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Crimeatorium strives to cover lesser known true crime cases involving murder, domestic abuse, child neglect, missing persons and more.

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    • True Crime
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Crimeatorium strives to cover lesser known true crime cases involving murder, domestic abuse, child neglect, missing persons and more.

    Jesse Leopold, Alexander Harris and Donna Barnhill Three Families Need Justice and Resolution

    Jesse Leopold, Alexander Harris and Donna Barnhill Three Families Need Justice and Resolution

    This is the story of three young people, one whose life was ended, the other two just vanished, and the families want answers. Listen closely, maybe one of you will realize that you know something, phone numbers will be provided for you to call in with any tips that you might have.
    There wasn't much information about Donna, however I did want to add the date and year she went missing which was March 18th, 1981. I also wanted to clarify that Anita was her big sister that passed away in 1966.
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    Sources:
    https://charleyproject.org/case/jesse-jerome-leopold (https://charleyproject.org/case/jesse-jerome-leopold)
    https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/jesse-leopold/ (https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/jesse-leopold/)
    https://charleyproject.org/case/donna-michele-barnhill (https://charleyproject.org/case/donna-michele-barnhill)
    https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/cold-case-spotlight/cold-case-spotlight-donna-michele-barnhill-n332216 (https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/cold-case-spotlight/cold-case-spotlight-donna-michele-barnhill-n332216)
    https://helpfinddonnabarnhill.wordpress.com/ (https://helpfinddonnabarnhill.wordpress.com/)
    https://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20180828/child-abuse-victim-receives-headstone-52-years-after-her-death-investigators-still-looking-for-her-missing-sister (https://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20180828/child-abuse-victim-receives-headstone-52-years-after-her-death-investigators-still-looking-for-her-missing-sister)
    https://www.missingkids.org/poster/NCMC/600206 (https://www.missingkids.org/poster/NCMC/600206)
    https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Donna_Barnhill (https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Donna_Barnhill)
    https://www.facebook.com/TheForgottenCases/posts/donna-michele-barnhill-13missing-since-march-18-1981-from-lexington-davidson-cou/234658363375107/ (https://www.facebook.com/TheForgottenCases/posts/donna-michele-barnhill-13missing-since-march-18-1981-from-lexington-davidson-cou/234658363375107/)
    https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1989-02-16-me-3459-story.html (https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1989-02-16-me-3459-story.html)
    https://www.reddit.com/r/UnsolvedMurders/comments/gsrt4a/who_murdered_7yearold_alexander_harris_in_1987/ (https://www.reddit.com/r/UnsolvedMurders/comments/gsrt4a/who_murdered_7yearold_alexander_harris_in_1987/)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyMctBAHoCk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyMctBAHoCk)

    • 14 min
    The Sad Case of Trisha Anne Autry

    The Sad Case of Trisha Anne Autry

    Patricia Anne Autry was a precocious redhead, who had an exuberance for life that was demonstrated in the way she worked, loved and played. Patricia, who went by Trisha, was only 15 years old and working on her first novel, when she was ripped out of her loved one’s lives and disposed of, as if her life didn’t matter. Her family was left with devastation and heartache in the wake of her death. This is Trisha Autry’s story.
    If you can and would like to support the show, go to https://www.patreon.com/crimeatorium. Please take a moment to rate and review Crimeatorium via iTunes, the Apple podcast app from your phone, or https://www.podchaser.com/users/crimeatorium, thank you.


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    Chris Zabriskie
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    Epidemic Sound
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    Sources:


    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143773842/patricia-anne-autry (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/143773842/patricia-anne-autry)
    https://www.deseret.com/2004/1/14/19806473/you-can-t-sugarcoat-evil-prosecutor-says#cody-lynn-nielsen-left-and-attorney-a-w-lauritzen-listen-to-testimony-during-first-day-of-trial-in-logan-nielsen-is-accused-of-killing-trisha-ann-autry-in-june-2000 (https://www.deseret.com/2004/1/14/19806473/you-can-t-sugarcoat-evil-prosecutor-says#cody-lynn-nielsen-left-and-attorney-a-w-lauritzen-listen-to-testimony-during-first-day-of-trial-in-logan-nielsen-is-accused-of-killing-trisha-ann-autry-in-june-2000)
    https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/man-says-girls-death-was-an-accident/article_5f8503bc-f8e4-5046-955b-1ae6194105b4.html (https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/man-says-girls-death-was-an-accident/article_5f8503bc-f8e4-5046-955b-1ae6194105b4.html)
    https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/man-says-girls-death-was-an-accident/article_5f8503bc-f8e4-5046-955b-1ae6194105b4.html (https://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/man-says-girls-death-was-an-accident/article_5f8503bc-f8e4-5046-955b-1ae6194105b4.html)
    https://www.deseret.com/2004/1/28/19809056/autry-s-family-tells-jurors-evil-has-a-face (https://www.deseret.com/2004/1/28/19809056/autry-s-family-tells-jurors-evil-has-a-face)
    https://www.hjnews.com/news/bones-clothes-seen-in-cody-nielsen-trial/article_c6bf7137-5b67-598b-b8a7-e17717e39241.html (https://www.hjnews.com/news/bones-clothes-seen-in-cody-nielsen-trial/article_c6bf7137-5b67-598b-b8a7-e17717e39241.html)
    https://www.deseret.com/2004/2/10/19811386/25-year-prison-term-added-to-killer-s-life-sentence (https://www.deseret.com/2004/2/10/19811386/25-year-prison-term-added-to-killer-s-life-sentence)
    https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Trisha_Autry (https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Trisha_Autry)
    https://kvnutalk.com/state-supreme-court-affirms-cody-lynn-nielsens-murder-conviction/ (https://kvnutalk.com/state-supreme-court-affirms-cody-lynn-nielsens-murder-conviction/)
    https://www.ksl.com/article/29692256/high-court-tosses-one-charge-upholds-others-in-teens-murder (https://www.ksl.com/article/29692256/high-court-tosses-one-charge-upholds-others-in-teens-murder)
    https://www.ksl.com/article/88668/cody-nielsens-attorney-withdraws (https://www.ksl.com/article/88668/cody-nielsens-attorney-withdraws)
    https://www.ksl.com/article/86539/jury-prayed-before-deciding-not-to-send-nielsen-to-death (https://www.ksl.com/article/86539/jury-prayed-before-deciding-not-to-send-nielsen-to-death)

    • 13 min
    Death Row Series: Monica and Dominique Frome

    Death Row Series: Monica and Dominique Frome

    On Monday the 22nd of December 1997, a motorist was driving close to Monticello Utah along U.S route 491, when he noticed a white, stuffed bear, lying in the road. He felt something urge him to go back, and quickly turned his car around, assuming it was a lost Christmas present for a nearby child. As he slowly began to approach the bear, something more sinister entered his view, a blood-soaked coat lying at the side of the road, and what appeared to be drag marks in the snow, leading off into the brush and undergrowth. It was 5:30pm and light had fallen, so the man decided to remain inside of his car while he alerted authorities.
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    Promo: The True Crime Files
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    Music:
    Co.AG Music https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA/videoss
    Chris Zabriskie
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    Epidemic Sound
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    Sources:
    https://www.deseret.com/1998/1/24/19359575/s-l-child-s-body-found-outside-houston
    http://209.198.129.175/Voices/MonicaNikki.htm https://www.tdcj.texas.gov/death_row/dr_info/ripkowskibritt.html
    https://murdervictims.com/case/monica-allen-nikki-frome/
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/103030055/dominique-elise-frome
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/103029987/monica-abellina-frome
    https://executionwatch.org/backpage.php?id=134
    https://www.courtlistener.com/opinion/1588890/ripkowski-v-state/
    https://judicialcaselaw.com/courts/txsd/cases/4_07-cv-04097/179111053358 https://mycrimelibrary.com/britt-ripkowski-texas-death-row/
    https://caselaw.findlaw.com/tx-court-of-criminal-appeals/1483441.html
    https://gawker.com/5985431/letters-from-death-row-britt-ripkowski-texas-inmate-999325
    https://www.mrt.com/news/article/Condemned-killer-in-Utah-girl-s-slaying-loses-9287672.php
    http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/10/10-70021.0.wpd.pdf
    https://deathrow2019usa.blogspot.com/2019/08/britt-ripkowski-texas.html
    https://www.sjrnews.com/monticello-out-blues/investigation-shows-father-son
    https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/alt.true-crime/B6fPS17TKDE
    https://www.deseret.com/1998/1/24/19359575/s-l-child-s-body-found-outside-houston
    Articles clipped from https://newspapers.com:
    Austin American-Statesman, January 24th 1998 – Child's body found in buried suitcase
    The Daily Herald, January 17th 1998 - Body identified; police search for suspect
    The Daily Herald, January 24th 1998 - Convicted stalker leads police to body of missing Utah girl
    The Daily Herald, December 25th 1997 - Body discovered
    The Daily Spectrum, January 27th 1998 - Ripkowski charged with capital murder of toddler
    The Monitor, January 24th 1998 - Accused kidnapper leads police to body
    The Odessa American, January 24th 1998 - Convicted stalker arrested for kidnapping
    The Odessa American, January 25th 1998 - Convicted stalker leads police to missing girl's body
    The Salt Lake Tribune, January 23rd 1998 - Suspect in Utah Slaying Nabbed by FBI in Texas
    The Salt Lake Tribune, January 17th 1998 - Officials Identify Murdered Woman, Search for Her Child
    The Salt Lake Tribune, January 24th 1998 - Stalker Leads Officers to Missing Girl's Body
    The Salt Lake Tribune, February 5th 1998 - Murder Suspect Charged
    The Salt Lake Tribune, January 22nd 1998 - Memorial for Monica Meza Frome
    The Salt Lake Tribune, December 24th 1997 - Woman's Body Found Near Monticello; Police Are Asking for Help
    The Salt Lake Tribune, January 28th 1998 - Texas Charges Ripkowski in Child's Murder
    The San Juan Record, December 31

    • 38 min
    The Sad and Tragic Case of Destiny Norton

    The Sad and Tragic Case of Destiny Norton

    Five year old Destiny Norton went outside to play in her yard. She had just taken a bath and was wearing her mother’s black and gray t-shirt and no shoes or socks. She hadn’t been playing long, when 20 year old Craig Gregerson, a neighbor of the Norton's, was alerted by his dog barking prompting him to look out the window, when he did, he saw Destiny playing outside in the adjacent yard.
    If you can and would like to support the show, go to https://www.patreon.com/crimeatorium. Please take a moment to rate and review Crimeatorium via iTunes, the Apple podcast app from your phone, or https://www.podchaser.com/users/crimeatorium, thank you.






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    Music: by the brilliant, CO.AG Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA)
    Sources:
    https://www.ksl.com/article/380101/destiny-norton-found-dead-suspect-arrested (https://www.ksl.com/article/380101/destiny-norton-found-dead-suspect-arrested)
    https://www.ksl.com/article/379679 (https://www.ksl.com/article/379679)
    https://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=%2Fci_13324921 (https://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=/ci_13324921)
    https://www.deseret.com/2006/7/28/19965848/horrific-details-emerge#lead-prosecutor-bob-stott-prepares-to-read-the-criminal-charges-filed-against-craig-roger-gregerson-on-thursday (https://www.deseret.com/2006/7/28/19965848/horrific-details-emerge#lead-prosecutor-bob-stott-prepares-to-read-the-criminal-charges-filed-against-craig-roger-gregerson-on-thursday)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Destiny_Norton (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Destiny_Norton)
    https://www.heraldextra.com/news/man-pleads-guilty-to-murder-of-destiny-norton/article_19530c99-e4ef-59e4-a739-9975a7a64fa9.html (https://www.heraldextra.com/news/man-pleads-guilty-to-murder-of-destiny-norton/article_19530c99-e4ef-59e4-a739-9975a7a64fa9.html)
    https://mylifeofcrime.wordpress.com/tag/craig-roger-gregerson/ (https://mylifeofcrime.wordpress.com/tag/craig-roger-gregerson/)
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15047186/destiny-anne-norton/photo (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15047186/destiny-anne-norton/photo)
    https://www.ksl.com/article/405288 (https://www.ksl.com/article/405288)
    https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=4119805anditype=NGPSID (https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=4119805anditype=NGPSID)
    https://www.ksl.com/article/417153 (https://www.ksl.com/article/417153)
    https://www.deseret.com/2007/5/10/20017796/wife-of-destiny-s-killer-moving-on-with-life (https://www.deseret.com/2007/5/10/20017796/wife-of-destiny-s-killer-moving-on-with-life)
    https://www.deseret.com/2006/8/11/19968109/gregerson-s-wife-tells-of-her-despair (https://www.deseret.com/2006/8/11/19968109/gregerson-s-wife-tells-of-her-despair)
    https://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=%2Fci_4096150 (https://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=/ci_4096150)
    https://www.pr.com/press-release/14046 (https://www.pr.com/press-release/14046)
    https://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=%2Futah%2Fci_4096148 (https://archive.sltrib.com/story.php?ref=/utah/ci_4096148)
    https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=4106495anditype=NGPSID (https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=4106495anditype=NGPSID)

    • 10 min
    Billy Blankenship | A Life Never Fully Lived

    Billy Blankenship | A Life Never Fully Lived

    In the early morning hours of November 15th, 1990, Sandy dropped her two children off at Gunter's home like she did every morning. Two year old Billy, looked up at his mom with his big brown eyes looking like he was going to cry. He didn’t want her to leave. Gunter held Billy while Sandy headed out the door to drive to work, she wanted to turn around and go back, but she didn’t.

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    Music by the brilliant, CO.AG Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA)

    Also by Epidemic Sound and Purple Planet Music - Ethereal Eternity

    Thank you for listening!

    Sources:

    https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/tawny-sue-gunter-when-babysitters-kill (https://www.aetv.com/real-crime/tawny-sue-gunter-when-babysitters-kill)

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102556813/billy-deon-blankenship (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102556813/billy-deon-blankenship)

    • 11 min
    The Twisted Saga of Michelle Dee Gates

    The Twisted Saga of Michelle Dee Gates

    In 1980, Michele Dee Gates was 13 years old and living in Oregon when she was suspected of drowning a four year old girl named Ruth Anne O'Neil, known as Ruthie to her family and friends. Because Michele was Ruth Anne’s babysitter and she had taken her for ice cream that day, she was brought in for questioning alone on two separate occasions. Police confronted her on some inconsistent statements she had given, after which, she admitted to drowning little Ruth Anne. This is the twisted saga of Michele Dee Gates.

    Any and all support is appreciated and keeps the content coming. If you can and would like to help the podcast, buy me a coffee is an easy way to do that, there is a membership option or a one time option. Thank you for your kind words and support!

    buymeacoffee.com/Crimeatorium

    www.crimeatorium.com

    Music by the brilliant, CO.AG Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcavSftXHgxLBWwLDm_bNvA)

    Also by Epidemic Sound

    Thank you for listening!

    Sources:

    https://journaltimes.com/news/local/trial-for-woman-accused-of-killing-peggy-lynn-schroeder-has-been-delayed-again/article_5cffed07-e752-5881-bb90-78e46e18ba0a.html (https://journaltimes.com/news/local/trial-for-woman-accused-of-killing-peggy-lynn-schroeder-has-been-delayed-again/article_5cffed07-e752-5881-bb90-78e46e18ba0a.html)



    https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/oct/24/man-who-shot-son-in-law-near-colville-pleads-guilt/ (https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/oct/24/man-who-shot-son-in-law-near-colville-pleads-guilt/)

    https://apnews.com/article/23cbae0afe5a4106ab9a38195182adbe

    https://www.oregonlive.com/news/g66l-2019/01/2b570a52594854/the-strange-case-of-killer-mic.html (https://www.oregonlive.com/news/g66l-2019/01/2b570a52594854/the-strange-case-of-killer-mic.html)

    https://ididitforjodie.com/2017/04/24/bad-seed-in-full-bloom-michele-gates-girl-murderess-interrupted/ (https://ididitforjodie.com/2017/04/24/bad-seed-in-full-bloom-michele-gates-girl-murderess-interrupted/)

    https://law.justia.com/cases/oregon/court-of-appeals/1982/642-p-2d-1200-0.html (https://law.justia.com/cases/oregon/court-of-appeals/1982/642-p-2d-1200-0.html)

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Karen now Kitty ,

Where has this been hiding?

I found this and immediately started a binge. Cases are very interesting and well presented. Respect!

IHateYouSoMuch1986 ,

Absolutely wonderful

I really love true crime podcasts, and this is becoming my favorite. The stories are powerful and cause serious emotional reactions. The narrators voice is lovely and will pull you into the story. Very well done. And somehow I’ve been pretty lucky after I started listening to it. Lol

Argon14 ,

Fresh take on crime stories!

Madeline presents a very powerful podcast here, and I appreciate that she gives the victims a voice here. Look forward to more great work!

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