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    Case 280: The Stockton Arsonist

    Case 280: The Stockton Arsonist

    *** Content warnings: Animal cruelty ***

    On a hot summer’s day in 1989, a father and son travelling through Stockton, California, discover a VHS tape left by the side of a road. When they take it home and decide to watch it, they make a disturbing discovery. The tape contains footage of a house burning to the ground and was apparently filmed by the arsonist who lit the fire.

    When investigators looking into the tape hit a series of dead ends, they enlist the help of popular television series Unsolved Mysteries, and the case becomes known as that of the infamous Stockton Arsonist.

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    Narration – Anonymous Host
    Research & writing – Erin Munro
    Creative direction – Milly Raso
    Production and music – Mike Migas
    Music – Andrew D.B. Joslyn

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    • 26 min
    Case 281: Bibaa Henry & Nicole Smallman

    Case 281: Bibaa Henry & Nicole Smallman

    PLEASE READ: This episode comes out for free on 27th April and is available early and ad-free for Casefile Premium subscribers.

    *** Content warnings: Racial violence, sexual assault ***

    In June of 2020, London social worker Bibaa Henry decided to celebrate her 46th birthday with a picnic at scenic Fryent Country Park. Celebrations continued late into the night until Bibaa and her younger sister Nicole Smallman were the only partygoers remaining. When both failed to return home the following day, their family was quick to raise the alarm. Their search would lead to a teenager who believed he’d made a deal with the Devil…

    Team:
    Anonymous Host - narration
    Erin Munro - research, writing
    Mike Migas - production, music
    Andrew D.B. Joslyn - music
    Milly Raso - creative direction

    Case 279: Zebb Quinn

    Case 279: Zebb Quinn

    In early January 2000, residents of Asheville, North Carolina were told to be on the lookout for 18-year-old Zebb Quinn after he failed to return home after finishing his shift at Wal-Mart. A co-worker of Zebb’s, Robert Jason Owens, claimed that Zebb had sped off after receiving a mysterious message on his pager. 

    Two weeks later, an unexpected breakthrough in the case presents some bizarre clues. But as twist after twist emerges, the prevailing question remains - did Zebb Quinn leave of his own accord, or was he the victim of foul play?

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    Narration – Anonymous Host
    Research & writing – Elsha McGill
    Creative direction – Milly Raso
    Production and music – Mike Migas
    Music – Andrew D.B. Joslyn

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Premium Episode 25: Lindsay Jellett

    Premium Episode 25: Lindsay Jellett

    PLEASE READ: Premium episodes will be made available to the general audience in the future, as we don’t want to keep cases permanently behind a paywall. But Premium subscribers will receive them first.

    When 41-year-old Lindsay Jellett failed to return home from his evening walk around the Victorian town of Ararat in May 1994, staff at his residential care unit were immediately worried. As well as being intellectually disabled, Lindsay had epilepsy, which required nightly medication, and it wasn’t like him to lose track of time. As daybreak emerged, a grim discovery led to the question - who would want to hurt this innocent man?

    Team:
    Anonymous Host - narration
    Vikki Petraitis - research, writing
    Mike Migas - production, music
    Andrew D.B. Joslyn - music
    Milly Raso - creative direction

    Case 278: Alma Tirtschke (Part 2)

    Case 278: Alma Tirtschke (Part 2)

    *** Content warnings: Child victim, sexual assault ***

    [Part 2 of 2]
    Colin Ross maintained his innocence for the murder of Alma Tirtschke right up until his execution. Could he have been telling the truth?

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    Narration – Anonymous Host
    Research & writing – Milly Raso
    Creative direction – Milly Raso
    Production and music – Mike Migas
    Music – Andrew D.B. Joslyn

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Case 278: Alma Tirtschke (Part 1)

    Case 278: Alma Tirtschke (Part 1)

    *** Content warnings: Child victim, sexual assault ***

    [Part 1 of 2]
    When 12-year-old Alma Tirtschke failed to return home after running an errand for her family, they were immediately concerned. Alma was a dutiful child who did what she was told and respected her elders.

    Alma’s final movements were retraced to an infamous saloon in the heart of Melbourne and its problematic owner, a man named Colin Ross.

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    Narration – Anonymous Host
    Research & writing – Milly Raso
    Creative direction – Milly Raso
    Production and music – Mike Migas
    Music – Andrew D.B. Joslyn

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    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
31.7K Ratings

31.7K Ratings

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Episode 279

Episode 279 was excellent, would love more like this!

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