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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

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The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, investigates potential wrongful conviction and cold cases using a unique crowdsourcing approach. Bob invites listeners to participate in the investigations, as he breaks down a new case in each season in real time. Truth & Justice is currently on Season 6, where Bob is asking for the help of the Truth & Justice Army to get to the bottom of the murder of Jaime Melgar. Jaime was murdered in his home in Houston, Texas in 2012. His wife, Sandy, was convicted for the crime. Bob believes the real killer is still out there.

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The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, investigates potential wrongful conviction and cold cases using a unique crowdsourcing approach. Bob invites listeners to participate in the investigations, as he breaks down a new case in each season in real time. Truth & Justice is currently on Season 6, where Bob is asking for the help of the Truth & Justice Army to get to the bottom of the murder of Jaime Melgar. Jaime was murdered in his home in Houston, Texas in 2012. His wife, Sandy, was convicted for the crime. Bob believes the real killer is still out there.

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The truth will prevail!!

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YES!!!!!! Finally the truth!!! I’m so happy for Jessie!

Jesse’s breakthrough episode

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I’m at work tearing up. This is amazing.

iTunes Ratings

5142 Ratings
Average Ratings
4212
398
172
145
215

The truth will prevail!!

By coachstephthered - Feb 26 2020
Read more
YES!!!!!! Finally the truth!!! I’m so happy for Jessie!

Jesse’s breakthrough episode

By CandaceFo - Feb 24 2020
Read more
I’m at work tearing up. This is amazing.
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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

Latest release on Feb 23, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 17 hours ago

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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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Aug 05 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: 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 #16: 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 #17: 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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Rank #18: 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 #19: S2E49: Deceived by Omission

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In this episode, Bob first breaks down Leonard Mosley's first interview with ISIS investigator Tim Lownds. In the second segment, Bob lays out the case against Mosley after cross-referencing all available documents. Listen closely because Bob has caught what may turn out to be the most significant "tell" in Mosley's story.
Stay tuned after the credits to listen to the full, unedited recording of Mosley's interview with Lownds.
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Jan 08 2017

54mins

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Rank #20: S5E13: A Pre-Existing Condition

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This week we begin our dive into the investigation into the "West Memphis 3"  This investigation begins with Damien Echols.  In today's episode we learn just exactly how early Damien was pegged as a suspect.  Bob shares police reports and statements with us, and invites Damien himself onto the show to tell his side of the story.
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Feb 11 2018

1hr 1min

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