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Kristi Johnson was shopping at a mall in Los Angeles when a man invited her to a photo shoot for the next Bond film. That afternoon, the 21-year-old got into her little white sportscar and drove to the shoot location up in the Hollywood Hills. She was never seen alive again. In Dateline’s latest podcast, Keith Morrison takes us to the city of dreams for the story of a smooth-talking predator who lured young women into a nightmare with promises of fame and fortune. It’s the story of how he evaded justice for years. But most of all, it’s the story of a group of women who banded together to lock him up for good.

Beginning Tuesday, March 26th you can listen to the latest episodes of Murder in the Hollywood Hills, completely free. To begin listening now, subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Murder in the Hollywood Hills Dateline NBC

    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 550 Ratings

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Kristi Johnson was shopping at a mall in Los Angeles when a man invited her to a photo shoot for the next Bond film. That afternoon, the 21-year-old got into her little white sportscar and drove to the shoot location up in the Hollywood Hills. She was never seen alive again. In Dateline’s latest podcast, Keith Morrison takes us to the city of dreams for the story of a smooth-talking predator who lured young women into a nightmare with promises of fame and fortune. It’s the story of how he evaded justice for years. But most of all, it’s the story of a group of women who banded together to lock him up for good.

Beginning Tuesday, March 26th you can listen to the latest episodes of Murder in the Hollywood Hills, completely free. To begin listening now, subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Mystery Down Highway 1

    Mystery Down Highway 1

    Hey Dateline fans, we’re sharing with you a special preview of the first episode of an all-new season of Dateline: Missing in America.   
     
    Josh Mankiewicz tells the story of Arelie Garcia, a 25-year-old woman who left her Salinas, California apartment she shared with her mother in 2022, and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. 
     
    Each of the six episodes will focus on one person’s story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case.    
     
    Follow Dateline: Missing in America and listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/dmiast_lw

    • 3 min
    1 – Bond Girl

    1 – Bond Girl

    Kristi Johnson vanishes after heading into the Hollywood Hills for a photo shoot.

    • 27 min
    2 – The Man at the Mall

    2 – The Man at the Mall

    Investigators search for a mystery man who promises young women fame and fortune.

    • 29 min
    3 – The Girl with the Hibiscus Tattoo

    3 – The Girl with the Hibiscus Tattoo

    Detectives interview a suspect even as they search for Kristi.

    • 35 min
    4 – A Bad Actor

    4 – A Bad Actor

    After a tip line is established in Kristi’s case, calls come in from other women who describe terrifying encounters with a predator.

    • 39 min
    5 – Let’s Make A Deal

    5 – Let’s Make A Deal

    A trial comes to a surprising conclusion.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
550 Ratings

550 Ratings

Caligirl1201 ,

Highly Recommend

Fantastic Podcast!! I was glued to every word!

RachScorpioGemLeo ,

My mom was almost his victim

My mother was in LA in 1989. She always told us a story about feeling like someone was following her when she was on my dad’s business trip at the West Bonaventure Hotel. When she turned around, she saw a man. As she started walking faster, so did he. She was overwhelmed with fear and sprinted and somehow made it to an elevator before he could get to her. She was able to find a group of men and hysterically explained to them what had happened, and they brought her to security. Security also called my dad and asked that he come back to the hotel from work. To this day, she can still describe his outfit. Security had said there had been alerted to a man stalking women at the hotel. When my mom watched the dateline episode, she immediately knew the man in the episode was her could-have-been attacker.

djdflp ,

The voice

I’d listen to Keith Morrison read a shopping list!

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