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59 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
75-Crime in the Corn Belt Part 2
Hear the unexpected twist in Part 2 of Crime in the Corn Belt! Check out the dateline episode "Scorned"
47 minutes | Sep 28, 2021
74-Crime in the Corn Belt
When a bright, charming woman from a small town starts exhibiting symptoms of mania, her family worries for her safety, and a man and his ex-girlfriend start worrying about theirs. Listen to Part 1 of this twisty, turny case!
57 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
73-Lake and Ng
Leonard Lake, Charles Ng, and Cricket Balazs raped and/or murdered an estimated 25 people in only 1 year. What drove them to engage in this disturbing fantasy? A book that Leonard read when he was teenager. Listen as Coral and Dusty take a deep dive into the psychology of this twisted trio. Leonard Lake and Charles Ng: Journey into Evil-YouTube
68 minutes | Sep 14, 2021
72-Pam Hupp Part 2
Pam Hupp murdered a man who she told police was an intruder. With a little more digging, police learned quickly that Pam's version of the story was far from the truth. Listen to the second half of Pam's case and Coral and Dusty's breakdown of the psychopathology gathered from case details.
54 minutes | Sep 7, 2021
When Betsy Faria was murdered in her home, suspicions immediately turned to her husband. But when it was discovered that her close friend, Pam Hupp, was the last to see her alive, AND that only days before her muder, Betsy's life insurance policy was suddenly transferred to Pam, police should have shifted their attention. They didn't. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the way Pam manipulated the Faria family and local police with her verbal gymnastics.
65 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
Willie Pickton grew up on a pig farm, the same pig farm that would later become the murder site for as many as 49 women. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss how Pickton got away with murder for so long.
59 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
69-Pearl Fernandez and Isauro Aguirre
Pearl Fernandez did the unthinkable; she and her boyfriend, Isauro, tortured and murdered her 8-year-old son. But why was their abuse allowed to continue even after DCFS and the sheriff's department visited their home multiple times? Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the individual psychopathology involved, as well as the culture of secrecy within the DCFS system.
68 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
68-Ant, Tom, Jay
When Marina Calabro was discovered dead at the bottom of a three story flight of stairs, her death was deemed an accident. But Quincy, MA police weren't so sure. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the list of suspects, and the police's relentless pursuit of the truth.
64 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Luz Cuevas lost her newborn daughter in a devastating house fire. Overcome with grief, Luz held on tightly to the belief that her daughter was still alive, growing up somewhere with another family. Everyone, including Luz's closest friends and family, thought she was crazy...but was she? Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the possible motives of this unbelievable crime. Sources: Crime Show: 18 Minutes Dad's Turn With 'Dead' Daughter - CBS News
54 minutes | Aug 3, 2021
66-The Murder of Suzanne Capper
Sixteen year old, Suzanne Capper, was tortured and murdered by four people, two of whom she considered family. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the role of group dynamics in this case.
51 minutes | Jul 27, 2021
Christine Paolilla, a shy girl, blossomed with the help of her two best friends, Rachel and Tiffany. When they graduated high school a year ahead of her, she fell in love with a guy who led her astray...or was he really her perfect match? Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the details of this teenage love story gone very, very wrong.
55 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Former Sunday School teacher, Melissa Huckaby, sexually assaulted and murdered 8-year-old Sandra Cantu because...well, no one really knows why. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the possible motives.
54 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
63-John du Pont
Wealthy philanthropist John du Pont became increasingly eccentric and paranoid during his time on his Olympic wresting training facility. Consumed by delusions that his athletes were conspiring against him, he shot and killed friend and trainer Dave Schultz. Was this murder fueled by drugs, or did he have these paranoid inclinations before he began using? Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the interplay of drug use and schizophrenia spectrum disorders.
49 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
62-Corey Cotham and Tim Bozza
Veronica Bozza was shot and killed in her home by an unknown assailant, where she was found shortly after by her boyfriend. Going through a rough divorce with her soon-to-be ex-husband, a long line of suspects kept police busy. But the perpetrator turned out to be someone unexpected...
59 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
Registered sex offender, Melvin Rowland, lied to his 20-year-old girlfriend, Lauren McCluskey, about his job, his age, his name...well, just about everything. When she discovered who he really was, she broke up with him. When he started harassing her, she did everything she could to protect herself, including making contact with police over 20 times asking for help, but to no avail. It wasn't until he shot and killed her that police finally started paying attention. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the role of borderline characteristics in the perpetration of violence.
62 minutes | Jun 22, 2021
Robert Courtney, a Kansas City Pharmacist, diluted life-saving chemotherapy drugs so that he could make a larger profit. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss his personality makeup, and normal versus pathological narcissism in this hometown episode.
32 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
When 15-year-old Audrie Pott was sexually assaulted by three boys at a high school party, she became the target of further harassment and humiliation when the boys shared pictures they had taken of the assault. A week later, she committed suicide. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the limitation of the adolescent brain in processing this kind of trauma.
57 minutes | May 25, 2021
58-The Human Five
In the early 1900s, there was a rash of axe murders targeting African-American families in Louisiana and Texas. When word began to spread that a "Voodoo priestess" was responsible for the murders, the media ran wild with the mostly unfounded story, spreading fear and misinformation about the motivations for the crimes. Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the difference between accepted religious practices and symptoms of a mental illness.
50 minutes | May 18, 2021
Nicoh Mayhew, a young man just starting his family and his life, was shot to death while holding his 2-year-old son, on his mother's front porch. Why would his blood-relative have him targeted for murder? Listen as Coral and Dusty discuss the details of this harrowing case.
66 minutes | May 11, 2021
56-The Death of Rebecca Zahau
When Rebecca Zahau was found hanging nude, bound, and gagged, San Diego Sheriff ignored important evidence and declared her death a suicide. Listen as Coral and Dusty review the forensic evidence and the list of suspects and motives.
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