True Crimecast is a podcast that adds a unique perspective to the true crime genre. John and Jamie dig into new cases and revisit old ones to try to get to the truth. Each episode takes on a different case and the hosts share both details and theories about what really happened.
September 25th, 2018 | 48 mins 38 secs
conspiracy, crime, criminal, kidnapping, murder, true crime
On June 5th, 2002, 14 year old Elizabeth Ann Smart was kidnapped from her home while the rest of her family was sleeping. After nearly a year of searching for their daughter, there was a break in the case. Will the family find Elizabeth Smart alive? Will the dark deeds of the evil people behind this plot be brought to the light? This is True CrimeCast.
September 18th, 2018 | 51 mins 8 secs
conspiracy, criminal, identity, injustice, justice, mafia, murder, organized crime, parole, sentence, serial killer, trial, true crime
Richard Kuklinski allegedly killed dozens, if not hundreds, of people in unimaginable ways. Killing was his job and he took pride is work well done. But how exactly did the long-time hit man get caught? Was justice served for the crimes that he committed? And are his killing methods the craziest thing we have ever covered on this podcast?
September 11th, 2018 | 40 mins 46 secs
conspiracy, crime, criminal, identity, injustice, justice, mafia, murder, organized crime, parole, sentence, serial killer, trial, true crime
Serial killers are known for their compulsion, their irresistible drive to kill. With each victim, their passion for murder only grows stronger. But is it possible for a person to kill multiple people without that compulsion? Mafia hit man Richard "The Iceman" Kuklinski is reported to have killed dozens, if not hundreds of people...just because that was his job. Was the Iceman actually a serial killer? Or was he something else entirely? This is True Crimecast.
September 4th, 2018 | 39 mins 49 secs
california, conspiracy, crime, criminal, game show, gameshow, hollywood, murder, photography, true crime
Between 1971 and 1979, at least 8 women were murdered by the evil hands of Rodney Alcala. Traveling from coast to coast, and even making an appearance on national television on the game show "The Dating Game," Rodney alluded responsibly for his evil deeds. How was Rodney captured? Was justice served for his crimes? This is True Crimecast.
August 28th, 2018 | 38 mins 35 secs
australia, children, civil trial, conspiracy, crime, criminal, identity, injustice, international crime, justice, murder, parole, sentence, trial, true crime
John Price had heard about Katherine Knight’s violent reputation. He was aware of the abuse her boyfriends had suffered, but he just knew their relationship would be different. After giving it his best shot, he filed a restraining order in February of the year 2000. That would be last thing he would ever do. What drove Katherine to slaughter and skin John Price? Can justice ever happen in response to such a vicious crime? This is True Crimecast.
August 21st, 2018 | 39 mins 6 secs
children, civil trial, conspiracy, crime, criminal, england, identity, injustice, international crime, justice, murder, trial, true crime, uk
For Denise Bulger, February 12, 1993 started out to be a normal day of running errands in Kirkby, England. However, this day would change her life forever. Her son, 2 year old James Bulger was lead away from his mother. His young broken body was found two days later, cut in half by a passing train. Who is responsible for James’ death? Was justice served for his grieving family? This is True CrimeCast.
August 14th, 2018 | 44 mins 25 secs
conspiracy, crime, criminal, fast food, fraud, mcdonalds, scam, theft, true crime
Since 1987, the McDonald’s Monopoly game has given customers the opportunity to win cash and prizes for feasting on Big Macs and fries. What fans of the golden arches didn’t realize is that the game was rigged all along. How did a man named “Uncle Jerry” gain control of and distribute all of the major prizes? And since he was convicted in 2001, why are we just now realizing that we were all victims of this scam? This is True Crimecast.
August 7th, 2018 | 40 mins 28 secs
aviation, conspiracy, crime, criminal, hanging, kidnapping, murder, true crime
On May 21st, 1927, Charles Lindbergh became a household name when he became the first person to ever fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean. Unfortunately, his instant popularity made him a target for one of the most notorious kidnapping cases the world has ever known. On March 1st, 1932, Charles Lindbergh Jr was settled into his bed in for the night, when someone used a ladder to climb to the 2nd story window and take the child from his family. The kidnapper left behind a note containing details of a ransom that would need to be paid in order for the child’s safe return to his family. Two agonizing months after Charles Jr. vanished, his dead body was found within miles of his home. Who was responsible for the kidnapping and death of Charles Lindbergh Jr. Was justice appropriately served this his family? This is True CrimeCast.
July 31st, 2018 | 52 mins 54 secs
california, civil trial, conspiracy, crime, criminal, hanging, hollywood, murder, suicide, true crime
Spreckels Mansion is a magnificent, multi-million dollar home in beautiful Coronado, California. But in July of 2011, it became the site of multiple mysterious deaths. 6 year old Max Shacknai and 30 year old Rebecca Zahau suffered unthinkable tragedies within 48 hours of one another. Was Max’s death an accident? Did Rebecca take her own life? Or is there evidence that could point to murder? This is True Crimecast.
July 24th, 2018 | 46 mins 38 secs
9-11, conspiracy, crime, los angeles, murder, mystery, police, the podcast natework, true crime
On January 15th, 1947, a young mother and her 3 year old child were walking to a shoe repair shop when they suddenly saw the body of Elizabeth Short laying in a vacant lot in Las Angeles, California. Elizabeth’s naked body was cut cleanly in half at the waist, and had been completely drained of her blood before being dumped. 71 years later, her death remains one of LAPD’s oldest and most famous cold cases. Will the murderer every be identified? Could new leads shine light on this dark mystery? This is True Crimecast.
July 17th, 2018 | 36 mins 44 secs
craigslist, crime, internet, medical school, mental illness, murder, mystery, police, robbery, true crime
Philip Markoff was living the American Dream. A talented, good looking young man from Syracuse, New York, he was planning his wedding with his beautiful fiancé and being praised as at the top student at the Boston University School of Medicine. But he also had a dark side. His addictions to gambling and sex led him down a path that no one could have predicted. A path that ultimately led to murder. How did someone with so much going for him become the Craigslist Killer? This is True Crimecast.
July 10th, 2018 | 51 mins 49 secs
beverly hills, california, crime, hollywood, menendez, murder, shotguns, true crime
On August 29th, 1989, José Menendez, a wealthy entertainment executive, and his wife Kitty were brutally gunned down inside their lavash Beverly Hills Mansion. Their sons, Lyle and Erik found their lifeless bodies and called police which begin an intense investigation to discover who was behind their murders. Soon after their parents deaths, the brothers began an extravagant spending spree totaling over 1 million dollars. Did the Mernendez brothers kill their own parents to receive their inheritance? Could they get away with such a horrific crime? This is True CrimeCast.
July 3rd, 2018 | 44 mins 58 secs
banks, bombs, crime, mental illness, murder, mystery, police, robbery, the podcast natework, true crime, wrongful conviction
On August 28, 2003, Brian Wells walked into a PNC bank with a bomb attached to his neck and demanded $250,000. Brian was quickly apprehended by police and, within a matter of minutes, he met his demise as the explosive suddenly detonated. Who was behind this plot? And what do we know about what really happened that day in Erie, Pennsylvania when the attempted robbery left a trail of dead bodies in its wake? This is True Crimecast.
June 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
crime, crimes involving children, murder, mystery, police, the podcast natework, true crime, wrongful conviction
After disappearing in June of 2008, Caylee Anthony’s skeletal remains are discovered just a quarter mile from her home. As her mother Casey’s house of lies begins to crumble, she becomes the only suspect in Caylee’s murder. Did her behavior reflect that of a grieving mother? Of a killer? Or of a woman that is happy to be free from the responsibility of parenthood? Back with part two of the Casey Anthony case, this is True Crimecast.
June 19th, 2018 | 54 mins 17 secs
crime, murder, mystery, police, the podcast natework, true crime, wrongful conviction
On July 15, 2008, Cindy Anthony called 911 to report that her granddaughter was missing. 2-year-old Caylee had not been seen since June 16th, and her mother Casey had been lying about her location the entire time. What really happened to Caylee Anthony? Was Casey really the monster that the media portrayed? This is True Crimecast.
June 12th, 2018 | 49 mins 40 secs
crime, criminal, death, heist, homicide, injustice, killer, murder, old west, robbery, serial killer, true crime
On March 1st 2004, after a long, bitter divorce Drew Peterson’s ex-wife, Kathleen Savio, is found dead in her bathtub. While the circumstances seemed odd, Officer Drew Peterson was not charged in Kathleen’s death. On October 29th 2007, his new wife, Stacy Cales, is reported as a missing person. Could the disappearance of Stacy shine new light on the death of Kathleen? Could this decorated police officer somehow be responsible for both of these tragedies? This is True CrimeCast.