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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

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The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, investigates potential wrongful conviction and cold cases using a unique crowdsourcing approach. Bob invites listeners to participate in the investigations, as he breaks down a new case in each season in real time. Truth & Justice is currently on Season 6, where Bob is asking for the help of the Truth & Justice Army to get to the bottom of the murder of Jaime Melgar. Jaime was murdered in his home in Houston, Texas in 2012. His wife, Sandy, was convicted for the crime. Bob believes the real killer is still out there.

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The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, investigates potential wrongful conviction and cold cases using a unique crowdsourcing approach. Bob invites listeners to participate in the investigations, as he breaks down a new case in each season in real time. Truth & Justice is currently on Season 6, where Bob is asking for the help of the Truth & Justice Army to get to the bottom of the murder of Jaime Melgar. Jaime was murdered in his home in Houston, Texas in 2012. His wife, Sandy, was convicted for the crime. Bob believes the real killer is still out there.

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Can’t stop listening

By buriedtraysure - Aug 07 2019
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Great podcast with so much information. Also I kinda like the music lol

Still going strong

By Peeldoubleu - Aug 06 2019
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Loving the new season, and can’t wait for the WM3 show on Oxygen.🤗

iTunes Ratings

4601 Ratings
Average Ratings
3801
356
146
119
179

Can’t stop listening

By buriedtraysure - Aug 07 2019
Read more
Great podcast with so much information. Also I kinda like the music lol

Still going strong

By Peeldoubleu - Aug 06 2019
Read more
Loving the new season, and can’t wait for the WM3 show on Oxygen.🤗
Cover image of Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

Updated 14 days ago

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The Truth & Justice Podcast is listener driven show, devoted to the pursuit of truth and justice. Host, Bob Ruff, investigates potential wrongful conviction and cold cases using a unique crowdsourcing approach. Bob invites listeners to participate in the investigations, as he breaks down a new case in each season in real time. Truth & Justice is currently on Season 6, where Bob is asking for the help of the Truth & Justice Army to get to the bottom of the murder of Jaime Melgar. Jaime was murdered in his home in Houston, Texas in 2012. His wife, Sandy, was convicted for the crime. Bob believes the real killer is still out there.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

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!

Rank #1: S7E1: Resurrection

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Bob begins Season 7 by telling the story of the tragic and senseless murder of 18 year old Bill Little. Bill was working his shift at the Clark gas station in Bloomington, Illinois, on Easter Sunday 1991 when he was shot to death by who appears to be a petty thief.

Special guests: Bill's childhood friend, Jacob Mason, and former news room director and author, Steve Vogel.

You can find Steve's work here: http://www.stevevogelauthor.com

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Jul 14 2019
49 mins
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Rank #2: S5E1: The Forgotten West Memphis 3

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Most people interested in true crime and wrongful convictions are familiar with the notorious case of the #westmemphis3. In this season premiere episode, we learn all about the movements of the three 8 year old victims. The common perception of the boys' activities that fateful Wednesday afternoon was that they were simply playing together in the woods, when they were viciously attacked. This week's episode paints a very different picture.
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Nov 05 2017
27 mins
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Rank #3: S3E1: Murder On September

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In the Season 3 Premiere of Truth & Justice, Bob walks us through the story of Mrs. Keow Gove. Keow was brutally murdered in a south Dallas neighborhood in 1991.

Feb 26 2017
27 mins
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Rank #4: S2E1: The Blizzard

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In this episode, Bob introduces our next case. Listen in to this heart wrenching story. A young man, with a promising career has been railroaded in a town that is well known for this type of corruption. Bob responds to his family's heart felt request for help.

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Dec 20 2015
35 mins
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Rank #5: S1E33: Jim Clemente & Laura Richards

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In this episode, Bob sits down with FBI profiler Jim Clemente, and Scotland Yard behavior analyst Laura Richards to analyze the recorded interview of Jay Wilds.

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#serial #freeadnan #adnansyed #undisclosed
Feb 07 2016
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #6: S1E3: Interview with Susan Simpson After Undisclosed Ep. 3

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This episode features nearly an hour long interview with Undisclosed team member, Susan Simpson.
May 17 2015
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #7: S6E1: Inconsolable

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Jaime Estuardo Melgar was born in Guatemala.  He and his family emigrated to the US in 1963\.  In 1980, he married his high school sweetheart, Sandy McCullouch.  Jim and Sandy lived a happy married life for 32 years.
This is the story about Jim and Sandy's Anniversary celebration on 12/22/12 . . . that ended in tragedy.
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#truecrimepodcast #truthandjustice #FreeSandy #JusticeForJaime #TheMelgars #wrongfulconviction
Jul 29 2018
25 mins
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Rank #8: S4E1: David or Goliath

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Season 4 Premier episode. Bob tells the story of 5 armed robberies that occurred over a two week period in Killeen and Copperas Cove Texas in 2008. All 5 robberies seem to have been committed by the same person. Police had detailed descriptions of the suspect from the victims as well as surveillance footage. The fact that George Powell III was arrested for these robberies will blow your mind, after listening to this episode.

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Sep 17 2017
25 mins
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Rank #9: S7E2: Follow-Up S7: E2

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Bob, Mike and Zaq tackled listener questions and give their thoughts after listening to Bob's take on victimology in the Bill Little case. 


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Jul 26 2019
1 hour
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Rank #10: S6E2: Unbelievable

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This week, Bob picks up the story with the discovery of Jaime's body in the closet.  Sandy is in shock, and her memory is foggy.  We hear the first hour of Sandy's police interrogation . . . just hours after finding her husband murdered.
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#truecrimepodcast #truecrime #JusticeforJaime #FreeSandy #Truthandjusticearmy
Aug 05 2018
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #11: S1E4: Are you scared . . . you should be.

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Bob discusses updates in the case, following Undisclosed Episode 3 Addendum. With new information, he's narrowing in on the real villain in the Adnan Syed case.
May 24 2015
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #12: S7E2: Victimology

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This week, Bob begins the new investigation into Bill Little's murder by assessing victimology. In this critical first step, we learn what kind of person Bill was . . . and how he may have reacted to being held up while working his shift at the Clark station. Bob also analyzes witness statements and crime scene evidence to piece together a timeline of events.

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Jul 21 2019
42 mins
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Rank #13: S3E18: Asia McClain

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Bob interviews "The Serial Alibi" witness, Mrs. Asia McClain Chapman. Asia tells her story from when she wrote Adnan the letters in jail, all the way through her testimony at Adnan's PCR hearing. Asia also weighs in on Jesse Eldridge's case, draws parallels between herself and Shawna Cupples, and offers some advice to Shawna.
Announcement: There will be no episodes next week as Bob and Mike are taking some family vacation time.
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#serial #asiamclain #freeadnan #hernamewaskeow #justiceforjesse #truth&justicearmy
Jun 25 2017
48 mins
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Rank #14: S5E2: The Search

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This week Bob walks us through the search efforts that began at 6pm on May 5, 1993. Today's episode spans chronologically from the moment the Christopher Byers was discovered missing, until the moments when searchers found their first clue about the boys' whereabouts. We hear directly from Christopher's father John Mark Byers, and hear trial and police interview audio from Officer Regina Meek, Detective Bryan Ridge and Stevie's stepfather Terry Hobbs.
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Nov 12 2017
35 mins
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Rank #15: S3E5: A Real Crime Profile

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In this Episode, Jim Clemente analyzes ever detail of Keow's crime scene. He breaks down her injuries, reconstructs the scene, and delivers a profile of the type of offender that we should be looking for. Jim also weighs in on Jesse's arrest and conviction.

Clemente is a former New York City Prosecutor, and a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI's Behavior Analysis Unit. Jim is now a writer and producer of CBS's Criminal Minds, produced and starred in the hit docuseries "The Case of Jon Benet Ramsey", and he also hosts the Real Crime Profile Podcast.

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Mar 26 2017
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #16: S2E48: Truth Revealed

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In this episode, Bob reports on the latest news from the Adnan Syed case. He briefly discusses Judge Welch's ruling denying Adnan bail. In segment 2, Bob breaks down what was contained in the Smith County open records request, and what was missing. We discover the answers to many questions that we've had in the Elnora Griffin case. In segment 3, we break down Leonard Mosley's first recorded interview with Detective Dale Hukill.
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Jan 01 2017
47 mins
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Rank #17: S5E13: A Pre-Existing Condition

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This week we begin our dive into the investigation into the "West Memphis 3"  This investigation begins with Damien Echols.  In today's episode we learn just exactly how early Damien was pegged as a suspect.  Bob shares police reports and statements with us, and invites Damien himself onto the show to tell his side of the story.
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#wm3 #theforgotten3 #damienechols #jerrydriver #stevejones
Feb 11 2018
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #18: S6E38: Mac Secrest

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This week, Bob interviews Sandy Melgar's defense and appeal attorney, Mac Secrest. Mac talks about pre-trial investigation, the trial, and the appeals process.

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May 05 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #19: S4E2: State v. Powell

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This week Bob breaks down the 4 elements of the State's case against George Powell III. We hear about the strengths and the weaknesses of their case.

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Sep 24 2017
38 mins
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Rank #20: S5E23: The Jesse Misskelley Confession

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Bob breaks down the recorded interview that sent Jessie, Damien and Jason away for life.  We walk through Jessie's confession point by point; blow by blow.

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#wm3 #theforgotten3 #truthandjusticearmy
Apr 29 2018
1 hour 19 mins
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