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Following reports of strange riutals and bizarre religious ceremonies, in January 2020 Panamanian police headed into the country's remote jungle. What they found in a makeshift church, in the isolated indigenous village of Alto Terrón was something straight out of a 70s exploitation horror movie... Sources: The Missionary...
Published 07/09/20
GUYS! Voting for the British Podcast Awards Listeners' Choice closes on Monday 6th July! If you are yet to VOTE - please take 2 secs to do so now!!! www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote Marlene Warren loved clowns, and everyone knew it, so when she opened her front door and found someone dressed as a clown handing her balloons - she’s was delighted. But her joy soon turned to horror as this clown pulled out a gun and shot Marlene to death. Just a normal day in Florida.    See...
Published 07/04/20
In April 2016 millionaire author, Helen Bailey vanished. After months of searching, she was found much closer to home than anyone could have imagined... VOTE: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote Ian Stewart full 999 call: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsS8X4Zspr4&t=510s Ian Stewart...
Published 07/02/20
SPOOKY BITCHES - you only have until 6 July to VOTE for us in the British Podcast Awards Listeners' Choice! If you haven't voted yet, PLEASE take 2 seconds to do so now!!! AND don't forget to verify your email so your vote counts! >>>> www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote In Tanzania stigma and superstition means that people with albinism are being hunted and persecuted. Children as young as one are being butchered for body parts that can fetch a high price on the witchcraft...
Published 06/27/20
On Nova Scotia’s South Mountain, just a few miles away from the apple blossom fares and prosperous farms of the Annapolis Valley, a despicable evil had gone unnoticed for generations. In 1984 Sandra Goler, a 14 year old girl, finally broke the silence when she revealed the true horror of her family’s predilection for horrific incest abuse and torture.  VOTE www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote Book: "On South Mountain" by David Cruise and Alison Griffiths  Doc:...
Published 06/25/20
A little boy in a trenchcoat, a terrifying doorbell of death and biting tarot cards....this month, in their continued effort to scare us into forgetting about the world’s problems, Hannah and Suruthi tell their scariest tales yet, courtesy of you Spooky Bitches.  VOTE: www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/24/20
Please give us a vote for the British Podcast Awards Listeners' Choice: www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote Here's your Saturday Lockdown Patreon Archive Upcycle episode! After we covered the case of Jeni Haynes -  "the woman with over 2000 personalities" in episode 121 - we were delighted that Encina Severa, a youtube star with Dissociative Identity Disorder, reached out to us. Thankfully Encina felt that we had discussed the disorder well, but we still had more questions... In this bonus...
Published 06/20/20
In 2011 a fire tore through the Bartlam home in Nottingham, England. 14 year old Daniel, his little brother Dominic and the family dog all made it safely outside, but Jacqui, their mum didn't. She had been beaten to death with a hammer and left inside the burning building. Daniel told investigators a masked intruder had killed his mum, but discoveries they made on the boy's computer soon put him at the top of the suspect...
Published 06/18/20
On 4 June 2008, 30 year old Mormon businessman Travis Alexander was found dead in his shower. He’d been shot in the head, stabbed 27 times and his throat had been slit from ear to ear. The only person any of his friends could think that would want to hurt him was his ex-girlfriend Jodi Arias. She maintained her innocence, but the murder trial that followed was filled with scandals, secrets and sordid...
Published 06/11/20
If you haven't voted yet - please take 2 second to do so (remember to verify the email or it won't count!): britishpodcastawards.com/vote On 30 January 1985, the body of 8 year old Jean Kar-Har Fewel was found hanging from a tree near the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Finley golf course. The investigation to track down her killer resulted in surprising evidence coming to light that also ensured justice was eventually done for another young girl - Carrie Wilkerson - 26 years...
Published 06/06/20
One night Cyntoia Brown was picked up by a man named Johnny Allen, he offered her $150 for sex, she agreed and they went back to his house. By the end of the night Cyntoia had shot and killed Johnny Allen. She was just 16 years old. This is the story of Cyntoia's journey through the American justice system. Merch Here  Vote...
Published 06/04/20
This episode focuses on the murder of George Floyd. Places to donate and petitions to sign: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/#petitions Black Voters Matter: https://movement.vote/funds/black-voter-fund/ The George Floyd Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd   Act Blue:https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bail_funds_george_floyd NAACP Defense Fund: https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/ Fair Fight: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/fairfight-2020-dtd Recommendations to watch: -...
Published 06/03/20
It's Saturday and that means it's time for a bonus lockdown Patreon upcycle episode! In 2015 Michelle Hadley went through a terrible break up, but thankful that at least her abusive relationship was over she tried to start again. But if she thought that she was free, she was dead wrong... And Michelle spent the next 3 years at the centre of a scandal that saw her drowning in headlines like; “Real-Life ‘Gone Girl’ Framed Love Rival in Twisted Craigslist Rape Plot”. VOTE for RedHanded in...
Published 05/30/20
In June 2016 the chaos of Brexit reached fever pitch in the UK. One week before the referendum vote was set to take place, politician Jo Cox was savagely shot and stabbed to death outside a public library in the middle of the day. According to eyewitnesses, the assailant screamed “Britain first” as he attacked the defenceless MP. The man was soon revealed to be Thomas Mair, a dedicated neo-Nazi whose decades-long rage had seemingly been sparked into violence by Brexit.  Listeners' Choice -...
Published 05/28/20
Is the Ouija Board as terrifying, paranormal and mystical as we think it is?  Short answer: no  Long answer: According to some research by the University of British Columbia it might give us an insight into our unconscious thought. Check out this bonus episode where Hannah and Suruthi take you through the board's spiritualist beginnings all the way up to the year it outsold Monopoly. VOTE! https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote MERCH! https://redhandedshop.com PATREON!...
Published 05/23/20
On 13 January 2018, a 17 year old girl made a break for freedom from the house of horrors in which she’d been held captive. She called 911 and soon police stormed the disgusting house in Perris, California. They discovered several children chained to filthy beds in a nightmarish room where the floors were lined with faeces.  The children were the escapees’ siblings, and those responsible for the torture and imprisonment, were their very own parents. MERCH : www.redhandedshop.com...
Published 05/21/20
Let’s leave lockdown behind and find something else to be scared of for a bit... In this bonus paranormal episode Hannah and Suruthi bring you ghostly tales from some fellow Spooky Bitches! Merch: www.redhandedshop.com   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/19/20
It's time for another bonus lockdown episode from the Patreon archives! Today we’re off to New South Wales to cover the case of the Colt incest clan. It’s a bizarre and harrowing story of a secretive family who engaged in up to 5 generations of incest and abuse. The truth of what was happening on the remote Colt farm only came to light in 2012 - and it’s safe to say that it shocked the world. Patreon: www.patreon.com/redhanded Merch! www.redhandedshop.com - Get in the Bin merch out now!...
Published 05/16/20
29 year old Nisha Patel-Nasri had it all; she was happily married, she ran 2 businesses and she even found time to volunteer as a Special Constable for the London Metropolitan Police. So the entire nation was horrified when one night in 2006 Nisha was stabbed to death in her own home...  MERCH: www.redhandedshop.com  References:  Footage of Fadi Nasri making appeal:...
Published 05/14/20
Happy Lockdown Bonus Patreon Saturday! On a sunny day in Kentucky in August 1995, 23 year old Heather Teague went sunbathing on the shores of a local river.  From across the river a man named Tim Walthall was watching her. And he would later become the key witness in Heather's disappearance when he called 911 claiming to have seen a man appear from the woods behind Heather and drag her away into the trees, never to be seen again... Get more bonuus content at www.patreon.com/redhanded   See...
Published 05/09/20
On 11 July 2011, 8 year old Leiby Kletzy was walking home from school when he vanished. After an extensive police hunt for CCTV, Leiby’s tight-knit Hasidic community were shocked to see that the man who had taken the little boy was wearing a yarmulke; he was one of their own... Merch!...
Published 05/07/20
Once again, to keep you all entertained during lockdown, we went rummaging around the Patreon archives to bring you some more bonus content! The so-called Warrior Gene has been linked to increased levels of aggression in some people - and while of course unravelling the interaction between genes and behaviour is one of the toughest tasks in biology. But in this episode the girls take a swing at understanding the genetics of violent behaviour...   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...
Published 05/02/20
Published 04/30/20
In 2015, 27 year old Gayle Newland was convicted of sexual assault after using a dildo on a female friend who believed that she was a half-Filipino, half-Latino man named Kye... Merch! Link for store: www.redhandedshop.com  Sources: Real Stories documentary on Gemma...
Published 04/30/20
In May 2017 Isabella Hellman and her brand new husband Lewis Bennett sailed off on their honeymoon. They had planned to sail from Cuba back to their home in Florida on their Catamaran; Surf into Summer, but only one of them would make it home alive.  NOTE: This episode was recorded in a hotel room in Cuba, so please excuse the background chat from the hallway!    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/25/20