7 episodes

Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find a killer by unmasking the motive.

Motive for Murder Dateline NBC

    • True Crime
    • 4.2 • 5.4K Ratings

Two murders, months apart, in Houston. The young victims knew each other, but did they also know their elusive killer? Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz takes you inside one of the most twisted and confounding cases he’s ever covered. From the team who brought you the #1 podcast The Thing About Pam comes the chilling story of the race to find a killer by unmasking the motive.

    1 - A Scream. Then Silence.

    1 - A Scream. Then Silence.

    She was a small woman with a big voice. And then she was gone. 

    • 22 min
    2 - Was it Love?

    2 - Was it Love?

    Investigators learn more about the men in Gelareh’s life.

    • 30 min
    3 - The Twin Connection

    3 - The Twin Connection

    A second murder raises perplexing questions for investigators.

    • 25 min
    4 - Baggage

    4 - Baggage

    An escape from danger becomes the beginning of the nightmare.

    • 20 min
    5 - Something Hinky

    5 - Something Hinky

    A routine traffic stop leads to a break in the case.

    • 25 min
    6 - Straight To Hell

    6 - Straight To Hell

    A conversation with a killer and the motive for murder is revealed.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
5.4K Ratings

5.4K Ratings

Mooremaryjane ,

I love your format!

I can’t listen to any other podcast because they just talk too much! I have listened to all that you have and I want MORE! I drive 50 miles a day to and from work and I enjoy it because of your podcast! Thank you for top notch stories!

Mommadukes04 ,

Josh

You are my favorite. I work from home and listen to dateline podcasts and I love your stories, how you tell them, and your voice.

Genghismom ,

If it’s Josh Mankiewicz or Keith Morrison, I’m in!

Intriguing story. Well told. Bravo!

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