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Unraveled

Unraveled is hosted by journalists Billy Jensen and Alexis Linkletter. Each season features a deep dive investigation into a case or issue that true crime fans will be obsessed with, culminating in a special streaming on discovery+. Season 5, "Unraveled: Once a Killer" sees Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen investigate the most elusive criminal to ever strike - the "one and done killer." These mysterious offenders commit one brutal murder and disappear back into society, which makes them nearly impossible to catch. But could that be changing?  To follow the Unraveled investigations even further, stream the specials exclusively on discovery+. Go to discoveryplus.com/unraveled to start your 7-day free trial today. Terms apply. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Introducing Unraveled: Long Island Serial Killer
Get an advanced listen of the new true crime podcast series “Unraveled: Long Island Serial Killer”. Investigative journalists Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen re-examine the murders from a decade ago to find out why the case is still unsolved. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02:05 09/12/2020
S1 Ep. 1: David and Goliath
Alexis’s childhood friend claims to have key evidence that could lead to solving the ten year mystery of the Long Island Serial Killer murders. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
44:49 27/01/2021
S1 Ep. 2: Fail to the Chief
Alexis and Billy uncover a secret from the past with incriminating information about the former Chief of Police of Suffolk County. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:05 03/02/2021
S1 Ep. 3: A Deal With The Devil
Alexis and Billy revisit another Long Island murder case from 1979, and uncover a troubling connection with two of the authorities trusted to lead the LISK investigation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41:13 10/02/2021
S1 Ep. 4: Twelve Months Of Misery
After uncovering evidence that law enforcement had not been doing everything in their power to solve the LISK case, Alexis and Billy go back to the start of investigation and the gruesome discovery of 11 victims between December 2010 and December 2011. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45:41 17/02/2021
S1 Ep. 5: Oak Beach
A former sex worker discloses disturbing details about an encounter she had with the soon-to-be-named chief of police at a sex party in Oak Beach, a secretive community just two miles from where the LISK dumped the bodies of 11 dead sex workers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41:32 24/02/2021
S1 Ep. 6: New Evidence
With a cloud of suspicion hanging over the Suffolk County Police Department, Billy and Alexis interview the new officials in charge of the LISK investigation, plus share some startling new evidence that was recently revealed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45:27 03/03/2021
S1 Ep. 7: Who Is The LISK?
Alexis and Billy examine all the theories in the case, from how many killers are out there to who the leading suspects are—as well as share their personal thoughts on what went wrong during the investigation and who the LISK is. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
42:04 10/03/2021
S1 Ep. 8: Damning New LISK Information + Season 2 Announcement
In this episode, Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen reveal damning new information from the Long Island Serial Killer case, including hidden clues unearthed from the police's own website. Plus, they preview the rest of the Unraveled anthology, including the decades-long pursuit of the most prolific cyberstalker to ever strike, a stunning fresh take on a millionaire murder mystery, a shocking exposé on the world of forensic experts, and the reveal of a new breed of killer hidden among us. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35:46 19/05/2021
Introducing Unraveled: The Stalker’s Web
Get an advanced listen of the new season of Unraveled, "Unraveled: The Stalker's Web." Investigative journalists Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen track a prolific online predator's trail of destruction to unmask this deadly threat. Coming June 16th, 2021.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01:49 09/06/2021
S2 Ep.1:Antisense
Alexis and Billy talk with "Vanessa," a victim whose life has been upended by vicious online attacks for two decades. She is one of the first victims of the serial predator known as "Antisense." Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
42:05 16/06/2021
S2 Ep.2: Rachel
Victim "Rachel" reveals how a weekend fling with "Antisense"—now known as Jason Christopher Hughes—turned into a decades-long campaign of online attacks that destroyed her other relationships.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39:59 23/06/2021
S2 Ep.3: The Extinct Marsupial
An old friend of Jason Christopher Hughes' tells the story of how they met, and how he witnessed JCH's stalking techniques—until a falling out between them turned him into another one of Jason's victims.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:26 30/06/2021
S2 Ep.4: Mother
Alexis and Billy track down Jason's mother, who shares the tumultuous backstory of her son's upbringing, including the revelation that he started stalking his first victim in the fourth grade.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40:42 07/07/2021
S2 Ep.5: The Devil's Web
With help from a cybercrime expert, Alexis & Billy investigate the sinister tools of the cyberstalking trade to learn how Jason torments his victims and escapes detection by concealing his identity.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39:23 14/07/2021
S2 Ep.6: Hiding Out
After years of Jason Christopher Hughes evading authorities, federal agents use cyber-tracking to locate him, and their manhunt comes to an end when he is found in one of the most populous cities on Earth.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
38:17 21/07/2021
S2 Ep.7: The Aftermath
Billy & Alexis discuss other shocking cyberstalking cases, including a childhood friendship that turned sour, a mystery predator targeting highschoolers, and a deranged roommate who became a city-wide terrorist.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35:09 01/09/2021
Introducing Unraveled: Experts on Trial
“Unraveled: Experts on Trial” investigates an alarming problem within the American criminal justice process: the business of forensic experts. It is a crisis in the courts that is decades in the making. Citing several cases as examples, Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen expose serious flaws with forensic expert testimony that routinely leads to tragedy and injustice within the U.S. court system. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01:54 22/09/2021
S3 Ep.1: Eight Tiny Specks of Blood
Alexis and Billy investigate the tragic case of David Camm, a former Indiana State Trooper who was wrongfully convicted of murder, which exposes them to a crisis within the United States court system. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41:17 29/09/2021
S3 Ep.2: Expert v Expert
THIS EPISODE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO CORRECT STATEMENTS MADE BY ONE OF OUR SUBJECTS IN REFERENCE TO THE CASE OF JOHN WALL THAT WERE ERRONEOUS.Through examining the murder trial of Utah doctor, John Wall, Alexis and Billy discover what can happen when two experts look at the same evidence and come up with opposite conclusions.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
38:14 06/10/2021
S3 Ep.3: It’s Worse Than You Think
Alexis and Billy investigate the surreal case of Brad Jennings, and the circumstances that led to him being charged with murder based on the opinion of one questionable expert. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33:39 13/10/2021
S3 Ep.4: Take My Word For It
Bill Richards, a California man who spent 23 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit, tells his harrowing tale - and in the process - reveals what passes for science in a court of law.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:17 20/10/2021
S3 Ep.5: Fighting Fire
The tragic case of Joann Parks reveals deep flaws in arson analysis, and the frightening number of convictions against innocent women. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35:47 27/10/2021
S3 Ep.6: Unreliable
Alexis and Billy investigate the progress – or lack thereof – that the court system has made in the testing of the forensic sciences.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32:50 03/11/2021
S3 Ep.7: The Gears of the System
Attorneys, academics, and a former judge propose some radical ideas to fix the problem of expert testimony and stop the endless cycle of wrongful incarceration. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
33:56 10/11/2021
Introducing Unraveled: Mystery at the Mansion
Season 4, "Unraveled: Mystery at the Mansion" tracks the riveting murder case of Bob Ward, a Florida real estate mogul accused of killing his wife. The state may be convinced of Bob’s guilt, but his family, including his two daughters and his sister-in-law, staunchly maintain his innocence. Co-hosts Alexis Linkletter and Billy Jensen break down the evidence and investigate what really happened to Diane Ward. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01:53 17/11/2021
S4 Ep.1: What Happened to Diane?
Alexis and Billy begin investigating the controversial 2009 case of Bob Ward, a wealthy Florida real estate mogul accused of murdering his wife, Diane.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40:40 24/11/2021
S4 Ep.2: The Call
Bob’s infamous 9-1-1 call, his demeanor on the night of Diane’s death, and the support of his family is scrutinized by people on both sides of the case. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:03 01/12/2021
S4 Ep.3: Off With His Head
Bob’s case ignites a media firestorm, and an ex-girlfriend makes damaging allegations.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40:04 08/12/2021
S4 Ep.4: Physical Evidence
Gunshot residue, stippling patterns and DNA evidence all point to Bob’s guilt - or his innocence - depending on one’s point of view. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34:30 15/12/2021