Bringing those lesser known cases out of the shade. From strings of disappearances to serial killers in our midst, this podcast will leave you baffled by the crime going on right under your nose. Every Monday, Shades of Crime host, Will, covers a unique and fascinating case that you will likely not know about. Get ready, because things are about to get... shady.
The Disappearances of Daniel Pickett and Trevor Hamlin
Daniel Pickett and Trevor Hamlin were two young men from Newfoundland Canada who both disappeared under very mysterious circumstances, leaving behind a few pieces of puzzling evidence and even more questions. This week's episode looks into the 2006 disappearance of 25 year old Daniel Pickett and the 2018 disappearance of 33 year old Trevor Hamlin.
Three Disappearances from Prince Edward Island
The province of PEI is known for its low crime rates and strong sense of community, so while the province only has three active missing persons cases, each has profoundly impacted the people of PEI. This episode covers the disappearances of Steven O'Brien, Stacey McKinnon-Smith and Theresa Ann Gregory.
The Ideal Maternity Home Scandal
Between 1928 and 1947, the Ideal Maternity Home was operating out of Chester Nova Scotia, a maternity home which boasted highly confidential maternity care for unwed mothers. The home was operated by Lila and William Young, a couple who went from being held in the highest regard to some of the most despised people in Canada. This week's episode looks into the actions of Lila and William Young and the long-lasting impacts their actions have left on people across Canada and the United States.
Did Mindy Tran's Killer Get Away?
Eight year old Mindy Tran lived in Kelowna British Columbia when she went missing back in August of 1994. A man was captured and charged with Mindy's murder, but he was famously exonerated on the charges. The case leading up to this verdict seemed rock solid, which leaves many wondering if Mindy's killer got away.
The Disappearance of Kimberley Lockyer and Dale Worthman
Kimberley Lockyer and Dale Worthman were a couple living outside of St. John's Newfoundland who vanished without a trace back in the summer of 1993. Their basement apartment looked as though they had never left and was just one of the many confounding pieces of evidence in this case.
The Murders of Douglas Edgett and Cheryl Pyne
Douglas Edgett and Cheryl Pyne both lived in Moncton New Brunswick, their lives didn't have much cross-over, but their deaths have permanently linked them together because of the actions of one sick man. This week's episode covers the murders of Douglas Edgett and Cheryl Pyne and how even with a known perpetrator, the two cases lack complete resolve.
I love the concept of this podcast. I particularly enjoy that the host attacks these stories that we haven’t heard of. Most go straight for those we’ve heard so many times. I cannot wait to dive deeper into some of these episodes. 🙏🏻