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True Crime
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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from the first episode of a cold case. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from the first episode of a cold case. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

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lake bodom pt 2???

By kailaduff - May 24 2020
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tuning in! i love this pod, would def love to hear lake bodom part 2!!! part 1 was captivating

i love it

By pooponyou22 - May 21 2020
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i love listening to murder mysteries i just find them SO interesting!

iTunes Ratings

10903 Ratings
Average Ratings
7928
1182
615
436
742

lake bodom pt 2???

By kailaduff - May 24 2020
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tuning in! i love this pod, would def love to hear lake bodom part 2!!! part 1 was captivating

i love it

By pooponyou22 - May 21 2020
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i love listening to murder mysteries i just find them SO interesting!
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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories

Latest release on Jul 07, 2020

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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from the first episode of a cold case. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

Rank #1: E32: The Grimes Sisters

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On a cold Chicago night, two Elvis-obsessed sisters go missing. The police assume the girls are runaways, but their mother believes the disappearance to be far more sinister. The local community, the FBI, and even Elvis himself help in the search--until it leads to tragedy. Join Carter and Wenndy as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of Barbara and Patricia Grimes. 

Feb 14 2017

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Rank #2: E97: The Sims Family Murders

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The brutal slayings of Dr. Robert Sims, his wife Helen, and their 12-year-old daughter Joy Lynn rocked the southern city of Tallahassee in 1966. There were no witnesses and no murder weapon was found. Was it a copycat crime? A robbery gone wrong? Or a violent act of revenge? 

May 29 2018

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Rank #3: E148: “Adam” - Adam John Walsh

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On July 27th, 1981, a six-year-old boy named Adam Walsh was abducted from a Sears department store in Hollywood, Florida. The resulting investigation into Adam’s disappearance would feature one of the largest search parties ever organized, but it would only end in tragedy.

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Rank #4: E107: Tent Girl

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When the body of a young woman was found stuffed into a canvas bag along the interchange of I-75 and U.S. 25 in Georgetown, Kentucky, her badly decayed remains rendered police unable to uncover her identity, or the identity of her killer. It wasn’t until decades later, when the story of Tent Girl was told to a young boy on Halloween night, that this Jane Doe would meet the person who would stop at nothing to identify her, and bring her home.

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Rank #5: E130: “Poisoned Pill” - The Chicago Tylenol Murders

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In 1982, Chicago saw 7 people drop dead under mysterious circumstances. The deaths sent the area into a panic, and after a lengthy investigation, police discovered a surprising murder weapon: Extra-Strength Tylenol. It would take several years for this pharmaceutical giant to regain the public’s trust. 

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Rank #6: E02: The Axeman Pt. 2 - Hell: March 13, 1919

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Rank #7: E99: "The Sex Diary Slaying" - Christa Helm

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Christa Helm was an aspiring Hollywood actress who was no stranger to the male gaze. She dated many famous men in Hollywood and kept a detailed diary of her escapades. One day, she was found murdered in the street. Was she a random victim, or a did a former lover do her in? 

Jun 12 2018

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Rank #8: E191: The Johnson Family Murders Pt. 1

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On April 10th, 1933, the small town of Harris, Minnesota was shocked to see the Johnson family's farmhouse burning down. They were horrified to discover that Alvira Johnson and her seven children all perished in the blaze. But a peculiar absence made some suspect that this fire was not an accident after all.

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Every day this week, we are releasing an episode of our adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story, which is considered to be one of the first murder mysteries to feature details from a real crime. 


Part One: Bohemian detective C. Auguste Dupin and his assistant, our unnamed narrator, receive a puzzling request from the Parisian police...

May 04 2020

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Rank #10: E193: NEW: Eliza Grimwood Pt. 1

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We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Unsolved Murders today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.


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Apr 21 2020

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Rank #11: E139: “The Family No One Knew” - The Bricca Murders

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In 1966 the quiet Cincinnati suburb of Bridgetown was shaken to its core, when the Bricca Family was brutally slaughtered in their own home. The savagery of the killings and the discrete nature of the murders have kept investigators scrambling for answers decades later.

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Rank #12: E104: “Unprepared” - The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders

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In June of 1977, three girls were found dead at a Girl Scouts Camp on the edge of a northeastern Oklahoma forest. No murder weapon was recovered, but a tip lead to an escaped convict seen in the area who had been on the run for years. Now all the police had to do was find him. 

Jul 17 2018

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Rank #13: E106: “Home Alone” - The Tan Children Murders

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In January 1979, Tan Kuen Chai and Tan Mei Ying returned from their job operating a school bus to find their four children dead in the bathroom of their Singapore apartment. There was no forced entry, nothing was stolen, and evidence that the murderer cleaned up after themselves all indicated that this was a carefully planned kill. Who could have done this and why? 

Jul 31 2018

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Rank #14: E168: “A Murder in Ontario” Pt. 1: Lynne Harper

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A twelve-year-old girl whose murder in 1959 forever changed a small town in Ontario, Canada. Uncover the devastating timeline of Lynne’s horrifying murder, the discovery of her body, and the emotional trial that followed.

Oct 15 2019

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Rank #15: E189: Burger Chef Murders Pt. 1

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On November 17th, 1978, four teens were working at the Burger Chef fast food restaurant in Speedway, Indiana. As they were closing up the restaurant, an unknown assailant abducted them at gunpoint. Their corpses would later be found in a forest the next town over.

Mar 10 2020

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Rank #16: E05: William Desmond Taylor

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The first ever Hollywood murder leaves the film community and nation in shock. Director William Taylor is found murdered at his home. Carter and Wenndy examine the victim’s activity prior to his death. What they find may suggest his death was anything but untimely. 

Jun 10 2016

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Rank #17: E117: “Dying to Go Out” - Carolyn Wasilewski

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A 14-year-old girl told her parents she was going out to meet a friend and was later found dead, face down on the train tracks. Then a man was found dangling from the top of a train car near the murder scene. Who was he? And was he involved in Carolyn Wasilewski’s death?

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Rank #18: E98: The Sims Family Murders Pt. 2

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In October of 1966, Dr. Robert Sims, his wife Helen, and their 12-year-old daughter Joy Lynn were brutally butchered in their own home. They were a wholesome family with no known enemies. But, the Sims family did know people who had secrets. Were those secrets bad enough for murder? 

Jun 05 2018

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Rank #19: E174: “Elliott Speer” Pt. 1

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On September 14th, 1934, headmaster Elliott Speer was shot through the window of his study at the Mount Hermon School for Boys campus. Police had few clues to go on until a detective novel in Speer’s office was found that described an almost identical murder. 

Nov 26 2019

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Rank #20: E161: “Ritual Sacrifice” - Jeannette DePalma

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16-year-old Jeannette DePalma disappeared one August afternoon in 1972 in the quiet suburb of Springfield, New Jersey. Six weeks later, her body was found decaying on a wooded bluff. It was surrounded by what some investigators thought were satanic symbols. But as the story of ritual sacrifice took off in newspapers around the tristate area, investigators failed to make headway on the strange case. 

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E206: John Hossack Pt. 1

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In 1900, an Iowa farmer was found hacked to death in bed next to his wife, Margaret. She swore she had slept through the entire attack… But when her husband’s history of violence was revealed, the town turned Margaret’s own pleas for help against her. 

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E205: Arthur “Buddy” Schumacher Pt. 2

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After eight-year-old Buddy Schumacher went missing in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin in the summer of 1925, his dead body was found beaten and gagged in the woods. Many suspected the local vagrants—but the investigation went through multiple suspects, and even a couple confessions, only to be left wide open.

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E204: Arthur “Buddy” Schumacher Pt. 1

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E203: Cleopatra Pt. 2

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In 31 BCE, Cleopatra and Mark Antony’s torrid union is tested when Roman leader Octavian declares war against Cleopatra. As Roman troops storm the shores of Egypt, Cleopatra fights against forces that will ultimately lead to her mysterious death.

Jun 16 2020

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Introducing SOLVED MURDERS: TRUE CRIME MYSTERIES, A Parcast Original Series!

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To commemorate its fourth anniversary, Parcast and the team behind Unsolved Murders are taking a closer look at what it takes to catch a killer. In the new series Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries, you'll follow the clues and uncover the missing pieces to some of history's most gripping cases. Every Wednesday, join hosts Carter and Wenndy as they explore the days, months, and even years leading up to a killer being caught. Each episode plays out like a classic murder mystery—where the final reveal is nearly as shocking as the murder itself. Solved Murders: True Crime Mysteries is only available on Spotify.


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Jun 10 2020

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E202: Cleopatra Pt. 1

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She became the queen of Egypt in 51 BCE, and ignited a worldwide scandal when her fling with Roman leader Julius Caesar produced a child. But Cleopatra’s next great love affair with Caesar’s successor Mark Antony was actually the most meaningful relationship in her life—and led to her untimely demise.

Jun 09 2020

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E201: The Atlanta Ripper Pt. 2

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By 1911, a serial killer dubbed the “Atlanta Ripper” had killed so many African American women, even the white-owned newspapers and white-controlled police department were forced to take notice. Yet, while they tried to catch the elusive killer, they would find themselves woefully unprepared to stop his wicked ways.

Jun 02 2020

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E200: The Atlanta Ripper Pt. 1

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In the early 1900s, the city of Atlanta was heavily segregated and embroiled in racial tension. Things would only get worse for the black citizens of Atlanta when a mysterious terror began cutting down black women and leaving their corpses in the streets.

May 26 2020

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E199: Hazel & Nancy Frome Pt. 2

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For years after their murder in April 1938, El Paso Sheriff Chris Fox doggedly investigated the double homicide of Hazel and Nancy Frome. As he raced against time, he came tantalizingly close to solving the case by uncovering a web of blackmail, betrayal, and Nazi espionage.

May 19 2020

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E198: Hazel & Nancy Frome Pt. 1

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In April 1938, the nation was shocked by the news that Hazel Frome and her daughter, Nancy—two innocent, beautiful Bay Area socialites—had turned up dead in a ditch outside of El Paso. Even more shocking, there were signs that the women had been tortured before their deaths. 

May 12 2020

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Mystery of Marie Roget Pt. 5

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This is the final installment of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story. Every day this week, we have released an episode of our adaptation, which is considered to be one of the first murder mysteries to feature details from a real crime. 


Part Five: The absence of handkerchiefs at the crime scene continue to generate debate, and theories surrounding the involvement of a gang are examined...

May 08 2020

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Mystery of Marie Roget Pt. 4

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This is the penultimate installment of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story. Every day this week, we are releasing an episode of our adaptation, which is considered to be one of the first murder mysteries to feature details from a real crime. 


Part Four: Detective C. Auguste Dupin uses several outwardly-unrelated local newspaper clippings to allege various versions of events the night of Marie’s death and the month preceding...

May 07 2020

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Mystery of Marie Roget Pt. 3

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Thanks again for joining us! Every day this week, we are releasing an episode of our adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story, which is considered to be one of the first murder mysteries to feature details from a real crime.  


Part Three: Detective C. Auguste Dupin criticizes three Parisian newspapers over their initial coverage of the crime, and continues his effort to get closer to the truth...

May 06 2020

29mins

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Mystery of Marie Roget Pt. 2

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Welcome back! Every day this week, we are releasing an episode of our adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story, which is considered to be one of the first murder mysteries to feature details from a real crime.  


Part Two: New physical evidence is discovered contradicting local newspapers’ recent reporting... 

May 05 2020

31mins

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Mystery of Marie Roget Pt. 1

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Every day this week, we are releasing an episode of our adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story, which is considered to be one of the first murder mysteries to feature details from a real crime. 


Part One: Bohemian detective C. Auguste Dupin and his assistant, our unnamed narrator, receive a puzzling request from the Parisian police...

May 04 2020

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E194: Eliza Grimwood Pt. 2

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In 1838, the city of London was shocked by the gruesome killing of famous sex worker Eliza Grimwood. The investigation looked into her mysterious final client and her live-in boyfriend, but ultimately, the detectives would never discover who was responsible for the death of Eliza.

Apr 28 2020

46mins

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E193: NEW: Eliza Grimwood Pt. 1

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We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Unsolved Murders today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.


On May 27th, 1838, one of London's most popular courtesans, Eliza Grimwood, was brutally murdered in her own bedroom. She lived with four other people, yet none had noticed her death until the next morning—casting the whole house with suspicion.

Apr 21 2020

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Crossover Week: Female Criminals (Marjorie Congdon Pt. 2)

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If you enjoy the true stories told in Unsolved Murders, check out this episode from our series Female Criminals: After heiress Marjorie Congdon dodged prison time in 1977, she remarried and began to build a new life. But mysterious deaths continued to plague Marjorie, who would become a suspect in numerous murders and arsons for decades.

Apr 14 2020

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Crossover Week: Female Criminals (Marjorie Congdon Pt. 1)

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If you enjoy the true stories told in Unsolved Murders, check out this episode from our series Female Criminals: Although she was adopted in 1932, Marjorie Congdon still suffered. Eventually she was diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder. Her heiress mother, afraid of scandal, couldn't accept the diagnosis—and Marjorie was never treated. 

Apr 14 2020

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E192: The Johnson Family Murders Pt. 2

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In 1933, Alvira Johnson and her seven children were killed in a rapid blaze that burned down their Minnesota home. The family's patriarch, Albin Johnson, was strangely missing, and the police desperately searched for him as their number one suspect.

Apr 07 2020

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iTunes Ratings

10903 Ratings
Average Ratings
7928
1182
615
436
742

lake bodom pt 2???

By kailaduff - May 24 2020
Read more
tuning in! i love this pod, would def love to hear lake bodom part 2!!! part 1 was captivating

i love it

By pooponyou22 - May 21 2020
Read more
i love listening to murder mysteries i just find them SO interesting!