12 episodes

Should Be Alive investigates the 2019 murder of a transgender teenage girl named Nikki Kuhnhausen in Vancouver, Washington. Host Ashley Korslien explores issues facing transgender people and brings a spotlight to an increasing number of acts of violence against the trans community.
From the team that produced the award-winning investigative true crime podcasts The Yellow Car and Urge to Kill, KGW and Vault Studios present Should Be Alive.

Should Be Alive VAULT Studios

    • True Crime
    • 4.6 • 238 Ratings

Should Be Alive investigates the 2019 murder of a transgender teenage girl named Nikki Kuhnhausen in Vancouver, Washington. Host Ashley Korslien explores issues facing transgender people and brings a spotlight to an increasing number of acts of violence against the trans community.
From the team that produced the award-winning investigative true crime podcasts The Yellow Car and Urge to Kill, KGW and Vault Studios present Should Be Alive.

    Into Thin Air | Ep. 1

    Into Thin Air | Ep. 1

    In 2019, 17-year-old Nikki Kuhnhausen disappears after going on a late-night walk in Vancouver, Wash. Friends and family begin searching for Nikki as investigators pursue leads in her disappearance.

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    • 43 min
    Person of Interest | Ep. 2

    Person of Interest | Ep. 2

    Detectives begin to focus on one specific ‘person of interest’ in Nikki Kuhnhausen’s case. The man agrees to come in for an interview with police.

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    • 52 min
    Bringing Nikki Home | Ep. 3

    Bringing Nikki Home | Ep. 3

    Six months after Nikki Kuhnhausen’s disappearance, her remains are discovered in the mountains an hour outside of town. Police make an arrest in the case.

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    • 42 min
    Flight Risk | Ep. 4

    Flight Risk | Ep. 4

    As attorneys prepare for trial, David Bogdanov’s defense team presents a new narrative about the day Nikki Kuhnhausen died. One that paints Nikki as the aggressor and David as the victim.

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    • 51 min
    The Phone Cord | Ep. 5

    The Phone Cord | Ep. 5

    The murder trial for David Bogdanov begins and he takes the stand in his own defense. He tells a story about why he killed Nikki Kuhnhausen. But will the jury believe him?

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Justice for Nikki | Ep. 6

    Justice for Nikki | Ep. 6

    The jury reaches a verdict in David Bogdanov’s murder trial. Advocates push for important legislation to be passed in Nikki Kuhnhausen’s honor.

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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
238 Ratings

238 Ratings

Mrs.Shady ,

Justice for Nikki

The narrator was very clear and helped us view the story from both sides.

Verizon4life ,

Thank you!

What a season! Thank you for you podcast and a HUGE thank you to the Judge.
I am looking forward to the nest case.
You all are awesome ♥️

huskerfan27 ,

Great podcast

Amazing storytelling and great in depth coverage

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