MURDERISH

MURDERISH

MURDERISH is a true crime podcast that delves into true stories of murder, disappearances and other creepy events. Also featured on the podcast are in-depth interviews with high-profile people in the true crime community. This podcast will take you on a deep-dive journey through interesting cases, beginning the date of the crime and ending with the courtroom verdict. If you are fascinated by true crime, and all that embodies the genre, this podcast will appeal to you. Listening to this podcast doesn't make you a murderer, it just means you're murder-ish.

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July 19, 2021 52 min
In high school, we go through a myriad of first experiences. There are sports, prom, first loves, and oftentimes, heartbreak. For most people these experiences shape us, and the mistakes we make during this time usually don’t have permanent consequences. During the fall of 2014 to the fall of 2016, before the curtain fell and the reality of one teenage relationship was exposed, most students at Central High School must have looked ...
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When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or
revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, retired FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on
her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed
these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people,
including cases she worked on first-hand. Candice has been called the FBI’s “real-life
Clarice Starling,” and she will s...
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Late in the evening on Friday, January 8, 1993, the employees in one particular restaurant in Palatine Chicago didn’t know at the time that they would not be going home that night. Hours after these workers began their closing routine, all seven of their bodies would be discovered inside of Brown’s Chicken, a popular restaurant chain. Upon entering the bloody scene, officer Ron Conley dispatched backup saying “Five in the cooler.” ...
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Oftentimes, divorces are messy. Hurt feelings, large sums of money, and decisions regarding custody of children only add to the stress that separation can bring. In the case we examine in this episode, a divorce brought out the worst of those involved. Past mistakes, love affairs, and previous marriages were all fair game. At a certain point, all of the fighting ended, but not in a way that anyone would have wanted. The contentious...
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June 11, 2021 8 min
It’s a case that has haunted Jefferson Township, New Jersey, for more than 30 years. On a
snowy January night, 14-year-old Tommy Sullivan did the unthinkable: he murdered his mother
in cold blood, set fire to their house, and then took his own life. Out of the flames of this horrible
tragedy, investigations revealed that Tommy was, himself, a part of a Satanic Cult, sparking a
nationwide hysteria now known as the “Satanic Panic” This m...
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Two prominent Massachusetts doctors who dedicated their careers to enhancing patients’ quality of life ...both found brutally murdered in their high-rise Boston penthouse in May of 2017. They had everything going for them - an upcoming wedding, plans for a surprise vacation getaway, and an extravagant lifestyle reflecting all their hard work. Why would anyone want to cause them harm? Was this a random attack or did someone have a b...
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For over 45 years, the disappearance of controversial Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa has been one of America’s most infamous and iconic unsolved mysteries. Finding his remains has become something of a modern-day treasure hunt. The idea that Hoffa’s remains are still out there has fueled many people to devote their lives and their careers to the search; to find the truth behind why and how he vanished in the Summer of 1975. Based on ...
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In March of 2016, a 40-year-old single mother was ready to meet someone with whom she could spend her life. Her relationship with the father of her children hadn’t worked out, though they remained amicable. It was during this time that she failed to arrive back home after a night out, sparking fear within her family that something terrible had happened to her. Their worst fears would come true as they learned the horrific details o...
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The events of April 20th, 1999 shaped our nation and altered the American narrative. One of America’s deadliest school shootings took place in a small town in Colorado, leaving thirteen dead and another twenty-one severely injured. And it was all broadcast over national tv for the nation to see. The second season of Confronting takes on one of the most prolific tragedies in American history: the Columbine High School massacre. It w...
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On December 17th, 2004, 39-year-old Lisa Montgomery showed off her newborn baby around her small?Kansas town. Like any new mom, she felt great pride to have her wide-eyed baby fawned over and?admired. But this wasn’t an ordinary pregnancy. Nobody could recall seeing Lisa with a swollen belly, on?the verge of bringing a child into the world. When she showed everyone her baby for the first time,?something seemed off. This curiosity s...
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April 23, 2021 6 min
A woman named Becki is lounging by the pool at the Fontainebleau Hotel when she decides to proposition a strapping pool attendant. Go on a date with her...and her husband. What begins as an unconventional proposition will soon throw them all into the international spotlight. And that’s because the couple is none other than Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife Becki, two of the most powerful figures in Evangelical America. Wondery present...
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On September 28th, 1953, Bobby Greenlease, the six-year-old son of one of the Midwest’s wealthiest automobile dealers was abducted from his school and held for ransom. The news that followed would make national headlines for months, holding the attention of Americans far and wide. People cared about the fate of little Bobby as though he was their own child. This was a tale of evil, corruption, and stupidity. It Missouri’s crime of ...
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In one of the most egregious law enforcement scandals of the last century, the U.S. Government helped to cultivate and empower one of the most notorious murderers of our time. A man who was simultaneously hailed as both a savior and a devil, a protector and an oppressor, James “Whitey” Bulger’s story is complex and almost unbelievable. How did just another poor South Boston hoodlum rise to be the King of the Irish Mob, and reign wi...
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On July 12, 1922, 20-year-old widow Alberta Meadows was bludgeoned to death on a desolate road just outside Los Angeles. Her attacker would garner more media attention and public interest than the victim herself. It was a case that would continue to receive national coverage for decades to come, and the press named the killer “Tiger Woman” due to the brutal nature of the crime.

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Imagine one minute you’re having drinks with a family member, and the next thing you remember is waking up in a hospital bed surrounded by law enforcement officers. You’re groggy and unsure of what transpired the previous day. For one young woman, this was her reality. By the time the whole confusing ordeal was over, she would come to learn how she ended up in the hospital and that someone very close to her was behind it. As it tur...
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In the early morning hours of December 6, 1959, the Perelson family found themselves under attack. The tortured screams emitted from the family’s stately three-story home resounded through their Los Feliz neighborhood, jolting nearby residents from their slumber. What horrors had unfolded that cold December night, and what could the motive be for the bloody and horrifying event? Over 60 years later, this story continues to be told ...
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In the 1970s, a group of four teenagers set up camp in the Adirondack Mountains. Sadly, only three of them would make it out alive. A high-profile manhunt for the murderer ensued and eventually led to a trial during which stunning confessions were revealed. These confessions shocked the courtroom and a huge scandal followed, one that is still being debated by legal professionals today. The ongoing legal debate begs the question ......
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On May 27th, 1991, a call came in to the front desk of the Palm Springs Ramada Inn. The caller was 33-year-old Susan Schnell, a guest at the hotel. Shockingly, Schnell said that she had been sexually
assaulted and her throat had been slit. The battered woman was in critical condition but fortunately, she survived. Police quickly arrested her attacker. When investigators questioned the man about the attack on Schnell, they got much m...
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On December 28, 1992, nine-year-old Katie Beers vanished from a Long Island amusement center. National headlines in the days that followed read “The Tiny Tragedy from Long Island” and “America’s little girl lost.” The ripple effects were extensive. Not only was a young child missing, but a paralyzing sense of ‘stranger danger’ also terrorized New York’s second largest county. What had become of little Katie? Was any child safe? The...
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Winning the lottery is a dream. On the surface, it seems money can buy some level of happiness and put an end to many problems. In the case we’re examining today, a lottery winner used his newfound wealth to help his community. His generosity extended not only to his family and friends but to people whom he didn't even know. When this man suddenly couldn’t be located, his family wondered where he had gone. Did he use his lotter...
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