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Murderville

Updated 7 days ago

Rank #54 in True Crime category

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When a brutal murder rocks a small Southern town, residents and police are shocked. Could the new guy in town be the one who who did it? Yes, the cops say, he is. Case solved. But then another murder happens. And another. In the end: four bodies, two convictions, and one man in jail for a crime he likely did not commit. Welcome to Murderville, Georgia. Investigative reporters Liliana Segura and Jordan Smith uncover what happens when law enforcement locks up their first suspect, leaving another man free to kill. From The Intercept and Topic Studios.

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When a brutal murder rocks a small Southern town, residents and police are shocked. Could the new guy in town be the one who who did it? Yes, the cops say, he is. Case solved. But then another murder happens. And another. In the end: four bodies, two convictions, and one man in jail for a crime he likely did not commit. Welcome to Murderville, Georgia. Investigative reporters Liliana Segura and Jordan Smith uncover what happens when law enforcement locks up their first suspect, leaving another man free to kill. From The Intercept and Topic Studios.

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1380 Ratings
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Super good

By kallismith1 - Sep 13 2019
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Really good. Definitely worth the listen!

Well done!

By Trucrimeallthetyme - Sep 11 2019
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This was very well done/ completely infuriating

iTunes Ratings

1380 Ratings
Average Ratings
725
240
154
106
155

Super good

By kallismith1 - Sep 13 2019
Read more
Really good. Definitely worth the listen!

Well done!

By Trucrimeallthetyme - Sep 11 2019
Read more
This was very well done/ completely infuriating
Cover image of Murderville

Murderville

Updated 7 days ago

Rank #54 in True Crime category

Read more

When a brutal murder rocks a small Southern town, residents and police are shocked. Could the new guy in town be the one who who did it? Yes, the cops say, he is. Case solved. But then another murder happens. And another. In the end: four bodies, two convictions, and one man in jail for a crime he likely did not commit. Welcome to Murderville, Georgia. Investigative reporters Liliana Segura and Jordan Smith uncover what happens when law enforcement locks up their first suspect, leaving another man free to kill. From The Intercept and Topic Studios.

Rank #1: 3: The Patels

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Shaliesh Patel was visiting Adel when he was brutally murdered in the spring of 2000. Years later, his family still doesn’t know anything about who killed him. Their interactions with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations left them with more questions than answers. But one thing was clear: Patel’s murder was part of an emerging pattern of crime.

Jan 03 2019
21 mins
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Rank #2: 4: Murder in Broad Daylight

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William Carroll Bennett and Rebecca Browning were beloved in Adel. There was no reason anybody would want to hurt them. Then they were savagely beaten in broad daylight at a popular lunch spot. Thanks to the actions of a couple of customers, their assailant was quickly apprehended: 20-year-old Hercules Brown. But the question quickly arose, was this the only murder Hercules was responsible for?

Jan 10 2019
20 mins
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Rank #3: Update: Devonia Inman’s Chance to Prove His Innocence

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More than eight years after DNA evidence revealed the state of Georgia sent the wrong man to prison for murder, Devonia Inman may finally have a chance to prove his innocence in court. In an order released last week, a judge ruled that Inman’s challenge to his 2001 conviction could move forward. 

Aug 02 2019
9 mins
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Rank #4: Introducing Running from COPS

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We'd like to introduce you to Running from COPS -- a new podcast from our sister company Topic Studios and the team behind Missing Richard Simmons. COPS is the longest-running reality show in history. For 18 months, host Dan Taberski investigated how the show gets made, how much control police departments have over the final product, and what happens to the people who end up on camera.

This is a sneak preview of the first episode. If you like what you hear, the show is out now on all podcast platforms. Just search for "Running from COPS."

Apr 23 2019
8 mins
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Rank #5: Epilogue: Unanswered Questions

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After the new evidence comes to light, we look back at the investigation into the murder of Donna Brown. And share some information we didn’t quite know what to do with. Information about some key players who we know shaped the outcome of this case. Players we still have questions about. One is an elusive police detective with a bad reputation. The other is a witness we’ve talked about before. Or maybe she’s a suspect. It’s hard to tell.

Jan 31 2019
25 mins
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