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Melancholia: A True Crime Podcast

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In the late 1970s, two Yale roommates decided to tackle Bikecentennial, where they would bicycle from coast to coast during their summer vacation. They were hoping to see more of the United States and do some soul searching. Terri Jentz and Sha
In 1985, 3 members of the Eastburn family were found brutally murdered on Mother's Day. The police found one sole survivor in the home, and investigators find ample evidence suggesting once man committed the crime. So why did Timothy Hennis go
27-year-old Alison Botha thought December 18th, 1994 was going to be just like every other day. Except this day would turn out to be the most traumatic day of her life. She was abducted near her South African home, raped, stabbed, disemboweled,
In July of 2012, two young cousins went for a summer bike ride and never returned back home. Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10, and Elizabeth Collins, 8 vanished from Evansdale, Iowa, and wouldn’t be seen for months. Their bodies were eventually found b
An unknown American serial killer terrorized the District of Columbia in 1971-1972. This killer targeted young black girls walking alone in the suburbs. All 6 girls were between the ages of 10-18 and had been found dumped off the highway in a g
On July 18th, 1984 James Huberty brought 3 weapons into a crowded McDonald's in San Ysidro, California. Families were enjoying their meals, children played in the play structure, and teenage employees were working. This monster went on a rampag
The conclusion to the grisly murders committed by Danny Rolling. Part 2 dives into Rolling's early life, the Shreveport murders, his roundabout way of confessing to the Gainesville murders, his twisted lover, and his execution.  Fisher, L. (200
In August of 1990, an American serial killer tormented the college town of Gainesville, FL. Danny Rolling, a career criminal, and drifter, killed 5 college students and terrorized the town. Danny Rolling sadistically murdered Christina Powell,
In 1972, 2 men kidnapped a schoolteacher and six children from Faraday, Australia. One of the criminals would go on to commit another schoolhouse kidnapping years later. Tune in to hear wild stories about police shootouts, high-speed chases, pr
Love is blind. At least that was the case for Linda and Burt Pugash. In 1959, Linda Riss and Burton Pugash were having an affair until Linda broke it off. Burt retaliated by hiring 3 men to blind her with lye. You would think the story ends the
John List viciously murdered his family in 1971, only to disappear and create a new life for himself. He murdered his three children, wife, and mother. Authorities searched for the fugitive for 18 years until they finally found him...thanks to
In 1960, a stunning beauty queen and teacher was horrifically murdered by a Catholic priest, John Feit. This case is filled with religious coverups, sinful priests, and little remorse. Instead of Feit going to jail, he was able to be free for 5
In 1984, college student Angela Samota was brutally murdered in her home. Her case went unsolved for over 20 years until her best friend decided to take matters into her own hands. Find out how Sheila Wysocki solved her best friend’s murder. S
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