Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad

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Via
 Nov 24, 2020
such an awesome podcast for true crime! thank you for helping find the lost people.

Steph
 Jul 9, 2020
Great podcast.

Cindy
 Mar 26, 2020
I love their approach and their voices. my new favorite podcast.

Roacher
 Feb 21, 2020
best true crime pod. has an actual "retired" detective, and they're trying to help victims.


 Feb 3, 2020

Description

Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun as Holes and Jensen attempt to solve the crime using a variety of methods, from old-fashioned detective work to advanced technologies including familial DNA searches, social media geotargeting, and maybe most important—the skills of their listeners who send in tips and theories, becoming active members of The Murder Squad. 


Episode Date
The Disappearance of Brian Shaffer with True Crime Garage, Part 2
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Paul, Billy, Nic and the Captain continue looking into the disappearance of Brian Shaffer from 2006. In this episode they look into theories about what may have happened to Brian--an accident, left town, met nefarious people or possibly even a serial killer. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 25, 2020
MISSING: Morgan Nick and the Death of Quawan Charles
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This week Paul and Billy look into the disappearance of Morgan Nick from Alma, Arkansas. Six-year-old Morgan disappeared from a little league field on June 9th, 1995. The case and descriptions of the possible abductor had Squaderinos bring the case to our attention after we discussed a potential person of interest last week. Paul and Billy also cover the ongoing homicide investigation of Quawan Charles. Charles' body was located in Iberia Parish, Louisiana on November 3rd.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 23, 2020
The Disappearance of Brian Shaffer with True Crime Garage, Part 1
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Paul and Billy are joined by Nic and the Captain from the True Crime Garage podcast to look into a missing person case they've covered extensively. In the first part of this special two part Fall Distraction, the guys discuss the circumstances surrounding Brian Shaffer's disappearance on March 31, 2006, in Columbus, Ohio. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 18, 2020
Are There More Richard Davis Victims?
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This week Billy and Paul look into the murder of 5-year-old Siobhan McGuinness from Missoula, Montana. Her case was recently solved with genetic genealogy, but identifying her killer only brought on more questions. Could he be responsible for other murders--including the Alphabet Murders? The guys are joined by Special Deputy Susan Lane from the Missoula County Sheriff's Office and Investigator Colin Taft from Bath Police Department. Plus, we have an update on the Rebekah Gould murder case. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 16, 2020
The Unsolved Murder of Amy Mihaljevic with James Renner
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James Renner joins Paul and Billy to discuss the case which first brought him into the true crime world. Author, podcaster, and journalist has spent most of his life in some way looking into the unsolved murder of Amy Mihaljevic from Bay Village, Ohio. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 11, 2020
Who Killed Rebekah Gould? Part 2
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Billy and Paul continue their look into the unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould from September 2004 in Melbourne, Arkansas. This week they are joined by Faculty member of Forensics and Criminal Justice at American Military University Jen Bucholtz to question the timeline reported in Rebekah's disappearance and murder. Also included in the conversation are journalist George Jared and Rebekah's father Dr. Larry Gould. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 09, 2020
The Baseline Killer with Fruitloops
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Wendy and Beth from Fruitloops: Serial Killers of Color podcast guest on Jensen and Holes: Fall Distraction to discuss a case from their town. In August 2005 an offender began attacking people in the Phoenix area first known as the Baseline Rapist. By the time he is apprehended in 2006, he escalates to the Baseline Killer. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 04, 2020
Who Killed Rebekah Gould? Part 1
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Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murder of Rebekah Gould from September 2004 in Melbourne, Arkansas. The case has left her family and community in a swirl of rumors with no justice. In this episode, the guys look into the facts that were originally reported on the case. They are joined by journalist and author George Jared and Rebekah's father Dr. Larry Gould.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 02, 2020
Serial Killer Harrison Graham with Affirmative Murder
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Billy and Paul are joined by Alvin and Fran from the Affirmative Murder podcast. The guys delve into the case of serial killer Harrison Graham in Philadelphia. It's a case Fran finds particularly interesting--from the seven murders he committed to the potential of multiple personalities. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 28, 2020
The Disappearance of Brianna Maitland
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Billy and Paul look into the mysterious disappearance of Brianna Maitland from Montgomery, Vermont. After leaving work on March 19, 2004, her car was found abandoned crashed into a barn. Upon learning she was missing, questions circled around a fight weeks earlier, local drug dealers and possibly human trafficking. Detective Sgt. Angela Baker with the Vermont State Police join Paul and Billy to clear up the rumors that have plagued the case for the last 16 years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 26, 2020
The Golden State Killer with Paul Haynes, Part 2
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Paul, Billy and Paul Haynes continue to discuss the Golden State Killer. Each giving credit to the science that brought about closure in the case but lay out ways they wish could have caught him sooner.  Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 21, 2020
The Humboldt Five, Part 2
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Paul and Billy finish their look into the Humboldt Five. They take a deeper look into the disappearances and deaths of Sheila Franks and Danielle Bertolini. Sheila was a single mother of two young children. Danielle was a transplant from Maine who came to Northern California and became entangled in the Emerald Triangle. Both met with someone sinister. But neither has seen justice. We continue the search for the Humboldt five and justice for the known victims. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 19, 2020
The Golden State Killer with Paul Haynes, Part 1
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Paul and Billy welcome Michelle McNamara's researcher and citizen detective Paul Haynes. The three give their reactions to the sentencing of Joseph DeAngelo. They discuss details of the case which couldn't be talked about until after the Golden State Killer was sentenced. Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad are bringing you a series of Fall Distractions. Each episode will feature people from the true crime or podcasting world. Billy and Paul will discuss cases of serial killers, unsolved murders, missing persons cases, and more with the guests. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 14, 2020
The Humboldt Five, Part 1
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Billy and Paul begin their look into the Humboldt Five with this first part of a two part series. They delve into the missing person cases of Jennifer Wilmer, Karen Mitchell and Christine Walters. Each young woman disappeared near Humboldt County and hasn't been seen again. The circumstances swirl around the California Redwoods, marijuana, the Grateful Dead and an infamous potential serial killer.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 12, 2020
The Keddie Cabin Murders
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Paul and Billy look into the unsolved murders of Sue Sharp, John Sharp, Tina Sharp and Dana Wingate. In April 1981, the small resort town of Keddie, California was changed forever. Someone entered the Sharp home of Cabin 28 with no other purpose but mayhem. Inside the cabin, the offender or offenders killed three people and kidnapped a young girl. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 05, 2020
The Lovers' Lane Unsolved Murders
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Billy and Paul look into the unsolved murders of Cheryl Henry and Andy Atkinson from August 1990. The two went on a double date before parking at a local lovers' lane in the Houston area. Before and after the murders, the area saw a trend of missing women. Could they all be related? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 28, 2020
MISSING: Lashaya Stine and Brookelyn Farthing
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Paul and Billy look into two separate missing person cases this week. The first, 16-year-old Lashaya Stine left her home in Aurora, Colorado on July 16, 2016 around 2 AM. Her mother believes she went out to meet someone but she never returned home. The second, 18-year-old Brookelyn Farthing went to a party in Berea, Kentucky. She was in contact with family and friends until the early morning hours of June 22, 2013 before texting "I'm scared."   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 21, 2020
The Search for Mr. Cruel
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Billy and Paul look into the unsolved cases of Mr. Cruel out of Melbourne, Australia in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. The unknown offender attacked four young girls creating terror.  He wore a black ski mask and was usually armed with a knife and gun. Despite law enforcement knocking on over 30,000 doors, Mr. Cruel has never been caught. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 14, 2020
The MacDonald Murders
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Paul and Billy look into the 1970 murders of Colette MacDonald and her two young daughters in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Colette's husband--a surgeon and former Green Beret--Jeffrey MacDonald was eventually convicted of the murders but has always maintained his innocence. With the help of filmmaker and podcaster Marc Smerling from The Jinx and Morally Indefensible, the guys look into a case riddled with confessions and betrayal.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 07, 2020
Who Killed Nanette Krentel?
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Billy and Paul look into the unsolved 2017 murder of Nanette Krentel out of Lacombe, Louisiana. The offender tried to cover up her murder with a fire that burnt down a 3,000 square foot home in rural Louisiana. It's a case with fingers pointed all around the community but still no justice has been seen.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 31, 2020
The Taco Bell Strangler, Henry Louis Wallace: Does He Have More Victims?
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Paul and Billy look into the case of serial killer Henry Louis Wallace. In the early 1990’s, a monster was prowling Charlotte, North Carolina. His targets were young, attractive black women. And his victims barely made the news until he went on a 48-hour killing spree. All of these victims were in his circle of friends and co-workers. He only confessed to those he knew could be tied to him. Which begs the question--how many other victims does he have? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 24, 2020
Who Killed Chynna and Blake Dickus?
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Paul and Billy delve into the 2006 unsolved murders of Chynna and Blake Dickus in Franklin, Indiana. About 25 miles from Indianapolis, in a new subdivision riddled with home break-ins, it is a double murder that haunts the community. A three and half hour window allowed someone to enter the Dickus home and kill a 10-year old boy and his stepmother.  Billy and Paul also look into the unsolved murder of Elizabeth Barraza in Tomball, Texas. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 17, 2020
Does Matthew Kroll Have More Victims?
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Paul and Billy look into the murder of Heidi Newman, a case Paul investigated while supervising the crime lab in 2003. It's a case that held similarities to a still unsolved murder six years prior. With the help of investigator Leonard Orman, the three delve into the 1997 unsolved murder of Linda Lincoln. Both women knew Matthew Kroll, the man in prison for Heidi's murder. And both Leonard and Paul think Kroll may have other victims.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 10, 2020
Rita Hester and the Murders of Black Transgender Women in America
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In 1998, Rita Hester was murdered in her Boston apartment. Rita was active in the transgender community and her gruesome death inspired Transgender Remembrance Day—but her murderer is still out there. Paul and Billy investigate Rita’s case, and also shed light on the recent murders of Merci Mack, Shakie Peters, Brayla Stone, Bree Black, Draya McCarty, Remmie Fells and Riah Milton—seven transgender women found slain in June and July of 2020. So far, only two cases have led to an arrest. We need to change that. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 03, 2020
Carrie Brown: An American Jack the Ripper Victim?
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Billy and Paul travel to 1891 New York City to investigate the unsolved murder of Carrie Brown. While often tied to Jack The Ripper, no conclusive evidence has linked the two and the case that caused a media storm remains unsolved. This new episode is in partnership with TNT's The Alienist: Angel of Darkness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 26, 2020
The Possible Victims of Bobby Jack Fowler
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This week Paul and Billy decide to look into cases that their friend Michelle McNamara, author of I'll Be Gone in the Dark, looked into on her blog True Crime Diary. They look at unsolved cases in Oregon and the link to potential serial killer Bobby Jack Fowler. Fowler was a violent offender with cases in Oregon, Iowa, Texas, Tennessee and Canada. And those are just the cases we know. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 20, 2020
What Happened to Tamla Horsford?
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This week Paul and Billy look into the mysterious death of Tamla Horsford. In November 2018, Tamla Horsford was the only black guest at an adult slumber party in Cumming, Georgia. By all accounts she was the life of the party. But in the early morning hours she was found dead outside. With the help of Tamla's family attorney Ralph E. Fernandez, Billy and Paul try to find out how a mother of five died that night.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 13, 2020
The Murder of Vanessa Guillen and the Unsolved Homicides of Fort Hood
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Last week, the body of Specialist Vanessa Guillen was found near a river. She was murdered. And she was not the only Fort Hood soldier to be killed since March.  In this episode, Billy and Paul will delve into the eight cases of unsolved homicides and unknown causes of death of soldiers from the base. And with the help of Murder Squad listeners, they take a closer look at how the US Army investigates sexual assault, sexual harassment and missing persons amidst their ranks—including the case of LaVena Johnson.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 06, 2020
MISSING: Vanessa Guillen and Kierra Coles
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This week Paul and Billy look into two missing persons cases. The first is a soldier who went missing while on post. Vanessa Guillen was last seen at Fort Hood in Texas on April 22nd. The second is a mail carrier last seen on camera leaving her home. Kierra Coles was last seen outside her home in the Chatam area of Chicago on October 2nd, 2018. Neither case is related. Each in a different part of the country and separated by over a year. But both cases still have families, friends and the community looking for the women. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 29, 2020
Elizabeth Short: The Black Dahlia Part 2
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In Elizabeth Short: The Black Dahlia Part 2, Billy and Paul turn their focus on who may have been capable of committing such a gruesome crime. They look into the usual suspects: the men in Elizabeth's life before her murder, Hodel and Dillon. But after digging to find other crimes that mirrored Short, two other possibilities take center stage. One with a tie to overseas and World War II. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 22, 2020
How Defunding the Police Could Help Solve More Crimes—and Contribute to Eliminating the Systemic Racism in Law Enforcement
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After the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Paul and Billy examine the systemic racism that is resulting in the deaths of so many black men and women by police in the United States. And they explore how defunding the police could be seen as an opportunity to fix a broken crime solving system and actually solve more serious crimes. Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey joins to discuss how to fix the problem within police departments around the country. And former prosecutor Loni Coombs joins to discuss the Eric Garner case, and whether there is any other legal recourse that can be taken against the cop who murdered him.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 15, 2020
Elizabeth Short: The Black Dahlia
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Billy and Paul examine one of the most perplexing unsolved murders in America, the Black Dahlia. In the first of a two part series, Paul examines the autopsy summaries, and through the lens of advancements in forensics, identifies the wounds inflicted on Elizabeth Short. These new observations lead directly into new possible theories. This episode was part of a batch record before Paul went into surgery last week. At the top of the show, we address the immense importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and the steps we can take for change, including the first steps in a massive dismantling of how policing is done in America. Next week we will devote the episode on police brutality and how things can—and must—change.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 08, 2020
Who Killed Ebby Steppach?
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Paul and Billy look into an unsolved murder of an 18-year-old out of Little Rock, Arkansas. Ebby Steppach went missing in late October of 2015. The only sign left behind was her car with a dead battery, empty gas tank and the keys still in the ignition. Her family and friends searched for over two years before Ebby's remains were located. Now Billy and Paul are hoping the Murder Squad can help find justice for Ebby.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 01, 2020
Randy Kraft: Killer with a Scorecard
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Billy and Paul look into one of the three men given the nickname "The Freeway Killer." Randy Kraft was caught redhanded with a victim in his car at the time of a drunk driving arrest in May 1983. But the search of his car led to a list of potentially 61 victims. Paul and Billy are joined by former NCIS Investigator Julie Haney who interviewed Kraft about one of his victims. The three discuss the possibility that Kraft's victims could actually be in the 100's.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 25, 2020
Killer on the Highway: Does Michael Magliolo Have More Victims?
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Billy and Paul look into convicted serial killer Michael Magliolo, who hitched rides with truckers to find his victims on the road. They are joined by retired Nashville detective Pat Postiglione, the man who caught Magliolo—as well as one of the most infamous trucker killers—Bruce Mendenhall. All three think Magliolo has many more victims and need the Murder Squad to aid in their search. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 18, 2020
Voices of Evil: The cases of Amber Tuccaro and Margaret Ellen Fox
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Paul and Billy look into two separate cases nearly four decades apart, each haunted with a voice of the offender. The first case, from Canada, is searching for a murderer. A man picked up Amber Tuccaro as she hitchhiked her way into town. He didn’t know his voice was being recorded as she protested. The other is a kidnapping—the apparent abductor of Margaret Ellen Fox calling her parents. Billy and Paul are hoping that the Murder Squad may recognize these evil voices, and help deliver justice.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 11, 2020
West Memphis Three
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Billy and Paul look into the murders of 8-year-olds Christopher Byers, Michael Moore and Stevie Branch in West Memphis, Arkansas. Paul gives his unfiltered, professional opinion of what happened to the boys, as well as who he thinks may be responsible--listener discretion is advised. Billy and Paul also talk with one of the three men who was originally convicted of the murders. If you would like to hear more about the case, you can watch "The West Memphis Three: An ID Murder Mystery" on InvestigationDiscovery.com or via the IDGo app. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 04, 2020
Murderers Let Loose During the Coronavirus
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Prisons and jails in each state are letting inmates out for fear of the coronavirus. Some before trial. Some early release.  And scores of those are already back in prison for reoffending—some being accused of killing people in their small moments of freedom. On the other side of that coin is Walter Ogrod, who has been in prison for two decades for the murder of a 4-year-old girl. DNA says he most likely did not commit commit that murder. The victim’s mother and even the DA says he should be free, but he sits in jail with a fever of 106 waiting for a hearing. Billy. Paul and legal analyst Loni Coombs delve into these cases. Plus Billy and Paul contribute to the John Krasinski’s Some Good News network with some good crime news.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 27, 2020
Can I Take Your Picture? Serial Killers with Cameras: Part 4
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In the conclusion of "Can I Take Your Picture? Serial Killers with Cameras," Billy and Paul give updates on two photographer killers from season one--revealing the invaluable tips you gave and identifications of the women in that photos that are confirmed and still in the works. And they bring you one more possible serial killer with a camera who was just caught.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 20, 2020
Can I Take Your Picture? Serial Killers with Cameras: Part 3
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Paul and Billy delve deeper into The Dating Game Killer, Rodney Alcala, this time joined by NYPD Detective Wendell Stradford. Stradford was the cold case investigator who linked Alcala to even more crimes. Together they sift through the evidence, including murders and sexual assaults Alcala could be responsible for and give possible answers to the identities of the women in the photos he left behind.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 13, 2020
What Happened to Carole Baskin's Husband Don Lewis?
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Tiger King raised a lot of questions about cult-like behavior and animal cruelty. But the biggest question for us was: What happened to Don Lewis? Two months after filing a restraining order against his wife, he goes missing. His children never hear from him.  Paul and Billy look into Carole, Joe Exotic and take a deep dive into the timeline and circumstances behind the man who went missing from Easy Street. Plus, the announcement of the first Murder Squad Virtual Art Show.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 06, 2020
Can I Take Your Picture? Serial Killers with Cameras: Part 2
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In part 2 of "Can I Take Your Picture? Serial Killers with Cameras," Paul and Billy continue their deep dive into The Dating Game Killer-Rodney Alcala. With the help of retired detective Cliff Shepard, the guys discuss four cases in Los Angeles that were tied to Alcala. Shepard recalls his interactions with Alcala and why he calls Alcala "truly evil."  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 30, 2020
Police Investigations in the Age of the Coronavirus
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What happens if someone is murdered during the quarantine? How will the detectives proceed? How will first responders respond to a call where someone is in imminent danger? In this special episode of the Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad, Paul and Billy attempt to answer these questions, and offer resources for domestic violence survivors who might be at risk during self distancing.  If you-or someone you know-is in danger of domestic abuse, you can reach the US National Domestic Violence Hotline on their website, by phone at 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224, or text LOVEIS to 22522. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 23, 2020
Can I Take Your Picture? Serial Killers with Cameras: Part 1
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More than 20 killers have used this line to lure victims to their death. The second season of Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad starts with a 4-part series focused on these killers--and the photographs they left behind. Photographs that could be other victims. In the season premiere, Paul and Billy delve deep into a missing who was last seen going to meet a photographer, and begin looking into serial killer Rodney Alcala, better known as The Dating Game Killer.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 16, 2020
Trailer: Season 2- Can I Take Your Picture?
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Season 2 of Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad drops this Monday, March 16th. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 13, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction with Paul Scheer
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Billy and Paul welcome actor, comedian and podcaster Paul Scheer to discuss his role as a fictional special agent as well as true crime. The guys discuss a case with a questionable confession. Plus Billy and Paul give their thoughts on the possible plea deal for the Golden State Killer.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 09, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction with Henry Zebrowski
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This week Billy and Paul welcome Henry Zebrowski from Last Podcast on the Left. The three take a look at the first true crime case that interested Henry when he was just a boy--The Unabomber Ted Kaczynski. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 02, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction with Dateline's Josh Mankiewicz
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This week Billy and Paul welcome Josh Mankiewicz from NBC's Datelineto talk about some of the most memorable cases he's covered. One case touched Josh on a personal level; the other was memorable for very different reasons. Josh also shares with the guys part of the process of producing true crime for television and what it's been like to see the genre come into its own.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 24, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction with Phoebe Judge from Criminal
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This week's Winter Distraction features one of the original true crime podcasters, Phoebe Judge from the Criminal podcast. Paul, Billy and Phoebe discuss some of Criminal's most popular episodes--including one with links to the world of Harry Potter. And Phoebe talks about how the true crime podcast landscape has changed and what it takes to make a great episode.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 17, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction-The Case of JonBenet
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On this week's Winter Distraction, Billy and Paul look into another case they are often asked about-the murder of JonBenet Ramsey. The six-year-old beauty pageant queen was found murdered inside the family home in December of 1996. The case remains unsolved. Billy and Paul weigh in on the evidence at the scene and give their impressions of the case.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 10, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction with Karen and Georgia
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On this week's Winter Distraction, Billy and Paul welcome Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark from My Favorite Murder. Billy, Paul, Karen and Georgia discuss the case that the guys get asked the most about--the death of Kathleen Peterson covered in depth on the Netflix series The Staircase. They discuss the case and specifically the "owl theory." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 03, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction with Lauren Lapkus
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On this week's Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction, Billy and Paul welcome the funny and talented film and television actress Lauren Lapkus. They discuss her fictional crime role in Orange is the New Black--including which real life criminal she would want to guard.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 27, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction: Jeffrey Epstein (with Small Town Dicks)
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On this week's Winter Distraction, Billy and Paul welcome the crew from the podcast Small Town Dicks. Billy, Paul, Yeardley Smith (Lisa Simpsons from The Simpsons) and Detectives Dan and Dave will discuss one of the biggest pop culture crime cases in the past year—the Jeffrey Epstein’s “suicide.” We delve into the background that first brought Epstein to the attention of law enforcement, the gross mishandling of his first criminal cases, those he was close to, his final days and the autopsy report.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 20, 2020
Jensen and Holes: Winter Distraction: Our First Cold Case Murder Arrest
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Jessi has been listening to The Murder Squad since episode 1, and followed Paul and Billy's instructions and submitted her DNA to GEDMatch after using an ancestry site. In June, detectives in Colorado contacted her, asking her to help put together a family tree. And last month, an arrest was made in an almost 40-year-old unsolved murder. In this week's Winter Distraction, Billy and Paul talk to the Squaderino who was instrumental in solving the first cold case by the Murder Squad community. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 13, 2020
Jensen and Holes: The Winter Distraction with Adam Conover
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While Billy and Paul are working diligently on season two of Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad, they're using their downtime to watch movies and TV shows about...crime. Some true crime, some fiction. In these mini-episodes, the guys give their thoughts on the crime shows and movies you love--and debate what they would've done differently if they were in the detectives shoes. Special guests from the podcast and entertainment world will drop in to share a drink and talk some crime. For our first Winter Distraction, Billy and Paul welcome investigative comedian Adam Conover from Adam Ruins Everything and the podcast Factually. Billy and Paul asks Adam to ruin true crime from fingerprints to DNA.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 06, 2020
Answers: Big Tips on the Manson Family’s Possible Other Murders
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In part two of the season one finale, Billy and Paul delve into the tips the Murder Squad has received this year. They interview Charles Manson’s acid dealer, who has never spoken to the police. But he came forward to the Squad with new information about the potential other murders The Manson Family could be responsible for in late 1960s Los Angeles. Also updates on our fugitive cases, the Olivia Lone Bear case, as well as convicted killer Jeffrey Willis.  Plus someone close to serial killer Jesse Matthew provides a detailed timeline of his whereabouts.  Stay tuned all winter for Murder Squad: Winter Distraction every Monday, where Billy and Paul will have very special guests to talk true crime cases and investigations.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 30, 2019
Answers: A new lead in the Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Murders
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In the first part of the season finale, Billy and Paul talk to a woman who was friends with Yvonne Weber and Maureen Sterling--victims from the Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Murders. She was offered by them to smoke pot with a mystery man. She saw the man. Was never questioned by police and never told her story—-until now.  Also there will be updates on Alissa Turney's case, the I-5 Strangler, and theories on the unsolved murders of Abby and Libby from Delphi, Indiana.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 23, 2019
Sneak Peek of Parcast's Famous Fates
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Every Wednesday, Parcast's Famous Fates releases 5 binge-worthy episodes only on Spotify. Each week centers around a common theme, such as Hollywood Icons, Mysterious Deaths, or Notorious Names. These incredible stories are all brought to life by an ensemble cast of talented voice actors. This sneak peek is a clip of the Famous Fates episode on James Dean. To hear the full episode and others like it, search Famous Fates and listen free, only on Spotify.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 18, 2019
Brittany Phillips Unsolved
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the unsolved murder of Brittany Phillips. 18-year-old Brittany Phillips had just moved back to the Tulsa area a few months before she was killed in her apartment in September of 2004. Law enforcement have over 70 swabs of DNA-one with a match-but Brittany's killer still remains unknown. With the help of Brittany's mom Dr. Maggie Zingman, Billy and Paul take a closer look into the investigation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 16, 2019
Unsolved—Anita Knutson
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the murder of 18-year-old Anita Knutson out of Minot, North Dakota. Anita was a friend to everyone, appearing to have no enemies, when she was discovered murdered in her apartment on June 4, 2007.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 09, 2019
The Freeway Phantom (LIVE from Death Becomes Us in Washington, D.C.)
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Billy and Paul dive into the unsolved cases of the Freeway Phantom. In front of a live studio audience they discuss the details of six unsolved homicides from the Washington, D.C. area in 1971 and 1972. The cases are thought to have been committed by the same person dubbed the Freeway Phantom by the media.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 02, 2019
Fugitive John Blauvelt
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the fugitive case of John Blauvelt out of South Carolina. Blauvelt is wanted for the murder of his wife Cati in October of 2016. Shortly after the murder he went on the run with a teenager who was recovered in Oregon--the last confirmed sighting of Blauvelt. Billy and Paul talk with US Marshal Will Cook in the search for John Blauvelt.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 25, 2019
The Forest City Killer
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In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, this city of London, Ontario, had multiple serial killers in their midst. Three have been identified but most likely there was at least one more. Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the murders most likely committed by this unknown killer with the help of author Vanessa Brown. More information on Vanessa Brown's book can be found here: https://brownanddickson.com/pages/the-forest-city-killer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 18, 2019
LIVE from My Favorite Weekend in Santa Barbara
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes delve into the unsolved murder of Eva Taylor in front of a live audience at My Favorite Weekend in Santa Barbara. Taylor's case has similarities to the Golden State Killer cases, but still remains unsolved. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 11, 2019
UNSOLVED-Shelbey Thornburgh and Missy Bevers
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This week Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into two unsolved murders in Texas. Both cases captured the killers on video, both have DNA, but neither has been solved. Paul and Billy delve into the details of the murders of Shelbey Thornburgh and Missy Bevers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 04, 2019
The Unsolved Murder of The Haunted Mansion's Yale Gracey
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the unsolved murder Yale Gracey, one of the great minds behind the illusions featured in Disney's Haunted Mansion ride. They also discuss other unsolved Halloween cases through the years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 28, 2019
Why are so many women going missing and being murdered in Virginia?
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Billy and Paul continue their look into the cases of Jesse Matthew. They take a closer look into unsolved missing and murdered women from areas that we know Matthew was in. They continue their conversation with Morgan Harrington's mom about the case and the potential of other victims. This week is also a special crossover with Billy's other podcast; The First Degree where the conversation about Jesse Matthew continues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 21, 2019
Jesse Matthew, Serial Predator/Serial Killer
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the murders of Morgan Harrington and Hannah Graham in Charlottesville, Virginia. While talking to Morgan's mother Gil Harrington, they learn new details and hear a mother's journey in learning her daughter was killed by the serial killer Jesse Matthew. Billy and Paul bring into focus whether the man Gil calls the "back to school killer" could be guilty of other crimes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 14, 2019
Bonus Episode: Crack the Case of the Missing Songbird (Barnes and Noble Exclusive)
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It’s 1946. A young singer/waitress had just arrived in a small Michigan town, and caused a sensation among the rough crowd at the tavern where she was singing. Then one night she went missing. Three men were interested in her. All three are suspects. In this bonus episode, Billy and Paul will tell the tale, and then release a different clue every day via the Barnes and Noble instagram page. Then on Thursday night, October 17, listeners can go to their local Barnes and Noble store for a get together to discuss the case and their theories, play games and of course…learn the solution.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 10, 2019
MISSING-Molly Miller and Colt Haynes
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the missing persons case of Molly Miller and Colt Haynes out of Love County, Oklahoma. The two went missing after a high speed police chase in July of 2013. Billy and Paul talk to Molly's cousin Paula about the ins and outs of the case. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 07, 2019
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women in North America. With the help of scholar and Yakama tribal member Emily Washines, they dive into specific cases and shine light on the nearly 6,000 cases of missing Indigenous women in the United States. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com or UIHI. "Relaxing Piano Music" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 30, 2019
UNSOLVED-Sydney Land and Neo Kauffman
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the unsolved homicides of 21 year old Sydney Land and 20 year old Neo Kauffman. The two were killed in their Las Vegas apartment in October of 2016. Billy and Paul speak directly to Sydney's mom about the events leading up to that night and the ongoing investigation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 23, 2019
William "Wild Bill" Huff
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into a killer that Paul has been investigating since his time on the job. William "Wild Bill" Huff is in prison for two murders, but law enforcement believes he could be guilty of many more. Billy and Paul welcome Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Colleen Gleason to discuss the details of the case. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 16, 2019
Is Neal Falls a Serial Killer?
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes dive into the cases of four women out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Each case raises questions about a man-Neal Falls-who was killed in Charleston, West Virginia. Paul and Billy talk with Heather Saul who defended herself and most likely saved other women from becoming victims of Neal Falls. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 09, 2019
Samuel Little
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into perhaps the most prolific serial killer in American history--Samuel Little. They discuss details of the over 90 confessions Little has made--those confirmed and not confirmed. We need the Murder Squad's help in identifying the still unknown victims. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 02, 2019
The Killer Nurse
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes with the help of clinical and forensic psychologist and co-host of the daytime talk show The Doctors Dr. Judy Ho look into their first female serial killer. They delve into the case of confessed serial killer nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer from Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 26, 2019
The Owl's Head Park Man and the Girl with the Serpent Tattoo
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into two unsolved murders. The cases are states apart but Billy has made it his mission to solve them and wants the Murder Squad's help. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 19, 2019
Bonus Episode: Karen Kilgariff Chases Darkness with Billy
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In this special live episode from a packed Skylight Books in Los Angeles, Karen Kilgariff interviews Billy on the night of the release of his book "Chase Darkness with Me: How One True Crime Writer Started Solving Murders." They talk about Billy's first ever murder case, his first solve, their mutual friend Michelle McNamara, and the Golden State Killer--with the help of surprise guest Paul (who Polly was hiding at the bar until the right moment). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 15, 2019
Morgan Bauer MISSING
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes dive into the missing person case of Morgan Bauer. Bauer went missing from the Atlanta area three and half years ago. Billy and Paul talk to Morgan's mother Sherri about the investigation and her continued search. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 12, 2019
Fugitive RJ McLeod
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the active fugitive case of Raymond "RJ" McLeod. McLeod is wanted for the murder of Krystal Mitchell. Billy and Paul talk with Josephine Wentzel, Krystal's mother, about her own investigation and where McLeod could currently be. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 05, 2019
Does Charles Jackson Have More Victims?
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This week Billy Jensen and Paul Holes discuss serial killer Charles Jackson and the case that brought him to Paul's attention. The guys welcome the original prosecutor Rockne Harmon to give details on how they were able to link more cases to Jackson. For more information, please go TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 29, 2019
The Charles Manson Family: More Murders?
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes interview retired detective Cliff Shepard about an unsolved murder that has been possibly linked to the Manson Family. They dive into the history of the Manson family murders as well as possible other victims. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 22, 2019
Jenkins County Jane Doe
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes welcome The Fall Line's Laurah Norton. The three look into the unsolved case of Jenkins County Jane Doe, an unidentified woman who was found inside a duffel bag in a dumpster on Valentine's Day 1988. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 15, 2019
Todd Kohlhepp
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A search for a missing couple leads to a gruesome discovery and details of an unsolved quadruple murder. Paul Holes and Billy Jensen look into the case of convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp. Billy and Paul talk to Melissa Ponder, the widow of Scott Ponder--one of Kohlhepp's victims. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 08, 2019
Who Killed Faith Hedgepeth?
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Listen to Billy Jensen and Paul Holes dive into to the investigation of the murder of Faith Hedgepeth. While talking with true crime television producer Kelly McLear, Billy and Paul and the Murder Squad learn new details in the case. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 01, 2019
Alissa Turney MISSING
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes look into the disappearance of 17-year-old Alissa Turney from Phoenix, Arizona. Alissa's sister Sarah joins Billy and Paul to give details into the case and where it stands now. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 24, 2019
The Jeff Davis 8- LIVE from CrimeCon 2019 in New Orleans
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Paul Holes and Billy Jensen investigate the unsolved deaths of eight women now known as the Jeff Davis 8. In this special episode--the first ever live Murder Squad recording-they also reveal the identity of three of the Allenstown 4 and updates about other potential victims of Terry Rasmussen. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 17, 2019
Israel Keyes
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes take a close look into the case of Israel Keyes. Keyes was a serial killer who actively travelled to commit murder. Based on statements made by Keyes, he has several more victims, which is where the Murder Squad comes in. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 10, 2019
The Search for Victims of Joseph Naso
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes discuss the case of serial killer Joseph Naso. Naso used the ruse of photography to lure victims, and for the first time Paul discusses the photos still waiting to be identified. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 03, 2019
Is There an Active Serial Killer in Chicago?
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes discuss the possibility of serial killer(s) in Chicago. Together with the founder of the Murder Accountability Project Thomas Hargrove, Billy and Paul dive into the details of over 50 cases that have remained unsolved beginning nearly two decades ago in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 27, 2019
The I-5 Strangler: A Hunt for Other Victims
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes jump into the investigation of the I-5 Strangler-Roger Kibbe. Jensen and Holes go over the details of the case with retired investigator Vito Bertocchini, who is continuing his search for other victims of Kibbe. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 20, 2019
The Delphi and Evansdale Murders
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes welcome special guest Ashley Flowers from Crime Junkie Podcast to discuss the murders of Abby Williams and Liberty German in Delphi, Indiana. They also discuss the unsolved murders of Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook out of Evansdale, Iowa. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 13, 2019
Ted Bundy and the Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Murders
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes discuss the unsolved murders of women and girls in the Santa Rosa, California area from the 1970's that have been possibly linked to serial killer Ted Bundy. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com "Relaxing Piano Music" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 06, 2019
Who Killed Danielle and Lindsey?
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes cover two unsolved murders in Southern Ohio and discuss why it's an ideal hunting ground for serial killers. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 29, 2019
The Golden State Killer
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes discuss the case that brought them together--the Golden State Killer. After diving into the investigation, they ask you to help bring possible other cases into the light. For more information, please go to TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22, 2019
Jeffrey Willis
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes explore the case of killer Jeffrey Willis and ask the Murder Squad to help find possible other victims. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 15, 2019
Terry Rasmussen
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Billy and Paul with special guest Karen Kilgariff take you on an investigation that spans from coast to coast. They know the killer but need your help in identifying his victims. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 08, 2019
William Bradford
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Billy Jensen and Paul Holes with special guest Georgia Hardstark look into the case of killer William Bradford. They want your help to identify his other victims. For more information, please visit TheMurderSquad.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 01, 2019
Coming Soon: Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad!
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Coming Soon on April 1st! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 08, 2019