Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories

Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories

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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from the first episode of a cold case. New episodes are released every other Tuesday. Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

Episodes

E61: The Peasenhall Murder Pt. 2  

As a result of local gossip, William Gardiner is brought to trial for the murder of Rose Harsent. But Carter and Wenndy can’t shake the feeling that Gardiner may have been framed, and that the seemingly-least-likely suspect may be the most culpable. SPONSORS: HelloFresh: For $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter UNSOLVED30 Madison Reed: Go to Madison-Reed.com and use the promo code UNSOLVED to get 10% off and free shipping on the first color kit. ​Stitch Fix: Get​ ​started​ ​now​ ​at​ ​STITCH​​FIX​ .​com​/UNSOLVED ​and​ ​you’ll​ ​also​ ​get​ ​25-percent​ ​off​ ​when​ ​you​ ​keep​ ​all​ ​5 items​ ​in​ ​your​ ​box!​

E60: The Peasenhall Murder  

The Peasenhall Murder is one of the most notorious unsolved murders in England. Rose Harsent, a beautiful unwed housemaid, was found murdered in the middle of the night in the sleepy town of Peasenhall. The biggest clue to the murder suspect is Rose’s pregnancy. Was she killed by her unborn child’s father? By a jilted admirer? Or even her ashamed employers? Carter and Wenndy dig into the local gossip of a tiny turn of the century town to find clues on who may have killed Rose Harsent. SPONSORS! Madison Reed - Visit Madison-Reed.com and get 10% off plus Free Shipping on your first color kit with promo code: UNSOLVED Le Tote - Go to Letote.com and enter promo code UNSOLVED at checkout to get 50% of your first month! American Made – American Made arrives in theaters on September 29th! Make sure you check it out. Spotify – All episodes of Unsolved Murders are now on Spotify! For more, head to spotify.com/podcasts.

E59: Bob Crane Pt. 2  

People across America knew Bob Crane as a famous actor. Many others knew him for his sex scandals. And somebody knew him as a person they wanted dead. But when everyone knows who the victim is, it’s a lot harder to nail down a suspect. Carter and Wenndy investigate; was Bob bludgeoned to death by a jealous friend, an upset lover, an angry ex-wife? Or someone who just knew him as a star? SPONSORS! Third Love - Go to THIRDLOVE.COM/UNSOLVED to find your perfect-fitting bra and try it for 30 days, for FREE! Blue Bottle - Sign up for a FREE TRIAL of FRESH, DELICIOUS Blue Bottle Coffee RIGHT NOW at BlueBottleCoffee.com/UNSOLVED Madison Reed - Visit Madison-Reed.com and get 10% off plus Free Shipping on your first color kit with promo code: UNSOLVED mother! Starring Jennifer Lawrence, is out in theaters September 15th! Make sure you go check it out! Spotify – You can now listen to all of your favorite episodes on Spotify! Just got to Spotify.com/podcasts

E58: Bob Crane  

Famed radio DJ and star of Hogan’s Heroes, Bob Crane was equally famous for his scandals. The last of which is his unsolved murder. Crane was found in his Scottsdale apartment, beaten to death, likely with the very same tripod he used to make his scandalous videos. Carter and Wenndy dig into Bob Crane’s life to search for suspects. SPONSORS! Spotify – All episodes of Unsolved Murders are now available on Spotify! Follow us, and all your favorites, to get new episodes in Your Library as soon as they drop. For more, head to Spotify.com/podcasts. mother! - A new psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer Lawrence, comes out in theatres September 15th! Don’t miss mother! The movie everyone will be talking about.

E57: Elsie Paroubek Pt. 2  

The search for Elsie Paroubek ended when her corpse was pulled from a Chicago canal. She had certainly been murdered, but who did it? Carter and Wenndy investigate the suspects in Elsie’s disappearance, including gypsies, a local peddler, and one of the most famous outsider artists, Henry Darger. SPONSOR! Le Tote – Go to Letote.com and enter promo code UNSOLVED at checkout to get 50% off your first month!

E56: Elsie Paroubek  

Though she died at only 5 years old, Elsie Paroubek captured the hearts of Chicago, with over two thousand people attending her funeral. Elsie was an ordinary girl born to Bohemian immigrants in Chicago, until one day, she disappeared forever. This week, Carter and Wenndy ask the question: what happened to Elsie? SPONSORS! ThirdLove – Go to Thirdlove.com/unsolved to now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and try it for 30 days!

E55: Sir Harry Oakes Pt. 2  

Voodoo. Gangsters. A family feud. All were possible factors in the 1943 murder of Sir Harry Oakes, the richest man in the Bahamas. And it only got more complicated when the Duke of Windsor became personally involved in the investigation, bringing in foreign investigators. After following a botched investigation and shoddy court case, Carter and Wenndy consider Oakes’ son-in-law, his friend, and even a Nazi as suspects. Patreon – Support Parcast at patreon.com/parcast ! Instagram – Get behind the scenes of our podcasts at instagram.com/parcast/ or tag us @parcast!

E54: Sir Harry Oakes  

No one succeeds without ruffling a few feathers, and baronet Sir Harry Oakes was no exception. Oakes made a fortune off his gold mines, but in 1943 he was found burnt to a crisp in his own bed. Carter and Wenndy examine Oakes’ meteoric success and brutal end. SPONSORS! Blue Bottle Coffee - Hurry to BlueBottleCoffee.com/UNSOLVED for $10 off your first coffee subscription order!

E53: Alphabet Murders Pt. 2  

Years after the murder of three young girls with matching first and last initials, advances in forensics bring new suspects to light. Carter and Wenndy dig into the mysterious suicide of not one—but two—suspects, consider the involvement of The Hillside Stranglers, and explore the idea that these murders may not actually be connected at all. Sponsors! Detroit - Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith, and directed by Academy-Award Winner Kathryn Bigelow, DETROIT premiers in theaters August 4th. Simplisafe.com – Save $100!! When you visit simplisafe.com/listen

E52: Alphabet Murders  

Carmen Colon. Wanda Walkowicz. Michelle Maenza. Three young girls with matching first and last initials. Three young murder victims. Carter and Wenndy discuss each girl’s disappearance from Rochester, New York, the police’s dead-end investigation, and the public frenzy that surrounded the 1970’s murders.

E51: Johnny Stompanato Pt. 2  

Cheryl Crane stepped up to take the blame for her mother’s boyfriend’s death, but was she simply covering for her famous mother, silver screen blonde bombshell, Lana Turner? Carter and Wenndy sift through Cheryl’s trial, Hollywood’s top lawyer, and mob threats to determine who really killed gangster Johnny Stompanato. Though the answer may seem obvious, this case has been heavily debated for decades. We are taking next week off, but will be back every Tuesday starting July 18 when we start our investigation into the Alphabet Murders! We are so thankful for your support! SPONSOR! The Big Sick - Don’t miss the film that has critics raving. Get tickets - in select theaters now, everywhere July 14.

E50: Johnny Stompanato  

The official story is that gangster Johnny Stompanato was murdered by a 14-year-old girl. But with a Hollywood starlet, the LA Mob, and an abusive relationship in the picture, the official story may not be the truth. Though the answer may seem obvious, this case has been heavily debated for decades. SPONSORS! Carvana - Skip the dealership and buy a car online. Check out Carvana.com/UNSOLVED to learn more Bettterhelp - Go to betterhelp.com/unsolved and experience 7 days of free therapy to see if online counseling is right for you Simplisafe - Go to SIMPLISAFE.COM/LISTEN and get a special 10% discount when you order today

E49: The Villisca Axe Murders Pt.2  

This week, Carter and Wenndy look deeper into a local feud and an alleged affair leading up the murders in Villisca. Suspects in the Villisca Ax Murders include a hired assassin, a transient, a serial killer and a reverend who claimed God told him to “slay utterly”. SPONSORS! Betterhelp.com - Go to betterhelp.com/unsolved to experience 7 days of free therapy and see if online counseling is right for you. Carvana - Skip the dealership and buy a car online. Check out Carvana.com/UNSOLVED to learn more. ThirdLove - Go to THIRDLOVE.COM/UNSOLVED now to find your perfect-fitting bra and try it for 30 days! Audible - Start a 30-day trial and your first Audible book is free. Learn more at Audible.com/UNSOLVED

E48: The Villisca Axe Murders  

One night in the sleepy town of Villisca, Iowa, 8 people were hacked to death in their beds. Prior to this, Villisca had been a thriving, prosperous, and mostly crime-free town. Afterwards, Villisca would never be the same. Carter and Wenndy re-examine the day leading up the Villisca Ax Murders, the crime scene, and the immediate investigation into the deaths of the Moore family and the Stillinger girls. SPONSORS! Betterhelp.com - Go to betterhelp.com/unsolved to experience 7 days of free therapy and see if online counseling is right for you.

E47: The Atlas Vampire  

When Lilly Lindestrom was found dead in Stockholm’s Atlas area, the police were baffled. Because she wasn’t just found dead, she was found drained of blood and positioned near a ladle. The search for the Atlas Vampire was on. Carter and Wenndy dig into the odd case, as well as the public’s fascination with vampires. SPONSORS! Away – Go to awaytravel.com/fathersday, offer code UNSOLVED, for $20 OFF ANY CARRY-ON PURCHASE, A FREE HARRY’S SHAVE KIT & STORIES COLLECTION BOOK. ThirdLove - Go to THIRDLOVE.COM/UNSOLVED now and try ThirdLove FREE for 30 days!

E46: The Good Hart Murders Pt. 2  

Detectives Stearns and Flis hunt for the murder weapons in the Robison Family’s case- two guns that are strikingly hard to find, considering that most people in the woods of Northern Michigan at the time owned a gun. After following the gun hunt, Carter and Wenndy look into Richard’s mysterious contact, “Roebert”; the detective’s prime suspect, Joe Scolaro and The Coed Killer. SPONSORS! True Crime Garage – Check out True Crime Garage, available on all podcast platforms, including iTunes, Stitcher, Podbean and truecrimegarage.com

E45: The Good Hart Murders  

The Robison family was found shot to death in their summer cabin in the idyllic town of Good Hart. If that wasn’t bad enough, by the time the bodies were found, they had been dead for almost a month. Carter and Wenndy explore the decomposed crime scene, and then examine suspects including an escaped mental patient, a drifter, the cabin’s “strange” caretaker, and even one of Richard Robison’s employees. SPONSORS! ThirdLove- Go to THIRDLOVE.COM/UNSOLVED now and try ThirdLove FREE for 30 days!

E44: The Mystery of The Somerton Man|Tamam Shud Pt.2  

The search for answers about the Somerton Man and the intriguing paper found in his pocket leads hosts Carter and Wenndy to the center of Cold War espionage. As they continue the case, the investigation moves from Persian poetry to a mysterious woman who most certainly lied to the police. SPONSORS! Mommy Dead and Dearest – Watch HBO’s latest true crime documentary, premiering Monday, May 15 at 10pm on HBO. Audible - Go to audible.com/unsolved to start your free trial now!

E43: The Mystery of The Somerton Man|Tamam Shud  

Australia, December 1948. A man is found dead on Somerton Beach. The police don’t know his name. They don’t know his age. They can’t even figure out what country he’s from. All they have is the message “Tamam Shud”. Who was the Somerton Man, and what is Tamam Shud? Carter and Wenndy try to find out. SPONSORS! ThirdLove - ThirdLove stands behind their products so much that they’re willing to let our listeners try a bra from their 24/7 collection FREE! Just pay $2.99 for shipping.

E42: Monster of Florence Pt. 2  

The Monster of Florence shook the hills of Italy so strongly that two separate task forces were assigned to the case. Carter and Wenndy examine how the murderer affected local investigators as well as journalist Mario Spezi, who remained hot on the trail, even interviewing an anonymous source. Suspects ranged from a former convict with a suspicious painting, to practitioners of black magic to even Spezi himself. SPONSORS! Bosch - Stream season 3 on Amazon Prime, NOW Incendiary - Read INCENDIARY: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling by Michael Cannell. Available wherever books are sold. Le Tote - Go to Letote.com and enter promo code UNSOLVED to get 50% of your first month Third Love - Go to thirdlove.com/unsolved to try a bra from their 24/7 collection free!

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