John McRae's committed his first murder when he was only 15. He murdered an 8-year-old boy in his neighborhood. He was convicted of the murder and sent away to prison for life. It was thought that, after 20 years, he was rehabilitated and he was set free. That decision would prove disastrous. Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss the life and crimes of John McCrae. John went on to commit additional crimes, some for which he was ultimately convicted. He is thought to be responsible for a number of disappearances of young boys in Florida. There are many years where John seemingly committed no crimes. Is that possible for a predator like McRae? Or, was he just able to get away with his crimes and stay off police radar?You can support the show at patreon.com/truecrimeallthetimeVisit the show's website at truecrimeallthetime.com for contact, merchandise, and donation informationAn Emash Digital production
In 1962 and 1963, 3 teenagers were murdered in an area of Northeast Ohio. Marion Brubaker, Thomas Sumerix, and Ruth Guthrie all disappeared and all three were found murdered. The police had little to go on. None of the three victims had an apparent connection to each other. Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss these three murders and the investigations that followed. Were all three murders the work of one predator? Many people believe that at least two of the victims were killed by the same person. Police had a promising suspect in one of the murders, but they could never put enough together to charge this person. Can advances in DNA technology help solve these murders that occurred almost 60 years ago? You can help support the show at patreon.com/truecrimeallthetime Visit our website at truecrimeallthetime.com for contact, merchandise, and donation information An Emash Digital Production
In 1986, a shootout took place in Miami, Florida between FBI agents and two bank robbers. Despite outnumbering the bank robbers, the FBI agents were seriously outgunned and suffered massive casualties. Join Mike and Morf as they discuss this infamous 1986 Miami FBI shootout. Two agents lost their lives and five others were wounded. In the aftermath of the shooting, officials had to examine what went wrong. The conclusion was that the agents, most of them carrying .38 caliber revolvers, were no match for the robbers, one who fired a large number of shots from a semi-automatic rifle. The shootout was a major factor in law enforcement officials around the country switching to more powerful weapons and more powerful cartridges. You can help support the show at patreon.com/criminology An Emash Digital Production
By 1996, 16-year-old Rod Ferrell was the leader of a vampire clan in Murray, Kentucky. He began telling everyone that he was a 500-year-old vampire. When his female friend in Florida began complaining about her family, Rod devised a plan to rescue her. But somewhere along the way, the plan changed to murder.Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss the life and crimes of Rod Ferrell. Rod, along with fellow teenagers Scott Anderson, Dana Cooper, and Charity Keesee, drove to Florida to rescue 15-year-old Heather Wendorf. On Nov 25, 1996, Richard and Ruth Wendorf were murdered. How did this vampire clan, which started out as a role-playing game, evolve into murder? Did Heather Wendorf know that when the group rolled into town, they were planning to murder her parents? And, how did 16-year-old Rod Ferrell rise to cult-like status within the group and get others to follow his lead?You can support the show at patreon.com/truecrimeallthetimeVisit the show's website at truecrimeallthetime.com for contact, merchandise, and donation informationAn Emash Digital production
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Location
Dayton, OH, USA
Episode Count
518
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
3 weeks, 2 days