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Crime Junkie

If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

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MURDERED: Yeardley Love
When 22-year-old Yeardley Love is found murdered in her apartment just a few weeks before graduating college, her friends all point police to one man: George Huguely, her ex-boyfriend. It doesn’t take long for investigators to uncover a disturbing history of domestic abuse, but despite multiple people knowing just how violent George could get, no one spoke up to get the help Yeardley needed. One Love FoundationDownload the myPlan App  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-yeardley-love/
29:57 10/03/2022
MISSING: Hang Lee
When 17-year-old Hang Lee leaves for a job interview and never comes home, police are quick to dismiss her as a troubled runaway. But when they finally take a deeper look into her case, they discover that the last man she was seen with has a violent criminal history, and no explanation for what happened to her.  If you know something about Hang’s disappearance, and can help bring her family closure, you can call Crime Stoppers of Minnesota’s hotline at 800-222-8477, or visit crimestoppersmn.org and click ‘submit a tip. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-hang-lee/
30:13 09/26/2022
CAPTURED: Timothy Coggins Killers
In 1983, a young Black man named Timothy Coggins is found brutally murdered in Spalding County, Georgia. But just as promising leads are uncovered, the case is inexplicably closed. And it remains that way for more than 30 years, until a new investigator comes across the file and realizes just how solvable this murder could be.blackandmissinginc.com/audiochuck For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/captured-timothy-coggins-killers/
36:01 09/19/2022
MURDERED: Shakara Carter
When Shakara Carter is found strangled to death on a dead-end road in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she’s days away from testifying against a serial rapist. But she’s also one of about two dozen sex workers killed in the area over the years…and unlike some of those victims, Shakara’s killer is elusive.  If you have any information about Shakara’s case, please contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3400. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-shakara-carter/
39:13 09/12/2022
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11:15 09/06/2022
PRECEDENT: John Brady
In 1958 John Brady, along with an accomplice, was accused of murdering his friend, William Brooks. John maintained that he had not taken part in the murder, that he was only part of a plan to rob the man. However, his accomplice turned on him and he was eventually found guilty. Though there was something the prosecution was holding back that would completely change the way a jury would view the case. And when the shady tactics of the prosecution were revealed, a new legal precedent was set that aimed to ensure a fair trial to defendants.  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/precedent-john-brady/
22:12 09/05/2022
KILLED
For every story that runs, countless others are killed before anyone gets the chance to read them. KILLED reveals the true stories behind reporting that was once considered too dangerous, too fringe, too…SOMETHING…by the media. With help from some of the biggest names in magazines, Justine Harman brings dead stories back to life.Binge the entire first season now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. To submit your KILLED story, visit www.KILLEDStories.com.  
02:25 09/01/2022
MISSING: Mekayla Bali
16-year-old Mekayla Bali vanished from a bus depot in her hometown of Yorkton, Saskatchewan in 2016, leaving no trace and no clues as to where she might be now - or why.  There is a $100,000 reward for information leading to her safe return. If you have any information that could help bring Mekayla home, contact the RCMP by phone at 1-844-880-6518 or by email at RCMP.FBali.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.  audiochuck.missingkids.org For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-mekayla-bali/
36:47 08/29/2022
MURDERED: Jenny Lin Part 2
After days of searching for 14-year-old Jenny Lin’s killer, detectives received some promising tips that left everyone hopeful they’d solve one of the most disturbing murders Alameda County had ever seen. Listen to part 1 here.If you have any information about the murder of Jennifer Lin on May 27th, 1994, please contact the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at 510-667-3636, or call the Jenny Lin hotline at 855-4-JENNY-LIN. To donate to The Jenny Lin foundation, visit: jennylinfoundation.orgTo learn more about The Deck, visit: www.thedeckpodcast.comFor current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-jenny-lin-part-2/
38:24 08/24/2022
MURDERED: Jenny Lin Part 1
In 1994, the brutal murder of a 14-year-old inside her parents' safe suburban house left a community shaken to its core, because not only had a bright and talented life been suddenly snuffed out, but police struggled to find a motive. And the more clues they uncovered, the more investigators realized the nightmare they were dealing with: Jenny Lin’s murder was more than a crime of opportunity —it had been carefully planned. For nearly 30 years, Jenny’s murder has weighed on Alameda County and terrorized detectives as they’ve pondered the same question over and over since 1994: why Jenny?If you have any information about the murder of Jennifer Lin on May 27th, 1994, please contact the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at 510-667-3636, or call the Jenny Lin hotline at 855-4-JENNY-LIN.To donate to the The Jenny Lin Foundation visit: jennylinfoundation.orgTo learn more about The Deck, visit: https://thedeckpodcast.com/ Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-jenny-lin-part-1/
36:34 08/24/2022
MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Davina Buff Jones
When Officer Davina Buff Jones is found dead in the middle of her shift on Bald Head Island, those in power are quick to rule her death a suicide. But the more her family learns about the circumstances surrounding her death, the more certain they are that someone got away with murder. If you have any information about Dee's death, you can submit a tip to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department at (910) 253-2777.For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/mysterious-death-davina-buff-jones/
66:10 08/22/2022
BONUS: Possible Bell Victims
After Larry Gene Bell is arrested, investigators dive into his past and uncover three unsolved cases that are eerily like the two he’s convicted of. In this bonus episode, we cover the stories of the three women who detectives believe were killed by Bell.If you have any information about the disappearance of Denise Porch, Sandee Cornett or the murder of Beth Hagen, you can call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/audio-extra-possible-bell-victims/ 
30:14 08/21/2022
ALL GOOD PEOPLE HERE…IS HERE!!
The day has FINALLY arrived, Crime Junkies!! Ashley Flowers' debut novel ALL GOOD PEOPLE HERE is officially available NOW!If you haven’t already, go get your hands on a copy! You can find ALL GOOD PEOPLE HERE wherever books, ebooks, or audiobooks are sold or at AshleyFlowers.com/bookBe sure to follow us on Instagram at @crimejunkiepodcast to get in on all of the fun book conversations... AND if you love the book as much as we think you will, leave a review so we can see all of your thoughts & theories.Happy reading, Crime Junkies!For more information about all things Ashley and All Good People Here, visit AshleyFlowers.comNorth America Crime Junkies can order here:https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/691141/all-good-people-here-by-ashley-flowers/UK + Commonwealth Crime Junkies can order here:https://www.amazon.co.uk/All-Good-People-Here-gripping/dp/0008503109/ref=tmm_hrd_swat[%E2%80%A6]encoding=UTF8&qid=1641811155&sr=1-1&tag=linkfire-smarturl-21 
04:48 08/16/2022
MURDERED: Shari Smith and Debra Helmick
When 17-year-old Shari Smith is abducted from her driveway in broad daylight, it seems like her family’s nightmare can’t get any worse. But when her abductor starts calling them relentlessly, investigators hope that his recklessness will lead to his downfall... that is, until a second girl goes missing in an eerily similar manner.John Douglas' book When a Killer CallsFor current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-shari-smith-debra-helmick/
53:34 08/15/2022
MISSING: The Millbrook Twins
When twin sisters Jeannette and Dannette Millbrook go missing in Augusta, Georgia in 1990, police are quick to write them off as runaways…even though the signs point to something much more sinister.And if not for a family that refused to give up… and a podcast that shed light on some of the injustices they’ve faced…we probably wouldn’t know anything about them. Because even though this is one of the only open cases of missing twins in the country…it took decades for them to get the national spotlight. There is $50,000 reward being offered for information through August 2023. You can leave anonymous tips through www.themillbrooktwins.com or by calling 404-590-2975 or 706-821-1080.For additional ways to help check out these resources: The Millbrook Twins Billboard Fund: GoFundMePrivate Investigations for the Missing, visit: www.investigationsforthemissing.org/For updates, follow the Facebook page set up for the twins.For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-millbrook-twins/
47:26 08/08/2022
MURDERED: Kathy Page
When a young woman is found dead in a crashed car, the first thought is a tragic accident. But after investigating the scene, investigators can clearly see this is a homicide. After interviewing friends and family, all signs point to her estranged husband... but thirty years later, he is still a free man.If you or anyone you know has ANY information on the murder of Kathy Page, please call 1-800-252-TIPS to contact Texas Crime Stoppers or you can submit a tip to crime stoppers online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=650# . All tips are anonymous.For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-kathy-page/
36:18 08/01/2022
MISSING: Susan Robin Bender
Susan Robin Bender got into a van in 1986 and was never seen again. Police believe the teenage girl met with foul play and have renewed the search for answers, decades after her mysterious disappearance...but her mom thinks she knows who’s responsible.If you have information about Susan’s case, please contact the Modesto Police Department at (209) 572-9500. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-susan-robin-bender/
51:56 07/25/2022
SERIAL KILLER: Khalil Wheeler-Weaver
When a New Jersey family is rocked by the disappearance of one of their own, they set up a trap to catch the man they believe to be responsible. But once that man is behind bars, police discover that the full extent of his crimes goes beyond what they expected.  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-khalil-wheeler-weaver/
35:22 07/18/2022
MURDERED: Ruby J. Doss
In 1986, a young woman named Ruby Doss is found strangled to death in the East Sprague area of Spokane, Washington. For decades, similarities between Ruby’s death and a string of other murders in the area send investigators chasing false leads. It seems like justice for Ruby is a lost cause, until a completely unrelated crime in another state blows the case wide open.  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-ruby-doss/
34:00 07/11/2022
MISSING: Jamie Fraley
Everything was going great for Jamie Fraley when she vanished in April of 2008, after telling a friend she was getting a ride to the hospital. Police quickly zero in on a suspect, but a bizarre development throws the investigation off course…and years later, her family still has more questions than answers.  Anyone with information about Jamie’s disappearance should call the Gaston County Police Department at 704-866-3320 or Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-jamie-fraley/
42:43 07/04/2022
MURDERED: Shawn Edwards Part 2
After years of rumors, gossip and dead end leads, the investigation into 14-year-old Shawn Edwards’ murder heats up – but even a shocking confession can’t close this cold case.Anyone with information about the homicide should call Middletown Police at 845-343-3151.Google Earth: Shawn Edwards For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-shawn-edwards-part-2/
35:25 06/27/2022
MURDERED: Shawn Edwards Part 1
When 14-year-old Shawn Edwards is stabbed and beaten to death outside of a high school in Middletown, NY, the whole community is shocked. Why would anyone want to hurt – let alone murder – this friendly, popular kid? As the investigation unfolds, police try to separate fact from fiction, only to come up emptyhanded. It seems like everyone’s a suspect…but no one has a motive.Anyone with information about the homicide should call Middletown Police at 845-343-3151.Google Earth: Shawn Edwards For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-shawn-edwards-part-1/
36:41 06/20/2022
Ashley Flowers Wrote a Book!
Get ready Crime Junkies because Ashley Flowers’ debut novel All Good People Here will officially be released on August 16th! You can read the first 2 chapters on AshleyFlowers.com/book AND preorder your copy NOW!There are A LOT of fun announcements coming so be sure to follow @crimejunkiepodcast on social media for all of the insider details!US Pre Order Link: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/691141/all-good-people-here-by-ashley-flowers/UK Pre Order Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/All-Good-People-Here-gripping/dp/0008503109/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1641811155&sr=1-1&tag=linkfire-smarturl-21
02:05 06/16/2022
MISSING: Dawnita Wilkerson
When Dawnita Wilkerson stops answering her phone one Sunday in June of 2020, her loved ones know something is wrong – especially because she’s been telling everyone that her ex-boyfriend and one of his relatives have been threatening her. Two years after her disappearance, police and her family are still hoping someone out there will come forward with information they need to solve the case. If you have information about Dawnita, please contact the Evansville Police Department at 812-436-7979, the tip line at 812-435-6194 or the FBI Indianapolis Office at 317-595-4000. You can also email tips to the family at finddawnitawilkerson@gmail.com To donate to the family’s GoFundMe visit here National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233); for TTY: 1-800-787-3224 or Text “START” to 88788 For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/.  Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-dawnita-wilkerson/
35:20 06/13/2022
MURDERED: Joseph Kinville III
When 16-year-old Joseph Kinville III is brutally stabbed to death in a field in his neighborhood in Arcadia, Florida, law enforcement is stumped from the start and his mother is devastated. The mystery only deepens when the teen's estranged father is murdered a few weeks later, hundreds of miles away in Michigan. The identity of Joseph's murderer has remained unknown since his murder in 1999, but evidence from his crime scene may still hold the answers law enforcement needs. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit  https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-joseph-kinville/
40:41 06/06/2022
MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Pravin Varughese
When 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese dies unexpectedly, police quickly rule his death a tragic accident and close the case. But for many, the facts just don’t quite add up. His mother’s years-long battle for justice is marked with soaring highs and dizzying lows – but even with so much progress, there are still unanswered questions. Please join us in signing the Justice For Pravin Petition For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/update-pravin-varughese/
57:33 06/01/2022
MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF: Casey MacPherson-Pomeroy and Caleb Guillory
Casey MacPherson-Pomeroy and Caleb Guillory had plans to ring in the new year on the beautiful Caribbean island of Anguilla. But before the proverbial ball could drop, they were both dead. The four people with them that night haven’t spoken publicly about the incident since -- and until they do, the mystery of what happened to Casey and Caleb will remain on the island.GoFundMe: Justice for Casey & Caleb. For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/mysterious-death-casey-macpherson-pomeroy-caleb-guillory/
47:18 05/30/2022
MISSING: Dulce Maria Alavez
When 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez vanishes from a playground in New Jersey, the whole community pitches in to help search for her. But thousands of leads later - and nearly three years after her mysterious disappearance – law enforcement still isn’t sure where she is…or who took her. We’re releasing this episode in English and Spanish in hopes that the Spanish version could help this information reach the right person. Hosted by Melanie and Emmanuel, the Spanish version of this episode is available in your feeds right now!  If you have information about Dulce, please contact the Bridgeton Police at 856-451-0033 or Submit a tip to the FBI. If you wish to submit an anonymous tip you can do so here: bpdops.com/tips To donate to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, visit audiochuck.missingkids.org. To learn more about NCMEC, visit missingkids.org.  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/missing-dulce-maria-alavez/
57:27 05/23/2022
DESAPARECIDA: Dulce Maria Alavez
Cuando Dulce María Alavez, de 5 años, se desaparece de un parque infantil en Nueva Jersey, toda la comunidad colabora para ayudar a buscarla. Pero despues de miles de pistas, y casi tres años después de su misteriosa desaparición, la policía aún no está segura dónde está... o quién se la llevó. Estamos lanzando este episodio en inglés y español con las esperanzas de que esta versión pueda ayudar a que esta información llegue a la persona adecuada. Presentado por Melanie y Emmanuel. ¡La versión en español de este episodio está disponible en sus feeds ahora mismo! Si tiene información sobre Dulce, comuníquese con la policía de Bridgeton al 856-451-0033 o envíe una pista al FBI. Si desea enviar un consejo anónimo, puede hacerlo aquí: bpdops.com/tips Para donar al Centro Nacional para Niños Desaparecidos y Explotados, visite audiochuck.missingkids.org. Para obtener más información sobre el NCMEC, visite www.missingkids.org.  For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/desaparecida-dulce-maria-alavez/ 
61:35 05/23/2022
SERIAL KILLER: The Freeway Phantom
When six young girls are found murdered, their similarities link them all to one killer. With no witnesses and no leads, investigators are still asking who is The Freeway Phantom over forty years later.  If you have any information regarding to the abduction and murders of Carol Spinks, Darlenia Johnson, Brenda Crockett, Nenomoshia Yates, Brenda Woodard or Diane Williams please call Metro Police at 202-727-9099 or send an email to unsolved.murder@dc.gov For current Fan Club membership options and policies, please visit https://crimejunkieapp.com/library/. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/serial-killer-freeway-phantom/
41:42 05/16/2022