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It's the podcast dividing listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side -- the human side. Amanda Howard is a best selling true crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers, she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases. Our weekly news section brings you the latest developments from the world of true crime with insight on each story. *Our back catalogue can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.

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It's the podcast dividing listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side -- the human side. Amanda Howard is a best selling true crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers, she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases. Our weekly news section brings you the latest developments from the world of true crime with insight on each story. *Our back catalogue can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.

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By ZenHenMama - Feb 12 2020
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What a great team! Listening to your podcast is something I really look forward to. Thank you!

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By need to be better prayer warrior - Jan 30 2020
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Good info, would give 5 stars if didn’t use foul language more than once in a while.

iTunes Ratings

273 Ratings
Average Ratings
204
26
18
9
16

Love it!

By ZenHenMama - Feb 12 2020
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What a great team! Listening to your podcast is something I really look forward to. Thank you!

Monsters who murder

By need to be better prayer warrior - Jan 30 2020
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Good info, would give 5 stars if didn’t use foul language more than once in a while.
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Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions

Latest release on Jul 11, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: COLD CASE COLLECTION Episode 1: Gilbert Bogle & Margaret Chandler

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To celebrate 1 million downloads Amanda & Robert are sharing episode 1 of the subscription-only series "Monsters: Cold Case Collection". This episode focuses on the mysterious deaths of Gilbert Bogle & Margaret Chandler.


If you would like to continue hearing this series please go to https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions and subscribe to the $10 tier (or higher).


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May 22 2019

54mins

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Rank #2: S06E01 The Green River Killer - Gary Ridgway PLUS Todd Kohlhepp, Billy Chemirmir, Roberta Williams

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This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer confessions we examine one of America’s worst known serial killers. The case, known as the Green River Killer remained unsolved for more than two decades until DNA advancements enabled suspect, Gary Ridgway, to be finally identified.


In the news section:

  • Police investigate possible serial killer after three women are found shot dead near St Louis within a month
  • A TV producer working on a reality show with gangland widow Roberta Williams and her associates claims he was kidnapped in a bizarre bid for money.
  • Dallas County prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Billy Chemirmir Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp says public knows only 10% of his crimes


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Aug 04 2019

47mins

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Rank #3: S05E01 Charles Manson PLUS Snowtown Killer, Nicholas Gibson & alleged Dutch serial killer arrested

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Charles Manson is one of the most infamous names in American history.


1967 had seen hippie culture take over in a revolutionary movement of peace and love in what became known as the Summer of Love. But just 2 years later in the underbelly of the sub-culture, another revolutionary movement was brewing and by August 1969 it exploded across the world. 


It was to be called Helter Skelter - a race war started by a tiny yet charismatic leader of a group, known as "the family"


Before his death in 2017 Charles Manson gave many interviews to the media but didn’t always tell the truth. We will take you through his claims and the evidence… piece by piece.


IN OUR NEWS SECTION:

 - Snowtown killer Robert Wagner denied parole

 - A man caught on suspicion of murder confesses to 6 other killings

 - Dutch police arrest a man over the deaths of 3 elderly people who were killed while walking their dogs


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May 17 2019

55mins

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Rank #4: ARCHIVE BONUS - S01E02 - Ivan Milat, Santa Fe School Shooting, Golden State Killer, Arthur Ream, Krugersdorp Murders, Bruce McArthur & Dennis Nilsen

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**This is a bonus episode from our archives covering Ivan Milat, 'The Bapacker Murderer'. Milat is being treated for terminal cancer and does not have long to live.


This episode was originally published on 19 May 2018.


The Backpacker Murders gripped Australia like no other. Ivan Milat, the man convicted for killing seven people in the Belanglo State Forrest, is known as Australia's worst serial killer.


But what if he didn't act alone?


You will hear Milat's version of events... in his own words, as he takes us through the flawed evidence that doesn't seem to add up.

What if there's another killer out there?


Our news section covers the Santa Fe School Shooting, Golden State Killer, Arthur Ream, Krugersdorp Murders, Bruce McArthur, Dennis Nilsen and Meghan Markle's possible link to Jack The Ripper.


*Ivan Milat feature starts at 29:50

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Jun 04 2019

58mins

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Rank #5: S06E10 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS Ivan Milat Dead, Pedro Alonzo Lopez, Calremont Serial Killer & Accused Black Widow Jolly Joseph

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This week, we conclude our profile of Canadian serial killing nurse Elizabeth Wettlauffer. 


Wettlaufer, a former registered nurse, confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016


In our news section;

 - The death of Australia's worst serial killer, Ivan Milat

 - Pedro Alonzo Lopez, who raped and killed more than 300 little girls in a murderous spree, is making headlines again.

 - A "black widow" is accused of murdering her husband and five in-laws with cyanide.

 - A dramatic twist in the trial of the alleged Clarmont serial killer, Bradley Edwards.

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Nov 12 2019

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Rank #6: S06E06 The Sunset Strip Killers (Douglas Clark and Carol Bundy)

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Douglas Clark and Carol Bundy were lovers who were accused, and subsequently, convicted of a series of murders in Los Angeles. 


This case is not as straight forward as many others have been. The pair came to police attention when Bundy called to confess to the decapitation murder of her lover John Murray. She had killed him after he had confronted her about what she had been doing with Clark. 


Murray had found out that Bundy and Clark were the killers known as the Sunset Strip Killers who had brutally raped and murdered at least six women in Los Angeles between June and August 1980


In our news section;

 - A serial killer is on the loose in Port Harcourt and the police blames it all on prostitution

 - A British woman says she is willing to risk her life and wants to marry a convicted serial killer.

 - Official FBI statistics claims serial killers now account for fewer than 1 percent of killings... but there's a twist!

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Sep 28 2019

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Rank #7: Arnold Sodeman - The School-Girl Strangler

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*Thank you for helping us reach 2 million downloads!


Arnold Sodeman was executed in Victoria’s Pentridge Prison in 1936 for the murders of at least four school girls between 1930 and 1935. He confessed to the four murders to police after 12 hours of interrogation. 


At the time, police had arrested him for one murder, that of June Rushman, but when he was asked to write down what he had done to that victim, he replied with, “There is not only this one.”


Over the holiday period we will be uploading new episodes every fortnight, but all episodes will be posted to Patreon as soon as they are mixed.


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Dec 18 2019

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Rank #8: S07E01 The Toy Box Killer (David Parker Ray) + Long Island serial killer, Zodiac Killer, Claremont serial killer & The Bloody Bender's

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Our first psychological profile this season is on David Parker Ray, also known as the Toy Box Killer. 

Although no bodies were ever found Ray was accused by his accomplices of killing several people but police believe the number could have been as high as 60.


Ultimately Ray was convicted of kidnapping and torture in 2001 and died shortly after of a heart attack.


In our news section;

  • A break in the Long Island serial killer case?
  • Police are examining a cold case that may be linked to the Infamous Zodiac Killer
  • The trial of the alleged ‘Claremont serial killer’ continues in Western Australia
  • The home of the ‘bloody Benders’, America’s first serial killer family, is up for sale.


An additional audio file of Parker Ray's recording will be made available to Patreon subscribers on the $10+ tier

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Feb 11 2020

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Rank #9: S06E08 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS The Monsters of Ecatepec & Daniel King

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This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions we are examining the Canadian serial killing nurse, Elizabeth Wettlaufer. 

Wettlaufer confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016. She is one of the worst serial killers in Canadian history.


In our news section;


 - A serial killer couple who killed 20 victims and reportedly fed their hearts to their pet dogs have been jailed for 654 years.

 - Questions are being asked why Sydney Police fired 20 shots during an attack by an armed gunman.

 - There are growing concerns in Australia domestic violence will surge during grand final season in the lead up to Christmas.


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Oct 19 2019

55mins

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Rank #10: S07E09 John Norman Collins (Michigan Murders) PLUS Lonnie D Franklin (Grim Sleeper) AND Jon Venables

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This week, our psychological profile is on the confessions of John Norman Collins, the killer responsible for the “Michigan Murders”. 

Collins had murdered several young women and girls between 1967 and 1969. The victims were all kidnapped, beaten, raped and assaulted before being murdered and mutilated. He was sent to prison for one murder, but is believed to be responsible for a further six murders.

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Apr 08 2020

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Rank #11: S07E05 The Grindr Killer (Stephen Port) PLUS The Toolbox Killer (Roy Norris), Lucky Ward, Valley Freeway Shootings & Ivan Millat

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This week, we head to the UK for the case known as the Grindr killer.

Stephen Port was given a whole life order sentence, what some countries call “never to be released” for the murders of at least four men across 2014-2015. 

In our news section;

 - Rapist-Murderer Roy Norris, One Of Notorious ‘Tool Box Killers’ Duo, Dies In Prison

 - A homeless man has been convicted of two strangling deaths after waiting 10 years for his trial to commence.

 - An innocent man has been released from jail after the prosecutions case fell apart.

 - Ivan Milat’s brother, Bill, says we’ve been pronouncing the name wrong all this time.

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Mar 11 2020

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Rank #12: S06E07 Terry Rasmussen (The Chameleon Killer) PLUS Making a Murderer, Robert Hayes & Samuel Little

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Terrence Rasmussen was an American serial killer who used many aliases in a crime spree that spanned decades. 


He died in prison in 2010 after being convicted in the 2002 murder of his common-law wife but has since become the prime suspect in the Bear Brook Murders.


In our news section;

 - South Korean police believe that they have identified the man responsible for the Hwaseong serial murders

 - Police in Florida have arrested Robert Hayes as a possible suspect in the murder of four women between 2005 and 2016

 - An elderly prison inmate in a Californian prison has confessed to committing 93 stranglings.

 - A Wisconsin inmate has reportedly confessed to the murder of Teresa Halbach, the subject of the Netflix series Making A Murderer

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Oct 06 2019

46mins

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Rank #13: BONUS - COLD CASE COLLECTION EPISODE 2

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For those needing a break from our in-depth look at Charles Manson we present a bonus episode usually reserved for our Patreon subscribers.


In episode 2 of Monsters Who Murder: Cold Case Collection we investigate a strange case, that has been referred to as the Yogtze case, and has gone down in infamy in Germany as one of their strangest cases to date.


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Jul 19 2019

27mins

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Rank #14: S06E03 Col. David Russell Williams PLUS Sydney Stabbing, Jeffrey Epstein, John Russell Whitt AND 'The Toy Man'

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This week we examine the twisted and sordid life and murders committed by former Canadian Forces Colonel David Russell Williams. 

Williams was arrested in 2010 following a nationwide manhunt after 27 year old Jessica Lloyd went missing. Tyre and shoe prints found at Lloyd’s home led police to Williams. 

During a marathon 10 hour interview with police, the highly decorated serviceman confessed to a range of crimes including another murder. 

You will hear the extraordinary police interview that brought Williams undone.


In our news section;

  • A man allegedly kills a woman before attacking others on a busy Sydney street
  • Inside the jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself
  • A man who has already been charged with his son’s murder is also suspected of killing his wife.
  • A vigilante serial killer hailed a hero for targeting car thieves


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Aug 19 2019

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Rank #15: S07E07 The Unabomber - Ted Kaczynski

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This week we profile a serial killer with one of the highest IQs. 

Ted Kaczynski is the killer known more commonly as the Unabomber. He murdered three people and injured another 23 by conducting a nationwide bombing campaign, sent via packages which were sometimes hand delivered by Kaczynski himself. 

In our news section we do something a bit different this week by examining the misconceptions on what criminals look like and we answer a very detailed question from a listener

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Mar 25 2020

56mins

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Rank #16: S06E05 Executions & Last meals PLUS Gary Tipping, Deangelo Martin, Todd Kohlhepp & Eurydice Dixon's Killer

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This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions we’re going to do something a little different and examine the death penalty, executions, last meals and those last minute confessions that sometimes occur. 


In our news section;

  • Serious concerns have been raised in Australia with news a convicted child sexual predator is to be released form jail
  • Prosecutors considering murder charges for suspected serial killer Deangelo Martin in four cases
  • Families Of Serial Killer's Victims File Lawsuit Against Sports Store That Sold The Weapons He Used
  • Eurydice Dixon's father says he hopes killer 'gets better' after receiving life sentence

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Sep 19 2019

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Rank #17: S07E08 Beverley Allitt PLUS Christchurch shooter & Rose West

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All of the victims of Beverley Allitt had been in her care in the pediatric ward of the Grantham and Kesteven General Hospital. She was acquitted of charges relating to a further 2 children but was sentenced to 13 concurrent terms of life imprisonment on the charges of which she had been found guilty.


In our news section;

  • Suspect in New Zealand mosque shootings unexpectedly pleads guilty to 51 murder charges
  • Serial killer Rose West has been inundated with Mother’s Day cards sent to her by fans.
  • Debunked: A new book released in Australia last week claims that Australia’s first serial killer was Eric Craig in 1930
  • Another “expert” has come forward giving us their take on the most popular star sign for serial killers.

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Apr 01 2020

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Rank #18: S07E03 Todd Kohlhepp PLUS Twelve Tribes Cult, Serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan & real-life Hannibal Lecter' cage

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Todd Kohlhepp was convicted of murdering seven people in South Carolina between 2003 and 2016.


This is a case which broke after the MWM podcast started and one we've followed very closely when it was a missing persons case. 


Kala Brown and Charlie “David” Carver had gone missing on August 31, 2016. As the family searched for them, Charlie’s Facebook page became active. Posing as David, Kohlhepp posted messages in response to questions by both families. 


Police were able to trace the phone being used to post the messages but they were unprepared for what they found.


In our news section:

 - Twelve Tribes Sydney headquarters raided by police

 - Serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan gets life in 19th murder case

 - Britain's most dangerous man 'kept in same glass box as Hannibal Lecter'

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Feb 26 2020

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Rank #19: S06E09 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS Samuel Little, Edwin Hiatt (the man accued of murdering Barry Crane) & Ivan Milat

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This week we continue our psychological profile of the Canadian serial killing nurse, Elizabeth Wettlaufer. 


Wettlaufer confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016. She is one of the worst serial killers in Canadian history.


Last week we started taking you through the police interview and focused on Wettlaufer’s background and now we move on to her actual confession.


In our news section:

 - The FBI releases a video interview with Samuel Little, the man now considered to be the deadliest serial killer in US history

 - The man charged with the 1985 killing of prolific TV director Barry Crane has plead not guilty to one count of murder

 - Australia's worst serial killer, Ivan Milat, is reportedly on the brink of death.

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Nov 06 2019

58mins

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Rank #20: S05E02 Charles Manson Pt 2 PLUS Ivan Milat, Bradley Edwards & Bobby Joe Long

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Charles Manson was an American cult leader who formed what would become known as the Manson Family — a commune based in California.


Manson had such influence over his followers they committed murder for him. In 1971 he was convicted of first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the deaths of seven people.


In this episode we continue our look at Manson’s personality, before we move onto the people he influenced and the crimes committed.


IN OUR NEWS SECTION:


 - 'Backpacker killer' Ivan Milat sent to hospital

 - A twist in the trial of Bradley Edwards, the man accused of being the Claremont Serial Killer

 - A date set for the execution of Bobby Joe Long

 - And a self-confessed serial killer claims his murders were an accident

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May 25 2019

55mins

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