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RedHanded

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RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.

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RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.

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One of the best

By emariehawk - Dec 02 2019
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Crime podcasts out there!

My new fave!

By Coco_dahl - Nov 30 2019
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Someone on Reddit recommended this and I’m glad I gave it a listen. Just the right balance of humor/personality and well-researched storytelling!

iTunes Ratings

3359 Ratings
Average Ratings
3121
67
52
39
80

One of the best

By emariehawk - Dec 02 2019
Read more
Crime podcasts out there!

My new fave!

By Coco_dahl - Nov 30 2019
Read more
Someone on Reddit recommended this and I’m glad I gave it a listen. Just the right balance of humor/personality and well-researched storytelling!

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RedHanded

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RedHanded the podcast jumps head first into all manner of macabre madness. We cover everything from big time serial killers (and those you may never have heard of), to hauntings, possessions, disturbing mysteries, bizarre whodunits and basically anything that tickles our creepy fancy. So, join us, plug in, sit back and prepare for scares.

Rank #1: Episode 6 - The White House Farm Massacre

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A secluded farmhouse, religious mania, psychosis and a total bloodbath. Today we attempt to untangle one of the most notorious cases in British history. When five members of the Bamber family were slaughtered in one bloody night - what really happened?

What does the evidence say and why does so much of it seem totally contradictory? We examine the old evidence, the new evidence and even poke around the ‘missing’ evidence to ask if justice has really been served.

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Aug 01 2017

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Rank #2: Episode 77 - Chris Watts: Family Annihilator

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In August 2018 Shannan Watts’ body was found buried on a remote oil field in rural Weld County.

In a oil tank nearby were the bodies of her two young daughters; Bella and Celeste.

With only one real suspect who fit the crime, this case left the world asking - what makes a seemingly ordinary man, who appeared to have it all, kill his pregnant wife and children?

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Jan 10 2019

58mins

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Rank #3: Episode 117 - The Hello Kitty Murder: Fan Man-Yee

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In May 1999 a scared 14 year old girl walked into a Hong Kong police station and told the confused officers that she was being terrorised by a ghost. At first the police didn’t take her seriously, but then she elaborated that the reason this ghost was haunting her, was because she had helped to torture a young woman named Fan Man-yee to death. The girl then led police to a flat in the city, and what they found there shocked even a nation going through an already unbelievably violent decade...


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https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1858067/five-hong-kong-most-notorious-crimes-80s

http://www.the13thfloor.tv/2016/09/12/the-horrifying-true-story-of-the-hello-kitty-murder/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-49071502

https://china-underground.com/2012/10/24/the-hello-kitty-murder/

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Oct 24 2019

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Rank #4: Episode 120 - Kermit Gosnell: Doctor Death

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In a filthy clinic in West Philadelphia that had been left uninspected for years, despite a sizeable drugs bust, Dr Kermit Gosnell was exploiting poor, desperate women seeking to terminate their pregnancies after the legal limit of 24 weeks. 

His absolute callous recklessness makes this one of the more grisly crimes that RedHanded has delved into - given the subject matter, listener discretion is advised.



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https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/jun/29/abortion-doctor-kermit-gosnell-the-trial-of-americas-biggest-serial-killer-release

https://www.dailysignal.com/2018/10/05/the-true-story-of-kermit-gosnell-and-his-victims/

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/activists-rally-to-bury-the-bodies-from-gosnell-abortion-trial_n_3405039

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/breda-o-brien-ireland-should-not-aspire-to-providing-legalised-killing-1.2429140

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/2013/05/13/b4444bdc-bbda-11e2-97d4-a479289a31f9_story.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/us/kermit-gosnell-abortion-doctor-found-guilty-of-murder.html?_r=1

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/us/us-abortion-doctor-found-guilty-of-murder-1.1392098

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/us/us-media-storm-over-murder-trial-of-abortionist-kermit-gosnell-1.1366130

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/ann-mcelhinney-abortion-campaigners-should-be-careful-about-what-they-wish-for-1.2423209

https://www.inquirer.com/philly/business/real_estate/residential/kermit-gosnells-abortion-clinic-is-likely-headed-for-sheriffs-sale-but-can-it-overcome-its-house-of-horrors-past-20181025.html

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/opinion-willie-parker-kermit-gosnell-abortion-movie_n_5bc62cd3e4b0d38b587268e1

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Nov 07 2019

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Rank #5: Episode 94 - The Murder of Alesha McPhail

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In 2018 on the tiny Scottish island of the Isle of Bute, 6 year old Alesha MacPhail vanished from her bed in the middle of the night. The community was left reeling when just a few hours later her body was found. The question that tore though the small town now was who could have done this? And when the truth was revealed it was more shocking than anyone could have imagined. 

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May 16 2019

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Rank #6: Episode 88 - The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

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In March 2013 college student Elisa Lam checked into The Cecil Hotel on LA’s infamous skid row. Soon she started displaying some odd behaviour; some of which was caught on CCTV - this footage then went viral on the internet after Elisa’s body was found 3 weeks later in a water tank on the roof of the hotel. Forums still buzz with theories about what really happened to Elisa. 

Was it murder? Suicide? An accident? The paranormal? Or a hit? 


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Apr 04 2019

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Rank #7: Episode 31 - The Lady Killer and the Human Pelt

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Toxic masculinity, Borderline Personality Disorder and a whole lot of abattoirs. We're off to Australia this week to unravel why Australian big hitter Katherine Knight skinned John Price and hung him up like a pair of curtains. 

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Feb 01 2018

46mins

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Rank #8: Episode 7 - The Lake Bodom Murders

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Four teenagers go camping on the shores of Lake Bodom in Finland. Three are brutally murdered and one survives. Then three confessions, two suicides and a high-profile trial 44 years later - the case still remains unsolved. So today we explore who murdered the Bodom Three? And why? If you think you know this one, think again.

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Aug 08 2017

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Rank #9: Episode 5 - Bible John

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A real mystery for you, as we head to Scotland for the case of Bible John, an unknown serial killer who raped and murdered 3 women between 1968-1969. Apart from their physical similarities and the MO there was one alarming point to note, all the women were menstruating on the nights they were attacked. How did he know? What did it have to do with anything? And crucially, who was he? We have some theories...

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Jul 26 2017

48mins

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Rank #10: Episode 62 - The Sims Family Murders

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In 1966 Robert, Helen and Joy Sims were murdered in a grim “Strangers” style slaying in their home in Tallahassee, Florida. Nothing was taken from the house, nothing was left behind, there was no sign of forced entry and no one reported seeing anyone suspicious in the area - police were stumped.

But massive overkill on 12 year old Joy Sims suggests that not only was she the intended target, but that this was personal. Join the girls this week as the delve into the coldest of cold cases with a little help from a former attorney closely connected with the Sims case...

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Sep 20 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #11: Episode 39 - A Killer in the Family: The Murder of Becky Watts

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In 2015, when shy 16 year old Becky Watts suddenly went missing no one could believe it. But tragically within days her dismembered body was found just a mile from her home. 

As the true motivations behind the murder were revealed it quickly became clear that someone in the family knew more than they were letting on...



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Mar 29 2018

32mins

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Rank #12: Episode 118 - Halloween Special Part 1: Demons of Murder & Tantric Child Sacrifice

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It’s Halloween so that means that it’s time for a troubling story swap. Join Hannah and Suruthi in part one of this Halloween special as they turn their stomachs with the case of a cult-ish Anglican exorcism, and harrowing stories of modern-day Indian child sacrifice...


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Oct 29 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #13: Bonus - The Deal with the Devil: Karla Homolka & Paul Bernardo

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In this very special 'thank you' episode the girls cover the brutal case of the Ken and Barbie killers, a Canadian couple who abducted, viciously raped and murdered multiple women, including Karla's own teenage sister Tammy. After the pair were caught Karla was quick to put the blame solely on Paul but the evidence casts considerable doubt on her claims of helplessness

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Jun 18 2019

53mins

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Rank #14: Episode 92 - David Parker Ray: Scrap Metal Sex Toys

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In this week's episode the girls head to Truth or Consequences, New Mexico to cover the case of arguably the most terrifying offender they have encountered; David Parker Ray aka The Toy-Box Killer. In 1999 a 911 call altered police in Elephant Butte to a naked woman, covered in blood running down the dusty desert streets - she had a dog collar around her neck and a 6 foot metal chain trailing behind her. Upon investigation this small town police team uncovered the truly unbelievably horrors that had been unfolding right under their noses in an innocuous looking trailer behind 513 Bass Road...

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May 02 2019

54mins

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Rank #15: Episode 52 - Cruise Crime: The Disappearance of Amy Bradley

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One morning 23 year old Amy Bradley got up, got dressed, grabbed her cigarettes - seemingly went for a walk - and vanished. And what makes this case even stranger is that Amy was on a ship, out at sea on a Caribbean cruise with her family. How does one just disappear from a ship, never to be seen again?

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Jun 27 2018

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Rank #16: Episode 42 - Murder or Suicide: The Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau

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Rebecca Zahau’s naked body was found hanging in the mansion she shared with her millionaire boyfriend Jonah Shacknai and his son, Max. Just days before Rebecca's apparent suicide she had been babysitting Max when he was fatally injured - had Rebecca taken her own life out of guilt? The evidence suggests otherwise...


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Apr 19 2018

52mins

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Rank #17: Episode 82 - Jenelle Potter: Catfish

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Someone was cyberbullying Jenelle Potter; they hurling online abuse and threatening her life with claims that she was "too pretty to live". As things escalated, inexplicably, the CIA seemed to become involved and Jenelle's parents felt the only way to save their vulnerable daughter was to take matters into their own hands. 

But once her "bullies" were dead questions quickly surfaced about Jenelle's behaviour...  

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Feb 14 2019

58mins

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Rank #18: Episode 55 - Snowtown: The Bank Vault Body Barrels - Part 1

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On the 21st of May 1999 police in South Australia went to investigate the contents of a derelict bank in the small town of Snowtown. Inside, they found 6 large barrels full to brim with decomposing human remains. Little did they know, this was just the beginning of what would become one of Australia’s most unrelenting and harrowing cases.


Australia Expert - Kelly Ryan

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Aug 02 2018

56mins

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Rank #19: Episode 79 - Incest, Murder, Suicide: Steven & Katie Pladl

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To the outside world they looked like a normal couple, but they were anything but “normal”. 

Steven Pladl was not only his wife’s lover, but also her biological father - and needless to say this story doesn't end with a happily ever after. In April 2018, less than a year after they were married Pladl shot and killed his daughter/wife Katie, their 7 month old son and Katie's adoptive father - Tony Fusco.

Join the girls this week as they delve into the mysterious world of genetic sexual attraction and the tragedy it brought in this case.


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Jan 24 2019

56mins

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Rank #20: Episode 101 - Joanna Dennehy: Spree Killer

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In this week's episode the girls are off to the ditches of Peterborough to cover the case of spree killer Joanna Dennehy, only the third woman in Britain to ever receive a whole of life sentence. Joanna was just 30 years old when she went on a 14 day killing spree that left 3 men dead, dumped in the ditches in rural Cambridgeshire. They were found covered in stab wounds consistent with a frenzied attack, and placed in humiliating poses - what led such a young woman to kill with such rage?


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Jul 04 2019

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