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The Crime Room

The Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.

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Inside The Trial of Alex Murdaugh: Key Players, Witnesses, and Legal Strategies
On this week's episode of the Crime Room "Inside The Trial of Alex Murdaugh: Key Players, Witnesses, and Legal Strategies" Jolene Grace and Branden dive deep into the court room drama surrounding the once prominent South Carolina lawyer, arrested for the double homicide of his wife, Maggie, and younger son, Paul. The two hosts provide comprehensive coverage of the trial, exploring the evidence, key players, and legal arguments presented in court.Listeners are taken on a journey through the twists and turns of the case, including the stunning revelations of Murdaugh's alleged involvement in a conspiracy to stage his own shooting, his subsequent arrest on charges of fraud and conspiracy, and the  investigation into the murders of his wife and son.It's one of the most most sensational criminal trials of our time. You don't want to miss  the final chapter of the Alex Murdaugh series. About The SeriesFor this series, we are traveling all the way to South Carolina where we discuss the horrific actions of the Murdaugh Dynasty and Richard Alexander (Alex) Murdaugh. In Hamption South Carolina, People wave at each other as they pass by. The doors left unlock. Everyone is a friend. Hamption is safe - or is it? Two Murders led to more. Accusations of backroom deals, extortion, money laundering and even murder for Hire! His crimes were fleeing rifles of whispers no one dared to speak of in public. Because in every small town, there is one family that runs the show.About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Support the showThecrimeroom.com
39:57 4/22/23
Inside the Mind of Alex Murdaugh: An In-Depth Analysis of the deaths of Paul and Maggie Murdaugh (Season 2 Episode 2)
Inside the Mind of Alex Murdaugh: An In-Depth Analysis of the deaths of Paul and Maggie Murdaugh  (Season 2 Episode 2)Alex Murdaugh, a prominent attorney in South Carolina, has been in the spotlight due to the investigation of his alleged involvement in the murder of his wife and son. As part of the ongoing investigation. Interrogations are a common investigative tool used by law enforcement to gather information from individuals suspected of committing a crime. It is important to note that interrogations are subject to certain legal restrictions and regulations to protect the rights of the Alex, and detectives need to navigate these rights. The use of interrogations is only one part of the investigation process, but detectives are on Alex's heels and are quickly connecting the dots.About The SeriesFor this series, we are traveling all the way to South Carolina where we discuss the horrific actions of the Murdaugh Dynasty and Richard Alexander (Alex) Murdaugh. In Hamption South Carolina, People wave at each other as they pass by. The doors left unlock. Everyone is a friend. Hamption is safe - or is it? Two Murders led to more. Accusations of backroom deals, extortion, money laundering and even murder for Hire! His crimes were fleeing rifles of whispers no one dared to speak of in public. Because in every small town, there is one family that runs the show.About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Support the showThecrimeroom.com
43:47 4/2/23
Interrogating Alex Murdaugh - The Night Maggie and Paul Were Murdered (Season 2 Episode 1)
Interrogating Alex Murdaugh - The Night Maggie and Paul Were Murdered Alex Murdaugh, the once prominent South Carolina Lawyer can be heard calling 911 about the death and murder of his son, Paul, and wife Maggie. When police arrive, Alex is then seen on body camera frantic, and in what appears to be disbelief.  In todays episode we analyze the various statements and account of events made by Alex  during multiple interviews and interrogations.  We also discus why detectives approached the investigation in the manner they did and identify some of the first signs pointing towards deceitfulness. During the interviews and investigations, Alex makes various contradictions when speaking with law enforcement, ultimately leading him in the hot seat, as their number 1 suspect.About The SeriesFor this series, we are traveling all the way to South Carolina where we discuss the horrific actions of the Murdaugh Dynasty and Richard Alexander (Alex) Murdaugh. In Hamption South Carolina, People wave at each other as they pass by. The doors left unlock. Everyone is a friend. Hamption is safe - or is it? Two Murders led to more. Accusations of backroom deals, extortion, money laundering and even murder for Hire! His crimes were fleeing rifles of whispers no one dared to speak of in public. Because in every small town, there is one family that runs the show.About the PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Thecrimeroom.comSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
44:49 3/15/23
Ellen Greenberg -How Could 20 Stab Wounds, Some in the Back of The Head, Be Self Inflicted?
About the Episode - Ellen Greenberg -How Could 20 Stab Wounds, Some in the Back of The Head, Be Self Inflicted?Back in 2011, Ellen Greenberg left her school teaching job early because of a blizzard that hit Philadelphia. On her way back she stopped for gas and went back to her apartment. Later a phone call was made to 911 by her Fiancé, Samuel Goldberg, claiming that she may have slipped and hit her head, fell on a knife, or stabbed herself. Turns out there were multiple stab wounds, some of which were to the back of her head, yet police ruled it as a suicide. Listen to hear Jolene and Branden discuss the case and the challenges Ellen Greenberg's family has faced.About the PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Support the showThecrimeroom.com
23:10 10/1/22
'If Looks Can Kill' - The Only Fans Model, Courtney Clenney's Murder Investigation
THANK YOU FOR LISTENING TO THE CRIME ROOM. A TRUE CRIME PODCAST ABOUT HOW HOMICIDE DETECTIVES CATCH BAD GUYS.ON "IF LOOKS CAN KILL'  BRANDEN AND JOLENE DISCUSS THE ONLYFANS MODEL AND INFLUENCE COURTNEY CLENNEY KILLING HER BOYFRIEND IN A FIT OF RAGE. SHE SEEMED TO HAVE IT ALL EARLIER ON IN LIFE. BEAUTY, MONEY, MILLIONS OF FANS. HER STARDOM BROUGHT MODELING CONTRACTS, INVITIATIONS TO THE BEST PARTIES, AND LOST OF ATTENTION FROM THE OPPOSITE SEX. IT SEEMED COURTNEY CLENNEY WHO GOES BY COURTNEYTAILOR ONLINE LOVED EVERY MOMENT OF THE FAME AND THE ITS PERKS. HER SEDUCTIVE POSTS ON INSTAGRAM URNED HER TENS OF THOUSANDS LIKES AND COMMENTS. IT WAS ALMOST LIKE THE WORLD HAD FALLEN IN LOVE WITH HER. BUT COURTNEY LOST IT ALL. THE ONCE IN DEMAND INSTA MODEL FOUND HERSELF SHARING A CELL WITH A CELLMATE. A FAR CRY FROM THE GLITZLY LIFE SHE USED TO KNOW. HER CRIME? MURDER.About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Thecrimeroom.comSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
24:23 9/18/22
Eliza Fletcher: The Abducted Jogger Next In Line to Inherit Billions Ends in a Murder Investigation
About the EpisodeOn this episode of the crime room, we discuss the details of the billionaire's daughter, Eliza Fletcher, being abducted/kidnaped while out on an early morning jog. A search warrant was executed, garden shears were taken, who is responsible. At first glance it appears someone close to her was the culprit, with hard evidence ending in a police pursuit and stand off with another. About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.Support the showThecrimeroom.com
27:30 9/6/22
Jonbenet Ramsey Series: The Controversial Ransom Note, Evidence, & Bad Policing (10 Weird Facts)- Episode 2
About The EpisodeOn this episode Jolene and Branden discuss the ransom note left on the stairs of the Ramseys in an attempt to understand who could have wrote the note and why it was written on scene. Branden and Jolene also give their opinion on whether they believe the Ramseys themselves were responsible to the murder of their Beautiful child, Jonbenet.About The SeriesShe was a child beauty queen on her way to win Miss America one day. But her life was cut short when a killer snuck into her home and killed six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. Since her death, her pictures have graced the front cover of every national magazine more times than other child. Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? And why? The motive as mysterious as that rambling ransom note has intrigued not only homicide detectives for over twenty years, but also the entire nation. And now, the wait might be over. New DNA testing could be performed on three key evidence collected from JonBenet on the night of her murder. What would the evidence reveal? Truth, lies — the identity of the killer. Listen to all new The Crime Room Podcast as Jolene and Branden explore the investigation — offering insightful commentary of police procedures. What went wrong? And what could have been done to catch JonBenet’s killer before the case went dead cold. About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Support the showThecrimeroom.com
40:07 8/31/22
JonBenet Ramsey Series - New DNA Evidence Could Lead To The Killer + Ten Weird Facts About The Murder Episode 1
She was a child beauty queen on her way to win Miss America one day. But her life was cut short when a killer snuck into her home and killed six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. Since her death, her pictures have graced the front cover of every national magazine more times than other child. Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? And why? The motive as mysterious as that rambling ransom note has intrigued not only homicide detectives for over twenty years, but also the entire nation. And now, the wait might be over. New DNA testing could be performed on three key evidence collected from JonBenet on the night of her murder. What would the evidence reveal? Truth, lies — the identity of the killer. Listen to all new The Crime Room Podcast as Jolene and Branden explore the investigation — offering insightful commentary of police procedures. What went wrong? And what could have been done to catch JonBenet’s killer before the case went dead cold. About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Thecrimeroom.comSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
29:48 8/9/22
The Murdaugh Dynasty Saga: Alex Murdaugh Accused of Killing His Wife And Son (Episode 2)
Episode 2 Alex Murdaugh stands accused of murdering his wife Maggie and son, Paul. He has denied the allegations. His lawyers filed a not guilty plea on both charges. But on this episode of the Murdaugh Saga we examine up close all the bodies connected to Alex Murdaugh... is there such a thing as that many coincidences? About the SeriesFor this series, we are traveling all the way to South Carolina where we discuss the horrific actions of the Murdaugh Dynasty and Richard Alexander (Alex) Murdaugh. In Hamption South Carolina, People wave at each other as they pass by. The doors left unlock. Everyone is a friend. Hamption is safe - or is it? Two Murders led to more. Accusations of backroom deals, extortion, money laundering and even murder for Hire! His crimes were fleeing rifles of whispers no one dared to speak of in public. Because in every small town, there is one family that runs the show.About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Thecrimeroom.comSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
37:38 7/31/22
The Murdaugh Dynasty Saga: The Series of Richard Alexander (Alex) Murdaugh (Episode 1)
About the SeriesFor this series, we are traveling all the way to South Carolina where we discuss the horrific actions of the Murdaugh Dynasty and Richard Alexander (Alex) Murdaugh. In Hamption South Carolina, People wave at each other as they pass by. The doors left unlock. Everyone is a friend. Hamption is safe - or is it? Two Murders led to more. Accusations of backroom deals, extortion, money laundering and even murder for Hire! His crimes were fleeing rifles of whispers no one dared to speak of in public. Because in every small town, there is one family that runs the show.Episode 1Alex Murdaugh was once a prominent lawyer with a stellar reputation of a tough litigator. But beneath the polish surface, he hid his diabolic nature, lusting after money and power. On this episode Jolene Grace and Branden examine Alex Murdaugh's fall from grace. About The Crime Room PodcastThe Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –Thecrimeroom.comSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
18:37 7/23/22
Profiling Richard Cottingham aka The Torso Killer (Episode 2)
On this episode of the Crime Room podcast, we dive deep into Richard Cottingham's criminal mind and his many MURDERS! In his own words, '80 to 100 'victims. Could it be true? Listen to find out what we think.// About The Crime Room Podcast //The Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –// Tags //#truecrime #crime #crime_news #crimestory #podcast #podcasts #podcasting #DeedehGoodarzi #DeniseFalasca #DianeCusick #IreneBlasé #JacalynHarp #JeanReyner #LorraineKelly #MaryPryor #MaryannCarr #NancyVogel #RichardCottingham #TimeSquareKiller #TorsoKiller #ValerieStreetSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
47:31 7/17/22
Richard Cottingham - The Torso Killer Aka The Time Square Killer (Episode 1)
On this episode of the Crime Room podcast, Jolene and Branden examine one of America's most notorious serial killers — Richard Cottingham aka The Torso Killer aka The Time Square Killer. The hosts examine Cottingham's childhood and family life, trying to understand his motive for murdering his victims. // About The Crime Room Podcast //The Crime Room is a true crime podcast about how homicide detectives catch bad guys. Hosted by journalist Jolene Grace and her husband, Branden, a law enforcement supervisor, this dynamic duo investigates some of the most gruesome cold cases in the country.– Let’s Talk Crime –// Tags //#truecrime #crime #crime_news #crimestory #podcast #podcasts #podcasting #DeedehGoodarzi #DeniseFalasca #DianeCusick #IreneBlasé #JacalynHarp #JeanReyner #LorraineKelly #MaryPryor #MaryannCarr #NancyVogel #RichardCottingham #TimeSquareKiller #TorsoKiller #ValerieStreetSupport the showThecrimeroom.com
28:51 7/12/22