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The Lost Crimes Library is a true crime podcast focused on telling the stories of missing and murdered Black people.
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The Lost Crimes Library Neysa Henderson

    • True Crime
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

The Lost Crimes Library is a true crime podcast focused on telling the stories of missing and murdered Black people.
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    BONUS: Ruby McCollum

    BONUS: Ruby McCollum

    Back in 1952, in a small southern town called Live Oak, nestled in Suwannee County, Florida, a Black woman shoots and kills a white man. 
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    Social media links: https://linktr.ee/thelclpodcast
    Sources:
    The Ruby McCollum Documentary–You Belong to Me: Sex, Race, and Murder in the South

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    • 36 min
    Lauren Smith-Fields

    Lauren Smith-Fields

    Lauren Smith-Fields was just 23 years old when she mysteriously died on December 12, 2021 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. 
    Want to show support? Please follow the show and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Also, share the podcast to bring attention to these important cases. 
    Social media links: https://linktr.ee/thelclpodcast
    Music by: Channing Tab//@hellamelanin
    Sources:
    Fundraising page:
    https://www.gofundme.com/f/xf665j-justice-for-lauren?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=unknown&utm_campaign=comms_zynq+xf665j-justice-for-lauren
    Other:
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/27/nyregion/lauren-smith-fields-bumble-date-investigation.html
    https://newsone.com/4281784/death-of-lauren-smith-fields-here-is-everything-we-know/
    https://abcnews.go.com/US/detectives-involved-death-case-lauren-smith-fields-suspended/story?id=82577889
    https://www.npr.org/2022/01/27/1076148088/lauren-smith-fields-death-criminal-investigation
    https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-cop-bridgeport-reverse-20220520-rplxud2knrcxdjknn4gf7ne64a-story.html
    https://time.com/6148642/lauren-smith-fields-social-media/


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    • 16 min
    Patrick Boland

    Patrick Boland

    TW: This episode contains discussions of violence against members of the LGBTQ+ community and may be triggering for some listeners. Listener discretion is advised. 
    Patrick Boland was stabbed to death inside Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia  on May 28, 2009. His case remains unsolved. 
    Want to show support? Please follow the show and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Also, share the podcast to bring attention to these important cases. 
    Social media links: https://linktr.ee/thelclpodcast
    Music by: Channing Tab//@hellamelanin
    Sources:
    https://www.projectq.us/man-stabbed-overnight-in-piedmont-park/
    https://www.ajc.com/news/local/piedmont-park-stabbing-victim-suv-found/k4KAR2sYHZgMec20KeddlO/
    https://thegavoice.com/news/atlanta/atlanta-police-respond-to-recent-gay-related-shootings/
    https://www.11alive.com/article/news/crime/katie-janness-murder-investigation-atlanta-piedmont-park/85-33f0053b-9679-4400-a899-670dbe85eed1
    https://www.cbs46.com/2022/03/16/atlanta-pd-says-they-are-relying-science-technology-solve-janness-murder/


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    • 17 min
    Blessing Olusegun

    Blessing Olusegun

    TW: This episode contains discussions of suicide and self-harm. Listener discretion is advised. If you’re struggling with mental health issues, you can reach out for help at https://988lifeline.org/ or  dial 988 for US citizens. 
    In September 2020,  a 21 year old woman named Blessing Olusegun died from drowning in the sea in Galley Hill, London. Her death was officially ruled a drowning–either by accident or suicide. However, her family believes that she would never voluntarily walk into the sea.
    Want to show support? Please follow the show and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Also, share the podcast to bring attention to these important cases. 
    Social media links: https://linktr.ee/thelclpodcast
    Music by: Channing Tab//@hellamelanin
    Sources:
    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-61565616
    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-58609633
    https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/blessing-olusegun-death-i-do-not-think-she-would-have-willingly-got-into-the-water-3707499
    https://www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk/news/coroner-concludes-death-of-blessing-olusegun-was-accidental-with-no-way-of-ruling-out-third-party-involvement
    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/what-happened-blessing-olusegun-death-sussex-b924027.html


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    • 14 min
    Keeshae Jacobs / Kierra Coles

    Keeshae Jacobs / Kierra Coles

    On September 26, 2016, 21 year-old Keeshae Jacobs made plans to visit a friend's house and agreed to see her mother the following day. But when she failed to show up at her mom’s as she planned, her mother reported her missing and has been looking for her daughter ever since. 
    If you have any information about the disappearance of Keeshae Jacobs, please contact Richmond Police at (804)-646-3025. 
    Kierra Coles was 26 years old and was in the prime of her life when she suddenly vanished from the south side of Chicago.
    If you have any information about the disappearance of Kierra Coles, please contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service hotline at (877) 876-2455. The reference case number is 2693502.
    Want to show support? Please follow the show and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Also, share the podcast to bring attention to these important cases. 
    Social media links: https://linktr.ee/thelclpodcast
    Music by: Channing Tab//@hellamelanin
    Sources:
    Keeshae:
    https://www.oxygen.com/true-crime-buzz/who-is-keeshae-jacobs-missing-woman-included-in-black-and-missing-on-hbo-max
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/gabby-petito-keeshae-jacobs-mary-johnson-alicia-navarro-missing-people/
    https://www.wtvr.com/news/local-news/where-is-keeshae-jacobs
    https://www.wric.com/news/local-news/mother-of-keeshae-jacobs-featured-on-new-hbo-series-black-and-missing/
    Kierra:
    https://abc7.com/missing-postal-worker-in-chicago-kierra-coles-update-person/11969374/
    https://blockclubchicago.org/2022/06/15/postal-worker-kierra-coles-disappeared-nearly-4-years-ago-her-family-and-police-are-boosting-efforts-to-find-her/
    https://abcnews.go.com/US/kierra-coles-pregnant-postal-workers-mysterious-disappearance-torture/story?id=80187100
    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/newly-released-video-shows-pregnant-chicago-postal-worker-vanished-201-rcna33733


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    • 16 min
    Georgia Leah Moses

    Georgia Leah Moses

    In August 1997, in Northern California, a heavily decomposed body of a young Black girl was found alongside a highway. She was just 12 years old and her name was Georgia Leah Moses.
    Want to show support? Please follow the show and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Also, share the podcast to bring attention to these important cases. 
    Twitter: @TheLCLpod
    Instagram: @thelostcrimeslibrarypod
    Tik Tok: @thelostcrimeslibrarypod
    Music by: Channing Tab//@hellamelanin
    Sources: 
    They Called Her Georgia Lee Podcast
    Georgia Leah Moses Website
    https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/woman-refuses-give-fight-justice-1997-murder-sister-georgia-lee-n1253649
    http://uncovered.com/cases/georgia-lee-moses/timeline
    https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-georgia-leah-moses/


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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

BossDawgEC ,

Love love loveee

I love how she brings light to unsolved black Americans who are either missing or murdered. We are too often ignored and this show brings everything to the public light.

antigirl ,

Voice!!! 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

She sounds like an Angel. She also gives super thoughtful insight into cases I already kind of knew of. Thank you!

kelly staple ,

Sooooo great

This is the only black true crime podcast I’ll listen too. I feel informed and her voice is so soothing. This podcast are soooo great! Can’t stop listening !

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