Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories

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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from the first episode of a cold case. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

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E160: “The Gatton Tragedy” Pt. 2 - Australia’s Murphy Family Murders
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In the early months of 1899, Richard Burgess was arrested for the murder of three members of the Murphy family in Gatton, Australia. But the investigation had been plagued by oversights from the beginning. Was an innocent man taking the fall for the true culprit?<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code UNSOLVED during checkout!<br>
Aug 20, 2019
Introducing: TODAY IN TRUE CRIME, a new Parcast Original!
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Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. In our new podcast, TODAY IN TRUE CRIME, every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago.<br><br>In this clip, we look back at August 19th, 1970, when John Norman Collins was convicted of the murder of 21-year-old Karen Sue Beineman. Subscribe to TODAY IN TRUE CRIME for a new story every day!<br><br>
Aug 19, 2019
E159: “The Gatton Tragedy” - Australia’s Murphy Family Murders
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On the day after Christmas, 1898, three siblings were murdered in the town of Gatton, Australia. But no one could imagine anyone wanting to hurt any members of the upstanding Murphy family. So could the crime have been committed by an outsider, or was there a darker side to the family hidden under their veneer of respectability?<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Embrace Pet Insurance - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code UNSOLVED during checkout!<br>
Aug 13, 2019
E158: “La Dolce Vita” Pt. 2 - Wilma Montesi
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In October of 1953, a young Roman actress claimed that Wilma Montesi had died after attending a drug-fueled orgy at an exclusive Capocotta estate. A short time later, another woman came forward to substantiate the claims. Their accusations launched a massive political scandal and investigation that unveiled crime and corruption by members of the Roman elite.<br><br>Parcasters - On today's episode of Mythology, we take on the legendary Odyssey, bringing the incredible journey to life! Subscribe to MYTHOLOGY today to hear the most notable stories in human history as you never have before.<br><br>
Aug 06, 2019
Introducing: CON ARTISTS, a new Parcast Original!
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From counterfeit goods, to fake love interests, and even major financial fraud, you will find it all in our new show. In this Parcast Original, we examine the swindlers behind the scam, and the victims manipulated by their deceit. In CON ARTISTS you will learn about the art of the hustle, and the ways you can spot a con.&nbsp;<br><br>In this clip, we explore the massive Ponzi scheme orchestrated by fraudster Bernie Madoff. Subscribe to CON ARTISTS on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast to listen to the rest of this episode!<br>
Jul 31, 2019
E157: “La Dolce Vita” - Wilma Montesi
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In April of 1953, the body of a young woman washed up on a remote, private beach outside of Rome. Her shoes, skirt, stockings, and garter belt were missing. She was identified as Wilma Montesi, the 21-year-old daughter of a carpenter who lived with her family in a flat in the city.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we move on from Hollywood and start our exploration of the music industry. Our first episode details the myth of the 27 Club, you won't want to miss it! Subscribe to The Dark Side Of on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br>
Jul 30, 2019
E156: “Jane Doe #59” - Unsolved Manson Family Murder?
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In late 1969, the body of a girl who had been stabbed to death was found in a tree just off Mulholland Drive, in Los Angeles, California. The body was unidentifiable, and was thus dubbed "Jane Doe #59." The investigation had no leads to investigate until decades later, when a sheer coincidence would bring the infamous Manson Family into the fold.<br><br>Parcasters - Don’t miss all of our special Summer of ‘69 episodes by subscribing to Parcast Presents: Summer of ‘69, on Spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts!<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Embrace Pet Insurance - Get your FREE quote at EmbracePetInsurance.com/ UNSOLVED right now!<br><br>Native - For 20% off your first purchase, visit NativeDeodorant.com and use promo code UNSOLVED during checkout!<br>
Jul 23, 2019
E155: “Muckraker Murdered” Pt. 2 - Walter Liggett
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In 1936, Walter Liggett was shot to death outside his home. His wife Edith is certain she knows who the gunman is, and why he killed him. Despite this, she is skeptical about her own chances of winning the trial.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Gabi - Take 2 minutes and see if you can save up to $865 when you go to Gabi.com/UNSOLVED.<br><br>Grove Collaborative - Go to Grove.co/UNSOLVED to get a FREE 5-piece Spring Cleaning Set from Mrs. Meyer’s and Grove — a $30 value!<br>
Jul 16, 2019
E154: “Muckraker Murdered” - Walter Liggett
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On December 9th, 1935, Walter Liggett pulled up to his house in Minneapolis with his wife and daughter in the car. As soon as he stepped out, he was cut down in a hail of bullets from a passing car. A number of infamous gangsters and politicians were named as potential suspects, but no one has ever been charged for the death of this radical journalist.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/UNSOLVED<br><br><br>
Jul 09, 2019
E153: “Lynching Leo Frank” Pt. 2 - Mary Phagan
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In the summer of 1913, Jewish Superintendent Leo M. Frank was tried for the murder of Mary Phagan. The explosive trial and its controversial verdict sparked a fierce battle between the superintendent’s supporters and detractors, with one side raising accusations of anti-Semitism and the other rallying against Northern intervention.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - Was Leo Frank guilty or innocent? If you’re enjoying following the case as it develops in Unsolved Murders, you’ll love our other podcast Not Guilty, where we cover the most incredible acquittals and exonerations throughout history. Search for Not Guilty on Spotify, or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals!<br><br>
Jul 02, 2019
E152: “Lynching Leo Frank” - Mary Phagan
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On April 26th, 1913, Mary Phagan, 13, was strangled to death in the basement of the National Pencil Company factory in Atlanta. The police quickly came to suspect Leo M. Frank, the Jewish Superintendent, but their case against him became more complicated when the factory sweeper Jim Conley admitted to writing a pair of bizarre notes found by the body.<br><br>Parcasters - Tony Alamo was a conman who built an empire, but how did he do it? Find out this week on Cults! Available on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts!<br>
Jun 25, 2019
E151: “Ballots and Bullets” Pt. 2 - John Clayton
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When Republican politician John M. Clayton was assassinated in 1889, many suspected that he was killed by the same people who had conspired to keep him from winning the election. However, knowing the identity of an assassin and proving that assassin's guilt would prove to be two drastically different things.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Best Fiends - Best Fiends is a 5-star rated mobile game app available for download FREE on the Apple App Store and Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R, Best Fiends!<br><br>Gabi - Take two minutes and see if you can save up to $865 a year on car insurance at Gabi.com/UNSOLVED. There are NO fees, NO forms, and NO spam.&nbsp;<br><br>Grove Collaborative - Go to Grove.co/UNSOLVED to get a FREE FIVE PIECE Spring Cleaning Set from Mrs. Meyer’s and Grove!<br>
Jun 18, 2019
E150: “Ballots and Bullets” - John Clayton
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In 1888, the state of Arkansas was rampant with corruption and ballot tampering. So when state representative, John M. Clayton, lost his bid for Congress, he challenged the results and put his life in danger.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Best Fiends - Download FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R, Best Fiends!<br>
Jun 11, 2019
E149: “Adam” Pt. 2 - Adam John Walsh
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On August 10th, 1981, a six-year-old boy’s severed head was discovered in a drainage canal in Hollywood, Florida. The investigation would turn up one very likely suspect, but complications would halt any progress made in the investigation for years after Adam Walsh’s death.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmersDog.com/UNSOLVED. Plus, you get FREE shipping!<br>
Jun 04, 2019
E148: “Adam” - Adam John Walsh
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On July 27th, 1981, a six-year-old boy named Adam Walsh was abducted from a Sears department store in Hollywood, Florida. The resulting investigation into Adam’s disappearance would feature one of the largest search parties ever organized, but it would only end in tragedy.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Best Fiends - Don’t miss out on the must-play game of the year! Download Best Fiends for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R, Best Fiends!<br><br><br>
May 28, 2019
E147: “The Torso Murders” Pt. 2 - Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run
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By February of 1937, Kingsbury Run, a railroad slum outside of Cleveland had seen six mutilated corpses scattered across their streets. The community turned to legendary lawman, Eliot Ness to solve the crimes and put a stop to the horrors. But sometimes, even legends fail to make a difference.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Grove - Get a 3-piece cleaning set from Mrs. Meyer’s spring scents, a free 60-day VIP membership, and a surprise bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more at Grove.co/UNSOLVED.<br><br>ThirdLove - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!<br>
May 21, 2019
E146: “The Torso Murders” - Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run
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On September 23, 1935, a decapitated torso was found in Kingsbury Run, a railroad slum just outside Cleveland, Ohio. People were terrified of this horrific discovery, but they hardly suspected that it was only the first murder of a serial killer who would terrorize the city for years to come.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Best Fiends - Best Fiends is a 5-star rated mobile game app available for download FREE on the Apple App Store and Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R, Best Fiends!<br><br>The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmersDog.com/UNSOLVED. Plus, you get FREE shipping!<br>
May 14, 2019
E145: “Easey Street” Pt. 2 - Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett
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When best friends and housemates, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett, were stabbed to death in their home in 1977, the city of Melbourne raced to find the killer. While the police would find some clues, they soon hit a brick wall in their investigation, leaving these heinous murders unsolved to this day.<br><br>Sponsors!&nbsp;<br><br>Best Fiends - Download the 5-star rated mobile game app for FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R, Best Fiends!<br><br>ThirdLove - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!<br>
May 07, 2019
E144: “Easey Street” - Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett
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On January 10, 1977, best friends and housemates, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett were viciously murdered in their home on Easey Street in Melbourne Australia. Several people had seen them shortly before this tragic event, but the story would only get more confusing as the investigation continued.<br><br><br>Parcasters - Don't know who to trust? Then you'd make a great spy! Check out our most recent episode of Espionage to follow the story of crafty double agent during the second World War. Available not at parcast.com/espionage<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Apr 30, 2019
E143: "Sunken Starlet" - Natalie Wood
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On November 29th, 1981, world famous actress, Natalie Wood, was found floating in the ocean, drowned and lost forever. Her death was initially declared an accident, but as new evidence became available over 20 years later, odd aspects of her last night made the police question whether her death was accidental at all.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>ThirdLove - Go to THIRDLOVE.com/Unsolved now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!<br><br>
Apr 23, 2019
E142: “Scottish Nightingale” Pt. 2 - Janet Smith
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On July 26th, 1924, Janet Smith, a housemaid in Vancouver was killed in the basement of her employer's home. The investigation would soon devolve into two separate kidnappings, reactionary political movements, and vigilante justice performed by the Ku Klux Klan.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends for free on the Apple App Store or Google Play!<br><br><br>
Apr 16, 2019
E141: “Scottish Nightingale” - Janet Smith
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In 1924 a Chinese immigrant in Vancouver named Wong Foon Sing found his colleague, Janet Smith, lying dead upon the ground with a bullet wound in her head. The public rushed to see Wong imprisoned for the crime, but some still wonder if Janet was murdered at all.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Oxygen - Watch “Murder For Hire” Sundays at 7/6c or anytime on the Oxygen app.<br><br>
Apr 09, 2019
E140: “Still Searching” - Michaela Joy Garecht
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On November 19th, 1988, a nine year-old girl named Michaela Garecht was abducted from her local corner store in Hayward, California. The next few decades would see several plausible suspects investigated, including two serial killers, two kidnappers, and a strange man with a craving for attention.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Oxygen - Get in on the sting with Murder For Hire - Sundays at 7pm/6c or anytime on the Oxygen app.<br><br>ThirdLove - Go to THIRDLOVE.com/UNSOLVED to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!&nbsp;<br><br>
Apr 02, 2019
E139: “The Family No One Knew” - The Bricca Murders
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In 1966 the quiet Cincinnati suburb of Bridgetown was shaken to its core, when the Bricca Family was brutally slaughtered in their own home. The savagery of the killings and the discrete nature of the murders have kept investigators scrambling for answers decades later.<br><br>Parcasters - Check out our new show Survival! In our first episode we covered Shin Dong-hyuk’s escape from a North Korean internment camp. Available now at parcast.com/survival<br><br>
Mar 26, 2019
E138: “Film Fatale” Pt. 2 - Sophie Toscan du Plantier
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On December 23rd, 1996, this French filmmaker was murdered outside her vacation home in West Cork, Ireland. Leads were scarce in the initial hours, and evidence was lost as investigators waited two days for the coroner to arrive. However, the case blew open when a teenage boy came forward with a startling confession.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Third Love - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!<br><br><br>
Mar 19, 2019
E137: “Film Fatale” - Sophie Toscan du Plantier
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In the idyllic sleepy town of Schull, Ireland, Sophie Toscan du Plantier, was brutally murdered just before Christmas in 1996. The celebrated documentary producer was beaten to death outside of her holiday home. The town’s first murder in 71 years would divide the normally tight-knit community and leave her family questioning the motives for this tragic murder.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>BetterHelp - Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code UNSOLVED. Go to BetterHelp.com/Unsolved.&nbsp;<br><br>
Mar 12, 2019
Update: E136: “Vile Business, Clumsily Done” Pt. 2 - Françoise, Duchess de Choiseul-Praslin
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Updated episode, we apologize for the hosting error! Enjoy!<br><br><br>In the early 1800's the Duke de Choiseul-Praslin, was suspected of murdering his wife. However, a vial of arsenic and a corrupt government would prevent justice from being served. The injustice evident in this case drove the French lower-class into a frenzy that would eventually lead to the revolution.<br><br><br>Parcasters - If you’re in the mood for a story about an American icon, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage<br><br><br>Sponsors!<br><br><br>BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Unsolved to get 10% off your first month with discount code UNSOLVED.<br><br><br>ThirdLove - Go to ThirdLove.com/UNSOLVED to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Mar 05, 2019
E135: “Vile Business, Clumsily Done” - Françoise, Duchess de Choiseul-Praslin
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In the early 1800's, Fanny, the Duchess of Choiseul-Praslin, and her husband Charles, the Duke, were highly regarded among the French nobility. From the outside it appeared they had it all, but internally their marriage was filled with distrust and turmoil. Eventually it would all come to an end, when the Duchess was found murdered on her bedroom floor.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - Some people think that the Duchess may have been murdered in a crime of passion. If you liked this episode, you can hear more like it on our new podcast Crimes of Passion. Listen at parcast.com/passion.<br><br>
Feb 26, 2019
Welcome to Unsolved Murders!
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Learn what to expect on Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories. This show debuts Tuesday June 14th with new episodes released every Tuesday.&nbsp;
Jun 04, 2016
Find Full Archive of Unsolved Murders on Stitcher Premium
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We now offer our complete AD-FREE archives of episodes six months or older on Stitcher Premium!&nbsp;<br><br>To get a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to StitcherPremium.com/PARCAST and use the promo code PARCAST.&nbsp;
Dec 31, 2013