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Capital Crime Files Podcast
44 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Episode 7 - ”Compartment 566”
Rumours, urban myths, even talk of witchcraft - all of it has swirled about the eerie Fairbairn Forest over the years. The truth of any of it - and if there was any connection with the unexplained death of Keren Rowland in 1971 - is yet another of the mysteries to be solved. Join creator & host journalist, award-winning author and social historian, Nichole Overall, for the further exploration of this 50-year-old cold case. #truecrime + #history capitalcrimefiles.com.au
15 minutes | Sep 2, 2021
Bonus Episode - Another Gone Girl: The Case of Liz Herfort
Another young woman, gone. Friday the 13th June, 1980, Liz Herfort, 18, vanished without trace from a busy thoroughfare in the heart of the Australian capital. September 3rd, 2021, would be Liz's 60th birthday. This bonus episode, featuring excerpts from my initial interview with her brother Alistair, is to mark what should have been a significant milestone for Liz and her family. So might it prompt some much-needed answers from someone out there who knows the truth. #truecrime + #history
36 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Case file fragment V - Opportunities missed?
Her body was abandoned mere kilometres from where she was last seen alive. Why then, did it take almost three months to find Keren Rowland? Were there opportunities missed? And what of today - is there anything more that could be done to potentially unearth some vital clue given the advancements to have occurred over five intervening decades?
2 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
A Mid-Season Intermission
The 50 year mystery of the fate of Keren Rowland is ever-evolving. The deeper I delve, the more questions bubble to the surface. This Mid-Season Intermission is a result of following the trail as it continues to unfold.
50 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Episode 6 - Speaking for the dead
A beer bottle to a pen - clues to reveal a party responsible for a most reprehensible act? Not only that of bringing about the deaths of an innocent young woman and her unborn child, but a failure to own it and give some sort of peace to a shattered family?
20 minutes | May 12, 2021
Case File Fragments IV - A true confession?
Keren’s skeletal remains were stumbled across on May 13, 1971. Almost precisely 50 years later, a highly credible source has revealed new information to me involving a potential confession from as early as 1973. What then, came of it?
33 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
Episode 5 - Exhibit Q
In the unexplained death of 20-year-old Keren Rowland, means, method and motive remained cryptically clouded, yet a further compelling development emerged: the strong indication of the presence of another with her in that darkened, lonely forest.
59 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Episode 4 - What remains
The unsolved mystery of Keren Rowland's death: suicide, botched abortion, strangulation? How could it be so hard to determine the cause?
21 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
Case File Fragments III - Spectre of a Canberra serial killer?
Unsolved disappearances and murders of young women within the orbit of the national capital of Australia over the last 50 years: does the bloodied fingerprint of Ivan Milat stain the postcard-perfect image of Canberra?
53 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Episode 3 - Devil in disguise?
Shrouded in mystery for 50 years - when Keren Rowland stepped out of that Mini Minor and into the headlines, was she greeted by a devil in disguise?
22 minutes | Jan 25, 2021
Case File Fragments II - Could you detect a mystery?
In this "Case File Fragment", I interview current lead investigator in the 50 year mystery of Keren Rowland, Detective-Sergeant Adam Rhynehart of the Australian Federal Police. Created & hosted by journalist, history investigator & author, Nichole Overall.
60 minutes | Jan 5, 2021
Episode 2 - Trail of heartbreak
Known as both haunting and haunted, in the midst of the whispering pine forest, you can feel you’re miles from anywhere. And yet, just to the west, it’s possible to make out the twinkling lights of the heart of the Australian Capital, Canberra. What part then, did this eerie location play in the unexplained disappearance of 20 year old Keren Rowland on an otherwise ordinary evening 50 years ago? Created & hosted by journalist, history investigator & author, Nichole Overall.
5 minutes | Dec 25, 2020
Case File Fragments I - What if it were you?
In the lead-up to the next episode on the 50 year mystery of the tragedy that befell 20-year-old Keren Rowland on Feb 26, 1971, an additional puzzle piece to ponder. Episode 2 - Trail of Heartbreak - to be released shortly. Created & hosted by journalist, history investigator & author, Nichole Overall.
42 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Keren Rowland: The 50 Year Mystery Ep 1 - End of the Road -
Keren Rowland: The 50 Year Mystery Ep 1 - End of the Road - A series of missing and murdered women in the heart of a nation. Reaching back 50 years. Each unsolved. Could any of them be linked in the most insidious fashion? Capital Crime Files begins with the mysterious disappearance of Keren Rowland. Created & hosted by journalist, history investigator & author, Nichole Overall.
10 minutes | Nov 28, 2020
PRELUDE: Exploring the unsolved & unexplained at the heart of a nation
Created & hosted by journalist, history investigator & author, Nichole Overall. Over half a century, within the orbit of the Australian capital, Canberra, there's been multiple mysterious disappearances and murders specifically of young women. Each remains unsolved.
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