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New Idea Investigates Podcast

By New Idea Investigates
From the team behind Australia’s favourite magazine comes today's most riveting podcast – prepare for heart-stopping intrigue as New Idea investigates the true crimes that captivated the nation. In each episode we bust open the cold case files to explore what really happened in some of Australia's most famous crimes, speaking to victims’ families and detectives to uncover the facts that have never been reported – until now.
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Trace - Trace

By ABC Radio National
Who killed Maria James? June, 1980, suburban Melbourne: Mother of two Maria James is stabbed to death in the back of her bookshop. Her killer has never been found.
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Conspiracy Theories

By Parcast Network
The truth is rarely the best story. And when it’s not the only story, the truth deserves another look. Every Wednesday, we tell the complicated stories behind the world’s most controversial events and possible cover-ups. Conspiracy? Maybe. Coincidence? Maybe. Complicated? Absolutely. Conspiracy Theories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
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Operation Paperclip

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A Very Fatal Murder

By The Onion
A Very Fatal Murder sends Onion Public Radio (OPR) correspondent David Pascall from New York City to the sleepy town of Bluff Springs, Nebraska to investigate the mysterious death of a 17-year-old girl, Hayley Price. Hayley was a popular, smart animal lover, with a bright future ahead of her. Everyone in town knew her name, and now everyone in town is a suspect. Join David as he works to understand why the initial investigation of Hayley’s death failed, and how a very inquisitive and Pulitzer...
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The Trials of the Vampire

By PodcastOne
Melbourne, Victoria: In August 2002, when a male prostitute is accused of raping and mutilating a client, few doubt his guilt. It's a shocking attack, the victim's tongue is almost torn from her mouth. To complete the lurid picture, she says her attacker boasted that he was a 200 year old vampire. Yet Shane Chartres-Abbott says he was framed and sets out to prove he is the fall guy for a high-level sex ring operating in the city. He fears he will be silenced before he can tell his story ...
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Curtain The Podcast

By CurtainThePodcast
This is Curtain – a podcast where we pull back the blinds to shine a light on the darkest parts of our justice system and ask – who are the victims? Could an Aboriginal man who has served 25 years in prison for Murder be innocent? Hosts Amy McQuire and Martin Hodgson
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True Crime Asia

By Melissa Powers
Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.
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Wine & Crime

By Wine & Crime Podcast
Wine & Crime is a true crime / comedy podcast. Jo…
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74 Seconds

By Minnesota Public Radio
74 Seconds tells the story of a July 2016 traffic stop that ended with the world watching a man die, live on their phones. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer who is about to go on trial for his death, Jeronimo Yanez. Through comprehensive reporting, MPR News examines this intersection of race, policing, justice and safety in America. A lot can happen in 74 seconds.
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Further listening

3 months ago

Darknet Diaries

By Jack Rhysider
Darknet Diaries explores true stories from the dark side of the Internet. Stories about hackers, infosec, online security, and the Internet.
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Ep 16: Eijah

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Pretend Radio

By Creative Babble
Pretend Radio is a documentary-style podcast about real people pretending to be someone else. Hear true crime and psychological stories unravel one episode at a time.
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11. The Bigamist

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The Fall Line: a true-crime serial

By The Fall Line
The Fall Line Podcast is a true-crime audio serial focusing on marginalized communities in Georgia, and covering one case per season. The first season investigates the March 18, 1990 disappearance of Augusta, GA twins Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook. The twins, who were fifteen at the time, were treated without cause as runaways and their case was closed less than a week after their seventeenth birthday. Season 1.5, which debuted November 14, covers the case of missing Brunswick, GA siblings...
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RNZ: The Lost

By Radio New Zealand
The true stories of New Zealand's missing people. Paloma Migone digs into the cold cases of those who never came home.
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Death in Ice Valley

By BBC World Service
An unidentified body. Who was she? Why hasn’t she been missed? A BBC World Service and NRK original podcast, investigating a mystery unsolved for almost half a century.
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6. Spycatcher

5 days ago

Exposed: The East Area Rapist

Journalists from KTXL FOX40 News in Sacramento dig deeper into one of California's infamous serial killer/cold cases: The East Area Rapist. Through in-depth interviews with the victims, their families and the original investigators you get a glimpse into the terror and the pain one man caused. See why this notorious criminal has eluded investigators for so many years.
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Episode Four

3 days ago

Radiolab

By WNYC Studios
View the Episode Archive » Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes | RSS. #smartbinge Radiolab podcasts
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Unraveling Bolero

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Welcome to Night Vale

By Night Vale Presents
Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It's an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you'll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.
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Suspect Convictions

By Reeder Reporting
Barton McNeil discovers his 3-year-old daughter's lifeless body in her bed the morning after breaking up with his girlfriend. McNeil insists that she was murdered by his former girlfriend after pointing to a cut screen in the bedroom window. Police agree a murder has been committed, but arrest him.
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Facing Evil with Candice DeLong

By Investigation Discovery
I’ve seen bad things and met bad people. That happens after 20 years in the FBI, 10 years as a Psychiatric Nurse and another decade reporting on crime with Investigation Discovery. On FACING EVIL, I sit face-to-face with killers trying to understand what makes them do it, so others might avoid the same mistakes.
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Snapped - The Podcast

By Oxygen
Narrator and Producer Sharon Martin digs deeper into the stories of the women accused of murder, exploring aspects of the cases profiled on the Snapped television series.
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