal.
 
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Unresolved
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Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.
 
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Undisclosed
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The Undisclosed podcast investigates wrongful convictions, and the U.S. criminal justice system, by taking a closer look at the perpetration of a crime, its investigation, the trial, and ultimate verdict... and finding new evidence that never made it to court.
 
Hosts Mike Ferguson and Mike Gibson guide you through the most interesting true crime stories. This is a true crime podcast that spares none of the details and delves into what makes these killers tick. Join us for a good mix of lesser known cases as well as our take on what we call the "Big Timers". We don't take ourselves too seriously but we take true crime very seriously.
 
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Uncover
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Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.
 
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DISGRACELAND
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Murder, infidelity, suicide, arson, overdose, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, The Rolling Stones, Tay K-47, Tupac Shakur, Mayhem, Amy Winehouse and many more. Why? Because real rock stars are more like feral, narcissistic animals than functioning members of society and that is precisely what makes them so damn entertaining. If you love true crime and you love music then ...
 
Think nothing ever happens in your town? Australia's suburbs are home to some of the most mysterious and disturbing true crime cases in the world.Meshel Laurie is a true crime obsessive. Emily Webb is a true crime author. And together with expert interviews with writers, victims, investigators and perpetrators, they probe the underbelly of our towns and suburbs, and uncover the darkness at the heart of Australian life.
 
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Criminology
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Criminology is a true crime podcast that takes a deep dive into some of the most famous cases in the annals of crime. Hosts Mike Ferguson and Mike Morford will give you every details of these infamous crimes. New episodes come out every Saturday night at 10 PM.
 
Small Town Dicks is a podcast about the big-time crime that’s happening in Small Town, USA. Each episode features the detectives who broke the case in their small town, and includes assets like jailhouse phone calls, suspect interviews and 9-1-1 calls. The show is anchored by veteran, identical-twin detectives Dan and Dave, and hosted by actress, Yeardley Smith.
 
True Crime Historian remembers the famous and forgotten scandals, scoundrels, and scourges of the past told through vintage newspaper accounts from the golden age of yellow journalism.
 
Without Warning is true crime in real-time. This podcast goes behind the scenes with renowned private investigator Sheila Wysocki as she pulls back the curtain on official police investigations of real, tragic deaths that just don’t add up.In Season One of the Without Warning podcast, Wysocki investigates the tragic death of Lauren Agee, who died while attending a lakeside boating event with friends. Is the police conclusion that it was an accident consistent with all the evidence? Hear what ...
 
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RedHanded
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RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.
 
An investigative podcast that explores the unsolved disappearance of the University of New Mexico student, Tara Calico, a 29 year-old mystery that is hailed by Investigative Discovery Magazine as one of their top ten unsolved cases. Come along with host Melinda Esquibel, a former classmate to Tara Calico & a filmmaker turned amateur investigator, as we examine the old case files from the Sheriff's office. Follow us on Twitter @VanishedPodcast on Facebook @Vanished: The Tara Calico Story on I ...
 
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Bear Brook
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Two barrels, four bodies, and an enigmatic killer. The cold case that changed the way murders will be investigated forever.
 
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Undisclosed
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The Undisclosed podcast investigates wrongful convictions, and the U.S. criminal justice system, by taking a closer look at the perpetration of a crime, its investigation, the trial, and ultimate verdict... and finding new evidence that never made it to court.
 
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Sinisterhood
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Dallas based comedians and friends, Christie Wallace and Heather McKinney, focus on a different true crime, cult, or creepy topic in this well researched and humorous weekly podcast.
 
A UK true crime podcast with a comedy twist. 30 somethings Lucy and Emma tell each other true crime stories, whilst injecting a little dark humour along the way. Nominated in the true crime category in the British Podcast Awards 2018. Lucy and Emma pride themselves on being well researched and telling you everything there is to know about the crime in question. So listen, enjoy, and remember, listening to S'laughter doesn't make you a psycho, killing people does.
 
Murder is a crime of many victims. It affects not only the murdered, but also those who loved them. The Murder in My Family tells the effects of murder from the perspective of the family members of the victims and shows how they, too, are victims in this terrible crime.
 
Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from the first episode of a cold case. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Unsolved Murd ...
 
It's the podcast dividing listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side -- the human side. Amanda Howard is a best selling true crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers, she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases. ...
 
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Unfound
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Established in September 2016, Unfound is a missing persons program concentrated on interviewing family, friends, and reporters who are closest to the cases. The focus is on turning up new leads and theories, which the podcast has already accomplished in its short existence.
 
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Missing Pieces
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Missing Pieces, a FOX 5 True Crime/Mystery podcast, shines a light on the cases that have left us with more questions than answers. In The Mansion Murders series, we explore a story that captivated the nation in 2015, after the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were brutally murdered. Then, FOX 5 reporter Bob Barnard examines the disappearance of young Maryland siblings Sarah and Jacob Hoggle, a case which has mystified and frustrated their father, police, prosecutor ...
 
Desi Jedeikin and Rachel Fisher discuss true tales of crime and scandal involving celebrities.
 
Join me as I dive into some of the most fascinating and thought provoking true crime stories told one chapter at a time. Kidnappings, murders, mysterious disappearances, serial killers, celebrity crime and more will be covered.
 
Crime and Punishment stories that will make your butt clench.
 
Drunk Women Solving Crime is a true crime podcast with a twist...of lime. Join writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn as they welcome top guests from comedians to crime writers to test out their drunk detective skills. Each episode sees the boozed up panel tackle personal crime stories, solve true crime cases, and seek justice for your listener crimes. When women sit around and drink we try to solve the world’s problems. So we’re taking back the night and putting ...
 
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Murder Dictionary
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MURDER DICTIONARY {mer-der dik-she-ner-e} : a humorous discussion between true crime fanatics : an exploration of multiple cases based on the weekly topic, following the letter sequence of the alphabet : a great excuse for the podcast hosts to call their morbid curiosities "research"
 
Betches Media presents a podcast for people who love all types of sketchy things—from cults to conspiracy theories to, of course, crime—with a healthy dose of irreverent humor. Your co-hosts, Sara Levine, Casey Balsham, and Danny Murphy give the lowdown on one morbidly fascinating topic per episode. They’ll present the facts of each case, punctuated with jokes and side tangents, along with their own personal theories. It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt... and that’s where Not Ano ...
 
Don't you just love a crazy story? I do. Each episode of ESP covers those stories you just can't help but love. The stories that shock but are always real. They might be...true crime, survival, justice, kidnap, mayhem, madness, twisted. Sometimes the the outright weird. Always unbelievable. Join Barry as he walks you through the story he just can't get out of his head this week.
 
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Scary Mysteries
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True Crime, Serial Killers, Missing Persons, Unexplained Mysteries, Paranormal Events and and beyond.
 
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Killafornia Dreaming
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True Crime tales that are not so … “golden.”
 
Former Death Row record security Reggie Wright Jr., a former Compton PD officer, Street Reputable "M.O.B." James McDonald and Sociologist Alex Alonso chronicle the biggest members of the gangster underworld while exploring the criminal element in the streets, entertainment and politics, while looking for possible solutions to stop the senseless violence that plague ghettos around the world. Follow The Gangster Chronicles on Instagram @gangsterchronicles and Facebook @Thegangsterchronicles
 
A light True Crime podcast with killer 90's references. Hosted by sisters Tori and Tyrella who get together bi-weekly to discuss a different case straight from the headlines or news feed. If you like to hear 90's lingo, FRIENDS quotes, and the occasional [perhaps frequent] curse word in your true crime stories, then this is the show for you. TTYL
 
A couple of friends sit around the microphone and share stories of serial killers, religious cults, and your average nutjob while messing up words and cracking jokes about them.
 
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The Perfect Scam
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Learn how to protect yourself from scammers. Hear compelling personal stories from scam victims, con artists and leading experts that pull back the curtain on how scammers operate. Hosted by Will Johnson and leading fraud expert Frank Abagnale, author of “Scam Me If You Can,” available Aug. 27.
 
Seeing Red - A True Crime Podcast, hosted by Mark and Bethan. Join us every Wednesday as we take it in turns to tell each other about true crimes we find interesting! Listen to us explore murders, heists, scams and much, much more, along with our theories about the unsolved cases. Warning: the themes in this podcast and the language used may be adult in nature and listener discretion is required. Facebook: Seeing Red a UK True Crime Podcast Instagram: SeeingRedThePodcast Twitter: Red_Podcast ...
 
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After risking his life infiltrating gangs, Neil loses faith in the drug war.By Shaun Attwood.
 
In a literal dream come true, Danny and Sara sit down to interview Alexis Haines, aka Alexis Neiers of the Bling Ring and Pretty Wild fame. She dishes on what ACTUALLY happened during the Bling Ring and what everybody gets wrong, and on her feud with Nancy Jo Sales and if there's ever a chance at reconciliation. Alexis also discusses her own re ...…
 
In this week's episode, we talk more about the man responsible for making Canadian women disappear for years and what horrors were found on his pig farm. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-robert-william-pickton/ Lear ...…
 
John Wayne Gacy is one of the most infamous serial killers of all time. In the 1970s, Gacy raped, tortured and killed at least 33 boys and young men in the Chicago area. Gacy was very well-known and liked in his community and he enjoyed dressing up as a clown to entertain the neighborhood kids. He was the perfect example of a monster hiding in ...…
 
YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism... The Trial Of Lena Clarke Episode 357 is a crazy blend of murder, embezzlement, and a ghost story. When a former post office clerk is found murdered in the hotel room of a woman who had been a co-worker, ...…
 
Pedro Rodrigues Filho, or Pedrinho as he came to be called, was born on June 17 1954. He had a misshapen skull due to a deliberate kick his mother, Manuela, had received to her pregnant belly from her husband, Pedro Rodrigues Senior... Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Episode researched and written by Eileen Ormsby Creative Director: Mill ...…
 
On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.By Parcast Network.
 
Christian Andreaccio's last place on earth became a crime scene. Crime scenes contain physical evidence that can tell us what really happened to a victim, and in this episode, we review that crime scene with Alina Burroughs and Mark Gillespie. We discuss what was and was not done, and what should have been done. First responders were delayed af ...…
 
The idea of a trip to the local supermarket seems uneventful. So the last thing you would expect when taking your five-day-old baby out of the house for the first time, is your sleeping newborn being punched in the face by a random stranger. The attack would lead to a stay in hospital and an ensuing trial for common assault, on a baby that wasn ...…
 
22-year-old Jack Nankervis was stabbed 70 times by a teenager he didn’t know. His girlfriend Stacey is still trying to put her life back together five years later and understand why it really happened and why no one else seems interested in finding out. Warning: please be advised this episode contains graphic content. Show notes for Episode 127 ...…
 
In this final outing of the Edinburgh Fringe, the Drunk Women welcome the amazing Zoe Lyons to the force. The squiffy foursome then dig into a case involving an unsolved murder, the clergy, and perhaps the biggest pre 21st Century media circus of all-time. But before all of that Zoe recounts the time she was the victim of a fruit-based crime, a ...…
 
Join me this week as I take a deep dive in to the murder of Billie-Jo Jenkins... Born in the East End of London, Billie-Jo's early years were blighted by an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Hers was a life where love and affection were replaced with neglect and contempt. When she was taken in by the Jenkins family at the age of 9, it look ...…
 
We explore the 1950 murder of Janett Christman as well as the urban legend that inspired the 1979 film When a Stranger Calls. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
 
A free concert took place in northern California in December of 1969 featuring The Rolling Stones. It would descend into chaos due to poor planning, rampant drug use and the ill-advised use of the Hells Angels as concert security. Resources: Joel Selvin, Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day, ...…
 
This time our patrons voted for Investigating His Own Crime, despite there being an option with 'nob' in the title. Maybe you guys are becoming more high brow.... hope not! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy