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These are the stories your mother never told you! Join Steph for the spookiest story time as she tells short tales of true crime, cults, or missing persons.

Sinister Story Hour Stephanie Garcia

    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 25 Ratings

These are the stories your mother never told you! Join Steph for the spookiest story time as she tells short tales of true crime, cults, or missing persons.

    Darkcast Network's Cruel Summer - Pt 2

    Darkcast Network's Cruel Summer - Pt 2

    The podcasts from Darkcast Network collab and bring you some of summer's spookiest tales.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Darkcast Network's Cruel Summer - Pt 1

    Darkcast Network's Cruel Summer - Pt 1

    The crew from Darkcast Network brings you the spookiest summer stories.

    • 56 min
    EP 57: Charlie Chopoff - The Elusive American Serial Killer

    EP 57: Charlie Chopoff - The Elusive American Serial Killer

    Today's Story: Steph tells the story of NYC serial killer Charlie Chopoff, who targeted young minority males.


    Sources:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Chop-off

    https://www.crimelibrary.org/serial_killers/notorious/killers_wh_surrender/8.html

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/charlie-chop-off

    https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/soto-erno.htm

    • 13 min
    Missing: Florida

    Missing: Florida

    On this episode Steph discusses missing persons Ali Gilmore & Reny Jose, both from Florida.



    RESOURCES USED


    https://charleyproject.org/case/ali-iisha-gilmore
    https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna18561766
    https://www.wtxl.com/news/crime_watch/the-insiders-ali-gilmore-where-did-she-go/article_8c5424c2-f51b-11e4-91e4-77e8977fc627.html
    https://www.mysuncoast.com/2021/10/11/unsolved-florida-ali-gilmore-case-15-years-later/
    https://www.frontpagedetectives.com/p/cold-case-florida-missing-victim#:~:text=Ali%20I%E2%80%99isha%20Gilmore%20was%20reported%20missing%20on%20Feb.,spoke%20to%20her%20over%20the%20weekend%2C%20police%20said.
    https://projectcoldcase.org/2018/06/04/ali-gilmore/#:~:text=Gilmore%20disappeared%20just%20as%20her%20dreams%20were%20all,she%20never%20called.%20Gilmore%20was%20four%20months%20pregnant.

    2nd case
    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/reny-jose-still-missing-after-8-years-family-begs-for-answers/ar-AAUXD7Z
    https://www.mypanhandle.com/news/crime/cold-case/cold-case-family-still-looking-for-college-senior-after-six-years/
    https://charleyproject.org/case/reny-jose
    Bonus case
    https://www.disneydining.com/missouri-children-found-in-florida-near-disney-bb1/#:~:text=Children%20Missing%20for%20a%20Year%20Found%20Less%20Than,Walt%20Disney%20World%20Resort%20in%20Lake%20Buena%20Vista.
    https://lawandcrime.com/crime/documents-reveal-why-prosecutors-believe-a-mother-abducted-her-own-kids-and-went-on-the-run-after-no-showing-court/
    https://www.disneydining.com/missouri-children-found-in-florida-near-disney-bb1/

    • 15 min
    EP 56: Alcohol Awareness Month

    EP 56: Alcohol Awareness Month

    For Help Call:

    866-483-6808
    800-662-HELP
    visit alcohol.org

    • 42 min
    EP 55: Killer Moms

    EP 55: Killer Moms

    This episode explores mothers who did the unthinkable both for and to their children.



    Sources:
    https://medium.com/lessons-from-history/the-kids-sexually-abused-each-other-their-mom-killed-them-as-punishment-87c8bb653795https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2022/06/24/3-year-olds-body-discovered-freezer-detroit-home-mother-arrested/7722235001/https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/british-mother-sarah-sands-speaks-out-after-killing-her-childrens-abuser/PBPKVE56DNAS5ACCLNE2LEL3EA/https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2015/03/26/mom-scalded-son-strangled-daughter-froze-bodies-detroit-report-says/70489682/https://allthatsinteresting.com/mitchelle-blairhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-63636409

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Murder & Mimosas ,

Sinister in the best way

So many episodes are cases I have never heard of the Heaven's Gate episode was my first, but I stayed for so many more

Capnaurora ,

Steph approaches stories with sensitivity

You can tell Steph really cares about the stories she’s telling. She always finds interesting crimes I haven't heard of, and she approaches each one with so much sensitivity and empathy. She’s a great storyteller and I find her voice to be so soothing and relaxing!

kiwi0699 ,

👍🏻👍🏻

Steph does an amazing job at making these sinister stories entertaining while remaining respectful to those effected by them. The podcast is so binge able because of the episode lengths and I love that she brings attention to her listeners welcoming every new country that tunes in. Keep up the good work and if you’re on the fence definitely check this podcast out!

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