Going West: True Crime

Going West: True Crime

Daphne Woolsoncroft and Heath Merryman discuss haunting details of different disappearance and murder cases week by week. New episodes released every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 2pm PST!


March 25, 2023 49 min
In December of 2022, an 11-year-old girl was reported missing by her mother, who claimed she hadn’t seen her for over three weeks. Since then, suspicious information has come out about the potential motives and movements of her mother and stepfather around the time their daughter was last seen. This is the disappearance of Madalina Cojocari. BONUS EPISODES Apple Subscriptions: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/going-west-true-...
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In March of 2010, a 48-year-old woman was found murdered in the backyard of her Connecticut home. With her murder appearing personal, police wondered if someone in her inner circle could have been behind it. But as years passed and justice didn’t come, her son took the investigation into his own hands. This is the murder of Barbara Beach-Hamburg. BONUS EPISODES Apple Subscriptions: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/going-west-t...
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March 17, 2023 51 min
In February of 2007, a 33-year-old Idaho man disappeared on his way to meet up with a friend. After he was last seen, he sent a series of bizarre text messages to his girlfriend claiming he was leaving. When police opened up an investigation, they uncovered a love triangle that resulted in an arrest and the theory that he was killed by a woman who was obsessed with him. This is the story of Jeramy Burt. BONUS EPISODES Apple Subscri...
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March 14, 2023 59 min
In January of 2008, a 19-year-old woman went missing from Reno, Nevada. When her body was discovered weeks later in a field, evidence brought police to her killer. But 10 years later, in January of 2018, her 19-year-old cousin boarded a plane to Texas from Nevada, and was never seen by her family again. When home security camera footage captured a woman who resembled her, the mystery deepened. This the murder of Brianna Denison, an...
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March 10, 2023 49 min
In 1981, a young couple and their daughter went missing after moving to Texas. When a group of robed women returned their vehicle to family, loved ones became suspicious of their whereabouts. But unable to track them down, it wouldn't be until 40 years later that they would uncover what happened to them. This is the story of the Clouse Family, and missing Baby Holly.  BONUS EPISODES patreon.con/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https:...
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March 8, 2023 65 min
In February of 2017, two teenage girls went missing from a hiking trail in Delphi, Indiana. One day later, their bodies were found. With eerie video footage from one of the girls Snapchat's and a cryptic audio recording of a man, police worked hard to catch their killer. These are the stories of Libby German and Abby Williams, otherwise known as the Delphi Murders. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Peopl...
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March 3, 2023 46 min
In March of 2020, a Florida woman came down with an acute case of Covid–or so her friends and family thought. When they couldn’t get ahold of her, they filed a missing persons report. Then, a search of her home revealed evidence of bloodstains and bleach, and there was still no sign of her. This is the story of Gretchen Anthony. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Merle's Find A Grave: https://www.findagrav...
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March 1, 2023 54 min
After going out to a nightclub in February of 2015, a 27-year-old California woman disappeared. When police released surveillance footage of her at the club with her ex-boyfriend and another couple, they hoped people would come forward with answers. But when her car was found abandoned and her body was discovered in a creek bed in the mountains, her family became suspicious of one particular person. This is the story of Erica Alons...
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February 24, 2023 47 min
In 1996, two members of the prominent Snowden family were found murdered on their picturesque lakeside Arkansas property. 24 years later in 2020, the Snowden's endured further tragedy when another family member was slain in the same mansion...by the same man. These are the stories of Sally Snowden McKay, Lee Baker, and Martha McKay. Also known as the Murders of Horseshoe Lake. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOUR...
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February 21, 2023 43 min
In February of 2020, a 28-year-old woman went missing in South Carolina after trying to get away from a man at a bar. When police searched her apartment, they found an alarming amount of blood, but no body- and her car was missing. When police searched the property of their first suspect, they found even more disturbing evidence. This is the murder of Celia Sweeney. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Bost...
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February 17, 2023 45 min
In February of 1993, a 12-year-old girl disappeared near her home in rural Florida after a day at school. Her community banded together to find her, but six days after she went missing, her body was found in an orange grove 10 miles from the bus stop where she had last been seen. With multiple suspects in mind and a vehicle description, police worked hard to catch her killer. This is the murder of Jennifer Odom. BONUS EPISODES patr...
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February 15, 2023 54 min
In January of 2017, the body of a 24-year-old man was found naked at the bottom of a cliff in a state park in Maryland. Although his girlfriend claims he died from the injuries he sustained in the fall, an autopsy revealed his throat had been slit multiple times. As baffling details emerged, she became investigator’s number one suspect. This is the story of Alexander Stevens. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CAUSE SOURCE...
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February 10, 2023 51 min
In February of 2022, a 32-year-old nursing student from Kenya went missing in Wyoming after moving there with her boyfriend. Between allegedly burning unknown items in a metal drum, to her phone number being deactivated, police and her family began to wonder if her partner potentially had something to do with her disappearance. This is the story of Irene Gakwa. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Find Irene...
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February 7, 2023 64 min
In February of 2004, a 21-year-old nursing student vanished after being involved in a car accident in New Hampshire. When police arrived at the scene, she was gone, and to this day, she has never been found. Does her disappearance have anything to do with what she had been searching online the night before she went missing? Or did she get into the car with a stranger to leave the scene of her accident? With numerous theories floati...
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February 3, 2023 49 min
In January of 1999, a 30-year-old pregnant mother was found murdered in her Texas bedroom closet. Police suspected her high school football coach husband from the beginning, but it wasn’t until eight years later that they would have enough evidence to convict him. And even after two trials, he still maintains that she was killed by burglars. So what really happened? This is the murder of Belinda Temple. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/g...
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January 31, 2023 48 min
In January of 1970, two freshman students at West Virginia University disappeared while hitchhiking after seeing a movie. While police originally thought the girls may have run away, suspicious letters began to arrive that suggested otherwise. After their beheaded bodies were found, police began a relentless search to find their ruthless killer. But so far, all they’ve gotten is a false confession. These are the unsolved murders of...
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January 27, 2023 44 min
In January of 2016, a 19-year-old woman vanished from the parking lot of her North Carolina apartment complex. When her grandfather received word that she was believed to have been abducted, he took the investigation into his own hands. This is the disappearance of Tyarra Williams. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. ABC: https://abc45.com/news/local/birthday-this-weekend-for-greensboro-woman-missing-for-s...
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January 25, 2023 43 min
In January of 2003, a 20-year-old college student in Colorado didn’t return home after a night out with friends. One week later, her body was found in a canyon outside of the city, clearly having been abducted and murdered. As police investigated the case, they uncovered that her killer had posed as a police officer, and pulled her over for a routine traffic stop before she disappeared, and that Lacy’s phony traffic stop wasn’t the...
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January 20, 2023 46 min
On December 30th, 2017, 17-year-old Breezy Otteson and 18-year-old Riley Powell went missing in Utah after meeting up with a friend. When their bodies were found brutally murdered and tossed down an abandoned Utah mine shaft, police uncovered details so shocking that the state sought the death penalty. This is the story of the Mineshaft Murders. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Brelynne's Find A Grave: h...
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January 17, 2023 52 min
In January of 2011, a 27-year-old elementary school teacher was discovered dead on her kitchen floor with over 20 stab wounds. Despite the fact that ten of the stab wounds were made from behind her, police ruled her death a suicide. But as of August 2022, the DA has reopened her case. This is the mysterious death of Ellen Greenberg. PETITION https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-ellen-rae-greenberg-justiceforellen?signed=true BONUS...
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