The Devil Within

The Devil Within

A true crime podcast that recalls the brutal slaying of BETTY ANN SULLIVAN on a snowy night in January of 1988, a night that, more than 30 years later, the small town of Jefferson Township, New Jersey has yet to fully recover from. The violence of that evening shocked the nation for the perpetrator... was her own son, a boy of fourteen who would take his own life only hours later. What the investigation revealed left a community in tatters, unwilling to believe the evil that had befallen them.

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May 24, 2021 1 min

A true crime podcast that recalls the brutal slaying of BETTY ANN SULLIVAN on a snowy night in January of 1988, a night that, more than 30 years later, the small town of Jefferson Township, New Jersey has yet to fully recover from. The violence of that evening shocked the nation for the perpetrator... was her own son, a boy of fourteen who would take his own life only hours later. What the investigation revealed left a community in...

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The series opens with a minute-by-minute account of what happened on a snowy night in January of 1988. We’ll hear from the first civilians on the scene; what they experienced and how it affected them. We’ll also learn a little about Jefferson Township, the small New Jersey community that was shattered by a night of horrific violence... only made worse as the investigation unfolded.

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June 8, 2021 35 min

We will hear from the current Mayor of Jefferson Township who was a rookie cop on the night in question. He will give some important perspective on how the community was affected by the violence and, more importantly, he will reveal what the police were told... and what the community wasn’t told.

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June 15, 2021 35 min

To understand the murders we need to understand where Tommy was spending his time, and that requires a deep dive into the mythology surrounding CLINTON ROAD, dubbed The Most Haunted Road in America by ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts the world over. This episode will also introduce a mysterious millionaire named RICHARD CROSS who, although dead for decades at the time of the incident, his influence on devil worshippers was ...

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June 22, 2021 28 min

In an attempt to find the truth, a truth that doesn’t involve the supernatural, we investigate other possible reasons Tommy may have snapped. In this episode we learn that Tommy was dedicated and successful athlete in a sport almost as mysterious as the occult: wrestling. Was the pressure of school, athletics and his religious demands enough to drive him over the edge?


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We begin to recreate the timeline that lead up to Tommy’s horrific acts and search for the catalyst that set him on his path to oblivion. He meets a new friend and is influenced by a new teacher. Suddenly a new and devious world is opened up and Tommy is powerless to resist.

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July 6, 2021 31 min

Tommy and his new friend decide to see for themselves what lurks in the darkness on the edge of town... they’ve heard rumors about a coven of Satanists that worship in the deep woods of Clinton Road. And once that rumor is proven true, Tommy becomes obsessed. He wants more and his curiosity leads him to the shadowy figure of Richard Cross, the original Occultist in the area from the turn of 20th Century, and Tommy’s obsession grows...

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July 13, 2021 34 min

Tommy discovers a book once owned by the occultist Richard Cross and decides to re-enact an ancient ritual from the book on the grounds of the long abandoned Cross estate. Innocent to what he had wrought... the evil had been summoned just the same.

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July 20, 2021 34 min

Now we revisit the night in question, minute-by-minute, just like in episode one... only now we see things in a completely new light, and from a new perspective. Not from the point of view of law enforcement or his mother or his friend... but from Tommy’s point of view. We’ll understand what?really?happened, why it happened, and, most importantly, how it happened.

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July 27, 2021 23 min

Our narrator returns to his hometown for a meditation on the crime, the aftermath and the future of the place he once called home.

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August 3, 2021 32 min

The writer/director is interviewed and offers personal insight not included in the podcast.

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A small town cop is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015. He quickly became a martyr in the national media, until a dogged investigator uncovered the officer's bizarre and dark past. When the truth comes out, the townspeople must reconcile betrayal, corruption and the secrets of an American hero. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake.

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October 19, 2021 2 min

A high school football star is found murdered. His best friend has confessed to the brutal crime and is awaiting sentencing that could land him on death row. Federal Investigator Abigail Kaplan must unravel the mystery of what REALLY happened and potentially save an innocent life. But first she must navigate the small town politics, awesome power of the local Mega Church and the local police who don’t quite trust her before she can...

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