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May 20, 2024 37 mins

On a warm summer day in 1976, 26 children went missing from the town of Chowchilla, California, setting off one of the most bizarre kidnapping cases in U.S. history.

 

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When a 15-year-old girl vanishes on her way home from a friend’s quinceañera rehearsal in 1998, a California community holds its breath and hopes it’s a one-off. But when other young women in the community are targeted one by one, investigators have to ask if there’s a serial killer in their midst.

  • If you have any information about any of the cases discussed in this episode, please contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 925-...
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Since the release of CounterClock Season 1, Delia has received hundreds of requests from families of victims of violent crime. In November 2022, one message in her inbox stood out from the rest. It was from a middle-aged woman asking for Delia's help investigating the mysterious death of her 27-year-old brother from 1991. The message stood out for one big reason. The man's mangled body was found in an all-too familiar place to Deli...

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May 7, 2024 63 mins

May is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Month, and we want to highlight some of the many cases involving members of Native American communities that so often go underreported and underserved, and thus unsolved. Today, we’re bringing you five stories that can be solved… if the right people come forward.

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  • Terri McCauley: You can submit a tip to the Sioux City Crime Stoppers at 712-...
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May 6, 2024 36 mins

When a little girl goes missing from her bus stop in 1998, it’s just the start of one community’s decades-long search for justice.

  • If you have any information about the disappearance of Brittany Locklear on Wednesday, January 7, 1998, in Raeford, North Carolina, please contact the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 910-878-1279, or the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation at 888-624-7222. Tips can also be...
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April 29, 2024 56 mins

Scammers have an infinite number of ways to steal your money and information. In this episode, we explore and expose several scams that have impacted our listeners.

  • Be sure to check out our new webpage Am I Getting Scammed?  for a full list of tips to reference if something or someone ever feels off to you.
  • To watch the full Ask Amy episode and hear Sofia’s phone call with the scammer, please visit this link.
     

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April 26, 2024 63 mins

Have you heard yet? Your newest obsession and the ultimate destination for 24/7 true crime, Crime Junkie Radio, is here and exclusive to SiriusXM’s app!

On Crime Junkie Radio, you’ll hear episodes from not only Crime Junkie, but from some of our other chart-topping titles like The Deck. But the best part is… it will be the home for our brand-new show, Crime Junkie AF, where we’ll explore cases that are unfolding right now, hosted by...

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April 22, 2024 51 mins

When 27-year-old Scott Johnson is found deceased at the bottom of a cliff in Australia, authorities are quick to rule his death as a suicide. However, his brother, Steve, isn’t convinced, and begins a multi-decade quest to get answers – and justice.

 

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When 22-year-old Franchesca Alvarado set out on a quick weekend trip to Atlantic City in March of 2012, it was meant to be a simple getaway… but it spiraled into a baffling tragedy. Her family is hoping that someone out there has the answers they’ve been searching for.

  • If you have any information about Franchesca Alvarado, please contact the New Jersey Police tip line at 1-833-4NJ-COLD or COLDCASE@NJSP.GOV
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April 8, 2024 39 mins

A young man stops for a restroom break during a walk with his mom along the seaside in the United Kingdom and is never seen again. His family has been searching for him for over 30 years…

  • If you have information regarding Steven Clark’s case and you’re in the U.K., you can speak to the cold case team directly by dialing 101. Or you can remain anonymous and reach out to Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.
     

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When tragedy strikes in a wealthy Argentinian community, the suspicions of the nation fall squarely on the victim’s own family, and the case takes on a life of its own. This is Part 2 of 2.

Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-maria-marta-garcia-belsunce-part-2

 

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When tragedy strikes in a wealthy Argentinian community, the suspicions of the nation fall squarely on the victim’s own family, and the case takes on a life of its own. This is Part 1 of 2. Listen to Part 2 NOW in the Fan Club!

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When five young boys vanish from their village in South Korea, local authorities are quick to assume they ran away. However, their parents know that’s not what happened – and as their search for their children expands, they become convinced that something terrible happened… and it’s being covered up.

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Since 2014, the mysterious deaths of Joyce and John Sheridan have been a major topic of conversation in Skillman, New Jersey. And as you might expect from the title, the story I have for you today is not as cut-and-dried as certain city officials would have you believe.

In fact, the deeper I dove into this story, the more confused, shocked, and angry I became. This case could be a simple mishandling of an investigation, or it could ...

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March 13, 2024 37 mins

After midnight on July 6th, 2012, three teenage girls walked into the thick Appalachian woods somewhere along the Mason-Dixon county line. Hours later, under the glow of a nearly full moon, only two walked out.

The very last time Dave and Mary Neese saw their only child Skylar was in a grainy black-and-white video. In it, she's sneaking out of her ground-floor bedroom in the middle of the night, her purse over her shoulder, her brow...

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March 11, 2024 52 mins

When Angela Green vanished from her home in a Kansas suburb in 2019, she left behind a web of her husband's lies and a mystery that’s been haunting her loved ones and baffling police.

  • If you have any information about Angela’s disappearance, please contact the Prairie Village Police Department at 913-642-6868. You can also call the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-8477.
     

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March 4, 2024 34 mins

Ohio State Highway Patrol were identifying unknown remains along the side of a highway in northern Ohio at the same time a man in Michigan was being reported missing. Now, over five years later, U.S. Marshals are still searching for the culprit of this despicable crime. And they know exactly whom they’re looking for, she’s just been on the run since 2018.

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February 26, 2024 49 mins

Dozens of commuters see a young girl fleeing a car on the side of the expressway in Rochester, NY, but no one pulls over to help. The community is devastated when her body is discovered just days later, but it’s assumed to be a tragic but isolated incident. But when more young girls go missing, only to have their bodies discovered within days in a similar manner… the community must ask: is a serial killer stalking the streets of Ro...

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    February 19, 2024 34 mins

    Dozens of commuters see a young girl fleeing a car on the side of the expressway in Rochester, NY, but no one pulls over to help. The community is devastated when her body is discovered just days later, but it’s assumed to be a tragic but isolated incident. But when more young girls go missing, only to have their bodies discovered within days in a similar manner… the community must ask: is a serial killer stalking the streets of Ro...

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    February 12, 2024 49 mins

    When a beloved college student disappears on her way home one January day in 2007, a massive city-wide ground search is initiated, and the community is hopeful that she’ll be found and brought safely home. But as hope starts to dwindle, investigators realize that a predator has been stalking their community for years, hiding in plain sight.

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