True Crime Review

True Crime Review
An unflinching gaze into the depths of human depravity
14: True Crime Audio – Courtroom Confession of BTK
Mar 15, 2017 • 50 min
Welcome to Episode 14 of the True Crime Review Podcast. This is a True Crime Audio episode, presenting primary source audio (complete with full transcript below) from the trial of Dennis Lynn Rader, who called himself BTK, which stands for “bind, torture,…
13: The Disappearance of Joanne Gladys Garr
Mar 1, 2017 • 41 min
Clarification: Due to poor writing and unclear reading, it sounds like I say Erica Parsons disappeared in 2017 around 20:m 45s. I meant that we should see charges against her adoptive parents in 2017. Erica disappeared in 2011. Note: True Crime Review is…
12: True Crime Audio – Antoinette Tuff Talks Down Would-Be School Shooter
Jan 26, 2017 • 25 min
Introduction No script here, and I think no script will be the norm for these True Crime Audio episodes, since I do hardly any talking. In fact, I didn’t do any story-specific talking in this episode. The only non-archival speaking is done by a…
11: The Disappearance of Sherri Vanessa Holland
Jan 5, 2017 • 37 min
Editor’s Note This episode contains some experiments. I was so focused on research and writing for this episode that I forgot to mention any of the following on the recording. Please let me know via the post comments, Twitter, Reddit, Facebook or…
10: True Crime Audio – The Murders of Brisenia and Raul Flores
Dec 15, 2016 • 31 min
No script for Ep. 10, just a big list ‘o sources. Clip from Horizonte about Forde sentencing Clip from PBS debate featuring Shawna Forde KVOA: Leader of ‘Minuteman’ Group Arrested for Murder Photo Essay: Why Brisenia Flores Matters | Crooks and Liars…
9: Duval sisters, Kirsten Fritch, Sabrina Matthews, Sherri Holland, Gaby Gonzalez
Nov 30, 2016 • 44 min
I know it took a long time, but here it is, Episode 9. Don’t forget to save a friend from a bland TCR-less life by telling them to subscribe! Shout-outs Revbom0z7: Love this podcast So informative and loving the emergency calls being added in at times. It…
8: Gordon Semple, Erica Parsons, Sarah DeLeon, Paradise Torso Case
Oct 31, 2016 • 23 min
Introduction Thanks to these folks for offering kind words on Facebook and iTunes: Carol Laura Dianne FernandaMe Jayne blondesx40x I updated the big giant enormous list of true crime podcasts at There are more than 100 true…
7: Emergency Audio – Townville Elementary School Shooting and the Murder of Jacob Hall
Oct 18, 2016 • 56 min
Episode Introduction A quick technical note before we get into the substance of Episode 7. This is an Emergency Audio episode. These episodes include at least one Emergency Audio call or similar audio like police radio traffic (this one actually includes…
6 – Victoria Martens, Erica Parsons, Scarlett Keeling
Oct 10, 2016 • 52 min
Introduction I know I skipped a week. I’m sorry. I’m not happy about it either. Correction: Victoria Martens’ rapists and killers, who I’ll remind you included her mother, who had arranged several rapes of her own daughter previously and who enjoyed…
5: Emergency Audio – Kidnapped Serial Killer Shawn Grate
Sep 21, 2016 • 27 min
This Emergency Audio episode includes the audio from the 911 call made by an unnamed female kidnapping victim of Shawn Grate, who has since [been tied to as many as five homicides][11]. I drastically reduced the volume of the ear-shattering “beeeeeeps”…
4 – Victoria Martens, Jessica Runions, Chris Zahl
Sep 19, 2016 • 46 min
Intro This one is later than I hoped, but by the time it comes out on Monday everyone will have seen the first episode of the new Jon-Benet docuseries. (more…)
3 – Jacob Wetterling, Ghost Weddings and More
Sep 9, 2016 • 27 min
Topics Minnesota cold case cracked open by sad discovery Kidnapped Pa. wife shot dead had feared husband would kill her Authorities questioning abduction story in Montana woman’s death Gang murders two mentally disabled women to sell as corpse brides for…
2 – Russian Serial Rapist, PSU Professor and Crucifix Murder
Sep 1, 2016 • 11 min
Topics Mum wants death penalty for monster who raped daughter leaving her so traumatised she’s unable to speak a year later PSU professor might have stayed alive for days after fatal push into quarry Mother Accused Of Killing Daughter With Crucifix Says…
1 – Victoria Martens, Brittanee Drexel and Chinese Serial Killer
Aug 24, 2016 • 10 min
Topics Victoria Martens Brittanee Drexel Chinese serial killer, married father of two, caught Subscribe iTunes Google Play Stitcher Overcast Soundcloud Pocket Casts TuneIn Podtail Audioboom Blubrry RSS Connect Email: Facebook:…