Crimes and Consequences

Crimes and Consequences

Listen to the gripping details of the world's most brutal murders presented to you by two attorneys who rely on their sarcasm and wit to plow through the horrors of the crimes. Court and police records are heavily relied on to ensure the accuracy of each episode. Listen to Crimes and Consequences for your weekly dose of hardcore true crime. This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at


September 25, 2023 43 mins
In 1997, in the small (very very small) town of Kalaru, New South Wales, Australia, best friends 14-year-old Lauren Barry and 16-year-old Nicole Collins were enjoying a camping trip over Labor Day weekend. Their parents allowed them to go as long as they came home every day to check in, so when the girls didn't check in when they were supposed to, their parents immediately knew something was wrong.

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12-year-old Shanda Sharer had recently moved to Louisville, Kentucky and in her attempt to make new friends, she got to know Amanda Heavrin. Amanda had a jealous girlfriend--Melinda Loveless--who made it her mission to make Shanda's life a living hell. By the time Melinda g...
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September 11, 2023 66 mins
Arthur Shawcross lived a troubled life. His childhood was terrible, and by the time he was six, he was running away from home. He claimed his mother molested him, and that he had an incestuous relationship with his sister, Jeannie, that lasted for years. In 1969, he went to Vietnam and when he returned, he was a changed man. None of this explains why he killed 13 people, including two children--but the way his life went (if you wan...
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August 28, 2023 39 mins
Colin Strickland and Kaitlin Armstrong were a young couple in love, enjoying a life they were building together in Austin, Texas. Colin and Kaitlyn were active in the cycling community and owned a home and business together. Things were going great until they weren't, and because they owned a house together, Colin and Kaitlin decided to end their love affair and become roommates. Colin and Kaitlyn started dating other people and wh...
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January 29th, 2009 was an exciting day for children in Australia--it was the first day back to school after the long holiday break and it also was 4-year-old Darcey Freeman's very first day of school. Darcey's father was driving her, along with her two brothers to school, when he seemed to have snapped. The day prior, Darcey's parents' long divorce and custody battle finally came to an end, and her father, Arthur Fre...
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August 14, 2023 43 mins
In 1994, the movie "Heavenly Creatures" was released. It was based on the true story of Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme. Pauline and Juliet were teenage girls who seemed to be complete opposites to everyone else on the outside of their oddly close friendship and fantasy world, but to each other, they were soulmates. They were so close, that when they didn't get what they wanted, they were driven to murder.

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August 7, 2023 46 mins
Chandler Halderson seemed to have a great life--even though he still lived at home with Mom and Dad (Bart and Krista), he still had a great job, was able to play video games all night, and had recently accepted a job with Elon Musk's SpaceX program. However, as you all know, people who seem to have great lives usually don't and Chandler is no exception. Listen to this week's episode to hear why he's phoney-baloney!

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July 31, 2023 50 mins

!In June 1946, 17-year-old William Heirens was arrested for burglary. During his lengthy interrogation which lasted six days, he confessed to some unsolved murders in the Chicago area, including one of a six-year-old girl. William eventually was convicted and died in prison. Listen to this week's story and decide for yourself If he was guilty of ...
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July 24, 2023 39 mins

On August 19, 1987, the little town of Hungerford, Berkshire, England lost its innocence. On that day, Michael Ryan reached his limit and decided to take the firearms he owned legally and go on a rampage. Over the course of six hours, Michael killed 16 people seemingly indiscriminately and wounded 15 others. This mass killing prompted the government in England to outlaw assault rifl...
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Leon Benson spent 24 years in an Indiana state prison for the 1998 murder of a young man named Kasey Schoen. His conviction hinged on the testimony of two eyewitnesses – but what if their memories turned out to be wrong? And what if the people who knew what really happened had never been allowed to speak? Suspect Season 3: Five Shots in the Dark is the story of two victims: one murdered, one sentenced to life. Follow host Matt Shae...
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July 17, 2023 43 mins
Marlene Warren loved clowns. She loved them so much, she painted many pictures of clowns, and one of her paintings is our cover photo. Marlene enjoyed clowns so much, that it was an ironic tragedy when she was murdered by one. In 1990, Marlene answered the front door to her home where she was greeted by a clown with flowers and balloons for her. While Marlene admired the flowers as they were held by the clown, the clown then shot h...
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July 3, 2023 39 mins
During the early 20th century in the United States, there were traveling carnivals that included sideshows that showcased people with genetic abnormalities. One family who traveled with the carnival, and did quite well financially, was the Stiles family. Their claim to fame was that many members of the family had the genetic condition called ectrodactyly--commonly known as Lobster Claw Syndrome. Grady Stiles, Jr. was one of the mem...
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June 29, 2023 47 mins
Sandra Bridewell was a beautiful woman who seemed to have a lot of tragedy in her life. Her first husband was a victim of suicide, her second husband passed away due to cancer, and her third husband...well, I shouldn't tell you everything. Was Sandra a victim of just really bad luck, or did the love of money and the finer things in life drive her to commit cold-blooded murder?

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June 19, 2023 44 mins

In February 1999, sweet 9-year-old Erica Baker vanished from her neighborhood in Kettering, Ohio. Kettering was once considered a safe place to raise children; now, a madman was on the loose. The investigation that would follow would shake residents to their core. This story is filled with twists, turns, lies, and deceit. Who is telling the truth? And who is lying?

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June 12, 2023 46 mins
Remember in "Silence of the Lambs" when we are shown the character, Buffalo Bill and his basement chamber of horrors? Many claim that the character of Buffalo Bill was based on serial killer Gary Heidnik. Listen to this week's episode and you can judge for yourself. Gary Heidnik abducted six women and subjected them to some of the most disgusting torture imaginable all for his own pleasure.

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May 29, 2023 52 mins
If you lived under a rock in 2015, you probably missed HBO's documentary, "The Jinx" which told the story of mysterious and bizarre deaths that occurred around multi-millionaire, Robert Durst. His first wife, Kathie, disappeared without a trace. Then his best friend, Susan, was murdered. And finally...a man named Morris Black -- his dismembered body (minus his head, which was never found) was found floating in Galveston Bay, in Gal...
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May 22, 2023 44 mins
John Sweeney seemed like a hard-working and decent man when he married his first wife, Anne in 1976. However, by the time his marriage to Anne ended, John had become a violent drug-abusing alcoholic who was a threat to women everywhere. By the time the law caught up with him, he had murdered at least two women and disposed of their bodies in a most horrific way.

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May 18, 2023 7 mins
It’s all a lighthearted nightmare on the MORBID podcast. Hosted by Alaina Urquhart and Ash Kelley, Morbid is a full dose of true crime with a splash of comedy.

Join us all month long as we celebrate 5 years of MORBID with a special anniversary series, a festive edition of listener tales, and more surprises to come.

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Killer couples have always fascinated us. How do you get another human being to go along with heinous crimes such as rape and murder? You can decide about our story this week about Alvin and Judith Neelley. Was Judith groomed by Alvin, who was 12 years her senior? Was Judith the sick one? Regardless of the reason, these two are responsible for the deaths of two young women and the attempted murder of a man who was engaged to one of...
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PART TWO! Serial Killer Christopher Wilder's murder spree lasted only seven weeks in 1984, but those seven weeks might as well have been seven years for all that he did. Chris was a successful businessman, who had all the material things you could want. So why did he choose to be such a creeper? Listen to this week's episode to hear more!

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