8 episodes

A Very Fatal Murder sends Onion Public Radio (OPR) correspondent David Pascall from New York City to the sleepy town of Bluff Springs, Nebraska to investigate the mysterious death of a 17-year-old girl, Hayley Price. Hayley was a popular, smart animal lover, with a bright future ahead of her. Everyone in town knew her name, and now everyone in town is a suspect. Join David as he works to understand why the initial investigation of Hayley’s death failed, and how a very inquisitive and Pulitzer-hungry podcast host might shed new light on the case.

A Very Fatal Murder The Onion

    • Comedy
    • 4.0 • 2.9K Ratings

A Very Fatal Murder sends Onion Public Radio (OPR) correspondent David Pascall from New York City to the sleepy town of Bluff Springs, Nebraska to investigate the mysterious death of a 17-year-old girl, Hayley Price. Hayley was a popular, smart animal lover, with a bright future ahead of her. Everyone in town knew her name, and now everyone in town is a suspect. Join David as he works to understand why the initial investigation of Hayley’s death failed, and how a very inquisitive and Pulitzer-hungry podcast host might shed new light on the case.

    Episode 1: A Perfect Murder

    Episode 1: A Perfect Murder

    Onion Public Radio reporter David Pascall, who has long searched for the most resonant true-crime podcast that is also about middle America, heads to Bluff Springs, NE where the small town is reeling from the death of 17-year-old Hayley Price.

    • 13 min
    Episode 2: What I Know And What I Don’t Know Yet

    Episode 2: What I Know And What I Don’t Know Yet

    David conducts preliminary interviews with those connected to the murder of Hayley Price.

    • 12 min
    Episode 3: Calloway Day

    Episode 3: Calloway Day

    David attends Calloway Day to see exactly how middle-class America celebrates what little they have, and to see just how deep a hold W.O. Calloway has on the townspeople of Bluff Springs.

    • 10 min
    Episode 4: The Official Story

    Episode 4: The Official Story

    David recruits Onion Public Radio’s robust team of interns to recreate the night of Hayley Price’s murder in order to determine once and for all if a person can really die from a simultaneous gunshot-stabbing-strangling-drowning. Plus: A major twist.

    • 9 min
    Episode 5, Part 1: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    Episode 5, Part 1: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    In the first part of an extra-long and incredibly poignant episode of “A Very Fatal Murder,” David returns to the Bluff Springs Police Department to search the evidence locker in hopes of finding the long-lost key to Hayley Price’s Murder.

    • 9 min
    Episode 5, Part 2: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    Episode 5, Part 2: Did My Police Department Miss Something?

    David finally confronts W.O. Calloway about the murder of Hayley Price.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

historyheather ,

Smart Satire

Nails how absurd, irresponsible, insufferable and conceited true crime podcast hosts can be sometimes. It’s more amusing than hilarious. Some of the other reviewers need to look up the definition of satire.

Nancenoty ,

😆

This is genius! I love my true crime podcasts and I think they were all represented in this one. Thank you for the laugh.

ElLeeYo ,

Well made

This podcast is so well made you’ll think it’s a real podcast.
The ending is mind blowing!

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