25 episodes

When a crime ends in a conviction, the victims or their families are often allowed to give a statement to the court about the impact of the crime on their lives. But when these life altering events go unsolved, do not end in a conviction, or aren’t crimes at all, the victims and their families do not have this opportunity. The stories on this podcast are their Impact Statements.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 28 Ratings

When a crime ends in a conviction, the victims or their families are often allowed to give a statement to the court about the impact of the crime on their lives. But when these life altering events go unsolved, do not end in a conviction, or aren’t crimes at all, the victims and their families do not have this opportunity. The stories on this podcast are their Impact Statements.

    The Disappearance of Lyle and Marie McCann

    The Disappearance of Lyle and Marie McCann

    On July 10, 2010, Lyle and Marie McCann failed to show up at the airport to pick up their daughter and granddaughter. Their adult children feared they had become lost on their road trip.  But then police announced a person of interest in their disappearance. And this began a 6 year winding road through the legal system that isn’t entirely over yet.Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/impactstatementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min
    The Disappearance of Anthony Murrill

    The Disappearance of Anthony Murrill

    In 1971, 9-year-old Anthony Murrill climbed into his top bunk as his older brother Vincent dozed off. This was the last confirmed sighting of Anthony Murrill. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/impactstatementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 17 min
    One Woman's #MeToo Story

    One Woman's #MeToo Story

    When Brook was 16 years old, she was raped by an acquaintance who had been harassing her for several months.   Brook spent her mid-20s dealing with the long term effects of the assault and she had made huge strides in healing from the trauma. But then in September 2018, one woman’s accusations of sexual assault against a powerful man turned social media into a debate over the believability of people who come forward decades later. And this debate triggered Brook’s past trauma, and she decided now to deal with it in a way she has never done before. This story you are about to hear has been heard by only 5 or 6 people in the last 25 years.Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/impactstatementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 39 min
    Accused Podcast w/Amber Hunt

    Accused Podcast w/Amber Hunt

    True crime author, journalist, and podcaster Amber Hunt discusses the emotional impact of immersing yourself in the dark places of human experience. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/impactstatementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 15 min
    Home Invasion

    Home Invasion

    Anne, an Arkansas attorney with a focus in criminal law, was the victim of a home invasion robbery. Rather than defending perpetrators, she was now the victim. How has this changed her views on our criminal justice system? Or has it?Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/impactstatementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 25 min
    The Unsolved Murder of Julianne Stallman

    The Unsolved Murder of Julianne Stallman

    Twenty four years ago, Julianne Stallman was murdered in her own home. As the case grew cold, one fact carried through over the years. Julianne's murderer was someone she knew. I spoke with her daughter Jen about her fight for justice for her mother and living with the knowledge that someone she knows killed her mother. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/impactstatementSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

SweetWildHoneyChild ,

Give me more!

I rarely start a podcast and listen to everything that is available within a few days. This is well done and gives an interesting highlight on the victims families.

CFenouille ,

Not easy but necessary

Thank you for sharing Rehtaeh’s horrible story. It’s not an easy one to hear not to tell but so necessary. Rehtaeh cannot be forgotten. What happened to her must not be lived again by any other girl or boy.

Brebo ,

Sounds like a news broadcaster talking

I really love the idea of this podcast, what a cool premise to allow those who didn’t get to speak their feelings the opportunity to do so. I can imagine this podcast will help so many feel even just a touch better. The host tends to sound like she’s giving the 6 o’clock news, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing- for me personally it makes it difficult to get TOO into the material I’m listening to. When the phone interviews take place, it’s super hard to get a clear understanding of what they’re saying simply because it’s very muffled. Great potential!

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