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.
A college student goes missing in Salt Lake City, and new developments appear grim. (UPDATE: Police announced an arrest in the Lueck case hours after we recorded this session.) A Florida woman estranged from her family reappears to reconcile, but ends up wreaking havoc, and no one knows why. A surprise outburst during a gruesome murder and abduction trial in Nebraska clears the court.
One teen is dead and several others are in jail in a twisted cross-country "catfishing" case in Alaska. The former leader of a secret celebrity sex cult finds out his fate in a New York courtroom. A young millionaire is sentenced to prison after a man who owes him money dies digging bunker tunnels underneath his D.C. home. And a fugitive calls out sheriff's deputies who said they released a meth-fed attack squirrel into the wild after a drug raid.
This week: A years-long unsolved murder of a family of four finally sees some resolution when a business associate is convicted in Southern California. A woman fights back hard when her neighbor attacks her in Niagara Falls, New York. A mother of 3 is accused of shooting her boyfriend to death after he has a falling out with a cult. And a new social media app helps capture an accused pedophile, who also happens to be a California cop.
A Connecticut mother of five goes missing during a legal custody battle with her estranged husband, who's just been charged, along with his girlfriend, with hindering prosecution in the case. A little girl in Utah is found, only after her uncle makes a deal to avoid the death penalty. Newlyweds argue after a baseball game. How did the new wife die? Her phone tells the tale. And an Ohio doctor is charged with 25 counts of murder. Plus, a big development in the Bear Brook murders known as "The Allenstown 4".
In this week's True Crime Daily Podcast, we cover updates to cases in Texas, Florida, Illinois and Mississippi. A college student goes missing and is later found dead in the Texas desert. A holistic doctor in Florida is brutally murdered in her kitchen. An Illinois man is found dead and stories don't add up. A former police officer gets prison after her daughter dies in her hot patrol car while mom slept in a coworker's home.
A former Texas police chief is on trial for an upstate New York double-murder plot. A South Carolina dad is accused of killing his 5 kids, driving around with their bodies for 9 days. An Oregon mom and her 3-year-old son are missing. A questionable sentencing recommendation in Utah for a Colorado man with a history of harassment and threats. A missing 15-year-old girl found dead in West Virginia, mom's boyfriend in custody.
Bad news in case of missing pregnant Chicago mother. Georgia college professor found dead at pool, only arrested boyfriend knows what happened. Virginia carnival worker accused of killing spree. Kentucky airline pilot charged with murdering neighbors. Pittsburgh professor driving for Uber arrested.
Maleah Davis is missing in Houston. Texas bartender arrested for overserving man who went on murderous shooting spree. North Carolina man indicted, accused of dismembering roommates. A 9-year-old boy allegedly kills adoptive mother. And two cases of men faking their own deaths.
This week: 8-month-old Indianapolis girl missing. Tennessee man goes on gruesome murder spree against family. St. Louis cop pleads after night of drinking, fatal gunplay. Communities shocked by sex-offender sentencing in two states.
The search for a missing 5-year-old boy in Illinois ends in tragedy. A homeless man takes up residence in his ex-girlfriend's attic in Pittsburgh. Social-media influencer in Iowa resorts to violence to build his brand. A 47-year-old Long Island man runs prostitutes out of parents' basement. Local hero in Cleveland found dead.
Fishermen find clues to mysteries in Indiana and the Pacific Northwest. A Phoenix man kills his wife and 2 kids over an alleged affair. And one woman’s infatuation with the Columbine tragedy affects a half-million students.
The assault on Marques Gaines resulted in his death on a Chicago street in 2016. Investigative journalist Billy Jensen discusses crowd-solving social media techniques in this case, and the do’s and don’ts of collecting and presenting evidence to authorities.
A 24-year-old man tries to impersonate a missing boy from Illinois; a South Carolina college student calls for an Uber but gets into the wrong car, with tragic consequences; and a 25-year-old model is arrested in the homicide of a 71-year-old doctor found dead in a trunk in the Las Vegas desert.
A state's attorney visiting her former in-laws is killed by her ex-husband with their 5-year-old daughter in the next room; a murder suspect represents himself in a Cleveland case; updates to the Jayme Closs and Grace Packer cases.
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