Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.
September 25, 2020: Bill Cosby Sentenced
On this day in 2018, Judge Steven O’Neill sentenced Bill Cosby to up to 10 years in prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand.
September 24, 2020: Bar-Jonah Attempts Child Murder
On this day in 1977, child predator Nathaniel Bar-Jonah assaulted and attempted to kill two children. Years later, Bar-Jonah faced allegations of sadistic serial murder and cannibalism.
September 23, 2020: Adam Anhang Murdered
On this day in 2005, real estate developer Adam Anhang was killed on the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The case culminated in an international manhunt that lasted more than ten years.
September 22, 2020: Ira Einhorn Arrested
On this day in 1998, Ira Einhorn was arrested for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Helen “Holly” Maddux. The arrest came nineteen years after her shocking death–and sixteen years after Einhorn posted bail for the crime and fled to Europe.
September 21, 2020: Andrea DelVesco Murdered
On this day in 2015, 21-year-old UCLA student Andrea DelVesco was found dead in her campus apartment. She had been stabbed 19 times in what appeared to be a burglary gone wrong.
September 20, 2020: MI6 Building Attacked
On this day in 2000, members of the Real Irish Republican Army launched a rocket at the MI6 office in London. Those responsible were never arrested.