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Top 82 True Crime Podcasts

Apr 14, 2024

The Best True Crime Podcasts from millions of podcasts available on the Goodpods platform and ranked by listens, ratings, comments, subscriptions and shares.

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The Art of Crime

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The Art of Crime

48 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 10 days ago

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The Art of Crime is a history podcast about the unlikely collisions between true crime and the arts. We take painstaking research and craft it into compelling stories that teach you about society and culture.
Each new season covers a different theme. Season 3 is titled "Queen of Crime: Madame Tussaud and the Chamber of Horrors." Just in time for Women's History Month, this season chronicles the long and distinguished career of Madame Tussaud, one of the most celebrated show-women of her day, kicking off in pre-revolutionary France and wrapping up in Victorian London. At the same time, "Queen of Crime" tracks the evolution of the Chamber of Horrors, a special showroom in Tussaud's wax museum that exhibited macabre curiosities, including effigies of notorious murderers.
Season 2 is titled "Assassins." It profiles artists who have committed, attempted, or at least been implicated in an assassination. Also check out Season 1, "The Unusual Suspects: Artists Accused of Being Jack the Ripper."
For show notes and full transcripts, visit www.artofcrimepodcast.com. Follow us on Facebook at Art of Crime Podcast, Instagram @artofcrimepodcast, and Twitter @artofcrimepod. To get in touch by email, please write to [email protected].
Help us buy books for future research and pay composer Liam Bellman-Sharpe, who writes a unique score for every episode! If you'd like to make a donation, please consider becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/artofcrimepodcast. You can also make a onetime contribution via PayPal. The relevant email address is [email protected].

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F**k That

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F**k That

57 Episodes

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Avg Length 50m

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Latest episode 12 days ago

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The truth is stranger - and darker - than fiction.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/f-k-that--5741034/support.
Lullaby: The Fear Podcast

54 Episodes

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Avg Length 57m

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Latest episode 13 days ago

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HISTORY • TRUE CRIME • HORROR Embark on a captivating exploration into the history and dark minds of the world's most dangerous criminals and cases. This immersive examination experience combines factual narration with intriguing investigations, offering a unique perspective on events. WINNER 2023 CANADIAN PODCAST AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING TRUE CRIME SERIES
Live, Laugh, Larceny: A True Petty Crime Podcast

176 Episodes

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Avg Length 55m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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A genre-bending comedy podcast that parodies true crime by telling real life petty crime stories like an over-the-top audio drama. Join us every Wednesday for dumb criminals, cheesy sound effects and killer facts. Hosted by Amanda Rose and Trevin Bartee.
Southern Fried True Crime

249 Episodes

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Avg Length 50m

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Latest episode 19 days ago

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Erica Kelley is a native Tennessean exploring historical and contemporary true crime in the South. Southern charm is attempted but southern sass is bountiful. Join her as she shows you just how southern fried the justice system can be in the Deep South.

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Castles & Cryptids

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Castles & Cryptids

164 Episodes

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Avg Length 112m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Welcome to Castles & Cryptids! A comedy podcast hosted by a couple of Canadian chickies, Alanna and Kelsey. Follow us down all the rabbit holes as we explore folklore and freaky hauntings, conspiracies, crime, and of course, cryptids! Where the castles are haunted and the cryptids are cryptic AF. Keep it Cryptic, eh?

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Autumn's Oddities

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Autumn's Oddities

257 Episodes

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Avg Length 43m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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If it's creepy and weird, you'll find it here! This is a podcast for the strange and unusual, made by the strange and unusual.
Accept no substitutes!
@autumnsoddcast on Instagram
@autumnsoddpod on Twitter
Autumn's Oddities in Patreon

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True Crime BnB

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True Crime BnB

107 Episodes

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Avg Length 41m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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Welcome to the True Crime BnB! I'm Beth, your host, and I started this podcast with my daughter Bailey, creating a format where one of us would tell a rough story about a case, and the other would end every episode with an inspiring story focused on strength and survival. We wanted to remember victims, and celebrate survivors.

Now that I'm solo, some episodes are collaborations with podcaster friends who bring a case to share, and we continue the 'downer' and 'upper' format that Bailey and I created. Sometimes I release what I call Just One B episodes, where it's just me, telling true crime case stories that you've never heard before. I focus on cases that didn't get much publicity, because those people still deserve to be remembered.

I will never glamourize the criminals. This place is for the victims and the survivors. This is the True Crime BnB.

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Gabbin In The Woods

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Gabbin In The Woods

174 Episodes

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Avg Length 71m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Elizabeth Allen and Jon Brooks share spooky stories from the world of monsters, aliens, the supernatural and true crime.

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Ye Olde Crime

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Ye Olde Crime

297 Episodes

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Avg Length 43m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Join sisters Lindsay & Madison every Wednesday as we discuss the funny, strange, and obscure crimes of yesteryear. Proud member of the OSSA and Cultiv8 Networks.
Picture The Scene - A True Crime Podcast

102 Episodes

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Avg Length 43m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Picture The Scene - A true crime podcast Turn up the sound, close your eyes, open your mind and picture the scene.

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Scottish Murders

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Scottish Murders

92 Episodes

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Avg Length 37m

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Latest episode 12 days ago

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Scottish Murders is an award shortlisted victim focused podcast, dedicated to solved and unsolved murders carried out on people from or living in Scotland, and is hosted by Dawn, and occasionally Dawn's sister, Cole.

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And Then They Were Gone

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And Then They Were Gone

183 Episodes

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Avg Length 51m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Each week hosts Kona and Ethan go beyond the headlines and social media posts to do a deep dive into a different missing persons case. Do you hold the key to bringing someone home?

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ODFM

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ODFM

180 Episodes

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Avg Length 48m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Are you a true-crime fanatic who enjoys a good laugh? Look no further than ODFM podcast! Join us for a blend of true crime and comedy that will keep you both entertained and intrigued. Tune in to discover bizarre and fascinating cases from around the world, all delivered by in a hilarious and captivating way. Get ready for a wild ride of laughs, gasps, and edge-of-your-seat moments with ODFM podcast.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/odfm--5500021/support.

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Social Detective

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Social Detective

126 Episodes

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Avg Length 31m

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Latest episode 10 days ago

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Dog mom. Baker. True crime podcast maker. Retired criminologist & boozy baker investigating unsolved crimes in Kansas & beyond. Behind every podcast there is a victim. Their families, friends & loved ones. They are left looking for answers. It’s our job to treat their cases with respect, integrity & compassion. Cases get solved by keeping the victim & details of the case active on social media. Bringing widespread visibility to a case can bring answers and potentially stop additional crimes. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/maryanne-mccullough/support
Sipping with Snapped a true crime podcast

169 Episodes

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Avg Length 34m

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Latest episode 25 days ago

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Sipping with Snapped a true crime podcast. We are Mary and Kylie- a mother/daughter duo who are intrigued with true crime. We discuss true crime cases while enjoying a weekly adult beverage. Some material may be disturbing with its adult content. We try to censor our language, however listener discretion is advised. To get in on the conversation, join our Facebook group: "Sipping with Snapped a true crime podcast" or follow us on Instagram: @sippingwithsnapped or Twitter: @sippingsnapped Email us and tell us what you think or suggest a case: [email protected] or visit our website: www.sippingwithsnapped.com Cheers!!

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Sugar Coated Murder

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Sugar Coated Murder

149 Episodes

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Avg Length 56m

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Latest episode 10 days ago

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Two sisters discussing true crime murders while baking in the kitchen and sharing recipes in a True Crime Comedy Improv podcast.

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Crime Divers Podcast

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Crime Divers Podcast

214 Episodes

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Avg Length 41m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Welcome to Crime Divers!
Join your hosts Gill and Laura, Scottish sisters, as they dive into true crime.
https://linktr.ee/CrimeDivers
https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crimedivers
https://www.patreon.com/CrimeDivers

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The ODDentity Podcast

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The ODDentity Podcast

68 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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The ODDentity Podcast: Janine Mercer discusses tales of the paranormal, urban legends, folklore, and (occasionally) true crime, with just the right amount of sarcasm and humor. Send me your paranormal stories! [email protected]. Available wherever you binge.

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Drinking the Koolaid

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Drinking the Koolaid

225 Episodes

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Avg Length 86m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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A comedy podcast dedicated to the mysterious. Conspiracies, true crime, aliens, the paranormal, and more. Hosted by Cassidy Liston and Amanda Goodness
Murder at bedtime with Lyndon

48 Episodes

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Avg Length 17m

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Latest episode 17 days ago

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a no waffle no frills 10 - 15 minute bi-weekly true crime bedtime story on wednesdays at 10 pm

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In The Nick Of Crime

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In The Nick Of Crime

80 Episodes

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Avg Length 66m

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Latest episode 24 days ago

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A podcast for true crime and spooky times. Co-hosts Courtney and Michelle. Email your story & case suggestions to [email protected]

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Swindled

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Swindled

126 Episodes

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Avg Length 56m

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Latest episode 13 hours ago

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Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed. Become a ValuedListenerTM at ValuedListener.com
The Consult: Real FBI Profilers

45 Episodes

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Avg Length 45m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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The Consult is a true crime podcast that examines behavior exhibited before, during, and after the commission of a criminal act. Consultants are retired FBI profilers who worked the cases.

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Coffee and Cases Podcast

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Coffee and Cases Podcast

247 Episodes

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Avg Length 63m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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Coffee and Cases is a true crime podcast where we like our coffee hot and our cases cold. Join us (Allison and Maggie) weekly to dive into the unknown and the unsolved.
Worlds True Crime Podcast

114 Episodes

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Avg Length 48m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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Hello, we are Brad and Denise, a Canadian couple who enjoy talking about True Crime. As a truck driver, I have listened to a ton of podcasts. Most cases I listen to, are only in North America. I wanted to teach Denise about True Crime as well as expand and learn about new cultures and laws by traveling around the world. We release every second Wednesday, taking turns on who reads them.

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Within the Trenches

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Within the Trenches

540 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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A podcast based on the experience of being a 9-1-1 dispatcher.

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Twisted Listers

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Twisted Listers

314 Episodes

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Avg Length 62m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Twisted Listers is a podcast about murder... and lists! Hosted by Cindy and Diva, this podcast talks murder cases that follow a common theme, and highlights the ways in which these cases interact with and influence one another, as well as the world at large. From serial killers who are also great dads, to famous cannibals, this podcast has it all! Mixing true crime with a touch of levity, we shed a different light on many of the worlds most famous cases. Note: Twisted Listers contains graphic descriptions of violence and discussions of controversial political issues. The views and opinions expressed in the Twisted Listers podcast are solely those of the speakers.
FriGay the 13th Horror Podcast

172 Episodes

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Avg Length 90m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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FriGay the 13th Horror Podcast explores horror—in real life AND in the movies—from an LGBT perspective. Horror films aren’t just an escape–we believe they're a mirror to the horrors we face in real life, and our show offers strong opinions for our audience to consider and engage with.

www.frigay13.com

Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Threads: FriGay13

Contact us: [email protected]

-a proud, independent podcast-

Beyond the Rainbow Podcast

243 Episodes

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Beyond the Rainbow Podcast a.k.a. Rainbow Crimes is a show about crimes committed by and against the LGBTQ plus community. Join host C.J. for an array of true crime stories from all over the world, especially lesser known cases. Remember, it's not a crime to be gay...unless you're a murderer...

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Once Upon a Crime

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Once Upon a Crime

485 Episodes

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Avg Length 46m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Once Upon A Crime is a weekly true crime podcast that tells “the story behind the story” of real life crime. Told in a storytelling style, host Esther Ludlow digs into the details of each case to bring listeners the facts and information they won’t hear anywhere else. Esther calls on her background in criminal psychology and includes biographical details of both victims and perpetrators to fully explore the circumstances and motivations behind the most heinous crimes.

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Sword and Scale

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Sword and Scale

265 Episodes

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Avg Length 66m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Sword and Scale is a true crime podcast covering the dark underworld of crime and the criminal justice system’s response to it. The first episode launched January 1st, 2014 and feature stories of murder, abduction, rape, and even more bizarre forms of crime. It’s the purest form of true-crime where the raw uncensored audio tells the story. Everything from 911 calls to court testimony, interviews with victims and sometimes with perpetrators give listeners a 360 degree look at the seedy underbelly of human nature and so-called civilized society. Told from an everyman's point of view, Sword and Scale goes beyond the news clips and the sensationalist headlines to hold up a mirror to the audience and ask, "Is it us versus them? Or are we just like 'them' too?" Sword and scale proves that the worst monsters are real.

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Espooky Tales

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Espooky Tales

183 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Latin American folklore, myths, legends, haunted places and espooky cuentos del rancho. Hear the stories you grew up with like La Llorona, as well as true stories from listeners and guests. Join friends, Cristina & MJ, every Friday as they share these tales and have a few laughs. Stay espooky!

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Santa Maybe, a Criminal

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Santa Maybe, a Criminal

55 Episodes

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Avg Length 26m

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Latest episode 12 days ago

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Is Santa a Criminal? Maybe. In this true-crime satirical podcast, some of your favorite true crime podcasters join up to spin a yarn about Santa's arrest, his incarceration, and the frenzy around his trial in a south Georgia town.

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The Secret Sits

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The Secret Sits

123 Episodes

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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In the world of true crime podcasts, The Secret Sits takes you on a captivating journey into the depths of mysterious true crimes. As Robert Frost once said, 'We dance round in a ring and suppose, but The Secret Sits in the middle and knows.' Join your host, John W Dodson, as he guides you through a labyrinth of captivating stories, revealing untold angles and hidden insights at the core of the world's most perplexing crimes.

Every Thursday, The Secret Sits unveils a new chapter, whether it's delving into the Lucie Blackman case from the fascinating landscapes of Japan, dissecting infamous cases like The Turpin Family, or unearthing the haunting unsolved mysteries of cases like The Disappearance of Misty Copsey. We do not just recount stories; we provide a fresh perspective that leaves you questioning what you thought you knew.

Step into the world of The Secret Sits, where every episode is an invitation to dance with secrets but rest assured, we are here to reveal the mysteries at the center. Subscribe today, and let the secrets unfold.

Pretend - a true crime podcast about con artists

224 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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PRETEND exposes the masterminds behind some of the most notorious scams and cons. From cult leaders to con artists and undercover FBI agents, this podcast pulls back the curtain on those who've pretended to be someone they're not.

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48 Hours

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48 Hours

699 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases.

Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode.

Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+. 48 Hours listeners can use discount code "HOURS20" for 20% off all 48 Hours products on ParamountShop.com.

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Defense Diaries

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Defense Diaries

223 Episodes

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Avg Length 59m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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Original true crime podcast. Join your host, criminal defense attorney Bob Motta for: season one: The Gacy Tapes- We enter the twisted mind of serial killer John Wayne Gacy through the use of 15 hours of never before heard, pre-trial interviews with Gacy and his attorneys, as they prepare for the trial of the century. Season two: Tunnel Vision: Nebraska v. Dr Anthony Garcia -join Bob as he, his wife Alison, and father Bob Sr. are hired to represent Dr. Anthony Garcia. Season three: Bob and Ali cover more current events and headline making stories as Defense Diaries presents: The Docket Season four: The Docket: Strings Attached: Idaho v. Lori Vallow-Daybell Season five: The Docket: Idaho 4- Bob and Ali discuss the tragic case of The Idaho 4 Season six: The Docket: Delphi- Bob and Ali discuss the ever tragic and horrific murders of Abigail Williams and Liberty German. They also breakdown every aspect of this befuddling case. Season seven : Steven Avery: Innocent or Guilty: A Full Case Analysis- Bob and Ali give an unbiased presentation and breakdown of all the evidence in this case.

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Drunk Theory

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Drunk Theory

58 Episodes

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Avg Length 53m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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A bunch of idiots, drinking and talking about conspiracies.

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Haunting History Podcast

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Haunting History Podcast

230 Episodes

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Avg Length 40m

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Latest episode 25 days ago

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Haunting History, the podcast that reaches back into the past for the events that shocked us, tales of true crime, mystery and the macabre, and when we are lucky those stories where the past and the paranormal meet. Because who doesn't love a good ghost story, right?

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Let's Start A Cult

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Let's Start A Cult

41 Episodes

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Avg Length 51m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Join me (not in a cult sense), Josh Schell, as we dive into the dark and interesting world of cults! I will take you on a journey of how cults form, who their leaders are, and how they almost always come to an end.
What Was That Like - a storytelling podcast with amazing stories from real people

196 Episodes

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Avg Length 58m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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A storytelling podcast, with first-hand amazing stories presented by Scott Johnson and Meredith Hackwith Edwards. Each storyteller tells their own personal true story, with all the details of what happened. Animal attacks, plane crashes, mass shootings, and more – you'll hear what happened directly from the person who experienced it, and the inspirational outcome of how they came out on the other side.

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Murder Incorporated

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Murder Incorporated

67 Episodes

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Avg Length 59m

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Latest episode 11 months ago

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Two best-friends podcasting about True Crime!! Harley is what we call a true crime junkie. He writes the crime lines for the show. Buddy is a true crime novice with a weak stomach for the dark stuff that gets Harley's juices flowing. This dynamic and their minimal banter along with the in depth coverage of cases all come together to create a true crime podcast like no other.

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A Little Wicked

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A Little Wicked

201 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Hosts Kayla and Lexi take turns each week telling you a story. Every episode varies as we discuss true crime cases, such as serial killers, unsolved crimes, and lesser known crime stories that you may not have heard of. We also tell you scary tales of cryptids and their legends and lore and perhaps how to escape them if encountered. And we won't forget the cults and conspiracy theories, as long as you tune in every Sunday and Thursday to listen in!

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Pretty Lies & Alibis

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Pretty Lies & Alibis

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 6 hours ago

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Pretty Lies & Alibis covers stories from all across the US and our mission is to provide our listeners with the facts and most updated news on each case. Join GiGi to seek the truth and travel the long road to justice for the victims and their families.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/pretty-lies-alibis--4447192/support.
Horror House: True Crime and The Macabre

116 Episodes

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Avg Length 56m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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A delectable delight of true crime and the macabre every Friday!

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Voices for Justice

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Voices for Justice

198 Episodes

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Voices for Justice is a true crime podcast hosted by Sarah Turney, sister of missing teen, Alissa Turney. Every episode ends with a call to action. Don't just listen to their stories, be a voice for them.

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Family Plot

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Family Plot

193 Episodes

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Avg Length 59m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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An odd dad and his 11 year old daughter exploring the strange and unusual in a peculiar world. Discussions will be kept PG-13. Hosted by Dean Boese and Krysta Williams.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/family-plot--4670465/support.

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Coffee N Crime

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Coffee N Crime

55 Episodes

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Avg Length 66m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Hello Lovely Listeners! Welcome to Coffee N Crime, where each week I sit down with a cuppa coffee and tell you all about a true crime story! Episodes drop weekly, but DMs are always open for you to slide right into! LM x

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Insinuation Podcast

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Insinuation Podcast

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Introducing Insinuation Podcast: Unveiling the Truth Behind Crimes

Imagine two passionate doctors, both in academics, psychology and forensics, united by their mission to make a positive impact on society. Meet Deb and MaryAnne, the dynamic duo who have transformed their expertise into becoming true crime podcasters and advocates for victims.

With their combined knowledge and extensive experience both in podcasting and the criminal justice system, Deb and MaryAnne bring a unique perspective to their investigative work. Insinuation Podcast is an exciting new docuseries that delves into one compelling crime per season.

From the very beginning, Deb and MaryAnne decipher the subtle signs and provide their listeners with crucial insights that highlight something amiss long before the resolution of each case. They delve deep into the root causes, often uncovering flaws within the criminal justice system itself, the very system we rely on to protect and save lives every day.

Join Deb and MaryAnne in their pursuit of justice as they advocate for the innocent and fight for the wrongly accused. Be a part of their mission to ignite social change, shedding light on the impact of false implications on the lives of the blameless.

While the debut of our captivating series is set for the Spring of 2024, you can already connect with us on Instagram and TikTok @insinuationpodcast or reach out via email at [email protected]. For a convenient hub of our content, visit our Linktree.

If you resonate with our cause, consider supporting us through our Give Butter crowdfunding campaign to #takeaction #advocate and #protect. Don't forget to rate and review our episodes! Your feedback helps us captivate audiences and inspire them to tune in and immerse themselves in the world of Insinuation Podcast - where truth prevails.

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Frightful

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Frightful

84 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 16 hours ago

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Ready for something frightful? Host Peter Laws covers dark stories that will make you want to sleep with the light on. If you have a Morbid curiosity with an obsession to having no sleep then this dark topic podcast will be your go to. No stories are too scary for Frightful junkies.

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Studying Scarlet

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Studying Scarlet

203 Episodes

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Avg Length 70m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Welcome to the Studying Scarlet Podcast, Join our Hosts Ashley Rosewood and Jessica Cerise as they explore the world of True Crime every other Tuesday and fictitious criminals on the alternating Fridays.
The Killafornia Dreaming Podcast

390 Episodes

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Avg Length 81m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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A deep dive into the darker side of the Golden State hosted by Roseanne with a quietly intense storytelling style and is always ad-free

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PNW Haunts & Homicides

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PNW Haunts & Homicides

186 Episodes

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Avg Length 60m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Join Caitlyn and Cassie as they chat about true crime, the paranormal, and all kinds of spooky sh*t in the Pacific Northwest. Just two "normal-ish" friends who wanted more local, creepy stories so they never sleep or leave their houses again.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/pnw-haunts-homicides--5955451/support.
Saturdays are for the Ghouls

124 Episodes

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Avg Length 42m

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Latest episode 20 hours ago

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We are two girls that dive into all things spooky, like true crime, horror movies, the supernatural, and scary stories. We follow a 4 week rotation, so there is something for everyone! Week 1: True Crime Week 2: Horror Movie Week 3: Spooky/Paranormal Week Week 4: Thriller Movie Join us EVERY Saturday for weekly dose of spooky.

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Anything Bones

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Anything Bones

143 Episodes

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Avg Length 61m

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Latest episode 7 days ago

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The Podcast Where We Talk About Bones and Bone Related Topics

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Brew Crime Podcast

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Brew Crime Podcast

241 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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We are a True Crime, Craft Beer and Comedy podcast. Join us as we pair great tasting beer with the all kinds of messed up stories.
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Island Crime

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Season 6: ‘Sweethearts’ examines the unsolved cases of three teenage girls who were murdered in Victoria, Canada between 1990 and 1991. Season 5: ‘Whiskey Creek’ is the untold story of a Halloween night massacre. Season 4: ‘Finding Amber’ follows the case of a Port Alberni woman who disappeared on July 8, 2022. Season 3: ‘Missing Michael’ is the story of Michael Dunahee, a little boy from Victoria, BC, who vanished from a playground in 1991 at the age of 4. Season 2: ‘Gone Boys’ follows the mystery of men who have gone missing in recent years on Vancouver Island. Season 1: ‘Where is Lisa?’ digs into the disappearance of 21-year-old Lisa Marie Young.
Moms and Mysteries: A True Crime Podcast

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Moms and Mysteries is a true crime podcast hosted by Mandy and Melissa, two friends who deep dive into a new case each week. Conversational in tone and heavy on the levity, you’ll enjoy their original takes on both the well-known, and those lesser heard of true crime stories.
The historical crimes and criminals podcast

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Become a Paid Subscriber: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/steven-connelly/subscribe Become a Paid Subscriber: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/steven-connelly/subscribe a podcast looking back at historical crimes, criminals and social stories that created the world we now live!

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The Deep Dark Truth

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The Deep Dark Truth Podcast is searching for the truth behind the internet's favorite conspiracies, mysteries and true crime cases. 🎙Hosted by Moe, Chip & Mikey.
We're here and we're queer and its time for murder.
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Killin Missin Hidden

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THE podcast about bad things! Hosted by a former criminal defense trial attorney, Killin Missin Hidden tells not only the story of a different crime/missing persons case each week, but also breaks down the hows and whys of the investigation and prosecution in a manner only someone who is intimately familiar with the criminal justice system can.

Hands Off My Podcast: True Crime

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Hands Off My Podcast: True Crime, is a professional, ethical true-crime podcast that focuses on bringing awareness to the forefront for marginalized communities such as MMIWG2SR, LGBTQ+, and AANHPI individuals. We share stories of lost loved ones and highlight organizations that are dedicated to making a difference. If you appreciate our podcast and would like to show your support, we would greatly appreciate a 5-star rating on Spotify, a rating and review on Apple Podcasts, or even finding us on the Audible app. Additionally, you can listen and rate us on the Goodpods listening app too! Thank you for your support.
Love and Murder: Heartbreak to Homicide

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Ky here and I want to take you on a journey through true crime cases that explore the dark reality of some doomed relationships; unraveling the disturbing reasons that unhinged people to kill.
Every week, I'll tell you true crime stories of different types of relationships that turned to murder.
Join me on Love and Murder: Heartbreak to Homicide for a new episode every Sunday.
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Did Not Need To Know

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We are Did Not Need To Know. Just two sisters. One who loves true crime and the other who hates it. Every week the innocent one gets told stories that she DID NOT need to know!

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Southern Gothic

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Step into the world of the unknown and unravel the dark history, and infamous legends of the American South. Join us as we journey into the heart of this rich and fascinating region, uncovering its ghostly stories, haunted places, and eeriest tales through captivating storytelling, in-depth historical research, and an immersive audio soundscape. From the Bell Witch of Tennessee to the haunted Waverly Hills Sanatorium, the ghostly tales of the Myrtles Plantation, the Curse of Lake Lanier and beyond, get ready for an unforgettable experience that brings history to life and uncovers the truth behind classic tales of the paranormal.
True Crime Cases with Lanie

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Exploring the ethical complexities of true crime, one case at a time.

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Music City 911

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Taking the true crime genre "behind the scenes", Music City 911 Provides a unique and fascinating approach for podcast listeners.

Using real 911 calls, with real 911 dispatchers and real crimes - each episode provides a breakdown of the dispatchers role in the situation. Original officer bodycam audio gives a play by play of incidents from the emergency responder's perspective.

Produced and hosted by Brandon, a dispatcher with over two decades of experience, the show has been hailed by listeners as "gripping", "an eye opener", and "authentic".

Malice: A True Crime Podcast

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Join host Ariel Cooksey as she delves into the psychology, sociology, environments, family dysfunction, neurobiology, and extenuating circumstances that create violent offenders.
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True Crime

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The best cases, crimes, and unsolved mysteries by a different independent podcast creator every week. Subscribe for True Crime variety or to find your next favorite podcast to binge. True Crime by Indie Drop-In network is an essential podcast for True Crime fanatics. If you find a creator you love, you can subscribe to their show with the links in the show notes. Enjoy the show.
Episodes will cover Cold Cases, Murders, White Collar Crime, Cults, Military Crimes, Social Injustice, and other felonies.
Final Days On Earth with Claire St. Amant

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Jennifer Harris disappeared from Bonham, Texas on Mother’s Day 2002. At just 28 years old, Jennifer seemingly had her whole life ahead of her. But looks can be deceiving... On the final night of Jennifer’s life, she left the house to visit a friend. When, how, and why her car was abandoned on the side of the road are questions police would ask in the coming days of their investigation. After Jennifer left the house, she disappeared into the night, never to be heard from again. The secrets in the Jennifer Harris case have been hidden for 20 years. It’s time to finally discover what happened to Jennifer Harris, and who is responsible for her death.

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Crime Theories

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Cold cases, not even the FBI has solved. True Crime podcast by Adriann Barrett

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The Dumb, Found Dead

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Come join 2 good brothers John and Patrick as we discuss some of the craziest, and insane ways people die. Deaths so bizarre, strange, and borderline comical, that it’ll leave you dumbfounded. If you enjoy dark comedy, puns, and useless banter, then this show is for you.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacyDynamo - https://www.voxnest.com/dynamo/privacy-policies

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Quite Unusual

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Join best friends, Nicole and Noelle in the Haunted Attic as they talk about all sorts of strange and unusual topics. From history's most nefarious cults, local ghost stories, conspiracies, murder mysteries, paranormal activities, urban legends, UFO phenomena, and unexplained events. Nothing is off limits but everything is unusual, come get weird with us and remember to Celebrate the Strange and Keep it Unusual! Find us on social media @QuiteUnusualPod - Email us at [email protected] - Send us something spooky! P.O. Box 1212 Des Plaines, IL, 60017

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Serial Napper

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The #1 True Crime Podcast for naps, hosted by Nikki Young. Each episode of Serial Napper features a different true crime story, told succinctly the way it happened. Just the facts, ma‘am. Let me guide you through some of the craziest true crime stories you‘ve never heard of, as you lull to sleep.

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Paranormal XL Podcast

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Paranormal XL Podcast is about paranormal happenings and events. We will get into all things paranormal. Ghosts all the way to Aliens. We will take you along on adventures in ghost hunting and our discussions on the paranormal from all sides of the spectrum. Keep up on all episodes to hear upcoming specials and new changes. We also through some True Crime episodes in there.
Complicit, A True Mystery Podcast

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Where is Lauren Dumolo? Listen to the award-winning docuseries piecing the puzzle together. Complicit follows the story of 29 year old Lauren Dumolo, who vanished from her home in Cape Coral, FL, on June 19, 2020. Her disappearance has baffled her family, friends, and even the police investigating her case. When Lauren's belongings mysteriously begin appearing in a nearby park, the investigation is escalated, and the community rallies to search for this beautiful missing woman. But certain people close to Lauren are keeping their distance...the question is: why? Someone knows something; someone is COMPLICIT. Follow the investigation online at complicit-podcast.com Join Caitlin Boddy and Hilary Wadsworth on social media: Facebook.com/ComplicitPodcast Twitter @Complicit_Pod For media and advertising inquiries, please contact [email protected]

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Killer Destinations

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Just like you, we’re obsessed with true crime. We’re also lifelong friends. And it’s this combination that drives our podcast. We tell true crime stories from their unexpected beginnings to their devastating ends, and dive deep into all the details you want to know about. We do intersperse the occasional humor and banter, and our listeners tell us it makes them feel like they’re hanging out with their friends. But, we never forget that we’re talking about real people and real families. Listen to a new episode every Tuesday!

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Big Mad True Crime

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Tackling big cases, lesser known cases, and everything in between. Get BIG MAD over true while we discuss the details of the cases you THOUGHT you knew.

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Those Conspiracy Guys

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Those Conspiracy Guys is a comedy, history and True Crime podcast based in Ireland and deals with everything from the out-there conspiracy theories like aliens, time travel, and ancient civilisations to the more grounded, historical and provable conspiracies like political and financial corruption, scientific chicanery and secret government agency shenanigans. From the high concept topics like inter dimensional lizard men, complicated assassination plots and future technology like alternative simulated universes to the much more tangible topics like discussing serial killers and mysterious disappearances, exploring religions and cult leaders and examining unbelievable true crime cases. You are brought on a light hearted and hilarious exploration of these fantastic stories by TCG host Gordo and a cavalcade of comedians and fabulously interesting guests.

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Twisted and Uncorked

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A truly twisted podcast hosted by best friends Alecia and Sierra. Join us every Tuesday as we tell a new true crime, paranormal, cult or conspiracy case; whatever you're craving, we have you covered. You can expect some serious chills, fun facts, the occasional banter, and well researched case information. Thank you for listening and remember to keep it twisted!
True Consequences - True Crime

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Abq NM-based, award-winning true crime podcast, with advocacy-focused cases from the Southwestern state of New Mexico and the American Desert Southwest. https://trueconsequences.com
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True Crime Podcasts

True crime podcasts have become increasingly popular over the last few years. Whether you're looking for a thrilling murder mystery, an exploration of unsolved cases, or simply to learn more about some of the most notorious criminals in history, true crime podcasts are an entertaining way to do it.

The realm of true crime podcasting has revolutionized our perspective on criminal justice. With a wide range of stories that bring renewed attention to a 'cold case' in neglected communities and challenged contemporary thought around narrative structure; it's no wonder why this genre continues its trajectory toward becoming even more popular than ever before.

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Best Binge-Worthy True Crime Podcasts

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If you are looking for historical accounts to up-to-date investigations into current events, these podcasts provide gripping stories and fascinating insights that captivate audiences around the world. Our listeners have taken the liberty of rating the top true crime podcasts for you. From Serial to My Favorite Murder, to journalists blowing the whistle on billion-dollar fraud, and everything in between, there's no shortage of free content available when it comes to true crime podcasting on Goodpods.

What are the best true crime podcasts right now in 2024?

Goodpods aggregates the best true crime podcasts people are listening to right now. From true crime fan-favorites to new releases, these shows are guaranteed to be entertaining and informative. Check out the top-rated true crime podcasts in 2024 according to Goodpods listeners Explore our popular categories like Binge Worthy True Crime Podcasts and True Crime Roundup Podcasts.

If there's one genre of podcasts that has taken the digital airwaves by storm, it's true crime podcasts. These captivating audio narratives have gained a massive following, captivating listeners with tales of mystery, intrigue, and often, unimaginable horror. From bone-chilling true crime stories to riveting tales of serial killers, these podcasts delve deep into the world of crime and the human psyche. In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the best podcasts in this gripping true crime genre, and why they have become such a phenomenon.

The Rise of True Crime Podcasts

In recent years, the world has seen an unprecedented surge in interest in true crime and conspiracy theories. Shows like "Crime Junkie" have skyrocketed in popularity, amassing millions of listeners worldwide. The fascination with real-life stories of mystery, justice, and tragedy has driven this trend, leading to the creation of numerous crime podcasts that cater to this insatiable hunger for the unknown.

Podcasts with the best true crime stories

True Crime Stories: "Crime Junkie"

One podcast that stands out in the sea of true crime content is "Crime Junkie". This weekly true crime podcast has become a favorite among enthusiasts of the genre. Hosts Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat guide listeners through riveting cases, recounting tales of suspense and terror. The podcast delves into chilling stories like the infamous "Black Dahlia Murder", other unsolved murder mysteries, and even crimes that hit close to home. The dynamic duo keeps audiences engaged with their conversational style, making listeners feel as though they're discussing these shocking cases with close friends.

A Deep Dive into Darkness: "Dirty John"

For those who enjoy a deep dive into true crime, "Dirty John" offers an immersive experience. Hosted by award-winning investigative journalist, Christopher Goffard, this podcast recounts the tragic story of a young woman's encounter with a charismatic but dangerous man. The podcast delves into the manipulative tactics of con artists, the flaws in the justice system, and the chilling aftermath of a relationship gone horribly wrong.

Unsolved Mysteries and Cold Cases

True crime podcasts are not limited to just solved cases. Some podcasts focus on the unknown, like the "Unsolved Mysteries" podcast series. This eight-part series dives into cases of unsolved murders, disappearances, and eerie occurrences, leaving listeners with more questions than answers. The podcast takes a meticulous approach to investigative journalism, bringing a fresh perspective to cases that have baffled law enforcement and families for years.

Revealing the Unknown: "In the Dark"

Another gripping podcast show that takes listeners on an enthralling journey through the world of crime is "In the Dark". Hosted by Madeleine Baran, this podcast scrutinizes the justice system's handling of various cases, shedding light on issues like wrongful convictions and the flaws within police investigations. Through its meticulous research and compelling storytelling, "In the Dark" challenges listeners to question the very foundations of the justice system.

Real Stories, Real Impact: "Criminal"

Sometimes, the most captivating true crime stories are the ones that touch on the lives of everyday people. "Criminal" is a podcast that masterfully weaves together various tales of crime, ranging from the bizarre to the heart-wrenching. Hosted by Phoebe Judge, the podcast features interviews with victims, witnesses, family members and even perpetrators, providing a unique and intimate perspective on the world of crime.

Unveiling the Hidden: "Criminal Minds"

If you're intrigued by the minds behind the most heinous acts, the "Criminal Minds" podcast is a must-listen. Hosted by retired FBI agent Jim Clemente, this podcast offers an inside look into the psychology of criminals, exploring their motives and methods. Through detailed analysis and expert insights, "Criminal Minds" takes listeners on a journey into the darkest corners of the human psyche.

Controversial True Crime Podcasts

These captivating audio narratives delve deep into real-life mysteries, unraveling intricate webs of suspense and intrigue. With each episode, listeners are drawn into a world where reality becomes stranger than fiction, and the human psyche is laid bare. In this article, we'll venture into the gripping realm of controversial true crime podcasts, exploring their allure, impact, and why they've become a cultural phenomenon.

There's something undeniably magnetic about controversial true crime podcasts. They beckon listeners with promises of uncovering the darkest corners of humanity, providing an unfiltered look into criminal minds and the justice system. These podcasts seize our curiosity, tapping into our inherent fascination with the unknown and our primal need for answers. As the stories unfold, they offer a unique blend of suspense and empathy, making us question the depths of human behavior.

The best Controversial True Crime Podcasts

Sword and Scale true crime podcast

One of the best controversial true crime podcasts is "Sword and Scale". It's for those who are seeking a podcast that fearlessly explores the depths of criminal behavior. This podcast is known for its unapologetic approach, diving headfirst into some of the most unsettling and disturbing aspects of true crime. By offering an unfiltered perspective on these cases, "Sword and Scale" presents listeners with an unvarnished look at the often grim realities of the human psyche.

However, it's important to note that the intense content of "Sword and Scale" has sparked discussions about ethical considerations within the true crime genre. Some listeners and critics have raised concerns about the show's handling of sensitive topics and its potential to sensationalize tragedy. This controversy highlights the fine line that true crime podcasts often tread between providing an authentic glimpse into criminal behavior and avoiding the exploitation of victims and their stories.

If you're someone who values a candid exploration of the darkest aspects of human nature and is prepared for the emotional impact that such content can have, "Sword and Scale" might be a podcast worth exploring. Just be aware that its content is not for the faint of heart, and it's important to approach it with sensitivity and a critical perspective.

True Crime Garage podcast

"True Crime Garage" is for those looking for a unique blend of true crime storytelling and a touch of camaraderie. Hosted by two friends, this podcast stands out by combining discussions of gripping criminal cases with the laid-back ambiance of craft beer tasting. This dynamic creates an engaging and relatable atmosphere that draws listeners in.

The hosts of "True Crime Garage" approach each case with a thoughtful and comprehensive perspective. They delve into the details of cases from various angles, exploring evidence, theories, and potential motives. By presenting different viewpoints, the podcast encourages listeners to engage in critical thinking and draw their own conclusions about the mysteries at hand.

The incorporation of craft beer into the podcast adds an element of informality and conversational flow. It feels as though you're listening to friends dissect intriguing cases while enjoying a casual get-together. This unique format creates a sense of connection between the hosts and the audience, making it an excellent choice for those who appreciate a blend of thought-provoking content and a relaxed atmosphere.

However, it's important to remember that even though "True Crime Garage" maintains a conversational tone, the cases discussed can still cover serious and sometimes disturbing subject matter. If you're interested in exploring the world of true crime while also enjoying the camaraderie of two friends discussing these cases over a craft beer, "True Crime Garage" could be a podcast that aligns with your preferences.

Listen to the best True Crime Podcasts on Goodpods

In a world where stories of crime and mystery dominate both news headlines and entertainment platforms, true crime podcasts have become a captivating medium that offers listeners an opportunity to explore the depths of the human psyche, the intricacies of criminal investigation, and the complexities of the justice system. With an array of podcasts like "Crime Junkie""Dirty John""In the Dark", and "Criminal Minds", there's no shortage of gripping narratives to choose from. So, if you're ready to embark on a journey into the world of crime, these podcasts are waiting to take you on a thrilling ride into the heart of darkness.

Frequently Asked Questions About True Crime Podcasts

What is a true crime podcast?

True crime podcasts are a genre of podcasting that focuses on real-life criminal cases. It typically involves storytelling and investigation into various crimes, such as murders, kidnappings, and mysteries. True crime podcasts often explore the details of the cases, examine the evidence, interview witnesses, and sometimes provide insights into the criminal justice system.

Are true crime podcasts based on real events?

Yes, true crime podcasts are based on real events. They delve into actual criminal cases and strive to present accurate information about the crimes, investigations, and legal proceedings associated with them.

Can you recommend some popular true crime podcasts?

True crime podcasts are a popular genre of podcasts that captivate audiences with their exploration of real-life criminal cases. One notable true crime podcast is Serial by Sarah Koenig, which gained widespread acclaim and popularity. In each season, Koenig investigates and dissects a different case, presenting the details and evidence in a captivating narrative format. Another popular true crime podcast is "My Favorite Murder," hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. These podcasts, among many others, have garnered large followings due to their compelling storytelling, in-depth research, and the intrigue that comes with delving into real-life mysteries.

Are there any ethical concerns surrounding true crime podcasts?

Yes, there are ethical concerns associated with true crime podcasts. Some concerns include respecting the privacy and sensitivity of victims and their families, ensuring accurate and unbiased storytelling, avoiding sensationalism or exploitation of tragedies, and being mindful of the potential impact on the mental well-being of listeners.

Can true crime podcasts help solve cold cases or bring attention to unsolved crimes?

True crime podcasts have played a role in bringing attention to cold cases and unsolved crimes. They can generate public interest and discussion around these cases, potentially leading to new leads or information coming forward. In some instances, tips or evidence provided by podcast listeners have aided ongoing investigations and led to breakthroughs in previously unsolved cases.

Are there any psychological effects of listening to true crime podcasts?

Listening to true crime podcasts can have various psychological effects on individuals. Some people may experience heightened anxiety, fear, or paranoia after listening to graphic or disturbing details of crimes. Others may find it fascinating or intellectually stimulating. It's important for listeners to be aware of their emotional well-being and take breaks or seek support if needed.

Can you recommend any true crime podcasts for beginners?

Certainly! If you're new to true crime podcasts, here are some beginner-friendly recommendations. "Criminal," hosted by Phoebe Judge, is an excellent choice. This podcast delves into a diverse range of intriguing and lesser-known criminal cases, providing a balanced perspective through interviews with victims, criminals, and experts. The storytelling is captivating, and each episode is well-researched and presented with great attention to detail. Another great option is "Casefile True Crime," hosted by an anonymous narrator. This podcast offers meticulously researched accounts of real-life crimes, providing a comprehensive look into each case.