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.
November 6th, 2018 | 45 mins 44 secs
australia, conspiracy, crime, criminal, kidnapping, missing person, murder, true crime, vanished
Peter and Joanne were so excited for their world backpacking tour. Although their parents were hesitant due to the violence against tourists there, they were most excited to visit Australia. They loved it there, but their trip was cut short when they were brutally attacked on the Stuart Highway. Joanne survived, but would she be able to help police track down Peter's killer? This is True Crimecast.
October 30th, 2018 | 44 mins 20 secs
conspiracy, crime, criminal, kidnapping, missing person, murder, true crime
19 year old Bryce Laspisa was excited to begin his second year of college at Sierra College in Northern California. Bryce frequently spent time with his friends and girlfriend when he wasn’t in class. However, soon after the start of a new school year, things took a dark turn. On August, 30th 2013, Bryce’s Toyota Highlander was found lying on its side in a remote area. While all of Bryce’s belongings were still in the vehicle, there were no signs of Bryce, and he has never been seen again. Where is Bryce Laspisa? Are there any clues that point to what could have happened? This is True CrimeCast.
October 23rd, 2018 | 50 mins 44 secs
conspiracy, crime, criminal, kidnapping, missing person, murder, true crime, vanished
On June 22nd 2013, 18 year old Brookelyn Farthing attended a party in a rural community just outside of Berea, KY. Shortly after 4am, Brookelyn frantically texts for friends to come and pick her up, as she is alone with a man she doesn’t know and is scared. Her Friends and family will never hear from her again. Five agonizing years later, Brookelyn’s family are still searching for any leads that could help break this cold case. What happened to Brookelyn Farthing? Will police be able to determine who is responsible for her disappearance? This is True CrimeCast.
October 16th, 2018 | 38 mins 31 secs
conspiracy, crime, criminal, kidnapping, missing person, murder, true crime
Just outside of Louisville, Bardstown, Ky is the epitome of a small town. Everyone knows everyone else's business, both good and bad. So how is it that Crystal Rogers could disappear without a trace? Is her disappearance linked to other murders in the area around that same time? And what about that boyfriend and his brother? So much conspiracy, so few answers. This is True Crimecast.
October 9th, 2018 | 50 mins 35 secs
We trust doctors. We go to them at our most vulnerable times and expect them to have our best interest in mind. But what happens when they don't? Dr. Christopher Duntsch was a spinal surgeon that left a trail of pain and death in his wake. Why was he able to continue operating after maliciously injuring so many people? Are we really as safe in the operating room as we are led to believe?
October 2nd, 2018 | 53 mins 52 secs
During the early hours of April 22nd, 2016 in Pike County Ohio, 8 members of the same family were murdered in 4 different homes. With no evidence pointing towards a suspect, police are still searching for leads to solve this case. There are lots of speculation in this small town or who could be responsible, and police are sure someone knows the truth and needs to come forward. Will this case be solved and bring justice for this grieving family? This is True CrimeCast.
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.