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RedHanded

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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Episode 119 - LIVE from Shoreditch House: Halloween Special Part 2 - Ghost Pirates & Tree Surgeons

In this second instalment of Halloween at RedHanded the girls come to you live from London’s Shoreditch House with tales of a mysterious ghost ship and a killer with a penchant for all things tree. Join Hannah and Suruthi as they ask the important questions like: could it have been aliens? What’s the perfect squirrel ice lolly recipe? And what even was WW1? Get your spooky bitch merch (international shipping available): redhandedshop.comSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 23mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 7 - The Lake Bodom Murders

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.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 7mins

8 Aug 2017

Rank #2

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#4 BLM - Ms Dhu

This month in our Black Lives Matter series, we discuss the death of Ms Dhu. During the two day's Ms Dhu spent in police custody in Western Australia, she was dropped to the floor, lifted by her hands and feet, and another prisoner was dragged into her cell to stare at her. She went through all of this while being verbally abused and suffering from sepsis. She died of preventable causes aged just twenty-two, while a white officer stood over her saying she was "faking it". This is Ms Dhu's story.Sheila Humphries TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V3SX0H7pHcGuardian database of indigenous deaths in custody: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/ng-interactive/2018/aug/28/deaths-inside-indigenous-australian-deaths-in-custody Sources: https://redhandedpodcast.com/episodesSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

23mins

23 Oct 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 9 - The Beast with a Human Face

In 2002, missing hostess, Lucie Blackman was found dead. Her body had been dismembered and her head encased in concrete. She was found buried in a shallow grave under a bathtub in a cave on a secluded beach in Miura, Kanagawa - just South of Tokyo.Where this discovery would lead Japanese police shocked the world.Join us this week as we follow this disturbing case to understand the evil that stole Lucie, and ask how many victims truly fell prey to ‘The Beast with a Human Face’...See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50mins

23 Aug 2017

Rank #4

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

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.http://www.adopteeson.com/listen/s4e5janehttps://www.thecut.com/2015/01/what-its-like-to-date-your-dad.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPjvqIXSdM4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbiN2itNNFcSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56mins

24 Jan 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 14 - The Three Trials of Timothy Hennis

It's 1985 in North Carolina and a crying baby is found alone in her home surrounded by the dead bodies of her family. With only one clear suspect in this brutal massacre, the police bring in Staff Sergeant Timothy Hennis. But do they have enough? This is the story of an unprecedented side stepping of double jeopardy...See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

44mins

30 Sep 2017

Rank #6

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Episode 179 - The Reykjavík Confessions: Memories of Murder

This is the bizarre story of 2 mysterious disappearances, 1 strange dream and 6 people who ended up confessing to murders they couldn't even remember...What happened on the treacherous lava fields of Iceland back in 1974 that ruined the lives of so many, and crept its way so deep into the Icelandic culture, that this story still makes headlines today?Book: Out of Thin Air by Anthony AdeaneSources: www.redhandedpodcast.comSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 25mins

7 Jan 2021

Rank #7

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Episode 81 - Ian Watkins: Rock Star, Paedophile, Nepiophile

This week the girls delve into the all too common world of the celebrity paedophile and institutions who turn a blind eye.Ian Watkins was the lead singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets. He toured all over the world, playing to sold out stadiums of adoring fans - so in 2012 when he was arrested and charged with 13 counts of child sex offences, including against a child as young as 11 months old, the world was shocked.This is a particularly troubling case because it of course covers the abuse this depraved man doled out to incredibly young victims, but there are also deeply troubling questions raised about why authorities missed chance after chance to catch Watkins.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 3mins

7 Feb 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 88 - The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

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? Check us out on HarmonTown here:https://starburns.audio/podcasts/harmontown/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 8mins

4 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 64 - A Modern Maori Exorcism: The Death of Janet Moses

On the 12th of October 2007, 22 year old mother of two, Janet Moses drowned...in the middle of her family's living room.Janet's family had become troubled by her increasingly odd behaviour in the days preceding her death. After consulting with a Maori priest they believed that she had been possessed by a demon; water, chanting and eye gouging became their only weapons in their desperate fight against the "Makutu" devouring Janet's soul. Join the girls this week as they ask; when a young woman is killed by her own family - claiming pure intentions - what does justice look like?See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 8mins

4 Oct 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 106 - Train Tracks: The Murder of Vera Jo Reigle

Vera hadn't had it easy; she was a vulnerable woman who had coped with ADHD, serious learning difficulties and sexual abuse all her life. At the age of 22 she began dating a 16 year old boy named Zachary Brooks. And while this may sound predatory, it wasn't Vera who was the dangerous one. It was the matriarch of the Brooks family - Cheri Brooks aka "Sugar Babe". When Vera got pregnant, Cheri's determination to meet her grandchild created a horrifyingly dangerous situation for the young mother. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

8 Aug 2019

Rank #11

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Episode 23 - The Girl in the Box: Colleen Stan

20 year old Colleen Stan was abducted in 1977, she wouldn't be free for 7 years and what happened to her in between is unimaginable. If you needed another reason to stop hitchhiking, this is it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr

7 Dec 2017

Rank #12

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Episode 80 - Ball Gags, BDSM & A Body in the Woods: The Murder of Elaine O'Hara

This week the girls head to Ireland to cover the "nearly perfect murder" of Elaine O'Hara. So called, because it was only a year after Elaine mysteriously vanished that police made a series of chance discoveries so unbelievable that they would make a CSI script writer squirm... But these discoveries did go on to unmask a devious killer and rip him from his idyllic suburban life to pay for a brutal murder. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52mins

31 Jan 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 92 - David Parker Ray: Scrap Metal Sex Toys

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...See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

54mins

2 May 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 158 - Poisonous Privilege: The Murder of Emily Longley

In 2011, 17 year old Emily Longley was found dead in her boyfriend - Elliot Turner's parents' house. But it soon became clear that the story the entire Turner family were telling about how Emily died didn't quite add up...ReferencesSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

30 Jul 2020

Rank #15

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Episode 105 - Julie Ward: Murder on the Massai Mara

In 1988 Julie Ward headed off on the trip of a lifetime to Kenya, but just a week before she was set to return home she took one last trip into the Massai Mara game reserve - and vanished. Julies Father John flew to Kenya immediately to help with the search, but in a cruel twist just a week later it was he who found his daughters dismembered remains in a remote spot on the park. This set in motion a story that would be riddled with mystery, rumours and lies - and leave Julie's family still fighting for justice some 30 years later. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

1 Aug 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 100 - Gilberto Valle: Cannibal Cop

In 2012 Kathleen Valle started to become suspicious of her New York City police officer husband Gilberto. He was spending all of his time on the computer, and Kathleen, who had just had their baby was afraid he was being unfaithful. When she finally broke and checked his online activity - what she found was far more horrifying than anything she had imagined.Gilberto Valle had been on cannibal fetish forums talking to strangers about how he wanted to abduct, rape, torture, kill and eat women - including Kathleen.In the trial, and the media frenzy, that followed - the question became; when does a thought become a crime?Tour tickets: http://gigst.rs/Redhanded - on sale from 10am on Friday the 28th of June 2019.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

27 Jun 2019

Rank #17

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Bonus: Let’s Get Quizzical!

We’re all on lockdown, so just for a bit of fun (and because you all really deserve it right now for staying home/being an amazing key worker) we thought we’d bring you a little bit of extra content, and hopefully a smile!In this very special bonus episode see how much Hannah and Suruthi know about true crime, their own podcast and each other...Plus, meet the latest Spooky Bitch to join the RedHanded ranks.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #18

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Episode 22 - How Ancestry.com Solved a 32 Year Old Cold Case

Abandoned at age five, Lisa never knew where she came from. It was her quest to uncover her birth parents via sites like ancestry.com that unraveled a chilling quadruple homicide that had been left unsolved for 32 years. Be careful who you send your DNA to.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47mins

30 Nov 2017

Rank #19

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Episode 99 - Black Magic, Murder & Malaysian Pop: Mona Fandey

This week the girls are off to Malaysia to cover a case of money, murder, black magic and Malaysian pop music. Mona Fandey was a one hit wonder in the 80s - but when she realised that her singing career was going nowhere, she and her husband turned to black magic...which of course, ended in murder. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

54mins

20 Jun 2019

Rank #20