Serial Killers

Serial Killers

By Parcast Network

Every Monday and Thursday, 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.

Episodes

“Killing Team” Leonard Lake and Charles Ng Pt. 1

Fearing a nuclear apocalypse was imminent, survivalists Leonard Lake and Charles Ng dreamed of building a bunker in the middle of nowhere. Only, it wasn’t just meant to withstand the nuclear fallout — they wanted to use it to imprison female sex slaves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/08/2140m 53s

“I-5 Killer” Randy Woodfield Pt. 2

After he killed his friend Cherie in 1980, Randy Woodfield was a clear suspect in the murder — but he still managed to walk free. The failed football star went on to commit a horrifying string of assaults and murders along the West Coast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/07/2139m 16s

“I-5 Killer” Randy Woodfield Pt. 1

He was a star football player in the early 1970s. A talented athlete with every chance for boundless success. But he developed a nasty temper, and a ferocious sense of entitlement. Whatever Randy Woodfield wanted, he was going to take. By any means necessary.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/07/2144m 3s

Introducing: Deathbed Confessions

Imagine living with a secret so big, if anyone were to find out, it would change everything. From love affairs and fake identities to heists and murder — do you think you could take a secret like that to the grave? Discover the most explosive things people have admitted to just moments before the end in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Deathbed Confessions. Listen to an exclusive clip from the first episode right here, then search and follow “Deathbed Confessions” to hear more. New episodes air weekly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/07/2110m 57s

“The Broomstick Murderer” Kenneth McDuff Pt. 2

After his first three murders, Kenneth McDuff was quickly apprehended and brought to trial. But while it seems like that should be the end of the story, the tale of Kenneth McDuff still had a long way to go… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/07/2141m 34s

“The Broomstick Murderer” Kenneth McDuff Pt. 1

Kenneth Allen McDuff led a charmed life. He was an angelic child. At least, that's what his doting mother thought. But in reality, Kenneth concealed a sadistic desire to hurt people, and his first murders left his hometown shaken. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/07/2141m 30s

Introducing: Obituaries

They’re some of the most iconic figures of all time, celebrated in death for their individual achievements and impact on society. But in life, the relationships they kept tell a different story — one of unexpected connections that yielded extraordinary change. In this new Spotify Original from Parcast, explore the shared legacies of prolific pairs from the past. Listen to an exclusive clip from the first episode right here, then search and follow “Obituaries” for new episodes every Wednesday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/07/2114m 27s

“Serial Strangler” Volker Eckert Pt. 2

As a long-haul trucker, Eckert realized his job afforded him the perfect conditions to kill. And claiming victims was the perfect way to finally complete his macabre trophy — a life-sized human doll, complete with a full head of hair. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/07/2141m 36s

“Serial Strangler” Volker Eckert Pt. 1

From a young age, Volker Eckert displayed a strange fascination with women’s hair. His fetish led him to murder in 1974, when he was just 14 years old. Eckert spent the next decades assaulting women across Western Europe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/07/2140m 57s

"The Monster of the Andes" Pedro Alonso López

Some serial killers’ reigns of terror are cut mercifully short, due to careless mistakes or careful police work. Pedro Alonso López was not one of those killers. The number of his victims is staggering — but the way his story ends is perhaps the most terrifying of all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/07/2145m 7s

"The Woodford Slasher" John Joseph Joubert

John Joseph Joubert was plagued by disturbing daydreams, along with a horrifying urge to hurt little boys, and in the 1980s, he finally acted on both. But when he targeted a teacher's young students, her determination signalled the end of his deadly spree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/07/2143m 52s

Introducing Conspiracy Theories: CIA Edition

This summer, sift through the files of America’s most covert organization in a special collection from Parcast Network. From secret alliances to global cover-ups, uncover the cold, hard facts and unproven theories surrounding the CIA. Listen to a clip from the first episode here, on the domestic mind control program known as Project MK-Ultra. Then search and follow “Conspiracy Theories: CIA Edition” for declassified episodes every Thursday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/07/2114m 47s

“The S-Bahn Murderer of Berlin” Paul Ogorzow Pt. 2

Having graduated from brutal assaults to murders, Paul Ogorzow felt untouchable as he rode the rails, throwing his victims off speeding trains. But every train has to stop somewhere, and Paul's was headed for one very specific ending: swift and brutal justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/07/2145m 28s

“The S-Bahn Murderer of Berlin” Paul Ogorzow Pt. 1

Coming of age alongside Adolf Hitler's political rise, Paul Ogorzow took his cue from the Nazi party, and looked at some of his fellow Germans as little more than rodents to be stamped out. He took advantage of World War II to carry out his terrifying attacks around Berlin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/06/2144m 29s

“The Bogey Man” David Elliot Penton

There are few criminals so reviled as a child killer. David Elliot Penton was one of them. His crimes were so horrendous, he earned the nickname "The Bogey Man." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/06/2141m 16s

“Smooth-Talking Killer“ Roy Melanson

A lifelong drifter and con man, Roy Melanson charmed and manipulated his way into his victims’ lives beginning in the 1960s. As his crimes became more gruesome, his vagabond lifestyle made him virtually impossible to track down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/06/2143m 34s

Introducing: International Infamy

Ashley Flowers explores 15 of the world’s worst crimes in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, International Infamy. The first episode takes you to Mexico and the true story of Juana Barraza — a pro wrestler who became a serial killer known as the “Little Old Lady Killer.” Listen to an exclusive clip right here, then follow International Infamy for the full episode. New episodes every Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/06/2114m 5s

“The Bike Path Killer” Altemio Sanchez Pt. 2

Avoiding capture as Amherst’s terrifying “Bike Path Rapist” emboldened Sanchez to commit his first murder in 1990. His crimes were escalating — but inexplicably, after nearly two decades of violence, he vanished. Twelve years later, the Bike Path Killer returned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/06/2147m 8s

“The Bike Path Killer” Altemio Sanchez Pt. 1

An elusive rapist stalked areas around Buffalo, New York, for decades beginning in the late 1970s. When he moved to a city once dubbed the “Safest City in America,” he began using his signature weapon to not just subdue… but to kill.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/06/2143m 33s

“The Quiet Dell Killer” Harry Powers

Harry Powers lived a life shrouded in mystery, so tracing his origins is difficult. But here's what we know: he was a conman without a conscience, and he was a ruthless killer whose victim count might be higher than anyone ever imagined... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/06/2141m 47s

Introducing Devious Dads

Revisit ten of the worst fathers in true crime history in this special collection from Parcast Network. From the father who turned his son into a spy, to the dad whose long business trips turned out to be mafia hits, these dads will definitely not be getting any Father’s Day gifts this year. Devious Dads is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Listen free on Spotify!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/06/211m 36s

“Montana Child Murderer” David Meirhofer

In 1973, 7-year-old Susie Jaeger fell asleep in a tent with her siblings while on a camping trip with family. When her siblings woke up, the tent had been slashed open and Susie was gone. A team of profilers believed David Meirhofer was responsible for the kidnapping — they just had to prove it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/06/2143m 9s

“The Cross-Country Killer” Tommy Lynn Sells Pt. 2

By 1999, Sells had murdered men, women and children in multiple states, and showed no signs of slowing down. He might never have been stopped, had he not attacked a little girl who survived to identify him, and finally put an end to his decades-long murder spree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/06/2147m 22s

“The Cross-Country Killer” Tommy Lynn Sells Pt. 1

For over 20 years, Tommy Lynn Sells hitchhiked across the U.S., killing indiscriminately and without mercy. What started as a revenge fantasy involving his childhood abuser grew into a deadly impulse that would claim nearly two dozen lives.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/05/2145m 59s

"Mall Santa" Bruce McArthur Pt. 2

By the beginning of 2011, Bruce McArthur had killed and dismembered two men, hiding their bodies in enormous planters at a client's house. But when police let him slip through their hands, he was free to kill again.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/05/2143m 51s

"Mall Santa" Bruce McArthur Pt. 1

For most of his life, Bruce McArthur led an unremarkable existence. But in the 1990s, he split from his wife and moved to Toronto's gay village — free to be his true self. Unfortunately, McArthur's true self was violent, bloodthirsty... and murderous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/05/2141m 38s

Cults Crossover: “The Narcosatanist” Adolfo Constanzo Pt. 2

After amassing wealth and influence as a spiritual advisor in the 1980s, Adolfo Constanzo set his sights on the lucrative drug trade in Matamoros. To claim a piece for himself, he needed more power. And for that, he turned to one thing: human sacrifice.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/05/211h 0m

Cults Crossover: “The Narcosatanist” Adolfo Constanzo Pt. 1

Schooled in the darkest corners of his family’s Afro-Carribean religion, Adolfo Constanzo decided to make his fortune using magic granted through animal sacrifices. In Mexico City, he grew his power and esteem — but he wanted something more. He wanted revenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/05/2153m 46s

“The Anatomy Murderers” Burke and Hare Pt. 2

By 1828, Burke and Hare’s scheme of murdering people and selling their bodies was making them rich. But eventually, one curious woman crashed their entire operation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/05/2148m 8s

“The Anatomy Murderers” Burke and Hare Pt. 1

When a tenant at their boarding house died in 1827, William Burke and William Hare found a way to make some extra money: selling bodies to a medical school. But to keep it up, they’d need a fresh supply of dead bodies — and those were hard to come by. Naturally, at least.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/05/2145m 17s

Introducing: Impostors

Wayne Simmons had a dramatic 27-year career with the CIA taking down cartels and busting arms smugglers — or did he? The ex-CIA military analyst and cable news star stands accused of being a fraud. Hosted by the reporter who broke the story, Impostors follows the investigation into who Wayne Simmons really is… Hero, or conman? Impostors is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Produced by Topic Studios and Transmitter Media. Hosted by Alex French. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/05/2111m 38s

“The Tweed Creeper” David Russell Williams Pt. 2

Having moved from break-ins to aggressive sexual assault, David Russell Williams carefully planned his first horrific murder in late 2009. It was not his last. But the high-ranking military officer could only fly under the radar for so long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/05/2140m 39s

“The Tweed Creeper” David Russell Williams Pt. 1

As an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, David Russell Williams had a spotless record for decades before beginning a breaking-and-entering spree in 2007. Stealing into women’s houses, he photographed himself wearing their underwear, setting the baseline for crimes that would later include rape and murder.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/05/2140m 26s

“The Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez Pt. 2

After his first murder in San Francisco, Richard Ramirez headed back to Los Angeles to begin a killing spree that had the whole city terrified. His brutal attacks came after dark and without warning, earning him the chilling nickname "Night Stalker.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/04/2152m 21s

“The Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez Pt. 1

A troubled relationship with his father, his religion, and the demonic visions he saw during seizures dominated Richard Ramirez’s childhood in the 1960s. When he witnesses a horrific crime at the hands of a sadistic cousin, he comes face to face with his own dark nature.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/04/2149m 54s

Welcome to Hollywood Scandals

This awards season, pull back the curtain on Tinseltown’s most infamous controversies in the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Hollywood Scandals. You can hear the first episode on Hollywood’s sordid beginnings right here, then follow Hollywood Scandals for an episode every Monday. Listen free, only on Spotify!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/2138m 51s

“South Side Strangler” Timothy Wilson Spencer Pt. 2

Organized and meticulous, Timothy Wilson Spencer evaded suspicion until a detective began connecting the dots between Arlington’s “Masked Rapist” and Richmond’s “South Side Strangler.” The 1988 case against him helped exonerate a wrongfully convicted man, and made forensic science history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/04/2142m 19s

“South Side Strangler” Timothy Wilson Spencer Pt. 1

Growing up in Arlington, Virginia in the 1960s, Timothy Wilson Spencer displayed an alarming interest in torturing animals and burglarizing homes. With practiced cruelty and stealth, he eventually became known as “The Masked Rapist” for his attacks on women.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/04/2142m 59s

“The Vampire in the Window” Florencio Fernández

Born in 1935, Florencio Fernández grew up in a region of Argentina nicknamed the “fortress of folklore.” As a teenager, destitute and alone, he watched a film at a local theater that would change his life — and inspire his crimes. That film’s name? Dracula. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/04/2142m 20s

“The Watcher House,” from Internet Urban Legends

Creepypastas, frightful TikToks, online horror stories… Loey Lane and Eleanor Barnes are taking you into the spookiest corners of the web in their new Spotify Original from Parcast, Internet Urban Legends. Meet the hosts and hear their debut episode on the Watcher House — a terrifying saga that unfolded in 2014 after the Broaddus family bought their dream home in New Jersey. Listen free on Spotify, and follow Internet Urban Legends for new episodes every Tuesday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/2126m 45s

“Son of Sal” Salvatore Perrone

Salvator Perrone’s early life in the 1950s is a murky mystery, but by the time he was in his 60s, the failed fashion entrepreneur had a grudge against the world — and he was ready to exact his revenge.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/04/2143m 56s

“The Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski Pt. 2

By the 1980s, Ted Kaczynski had set off several bombs, causing only minor injuries — but for him, it wasn’t enough. What had started as a plot for revenge grew into an unrelenting need to change the world. To do that, he needed to kill. The reign of the Unabomber had begun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/04/2147m 19s

“The Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski Pt. 1

Spotting his genius at a young age, Ted Kaczynski’s parents pushed their son to academic excellence — but Ted never found a true home in the hallowed halls of academia. Instead, by 1969, he was a former math professor with a festering hatred for the modern world.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/04/2145m 51s

“The Madman of Marshall Street” Gary M. Heidnik Pt. 2

By Thanksgiving 1986, Gary Heidnik had captured a woman and locked her in his basement, where he intended on making her carry his children. But Gary wanted an entire “birthing harem.” Over the next four months, he lured five more women to his Philadelphia home… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/04/2143m 4s

“The Madman of Marshall Street” Gary M. Heidnik Pt. 1

Estranged from his family, Gary Heidnik’s behavior grew more and more troubling as he grew older. By 1976, no one was around to notice when he started digging a pit in his basement — one big enough to hold a person... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/03/2141m 14s

“The Lipstick Killer” William George Heirens Pt. 2

When a six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Chicago in 1945, the public and the press demanded answers. Luckily, police found the killer by chance when they arrested a teenage burglar named William Heirens. Or did they? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/03/2146m 33s

“The Lipstick Killer” William George Heirens Pt. 1

Growing up in a family that didn’t have a lot of money, William Heirens turned to burglary to ease his economic anxiety. It became a compulsion he couldn’t control, and got him into trouble with the law in the early 1940s. Then, one day, it changed his life forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/03/2143m 13s

“Earthquake Killer” Herbert Mullin Pt. 2

Herbert Mullin believed he was saving the world. After all, God had told him that murdering people would prevent catastrophic earthquakes. So, with his heaven-sent mission, he set out to kill and kill again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/03/2139m 50s

“Earthquake Killer” Herbert Mullin Pt. 1

Throughout his childhood in the 1950s and ‘60s, Herbert Mullin's life seemed decidedly idyllic. But tragedy struck when he was 18. In the aftermath, Mullin began hearing voices — and they told him to kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/03/2139m 47s

“The Kansas City Butcher” Robert Berdella Pt. 2

Having killed and dismembered his first victim, Robert Bordella was anxious to take another person captive. He kidnapped and tortured multiple men in succession, drugging them with tranquilizers and documenting his actions in a diary — until someone eventually escaped.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/03/2140m 45s

“The Kansas City Butcher” Robert Berdella Pt. 1

Inspired by a 1965 horror film called The Collector, Robert Berdella harbored dark fantasies about abuse and control. As a college student, he acted out his sadism on animals, and later, in the early ‘80s, on a teenager named Jerry Howell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/03/2140m 34s

“The Snowtown Murders” Pt. 2

In November 1997, John Bunting claimed his sixth victim, and successfully passed it off as a suicide. From there, he and his accomplices moved at alarming speed, torturing and killing another six people until police finally caught up.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/03/2152m 4s

“The Snowtown Murders” Pt. 1

Arriving in South Australia in the 1980s, John Bunting surrounded himself with people he could easily manipulate: a small group of men who hated pedophiles and gay men, and were determined to rid their community of both. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/03/2149m 8s

A Bram Stoker Classic from Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes calling…  Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Every Thursday, find a new tale of terror from some of history’s greatest authors. Listen free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/2131m 27s

“The Suitcase Killer” Steven Zelich Pt. 2

After his first murder, Steven Zelich couldn't bear to let go of his victim, and kept her body close by. But eventually he began to crave the same powerful feeling he'd had the first time, and the hunt for his next target began... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/02/2141m 58s

“The Suitcase Killer” Steven Zelich Pt. 1

Once a police officer who loved the authority and respect his position brought him, Steven Zelich's life took a turn in the late ‘90s when the power went to his head. His quest for the thrill of control led him to the world of BDSM… and eventually, murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/02/2144m 6s

Killer Couples Pt. 4: Ray Fernandez and Martha Beck

Once a promising intelligence officer, Ray Fernandez transformed into a career conman, swindling lonely women out of their savings. When he met Martha Beck in 1947, his Lonely Hearts con became a deadly scheme of spiralling jealousies and stolen fortunes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/02/2144m 47s

Killer Couples Pt. 3: Gerald and Charlene Gallego

If love makes you do something evil, does that make you evil, too? In the late 1970s, Gerald Gallego twisted himself around Charlene’s heart and didn’t let go. The couple, later known as “The Sex Slave Killers,” worked in tandem to kidnap and murder ten women. Was Charlene a victim, too? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/02/2149m 46s

Killer Couples Pt. 2: Alton Coleman and Debra Brown

Following a whirlwind romance, Alton Coleman and Debra Brown embarked on a violent rampage that turned the summer of 1984 bloody. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/02/2148m 35s

Killer Couples Pt. 1: Ray and Faye Copeland

They say that “love is a many-splendored thing.” But for Ray and Faye Copeland, it was a thing of violence. The couple’s murderous crimes made them two of the oldest people ever sentenced to death in the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/02/2147m 32s

New Limited Series: Criminal Couples

This season, “L” stands for love… and lawless… and lethal. Beginning February 1st, uncover history’s most infamous couples in this collection of episodes from across Parcast Network. Follow the misdeeds of married mafiosos. Enter the transgressions of casanova cult leaders. And demystify the lives of coupled kingpins, pirates, and spies… Because in this limited series, romance takes a sharp turn into the radical.  Get a preview of Criminal Couples right here, then search “Criminal Couples” to find and follow the series. Episodes air every Monday. Listen free, only on Spotify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/211m 8s

“The Monster of Florence” Pt. 2

By 1985, the Monster of Florence had claimed 16 lives. Unfortunately, authorities were no closer to catching the killer than when they'd started their investigation, and the trail was getting colder every day... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/02/2144m 38s

“The Monster of Florence” Pt. 1

One of Italy’s most notorious serial killers has never (definitively) been identified. The mysterious Monster of Florence murdered couples in their cars, beginning in 1974. The crimes were so horrific that all of Florence was on edge, and the hunt for the killer was vast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/02/2147m 23s

“The Missoula Mauler” Wayne Nance Pt. 2

By 1984, Nance had revamped his reputation and settled into a comfortable routine in his hometown. But as he grew fixated on his boss, his nice-guy exterior evaporated, revealing a cold and calculating killer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/01/2144m 49s

“The Missoula Mauler” Wayne Nance Pt. 1

As a teenager, Wayne Nance developed an interest in Satanism that may have led to his first murder. He became obsessed with the idea of making a human sacrifice — and in the spring of 1974, he boasted to a friend: “It’s been done.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/01/2146m 9s

"The Boozing Barber" Gilbert Paul Jordan Pt. 2

His victims’ deaths were often ruled “unnatural and accidental,” leaving Gilbert Paul Jordan free to perfect his M.O. — forcing Indigenous women in Vancouver to drink themselves to death. Unable to keep him behind bars, police surveilled the barber until they could catch him in the act. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/01/2144m 10s

Welcome to the Family: The Kennedys

They’re a powerful political dynasty with no shortage of tragedies, scandals and controversies. Ahead of the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, revisit the most shocking moments in the Kennedy family history — from conspiracies and cover-ups to assassinations and affairs — in this Parcast limited series.  All 12 episodes are available January 19th. Listen free, only on Spotify.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/211m 23s

"The Boozing Barber" Gilbert Paul Jordan Pt. 1

An alcoholic from his teenage years onward, Gilbert Paul Jordan spent his young adulthood in 1950s Vancouver tallying up arrests for theft, assault, and drug possession. Then he discovered a crime he wouldn’t be punished for: plying a victim with alcohol until she was poisoned to death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/01/2143m 24s

"The Railroad Killer" Ángel Maturino Reséndiz Pt. 2

By the 1990s, Ángel Maturino Reséndiz was a seasoned murderer using America’s extensive railroad system to strike new victims, then flee. But eventually, authorities caught onto the pattern in his murders. In 1999, their investigation came to a surprising stop.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/01/2146m 6s

"The Railroad Killer" Ángel Maturino Reséndiz Pt. 1

After years of incarceration, rejection, and failure, Ángel Maturino Reséndiz's most violent impulses began to surface. Between 1986 and 1999, he traveled the U.S. by freight train, murdering “sinners” in a so-called mission from God. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/01/2144m 2s

“The Beauty Queen Killer” Christopher Wilder Pt. 2

In 1984, Wilder went on a weeks-long killing spree across the U.S., abducting, raping and murdering as many young women as he could find. As he targeted malls across the country, the FBI launched a manhunt for the Australian fugitive.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/01/2141m 19s

“The Beauty Queen Killer” Christopher Wilder Pt. 1

Posing as a modeling agent in the 1980s, Wilder lured young girls and women to secluded places where he would photograph them in explicit poses before sexually assaulting them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/01/2145m 49s

Superstitions Special: New Year’s Eve Festivities

The clock’s winding down on the final moments of the year and people around the world are putting their charms and traditions to work, shoring up good fortune for the future. But it’s not always our own personal luck that’s on the line… In this story, a night of superstitions weaves together the fates of merrymakers eager for fresh starts.  This episode is presented by Superstitions, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Follow Superstitions free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
31/12/2035m 1s

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 3)

For decades, family members and sleuths have tried to determine what really happened the night of the fire. As of yet, they have been unsuccessful. But the clues remain, the questions linger, and the case unofficially stays open…  This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
21/12/2041m 46s

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 2)

In the aftermath of the fire, a startling number of tips, twists, and witnesses came forward regarding the fate of the Sodder children. Their father, George, followed the clues for decades, driven by a suspicion of the “official” story and a belief that the blaze was no accident. This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
21/12/2042m 23s

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 1)

Early Christmas day in 1945, Jennie Sodder woke up to her house on fire. The blaze consumed her home, and five of her young children. Or did it? Strange events, prescient remarks, and a lack of human remains hinted at more nefarious — though no less tragic — outcomes.  This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
21/12/2038m 10s

“The Butcher Baker” Robert Hansen Pt. 2

By day, Robert Hansen was a devoted husband, devout Christian, and respected member of the Anchorage community. By night, he abducted young women from clubs and drove them deep into the Alaskan wilderness, where he hunted them like prey.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/12/2047m 18s

“The Butcher Baker” Robert Hansen Pt. 1

Bullied from a young age, Robert Hansen’s resentment toward the people in his hometown manifested in different ways — most alarmingly, arson. In 1967, the troubled baker and avid hunter moved to Alaska, and developed a deadly pastime: abducting and assaulting women. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/12/2046m 0s

“The Happy Face Killer” Keith Jesperson Pt. 2

After his first murder, Keith Jesperson felt unstoppable, and went on something of a killing spree. But eventually, he got annoyed that he wasn't getting credit for his hard work, and started sending authorities chilling notes signed with a happy face. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/12/2046m 19s

“The Happy Face Killer” Keith Jesperson Pt. 1

Always shy and a little curious, Keith Jesperson lived a troubled childhood. Beaten by his father, and always struggling to make friends, Keith grew up vowing he'd never hurt children. But he made no such promise when it came to women. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/12/2047m 11s

“The Backpacker Murderer” Ivan Milat Pt. 2

By the end of 1993, seven decomposed bodies had been pulled from Australia's Belanglo State Forest. The nation was terrified, and the police force was put on notice: There was a serial killer on the loose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/12/2049m 13s

“The Backpacker Murderer” Ivan Milat Pt. 1

The bodies of two missing backpackers were recovered from Australia’s Belanglo State Forest in 1992. They weren’t the last. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/11/2044m 18s

Unsolved Murders Crossover: The Burger Chef Murders Pt. 2

Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Unsolved Murders on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!  In November 1978, four young employees of the Speedway, Indiana Burger Chef went missing, along with nearly $600 dollars from the store. Their bodies were found two days later. Was this a case of petty theft gone seriously wrong, or the work of a serial killer? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/11/2049m 24s

Unsolved Murders Crossover: The Burger Chef Murders Pt. 1

Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Unsolved Murders on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!  In November 1978, four young employees of the Speedway, Indiana Burger Chef went missing, along with nearly $600 dollars from the store. Their bodies were found two days later. Was this a case of petty theft gone seriously wrong, or the work of a serial killer? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/11/2046m 50s

“The Chessboard Killer” Alexander Pichushkin Pt. 2

After killing dozens of people and getting away with it, Alexander Pichushkin got bored with his routine. So, he mixed things up — in brutal fashion. His unchecked maneuvers amounted to at least 48 murders in Moscow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/11/2045m 59s

Dictators: The Rise & Fall of a Roman Emperor

They’re natural-born leaders, hungry for absolute power. Every week on Dictators, delve into the minds and motives of history’s most infamous rulers — people who rose through the ranks toward radicalism, eliminating anyone who stood in their way. This week, track the rise and fall of Nero, an emperor who led Rome to destruction. Hear a clip from Part 1 here, then head to Dictators for the rest of the episode. Dictators is free to listen on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/2013m 33s

“The Chessboard Killer” Alexander Pichushkin Pt. 1

One of Russia’s most prolific serial killers was an avid chess player. First introduced to the pastime by his grandfather, the young Alexander Pichushkin finally found something he could excel at. But in 1992, his competitive urges were drawn to a different kind of game… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/11/2042m 51s

“The Suffolk Strangler”: Steve Wright Pt. 2

In the final few months of 2006, Ipswich was shaken by the strangling deaths of several sex workers. It didn't take long for Steve Wright to relax into his new role as cold-blooded killer. But the bolder — and more bizarre — he became, the closer he got to sealing his own fate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/11/2042m 5s

“The Suffolk Strangler” Steve Wright Pt. 1

He was an unassuming man whose Jekyll and Hyde personality obscured increasingly violent tendencies. And in 2006, in the small English town of Ipswich, Steve Wright began targeting sex workers — abducting, strangling, and dumping the bodies of five women. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/11/2047m 8s

“The Nurse Killer” Richard Benjamin Speck

It was called the crime of the century: In 1966, Richard Speck drifted into Chicago, and unleashed a whirlwind of violence and rage onto a group of student nurses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/11/2042m 53s

“The Weepy-Voice Killer” Paul Michael Stephani

In the early 1980s, emergency services in St. Paul, Minnesota began receiving odd calls from a distraught-sounding man. At first reporting brutal attacks on women, he quickly began taking credit for the murders, and begged police to stop him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/11/2044m 34s

“The Vampire of Düsseldorf” Peter Kürten Pt. 2

Throughout his shocking rampage that left dozens of people injured or dead, the newly dubbed “Vampire of Düsseldorf” Peter Kürten grew more and more confident — even writing into a local paper with the location of a victim’s body. But his confidence would be his undoing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/10/2042m 56s

“The Vampire of Düsseldorf” Peter Kürten Pt. 1

Unfulfilled by bestiality, a young Peter Kürten turned to murder — and discovered his body’s reaction to the sight of blood. As his dark desires festered, he embraced sadism in all its forms. And in 1929, a gruesome killing spree earned him a chilling moniker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/10/2043m 41s

“The Starvation Doctor” Linda Hazzard Pt. 2

When British heiresses Dora and Claire Williamson reached out to Linda Hazzard, she might have thought draining their bank accounts would be easy enough. But she didn't count on the sisters’ resilience, or the might of one formidable governess... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/10/2042m 14s

True Horror: Top 10 Haunted Crime Scenes

Parcast Network is spinning a web of new shows and special programming to celebrate our favorite season. Follow us into the darkest depths of history, mystery, and the human mind — starting with this episode of Crime Countdown! Hosts Ash and Alaina are ranking the top 10 haunted crime scenes, including an Irish castle with a deadly trap door and the home of a ghostly bride.  If you enjoy this episode, search Crime Countdown to find more passionate takes on top-ten rankings. Listen free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
21/10/2041m 12s

“The Starvation Doctor” Linda Hazzard Pt. 1

In the early 1900s, Linda Hazzard marketed herself as a doctor, and claimed that she could cure any ailment with her special starvation regimens. Except, instead of curing her patients, she was killing them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/10/2043m 16s

“The Hippie Trail Killer” Charles Sobhraj Pt. 2

After spending years in and out of prison, Charles “The Serpent” Sobhraj was determined to make something of himself. To do that, he needed money — only now, he knew better than to leave behind any witnesses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/10/2044m 41s

“The Hippie Trail Killer” Charles Sobhraj Pt. 1

Growing up in Vietnam, India and France in the 1940s and ‘50s, Charles Sobhraj never truly fit in anywhere — not even with his family. When they turned their backs on him for good, he became a con man smuggling cars, escaping debts, stealing from tourists… and breaking out of prisons around the world.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/10/2045m 16s

Satanic Panic Pt. 2: Serial Killers

In the 1980s, “Satanic Panic” was a mass hysteria that consumed communities and ruined lives—all over things that never even happened. In this new five-part series, we’re examining the origins of the panic, tracing back through the decades to see how the fear of Satan’s influence in society swept across North America.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/10/2043m 13s

Satanic Panic Pt. 1: Origins

In the 1980s, “Satanic Panic” was a mass hysteria that consumed communities and ruined lives—all over things that never even happened. In this new five-part series, we’re examining the origins of the panic, tracing back through the decades to see how the fear of Satan’s influence in society swept across North America.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/10/2045m 56s

“The Hillside Stranglers” Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono Jr. Pt. 2

In the fall of 1977, Los Angeles was on high alert, so 43-year-old Angelo Buono Jr. and 26-year-old Kenny Bianchi knew they had to play it safe. But as their death toll grew even higher, their relationship began to crumble.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/10/2039m 55s

Introducing Blind Dating

Can you meet the love of your life doing a socially distanced podcast in your living room? There’s only one way to find out! Every Wednesday on Blind Dating, host Tara Michelle introduces one hopeful single to two strangers in a voice-only virtual hangout. They’ll chat, flirt, and make the case for why they deserve a second date. But once a match is made and the cameras are turned on, will the new connection be strong enough to last? Enjoy the first episode of Blind Dating, then follow Blind Dating free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
30/09/2019m 5s

“The Hillside Stranglers” Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono Jr. Pt. 1

These killer cousins terrorized Los Angeles in the late ‘70s. Despite very different upbringings, Angelo Buono Jr. and Kenny Bianchi both formed sadistic attitudes toward women that led to them cruising the streets of Hollywood, posing as undercover cops, patrolling for victims.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/09/2043m 17s

Solved Murders: The Story of Helen Potts

Listeners, we’re excited to bring you an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries. Every Wednesday on Solved Murders, we explore the days, months, and even years leading up to the closure of a seemingly uncrackable case. This is part 1 of our episode on Helen Potts, a young girl who gets tangled up with a playboy medical student, with deadly consequences—but not for the reasons you might first suspect.  If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out part 2, available now free and only on Spotify. Follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries for more true-crime stories every week!
25/09/2035m 52s

“The San Francisco Witch Killers” Michael and Suzan Carson Pt. 2

After their first brutal murder, Suzan and Michael Carson fled San Francisco, intent on continuing their quest to rid the world of witches.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/09/2045m 5s

“The San Francisco Witch Killers” Michael and Suzan Carson Pt. 1

They set out to murder witches in the early 1980s, moving up and down the coast of the Pacific Northwest. Suzan Carson believed she was destined to rid the world of evil… All she needed was a willing follower to wield the knife. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/09/2040m 28s

“The Ken and Barbie Killers” Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka Pt. 2

On the outside, Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo appeared to be a perfect couple—but they held a dark secret: Paul’s sadistic aggressions were seemingly unstoppable, spurred on by Karla’s compliance. The secrets—and the bodies—piled up.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/09/2040m 22s

New! Incredible Feats with Dan Cummins

Humanity’s most daring achievements are coming together in the new Spotify Original from Parcast! Every weekday, Incredible Feats introduces you to a new story of jaw-dropping physical strength, mental focus, and bizarre behavior. Join comedian Dan Cummins as he profiles the people who turned the impossible into the incredible, breaking records and making history along the way.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode, and stay tuned for episodes on daredevils, ultramarathoners, performance artists and more! To find more Parcast Network originals, search “Parcast Network” on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
15/09/205m 7s

“The Ken and Barbie Killers” Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka Pt. 1

When Paul Bernardo met his bride-to-be Karla Homolka in October 1987, he had already raped his first victim. But Paul's sadistic sexual appetite only seemed to deepen Karla's desire for him. And when his sick interest turned toward her 15-year-old sister, Karla let one thing guide her next move: her unrelenting need to please him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/09/2036m 41s

“Hannibal the Cannibal” Robert John Maudsley Pt. 2

By torturing and killing his fellow inmate, Robert Maudsley won his escape from Broadmoor Mental Hospital. But when confronted with more pedophiles at Wakefield Prison, he knew he couldn't stay there. Unfortunately, no one was listening to him. And the only thing that had ever gotten him attention was killing... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/09/2038m 56s

“Hannibal the Cannibal” Robert John Maudsley Pt. 1

Abused by his parents from a young age, Robert Maudsley spent his childhood bouncing around orphanages and foster homes before running away in 1969. He spent years living on the streets of London, where he met a man with a dark secret… and decided that man couldn’t live. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/09/2036m 25s

“Night Caller” Eric Edgar Cooke Pt. 2

In 1959, Eric Cooke committed his first murder in the sleepy city of Perth, Australia. And, having gotten away with the crime, it seemed nothing would slow down his bloody rampage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/09/2043m 53s

“Night Caller” Eric Edgar Cooke Pt. 1

Born in 1931 to a caring mother and alcoholic father, Eric Edgar Cooke had a turbulent home life. His string of break-ins and petty thefts were met with sympathetic authorities who gave Cooke second and third chances… But their leniency was cast aside in favor of more violence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/08/2042m 27s

“Double-O Swango” Joseph Swango Pt. 2

While Joseph Swango’s patients died at alarming rates, few people seemed capable of connecting the mysterious deaths with the doctor-in-training. The alarm bells only rang once he began poisoning his colleagues…  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/08/2044m 48s

New Parcast Original: Medical Murders

We all know that medical professionals are trained to give exceptional care. But in the new Parcast Original, Medical Murders, you’ll discover a disturbing diagnosis… that not every doctor wants to extend your life. Every Wednesday, meet the men and women who used their expertise to develop sinister specialties. Host Alastair Murden examines the formative years and motives of history’s most infamous killer doctors, dissecting their medical backgrounds with expert analysis provided by practicing M.D., Dr. David Kipper.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode of Medical Murders! Then search Medical Murders to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!
26/08/2014m 40s

“Double-O Swango” Joseph Swango Pt. 1

As a teenager in the ‘70s, Joseph Swango had an intense fascination with the macabre, even keeping a scrapbook full of newspaper clippings about murder and car crashes. As he got older, he realized that one career in particular would give him daily contact with death: medicine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/08/2042m 22s

“Damsel of Death” Aileen Wuornos Pt. 2

In the late ‘80s, Aileen trolled the highways outside of Daytona, Florida looking for johns. But these days, she was interested in more than sex work. Her johns had always treated her as disposable. Now, armed with a .22 caliber handgun, she was ready to return the favor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/08/2040m 56s

“Damsel of Death” Aileen Wuornos Pt. 1

More abused than loved, Aileen Wuornos suffered through her childhood in 1960s Michigan. She became a sex worker and petty thief, eventually hitchhiking to Florida—where the work that made her an outcast led to the murder that made her infamous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/08/2040m 47s

“Programmed to Kill” Charlie Brandt Pt. 2

For decades, it seemed like Charlie Brandt's first murder was a shocking, unexplainable anomoly—something he would never repeat. But in 2004, another violent crime would make headlines, and unearth secrets no one ever saw coming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/08/2042m 7s

Introducing Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers!

Uncover the dirty dealings of history’s most badly behaved presidents in the NEW Spotify Original from Parcast, Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers. Every Tuesday through the 2020 election, Ashley shines a light on the darker side of the American presidency… From secret love affairs and all-night ragers to blackmail schemes and excessive drug use, she’ll expose the personal and professional controversies you may never knew existed.  Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode of Very Presidential with Ashley Flowers!  Then search Very Presidential to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!
11/08/2014m 14s

“Programmed to Kill” Charlie Brandt Pt. 1

In January 1971, 13-year-old Charlie Brandt retrieved his father's gun and committed a shocking murder, saying it was like he “was sort of programmed to do it.” After 17 months in a mental health facility, he was free, and everything returned to normal… Or so it seemed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/08/2040m 20s

“The Sunday Morning Slasher” Coral Eugene Watts Pt. 2

By the early 1980s, Watts had stabbed three women to death. As police closed in on him, setting up tails and even bringing him in for questioning—but unable to detain him—he fled to Texas, where he disappeared into the city then known as “The Murder Capital of the U.S.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/08/2044m 30s

“The Sunday Morning Slasher” Coral Eugene Watts Pt. 1

Unable to contain his dark fantasies and suppressed rage, Coral Eugene Watts targeted women in Michigan and Texas starting in 1974, and continuing for nearly a decade. His crime sprees were a reign of terror that for him, brought a perverse kind of relief. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/08/2037m 45s

“The Racist Killer” Joseph Paul Franklin Pt. 2

Still desperate to ignite a race war in the United States, Joseph Paul Franklin sought more prominent targets, hoping to draw attention to his cause. But he also found satisfaction in impulsive, isolated murders. When it seemed no one would ever catch him, he got careless. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/07/2041m 48s

“The Racist Killer” Joseph Paul Franklin Pt. 1

He studied Mein Kampf. Changed his name. And joined white supremacist groups across the country. Fueled by hateful rhetoric and armed with guerilla warfare tactics, Joseph Paul Franklin set out to ignite a nationwide race war—right in the midst of the Civil Rights movement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/07/2044m 6s

“The Torso Killer” Richard Francis Cottingham Pt. 2

In 1977, Cottingham was married with three kids, two secret girlfriends, and an itch for abusing sex workers. As the years wore on, he developed increasingly bizarre torture rituals, and his crimes escalated in both body count and brutality.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/07/2045m 6s

“The Torso Killer” Richard Francis Cottingham Pt. 1

He had an idyllic childhood in the 1940s and ‘50s, but as Richard Francis Cottingham grew, he began having dark, dehumanizing sexual fantasies about women. When he started working in New York City, he took those violent, twisted dreams and made them a reality.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/07/2045m 49s

“The Toolbox Killers” Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris Pt. 2

In 1979, Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris sexually assaulted and murdered five teenage girls. For months, authorities were at a loss to explain the disappearances of their victims, but eventually, Norris and Bittaker got reckless, and the crimes of the Toolbox Killers were revealed to the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/07/2042m 18s

Introducing Crime Countdown, A Parcast Original Series!

True crime fans: There’s a new Parcast original on the roster, and it’s packed with passionate opinions on the worst serial killers, creepiest cults, coldest cold cases, and all things criminal… Every Monday, co-hosts Ash and Alaina from the hit podcast Morbid rank ten true crime stories centered around a common theme—debating each case and their rankings with a hint of humor to lighten the mood. Enjoy this exclusive clip from our first episode of Crime Countdown! Then search Crime Countdown to find more episodes, free on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!
14/07/2013m 30s

“The Toolbox Killers” Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris Pt. 1

They each lived lonely lives, bouncing from jail to jail until a chance meeting in California brought them together in 1978. Bittaker and Norris began a sadistic friendship which evolved into a twisted partnership—one that would eventually claim the lives of five teenage girls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/07/2041m 19s

“The ABC Killer” Moses Sithole

At a young age, Moses Sithole was abandoned by his mother, forcing him to go in and out of a traumatic foster care system. As an adult in the ‘90s, he began enacting his revenge on women in a rampage that had South Africa terrified. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/07/2045m 32s

“The Chicago Abductor” Brian Dugan

In the early ‘70s, a teenaged Dugan had an encounter with one of the most notorious serial killers in the U.S.—a killer whose infamy Dugan would soon match, with a murder spree throughout Chicago’s rural suburbs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/07/2039m 18s

“Milwaukee North Side Strangler” Walter E. Ellis

In his youth, Walter Ellis was prone to fits of physical violence. But as he grew older, he took on the role of a gentle and unsuspecting neighbor. Over the course of 20 years, it was this persona that allowed the man known as the Milwaukee North Side Strangler to avoid the detection of local police, who were facing a series of eerily similar murders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/07/2040m 8s

“The Hitchhiker Killer” Thor Nis Christiansen

Growing up in the California town of Solvang, Thor Nis Christiansen was the quiet son of Danish immigrants. As he grew older, Thor began harboring dark, disturbing fantasies about women. Before his 20th birthday, he would strike for the first time—and it wouldn't be the last... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/06/2043m 23s

“A Chaotic Life” Andrew Urdiales

He endured extreme childhood abuse, served in the Marines, and was eventually diagnosed with schizophrenia. Between 1986 and 1996, Andrew Urdiales turned his anger into murder, taking the lives of eight women. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/06/2041m 35s

“Crazy Charlie” Charles Ray Hatcher

He spent his life trying to escape jails, mental hospitals, and his urge to kill. From 1961 to 1982, Charles Ray Hatcher murdered at least four people, but he claims to have killed as many as 16 in Missouri, California, and Illinois. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/06/2042m 37s

“The Boy Torturer of Boston” Pt. 2: Jesse Pomeroy

Sent to a reform school for the remainder of his childhood, Jesse Pomeroy, and his distraught mother, had one shared goal in mind: early release. After only 17 months away, they'd got their wish. And by 1874, Jesse was free to continue his attacks—and this time, he was ready to kill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/06/2039m 9s

“The Boy Torturer of Boston” Pt. 1: Jesse Pomeroy

Born in 1859 with a cleft palate, Jesse Pomeroy's father looked upon his son as weak, and brutally abused him throughout his childhood. Tormented at home and at school, Jesse began to entertain violent fantasies about torturing prisoners. By the time he was 12, simply fantasizing wasn't enough—and the “Boy Torturer of Boston” emerged... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/06/2041m 21s

“Hannibal Lecter of Sweden” Sture Bergwall

He claimed to be Sweden's first serial killer. Throughout the 1990s, Sture Bergwall made shocking confessions to dozens of brutal murders across Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. But his final confession was the most surprising of them all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/06/2045m 12s

SNEAK PEAK: SOLVED MURDERS: TRUE CRIME MYSTERIES, A Parcast Original Series!

To commemorate its fourth anniversary, Parcast and the team behind Unsolved Murders are taking a closer look at what it takes to catch a killer. In the new series Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, you'll follow the clues and uncover the missing pieces to some of history's most gripping cases. Every Wednesday, join hosts Carter and Wenndy as they explore the days, months, and even years leading up to a killer being caught. Each episode plays out like a classic murder mystery—where the final reveal is nearly as shocking as the murder itself. Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries is only available on Spotify. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on the infamous “in cold blood” murders of the Clutter Family. If you want to listen to the full episode, follow Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, free and only on Spotify.
09/06/2014m 21s

“Warwick Slasher” Craig Price

Growing up as one of the few black kids in Warwick, Rhode Island was not easy. By the time Craig Price transitioned from child to teen, the years of racism and bullying had already made a huge impact on his developing psyche. By the time he was 13-years-old in 1986, his anger had reached a boiling point. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/06/2038m 42s

“Doctor Satan” Pt. 2: Marcel Petiot

In 1942, Marcel Petiot's fake escape network, Fly-Tox, was operating at full steam. He took his victim's payment, and instead of helping them start new lives in South America, he murdered them and stored the bodies in his basement. But his scheme couldn't escape the attention of the Nazis for long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/06/2040m 40s

“Doctor Satan” Pt. 1: Marcel Petiot

Since childhood, Marcel Petiot flaunted a disregard for the rules. As a doctor, he used his charm and influence to enrich his family and get away with his first murder. But when WWII reached Paris, a deadly new scheme began to brew... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/06/2039m 54s

“The Acid Bath Murderer” Pt. 2: John George Haigh

His first murder in 1944 had gone exactly as planned: the body had dissolved in acid, and he was sure no one would ever find out what he had done. So, with that in mind, John George Haigh set about repeating the process again, and again—always chasing the next big score. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/05/2046m 59s

“The Acid Bath Murderer” Pt. 1: John George Haigh

Born in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century, John George Haigh rebelled against his hyper-religious upbringing and opted for a life of crime. He didn't see the point in earning an honest living when he could con others out of theirs. But Haigh soon realized that he needed a way to swindle people and make sure they stayed silent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/05/2042m 9s

“The Cleveland Strangler” Pt. 2: Anthony Sowell

As his living conditions deteriorated in the late 2000's, so did Anthony Sowell’s state of mind. Investigators were horrified when they finally searched his Cleveland home and found the corpses of his victims decaying in nearly every room. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/05/2045m 38s

“The Cleveland Strangler” Pt. 1: Anthony Sowell

Plagued by addiction, Anthony Sowell killed 11 women between May 2007 and September of 2009. As his abuse became worse, so did his living conditions. Eventually Sowell was almost a total recluse, kept company only by the rotting bodies he kept in his home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/05/2040m 53s

“The Slave Master” Pt. 2: John Edward Robinson

By 1984, after a lifetime spent breaking the law and facing few consequences, John Edward Robinson had finally crossed the line into cold-blooded murder. Having gotten away with it before, he decided that nothing was stopping him from doing it again, and again... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/05/2047m 33s

“The Slave Master” Pt. 1: John Edward Robinson

As a child growing up in Illinois in the 1940s and ‘50s, John Edward Robinson was obsessed with figures from the criminal underworld. When he was grown and married, he began conning his way into jobs he wasn't qualified for. It wasn't long before his scheming ways took a decidedly dark turn... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/05/2046m 7s

“The Meanest Man in America” Pt. 2: Donald Henry Gaskins

In the late 1960s, Donald Henry Gaskins found himself consumed by a ravenous rage. He began stalking the highways of South Carolina, searching for victims. Eventually, he became so violent that even a maximum security prison couldn't stop him from killing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/05/2050m 37s

“The Meanest Man in America” Pt. 1: Donald Henry Gaskins

Between 1953 and 1982, Donald Henry “Pee Wee” Gaskins murdered at least 14 people, and claimed to have killed over 100. Gaskins began his crime spree early, and went from a young burglar and car thief in South Carolina to one of the most brutal serial murderers in U.S. history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/05/2049m 9s

“The Gainesville Ripper” Pt. 2: Danny Rolling

In 1989, Danny Rolling had already gotten away with a shocking triple murder. As he tried to stay ahead of the Shreveport cops, he made his way to Gainesville, where he set about terrorizing the University of Florida Campus as the “Gainesville Ripper.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/04/2043m 21s

“The Gainesville Ripper” Pt. 1: Danny Rolling

It's likely that an abusive, loveless upbringing in the 1960s and ‘70s shaped Danny Rolling’s troubling violent sexual fantasies. After a young life of petty crime in Louisiana and Georgia, one incident set Danny off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/04/2040m 41s

NEW: “The Scorecard Killer” Pt. 2: Randy Steven Kraft

We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Serial Killers today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. For more than a decade, Randy Steven Kraft preyed upon vulnerable young Californian men—torturing, dismembering, and murdering dozens. His killings were made all the worse by the blasé approach authorities took to his case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/04/2045m 18s

NEW: “The Scorecard Killer” Pt. 1: Randy Steven Kraft

We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Serial Killers today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. From 1972 to 1983, the gay community of Southern California was plagued by a vicious killer. His name was Randy Steven Kraft, and he would later become known for the morbid murder "scorecard" that he kept beneath his car rug. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/04/2038m 53s

Crossover Week: Female Criminals (Juana Barraza Pt. 2)

If you enjoy the true stories told in Serial Killers, check out this episode from our series Female Criminals: Between 1998 and 2006, Juana Barraza became a deceitful serial killer. Because police believed the murderer to be a man, Juana continued her deadly crimes without fear. By the time she was caught, she was suspected of claiming up to 48 victims.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/04/2043m 37s

Crossover Week: Female Criminals (Juana Barraza Pt. 1)

If you enjoy the true stories told in Serial Killers, check out this episode from our series Female Criminals: From 1999 to 2006, as many as 48 elderly women were murdered in Mexico City. The woman at the center of this: a Lucha Libre wrestler turned infamous serial killer—Juana Barraza. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/04/2048m 16s

“The Most Prolific” Pt. 2: Samuel Little

By the 1990s, he had spent twenty years murdering dozens of women across the United States. Decades after his crimes, Samuel Little was finally brought to justice—and soon revealed to have one of the highest victim counts of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/04/2047m 35s

“The Most Prolific” Pt. 1: Samuel Little

In 2018, he was serving a life sentence for the murders of three women in California—when he confessed to another. Then, another and another. Soon, Samuel Little had confessed to 93 murders across the U.S. over a period of 30 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/04/2044m 8s

The Axeman of New Orleans Pt. 2

After a 7-month hiatus between 1918 and 1919, the Axeman jumped back into his killing spree. City officials tried to track down the mysterious killer, but their hunt led to nothing but dead ends and wrongful convictions. To this day, the Axeman's true identity remains unknown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/04/2046m 53s

The Axeman of New Orleans Pt. 1

While the U.S. was wrapped up in the final days of World War I, New Orleans was facing an enemy right in their own backyard. In the early 20th century, a wave of fear rolled through Crescent City as a mysterious man began axing people in the dead of night while they were fast asleep. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/03/2045m 15s

Parcast Classic: Robert Lee Yates Pt. 2

Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! In 1996, Yates was honorably discharged from active duty in the U.S. Army, but would resume serving his country by enlisting in the National Guard two years later. Few people in the Spokane, Washington metropolitan area would suspect this decorated veteran and family man could be capable of such heartless destruction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/03/2044m 37s

Parcast Classic: Robert Lee Yates Pt. 1

Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! He lived a seemingly normal life. A father of five children and army veteran, Robert Lee Yates, was well regarded in the Spokane, Washington community. All of that changed when he went on a murder spree, killing 17 women between 1975 and 1998 in the back of his van. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/03/2046m 53s

“The Golden State Killer” Pt. 2: Joseph DeAngelo

As Joseph James DeAngelo's crimes escalated from robbery to murder during the 1980s, he terrified the state of California. Despite the best efforts of authorities, he eluded capture for decades. But he couldn't run forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/03/2039m 12s

“The Golden State Killer” Pt. 1: Joseph DeAngelo

His crimes earned him the moniker of the “Visalia Ransacker” and the “East Area Rapist.” But Joseph James DeAngelo would become most notorious for his final nickname, the “Golden State Killer.” Between 1974 and 1986, DeAngelo committed untold atrocities, all while leading a seemingly average life as a husband and small town cop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/03/2039m 41s

“The Boxcar Killer” Robert Joseph Silvera Jr.

He was a freight hopper who rode the rails of the western United States for over a decade. Robert Joseph Silvera Jr. was responsible for more than 30 slayings in that time, most of his victims being fellow transients—earning him the nickname, “The Boxcar Killer.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/03/2043m 17s

False Confessions: Henry Lee Lucas

In the mid-1980s, serial killer Henry Lee Lucas confessed to nearly 600 murders. While most of those confessions were subsequently disproven, his case led to larger questions about United States interrogation methods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/03/2047m 56s

“The Lust Killer” Pt. 2: Jerry Brudos

In many ways, Jerry Brudos wasn't in it for the kill—he was in it for the body. Between 1968 and 1969, he dressed his victims up and posed them, like living dolls. After killing them, he continued to defile and manipulate the bodies, keeping trophies for himself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/03/2050m 15s

“The Lust Killer” Pt 1: Jerry Brudos

He developed an obsession with women's clothing from a young age—a fetish which would eventually turn violent. As a teenager, Jerry Brudos started attacking young women… just to steal their shoes. But when footwear wasn't enough to satiate his desires, Brudos graduated from thief to kidnapper. And eventually, murderer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/03/2046m 55s

The Zodiac Killer Pt. 2

Following the string of brutal murders throughout the 1960s, the masked man known as the Zodiac Killer continued to write letters to the press and police, taunting them for their inability to catch him. Fifty years later, there is still no confirmed suspect as to the identity of the murderer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/02/2044m 45s

The Zodiac Killer Pt. 1

In the summer of 1969, newspapers in San Francisco began receiving coded letters from a man who would come to identify himself as "the Zodiac." The killer confessed to a string of brutal murders and would go on to terrorize the Bay area into the early 1970s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/02/2039m 40s

Serial Killers Rewind: Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood Pt. 1

On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Serial Killers that you might have missed! After meeting at Alpine Manor in Michigan, nurses’ aides Gwen Graham and Cathy Wood began a romantic relationship that eventually earned them the nickname “The Lethal Lovers.” Motivated by dark erotophonophilia, Graham and Wood’s dangerous “pranks” soon escalated to what they dubbed “The Murder Game.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/02/2042m 29s

“H.H. Holmes” Pt. 2: Herman Webster Mudgett

Between 1891 and 1895, H.H. Holmes embarked on a vicious killing spree across the United States, terrorizing an entire nation in the process. No one knows exactly how many murders he committed. He confessed to twenty-seven, but only nine were confirmed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/02/2049m 21s

“H.H. Holmes” Pt. 1: Herman Webster Mudgett

He was the master of the infamous “Murder Mansion,” and often cited as America’s first serial killer. H.H. Holmes began his career as a con artist in Chicago, taking advantage of anyone he could between 1886 and 1894—all the while hiding his darkest motives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/02/2046m 37s

“The Campus Killer” Pt. 2: Ted Bundy

In 1974, Ted Bundy embarked on a murderous roadtrip across America committing dozens of murders from Colorado to as far as Florida. But after two prison escapes, and multiple trials, Bundy was far from finished. In 1979, he captivated the entire country by representing himself in the first televised murder trial in U.S. history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/02/2056m 8s

“The Campus Killer” Pt. 1: Ted Bundy

He’s one of the most notorious serial killers of the 20th century, murdering dozens of young women on a bloody rampage across America that spanned four years. But Ted Bundy’s metamorhposis as a killer began during childhood—long before his first murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/02/2054m 5s

“The Lambeth Poisoner” Thomas Neill Cream

In the late 1800s, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream was the go-to doctor for Chicago's Red Light District. The women, who grew to trust, admire, and even fall in love with Dr. Cream, would soon become victims of his quiet-but-deadly poisonings.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/02/2048m 5s

“The Classified Ad Rapist” Pt. 2: Bobby Joe Long

In 1984, Bobby Joe Long terrorized Tampa—sexually assaulting and murdering women with alarming frequency. But one 17-year-old girl escaped his clutches, living to see him brought to justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/01/2044m 3s

Serial Killers Rewind: Ed Gein Pt. 1

On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Serial Killers that you might have missed! He was known as the “Butcher of Plainfield.” Ed Gein’s gruesome killings would go on to inspire horror movies such as Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/01/2040m 52s

“The Classified Ad Rapist” Pt. 1: Bobby Joe Long

Bobby Joe Long was responsible for the murder of at least 9 Tampa women. Born in 1953, his early life was milestoned by several serious head injuries including a motorcycle accident which would leave him forever changed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/01/2036m 9s

“The Gorilla Man” Pt. 2: Earle Leonard Nelson

From 1926-1928, Earle Nelson would roam across North America strangling unsuspecting land ladies. By the end of his rampage, he will kill at least 22 people, a record that would not be broken for another 50 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/01/2050m 18s

“The Gorilla Man” Pt. 1: Earle Leonard Nelson

Reputed to have abnormally long arms and unusually large hands, Earle Leonard Nelson roamed the United States and Canada, strangling unsuspecting landladies in their own homes during the 1920s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/01/2043m 19s

Best of 2019: “The Spokane Serial Killer” Pt. 2: Robert Lee Yates Jr.

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: In 1996, Yates was honorably discharged from active duty in the U.S. Army, but would resume serving his country by enlisting in the National Guard two years later. Few people in the Spokane, Washington metropolitan area would suspect this decorated veteran and family man could be capable of such heartless destruction.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/12/1944m 37s

Best of 2019: “The Spokane Serial Killer” Pt. 1: Robert Lee Yates Jr.

Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: He lived a seemingly normal life. A father of five children and army veteran, Robert Lee Yates, was well regarded in the Spokane, Washington community. All of that changed when he went on a murder spree, killing 17 women between 1975 and 1998 in the back of his van. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/12/1946m 53s

Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 3

While on probation after an early release from prison in March of 1990, Jeffrey Dahmer continued his wave of sadistic violence. A chance event would finally lead to his arrest, and a media spectacle would bring Dahmer to the masses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/12/1956m 20s

Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 2

It was a murderous rampage that could have possibly been prevented. Although Jeffrey Dahmer failed numerous times to turn his life around, his multi-year killing spree also went ignored by his family, neighbors, sentencing judges, and court-appointed therapists. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/12/1947m 2s

Jeffrey Dahmer Special Pt. 1

He was one of the most infamous serial killers of the 20th century, murdering 17 young men between 1978 and 1991 through a variety of cruel and unusual methods. But how did Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the era's most monstrous killers, get his start?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/12/1943m 42s

Dahmer: A 3-Part Special

You know the name, but do you know the whole story? Jeffrey Dahmer: one of history’s most notorious serial killers, and our most requested episode, is now the subject of an exclusive SERIAL KILLERS 3-part special event. To show our appreciation for our loyal listeners, we’re taking a deep dive into Dahmer’s life and crimes to understand where his behavior went off the rails—and why he continues to fascinate us. All 3 episodes will be available on December 23rd across all of Parcast’s true-crime related feeds! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/12/191m 58s

David Joseph Carpenter

At least 10 people lost their lives at the hands of David Joseph Carpenter between 1979 and 1981. His infamous attacks at popular hiking spots in the San Francisco area and earned him the nickname, "The Trailside Killer." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/12/1939m 42s

Archibald Thomson Hall Pt. 2

Archibald Hall carried out his murderous rampage across the U.K. in 1977 and 1978, killing five people in search of notoriety and wealth. As his clients would soon find out, their affable butler was not all he seemed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/12/1948m 38s

Archibald Thomson Hall Pt. 1

Obsessed with breaking into the upper crust of society, Archibald Hall would go to any lengths to do so. Between 1977 and 1978, Hall killed five people across the United Kingdom. Each victim was killed a different way, but he knew all of them personally.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/12/1949m 55s

The Servant Girl Annihilator Pt. 2

On Christmas Eve 1885, Austin, Texas was again the site of multiple, grisly slayings. Only this time, the victims were not African-American women. They were prominent white women. Did the Annihilator Killer change his M.O. or were there now two serial killers loose in the streets of Austin?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/11/1941m 51s

The Servant Girl Annihilator Pt. 1

In 1884, Austin, Texas was shaken to its core when one of America's first serial killers committed a series of gruesome murders in its streets. The killer targeted African American women who worked as servants in the city's wealthier areas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/11/1941m 4s

Elizabeth Wettlaufer Pt. 2

Between 2007 and 2016, Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed elderly residents of the long-term care home where she worked as a night nurse. By the time of her capture, she was one of the most prolific killers in Canadian history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/11/1947m 31s

Elizabeth Wettlaufer Pt. 1

Born in Canada in 1967, Elizabeth Wettlaufer struggled to accept her sexuality due to her deeply religious and conservative parents. As the years went on, the frustration and guilt of hiding her identity began to build, until eventually, she snapped. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/11/1946m 59s

Dana Sue Gray Pt. 2

In early 1994, Dana Sue Gray went on a month-long rampage that claimed the lives of several elderly ladies of Canyon Lake, California. Mixing murder with greed, she would go on extravagant shopping sprees using the credit cards of her victims. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/10/1947m 16s

Dana Sue Gray Pt. 1

Growing up in Southern California in the 50s and 60s, Dana Sue Gray developed a troubling childhood petulance, which would ultimately evolve into a homicidal greed. Explore the circumstances leading up to her first murder, and the terror she inflicted on the gated community of Canyon Lake. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/10/1947m 30s

“The Vampire of Sacramento” Pt. 2: Richard Trenton Chase

1977 proved to be a turning point for 27-year-old Richard Chase. Killing dogs and rabbits for their blood just wasn’t enough anymore. Only people would suffice, and a half-dozen of his neighbors would soon fall prey to his vampiric appetite.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/10/1952m 9s

“The Vampire of Sacramento” Pt. 1: Richard Trenton Chase

He was a strange child—messy, disorganized and prone to random outbursts. As Richard Chase neared his 20s, things got worse… much worse. He convinced himself he needed to drink blood to stay alive.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/10/1947m 36s

“The Lady Killer” Pt. 2 - Neville Heath

In 1946, British ex-pilot Neville Heath had lost everything. His wife left him and he had been dismissed from the airforce. He reacted to his string of failures by spiraling downward. He began suffering from blackouts, and started to become violent. Sadly, two young women would eventually fall victim to his uncontrollable rage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/09/1949m 24s

“The Lady Killer” - Neville Heath

Born on June 6th, 1917, Neville Heath would grow up to be one of the most devious killers England had ever known. He developed a talent for deception early on, and used his looks and charm to fraudulently climb the social ladder. But eventually his lies started catching up with him, and he showed the world his inner dark side. Sponsors! Care/of - For 25% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter SERIALKILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/09/1958m 20s

“The Vienna Strangler” Pt. 2 - Jack Unterweger

In the early 1970s, Jack Unterweger was sentenced to an Austrian prison for life after he murdered a young woman. While in prison, he transformed himself into a well-respected author. With Austria’s elite convinced that he was rehabilitated, he was released. But Jack wasn’t rehabilitated, he was simply buying his time to kill again. Sponsors! Zola - Go to Zola.com/KILLERS to build your free wedding website and get $50 toward your registry! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/09/1957m 5s

“The Vienna Strangler” - Jack Unterweger

In the early 1970s, Jack Unterweger was sentenced to an Austrian prison for life after he murdered a young woman. While in prison, he transformed himself into a well-respected author. With Austria’s elite convinced that he was rehabilitated, he was released. But Jack wasn’t rehabilitated, he was simply buying his time to kill again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/09/1953m 26s

“The Kindly Killer” Pt. 2 - Dennis Nilsen

With the start of the 1980s, British serial killer Dennis Nilsen was just hitting his stride. His twisted desire for companionship had spiraled out of control, launching him on a prolific killing spree that ended in the murder of a dozen young men and boys in just two years. But as Nilsen struggled to find room for his rotting lovers in the cramped space of his London flat, he would resort to desperate, gruesome measures that would put investigators hot on his trail. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/09/1950m 3s

“The Kindly Killer” - Dennis Nilsen

A hot meal, a stiff drink, or simple companionship. These are the tools Dennis Nilsen would use to lure victims back to his apartment in the late 70s and early 80s. Driven by loneliness, he keep the corpses of his victims, and even sit them down across the dinner table as he ate. Nilsen would claim at least a dozen victims this way, making him one of the most prolific killers in the UK. Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we take on the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley! Search for The Dark Side Of on Spotify today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/08/1946m 10s

“Arsenic Anna” Pt. 2 - Anna Marie Hahn

Five years into her killing spree, a team of financial detectives started to catch wind of Anna Marie Hahn’s dealings. With at least five confirmed victims by 1937, she showed no signs of stopping. Upon her arrest, police would discover a large cache of arsenic and various poisons. Sponsors! Mindhunter - Now Streaming, Only on Netflix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/08/1959m 39s

“Arsenic Anna” - Anna Marie Hahn

In 1932, at the age of 26, Anna Marie Hahn came up with a morbid get rich quick scheme...murder. The German native would offer her services as a live-in caretaker for elderly men in Cincinnati, and used her expertise in poisons to get rid of her clients while claiming their life insurance. Sponsors! Embrace Pet Insurance - Get your FREE quote at EmbracePetInsurance.com/KILLERS RIGHT NOW! Ring Neighbors -  If you want to see what’s going on in your neighborhood, go to Ring.com/SERIAL to download from the Apple or Android app stores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/08/1952m 40s

“The Toy-Box Killer” Pt. 2 - David Parker Ray

By 1986, David Parker Ray was 46 years old, and had been abducting, raping, torturing, and killing women throughout the American Southwest for over 30 years. He would continue his reign of terror well into 1999, when one of his final victims would defy the odds and escape his torture, in horrific and dramatic fashion. Sponsors! Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit available right now at Ring.com/SerialKillers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/08/1953m 5s

“The Toy-Box Killer” - David Parker Ray

Born on November 1st, 1939, David Parker Ray would grow up to be one of the most sadistic serial killers the world has ever seen. He started abducting, sexually assaulting, and killing women when he was only 15 years old, and he continued his crimes for decades, leaving bodies all throughout the New Mexico desert. Sponsors! Zola - Go to Zola.com/KILLERS to build your free wedding website and get $50 toward your registry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/07/1948m 10s

“The Zodiac” - Summer of Slaughter

In the summer of 1969, newspapers in Northern California began receiving coded letters from a person who would come to identify themselves as "The Zodiac." The author of the letters taunted the police by giving clues related to a series of unsolved murders, but did the cryptic messages truly come from the mind of the killer? Parcasters - Don’t miss all of our special Summer of ‘69 episodes by subscribing to Parcast Presents: Summer of ‘69, on Spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts! Sponsors! Embrace Pet Insurance - Get your FREE quote at EmbracePetInsurance.com/KILLERS right now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/07/1944m 34s

“The Doodler” - San Francisco’s Unknown Serial Slayer

At first, many gay men in 1970s San Francisco were dazzled by a handsome young artist who drew their caricatures on cocktail napkins. But as time went on, and the bodies started piling up, word spread. Avoid the Doodler at all costs. Sponsors! Ring Neighbors - Make sure you and your neighborhood are safe. Go to Ring.com/SERIAL to download the free Neighbors app from iOS or Android app stores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/07/1949m 26s

“The Bayou Serial Killer” Pt. 2 - Ronald Joseph Dominique

Ronald Dominique didn't feel any remorse as he dumped his twenty-third victim in the Louisiana swamp in 2006. Instead, he only felt sorry for himself. He made the long drive back to his mobile home and did the only thing that made him feel better. He plotted another murder. Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit right now at Ring.com/SerialKillers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/07/1950m 57s

“The Bayou Serial Killer” - Ronald Joseph Dominique

He never caught a break growing up. He was mercilessly bullied, and no romantic prospects ever gave him a chance. In 1997, Ronald Dominique decided to take matters into his own hands. He would take what he wanted, no matter who got in his way. Parcasters - How do you delegitimize a queen? Ensnare her in a diamond heist, of course! Tune in to GONE this week to hear about the plot to steal Marie Antoinette's diamond necklace. Listen to GONE on Spotify or wherever you get your Parcast Originals! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/07/1952m 54s

“Joel the Ripper” Pt. 2 - Joel Rifkin

Just before he strangled a victim, Joel Rifkin could hear laughter ringing in his ears. The sounds of his high school bullies had never really left him and that residual shame stuck with Joel as he cruised Manhattan for over two years, murdering at least 17 women by 1991. Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of we dig into the trial of Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, and the media frenzy that followed. You might think you know the story, but the truth is much darker! Available now on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/06/1951m 4s

“Joel the Ripper” - Joel Rifkin

When relentless high school bullies started dunking Joel’s head in urine-filled toilets, and throwing eggs at him after class, he needed a way to regain control. And unfortunately for 17 women around the Long Island area in 1989, he found a drastic outlet for his aggressions. Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/06/1948m 4s

“The Pig Farmer” Pt. 2 - Robert "Willie" Pickton

In the early 90s, vulnerable women around Vancouver were disappearing at an alarming rate, but the authorities had yet to recognize the crisis, or even admit that there was a likely killer on the loose. Meanwhile, “Willie” Pickton’s nefarious reputation continued to grow in his hometown. Sponsors! Ring Neighbors - Go to Ring.com/SERIAL to download the free Neighbors app from iOS or Android app stores today. Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/KILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/06/191h 3m

“The Pig Farmer” - Robert "Willie" Pickton

This Canadian grew up on a pig farm in the 1970s, so slaughtering livestock became second nature. His pig meat was the most sought-after in the county... until the meat started arriving dark, blackened and stringy.  Sponsors! The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmers Dog.com/KILLERS. Plus, you get FREE shipping! Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit at Ring.com/SerialKillers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/06/1957m 11s

“Candy Man” Pt. 2 - Dean Arnold Corll

After his candy store closed in 1968, Dean Corll needed a new way to bring in young victims from the greater Houston area. So, he recruited two teenage boys to lure their friends to his apartment, where he would drug and kill them.  Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/05/1953m 41s

“Candy Man” - Dean Arnold Corll

In 1962 he took over the family candy shop outside of Houston and was only too happy to give away treats to the children who would come 'round after school. Of course, nobody suspected that the local Candyman, Dean Arnold Corll, was also abducting said children, killing them, and burying them under the shed. Parcasters - Did you know that Hollywood, CA was originally conceived as an alcohol free religious utopia? Learn more about the founding of tinseltown on our new podcast, THE DARK SIDE OF... Listen now at parcast.com/darkside Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/05/1951m 27s

“The Ypsilanti Ripper” Pt. 2 - John Norman Collins

After successfully murdering four women in Eastern Michigan without a whiff of suspicion in 1969, John Norman Collins began to believe he would never be caught. He grew increasingly brash, returning to crime scenes and toying with police.  Sponsors! The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two-week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmersDog.com/KILLERS. Plus, you get FREE shipping! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/05/1947m 54s

“The Ypsilanti Ripper” - John Norman Collins

By 1967, he seemed to be a well-adjusted college student in Ann Arbor, Michigan. But the real reason for John Norman Collins' confidence lay far from the local college campus. Rather, in an abandoned farmhouse deep in the woods, where he could visit his victims again and again, admiring his handiwork. Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order when you go to PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/05/1949m 39s

“Terminator” Pt. 2 - Anatoly Onoprienko

By 1996, he settled down in a small village in Ukraine with his girlfriend, and was a loving father-in-law to her children. But the voices in Anatoly Onoprienko’s head would not let him rest. His ruthless, random violence launched the largest manhunt in Ukranian history--and even then, police could not put an end to the killer they called The Terminator. Sponsors! Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit available right now. Go to Ring.com/SerialKillers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/04/1945m 23s

“Terminator” - Anatoly Onoprienko

He wanted to be remembered. He had spent a life cast aside and forgotten by his parents, siblings and peers. He hated the world that seemed so eager to forget him. So in 1989 Anatoly Onoprienko began killing whole families at random, seeking notoriety and revenge. And thanks to the fall of the USSR, this former Soviet was able to operate for years, as evidence of his crimes were swept under the rug. Parcasters - What was it like to live through the Titanic tragedy? Find out today on survival! Available now at parcast.com/survival Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/04/1947m 50s

“Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run” Pt. 2 - The Cleveland Torso Murders

Eliot Ness went to the grave in 1957 without ever convicting the Cleveland Torso Murderer. Decades later, his family would reveal a secret suspect hidden within his notes, that was too well-connected to be accused publicly.  Parcasters - In the mood for more mystery? You won’t want to miss the case of the disappearing genius, Physicist Ettore Majorana this week on Unexplained Mysteries. Available Thursday at parcast.com/unexplained Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/04/1950m 13s

“Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run” - The Cleveland Torso Murders

When a torso washed up on the banks of the Cuyahoga River in 1937, the police initially assumed a crime of passion. But when the next torso was found, they knew they had a serial murderer on their hands. Nicknamed the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run, a notorious killer stalked the slums of Cleveland, killing vagrants he thought no one would miss. Parcasters - One of the greatest true crime cases in ever told is also one of the most impactful events in our nation’s history! Can you guess which one it is? Find out now at parcast.com/assassinations  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/04/1946m 27s

“The Bone Collector” - The West Mesa Murders

In early 2009, when Christine Ross set out on her morning walk in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the last thing she expected was to stumble across human remains. But within a matter of hours, the abandoned work site near her house had been turned into one of the most expansive crime scenes in history. Sponsors! Ring - Go to Ring.com/SerialKillers to get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/04/1955m 42s

"Ogress of Reading" Pt. 2 - Amelia Dyer

In this special crossover episode with Sami from Female Criminals, we find out that Amelia Dyer’s desire to murder babies was about more than the money. In the mid-1880s, Dyer was enjoying it so much, she left her home, her family, and even faked her own death to continue killing England's unwanted infants.  Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/03/1947m 55s

"Ogress of Reading" - Amelia Dyer

Cunning, smart, ruthless, Amelia Dyer began a baby-farming business in 19th century England. Poverty-stricken mothers placed their children in her care trusting that she would find them loving homes. Instead, she pocketed the money, starved and strangled the babies before throwing them in the Thames river. Parcasters - If you haven’t already checked out our recent episodes on Female Criminals covering Diane Downs, check them out! Downs staged a murder involving her own children, listen now at parcast.com/criminals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/03/1947m 1s

“The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders” Pt. 2 - Gordon Stewart Northcott

It seemed as though no one would be able to save Sanford from his uncle. Sanford had lived with him in Wineville, California from 1928-1929, only to now have to stay quiet about his uncle holding two young boys captive in his chicken coop. When Sanford's sister Jessie showed up on the chicken farm looking for answers, Sanford worried that she, too, would never leave the ranch alive. Hostage! Check out Parcast's other Podcast Hostage now! Thank you Carter and Irma for joining today's episode.  Sponsors! Care/of - For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code SerialKillers50. Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/03/1945m 26s

“The Wineville Chicken Coop Murders” - Gordon Stewart Northcott

This Serial Killers and Hostage crossover covers Gordon Stewart Northcott, who held his nephew captive and forced him to participate in the murder of at least three boys. Northcott would restrain his victims in a chicken coop before eventually murdering them. The small town of Wineville, California changed its name in 1930 to disassociate from the killings.  Parcasters - If you found yourself fascinated by this story of captivity and crime, check out our podcast HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen to our new episode on John McCain now at parcast.com/hostage Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/03/1948m 29s

"The Spokane Serial Killer" Pt. 2 - Robert Lee Yates Jr.

In 1996, he was honorably discharged from active duty in the U.S. Army. Yates would resume serving his country by enlisting in the National Guard two years later. Few people in the Spokane, Washington metropolitan area would suspect this decorated veteran and family man could be capable of such heartless destruction.  Sponsors! Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit when you go to Ring.com/SerialKillers. Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/02/1944m 37s

"The Spokane Serial Killer" - Robert Lee Yates Jr.

He lived a seemingly normal life. A father of five children and army veteran, Robert Lee Yates, was well regarded in the Spokane, Washington community. All of that changed when he went on a murder spree, killing 17 women between 1975 and 1998 in the back of his van. Parcasters - If you haven’t heard we have a new podcast coming out! We know you like the mystery and murder of Serial Killers, so you’ll love the deadly trysts we discuss in CRIMES OF PASSION. Listen now at parcast.com/passion Sponsors! Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/02/1946m 53s

“The Butcher of Hanover” Pt. 2 - Fritz Haarmann

Sent to his first mental institution at the age of 17, Fritz Haarmann had a troubled childhood full of trauma. He went on to murder close to 30 people between 1918 and 1924. His massive killing spree left a lasting legacy on both his hometown and the entire country of Germany.  Sponsors! Proven Innocent - Proven Innocent Premieres Friday, February 15th at 9/8c, only on Fox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/02/1947m 11s

“The Butcher of Hanover” - Fritz Haarmann

He didn't just love to kill his victims; Fritz Haarmann liked to bite into their Adam's apples and tear out their throats. His "love bites" earned him the nickname The Werewolf of Hanover, Germany. From 1918-1924, Fritz murdered as many as 50 children before police finally realized that the Werewolf was one of their own. Sponsors! Proven Innocent - Proven Innocent Premieres Friday, February 15th at 9/8c, only on Fox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/02/1949m 49s

“Lady Rotten” Pt. 2 - Mary Ann Cotton

After suffering multiple miscarriages, she begins to see her children less as a blessing and more of a burden. Mary Ann Cotton’s severe struggles with PTSD and postpartum depression caused her to disconnect from her own thoughts and commit unthinkable crimes around England during the 1850s and 60s. Many of the people closest to her did not survive the wrath of her anger.  Sponsors! Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/01/1951m 2s

“Lady Rotten” - Mary Ann Cotton

She was determined to pull herself out of poverty, but the path towards financial freedom meant murdering her three husbands, 13 children, and family friends, who dared to stand in her way. This 19th century killer became known as Britain's Black Widow Killer, and the first female serial killer in England. Sponsors! Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit by going to Ring.com/SerialKillers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/01/1945m 1s

“Phoenix Serial Shooters” Pt. 2 - Dale Hausner and Samuel Dieteman

In the summer of 2005, innocent people were being gunned down in the streets of Phoenix, Arizona with no suspects, no witnesses, and no plausible motives. Dale Hausner and Sam Dieteman were ruthless murderers killing anyone they saw fit. The pair lived for the chaos, creating a game out of murdering innocent bystanders. Parcasters - Hear Hercules as you’ve never heard him before, tomorrow on Mythology!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/01/1955m 13s

“Phoenix Serial Shooters” - Dale Hausner and Samuel Dieteman

In an instant, Dale Hauser's family was gone. He was left broken, isolated, and enraged. In 2005, his anger would boil over. He would begin stalking the streets of Phoenix, looking to create random chaos, and steal the lives of others as quickly as his own children had been taken. Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye! Sponsors! Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use Promo Code “KILLERS” at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price. Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/01/1948m 34s

“The Double Initial Murders” Pt. 2 - Joseph Naso

Working as a photographer, he obsessively documented his crimes. Naso’s journals included more than 250 detailed descriptions of assaults, accompanied by thousands of photographs of his victim. He strangled at least six women to death between 1977 and 1994. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/12/1847m 23s

“The Double Initial Murders” - Joseph Naso

A routine home inspection in 2010 uncovers heinous crimes committed by Joseph Naso. Dating back to the late 1970s, Naso was responsible for deaths in California, Nevada and possibly one of the most famous unsolved murder sprees in New York State history. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use promo code KILLERS at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price. Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at SERIALKILLERS.RobinHood.com. Upstart -Head to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/12/1849m 55s

“The Craigslist Ripper” Pt. 2 - The Long Island Serial Killer

Many of the details surrounding the murder of 16 women in Long Island remain a mystery, the only connection is that the women all used Craigslist. Investigations have yielded no concrete suspects. Only 35 miles from Manhattan, a serial killer remains at large.  If you enjoyed this episode, give us a nice review, it really helps new listeners find the podcast! Sponsors! Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use promo code KILLERS at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price. Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to Ring.com/SERIALKILLERS. SimpliSafe - You can save hundreds of dollars if you go to SimpliSafe.com/KILLERS.. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/12/1843m 35s

“The Craigslist Ripper” - The Long Island Serial Killer

Ten bodies were found on Ocean Parkway near Gilgo Beach in Long Island in 2010 all linked to one person. The killer primarily targeted sex workers who charged about $200 an hour via Craigslist. The Long Island Serial Killer’s murders go as far back as 1982, yet he still hasn’t been caught.  Sponsors! Audible - Evil Has A Name: Only on Audible. Listen now at Audible dot com slash EvilKillers or text EvilKillers to 500 500.  Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Hunt A Killer - Visit HuntAKiller.com/KILLERS for 10% off your first box.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/12/1853m 27s

“The Co-Ed Killer” Pt. 2 - Edmund Kemper

Edmund Kemper despised his mother so much, he tried to destroy everything she had ever loved. As Edmund began to express his hatred, the trail of bodies he left in his wake between 1964 and 1973 would earn him the name of the Co-Ed Killer. ASSASSINATIONS - Check out Parcast's new show Assassinations. Search and subscribe to Assassinations now! Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is! Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry go to Zola.com/KILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/11/1854m 24s

“The Co-Ed Killer” - Edmund Kemper

Verbally abused and psychologically tortured by his mother, young Edmund Kemper's mind turned towards vicious daydreams and perverted nightmares. Before he even reached adulthood in California, Kemper showed the world how truly violent he could be. The Co-Ed Killer went on to murder ten people between 1964 and 1973.  Sponsors! Blue Apron - Get your first 3 meals free at BlueApron.com/KILLERS. Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel! Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at SerialKillers.Robinhood.com. SimpliSafe - Go to SimpliSafe.com/KILLERS and save 25% off your SimpliSafe system. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/11/1845m 53s

“Killer Caregiver” Pt. 2 - Beverley Allitt

Can detective Stuart Clifton find enough evidence to lock up the serial killer known as the, “Angel of Death” away for life? Or will Beverley Allitt’s mental illness affect the verdict in the UK?  Sponsors! Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use Promo Code “KILLERS” at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price. Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to Ring.com/SERIALKILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/11/1854m 16s

“Killer Caregiver” - Beverley Allitt

A sweet and loving pediatric nurse was secretly torturing and murdering children at a England hospital in in the early 1990s. We’ll explore Beverley Allitt’s turbulent childhood, mental illness and what caused her turn into such a violent monster.  Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/11/1846m 16s

“The Jacksonville Cannibal” Pt. 2 - Ottis Toole

A man hungry for murder, and other things… The Cannibal Kid invites you to his famous BBQ, but this isn’t your standard Fourth of July celebration. Scheduled around the satanic calendar, human flesh will be on the menu. Sponsors! Hunt A Killer - Go to HuntAKiller.com/KILLERS for 10% off your first box. Pretty Litter - Go to PrettyLitter.com and use promo code SERIALKILLERS for 20% off your first order.  Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/10/1856m 59s

“The Jacksonville Cannibal” - Ottis Toole

He was either one of the most prolific killers of all time, or a compliant interviewee taken advantage of by the police to clear their cold case files. Which story will you believe? Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riveting story of Patty Hearst's abduction by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Sponsors! Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free at BlueApron.com/KILLERS. Robinhood - ​Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Go to SerialKillers.Robinhood.com. SimpliSafe - Head to SimpliSafe.com/KILLERS to protect your home and family today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/10/1851m 31s

“The Beast of British Columbia” Pt. 2 - Clifford Robert Olson Jr.

A chance meeting with child killer Gary Marcoux inspired Olson Jr. to commit his own string of murders. What measures would law enforcement have to take to identify and locate the victims of his crimes? Subscribe to Parcast's new Podcasts HOSTAGE now! Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel. Pretty Litter - Head to PrettyLitter.com and use promo code SERIALKILLERS for 20% off your first order. Upstart - Go to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/10/1857m 47s

“The Beast of British Columbia” - Clifford Robert Olson Jr.

After his release from prison, Olson Jr. would go on a vicious killing spree and ultimately be convicted of eleven murders. Why would somebody who didn’t have a violent past suddenly turn into a monster? Sponsors! Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to Ring.com/SERIALKILLERS Shudder - To try Shudder free for 30 days, go to Shudder.com/podcast and use promo code  SERIALKILLERS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/10/1849m 26s

“BTK Killer” Pt. 2 - Dennis Rader

What if you picked out a book at the library and found a taunting note to police from a serial killer? As the BTK Killer, he loved when the media gave him attention. But his need for attention would also be his downfall and eventually lead to his capture.  Sponsors! Blue Apron - Get your first 3 meals free at BlueApron.com/KILLERS Caffé Monster - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel. Handy - Get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan at Handy.com/SERIAL and use promo code SERIAL during checkout! Pretty Litter - Go to PrettyLitter.com and use promo code SERIALKILLERS for 20% off your first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/10/1853m 40s

“BTK Killer” - Dennis Rader

By all accounts, he was a loving family man, Scoutmaster, and church leader. None of his family members or colleagues ever suspected that he was also a sadistic killer. His M.O. was simple. He would bind, torture, and kill his victims. And that’s how Dennis Rader got his nickname.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/09/1852m 7s

“House of Horrors” Pt. 2 - Fred and Rose West

Fred and Rose each came from abusive homes and each showed signs of being abusive as they became adults. But together, they would start a new life and collectively be responsible for nine murders over a span of decades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/09/1852m 47s

“House of Horrors” - Fred and Rose West

Fred and Rose each came from abusive homes and each showed signs of being abusive as they became adults. But together, they would start a new life and collectively be responsible for nine murders over a span of decades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/09/181h 2m

“The Yorkshire Ripper” Pt. 2 - Peter Sutcliffe

From the years 1969 to 1981, a serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper freely roamed the streets of Yorkshire, England. Police were so determined to find him, they interviewed over 250,000 people. Sutcliffe had been brought in for questioning on nine separate occasions and each time he walked out a free man. How would they eventually catch him? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/09/1853m 15s

“The Yorkshire Ripper” - Peter Sutcliffe

Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe claimed he was directed by voices of God to kill innocent women. Naturally, he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the charges that he slaughtered over a dozen women. Was his psychosis real or did he develop a deep hatred of women in childhood? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/08/1850m 15s

“The Death House Landlady” - Dorothea Puente

This is a crossover special with the hosts of Serial Killers and Female Criminals. Listen to part 2 after this episode on the Female Criminals feed right now! Dorothea Puente didn’t set out to become Sacramento, California’s most notorious female serial killer. But she did have a criminal streak that grew more sinister, culminating in the deaths of almost a dozen residents of the boarding house she ran. How was she able to evade detection from family members and social workers? And how did she get away with her first murder? Listen to part 2 now on the Female Criminals feed. Part 2 will not be on the Serial Killers feed. Thanks!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/08/1857m 20s

“Son of Sam” Pt. 2 - David Berkowitz

From summer of 1976 through summer of 1977, David Berkowitz went on a year long killing spree that terrorized the New York City boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Young women with dark hair were being targeted and anybody near them was in harms way. Find out how David Berkowitz got his nickname “Son of Sam” and how he was ultimately caught by police.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/08/1858m 42s

“Son of Sam” - David Berkowitz

Plagued by the voices of monsters and demons since adolescence, serial killer David Berkowitz set over a thousand small fires throughout his youth and early adulthood. But his later involvement in devil worship and the occult, paired with his deep hatred for women, ultimately led him down the gruesome path to murder.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/08/1847m 21s

“The Video Strangler” Pt. 2 - Maury Travis

Like many serial killers, Maury Travis became over-confident. In the summer of 2002, after reading a story in the newspaper about one of his victims, he mailed a letter to the local newspaper offering them information on the location of another. He was careful not to leave any fingerprints or DNA evidence before mailing it, so how did they track him down?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/07/1850m 48s

“The Video Strangler” - Maury Travis

There was no evidence in Maury Travis’ childhood of arson or animal abuse, often seen as early warning signs for serial killers. And he didn’t appear to have been a victim of abuse from either of his parents. So what made this seemingly normal kid turn into a man who would rape, torture and murder as many as twenty women?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/07/1854m 42s

“The Murder Factory” Pt. 2 - Amy Archer-Gilligan

Amy Archer-Gilligan owned and operated a home for elderly residents in Windsor, Connecticut, but fell deeply into debt. Over time, she developed a deadly business model - stealing money from residents, then poisoning them - ultimately killing more than two dozen victims over a two-year span.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/07/1846m 4s

“The Murder Factory” - Amy Archer-Gilligan

Amy Archer-Gilligan opened a nursing home in Connecticut in 1907. By portraying herself as a kind and religious woman, she was able to recruit new residents. She was beloved in her neighborhood which is exactly why nobody suspected that she was a cold, calculated killer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/07/1846m 15s

“The Sunset Strip Killer” Pt. 2 - Carol Bundy

In the summer of 1980, Carol Bundy helped Douglas Clark sexually assault a young girl and murder over a half-dozen women. Her extreme desire to please Clark evolved into a murderous partnership, and finally a killer in her own right.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/07/1853m 18s

“The Sunset Strip Killer” - Carol Bundy

After years of abuse as a child at the hands of her parents, Carol Bundy suffered through the same fate as an adult at the hands of various boyfriends. When she met Douglas Clark, she thought things would be different. But he had dark sexual fantasies and she would do anything to stay with him. Even kill.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/06/1855m 23s

“The Beast” Pt. 2 - Luis Garavito

Luis Alfredo Garavito raped, tortured, and killed well over 100 children. Find out how he lured away his victims and avoided detection from authorities before eventually being apprehended and tried.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/06/1846m 6s

“The Beast” - Luis Garavito

Luis Garavito was born in Colombia in 1957 to an abusive, alcoholic father and a time of civil unrest. At the age of sixteen, Garavito was kicked out of the house. This sparked a transient lifestyle and murder spree during which Garavito raped, tortured, and murdered over one hundred victims.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/06/1848m 33s

“The Smotherer” Pt. 2 - Kathleen Folbigg

The stress of losing four children mysteriously in their sleep ended the marriage between Kathleen Folbigg and her husband Craig. While cleaning out her belongings, Craig stumbled across something alarming. Was it enough to prove that his children were murdered?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/06/181h 3m

“The Smotherer ” - Kathleen Folbigg

Kathleen Folbigg was born in Australia on June 14, 1967. As a child, she grew up in a foster home and only discovered as a teenager that her birth mother was murdered by her father. We examine the relationship between Kathleen's difficult childhood, her early marriage to Craig Folbigg, and the mysterious deaths of her first three children.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/05/1856m 52s

“The Confession Killer” Pt. 2 - Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas served only 10 years for killing his abusive mother. After being released early due to overcrowding, he longed for a sense of family and befriended fellow murderer Ottis Toole. Lucas moved in with Toole and his family. Once together,they spent most of their time together, working as roofers, and killing innocent victims. Or did they?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/05/1846m 27s

“The Confession Killer” - Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas, is one of history’s greatest liars. After his arrest in the 1980s, Lucas claimed to have murdered over 3,000 people across the U.S. His numerous confessions lead to his moniker, the “Confession Killer.” So what led Lucas to confess to so many different murders? And how many of these supposed crimes did he actually commit?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/05/1838m 30s

Carl Panzram Pt. 2

Carl Panzram didn't start out a murderer. He started with smaller crimes like robbery and arson and quickly worked his way up to more violent crimes. But most kids with his background grow up to not be serial killers. What happened to Carl Panzram that pushed him from regular felon to violent serial killer?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/05/1859m 9s

Carl Panzram

Even as a child, Carl Panzram often found himself in trouble. He spent his teenage years either homeless, on the run, or imprisoned. From robbing former president Taft to setting churches and jails on fire, Panzram was always on the hunt for trouble. But what made the mischievous teenager turn into a serial killer?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/05/1844m 35s

“Killer Petey” - Pedro Rodrigues Filho

After his girlfriend Maria was murdered by gang members, Pedro Rodrigues Filho made it his mission to avenge her death, and kill as many criminals as possible. In popular culture, this kind of vigilantism is celebrated, in real life it leaves a brutal path of bodies in the wake of a man who appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner. In this episode, we explore the life of “Killer Petey” and his blood soaked search for justice.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/04/1841m 28s

“The Boston Strangler” Pt. 2 - Albert DeSalvo

After being admitted to Bridgewater State Hospital, Albert DeSalvo began confiding in other patients, bragging about his crimes and admitting he was the Boston Strangler. But was that a lie for attention? Or was DeSalvo truly the killer behind the crimes of the Boston Strangler?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/04/1857m 31s

“The Boston Strangler” - Albert DeSalvo

There’s a special sense of security within our own homes. But from 1962 to 1964, Albert DeSalvo took advantage of this trust. He swayed women into letting him through the front door, only to leave them as victims of “The Boston Strangler.”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/04/1848m 5s

“The Trash Bag Killer” Pt. 2 - Patrick Wayne Kearney

After luring in victims using a false sense of security, Patrick Wayne Kearney earned his title as “The Trash Bag Killer” by murdering a confirmed 21 young men and leaving their remains in trash bags along Southern California freeways during the 1970's. But when he targeted 19-year-old Tony Stewart, everything changed.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/03/1850m 39s

“The Trash Bag Killer” - Patrick Wayne Kearney

Patrick Wayne Kearney was born in Los Angeles, California in 1939. As a child, he was tormented relentlessly by schoolmates, and found happiness in slaughtering animals. We examine how he transitioned from a bullied child to a violent killer who left dozens of men in garbage bags alongside California freeways.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/03/1846m 14s

“The Sorcerer” Pt. 2 - Ahmad Suradji

Many people innocently dream of having super powers. But Ahmad Suradji’s dreams led him to become a murderous “Sorcerer from Hell” who killed 42 women in his quest to become invincible. We explore Suradji’s path to killing, including a disturbing dream that inspired him to kill women and drink their saliva.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/03/1839m 12s

“The Sorcerer” - Ahmad Suradji

In 1986, Ahmad Suradji had dreamed of becoming a mystic healer in his community. But this dream also led him to believe he could become invincible… by murdering young women and slurping their saliva. We dive deep into the life of Ahmad Suradji, and examine how he pursued his gruesome dreams to become the Sorcerer from Hell.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/03/1838m 15s

“Dr. Death” Pt. 2 - Harold Shipman

During his 25-year medical career, Harold Shipman rose to be a respectable family doctor who treated his patients with outstanding care. But behind closed doors, he operated as Dr. Death, and injected his victims with deadly doses of diamorphine. We look into how this man, who may have killed more than 200 people, managed to get away with it for so long.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/02/1837m 19s

“Dr. Death” - Harold Shipman

What happens when a doctor, someone we should trust, becomes a killer? Harold Shipman, later known as Dr. Death, terrorized Britain for 25 years, killing over 200 of his patients. We look into Shipman’s life to learn how someone who went through years of medical training could become a killer hidden in plain sight.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/02/1839m 5s

“The Blood Countess” Pt. 2 - Elizabeth Bathory

Elizabeth Bathory was a cruel, widowed noblewoman who earned the title “The Blood Countess” from the rumors she bathed in the blood of her victims. We continue to dive deep into her torture and murder of young servants, as well as investigate the many accomplices who only helped her fulfill her lust for blood.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/02/1841m 37s

“The Blood Countess” - Elizabeth Bathory

In the late 16th and early 17th centuries, young peasant girls who went to the Castle Cachtice were being led to death at the hands of the Blood Countess. Although much of her life is shrouded in mystery, it’s no secret that Elizabeth Bathory was a sadist responsible for dozens, perhaps hundreds of murders. Her position as one of the most blood-thirsty, notorious killers of all time has influenced stories for centuries, including the classic Dracula. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/02/1838m 33s

“The Butcher of Plainfield” Pt. 2 - Ed Gein

After murdering two women, robbing graves, and decorating his home with human body parts, Ed Gein found himself arrested and in the media’s spotlight. We look into his trial, institutionalization, and the public’s fascination with him… a fascination that still lives on today.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/01/1847m 42s

“The Butcher of Plainfield” - Ed Gein

We explore the twisted mind of Ed Gein, whose gruesome killings inspired horror movies Pyscho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs. Gein was known for years as the local handyman in Plainfield, until it was uncovered in 1957 that he killed two women and robbed the graves of multiple other women.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/01/1840m 52s

“Jolly Jane” - Jane Toppan

After a childhood filled with abuse, poverty, and shame, Jane Toppan (born Honora Kelley), left her foster home and pursued nursing. To many, she seemed like a loving nurse who cared deeply for her patients. But for years, she used her nursing skills to experiment with medicines...and kill the people who trusted her the most.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/01/1850m 31s

“The Killer Clown” Pt. 2 - John Wayne Gacy

We continue to look into the conflicted identity of John Wayne Gacy, who terrorized Chicago in the 1970s. Known as the “Killer Clown,” Gacy tortured and then murdered at least 33 teenage boys. But for many years, he appeared to be an outstanding member of his community...all while hiding his victims’ bodies underneath his house.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/01/1842m 57s

“The Killer Clown” - John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy, or the “Killer Clown,” was named the worst serial killer in the United States after he murdered 33 teenage boys in the 1970s. Gacy lived a contradicting life as a celebrated community member, who then used his reputation to pursue secret, violent interests. We look into Gacy’s crimes and how the abuse from his father and his own feelings of alienation created a killer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/12/1738m 33s

“The Moors Murderers” Pt. 2 - Ian Brady & Myra Hindley

Ian Brady & Myra Hindley shared a deep, dark passion for murder that led to the death of multiple children in England from 1963 to 1965. Their horrific actions made them two of the most infamous serial killers in modern history. In part two of the Moors Murders, Greg and Vanessa explore the couple’s crimes and their ultimate demise.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/12/1737m 53s

“The Moors Murderers” - Ian Brady & Myra Hindley

When Myra Hindley, an ambitious, yet violent, young woman met Ian Brady, an unemotional man with a twisted mind, their deepening love became a source of tragedy. From 1963 to 1965, the duo acted on their dark desires by murdering children in England. Greg and Vanessa explore the bone-chilling dynamics of serial killer couples like Ian and Myra.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/12/1737m 11s

“The Freeway Killer” Pt. 2 - William Bonin

After William Bonin took the life of his first victim, his killings only escalated in frequency and violence. In part 2, Greg and Vanessa dive into Bonin’s need for validation, and how the loneliness resulting from his traumatic childhood likely led him to invite multiple accomplices along on his killing spree. After the rape, torture, and murder of at least 21 men and boys, William Bonin’s accomplices became the key to his capture and conviction.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/12/1750m 4s

“The Freeway Killer” - William Bonin

William Bonin drove California’s freeways, picking up hitchhiking men and boys and driving them to their deaths. As a child, he was abused by almost everyone he met--family, classmates and authority figures - leading to complete desensitization. Greg and Vanessa discuss Bonin’s hunger for power and addiction to torture, rape, and murder.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/11/1743m 53s

“The Butcher of Rostov” Pt. 2 - Andrei Chikatilo

Andrei Chikatilo killed with increasing frequency over twelve years. Greg and Vanessa explain how the Soviet system of criminal profiling allowed a monster like Chikatilo to evade the police, even as his killing became more frequent, and more gruesome. They examine how a psychiatrist helped crack the case, Chikatilo’s attempt to plea insanity, and the horror of tracking down a killer who’s victim profile is “anyone they can get their hands on”.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/11/1750m 27s

“The Butcher of Rostov” - Andrei Chikatilo

One of the most prolific serial killers ever to live, Andrei Chikatilo murdered 53 people between 1978 and 1990. Greg and Vanessa examine how Chikatilo was molded by the horrors of World War II in Ukraine and then the Soviet Union. Driven by his impotence, he could only be satisfied by killing women and children.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/11/1742m 23s

Jack the Ripper Special - Pt. 3

He was never caught. So why did Jack the Ripper stop killing? In the finale, Greg, Vanessa, Carter, and Wenndy follow the years-long search for Jack the Ripper, ranging from bloodhound trials to DNA testing. Then our hosts discuss Jack’s last victims, his pop culture influence, and a few major suspects; finally pinpointing the person they believe was Jack the Ripper.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/11/1756m 59s

Jack the Ripper Special - Pt. 2

One of the first serial killers to write letters to the authorities, Jack the Ripper’s mail was memorable, to say the least. Our resident Ripperologists examine Jack’s odd correspondence and determine which letters were fakes and which were truly penned by the Ripper. They also examine the “Double Event” murders and how sensational journalism and media coverage influences active killers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/11/1750m 47s

Jack the Ripper Special - Pt. 1

He's the world's most famous killer. But how could a series of crimes committed in a few weeks in 1888 still be so famous nearly 130 years after the fact? In the first episode of this special series, Unsolved Murders Hosts Carter and Wenndy join Serial Killers hosts Greg and Vanessa to explore the most infamous anonymous killer the world has ever known: Jack the Ripper.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/11/1753m 28s

“The Lethal Lovers” Pt. 2 - Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood

In the case of the Lethal Lovers, Gwen Graham was charged with five murders, and Cathy Wood charged as her accomplice. But was that truly their relationship, or was Cathy blackmailing Gwen to use her as a scapegoat? Greg and Vanessa piece through the lies to discover who was really culpable in the Alpine Manor killings- Gwen Graham, Cathy Wood, or both women?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/11/1747m 11s

“The Lethal Lovers” - Gwen Graham & Cathy Wood

After meeting at Alpine Manor in Michigan, nurses’ aides Gwen Graham and Cathy Wood began a romantic relationship that eventually earned them the nickname “The Lethal Lovers.” Motivated by dark erotophonophilia, Graham and Wood’s dangerous “pranks” soon escalated to what they dubbed “The Murder Game”.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/10/1742m 29s

"Bible John" Pt. 2

Bible John left gruesomely specific crime scenes. This week, Greg and Vanessa scrutinize this killer’s disturbing methods for any semblance of meaning. Were the kills sadistic, predatory, or spurred by rage at encountering an “unclean” menstruating woman? And how, despite the fact that the Glasgow police interviewed over 20,000 people, did Bible John evade capture?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/10/1740m 45s

"Bible John"

Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom was meant to be a place for people to dance and enjoy themselves. Instead, Bible John, one of Scotland’s most infamous serial killers, used the dance hall as a hunting ground. Vanessa and Greg investigate the motives of this mysterious murderer who may have used the Bible as justification to target menstruating woman.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/10/1738m 7s

“The Angel of Death” Pt. 2 - Charles Cullen

Charles Cullen was one of the deadliest serial killers in American history. As a nurse, he went from hospital to hospital, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Greg and Vanessa investigate how the New Jersey hospitals that employed the killer nurse ignored evidence of his murders. Yet despite the mounting deaths, the one person capable of bringing Cullen to justice was his only friend.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/10/1747m 27s

“The Angel of Death” - Charles Cullen

Nurses are trained to save lives. But this nurse killed. Charles Cullen overdosed his elderly patients on digoxin and insulin, passing off over 40 deaths as natural before authorities finally got involved. Greg and Vanessa examine how Cullen’s depression, feelings of victimhood and drug abuse led him to abuse drugs on others.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/10/1748m 35s

“The Midwest Black Widow” Pt. 2 - Belle Gunness

A fire rages at black widow Belle Gunness's murder farm, where her many victims lie buried below her hog pen. After deputies find a headless woman's body in the ashes, authorities believe that Belle was murdered by her jealous farmhand. But Greg and Vanessa think that’s exactly what Belle wanted them to believe. Why would a serial killer fake her own death? And what would drive her to do so? Greg and Vanessa investigate.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/09/1738m 58s

“The Midwest Black Widow” - Belle Gunness

Norwegian immigrant Belle Gunness was one of America's deadliest black widows. Suitors answering her personal ads seeking romance found themselves at the wrong end of Belle's meat cleaver. Join Greg and Vanessa as they investigate the motives behind Belle's prolific murders. Was early-life trauma to blame? Or did simple greed drive Belle to kill? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/09/1740m 39s

"The Green River Killer" Pt. 2 - Gary Ridgway

What makes someone evil? And how evil is Gary Ridgway, serial killer and necrophiliac? Greg and Vanessa discuss Ridgway’s sex addiction, how he lured his victims, and the great lengths he went to in order to evade the police for nearly twenty years.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/09/1754m 31s

"The Green River Killer" - Gary Ridgway

Struggling with a low IQ, Gary Ridgway always wanted to be the best at just one thing. That one thing turned out to be serial murder. The most prolific American serial killer, Ridgway claims to have killed almost eighty women. Greg and Vanessa discuss the formative events and possible Oedipal complex behind the Green River Killer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/09/1745m 34s

“The Giggling Granny” Pt. 2 - Nannie Doss

Behind the cheerful demeanor of a sweet southern grandma, lurked a vicious killer. Nannie Doss poisoned her husbands, killed her children, and even went after her own mother. This week, Greg explores Nannie’s use of the lonely hearts columns to find victims, and Vanessa examines how social conformity and societal norms helped this killer fly under the radar for so long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/08/1744m 31s

“The Giggling Granny” – Nannie Doss

“The Giggling Granny”, Nannie Doss’ home cooked meals were served with a side of poison. Was she suffering from Munchausen-by-Proxy, or did she just feel trapped by mid-20th century society? Greg and Vanessa examine how a troubled childhood, brain damage, and an abusive husband led this killer to snap and go after everyone who was closest to her.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/08/1743m 8s

"The Grim Sleeper" Pt 2. - Lonnie Franklin Jr.

Lonnie Franklin Jr. offered rides to Los Angeles women, only to kill them, photograph them, and leave their bodies to be found like trash on the street. “The Grim Sleeper” had a deep-seated need to degrade women, ending at least ten lives before new breaks in forensic technology helped the police to catch him. Greg and Vanessa discuss Franklin’s change in MO, his police interrogation, and the remaining task of identifying the unknown women in his Polaroids. Join us after the episode for an exclusive interview with Hart Hanson, creator of the TV series BONES. We’ll talk about his new crime novel, The Driver.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/08/1737m 24s

"The Grim Sleeper" - Lonnie Franklin Jr.

He targeted and killed multiple women in the 1980’s; then mysteriously disappeared. Fourteen years later, he started killing again. Why would he stop? And why, after so long, would he come back? Greg and Vanessa examine what made “The Grim Sleeper” different from other serial killers operating in the area at the same time, as well as the psychology behind his “trophies.”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/08/1738m 56s

“The Casanova Killer” Pt. 2 – Paul John Knowles

A lust killer who dreamed to be known as an outlaw, Paul John Knowles sought infamy. He was so desperate to be remembered; he recorded his own confession to multiple murders while still a free man, and shared the tapes with his lawyer. Knowles killed indiscriminately, occasionally allowing writers to live—so they could chronicle his story. This week, Greg and Vanessa follow Knowles’ cross-country murder spree to its shoot-out conclusion.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/07/1751m 52s

“The Casanova Killer” - Paul John Knowles

He had no pattern. No victim type. No consistent MO. And he killed across the country. Nicknamed the “Casanova Killer” for his good looks, Paul John Knowles confounded the police. Greg and Vanessa dig into Knowles troubled childhood and disrespect for authority, then try to unpack a confusing man who described himself as both Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Bonnie and Clyde.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/07/1738m 15s

“The Werewolf of Wysteria” Pt. 2 - Albert Fish

“The Boogey Man”, AKA Albert Fish, attacked over 100 children, many of them unidentified. A traumatic childhood created a twisted old man, tormented by religious delusions and sick sexual fantasies. Greg and Vanessa explore the kidnapping and murder of Grace Budd, which led to Fish’s downfall, his shocking confessions, and his eventual execution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/07/1749m 39s

“The Werewolf of Wysteria” - Albert Fish

Albert Fish preyed on young children in the early 1900s, molesting, murdering, and even cannibalizing them. He wasn’t caught until the 1930s, when three of his most horrifying crimes came to light. This week, Greg and Vanessa discuss Fish’s tumultuous childhood, his paraphilic disorders, and two of his most infamous victims.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/07/1741m 30s

Welcome Trailer!

Every Monday we take a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers. Serial Killers officially debuts Monday February 27th. Here is a sneak peek. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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