True Crimecast

Two friends, a microphone, and a mystery.

About the show

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.

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  • Munchausen by Proxy - Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard

    October 15th, 2019  |  55 mins 16 secs
    conspiracy, crime, criminal, mental health, missing person, missouri, mother, munchausen, murder, true crime

    In the summer of 2015, Dee Dee Blanchard was found dead in her home and her severely ill daughter, Gypsy, was missing. Early in the investigation, the local sheriff would tell the media that things are not always as they appear, and boy was he right. Who killed Dee Dee Blanchard? What happened to her daughter, Gypsy? And what dark secret had the family been hiding for almost two decades? This is True Crimecast

  • Gone Too Soon - Savannah Spurlock

    October 8th, 2019  |  40 mins 21 secs
    conspiracy, crime, criminal, kentucky, killer, missing, missing person, mother, murder, true crime

    After giving birth to twins in December 2018, Savannah Spurlock needed a much needed night out. She and a friend would leave her home in Richmond, KY on January 4th, 2019 to have some drinks and enjoy an evening free of responsibilities. However, Savannah would never return home. What happened to this young mother of 4? Find out now on True Crimecast.

  • Ultimate Possession - Ted Bundy

    October 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 3 secs
    colorado, conspiracy, crime, criminal, florida, missing person, murder, netflix, serial killer, true crime, utah, washington

    There are murderers. There are serial killers. And then there is Ted Bundy. His reign of terror in the 1970's is one of the most infamous series of murders in American history. Bundy is known for many things: his charisma and charm, his good looks, his intelligence, and the fact that he was one of the most evil criminals we have ever seen. What created this monster? How did he get away with so many murders? And what impact did his case have on how we view serial killers? This is...the 100th episode of...True Crimecast.

  • Introducing: The Mysterious Mr. Epstein

    October 1st, 2019  |  10 mins 9 secs
    epstein, jeff epstein

    For most of his life, Jeffrey Epstein was a mystery-- who he was, how he made his money, and how he got away with horrific crimes for so many years. The Mysterious Mr. Epstein explores how Epstein was able to use his wealth to buy status and credibility, to buy power, and ultimately to buy himself freedom from justice. From the network that brought you Dirty John. Listen now at

  • Where is she? - Emma Fillipoff

    September 24th, 2019  |  37 mins 54 secs
    canada, conspiracy, crime, criminal, mental health, missing person, murder, true crime

    Emma Fillipoff was a sweet, free spirited 26 year old who disappeared in 2012. Since her disappearance, there have been reported sightings of Emma, but none have been confirmed. Is Emma still alive but hiding from those who love and miss her? Or, did something more tragic claim her life? This is True Crimecast. #FindEmma

  • The Gainesville Ripper - Danny Rolling

    September 17th, 2019  |  34 mins 35 secs
    burglary, crime, criminal, death row, florida, movies, murder, prison, robbery, scream, true crime

    Sure, Florida headlines are a lot of fun for us to look up today. But in Gainesville in 1990, newspapers were riddled with stories about the Gainesville Ripper. Five college students were brutally murdered in the span of less than a week. What created this monster? Was he ever caught? And what impact did he have on popular culture?

  • A Boy named Sue - Carl, Joanna, and Tony Dutcher

    September 10th, 2019  |  36 mins 9 secs
    colorado, crime, criminal, guns, juvenile, militia, murder, prison, true crime

    On December 31st, 1999, a family of three were murdered in the middle of the night. It would be three long, painful months before their grieving family has any closure. Who killed this family? Check out their story on True Crimecast.

  • Typhoid Mary - Mary Mallon

    September 3rd, 2019  |  39 mins 19 secs
    disease, epidemic, murder, new york, new york city, outbreak, sanitary engineer, true crime, typhoid

    Serial killers, kidnappers, and con artists. We thought we had seen it all here on True Crimecast, until we met Mary. Was Mary Mallon really responsible for a typhoid outbreak in New York City? Did local authorities overstep their bounds during the investigation? And where is the line between protecting the public and taking an individual’s rights away? This is True Crimecast.

  • A Walk in Wellesley - May Greineder

    August 27th, 2019  |  37 mins 42 secs
    boston, crime, criminal, doctor, massachusets, murder, pornography, prison, prostitution, true crime

    On Halloween, 1999, May and Dirk Greineder started their day with what should have been a pleasant morning walk. However, their walk was abruptly ended with the tragic murder of May. Could May’s death be the work of a serial killer, or was the killer someone she knew? This is True Crimecast.

  • Introducing: Over My Dead Body, Season Two

    August 27th, 2019  |  4 mins 39 secs
    crime, criminal, true crime

    Joe Exotic loves his animals, his husbands and his animals. He’s a liger-breeding, gun-slinging, polygamous zoo owner from Oklahoma. And throughout his career, he’s made some major enemies. Listen to season 2 of Over My Dead Body: Joe Exotic at

  • Plainfield Ghoul - Ed Gein

    August 20th, 2019  |  43 mins 17 secs
    cannibalism, child abuse, crime, criminal, death row, grave robbing, murder, prison, sinsanity, skin, true crime, wisconsin

    It was the 1950's, and in the middle of nowhere Wisconsin, when Ed Gein began to unleash his wrath on the world. An inspiration for the villainous characters in Psycho, the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Silence of the Lambs, Gein's crimes set a precedent that very few killers have lived up to. You may want to sit down for this horror story, as it is not for the faint of heart. This is True Crimceast.

  • The Devil is in the Details - Pamela Hupp

    August 13th, 2019  |  55 mins 43 secs
    conspiracy, coverup, crime, criminal, fraud, insurance, missouri, murder, mystery, suicide, true crime

    What do Betsy Faria, Louis Gumpenberger and Shirley Neumann have in common? The last person they saw before their tragic deaths was Pamela Hupp. Join the guys as they discuss the many twists and turns of this sinister case. This is True Crimecast.

  • The Babysitter's Killer - Cherry Walker

    August 6th, 2019  |  36 mins 42 secs
    child abuse, crime, criminal, death penalty, death row, evidence, murder, prison, texas, true crime

    n June of 2010, a body was found burned on the side of the road near Tyler, Texas. After discovering the identity of the murder victim, police started putting together a picture of a scenario that nobody expected. What would drive a person to kill their own babysitter? Who was really protecting the children, after all? This is True Crimecast

  • Oklahoma City Bombing – Timothy McVeigh

    July 30th, 2019  |  42 mins 15 secs
    bomb, conspiracy, crime, criminal, death penalty, military, murder, oklahoma, prison, true crime

    On April 19th, 1995, 168 people lost their lives in the Oklahoma City bombings. This act of homegrown terrorism is still the largest in America’s history. Who was behind this evil plot? What could cause a US citizen to take such action against his own country? This is True Crimecast.

  • Mount Carmel - David Koresh

    July 23rd, 2019  |  42 mins 14 secs
    atf, child abuse, fbi, firearms, raid, religion, sexual abuse, waco

    In 1993, the ATF and the FBI descended upon the Mount Carmel center in Waco, Texas. David Koresh and his followers stood their ground against the federal agents, resulting in the deaths of over 80 people. What led David Koresh to be the leader of the Branch Davidians? And what brought on their conflict with the American government? This is true Crimecast.

  • Suicide or Spy - The Isdal Woman

    July 16th, 2019  |  48 mins 27 secs
    cold war, conspiracy, crime, criminal, identity, murder, mystery, norway, spy, suicide, true crime

    In November 1970, a female was found dead with severe burns to the front half of her body in the mountains of Bergen, Norway. What should have been an open and closed case has remained a mystery ever since. Who was this woman? Was her death a suicide or murder? Find out about the mysterious case of the Isdal woman on this episode of True Crimecast.