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February 17, 2020
He was the master of the infamous “Murder Mansion,” and often cited as America’s first serial killer. H.H. Holmes began his career as a con artist in Chicago, taking advantage of anyone he could between 1886 and 1894—all the while hiding his darkest motives.
February 13, 2020
In 1974, Ted Bundy embarked on a murderous roadtrip across America committing dozens of murders from Colorado to as far as Florida. But after two prison escapes, and multiple trials, Bundy was far from finished. In 1979, he captivated the entire country by representing himself in the first televised murder trial in U.S. history.
February 10, 2020
He’s one of the most notorious serial killers of the 20th century, murdering dozens of young women on a bloody rampage across America that spanned four years. But Ted Bundy’s metamorhposis as a killer began during childhood—long before his first murder.
February 5, 2020
Sure, you’re a fan of true crime—but are you ready to put your skills to the test and be crowned an undisputed expert? Then try your hand at Parcast’s new trivia podcast, Killer Knowledge. Every Tuesday, two competitors go head-to-head to correctly answer multiple-choice true crime questions. Whoever gains the most points after 20 questions, wins! It’s all the murder, mystery, and suspense you’ve come to expect from Parcast, now in a fast-paced, interactive format.  Play along in this exclusive clip from our episode on the Manson family with a couple of very special contestants and Parcast hosts, Greg and Vanessa, and see how well you measure up! To find out who wins, follow KILLER KNOWLEDGE free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!
February 3, 2020
In the late 1800s, Dr. Thomas Neill Cream was the go-to doctor for Chicago's Red Light District. The women, who grew to trust, admire, and even fall in love with Dr. Cream, would soon become victims of his quiet-but-deadly poisonings.
January 27, 2020
In 1984, Bobby Joe Long terrorized Tampa—sexually assaulting and murdering women with alarming frequency. But one 17-year-old girl escaped his clutches, living to see him brought to justice.
January 26, 2020
On the last Sunday of every month, Parcast Rewind replays a classic episode of Serial Killers that you might have missed! He was known as the “Butcher of Plainfield.” Ed Gein’s gruesome killings would go on to inspire horror movies such as Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs.
January 22, 2020
They are natural-born-leaders with a never-ending thirst for power. Through force and deceit, they rise through the ranks towards radicalism—eliminating anyone who stands in their way. Every Tuesday, delve into the minds, and motives, behind some of the world’s most infamous leaders in Parcast’s original series, DICTATORS. Each dictator is analyzed in 2-part episodes... with the first giving insight into their rise to power, and the second chronicling the impact of their downfall. In this special clip from our first episode, learn about Benito Mussolini’s transformation from Italian “Superman” to despised despot. To finish this episode, subscribe to DICTATORS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
January 20, 2020
Bobby Joe Long was responsible for the murder of at least 9 Tampa women. Born in 1953, his early life was milestoned by several serious head injuries including a motorcycle accident which would leave him forever changed.
January 13, 2020
From 1926-1928, Earle Nelson would roam across North America strangling unsuspecting land ladies. By the end of his rampage, he will kill at least 22 people, a record that would not be broken for another 50 years.
January 9, 2020
They’ve been around for thousands of years…orchestrating some of history’s most controversial events. And if not for their radical actions, you may never have even known they existed. Every Thursday, take a journey through hidden passageways and become a member of Parcast’s diabolical series, SECRET SOCIETIES. Each society is explored in 2 episodes—exposing the people and context responsible for its founding, and analyzing the psychology behind their beliefs. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Yale’s mysterious “Skull and Bones” fraternity. To finish this episode, subscribe to SECRET SOCIETIES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
January 6, 2020
Reputed to have abnormally long arms and unusually large hands, Earle Leonard Nelson roamed the United States and Canada, strangling unsuspecting landladies in their own homes during the 1920s.
December 30, 2019
Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: In 1996, Yates was honorably discharged from active duty in the U.S. Army, but would resume serving his country by enlisting in the National Guard two years later. Few people in the Spokane, Washington metropolitan area would suspect this decorated veteran and family man could be capable of such heartless destruction.
December 30, 2019
Here’s one of our listeners’ most requested episodes of 2019: He lived a seemingly normal life. A father of five children and army veteran, Robert Lee Yates, was well regarded in the Spokane, Washington community. All of that changed when he went on a murder spree, killing 17 women between 1975 and 1998 in the back of his van.
December 23, 2019
While on probation after an early release from prison in March of 1990, Jeffrey Dahmer continued his wave of sadistic violence. A chance event would finally lead to his arrest, and a media spectacle would bring Dahmer to the masses.
December 23, 2019
It was a murderous rampage that could have possibly been prevented. Although Jeffrey Dahmer failed numerous times to turn his life around, his multi-year killing spree also went ignored by his family, neighbors, sentencing judges, and court-appointed therapists.
December 23, 2019
He was one of the most infamous serial killers of the 20th century, murdering 17 young men between 1978 and 1991 through a variety of cruel and unusual methods. But how did Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the era's most monstrous killers, get his start?
December 19, 2019
You know the name, but do you know the whole story? Jeffrey Dahmer: one of history’s most notorious serial killers, and our most requested episode, is now the subject of an exclusive SERIAL KILLERS 3-part special event. To show our appreciation for our loyal listeners, we’re taking a deep dive into Dahmer’s life and crimes to understand where his behavior went off the rails—and why he continues to fascinate us. All 3 episodes will be available on December 23rd across all of Parcast’s true-crime related feeds!
December 16, 2019
At least 10 people lost their lives at the hands of David Joseph Carpenter between 1979 and 1981. His infamous attacks at popular hiking spots in the San Francisco area and earned him the nickname, "The Trailside Killer."
December 9, 2019
Archibald Hall carried out his murderous rampage across the U.K. in 1977 and 1978, killing five people in search of notoriety and wealth. As his clients would soon find out, their affable butler was not all he seemed.
December 2, 2019
Obsessed with breaking into the upper crust of society, Archibald Hall would go to any lengths to do so. Between 1977 and 1978, Hall killed five people across the United Kingdom. Each victim was killed a different way, but he knew all of them personally.
November 25, 2019
On Christmas Eve 1885, Austin, Texas was again the site of multiple, grisly slayings. Only this time, the victims were not African-American women. They were prominent white women. Did the Annihilator Killer change his M.O. or were there now two serial killers loose in the streets of Austin?
November 24, 2019
They’re sport’s greatest heroes… displaying superhuman-like abilities to overcome intense pressure. But when it comes to the downfalls of fame, money, and ego—they’re far more human than super. Every Thursday, Parcast’s original series SPORTS CRIMINALS keeps score on the darker side of sports. Each episode chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of some of sport’s biggest names. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first of two captivating episodes on disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding. To finish this episode, subscribe to SPORTS CRIMINALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
November 18, 2019
In 1884, Austin, Texas was shaken to its core when one of America's first serial killers committed a series of gruesome murders in its streets. The killer targeted African American women who worked as servants in the city's wealthier areas.
November 14, 2019
They’re four-legged, full of love and often times more like family than their nickname suggests. Parcast’s endearing original series, DOG TALES, tells the true stories of heroic canines that have gone above and beyond their “best friend” duties. Every Monday, embark on a new journey of courage, service and unwavering sacrifice by our most loyal companions. Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode on Buddy the German Shepherd—America’s first seeing-eye guide dog. To finish this episode, subscribe to DOG TALES free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
November 11, 2019
Between 2007 and 2016, Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed elderly residents of the long-term care home where she worked as a night nurse. By the time of her capture, she was one of the most prolific killers in Canadian history.
November 4, 2019
Born in Canada in 1967, Elizabeth Wettlaufer struggled to accept her sexuality due to her deeply religious and conservative parents. As the years went on, the frustration and guilt of hiding her identity began to build, until eventually, she snapped.
November 3, 2019
Every Tuesday leading up to the 2020 election, POLITICAL SCANDALS counts down the 52 most controversial events in American history—uncovering the crimes and deceptions by some of our most infamous elected officials. And now you can hear a special clip from the first episode on the cutthroat circumstances surrounding the election of 1800. To finish this episode, subscribe to POLITICAL SCANDALS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
October 28, 2019
In early 1994, Dana Sue Gray went on a month-long rampage that claimed the lives of several elderly ladies of Canyon Lake, California. Mixing murder with greed, she would go on extravagant shopping sprees using the credit cards of her victims.
October 22, 2019
Bad guys. Black hats. Evildoers. They are the bane of every hero’s existence…and the subject of Parcast’s dastardly new original series, VILLAINS. Every Friday, VILLAINS dissects the greatest foils from history and fiction—uncovering origins, analyzing impacts, and exploring the complexity of character and motive.  In this clip, we explore the creation of an iconic, modern-day psychopath of the silver screen—Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men. To finish this episode, subscribe to VILLAINS free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!
October 21, 2019
Growing up in Southern California in the 50s and 60s, Dana Sue Gray developed a troubling childhood petulance, which would ultimately evolve into a homicidal greed. Explore the circumstances leading up to her first murder, and the terror she inflicted on the gated community of Canyon Lake.
October 14, 2019
1977 proved to be a turning point for 27-year-old Richard Chase. Killing dogs and rabbits for their blood just wasn’t enough anymore. Only people would suffice, and a half-dozen of his neighbors would soon fall prey to his vampiric appetite.
October 11, 2019
On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.
October 7, 2019
He was a strange child—messy, disorganized and prone to random outbursts. As Richard Chase neared his 20s, things got worse… much worse. He convinced himself he needed to drink blood to stay alive.
September 30, 2019
In 1946, British ex-pilot Neville Heath had lost everything. His wife left him and he had been dismissed from the airforce. He reacted to his string of failures by spiraling downward. He began suffering from blackouts, and started to become violent. Sadly, two young women would eventually fall victim to his uncontrollable rage.
September 23, 2019
Born on June 6th, 1917, Neville Heath would grow up to be one of the most devious killers England had ever known. He developed a talent for deception early on, and used his looks and charm to fraudulently climb the social ladder. But eventually his lies started catching up with him, and he showed the world his inner dark side.Sponsors!Care/of - For 25% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter SERIALKILLERS.
September 16, 2019
In the early 1970s, Jack Unterweger was sentenced to an Austrian prison for life after he murdered a young woman. While in prison, he transformed himself into a well-respected author. With Austria’s elite convinced that he was rehabilitated, he was released. But Jack wasn’t rehabilitated, he was simply buying his time to kill again.
September 10, 2019
Ever wonder how the stars correlate with our emotional blueprint? Gain insight in just three minutes with daily episodes that will help you navigate your day. Twelve signs, twelve podcasts. Delivering your destiny, daily.Find your daily briefing by searching the name of your sign, followed by “today,” or by visiting parcast.com/signs.
September 9, 2019
In the early 1970s, Jack Unterweger was sentenced to an Austrian prison for life after he murdered a young woman. While in prison, he transformed himself into a well-respected author. With Austria’s elite convinced that he was rehabilitated, he was released. But Jack wasn’t rehabilitated, he was simply buying his time to kill again.
September 2, 2019
With the start of the 1980s, British serial killer Dennis Nilsen was just hitting his stride. His twisted desire for companionship had spiraled out of control, launching him on a prolific killing spree that ended in the murder of a dozen young men and boys in just two years. But as Nilsen struggled to find room for his rotting lovers in the cramped space of his London flat, he would resort to desperate, gruesome measures that would put investigators hot on his trail.
August 26, 2019
A hot meal, a stiff drink, or simple companionship. These are the tools Dennis Nilsen would use to lure victims back to his apartment in the late 70s and early 80s. Driven by loneliness, he keep the corpses of his victims, and even sit them down across the dinner table as he ate. Nilsen would claim at least a dozen victims this way, making him one of the most prolific killers in the UK.Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we take on the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley! Search for The Dark Side Of on Spotify today!
August 20, 2019
Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we. In our new podcast, TODAY IN TRUE CRIME, every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date years ago.In this clip, we look back at August 20th, 1966, when the bodies of two Brazilian electrical engineers were found with strange lead masks over their eyes. Subscribe to TODAY IN TRUE CRIME for a new story every day!
August 19, 2019
Five years into her killing spree, a team of financial detectives started to catch wind of Anna Marie Hahn’s dealings. With at least five confirmed victims by 1937, she showed no signs of stopping. Upon her arrest, police would discover a large cache of arsenic and various poisons.Sponsors!Mindhunter - Now Streaming, Only on Netflix.
August 12, 2019
In 1932, at the age of 26, Anna Marie Hahn came up with a morbid get rich quick scheme...murder. The German native would offer her services as a live-in caretaker for elderly men in Cincinnati, and used her expertise in poisons to get rid of her clients while claiming their life insurance.Sponsors!Embrace Pet Insurance - Get your FREE quote at EmbracePetInsurance.com/KILLERS RIGHT NOW!Ring Neighbors - If you want to see what’s going on in your neighborhood, go to Ring.com/SERIAL to download from the Apple or Android app stores.
August 5, 2019
By 1986, David Parker Ray was 46 years old, and had been abducting, raping, torturing, and killing women throughout the American Southwest for over 30 years. He would continue his reign of terror well into 1999, when one of his final victims would defy the odds and escape his torture, in horrific and dramatic fashion.Sponsors!Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit available right now at Ring.com/SerialKillers.
July 31, 2019
From counterfeit goods, to fake love interests, and even major financial fraud, you will find it all in our new show. In this Parcast Original, we examine the swindlers behind the scam, and the victims manipulated by their deceit. In CON ARTISTS you will learn about the art of the hustle, and the ways you can spot a con. In this clip, we explore the massive Ponzi scheme orchestrated by fraudster Bernie Madoff. Subscribe to CON ARTISTS on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast to listen to the rest of this episode!
July 29, 2019
Born on November 1st, 1939, David Parker Ray would grow up to be one of the most sadistic serial killers the world has ever seen. He started abducting, sexual assualting, and killing women when he was only 15 years old, and he continued his crimes for decades, leaving bodies all throughout the New Mexico desert.Sponsors!Zola - Go to Zola.com/KILLERS to build your free wedding website and get $50 toward your registry.
July 22, 2019
In the summer of 1969, newspapers in Northern California began receiving coded letters from a person who would come to identify themselves as "The Zodiac." The author of the letters taunted the police by giving clues related to a series of unsolved murders, but did the cryptic messages truly come from the mind of the killer?Parcasters - Don’t miss all of our special Summer of ‘69 episodes by subscribing to Parcast Presents: Summer of ‘69, on Spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts!Sponsors!Embrace Pet Insurance - Get your FREE quote at EmbracePetInsurance.com/KILLERS right now!
July 15, 2019
At first, many gay men in 1970s San Francisco were dazzled by a handsome young artist who drew their caricatures on cocktail napkins. But as time went on, and the bodies started piling up, word spread. Avoid the Doodler at all costs.Sponsors!Ring Neighbors - Make sure you and your neighborhood are safe. Go to Ring.com/SERIAL to download the free Neighbors app from iOS or Android app stores.
July 8, 2019
Ronald Dominique didn't feel any remorse as he dumped his twenty-third victim in the Louisiana swamp in 2006. Instead, he only felt sorry for himself. He made the long drive back to his mobile home and did the only thing that made him feel better. He plotted another murder.Sponsors!Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/KILLERSRing - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit right now at Ring.com/SerialKillers
July 1, 2019
He never caught a break growing up. He was mercilessly bullied, and no romantic prospects ever gave him a chance. In 1997, Ronald Dominique decided to take matters into his own hands. He would take what he wanted, no matter who got in his way.Parcasters - How do you delegitimize a queen? Ensnare her in a diamond heist, of course! Tune in to GONE this week to hear about the plot to steal Marie Antoinette's diamond necklace. Listen to GONE on Spotify or wherever you get your Parcast Originals!
June 24, 2019
Just before he strangled a victim, Joel Rifkin could hear laughter ringing in his ears. The sounds of his high school bullies had never really left him and that residual shame stuck with Joel as he cruised Manhattan for over two years, murdering at least 17 women by 1991.Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of we dig into the trial of Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, and the media frenzy that followed. You might think you know the story, but the truth is much darker! Available now on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast!
June 17, 2019
When relentless high school bullies started dunking Joel’s head in urine-filled toilets, and throwing eggs at him after class, he needed a way to regain control. And unfortunately for 17 women around the Long Island area in 1989, he found a drastic outlet for his aggressions.Sponsors!Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS.
June 10, 2019
In the early 90s, vulnerable women around Vancouver were disappearing at an alarming rate, but the authorities had yet to recognize the crisis, or even admit that there was a likely killer on the loose. Meanwhile, “Willie” Pickton’s nefarious reputation continued to grow in his hometown.Sponsors!Ring Neighbors - Go to Ring.com/SERIAL to download the free Neighbors app from iOS or Android app stores today.Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to Zola.com/KILLERS.
June 3, 2019
This Canadian grew up on a pig farm in the 1970s, so slaughtering livestock became second nature. His pig meat was the most sought-after in the county... until the meat started arriving dark, blackened and stringy. Sponsors!The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmers Dog.com/KILLERS. Plus, you get FREE shipping!Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit at Ring.com/SerialKillers
May 27, 2019
After his candy store closed in 1968, Dean Corrll needed a new way to bring in young victims from the greater Houston area. So, he recruited two teenage boys to lure their friends to his apartment, where he would drug and kill them. Sponsors! Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS.
May 20, 2019
In 1962 he took over the family candy shop outside of Houston and was only too happy to give away treats to the children who would come 'round after school. Of course, nobody suspected that the local Candyman, Dean Arnold Corll, was also abducting said children, killing them, and burying them under the shed.Parcasters - Did you know that Hollywood, CA was originally conceived as an alcohol free religious utopia? Learn more about the founding of tinseltown on our new podcast, THE DARK SIDE OF... Listen now at parcast.com/darkside
May 13, 2019
After successfully murdering four women in Eastern Michigan without a whiff of suspicion in 1969, John Norman Collins began to believe he would never be caught. He grew increasingly brash, returning to crime scenes and toying with police. Sponsors!The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two-week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmersDog.com/KILLERS. Plus, you get FREE shipping!
May 6, 2019
By 1967, he seemed to be a well-adjusted college student in Ann Arbor, Michigan. But the real reason for John Norman Collins' confidence lay far from the local college campus. Rather, in an abandoned farmhouse deep in the woods, where he could visit his victims again and again, admiring his handiwork.Sponsors!Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order when you go to PairOfThieves.com/KILLERS.
April 29, 2019
By 1996, he settled down in a small village in Ukraine with his girlfriend, and was a loving father-in-law to her children. But the voices in Anatoly Onoprienko’s head would not let him rest. His ruthless, random violence launched the largest manhunt in Ukranian history--and even then, police could not put an end to the killer they called The Terminator.Sponsors!Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit available right now. Go to Ring.com/SerialKillers.
April 22, 2019
He wanted to be remembered. He had spent a life cast aside and forgotten by his parents, siblings and peers. He hated the world that seemed so eager to forget him. So in 1989 Anatoly Onoprienko began killing whole families at random, seeking notoriety and revenge. And thanks to the fall of the USSR, this former Soviet was able to operate for years, as evidence of his crimes were swept under the rug.Parcasters - What was it like to live through the Titanic tragedy? Find out today on survival! Available now at parcast.com/survival
April 15, 2019
Eliot Ness went to the grave in 1957 without ever convicting the Cleveland Torso Murderer. Decades later, his family would reveal a secret suspect hidden within his notes, that was too well-connected to be accused publicly. Parcasters - In the mood for more mystery? You won’t want to miss the case of the disappearing genius, Physicist Ettore Majorana this week on Unexplained Mysteries. Available Thursday at parcast.com/unexplained
April 8, 2019
When a torso washed up on the banks of the Cuyahoga River in 1937, the police initially assumed a crime of passion. But when the next torso was found, they knew they had a serial murderer on their hands. Nicknamed the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run, a notorious killer stalked the slums of Cleveland, killing vagrants he thought no one would miss.Parcasters - One of the greatest true crime cases in ever told is also one of the most impactful events in our nation’s history! Can you guess which one it is? Find out now at parcast.com/assassinations
April 1, 2019
In early 2009, when Christine Ross set out on her morning walk in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the last thing she expected was to stumble across human remains. But within a matter of hours, the abandoned work site near her house had been turned into one of the most expansive crime scenes in history.Sponsors!Ring - Go to Ring.com/SerialKillers to get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit.
March 25, 2019
In this special crossover episode with Sami from Female Criminals, we find out that Amelia Dyer’s desire to murder babies was about more than the money. In the mid-1880s, Dyer was enjoying it so much, she left her home, her family, and even faked her own death to continue killing England's unwanted infants. Sponsors!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!
March 18, 2019
Cunning, smart, ruthless, Amelia Dyer began a baby-farming business in 19th century England. Poverty-stricken mothers placed their children in her care trusting that she would find them loving homes. Instead, she pocketed the money, starved and strangled the babies before throwing them in the Thames river.Parcasters - If you haven’t already checked out our recent episodes on Female Criminals covering Diane Downs, check them out! Downs staged a murder involving her own children, listen now at parcast.com/criminals
March 11, 2019
It seemed as though no one would be able to save Sanford from his uncle. Sanford had lived with him in Wineville, California from 1928-1929, only to now have to stay quiet about his uncle holding two young boys captive in his chicken coop. When Sanford's sister Jessie showed up on the chicken farm looking for answers, Sanford worried that she, too, would never leave the ranch alive.Hostage! Check out Parcast's other Podcast Hostage now! Thank you Carter and Irma for joining today's episode. Sponsors!Care/of - For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code SerialKillers50.Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!
March 4, 2019
This Serial Killers and Hostage crossover covers Gordon Stewart Northcott, who held his nephew captive and forced him to participate in the murder of at least three boys. Northcott would restrain his victims in a chicken coop before eventually murdering them. The small town of Wineville, California changed its name in 1930 to disassociate from the killings. Parcasters - If you found yourself fascinated by this story of captivity and crime, check out our podcast HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen to our new episode on John McCain now at parcast.com/hostage
February 25, 2019
In 1996, he was honorably discharged from active duty in the U.S. Army. Yates would resume serving his country by enlisting in the National Guard two years later. Few people in the Spokane, Washington metropolitan area would suspect this decorated veteran and family man could be capable of such heartless destruction. Sponsors!Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit when you go to Ring.com/SerialKillers.Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!
February 18, 2019
He lived a seemingly normal life. A father of five children and army veteran, Robert Lee Yates, was well regarded in the Spokane, Washington community. All of that changed when he went on a murder spree, killing 17 women between 1975 and 1998 in the back of his van.Parcasters - If you haven’t heard we have a new podcast coming out! We know you like the mystery and murder of Serial Killers, so you’ll love the deadly trysts we discuss in CRIMES OF PASSION. Listen now at parcast.com/passionSponsors!Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
February 11, 2019
Sent to his first mental institution at the age of 17, Fritz Haarmann had a troubled childhood full of trauma. He went on to murder close to 30 people between 1918 and 1924. His massive killing spree left a lasting legacy on both his hometown and the entire country of Germany. Sponsors!Proven Innocent - Proven Innocent Premieres Friday, February 15th at 9/8c, only on Fox.
February 4, 2019
He didn't just love to kill his victims; Fritz Haarmann liked to bite into their Adam's apples and tear out their throats. His "love bites" earned him the nickname The Werewolf of Hanover, Germany. From 1918-1924, Fritz murdered as many as 50 children before police finally realized that the Werewolf was one of their own.Sponsors!Proven Innocent - Proven Innocent Premieres Friday, February 15th at 9/8c, only on Fox.
January 28, 2019
After suffering multiple miscarriages, she begins to see her children less as a blessing and more of a burden. Mary Ann Cotton’s severe struggles with PTSD and postpartum depression caused her to disconnect from her own thoughts and commit unthinkable crimes around England during the 1850s and 60s. Many of the people closest to her did not survive the wrath of her anger. Sponsors!Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!
January 21, 2019
She was determined to pull herself out of poverty, but the path towards financial freedom meant murdering her three husbands, 13 children, and family friends, who dared to stand in her way. This 19th century killer became known as Britain's Black Widow Killer, and the first female serial killer in England.Sponsors!Ring - Get a special offer on a Ring Starter Kit by going to Ring.com/SerialKillers.
January 14, 2019
In the summer of 2005, innocent people were being gunned down in the streets of Phoenix, Arizona with no suspects, no witnesses, and no plausible motives. Dale Hausner and Sam Dieteman were ruthless murderers killing anyone they saw fit. The pair lived for the chaos, creating a game out of murdering innocent bystanders.Parcasters - Hear Hercules as you’ve never heard him before, tomorrow on Mythology!
January 7, 2019
In an instant, Dale Hauser's family was gone. He was left broken, isolated, and enraged. In 2005, his anger would boil over. He would begin stalking the streets of Phoenix, looking to create random chaos, and steal the lives of others as quickly as his own children had been taken.Parcast News - Be sure to check out Parcast’s first fictional crime show MIND’S EYE at Parcast.com/MindsEye!Sponsors!Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use Promo Code “KILLERS” at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price.Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code SERIAL15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
December 31, 2018
Working as a photographer, he obsessively documented his crimes. Naso’s journals included more than 250 detailed descriptions of assaults, accompanied by thousands of photographs of his victim. He strangled at least six women to death between 1977 and 1994.
December 17, 2018
A routine home inspection in 2010 uncovers heinous crimes committed by Joseph Naso. Dating back to the late 1970s, Naso was responsible for deaths in California, Nevada and possibly one of the most famous unsolved murder sprees in New York State history.Sponsors!Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy!Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use promo code KILLERS at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price.Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at SERIALKILLERS.RobinHood.com.Upstart -Head to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is.
December 10, 2018
Many of the details surrounding the murder of 16 women in Long Island remain a mystery, the only connection is that the women all used Craigslist. Investigations have yielded no concrete suspects. Only 35 miles from Manhattan, a serial killer remains at large. If you enjoyed this episode, give us a nice review, it really helps new listeners find the podcast!Sponsors!Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use promo code KILLERS at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price.Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to Ring.com/SERIALKILLERS.SimpliSafe - You can save hundreds of dollars if you go to SimpliSafe.com/KILLERS..
December 3, 2018
Ten bodies were found on Ocean Parkway near Gilgo Beach in Long Island in 2010 all linked to one person. The killer primarily targeted sex workers who charged about $200 an hour via Craigslist. The Long Island Serial Killer’s murders go as far back as 1982, yet he still hasn’t been caught. Sponsors!Audible - Evil Has A Name: Only on Audible. Listen now at Audible dot com slash EvilKillers or text EvilKillers to 500 500. Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy!Hunt A Killer - Visit HuntAKiller.com/KILLERS for 10% off your first box. 
November 26, 2018
Edmund Kemper despised his mother so much, he tried to destroy everything she had ever loved. As Edmund began to express his hatred, the trail of bodies he left in his wake between 1964 and 1973 would earn him the name of the Co-Ed Killer.ASSASSINATIONS - Check out Parcast's new show Assassinations. Search and subscribe to Assassinations now!Sponsors!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is!Zola - To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry go to Zola.com/KILLERS.
November 19, 2018
Verbally abused and psychologically tortured by his mother, young Edmund Kemper's mind turned towards vicious daydreams and perverted nightmares. Before he even reached adulthood in California, Kemper showed the world how truly violent he could be. The Co-Ed Killer went on to murder ten people between 1964 and 1973. Sponsors!Blue Apron - Get your first 3 meals free at BlueApron.com/KILLERS.Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel! Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy!Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at SerialKillers.Robinhood.com.SimpliSafe - Go to SimpliSafe.com/KILLERS and save 25% off your SimpliSafe system.
November 12, 2018
Can detective Stuart Clifton find enough evidence to lock up the serial killer known as the, “Angel of Death” away for life? Or will Beverley Allitt’s mental illness affect the verdict in the UK? Sponsors!Calming Comfort - Go to CalmingComfortBlanket.com and use Promo Code “KILLERS” at checkout to receive 15% off the displayed price.Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to Ring.com/SERIALKILLERS.
November 5, 2018
A sweet and loving pediatric nurse was secretly torturing and murdering children at a England hospital in in the early 1990s. We’ll explore Beverley Allitt’s turbulent childhood, mental illness and what caused her turn into such a violent monster. Sponsors!Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy!Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!
October 29, 2018
A man hungry for murder, and other things… The Cannibal Kid invites you to his famous BBQ, but this isn’t your standard Fourth of July celebration. Scheduled around the satanic calendar, human flesh will be on the menu.Sponsors!Hunt A Killer - Go to HuntAKiller.com/KILLERS for 10% off your first box.Pretty Litter - Go to PrettyLitter.com and use promo code SERIALKILLERS for 20% off your first order. Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out how low your Upstart rate is!
October 22, 2018
He was either one of the most prolific killers of all time, or a compliant interviewee taken advantage of by the police to clear their cold case files. Which story will you believe?Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riveting story of Patty Hearst's abduction by the Symbionese Liberation Army.Sponsors!Blue Apron - Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free at BlueApron.com/KILLERS.Robinhood - ​Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Go to SerialKillers.Robinhood.com.SimpliSafe - Head to SimpliSafe.com/KILLERS to protect your home and family today.
October 15, 2018
A chance meeting with child killer Gary Marcoux inspired Olson Jr. to commit his own string of murders. What measures would law enforcement have to take to identify and locate the victims of his crimes?Subscribe to Parcast's new Podcasts HOSTAGE now!Sponsors!Caffé Monster - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel.Pretty Litter - Head to PrettyLitter.com and use promo code SERIALKILLERS for 20% off your first order.Upstart - Go to Upstart.com/SERIALKILLERS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is!
October 8, 2018
After his release from prison, Olson Jr. would go on a vicious killing spree and ultimately be convicted of eleven murders. Why would somebody who didn’t have a violent past suddenly turn into a monster?Sponsors!Ring - Save up to $150 off a Ring of Security Kit when you go to Ring.com/SERIALKILLERSShudder - To try Shudder free for 30 days, go to Shudder.com/podcast and use promo code SERIALKILLERS.
October 1, 2018
What if you picked out a book at the library and found a taunting note to police from a serial killer? As the BTK Killer, he loved when the media gave him attention. But his need for attention would also be his downfall and eventually lead to his capture. Sponsors!Blue Apron - Get your first 3 meals free at BlueApron.com/KILLERSCaffé Monster - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel.Handy - Get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan at Handy.com/SERIAL and use promo code SERIAL during checkout!Pretty Litter - Go to PrettyLitter.com and use promo code SERIALKILLERS for 20% off your first order.
September 24, 2018
By all accounts, he was a loving family man, Scoutmaster, and church leader. None of his family members or colleagues ever suspected that he was also a sadistic killer. His M.O. was simple. He would bind, torture, and kill his victims. And that’s how Dennis Rader got his nickname.
September 17, 2018
Fred and Rose each came from abusive homes and each showed signs of being abusive as they became adults. But together, they would start a new life and collectively be responsible for nine murders over a span of decades.
September 10, 2018
Fred and Rose each came from abusive homes and each showed signs of being abusive as they became adults. But together, they would start a new life and collectively be responsible for nine murders over a span of decades.
September 3, 2018
From the years 1969 to 1981, a serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper freely roamed the streets of Yorkshire, England. Police were so determined to find him, they interviewed over 250,000 people. Sutcliffe had been brought in for questioning on nine separate occasions and each time he walked out a free man. How would they eventually catch him?
August 27, 2018
Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe claimed he was directed by voices of God to kill innocent women. Naturally, he pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the charges that he slaughtered over a dozen women. Was his psychosis real or did he develop a deep hatred of women in childhood?
August 21, 2018
This is a crossover special with the hosts of Serial Killers and Female Criminals. Listen to part 2 after this episode on the Female Criminals feed right now! Dorothea Puente didn’t set out to become Sacramento, California’s most notorious female serial killer. But she did have a criminal streak that grew more sinister, culminating in the deaths of almost a dozen residents of the boarding house she ran. How was she able to evade detection from family members and social workers? And how did she get away with her first murder? Listen to part 2 now on the Female Criminals feed. Part 2 will not be on the Serial Killers feed. Thanks!
August 14, 2018
From summer of 1976 through summer of 1977, David Berkowitz went on a year long killing spree that terrorized the New York City boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Young women with dark hair were being targeted and anybody near them was in harms way. Find out how David Berkowitz got his nickname “Son of Sam” and how he was ultimately caught by police.
August 7, 2018
Plagued by the voices of monsters and demons since adolescence, serial killer David Berkowitz set over a thousand small fires throughout his youth and early adulthood. But his later involvement in devil worship and the occult, paired with his deep hatred for women, ultimately led him down the gruesome path to murder.
July 31, 2018
Like many serial killers, Maury Travis became over-confident. In the summer of 2002, after reading a story in the newspaper about one of his victims, he mailed a letter to the local newspaper offering them information on the location of another. He was careful not to leave any fingerprints or DNA evidence before mailing it, so how did they track him down?
July 24, 2018
There was no evidence in Maury Travis’ childhood of arson or animal abuse, often seen as early warning signs for serial killers. And he didn’t appear to have been a victim of abuse from either of his parents. So what made this seemingly normal kid turn into a man who would rape, torture and murder as many as twenty women?
July 17, 2018
Amy Archer-Gilligan owned and operated a home for elderly residents in Windsor, Connecticut, but fell deeply into debt. Over time, she developed a deadly business model - stealing money from residents, then poisoning them - ultimately killing more than two dozen victims over a two-year span.
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