18 episodes

Don’t talk to Strangers – The Oakland County Child Murders is a limited run podcast focused on nine child murders that took place in and around south Oakland County between January 1, 1976 and March 16, 1977. Four of these murders appear to be the work of an as yet unidentified serial killer known as the Oakland County Child Killer.

Don't Talk to Strangers Nina Innsted

    • True Crime
    • 4.5, 611 Ratings

Don’t talk to Strangers – The Oakland County Child Murders is a limited run podcast focused on nine child murders that took place in and around south Oakland County between January 1, 1976 and March 16, 1977. Four of these murders appear to be the work of an as yet unidentified serial killer known as the Oakland County Child Killer.

    The end of the story

    The end of the story

    In the conclusion of the mini season of Don't Talk to Strangers we cover the delayed arrest of the perpetrators, their trials and the distressing information learned by Jennifer's mother during court proceedings. #Murder #Michigan

    • 42 min
    Episode 1

    Episode 1

    The charming community of Milford Michigan has seen more than its fair share of tragedy and violence. This mini-season of Don't Talk to Strangers explores a double homicide from the summer of 1995. 

    #Murder #Michigan 

    • 32 min
    Finale

    Finale

    A somber yet optimistic conclusion to season one.

    • 12 min
    Introducing Today in True Crime

    Introducing Today in True Crime

    As a special treat for listeners, this is a special preview episode of Today in True Crime, a DAILY true crime podcast created by Parcast featuring a crime that occurred on this date in history.

    Subscribe by searching for Today in True Crime in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or your podcast player of choice.

    • 17 min
    Where is my perp walk?

    Where is my perp walk?

    Nina and fellow researcher Andy Berthiaume discuss the patterns and problems in the Oakland County child murders based on information found in this document. (Note: this is a 250 page PDF. Specific page numbers are mentioned in the episode)



    Document Link Url: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Digitization/53805NCJRS.pdf

    • 58 min
    No One to Guide Him

    No One to Guide Him

    September 1, 1978, 23 year old James Lossing of Mt Clemens commits an unspeakable crime against a child. Macomb County officials were asking - Could Lossing be the long sought after Oakland County Child Killer?

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
611 Ratings

611 Ratings

M. Bess ,

Simply AMAZING

Not to sound weird... but I find Nina’s voice and style addicting!! Great story telling.. to the point. I’ve never been to Michigan but feel like I have! Keep up the AMAZING work!!!! ....... And thank you for giving a voice to all that you do, but especially the lesser known stories..

Manitou Spring ,

Ok but

I am not a fan of the hosts voice. It’s Valley Girlish. I

3bk ,

Love it. Informative

One of the first podcasts I listened to. Nina does a great a job at presenting information. No distractions or unnecessary banter.

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