Episodes
In July of 2008, a 45-year-old woman was found dead in the swimming pool of her rural Pennsylvania home, having been savagely beaten and strangled. Between an unusual call to 911 and a computer chock full of motive to murder, police narrowed in on a suspect fast. This is the story of Jan Roseboro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/13/24
Published 07/13/24
In October of 2005, a 27-year-old woman vanished after leaving a California casino. But when police pored over surveillance footage from the property, they saw a man escorting her through the parking lot. In the video, she can be spotted pushing the man away before disappearing from the camera’s view, never to be seen again. But was he responsible? Or was it someone else entirely? This the story of Christie Wilson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/10/24
In June of 1998, a 49-year-old woman and her husband were out for a late-night drive when their car careened off a Nevada cliffside, killing her. To everyone’s surprise, when police looked into the accident, they began to suspect that it wasn’t an accident after all. This is the story of Rinette Riella-Bergna.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/07/24
In May of 1990, a 40-year-old woman was murdered by a person in a clown costume after opening the door for them during breakfast. While police initially focused on her husband, he appeared to have an airtight alibi. But police would soon find someone else who had a reason to want her dead. This is the story of Marlene Warren. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/03/24
In March of 2018, a 22-year-old nursing student in New York was found strangled to death in off-campus housing after her friends tracked her phone’s location. Police quickly determined the person they believed to be responsible for the crime, but then discovered that he had fled the country shortly after killing her. This is the story of Haley Anderson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/25/24
In June of 2020, a 65-year-old woman disappeared from her idyllic California ranch, leaving behind all her essential belongings. Those closest to her agreed that she wouldn’t have left of her own accord, and all staunchly denied involvement, while pointing the finger at someone else. But each of them had something to gain from her going missing. So which of them is telling the truth? This is the disappearance of Dia Abrams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/22/24
In December of 2000, a 31-year-old man headed out for a duck hunting trip on a Florida lake, and seemingly drowned, with his body believed to have been eaten by alligators. Years later, the case was reopened when his mother pointed out many inconsistencies, such as the fact that alligators wouldn’t have ravaged his body in the winter. Instead, something sinister was done to him by someone in his own circle. This is the murder of Mike Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 06/19/24
In July of 2015, a family headed out for a camping trip in the woods of Idaho only for their two-year-old to vanish on the first day. The parents called 911 and were adamant that he was abducted after wandering off by himself. But after police assessed the scene and interviewed everyone present, they composed a different disturbing theory. This is the disappearance of DeOrr Kunz Jr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/13/24
In July of 2015, a family headed out for a camping trip in the woods of Idaho only for their two-year-old to vanish on the first day. The parents called 911 and were adamant that he was abducted after wandering off by himself. But after police assessed the scene and interviewed everyone present, they composed a different disturbing theory. This is the disappearance of DeOrr Kunz Jr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/12/24
In September of 1978, a 15-year-old girl was hitchhiking from the Bay Area to Los Angeles to see her grandfather when an older man offered her a ride. Little did she know that this man was a predator who would assault her repeatedly and leave her for dead on the side of the road. But miraculously, she lived to tell the tale. This is the story of Mary Vincent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/08/24
In May of 2008, a 19-year-old man left his friend’s house in rural Minnesota, taking the back roads instead of the highway. Shortly afterwards, he accidentally drove his car into a ditch, and called his parents asking for help. During a frustrating ordeal in the middle of the night, his parents couldn’t find him amongst the flat farmland, even though he was confident he was in a particular area and giving them clear instructions. Almost an hour into their call, he shouted an expletive, and...
Published 06/05/24
In June of 2007, the family of an 18-year-old woman in North Dakota was having trouble reaching her over the weekend, leading her father to visit her apartment for a check-in. When he arrived, he saw his daughter dead in her bedroom, with police quickly determining that she had been murdered. But when they looked through her texts and interviewed those close to her, multiple people seemed suspicious of the act: including a man with a crush on her, her roommate, a neighbor, and a local...
Published 06/01/24
In April of 2001, a 20-year-old man seemed to vanish into thin air from the yard of his father’s house after heading out to the shed to get something. As his disappearance was investigated, police locked in on numerous different people, including one who was known to perform illegal surgeries for his own sick pleasures. Eerily, this was far from the first strange thing to happen in his tiny Missouri town, which has been regarded as the Creepiest Town in America. This is the story of Branson...
Published 05/29/24
In August of 2016, a 27-year-old woman was on a run in a rural area of Princeton, Massachusetts and never returned home. When her body was found that evening with disturbing injuries, including burns to various parts of her body, a man-hunt ensued to catch the culprit. And when police found their perpetrator, multiple women came forward to tell their stories about him. This is the story of Vanessa Marcotte. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 05/25/24
In September of 2023, a 19-year-old man allegedly left a friend’s birthday party after a weekend of fun in Oklahoma. But when someone stumbled upon his body on the side of the road in the early morning hours, brutally killed, numerous police organizations jumped in the help. With everyone at the party keeping quiet about the evening, and deleting all video and photo proof of the night, everyone is left to wonder: What are they hiding? This is the story of Noah Presgrove. Learn more about your...
Published 05/21/24
In August of 2023, a 37-year-old woman headed out for a beautiful summer hike two hours before sunset. When darkness fell upon the day and she hadn’t returned home, her boyfriend discovered her car still at the trailhead late in the night, prompting him to call police and report her missing. When her body was found the following day, she and the scene were processed, quickly leading investigators to link foreign DNA on her body to another crime that was committed across the country. This is...
Published 05/17/24
In March of 2023, a 58-year-old woman headed to a Seattle Mariners game with a man she had met at Costco two weeks prior. But after enjoying their date, even snapping a photo together in the stands, she went missing. When the following day brought strange text messages sent from her phone, and a report that her son had been abducted from his bed, investigators started to piece together a disturbing puzzle. This is the murder of Leticia Martinez-Cosman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 05/15/24
In March of 2009, a 23-year-old woman went hiking with her boyfriend on a beautiful trail in Oregon that included a narrow path along a cliffside. When she fell to her death and an investigation began, her boyfriend’s story continued to falter and change, as sinister happenings from his past emerged. This is the story of Rhonda Casto.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 05/11/24
In August of 2020, a 33-year-old woman headed out for the day in Tacoma, Washington, but never returned home. An investigation quickly began in hopes of tracking her down, but instead, police uncovered unsettling surveillance footage showing a man clad in a black fedora hat and face coverings leaving her abandoned vehicle. With this man dubbed “The Hat Man”, her phone being found on the floor of the Puget Sound, and a devastating motive, investigators quickly zeroed in on her killer. This is...
Published 05/09/24
In August of 2015, a 28-year-old woman was enjoying a summer evening out on a boat when she supposedly jumped into the dangerous waters below and disappeared. When her body was found floating in the same Florida river the following morning, police compiled numerous 911 calls and questioned the last person who had seen her, uncovering the tragic details that unfolded. This is the story of Crystal Pifer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 05/04/24
In March of 1990, a 14-year-old girl went missing while walking alone through a wooded area near the beach in Jupiter, Florida. Just hours after her disappearance, her body was found in those very woods, murdered and assaulted, just weeks after a Ouija board told her and her friends that she would be the first of them to die. This is the story of Rachel Hurley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 05/01/24
In April of 2024, an incredibly bright and beloved 19-year-old woman went missing after going on a first date with a man in Milwaukee. When her dismembered leg was found off a bluff of Lake Michigan and her car ablaze on the other side of town, security footage and phone pings helped police uncover her killer quickly - only to discover what they described as a sex dungeon in his basement, with blood leading down the stairs. This is the story of Sade Robinson. Learn more about your ad choices....
Published 04/27/24
In March of 2009, a California girl headed out of her house to play with friends in her neighborhood, and was captured on surveillance footage skipping down the street. When she failed to return home for dinner, her family reported her missing. As the days ticked by with no sign of her, the FBI created a profile of their suspect. But this profile would prove to be completely incorrect, and the real suspect would stun the police, the community, and anyone who was following the case. This is...
Published 04/24/24
In August of 2014, a 38-year-old California man was shot at work in what appeared to be a robbery gone wrong. But as detectives dug deeper into his personal life, a clear suspect emerged in the form of violent Bible analogies and poisoned pudding. This is the murder of Robert Limon. BONUS EPISODES Apple Subscriptions: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/going-west-true-crime/id1448151398 Patreon: patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Rob's...
Published 04/20/24