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Ordinary people who do unthinkable things...The Minds of Madness is a True Crime Podcast that examines the most disturbing criminal minds and the impact violent crimes have on survivors of homicide.

The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories Wondery

    • True Crime
    • 4.5 • 1.2K Ratings

Ordinary people who do unthinkable things...The Minds of Madness is a True Crime Podcast that examines the most disturbing criminal minds and the impact violent crimes have on survivors of homicide.

    Episode 87 - Marlen & Yovanni Ochoa Lopez

    Episode 87 - Marlen & Yovanni Ochoa Lopez

    In the spring of 2019, an expectant teen mother living in Chicago, Illinois was eagerly preparing for the birth of her second child. Although money was tight, Marlen Ochoa Uriostegui Lopez was determined to have her baby's nursery ready in time before she delivered.




    Music Credits:

    The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster

    Feel The Madness - The Funkoars

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    Sources:

    https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/illinois/update-pregnant-chicago-woman-slain-baby-cut-from-her-womb/article_07540e5a-e7ba-5691-b46c-c6084f95bd09.html?mode=nowapp

    https://abc7chicago.com/marlen-ochoa-lopez-baby-ochoa-lopez-chicago-uriostegui/6247827/

    https://abc7chicago.com/marlen-ochoa-lopez-baby-ochoa-lopez-chicago-uriostegui/6124337/

    https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/04/24/one-year-later-family-of-murdered-pregnant-teen-marlen-ochoa-lopez-still-waiting-for-justice/

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-met-mural-marlen-ochoa-lopez-20190624-wod4dow525cphlzhknlrkhll2i-story.html

    https://blockclubchicago.org/2019/05/20/mural-pays-tribute-to-slain-teenager-marlen-ochoa-lopez-in-pilsen/

    https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/11/19/woman-charged-with-killing-marlen-ochoa-gives-birth/

    https://abc7chicago.com/marlen-ochoa-lopez-baby-ochoa-lopez-chicago/5403809/

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-marlen-ochoa-lopez-chicago-baby-born-20191119-q6hupekrwfbuhkka2ap3gz66kq-story.html

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/18/us/marlen-ochoa-lopez-saturday/index.html

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/chilling-new-details-emerge-murder-chicago-woman-whose-baby-was-n1007066

    https://news.wttw.com/2019/09/10/judge-rejects-decorum-order-marlen-ochoa-lopez-murder-case

    https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/06/16/a-year-after-death-of-slain-teen-marlen-ochoas-son-family-honors-him-with-act-of-kindness/

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-marlen-ochoa-lopez-baby-timeline-20190731-o3v6l76tc5bi3ijx55aqqcmq6e-story.html

    https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/05/16/marlen-ochoa-family/

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-met-viz-marlen-ochoa-lopez-timeline-htmlstory.html

    https://news.wttw.com/2019/05/17/bond-denied-3-brutal-and-heinous-killing-marlen-ochoa-lopez

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-met-marlen-ochoa-lopez-baby-family-20190516-story.html?

    https://news.wttw.com/2019/09/10/judge-rejects-decorum-order-marlen-ochoa-lopez-murder-case

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7036511/Missing-pregnant-teenagers-baby-cut-womb-strangled-death.html

    https://blockclubchicago.org/2019/05/23/grandparents-of-murdered-pregnant-teen-granted-humanitarian-visa-to-attend-funeral-service/

    https://blockclubchicago.org/2019/05/16/family-of-slain-pregnant-woman-pray-for-miracle-for-baby-ask-if-undocumented-st

    • 39 min
    Episode 86 - Robert Limon

    Episode 86 - Robert Limon

    In the peaceful community of Silver Lakes, California most considered Robert Limon to be a lucky man. A beautiful wife, the perfect marriage and two amazing children. That is until...a curtain was pulled back revealing a different reality. 




    Music Credits:

    The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster

    Feel The Madness - The Funkoars

    Used with Permission - http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars




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    Research & Writing:

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    Sources:

    SABRINA LIMON FULL MURDER TRIAL

    COURT ON CRIME

    • 54 min
    Introducing - Even The Rich: The Kennedys

    Introducing - Even The Rich: The Kennedys

    On July 19th, 1969, Senator Edward Kennedy, scion of the greatest political dynasty in modern America, drove his Oldsmobile into a pond. He escaped. But his passenger, a woman named Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned. In the days that followed, he leveraged the Kennedy political machine to shield himself from scrutiny and safeguard his presidential aspirations. As the investigation progressed, his story about the events leading up to the crash started to fall apart. Soon he faced accusations that not even the Kennedys could overcome. This season of Even the Rich tells the story of Chappaquiddick.

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    • 5 min
    Episode 85 - Melinda Pleskovic

    Episode 85 - Melinda Pleskovic

    As an adult, Melinda Pleskovic still proudly considered her birthplace, Strongsville, Ohio home, which is why once she got married, she felt it was the perfect place to raise a family. But in the midst of some of her happiest moments living in Strongsville, she would unknowingly invite someone into her home, who would ultimately betray her entire family in the most gruesome way. 




    Music Credits:

    The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster

    Feel The Madness - The Funkoars

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    Sources:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btW7lWhpaBU

    https://popculture.com/trending/news/jeffrey-scullin-murder-mother-in-law-ohio/

    https://www.cleveland19.com/2018/10/29/sentencing-set-man-convicted-killing-strongsville-teacher/

    https://konniemoments.com/2017/11/01/ohio-man-jeffrey-scullin-accused-of-shooting-stabbing-future-mother-in-law-in-her-home-melinda-pleskovic-was-buried-same-day-killer-should-have-wed-her-daughter/

    https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/cuyahoga-county/what-to-know-ahead-of-accused-strongsville-killer-jeffrey-scullins-murder-trial/95-604931850

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUGc5ZmqxsI

    https://apnews.com/90d1b10b2e7548949f295fb9ead26685

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJg1ao4gDqM

    https://www.thepostnewspapers.com/strongsville/local_news/man-who-killed-strongsville-teacher-sentenced-to-life-in-prison/article_219dd4ab-10e5-5286-ab1e-eb7cfd973b6d.html

    https://www.cleveland.com/news/2018/10/manipulative-strongsville-man-gets-life-in-prison-for-brutal-killing-of-fiancees-mother-popular-teacher.html

    https://www.news-herald.com/news/ohio/strongsville-teacher-stabbing-suspect-linked-by-knife-documents-say/article_c1e3be4e-df35-5774-9849-838477e3c7fc.html

    https://www.thepostnewspapers.com/brunswick/local_news/daughters-fiance-arrested-in-teachers-murder/article_0b0330cf-06f0-5f4f-8804-cb05c9345077.html

    https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/cuyahoga-county/friends-say-jeffrey-scullin-is-a-big-hearted-guy-not-a-murderer/487830797

    https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/oh-cuyahoga/jeffrey-scullin-gets-life-in-prison-for-killing-strongsville-teacher

    https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/crime/jeffrey-scullin-to-be-sentenced-for-killing-strongsville-teacher-melinda-pleskovic/95-609067024

    https://www.thepostnewspapers.com/strongsville/local_news/attempted-break-ins-thefts-pre

    • 37 min
    Episode 84 - Tracey Wylde

    Episode 84 - Tracey Wylde

    On November 24th, 1997,  21-year-old Tracey Wylde spent the early hours of the morning wandering the streets of Glasgow’s red-light district. The place where she met the majority of her clients.   However, Tracey had no idea that the strange man who had enlisted her services that night would be the last client she’d ever meet. 




    Co-host - C.K.

    https://play.acast.com/s/mirthsandmonsters

    https://play.acast.com/s/infernalsouls




    Music Credits:

    The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster

    Feel The Madness - The Funkoars

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    Research & Writing:

    Joe Turner

    Ashton Morrow




    Special Thanks:

    Dr. Christina Forzani Psy.D

    Captain Dean T. Olson

    https://geniusbookpublishing.com/collections/dean-t-olson

    https://www.amazon.com/Evil-Desire-Recollections-Crimes-Detective/dp/1947521128




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    Sources:

    https://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/17647010.tracey-wylde-glasgow-takeaway-owner-zhi-min-chen-jailed-for-life-over-1997-murder-of-woman/

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/cold-hearted-killer-who-murdered-14564343

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17647448.man-jailed-for-young-mothers-murder-in-1997/

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/24/man-admits-murder-glasgow-woman-tracey-wylde-1997

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/13214148.new-hope-for-justice-in-glasgows-infamous-prostitute-murders/

    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1128673/tracey-wylde-murder-killer-sentence-family-bernadette-mccash

    http://bigworldtale.com/world-news/cold-blooded-killer-who-choked-mother-21-to-death-20-years-ago/

    http://www.spa.police.uk/assets/126884/441011/509407/523656/item12

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/archives/news/9423/man-held-in-india-on-1997-vice-girl-killing/

    https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/nineteen-years-on-reveal-man-7367413

    https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/indian-accused-killing-scot-tracey-7410369

    https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/scottish-news/4175376/tracey-wylde-murder-sougat-mukherjee/

    https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/i-felt-rage-daughter-glasgow-14998026

    Video references:

    Unsolved Part 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=009yqun6kEQ

    Unsolved Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDrLKnIJR4o

    Unsolved Part 3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWwVMaQYyvw

    http://www.stvfootagesales.tv/record/2487

    http://www.stvfootagesales.tv/record/2486

    https://www.facebook.com/bbcscotlandnews/videos/672224459873150/?type=2&theater

    • 35 min
    Episode 83 - Sophie Lionnet

    Episode 83 - Sophie Lionnet

    Sophie Lionnet had dreamed of becoming a nanny and was excited when an opportunity presented itself working for a glamorous and upscale family living in England. However, the innocent young girl couldn’t see the ominous horror creeping just beneath the surface. In fact, no one could.  




    Music Credits:

    The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster

    Feel The Madness - The Funkoars

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    Special Thanks:

    Hayley Lopez




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    Sources:

    https://www.itv.com/news/london/2018-05-24/nanny-verdict-sophie-lionnet-ripe-for-exploitation-by-abusive-employers-court-told/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xE_ixZ8_-AE&t=382s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4UqSuKgdgA&t=110s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xE_ixZ8_-AE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5PTgzYs_XI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z_0mCQm8Is

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/24/couple-found-guilty-killing-french-nanny-obsession-ex-boyzone/

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/french-au-pair-murder-sophie-lionnet-london-home-southfields-burned-body-garden-family-tensions-a7965706.html

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6388137/boyzone-mark-walton-haunted-murder-nanny-sophie-lionnet-ex-sabrina-kouider/

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/26/london-couple-who-murdered-nanny-get-life-sentences

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-44613725

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/05/25/a-london-couples-shared-psychosis-led-to-the-torture-and-death-of-french-au-pair/

    • 36 min

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