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Our True Crime Podcast focuses on bizarre, lesser-known crime cases from around the globe delivered with respect, a bit of humor, and a smidge of song. Everything you’ve come to love from Jen and Cam.

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    • 4.7 • 50 Ratings

Our True Crime Podcast focuses on bizarre, lesser-known crime cases from around the globe delivered with respect, a bit of humor, and a smidge of song. Everything you’ve come to love from Jen and Cam.

    149. Gaming, Obsession and Murder: Daniel Petric

    149. Gaming, Obsession and Murder: Daniel Petric

    It is October 20, 2007, when a woman calls 911. She is hysterical and crying, barely able to get out the words. She relays to the operator that when she got to her parent's house, she found her mother shot, her father shot, and her brother home and unharmed. Police rush to the scene, but as they are heading to the crime scene, 16-year-old Daniel jumps in his parent's car and takes off. Soon a chase erupts, but Daniel loses control of the vehicle, and officers contain him. Daniel tells officers that his father shot his mother and then turned the gun on himself. Daniel is crying and is put into the patrol car until officers can figure out what just happened. With confusion and adrenaline, no one knows what just occurred, but someone is responsible, and that person is the one no one would suspect, but the reason is even more unbelievable.

    Join Jen and Cam on this episode of Our True Crime Podcast entitled ‘Gaming, Obsession, and Murder: Daniel Petric.

    LD is by the man who does it best Edward October from @octoberpodVHS

    The music is done by our executive producer Nico @wetalkofdreams


    Sources:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7826663.stm
    https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2009/01/_lorain_lorain_county.html
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/game-over-for-teen-who-killed-mother-over-video-gamehttps://www.cleveland.com/metro/2009/06/lorain_county_teen_who_killed.html
    https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2008/12/trial_of_boy_accused_of_killin.html
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Petric
    https://www.cleveland.com/metro/2008/12/boy_killed_mom_and_shot_dad_ov.html
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQH9N5SCDX4
    Signs of a Psychopath: Season 2, EP 5.
    https://thecinemaholic.com/where-is-daniel-petric-now/

    • 33 min
    The Duisburg Man-Eater: Joachim Kroll Day 12 The 12 Nightmare Before Christmas

    The Duisburg Man-Eater: Joachim Kroll Day 12 The 12 Nightmare Before Christmas

    This episode is more graphic than usual. Listener discretion is strongly advised .

    The corpses of five young women were found in and around several small villages in West Germany. Each woman had been raped, stabbed, or strangled. Even worse, they had been mutilated. Nearly two decades would pass, and many more women would lose their lives. When police finally arrested the man responsible for all these gruesome murders, there was a stew brewing on the stove with, well, you can’t imagine.

    Join Jen and Cam as we discuss “Duisburg Man-Eater: Joachim Kroll” on Day 12 of the 12 Nightmares Before Christmas.

    We didn't cover all the victims' names in this episode so we wanted to list them here. They deserve to be remembered.

    Joachim Kroll’s Victims

    Irmgard Strehl, 19,
    Erika Schuletter, 12,
    Klara Frieda Tesmer, 24, Heinrich Ott, was arrested for the crime. He hanged himself in jail.
    Manuela Knodt, 16,
    Petra Giese, 13, Vinzenz Kuehn was arrested and convicted.
    Monika Tafel, 12, Walter Quicker was arrested for the crime. He was later released but was driven to suicide due to relentless neighbors.
    Barbara Bruder, 12, Her body was never found.
    Hermann Schmitz, 25,
    Ursula Rohling, 20 Her boyfriend Adolf Schickel was falsely accused of killing her and he completed suicide
    Ilona Harke, 5
    Maria Hettgen, 61,
    Jutta Rahn, 13
    Karin Toepfer, 10
    Marion Ketter, 4

    Edward October from @octoberpodVHS does all our listener discretion warnings.
    Nico @wetalkofdreams provides all original music and is our executive producer.


    Sources:
    https://www.spiegel.de/politik/ganze-masse-a-f1af7b2a-0002-0001-0000-000040942727
    https://kulturmeister.com/notorious-serial-killers-en/joachim-kroll/?lang=en
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2opfxa
    https://killer.cloud/serial-killers/show/72/joachim-kroll
    https://www-focus-de.translate.goog/panorama/welt/bernd-jaegers-im-focus-online-interview-duisburger-kannibale-toetete-frauen-und-kinder-er-wollte-seine-opfer-sterben-sehen_id_13350216.html?_x_tr_sl=de&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=nui,sc
    https://books.google.de/books?id=srw2DwAAQBAJ&pg=PT74&lpg=PT74&dq=how+many+siblings+to+joachim+kroll+have&source=bl&ots=uX-o2d03EQ&sig=ACfU3U279iPjAkWP_VzJgY_flvUUMIMKjA&hl=en&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=2ahUKEwjGqc-fkYL0AhXiyIsBHXtcAO8Q6AF6BAgLEAM#v=onepage&q=how%20many%20siblings%20to%20joachim%20kroll%20have&f=false
    https://www.dieterwunderlich.de/Joachim-Kroll.htm
    https://www.derwesten.de/staedte/duisburg/horror-duisburg-kannibale-mord-id213090825.html
    a href="https://www.express.de/nrw/duesseldorf/der-kannibale-von-duisburg-als-die-polizei-kam-kochte-er-gerade-zwei-haende-27342?cb=1635200583330"...

    • 45 min
    A Way with Words & Murder: Jack Unterweger Day 11 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    A Way with Words & Murder: Jack Unterweger Day 11 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    On September the 15th, 1990, people were walking along a river near Prague when they stumbled up what they thought was a mannequin. As they got closer, they realized it was the body of a young woman. Her body, nude, was left in a vulgar display. Her stocking was wrapped around her neck. The killer had tried to cover her with leaves and debris as if to hide his crime. The woman would turn out to be Blanka Bockova. Blanka had gone out the night before with friends to have drinks. The group decided to leave just before midnight, but Blanka was having fun and decided to stay for just one more. Her friends would say she was talking with a man who looked nearly 40 years of age, but that is all the information they could provide. What authorities could not yet know was that an international serial killer was just getting started, and he was no stranger to police.

    Join Jen and Cam as we discuss “A Way with Words and Murder: Jack Unterweger” on Day 11 of the 12 Nightmares Before Christmas.

    Edward October from @octoberpodVHS does our magical listener discretion.

    Nico is our bestie. Nico @wetalkofdreams makes all our music and just happens to be our EP too.

    Sources:
    https://allthatsinteresting.com/jack-unterweger
    https://www.ranker.com/list/jack-unterweger-facts/cat-mcauliffe
    https://www.moviemaker.com/jack-unterweger-austrian-serial-killer-netflix-vanishing-at-the-cecil-hotel/
    https://killer.cloud/serial-killers/show/103/jack-unterweger
    http://jimshelley.com/crime/jack-unterweher/
    https://www.hayvine.com/entertainment/5-shocking-facts-of-jack-unterwegers-dark-history-of-grisly-murders-and-crimes
    https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/jack-unterweger

    • 24 min
    Tampa's Classified Ad Rapist: Bobby Joe Long Day 10 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    Tampa's Classified Ad Rapist: Bobby Joe Long Day 10 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    Listener warning! Listener discretion is strongly advised.


    Starting in 1981, a man answered several classified ads posted by women who were selling various items in local newspapers. This man was not buying a toaster or a new home; he was searching for his next victim. They were petite young women who often worked the streets. He would become known as one of the most prolific killers operating in Florida during the 1980s, but his luck would run out when he ran into a brave teenager who would lead officers right to this serial killer.

    Join Jen and Cam as we discuss “Tampa's Classified Ad Rapist: Bobby Joe Long Day” on Day 10 of the 12 Nightmares Before Christmas.

    All the music, as well as our executive producer, is Nico @wetalkofdreams. He is as impressive as he is talented.

    That incredible voice at the top of the show warning listeners is Edward October from @octoberpodVHS

    Source:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDQIN96pTQU
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeZgGhvVico
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STMfUBI5IfY
    https://www.oxygen.com/it-takes-a-killer/season-1/terror-on-the-strip
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv9TQLCdblU
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv9TQLCdblU
    https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/tv-shows/on-the-case-with-paula-zahn/full-episodes/hanging-by-a-thread
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7u3in4
    https://www.mylifetime.com/movies/believe-me-the-lisa-mcvey-story
    https://web.archive.org/web/20190524064415/http://time.com/5595252/serial-killer-florida-executed/
    https://web.archive.org/web/20071010024023/http://www.oranous.com/florida/RobertLong/063088long.html
    https://web.archive.org/web/20080105062445/http://www.francesfarmersrevenge.com/stuff/serialkillers/long.htm
    https://truecrimedaily.com/2016/02/22/ex-wife-offers-look-inside-the-mind-of-notorious-serial-killer/
    https://web.archive.org/web/20120714050023/http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/predators/long/6.html
    https://web.archive.org/web/20071010024018/http://www.oranous.com/florida/RobertLong/Robert%20J.%20Long%20v.%20State%20Of%20Florida.htm
    a href="https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/content/download/523876/file/04-23-2019-Robert-Joseph-Long-Death-Warrant.pdf"...

    • 53 min
    Slaughter Under the Midnight Sun Day 9 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    Slaughter Under the Midnight Sun Day 9 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    Alaska, the Last Frontier: It is a place of stunning beauty and rugged wilderness. It is an outdoorsman’s paradise with plenty of big game to hunt and fish to catch. It is also a place where people disappear--some because they want to drop out of the fast-paced rat race and some not by choice. On April 29, 1984, Roger Culp went missing from Hopkinsville. Roger was last seen in the company of a newcomer to the area, a 25-year-old man named Michael Silka. Officers head out to Michael’s remote cabin to see if they can question him about Roger. As soon as they arrive, they notice what looks to be blood outside the cabin. As they approach the door, a man comes out and identifies himself as Michael Silka. He tells the troopers that the blood was from a moose he recently killed and was outside to skin the animal. Michael tells them he hasn’t seen Roger since Roger came by for a quick visit. Content with the explanation, officers leave the cabin. This was a mistake, and many would lose their lives at one man’s hand.

    Join Cam and Jen as we discuss “Slaughter Under the Midnight” on Day 9 of 12 Nightmares Before Christmas.

    Edward October from @octoberpodVHS does our magical listener discretion.

    Nico is our bestie. Nico @wetalkofdreams makes all our music and just happens to be our EP too.

    Sources:
    https://robinbarefield76.medium.com/murders-at-manley-hot-springs-2ca3205d2901
    https://www.nytimes.com/1984/11/11/us/memories-of-springtime-murders-chill-small-alaskan-town.html
    https://www.tactical-life.com/lifestyle/military-and-police/firefight-at-manley/
    https://militaryjusticeforall.com/tag/michael-silka/
    https://www.nytimes.com/1984/11/11/us/memories-of-springtime-murders-chill-small-alaskan-town.html
    https://peoplepill.com/people/michael-silka
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Silka

    • 24 min
    The Ogre of Ardennes: Michel Fourniret Day 8 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    The Ogre of Ardennes: Michel Fourniret Day 8 The 12 Nightmares Before Christmas

    Listener warning! Listener discretion is strongly advised! Also, Jen tries to pronounce French words. She is very sorry but she tried really hard,

    When a 13-year-old victim escaped a killer’s hold by gnawing through her bindings and running from the killer’s van, little did the police know that a series of murders and rapes were about to be solved. The officers arrested the man and soon heard a horror story that included crimes against young victims, but he had a partner. Together the two would commit a series of crimes to earn him the name Ogre of the Ardennes.
    Join Cam and Jen as we discuss “The Ogre of Ardennes: Michel Fourniret” on Day 8 of 12 Nightmares Before Christmas.

    Edward October from @octoberpodVHS does our magical listener discretion.

    Nico is our bestie. Nico @wetalkofdreams makes all our music and just happens to be our EP too.

    Sources:

    https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/faits-divers-justice/mort-de-michel-fourniret-la-justice-a-failli-pour-l-avocate-de-la-famille-de-marie-angele-domece-1620656403
    https://www.leparisien.fr/faits-divers/le-tueur-en-serie-michel-fourniret-est-mort-a-79-ans-10-05-2021-A2RAORSLWBALHHVAYKEI3DAZT4.php
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Fourniret
    https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/law-order/true-crime-scene/michel-fourniret-french-serial-killer-craved-only-virgins-to-rape-and-murder/news-story/07e873fd5b64f10f14a7af83be43fc9d
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-murder-trial/french-serial-killer-and-wife-get-life-sentences-idUSL273256320080528
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Joanna_Parrish
    https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13935448/ogre-ardennes-dead-serial-killer-michel-fourniret-film/
    https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-michel-fourniret-the-ogre-of-the-ardenne/cat-mcauliffe
    https://www.serialkillercalendar.com/Michel%20FOURNIRET.php
    https://www.rfi.fr/en/france/20210513-ex-wife-of-france-s-ogre-of-the-ardennes-serial-killer-may-face-justice
    https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/serial-killer-who-murdered-british-24077032
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_0dC5zZbU4
    https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7yup7p
    a href="https://www.rtl.be/info/monde/france/fourniret-conteste-la-tentative-de-viol-sur-elisabeth-brichet-regardez-les-videos-43520.aspx"...

    • 42 min

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