Episodes
Published 02/26/24
Dozens of commuters see a young girl fleeing a car on the side of the expressway in Rochester, NY, but no one pulls over to help. The community is devastated when her body is discovered just days later, but it’s assumed to be a tragic but isolated incident. But when more young girls go missing…only to have their bodies discovered within days in a similar manner…the community must ask: is a serial killer stalking the streets of Rochester? And is he choosing his victims based on a seemingly...
Published 02/26/24
Dozens of commuters see a young girl fleeing a car on the side of the expressway in Rochester, NY, but no one pulls over to help. The community is devastated when her body is discovered just days later, but it’s assumed to be a tragic but isolated incident. But when more young girls go missing…only to have their bodies discovered within days in a similar manner…the community must ask: is a serial killer stalking the streets of Rochester? And is he choosing his victims based on a seemingly...
Published 02/19/24
When a beloved college student disappears on her way home one January day in 2007, a massive city-wide ground search is initiated, and the community is hopeful that she’ll be found and brought safely home. But as hope starts to dwindle, investigators realize that a predator has been stalking their community for years, hiding in plain sight.
Published 02/12/24
In honor of this past National Missing Persons Day, Ashley and Brit are going to take turns telling you the stories of seven missing kids that all have a certain connection. These are the stories of 7 out of 36 missing kids that are featured in the 1993 music video for the song Runaway Train by Soul Asylum. A majority of those cases have been resolved thanks to that video, but that means there are still too many left that need your attention – and maybe someone, somewhere out there holds the...
Published 02/06/24
Over the past 20 years, Maura Murray’s case has taken on a life of its own. It’s become hard to distinguish what’s fact versus what’s rumor… until now. For the first time ever, we’re getting Maura’s full story from the person who knew her best - her sister, Julie Murray.
Published 02/05/24
When Aarushi Talwar is found brutally murdered in her bedroom, it sets off one of the strangest and most controversial murder cases in India’s history.
Published 01/29/24
A fun-filled wakeboarding festival turns tragic after a young woman’s body is found floating in the lake. Her family is told that it was an accident, but they begin to suspect that her friends may know more than what they are saying.
Published 01/22/24
When 14-year-old Christie Mullins is found murdered, police are quick to charge a young man who fits the description of the killer to a tee. However, as the case unfolds, Christie’s father – and the public – realize that the case is not as open and shut as it seems.
Published 01/15/24
In this episode, we discuss the latest update in the Colonial Parkway Murders case. Investigators have recently named Alan Wade Wilmer Sr. as a suspect in three unsolved killings from the late 1980s... including one of the double homicides in the Colonial Parkway Murders.
Published 01/09/24
Just days before she was due to give birth to her second child, 24-year-old Evelyn Hernandez goes missing, along with her 5-year-old son Alex. And although her disappearance receives some media attention, it pales in comparison to a much more infamous case that shares disturbing similarities.
Published 01/08/24
A young mother walks out her front door in the middle of the night and seems to vanish into thin air. With little help from law enforcement, her family and friends fight to keep her case active and find the answers they deserve.
Published 01/08/24
When 13-year old Matthew Margolies didn’t come home for supper on the night of August 31, 1984, police in Greenwich, Connecticut launched a full scale search scouring the Pemberwick woods and waters of the Byram River for any sign of the young fisherman.
Published 01/04/24
When a 36-year-old man is found stabbed to death in his apartment, it’s just the beginning of a locked room mystery that has his family convinced he was murdered, but the police convinced it might be something far stranger.
Published 01/01/24
Kitty Genovese has become infamous as the woman who was ignored by her neighbors as she was being murdered. Much of her story has been embellished or misreported, though that’s not to say the truth isn’t horrific and her legacy lasting. Kitty’s case set the precedent for the 911 system we have in place and rely on to this day.
Published 12/25/23
Sometimes we see our legal system as black or white. Innocent or Guilty. But there is a technical gray area. Room for someone to plead guilty while still maintaining their innocence. And this is only possible because of a precedent set in the case against a man named Henry Alford more than half a century ago.
Published 12/25/23
Two harrowing stories – those of Asia Anderson and Walker Montgomery – illustrate how the rising digital threat of sextortion can impact anyone and forever change lives.
Published 12/18/23
Join Brit and the founder of Safe from Online Sex Abuse (SOSA), Roo Powell, and learn about the incredible work SOSA is doing, how to stay safe online, and how any Crime Junkie parents can best support their children against the monsters of the internet.
Published 12/18/23
An ASU student comes home one afternoon in 1997 to find her roommate, Fiona Yu, clinging to life in their shared apartment. She had been sexually assaulted, beaten, and left for dead. Though DNA evidence was left at the scene, the case goes cold. When other attacks of young women in the area are reported and their cases closed, there is hope that a connection will shed light on Fiona’s.
Published 12/11/23
When 23-year-old Beth Barnard is found murdered in her home, investigators immediately suspect a woman named Vivienne Cameron, whose husband had been having an affair with Beth. But the more investigators – and the wider public – dig into the mystery, the less the puzzle pieces seem to fit together.
Published 12/04/23
When 23-year-old Beth Barnard is found murdered in her home, investigators immediately suspect a woman named Vivienne Cameron, whose husband had been having an affair with Beth. But the more investigators – and the wider public – dig into the mystery, the less the puzzle pieces seem to fit together. 
Published 11/27/23
Two 17-year-old girls set off one summer night in 1999 for a high school field party, excited to mark the end of summer with friends. But when they never make it to the party…or back home…the search is on.
Published 11/20/23
The sudden disappearance of the manager at an Off-Track Betting parlor has his family, friends, and the police convinced he's met with foul play at the hands of someone he knows.
Published 11/13/23
Have you ever thought about whose job it is to track international fugitives, hunt child abductors, conduct espionage, or pull human remains from concealed mass graves? Everyday thousands of good and decent people work in these Dark Arenas. They’ve chosen professions that grapple with the grotesque, deal with the deviant, and dodge the dangerous.
Published 11/07/23
Reed Jeppson, a Salt Lake City teen, went outside to feed his dogs one Sunday afternoon in 1964 – and vanished, with the dogs, into thin air. Decades later, his heartbroken family still has so many unanswered questions.
Published 11/06/23