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I Lived Through This tells the stories of ordinary people who survived unimaginable situations. From being trapped in a destructive cult, surviving an abusive relationship, a fight with a wild animal, and even devastating natural disasters, survivors tell you their own powerful stories, in their own words. The podcast is hosted by Nicole Engelbrecht of True Crime South Africa.
 
In a South African first, Showmax brings you Devilsdorp – The Official Companion Podcast to the Showmax Original series Devilsdorp. Join true-crime podcaster Nicole Engelbrecht in a deep dive of the Krugersdorp Cult Killings case in which the themes presented in Devilsdorp are explored in greater detail and from different perspectives. In the 4-episode podcast series available on all podcast platforms, you can look forward to: - Extended and in-depth interviews with documentary contributors, ...
 
The Truth is spoken here on the Sgt Dorsey Speaks podcast each week hosted by Sgt Cheryl Dorsey. Support the show via Cash App - https://cash.app/$sgtdorseyspeaks Sgt Dorsey’s Autobiography available ~ http://bit.ly/2AGhYmQ For over two decades, Retired Los Angeles Police Department(LAPD) Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey worked exclusively in patrol and specialized units in all four Bureaus within the City of Los Angeles; South, Central, West and Valley. In addition to various patrol division assignme ...
 
CARRIE THE MUSICAL has long been considered the Queen of Broadway Flops. It closed in record time, losing millions of dollars. But can the rumors of backstage chaos, on-stage accidents, audience hysterics and killer reviews really be true? Prepare to discover the surprising story behind the show’s creation and its infamously disastrous run as two obsessive fans, Chris Adams and Holly Morgan, dust off their bootleg VHS tape and decide to find out the truth. They meet the cast, crew and creato ...
 
Inspired by a true life story, Lady Audley's Secret is the story of a woman's overwhelming ambition and passion for social success. When the first book came out in 1862, Victorian readers were shocked and outraged by its portrayal of aspects like bigamy, insanity, yearning for social status and the will to commit murder to achieve one's goals. The novel belongs to a genre that became very popular during that era. Known as “sensation novels” they can probably be equated to today's pulp fictio ...
 
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When a call comes into Westville police station late one March night in 2000, an investigation is triggered that will uncover a far different crime than the robbery-gone-wrong that was initially presented. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.p…
 
When mother of two, Zarah Hector disappeared after leaving her place of work on the 15th of March 2016, an extensive search ensues. Nine days after her disappearance, Zarah's body was discovered and the puzzle pieces of her horrific murder showed how deeply the woman had been betrayed by someone she trusted. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Su…
 
In this week's Spotlight Minisode we take a look at Nkosinathi Phakathi, the man who is likely SA's most prolific serial rapist; the death of a 7-month-old baby in Australia, allegedly at the hands of his South African father, Reinhardt Bosch; and the strange case of Robin Smith who police allege faked his own death 23 years ago. (24-hr trauma help…
 
When Marilyn Jones attempts to break up with her boyfriend Robin Cloete, the man refuses to accept the woman's wishes and bloodshed ensues. This should have been the end of Robin Cloete's crimes against women, but, sadly, it was just the beginning. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa…
 
On the 17th of October 2013, 15-year-old Lee Adams set off to the local store to buy a loaf of bread. When he didn't return home and then, a horrific discovery was made in a local abandoned school, the Adams family was about to thrust into a torrent of grief and devastation. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://…
 
In this quick update, I share my release schedule for October which will be impacted by the publication of my first true crime book, Samurai Sword Murder: The Morne Harmse Story. Get info on my book launches and RSVP to your closest event. (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal…
 
On the 18th of October 2007 South African music icon Lucky Dube was murdered in a botched hijacking. The investigation into his murder would employ several interesting forensics tools to help bring his killers to justice. Also in this episode is a bonus interview with Dr Richard Shepherd one of the world’s leading forensic pathologists, who has per…
 
On the 5th of July 2018, Hlompho Mohapi Koloi set out for a job interview. She would never return home. The investigation into her murder would reveal not just the coldblooded reasons behind her own death, but also how a man the community trusted had been fooling them all along. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon http…
 
For almost a year between 2005 and 2006, Moffat Park was terrorised by a serial killer. The man who moved unseen among the community became a phantom to feared as victim after victim fell at his hands, but when his masked was pulled off, the very mundane truth of his identity would perhaps be even more horrifying than his crimes. (24-hr trauma help…
 
On the 1st of March 2021, the Saldanha Bay harbour was swarming with police vehicles. A vessel, which had been anchored in harbour for almost two months, was the object of the SAPS' attention that day and what they found on board was beyond what anyone had imagined. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patre…
 
On the 15th of April 2006, Brett Goldin & Richard Bloom said goodbye to friends in Camps Bay and headed down the street to their cars. That was the last time they were ever seen alive. The four men lurking in the shadows were looking to steal a car, and when they saw the two young men, that would not be the only thing they stole. (24-hr trauma help…
 
Tracey Bolton was winning at life. She had the job of her dreams and was living overseas with her husband. Then, within the space of a single year she would find herself fighting for her life, not once, but twice. Season 1 I Lived Through This tells the stories of ordinary people who survived unimaginable situations. Every second week we hear a dif…
 
When Ronnie Hunt, his wife Elise, and his son Ronnie Junior were found shot to death in their Reitz home in 2002, one member of the family was conspicuous by his absence. 16-year-old Elro was nowhere to be found and police had to wonder whether he was a victim or the perpetrator? (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon htt…
 
In 1991, four provinces across South Africa experienced disturbingly similar murders across a short space of time. Soon, police recognized that they were on the hunt for, not just one serial killer, but a pair of them. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal …
 
Dr Gérard Labuschagne's first book had true crime fans begging for more, and the follow up, The Profiler Diaries 2: From Crime Scene to Courtroom has just been released. In today's episode I chat with Dr Labuschagne about the book, the cases he included, and he provides us with many fascinating insights about the content. (24-hr trauma helpline 082…
 
When the body of Child Protection & Sexual Offences investigator Captain Anna-Marie Potgieter is discovered her colleagues arrest a man, believed to be her killer, within 48 hours. True justice for this committed police officer, however, may still be an elusive dream (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patr…
 
For Willie Erasmus childhood was a period punctuated by horrific violations by predators and a steady undercurrent of violence. As an adult, his world threatened to spin out of control as rage and addiction took hold. Season 1 I Lived Through This tells the stories of ordinary people who survived unimaginable situations. Every second week we hear a…
 
When the badly beaten and burned body of 23-year-old David Olyne was discovered at a dam in Ceres, Western Cape, the speedy arrest of a perpetrator would mask the true nature of this hate crime. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.me/tr…
 
Dr Hestelle van Staden is a senior forensic pathologist and star of the VIA show, Outopsie. In this week's episode I chat with Dr Van Staden about her work as a pathologist, the show, and her future projects (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www…
 
As residents of Merriespruit in the Free State province settled in for bed on the 22nd of February 1994, a wall of mud and water was heading their way and when a man-made disaster collided with the quiet suburb of Virginia, only devastation was left in its wake. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.c…
 
When Brydon Brandt was arrested in 1997 in connection with the death of a drinking buddy, police could have no idea that his confession was about to uncover an unidentified serial killer (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.me/truecrimes…
 
When 12-year-old Michaela Williams disappeared and Steven Fortune's name was linked to her case, police looking at his prior record knew that a serial predator had just been allowed to strike again. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.m…
 
When two women are found murdered in their home and a third escapes through a broken window, a mystery is uncovered that, despite resulting in a trial and conviction, still endures to this day. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.me/tru…
 
In this week's spotlight minisode we discuss two very different cases which both represent cautionary tales - the murder of Abongile Mafalala and the murder of Magda van Heerden. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.me/truecrimesa)…
 
When 71-year-old Peter Knottenbelt went on a family holiday to celebrate his retirement, he could have no idea, that the holiday would end in a fight for his life. Season 1 I Lived Through This tells the stories of ordinary people who survived unimaginable situations. Every second week we hear a different unbelievable story told by the survivor and…
 
Dean Plank did not want to go to the army. He also thought that a brand new life, away from the stresses of his financial woes sounded very good so he set about making this happen with his friend, Gert Swart. Unfortunately, for one unidentified man, Plank's dreams would cost him his life. (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Pa…
 
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