Today in True Crime

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In Turkey, a serial killer known as The Canal Monster murdered his final victim, 47-year-old security guard Sami Yilmaz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Four communist men were executed by the Nazi regime for their supposed involvement in the Altona Bloody Sunday massacre one year earlier. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
A series of bombs in a small village in Northern Ireland killed nine people. No arrests were ever made, though it was learned decades later that the Catholic Church had orchestrated a cover-up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastcho
Controversial labor organizer and former Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa was seen for the last time outside of a Detroit restaurant. Many believe he was killed by the mafia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adcho
One of the Confederacy’s most notorious spies during the Civil War was 18-year-old Belle Boyd, who gained intelligence by seducing soldiers. She was imprisoned by the Union Army for the first time on this day in 1862. Learn more about your ad c
A single jewel thief walked into a diamond exhibit in Cannes, France and walked out less than a minute later with millions of dollars in gems. Guest hosted by Kate Leonard from Dictators, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Don’t miss their specia
Six-year-old Adam Walsh was abducted from a Sears parking lot in Hollywood, Florida by serial killer Ottis Toole.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In Nigeria, government authorities raided Boko Haram leadership. The militant Islamist group retaliated within hours, setting off a five-day period of violence and unrest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange published classified documents that had been leaked by Chelsea Manning.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Opening statements are read in the murder trial of cult leader Charles Manson and three of his followers. The four stood accused of a killing spree which took the lives of seven people, including actress Sharon Tate. Learn more about your ad ch
Police in North Carolina were called to investigate a potential case of illegal adoption. A toddler’s mother had traded them for a 1992 Plymouth Laser. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
51-year-old Anthony Sowell, a registered sex offender, murdered 11 women over a two-year period. He was convicted and sentenced to death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In South Africa, Nobel laureate and ANC president Albert Luthuli died after being struck by a train. Many believe he had been assassinated. Guest hosted by Greg Polcyn from Cults, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Learn more about your ad choice
After a mob killed American Robert Imbrie, Iranian commander Reza Khan declared martial law in Tehran. Imbrie had incited the riot after refusing to stop photographing a legendary well in the capital’s center. Learn more about your ad choices.
Melanie McGuire was sentenced to life in prison for murdering her husband three years earlier. His body was found in multiple suitcases off the coast of Virginia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Actress Rebecca Schaeffer was shot and killed by obsessed fan Robert John Bardo at her West Hollywood apartment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In a small, rural town south of Orlando, three men on a catfishing excursion were brutally murdered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
A large group of men pulled off a weekend-long bank heist in Nice, France. It netted the thieves 46 million francs worth of valuables. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Two teenage boys found the body of 16-year-old Wendy Lee Coffield in a Washington river. She was the first known victim of Gary Ridgway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
A New Mexico sheriff tracked down Billy the Kid and fatally shot the outlaw, ending his spree of thefts and murders. Guest hosted by Carter Roy from the new special collection Devious Dads, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Learn more about your
Serial killer Richard Speck broke into a townhouse and killed eight nursing students in Chicago. It likely would have been nine had he not lost track of how many women he was holding hostage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoic
Valerio Viccei, also known as the Wolf, was the mastermind behind Great Britain’s largest bank heist. In under two hours, his crew broke into 121 safety deposit boxes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
A man posing as a delivery driver murdered attorney Marc Angelucci. Eight days later, the same shooter may have ambushed the family of Judge Esther Salas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Texas agreed to pay a large settlement to former altar boys who were sexually abused by Father Rudolph Kos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Neo-Nazis bombed the car of Serge and Beate Klarsfeld in retaliation for their work demanding justice for Holocaust victims. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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