The Fall Line

The Fall Line

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An investigative, narrative, and revealing show focused on the cold cases of Southeastern communities who experience marginalization. Hosted by a professor and licensed therapist, The Fall Line gives a platform to families and victims who have been passed over by mainstream media.


Season 10, Part 1: Florida’s Missing and Murdered
Aug 5 • 42 min
This episode explores the 2001 murder of Terrianne Summers and the 2002 murder of Deasha Andrews, both trans women who were part of Jacksonville’s LGBTQ+ community. We speak with community advocate and friend of Terrianne, Rusty Mead, who also served as a…
Season 10 Trailer: Florida’s Missing and Murdered
Jul 29 • 2 min
In season 10, we cover the cases of two murdered women—both members of Jacksonville’s LGTBQ+ community—and the disappearance of a well-loved resident of Collier County, Florida, whose case is complicated by immigration status and alleged local drug…
The Atlanta Ripper: Part 3
Jul 22 • 40 min
The final episode in our three-part series covering the historical Atlanta Ripper murders, a little-known series of homicides attributed to a person—or persons—operating in Atlanta, GA between 1911-1914… and possibly beyond. Thanks to Dionne Clark of the…
The Atlanta Ripper: Part 2
Jul 15 • 38 min
The second episode in our three-part Atlanta Ripper murders coverage, covering a little-known series of homicides attributed to a person—or persons—operating in Atlanta, GA between 1911-1914… and possibly beyond. Thanks to Dionne Clark of the SAGE Podcast…
The Atlanta Ripper: Part 1
Jul 8 • 45 min
The first episode in our three-part series covering the historical Atlanta Ripper murders, a little-known series of homicides attributed to a person—or persons—operating in Atlanta, GA between 1911-1914… and possibly beyond. Thanks to Dionne Clark of the…
Season 9:The Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson, Episode 3: After the Fire
Jul 1 • 37 min
In the conclusion to Season Nine, we learn how Candace and Ameera’s citizen detective work closed one cold case, and re-opened another. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/Produced, mixed, and mastered by Maura…
Season 9: The Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson, Episode 2: Son of Nashville
Jun 24 • 40 min
In Episode 2 of Season Nine, we explore the life of LeRyan Nicholson, who was born—and disappeared in—Nashville, TN. LeRyan’s sisters, Ameera and Candace, reflect on their relationship, their brother’s struggles, and how little they understood when he…
Season 9: The Disappearance of LeRyan Nicholson, Episode 1: An Unidentified Man
Jun 17 • 41 min
Nashville, TN, April 1998: a teenager goes missing. A man is murdered and cannot be identified. The city of Nashville is struck by one of the worst tornadoes the city has ever seen. These events—taking place over a single week—aren’t connected until two…
Season 9 Trailer: LeRyan Nicholson
Jun 10 • 4 min
A preview of Season Nine, which covers the case of LeRyan Nicholson of Nashville, TN. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/produced, mixed, and mastered by Maura Currie/research assistants are Kim Fritz, Jessica…
Interview: Forensic Genealogist Anthony Redgrave
Jun 3 • 49 min
On this special episode of The Fall Line, we speak with friend of the show Anthony Redgrave. If you keep up with true-crime news, you’ve likely seen Anthony on television. He was a lead researcher in the oldest doe case solved by forensic genealogists…
Interview: Retired FBI Agent Jerri Williams
May 27 • 64 min
In this interview, Brooke speaks with Jerri Williams. Jerri became a special agent with the FBI in 1982 and retired after 26 years of service. She is now in her second career as a crime fiction author and podcast host/producer. In her book, FBI Myths and…
Season 8 Unidentified, Episode 3: The Glynn County Jane Doe
May 20 • 47 min
In this episode, we cover the unidentified woman known as The Glynn County Jane Doe, who was found outside of Brunswick, GA in 1990. We look at possible suspects, potential matches, and how updated forensic testing might help identify her today. Written,…
Season 8: Unidentified, Episode 2: The Richland County Jane Doe, Part 2
May 13 • 38 min
Part 2 of our coverage of the 1982 case of The Richland County Jane Doe, a woman who was admitted to the South Carolina State Mental Hospital without identification—and who died before they could find her name or loved ones. Written, researched, and…
Season 8: Unidentified, Episode 1: The Richland County Jane Doe, Part One
May 6 • 43 min
Part 1 of The Fall Line’s coverage of the 1982 case of The Richland County Jane Doe, a woman who was admitted to the South Carolina State Mental Hospital without identification—and who died before staff could discover her name or locate her loved ones.…
Season 8 Trailer: Jane Does
Apr 29 • 3 min
In this season, we look at the cases of two unidentified women—one of whom was classified as a “living Jane Doe” before her death at the South Carolina State Mental Hospital in 1982. The other, a woman found in Glynn County, GA, in 1990, may have some…
The Murder of Cynthia Prioleau, Part 2
Apr 22 • 34 min
In this two-part miniseries, we cover the case of a young woman killed in Atlanta, GA in the early 1990s—and how her death is overshadowed by a local legend, We talk to the friends who were with her at the time, interview law enforcement, and discuss…
The Murder of Cynthia Prioleau, Part 1
Apr 15 • 36 min
In this two-part miniseries, we cover the case of a young woman killed in a parking-lot shooting Atlanta, GA in 1995—and how her death is now overshadowed by a local legend. We talk to the friends who were with her at the time, interview law enforcement,…
Season 7, Episode 4: Carolina Girls, Part Four—Missing and Murdered
Apr 8 • 42 min
In the final episode of the Carolina Girls series, we begin with the kidnapping and murder of Malakia Logan of Greenwood, South Carolina, and then delve into the disappearance of Aaliyah Bell of Rock Hill—the most recent case we’ve ever covered on The…
Season 7, Episode 3: Carolina Girls, Part Three—Missing and Murdered
Mar 31 • 46 min
In Part 3 of the Carolina Girls series, we begin with a vignette on Shakeima Cabbagestalk, who disappeared in the 1990s, and NiShan Huff, an honors graduate who was murdered in her own apartment in Greenville, South Carolina. Both cases remain open—but…
Season 7, Episode 2: Carolina Girls, Part Two
Mar 25 • 39 min
In part two of the Carolina Girls series, we conclude the story of North Carolinian Brittany Locklear, who was kidnapped and murdered in 1998, and discuss the disappearance of another girl—Eva DeBruhl—whose case was, for a time, tied to Henry Lee Lucas.…
Season 7, Episode 1: Carolina Girls, Part One
Mar 18 • 40 min
In this episode, the first of a four-part series, we tell the stories of a number of missing and murdered girls and women from the Carolinas, both contemporary and historical. We touch on the stories of Asha Degree, Sherri Lee Truesdale, and begin our…
Season Seven Trailer: Carolina Girls
Mar 11 • 2 min
Season Seven of The Fall Line premieres on March 18th with a four-episode series covering cases of missing and murdered women and girls in the Carolinas. Made up of multiple vignettes and a primary case per episode, this series highlights cases that,…
Season 6, Episode 4: The Cedartown Jane Doe, Part 2
Mar 4 • 37 min
The conclusion in a two-part series covers the most complex case we’ve ever presented. It highlights a Jane Doe found in Polk County, Georgia, who remains unidentified even though her killer has been prosecuted. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah…
Season 6, Episode 3: The Cedartown Jane Doe, Part 1
Feb 26 • 45 min
This two-part series covers the most complex case we’ve ever presented—and highlights a Jane Doe found in Polk County, Georgia, who remains unidentified even though her killer has been prosecuted. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah…
Introducing Verified
Feb 24 • 4 min
We’re bringing you a special clip from Verified, a new investigative true crime podcast from Stitcher. Season one of Verified tells the story of a group of fearless women from around the world who band together with a team of Italian reporters to bring a…
Season 6, Episode 2: The Beaufort County Jane Doe, Part 2
Feb 19 • 45 min
The conclusion to our coverage of the South Carolina case of the Beaufort County Jane Doe. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/produced, mixed, and mastered by Maura Currie/research assistants are Haley Gray, Kim…
Season 6, Episode 1: The Beaufort County Jane Doe Part 1
Feb 12 • 41 min
In this series, we explore the 1995 case of a Jane Doe found in Beaufort County, SC, and speak with an investigator determined to identify her. *WE KNOW THERE IS A PRONUNCIATION WITH THE WORD “YEMASSEE”—a book led us wrong! It will be fixed. We promise,…
Holiday Miniseries: Gregory Montgomery, Part 2
Dec 18, 2019 • 39 min
Two-part holiday release covering the story of a young man who was killed in Atlanta in 1987 — just hours after Thanksgiving day. The episodes explore far-reaching effects on his family, their history in Atlanta, and why the suspect in the case has never…
Holiday Miniseries: Gregory Montgomery, Part 1
Dec 11, 2019 • 40 min
Just a note: the host was ill during the weeks of recording. We apologize for any remaining hoarseness. Two-part holiday release covering the story of a young man, killed in Atlanta in 1987 — just hours after Thanksgiving day. The episodes explore…
Updates
Nov 27, 2019 • 49 min
In this special episode, The Fall Line updates you on cases from seasons 1-5, including interviews with families who have participated, plus information on what’s coming next for the show — regular releases and premium content in 2020. Donna Green’s…
Introducing Sports Criminals
Nov 21, 2019 • 10 min
Every Thursday, Parcast’s original series SPORTS CRIMINALS keeps score on the darker side of sports. Each episode chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of some of the sports world’s biggest names. In this exclusive episode clip, track the unbelievable…
Introducing Mob Queens
Sep 18, 2019 • 8 min
Check out Mob Queens, a new podcast from Stitcher! Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael…
Shy’Kemmia Pate: The Winding Road
Aug 28, 2019 • 45 min
The final episode of this four-part series, we discuss where the case stands now and how social media might help Shy’Kemmia’s case. Find the family’s social-media page at Searching for Shy Shy Written, researched, and hosted by L. Norton/Interviews by B.…
Shy’Kemmia Pate: The Wolves
Aug 21, 2019 • 50 min
In episode three of this four-part series, suspects and other area predators—and victims—are examined. Find the family’s social-media page at Searching for Shy Shy Written, researched, and hosted by L. Norton/Interviews by B. Hargrove/produced, mixed, and…
Shy’Kemmia Pate: Lost Girl
Aug 14, 2019 • 43 min
In episode two of this four-part series, the investigation and the immediate aftermath of Shy’Kemmia Pate’s disappearance are examined. Find the family’s social-media page at Searching for Shy Shy Written, researched, and hosted by L. Norton/Interviews by…
Shy’Kemmia Pate: September 4, 1998
Aug 7, 2019 • 39 min
On September 4, 1998, Shy’Kemmia Pate vanished from her hometown of Unadilla, Georgia. Find the family’s social-media page at Searching for Shy Shy Written, researched, and hosted by L. Norton/Interviews by B. Hargrove/produced, mixed, and mastered by…
Season 5 Preview: Shy’Kemmia Pate
Jul 24, 2019 • 6 min
In this preview of season 5, learn more about the case of Shy’Kemmia Pate, who disappeared from her own street—in daylight—surrounded by dozens of neighbors. Yet, no one has come forward in Unadilla, GA, to solve the mystery of what happened to her on…
A Few Announcements
Jul 3, 2019 • 6 min
Just a few announcements concerning remasters, conventions, our next season, and guest appearances! Plus, a promo from All Crime No Cattle’s Shea and Erin.
Jenkins County Jane Doe, Pt 2
May 8, 2019 • 41 min
In the conclusion of the story of the Jenkins County Jane Doe, a confession comes to light. This two-part story explores the nearly unknown case of an unidentified woman in Jenkins County, GA, and the overlapping issues of vulnerability of immigrants and…
Jenkins County Jane Doe Pt 1
May 1, 2019 • 49 min
In the exploration of the nearly unknown case of an unidentified woman in Jenkins County, GA, overlapping issues of vulnerability of immigrants and the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women are discussed—and the Fall Line team meets with a…
Christmas Doe & Dennis Doe
Apr 24, 2019 • 62 min
This episode covers two child Does from Georgia, and the reasons why they may not have been reported missing. Dennis Doe, found in a Dekalb County cemetery in , and Christmas Doe, discovered off a logging road in Ware County in 1988, are covered, with…
Julie Doe
Apr 17, 2019 • 54 min
An unidentified woman found on a Florida highway in 1988 is assumed to be cisgender until 2015—when advanced testing opens up new avenues of possible identification. Julie Doe is one of many women left along the highways of Florida; like so many others,…
Robert & Tracey
Apr 10, 2019 • 61 min
Two unsolved murders, two counties 20 minutes apart, two years in between—and no answers into the hallmark “overkill” beatings of two members of the LGBTQ+ community. Written, researched, hosted, and created by L Norton and B Hargrove. Special content…
Elia Banderas
Apr 3, 2019 • 68 min
In the days before January 1st, 1996, a housekeeper at a luxury Atlanta hotel was murdered—in broad daylight. Just months later, a guest is beaten to death, in the same hotel, also during the day. Housekeeping staff are the invisible gears that keep…
Lost and Found
Jan 16, 2019 • 41 min
What happens if a person believes they are a missing child—or pretends to believe? And for children who are recovered: what comes next? Stories from recent and not-so-recent history are interlaced with stories of the men who have come forward to say they…
Kidnappers
Jan 9, 2019 • 52 min
*Re-uploaded due to processing error—sorry for the trouble! This episode explores the psychology and motivations of infant abductors, and expands to discuss both Grady cases and others in our nation. Fetal abduction is discussed, so listener discretion…
Janquia & Tavish
Dec 19, 2018 • 40 min
Episode four details kidnappings that took place in 1989 and 1993; one of the infants is still missing today. Bibliography for this episode available on website. For more information, support, and resources for persons affected by mental illness, visit…
Shanta
Dec 12, 2018 • 46 min
This episode details the kidnapping—and eventual recovery—of Shanta Alexander, kidnapped from Atlanta hospital Grady Memorial when she was just 12 hours old. Please contribute to Raymond Green’s Reward Fund here:…
Raymond
Dec 5, 2018 • 48 min
Episode 2: Raymond focuses on the 1978 kidnapping of a five-day-old infant, whose kidnapper gained his mother’s trust when she managed to sneak onto the Grady maternity ward. Thanks to Donna Green for background on her early life from her nearly completed…
Atlanta
Nov 28, 2018 • 32 min
This episode introduces the season’s cases and the city of Atlanta circa 1978-1996, where seven babies born at Grady Memorial Hospital would kidnapped. The Fall Line is created, written, researched, and hosted by L Norton and B Hargrove. Engineered by…
Season 3 Preview: The Grady Babies
Feb 19, 2018 • 18 min
Season 2 is coming! Network shifts have delayed it until Fall 2018. In the Season 2 preview, we introduce you to our next case—or rather cases. Since 1978, seven babies have been taken from different areas of Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital, from the…
Questions (Bennett Siblings)
Dec 11, 2017 • 40 min
In our special season 2 Q&A episode, we’re joined by J Ryan Green, private investigator, former law-enforcement officer, and current host of the podcast Gone at 21. Ryan weighs in on the case, and we answer listener questions that have been submitted…
28 Years (Bennett Siblings)
Dec 4, 2017 • 30 min
Episode 4: wraps up our four-part series on the disappearance of Monica and Michael Bennett, who went missing in Brunswick, GA on the evening of June 21st, 1989. We speak to the siblings’ sister, a criminology professor and student who looked into the…
Rumors (Bennett Siblings)
Nov 27, 2017 • 32 min
Episode 3: Rumors details theories and rumors in the case of Monica and Michael Bennett, the Brunswick, GA siblings who disappeared in 1989 and who have not been seen since. Could drug dealers have been involved? Is there a connection to the death of…
The Disappearance (Bennett Siblings)
Nov 20, 2017 • 31 min
Episode 2: The Disappearance details the case of Monica and Michael Bennett, the Brunswick, GA siblings who disappeared in 1989; this episode focuses in particular on the events that occurred on June 21st, the day the brother and sister went missing…
Monica and Michael Bennett
Nov 13, 2017 • 33 min
Episode 1: Monica and Michael details the case of the Brunswick, GA siblings who disappeared in 1989, and covers both the essentials of their case and the secret that allegedly drove Monica and Michael from their parents’ home. Engineered by Encompass…
Closure (The Millbrook Twins)
Jul 31, 2017 • 21 min
This is the last “regular” episode of the season, but not the last we’ll be releasing on the Millbrook case. In the following weeks, several special episodes will be coming up, and we are in plans for a mini-season and second full-length season focused on…
Damages (The Millbrook Twins)
Jul 24, 2017 • 25 min
In Episode 4: Damages, we reflect on the different kinds of trauma caused the loss of a child—or in this case, children—especially when the family has no sense of closure. More details regarding the Aiken Doe are covered, as is one host’s meeting with…
Theories (The Millbrook Twins)
Jul 10, 2017 • 19 min
In the re-release of Episode 4: Theories, we sort through the plausible and possible, examine possible involvement by local offenders like Joseph Patrick Washington, discuss sex trafficking, and look at some of the more popular internet discussions…
Hearsay (The Millbrook Twins)
Jun 26, 2017 • 22 min
In this episode, the concept of “hearsay”—and all of the rumors, gossip, and misinformation that have appeared in this case—are addressed. We go through the twins’ file, their removal from the NCMEC database, experiences at school, allegations of juvenile…
March 18, 1990 (The Millbrook Twins)
Jun 19, 2017 • 25 min
Episode 1: March 18, 1990 depends on the context explained in the Season 1 prologue, so make sure to listen to that first. This episode examines the events that occurred on the day of the disappearance of Augusta, GA twins Dannette and Jeannette…
Prologue: Jeannette and Dannette Millbrook
Jun 12, 2017 • 10 min
This Prologue introduces the city of Augusta and some important aspects of the girls’ case, as well as important issues that will be investigated as the podcast continues—namely, why their case was closed, the inaccuracies in the various records, and a…
The Fall Line Promo
Jun 5, 2017 • 4 min
The Fall Line Podcast investigates the March 18, 1990 disappearance of Augusta, GA twins Dannette and Jeannette Millbrooks. The twins, who were fifteen at the time, were treated without cause as runaways and their case was closed less than week after…