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131 – Eurydice Dixon
Sep 14 • 36 min
It’s the 13th of June 2018. A comedian is walking home from a gig in Melbourne and is brutally raped and murdered in a park.
130 - Edward Kenneth Lord
Aug 31 • 37 min
A man drives his car into a river killing his cancer-stricken wife. Police investigations would find that this was not just an unfortunate accident.
129 - Lynn Turner
Aug 23 • 28 min
When a woman has two husbands die in remarkably similar circumstances, she’s probably had a hand in their fate.
128 - Stacey Castor
Aug 17 • 36 min
It’s August the 22nd 2005, a 911 call is received from a woman asking for assistance as her husband had locked himself in the bedroom. When police attend the scene and break into the room, a man lies dead on the bed.
127 - Des Campbell
Aug 10 • 56 min
It’s March 24 2005, Royal National Park, Otford, NSW. While camping with her husband Janet Campbell falls over a cliff and dies. But did she slip or was she pushed.
126 - Grant Amato
Aug 3 • 65 min
It’s January 25 2019 Chuluota, Seminole County, Florida. Three members of a family are found shot dead in their house. A surviving member is interviewed by police and a twisted tale of cam girls, drugging’s and theft will be unveiled.
125 - Jennifer Pan Part 2
Jul 19 • 42 min
It’s 2010, Toronto Canada and a bizarre home invasion kills a mother of two, wounds the father but the only other occupant of the house, the daughter, is spared her life. But all is not what it seems.
124 - Jennifer Pan Part 1
Jul 12 • 46 min
It’s 2010, Toronto Canada and a bizarre home invasion kills a mother of two, wounds the father but the only other occupant of the house, the daughter, is spared her life. But all is not what it seems.
123 - Theresa Knorr
Jul 5 • 31 min
It’s 1993 and Placer County Police receive a call at the North Tahoe Substation. Sheriff Donald J. Nunes would describe the crimes that were detailed in that call were the most bizarre he’s ever encountered.
122 - Samuel Leonard Boyd
Jun 29 • 30 min
It’s April the 22nd 1983, Glenfield, New South Wales Australia. An attack at a Special school will leave 2 dead and one severely injured. But that’s not all of the horror.
121 - Martin Ney
Jun 21 • 33 min
This perpetrator would break into houses and camps at night to abuse boys. In order to avoid detection, he would ultimately kill his victims.
120 - Allison Baden-Clay
Jun 7 • 39 min
On the 20th April 2012 Gerard Robert Baden-Clay reported to police that his wife Allison was missing. Ten days later her body was found underneath a bridge on the bank of a creek about 14 kilometres from her home.
119 - The Carbon Copy Killer
May 31 • 26 min
When judges ponder over sentencing young offenders, they do take their youth into account, even for the most heinous of crimes, problem is, even with a long sentence these criminals can get out when relatively young, and some will go onto repeat their…
118 - Stephanie Scott
May 16 • 48 min
Tonight, I cover the Stephanie Scott murder which happened in a small town called Leeton in 2015
117 - Sandra Hoare
May 9 • 29 min
Tonight we go over a case from 1994, where the victim was an innocent person, who while working at night, was set upon by a couple of deranged scum.
116 - Kim Barry
May 2 • 32 min
In February 1981 a headless and fingerless body is found at the bottom of a cliff bound and naked. Tonight, is the case of 19-year-old Kim Barry and can we catch her murderer.
115 - Anita Cobby
Apr 26 • 34 min
It’s 1986 Sydney Australia one of the most horrific acts of gang violence will have people calling for the death penalty
114 - John George Haigh
Apr 19 • 30 min
Tonight, we go the UK back more than 70 years for a truly shocking case and one that reminds us that life can be snuffed out in the blink of an eye.
113 - Lorelle Makin
Apr 12 • 29 min
It’s 2005, a real estate agent is raped and murdered while showing a property. This is the case of Lorelle Makin.
112 - Shanda Sharer
Apr 5 • 26 min
It’s 1992, a 12-year-old girl is tortured and murdered by 4 teenage girls. This is the case of Shanda Sharer.
111 - Jeffrey Gorton
Mar 28 • 24 min
Tonight I will bring you a case about a pervert who thought he was smarter than the cops and had gotten away with murder until technology caught up with him and two cold cases were solved.
110 - Juan Corona
Mar 22 • 33 min
Tonight, we go back over 50 years to when there was another Corona taking lives.
109 - Sheila Davalloo
Feb 28 • 34 min
Sheila Davalloo tries to murder her husband and gets found out for the murder of a rival in a twisted love triangle
108 - Molly and Clay Daniels
Feb 11 • 24 min
Has Clay Daniels crashed his car and burned to death. find out in this twisted tale.
107 - The Wanda Beach Murders
Feb 1 • 32 min
It’s the 11th of January 1965. Six children go on a trip to the beach, only four would return. This is the case of the Wanda Beach Murders.
106 - The Whiskey Au Go Go Fire Aftermath
Jan 25 • 39 min
Last week I brought you the Whiskey Au Go Go fire case, in which 15 people were killed in 1973. This week we go through the aftermath and whether all is as it seems. This is the story of the Whiskey Au Go Go Nightclub fire.
105 - The Whiskey Au Go Go Fire
Jan 19 • 42 min
It’s the 8th of March 1973, Fortitude Valley, Queensland. Fire breaks out in a nightclub killing 15 people. This is the story of the Whiskey Au Go Go Nightclub fire.
104 - Serial Killer Paul Steven Haigh
Jan 11 • 48 min
It’s the 21st of September 1978 an attempted robbery at a Prahran Tattslotto agency leave one woman dead. She would be the first victim of Serial Killer Paul Steven Haigh.
103 - Leonard Keith Lawson The Comic Book Killer
Dec 15, 2019 • 24 min
It’s May the 7th 1954. Five girls from the June Dally-Watkins modelling school are taken by an artist to photograph them for a calendar. Once on location, the artist pulled a gun on them and proceeded to rape them. Sentenced to death, how could he then…
102 - The Glenfield Siege Wally Mellish
Dec 7, 2019 • 30 min
It’s the 2nd of July 1968. Police attend a house in Glenfield NSW to arrest a man in relation to car thefts in the area, but he wasn’t going to give himself up. Armed with a gun he told them he would shoot it out. This is the Glenfield Siege with Wally…
101 - Dog Day Afternoon Hakki Atahan
Dec 1, 2019 • 34 min
It’s the 31st January 1984, Sydney CBD. A 35-year-old gunman is going to hold up three banks in a row. This day will be Hakki Atahan’s Dog Day Afternoon.
100 - The Murder of Leigh Leigh
Nov 24, 2019 • 30 min
It’s the 3rd of November 1989, Stockton Beach NSW. There is a party for a 16-year-old at the Old North Stockton Surf Club. Plenty of booze, drugs and sex, but one girl wouldn’t make it home. Tonight, is the case of murdered schoolgirl, Leigh Leigh.
99 - Rodney Reed Guilty or Not
Nov 14, 2019 • 36 min
He was found guilty of murder in Texas May 1998 and received the death penalty. Now as his execution approaches, there are many doubts about his guilt. This is the case of Rodney Reed.
98 - Elizabeth Wettlaufer Killer Nurse
Nov 11, 2019 • 40 min
When you go into aged care, you expect to be able to live out your final days as well as you can. Tonight, we delve into what horrors will await you when things go so very wrong. This is the case of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, killer nurse.
The Sandman Van Murders - 3rd Birthday with Bloody Murder
Oct 27, 2019 • 71 min
Birthday mashup with Tara and Barney of Bloody Murder. Listen to the end for bloopers and birthday wishes from Islanders and my podcast friends.
96 - Cyanide Mohan
Oct 21, 2019 • 21 min
Mohan would become one of India’s most prolific serial killers.
95 - The Killing of Catherine Ayling
Oct 6, 2019 • 25 min
It’s the 1st June 1991. The body of a 24-year-old woman is found in the boot of a car at Gatwick Airport England. The suspect would be arrested in Boston Massachusetts USA soon after. This is the case of the killing of Catherine Ayling.
94 – Russell Williams Pervert Murderer
Sep 29, 2019 • 39 min
It’s February 7, 2010, Canadian Forces Trenton base commander Russel Williams is asked by police to come downtown for questioning over several incidents. During a ten-hour interview, a shocked and perverted story would emerge. The case tonight, Russell…
93 - The Mack Truck Murderer
Sep 22, 2019 • 30 min
It’s the 18th of August 1983 Inland Motel Uluru. 36-year-old yobbo Douglas Crabbe is thrown out of its bar for being drunk and fighting. In a fit of rage, he gets into his 25 Tonne Mack Truck and drives it through side of the Motel wall where 50 people…
92 - Justice for Cheryl Grimmer
Sep 15, 2019 • 32 min
It’s the 12th of January 1970. 3-year-old Cheryl Grimmer is at the beach with her 3 brothers and mum. As they prepare to leave, Cheryl can’t be found. There will be a suspect charged nearly 50 years later. Will there be Justice for little Cheryl.
91 - Some Bad Some Good Not Fake News
Sep 8, 2019 • 29 min
Tonight, we have a pedo out of prison, a child run over and killed, human trafficking in the suburbs and a child finds her way home after 20 years.
90 -The Murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Part 3
Aug 31, 2019 • 34 min
It’s Sunday the 6th of October 1974, two nurses leave Brisbane to hitch-hike to Dubbo in NSW. They would never make it. This is the case of the murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans.
89 - The Murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Part 2
Aug 25, 2019 • 41 min
Part 2 of the shocking case of the murder of two young nurses.
88 - The Murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans Part 1
Aug 18, 2019 • 32 min
It’s Sunday the 6th of October 1974, two nurses leave Brisbane to hitch-hike to Dubbo in NSW. They would never make it. This is the case of the murder of Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans.
87 - The Greyhound Bus Murder
Aug 11, 2019 • 27 min
It’s the 30th of July 2008 Manitoba, Canada. Tim McLean is returning home on a Greyhound Bus from summer work on the carnival circuit. He would not leave the bus alive. This is the case of the Greyhound Bus murder.
86 - De Gruchy Triple Murderer Gets Parole
Aug 4, 2019 • 42 min
It’s the 13th of March 1996. Three people, a mother and two of her children are found bludgeoned to death in their home at Albion Park NSW. With the father having a solid alibi, the surviving son would become the main suspect. This is the case of the De…
85 - It’s Been A Crazy Week
Jul 28, 2019 • 26 min
This week I talk about a beheading, the Canadian murders, a triple murderer getting parole and a policeman on charges.
84 - Jordan Linn Graham Killer Bride
Jul 21, 2019 • 32 min
It’s June 29, 2013 and there is a wedding in Kalispell Montana. 8 Days later the groom would go missing and the bride is acting suspicious. Less than 2 weeks later, the groom would be found dead at the bottom of a cliff.
83 - Jaidyn Leskie
Jul 14, 2019 • 39 min
It’s the night of the 14th June 1997. A 14-month-old boy is left in the care of a friend while his mother goes out. She would never see him alive again. This is the story of Jaidyn Leskie.
82 - Craig Meyboom Serial Offender
Jul 4, 2019 • 37 min
The justice system is designed to rehabilitate criminals so that they can live within the community again. Some just don’t get it and will never stop doing what put them inside in the first place. Some escalate their crimes and we wonder how they were…
81 – Crump and Baker
Jun 19, 2019 • 31 min
It’s November 1973 New South Wales Australia. Two innocent people would be murdered in cold blood by two vicious killers. They would be convicted and marked to die in prison. This is the case of Crump and Baker.
80 - Guider and Thorburn
Jun 10, 2019 • 28 min
It’s always a stressful time for families when those convicted of horrific acts against their loved ones eventually complete their sentences and walk free. Tonight, I will go over two cases where killers and rapists are now free to roam the streets.
79 – Killer Surgeon Jayant Patel
Jun 4, 2019 • 41 min
It’s June 2010, a surgeon is convicted of three counts of manslaughter and one case of grievous bodily harm, then sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment. In August 2012, all convictions were quashed. A retrial on one count of manslaughter results in his…
78 - Chris Watts Family Murderer
May 26, 2019 • 37 min
It’s lunchtime of the 13th of August 2018. Nickole Utoft Atkinson contacts police when her friend Shanann Watts missed appointments that morning and can’t be found. Chris Watts, Shannan’s husband arrives at the home to meet police. No one will believe…
77 – Find Peter Chadwick
May 17, 2019 • 35 min
It’s Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The children of millionaire couple Peter and Q.C Chadwick wait to be picked up at a bus stop after school. When neither of their parents arrive and they don’t answer any calls an alarm is raised. Peter and Q.C. are…
Super Sydney True Crime Meetup 19th May 2019
May 11, 2019 • 1 min
Hi Islanders, just a heads up, Sunday 19th May 2019 if you are in Sydney and want to meetup with Myself plus Tara and Barney from Bloody Murder, Alex and Ben from MAUL podcast and Sarah from Let’s Talk about Sects, plus maybe more, then head to the…
76 - Mike Williams Murder - Brian’s Testimony
May 9, 2019 • 100 min
This is the testimony of Brian Winchester in the Murder trial of Denise Williams for the murder of her ex-husband Mike. Please listen to Episode 75 before this one.
75 - The Betrayal of Mike Williams
May 6, 2019 • 35 min
It’s October 16 2000, Tallahassee Florida. A duck hunter goes to Lake Seminole but never returns. For years it is thought he may have been eaten by alligators, but 17 years later, his body would be found an hour’s drive away. Tonight, on True Crime Island…
74 – The Romance Scam
Apr 26, 2019 • 45 min
Scammers are all over the internet costing billions of dollars each year, tonight I go over some typical scams to watch out for and go into one case of a victim that lost everything.
73 - Leonard John Fraser
Apr 9, 2019 • 42 min
It’s April 22nd 1999. 9-year-old Keyra Steinhardt goes missing on her way home from school. The next day the perp is tracked down and would be charged with her abduction. Soon he would be not only charged with her murder but several others. This is the…
72 – The Bega Schoolgirl Murders
Apr 2, 2019 • 31 min
It’s the 9PM 5th of October 1997. Two teenage friends, Lauren Barry and Nichole Collins, leave their friends and campsite to attend a party about an hour’s walk away. They didn’t make it.
71 – Ned Kelly Bushranger
Mar 26, 2019 • 26 min
It’s 1878, Stringy Bark Creek Victoria. Four most unscrupulous ruffians are at large in the colony after the murder of two constables. These aren’t just any ruffians, this is the Kelly Gang.
70 - An Art Heist and NZ Shooting
Mar 19, 2019 • 39 min
It’s the 18th March 1990. Security guards at a Boston art gallery let in police responding to a disturbance call. Problem is there’s no disturbance call and the cops are fake. This is the story of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Theft. I will also…
69 – A Stalker Is Dead and Preethi
Mar 10, 2019 • 62 min
A stalker is shot dead by police after trying to kill his victim and a girl is dead after a meetup with her stalking ex.
68 - The Opera House Lottery Murder
Mar 2, 2019 • 43 min
It’s 1960, Sydney Australia. The winners of No. 10 Opera House Lottery went from jubilation to heartbreak when their son is kidnapped and held for ransom. However, little Graeme Thorne would never come home.
67 - The Killing of Samantha Knight
Feb 24, 2019 • 37 min
Episode 67 – The Killing of Samantha Knight It’s the afternoon of the 19th of August 1986. A 9-year-old girl is abducted leaving school and is never seen again. Nearly 15 years later there is an arrest and subsequent conviction. Tonight, I tell you about…
66 - Meth and the Murder of Mengmei
Feb 17, 2019 • 42 min
When you are in your home, you hope that it is a safe place. This isn’t always the case. Tonight, I bring you a case involving, drugs, stalking, sexual deviancy and death. This is the murder of Mengmei Leng
65 - A Dingo’s Got My Baby
Feb 11, 2019 • 37 min
Episode 65 – A Dingo’s Got My Baby It’s the night of August 17 1980. At a campsite near Uluru, a scream is heard. “Michael, Michael, the dingo’s got my baby!”. This is the story of the disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain.
64 - Stalking and The Toxic Relationship
Feb 3, 2019 • 50 min
Two guys walk into a bar. One dodged a bullet and the other guy’s life would be changed forever. This is a story from one of our islanders about a toxic relationship, plus a stalker in Melbourne is sentenced and a podcaster friend is being stalked.
63 - An Islanders Stalking Story
Jan 27, 2019 • 29 min
One of our Islanders recounts her stalking experience.
62 - Stalkers
Jan 20, 2019 • 45 min
Stalkers, we hear about them all the time and no doubt some of you listening may have been stalked or have even stalked another. Why do people do this? What can be done about it? Tonight, I will try to get some answers. www.truecrimeisland.com/epsiodes/
61 - The Murder of John Gasovski
Jan 14, 2019 • 31 min
It’s June 15 2014. A body is found in bushland off Jamberoo Mountain Rd Jamberoo about 90 minutes’ drive southwest of Sydney. It looks like a gangland execution. This is a story about John Gasovski, who got in too deep and paid the ultimate price. Vote…
60 – Jealousy, Humiliation and Murder
Dec 30, 2018 • 31 min
It’s the 25th of June 2015. A deadly mixture of alcohol, jealousy and humiliation will end in murder. Not just one murder but three. This is the story of Allan Blackie O’Conner.
Bloody Murder on True Crime Island Xmas Edition
Dec 21, 2018 • 58 min
True Crime Island and Bloody Murder get together to bring you a Christmas special.
58 – Michelle Willard Cunning Stunt
Dec 9, 2018 • 37 min
It’s the 22nd February 2003. Hard working family man Michael Willard of Muswellbrook NSW, is asleep on the downstairs couch. He wouldn’t have known what hit him when he was shot through the head and killed instantly. This is the story of Michelle Willard,…
57 – The Murder of Karlie and Khandalyce
Dec 2, 2018 • 45 min
It’s the 29th of August 2010. Trail bike riders discover skeletal remains in the Belanglo State Forest in the Southern Highlands region of NSW. Almost 5 years later on the 15th of July 2015, at Wynarka South Australia, the remains of a child are found in…
Bloody Murder on True Crime Island
Nov 25, 2018 • 72 min
Michael Kanaan is an Australian triple murderer from Sydney. He was second in charge of the notorious gang DK’s Boys who controlled the cocaine trade in Kings Cross in the late 90’s and were involved in all manner of tomfoolery, their violent crimes…
56 - Garry Steven Davis Guilty or Not
Nov 11, 2018 • 58 min
It’s December 2016, Garry Steven Davis is found guilty for murdering two residents and attempting to murder a third at Wallsend’s SummitCare nursing home three years earlier. Now he is appealing his conviction.
Missing Murdered and Executed
Nov 4, 2018 • 31 min
Tonight I go over a few events that have happened recently. There are the Closs murders, the Toyah Cordingley murder an execution plus more.
55 - Kathleen Folbigg Guilty or Not
Oct 28, 2018 • 57 min
It’s May 2003, a mother is convicted of three counts of murder, one count of manslaughter and one count of maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm. She is sentenced to 40 years in prison. Subsequent appeals were dismissed. Now there is a new inquiry…
54 - Happy 2nd Birthday and the Sydney Mutilator
Oct 21, 2018 • 33 min
It’s 1960, Parkview St Milton QLD. A man is found dead in his flat and his death is deemed to be from natural causes. Three years later, a man charged with 4 counts of murder would confess to his killing.
53 - The Lonely Hearts Killer Rodney Cameron
Oct 14, 2018 • 35 min
It’s January 31 1974 Katoomba NSW Australia. Nurse Florence Jackson 49 is attacked and dragged inside her house. She would be raped and strangled with a towel stuffed down her throat and her face covered by a blanket.
Ask Me Almost Anything Special
Oct 7, 2018 • 38 min
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Emus Kangaroos Turtles Penguins and other Animals
Sep 30, 2018 • 29 min
This week there is another lot of what is wrong with people as I talk about Emu and Kangaroo killings, Turtles and Penguins plus a horrific abduction and murder attempt in Sydney..
52 - There is a Bomb on the Plane
Sep 24, 2018 • 30 min
It’s May 26th 1971. QANTAS receives a phone call saying that there is a bomb on flight 755 bound for Hong Kong. The caller says that if the plane drops below 20000 feet that it will explode unless a ransom of $500,000 is paid.
Déjà vu - Family Murders Welshmen and Serial Killers
Sep 17, 2018 • 27 min
Tonight we have another family murder, Welshmen in trouble a leap year technicality and a serial killer is caught.
51 - Gregory Bluey Brazel
Sep 10, 2018 • 31 min
He was an armed robber, a killer and part of Chopper Read’s Overcoat Gang in Pentridge prison, he had a ginger goatie and while in prison for murdering two sex workers, he would confess to a 20-year-old cold case.
Bad Samaritans and Stalking David Bain
Sep 3, 2018 • 37 min
It was the 25th May 1997, Primadonna Resort and Casino in Primm, Nevada, there will be a shocking crime committed here today, but what is almost as shocking is that a witness to the crime could have prevented it. This is the story of the murder of…
51 - John Walsh the Devil with the Breville
Aug 26, 2018 • 43 min
He killed his wife, grandchildren and nearly killed his daughter, convicted to life inside, he would go on to kill one more and become known as the Devil with the Breville. This is the story of John Walsh.
Axes Swords and Exit Mould
Aug 19, 2018 • 39 min
Tonight, we have axes, swords, dead rappers, exit mould and a host of other things that will get you wondering what the hell is going on in this world.
50 - The Murder of Rita Caleo
Aug 11, 2018 • 48 min
It took nearly 18 years to get justice for the murder of Rita Caleo, but justice has been done. But this story of a husband organising a hit on his wife, involved the murder of her brother as well.
Prison Sex and Other Things
Aug 5, 2018 • 34 min
Prisons guards having sex with inmates, surely not. But that’s not the way they roll at Kempsey Prison where even the evillest of inmates get a bit of boom boom. This plus more on True Crime Island tonight.
49 - The Killing of Joe Cinque
Jul 30, 2018 • 54 min
It’s the 26 October 1997, Canberra Australia. 25-year-old Anu Singh call 000 emergency to report her 26-year-old boyfriend Joe Cinque in need of assistance. By the time paramedics arrive, they can’t help Joe. Police would later arrest Singh and charge her…
*** Special Edition *** - Jeremy The Lawyer and WA Gone Mad
Jul 22, 2018 • 41 min
Jeremy from Maspero Legal tells us about bail and parole plus all the madness going on in Western Australia at the moment. Murder, Chainsaws and Kids left in cars.
48 - The Tragic Story of Tiahleigh Palmer
Jul 15, 2018 • 30 min
It’s 2015, Queensland Australia. A 12-year-old girl is in the foster care of the Thorburn family. It’s no ordinary family, they are nothing but sick, twisted and incestuous. As you’ll see tonight, nothing is taboo at the Thorburn’s. This is the story of…
47 - What Is Wrong With People
Jul 10, 2018 • 34 min
This week I go through a few news items and I just have to say ‘What is wrong with people’ because you know, I find I just keep saying it this week. Some rage and some laughs.
The Marvin Heemeyer Tapes in Full
Jul 6, 2018 • 157 min
These are the full tapes of the Killdozer guy Marvin Heeymeyer the subject of last weeks Kildozer episode. This is not an episode, just an appendix.
46 - Marvin Heemeyer Killdozer
Jul 1, 2018 • 72 min
Marvin Heemeyer 52-year-old muffler man has issues with locals and authorities over fines and property. Eventually he has had enough and builds the ultimate destruction machine and unleashes it on the neighbourhood. This is the story of the Killdozer.
45 - Roxanne Hayes
Jun 19, 2018 • 32 min
When Lawrence Singleton brutally raped, mutilated and left Mary Vincent for dead in 1978, he would only serve a sentence of 8 years and 4 months. In 1997 he would commit the ultimate crime, he would murder a 31-year-old mother of three. This is the story…
44 - Mary Vincent
Jun 11, 2018 • 37 min
It’s the 29th September 1978, 15-year-old Mary Vincent is hitching a lift to her Grandfathers house in LA. A van pulls up and Mary is offered a lift by a 51-year-old guy with a beer gut wearing overalls. Two other hitch hikers she is standing with warn…
43 - Robert F Kennedy 50 Year Special
Jun 3, 2018 • 57 min
It’s been 50 years since that day in June 1968 when Robert F Kennedy was gunned down at the The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Tonight I’ll go over the life and death of RFK.
42 - The Kimberley Killer
May 27, 2018 • 41 min
It’s June the 9th 1987. Police are alerted when two men fail to return to their wives after scouting out fishing spots near the Victoria River in the Northern Territory Australia. Police would later find two shallow graves on the banks of the river. This…
*** Special Edition *** - The WA Tragedy Graham Kay and more
May 20, 2018 • 39 min
Tonight on Special Edition I look at the Murder Suicide in WA. Latest on Graham Kay the North Shore Rapist and an unfortunate accident for a party goer in Scottsdale, AZ. So let’s do it Islanders
41 - Graham James Kay The North Shore Rapist
May 13, 2018 • 52 min
Graham James Kay The North Shore Rapist. It’s 17th April 2018. A teenage girl at a local shopping centre is allegedly grabbed by the hips and attempted to be kissed by a high-risk sex offender who was granted bail in 2015 after serving 18 years for raping…
*** Bloody Murder and True Crime Island *** - Lenny McPherson
May 7, 2018 • 63 min
Barney and Tara invite me onto their show Bloody Murder to tell you about Sydney underworld figure Lenny McPherson.
*** Special Edition *** Joseph DeAngelo The Golden State Killer
Apr 28, 2018 • 49 min
The Golden State Killer, the Original Night Stalker, Visalia Ransacker, East Area Rapist, the East Bay Rapist, and the Diamond Knot Killer. He stalked, raped, robbed and murdered throughout the 70’s and 80’s and up until the 25th April he was walking the…
40 - The Greenough Family Massacre
Apr 22, 2018 • 52 min
It’s the 22nd February 1993, Karen McKenzie and her three children Daniel, Amara and Katrina are all hacked to death in a crime so shocking that the details of these killing are sealed by the courts not to be released to the public. This shocking act will…
*** Special Edition *** - Murder Island Crossover
Apr 15, 2018
The story of the Batavia was one of the most mysterious sea disappearances after it vanished in 1629, there had been numerous searches in efforts to locate the missing ship. It wouldn’t be until 1963 the wreckage of the missing ship would be found.…
39 - The Hungerford Massacre
Apr 7, 2018 • 59 min
It’s the 19th August 1987, Hungerford England. 27-year-old Michael Robert Ryan goes on a shooting spree killing 16 people, 1 dog and seriously injuring 15 others. 6 Hours later, barricaded in a school classroom, Ryan would commit suicide with a single…
*** Special Edition *** - The Kobe School Killer
Apr 1, 2018
It’s May 27, 1997 Kobe Japan, the head of Jun Hase, a student at Tainohata Elementary School, was found in front of the school gate hours before students arrived for classes. A note, written in red pen, was found stuffed in the mouth of the disembodied…
38 - Barlow and Chambers
Mar 25, 2018 • 41 min
It’s the 7th July 1986. Kevin John Barlow and Brian Geoffrey Shergold Chambers are escorted to the gallows at Pudu Prison Kuala Lumpur after being sentenced to death for drug trafficking. Despite appeals from as high up as the Australian Prime Minister…
37 - Armin Meiwes the Cannibal
Mar 20, 2018 • 36 min
You can get nearly everything on the internet.
36 - Was It Really Suicide?
Mar 11, 2018 • 41 min
It’s the 21st June 1989, Kenneth Wayne Banks is found by his fiancé in the bathroom suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. Before emergency services could reach him, he would die. Beside him was a scribbled final will. Was it really suicide?
*** Special Edition *** - Grenfell and Leveson Updates
Mar 4, 2018
Tonight on Special Edition, 74-year-old woman becomes the latest victim of the Grenfell Tower fire and two others are in court for fraudulently claiming assistance. Also the details of the funeral for Matthew Leveson and the award given to his parents.
35 - Murderer John Ernest Cribb
Feb 25, 2018 • 36 min
It’s August 11, 1978 Baulkham Hills north-west of Sydney. 28-year-old John Ernest Cribb out on parole for Armed robbery abducts Valda Connell, 39, who had just come home in her car with two of her six children, Sally, 10, and Damien, 4. What happens next…
*** Special Edition *** - A Cold Case Solved and a Murder in Thailand
Feb 18, 2018 • 26 min
His name is Gregory Keith Davies, for 32 years he would hold a nasty secret until one day a cold case investigation would uncover his dark past. Also, tonight I will go over the death of Benjamin Robb who lost his life at a Bar in Pattaya Thailand the…
34 - The Murder of Philip Quayle
Feb 12, 2018 • 25 min
It’s February 26, 2015 Cairns Australia. Philip Quayle, 27, is found dead by a passer-by around 3.25am near the intersection of Spence and Taylor streets. Thug Jake Desmond Livingstone 19, just out of prison on parole, had attacked Philip knocking him to…
33 – The Murder of Karen Chetcuti
Feb 4, 2018 • 51 min
On the 14th July 2015 Michael Cardamone is released on parole after serving around six years of a 9-year sentence for raping a 15-year-old girl. On the 12th January 2016, just 182 days later, Cardamone abducts and murders 49-year-old Karen Chetcuti. What…
32 - The Murder of Lyndsay Van Blanken
Jan 28, 2018 • 38 min
It’s the 10th January 2004. At an apartment block in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, residents complain about a bad smell that had been coming from the ground floor storeroom for some time. The building’s maintenance guy investigating the cause of the…
*** Special Edition *** - The Thorburn’s and the Turpin’s
Jan 21, 2018 • 24 min
Tonight I tell you about two seriously dysfunctional families. Tales of murder and neglect. The rage is big tonight.
31 - The Murder of Sofia Shu
Jan 14, 2018 • 32 min
It’s the 26th June 2006, Canning Vale, Western Australia. An 8-Year-Old girl is at the Livingston Shopping Centre with her uncle, brother and sister. Also at the shopping centre was pure evil. What would happen that day would shock the nation. This is the…
30 – The Mysterious Death of Roger Davies
Dec 31, 2017 • 30 min
It’s April the 6th 2015, the skeletal remains of a man are found in an abandoned house in Granville Sydney. The strange thing is that photos of these remains were posted on Facebook nearly a year before. Tonight, I’ll tell you about the mysterious death…
*** Special Edition *** Letter from Steve Johnson
Dec 24, 2017 • 9 min
Episode 29 told of the death of 27-year-old Scott Johnson on the 8th Dec 1988. This year after the third coronial inquest into his death, his brother Steve wrote an open letter for the SMH. Tonight, I’ll read out that letter.
29 - The Murder of Scott Johnson
Dec 23, 2017 • 54 min
It’s the 10th December 1988 near Blue Fish Point on the northern side of North Head, Sydney. The body of Scott Johnson is found at the base of a cliff. An inquest rules his death as suicide. But was it murder?
*** Special Edition *** - Matthew Leveson Inquest Findings
Dec 10, 2017
Tonight, on True Crime Island Special Edition – The final word on the Matthew Leveson Coronial Inquest.
28 - The Last To Hang Part 3 The Letter
Dec 3, 2017 • 33 min
The Death Penalty or Capital Punishment, has been abolished in Australia for many years now. Over the last couple of weeks, I have looked back at two cases, Jean Lee and Ronald Ryan who were the last female and last male to be executed in Australia and…
28 - The Last To Hang Part 2 Ronald Ryan
Nov 26, 2017 • 56 min
The Death Penalty or Capital Punishment, has been abolished in Australia for many years now. In this 2 part episode, I look back at two cases, Jean Lee and Ronald Ryan who were the last female and last male to be executed in Australia and the controversy…
28 - The Last To Hang Part 1 Jean Lee
Nov 21, 2017 • 22 min
The Death Penalty or Capital Punishment, has been abolished in Australia for many years now. Tonight, I look back at two cases, Jean Lee and Ronald Ryan who were the last female and last male to be executed in Australia and the controversy over their…
27 - The 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre
Nov 5, 2017 • 44 min
It’s 4:30am 5th September 1972 Munich. It’s the second week of the Olympic games. Eight highly armed members of the Black September Organisation, scale the chain link fence into the Olympic village and take Israeli coaches and athletes hostage, killing…
*** Haunted Tales from your fav Podcasters - Halloween Special***
Oct 30, 2017 • 126 min
Contributing Podcasts: Creepy Fairy Tales for Unwanted Children The Murder Road Trip Podcast Evil Podcast The Trail Went Cold Encrypted Podcast 36 Times Moms & Murder True Crime Island Cold Case Notes There Might Be Cupcakes Bless This Mess The Mad…
*** Halloween Special Edition ***
Oct 29, 2017 • 39 min
It’s Halloween 1974, Deer Park, Texas. 30-year-old Ronald Clark O’Bryan friend Jimmy Bates will take their kids Trick or Treating. Later that night little 8-year-old Timmy O’Bryan would be rushed to hospital and would die. This is the story of the Candy…
*** Special Edition *** Bigfoot, Kray Twins and Hijacking
Oct 22, 2017 • 45 min
We update the Elisa Curry mystery and go back in time to October 1967 and 1977. There is Bigfoot, UK organised crime with the Kray twins and an Airline Hijacking that goes on and on.
26 - Santa Never Made It Into Darwin
Oct 15, 2017 • 42 min
It’s late afternoon Christmas Eve 1974, Darwin Australia. For several days, Tropical Cyclone Tracy has been monitored off the coast of the Northern Territory. It’s overcast, there are low clouds and it’s raining hard. As wind’s pick-up residents begin to…
*** Special Edition *** Cannibals Guns Rage and More
Oct 9, 2017 • 44 min
The Cannibals Couple, the Vegas shooting, Missing Elisa Curry, Mat Leveson and Grenfell updates and I lose it over pathetic sentencing.
25 - The Luna Park Ghost Train Fire
Oct 1, 2017 • 40 min
It’s the night of June 9th 1979 at Luna Park, Sydney. As the slogan says, you go there ‘Just for Fun’, however by the end of the night a fire breaks out in the Ghost Train Ride and seven people would die.
24 - The Murder of Jacob Munro
Sep 24, 2017 • 43 min
This is a story of how not to run an illegal weed growing operation and how you should choose your employees well.
Happy 1st Birthday Edition
Sep 17, 2017 • 46 min
Come and join in on the first birthday celebration of True Crime Island.
*** Special Edition *** Murder Babes and more
Sep 10, 2017 • 23 min
It’s May 25 2017 and a 22-year-old karaoke bar worker from Khon Kaen, Miss Warisara Klinjui or Amm as she was known, is found brutally murdered. Not only will her murder be shocking, but what happens as police track her killers and eventually take them…
23 - The Pickup Truck Killer
Sep 4, 2017 • 39 min
It’s early March 2012. Julsin Salangsing a driver from Chumpon Tha Sae district in Thailand, is found murdered by the side of the road and his pickup truck is missing. With his face bashed in by a rock, a later autopsy would show, he had been poisoned by…
*** Special Edition *** The Matthew Leveson Coronial Inquiry
Aug 27, 2017 • 41 min
Hi Islanders. Tonight I have an update from the final three days of the Matthew Leveson Coronial Inquiry that resumed last week including the full statement form Matthews parents Mark and Faye Leveson.
22 - The Murder of Deborah Gardner
Aug 20, 2017 • 26 min
It’s October 14, 1976 on the Kingdom of Tonga an archipelago of 169 islands in the Pacific Ocean. Deborah Gardner a 23-year-old American Peace Corps volunteer is heard screaming from her room by a local boy. He runs in to see a tall westerner dragging her…
*** Special Edition *** A Listeners Survival Story and UK Laws
Aug 13, 2017 • 30 min
A listeners tale of courage and survival plus a look at the new UK Double Jeopardy laws and how they could affect one well known gangster.
21 - The Granville Train Disaster
Aug 6, 2017 • 63 min
It’s 6:09 AM January 18th 1977 Mt Victoria train station in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. The NSW 46 Class locomotive No.4620 hauling 8 passenger carriages leaves the station with commuters on their way to work in the city, a 126km journey. Along the…
*** Special Edition *** Black Hands - Cleon Jackman and more
Jul 30, 2017 • 32 min
Tonight I look at the Black Hands podcast and my thoughts on David Bain. More about the Cleon Jackman case, Matthew Leveson inquest and Grenfell Tower disaster.
20 - The Murder of Cleon Jackman
Jul 23, 2017 • 31 min
It’s the 11th May 1999. 14-year-old Cleon Jackman is out riding a pushbike near Petry St Langford Western Australia. Suddenly a car swerves around the corner and a man and a woman jump out and chase him down. They then shove him into the car and drive…
*** Special Edition *** Marcus Fiesel, Grenfell Disaster and more
Jul 16, 2017 • 37 min
Marcus Fiesel was only 3 years old when his foster parents killed him, more on the Grenfell tower disaster and readers comments.
19 - Malcolm Naden Killer On The Run
Jul 9, 2017 • 35 min
It’s the 22nd March 2012. 30Km’s West of Gloucester NSW Australia. Malcolm John Naden fugitive for 7 years and Australia’s most wanted man is captured in a dramatic police operation. He is wanted for the murder of Kristy Scholes, shooting with intent to…
*** Special Edition *** Grenfell Disaster - Matt Leveson and more
Jul 2, 2017 • 28 min
Maintain the rage in this episode of True Crime island Special Edition.
18 - David and Catherine Birnie Serial Killers
Jun 25, 2017 • 33 min
It’s October 1986 Perth Western Australia. Over a five-week period, five women would go missing. Four of them would be murdered, but the fifth is able to escape, and a shocking story of kidnapping, rape and murder is uncovered. This is the story of David…
*** Special Edition *** The Grenfell Tower Disaster
Jun 18, 2017 • 22 min
Just before 1AM on the 14th June 2017, a fire broke out in the apartments which quickly spread trapping many of the residents. It is believed at this time, although not confirmed, that the fire started in a 4th floor apartment, when a fridge caught fire.
17 - Peter Dupas Serial Killer
Jun 11, 2017 • 37 min
It’s 19th April 1999, Nothcote, just North East of Melbourne. At around 9 am, neighbours hear the screams of a woman coming from the house of 28-year-old psychotherapist Nicole Amanda Patterson. Thinking it is just a domestic dispute, they decide to…
*** Special Edition *** Matthew Leveson Update
Jun 1, 2017 • 4 min
Special Edition Update on the Matthew Leveson case from Episode 4. Matthew went missing believed murdered in Sept 2007. His remains have now been found.
16 - John Martin Scripps Serial Killer
May 28, 2017 • 31 min
Have you ever been travelling and got talking with another fellow tourist and ended up hanging out with them? Well let me tell you a story about John Martin Scripps. Not the guy you want to meet on holiday, and certainly not someone to hang out with,…
15 - The Janine Balding Murder
May 15, 2017 • 29 min
It’s the 8th September 1988, Sutherland Railway Station about 30km southwest of Sydney. Janine Balding has just left the train from work and was walking towards her car in the fading light around 6pm. Here she is confronted by a gang of youths and she is…
14 - Juanita Nielsen
Apr 30, 2017 • 32 min
It’s the 4th July 1974. Kings Cross Sydney. Heiress Juanita Nielsen attends a meeting to discuss advertising for the Carousel Club in her newspaper called ‘NOW’. She is never seen again and her body is never found. Was it her opposition to development in…
13 - The Milperra Massacre
Apr 16, 2017 • 39 min
It’s Father’s Day 2nd September 1984. A swap meet at the Viking Tavern Milperra Sydney, has been organized by the British Motorcycle Club. It was to be a family day where enthusiasts would meet, talk motorcycles, buy and sell parts, enjoy a few beers and…
12 - Murder in Paradise
Apr 2, 2017 • 24 min
Today I am going to tell you a story of greed, fraud, theft and murder. A small-time conman who evolves into a ruthless killer. From the suburbs of North Carolina to the secluded paradise of Bocas del Toro Panama. William Dathan Holbert or Wild Bill as he…
11 - The Bain Family Murders
Mar 19, 2017 • 29 min
It’s 7:09am, June 20 1994, Dunedin New Zealand. 22-Year-old David Bain calls emergency services 111. Clearly distressed he tells the operator ‘They’re all dead, they’re all dead’. Police and Ambulance arrive 20 minutes later to a grisly scene. David’s…
10 - The Murder of Daniel Morcombe
Mar 5, 2017 • 33 min
It’s Sunday the 7th of December 2003. 13 year-old Daniel Morecombe waits at an unofficial Bus Stop under the Kiel Mountain Road overpass in the Woombye district of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. He is on his way to the Sunshine Plaza Shopping Centre for…
9 - The Quakers Hill Nursing Home Fire
Feb 19, 2017 • 46 min
It’s 5am the 18th November 2011. A fire breaks out at the Quakers Hill nursing home 40km west of Sydney NSW Australia. 14 of the 81 residents of the home would die in the fire or in the period soon after. Roger Kingsley Dean, a registered nurse employed…
8 - Sef Gonzales
Feb 5, 2017 • 38 min
It’s July 10, 2001, 000 emergency dispatchers receive a phone call from 20-year-old Sef Gonzales, a Phillipino/Australian, who tells them he has just arrived home, found his mother, father and sister murdered and that he had chased off the intruders.…
7 - The Granny Killer
Jan 16, 2017 • 29 min
It’s the 1st of March 1989, 82-year-old Gwendoline Mitchelhill is walking down Military Rd Mosman, NSW, Australia on her way home from shopping. She enters the foyer of her building, and as she goes to open her door, she is struck on the head with a…
6 - The Kiesha Weippeart Murder
Jan 2, 2017 • 24 min
It’s August 1st 2010 Kristi Abrahams contacts police and reports that her child 6-year-old Keisha is missing from the Mt Druitt flat she shares with her de facto partner Robert Smith. A large-scale, extensive air, ground and water search gets underway but…
5 - Katherine Knight
Dec 20, 2016 • 16 min
It’s the morning of March 1st 2000 Aberdeen NSW Australia. 45-Year-old John Price or ‘Pricey’ as he was known, had uncharacteristically not shown up at work. His work mates were concerned as Pricey had told his mates the day before that if he didn’t turn…
4 - Matthew Leveson
Dec 8, 2016 • 17 min
It’s 2:11AM September 23, 2007. 20-year-old Matthew Leveson and his partner 42 yo Michael Atkins leave the ARQ nightclub at Darlinghurst Sydney. Matthew would never be seen again. Almost a year later, Atkins would be charged with his murder. With no body,…
3 - Elisa Lam
Nov 14, 2016 • 21 min
It’s Feb 19 2013 Hotel Cecil LA California. After guests complain of discoloured and foul water coming taps and showers, maintenance workers discover the body of a girl in the rooftop water tank. Police would identify the body as 21-year-old Canadian…
2 - Jodi Arias
Oct 30, 2016 • 31 min
It’s the 9th June 2008, Friends had become worried that they had not been able to contact their friend Travis Alexander for several days. They go to his home and enter the residence. They go upstairs to his bedroom. In his bathroom, they find his…
1 - Charles Sobhraj
Oct 17, 2016 • 24 min
It’s Dec 18 1975 Pattaya a beach resort town on the eastern seaboard of Thailand. A fisherman discovers a bikini clad body of a western tourist floating in the water. He drags it to shore and police are called. There is no identification and no signs of…
Intro to True Crime Island
Sep 18, 2016 • 0 min
In the coming weeks I will bring you true crime stories and mysteries from all over the world. The website is truecrimeisland.com where I have links to iTunes, twitter and facebook and you can also download or stream each episode. So sit back and…