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The Fall Line® is a deep-dive true-crime podcast focused on missing people, unsolved homicides, and unidentified persons whose cold cases have gotten little—if any—media attention. Through narrative storytelling, primary and archival research, and expert and family interviews, The Fall Line introduces listeners to victims and survivors they’ve never heard of. . . and explores the reasons why their cases were ignored in the first place.
 
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Anne Emerson, former S.C, Attorney General Charlie Condon and producer Drew Tripp analyze the latest developments in the Alex Murdaugh murder trial. Powerful testimony about the extent of Murdaugh's financial crimes take center stage without the jury present. Will they get to hear it? What they did hear today is a firearms expert's testimony defini…
 
How much of Alex Murdaugh's history of financial crimes and deceit will be admitted into testimony for state prosecutors? It's crucial to their argument for discovery of those crimes being the driving force behind Murdaugh allegedly murdering his own wife and son. But the Defense continues to punch back on what they call illogical conclusions reach…
 
Video from Paul Murdaugh's phone has finally been released, and it appears to have blown his father's alibi apart. Plus, emotional testimony from two of Paul's best friends, introduction of facts about Alex Murdaugh's financial crimes, more insight on what cell phone data shows from the day and night of the murders, Alex's deleted call log, and muc…
 
A definitive timeline of Maggie Murdaugh's final moments and movements takes shape thanks to her cell phone data from the night of June 7, 2021. What will it mean for Alex Murdaugh's alibi and will it conflict with his statements to investigators? Anne, Charlie and Drew discuss a methodical but revealing day in court. Plus, the final word (maybe?) …
 
A whirlwind day in the Alex Murdaugh murder trial sees Murdaugh potentially poking massive holes in his own alibi through contradictions in a second law enforcement interview recorded only days after the murders. Whatever happened to those other .300 Blackout rifles? Then a potentially high-stakes "Yanny or Laurel?" moment with dire consequences. D…
 
Anne, Drew and Charlie break down the surprising testimony and evidence from Day 5 of Alex Murdaugh's murder trial. Questions raised during Friday's session: If Alex got close to Maggie and Paul's bodies, touched them and checked them for pulses, why didn't he appear to the naked eye to have at least small blood stains on his skin or clothing? If h…
 
*CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of some gruesome crime scene details.* Host Anne Emerson and Executive Producer Drew Tripp are joined by former South Carolina Attorney General Charlie Condon to discuss the first day of witness testimony and new evidence presented in the murder trial of Alex Murdaugh. This episode features discussion of newly released …
 
Did Alex Murdaugh murder his own wife and son? Will a jury buy State prosecutors' case against him? We've now begun down the path toward answers, as an interestingly structured jury has been sworn, and powerful, emotional opening statements have been heard in this spectacle of a court case. Host Anne Emerson breaks down the highlights of jury selec…
 
Part three in our three-part series covering the disappearance and murder of Chairo Garibay Ferreyra: on December 11th, 2005, 20 year-old Chairo disappeared; she’d planned on attending church with her family in Olivehurst, California, but she never arrived.She was reported missing to the Yuba County Sheriff, and both her family and law enforcement …
 
Anne Emerson is joined by fmr. Atty. General Charlie Condon and producer Drew Tripp for analysis of Day 2 of the Alex Murdaugh murder trial. The day saw the last of the preliminary jury panels whittled down before final jury selection. Plus, the defense and prosecution go to battle over several pre-trial motions regarding financial crimes, motives,…
 
Trial has begun for Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced former South Carolina attorney accused of killing his wife and son. In this episode, host Anne Emerson and producer Drew Tripp are joined by former S.C. Attorney General Charlie Condon for analysis and discussion of the first day of trial, which featured three rounds of jury selection and the revelat…
 
Part two in our three-part series covering the disappearance and murder of Chairo Garibay Ferreyra: on December 11th, 2005, 20 year-old Chairo disappeared; she’d planned on attending church with her family in Olivehurst, California, but she never arrived.She was reported missing to the Yuba County Sheriff, and both her family and law enforcement be…
 
On December 11th, 2005, 20 year-old Chairo disappeared; she’d planned on attending church with her family in Olivehurst, California, but she never showed. She was reported missing to the Yuba County Sheriff, and both her family and law enforcement began a search that extended through Christmas. It would be five weeks before Chairo was found. Though…
 
In 1985, Ventura County teen Tyra Garcia disappeared; her family knew she hadn’t run away, but they saw local authorities assumed Tyra would return. That was the attitude until Tyra’s body was discovered in an orchard near her home, wrapped in a blanket, and tied with a cord. Now, Tyra’s sister Tanya has had her case ‘reactiviated’ and, with the he…
 
In 1985, Ventura County teen Tyra Garcia disappeared; her family knew she hadn’t run away, but they saw local authorities assumed Tyra would return. That was the attitude until Tyra’s body was discovered in an orchard near her home, wrapped in a blanket, and tied with a cord. Now, Tyra’s sister Tanya has had her case ‘reactivated’ and, with the hel…
 
This week, we are re-releasing our Carolina Girls series. Each episode, we’ll start by providing updates in the cases we covered. In the final episode of the Carolina Girls series, we begin with the kidnapping and murder of Malakia Logan of Greenwood, South Carolina, and then delve into the disappearance of Aaliyah Bell of Rock Hill--the most recen…
 
This week, we are re-releasing our Carolina Girls series. Each episode, we’ll start by providing updates in the cases we covered. In Part 3 of the Carolina Girls series, we begin with a vignette on Shakeima Cabbagestalk, who disappeared in the 1990s, and NiShan Huff, an honors graduate who was murdered in her own apartment in Greenville, South Caro…
 
This week, we are re-releasing our Carolina Girls series. Each episode, we’ll start by providing updates in the cases we covered. In part two of the Carolina Girls series, we conclude the story of North Carolinian Brittany Locklear, who was kidnapped and murdered in 1998, and discuss the disappearance of another girl--Eva DeBruhl--whose case was, f…
 
This week, we are re-releasing our Carolina Girls series. Each episode, we’ll start by providing updates in the cases we covered. In this episode, the first of a four-part series, we tell the stories of a number of missing and murdered girls and women from the Carolinas, both contemporary and historical. We touch on the stories of Asha Degree, Sher…
 
This is an excerpt from Murder, She Told podcast’s special two-part series, The Incredible Life of Tot Harriman. In July of 2001, 57-year-old Tot Harriman and her car vanished without a trace on Highway 35 between Houston and her destination of Corpus Christi. Her son fought tooth and nail to keep his mom’s case in spotlight— to make people care… b…
 
We're pleased to announce a new podcast in our Unsolved South Carolina series: Finding Brittanee Drexel. Follow this link to subscribe and listen to the preview trailer! The first episode debuts December 14! MORE INFO: Finding Brittanee Drexel podcast shares exclusive new details on kidnapping & murder case (Don't worry Murdaugh listeners, the seri…
 
In May 2007, Garnet Lennox, a loving father and Michigan native, disappeared. Within a week, his car, and his body, would be found in East Detroit, and his sons, parents, and brothers were left to try and piece together who had killed Garnet, and why. Go to Uncommongoods.com/FALL to get 15% off your next gift! Sign up today at http://butcherbox.com…
 
The DNA Doe Project had worked to solve the cases of unidentified decedents—also known as “Does.” Through the use of investigative genetic genealogy, cases once though impossible to close are now being solved, and some of the volunteers behind this nonprofit speak to us about its history, its biggest solves, and the cases that need the most support…
 
The DNA Doe Project had worked to solve the cases of unidentified decedents—also known as “Does.” Through the use of investigative genetic genealogy, cases once though impossible to close are now being solved, and some of the volunteers behind this nonprofit speak to us about its history, its biggest solves, and the cases that need the most support…
 
This week, in honor of National Native American Heritage Day, we are re-releasing one of our most popular series: our three-part interview with Carolyn DeFord. In the final installment in our series covering the life of MMIW advocate and daughter of a missing person, Carolyn DeFord, we learn how the disappearance of her mother, Leona Kinsey, has sh…
 
This week, in honor of National Native American Heritage Day, we are re-releasing one of our most popular series: our three-part interview with Carolyn DeFord. Leona Kinsey disappeared on October 25, 1999; her daughter Carolyn has both searched for answers in her mother’s cold case—and has pondered what she’ll do if she finds what she seeks. Now an…
 
This week, in honor of National Native American Heritage Day, we are re-releasing one of our most popular series: our three-part interview with Carolyn DeFord. Carolyn DeFord—MMIWG advocate, Trafficking Project Coordinator for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, and founder of Missing and Murdered Native Americans Facebook page has another role: daughte…
 
Atypical Homicide researcher Enzo Yaksic shares his perspective on cultural myths regarding the “average” serial killer, what—and who—has skewed our perceptions of serial killers, and why it’s so important that experts, law enforcement, and consumers begin to understand what serial murder is, and how serial murderers operate in the modern age. Buy …
 
Atypical Homicide researcher Enzo Yaksic shares his perspective on cultural myths regarding the “average” serial killer, what—and who—has skewed our perceptions of serial killers, and why it’s so important that experts, law enforcement, and consumers begin to understand what serial murder is, and how serial murderers operate in the modern age. Buy …
 
On July 10th, 2010, Larry “LJ” Sanders, Jr., an Edgefield, SC-area father of two, was murdered during a home invasion; his mother, Carolyn Bates, wants to know why, and who, and when someone will be ready to come forward. After all, the North Augusta metro area isn’t large; someone, somewhere, knows something. Thanks again Vessi! Click the link ves…
 
Welcome to Season Two of Gone South, the Edward R. Murrow-Award winning documentary podcast from C13Originals. Starting in the early sixties, a rag-tag confederation of traveling criminals known as The Dixie Mafia terrorized every state from Georgia to Oklahoma. Its hundreds of members, unofficially headquartered in Biloxi, Mississippi, specialized…
 
We’re a show primarily focused on the Southeastern United States, but this week, Kristen Seavey of Murder, She Told walks us through some of New England’s least-known cold cases that are in most need of advocacy and support--and tells us how a victim’s advocate can participate in the genre of true crime to enact change. Sign up today at http://butc…
 
On Friday, June 7th, 1985, Nashville’s The Fan Fair, also known as “The Country Explosion” was days from its grand opening, and the city was flooded with strangers; the same afternoon, a man named Ricky Lee Franks would return to Nashville, his hometown, and see his family—briefly—before disappearing. Ricky Lee Franks had been living in a group hom…
 
On Friday, June 7th, 1985, Nashville’s The Fan Fair, also known as “The Country Explosion” was days from its grand opening, and the city was flooded with strangers; the same afternoon, a man named Ricky Lee Franks would return to Nashville, his hometown, and see his family—briefly—before disappearing. Ricky Lee Franks had been living in a group hom…
 
Alex Murdaugh was indicted in July 2022 on charges of murdering his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul. It didn't take long before the legal theatrics of Murdaugh's defense attorneys and the state's prosecutors were on full display. What began amicably with defense attorney Dick Harpootlian seemingly on the same page as head prosecutor Creighton Waters, s…
 
Warner Robins, Georgia is a military town that is attractive to families seeking affordable housing and good schools--and few long-term missing-persons cases. The oldest case on record is the disappearance of Bula Mae Robertson, a local mother who vanished late one night in October of 1993, leaving her teenage daughters and extended family without …
 
In part two of this two-part series, we cover the cold-case homicides of Birmingham, Alabama nail-salon owners Jacky Nguyen and Nhut Phan, who were killed in their store just after Christmas in 2010; their daughters, Linda and Thao, discuss possible theories in their parents’ case, and what they’ve learned from authorities in the past 12 years. Tha…
 
In part one of this two-part series, we cover the cold-case homicides of Birmingham, Alabama nail-salon owners Jacky Nguyen and Nhut Phan, who were killed in their store just after Christmas in 2010; though their children have long hoped for movement in the case, they’ve been waiting for answers for over a decade. Rumors and lack of communication b…
 
Eric Carter-Landin didn’t set out to be an advocate; but as the family member of a murder victim whose case was closed, he watched other disturbing cases unfold in his home state of New Mexico, and he felt called to do something about it: to help families, to shine a light on the failings in the system, and, eventually, to seek justice for his own …
 
After her biological mother, Janice “Becky” LaPlant disappeared during a July 2011 cookout in Lincoln, Alabama, Tracy took on the responsibility of pursuing Becky’s case--and enlisted social media in her search for answers. During the production of this two-part series, Tracy receives news, in real time, that might change everything. Tracy discover…
 
After her estranged biological mother, Janice “Becky” LaPlant disappears during a July 2011 cookout in Lincoln, Alabama, Tracy takes on the responsibility of pursuing Becky’s case--and enlists social media in her search for answers. During the production of this two-part series, Tracy receives news, in real time, that might change everything. Spons…
 
In this updated, new, and compact version of our original telling of the case of an unidentified woman discovered in Jenkins County, Georgia, in February 1988, we release details that, prior to our GBI interview and visit in 2019, had never been shared with the public, discuss possible avenues to identification, and even a suspect who was named ear…
 
Texas a known for being tough on crime and those who commit it. Or at least the ones who get caught. There are 10s of 1000s of unsolved homicides in Texas and nearly as many open missing persons cases. Every week, Gone Cold Podcast - Texas True Crime presents in-depth accounts of unsolved murders and missing persons cases throughout the lone star s…
 
In this remastered re-release of our 2019 episode on the 1988 Ware County Jane Doe known as “Christmas Doe” and the now-identified former John Doe known as “Dennis Doe,” William DaShawn Hamilton, found in Dekalb County, GA, in 1999. Listen for just-released updates in his case and the full details of both investigations. Remastered by Scott Stronac…
 
We provide updates on our coverage of Julie Doe, an unidentified decedent and probable homicide victim found along a Florida highway in 1988. Julie was a trans woman assumed to be cisgender until 2015; since its inception, the Trans Doe Task Force has worked to amplify her case and actively seek her loved ones and chosen family in hopes of resolvin…
 
After 400 days, state police in South Carolina are finally close to charging a suspect in connection to the June 2021 murders of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh. Thr Murdaugh family confirmed Tuesday, July 12, the suspect who will face charges is none other than Alex Murdaugh — Maggie's husband and Paul's father. Alex's brother, John Marvin Murdaugh, conf…
 
You’ll want to hear what’s happening in the cases of Julie Doe, Christmas Doe, and Dennis Doe, and check out a new presentation of the Jenkins County Jane Doe. Releases start July 13th, 2022. Submit a case to The Fall Line: https://www.thefalllinepodcast.com/case-submissions Join us on Patreon to support the billboard and therapy funds: https://www…
 
Arrests have been made in the 2006 murder of NiShan Huff, whose cold case we covered in the 2020 series Carolina Girls (Episode 3). Sources at our website: https://www.thefalllinepodcast.com/sources Submit a case to The Fall Line: https://www.thefalllinepodcast.com/case-submissions Join us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thefalllinepodcast 2022…
 
Carlos Delgado disappeared in 1997, but there’s no formal record of this fact—at least, not one his family can access. Although ICE allegedly holds that information in their internal records, there is no listing for Carlos, who was in the US on a temporary residency visa, with NamUs or any other state or county agency. And that has made tracking hi…
 
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