True Crime Couple

True Crime Couple
We are a couple out of the New York City area that has always had a fascination with not just true crime but human nature in general. What drives a criminal to commit a crime? What makes a person’s crimes escalate? Is evil something one is born with or does it manifest over time? On this bi-weekly podcast we want to discuss some of the crimes we have discussed for years. We hope you enjoy!

77: The Cosy Cove Killings
May 26 • 60 min
76: The Reese Family | The Destruction of Emerson Heights
May 10 • 61 min
75: Netta McKoy | The Power of Manipulation
Apr 26 • 63 min
74: The Disappearance of Bradyn Fuksa
Apr 12 • 67 min
73: The Pottery Cottage Massacre | A Bloodbath in the Snow Part II
Apr 9 • 105 min
73: The Pottery Cottage Massacre | A Bloodbath in the Snow Part I
Mar 29 • 94 min
72: The Will to Survive | The Teka Adams Story
Mar 15 • 33 min
Introducing: The Dating Game Killer
Mar 12 • 8 min
71: Taken in the Night | The Polly Klaas Story
Mar 8 • 62 min
Introducing Verified
Feb 25 • 3 min
70: The Crawford Family Murders
Feb 16 • 74 min
69: The One That Got Away | A Serial Killer in Allentown
Feb 2 • 56 min
Introducing Chasing Cosby
Jan 20 • 8 min
68: The Hello Kitty Murders | The Tragedy of Fan Man-Yee
Jan 19 • 47 min
67: The Massacre at Gitchie Manitou
Jan 5 • 76 min
66: Wisto Home for the Wayward | Dystiny Myers
Dec 22, 2019 • 49 min
65: John Robinson | The Slave Master Part II
Dec 8, 2019 • 95 min
64: John Robinson | The Slave Master Part I
Dec 1, 2019 • 81 min
63: The Kunz Family | Fourth of July Massacre
Nov 10, 2019 • 52 min
62: Listen Stories Part III
Oct 27, 2019 • 75 min
61: The Destruction of the Wallace Family
Oct 13, 2019 • 56 min
60: The Murder of Mary Ann Holmes
Oct 6, 2019 • 43 min
The Mysterious Mr. Epstein
Oct 2, 2019 • 10 min
59: Diane Kyne | A Mother Murdered
Sep 15, 2019 • 50 min
58: The Mornington Monster
Sep 1, 2019 • 52 min
57: The Hart Family Crash | Washed Away with the Tide
Aug 18, 2019 • 59 min
56: Megan Meier | Myspace Suicide
Aug 5, 2019 • 64 min
55: The Chino Hills Massacre | A Question of Guilt
Jul 21, 2019 • 108 min
Introducing The Moment Podcast
Jul 11, 2019 • 7 min
54: Miami Hotel Attack | The Case of the Disappearing Girl
Jul 7, 2019 • 84 min
53: Compliance | Unforeseeable Criminal Acts
Jun 30, 2019 • 66 min
52: Mass Murder at the Train Bridge
Jun 9, 2019 • 51 min
51 Part II: Larry Ray | The Kids Are Not Alright
May 26, 2019 • 72 min
In today’s episode we will cover part one of the Sarah Lawrence Sex Cult scandal currently rocking the nation. Join us as we take a deep dive into who Larry Ray is and how he was able to manipulate some the brightest young minds of our country. Our…
51 Part I: Larry Ray | The Kids Are Not Alright
May 12, 2019 • 65 min
50: Diane Schuler | The Wrong Way on the Taconic
Apr 28, 2019 • 81 min
On July 26, 2009 a cablevision executive and mother of two drove her minivan the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway, a highway she was not even supposed to be on. In the car with her were her two children and her three nieces. After driving 1.7 miles into…
49: Mark Barton | The Atlanta Day Trader Shootings
Apr 16, 2019 • 69 min
A spree killer is a person who kills multiple people in a short period of time with no cooling off period or a very brief one is known as a spree killer, mass murderer, or a rampage killer. The person that commits this type of murder usually feels like…
48: Salt Creek | The Other Backpacker Killer
Mar 31, 2019 • 52 min
Salt Creek is known mostly for its rugged beauty due to the remoteness of the area, and that is what drew two backpackers in, so let’s get into who these girls are, what happened to them and how they survived.…
47: Tony Robinson | You’re never SAFE at home
Mar 24, 2019 • 68 min
Today we are going to cover a case that is so scary because of how ordinary it is. Family issues and disputes seem as eventual as death and taxes. Its funny that as a society we discuss how terrified we are of strangers stalking us in the night of the…
46: Pamela Smart | Abuses of Authority
Mar 3, 2019 • 77 min
In this week’s case we take a look at the case that covered the newspapers: The Pamela Smart case.
45: Sophie Lionnet | The Girl in the Picture
Feb 17, 2019 • 59 min
Today’s case is going to read like mystery/thriller novel ripped from the best sellers list. An affluent family from the suburbs of London is going to hire a nanny from France to take care of their two young children. But who did the they let into their…
44: Good Hart | Bad Intentions
Feb 3, 2019 • 53 min
Join us in discussing the kind of unsolved murders of the Robison family. During the Summer of 1968 this family of six is brutally murdered in their northern Michigan Summer home. Great title Rebecca!
43: Candace Newmaker | I Love You to Death
Jan 22, 2019 • 80 min
In today’s episode we are going to discuss violence against children so we do want to give that disclaimer before we begin. We have a very sad story for you today, A terrible series of tragic events are going to bring a young girls life to an end. This…
42: Arlis Perry | Slain in Church
Jan 16, 2019 • 28 min
Here is a short episode to tide you over until we release episode 43 in a few short days! The murder of Arlis Perry
41: Christmas in Carnation
Dec 20, 2018 • 51 min
On Christmas Eve of 2007 the ten members of the Anderson family were to gather in Carnation, Washington. Only four would survive.
40: Kim Proctor | World of Criminal Intent
Dec 5, 2018 • 75 min
Kim Proctor was an impressionable teen, like most. However, this is going to leave her vulnerable when exposed to two interdependent sexual sadist…that she sits next to in math class. paypal: Fabfitfun…
39: The Brobergs | A Family Invasion
Nov 20, 2018 • 102 min
In the early 1970’s a protective initiative was put in place to protect children from predators, it was called ‘Stranger Danger’. This was constructed to make the public aware that there are people who only want to hurt your children and you need to be…
38: The Hi-Fi Murders | The Other Side of Murder
Nov 4, 2018 • 90 min
In episode 38 we cover the horrific events that became known as the Hi-Fi Murders. We will discuss the torture five individuals had to endure at the hands of the sadistic captures as well as the strength some had to survive. This is a story of the other…
37: Daniel LaPlante | The Stuff of Nightmares
Oct 24, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode we discuss a tale involving ghosts, obsession, vengeance, loss, love, jealously, and as always…murder. This case is too good to even give the smallest detail away.
36: Listener Stories II | Creepy Men and Torture Attics
Oct 7, 2018 • 71 min
Join us for your second annual listener and personal story episode!
35: Vampchick | Malice Afterthought
Sep 26, 2018 • 70 min
In the town of Piehl, Wisconsin three siblings ages 9, 8 and 2 slowly finally opened their bedroom doors. They had been locked in by a plastic zip tie that was wrapped around the final staircase wrung and then their door knob. The oldest of the three…
34: The Final Boy | The Murders at Lake Bodom
Sep 9, 2018 • 49 min
There are some tropes that commonly exist in horror movies, blown out tires, no coverage, the abandoned house, death by sex, vengeful spirits. But there is one old faithful that will reign true until the end of time. Sinning teenagers being killed off…
33: Killer Cult | The Ant Hill Kids
Aug 26, 2018 • 104 min
If I were to ask you to tell me the craziest cult you’d ever heard of you would probably tell me the Manson Family, Aum Shinrikyo, Children of God, or maybe Heaven’s Gate. But there is always a cult that is kept out of the conversation surrounding the…
32: The Dardeen Family Massacre
Aug 13, 2018 • 73 min
Deep in the heartlands of the United States just on the outskirts of the bible belt lies Jefferson County, Illinois and by 1987 the county was in crisis mode. For the passed two years, despite having a small rural population, there have been 15 murders- 3…
31: Missing | Mariah Woods
Jul 28, 2018 • 54 min
Today we will be covering a case that broke the hearts of a North Carolina county in November of last year. A three year old beautiful girl was taken from her home despite the fact that her mother, her mother’s boyfriend and her two older brothers were…
30: The Massie Affair | A Dishonorable Killing
Jul 15, 2018 • 110 min
Unfortunately history repeats itself. I could say the words to you racism, violence, torture, and lynching and you wouldn’t know if you were going to hear a case from colonial times, pre-civil war or post. Or maybe it could be during the second revival of…
29: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders | Part 2
Jul 5, 2018 • 54 min
The rampage of Gordon Stewart Northcott continues. However, sometimes boys don’t need to read about heros, they become them.
29: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders | Part 1
Jul 3, 2018 • 73 min
This case involves a cruel and brutal family, isolation, psychopathy, kidnapping, torture, murder, duress. It is everything that nightmares are made of. It’s one of those stories that torments you, makes your stomach hurt and you never truly forget the…
28: Zapata Drive | Murder in Broad Daylight
Jun 18, 2018 • 57 min
In today’s episode we go back to 2004 in a small TN town where a neighborly dispute ends in murder. What was it over? What happened? Could it have been avoided?
27: Megan’s Legacy | The Monster Next Door
Jun 3, 2018 • 52 min
In today’s episode we will tell the heart breaking story behind Megan’s Law which require sex offenders to register their personal information and for communities to be notified when they move into their area. Listener discretion is advised.
26: The White House Farm | A Family Murdered Part II
May 28, 2018 • 91 min
Here is part II of our White House Farm murder case! In this episode we delve into the trial and theories that surround just what happened on the night of August 7, 1985 when five members of the Bamber family were brutally murdered.
26: The White House Farm | A Family Murdered Part I
May 14, 2018 • 55 min
A family is murders in the early morning hours of August 7th 1985. A man was put away for this heinous crime, but could it have been him?
25: Hotel Hell | Room 1046
Apr 23, 2018 • 59 min
In today’s episode we will cover a mystery in every sense of the term. A man dies in a hotel in 1935. No one knows who he is, who killed him, or why he was acting so strangely. Sponsors:
24: Obsession and Murder | Dorothy Jane Scott
Apr 8, 2018 • 59 min
This story’s backdrop is the horrors of stalking and the dangers of obsessions. We will go over what our victim went through and the effect it had on her life. However, we will also talk about her stalker, how he tormented her before her death. And how…
23: The Alabama Hit List | Stories of Survival
Mar 25, 2018 • 48 min
In today’s episode we are going to discuss the ruthless and heartless murders that plagued eastern Alabama in 2002. We are also going to tell you about some of the strongest people in this country, those that survived acts of brutality, both Katrina Ryan…
22: Jenna Baldwin | Communication with a Killer
Mar 11, 2018 • 74 min
Everyone who has had a missing loved one has said the worst thing is not knowing, not knowing where they are, how they are, or if they will ever come how. But what would it feel like to think your daughter is alive but know you can not hear from her or…
21: Edward Maps | Deaths and Disappearances
Feb 25, 2018 • 101 min
The case we are covering today takes us all the way back to 1962 in Stroudsburg, PA on the night of January 21st. There is a fire blazing at the house of the Maps family at 510 Sarah Street. In the wreckage of the fire two people were found. First, was 22…
20: The Routiers | Did they do it?
Feb 7, 2018 • 88 min
The case we will be covering today is a highly controversial one. Those that believe in the subjects innocence and those that believe in their guilt are very steadfast in their beliefs.We want to be clear that we will try to lay out the arguments of both…
19: Missing | Baby DeOrr
Jan 24, 2018 • 80 min
A family getaway is going to turn into a forever nightmare for one Idaho family in July of 2015. In today’s case we discuss what could have happened to baby DeOrr.
18: Main Line Murder | William Bradfield and Jay C. Smith
Jan 8, 2018 • 141 min
When you send your children to high school you expect them to be inspired and guided towards the right path in life. These formative years that people tend to reflect on for the rest of the lives is where personalities are shaped and characters are…
17: Death at Spreckels Mansion | Part 2
Dec 13, 2017 • 67 min
We continue our conversation about the mysterious circumstances involving the two deaths in a famous mansion over the course of two days.
17: Deaths at Spreckels Mansion | Part I
Dec 11, 2017 • 70 min
Join us in the first part of episode 17 covering the mysterious circumstances surrounding the deaths of Max Shacknai and Rebecca Zahau.
16: Michael Alig | A Murder in Clubland
Nov 26, 2017 • 70 min
In the 1990s the Club Kids ruled the scene in New York City, that is until their world of decadence was brought to an abrupt end.
15: Ed Gingerich | Murder in Amish Country
Nov 11, 2017 • 71 min
When we look back at a crime in retrospect it is easy to say that the entire situation could have been avoided. That the brewing storm should have been so obvious for it’s participants to see. However what if I told you the people in this crime knew…
14: Mike Debardeleben
Oct 28, 2017 • 79 min
In 1985 Secret Service agents are going to find more than they bargained for in a storage unit of a notorious counterfeiter. Not only had he been printing fake money for years accumulating more than $500,000 he had been abducting and torturing women…
13: Scary Listener Stories
Oct 7, 2017 • 48 min
This week will definitely NOT disappoint. We received great stories from our listeners and threw in a few of our own. Get prepared to not sleep tonight!
12: Skylar Neese
Sep 30, 2017 • 59 min
On July 5, 2012 Skylar Neese was murdered by those she thought closest to her. In this case you will hear about the search of Skylar, the heartache of her parents, investigation, and and a trial by Twitter of her killers. Remember to visit us on social…
11: Jeffrey MacDonald
Sep 24, 2017 • 97 min
The Jeffrey MacDonald case is the most litigated in American history. It centers around the following questions: Did a green beret Army surgeon brutally murder his entire family with three different murder weapons? Or was a cult responsible for the…
10: Charlie Chop-off
Sep 4, 2017 • 66 min
From 1972 to 1973 five boys were attacked all between the ages of 8 and 10. Four were murdered, one survived. Four of the victims were sodomized by their attacker and had their genitals mutilated or removed, they were all stabbed in frenzying patterns,…
9: The Keddie Cabin Murders
Aug 28, 2017 • 76 min
In this episode we will try and recount the events of a triple homicide that occurred on the night of April 11, 1981 at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in a California town. A mother, her 15 year old son, and his friend were bound,…
8: The Josephine County Crisis
Aug 17, 2017 • 70 min
Due to matters beyond Josephine County, Oregon’s control extreme budget cuts had to be made. First up on the chopping block was the sheriff’s department. When the citizens of the town were asked to vote yes on a tax levy which would keep the sheriff’s…
7: The Villisca Axe Murders
Aug 9, 2017 • 75 min
In the early morning hours of June 10, 1912 the six members of the Moore family were slaughtered in their beds along with the family’s two guest, the Stillinger sisters. In total two adults and six children between ages 5-12 were murdered with an axe.…
6: The Disappearance of the Jamison Family
Aug 1, 2017 • 65 min
The Jamison family went out on October 8, 2009 to look at a 40 acre plot of land they were thinking about purchasing. They were never seen alive again. The mysterious and bizarre disappearance of the Jamison family seems like it will never be solved. Was…
5: The Oakland County Child Killer
Jul 23, 2017 • 92 min
In this episode we cover the 13-month reign of terror this serial had over southeastern Michigan in the late 1970s. We will also discuss the various suspects and their sickly ties to each other. Will we ever know what happened to these four innocent…
4: The Whistler and the Watcher
Jul 20, 2017 • 37 min
A special mini episode to celebrate all the new exciting things happening with our podcast! Thank you for all your support. Tonight we are bringing you two unsolved stalker cases that continue to terrify the communities they happened in. We bring you the…
3: Double Murder in New Jersey
Jul 16, 2017 • 50 min
In 1966 Judith Kavanaugh was murdered. What follows after her murder is nothing short of a Hollywood movie plot. Is a corrupt police force trying to distract the media with salacious subplots? Or are the Kavanaughs really involved in wife swapping,…
2: Crimes from Your Nightmares
Jul 8, 2017 • 60 min
Today we are bringing you real life horror movies ripped from the headlines. The first case involves a murder in the Denver death metal scene. The second takes us to the Czech Republic in 2007 where a mother allows the influences of a cult to affect her…
1: The Hinterkaifeck Farm Murders
Jul 3, 2017 • 83 min
In 1922 a family of five along with their maid is systematically lured out to the family’s barn where they will all meet their fate. Days later members of the town will find the bodies of the family. Unfortunately, these are not the most disturbing…