8 episodes

In The Shadows delves into a riveting unsolved mystery from 1991. When the body of a young woman is discovered by two terrified boys in the desert near Bakersfield, California, authorities quickly target her popular star-athlete boyfriend. The case - one of the most controversial in Kern County’s history - quickly drew national media attention, and the ensuing trials divided the community and sparked a heated debate. Despite that, the perpetrator of this horrific crime remained unpunished. 32 years after the murder, a fresh investigation conducted by this podcast takes an unexpected turn when several individuals reveal shocking information previously unknown by authorities and the public alike.

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    • 3.9 • 26 Ratings

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In The Shadows delves into a riveting unsolved mystery from 1991. When the body of a young woman is discovered by two terrified boys in the desert near Bakersfield, California, authorities quickly target her popular star-athlete boyfriend. The case - one of the most controversial in Kern County’s history - quickly drew national media attention, and the ensuing trials divided the community and sparked a heated debate. Despite that, the perpetrator of this horrific crime remained unpunished. 32 years after the murder, a fresh investigation conducted by this podcast takes an unexpected turn when several individuals reveal shocking information previously unknown by authorities and the public alike.

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Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Lost Hills

    Lost Hills

    On a silent night in the Californian desert, two boys see something they will never forget. 




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    • 33 min
    She Wouldn’t Let Me Go

    She Wouldn’t Let Me Go

    A teenage romance and the forensic evidence are scrutinized during the course of a high profile murder investigation. The heart of the debate centers around Maria’s time of death and a mysterious phone call. 

    • 33 min
    Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

    Heads I Win, Tails You Lose

    The trial for Maria’s murder captivated and divided a community while the public opinion was split as to one question: Is Offord an outstanding young man or a criminal mastermind? 

    • 42 min
    Painful Secrets

    Painful Secrets

    Every family has secrets. But some are darker than others. 

    • 31 min
    Reign Of Terror

    Reign Of Terror

    Many years later, new information comes to light after some individuals speak up for the first time about what they witnessed. 

    • 43 min
    Alibi

    Alibi

    As we go over the timeline of that fatal day, it turns out some of the information presented during the trial may have been incorrect. 

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Pidgefancy ,

Entertaining and decent

Definitely worth a listen! And yes the hosts are young women who speak in the contemporary fashion. This isn’t Casefile or some big American news outlet show. Give them some grace…or just go listen to Nancy Grace lol

GoExpos! ,

Compelling

I’m really enjoying this podcast, I’m finding several of the episodes quite compelling.

Jghowse ,

Great podcast!

Really well done podcast. Highly recommend!

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