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Culpable

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Rank #6 in True Crime category

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Personal Journals
True Crime
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Culpable explores unsettled cases where the people who seem deserving of blame have somehow eluded justice. On February 26, 2014, Christian Andreacchio was found dead in the upstairs bathroom of his apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head. After a mere 45-minute investigation, local police ruled his death a suicide, despite substantial evidence that points to Christian’s death not only being a homicide, but premeditated murder. Host Dennis Cooper investigates and shares a compelling story about this suspicious death, the questions surrounding it, and a grieving family’s ongoing fight for justice.

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Culpable explores unsettled cases where the people who seem deserving of blame have somehow eluded justice. On February 26, 2014, Christian Andreacchio was found dead in the upstairs bathroom of his apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head. After a mere 45-minute investigation, local police ruled his death a suicide, despite substantial evidence that points to Christian’s death not only being a homicide, but premeditated murder. Host Dennis Cooper investigates and shares a compelling story about this suspicious death, the questions surrounding it, and a grieving family’s ongoing fight for justice.

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First podcast ever...

By js_honey - Oct 20 2019
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I had friends who rave about podcasts and I decided to dive in. I knew nothing about it what was good, it was all overwhelming. So I googled it...what’s the best podcast....scrolled down past a few and stumbled upon Culpable. I say this has me hooked. I’m now a podcast fan. I loved culpable! Kept me intrigued every episode!

Excellent!

By Angel1172 - Oct 20 2019
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This podcast really draws you in and does a great job of humanizing Christian. Unexpectedly binging, hoping this family finds the answers it so desperately needs.

iTunes Ratings

14964 Ratings
Average Ratings
13031
883
397
304
349

First podcast ever...

By js_honey - Oct 20 2019
Read more
I had friends who rave about podcasts and I decided to dive in. I knew nothing about it what was good, it was all overwhelming. So I googled it...what’s the best podcast....scrolled down past a few and stumbled upon Culpable. I say this has me hooked. I’m now a podcast fan. I loved culpable! Kept me intrigued every episode!

Excellent!

By Angel1172 - Oct 20 2019
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This podcast really draws you in and does a great job of humanizing Christian. Unexpectedly binging, hoping this family finds the answers it so desperately needs.

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Culpable explores unsettled cases where the people who seem deserving of blame have somehow eluded justice. On February 26, 2014, Christian Andreacchio was found dead in the upstairs bathroom of his apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head. After a mere 45-minute investigation, local police ruled his death a suicide, despite substantial evidence that points to Christian’s death not only being a homicide, but premeditated murder. Host Dennis Cooper investigates and shares a compelling story about this suspicious death, the questions surrounding it, and a grieving family’s ongoing fight for justice.

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: Trust the Process | 1

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On February 26th, 2014, the Andreacchio family suffered a tragic loss, the death of 21-year-old Christian Andreacchio. Host Dennis Cooper travels to Lauderdale, Mississippi to visit Christian's mother Rae and the rest of his family. Rae, laments the time lost with her son as their 4 year struggle for justice continues. From Black Mountain Media and Tenderfoot TV, this is Culpable.

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Jun 17 2019

35mins

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Rank #2: Doesn't Add Up | 8

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In this episode, we take a deep dive into the forensics, and hear from three professionals who worked on Christian’s case: Michael Knox, who focuses on ballistics and crime scene reconstruction; Ryan Rider, an expert in 3D scanning; and Dr. Jonathan Arden a Forensic Pathologist. These professionals share their scientific findings, which include new revelations refuting the manner and time of death.

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Jul 29 2019

52mins

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Rank #3: Welcome to Meridian | 6

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Meridian Police Department rules Christian’s death a suicide after a mere 45 minute investigation. MPD holds everything close to the vest and Rae shares her experience of what working with MPD was really like. We also speak with attorney Cynthia Speetjans and private investigator Max Mayes who have worked closely on this case and hear their take on MPD’s involvement.

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Jul 15 2019

53mins

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Rank #4: Until We Meet Again | 2

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Dennis and the team visit the Andreacchio’s to attend “Wishing Night,” an annual event held on Christian's birthday to commemorate his life. Dennis talks to Christian’s ex-girlfriend, Avery Smith and an old friend Taylor Dial and learns more about what Christian was like. We learn about Christian’s new girlfriend, Whitley Goodman and new friend Dylan Swearingen, and how he began to change once these people came into his life.

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Jun 17 2019

47mins

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Rank #5: A Second Look | 7

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Mississippi Bureau of Investigation’s assumes responsibility of Christian’s case. The result of MBIs investigation is suicide. Dennis breaks down the MBI report. Rae shares their experience of working with MBI, which consists of lost evidence, a report based on theories, and false claims. Dennis also talks with Lt. Colonel Gale Mills who had an in with MBI and gets her take on their investigation.

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Jul 22 2019

46mins

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Rank #6: The Investigation Pt. 1 | 11

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Dennis travels with Jacob to meet Sheila Wysocki, a private investigator. Sheila and her team of PIs agreed to investigate Christian’s case. A strategy is devised with the first step being a trip to Key West, FL, where Whitley is residing. Jacob travels to Key West, FL with three PIs (Michael Kenney, Jay Marin, and Claudia Barrios) and the investigation begins.

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Aug 19 2019

54mins

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Rank #7: The Investigation Pt. 2 | 12

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In this episode, Sheila and her team of private investigators continue their investigation in Meridian, interviewing key witnesses in attempts to obtain pertinent information regarding Christian’s case. 

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Aug 26 2019

52mins

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Rank #8: Time of Death | 9

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In this episode we re-examine Dylan’s alibi through his interview with investigators with a new time of death in mind based on Dr. Arden’s findings and a witness who validates the time. We then discuss arrest warrants which led to Christians case being presented to a grand jury as well as the results of their ruling.

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Aug 05 2019

43mins

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Rank #9: The Apartment | 3

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February 26th, the day of Christian’s death. Christian abruptly left his job on the tugboat and was picked up by Dylan Swearingen, He is driven home to confront his girlfriend Whitley Goodman about her alleged cheating. Later that day, Christian is found dead in the upstairs bathroom of his apartment.

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Jun 24 2019

41mins

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Rank #10: Gun Night | 5

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We recount the night before Christian’s death. Three of our persons of interest, including Whitley, were shooting guns at Jett Miller’s house the night of February 25th; Matt Miller (cousin) was also present. We hear conflicting stories on whether or not Whitley shot the gun.
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Jul 08 2019

38mins

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