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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

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Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd "Smitty" Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill Little), and Season 5 (The Forgotten West Memphis Three). The podcast investigates a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. Bob asks listeners to help with the investigation, in an attempt to prove who actually committed the crimes and free the wrongfully convicted. Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time.

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Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd "Smitty" Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill Little), and Season 5 (The Forgotten West Memphis Three). The podcast investigates a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. Bob asks listeners to help with the investigation, in an attempt to prove who actually committed the crimes and free the wrongfully convicted. Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time.

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Excellent!

By RE:purposebyJill - May 24 2020
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Love the music for the new season!

Season 8

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Season 8 music is spot on.

iTunes Ratings

5481 Ratings
Average Ratings
4482
434
189
149
227

Excellent!

By RE:purposebyJill - May 24 2020
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Love the music for the new season!

Season 8

By Woopigsooooie - May 23 2020
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Season 8 music is spot on.
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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

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Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd "Smitty" Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill Little), and Season 5 (The Forgotten West Memphis Three). The podcast investigates a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. Bob asks listeners to help with the investigation, in an attempt to prove who actually committed the crimes and free the wrongfully convicted. Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time.

Rank #1: S7E1: Resurrection

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Bob begins Season 7 by telling the story of the tragic and senseless murder of 18 year old Bill Little. Bill was working his shift at the Clark gas station in Bloomington, Illinois, on Easter Sunday 1991 when he was shot to death by who appears to be a petty thief.

Special guests: Bill's childhood friend, Jacob Mason, and former news room director and author, Steve Vogel.

You can find Steve's work here: http://www.stevevogelauthor.com

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Jul 14 2019

49mins

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Rank #2: S5E1: The Forgotten West Memphis 3

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Most people interested in true crime and wrongful convictions are familiar with the notorious case of the #westmemphis3. In this season premiere episode, we learn all about the movements of the three 8 year old victims. The common perception of the boys' activities that fateful Wednesday afternoon was that they were simply playing together in the woods, when they were viciously attacked. This week's episode paints a very different picture.
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Nov 05 2017

27mins

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Rank #3: S5E43: Follow-Up S5: E43

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The guys record a remote episode where they discuss listener questions on the Forgotten West Memphis Three case, as exclusive coverage of Season 5 draws to a close.

May 15 2020

34mins

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Rank #4: S2E1: The Blizzard

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In this episode, Bob introduces our next case. Listen in to this heart wrenching story. A young man, with a promising career has been railroaded in a town that is well known for this type of corruption. Bob responds to his family's heart felt request for help.

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Dec 20 2015

35mins

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Rank #5: S1E33: Jim Clemente & Laura Richards

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In this episode, Bob sits down with FBI profiler Jim Clemente, and Scotland Yard behavior analyst Laura Richards to analyze the recorded interview of Jay Wilds.

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Feb 07 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #6: S3E1: Murder On September

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In the Season 3 Premiere of Truth & Justice, Bob walks us through the story of Mrs. Keow Gove. Keow was brutally murdered in a south Dallas neighborhood in 1991.

Feb 26 2017

27mins

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Rank #7: S2E48: Truth Revealed

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In this episode, Bob reports on the latest news from the Adnan Syed case. He briefly discusses Judge Welch's ruling denying Adnan bail. In segment 2, Bob breaks down what was contained in the Smith County open records request, and what was missing. We discover the answers to many questions that we've had in the Elnora Griffin case. In segment 3, we break down Leonard Mosley's first recorded interview with Detective Dale Hukill.
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Jan 01 2017

47mins

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Rank #8: S6E1: Inconsolable

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Jaime Estuardo Melgar was born in Guatemala.  He and his family emigrated to the US in 1963\.  In 1980, he married his high school sweetheart, Sandy McCullouch.  Jim and Sandy lived a happy married life for 32 years.
This is the story about Jim and Sandy's Anniversary celebration on 12/22/12 . . . that ended in tragedy.
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Jul 29 2018

25mins

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Rank #9: S4E1: David or Goliath

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Season 4 Premier episode. Bob tells the story of 5 armed robberies that occurred over a two week period in Killeen and Copperas Cove Texas in 2008. All 5 robberies seem to have been committed by the same person. Police had detailed descriptions of the suspect from the victims as well as surveillance footage. The fact that George Powell III was arrested for these robberies will blow your mind, after listening to this episode.

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Sep 17 2017

25mins

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Rank #10: S2E47: Light at the End of the Tunnel

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In this episode, Bob walks us through the year in review of 2016. You'll hear highlights from past episodes, and even a year end message from Ed.

Dec 18 2016

34mins

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Rank #11: S5E43: The Timeline w/ Wendell Maas

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Bob invites listener Wendell Maas onto the show to help break down and explain the timeline of David Jacoby and Terry Hobbs movements on the night Stevie, Michael and Christopher went missing.


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May 10 2020

1hr 20mins

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Rank #12: S1E2: Thoughts & Theories After Undisclosed Ep. 2

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Following the release of Undisclosed Episode & Addendum 2. Bob reveals the theory that he sent into Rabia, breaks down what he considers to be facts about the case, reads listener emails and theories, then finally lays out his theory.

May 10 2015

1hr 22mins

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Rank #13: S1E1: Send Your Serial Thoughts & Theories

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In Episode 1, Bob explains what the Serial Dynasty Podcast is all about, and calls Serial / UNDISCLOSED fans to action. Bob is asking fans to email their thoughts and theories to him to be discussed on Episode 2.

Apr 29 2015

20mins

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Rank #14: S6E2: Unbelievable

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This week, Bob picks up the story with the discovery of Jaime's body in the closet.  Sandy is in shock, and her memory is foggy.  We hear the first hour of Sandy's police interrogation . . . just hours after finding her husband murdered.
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#truecrimepodcast #truecrime #JusticeforJaime #FreeSandy #Truthandjusticearmy

Aug 05 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #15: S5E2: The Search

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This week Bob walks us through the search efforts that began at 6pm on May 5, 1993. Today's episode spans chronologically from the moment the Christopher Byers was discovered missing, until the moments when searchers found their first clue about the boys' whereabouts. We hear directly from Christopher's father John Mark Byers, and hear trial and police interview audio from Officer Regina Meek, Detective Bryan Ridge and Stevie's stepfather Terry Hobbs.
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#wm3 #west #memphis #three #theforgotten3

Nov 12 2017

35mins

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Rank #16: S1E3: Interview with Susan Simpson After Undisclosed Ep. 3

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This episode features nearly an hour long interview with Undisclosed team member, Susan Simpson.

May 17 2015

1hr 11mins

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Rank #17: S3E5: A Real Crime Profile

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In this Episode, Jim Clemente analyzes ever detail of Keow's crime scene. He breaks down her injuries, reconstructs the scene, and delivers a profile of the type of offender that we should be looking for. Jim also weighs in on Jesse's arrest and conviction.

Clemente is a former New York City Prosecutor, and a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI's Behavior Analysis Unit. Jim is now a writer and producer of CBS's Criminal Minds, produced and starred in the hit docuseries "The Case of Jon Benet Ramsey", and he also hosts the Real Crime Profile Podcast.

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Mar 26 2017

1hr 37mins

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Rank #18: S7E16: A Deal With The Devil

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Bob travels to Rockford, Illinois to confront State's witness Ed Palumbo about why he falsely testified against Jamie Snow.


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Oct 27 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #19: S3E18: Asia McClain

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Bob interviews "The Serial Alibi" witness, Mrs. Asia McClain Chapman. Asia tells her story from when she wrote Adnan the letters in jail, all the way through her testimony at Adnan's PCR hearing. Asia also weighs in on Jesse Eldridge's case, draws parallels between herself and Shawna Cupples, and offers some advice to Shawna.
Announcement: There will be no episodes next week as Bob and Mike are taking some family vacation time.
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Jun 25 2017

48mins

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Rank #20: S7E22: The Durbin-Holt Connection

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Bob is assisted by listeners as we zero in on Jeff Miller and Jeff Durbin's possible connections to Bill Little's murder. In true crowdsourcing fashion, the Truth & Justice Army has discovered some startling new evidence. We also for the first time hear some emotion from Jamie Snow. After spending 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Jamie is frustrated and angry about what the police missed in the original investigation.


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Dec 22 2019

50mins

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S1E1: Send Your Serial Thoughts & Theories

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In Episode 1, Bob explains what the Serial Dynasty Podcast is all about, and calls Serial / UNDISCLOSED fans to action. Bob is asking fans to email their thoughts and theories to him to be discussed on Episode 2.

Apr 29 2015

20mins

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S1E2: Thoughts & Theories After Undisclosed Ep. 2

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Following the release of Undisclosed Episode & Addendum 2. Bob reveals the theory that he sent into Rabia, breaks down what he considers to be facts about the case, reads listener emails and theories, then finally lays out his theory.

May 10 2015

1hr 22mins

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S1E3: Interview with Susan Simpson After Undisclosed Ep. 3

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This episode features nearly an hour long interview with Undisclosed team member, Susan Simpson.

May 17 2015

1hr 11mins

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S1E4: Are you scared . . . you should be.

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Bob discusses updates in the case, following Undisclosed Episode 3 Addendum. With new information, he's narrowing in on the real villain in the Adnan Syed case.

May 24 2015

1hr 1min

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S1E5: Interview with Colin Miller . . . A call to action

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Following Undisclosed's Episode 4, Bob spends an hour on the phone with Colin Miller. Bob ends the episode with a narrowed down theory and a call to action for the listeners.

May 31 2015

1hr 31mins

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S1E6: The Suspects

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Bob walks the listeners through a step by step analysis of all the suspects.

Jun 07 2015

51mins

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S1E7: Listeners Call Into the Show

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In this episode, Bob takes calls from listeners rather than reading emails.

Jun 14 2015

1hr 6mins

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S1E8: Interview with Rabia Chaudry, and Undisclosed Addendum 5 Analysis

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In this episode, Bob interviews Rabia Chaudry, then continues on with in depth analysis of Undisclosed Episode 5 Addendum.

Jun 21 2015

1hr 13mins

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S1E9: Discussion on Undisclosed Ep. 6 & Listener Emails

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In this episode, Bob begins with a follow up to last week's discussion about the 2/4 NCIC searches, then moves on to analysis of Undisclosed Episode 6, and ends the show reading listener emails and tweets.

Jun 29 2015

52mins

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S1E10: Undisclosed Addendum 6 Talk & Email Interview w/ Michael Wood

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This is an abbreviated episode, due to the holiday weekend. Bob discusses Undisclosed Addendum 6, and reads an email interview with retired Baltimore PD Sargent Michael Wood.

Jul 05 2015

23mins

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S1E11: Interview with Krista

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In this week's episode, Bob interviews one of Adnan's closest friends from High School, Krista.

Jul 12 2015

1hr 14mins

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S1E12: The Investigation Timeline

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In this episode, Bob analyzes Undisclosed Episode 7 and walks through the Detectives timeline during the investigation.

Jul 19 2015

48mins

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S1E13: Snitch or No Snitch?

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In this episode, Bob reads through several listener emails. This week's theme revolves around Jay's "snitching". Also, we hear from our new sponsor Shaun T!

Jul 26 2015

43mins

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S1E14: Smoke & Mirrors

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In this episode, Bob discusses both The Generation Why episode that included the Hae Lee murder case, and Episode 8 of Undisclosed: PING.

Aug 02 2015

1hr 1min

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S1E15: We the people of the jury . . .

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In this episode, Bob interviews/debates author and blogger Ann Brocklehurst. Bob and Ann present opposing sides of the case.

Aug 09 2015

2hr 19mins

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S1E16: Tear It Down

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In this episode, Bob discusses Undisclosed Episode 9, and shifts the gears of the show.

Aug 16 2015

30mins

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S1E17: Suspect - Roy S. Davis III

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In this episode, Bob focuses in on suspect Roy S. Davis III. Bob analyzes and fact checks evidence sent in by listeners about Davis. We also hear a conversation from Serial Dynasty sponsor, Shaun T.

Aug 23 2015

55mins

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S1E18: Neighbor Boy

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In this episode, Bob discusses Undisclosed Episode 10, and features an interview with Serial's "Neighbor Boy".

Aug 30 2015

1hr 12mins

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S1E19: Suspect - Don

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In this episode, Bob investigates Don.

Sep 06 2015

39mins

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S1E20: Fact Trumps Theory

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In this episode, Bob continues on with his investigation of Don. At the close of the show, the future of The Serial Dynasty is announced.

Sep 13 2015

42mins

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iTunes Ratings

5481 Ratings
Average Ratings
4482
434
189
149
227

Excellent!

By RE:purposebyJill - May 24 2020
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Love the music for the new season!

Season 8

By Woopigsooooie - May 23 2020
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Season 8 music is spot on.