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LISK: Long Island Serial Killer

The LISK (Long Island Serial Killer) investigation began in May 2010 with the disappearance of sex worker Shannan Gilbert. In the following months, Suffolk County Police uncovered human remains from nine more murders, including those of the "Gilgo 4", all sex workers whose bodies were disposed of similarly. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery", follow the series as it’s told through previously unheard interviews with family members, friends, police officers, government officials and others whose lives were touched by the gruesome murders. Hosted by Chris Mass.www.liskpodcast.com

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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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INTERVIEW: John Ray Pt. 1

On the 10 year anniversary of Shannan Gilbert's disappearance, attorney John Ray speaks with host, Chris Mass. Ray has been the Gilbert Family attorney for years and shares a trove of both legal and investigative information. Starting with Shannan's disappearance up through the ongoing legal battle over the release of Shannan's panicked 911 call, Chris and John Ray discuss a number of relevant topics in the first of two episodes. Hosted by Chris Mass Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

6 May 2020

Rank #1

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BONUS: LISK Q&A with host Chris Mass

Host, Chris Mass, answers listener questions along with LISK Podcast senior producer, Shannon McGarvey. Topics range from the connections between LISK victims disappearances to possible LISK conspiracy theories.Watch for new bonus episodes and other content soon. Please rate and review LISK Podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34mins

22 Apr 2020

Rank #2

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BONUS: Maureen's Sister Speaks Out

Maureen Brainard-Barnes' sister, Missy Cann, spoke with Chris about the timeline of Maureen's disappearance, the involvement of Suffolk County Police Department, how the families helped change the perception of missing sex workers, her own grief and a number of other topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

18 Apr 2020

Rank #3

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S1 Ep2: Shannan - Part 2

Police uncover the bodies of the "Gilgo Four" while searching for Shannan Gilbert. But who was this woman whose disappearance blew the lid off one of the most baffling and active serial killer cases of our time? Episode two explores Shannan's backstory — her upbringing, her aspirations, and the unlikely way she found herself in the New York City underworld of escort work. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book and Netflix movie, "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery". Hosted by Chris Mass. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42mins

11 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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S1 Ep3: Melissa

Melissa Barthelemy was the first of the "Gilgo Four" bodies found along the remote shores of Long Island. The discoveries unleashed a media firestorm and brought to light the Long Island Serial Killer case. Before the sensationalism, Melissa was a young woman with a family and friends who loved her. This episode tells the story about Melissa and the series of seemingly arbitrary events that eventually led to her murder. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book and Netflix movie, "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery". Hosted by Chris Mass. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49mins

18 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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S1 Ep6: Chief of Deception - Season Finale

Nearly a year and a half after Shannan Gilbert disappeared from Oak Beach, and with the body count climbing to 10, the search teams suddenly shifted back to the gated community, and a startling series of discoveries was made. More than ever, the victims families and the public wanted answers and a killer found. A dubious shift in Suffolk County politics though hindered the investigation. And a newly installed Suffolk County Chief of Police threw the hunt for a killer into even further disarray. Inspired by the bestselling book "Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery" from Robert Kolker. Hosted by Chris Mass. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56mins

7 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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BONUS: Speaking with Robert Kolker, Author of "Lost Girls"

Robert Kolker speaks with Chris about a host of topics surrounding the LISK case. From Robert's opinions on how Shannan disappeared to the current status of the investigation and a host of other insights, he offers unique perspective as someone who wrote a best-selling book that was eventually made into the Netflix movie "Lost Girls". Hosted by Chris Mass. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29mins

14 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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BONUS: 911 Tapes Released

The 911 call Shannan Gilbert placed on the night she disappeared was finally released to Gilbert Family attorney, John Ray, on May 14, 2020. Host, Chris Mass, spoke to the attorney the same day. John Ray details how the actual recording contradicts many assertions made by Suffolk County Police. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

26mins

18 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Minisode #5 - "Lost Girls" author, Robert Kolker

LISK-related theories and personal recollections from the author of "Lost Girls, Robert Kolker. Robert shares his thoughts on how LISK dumped the "Gilgo 4" bodies where they were eventually discovered. Robert also talks about getting to know some of the victims family members, including a notable lunch they had together in Manhattan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

13mins

15 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Minisode #1 - Dominic Varrone, former SCPD Chief of Detectives

BONUS: Excerpts from an interview with Former Chief of Detectives Dominic Varrone where he talks about his work on the Katie Beers abduction case, his methodology as well as what he hopes will come of the LISK case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

12mins

15 Apr 2020

Rank #10