7 episodes

Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.

True Crime Asia Melissa Powers

    • Society & Culture

Join us each week as our host walks you through one crime from one country in Asia.

    Bonus Episode: Chinese New Year Mini-sode!

    Bonus Episode: Chinese New Year Mini-sode!

    A bonus mini-sode for Chinese New Year.

    • 9 min
    Episode 6: Knife Assassination in China

    Episode 6: Knife Assassination in China

    In episode six, Melissa walks us through the history of the Uighur separatist movement in China, a religious assassination, and... concern trolling?

    • 24 min
    Episode 5: Pakistan's Mummy - Princess or Murder Victim?

    Episode 5: Pakistan's Mummy - Princess or Murder Victim?

    In episode five, Melissa visits the case of the "Persian Princess" - a mysterious mummy found in Pakistan.

    • 23 min
    Episode 4: Military, Murder, South Korean Burger King

    Episode 4: Military, Murder, South Korean Burger King

    In episode four, Melissa talks about the U.S. military presence in South Korea and how it ties into one of the country's most notorious murder cases.

    • 20 min
    Episode 3: Stop Calling Bhutan "Shangri-La"

    Episode 3: Stop Calling Bhutan "Shangri-La"

    In episode three, Melissa explains the connection between a fire, sacrilegious crimes, and ethnic cleansing in Bhutan.

    • 20 min
    Episode 2: India's JonBenet Ramsey (The Noida Whodunit)

    Episode 2: India's JonBenet Ramsey (The Noida Whodunit)

    In episode two, Melissa goes through a famous case of double murder in India.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

Kat Atomic ,

Absent for over a year (summer 2019)

Hope she comes back. This is a great presentation.

Papershoes ,

5 stars

Loving this so far. Hoping for more episodes soon. Super interesting cases, and love the added cultural context.

PrettyInPodcast ,

I hope I didn’t find this podcast too late!

It’s been awhile since this podcast posted, but it’s a great concept, really well written and performed. I hope there’s more to come!

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