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Atlanta Monster

From the producers of Up and Vanished, Tenderfoot TV and HowStuffWorks present, 'Atlanta Monster.' This true crime podcast tells the story of one of the city’s darkest secrets, The Atlanta Child Murders. Nearly 40 years after these horrific crimes, many questions still remain. Host Payne Lindsey aims to find truth and provide closure, reexamining the disappearance and murder of over 25 African American children and young adults.

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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!

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S1 E1: Boogeyman

It's 1979 in Atlanta - and children are going missing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

5 Jan 2018

Rank #1

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S1 E2: Manhunt

Atlanta’s search for a serial killer becomes more and more convoluted. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

12 Jan 2018

Rank #2

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S1 E3: Atlanta Monster Seized

Atlanta asks, who is Wayne Williams? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

55mins

19 Jan 2018

Rank #3

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S1 E4: Gemini

Wayne Williams through the eyes of those seemingly closest to him... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

58mins

26 Jan 2018

Rank #4

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S1 E5: Wayne's World

Payne makes contact with the alleged Atlanta Monster. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

51mins

2 Feb 2018

Rank #5

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S1 E6: The Splash

Payne and the team gear up for a closer look at the so-called "bridge incident." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49mins

9 Feb 2018

Rank #6

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S1 Bonus: The Sheriff

Why is Sidney Dorsey so important to this case?  What role did he have in the Atlanta Child Murders, and why is he in a Georgia Prison? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34mins

22 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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S1 Bonus: The Night Shift

Recalling Wayne's time working as a stringer... under the cover of night. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34mins

27 Jul 2018

Rank #8

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S1 Bonus: Live from CrimeCon

Live from CrimeCon 2018, Payne Lindsey and team take you inside the hit podcasts Atlanta Monster and Up and Vanished. Moderated by HowStuffWorks’ Jason Hoch. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

52mins

15 Jun 2018

Rank #9

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S1 Bonus: Live from SXSW

Live from the TuneIn stage at SXSW, the team gives a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Atlanta Monster. Moderated by Tracy Kaplan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

57mins

18 May 2018

Rank #10