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Killer Psyche

When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “Why?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On Killer Psyche, retired FBI agent Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she was close to. Candice will share specific psychological methods and profiling techniques that experts use to understand the deepest part of the most complex, fascinating, and twisted minds, from the Unabomber to Dr. Death to El Chapo.Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. https://wondery.app.link/killerpsyche

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When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “Why?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On Killer Psyche, retired FBI agent Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she was close to. Candice will share specific psychological methods and profiling techniques that experts use to understand the deepest part of the most complex, fascinating, and twisted minds, from the Unabomber to Dr. Death to El Chapo.Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. https://wondery.app.link/killerpsyche

Encore: Aileen Wuornos

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Former FBI agent Candice DeLong looks back at the murders of Aileen Wuornos, one of the first female serial killers in the public consciousness. She explores how Aileen’s case made investigators rethink how they profile serial killers, and why her story inspired multiple books, movies and documentaries. Candice also digs into how Aileen’s horrific childhood left her with so much rage and that she was compelled to kill seven men.


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Sep 27 2022

35mins

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The Psychology Behind Murder Suicides

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong and her producer, Julie, take a look at the ongoing investigation into the recent deadly car crash in LA that took the lives of 6 people, including that of an unborn child. While there is no conclusive evidence that it was a murder/suicide, Julie and Candice explore the factors that can lead people to commit these acts.


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Sep 20 2022

52mins

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Introducing: Buried Bones

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Buried Bones is the new historical true crime podcast from the Exactly Right network. Each week, Buried Bones explores some of history’s most dramatic true crime cases from centuries ago. Using their individual expertise, journalist Kate Winkler Dawson and retired cold case investigator Paul Holes bring new insights to old mysteries, like the Lindbergh kidnapping, the assassination of President James Garfield, and the suspected murder of the founder of Rice University. wondery.fm/buriedbones-kp

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Sep 16 2022

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Harold Shipman, Part II: The Original Doctor Death

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In the second half of this two-parter, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong digs into the case of Harold Frederick Shipman: The Original Dr. Death. A prominent doctor in the UK during the late 1990s, Dr. Shipman murdered at least 230 of his patients, mostly elderly women. Candice examines the factors that could have made a man that was sworn to do no harm, take so many lives.


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Sep 13 2022

31mins

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Harold Shipman, Part I: The Original Doctor Death

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In the first half of this two-part episode, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong digs into the case of Harold Frederick Shipman: The Original Dr. Death. A prominent doctor in the UK during the late 1990s, Dr. Shipman murdered at least 230 of his patients, mostly elderly women. Candice examines the factors that could have made a man that was sworn to do no harm, take so many lives.


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Sep 06 2022

43mins

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Keith Hunter Jesperson: The Happy Face Killer

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong examines the case of Keith Hunter Jesperson, also known as "The Happy Face Killer." Candice digs into the factors that could have led Keith to murder at least eight women and why he claimed responsibility by leaving notes signed with a happy face.


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Aug 30 2022

45mins

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Tyler Barriss

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong takes a look at serial "swatter" Tyler Barriss, whose final hoax resulted in the death of an innocent man. Candice delves into Tyler's background of making bogus emergency calls and the gaming culture that celebrated it.


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Aug 23 2022

43mins

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Brian Dugan, Part II

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In the second half of this two-parter, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong digs deeper into the crimes of Brian Dugan. Having worked on this case personally, Candice's inside knowledge brings a unique perspective to this murderer.


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Aug 16 2022

46mins

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Brian Dugan, Part I

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In the first half of this two part episode, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong revisits the crimes of Brian Dugan. Having worked on this case personally, Candice's inside knowledge brings a unique perspective to this murderer.


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Aug 09 2022

50mins

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Elizabeth Bathory: The Blood Countess

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong explores the life of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, also known as the Blood Countess. The Countess was accused of torturing and killing over 600 women, making her one of the most prolific female serial killers of all time.


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Aug 02 2022

50mins

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The Murder of the Lindbergh Baby

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong digs into the kidnapping of aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby. Candice delves into what was then called the "crime of the century" and what could have motivated Bruno Hauptmann to take the baby of one of the most famous figures of the time.


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Jul 26 2022

55mins

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Killer Psyche: Season Two Preview

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In the second season of Killer Psyche,former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong once again dives deep into the complex psychology and the unsettling motivations behind the most disturbing criminal figures. Listen to the new season of Killer Psyche starting July 26th on Amazon Music, or wherever you get your podcasts. Or, you can listen early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus on Apple Podcasts, or the Wondery app.

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Jul 19 2022

2mins

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Encore: The Unabomber

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Candice DeLong went undercover in Montana and sat face-to-face with Ted Kaczynski in a cabin in Montana. For years, Americans were terrified to open their mailboxes, fearful of falling victim to this elusive killer. Candice digs into his childhood to discover what really drove the Unabomber, and why he captured the public’s attention.


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Jul 19 2022

52mins

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Encore: The Wichita Massacre

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong delves into the Wichita Massacre. Over the course of seven days in the year 2000, brothers Jonathan and Reginald Carr committed a series of sadistic crimes in Wichita, Kansas. They made several mistakes during their crime spree, but the biggest one was accidentally leaving a victim from each of their separate crimes alive to identify them and describe the brutal details of what happened.


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Jul 12 2022

43mins

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Encore: Mark David Chapman, The Man Who Killed John Lennon

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong takes a look at Mark David Chapman - the man who killed John Lennon. Candice reflects on how Mark’s obsession with the book “The Catcher in the Rye,” his very vivid fantasy life, and his frequent delusions all played a part in the death of one of music’s greatest icons.


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Jul 05 2022

37mins

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Encore: Richard Chase, The Vampire Killer of Sacramento

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong focuses on Richard Chase, also known as The Vampire Killer of Sacramento. His butchering of his victims sent the entire city of Sacramento into a state of panic. Candice delves into how his gruesome and chaotic murders reflected his inner turmoil. She also explores the ways his mental illness compelled him to kill his victims and consume their blood and organs.


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Jun 28 2022

45mins

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Encore: Jodi Arias, The Most Hated Woman in America

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong revisits the case of Jodi Arias, who became a media sensation after she brutally killed her ex boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Jodi told one lie after another and gave interview after interview, never believing that she would ever be convicted. Candice will explore why Jodi was not only dubbed, “the most hated woman in America,” but was also known as the “poster girl for narcissism.”


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Jun 21 2022

45mins

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Encore: The Ken and Barbie Killers

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong digs into the murders committed by Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka - dubbed the ‘Ken and Barbie Killers’ by the press for their youth and good looks. But their name does not reveal the sadistic nature of the series of rapes and murders that the couple committed. Candice explores the psychology that brought these two killers together, and why only one of them is truly paying for the crimes.


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Jun 14 2022

45mins

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Encore: Pedro Rodrigues Filho: The Brazilian Dexter

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Former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong explores the case of Pedro Rodrigues Filho, aka the Brazilian Dexter. Filho killed around 100 men -- 47 of them while he was imprisoned -- all of whom he deemed unworthy to live. And yet, Rodrigues Filho is now out of jail and has become a YouTube star in his native Brazil. Candice unpacks the events that led to his release and how this brutal, prolific killer became a Brazilian celebrity.


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Jun 07 2022

32mins

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Jack the Ripper

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In the season finale of Killer Psyche, former FBI agent and criminal profiler Candice DeLong delves into the case of the infamous Jack the Ripper.

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May 31 2022

47mins

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