Murder In The Rain

Murder In The Rain

With a mutual fascination for true crime, Emily and Alisha have taken it upon themselves to explore the depravity that holds a special place in the Pacific Northwest. Murder in the Rain examines the brutality, history, and humanity of these notorious murders. With the help of authors, psychologists, detectives, victim's families, and their producer Josh, Murder in the Rain brings an understanding as to who the victims were while investigating the killer's origins and motives. For images and videos of all the key players, visit us at murderintherain.com. Subscribe, talk crime, and enjoy the ride! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands... Show More

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August 4, 2020 70 min
Derrick and Roxanne Duehren were living their dream life just outside Portland, Oregon in 1996 until a mysterious fire in the garage would take her life and leave all eyes on her husband Derrick. In today’s episode Alisha will tell us the story of 34 year old Roxanne Duehren; how her murder, presumed to be a closed case, may leave some feeling a lack of justice. Emily will share a little bit about the history of fire science. As a...
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July 21, 2020 105 min
Today’s episode will introduce you to a sadistic monster who masqueraded as a good samaritan and a loving mother. She hid over 10 years of torture abuse behind the closed doors of a cute little house nestled in a tiny rural town. Plug your headphones in and come meet the mother you never wish you had. Check out the episode blog ( https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-36-wallowing ) for photos! Special guest psychologist Dr....
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July 7, 2020 49 min
Every state has had marching in the streets. It may feel overwhelming at times, but it feels equally promising that change is inevitable. Today we’ll be telling the story of Aaron Campbell, a young, black, unarmed man that was shot in the back and killed by Portland Police. How a lack of training and communication cost him his life. How the officer fought to be put back on the force. And how that same officer claimed there was neve...
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June 23, 2020 38 min
Ten year old Lindsey Baum disappeared on a summer evening while walking home from her friend’s house in 2009. For nearly a decade her family and law enforcement searched for answers, chased every lead, and dissected the whereabouts of forty different suspects. In 2017 a horrific discovery inside the dilapidated home of three Seattle brothers would offer another lead in the search for what happened to Lindsey. Join us today while Em...
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June 9, 2020 61 min
Alaska is a land of wild tundra, making it an ideal home for adventurers and hunters alike. In the early 1980’s, a hunter would become Alaska’s first known serial killer. Instead of the big game he was known for decorating his walls with, he turned his sight to the vulnerable population of sex workers and indegious women. Through the bravery of a survivor and the tenacity of detectives, Robert Hansen’s second trophy collection woul...
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May 26, 2020 93 min
On the afternoon of March 11th, 1987, Kimberley Kersey walked home from school like she had done many times before, but this time, she would never be seen again. Today, Emily will talk about the mysterious and frustrating case of Kimberley Kersey, the suspects police looked at, and she might even share a suspect of her own. Joining us on the episode are Kimberley’s sister Kristen Kersey and former detective Lindsay Arnold to help u...
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May 12, 2020 94 min
Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to grab your swimsuit and head to the nearest lake to play and relax. Today’s cases focus on the darker side of bodies of water. From Crater lake, where there have been unusual plane crashes and missing boys, to two murders of women named Tiffany at Blue Lake Park, Alisha will be sharing four cases; three of which are unsolved. This episode of Murder in the Rain will feature ...
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April 28, 2020 76 min
In 1967 Dick Kitchel disappeared after a party. Days later his battered body was found floating in the Willamette river by two young boys. 50 years later the case is still open and justice has never been served. New York Times best selling author Rebecca Morris joins Murder in the Rain to talk about her book A Murder in My Hometown the story of the murder of her classmate Dick Kitchel, the impact it had on her life, the lives of he...
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April 21, 2020 118 min
Introducing the Murder in the Rain One-year anniversary extravaganza! We'll take a walk down memory lane to give an inside look at what went into each episode, additional thoughts, and things we learned along the way. Don't worry, there are lots of bloopers for your listening pleasure! Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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April 14, 2020 96 min
The murders of teenage lovebirds. Familial DNA. Bombshells from the defense. Exclusive Forensic Files details. All that and bloopers in today’s episode! 30 years ago, a young couple left Canada to run an errand in Washington. They would never return home. This week, Alisha tells the story of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg- and how their murders made headlines in the world of DNA cases. We’ll also speak with Rachel Forde, the pu...
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April 7, 2020 51 min
In Part 2 of Skinner, we revisit Clifford Olson and what happened after he confessed to 11 child murders. In this special episode, we also get a chance to sit down with author Mitzi Szereto ( https://mitziszereto.com ) and Mike Browne from the Dark Poutine Podcast ( https://darkpoutine.com ) ! Not only did we share some laughs, we talk Clifford Olson, Canada, and their new book The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers ( http...
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April 1, 2020 37 min
Sure, Portland seems like a peaceful, neighborly city to live in. But for one man that ventured from Alabama to start anew, moving to Portland meant his life would be forever altered. Listen as Alisha welcomes guest Russell Ehrett who bravely shares his tale of victimhood, survival, and redemption. Emily, ever inquisitive, pushes the hard-hitting questions upon an already broken man. Please enjoy our April Fools gift to you, Plan...
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March 31, 2020 80 min
In less than a year, one man stole the lives of 11 children. He dubbed himself the “Beast of BC” and the moniker stuck because he is one of the most disturbing violent offenders who has spawned from Canada. In part 1 of Skinner, Emily tells Alisha all about the life and crimes of Clifford Olson Jr and the children he murdered. For additional information and sources visit this week’s MITR blog ( https://www.murderintherain.com/epis...
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March 17, 2020 103 min
It was a stormy summer night in 1961. The family dog barked and the children were restless. By the next morning, 8-year-old Ann Marie Burr was nowhere to be found. In this episode, Alisha tells Emily the riveting tale of a missing child from Tacoma, Washington and how her disappearance could now be connected to one of the most notorious serial killers in American history. Best-Selling author Rebecca Morris joins Murder in the Rain ...
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March 3, 2020 81 min
What started as affection for women’s shoes grew into a much darker fetish. While some boys dreamed of owning their own car and going to college, Jerry dreamed of torturing women. By 1968, his dreams would become a reality when women began disappearing all over Oregon. Listen in while Emily tells Alisha all about the life and crimes of Jerome Brudos, later known as ‘The Lust Killer’ and ‘The Shoe Fetish Slayer’. For additional inf...
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February 18, 2020 53 min
When people think of Portland, they think of a loving, all-inclusive home to all walks of life. However, there is an iniquitous history behind the fact that Portland is the whitest major city in the United States. To honor Black History Month, Alisha will share the story of Vanport, the lost city that, due to neglect and racism, cost the lives of at least 15 residents. 40 years later, the vicious murder of Mulugeta Seraw reminded P...
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February 4, 2020 43 min
Two young girls disappeared a few months apart in Tacoma, Washington in 1986. Both girls were found deceased in local parks with signs of sexual trauma. For more than 30 years, no one was arrested. Listen in while Emily and Alisha discuss the magical world of DNA today and how it helped solve these crimes and unleash a massive twist in the cold case that rocked this small city. Visit the MITR Blog ( https://www.murderintherain.com/...
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January 21, 2020 59 min
Mia Zapata and her band, The Gits, were on the cusp of making it big in the music industry when in a blink of an eye, the dreams, the music, and Mia were gone. Alisha tells Emily the story of Mia Zapata; her life, her music, and her horrendous murder. Later, they are joined by Zoe and Stefanie of Home Alive to discuss the non-profit they created out of necessity and what you can do to protect yourself. And, of course, some palate-c...
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January 7, 2020 71 min
Portland in the 1980s brought amazing music to the masses. A major part of the PDX music scene was the popular nightclubs all over the city. One of the most popular clubs, The Starry Night, kept dark secrets behind its doors, secrets that would take decades to fully unravel. Join Emily and Alisha and special guest Jim Redden while they discuss what happened to Tim Moreau, and the part Larry Hurwitz played in it. Check out the epis...
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December 24, 2019 66 min
Because you were so good this year, MITR is leaving a double episode under your tree! First, a tale of greed, manipulation, and the murder of an entire family in Carnation, Washington. Then the almost-bombing of downtown Portland, OR at the Christmas tree lighting of 2010. Don’t forget to check out the episode blog for images and sources. https://www.murderintherain.com/episodes There’s always more MITR when you join us on Patreo...
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