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Crimelines True Crime

Crimelines walks you through true crime events, pairing captivating tales with clear storytelling. Host Charlie brings in appropriate historic and cultural context to look beyond what happened and consider why it happened.

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Helen Betty Osborne

In 1971, a young Cree woman was brutally murdered in Manitoba. Even though the perpetrators were identified quickly, it wasn’t until 1987 that any measure of justice was delivered.Episode written, hosted, and edited by Charlie WorrollMusic by Scott Buckleypatreon.com/crimelines Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

5 May 2019

Rank #1

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Jennifer Dulos

In May 2019, Jennifer Dulos vanished from her home in an upscale neighborhood in Connecticut. Though her body has never been found, three people were arrested and charged in relation to her murder in January 2020. After the arrests, the state of Connecticut released hundreds of pages of documents showing a strong case against the defendants.Thank you to today's sponsors:Warby Parker: warbyparker.com/crimelinesThird Love: thirdlove.com/crimelinesMusic by Scott BuckleyCover art by Lars Hacking, host of Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 33mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Rico Harris

A former-NBA prospect, standing 6 feet 9 inches tall, walked away from his car and was never seen again. Where is Rico Harris?Episode written and hosted by Charlie WorrollMusic by Scott BuckleyArtwork by Lars Hacking of Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43mins

12 May 2019

Rank #3

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Anita Cobby

The first episode of the New Year is a case out of Australia. On February 2, 1986, Anita Cobby was walking home from the train station when a car pulled up alongside her. Two men grabbed her, forcing her into the car in full view of multiple witnesses. When details of what happened next were leaked to the public, many hoped to see the reinstatement of the death penalty in New South Wales.http://www.hvsgnsw.org.au/donate https://gracesplace.org.au/donate/Today's sponsor: perfectbar.com/crimelines15 for 15% off your online order!Research by Haley GrayMusic by Scott BuckleyCover Art by Lars Hacking of Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 17mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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Krystal Beslanowitch

On December 16, 1995, the body of 17-year-old Krystal Beslanowitch was found. She was the victim of a violent beating. Eighteen years later, DNA collection and testing technology caught up to the evidence and this cold case was finally solved.Research by JessWritten and hosted by Charlie WorrollCover Art by Lars Hacking of Rusty HingesMusic by Scott Buckley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #5

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Savanna Greywind

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, Savanna Greywind was doing light chores while waiting for lunch delivery. A neighbor asked the very pregnant Savanna for help with a project. Savanna agreed. She was about to become the victim of fetal abduction, a rare crime that is, sadly, on the rise. Sponsor: www.fabfitfun.com and use code CRIMELINES for $10 off your first box #fabfitfunpartnerWritten and hosted by Charlie WorrollResearch by Haley GrayEditing by Chaes Gray MusicMusic by Scott BuckleyCover art by Lars Hacking of Rusty Hinges PodcastPhotos of Haisley Jo: https://www.kvrr.com/2019/07/26/greywind-family-shares-photos-of-haisley-jo-growing-up/Sources on our website basementfortproductions.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 29mins

1 Sep 2019

Rank #6

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Brianna Denison

On January 20, 2008, the unthinkable happened. 19 year old Brianna Denison was abducted while sleeping on her friend’s couch and murdered. Her attacker left behind DNA linking Brianna’s death to a series of rapes in the area. The only question was, whose DNA was it?Tickets to the live show:https://screenland.com/armour/movie/panic-fest-generation-why-with-crimelines?fbclid=IwAR218uo7-0EG79er3sYD1nnAFlydnzUFd8jcm4_GAhxIVwDg4gBOOa7ry_sDonations for this week's profiled charity:http://www.endthebacklog.org/Sponsors:Thank you to today’s sponsor ROTHYS! Rothys.com/CRIMELINESResearch by Haley GrayMusic by Scott BuckleyCover Art by Lars HackingFor more information and sources, visit basementfort.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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Denise Amber Lee

In January 2008, 21-year-old Denise Amber Lee was abducted from her home. After a critical 911 call is mishandled, police lost their best chance to save Denise. But her family is determined to make sure that never happens to anyone else.To learn more, visit deniseamberlee.orgThis week's sponsor is bombas.com/crimelines for 20% offResearch assistance by Suzanne St. JohnWritten and hosted by Charlie WorrollMusic by Scott BuckleyCover art by Lars Hacking of the Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

22 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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Lois Roberts // Monique Clubb

In 1998, 39-year-old Lois Roberts disappeared from Nimbin, New South Wales and was later found murdered. Then in 2013, 24-year-old Monique Clubb vanished into thin air from Brisbane, Queensland and no sign of her has been found. These are just two missing and murdered indigenous women from Australia. They are 2 out of… who knows how many cases. We don’t know because most states in Australia aren’t even keeping count.Sources for all episodes https://www.basementfortproductions.com/Music by Scott Buckley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51mins

22 May 2020

Rank #9

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Janet Moses

In 2007, 22-year-old mother of 2 Janet Moses began experiencing a mental health crisis. She and her family believed she had been hit with a curse, and they attempted a traditional Maori ceremony to lift the curse. Janet did not survive and her family’s beliefs were put on trial.Research by Jess WhatfordWritten and hosted by Charlie WorrollCover art by Lars Hacking from Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

26 May 2019

Rank #10

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Judy Smith

In 1997, Judy Smith accompanied her husband to Philadelphia for a business conference. While out sightseeing, Judy vanished. Months later, her body was found hundreds of miles away in clothes her husband didn’t recognize. The mystery is not just who killed Judy Smith, but how did she get to the Blue Ridge Mountains. If you have any information on the murder of Judy Smith, please call the Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at (828) 255-5050Thank you to today's sponsors:nativedeodorant.com promo code CRIMELINESbrookelinen.com Days of Giving promo code CRIMELINESShow recommendation of the week - MORBIDOLOGY. Download the Himalaya app or go to https://www.himalaya.com/morbidology and enter promo code MORBIDOLOGY at checkout to get 30 days of premium content, FREE!Researched, written, and hosted by Charlie WorrollMusic by Scott BuckleyCover art by Lars Hacking of the Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #11

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Carly Ryan

Carly Ryan was lured from her home and murdered in 2007. Her mother then made it her mission to find justice for Carly and to make sure this didn’t happen to anyone else’s child. Special thanks to HimalayaResearched by Kait Morris ResearchWritten, hosted, and produced by Charlie WorrollCover art by Lars Hacking of Rusty Hinges podcastMusic by Scott Buckley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55mins

16 Jun 2019

Rank #12

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Joe Cinque

In 1997, Joe Cinque was killed by a fatal dose of heroin administered by his girlfriend Anu Singh. Those details are not in dispute. But pretty much everything else is and the final outcome of this case left much of Australia in shock.Written and hosted by Charlie WorrollResearch assistance provided by Kait MorrisMusic by Scott BuckleyArtwork by Lars Hacking of Rusty Hinges Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48mins

19 May 2019

Rank #13

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The Double Initial Alphabet Murders

In the early 1970s, Rochester New York was rocked by the murders of three little girls. As the public and the police debated whether the deaths were connected, many noticed a strange coincidence. All three girls had double initials--CC, WW, and MM. Not only that, the towns they were found in also matched their initials. Coincidence or the work of a methodical serial killer?Live stream Thursday 8/7c https://getvokl.com/live-broadcast/Case-discussion-the-AlphabetDouble-Initial-MurdersSupport our sponsors!https://betterhelp.com/crimelineshttps://molekule.com/crimelinesSources for all episodes https://www.basementfortproductions.com/Music by Scott BuckleyCover art by Lars Hacking Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

19 May 2020

Rank #14

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Alistair Wilson

In 2004, Veronica Wilson answered her front door on a Sunday evening. The man asked for her husband Alistair. The man’s demeanor didn’t strike her as odd, and he didn’t seem to be a threat. But within 10 minutes, Alistair would lie on the doorstep dying and, 15 years later, no one has been arrested. If you know anything about the murder of Alistair Wilson, you can email a dedicated address operationsorn@scotland.pnn.police.uk. Or you can call Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.To buy To Catch a Killer by Peter Bleksley: https://tinyurl.com/trqls5eTickets to the live show: https://ticketing.us.veezi.com/purchase/4245?siteToken=v2nrxd2m01t3jndx1d3haycd94&fbclid=IwAR2gT2n0_Olx04RGtVAVk3N8taNG0YlBO69sgWwc0SwDnx2pp3Bem8FN2XwShow recommendation of the week - HOUSEWIVES OF TRUE CRIME. Download the Himalaya app or go to https://www.himalaya.com/housewives and enter promo code HOUSEWIVES at checkout to get 30 days of premium content, FREE! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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Jamie Fraley

On April 8, 2008, 22-year-old Jamie Fraley told a friend over the phone she was waiting for a ride to the hospital. Suffering from a stomach bug, Jamie was worried she wasn’t getting any better. Jamie ended the call with “he’s here.” This was the last time Jamie was heard from. If you have any information about the disappearance of Jamie Fraley, please call the Gaston County Police Department 704-866-3320Podcast recommendation: Today in True CrimeSponsors:brooklinen.com for Black Friday and Cyber Monday salesnativedeodorant.com promo code: CrimelinesResearch by JessMusic by Scott BuckleyCover art by Lars Hacking Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

25 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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Stacey Stites // Rodney Reed

In April of 1996, 19-year-old Stacey Stites was murdered. A year-long investigation led to the arrest and conviction of a man who has been trying to prove his innocence ever since. Currently, he is racing against an execution date set for this November. Is he wrongfully convicted as the Innocence Project claims or is he guilty of Stacey’s murder like the state of Texas says? To learn more about Rodney Reed’s innocence claims:https://www.facebook.com/RodneyReed999271/https://justice4rodneyreed.org/Thank you to Away for sponsoring the show! go to awaytravel.com/crimelines and enter promo code crimelines for $20 off.  Editing by Chaes Gray MusicMusic by Scott BuckleyCover Art by Lars Hacking of Rusty Hinges podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 25mins

18 Aug 2019

Rank #17

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Peter Falconio

In July 2001, Peter Falconio and Joanne Lees were taking a dream trip around the world. One night, in the middle of remote central Australia, the couple’s world was shattered and Peter has never been seen since. The questions of what happened on the side of Stuart Highway has been resolved in the courts but was it the right answer? Sources for all episodes https://www.basementfortproductions.com/Research by Jess Music by Scott Buckley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 22mins

18 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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Brown's Chicken Massacre (part 1 of 2)

On January 8. 1993, the owners of a Brown’s Chicken restaurant in Palatine, Illinois and five of their employees were gunned down shortly after close. Though DNA and palm prints were left at the scene, the case grew cold.Then, nearly nine years after the massacre, two women came forward to point the finger at two men. Both men confessed but now claim they’re innocent.Link to profiles of the victims: http://prev.dailyherald.com/special/brownschicken/index.aspThank you to today's sponsors:Check out The Box of Oddities here: https://www.himalaya.com/BOO Enter promo code BOX for a FREE month of premium content from the Box of Oddities!Fabfitfun.com promo code CRIMELINES for $10 off your first box!hellofresh.com/crimelines80 promo code: crimelines80 for $80 off! brooklinen.com promo code CRIMELINES for 10% off and free shipping!Research by Haley GrayMusic by Scott BuckleyEditing by Chaes GrayCover art by Lars Hacking from Rusty Hinges Podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58mins

30 Sep 2019

Rank #19

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Alton Coleman and Debra Brown

In 1984, Alton Coleman and Debra Brown went on a crime spree that left many injured and dead. In their trials and appeals, the same question kept being asked. Is an abusive childhood enough of a mitigating factor to keep Coleman and Brown out of the death chamber. Tickets to the live show available starting Dec 16 at panicfilmfest.comResearch by Haley GrayEdited by Gray MultimediaMusic by Scott BuckleyCover Art by Lars HackingThank you to our sponsor: Away!For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/CRIMELINES and use promo code CRIMELINES during checkout!Show recommendation of the week - THE BOX OF ODDITIES. Download the Himalaya app or go to https://www.himalaya.com/BOO and enter promo code BOX at checkout to get 30 days of premium content, FREE! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 25mins

17 Nov 2019

Rank #20