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Every Wednesday, we tell a love story that turns into a crime story. Our subjects might start as lovers, friends, or family, but by the end, there's a criminal and a victim. Along the way, we analyze the relationship dynamics and psychology that lead to betrayal, theft, and even murder. Crimes of Passion is part of the Parcast Network, and a production of Cutler Media.

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Every Wednesday, we tell a love story that turns into a crime story. Our subjects might start as lovers, friends, or family, but by the end, there's a criminal and a victim. Along the way, we analyze the relationship dynamics and psychology that lead to betrayal, theft, and even murder. Crimes of Passion is part of the Parcast Network, and a production of Cutler Media.

    Eadweard Muybridge & Harry Larkyns Pt. 1

    Eadweard Muybridge & Harry Larkyns Pt. 1

    In the late 19th century, a conman came between frontier photographer Eadweard Muybridge and his young wife, Flora Downs. 

    • 47 min
    Solved Murders Crossover: Helen Potts Pt. 2

    Solved Murders Crossover: Helen Potts Pt. 2

    Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Solved Murders, free and only on Spotify.

    It became one of the most sensationalized cases of the late 19th century: The young wife of a playboy medical student died not long after a botched abortion. But it wasn’t the dangerous procedure that killed her.

    • 44 min
    Solved Murders Crossover: Helen Potts Pt. 1

    Solved Murders Crossover: Helen Potts Pt. 1

    Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Solved Murders, free and only on Spotify.

    It became one of the most sensationalized cases of the late 19th century: The young wife of a playboy medical student died not long after a botched abortion. But it wasn’t the dangerous procedure that killed her.

    • 41 min
    Pernell Jefferson Pt. 2

    Pernell Jefferson Pt. 2

    Jeannie Butkowski tried to break things off with Pernell in December 1988, but the ex-football player refused to let her go. Then, she disappeared. Police treated her as a runaway, not a victim — until a hunter’s hound confirmed the worst.

    • 45 min
    Pernell Jefferson Pt. 1

    Pernell Jefferson Pt. 1

    Unable to kick his steroid addiction, college football star Pernell Jefferson sabotaged his chance to turn pro. He took up stalking, kidnapping, and assaulting women he was dating. And in 1988, he directed his focus on Jeannie Butkowski.

    • 46 min
    Welcome to Our Love Story

    Welcome to Our Love Story

    How do complete strangers turn into perfect pairs? On the new Spotify Original from Parcast, Our Love Story, hear from real-life couples themselves as they share the intimate, funny, joy-filled moments of their relationship — without skipping over what’s been hard. Tune in every Tuesday for new episodes featuring people like David, 41, and Samantha, 36, whose improv-fueled friendship led to a fateful first date and the sweetest park bench proposal. Listen now, and follow Our Love Story free on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!

    • 10 min

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