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Murder In The Rain

With a mutual fascination for true crime, Emily and Alisha have taken it upon themselves to explore the depravity that holds a special place in the Pacific Northwest. Murder in the Rain examines the brutality, history, and humanity of these notorious murders. With the help of authors, psychologists, detectives, victim's families, and their producer Josh, Murder in the Rain brings an understanding as to who the victims were while investigating the killer's origins and motives. For images and videos of all the key players, visit us at murderintherain.com. Subscribe, talk crime, and enjoy the ride!

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Minnesota Plates

A beautiful and bright coed goes missing from her apartment parking lot in a small college town. While the entire city comes together to try and locate her, two potential suspects come into view. Who took Brooke Wilberger, and where is she? Join Alisha and Emily while they discuss this intriguing years-long case. Don't forget to view the Episode 3 blog on www.murderintherain.com/episodes/episode-3-minnesota-platesto see photos about the case. Sources: Joel Courtney had long history of sexual assaults The Gazette-Times https://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/joel-courtney-had-long-history-of-sexual-assaults/article_87c45ea4-a729-11de-bfd2-001cc4c03286.html Courtney in ‘supermax’ prison Rachel Beck https://democratherald.com/news/local/courtney-in-supermax-prison/article_da151d46-c7f4-11df-9dc0-001cc4c03286.html Brooke Wilberger Found: Killer Gives Location of Remains to Avoid Death Penalty Dean Schabner and Sarah Netter https://abcnews.go.com/US/remains-brooke-wilberger-found-years-disappearance/story?id=8632233 Brooke Wilberger's remains found; killer pleads guilty Kimberly A.C. Wilson https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2009/09/brooke_wilbergers_remains_foun.html Brooke Wilberger's Remains Uncovered KEZI 9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sATdkoG8m_c In Search of A Killer: The Murder of Brooke Wilberger YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUwybW0TM24 20 20 on ID Vanished Missing Coeds Brooke Wilberger and Maura Murray Murders YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAsVh474YSwSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


14 May 2019

Rank #1

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Through The Walls

A tech genius. A Halloween party. A DNA fueled case. In this episode, Alisha tells the story of Arpana Jinaga, a young, incredibly educated and intelligent immigrant woman whose unbounded potential was cut short by the fateful events of Halloween night, 2008. Listen in while Alisha and Emily discuss the twists of ever-changing alibis and the overwrought and complicated DNA testing that may have set a killer free. Promo: Invisible Choir https://www.invisiblechoir.comIG @InvisibleChoirTwitter @InvisibleChoir https://vimeo.com/2176136 http://www.redmond-reporter.com/news/second-trial-in-killing-of-redmond-woman-ends-with-not-guilty-verdict/ https://www.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/two-trials-later-murder-of-indian-american-software-engineer-in/article_2d1f06e2-9c34-11e9-a60f-17d447b21274.html https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/after-nearly-11-years-and-two-trials-killing-of-redmond-woman-remains-unsolved/ https://www.courts.wa.gov/content/petitions/96468-8%20Answer%20to%20petition.pdf http://www.redmond-reporter.com/news/talented-techie-strangled-to-death-no-suspects-yet/ http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra-pradesh/2008/nov/05/kins-hopes-of-seeing-arpana-dashed-4498.html https://www.seattleweekly.com/news/the-troubling-trial-of-emanuel-fair/ https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/4541781/state-of-washington-v-emanuel-demelvin-fair/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


29 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Keep Going And Don't Look Back

June 10th, 2014 was supposed to be a day of celebration for the students of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon. Instead of taking finals, pulling senior pranks and saying goodbye for the summer, the 3,000 students and staff were horrified by the news of an active shooter on campus. In this episode, Emily and Alisha discuss the shooter’s life leading up to the incident, the victims of the attack and the shocking statistics that our students face in their daily lives. At the time of his death, Emilio Hoffman was dating Alyssa Karm, who, along with her boyfriend and fellow survivor Caden Gordy were gracious enough to sit down with Alisha and discuss their relationship and what transpired that day. Check out the episode 4 blog on www.murderintherain.com/episode-4-keep-going-and-don-t-look-back to see photos about the case.  Sources:Troutdale Police Documents Multnomah County http://media.oregonlive.com/gresham_impact/other/ReynoldsFiles.pdfOregon school shooting: Slain Reynolds student Emilio Hoffman surprised gunman, shot twice in chest Maxine Bernstein https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2014/06/oregon_school_shooting_slain_r.htmlReports of Shooting at Reynolds High School Maxine Bernstein https://www.opb.org/news/series/reynoldsschoolshooting/reports-of-shooting-at-reynolds-high-school/Oregon School Shooting: Reynolds High Gunmen Jared Padgett Wrote About Killing Classmates in Journal Maxine Bernstein https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2014/06/oregon_school_shooting_gunman_1.htmThe K-12 School Shooting Statistics Everyone Should Know CS Staff https://www.campussafetymagazine.com/safety/k-12-school-shooting-statistics-everyone-should-know/Police: Oregon school shooter Jared Michael Padgett was armed with AR-15 rifle Nick Ramsey http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/jared-michael-padgett-oregon-shooting The New Evil: Understanding the Emergence Of Modern Violent Crime Michael Stone, MD and Gary Brucato, PhD - Prometheus Books - 2019 Images Pg 309 - 311Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 3mins

28 May 2019

Rank #3

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Kissing Wounds & He Pushed It Twice

Because you were so good this year, MITR is leaving a double episode under your tree! First, a tale of greed, manipulation, and the murder of an entire family in Carnation, Washington. Then the almost-bombing of downtown Portland, OR at the Christmas tree lighting of 2010. Don’t forget to check out the episode blog for images and sources. https://www.murderintherain.com/episodesThere’s always more MITR when you join us on Patreon. Come join our rainy little crew! https://www.patreon.com/murderintherain If you want to get yourself something great this year, check out BetterHelp. Murder in the Rain listeners can get 10% off of their first month with code “rain”, go tohttps://www.betterhelp.com/rainand take a step forward in the direction of a healthier self.  SourcesBanquet of Consequences: A Juror's Plight: The Carnation Murders Trial of Michele Anderson, Volume 1Paul Sanders Seattle Times - Michelle Anderson Sentenced to Life | Seattle EPI - At Long Last Carnation Woman | Seattle EPI - Carnation Suspects Tell Offers of Victims | Seattle Times - I'm a Monster | Fox - Woman Convicted of Killing her Entire Family | Michelle Anderson Killed Her Whole Family | Fox - Woman who discovered carnation | KORO7 - 911 Caller | KOMO News - Killer's Former Coworker Testifies | Seattle Times - Carnation Slayings | Seattle Times - Timeline of Carnation Killings | Court Chatter - Michele Anderson | Carnation Murders Sentencing 04/21/16 | YouTube - Joseph McEnroe Sentencing | YouTube - Joseph | McEnroe Penalty Phase Day 5 Part 1 04/09/15 | YouTube - Convicted killer laughs during court appearance | YouTube - Crime Watch Daily: 6 Family Members Murdered on Christmas Eve - Pt. 1 | YouTube - Crime | Watch Daily: 6 Family Members Murdered on Christmas Eve - Pt. 2 | You Tube - Michelle Andersson Trial 911 Call You Tube - Jail House Call | Oregon Terror Sentencing | Tapes Reveal Different Side of Portland Bombing Suspect | Trial Begins for Mohamed Osman Mohamed | Did the FBI Transform this Teenager into a Terrorist | Mohamed Mohamud's Lawers PetitionSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 6mins

24 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Out For A Walk

Today’s case details a rampage of crime including theft, assault, kidnapping, and murder. Listen while Emily tells Alisha all about Kaylee Sawyer and Aundreah Maes, the nightmare they endured, and the twisted tale of Edwin Lara, a man who levered a position of authority to inflict pain and suffering. Like what you hear? Submit a review (it’s free!) or consider supporting us on Patreon so we can continue to bring you the cases you didn’t know you needed to hear.  Sources Friends fondly remember Kaylee Sawyer | Family sues COCC in Kaylee Sawyer Murder | Kaylee’s Law passes through Oregon House  Indictment: Lara killed to conceal other crimes | Federal Judge Issues 2nd Life Sentence for Edwin Lara | Emotions high as Lara pleads guilty to Sawyer murder | DA releases Lara murder case evidence | Into the Night Part 2 | Woman Linked to Kidnapping | Missing Persons Case Shifts | Oregon Governor Signs Kaylee’s Law | YouTube | Kaylee Sawyer Legacy | Aundreah Maes public Facebook post | Police or Security?Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


12 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Bless Our Ann

It was a stormy summer night in 1961. The family dog barked and the children were restless. By the next morning, 8-year-old Ann Marie Burr was nowhere to be found. In this episode, Alisha tells Emily the riveting tale of a missing child from Tacoma, Washington and how her disappearance could now be connected to one of the most notorious serial killers in American history. Best-Selling author Rebecca Morris joins Murder in the Rain to talk about her research on this story and her book, Ted and Ann: The Mystery of a Missing Child and Her Neighbor Ted Bundy.Sources Rebecca Morris - Ted and Ann | Find a Grave - Ann Marie Burr | Huffington Post - Ann Marie Burr | JT Townsend - Ted Bundy’s First Victim? | King 5 - Did Ted Bundy Kill his First Victim when he was 14?Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 43mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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Murder For Money

Portland in the 1980s brought amazing music to the masses. A major part of the PDX music scene was the popular nightclubs all over the city. One of the most popular clubs, The Starry Night, kept dark secrets behind its doors, secrets that would take decades to fully unravel. Join Emily and Alisha and special guest Jim Redden while they discuss what happened to Tim Moreau, and the part Larry Hurwitz played in it.Check out the episode blog on murderintherain.com There’s always more MITR when you join us on Patreon. Come join our rainy little crew! https://www.patreon.com/murderintherain If you want to get yourself something great this year, check out BetterHelp. Murder in the Rain listeners can get 10% off of their first month with code “rain”, go tohttps://www.betterhelp.com/rainand take a step forward in the direction of a healthier self.  Sources:Interview with Jim Redden 10.06.2019 The Starry Night Murder: Rock and roll dreams lead to death | The Starry Night Murder Timeline | Convicted Portland murderer still jailed in California | Where did Portland killer's cash come from | Timothy Douglas Moreau “Tim” | Portland Murderer Larry Hurwitz Arrested in California With Cocaine and Cash | Former Portland nightclub owner convicted in 1990 murder arrested on drug charges|Oregon State Police Seek To Put 30 Year Old Case To Rest | Portland murderer arrested on drug, money charges | Former Portland nightclub owner sentenced to 12 years | Portland in the 1980s: Drug gangs, skinheads loomed, but so did the start of something special | The Starry Night Murder: The Portland rock and roll homicide | The Starry Night Murder: Decades-long stories compiled | Hurwitz facing up to 15 years in prisonSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 11mins

7 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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A Thinking Error

On October 16th, 2012, the city of Gresham, Oregon came to a halt when 21-year-old Whitney Heichel was reported missing. Her husband, Clinton, her friends, family and church all came together to search for her. With a single gas station purchase and fuzzy surveillance footage as the only clues, the frantic search escalated by the hour. When the Heichel’s friend and neighbor, Johnathan Holt, started to act strangely, the police finally had a lead. Were Johnathan’s claims of being mugged factual? Did Whitney run away? What clues did police find that brought them to the horrible discovery the entire city dreaded? Follow Alisha and Emily as they trace the path of Whitney and Johnathan on that fateful Autumn day.  Be sure to check out the blog for pictures and more! https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-6-a-thinking-error Sources: Search Warrant and Seizure Order County of Multnomah
http://media.oregonlive.com/gresham_impact/other/holt1.pdf Oregon Livehttp://topics.oregonlive.com/tag/whitney%20heichel/index.htmlSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


25 Jun 2019

Rank #8

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Something Very Sharp

As Korena Roberts prepared for the arrival of her twins, she reached out to the internet for help with nesting on a budget. Soon, she cultivated a friendship with fellow mom-to-be Heather Snively who was new to the Beaverton, Oregon area. Friendship turned to obsession, and before long, everyone would know Korena’s dark secret. Join Alisha and Emily as they explore this heart-breaking story. With the help of lead detectives Murray Rau and Andy Hays, we learn why you can’t believe everyone you meet on Craigslist. Be sure to check out our murderintherain.com/episode-8-something-very-sharp to see images and other content. Sources :ID channel Deadly Women Season 3 episode 6 Pregnant woman had bite marks on body, documents reveal KGW Staff https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/pregnant-woman-had-bite-marks-on-body-documents-reveal/283-89771302 Korena Roberts pleads guilty; sentenced to life in prison Emily E Smith https://www.oregonlive.com/washingtoncounty/2010/10/korena_roberts_pleads.html Murder suspect pretended she was pregnant Ryan Kost https://tdn.com/news/murder-suspect-pretended-she-was-pregnant/article_0133084a-441d-5ce8-9c8e-3843da4f3913.html Baby Cut out of Murdered Pasco Woman https://www.nbcrightnow.com/news/baby-cut-out-of-murdered-pasco-woman/article_1421daed-8392-59e0-89ef-70544b6f359f.html Woman who cut baby from slain woman was stranger, police say https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/woman-who-cut-baby-from-slain-woman-was-stranger-police-say/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 27mins

23 Jul 2019

Rank #9

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Lovers' Lane

The discovery of Larry Peyton’s body at a local lovers’ lane in 1960 shocked the residents of Portland. Equally confusing was the unknown whereabouts of Larry’s girlfriend, Beverly Allan. There appeared to be no motive behind the attack, leaving young lovers in the city worried they would be next. Eight years and three trials later, we are still left with questions. Were the right people put away for the crime? Was this a missed opportunity to have stopped the Zodiac Killer? Join Alisha and Emily as they delve into the young couple’s murders, the subsequent investigation, and speak with author Phil Stanford about his theories surrounding the case.Sources:The Peyton-Allan FilesPhil Stanfordptown Bookshttps://www.oregonlive.com/books/2010/11/phil_stanford_explores_notorio.html http://www.offbeatoregon.com/1305a-peyton-allan-murders-manwiththehook.html https://law.justia.com/cases/oregon/court-of-appeals/1972/494-p-2d-434-2.htmlSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 24mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Flight And Fight

Turkey (or tofurkey) isn’t the only thing to devour this Thanksgiving! Murder in the Rain is bringing you TWO cases in this episode! Get your stretchy pants, throw on those headphones to ignore your family, and listen to these tales of mystery and murder. On the menu today are the enigma that is D.B. Cooper, and the untimely demise of young mother Tina Stewart.  For additional resources for domestic violence go to https://www.thehotline.org or call 1−800−799−7233 If you need something to get you through the holidays, check out Deception: Murder in Hong Kong from Grey Fox Games. Use code ‘murder’ to get 25% off and free shipping! Don’t forget to check out Detective Trapp from Wondery and The Los Angeles Times. SourcesThe Skyjacker That Got Away | D.B. Cooper Wikipedia | As new evidence upends D.B. Cooper case, the (un)usual suspects |continue to fuel the legend | D. B. Cooper in popular culture |The Strange Disappearance of D.B. Cooper | Citizen Sleuths Analyze the D.B. Cooper Case | Suspect Charged with Murder in Newman Lake Homicide | Court documents: Newman Lake man beat girlfriend to death on Thanksgiving | 'It was bad': Man faces murder charges after fight with girlfriend ends in her death | Newman Lake man accused of murder changes plea to guilty; Faces at least 16 years in prison | Tina Stewart Obituary | Relative of domestic abuse victim fights for "Tina's Law" in all 50 states | My best friend was stamped to death by the man I set her up with – I’ll regret it until the day I die | YouTube - KXLY News | YouTube - KXLY NewsSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


26 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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Help Me

In May 2009, two children were pulled from the dark, treacherous waters of the Willamette River just after midnight. How did they get there? Had they gone swimming? Did they fall off a boat? Or were they thrown into the water? Join Emily and Alisha while they explore the events of that night and the heartbreaking case that left a broken family even more shattered, and a city mourning the short life of an innocent child killed by their own mother, Amanda Jo Stott-Smith. Check out https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-13-help-me for additional information about the case. Don't forget to show off your MITR love with merch! Now available on https://www.murderintherain.com/merch Promo: Writing About Crimehttp://www.writingaboutcrime.com/IG @writingaboutcrimeTwitter @crimewriterpod SourcesTo The BridgeNancy RommelmannLittle A, New York Publishing https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5282617/ https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2009/06/police_release_time_line_in_th.html https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2009/05/two_children_found_in_willamet.htmlhttps://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2009/05/moans_led_boater_to_kids_who_w.html https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/oregon-mother-had-history-of-domestic-assault/ https://www.registerguard.com/article/20090530/NEWS/305309998 https://katu.com/archive/dedication-tuesday-for-rescue-boat-named-after-kids-thrown-off-bridge-11-19-2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlwrFTHWyYYSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


1 Oct 2019

Rank #12

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Little Rain Boots

Four-year-old Ruth Anne O'Neill goes missing in the Hawthorne neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. Her neighbor, thirteen-year-old Michele Gates, has information that can shed some light on the disappearance. What police find out from Michele would shock the Portland metro area and lead to a record-breaking trial. Join Emily and Alisha as they explore this famous case and compare it to another which took place decades before it.  Check out www.murderintherain.com/blog/episode-7-little-rain-boots for additional information, images, and locations of the crime.  Sources Father of Portland Child Killer, Michele Gates, accused of shooting her husband Joe McHale https://www.abcfoxmontana.com/father-of-portland-child-killer-michele-gates-accused-of-shooting/article_20a9ea9f-acd8-5d75-b892-fa301631b588.html Dad of notorious child-killer Michele Gates pleads not guilty to killing her husband Chad Sokol https://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/2019/01/dad-of-notorious-child-killer-michele-gates-pleads-not-guilty-to-killing-her-husband.html The strange case of child-killer Michele Gates and how it changed Oregon forever By The Oregonian/OregonLive https://expo.oregonlive.com/news/g66l-2019/01/2b570a52594854/the-strange-case-of-killer-mic.html Ore. Woman Indicted In Arson, Murder Plot Times Staff: Times News Services http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19920418&slug=1487143Portland-area residents unaware of their homes' creepy histories KATU https://katu.com/news/local/portland-area-residents-unaware-of-their-homes-creepy-histories Matter of Gates https://law.justia.com/cases/oregon/court-of-appeals/1982/642-p-2d-1200-0.htmlPsychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/sociopathySupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


9 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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The Cursed Bathtub

It’s Halloween season and Murder in the Rain could not be more ready! In celebration of this spooky time, we're bringing you two episodes to enjoy. In the first episode, we’d like to tell you a story about a lady doctor who strived for medical greatness. As she forged a unique path to achieve what no woman had done before, she left a wake of death behind her. Join Emily and Alisha as they discuss the spooky happenings at a place locals called Starvation Heights. For photographs of the case, visit the MITR blog: https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-15-the-cursed-tub Promo: Invisible Choir https://www.invisiblechoir.comIG @InvisibleChoirTwitter @InvisibleChoir  SourcesStarvation HeightsGregg OlsenThree Rivers Press Fasting for the Cure of DiseaseDr. Linda Burfield HazzardPhysical Culture Corporation Spooked in SeattleRoss AllisonPublisher’s Group West https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Irk-XHawW64https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRpFPN_Gw5 https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/natural-medicine-starvation-and-murder-the-story-of-linda-hazzard/ http://forgottenminnesota.com/blog/2018/07/starvation-doctor-quack-healer-serial-killerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5u0hudXKdrEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7qBhE6R2N0https://youtu.be/C8n2_6gI7oQSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


29 Oct 2019

Rank #14

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Tough Alaska Chick & Deep Creek

The Pacific Northwest has an ugly and secret past that continues to haunt indigenous persons and immigrants. This week, Alisha will be discussing two cases. First, a current investigation surrounding the murders of multiple Alaskan indigenous women. Then we go back to the 1800's to discuss the largest massacre of Chinese immigrants in US history. Go to https://www.betterhelp.com/rain to get 10% off your first month by being a Murder in the Rain listener.  If you need something to get you through the holidays, check out Deception: Murder in Hong Kong from Grey Fox Games. Use code ‘murder’ to get 25% off and free shipping! Sources Oregon Experience Hells Canyon Massacre | Massacre at Hells Canyon | Chinese Massacre at Deep Creek | A Most Daring Outrage | Hells Canyon Wilderness | Why Did He Do it | An SD card found on an Alaska street showed a woman's murder | Man Accused Alaska Slaying Discovered SD Card Street Pleads Not Guilty | Human Remains Found on Seward Highway Near Beluga Point | Unknown Martha Toms Killer Alaska | A Family's Grief For Sisters Murdered Years Apart | SD Card Turned in to APD Depicts Brutal Murder of Unknown Woman in Anchorage Hotel | Kathleen J Henry | Missing and Murdered Indigenous Woman and Girls Report | Brian Smith Indicted for Second Murder | Alaska Murder Victim Kathleen Jo Henry Alleged Killer Filmed AssaultSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


10 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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A Scale Of Awfulness

The summer of 1982 was the start of nearly two decades of fear in Seattle, Washington. Year after year, clusters of women's dead bodies would be found, each one more gruesome than the last. A serial killer dubbed the Green River Killer was stalking the Pacific Northwest.  Join Emily and Alisha as they share this case and discuss all things psycho with their guests Dr. Gary Brucato PhD and Dr. Michael Stone MD, two experts on all things "Evil". They lend an enlightening point of view to the case, lay down some knowledge about what makes people kill, and share Dr. Stone's Scale of Evil and other exciting content from their book, The New Evil.  Check out the Episode 5 blog on www.murderintherain.com/episode-5-scale-of-awfulnessto see photos about the case and get links to other content.  Gary Ridgway “The Green River Killer” - Serial Killer Documentary Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuokSat3y6o&t=14s This Interview Strategy Led a Serial Killer to Confess Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuztGeLRkXc Gary Ridgway Interview Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePO8eJrd-HU Geographic Profiling of Serial Murderer, Gary Ridgway, to Assist Law Enforcement in the Apprehension of Future Serial Murderers Rachel Neldner http://www.gis.smumn.edu/GradProjects/NeldnerR.pdf How Ted Bundy Helped Catch America’s Worst Serial Killer, Gary Ridgway ATI https://allthatsinteresting.com/gary-ridgway-ted-bundy Gary Ridgway Crime Files https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/gary-ridgway The Spokesman-Review https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/sep/19/green-river-killer-offers-to-help-out-police-wary/The Spokesman-Review https://www.spokesman.com/blogs/sirens/2011/feb/19/green-river-killer-admits-49th-murder/Murderpedia http://murderpedia.org/male.Y/y/yates-robert-lee.htm Time Magazine http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,49462,00.html Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

1hr 13mins

11 Jun 2019

Rank #16

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Point Defiance

Two young girls disappeared a few months apart in Tacoma, Washington in 1986. Both girls were found deceased in local parks with signs of sexual trauma. For more than 30 years, no one was arrested. Listen in while Emily and Alisha discuss the magical world of DNA today and how it helped solve these crimes and unleash a massive twist in the cold case that rocked this small city. Visit the MITR Blog for all sources and to see photographs from the case. Can’t get enough MITR? Join us on Patreon for additional bloopers, mini-episodes, ad-free episodes and more! SourcesDateline Mystery - Evil Was Watching | Journal Start - Robert Washburn who is Accused of Killing a Teen 30 years ago | KING 5 - Man Pleads Guilty | KING 5 - Tacoma Police Charge Suspect in 1986 Cold Case | KING 5 - Family of Murdered Tacoma Girl faces Alleged Killer in Court | KING 5 - Murdered Tacoma Girl's Mother Testified in Olympia | KING 5 - Jennifer and Michella's Law Signed | You Tube - How the Brutal Killing of a Teen Girl in Tacoma Devastated Friends, Families | KING 5 - Suspect Charged in 1986 Murder of Tacoma Girl | Snapshot Parabon Nanolabs- Michella Welch Murder | The News Tribune - The man who killed Jennifer Bastian | The News Tribune - Justice for Child | Murderpedia - David Lee Fisher | Unsolved Mysteries Fandom- Laura Burbank | Seattle Times - Killer's Family Knew Nothing | Monsters and Critics - Murder of Cynthia Allinger | The News Tribune - The Doubled Edged Sword of DNA | Kitsap Sun - Unsolved MurdersSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


4 Feb 2020

Rank #17

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Skinner - Part 1

In less than a year, one man stole the lives of 11 children. He dubbed himself the “Beast of BC” and the moniker stuck because he is one of the most disturbing violent offenders who has spawned from Canada. In part 1 of Skinner, Emily tells Alisha all about the life and crimes of Clifford Olson Jr and the children he murdered.   For additional information and sources visit this week’s MITR blog.If you are clamoring for more MITR, join us on Patreon! You’ll get social media shout-outs, access to additional episodes, more bloopers and more!  Today’s promo is from 90’s Crime Time, a new podcast that you’ll definitely want to check out!  Sources The Beast of British Columbia | Predator: The Life and Crimes of Clifford Olson | The Best New True Crime Stories Serial Killers | Murderous Minds on Trial | he Beast of British Columbia | The Hare Psychotherapy Checklist | The Life and Death of Clifford Olson | Clifford Olson Victims | Clifford Olson Canada national monster dead | Timeline: The life and crimes of Clifford Olson | Murderpedia - CliffordSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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31 Mar 2020

Rank #18

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The Wolf

On a mild spring night in May of 1983, a woman disrupted the quiet at Mackenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon. Her terrified screams that her children had been shot, echoed through the halls. Her 3 young kids; Christie Ann 8, Cheryl Lynn 7, and Stephen Daniel 3, lay bleeding within her car. The medical staff jumped in to begin life-saving measures and before long, the strange story of Diane Downs unfolded and a nation would choose sides.Join Emily and Alisha as they revisit this notorious case, and make sure to check out this episode’s blog for additional information. Check out the Murder in the Rain Blog: https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-9-the-wolf Sources:Small SacrificesAnn RulePublished by the Estate of Anne Rule in conjunction with Renaissance Literary & TalentDaughter of Convicted Child Killer Diane Downs Opens Up About Relationship With Mom Steve Helling https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/celebrity/daughter-of-convicted-child-killer-diane-downs-opens-up-about-relationship-with-mom/ar-BBV4xlc ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WctHdxVFxa8 ABC News https://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/diane-downs-laughs-reenacting-shooting-children-part-61880885 ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iWao8Hg2gg KEZI 9 News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxeYoKCVwFs KVAL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsV1u25eXR4 KEZI 9 News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdtTDUJyhwYSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


6 Aug 2019

Rank #19

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Homeboy Wrote Camaro

The 1990s played host to serial killers across the US, and the Pacific Northwest was revealing itself as a particularly dangerous hotbed. In Spokane, Washington sex workers started turning up dead across the city. For more than a decade, police searched for the killer, only to discover that nothing was as it seemed. Don’t forget to check out https://www.murderintherain.com/episodes for pictures and more! The Spokane Killer Jack Smith Maplewood Publishing Body Count Burl Barer Pinnacle Books Murder in Spokane Mark Fuhrman Cliff Street Books Murderpedia http://murderpedia.org/male.Y/y/yates-robert-lee.htm The Spokane Murders Margot Hornblower http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,49462,00.html Police Looking for Worldwide Trail of Death https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2000/05/21/police-looking-for-worldwide-trail-of-death/bd4007d9-6f8c-48d9-b8f9-1a5080fe85ab/?utm_term=.faa5bb211c2e Robert Lee Yates is the Most Deranged Killer You’ve Never Heard of https://www.ranker.com/list/robert-lee-yates-facts/laura-allan SPOKANE: Prosecutor: Yates will plead guilty to 13 murders https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/2000/10-17/0036_spokane__prosecutor__yates_will_p.html SPOKANE KILLINGS: Officers around state continue looking at Yates https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/2000/10-21/0054_spokane_killings__officers_around.html Donna Perry’s attorney rips state’s evidence as triple murder trial begins https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/jun/09/donna-perrys-attorney-rips-states-evidence-as-trip/ A Gender Variance Who's Who https://zagria.blogspot.com/2018/01/donna-perry-1952-convicted-of-murder.html#.XPN7Ti2ZOfU Cellmate of transgender murder suspect says Donna Perry claimed to have killed dozens https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/jun/23/cellmate-of-transgender-murder-suspect-says-donna-/ YouTube https://youtu.be/JSfa6ALvaGY YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSN3rxaE6-o Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands


3 Sep 2019

Rank #20