26 episodes

A bi-weekly true crime podcast focused exclusively on murdered and missing persons cases out of the Houston Metro area. Explore the city's diverse and eclectic culture while examining the darker stories that weave the downtown streets and flow out down the bayous. No stranger to crime, Houston has thousands of stories to tell, from unsolved murder mysteries to current missing persons cases. See H-Town in a new light, a light inclusive to every victim in Houston, no matter the sex, race, or income. Let's show the true crime world how the fourth largest city in the US deals with crime and violence. Also, how Boomtown can come together as a city to help a neighbor, many of whom have lived far too long without answers.

Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas Murder City

    • True Crime

A bi-weekly true crime podcast focused exclusively on murdered and missing persons cases out of the Houston Metro area. Explore the city's diverse and eclectic culture while examining the darker stories that weave the downtown streets and flow out down the bayous. No stranger to crime, Houston has thousands of stories to tell, from unsolved murder mysteries to current missing persons cases. See H-Town in a new light, a light inclusive to every victim in Houston, no matter the sex, race, or income. Let's show the true crime world how the fourth largest city in the US deals with crime and violence. Also, how Boomtown can come together as a city to help a neighbor, many of whom have lived far too long without answers.

    Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas

    Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas

    Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas would like you to join in our excitement as we gear up closer and closer to launch! A true crime podcast focused exclusively on the Houston Metro area. With no shortage of case material, we've made it our mission to spotlight some of these forgotten stories and to give the victims and families another chance for justice and closure.

    • 1 min
    Morbid

    Morbid

    Short, sweet, and deliciously morbid.  Let CC take you inside the mind of a murderer and hear what it's like when Matthew McCombs seeks to satisfy his morbid curiosity.
     
     
    https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Parents-of-murdered-Sugar-Land-teen-face-killer-1811663.php

    https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Police-Morbid-curiosity-led-to-teen-s-slaying-1643809.php

    https://www.chron.com/search/?action=search&searchindex=solr&query=%22Matthew+R.+McCombs%22&channel=news%2Fhouston-texas&page=2

    https://today.agrilife.org/2007/02/07/sugar-land-teen-honored-with-named-texas-am-scholarship/

    https://www.myplainview.com/news/article/Police-Teen-admits-to-killing-cites-morbid-8600565.php

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15024418/ashton-caneill-glover

    https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/houstonchronicle/obituary.aspx?n=ashton-caneill-glover&pid=18438881
     
    http://fbnow.uber.matchbin.com/bookmark/12306-McCombs-Cops-Plea-Gets-50-Year-Prison-Sentence-For-Ashton-Glover-Murder

    • 34 min
    Kent McGowen

    Kent McGowen

    In Episode 21 we breakdown a case where the checks and balances failed, and failed miserably. How does a person who leaves a trail of red flags everywhere they go, continue to have opportunities to terrorize the Houston community? One August night everything would hit a breaking point and someone would pay for other's shortcomings.https://www.houstonpress.com/news/killer-behind-th… (https://www.houstonpress.com/news/killer-behind-the-badge-6572421)https://smile.amazon.com/Warrant-Kill-Story-Obsess… (https://smile.amazon.com/Warrant-Kill-Story-Obsession-Killer/dp/B002B723DW/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=a+warrant+to+kill&qid=1563622808&s=gateway&sr=8-1)

    • 1 hr 8 min
    713 Day!

    713 Day!

    B & CC are back with a bang and a whole lot of Houston true crime to celebrate The Houston Holiday - July 13 aka 713 day. Come be a Houstonian for the day and listen to us discuss everything from Texas Equusearch to the Texas legislature making an oopsie, the girls dish it all in Episode 20.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Joan Robinson Hill

    Joan Robinson Hill

    Joan Robinson Hill led a glamorous life in mid-century Houston. She was beautiful, rich, and very successful in the equestrian world. She would marry John Hill, later Dr. John Hill, and she was determined to make her third marriage last. As the Hill’s moved up in Houston society, their personal lives would suffer, eventually ending in tragedy. This infamous Houston case still resonates with residents today, leaving everyone to wonder what really happened in the house on Kirby Drive.

    https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Money-Thomas-Thompson/dp/0786709472 (https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Money-Thomas-Thompson/dp/0786709472)

    https://www.texasarchive.org/library/index.php/2015_02478 (https://www.texasarchive.org/library/index.php/2015_02478)

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6503568-prescription (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6503568-prescription)

    http://joanhillmurdersaga.com/ (http://joanhillmurdersaga.com/)

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5754808/joan-olive-hill (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5754808/joan-olive-hill)

    Have a safe and fun St. Patrick’s Day!
     
    www.murdercitypod.com (http://www.murdercitypod.com/)

    • 50 min
    Belinda Lucas

    Belinda Lucas

    Belinda Lucas was from a small town but had a heart and smile as big as the state of Texas.  On January 11, 1999, Belinda and her unborn daughter Erin were brutally shot to death in the closet of their Katy area home.  Who would want to commit such a heinous crime? Was her former football star husband David Temple involved? Listen in as B & CC discuss all the twists, turns, writs, and a retrial in Episode 17: Belinda Lucas.
     
    Source Links:
     
    Kathryn Casey's book on the Temple case, Shattered: The True Story of a Mother's Love, a Husband's Betrayal, and a Cold-Blooded Texas Murder (https://www.amazon.com/Shattered-Mothers-Husbands-Betrayal-Cold-Blooded/dp/0061582026)
     
    https://www.katymagazineonline.com/single-post/David-Temples-Fate-Still-in-Limbo (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.katymagazineonline.com/single-post/David-Temples-Fate-Still-in-Limbo&sa=D&source=hangouts&ust=1549320014489000&usg=AFQjCNG90zEyIjnmuOtyx_KAFOAbIra0eg)
     
    https://www.chron.com/neighborhood/katy/news/article/David-Temple-the-Alief-football-coach-whose-12884630.php (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.chron.com/neighborhood/katy/news/article/David-Temple-the-Alief-football-coach-whose-12884630.php&sa=D&source=hangouts&ust=1549320178423000&usg=AFQjCNG7eKBXkanDa79S1nV4LZvNndZrpw)
     
    To send case suggestions, buy merch, or donate to the show visit: www.murdercitypod.com (https://murdercitypod.com/)
     
     
     

Customer Reviews

Jules ,

Awesome New Podcast

Absolutely loved listening. Your thorough research is great, and your ideas are well balanced with bit of comedy. Your passion for your city and the topic is contagious. A must listen!

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