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Mary & Christina are two, true crime loving , sisters with a weird and twistedly, comical sense of humor. Join them in discussing, researching, and relaying information about the most brutal and horrific crimes that have taken place "Down Yonder" in the deep south of America. True Crime podcasts are very popular in today's world, but with this one, we hope our southern charm and sense of humor could bring light to some of the craziest, dark crimes of our southern states, We also plan on shed ...
 
I'm Shawn Ventura, the Host of TRUE CRIME FREAKS. I have always been a True Crime fan going back to DATELINE and Unsolved Mysteries. True Crime podcasts are what I listen to relax on my long walks. There is something about being scared and shocked that snaps me out of my daily routine. I created TRUE CRIME FREAKS after I created the Lights, Camera, Pro! Podcast, a Film and TV Interviews and reviews podcast. I hope you enjoy the crazy and sometimes horrifying stories of this podcast you TRUE ...
 
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In December of 2013, 20 year old Heather Elvis, seemingly fell off the face of the earth, leaving her car abandoned in the parking lot of a creepy boat landing in Horry County, SC. When police look into Heather’s past, they discover a twisted love triangle and a relationship that did not end on the best of terms. Guess there’s no room for Snow Whit…
 
Re-Release of our most popular episode! The Disappearance of Heather Elvis, Episode 1 of the True Crime Freaks podcast! This is one of the craziest unsolved crimes I have ever heard of! Why would Heather date an older, married man? Why did his wife say she didn’t care and then threaten Heather? Did Heather get pregnant? Where is Heather? It took me…
 
February 3, 2004. Palmetto Bay, Florida. When you’re a kid, there’s almost no one you feel safer around than your best friend. This was the case for Jaime Gough with Michael Hernandez, his best friend. Jaime couldn’t have known his name, along with 2 others were on Michael’s “kill list,” and that his life would be taken at only 14-years-old. Did Mi…
 
Mary & Christina discuss updates on the Summer Well's case and the absolutely shocking family secrets behind the Wells. Please tune in later this week for a brand new case because this episode is an extra for y'all ! Please, if you have any information about this case please contact TBI right away! 1-800-TBI-FIND Please Don't Forget to Rate & Subsc…
 
When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she worked on f…
 
Adam Selzer joins us to talk about H.H. Holmes and to dispel the myths and legends that surround his story as well as highlight some of the interesting things about him that he's uncovered while researching his past. This is one of our favorite episodes from back when. If you're interested in this story and plan to watch Devil in the White City, yo…
 
Pee Wee Gaskins began burglarizing homes and getting into trouble when he was very young, so he was sent to reform school. Over the years, his crimes kept escalating and he started torturing and murdering people. He got away with the murders for a long time and didn't stop when he was sent to prison. He ended up using a homemade bomb to blow up an …
 
This week, the TCDY sisters just have a regular discussion about the recent disappearance of a little 5 year old girl from Rogersville, Tennessee name Summer Wells that's been missing since June 15, 2021. For 3 and a half weeks, The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations have had their work cut out for them. With over 840 tips since the last time Summe…
 
February 6, 2009. Corbett, Oregon. When Jerry and Lynn Stomps went to meet potential buyers of their boat, their lives changed forever. Lynn was thrown over a bridge and broke her pelvis and as for Jerry, he went missing. When investigators start searching for Jerry and interviewing people they begin to find discrepancies in Lynn's statements. Woul…
 
Pee Wee Gaskins began burglarizing homes and getting into trouble when he was very young, so he was sent to reform school. Over the years, his crimes kept escalating and he started torturing and murdering people. He got away with the murders for a long time and didn't stop when he was sent to prison. He ended up using a homemade bomb to blow up an …
 
Mary & Christina wrap up the bizarre investigation into Brenda Joyce Holland's sinister death. Was it Danny Barber, whom was one of the two men that Brenda was casually seeing ? Was it Danny's gay roommate? Was it the town dentist? So many questions! Tune in to see the conclusion of our discussion with the case. Please Don't Forget to Rate & Subscr…
 
January 17, 2008. Berkeley County, South Carolina. Kadie Major had always wanted to be a mother. At the age of 26 she found herself married with a daughter of her own, 9-month-old River Lynn. It seemed as though she had exactly the life she had always dreamed of. She was also 4-months pregnant with her second child, a boy she planned to call Aadon.…
 
In the 1590, John White, after 3 years returned to the colony he left on Roanoke Island, only to find them gone with very few clues as to what could have happened to them. To this day, we still don’t know for sure what happened to White’s white people but we do know that they were not the only ones who would ever go missing from OBX. This week we d…
 
What would you do if a singular moment changed your life forever? This is Actually Happening is a weekly podcast from Wondery that features extraordinary true stories of moments that changed absolutely everything for ordinary people. They're unforgettable, perspective-changing stories that will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what…
 
January 26, 2009. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. When Bob Chappell, a radiation specialist goes missing, police try to piece together what went wrong. Was it an accident aboard his yacht? Did someone find Bob on his yacht and attack him? Or was it his partner of 18 years, Susan Neill-Fraser? Want episode followups and commentary? Visit: patreon.com/g…
 
New True Crime Freaks podcast. How do we stop Mass Shootings? I explore strategies to help stop the Mass Shootings. We also talk about the San Jose shooter. Americans make up about 4.4 percent of the global population but own 42 percent of the world’s guns. Warning Graphic Content Photo Courtesy Daily Democrat Apple link, https://podcasts.apple.com…
 
Down Yonder in Mississippi, on May 8th, 1911, a star was born! Robert Johnson was determined he was made for so much more than to just be another black man working his life away in the fields of Mississippi. He had the music in his bones. He experienced failure along the way, but ended up coming out ontop after it all. Sadly, his fame was cut short…
 
December 18, 2013. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In December 2013, Heather Elvis was excited for the new year to come. She had just ended a toxic affair with a married man, was back into dating, and about to start a new job as a makeup artist. Five days later, she received a phone call that prompted her to head out into the night in her car. No one…
 
Rey Rivera moved to Baltimore with his wife to work for Stansberry & Associates. On May 16th, 2006, Rey took a call and left the house in a hurry. His body was discovered in the Belvedere hotel and some people believe that he jumped off the roof, but the scene looks very staged. This case is currently unsolved. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/…
 
Holly Bobo got up early and dressed for nursing school. She ate breakfast and studied for a test. Her family would never see her again. Warning Graphic Content Photos Courtesy the Tennessean Apple link, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-crime-freaks-podcast/id1548537892 Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/5YykwwJXh5gB3sxoLbY9ap Please SU…
 
Join Mary & Christina as they take a few minutes back to 1944 in a small town of Alcolu, South Carolina where the bodies of 2 little Caucasian girls were found in a drainage ditched, beaten. Could it really have been another child who could have committed this crime? Tune in and find out about the almost 77 year old case and what was brought to lig…
 
New True Crime Freaks podcast! Episode 22 The Chanin Starbuck Murder Chanin Starbuck was a mother of 5 children. She was about to start a new career. She had many lovers and was worried that her ex husband Clay may kill her. This is the Murder of Chanin Starbuck. Warning Graphic Content Photos Courtesy KHQ News Audio courtesy KXLY News Apple link, …
 
August 17, 1992. Waukegan, Illinois. Holly Staker was an 11 year-old girl who was babysitting two children when she was raped and then stabbed to death. Detectives wasted no time in collecting evidence and pursuing suspects but the case was looking bleak until word came in that an incarcerated man by the name of Juan Rivera might know something abo…
 
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah showed signs of abnormal behavior at a very young age. He assaulted many children over the years and is suspected of murder as well. Friends say that Nathaniel served them strange tasting meat at parties and it's believed that he may have served human meat. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ https://ratethispodcast.com/coolaid…
 
This week Mary and Christina go back to 1950’s Macon Ga and discuss the crimes of Anjette Lyles: a hardworking silver haired southern belle who knew her way around the kitchen and into a man’s heart. Why does Anjette talk to candles? Why does she need all of that ant poison? Why does everyone in her life die? Hmmm... it must be something in the foo…
 
February 24, 1986. Los Angeles, California. Sherri Rasmussen was 29, enjoying a successful career as a nurse, and newly married to her husband John Ruetten. She was viciously murdered on February 24th, 1986 at home while her husband was at work, but the crime wasn’t solved until 2009. Join us as we discuss a case where the truth of what happened wa…
 
New True Crime Freaks podcast! Episode 21 Scott and Laci Peterson Case Update Scott Peterson is on death row in San Quentin State Prison for murdering his wife Laci Peterson and their unborn child. Since being sentenced in 2005, he has been living a cushy life behind bars. Playing basketball, living in a cell alone, and buying whatever he wants bec…
 
This story starts with a question, but ends with more. What happened in room 2805? On May 31st, 1995, a woman who went by the name Jennifer Fairgate checked into Room 2805 of the Oslo Plaza Hotel in Norway. She was discovered dead in the hotel room and police initially believed this was a suicide, but eventually realized something strange was going…
 
Ahhh! Siblings! Most of us butt heads as children with our brothers & sisters. 9 times out of 10, we usually grow close to these people as we mature & they're the only ones that understand how weird your parents are. However, not every sibling relationship grows to be close. Jessie and Cecil Dotson are a prime example of this. Join Christina and Ma…
 
2000's. United Kingdom. During the 2000's, Post Office Ltd discovered that hundreds of their SubPostmasters were stealing money and punished them for it. Well over 700 people were prosecuted or took plea deals resulting in fines and even prison sentences. As the numbers grew and the postmasters suffered, a reality began to sink in; the Horizon syst…
 
New True Crime Freaks podcast! WHY DID TED BUNDY BECOME A SERIAL KILLER AND TED'S LETTERS! TED BUNDY WAS A CLINICAL PSYCHOPATH. He could feel fear, but couldn’t sense danger. Which made a normal guy like Bundy confident and deadly. Warning Graphic Content Photos Courtesy Women’s Health Magazine Apple link, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true…
 
Skinwalker ranch is recognized as the most scientifically studied paranormal hotspot on the planet. There has been UFO sightings, poltergeist activity, cattle mutilations, odd injuries, transient radiation spikes, crop circles in triangular patterns, and other strange phenomena. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ https://ratethispodcast.com/coolai…
 
September 14, 2006. Buchans Junction, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Mark Harshbarger was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He thought he hit the jackpot when he met Mary Beth Kintner. She was also into the outdoors and could shoot better than most men. Their first date was spent fishing, they shot guns at their wedding a yea…
 
On December 17th, 2013, Heather Elvis landed a new job in cosmetology and she was going on a date with a new guy. Two days later, her car abandoned car was discovered. When police looked through Heather's phone records, they saw that a mysterious number called her before the disappearance. The phone number lead to a payphone at a gas station and th…
 
New True Crime Freaks podcast! She left town without an explanation. She had landed her dream job, a teenage son who she adored and a close family. Why would she leave? This is the murder of Cari Farver. Warning Graphic Content Photo’s Courtesy Iowacoldcases.org Apple link, https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-crime-freaks-podcast/id154853789…
 
April 03, 2004. La Cygne, Kansas. On April 3rd, 2004 the normally reserved and laid back Alonzo Brooks decided to go to a house party with his friends. Alonzo couldn’t drive, so he rode with his friend Justin Sprague. They all arrived and were having a good time, until Justin left the party, leaving Alonzo stranded. Alonzo didn’t come home the next…
 
John and Florence Pollock had two daughters, Joanna, and Jacqueline. The girls were hit by a car and killed when they were very young, but their father always believed they would be reincarnated. Florence did get pregnant again and had twin girls named Gillian and Jennifer. The family noticed that the twins had the same birthmarks as their older si…
 
New True Crime Freaks podcast! A divorced couple was going through a custody battle. She wanted to know what their baby was eating, when she slept and what she was doing every moment she was with Dad. She convinced her parents to do the unspeakable. This is The Stephen Moore murder by The Dorsett’s. Warning Graphic Content Photo Courtesy Murderpedi…
 
October, 30, 2012. Kansas City, Missouri. On October 30, 2012, 27-year-old Bethany Deaton was found dead in the backseat of her vehicle from an apparent suicide. Her husband of a few months, Tyler, her family and her friends were devastated by her death. A week and a half later, their grief was compounded when Micah Moore, a friend of the couple, c…
 
Join Mary & Christina for a Christina Special as she takes the reins and describes the worst case of "BabyMama Drama" in history. The Bitter Blood murders took place in 1985 but the whole story starts when a woman named Susie Newsome-Lynch , a divorced woman, began to allow her hatred for her ex-husband & Ex in-laws to rule her life to the point of…
 
The Sallie House is located in Kansas and is known for extreme paranormal activity. There have been reports of fires, strange noises, cold spots, ghosts, scratches, and so much more. Allegedly, there is a little girl named Sallie and several other spirits that are haunting this home. https://www.drinkingthecoolaid.com/ https://ratethispodcast.com/c…
 
True Crime Freaks SPECIAL episode! The Kristen Smart Disappearance with updates. She wants to find a party and have some fun. Her friend wasn’t in the mood. She ended up at a Frat Party alone, kissing a boy and bringing him into the bathroom. She was seen passed out drunk on the neighbors lawn outside the Party. Two students who knew her offered to…
 
Join Christina & Mary as they discuss the life of crime and perversion of Frank Delano Floyd (Definitely no relation to Roosevelt) and the conclusion (Not so concluded) cases of Sharon Marshall, Michael Hughes, & Cheryl Commesso. In this episode, the sisters find out the terrible life of a beautiful girl that carried ugly secrets to her grave. Plea…
 
We're off this week, but please enjoy this older episode that we still enjoy discussing. April 15, 1912. Atlantic Ocean. The RMS Titanic sank in the early morning hours in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. Or did she? Join us as we examine the conspiracy theory that the ship that sank that…
 
True Crime Freaks SPECIAL episode! She was living in LA when the Hillside Strangler and the Night Stalker were on Killing Sprees. Listen to hear her story. She tells us what it was like to walk the streets with groups of 4 and 6 at all times She also tells us how she put screws in the window and eventually moved home with her family to feel safe at…
 
It's a merry Mary Episode!!! Mary tells the story of a beautiful, bright girl named "Sharon Marshall" that caught the attention of many people at Forest Park High School in Forrest Park, Georgia. But Sharon's dad was a bit of a creep. That made others wonder if maybe Sharon had a secret? Join the sisters as they dive into part one of one of the biz…
 
On today's episode we tell the story of Ross Ulbricht, the creator and founder of the Silk Road deep website. The site ran from 2011-2013, and it took multiple law enforcement agencies and officers to take down one of the largest illegal drug and weapon exchanges on the internet. In the hunt for the elusive Ross, aka the Dread Pirate Roberts, the l…
 
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