8 episodes

A Very Fatal Murder sends Onion Public Radio (OPR) correspondent David Pascall from New York City to the sleepy town of Bluff Springs, Nebraska to investigate the mysterious death of a 17-year-old girl, Hayley Price. Hayley was a popular, smart animal lover, with a bright future ahead of her. Everyone in town knew her name, and now everyone in town is a suspect. Join David as he works to understand why the initial investigation of Hayley’s death failed, and how a very inquisitive and Pulitzer-hungry podcast host might shed new light on the case.

A Very Fatal Murder The Onion

    • Comedy
    • 4.4 • 123 Ratings

A Very Fatal Murder sends Onion Public Radio (OPR) correspondent David Pascall from New York City to the sleepy town of Bluff Springs, Nebraska to investigate the mysterious death of a 17-year-old girl, Hayley Price. Hayley was a popular, smart animal lover, with a bright future ahead of her. Everyone in town knew her name, and now everyone in town is a suspect. Join David as he works to understand why the initial investigation of Hayley’s death failed, and how a very inquisitive and Pulitzer-hungry podcast host might shed new light on the case.

    Episode 1: A Perfect Murder

    Episode 1: A Perfect Murder

    Onion Public Radio reporter David Pascall, who has long searched for the most resonant true-crime podcast that is also about middle America, heads to Bluff Springs, NE where the small town is reeling from the death of 17-year-old Hayley Price.

    • 13 min
    Episode 2: What I Know And What I Don’t Know Yet

    Episode 2: What I Know And What I Don’t Know Yet

    David conducts preliminary interviews with those connected to the murder of Hayley Price.

    • 12 min
    Episode 3: Calloway Day

    Episode 3: Calloway Day

    David attends Calloway Day to see exactly how middle-class America celebrates what little they have, and to see just how deep a hold W.O. Calloway has on the townspeople of Bluff Springs.

    • 10 min
    Episode 4: The Official Story

    Episode 4: The Official Story

    David recruits Onion Public Radio’s robust team of interns to recreate the night of Hayley Price’s murder in order to determine once and for all if a person can really die from a simultaneous gunshot-stabbing-strangling-drowning. Plus: A major twist.

    • 9 min
    Episode 5, Part 1: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    Episode 5, Part 1: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    In the first part of an extra-long and incredibly poignant episode of “A Very Fatal Murder,” David returns to the Bluff Springs Police Department to search the evidence locker in hopes of finding the long-lost key to Hayley Price’s Murder.

    • 9 min
    Episode 5, Part 2: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    Episode 5, Part 2: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    David finally confronts W.O. Calloway about the murder of Hayley Price.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
123 Ratings

123 Ratings

Delysid ,

Pitch perfect parody

Great parody of true crime podcasts, in six quick episodes, no flab, all meat. Funny meat.

Appleyz14 ,

Love it

This is amazing

sb278900 ,

Annoying voice named “Ethel”

If you like me you would rather like to listen to a real person talk instead of a robotic voice.

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