Big Mad True Crime

By Heather Ashley

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Tackling big cases, little cases, and everything in between. We get BIG MAD over true crime. Discussing the details of the cases you THOUGHT you knew.

Episode Date
What Happened to Robert Bonsai Bee?
How did a runaway turn into a homicide?
Oct 19, 2020
The Murder of Carnell Sledge & Kate Brown
How did someone commit a double-murder in a busy park, in broad daylight - and no one saw a thing?
Oct 12, 2020
The Nanny - Part 3
The one with Sabrina's testimony and the verdict.
Oct 05, 2020
The Nanny - Part 2
The one with Ouissem's testimony. 
Sep 28, 2020
The Nanny - Part 1
Sophie Lionnet went to London with big dreams, but found herself in a house of horrors.
Sep 21, 2020
The Cipriano Family Tragedy
An adoption, cocaine, and immunity.
Sep 14, 2020
The Mysterious Death of Bridget Prate & The Murder of Margaret Daniel
A car accident, an optometrist, and a knife.
Sep 07, 2020
The Murder of Jessica Lloyd - Part 2
The one with the confession
Aug 31, 2020
The Murder of Jessica Lloyd - Part 1
A single missing persons report, that turned into so much more. 
Aug 24, 2020
The Murder of Paitin Fields
A very small suspect pool.
Aug 17, 2020
Smoke Screen : Fake Priest
For 30 years, a man claimed to be a priest. He performed baptisms and took confession. Every time he ran into trouble, Father Ryan would move on to another small Midwestern town and start his scheme all over again. Followers who once worshiped him, now accuse him of exploitation, fraud and abuse. In season one of Smoke Screen, join Alex Schuman as he unravels this con and gets answers from this white-collar criminal himself.
Aug 15, 2020
The Medicine Hat Murders - Jasmine Richardson & Jeremy Steinke
A 300 year old wereworlf, a castle in Germany, and blood sugar cookies.
Aug 10, 2020
Austin Harrouff - The Cannibal Killer
Words cannot describe what you're about to hear.
Aug 03, 2020
The Murder of Jeanette Maples
The 15 year old that everyone tried to help, but no one saved.
Jul 27, 2020
The Murder of Egypt Covington Part 4
The one with the interview
Jul 20, 2020
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Jul 16, 2020
The Murder of Egypt Covington Part 3
The one with the autopsy.
Jul 13, 2020
The Murder of Egypt Covington Part 2
The days leading up to the murder, the night of the murder, and the crime scene. 
Jul 06, 2020
The Murder of Egypt Covington Part 1
Who murdered the woman, the entire town adored?
Jun 29, 2020
What Happened to Prisma Peralta?
A used car dealership, road rage, two ex boyfriends, and a gun.
Jun 22, 2020
The Murder of Sasha Krause
Sasha Krause dedicated her life to the Mennonite community. After dinner one Saturday night, Sasha left her house to grab some books from church, so she could teach a Sunday School class the following morning...but she never made it back...
Jun 15, 2020
Missing & Murdered - Noah Tomlin
Noah Tomlin was reported missing after his mother woke up to find him no longer in their home...but that wasn't the case at all. Little Noah...was never missing.
Jun 08, 2020
The Murder of Rachael DelTondo
I could try and sum up the insanity of this case for you....but it would do it no justice. This is like no other case I've seen before. 
Jun 01, 2020
The Murder of Taylor McAllister
What looked like an overdose....wasn't an overdose at all.
May 25, 2020
The Murder of Dystynee Avery
She was never missing....not even for a day.
May 18, 2020
Missing - Serenity Dennard
Did Serenity Dennard run away, never to be seen again...or did something more sinister happen? Note: We’ve been made aware of a few flubs where I say Sierah instead of Serenity. Please forgive us for not catching that during editing.  3 weeks of saying Sierah and switching to Serenity got me!
May 11, 2020
ARREST MADE in the Murder of Monica Moynan
Brian Sluss has officially been taken in on charges of First Degree Murder, in the murder of Monica Moynan.
May 06, 2020
The Murder of Sierah Joughin Part 3
The conclusion of The Sierah Joughin mini series. The trial and fate of James Dean Worley.
May 04, 2020
The Murder Of Sierah Joughin Part 2

Blood on the walls, chains from the ceiling, and shell casings in the attic.

Apr 27, 2020
The Murder of Sierah Joughin PART 1

A carpeted freezer, human restraints, and a meat-hook in the bedroom.

Apr 20, 2020
MURDERED - 4 Year Old Malachi Lawson

A 4 year old vanishes from his grandmother's front porch, when she goes inside to get snacks.  Or did he?

Apr 13, 2020
Murdered - Kaylee Sawyer

An attempted murder, a kidnapping, and a carjacking.

Note: Earlier reports had his name listed as Edmon. The correct pronunciation is Edwin.*

Apr 06, 2020
The Murder Of Stephanie Parze

A Medium, GTL and Leftovers on the Piano

Mar 30, 2020
A Tale Of 3 Suitcases

How to not get away with murder,

Mar 23, 2020
The Waterway Killings

Young able body men keep going missing under suspicious circumstances. Only to be found in almost the exact same way, 

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Mar 19, 2020
The Murder of Joey Labute

How did a happy and healthy full grown man disappear from a crowded bar full of friends and family, never to be seen again?

Mar 16, 2020
33: The Murder Of Grace Millane

How did a backpacker traveling in New Zealand wind up on a Tinder date, that would end her life. 



Mar 09, 2020
32: #JusticeForMoni - The Murder of Monica Moynan

Monica Moynan was sassy and sweet, independent and outspoken - but she fell victim to domestic abuse that spiraled out of control. This is the story of the best friend you never knew you had.

Mar 02, 2020
31: SUICIDE or MURDER? - The Story Of Leigh Ann Sluder

Daniel Myers brutally beat and murdered Heather Bogle, which reopened the investigation into the mother of his son - who was found years earlier - dead of an apparent “self inflicted” gunshot wound.

But nothing adds up. Not the crime scene photos. Not the police reports. Not the autopsy results. NOTHING. Listen and decide for yourself. Was this a suicide, or a homicide?

For all photos and maps pertaining to this episode, check out her highlight at the top of my Instagram @TheHeatherAshley

Feb 24, 2020
30: Murdered - Heather Bogle

A murder mystery, a fake mystery, a crooked cop and a list of suspects longer than a CVS receipt. What really happened to Heather Bogle?



For all photos pertaining to this case, check out her highlight at the top of my Instagram Profile @TheHeatherAshley

Feb 17, 2020
29: Missed Calls - The Murder Of Riley Crossman

When Riley Crossman doesn't show up to school, everyone panics.  But the truth would be more horrifying than anyone could have ever imagined. 


Find all photos pertaining to this case in the Riley Crossman highlight at the top of my Instagram Profile @TheHeatherAshley

Feb 10, 2020
28: Missing - Murdered - Susan & Jerry McFalls

The T.V was on, drinks were out, music was playing and food was thawing on the counter.  What happened to The McFalls?


Find all photos pertaining to this case in the McFalls Family highlight at the top of my Instagram Profile @TheHeatherAshley


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Feb 03, 2020
27: The Todt Family Murders

Learn about the life behind the man everyone seemed to love... Until one day... Everything changed.


Find all photos pertaining to this case in the Todt Family highlight at the top of my Instagram Profile @TheHeatherAshley


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Jan 27, 2020
26: Eric Frein - The Diaper Sniper

Learn about the man hunt heard 'round the world, and how a man in the Poconos wound up on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list - Alongside Ted Bundy, Warren Jeffs and Usama Binladen.


Find all photos and maps pertaining to this case in Eric Frein's highlight at the top of my Instagram profile at @TheHeatherAshley 

Jan 20, 2020
25: Missing - Lauren Spierer

How did a college coed vanish into thin air, just steps away from her apartment?

Jan 13, 2020
24: Olivia Gant - How Did A Little Girl Die From An Illness She Never Had

A bucket list, a Gofundme account and a life of lies. 

Jan 06, 2020
23: Murdered - Todd Burkhart & Kyla Hayton

A package, an AR-15 and an abandoned house. 

Dec 30, 2019
22: Lizzy Shelley - Nightmare In The Next Room

F*****g Utah.  A PBR can, and a visit from Uncle Alex.

Dec 23, 2019
21: Two Impossible Outcomes - The Murder Of Heather Ciccone

Heather Ciccone had two options, get robbed or get murdered.  She wasn't aware of either. 

Dec 16, 2019
20: One Burning Question - Where's Brookelyn Farthing?

She could have been any of us. 

Dec 09, 2019
19: The Earth Beneath You - The Story Of Nevaeh Buchanan

Im often asked what the most fucked up case is, that I've ever looked into. Until now I could never decide.  The story of Nevaeh Buchanan changed that forever.

Dec 02, 2019
18: Where In The World Is Macin Smith

How does a 6 foot 4 inch, 17 year old boy, vanish into thin air. 

Nov 25, 2019
17: Duke Flores - Missing & Murdered

A Chain of Events You Never Saw Coming. 

Nov 18, 2019
16: Bianca Devins - Murder on the Internet

Be careful who you meet online, they might become your best-friend or they might become your murder. 

Nov 11, 2019
15: Bonus Episode - Chris Watts' Mom Writes a Book and it's a Dumpster Fire

Cindy Watts writes a book about her Son Chris Watts, titled "All my Broken Pieces". She manages to victim blame Shanann consistently, while portraying herself as a victim. 

Nov 09, 2019
14: What Ever Happened To Thomas Brown?

People go missing in big cities all the time, but how does a high school senior disappear in less than an hour, in a town where everyone knows everyone?

Nov 04, 2019
13: The Orphan

Kristine and Mike adopt a little girl hoping to add to their family, only to find out that Natalia might not be who they think she is. 

Oct 28, 2019
12: Episode 9 : Chris Watts - The Final Theory

Analyzing Theories you submitted and going over my final Theory based on the facts of the case. 

Oct 21, 2019
11: Bonus Episode - Zahra Baker

The story of a 10 year old that beat Cancer twice. Only to have everything taken from her, by the people that she trusted the most. 

Oct 17, 2019
10: Episode 8 : Chris Watts - The Third Confession

The new detail from his Third Confession.  The Tiny Truths and the Big Lies. 

Oct 14, 2019
9: Update - Stay Family Murders

Update on the Stay Family Murders

Oct 13, 2019
8: Bonus Episode - The Stay Family Murders

7 Shot, a fake Fed-Ex Driver and a Red-Headed Devil. 

Oct 10, 2019
7: Episode 7 : Chris Watts - The Mistress and the Affair

The low down on all things affair as it pertains to the time Chris and Kessinger spent together.

Oct 07, 2019
6: Episode 6: Chris Watts - The Second Confession

Unraveling Chriss Watts' 2019 Confession.

Sep 30, 2019
Episode 6: Chris Watts - The Second Confession

Unraveling Chris Watts' 2019 confession.  Comparing it to what we already know and deciding whether or not we believe it. 

Sep 30, 2019
5: Episode 5: Chris Watts - The Months Leading Up To The Murders

Details of the months leading up to the murders.  Some of which may disprove what you think you know. 

Sep 23, 2019
4: Episode 4: Chris Watts - Behind the scenes. What he was really doing the morning of the 13th

Going over the timeline of communication Chris had with friends, family and even the realtor, the day his family went missing. 

Sep 16, 2019
3: Episode 3 : Chris Watts - The First Confession and the Recovery

Going through the ever-changing story of what happened the night of the 13th, through Chris Watts' 1st "confession," which ultimately lead to the unfortunate and devastating details of the recovery of Shanann, Bella, and CeCe Watts.

Sep 08, 2019
2: Episode 2: Chris Watts - The Search, The Mistress and the Polygraph

The second day of searching, a surprise mistress and a whole lot of word vomit. 

LINK to infamous porch interview

Sep 02, 2019
1: Episode 1: Chris Watts- The day they went missing.

The first 24 hours after Shanann Watts and their daughters went missing. 

LINK to police report noting that Chis located Shanann's phone in-between the couch cushions, upstairs in their loft. 

Aug 25, 2019