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The Invisible Choir true crime podcast examines the most heinous murders through investigative storytelling, primary source audio, and victim testimonials. We aim to bring voice to the voiceless, and visibility to the invisible. Independently recorded and produced by Michael Ojibway and Reach Freaks, LLC. 

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The Invisible Choir true crime podcast examines the most heinous murders through investigative storytelling, primary source audio, and victim testimonials. We aim to bring voice to the voiceless, and visibility to the invisible. Independently recorded and produced by Michael Ojibway and Reach Freaks, LLC. 

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    Special Circumstances

    Special Circumstances

    27-year-old Karina Castro was a single mother of two living in San Carlos, CA. She was in the process of looking for a new apartment following an ugly breakup with her estranged boyfriend, 33-year old rapper, Jose “Rafa” Solano Landaeta. According to Karina’s family, she was excited to get away from Jose and start a new life with her girls. However, just before noon on September 8th, 2022, Karina was stripped of any opportunities the future might bring, when onlookers witnessed a 300+ lb. man approach her outside of her home, wielding a massive samurai sword…

    Written by Michael Dunphy Jr., Executive Produced by Michael Ojibway. Special Thanks to Mya, Tanner, & Audra. View full source list at https://www.invisiblechoir.com/listen/specialcircumstances

    +219 // Jack in the Box

    +219 // Jack in the Box

    When a 911 dispatcher received a call from a blueberry farmer in May of 2002 - he reported discovering a horrific crime scene in the woods that bordered his land. Police arrived at the farm located just miles from the shores of Lake Michigan, and ruled the unrecognizably charred human remains the victim of an apparent homicide. With few clues, the case went cold until 2015, when an anonymous tipster contacted the primary detective working the case. The caller had watched a short student-film entitled, “Jack in the Box,” made in 2005 about the unidentified John Doe murder. After viewing the documentary film, the tipster believed they not only knew who the victim was… but also the identity of the suspects…

    Written by Nellie Poe., Executive Produced by Michael Ojibway. View full source list at https://www.invisiblechoir.com/premium-sources/p219

    No Body, No Crime

    No Body, No Crime

    On May 23rd, 2014, social butterfly Nichole “Nikki” Burgess stopped replying to calls and texts. It was so unlike her, that her friends and boyfriend immediately grew concerned and reported her missing. When police searched her home, they found signs of a struggle – but no indication of what had actually happened to the aspiring Instagram model. And while they found abundant circumstantial evidence pointing at a possible homicide culprit, investigators’ greatest challenge may have been proving that Nikki was even dead… 

    Written by Angela Jorgensen, Executive Produced by Michael Ojibway. View the full episode source list at https://www.invisiblechoir.com/listen/nobody 

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    +218 // Nightmare on Elm Street

    +218 // Nightmare on Elm Street

    A horrific discovery on a rural stretch of County Road 225 just outside of Crawfordsville, Indiana on August 20th, 2020 coincided with a concerned husband showing up at the police station to report his 44-year-old wife missing. After giving police voluntary permission to search the family home on S. Elm Street, they were confronted with subtle clues that someone was lying… as a literal nightmare on Elm Street unfolded.

    Written and Executive Produced by Michael Ojibway. View full episode source list at https://www.invisiblechoir.com/premium-sources/p218

    +217 // It Takes a Village

    +217 // It Takes a Village

    Leon Williams believed he had a “void” in his life – a void that could be filled if he adopted and raised a special needs child. But when his son Kentae came into his life, Leon didn’t find purpose or meaning. Instead, their tragic story ended in murder and a systemic failure that shined a spotlight on the shortcomings within a broken foster care system…

    Written by Angela Jorgensen, Executive Produced by Michael Ojibway. View full source list at https://www.invisiblechoir.com/premium-sources/p217

    The Prep

    The Prep

    Fairfield, Iowa is home to just over 9,000 residents. It’s a place that feels more like a small town than a city. There’s a sense of community here, which was a main draw for Nohema Graber and her husband Paul when they decided to move to the Midwest and start a family. Nohema was born and raised in Mexico, and after settling down in Fairfield, she decided to make a career change in her fifties- eventually taking a position teaching Spanish at Fairfield High School. In 2020, Mrs. Graber was introduced to Willard Noble Chaiden Miller- a freshman student who’d just transferred from a local private school. But when Mrs. Graber was reported missing after failing to show up to work on November 3, 2021- investigators quickly learned that Willard Miller had a long lasting grudge toward his Spanish teacher, after Mrs. Graber gave him a bad grade…

    Written by Michael Dunphy Jr., Executive Produced by Michael Ojibway. Special thanks to Diane Bekel. View full source list at https://www.invisiblechoir.com/listen/theprep 

     

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Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
4.5K Ratings

4.5K Ratings

nxjskwbshs ,

One of my favs

Just wish they uploaded free shows more often

wwor22 ,

Why?

Easily could be FIVE stars (great show) but the limited release of free content seems a bit arrogant (or greedy?) considering all the other amazing free podcasts out there.

maynorsg ,

Love

Hey Mike, I listened to every episode. You’re voice is pitch perfect. Thank you and your team for this podcast.

Best,
Spence

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