The Lead is a podcast produced by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office featuring unsolved cases. We hope that in the re-telling of these stories, a long-forgotten detail could possibly jog someone’s memory and encourage them to step forward with information which could be key to solving these crimes.
The Lead Ep. 12 - The Open Field
One quiet morning on October 26th of 1976, a fisherman in the south of Belle Glade found what appeared to be skeletal remains. The findings were visible from a dirt roadway between Belle Glade and South Bay. The skeleton was dressed in blue jeans with a Levi belt, no shirt, and brown Dan Post cow-boy style boots, size 10 and a half. This is the story of The Open Field.
The Lead - Maritime John Doe
Almost 20 years ago, the body of a man was found floating in the waters of Boynton Inlet. Until this day, this man remains nameless. This is the story of the "Maritime John Doe."
Remembering Christy Luna
In 1984, 8-year-old Christy Luna left her home in Greenacres, Florida and we have been looking for her ever since. Today, we invited one of the original detectives of the case, Detective William Springer, to discuss updates on her investigation.
The Lead Ep.9 - Shallow Grave
On January 12th, 1985, a group of kids playing in a heavily wooded area west of Greenacres City, Florida made a gruesome discovery. This is the story of “The Shallow Grave." All we need is a lead.
The Lead Ep.8 - The Jeweled Mom Murder
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has around 360 unsolved homicides and a dedicated team of COLD CASE investigators working on the most GUT-WRENCHING homicides, dating back to 1962. This is the story of “The Jeweled Mom Murder.” She was found on Sunday, December 12th of 1982 by a real estate agent scouting an area. Her jeweled body was found, but her killer is still on the loose. Help us identify this jeweled mother and bring her justice.
The Lead Ep. 7 - The Tattooed Stranger
In this episode of The Lead, we discuss the case of an unidentified young man whose body was dumped in the Glades. What stands out about this one is his tattoos. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has around 360 unsolved homicides and a dedicated team of investigators working on the most GUT-WRENCHING cases, dating back to 1962. These are those stories...
Such a great idea!
This is so creative in getting the word out. I heard about Rachel Hurley from My Favorite Murder podcast. I hope you make more of these.
This is an amazing idea and look forward to more
A Law Enforcement agency using podcasts to get the word out on cold cases is an amazing idea. I hope these episodes generate leads bring you guys some tips and solve these cases. Great job!