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When Sharon met Bobby
Jul 22 • 41 min
To her husband and people around her, Sharon Lopatka seemed like just a regular person, living a normal life. But what no one knew was that Sharon liked go online to internet chat rooms and talk about her fantasies with strangers. These weren’t just…
Mark Kilroy collection part 4
Jul 7 • 28 min
Mark Kilroy bonus discussion with True crime grapple writer Lauren Daryani.
Mark Kilroy collection part 3
Jul 7 • 33 min
Mark Kilroy bonus discussion with True crime grapple writer Lauren Daryani.
Mark Kilroy collection part 2
Jul 7 • 43 min
Mark Kilroy bonus discussion with True crime grapple writer Lauren Daryani.
Mark Kilroy collection part 1
Jul 7 • 44 min
Mark Kilroy bonus discussion with True crime grapple writer Lauren Daryani
The Kent state massacre
Jun 23 • 65 min
A Republican “law-and-order” president under fire after eight years of a Democratic leadership, citizens protesting for change as marginalized groups fought for equality, the rise of conservative populism as the working- and middle-class became concerned…
Issei Sagawa The Japanese Cannibal
Jun 11 • 58 min
Issei Sagawa was a small, shy, and studious man from Japan who had always been preoccupied with thoughts of eating another human being. After moving to Paris, France, to obtain a PhD at Sorbonne University, he felt more alone and out-of-place than ever as…
For the love of her dog- The Danielle Thomas story
May 6 • 56 min
Domestic abuse cases are sadly all too common, and are on the increase due to lock downs around the world due to COVID-19. In today’s show we tell the tragic story of Danielle Thomas who became a victim at the hands of her violent boyfriend Jason Bohn.…
Allison McGarrigle a home town murder
Apr 22 • 38 min
When Allison McGarrigle went missing in the small coastal town of Largs on the west coast of Scotland in 1997, suspicions turned to her two flat mates Charles O’neill and William Lauchlan who she had not long moved in with . The pair had a dark past as…
Who Killed Hazel Drew?
Apr 7 • 91 min
Twenty-year-old Hazel Drew from East Poestenkill, New York, was well-loved by the community that knew her and noted for her beauty and kind nature. On July 11, 1908, after years of living in nearby Troy as a domestic servant for the wealthy, Hazel’s body…
The murders of Tom and Jackie Hawks part 3
Feb 26 • 46 min
After living their dream of sailing the warm Pacific Coast for two years, retired middle-aged couple Thomas and Jackie Hawks of Prescott, Arizona, were ready to come back ashore. Family was all-important to them, so with the arrival of their first…
The murders of Tom and Jackie Hawks part 2
Feb 25 • 41 min
After living their dream of sailing the warm Pacific Coast for two years, retired middle-aged couple Thomas and Jackie Hawks of Prescott, Arizona, were ready to come back ashore. Family was all-important to them, so with the arrival of their first…
The murders of Tom and Jackie Hawks part 1
Feb 24 • 43 min
After living their dream of sailing the warm Pacific Coast for two years, retired middle-aged couple Thomas and Jackie Hawks of Prescott, Arizona, were ready to come back ashore. Family was all-important to them, so with the arrival of their first…
Melanie McGuire bonus part 2
Feb 5 • 39 min
Part 2 of my discussion with Lana McCall on Melanie McGuire a.k.a the suitcase killer. www.truecrime-grapple.captivate.fm Check out our friends of the show True crime horror story podcast over at https://www.truecrimehorrorstory.com/…
Melanie McGuire Bonus part 1
Feb 4 • 49 min
Bonus show on Melanie McGuire a.k.a The Suitcase killer with Lana McCall. www.truecrime-grapple.captivate.fm for all past episodes and social media handles. Check out friends of the show The true crime horror story podcast…
Who hacked B.E.? Part two repaired file
Jan 27 • 63 min
Marriage is sacred! However, no one ever REALLY knows what happens behind closed doors even though a couple on the outside might seem like the perfect couple. That’s what people thought about church going couple Betty and Allen Gore and for the most part,…
Who hacked B.E.? Part one
Jan 22 • 45 min
Marriage is sacred! However, no one ever REALLY knows what happens behind closed doors even though a couple on the outside might seem like the perfect couple. That’s what people thought about church going couple Betty and Allen Gore and for the most part,…
Sarah Payne bonus show
Jan 15 • 68 min
Bonus show discussing the tragic case of Sarah Payne with True crime grapple writer Hollie Rebecca. Check out episode 29 for the story of this case. www.truecrime-grapple.captivate.fm FB and Insta @truecrimegrapple Twitter @TCG3682
*BONUS EPISODE* Armin Meiwes part 3
Jan 8 • 44 min
Part 3 of the discussion on Armin Meiwes with Dan Kelton and Jim Pitts. https://truecrime-grapple.captivate.fm/
*BONUS EPISODE* Armin Meiwes part 2
Jan 7 • 29 min
Part 2 of the Armin Meiwes bonus series with Dan Kelton and Jim Pitts. https://truecrime-grapple.captivate.fm/
*BONUS EPISODE* Armin Meiwes part 1
Dec 30, 2019 • 50 min
Part one of a 3 part bonus series discussing the Armin Meiwes case. Discussion with Dan Kelton and Jim Pitts Check out our webpage at https://truecrime-grapple.captivate.fm/ Donate to the show through our pay pal link on the webpage. Please rate the show…
Melanie McGuire “The Suitcase killer”
Dec 23, 2019 • 42 min
Melanie McGuire had everything, a loving husband , 2 kids and about to move into a new house. There was just one issue, she was having an affair and wanted out of her marriage. Her solution? To kill her husband William and dismember his body into 3 suit…
The kidnap and murder of Sarah Payne
Dec 18, 2019 • 72 min
On 1st July 2000, 8-year-old Sarah Payne disappeared. 17 days later, her significantly decomposed body was found in a field near the sleepy village of Pulborough, West Sussex. The investigation in its entirety cost around £3 million and eventually, an…
The Dissapearance of Helle Crafts part 2
Dec 5, 2019 • 55 min
After a decade of marital problems, 39-year-old flight attendant Helle Crafts finally decided to get a divorce from her domineering husband Richard. On November 18, 1986, after a long flight from Frankfurt, Helle was dropped off by coworkers at her…
The disappearance of Helle Crafts Pt 1
Dec 4, 2019 • 39 min
After a decade of marital problems, 39-year-old flight attendant Helle Crafts finally decided to get a divorce from her domineering husband Richard. On November 18, 1986, after a long flight from Frankfurt, Helle was dropped off by coworkers at her…
The 9 11 of Rock The Rocking life and shocking murder of “Dimebag” Darrell
Nov 18, 2019 • 55 min
In this episode we dive into the life of Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell and his shocking murder. What is the legacy of Pantera and of Dimebag? One thing is for sure, he’ll go down as a hell of a musician and his untimely death left a gaping hole in…
The Wakefield murders
Nov 3, 2019 • 45 min
Domestic abuse affects many and can often turn deadly. In Episode 25 we go to Wakefield in England where in 2012, Elisa Frank was a victim of such abuse. Ahmad Otak came to the UK from Afghanistan and with him brought his baggage which manifested itself…
Cassie Jo Stoddart “The Scream murder”
Oct 21, 2019 • 79 min
On September 22, 2006, 16-year-old Cassie Jo Stoddart of Pocatello, Idaho, spent a Friday evening with her boyfriend and two classmates while housesitting for relatives. In the midst of some unusual power outages at the house, the boys depart for the…
Richard Huckle gets prison justice *BONUS EPISODE*
Oct 14, 2019 • 17 min
With news that Richard Huckle A.K.A the gap year pedo was killed in prison on Sunday just passed i thought it was only fitting to do a little bonus show. Way back in episode 5 of the TCG show i covered Richard Huckle and the trail of destruction he left…
KFC Murders bonus show With Jim Pitts
Oct 14, 2019 • 67 min
Bonus show with True Crime Grapple writer Jim Pitts as we discuss his first full case, episode 12, The KFC murders. Go into depth on most aspects of the case as well as Jim’s personal connections to the case.Sorry for some back ground noise in parts as…
Hinterkaifeck
Oct 7, 2019 • 41 min
Hinterkaifeck! In Germany and beyond it’s a legendary unsolved tale of horror committed against one family and their maid. Unfortunately even today, the massacre still doesn’t make sense but is and will always be a favourite means of discussion between…
The Bucket list killer
Sep 22, 2019 • 42 min
Jemma Lilley had ambitions, she had a bucket list. Shockingly, on that list was murder. Along with her submissive and equally derranged friend Trudi Lenon, the pair would commit one of the most horrendous acts of the past few years on the innocent Aaron…
Mark Kilroy prt2
Sep 11, 2019 • 47 min
It was the spring of 1989 and 21-year-old Texas pre-med student Mark Kilroy had beenlooking forward to spending his spring break vacation with friends along the UnitedStates-Mexico border. After a night of partying in the Mexican town of Matamoros,Mark…
Mark Kilroy part 1
Sep 2, 2019 • 61 min
It was the spring of 1989 and 21-year-old Texas pre-med student Mark Kilroy had been looking forward to spending his spring break vacation with friends along the United States-Mexico border. After a night of partying in the Mexican town of Matamoros, Mark…
No one wins tonight free bonus episode
Aug 20, 2019 • 37 min
Myself and TCG writer Jim Pitts discuss our most recent episode “No one wins tonight” that Jim researched and wrote. This would’ve been a Patreon only episode but we wanted to give you all a freebie so you can sample it.For future bonus shows go to…
No one wins tonight
Aug 19, 2019 • 52 min
This week we look into the murder of John Luttig at the hands of Napolean Beazley. It’s a tragic story about a young man who turns to murder just to justify his race to his peers and to also try to and convince himself.It didn’t end well for anyone, no…
Maria Marchese
Aug 6, 2019 • 48 min
Named one of the worst stalkers in British history, we look at the case of the crazed Maria Marchese and how she made life hell for Dr Jan Falkowski and Debbie Pemberton.Fb and Insta @truecrimegrappleTwitter @TCG3682www.patreon.com/truecrimegrapple
Bath school massacre part 2
Jul 21, 2019 • 51 min
Picking up from where part one left off we continue the tragic story of the Bath School massacre highlighting that Andrew Kehoe’s evil actions knew no bounds.FB and Insta @truecrimegrappleTwitter @TCG3682www.patreon.com/truecrimegrappleShow writen by Jim…
The Bath school massacre part 1
Jul 16, 2019 • 63 min
Rightly so, much is made of tragic and shocking school massacres in America. The one’s that usally always come up in conversation is Columbine and Sandy Hook amongst others. However, it can definitely be argued that none can reach the scale of the Bath…
Armin Meiwes The cannibal of Rotenburg
Jun 30, 2019 • 69 min
From a young age, Armin Meiwes had fantasies to butcher and eat people. It was his life long ambition. Soon he would get his wish, and it was with someone who would give themselves to him… willingly. Writen and Narrated by Dan KeltonMusic and editing by…
Carla Walker pt 2
Jun 8, 2019 • 86 min
On February 17, 1974, in Fort Worth, Texas, 17-year-old Carla Walker and her boyfriend Rodney sat in his car outside of a bowling alley decompressing from the high school Valentine’s dance. Before they could head back home, Carla was violently ripped from…
Carla Walker part 1
May 26, 2019 • 48 min
On February 17, 1974, in Fort Worth, Texas, 17-year-old Carla Walker and her boyfriend Rodney sat in his car outside of a bowling alley decompressing from the high school Valentine’s dance. Before they could head back home, Carla was violently ripped from…
The KFC Murders
May 13, 2019 • 67 min
Kilgore, Texas 1983 and five people are killed in what appears to be a senseless crime. Many years would pass before justice would be served, but the case will forever be known as the KFC murders.Consider pledging to support the show at…
Marc Dutroux “The monster of Belgium” part 2
Apr 29, 2019 • 45 min
With Marc Dutroux now arrested along with his accomplices, attention would then turn to the trial of the century in Belgium. However the backlash from the public neared revolution as evidence of corruption and cover up on a much larger scale from with in…
The murder of James Bulger part 2
Apr 15, 2019 • 66 min
With the UK still reeling over the death of 2 year old James Bulger, the attention and anger turned to his two killers Robert Thompson and Jon Venables and how a British court would trial 10 year old boys for murder.Then there was their punishment ,…
The murder of James Bulger part 1
Mar 30, 2019 • 47 min
Liverpool, England 1993 was where one of the worst cases of homicide was ever recorded, that of 2 year old James Bulger. Even more shocking was that his killers were children themselves. FB search truecrimegrapple and request to join the group.Twitter…
Marc Dutroux ‘The Monster of Belgium’ Part 1
Jan 28, 2019 • 30 min
Part one of a two parter on ‘The Monster of Belgium’ Marc Dutroux. A fascinating case that almost ripped apart a country right to it’s very core and can still be felt to this day. Part one looks at Dutroux and his crimes, the lengths he would go to and…
Eric Edgar Cooke ‘The Night Caller’
Dec 17, 2018 • 44 min
1960’s Perth Australia was a laid back place until a manic killer the name of Eric Cooke came onto the scene changing the way people lived their lives in that city for ever! Was his a case of nature or nurture or both? You decide…FB search for the ‘True…
William Macdonald ‘The Mutilator’
Dec 1, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode i go back to the 1960’s in Sydney, Australia to look at the story of one of the most barbaric killers in Australian history. William Macdonald would bring Australia’s biggest city to it’s knees in fear, and will forever be known as, ‘The…
Richard Huckle ‘The gap year pedo’.
Nov 18, 2018 • 39 min
Part 2 of my two part mini series looking into child sex abuse through the dark web. In this episode i look at Richard Huckle ‘The gap year pedo’ labelled as one of the UK’s all time worst child sex offenders. Listener discretion advised as some of this…
Matthew Falder
Nov 17, 2018 • 31 min
This is part one of a two part mini series looking at paedophiles on the dark web. The internet is rife with this kind of horrible activity and our children are in danger. This part covers Matthew Falder who will go down as one of the most sadistic of…
John Wayne Glover ‘The Granny killer’.
Jul 10, 2018 • 40 min
John Wayne Glover known as the Granny Killer murdered 6 elderly women in Sydney during the late 80’s and into the 90’s. These crimes were shocking and brutal. This is not a show for children as it depicts disturbing…
Archie McCafferty pt2
Jul 3, 2018 • 28 min
Conclusion of the Archie McCafferty story. In this episode i cover his arrest, court hearing and aftermath.FB@truecrimegrappleTwitter@TCG3286Insta@truecrimegrapple
Archie McCafferty pt 1
Jun 27, 2018 • 27 min
This is the story of Archie McCafferty, the Australian Charles Manson. He and his gang would go on a brutal murdering spree in Sydney, 1974…Please rate the show and check out the social media…
Introduction
Jun 10, 2018 • 2 min
Introduction for the format of the show. Each episode i will have a true crime case and then after pr before I’ll talk about the crazy world of pro wrestling. Both subjects are fascinating and well worth a dive into.These episodes obviously cover…