78 episodes

An unsympathetic victim, a prosecutor's conviction playbook, a missing mother of two and a tale of lie after lie after lie. Across four seasons, Murder on the Space Coast has explored each of these heartbreaking true-crime stories based in Central Florida.

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An unsympathetic victim, a prosecutor's conviction playbook, a missing mother of two and a tale of lie after lie after lie. Across four seasons, Murder on the Space Coast has explored each of these heartbreaking true-crime stories based in Central Florida.

    Crosley Green comes home

    Crosley Green comes home

    After 32 years in prison, Crosley Green was released – pending the outcome of the state’s appeal. He talks prison, family, his lawyers and ice cream with host John A. Torres.

    • 11 min
    Mini Season Episode One: The Vampire and The Beauty Queen

    Mini Season Episode One: The Vampire and The Beauty Queen

    Nearly 40 years after she went missing, local beauty queen Tammy Lynn Leppert’s disappearance continues to baffle. Could there be a simple explanation? Could she have been one of the first victims in Brevard County for John Crutchley, the notorious ‘Vampire Rapist’?

    • 22 min
    Mini Season Episode Two: One Step Ahead

    Mini Season Episode Two: One Step Ahead

    John Crutchley, the ‘Vampire Rapist,’ seems one step ahead of police at all times as they struggle to prove he was a serial killer responsible for killing numerous local women. And why are we, as a society, obsessed with murder?

    • 29 min
    Mini Season Episode Three: A Dark Place

    Mini Season Episode Three: A Dark Place

    A potential deal between Crutchley and the prosecutor’s office falls apart. Other suspects emerge in Tammy’s disappearance and can being obsessed with murder save your life?

    • 24 min
    Season 1 Update: Bennett's Best Shot at Freedom

    Season 1 Update: Bennett's Best Shot at Freedom

    Having already spent 36 years in prison for a murder many doubt he committed, Gary Bennett finally gets some good news in the form of a top law firm taking his case.

    • 14 min
    10: The Long Arc of the Universe

    10: The Long Arc of the Universe

    Crosley Green dreams of freedom while his attorneys prepare for a worst-case scenario.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
396 Ratings

396 Ratings

44Karen ,

Omg…and tears of joy

This was phenomenal. The host was AMAZING. Some thought certain details were repetitive? Whatever!! So much to absorb.. I’m glad he explained things so well. This story…just wow. I am so sad to know that so many are behind bars but shouldn’t be. But I’m SO HAPPY for Crosley.. what a strong man. Can’t wait to hear that he’s out for REAL and FOREVER. EXCELLENT PODCAST!!! The truth will set us free!!! 👍🏼❤️🙏🏼❣️(enjoy your ice cream and macaroni & cheese!!!) 🍧🧀
God bless you Crosley.

hahahannahh ,

Worth the listen

Great podcast! I can’t believe this stuff happened while I was growing up in Palm Bay! It was almost hard to listen to at some points because it’s so infuriating how the Palm Bay police conducted these investigations! He’s repetitive but only because there’s a lot of information and he makes sure you understand what’s going on. There’s a few reviews complaining about the audio quality in some parts.... they are literally years old recordings from the original interviews when the murders happened there’s nothing they can really do about that.

Sbucks Addict ,

Too repetitive

The narrator was good in the first season, but season two has a lot of instances where he stops to repeat himself - I’m assuming it’s for emphasis, but it just comes off as dramatic and superfluous. We’re listening, we got it the first time! It actually became annoying. They also replay a lot of the same testimony, which was unnecessary.

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