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Crime Junkie

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If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

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If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

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Best Podcast Ever!

By gsyhcdtghigcdrgjgfeg - Jun 03 2020
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This podcast makes me jumpy as hell, and I absolutely love it! So interesting and unique from other true crime podcasts. The hosts keep it engaging and fun! webster_240

My fav!

By Mdrmomma16 - Jun 03 2020
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Obsessed with this podcast. Absolutely love Ashley and Brit.

iTunes Ratings

213421 Ratings
Average Ratings
198834
4994
3092
1803
4698

Best Podcast Ever!

By gsyhcdtghigcdrgjgfeg - Jun 03 2020
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This podcast makes me jumpy as hell, and I absolutely love it! So interesting and unique from other true crime podcasts. The hosts keep it engaging and fun! webster_240

My fav!

By Mdrmomma16 - Jun 03 2020
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Obsessed with this podcast. Absolutely love Ashley and Brit.
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Crime Junkie

Latest release on Nov 23, 2020

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If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

Rank #1: MURDERED: Najah // Angie

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Two Indianapolis women have been murdered. Though the cases aren't connected they both have eerie parallels and both remain unsolved. Are you the person out there who can help IMPD and Avon Police solve these murders?


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-najah-angie/

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Apr 13 2020

50mins

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Rank #2: MISSING: Brian Shaffer

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Brian Shaffer was supposed to be enjoying a night out with friends on April 1, 2006. Instead, he vanished. 13 years later, the mystery of what happened that night still endures. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-brian-shaffer/

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Nov 25 2019

47mins

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Rank #3: INFAMOUS: The Dexter Killer

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In October 2008, Johnny Altinger headed out to meet up for the first time with Jen, a woman he’d met on a popular online dating site. They had plans to meet at her place for a casual hook-up, and Johnny diligently followed the driving directions she’d emailed him earlier that day. But when he walked through the door of her detached garage in Edmonton, Alberta, it wasn’t love he found but something much more sinister.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/infamous-dexter-killer/

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Apr 20 2020

48mins

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Rank #4: MISSING: The Beaumont Children

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Jane, Arnna, and Grant Beaumont left their home in Adelaide to go swimming at the beach on Australia Day 1966 and were never seen again. Their disappearance changed Australian life forever.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-beaumont-children/

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Jan 27 2020

1hr 16mins

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Rank #5: INFAMOUS: The Preppy Murder

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When Jennifer Levin is found murdered in Central Park in 1986, and one of her private school friends is arrested for the crime, it catalyzes bitter debates about sex, privilege, legal ethics, parental responsibility, socioeconomics, victim’s rights, and so much more, because before there was the OJ Simpson trial, there was the Preppy Murder. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/infamous-preppy-murder/

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Oct 28 2019

56mins

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Rank #6: MURDERED: Breanna Moore

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Breanna Moore was a young woman on the very cusp of the rest of her life when dating violence turned to murder and stole her entire future away from her.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-breanna-moore/

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Feb 11 2020

36mins

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Rank #7: MURDERED: Laci Peterson - Part Two

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The story everyone thinks they know... but do you really? In part two, we discuss the continued focus on Scott as a suspect in the disappearance and murder of his wife, Laci.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-laci-peterson-part-2/

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Dec 25 2017

36mins

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Rank #8: SERIAL KILLER: The West Mesa Serial Killer

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Happy New Year! For our first episode of 2018, we outline the still-unsolved murders of the West Mesa Serial Killer **FYI: We've marked this episode as explicit because there are a couple of f-bombs. Sorry! We'll do better next time, I promise!

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/west-mesa-murders/

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Jan 01 2018

38mins

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Rank #9: WANTED: Monster in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Thirty years ago this week, a little girl in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was abducted, sexually assaulted, murdered and now, forgotten by everyone. It is one of the most horrific crimes we've ever researched, and yet when we ask people if they know about April Tinsley, we only get blank stares. This man, who police believed was local, not only committed the crime, but taunted police and the community for 16 years after. He could still be walking among us - You could very well know him.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/wanted-monster-in-fort-wayne/

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Apr 02 2018

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Rank #10: MURDERED: Barry and Honey Sherman

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In December 2017, a realtor touring the mansion of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman made a gruesome discovery: the bodies of 75-year-old Barry and 70-year-old Honey semi-seated and hanging from the railing around their pool deck. Police believe the deaths were targeted, and many feel the motive was money. Who killed Barry and Honey Sherman? And why?

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit  https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-barry-honey-sherman/

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Mar 30 2020

44mins

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Rank #11: WANTED: Massachusetts Murderer

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Is there a predator in Massachusetts who targeted two girls with an eerie connection?


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/wanted-massachusetts-murderer/

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Feb 03 2020

52mins

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Rank #12: CAPTURED: The Monster of Miramichi

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In 1989, Allan Legere was serving a life sentence for the murder of an elderly shopkeeper in a rural part of New Brunswick, Canada. Until he escaped. For seven months, he evaded capture, living in the woods around the Miramichi river, only coming out at night to steal food, rob houses, and murder the community’s most vulnerable citizens. More than 30 years later, people still remember the fear and panic that gripped a community, caused by one man - the Monster of the Miramichi. 

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/captured-monster-miramichi/

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Mar 23 2020

58mins

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Rank #13: INFAMOUS: D.C. Sniper

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For three weeks in October 2002, the nation's capital region was paralyzed with fear as a series of deadly sniper attacks killed innocent people across Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. This week, we partnered with the FBI to bring you this episode and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first African-American agent joining the Bureau. Together with a very special guest from the FBI, we delve into the case of the notorious DC Sniper.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/infamous-dc-sniper/

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Nov 04 2019

48mins

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Rank #14: WANTED: A Christmas Killer

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5 days before Christmas in 1984, 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews went missing from her Colorado home and she wouldn't be discovered for over three decades. In the course of the investigation one man's bizarre actions have put him front and center on police's radar and they call him a person of interest in this Christmas killing. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/wanted-christmas-killer/

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Dec 23 2019

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Rank #15: SERIAL KILLER: Highway of Tears

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Loren Donn Leslie was only 15 years old when police discovered her remains on a lonely logging road off Highway 16 in British Columbia. Since the late 1960s, women and girls have gone missing from the communities that surround Highway 16, or been found murdered along the desolate 450-mile stretch of road known as the Highway of Tears.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-highway-tears/

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Dec 16 2019

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Rank #16: MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Kyle Antonacci

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When Navy sailor Kyle Antonacci was found dead in his barracks in 2010, investigators quickly ruled it a suicide. However, discrepancies pop up right away and his family is left with one critical question: did Kyle really die by suicide, or was it something more sinister?

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/mysterious-death-kyle-antonacci/

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Nov 11 2019

38mins

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Rank #17: MURDERED: Jody LeCornu

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In March of 1996 a young woman was shot under very bizarre circumstances. 23 years later her case remains unsolved, but her twin sister is still fighting for justice. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-jody-lecornu/

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Dec 09 2019

40mins

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Rank #18: WANTED: Robert Fisher

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Robert William Fisher is an American fugitive wanted for the murder of his wife and two children. Their home in Scottsdale, Arizona was blown up on April 10, 2001, in an attempt to cover up the crimes. However, no one has seen or heard from Robert since before his family was murdered. Was he the one who killed them? Or could he be a victim too?

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/wanted-robert-fisher/

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Jan 08 2018

48mins

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Rank #19: SERIAL KILLER: Rodney Alcala

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He was charming enough to win an episode of The Dating Game back in the 70's and that charm is what allowed Rodney Alcala to slip through police's fingers time and time again. Though his reign of terror lasted only a few years, he may be one of the most prolific serial killers of our time and police still need your help to identify some of his victims.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit  https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-rodney-alcala/

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Feb 10 2020

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Rank #20: SERIAL KILLER: Dellen Millard

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Dellen Millard was the 27-year-old millionaire heir to a Canadian aviation company when he murdered a perfect stranger during a test-drive. What unfolded in the months that followed would leave Canada -- and the world -- in disbelief.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-dellen-millard/

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Dec 02 2019

46mins

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MURDERED: Madeleine McCann

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Madeleine McCann was just three years old in 2007 when she disappeared from her family’s room during a resort vacation in Portugal. The whole world watched with bated breath for the last 13 years while authorities searched, chased leads and named potential suspects. Most assumed we’d never know the truth about what happened to Madeleine. But you know what they say about assumptions…


Sources for this episode cannot be listed due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-madeleine-mccann/

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Nov 23 2020

48mins

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MISSING: Leigh Occhi

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In 1992, a teenage girl disappears from her home during Hurricane Andrew, leaving behind only a few gruesome clues and kicking off a search for answers that hits closer to home than anyone could ever have expected. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-leigh-occhi/

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Nov 16 2020

57mins

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CONSPIRACY: Fort Hood

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When a 20-year-old soldier goes missing from one of the largest military bases in the country, her tight-knit family is determined to find her and bring her home. But the investigation into her disappearance uncovers more than anyone bargained for - secrets, lies, and a system that failed to protect the people within it. And it has left everyone asking: what is going on at Fort Hood, Texas?


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/conspiracy-fort-hood/

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Nov 09 2020

42mins

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MURDERED: Tamika Huston

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When Tamika Huston goes missing and leaves everything behind, her family is sure from the very start that something terrible has happened, because she never would have left without her dog. It will take dedicated police work and vital clues for them to learn the truth.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-tamika-huston/

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Nov 02 2020

40mins

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Michelle O’Connell

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When a young mom is killed by her boyfriend's service weapon, local law enforcement treat her death as a terrible tragedy and rule it a suicide. But her family believes the truth is much more sinister.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/mysterious-death-michelle-oconnell.

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Oct 26 2020

1hr 14mins

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INFAMOUS: The “Lonely Hearts” Killers

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In the late 1940's, women who thought they'd found true love were being conned out of their life savings by a man and his sister who would go to brutal lengths to keep their scheme going.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/infamous-the-lonely-hearts-killers/

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Oct 19 2020

45mins

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NEW SHOW: Anatomy of Murder

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For the first time, audiochuck is launching another weekly podcast called Anatomy of Murder.

A murder case has many layers to it; the victim, the crime, and the investigation. To truly understand it, you need to dissect each piece of a tragic puzzle. Join former homicide prosecutor Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi and Investigative journalist Scott Weinberger every Wednesday for an insider’s perspective, as they reveal to you the Anatomy of Murder.


Go listen to the first two episodes wherever you’re listening RIGHT NOW.

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Oct 14 2020

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MURDERED: Faith Hedgepeth

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When 19-year-old college student Faith Hedgepeth is horrifically slain in her apartment after a night out clubbing, the local police are shockingly tight-lipped...until information starts flooding out and raising so many new questions.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-faith-hedgepeth/

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Oct 12 2020

1hr 10mins

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MURDERED: Shaquita Bennett // Tara Costigan

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This week, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we're bringing you the stories of two women whose lives were stolen by their abusive ex-partners.

We are supporting two organizations. The Network, which is a Chicago based advocacy group who has provided training and services to people in the same area where Shaquita lived.

We also are supporting the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice in their missions to foster change at all levels and empower communities to better meet the needs of survivors everywhere.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-shaquita-bennett-tara-costigan

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Oct 05 2020

41mins

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FULL BODY CHILLS: The Runaway

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Spooky season is here...so you know what that means. We’re back with another season of Full Body Chills, telling creepy campfire stories that will make the hair on the back of your neck stand up.

You can listen to the rest of this episode and another full length episode RIGHT NOW by searching 'Full Body Chills' wherever you get your podcasts. New episodes will come out every weekday through October 14th. So, gather round…and listen close.

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Oct 01 2020

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MISSING: Tara Calico

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A bright young college student vanishes while out on a bike ride, leaving behind a mystery that's endured for over 30 years.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-tara-calico/

Please note our source material stated the book in the photo is title My Secret Audrina, by V.C. Andrews. The book actual name is My Sweet Audrina.

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Sep 28 2020

57mins

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SERIAL KILLER: The Butcher Baker of Alaska

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Robert Hansen owned and operated a successful bakery in Anchorage, Alaska in the 1970s and 80s, selling donuts and danishes to everyone in town. He was a well-known and well-respected member of the business community, living in a nice home in the suburbs with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he liked to fly his plane to the remote area around the Knik River and hunt for wolves and caribou and other large game. But sometimes the wild animals just weren’t enough. He needed something else to hunt, to chase along the river flats, to stalk and kill. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-butcher-baker-alaska/

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Sep 21 2020

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MISSING: DeOrr Kunz Jr.

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An idyllic family camping trip in the Idaho forests turns into a nightmare when 2-year-old DeOrr Kunz Jr. vanishes without a trace.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-deorr-kunz-jr/.

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Sep 14 2020

45mins

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MURDERED: Stacey Stanton

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After three decades of rumors, secrets and one man’s conviction...the question remains, who really killed Stacey Stanton?

Be sure to tune into CounterClock Season 2 starting September 10th on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

And check out the website to the show www.counterclockpodcast.com.

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Sep 07 2020

17mins

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MURDERED: Pamela Milam // Vickie Lynn Harrell

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In 1972, two young women with their whole lives ahead of them vanish from public places, leaving behind only a tiny handful of clues.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here to due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-pamela-milam-vickie-lynn-harrell

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Aug 31 2020

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MISSING: Bradley Sisters

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When a pair of young sisters vanished from their home in Chicago, they left behind a mystery that has haunted their family for almost two decades.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-bradley-sisters/

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Aug 24 2020

48mins

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SERIAL KILLER: Ed Kemper

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When female college students started turning up dead in Santa Cruz in 1972, local police had no leads and no reason to suspect their friend Ed might be behind the grisly killings.

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Aug 17 2020

43mins

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UNIDENTIFIED: Flathead County Doe

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The Flathead County Sheriff's office and the DNA Doe Project are so close to identifying a man who’s been a doe for almost 17 years, but they need your help get this case across the finish line. Could you be related to the Flathead County Doe?


Based on his DNA, the DNA Doe Project believes that his family lineage could be linked to one of 11 family names in one of 3 different counties. Please keep in mind this does not exclude other last names or locations.


He could potentially be related to family members or ancestors from: Harlan County, KY with the last names: Saylor, Helton, Brock, or Blanton


He could potentially be related to family members or ancestors from: Montgomery County, IN with the last names: Ward, Linn, or Barrett


He could potentially be related to family members or ancestors from: Hancock County, TN with the last names: Greene, Epperson, Seales, or Trent


The DNA Doe Project asks that anyone who has taken a Direct to Consumer DNA test (like Ancestry, 23andMe, etc), to please upload your DNA to GEDmatch.com and "Opt-In" to help solve this and other cases!



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Aug 12 2020

23mins

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MURDERED: Martha Moxley

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When 15-year-old Martha Moxley was brutally murdered in 1975, no one could have imagined that the search for her killer might lead right to the doorstep of American royalty. 


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-martha-moxley/

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Aug 10 2020

49mins

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INFAMOUS: Bathtub Killer

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In 1996 there was one apartment complex in Texas that was home to two brutal killings, just months apart. It would take police years and several more innocent victims before they captured their killer.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/infamous-bathtub-killer/

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Aug 03 2020

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iTunes Ratings

213421 Ratings
Average Ratings
198834
4994
3092
1803
4698

Best Podcast Ever!

By gsyhcdtghigcdrgjgfeg - Jun 03 2020
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This podcast makes me jumpy as hell, and I absolutely love it! So interesting and unique from other true crime podcasts. The hosts keep it engaging and fun! webster_240

My fav!

By Mdrmomma16 - Jun 03 2020
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Obsessed with this podcast. Absolutely love Ashley and Brit.