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Missing in the Carolinas
33 minutes | Jan 20, 2023
Ep. 52-Not Reported Missing
A Cornelius, N.C. couple fails to report their daughter missing for weeks. Where is Madalina Cojocari? Renee Roberson also looks back at the cases of Zahra Baker and Erica Parsons, who went missing in North Carolina. Support the Show! Buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson Sponsors: SkinXErin https://shopxerin.com/collections/fit-rocker-chick-skin Use code MISSINGCAROLINAS10 for 10 percent off your order WOW! Women on Writing www.wow-womenonwriting.com/classes
20 minutes | Dec 23, 2022
Ep. 51-The Darker Side of the Holidays
In 2008, tragedy struck just after the holidays at a popular Christmas tree farm on the border of North Carolina and Virginia. Also, a North Carolina true crime story from 1929 that inspired a murder ballad. Support the Show! Buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson
21 minutes | Dec 16, 2022
Ep. 50-A Review of "Low Country: The Murdaugh Dynasty"
Have you watched the HBO Max three-part documentary, "Low Country: The Murdaugh Dynasty?" Host Renee Roberson shares her thoughts on the case and this recent release. Support the show! buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson
34 minutes | Nov 11, 2022
Ep 49-An Update On Brittanee Drexel And Zebb Quinn
Renee Roberson shares updates on two high-profile missing persons cases from North and South Carolina, including clips from the original episodes. Show Notes: Support the Show! buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson
17 minutes | Nov 4, 2022
Ep. 48-Two Wives, Two Deaths
When Maryann Boczkowski dies in what appears to be an accident in the family's hot tub in Pennsylvania, police grow suspicious when they learn Tim Bozkowski's first wife died in a similar way four years earlier in North Carolina. Support the show! buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson
26 minutes | Oct 28, 2022
Ep. 47-Five Haunted Southern Colleges
Are they urban legends meant to comfort and intrigue college students? Or are the origins of these stories at five southern colleges real? Support the show! buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson
18 minutes | Oct 14, 2022
Ep. 46-A Review of "The Confession Killer"
Renee reviews the Netflix documentary "The Confession Killer" and explores the connection between Henry Lee Lucas and the people he claims to have murdered in the Carolinas. Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: MackIntosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Daniel Roberson
33 minutes | Oct 7, 2022
Ep. 45-Across State Lines
Host Renee Roberson takes a look at several cases of missing people who were found deceased in the Carolinas--but how they crossed state lines remains a mystery. Show Notes: Sponsor-WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Daniel Roberson
25 minutes | Jun 4, 2022
Episode 44 - Thoughts On "The Staircase"
Host Renee Roberson shares her thoughts on both the HBO Max scripted series and the original documentary about Michael Peterson's murder trial. Cover Art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editor: Mia Roberson Presented by Manscaped: Get 20% @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code MISSINGCAROLINAS at MANSCAPED.COM! #ad #manscapedpod
20 minutes | May 28, 2022
Episode 43-The Story Behind "The Staircase"
On December 8, 2001, telecommunications executive Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the bottom of a staircase at her Durham, N.C. estate. The only witness was her husband, Michael Peterson. Did he murder her or was his theory of an accidental fall true? Renee Roberson takes a look at the documented facts of the case. Show Notes: Cover art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson Support the show! buymeacoffee.com/reneeroberson
23 minutes | May 14, 2022
Episode 42-Missing, Murdered, and Mistaken Identity in the Carolinas
This episode covers the two disappearances of Kenneth Beasley and Bobby Dunbar that took place in the early 1900s. One case has never been resolved, and the other had a shocking conclusion years later. Please take our listener demographic survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZVTWP5L Books mentioned: The Senator's Son by Charles Oldham https://www.amazon.com/SENATORS-SON-Shocking-Disappearance-Celebrated/dp/0998788147?tag=Finishedpages-20 True Crime Stories of Eastern North Carolina by Cathy Pickens https://www.amazon.com/Crime-Stories-Eastern-North-Carolina/dp/1467145114?tag=Finishedpages-20 Stitch Fix referral link: https://www.stitchfix.com/invite/vc78sv2d4z?sod=w&som=c
28 minutes | Apr 16, 2022
Episode 41 - Interview With Benjamin Gilmer, author of "The Other Doctor Gilmer"
Fresh out of medical residency, Dr. Benjamin Gilmer joined a rural North Carolina clinic only to find that its previous doctor shared his last name. Dr. Vince Gilmer was loved and respected by the community—right up until he strangled his ailing father and then returned to the clinic for a regular week of work. Vince’s eventual arrest for murder shocked his patients. How could their beloved doctor be capable of such violence? The deeper Benjamin looked into Vince’s case, the more he became obsessed with discovering what pushed a good man toward darkness. Find the book: https://www.amazon.com/Other-Dr-Gilmer-Unlikely-Justice-ebook/dp/B08SJQDF6P/?tag=Finishedpages-20 Show Notes: Show Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover Art: Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing: Mia Roberson
23 minutes | Apr 2, 2022
Ep. 40-Mary Shotwell Little
Charlotte native Mary Shotwell Little mysteriously vanished from the Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta, Georgia on Oct. 14, 1965. A city-wide search turned up no leads, but gas station receipts showed she may have been in Charlotte and Raleigh in the hours after she went missing. Eighteen months later, a young woman named Diane Shields was found murdered in Atlanta, and her ties to Mary led investigators to believe the two cases might be related. Show Notes: Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover art by Macintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson
23 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
Ep 39-The Victims Of John Wayne Boyer
In 2003, a young woman named Scarlett Wood from Wilmington, N.C. went missing. While her remains were discovered a year later, investigators soon realized her death was also tied to a series of murders committed by a long-haul trucker with victims in at least two other states.
20 minutes | Mar 11, 2022
Ep 38-Phillip "Dean" Hair Jr.
In September 2018, 42-year-old Dean Hair sent a text message to his mom that he was taking a job cleaning and painting apartments in Greensboro, N.C. That was the last time his family heard from him, and when his parents went to visit him at his apartment in Raleigh in October 2018, they discovered no one had seen him for weeks. At the time he went missing, Dean didn't have a phone, and his belongings and car were left behind at the apartment complex. His family is still searching for answers and hopes that someone can give them a definitive answer on whether or not Dean is okay. Show Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing Cover art by Macintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson
20 minutes | Jan 30, 2022
Ep 37-North Carolina Women Who Poisoned
We take a look at three women--Blanche Taylor Moore, Velma Barfield, and Nannie Doss--who murdered multiple people in North Carolina by using poison. Cover art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson
23 minutes | Jan 22, 2022
Ep 36-Missing from Wilkes County
In the early 1980s, three different people went missing from Wilkes County under very different circumstances. We explore the cases of Galvin and Garry Sidden Jr., Angela Hamby, and provide an update on the Jessica Gutierrez disappearance from South Carolina. Show Notes: Cover art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing
17 minutes | Jan 14, 2022
Ep 35-A Murder In Salisbury And a N.C. Expat Becomes A Killer In Panama
Renee Roberson introduces a new segment called "True Crime in the Carolinas" and shares the stories of the murders of Viktor Gunnarsson and Catherine Miller in Salisbury and a man from Hendersonville, N.C. who became a serial killer in Panama. Show Notes: Cover art by Mackinstosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson Sponsor: WOW! Women on Writing
17 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
Ep 34 End-of-Year Review
Host Renee Roberson discusses how she finds ideas for episodes and shares stats from the most popular shows in 2021. Subscribe to Renee Roberson's e-mail newsletter to read a free copy of her short story, "DEADline." http://finishedpages.com/subscribe/ Show Notes: Cover art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson
24 minutes | Nov 26, 2021
Ep 33-An Unsolved Murder in Alleghany, N.C.
In 1937, 16-year-old Elva Brannock vanished into the winter fog of the Blue Ridge Mountains, only to be found murdered four days later. When North Carolina resident Stacy Hawks learned about this unsolved murder in her community, she used her research to explore the possibilities of what happened to the young woman in her historical fiction novel, "Dividing Ridge." Host Renee Roberson interviews Stacy Hawks to learn more about this mystery and the process of researching and writing the book. Learn more about the book and author by visiting https://linktr.ee/DividingRidgeBook. Purchase the book: https://www.amazon.com/Dividing-Ridge-Unsolved-Murder-Brannock/dp/B08QFMFD17 Show Notes: Cover art by Mackintosh Multimedia Sound Editing by Mia Roberson Post Production by Daniel Roberson
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