8 episodes

Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find a killer by unmasking the motive. 

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    • True Crime
    • 4.3 • 396 Ratings

Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find a killer by unmasking the motive. 

    Introducing: Do No Harm

    Introducing: Do No Harm

    As a bonus for Motive For Murder listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of “Do No Harm”, a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News and Wondery. “Do No Harm” is the terrifying true story of one family’s fight against a system so committed to protecting children, it sometimes fails to protect innocent parents. Hosted by NBC News Investigative Reporter Mike Hixenbaugh. Listen to the first two episodes and subscribe to the series: https://link.chtbl.com/dnh_drop

    • 3 min
    Straight To Hell

    Straight To Hell

    A conversation with a killer and the motive for murder is revealed.

    • 48 min
    Something Hinky

    Something Hinky

    A routine traffic stop leads to a break in the case.

    • 25 min
    Baggage

    Baggage

    An escape from danger becomes the beginning of the nightmare.

    • 20 min
    The Twin Connection

    The Twin Connection

    A second murder raises perplexing questions for investigators.

    • 25 min
    Was it Love?

    Was it Love?

    Investigators learn more about the men in Gelareh’s life.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
396 Ratings

396 Ratings

alba1222 ,

Motive for murder

Great pod cast , but back ground music is distracting , when listening to one podcast is ok but listening to a full series it’s annoying

Jenkinsdraws ,

Lowers Datelines high standard.

An intersting case when originally done on Dateline. Here, the story is drawn out unnecessarily and larded with overloud music, self-referntilal Dateline talk and too many commercials. A clear money-spinning project for Dateline in need of editing. It lowers their high standard.

Briiezz ,

Looove

I hope there will be more episodes on a different story!

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