True Crime Daily The Podcast
Summary: True Crime Daily The Podcast covers murders, scams, investigations and unsolved crimes across the country every week with hosts Billy Jensen and Owen Michael.
After Thursday morning's attack at Saugus High School in Southern California, we discuss campus security, school safety issues, institutional response, law enforcement, and the media. Guest: Retired police lieutenant and campus security expert Eric Rosoff.
This week, a married couple is accused of tying up a woman in their Oklahoma home, shooting her up with meth, and recording her on video while she died. Search warrants for two Amazon Echo speakers are served in a murder trial in Florida. Plus, an update to the Texas death-row case of Rodney Reed. With guest criminal defense attorney Joanna Ogunmuyiwa.
This week, an 18-year-old Washington woman accused of conspiring to kill an ex-boyfriend blames the plot on a hacked Facebook account. A Boston College dropout is accused of coercing her boyfriend into taking his own life. And a Texas woman is accused of attacking her mother with a crucifix. With guest Dr. Gail Saltz: https://drgailsaltz.com/
Guest Amaryllis Fox, a former CIA Clandestine Service Operator, discusses her new book Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/586385/life-undercover-by-amaryllis-fox
We cover American cases with international elements this week. Wisconsin woman working as a prosecutor is shot dead on a Pacific island. Four flight attendants are accused of smuggling cash into Miami on a flight from Chile. A man accused of killing a woman in New York is on trial in Nicaragua. With guest Amaryllis Fox, a former CIA Clandestine Service Operator and author of Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/586385/life-undercover-by-amaryllis-fox
Guest Scott Michaels, who runs Dearly Departed Tours and Artifact Museum in Los Angeles, discusses items from his collection, including Michael "Hollywood Ripper" Gargiulo's Hollywood apartment rental application, and the death certificate of Anton LaVey, the founder of the Church of Satan. Dearly Departed Tours and Artifact Museum: https://dearlydepartedtours.com
In this week’s podcast, a railroad agent takes out a stun-gun-wielding man who drove his truck into a Nebraska Chick-fil-A. Three women are accused of staging a “fight club" in an assisted living facility in North Carolina. And an Uber driver is acquitted after shooting a passenger 6 times in his passenger seat in Denver. And more. With guest Scott Michaels https://dearlydepartedtours.com/
FBI confirms Samuel Little is America’s most prolific serial killer, seeks help identifying victims. Teens target online predators, girl is kidnapped in real-life confrontation with suspect. Texas man allegedly robs bank to pay for ring, venue for next day’s wedding, but fiancée convinces him to turn himself in after seeing him on a wanted poster. Guest Jan Burke talks about the NamUs missing-persons database, and advancing forensic science standards nationwide. https://www.janburke.com/
Ex-cop gets 10 years for murdering upstairs neighbor in his apartment. Texas man shoots at suspected burglar, goes back to bed, later charged with murder. A 15-year-old boy is killed protecting his little sister during a home invasion in Florida. A car break-in in Nashville leads police to a disbarred lawyer on the run for killing his mother last year. With guest Stephanie Harlowe https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClVF8RcTN3UqAognWFGlJcg
An 11-year-old South Carolina boy drives his brother’s car 200 miles to live with a man he met on Snapchat. A school resource officer is fired after arresting two 6-year-old schoolchildren in Orlando. A family finds their dream home is contaminated after the pregnant wife tests positive for amphetamine in Missouri. An Army medic takes a plea deal in a love-triangle murder in Honolulu. With guest Amanda Lamb. https://www.alambauthor.com/ https://www.facebook.com/wralAmandaLamb/ https://twitter.com/ala
A Florida man is arrested after his missing wife's body is found in his van, and four kids are found dead in nearby woods. A young Ohio woman gets probation for burying her dead newborn infant in her backyard. A little boy is found sleeping on an upstate New York porch a mile away from a burned-out car believed to contain the bodies of his missing parents. And two parents are accused in a strange adoption case out of Indiana. Guest Shanna Hogan: http://shannahogan.com/books/
Journalist and culture critic Jasmyne Cannick discusses two cases involving West Hollywood resident and Democratic Party donor Ed Buck, in which two men died from crystal meth overdoses in identical circumstances in Buck's apartment a year and a half apart. Gemmel Moore's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Buck and county officials. Plus, a former reality-TV producer convicted of murdering his wife is released from prison in Mexico. More: https://www.justice4gemmel.org http://iamjasmyne.com
This week, retired police lieutenant Eric Rosoff, who specializes in school safety and security issues, discusses current topics in campus security, as well as PTSD events related to law enforcement and first responders. Plus, an emergency dispatch operator is criticized for her demeanor after an Arkansas woman drowns in rising flood water while on a 911 call. And a washed-out police recruit is arrested and charged in a string of sexual assaults in Georgia after his background check reveals clues.
This week: A Northern California man wrongfully convicted on the testimony of a 9-year-old boy is exonerated 28 years after another man confessed to the murder. A North Carolina man pimped underage girls from jail to raise money for his bail, and his wife and his mother are going to prison for sex-trafficking in the case. A missing-persons activist in Kentucky is missing. And astronaut crime. With guest Daryn Carp.
With guest Loni Coombs: Update to North Carolina's Dontae Sharpe case. Discussing Brian Banks' story, now in theaters. Former Ohio judge pleads guilty to murdering wife to spare family a trial. Paralegal working in U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey accused of leaking sensitive info to help incarcerated son, an accused gang member, leading to death threats against a co-defendant and family. A 9-year-old girl is killed by three pit bulls in Detroit, dogs' owner arrested.