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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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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: MURDERED: Diana Alvarez

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In 2016 a young girl went missing from her home in the middle of the night. It would take four excruciatingly long years before her family would get solid answers about what happened to 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-diana-alvarez/

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Apr 27 2020

45mins

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Rank #4: 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.


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Apr 20 2020

48mins

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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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. 


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Oct 28 2019

56mins

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Rank #7: 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.

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Feb 11 2020

36mins

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Rank #8: 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.

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Dec 25 2017

36mins

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Rank #9: 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!

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Jan 01 2018

38mins

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Rank #10: 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.

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Apr 02 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #11: 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 #12: WANTED: Massachusetts Murderer

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


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Feb 03 2020

52mins

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Rank #13: 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. 

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Mar 23 2020

58mins

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Rank #14: 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.

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Nov 04 2019

48mins

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Rank #15: 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. 


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Dec 23 2019

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Rank #16: 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.


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Dec 16 2019

40mins

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Rank #17: 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?

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Nov 11 2019

38mins

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Rank #18: 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. 


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Dec 09 2019

40mins

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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.

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Feb 10 2020

46mins

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Rank #20: 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?

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Jan 08 2018

48mins

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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.


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Aug 03 2020

43mins

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Phoebe Handsjuk

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When a young woman falls 12 floors down a garbage chute to her death only questions remain. Was it suicide? Was it an accident? Or could something more sinister happened to Phoebe Handsjuk?

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Jul 27 2020

56mins

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MISSING: Rico Harris

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In 2014 Rico Harris left Los Angeles to drive north for a new life in Seattle, only to vanish somewhere along the way. 


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Jul 20 2020

46mins

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CONSPIRACY: The Smiley Face Killer

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For over 20 years young college-aged men have been going missing, only to turn up dead in local waterways. Police think these cases are tragic accidents, but a small group of investigators have long believed there’s something else at work…something much more sinister that all leads back to one huge question. Are the Smiley Face Killers real?

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Jul 13 2020

51mins

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NEW SHOW: Park Predators

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Park Predators is available right now wherever you get your podcasts!

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Jul 07 2020

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MURDERED: Birna Brjánsdóttir

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One Friday night, a young woman headed out with friends in Reykjavik, Iceland, for a night on the town. She left the bar in the wee hours of the morning, meandering down the street. Then -- she disappeared. What unfolded in the weeks ahead would shake this tight-knit country to its very core.

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Jul 06 2020

46mins

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Rey Rivera

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In 2006 Rey Rivera was found dead at the Belvedere Hotel in Baltimore. Did he die by suicide, or was something more sinister at play?


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Jun 29 2020

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Tamla Horsford // Joseph Smedley

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In the last few years two people died under very mysterious circumstances. Though their cases aren't connected they were each quickly ruled an accident or suicide. But if you take a closer look, there might be much more to their stories and their families need your help to find the truth about what really happened. 

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Jun 22 2020

1hr

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WANTED: Monsters of Ohio Part 2

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After Asenath Dukat, 11 more young girls in Ohio were kidnapped and murdered. Many under eerily similar circumstances. Is this the work of one or two predators or are there many monsters still on the prowl in Ohio?

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Jun 15 2020

46mins

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WANTED: Monsters of Ohio Part 1

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In the 1980s something strange was going on in Ohio. Almost a dozen young girls were kidnapped and murdered, many of the killers still unknown to this day. And it all started in June of 1980 with the case of Asenath Dukat.

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Jun 08 2020

57mins

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MURDERED: Matthew, Daniel, & Islan

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This very special episode for Pride Month tells the stories of three people joined together not just by the desire to live peaceful happy lives as their authentic selves, but also because they faced a similar indignity in how our legal system allowed injustice in their cases.

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Jun 01 2020

40mins

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MISSING: Margaret Ellen Fox

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In 2017 the FBI released a chilling recorded phone call that may be the only clue as to what happened to Margaret Ellen Fox back in 1974. 

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May 25 2020

21mins

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: The Yuba County Five

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In February 1978, five young men headed from their home in Yuba County, California to catch a college basketball game – and never came home.

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May 18 2020

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MISSING: Danielle Imbo & Richard Petrone

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In February 2005 Danielle Imbo and Richard Petrone had been broken up for a number of weeks. But on February 19th the two met up spontaneously for a couple drinks and then were never seen again.


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May 11 2020

41mins

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MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Mitrice Richardson

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Mitrice Richardson disappeared after being released from an LA County Sheriff's station, leaving behind questions about mental health, police bias, and much more.


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May 04 2020

41mins

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MURDERED: Diana Alvarez

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In 2016 a young girl went missing from her home in the middle of the night. It would take four excruciatingly long years before her family would get solid answers about what happened to 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-diana-alvarez/

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Apr 27 2020

45mins

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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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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

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INFAMOUS: Lipstick Killer

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A young Chicago girl's brutal murder in 1946 led police to a dangerous criminal with more blood on his hands than anyone could have imagined. However, decades later those who re-examine the facts wonder if they got the wrong man. 

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Apr 06 2020

48mins

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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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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.