Unresolved

Unresolved

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Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.


The OKC Butcher
Aug 2 • 40 min
In April of 1976, three men would wander into an abandoned building, which they soon discovered to be a house of horrors.Inside of the home were the dismembered remains of a young woman, whose identity would elude investigators for the better part of two…
The Con
Jul 29 • 45 min
This bonus episode is an interview with producer Patrick Lovell, who has been working on his new true crime docu-series “The Con” for the better part of the last decade. “The Con” is centered around the 2007-2008 financial crisis, which happened as a…
Introducing The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek
Jul 29 • 5 min
The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek follows a world champion surfer as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards. Interviews with him and his accomplices expose even more…
Beatriz Mota
Jul 26 • 42 min
In December of 2015, a graduation ceremony was being held at the Colégio Nossa Senhora Maria Auxiliadora in Petrolina.7-year-old Beatriz Mota attended the event along with her parents, Sandro and Lúcia, who were attending the graduation for two reasons:…
Preview: Resolved #10
Jul 17 • 5 min
This is a brief preview for the tenth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
The National Hotel Epidemic
Jul 12 • 31 min
In January and March of 1857, President-elect James Buchanan stayed at the National Hotel in Washington D.C.Located along the National Mall, the National - formerly known as “Gadsby’s Hotel” - was the most regal lodging choice in the nation’s capital at…
Arpana Jinaga
Jul 5 • 59 min
On November 3rd, 2008, the body of a young woman was found inside of her Redmond, WA apartment.Arpana Jinaga was a 24-year-old computer programmer, who had moved to the Pacific Northwest in March of 2008. Prior to that, she had attended Rutgers University…
Wondery presents GURU: The Dark Side of Enlightenment
Jul 1 • 6 min
When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help…
Snohomish County Jane Doe (Update)
Jun 26 • 6 min
There has been an update in the Snohomish County “Precious” Jane Doe case (episode #66 of the podcast). Police have identified her as 17-year-old Elizabeth Ann Roberts, who went missing just a couple of weeks before her murder…To learn more about this…
The Night Watcher
Jun 21 • 37 min
Armed with a shotgun, a violent home invader has instilled terror throughout southern England. Emerging from the area around London, a burglar began to rob families of their jewels in the waning weeks of 2014. He would strike on-average every six months,…
Introducing Murder in Hollywoodland
Jun 17 • 4 min
It’s February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood’s most scandalous…
Darren Rainey
Jun 14 • 40 min
In 2012, a Florida prisoner died after being locked in a shower for two hours. Darren Rainey, a 50-year-old inmate at the Dade Correctional Institution, was serving a two-year sentence for cocaine possession. Having been diagnosed with schizophrenia,…
The Main Line Murders (Part Three: Polaroid)
May 31 • 43 min
Following the arrest of Bill Bradfield in April of 1983, his fate began to look grim.In the ensuing trial, prosecutors would manage to successfully link Bradfield to Susan Reinert’s death, as well as at least one other “unnamed co-conspirator” (who many…
Introducing Hope in Darkness
May 27 • 9 min
In June 2016, American Joshua Holt traveled to Venezuela to get married. As part of a crackdown on crime under the government of Nicolás Maduro, he and his wife were suddenly rounded up and taken to El Helicoide, a now-infamous prison in the heart of…
The Main Line Murders (Part Two: Jay & Bill)
May 24 • 46 min
In the years after Susan Reinert’s body was discovered, investigators would struggle to latch on to available leads. Early on, investigators had begun to probe the backstories of two men - Jay Smith and Bill Bradfield - but had no concrete evidence…
The Main Line Murders (Part One: Susan, Karen & Michael)
May 17 • 47 min
On the morning of June 25th, 1979, an anonymous caller would alert police to the discovery of a female body in Swatara Township, Pennsylvania.The nude body of the victim had been found in the trunk of her own car, missing almost all of her personal…
The Volga Maniac
May 3 • 37 min
Between 2011 and 2012, a Russian serial killer would target elderly women that lived alone.Beginning his spree in the early months of 2011, this mysterious killer emerged from Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan. It was here that he would kill close to a…
Preview: Resolved #9
Apr 24 • 5 min
This is a brief preview for the ninth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
Matthew “Jed” Hall
Apr 23 • 44 min
In January of 2018, a teenager ran away from his family’s home in Idaho Falls, Idaho.Leaving behind a suicide note, 16-year-old Jed Hall seemed to have been planning out his disappearing act for some time. He left town in his parent’s car, and seemed to…
Wondery Presents American Scandal
Apr 22 • 5 min
Join Lindsay Graham, the host of Wondery’s show American Scandal as he dives deep into the heart of the most shocking moments of fraud and deception in American history. In this six-part series “The Hare Krishna Murders” he explores an eastern religion…
The Con Queen of Hollywood
Apr 19 • 30 min
Since 2013, an intricate scheme has plagued the entertainment industry.Posing as high-level executives (primarily female producers and directors), a single scam artist has been luring writers, stunt people, make-up artists, security providers,…
Henry Every
Apr 12 • 51 min
The Golden Age of Piracy - which spanned from the 1650s through the 1730s - would give rise to many notorious figures.Among them was an individual who isn’t well-known today, but whose impact upon the world remains just as large (if not greater than the…
The Austin Yogurt Shop Murders (Part Three: Guilt)
Apr 5 • 60 min
On October 6th, 1999, police in Austin announced the arrest of four suspects in the area’s most high-profile cold case. Maurice Pierce and Forrest Welborn were two young men that had been suspected of involvement back in 1991, while Michael Scott and…
The Austin Yogurt Shop Murders (Part Two: Confidence)
Mar 29 • 60 min
“On December 6th, 1991, we - as a city - lost our innocence. Today, we regain our confidence.”Those were the words spoken by Austin’s mayor Kirk Watson, at a press conference held in October of 1999. In the nearly eight years since four teenage girls had…
Robert Levinson (Final Update)
Mar 26 • 5 min
This is an update for episode #93, which detailed the story of Robert Levinson, an American that disappeared while visiting Kish Island (off the coast of Iran). After being held in captivity for an untold amount of time, Robert’s family has released a…
Introducing: Joe Exotic
Mar 24 • 6 min
Joe Exotic devoted his life to raising and breeding lions, tigers, and other exotic animals at his Oklahoma zoo. He croons ballads, shoots guns, and puts it all on YouTube. But he’s also made a lot of enemies. And the biggest of all is the owner of a big…
The Austin Yogurt Shop Murders (Part One: Innocence)
Mar 22 • 55 min
On the evening of December 6th, 1991, tragedy would strike the capital of Texas. APD Sgt. John Jones Jr. signed onto duty, well aware that he was the only homicide detective working that night. He was actually being filmed by a local news network, who…
Introducing: Even the Rich
Mar 17 • 8 min
Celebrities, royals, heirs and heiresses—you may think you know them, you may think you envy them, but you have no idea what really goes on behind the scenes. Wondery’s new series Even the Rich pulls gives you a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the…
Kyron Horman
Mar 15 • 58 min
On June 4th, 2010, a 7-year-old disappeared after attending a science fair at his school.Kyron Horman was a second-grader at Portland, Oregon’s Skyline Elementary, who had excitedly showed off his project about red-eyed tree frogs to his stepmother and…
The Family Murders (Part Two: The Family)
Mar 8 • 54 min
As the families of five young men mourned, investigators began to circle around their top suspect, Bevan Spencer von Einem. From the outside looking in, von Einem was incredibly average: a middle-aged accountant for a mid-level supplies company, who lived…
Introducing: The Dating Game Killer
Mar 5 • 8 min
In 1978, Rodney Alcala won a date on the popular TV show, The Dating Game. What no one knew was that he was a prolific serial killer in the middle of a cross-country murder spree. In this six-part series, co-hosts Tracy Pattin (Hollywood & Crime) and…
Short Stories #1
Mar 1 • 33 min
Due to some unfortunate setbacks, I am unable to record part two of the Family Murders. So, this week, I’ll be releasing two short stories from the Patreon archive: the Val Johnson Incident and the Area 51 Caller. Episode hosted, produced, and…
The Family Murders (Part One: The Murders)
Feb 23 • 55 min
Between 1979 and 1983, a series of heinous murders shocked Adelaide. The victims were all young men, who had gone missing in or near the northern section of town. The victims ranged in age from 14 to 25, and most were found to have suffered brutal…
Olivia Thorndike
Feb 16 • 75 min
Throughout 2019, bizarre classified ads started to appear in the Virginia-based Rappahannock Record, which were centered around a cold case four decades in the making.Olivia Thorndike had been a 24-year-old young woman living in Henrico County, whose life…
Introducing For Life: The Podcast
Feb 11 • 8 min
Every year in the U.S., it’s estimated that there are thousands of wrongful convictions. These people, their lives, and the lives of their loved ones are suddenly torn apart. For some, though - against the odds - that is where their story actually begins.…
“Grave Robbing for Morons”
Feb 9 • 56 min
For years, sleuths have tried to figure out the secrets behind a bizarre home movie. The video - which was eventually titled “Grave Robbing for Morons” and released as a part of a longer compilation - shows a young man speaking to his friend(s) behind the…
Preview: Resolved #8
Feb 7 • 4 min
This is a brief preview for the eighth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
The I-65 Killer (Part Two: The Bearded Man)
Feb 2 • 42 min
Throughout the early 1990’s, investigators with the Indiana State Police attempted to solve the Days Inn Murders.Unbeknownst to investigators at the time, the 1989 murders of 24-year-old Peggy Gill and 34-year-old Jeanne Gilbert were just the tip of the…
The I-65 Killer (Part One: The Days Inn Murders)
Jan 26 • 39 min
On March 3rd, 1989, two women were found to have been murdered 50 miles away from one another. 24-year-old Peggy Gill & 34-year-old Jeanne Gilbert were each living separate lives in Merrillville and Rensselaer, Indiana (respectively), and neither seemed…
The Long Island Serial Killer (Update)
Jan 17 • 26 min
This is an update for episodes #14-16, which detailed the crimes committed by the Long Island Serial Killer, who buried the bodies of sex workers along Gilgo Beach. On January 16th, 2020, Suffolk County Police held a press conference and disclosed new…
The Waltham Triple Murder
Jan 12 • 57 min
In September of 2011, a morbid saga began to play out in a suburb of Boston named Waltham.The bodies of 37-year-old Raphael “Rafi” Teken, 31-year-old Erik Weissman, and 25-year-old Brendan Mess were found in Brendan’s second-story apartment. The specific…
The Setagaya Murders (Revisited)
Jan 5 • 49 min
On the evening of December 30th, 2000, a family home in Tokyo’s Setagaya district would become a house of horrors.Mikio and Yasuko Miyazawa had moved to the home more than 10 years prior, back in 1990, and decided to start their family there. In the years…
12 Days of Updates (#12: The Original Night Stalker)
Dec 27, 2019 • 17 min
This is an update for episodes #1-3 of the podcast, which detailed the crime spree of the infamous Golden State Killer, who has been also known by many other nicknames (Original Night Stalker, East Area Rapist, and the Visalia Ransacker). In April of…
12 Days of Updates (#11: The Millbrook Twins)
Dec 26, 2019 • 8 min
This is an update for episodes #39-41, which covered the 1990 disappearance of twin sisters Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook. The sisters, who lived in Augusta, Georgia, have been missing for almost three decades, and a recent TV special indicated that…
12 Days of Updates (#10: Tiffany Nelson)
Dec 25, 2019 • 5 min
This is an update for episode #42, which detailed the disappearance and death of 9-year-old Tiffany Nelson from Augusta, Georgia. Tiffany disappeared in June of 1994 and her remains wouldn’t be found until 2005, but her case continues to be looked…
12 Days of Updates (#9: Andrya DeGhelder)
Dec 24, 2019 • 7 min
This is an update for episode #62 of the podcast, which covered the life and mysterious death of 39-year-old Andrya DeGhelder. Andrya - a divorcee that was living in Grovetown, Georgia - went missing in July of 2018, and her body was found about a week…
12 Days of Updates (#8: The Daytona Beach Killer)
Dec 23, 2019 • 25 min
This is an update for episode #94, which detailed the murders of LaQuetta Gunther, Julie Green, Iwana Patton, and Stacey Gage. In the months since my coverage, Florida officials have announced the arrest of a suspect, Robert Tyrone Hayes, who was linked…
12 Days of Updates (#7: Ashley Freeman & Lauria Bible)
Dec 22, 2019 • 8 min
This is an update for episode #37 of the podcast, which covered the grisly murders of Danny and Kathy Freeman, as well as the related disappearances of their teenage daughter, Ashley, and her friend, Lauria Bible. I brought you an update in this case back…
12 Days of Updates (#6: Oakey “Al” Kite)
Dec 21, 2019 • 5 min
This is an update for episode #54, which detailed the life and death of 53-year-old Oakey “Al” Kite, a Colorado man who was tortured and murdered in his own house. I speculated about Al’s potential killer, but a recent television program has breathed new…
12 Days of Updates (#5: Brittany Phillips)
Dec 20, 2019 • 6 min
This is an update for episode #105, which covered the tragic story of 18-year-old Brittany Phillips, whose body was found in her Tulsa, Oklahoma-apartment more than 15 years ago. In my original episode, I remained hopeful that DNA testing might provide…
12 Days of Updates (#4: Chase Massner)
Dec 19, 2019 • 9 min
This is an update for episode #21, which detailed the 2014 disappearance of an Army veteran. 26-year-old Chase Massner went missing in March of that year, and the last person to have seen Chase has since been arrested and charged. Now, that case has…
12 Days of Updates (#3: Carina Saunders)
Dec 18, 2019 • 9 min
This is an update for episode #80, which detailed the tragically misguided investigation into the death of 19-year-old Carina Saunders. The remains of Saunders, an Oklahoma native, were found in a wooded area just outside of Oklahoma City, and her grisly…
12 Days of Updates (#2: Robert Levinson)
Dec 17, 2019 • 9 min
This is an update for episode #93 of the podcast, which was centered around intelligence contractor Robert Levinson. Levinson, who disappeared while visiting Iran’s Kish Island, has become the longest-held captive in American history; and his story has…
12 Days of Updates (#1: Quadriga)
Dec 16, 2019 • 13 min
This is an update for episode #96 of the podcast, Quadriga, which was originally published in April of 2019. I cover what we’ve learned in the months since, and discuss the current petition to have Quadriga founder Gerald Cotten’s remains exhumed.…
Philando Castile
Dec 8, 2019 • 100 min
In the summer of 2016, a police shooting would spark protests all across America. Philando Divall Castile was a 32-year-old African American man that lived in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. A model citizen, Philando also had a concealed carry permit, which…
Kimberly Riley & Jeremy Britt-Bayinthavong
Nov 28, 2019 • 21 min
17 years ago, two lives were lost in a tragic holiday shooting in Tacoma, Washington. On November 28th, 2002, the paths of 19-year-old Kimberly Riley and 5-year-old Jeremy Britt-Bayinthavong would converge at a house in Tacoma’s South End. Jeremy was the…
The Lane Bryant Shooting
Nov 24, 2019 • 45 min
In 2008, an unknown gunman would commit one of the few unsolved mass shootings in U.S. history. February 2nd of that year was a cold and blustery day in the region of Tinley Park, Illinois. That morning, two Lane Bryant employees and four customers would…
Introducing: Detective Trapp
Nov 19, 2019 • 8 min
Episode Notes: Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master…
Jaidyn Leskie
Nov 17, 2019 • 60 min
The disappearance of a child would kick off one of Australia’s most scandalous chapters. On June 14th, 1997, Greg Domaszewicz offered to babysit for his girlfriend, Bilynda Murphy. He drove off with her 14-month-old son Jaidyn that afternoon, promising to…
Jeffrey Gebhardt
Nov 10, 2019 • 20 min
On the morning of September 23rd, 2012, officials were dispatched to a patch of woods in northern Georgia to find a lost hunter. 35-year-old Jeffrey “Pooh” Gebhardt had gotten lost while out on a hunting trip with his friend. Both had attempted to call…
Preview: Resolved #7
Nov 5, 2019 • 14 min
This is a brief preview for the seventh episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
Rodney Marks
Nov 3, 2019 • 50 min
A mysterious death at the South Pole would spark a nearly decade-long international investigation.Rodney Marks was a 32-year-old astrophysicist, who worked at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. There, he had been working on a project to help map the…
The Keddie Murders
Oct 27, 2019 • 65 min
In April of 1981, a violent crime would tear apart a quiet town in northern California.Keddie is a small town in the Sierra Nevada mountains, located roughly halfway between Redding and Reno. Originally established as a stop along the railroad, the area…
Angela Brooks & Nancy Cushman
Oct 20, 2019 • 34 min
In the early morning hours of November 25th, 2010, the bodies of two teenage girls would be found in an abandoned lot in Augusta, Georgia. 19-year-old Angela Brooks and 17-year-old Nancy Cushman had become fast friends, growing incredibly close through…
Spring-Heeled Jack
Oct 13, 2019 • 32 min
Through the latter half of the 1830’s, an urban legend began to take shape on the rooftops and in the foggy alleyways of London.First came rumors of an entity named “Steel Jack,” who assaulted people (primarily women) in the dark of night. Over time,…
The Shadow Brokers (Part Two: Execute)
Oct 6, 2019 • 46 min
The enigmatic Shadow Brokers, who seemingly disappeared in January of 2017, would break their silence just three months later.Following the destruction of a Syrian airbase in April 2017, the Shadow Brokers returned to continue their campaign of…
Preview: Resolved #6
Oct 3, 2019 • 5 min
This is a brief preview for the sixth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
The Shadow Brokers (Part One: Auction)
Sep 29, 2019 • 43 min
In August of 2016, a mysterious hacker collective began releasing files and folders stolen directly from the NSA.Many of the programs this person or group released appeared to be legitimate cyber-weapons, which had been developed by U.S. intelligence.…
The Daytona Beach Killer (Update)
Sep 16, 2019 • 30 min
Between 2005 and 2007, a serial killer targeted sex workers in the Daytona Beach region. Laquetta Gunther, Julie Green, and Iwana Patton all fell prey to this killer in successive months, and roughly two years later, the remains of Stacey Gage were found…
West Mesa Bone Collector (Part Three: 118th Street Homicides)
Sep 15, 2019 • 60 min
In the decade since eleven bodies were found in Albuquerque, a task force has worked to identify the mysterious West Mesa Bone Collector.The 118th Street Task Force is a combination of officers from Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, and the FBI. Together,…
West Mesa Bone Collector (Part Two: The War Zone)
Sep 8, 2019 • 53 min
Through 2009, police would continue to unearth a mass grave along the western edge of Albuquerque. Following the discovery of eleven female bodies, investigators set out to identify the remains. The first four victims - Victoria Chavez, Michelle Valdez,…
West Mesa Bone Collector (Part One: The Pit)
Sep 1, 2019 • 37 min
On February 2nd, 2009, a woman walking her dog would stumble upon the largest crime scene in Albuquerque history.In the years prior, this once-desolate corner of ABQ had been ground zero for rapid expansion. Housing developments had been popping up left…
Larry Chism
Aug 18, 2019 • 43 min
In July of 1974, a young college student from Memphis State University was sentenced to 40 years in state prison for his involvement in an illegal narcotics ring. Larry Chism was a bright, unassuming young man who was nearing his graduation from law…
Judy Weichert
Aug 11, 2019 • 53 min
On the morning of July 28th, 1984, Judy Weichert set off on a jog, unaware that it would be her last.Judy, a 33-year-old Oklahoma native, had been married to her husband for less than a year. The two were happy together, and seemed to have built a nice…
Preview: Resolved #5
Jul 31, 2019 • 5 min
This is a brief preview for the fifth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
The Assassination of Philip Barton Key
Jun 30, 2019 • 46 min
A love triangle between a Congressman, his wife, and a U.S. Attorney turns violent when a mysterious letter is received.Daniel Sickles was a young Congressman from New York, who had the favor of President James Buchanan himself. To outsiders, Sickles…
Preview: Resolved #4
Jun 20, 2019 • 8 min
This is a brief preview for the fourth episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
Brittany Phillips
Jun 16, 2019 • 56 min
In the summer of 2004, an 18-year-old moved back to Tulsa, Oklahoma. She had actually grown up in Tulsa and gone to high school there, but had moved away the year prior to attend college. Having become homesick, the following Spring she made the decision…
Cyle Van Komen & Kevin Nelson
Jun 9, 2019 • 36 min
In December of 2016, a home invasion turned violent in South Ogden, Utah. 24-year-old Cyle Van Komen lived in a home along the 3600 block of Ogden Avenue, along with a handful of young roommates. On the evening of December 9th, 2016, a couple of these…
The Monster With 21 Faces
Jun 2, 2019 • 49 min
Through 1984 and 1985, a mysterious group calling itself “The Monster With 21 Faces” waged an extortion and blackmail campaign against numerous Japanese companies. This bizarre vendetta began on March 18th, 1984, when Glico company president Katsuhisa…
The Abduction of Violet Ripken
May 26, 2019 • 46 min
On July 24th, 2012, Violet Ripken was abducted at gunpoint.That morning, 74-year-old Violet had set off on her morning routine, and was abducted from her own home by a masked gunman. For the next 23 hours, this mysterious kidnapper would proceed to drive…
Preview: Resolved #3
May 15, 2019 • 3 min
This is a brief preview for the third episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
Danniella Vian
May 12, 2019 • 57 min
On July 17th, 2018, Danniella Vian disappeared in Mobile, Alabama. Danniella, a 24-year-old mother of one, had spent months trying to get her life back on-track after a couple of setbacks. She finally had her own apartment, her own car, and was looking to…
The Delphi Murders
May 5, 2019 • 93 min
On February 13th, 2017, two teenage girls were murdered in Delphi, Indiana. Liberty German and Abigail Williams - “Libby” and “Abby” for short - were two regular 8th graders that were enjoying a day off from school. Trying to take advantage of an…
Philip Fraser
Apr 28, 2019 • 40 min
While driving from Alaska to Washington, a young man would meet a tragic and horrifying end.On June 14th, 1988, 23-year old Philip Fraser set out from his family’s home in Anchorage, Alaska. He was headed to Olympia, Washington - where he was set to…
Dwayne Jones (Gully Queen)
Apr 21, 2019 • 37 min
On July 22nd, 2013, a Jamaican teenager was brutally murdered by a homophobic mob. Dwayne Jones was a 16-year old that had been banished from his family’s home more than two years prior, having been forced to live on the streets of Montego Bay.…
Preview: Resolved #2
Apr 15, 2019 • 3 min
This is a brief preview for the second episode in my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at…
The Evansdale Murders
Apr 14, 2019 • 56 min
In July of 2012, tragedy struck the small town of Evansdale, Iowa.Lyric Cook-Morrissey and Elizabeth Collins were two cousins that lived in this small Iowa town. In the early afternoon of July 13th, 2012, the two set off on a bike ride in downtown…
Quadriga
Apr 7, 2019 • 74 min
What happens when more than $100 million in cryptocurrency disappears?In 2013, Ontario-born Gerald Cotten co-founded the cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX. A recent graduate from York University, Cotten had become immersed in the world of Bitcoin, and…
The Winds of Winter (Holiday Special)
Apr 1, 2019 • 16 min
For years, the existence of a highly-sought manuscript has sparked intense debate online and in-person. Even now, as we reach a major milestone in Westerosi history, the debate continues… Written, hosted, and produced by Micheal Whelan Happy April Fool’s…
The Burrowing Burglars
Mar 31, 2019 • 20 min
On the morning of June 9th, 1986, employees at Hollywood’s First Interstate Bank showed up for work, preparing for the long week ahead. However, they would discover that the bank’s vault had been looted - not only of $172,000 cash, but dozens of security…
The Daytona Beach Killer
Mar 24, 2019 • 52 min
Between December of 2005 and December of 2007, a serial killer terrorized sex workers in Daytona Beach, Florida. 45-year old LaQuetta Gunther was the first to be targeted, falling prey to this unknown individual on Christmas Eve 2005. 34-year old Julie…
Robert Levinson
Mar 17, 2019 • 64 min
For more than two decades, Robert Levinson served as a law enforcement agent specializing in money laundering and other financial crimes. Originally a member of the DEA, Levinson took his talents to the FBI, where he developed a reputation as a man who…
Preview: Resolved #1
Mar 15, 2019 • 2 min
This is a brief preview for my new series, Resolved, which is available now on Patreon. To learn more about this series - and how you can listen - consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/unresolvedpodThis episode can be found at the following link:…
The Brabant Killers (Update #2)
Mar 10, 2019 • 8 min
Between 1982 and 1985, a group of three gunmen terrorized the Brabant region of Belgium. Now, police have begun to focus their attention on a group of police officers that may have interfered in the investigation. Just days after their arrest, one of…
Bardstown - Revisited (Part Five: Daniel Cahoe)
Mar 3, 2019 • 29 min
From 2013 to 2016, a series of high-profile crimes shook the region of Bardstown, Kentucky. But predating all of them was a mysterious murder. Daniel Cahoe was a 34-year old father, who was known to live as a bit of a drifter. Kindhearted and…
Bardstown - Revisited (Interlude: The Mayors)
Feb 27, 2019 • 13 min
Many continue to believe that there is corruption running amok throughout Bardstown, and that it starts all the way at the top; in positions like Mayor, where seemingly small changes can have long-term ramifications. This is a brief interlude in my new…
Bardstown - Revisited (Part Four: Tommy Ballard)
Feb 24, 2019 • 42 min
Through 2015 and 2016, the region of Bardstown was marshaled behind one family as they fought to find their missing loved one: Crystal Rogers. The patriarch of this family, 54-year old Tommy Ballard, was no stranger to tragedy. He had endured the loss of…
Bardstown - Revisited (Interlude: Sherry Ballard Barnes)
Feb 20, 2019 • 8 min
Several decades before the disappearance of Crystal Rogers, her family went through an eerily-identical tragedy. On January 19th, 1979, Sherry Ballard Barnes - Crystal’s aunt - went missing. Her estranged husband would later be implicated, and charged in…
Bardstown - Revisited (Part Three: Crystal Rogers)
Feb 17, 2019 • 110 min
On July 3rd, 2015, Crystal Rogers was last seen by anyone. She had been planning to spend the evening with her boyfriend, Brooks Houck, and had excitingly told a friend about finally enjoying a child-free night. Crystal, a mother of five, had been dating…
Bardstown - Revisited (Interlude: Tony Satterly)
Feb 13, 2019 • 8 min
Through the first half of 2014, rumors continued to proliferate the region of Bardstown. Many believed that the Bardstown Police Department was involved - somehow - in the death of Officer Jason Ellis. However, it wasn’t until March of that year that…
Bardstown - Revisited (Part Two: Kathy & Samantha Netherland)
Feb 10, 2019 • 40 min
On April 22nd, 2014 a mother and daughter from Bardstown, Kentucky are noticeably absent from work/school. 48-year old Kathy and 16-year old Samantha are rarely even late, so their absence is noted as being very unlike them.When family is called to check…
Bardstown - Revisited (Part One: Officer Jason Ellis)
Feb 9, 2019 • 49 min
In the early morning hours of May 25th, 2013, an officer in the small town of Bardstown, Kentucky was headed home. That officer - Jason Ellis - was a Cincinnati native who had moved to the region a little less than ten years prior. He was married, with…
Daniel Shaver
Feb 3, 2019 • 56 min
On the evening of January 18th, 2016, a young man named Daniel Shaver was checked into a hotel room in Mesa, Arizona. He was in-town for business, having left his wife and two daughters behind at their home in Granbury, Texas.Daniel was enjoying life, and…
The Brabant Killers (Update)
Jan 28, 2019 • 7 min
This is an update for episodes 31 - 35 of the podcast, which detailed Belgium’s infamous Brabant Killers: a trio of gunmen that terrorized residents in the region surrounding Brussels. They killed 28 and wounded dozens of others in a series of attacks…
The Max Headroom Incident
Jan 27, 2019 • 35 min
On November 22nd, 1987, Chicago’s channel 9 (WGN) was briefly interrupted. During the Sunday evening news, viewers were greeted by a bizarre masked man, who came upon their screen for a little under 20 seconds before disappearing. Then, just two hours…
Las Cruces Bowling Alley Massacre
Jan 20, 2019 • 38 min
On February 10th, 1990, a bowling alley in Las Cruces, New Mexico was stirring. Four people - two staff members and and a pair of teenagers that were going to work in the building’s day care - were inside the building, preparing for the busy Saturday…
Lake City Quiet Pills
Jan 13, 2019 • 58 min
On July 17th, 2009, a Reddit user named /u/2-6 announced that their friend - another Reddit user named /u/ReligionOfPeace - had passed away. This announcement was made on Reddit to very little fanfare. Other than serving as a moderator on a creepy…
Carina Saunders
Jan 6, 2019 • 52 min
On October 13th, 2011, an animal rescue group in Bethany, Oklahoma made a startling discovery: two bags, which contained the dismembered human remains of a young woman.Police would eventually identify the remains as 19-year old Carina Saunders, a…
The North Augusta Huddle House Shooting
Dec 30, 2018 • 24 min
Every morning, a group of retirees - who jokingly referred to themselves as the “Board of Directors” - met up at a Huddle House in North Augusta, South Carolina for coffee. They had done so for nearly two decades. On the morning of November 22nd, 2005,…
The Warminster “Thing”
Dec 23, 2018 • 34 min
On December 25th, 1964 - Christmas Day - a housewife living just outside of the English town of Warminster reported an odd experience. She claimed to have heard an odd sound that reverberated across the countryside, described as “branches being dragged…
The Freeway Phantom
Dec 16, 2018 • 73 min
Between April and November of 1971, five young black women were abducted and murdered along the Washington Beltway. All had been killed by an enigma nicknamed “The Freeway Phantom,” who had become known for leaving the bodies alongside major roadways. The…
Tristan Brübach
Dec 9, 2018 • 48 min
On March 26th, 1998, thirteen-year-old Tristan Brübach went to school (in the Höchst district of Frankfurt). He had tried to skip class, telling both his father and his teachers that he needed to see a doctor, but he would be in-attendance for most of the…
New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot (Part Three: The Devil’s Butcher Shop)
Dec 2, 2018 • 54 min
On February 3rd, 1980, the riot at the New Mexico State Pen carried on into its second full day. Negotiations continued, but with a handful of prison guards still captive, the inmates were holding most of the leverage.Eventually, a peace would be brokered…
New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot (Part Two: The Hate Factory)
Nov 28, 2018 • 46 min
In the early morning hours of February 2nd, 1980, a dozen inmates at New Mexico’s State Penitentiary took four prison guards hostage. Within an hour, more than ten guards would be taken captive, and hundreds of inmates were freed from their cells.The…
New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot (Part One: Powder Keg)
Nov 25, 2018 • 47 min
Throughout the 20th century, the New Mexico State Penitentiary earned a reputation of being, ironically, a lawless place - where violent and non-violent prisoners were forced to co-exist in cramped and deplorable conditions.Violence was constant, and…
Sunset Limited Derailment
Nov 11, 2018 • 60 min
In the early morning hours of October 9th, 1995, Amtrak’s Sunset Limited - which regularly traveled between coasts - slipped off of the tracks in rural Arizona.As investigators began looking into the cause of this wreck, they discovered that this was no…
The Wolfs
Nov 4, 2018 • 56 min
Between 2004 and 2006, a married couple took the Florida real estate market by storm.Victor and Natalia Wolf, who had immigrated to the U.S. a few years earlier from Russia and Germany, had a plan to reinvigorate the central Florida coast. In particular,…
San Francisco John Doe #60
Oct 28, 2018 • 23 min
On June 15th, 1985, the body of a young man was found in San Francisco’s SoMa district.Despite being unable to learn the man’s identity, police quickly discovered that the young man had been tortured and mutilated before his death. Just days after his…
LeRoy Carter Jr.
Oct 27, 2018 • 35 min
LeRoy Carter Jr. was a Vietnam veteran, who returned to the states and struggled to get his life back on-track. He became a transient, who spent several years trying to stay out of jail for a litany of petty crimes.On the evening of Saturday, February…
AMA (Ask Me Anything)
Oct 21, 2018 • 31 min
To celebrate the three-year mark of Unresolved, I decided to field some questions and do an impromptu “Ask Me Anything.”I would like to thank everyone listening for supporting the podcast over the last three years. I cannot believe the podcast has been…
Philip Onyancha
Oct 14, 2018 • 61 min
On June 5th, 2010, Kenyan authorities reported that a 32-year old man living in Nairobi - named Philip Onyancha - had been taken into custody.Onyancha had come into police cross-hairs during a kidnapping investigation, exploring the circumstances in which…
Snohomish County Jane Doe
Oct 7, 2018 • 29 min
On August 14th, 1977, a pair of blackberry pickers were walking in a wooded area of Everett, Washington - nearby Mariner High School and Paine Field. There, they found the decomposing body of a young woman, who had been brutally murdered. Over the next…
The Texarkana Moonlight Murders (Part Two: The Town That Dreaded Sundown)
Sep 30, 2018 • 66 min
In May of 1946, a violent crime unfolds just outside of Texarkana. A farm owner and his wife are shot multiple times by a mysterious attacker, who seems to have disappeared into thin air.While the assault bears a resemblance to a recent string of murders…
The Texarkana Moonlight Murders (Part One: The Phantom)
Sep 30, 2018 • 46 min
Texarkana is a metropolitan area that is split between Texas and Arkansas. In the 1940’s, as World War Two began raging overseas, the area became a hotbed of manufacturing and storage for the war effort.Just months after the end of the war - in February…
Gustave
Sep 9, 2018 • 12 min
Starting in 1987, villagers in the central African nations of Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) began to float rumors of a vicious crocodile haunting the Ruzizi River. This crocodile - a large male Nile Crocodile - was…
Andrya DeGhelder
Aug 26, 2018 • 57 min
On the evening of July 24th, 2018 - a Wednesday - 39-year old Andrya DeGhelder was a no-show for her shift at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. This was very unlike Andrya, a divorced mother of one, who had a reputation for being reliable and…
The Zip Gun Bomber
Aug 19, 2018 • 48 min
On May 7th, 1982, 54-year old Joan Kipp returned home from her job as a guidance counselor. She was planning to spend the weekend away with her husband, at their Connecticut summer home, to celebrate Mother’s Day. But when she arrived home, she saw that…
Satoshi Nakamoto
Aug 12, 2018 • 75 min
On November 1st, 2008, a 9-page whitepaper found its way online. Titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-To-Peer Electronic Cash System,” the whitepaper’s author clearly articulated their goal to create a decentralized digital currency. The only catch was: this author,…
Siriyakorn “Bung” Siriboon
Jul 22, 2018 • 60 min
In the mid-2000’s, an Australian man named Fred Pattison moved to Thailand. He had recently fallen in love with a Thai woman named Vanidda, who had two daughters from a prior marriage: Siri (“Pang”) and Siriyakorn (“Bung”).In 2008, the family moved to the…
The Mississippi Hangings
Jul 15, 2018 • 67 min
In October of 1990, a man named David Scott Campbell was arrested in Philadelphia, Mississippi… the same city where, 30 years prior, three civil rights workers had been abducted and murdered by members of the KKK. On his first night in prison - which,…
The Florence Salon Murders
Jul 8, 2018 • 59 min
On the morning of November 6th, 2001, a customer walked into a Florence, Montana hair salon. Just inside, she would make a shocking discovery.Inside the salon, just waiting to be discovered, were the bodies of three women: 62-year old Dorothy Harris,…
Arlis Perry (Update)
Jun 29, 2018 • 19 min
In October of 1974, a young woman named Arlis Perry was brutally murdered in the Stanford Memorial Church. Over the years, her case has been bandied about as a potential cult-based murder, has been tied to unrelated offenders such as the Son of Sam, and…
Amerithrax
Jun 24, 2018 • 128 min
On September 11th, 2001, a massive attack brought America to a screeching halt. In the immediate aftermath - while everyone was trying to figure out what had happened, and if it could happen again - another series of events began to play out. Originating…
Oakey “Al” Kite
Jun 16, 2018 • 50 min
In 2004, 53-year old Oakey “Al” Kite was a middle-aged bachelor living in Aurora, Colorado. He had been living in the area for six years, working for a local Denver-based consulting firm.On May 22nd, Al dropped off his girlfriend at the airport. A few…
Mike Emert
Jun 10, 2018 • 62 min
On January 4th, 2001, a Seattle-area real estate agent met up with a potential client in a parking lot. This client, who had contacted the realtor directly, was described as both “odd” and “weird.”While viewing a home in the area of Woodinville, WA, the…
The Zodiac (Part Three: Legacy)
Jun 2, 2018 • 117 min
Between December of 1968 and October of 1969, four separate attacks left the San Francisco Bay Area shaking. Two attacks happened in the area of Vallejo, another took place along scenic Lake Berryessa, and the final incident took place in San Francisco…
The Zodiac (Part Two: This Is The Zodiac)
May 27, 2018 • 58 min
Three weeks after the Fourth of July shooting incident at Blue Rock Springs Park - in Vallejo, California - a mysterious series of letters were received by publications in San Francisco’s Bay Area. The writer offered up a three-part cipher, which…
The Zodiac (Part One: Vallejo)
May 26, 2018 • 49 min
On December 20th, 1968, two teenagers - David Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen - were going out on their first date. The two were natives to the Vallejo area of California, and spent their evening driving around, before settling into a cozy lover’s lane along…
Bethany Deaton
May 16, 2018 • 83 min
In 2005, Bethany Ann Leidlein left for Southwestern University. She was a bright young student, whose writing had earned her a scholarship to this private institution.While at Southwestern, Bethany became involved with a group of friends. They originally…
The Morgan County Three
May 9, 2018 • 57 min
Over a four-year period (1967 - 1970), three women fell prey to violent crimes that plagued an area of northern Alabama: - Mary Faye Hunter (who disappeared in March of 1967, and whose remains were found in October of that year)- Juanita Acker (a widowed…
The Original Night Stalker (Update)
Apr 26, 2018 • 67 min
This is an update regarding the first story I tackled on “Unresolved,” that of the serial offender that went by several names: Original Night Stalker, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, and Visalia Ransacker. On April 24th, police in Ventura County,…
Sgt. Patrick Rust (Part Two: Found)
Apr 25, 2018 • 60 min
In September of 2007, the skeletal remains of Sergeant Patrick Rust were found in a field outside of Watertown, New York. Immediately, the Army CID changed the course of their investigation, steering their focus away from an AWOL soldier to a non-combat…
Freeman & Bible (Update)
Apr 23, 2018 • 32 min
This is an update regarding an episode I released in January of 2018, titled “Freeman/Bible.” In December of 1999, the bodies of Danny and Kathy Freeman were found in their burned trailer home, outside of Welch, Oklahoma. For over eighteen years,…
Sgt. Patrick Rust (Part One: Lost)
Apr 18, 2018 • 44 min
In 2007, Patrick Rust was a 24-year old Sergeant in the U.S. Army, who had just recently returned from his second deployment. A native New Yorker, Patrick had enlisted just months after 9/11, and his time in the military had taken him through training in…
Phantom Social Workers
Apr 11, 2018 • 37 min
In February of 2018, a woman in the Australian city of Queanbeyan claimed that a stranger had visited her home. This mysterious woman, who was unknown to the young mother, had come to inspect her house and her two children. She claimed to be an FACS…
The Long Island Serial Killer (Update)
Apr 5, 2018 • 19 min
This is a brief update for episodes 14 - 16 of the podcast, addressing some recent news regarding Shannan Gilbert and the drama unfolding in Suffolk County. Written, hosted, and produced by Micheal WhelanMusic by T. NordgrenYou can learn more about the…
The Shaw Creek Killer
Mar 18, 2018 • 49 min
On the morning of November 16th, 1987, a pair of hunters discovered the skeletonized remains of a young woman just a stone’s throw away from Shaw Creek - in the woods just south of Eureka, South Carolina. These remains have never been identified, and…
The Millbrook Twins (Update)
Mar 14, 2018 • 3 min
A few weeks ago, I brought you the story of twins Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook - missing teenagers that had disappeared into thin air in March of 1990. Since those episodes, there have been some behind-the-scenes update, involving the funding of a…
Malakia Logan
Mar 7, 2018 • 47 min
Two years before the disappearance of the Millbrook Twins, and six years before Tiffany Nelson went missing, another African American girl went missing about an hour north - in a small town called Greenwood, South Carolina. Malakia Zali Logan was a…
Tiffany Nelson
Feb 28, 2018 • 29 min
In June of 1994, a nine-year old girl was preparing to live out her summer dreams. Tiffany Elizabeth Nelson, a native of Augusta, Georgia, was a tomboy that loved to ride her bike while wearing frilly dresses. She had suffered the loss of her mother just…
The Millbrook Twins (Part Three: The Now)
Feb 21, 2018 • 31 min
In March of 1990, two teenagers disappeared from Augusta, Georgia. Their names are Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook. Early on, the lead detective - who handled all of Augusta’s missing teenager cases - zeroed in on the theory that both girls had run away…
The Millbrook Twins (Part Two: The Unknown)
Feb 12, 2018 • 60 min
On the approximate date of April 8th, 1991, the family of missing teenagers Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook were met by one of the investigators handling their case. The family was told that because their 17th birthday had come-and-gone, that the girls -…
The Millbrook Twins (Part One: The Known)
Feb 12, 2018 • 34 min
In March of 1990, a pair of twins - named Dannette and Jeannette Millbrook - disappeared from their hometown of Augusta, GA. By all indications, they were just a regular couple of teenagers. They came from a large immediate family, but spent most of their…
Jack Robinson
Jan 21, 2018 • 41 min
In August of 1996, newly-retired Jack L. Robinson was prepared to start the next chapter of his life. After spending twenty-five years in the United States Air Force (including a stint in Vietnam) and an additional twenty years as a civil servant working…
Freeman & Bible
Jan 14, 2018 • 51 min
On December 29th, 1999, a teenager named Lauria Bible was spending the night with her friend, Ashley Freeman. They were celebrating Ashley’s 16th birthday, and it was the first time that Lauria had been allowed over to Ashley’s home in a year-and-a-half.…
Die Hard (Holiday Special)
Dec 24, 2017 • 35 min
On this holiday special, I try to address one of the bigger Christmas mysteries: IS Die Hard a Christmas movie?I am joined by some of my true crime & mystery podcasting friends, including hosts from the following podcasts:- Generation Why- Thinking…
Chip Campbell
Dec 21, 2017 • 90 min
In March of 2016, a man by the name of Chip Campbell was picked up on the security cameras of a Circle K gas station in Milton, Florida. This would be the last verified footage of the man, who had been going through some serious issues in the preceding…
The Brabant Killers (Part Five: Theories & Suspects II)
Dec 10, 2017 • 59 min
Following the final attack by the Brabant Killers, the police investigation struggled to find any real progress. Suspects like Madani Bouhouche and Robert Beijer came and went, with only tentative ties to extremist groups being found. As the 1980s came to…
The Brabant Killers (Part Four: Theories & Suspects I)
Dec 3, 2017 • 40 min
On November 9th, 1985, the Brabant Killers struck for the last time. This attack - which was the bloodiest yet - resulted in eight people dead, seven others injured, and a criminal investigation that was plagued from the very beginning. The Brabant…
The Brabant Killers (Part Three: 1985)
Nov 26, 2017 • 41 min
Throughout 1982 and 1983, three criminals terrorized the area of Brussels. Starting off with nothing more than ski masks and a single rifle, the three quickly armed themselves with military-grade equipment and became feared for their brutal robberies.In…
The Brabant Killers (Part Two: 1983)
Nov 19, 2017 • 44 min
Throughout 1982, Belgian police were concerned over a rash of strange attacks plaguing the Brussels area. All involved criminals matching the same basic descriptions, but lacked any real motive. They seemed to be the actions of a mysterious gang lashing…
The Brabant Killers (Part One: 1982)
Nov 13, 2017 • 27 min
In 1982, a group of offenders began striking the Brussels area of Belgium. It began with a series of small robberies, but - by the end of the year - had progressed to full-blown murder. Though their criminal career was still in its apparent infancy, the…
Bible John
Sep 24, 2017 • 54 min
In February of 1968, 25-year old Patricia Docker visited the Barrowland Ballroom on a Thursday evening, leaving her son in the care of her parents. She was estranged from her husband but still legally married, so she didn’t tell anyone her apparent…
Chase Massner (Update #2)
Aug 31, 2017 • 12 min
In March of 2014, 26-year old Chase Massner disappeared. Chase, an Iraqi war veteran who was married with two kids, was last seen at the home of his friend, named Brad Clement. Because of the content, this will likely be the last update I make on the…
The Alcasser Girls (Part Five: The Trial)
Aug 20, 2017 • 43 min
By 1997, Miguel Ricart had been a prisoner of the Spanish Civil Guard for over four years. He had been in their custody since January of 1993, awaiting trial for the murder of three teenage girls from Alcasser. Ricart would find an unlikely ally in one of…
The Alcasser Girls (Part Four: The Truth)
Aug 13, 2017 • 32 min
It has now been weeks since the bodies of Toni Gomez Rodriguez, Desiree Hernandez Folch, and Miriam Garcia Iborra were found in the Spanish hills of La Romana. One suspect has been in custody for over a month, while the other has escaped justice……
The Alcasser Girls (Part Three: The Fugitive)
Aug 6, 2017 • 35 min
On January 27th, 1993, the bodies of Toni Gomez Rodriguez, Desiree Hernandez Folch, and Miriam Garcia Iborra were found. The Spanish teens, from a small town named Alcasser, had gone missing in November of 1992 under mysterious circumstances. Within hours…
Chase Massner (Update)
Aug 1, 2017 • 2 min
In 2014, 26-year old Iraqi War Veteran Chase Massner disappeared while visiting a friend in Kennesaw, Georgia. He has not been seen since. I addressed his story back in May, when I spoke to Nancy Grace about the details of his disappearance and the…
The Alcasser Girls (Part Two: The Investigation)
Jul 23, 2017 • 38 min
On January 27th, 1993, the bodies of three teenage girls were found in the mountainous region of La Romana, Spain. Investigators quickly surmised that these were the missing girls that had disappeared from Alcasser seventy-five days beforehand. Quickly,…
The Alcasser Girls (Part One: The Discovery)
Jul 16, 2017 • 31 min
On November 13th, 1992, three girls from a small Spanish town called Alcasser set off in the early evening. Their names were Toni Gomez Rodriguez, Desiree Hernandez Folch, and Miriam Garcia Iborra. They never made it to their destination - a nightclub…
Chase Massner
May 28, 2017 • 74 min
In March of 2014, 26-year old Chase Massner disappeared from a friend’s home. Chase, an Iraqi war veteran who lived in Canton, Georgia. Struggling to make ends meet and provide for his family, Chase took a job at a Quik-Trip in Kennesaw, located just a…
The Family Murders (Part Two: The Family)
Apr 10, 2017 • 48 min
In the early 1980s, Adelaide police were struggling to find a suspect after the bodies of five young men were found - each showing signs of sexually abuse before their murders. But they finally zeroed in on a suspect: a man named Bevan Spencer von Einem.…
Ellen Ripley (Holiday Special)
Apr 1, 2017 • 17 min
In 2122, the USCSS Nostromo was on a regular, run-of-the-mill freight run when it picked up a distress call from a nearby planet, catalogued as LV-426. However, things then went dark, and no survivors escaped… with the exception of the aptly-named Ellen…
The Family Murders (Part One: The Murders)
Mar 18, 2017 • 47 min
From 1979 to 1983, the bodies of five young men were found in the area around Adelaide. All of them showed signs of sexual wounds, and led police to the doorstep of one man: Bevan Spencer von Einem. However, evidence only linked von Einem to one crime,…
The Hill Abduction
Feb 19, 2017 • 61 min
On September 19th, 1961, Betty and Barney Hill - an interracial couple from Portsmouth, New Hampshire - were returning from a vacation when they spotted an odd sight in the sky. After pursuing the odd light for a time, and then being pursued themselves,…
The Setagaya Murders
Dec 9, 2016 • 46 min
On December 31st, the mother of Yasuko Miyazawa opened the door to her daughter’s family home, only to discover a house of horrors. This idyllic, four-piece family had been butchered overnight, for seemingly no reason at all. And what’s worse: the killer…
Bardstown (Update)
Nov 23, 2016 • 8 min
This is a brief update about episodes 7 & 8 of the podcast, centered on the area of Bardstown, Kentucky. This goes into some of the changes to the original stories, the town itself, and recent murder that took place. Written, hosted, and production by…
The Long Island Serial Killer (Part Three: Suffolk County)
Nov 22, 2016 • 59 min
In December of 2010, a Suffolk County police officer would discover the first of nearly a dozen bodies in the Gilgo Beach area, along the southern expanse of Long Island. The bodies themselves would be just the beginning of an investigation marred by…
The Long Island Serial Killer (Part Two: Lost Girls)
Nov 13, 2016 • 45 min
On December 10th, 2010, Suffolk County police officer John Mallia was taking his canine partner for a bit of training off of the Ocean Parkway. Located on Long Island, this was the area where sex worker Shannan Gilbert had disappeared from months…
The Long Island Serial Killer (Part One: Shannon Gilbert)
Nov 6, 2016 • 33 min
On the morning of May 1st, 2010, sex worker Shannan Gilbert ran through the neighborhood of Oak Beach, NY, pounding on strangers’ doors and screaming for help. Her subsequent disappearance would spark one of the biggest serial killer manhunts in modern…
Misty Copsey (Part Two: Missing)
Jul 20, 2016 • 39 min
On September 17th, 1992, fourteen-year old Misty Copsey went to her hometown fair with her best friend. After splitting up from her best friend, she was never seen again. This episode chronicles the story in the months after she was missing, when police…
Misty Copsey (Part One: Runaway)
Jun 20, 2016 • 41 min
On September 17th, 1992, fourteen-year old Misty Copsey went to her hometown fair with her best friend. At roughly 9:00 that night, her and her friend split up, and she was never seen by friends or family ever again. A local citizen (and amateur…
The Beaumont Children (Part Two: Theories)
Jun 8, 2016 • 27 min
This episode is the continuation of episode ten, and the second half of the story of the Beaumont Children and their disappearance. This half of the story focuses less on the Beaumont trio themselves, and more on a similar abduction that took place years…
The Beaumont Children (Part One: Disappeared)
Jun 6, 2016 • 30 min
Jane, Grant, and Arnna were three children who disappeared from an Adelaide-area beach in 1966. Witnesses spotted them talking to a strange man, and rumors have followed the case for years. Part one of two. Written and hosted by Micheal Whelan Music and…
The Skywalker Conspiracy (Holiday Special)
Apr 1, 2016 • 20 min
They are a family built on the graves of innocents. Born with unknown power, the Skywalkers have been behind the scenes of the galaxy’s ever-changing power struggle, and always find themselves coming out on top. But where did they come from? And what is…
Arlis Perry
Mar 25, 2016 • 39 min
Episode nine of the Unresolved Podcast focuses on Arlis Perry, a conservative young woman that met a grisly fate in the California Fall of 1974. Was it a personal vendetta against her? Or was she, in some way, involved with a nation-wide Satanic cult?…
Bardstown (Part Two: “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town”)
Feb 18, 2016 • 38 min
After the murder of Officer Jason Ellis, the relatively small area of Bardstown, Kentucky was on-edge. However, their fears were not soothed with the introduction of a troubled group of young men, who called themselves the “Bardstown Money Gang.” In the…
Bardstown (Part One: Officer Jason Ellis)
Jan 30, 2016 • 33 min
In 2013, Officer Jason Ellis lived out his life as if it was any other. He was a family man, with a wife and two young sons - one of which was special needs. He was a local hero, having played baseball for the Cincinnati Reds minor league system, and…
Mr. Cruel
Jan 7, 2016 • 39 min
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a name would become synonymous with the boogeyman in areas of Australia. His name was Mr. Cruel, and he was a serial child abductor that committed multiple heinous crimes without ever getting caught. Written, hosted, and…
Point Pleasant
Nov 27, 2015 • 50 min
On this episode of the Unresolved Podcast, I take a look at the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, and the weird events that happened in the years of 1966 and 1967. This is more of a paranormal-based episode, taking a look at the introduction of the…
Israel Keyes
Nov 13, 2015 • 58 min
On this episode of the Unresolved Podcast, I take a look at Israel Keyes, a man that many investigators have labelled “one of the most methodical serial killers of all-time.” This is a slight twist on the typical “unsolved mystery,” because the killer is…
The Original Night Stalker (Part Three: Golden State Killer)
Oct 30, 2015 • 58 min
The unidentified criminal, once called the East Area Rapist, has seemingly disappeared. However, a criminal carrying the same traits and brutal methods surfaces hours south, closer to Los Angeles. Forensics would later link the two criminals together as…
The Original Night Stalker (Part Two: Original Night Stalker)
Oct 16, 2015 • 51 min
The criminal known as the East Area Rapist continues his assault upon women in the Sacramento area, but over time, his modus operandi begins to evolve. Instead of acting out of a need to rape, he begins to terrorize the families of those he strikes,…
The Original Night Stalker (Part One: East Area Rapist)
Oct 7, 2015 • 46 min
In the mid-1970s, a mysterious intruder known as the Visalia Ransacker began to terrorize families in Visalia, California. Eventually, his crimes escalated to attempted kidnapping, resulting in the deaths of one man and a near-shootout with police.…