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Going West: True Crime

Going West: True Crime

Daphne Woolsoncroft and Heath Merryman discuss haunting details of different disappearance and murder cases week by week. New episodes released every Tuesday and Friday evening at 3pm PST!

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Maya Millete // 169

In January of 2021, a 39-year-old mother of 3 in Chula Vista, California went missing right before her daughters birthday trip. Between cryptic conversations with spell casters, lying about an alibi, and talks of a ?safe house?, investigators narrowed in on one person in the woman?s life. This is the story of Maya Millete. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10152889/Maya-Milletes-friend-reveals-gave-access-safe-house-disappearance.html https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/timeline-the-disappearance-of-chula-vista-mom-may-maya-millete/2515453/ https://conandaily.com/2021/05/12/larry-millette-works-at-navy-medical-center-san-diego-maya-millette-still-missing/ https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/investigations/missing-maya-millete-larry-arrest-missing-chula-vista-mom-mother-san-diego-timeline-disappearance/509-3d7f183a-ede3-4a67-9554-f135296ca211 https://www.the-sun.com/news/2640160/who-maya-millete-when-go-missing/ https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/investigations/larry-millete-phone-interview-maya-millete/509-1777daa7-1b5c-4d85-acca-a6fcbb37e9cc https://www.foxnews.com/us/maya-millete-disappearance https://nypost.com/2021/04/04/missing-california-woman-issued-ominous-warning-to-family/ https://nypost.com/2021/04/04/missing-california-woman-issued-ominous-warning-to-family/ https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/investigations/evidence-photographs-released-in-larry-millete-gvro-case-gun-violence-restraining-order-missing-chula-vista-mom-child/509-34d9acda-f46f-4c93-a754-29e2e694f3d2 https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/local/walk-through-maya-milletes-house-chula-vista/509-680c9746-260e-436d-87a2-3222d155e358 https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2021/10/19/larry-millete-husband-former-hawaii-woman-arrested-accused-murder/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-26
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Carla Walker // 168

When a young Texas couple was attacked in their car after a high school Valentine?s Day dance, the teenage girl was abducted. And after her body was discovered days later, an investigation into her murder began. But it wasn?t until new DNA technology brought real answers to the case. This is the story of Carla Walker. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/695939315/?terms=Glen%20Samuel%20McCurley&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/633175182/?terms=Carla%20Walker&match=1 https://www.fox4news.com/news/78-year-old-suspect-confesses-in-court-judge-sentences-him-to-life-in-prison-for-carla-walkers-murder https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=65088723&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjY4MzU3NTIxMiwiaWF0IjoxNjQyNTQ3MjcyLCJleHAiOjE2NDI2MzM2NzJ9.KMBAhLol8ag2vhAtcMHGypFRXqqrnpX8MYj13nCNgCw https://www.newspapers.com/image/633175182/?terms=Carla%20Walker&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/683575226/?terms=Glen%20McCurley&match=1 https://internewscast.com/world-news/who-is-carla-jan-walker-wiki-bio-agekiller-stops-murder-trial-investigation-instagram-twitter-quick-facts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-21
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The Anaqua Springs Murders // 167

In January of 2019, a mother and her two daughters were found dead inside their home in San Antonio, Texas. They all appeared to be shot, and an autopsy revealed that a murder-suicide had occurred. But with the local Sheriff putting the mothers autopsy into question, an investigation into what could have really happened began. This is the story of the Anaqua Springs Murders and the deaths of Nichol Olsen, Alexa Montez, and London Bribiescas. This episode is sponsored by: Eaze Click the following link and use our PROMO code for 30% off your order. https://fanlink.to/eazegw PROMO code GOINGWEST Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-19
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Lana Harding // 166

One morning in January of 1974, a young schoolteacher didn?t show up to her rural Montana classroom for the day, and the police were called to investigate. When her body was found in a field nearby, police arrested a new town resident, and it was quickly suspected that he was involved in another murder in a neighboring state. This is the story of Lana Harding, as well as Debra Prety. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/353899034/?terms=lana%20harding&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/353899000/?terms=lana%20harding%20murder&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=8120895&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjI0MzU1OTM1MSwiaWF0IjoxNjQxODM5NTE4LCJleHAiOjE2NDE5MjU5MTh9.R9Oj0n7BasFQA9hDh9VD0nSB8i_T7rgPMH8InJw_odc https://www.newspapers.com/image/240258745/?terms=lana%20harding&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/240137561/?terms=lana%20harding&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/412983234/?terms=lana%20harding&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/240116846/?terms=lana%20harding&match=1 https://law.resource.org/pub/us/case/reporter/F2/801/801.F2d.1519.85-4156.html https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/inside-montanas-death-row-1985/article_15fab538-23cc-5ef4-b505-e18160a9f682.html https://greensboro.com/killer-listened-to-music-as-he-got-lethal-injection/article_d3ffe0bc-6dc8-593c-804c-72c7ddb5e2a8.html https://murderpedia.org/male.M/m1/mckenzie-duncan.htm https://casetext.com/case/state-v-mckenzie-jr Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-15
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Summer Wells // 165

In June of 2021, a 5-year-old girl living in rural Tennessee disappeared one afternoon while allegedly playing with her toys in the basement of her family home. Her parents believe that she was abducted in broad daylight, but after an extensive investigation, no evidence suggested she had been taken. There was, however, suspicion that pointed closer to home. This is the story of Summer Wells.  BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-12
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UPDATE: SOLVED? Ruth Price 911 Call // 162 Part II

Last week, we broke down the ever-haunting Ruth Price 911 Call that has stumped the internet for nearly 20 years. But with new information, this mystery has finally been solved. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-07
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Lauren Smith-Fields // 164

In December of 2021, a 23-year-old woman headed off to meet an older man for a Bumble date, but by nights end, she would be dead. With an unclear cause of death and lack of cooperation from law enforcement, the family is desperate for answers. This is the story of Lauren Smith-Fields. LAUREN'S GOFUNDME Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-07
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Peggy Carr // 163

Towards the end of 1988, a recently blended family in Florida received a threatening letter in the mail, and within a few months, they all became incredibly ill. When 2 doctors concluded that they had been poisoned, an investigation into who was behind it began. Between a murder mystery weekend event, to a killing that was literally inspired by an Agatha Christie detective novel, this story really does play out like a fictional story. But it?s all real. This is the story of Peggy Carr, also known, as the Mensa Murder. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast This episode is sponsored by: Eaze Click the following link and use our PROMO code for 30% off your order. https://fanlink.to/eazegw PROMO code GOINGWEST THE WELL Click the following link and use our PROMO code for 20% off your order. https://fanlink.to/wellgoingwest PROMO code GOINGWEST CASE SOURCES https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/justice-story-article-1.207903 https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-11th-circuit/1606616.html https://www.rounderlife.com/reasonable-doubt-murder-mystery-series-death-row-inmate-george-trepal/ https://www.tampabay.com/archive/1990/04/10/poisoning-suspect-staged-murder-mystery-events/ https://delanirbartlette.medium.com/george-trepal-evil-genius-69896b7c69c5 https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/content/download/345265/file/01-2267_petition.pdf https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-1991-05-12-9105101101-story.html https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/207534160/peggy-jean-carr https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213815606/parearlyn-carr Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2022-01-05
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The Ruth Price 911 Call // 162 // 3 Year Podiversary Episode

In 1988, a woman called 911 to report a strange man outside her house. After a brief moment of silence, she screamed before the phone got disconnected. Ever since the call surfaced on the internet in 2002, it?s been picked apart by internet sleuths, and has left people everywhere wondering: Is the call a hoax? Or is it a 30-year-old murder mystery waiting to be solved? This is the story of the Ruth Price 911 Call. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES ?https://www.familytreenow.com/records/death/price/ruth/area/ca https://libredd.it/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/db65nl/who_was_ruth_and_was_she_real/ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40033379/ruth-m_-price https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45216716/ruth-price https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134754949/ruth-price-tyre https://www.truepeoplesearch.com/details?name=Ruth%20Price&citystatezip=El%20Cajon%2C%20CA&rid=0x2 https://www.redfin.com/CA/San-Diego/3877-35th-St-92104/unit-3879/home/5321131 https://www.ancientfaces.com/person/ruth-m-price-birth-1913-death-1994/88613986#family https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/qp9b7e/the_murder_of_ruth_price_a_lengthy_debunking/ https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/fv1k3z/any_updates_to_the_ruth_price_911_call/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-31
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Valerie Zavala // 161

On New Years Eve, 2002, an inspiring 19-year-old woman celebrated at a friends house party in Fillmore, California before becoming the designated driver for the night. But after taking some partygoers home, she disappeared. When her body was found the following morning in a nearby drainage pipe, the investigation into her murder began. This is the story of Valerie Zavala. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES ?https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28811002/valerie-diane-wilson https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/mercurynews/name/valerie-wilson-obituary?id=14629352 https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2004-aug-03-me-puebla3-story.html https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2004-may-18-me-zavala18-story.html https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/missing87975/unsolved-murder-valerie-zavala-wilson-t3530.html https://www.oocities.org/inmemoryofvalerie/article_070904.html https://www.newspapers.com/image/190278884/ https://www.newspapers.com/image/191070557/?terms=Valerie%20zavala&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/190255579/?terms=Valerie%20zavala&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/190262454/?terms=Valerie%20zavala&match=1 http://santapaulatimes.com/news/archivestory.php/aid/4876/High_School_senior,_18,_charged_in_brutal_slaying_of_Valerie_Zavala_.html https://www.vcdistrictattorney.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/term_report_web_08072012.pdf Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-28
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The Rocky Mountain Murders // 160

In January of 1982, two beautiful young women seemingly vanished in Breckenridge, Colorado during a relentless snow storm. But the next day, one would be found dead, and several months later, the other?s body would turn up as well. As police struggled to find the identity of a cold blooded killer, the investigation would take a number of unexpected turns that would last almost 40 years. This is the story of Bobbi Jo Oberholtzer and Annette Schnee, also know as The Rocky Mountain Murders.  BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-24
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The North Pole Murders // 159

Between 1979 and 1981, a handful of girls and young women disappeared around the jolly small town of North Pole, Alaska, only for their remains to show up later. When their cause of deaths matched up, local State Troopers knew they had a serial killer on their hands. And eventually, they flew out of state to track down the man behind it all. This is the story of Glinda Sodemann, Doris Oehring, Wendy Wilson, Marlene Peters, and Lori King, also known as the North Pole Murders. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/114362966/glinda-sodemann https://robinbarefield76.medium.com/the-north-pole-murders-2df18db4c864 https://www.lelandhale.com/wordpress/murder-alaska-terrible-80s/ https://frankweberauthor.com/blog/its-just-another-manic-bunday https://www.amazon.com/Murder-40-Below-Stories-Alaska/dp/0945397992 https://murderpedia.org/male.B/b/bunday-thomas-richard.htm https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2550860/ https://www.amazon.com/Murder-40-Below-Stories-Alaska/dp/0945397992 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-22
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Julia Ashe // 158

In December of 1989, a 22-year-old woman was doing some Christmas shopping in Connecticut when a ?good samaritan? helped change her flat tire, and then she went missing. On Christmas Day, her body was found in an icy pond, and her death was ruled a homicide. This is the story of Julia Ashe. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://caselaw.findlaw.com/ct-supreme-court/1131986.html https://www.casemine.com/judgement/us/5914bfa9add7b049347af46d https://murderpedia.org/male.C/c/cobb-sedrick.htm https://www.newspapers.com/search/#query=Julia+ashe&p_province=us-ct&dr_year=1989-2021 https://www.newspapers.com/image/242403967/?terms=Julia%20ashe&match=1 https://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/15/nyregion/retrial-hearing-under-way-for-man-sentenced-to-death.html https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/147320828/julia-m_-ashe https://reallifevillains.miraheze.org/wiki/Sedrick_Cobb Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-18
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Betsy Aardsma // 157

In November of 1969, a 22-year-old Penn State student studying English had been in the basement of the campus library when she was attacked. One single stab wound penetrating her heart was discovered, but somehow, amongst all commotion of the crime scene, the killer was able to escape. This is the story of Betsy Aardsma. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-15
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Samira Watkins // 156

In October of 2009, a 25-year-old Florida woman was reported missing when she failed to show up for work the morning after an important conversation. But when her body washed up in a duffel bag at a local bayou days later, the investigation into her murder began. From an eerily accurate psychic reading to a web of suspects and lies, tensions ran high during the search for this woman?s killer. This is the story of Samira Watkins. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.cbsnews.com/news/zach-littleton-convicted-killer-of-pregnant-florida-mother-i-did-not-kill-samira-watkins/ https://www.monstersandcritics.com/tv/true-crime/murder-of-samira-watkins-by-navy-boyfriend-zachary-littleton-examined-on-48-hours-on-id-ncis/ https://www.viacomcbspressexpress.com/cbs-news-and-stations/releases/view?id=53008 https://www.victoriaadvocate.com/man-gets-life-for-killing-pregnant-mistress/article_310b8bb3-553c-5c97-a2ad-a700041a4f8f.html https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/fl-samira-watkins-25-pensacola-29-oct-2009.91085/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yIb1BgZEEc Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-11
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Sydney Loofe // 155

In November of 2017, a 24-year-old Nebraska woman matched with another woman on Tinder, and the pair hit it off. But after a second date, she disappeared without a trace. Massive searches took place, but it wasn?t until a friend of the missing woman catfished a suspect on Tinder for information that the details started to come to light. Between witchcraft sex cults, a spree of crimes that weaved through multiple states, and an unlikely relationship, this case truly is as bizarre as it is tragic. This is the story of Sydney Loofe. YOUTUBE VIDEO OF AUBREY AND BAILEY https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=S7mELOc57Qg&feature=emb_title BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-07
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Cara Knott // 154

In December of 1986, a 20-year-old women left her boyfriends house and headed home to be with family after the holiday, but she never arrived. After her family searched for her all night, her car was found in a secluded area off the I-15 freeway. And with the discovery of her body, an incredibly rare and specific fiber was found on her sweatshirt that lead police to one particular suspect. This is the story of Cara Knott. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15891113/cara-evelyn-knott https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19540111/john-samuel-knott https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/25-years-after-cara-knotts-murder/1914534/ https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Cara_Knott https://loriajohnston.medium.com/the-murder-of-cara-knott-at-the-hands-of-a-chp-officer-6a382867996b https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.42a9f7a2-8963-aa9a-d930-3f3cf0c2c2ac?ref=imdb_web&autoplay=1&ref_=imdbref_tt_wbr_fdv&tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_fdv-20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-12-03
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Jason Landry // 153

In December of 2020, a 21-year-old man headed home from college for the holiday's to see his parents in Texas. During his drive over, he was involved in a single-car accident, and the bizarre clues left behind turned his disappearance into a real mystery. This is the story of Jason Landry. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast ? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-30
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Janet March // 152

In August of 1996, a 33-year-old artist and aspiring children?s book illustrator from Nashville vanished after allegedly heading off on a quick vacation. But as this supposed ?getaway story? unraveled and law enforcement found her vehicle with all of her most important belongings, they started to look at her inner circle on suspicions that she was murdered. This is the story of Janet Levine March. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://books.google.com/books?id=bA65yWDZrPEC&pg=PA11&lpg=PA11&dq=janet+levine+high+school+nashville&source=bl&ots=ExYxbILAm7&sig=ACfU3U1jICsKdZtG0xxrQFOdHo1faBNOAQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiLjIeeo6L0AhWjLTQIHY9yAPsQ6AF6BAgvEAM#v=onepage&q=janet%20levine%20high%20school%20nashville&f=false https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Janet_March https://www.nashvillescene.com/news/a-good-thing-gone-bad/article_9524cd0e-a771-5c13-a508-6890b8c34959.html https://charleyproject.org/case/janet-gail-levine-march https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15202467/janet-gail-march https://caselaw.findlaw.com/tn-court-of-appeals/1450244.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-27
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Lauren Cho // 151

In June of 2021, a New Jersey native settled into her Airbnb chef job outside of Joshua Tree, California after traveling cross-country with her boyfriend. But one hot afternoon, she supposedly walked away and seemingly vanished. Months later, her remains were found nearby, and it left a slew of questions. This is the story of Lauren Cho. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.gofundme.com/f/in-memory-of-lauren-cho?sharetype=teams&member=14914413&pc=fb_co_campmgmt_w&rcid=r01-163555467478-0ca9ce58613c4171&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_lico%2Bshare-sheet&fbclid=IwAR3zJ0M3JiGOMgpOZg4SteBYcnA4K3oVVpSJtRJe4trWLtL7_TAbnBNRA1E https://www.latestcelebarticles.com/lauren-cho/ https://www.airbnb.co.nz/users/show/1707280 https://nypost.com/2021/10/28/remains-in-california-desert-ided-as-lauren-cho-from-nj/ https://www.wmur.com/article/lauren-cho-missing-vanished-from-california-desert-home/37859821# https://hidesertstar.com/news/179276/what-happened-to-lauren-cho/ https://www.thebharatexpressnews.com/remains-found-in-california-desert-identified-as-missing-woman-lauren-cho/ https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwjqj7_CvaD0AhWVKn0KHUh9BX8QFnoECAIQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fheavy.com%2Fnews%2Flauren-cho-missing%2F&usg=AOvVaw0u1zAo_X99qSSzPlvk9sUo https://www.google.com/maps/dir/8600+Benmar+Trail,+Yucca+Valley,+CA+92284/Bombay+Beach,+CA+92257/@33.4489949,-116.0221676,10z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x80db26460c6b39ef:0x7398d4f9724067a5!2m2!1d-116.4801519!2d34.0956829!1m5!1m1!1s0x80da096a8a2a2f31:0xf3bcadf15c810817!2m2!1d-115.7297152!2d33.3508667!3e0 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/lauren-cho-missing-disappearance-california-b1925806.html https://camas.github.io/reddit-search/#{%22author%22:%22okayrj%22,%22resultSize%22:100} https://www.facebook.com/findlaurencho/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-24
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Murder in Marblehead // 150

In November of 1950, a coastal Massachusetts schoolteacher was found murdered while a treacherous nor?easter hit this small town. In one of the biggest mysteries of Essex County, a minsters daughter?s life and secrets are picked apart in hopes of finding her vicious killer. This is the story of Beryl Atherton, also known as the Murder in Marblehead. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/433573691/?terms=beryl%20atherton&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/442997294/?terms=beryl%20atherton&match=2 https://www.newspapers.com/image/442997216/?terms=beryl%20atherton&match=1 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141244236/beryl-marguerite-atherton https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89857737/daisy-frances-atherton https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89857724/warren-lester-atherton https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/egd5e5/brutal_slaying_of_marblehead_school_teacher/ https://archive.boston.com/news/local/articles/2005/10/30/1950_slaying_case_still_gripping/ https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/ma-beryl-atherton-47-marblehead-27-nov-1950.103841/ https://newengland.com/today/living/new-england-history/murder-marblehead/ https://www.newspapers.com/image/433573499/?terms=beryl%20atherton&match=1 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-20
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Ashley Young // 149

In November of 2018, an inspiring 31-year-old woman headed to a Grand Rapids pub with an old friend, and she was never seen again. What followed was a neighbors horrific discovery in a shared basement, a retired police sergeant?s attempted cover up for his son, and an utterly shocking display of evidence in a Michigan apartment. This is the story of Ashley Young. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES ?https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206198550/ashley-regina_marie-young https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/foul-smell-trail-blood-led-20923712 https://www.mlive.com/news/g66l-2019/01/e8f978c3465597/allegations-of-murder-mutilation-and-coverup-timeline-in-ashley-youngs-slaying.html https://www.wzzm13.com/article/news/crime/ashley-young-mother-memories/69-624b1dcb-1a09-4596-95de-b91f01460224 https://heavy.com/news/2018/12/jared-chance/ https://filmdaily.co/obsessions/true-crime/ashley-young/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIQwSdFVUMo https://mdocweb.state.mi.us/otis2/otis2profile.aspx?mdocNumber=756132 https://www.woodtv.com/news/grand-rapids/day-2-of-testimony-in-grand-rapids-murder-dismemberment-trial/ https://www.woodtv.com/news/grand-rapids/day-2-of-testimony-in-grand-rapids-murder-dismemberment-trial/ https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2019/01/mutilation-suspect-said-he-could-murder-someone-and-get-away-with-it-police-say.html https://ewscripps.brightspotcdn.com/20/88/a5fb72514230bf8c5dfa1c37bf1a/appeals-court-jared-chance-ruling-1.pdf https://mdocweb.state.mi.us/otis2/otis2profile.aspx?mdocNumber=756132 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-17
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Tommy Burkett // 148

In late November of 1991, a college student from Virginia was visiting home for Thanksgiving when he decided to meet with some old friends for a night out. The next day, his parents returned home to find their son dead. At first glance his death appeared to be a suicide and police labeled it open and shut. But then, more details started to emerge, like a car chase through a neighborhood, unreported injuries, and more, turning this case into an Unsolved Mystery. This is the story of Tommy Burkett. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-13
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Jodi Parrack // 147

In November of 2007, a young Michigan girl was headed home on her bike after visiting with a friend, but she never returned. Once her body was found in a nearby cemetery, suspicions heavily weighed on a local man who suggested the family look there in the first place. But after years of searching for a killer, answers finally came when another girl had been kidnapped. This is the story of Jodi Parrack. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES http://grrealist.blogspot.com/2015/09/man-charged-with-murder-in-killing-of.html https://cw7michigan.com/news/local/attack-on-another-girl-helps-solve-jodi-parrack-case-05-18-2016 https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/11/14/michigan-man-salvage-image-prison/107667606/ https://www.sturgisjournal.com/story/news/local/2020/09/03/rsquosave-our-childrenrsquo-jodi-parrackrsquos-life-remembered-at-birthday-observance/114414672/ https://people.com/crime/murdered-11-year-olds-mom-to-family-friend-what-do-you-know/ http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/2007/11/jodi-parrack-murder-investigation.html https://www.fox17online.com/2014/04/21/full-report-dna-ties-former-constantine-officer-to-11-year-olds-body/ https://www.sturgisjournal.com/article/20140520/NEWS/140518898 https://www.mlive.com/kzgazette/2007/11/jodis_mom_murder_a_nightmare.html https://wsbt.com/news/local/constantine-reacts-to-news-of-guilty-plea-in-jodi-parracks-2007-murder https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/chilling-recording-shows-killer-calmly-7145245 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-10
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Julie Jensen // 146

In December of 1998, a 40-year-old wife and mother from Wisconsin became violently ill, and after 3 days of being sick, she sadly passed away. But was there more at play here? Between multiple marital affairs, harassing photos, and a letter from beyond the grave, this case is shocking at every turn. This is the story of Julie Jensen. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-05
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Homicide at Midtown Marriott // 145

Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women! In October of 2019, an SD Card was found on an Anchorage, Alaska street that contained videos and images of a man murdering an indigenous woman in a hotel room. As more evidence was quickly uncovered, a South African Youtuber was questioned in connection to the crimes? This is the story of Kathleen Jo Henry and Veronica Abouchuk. Also known as Homicide at Midtown Marriott. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://people.com/crime/alaska-man-charged-with-murder-after-memory-card-found-in-street-allegedly-shows-him-killing-woman/ https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/ak-kathleen-henry-30-video-of-murder-victim-found-anchorage-9-oct-2019-arrest.479074/page-19 https://alaska-native-news.com/brian-smith-indicted-in-second-murder-of-alaska-native-woman/45251/ https://www.screengeek.net/2019/10/21/brian-smith-alaska-murders/ https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record/2019/10/31/senate-section/article/S6358-6 https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/ak-kathleen-henry-30-video-of-murder-victim-found-anchorage-9-oct-2019-arrest.479074/page-22 https://local.nixle.com/alert/7576428/ https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/content/news/Man-charged-with-murder-after-SD-card-found-in-street-showing-video-562639431.html https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/memory-card-found-on-street-depicting-woman-s-killing-man-arrested-20191010-p52zgn.html https://pix11.com/news/man-indicted-for-murder-after-a-memory-card-with-graphic-videos-of-him-allegedly-killing-a-woman-was-found/ https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/crime-courts/2019/10/09/apd-arrest-made-in-homicide-captured-in-videos-involving-woman-found-along-seward-highway/ https://pmnewsnigeria.com/2019/10/12/south-african-steven-smith-charged-with-murder-in-alaska/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-11-03
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Miranda Fenner // 144

In 1998, an 18-year-old working her normal night shift at a Montana movie rental store was murdered by an unknown assailant who escaped into the darkness. After years without answers, this killer went on to commit more crimes across various regions and states before finally being brought to justice. This is the story of Miranda Fenner. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/413877845/?terms=newspaper%20carrier%20attack&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/587820017/?terms=miranda%20fenner&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com https://www.kulr8.com/news/zachary-oneill-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-for-cold-murder-case/article_64fbc9dc-c5f7-11e9-9534-3f714e5e8cbf.html https://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20130422/news/130429952 https://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20140123/news/140129857 https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/dna-evidence-leads-to-charges-in-billings-cold-case-rape/article_977addf5-f8e0-53ba-bbe2-660c5d9f9448.html https://billingsgazette.com/1-two-yellowstone-county-cold-cases-solved/article_1bde51cd-06e6-5a8f-865e-30a7ee831b91.html https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/despite-confession-police-couldn-t-swoop-in-and-arrest-fenner/article_750b3a3f-3bbe-54e0-896d-2d0b47855241.html https://www.newspapers.com/image/587820131 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-10-27
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Peggy Hettrick // 143

In 1987, a 37-year-old woman headed out to a Fort Collins, Colorado bar and was never seen alive again. When her body was found in a field by a bicyclist, the investigation into her murder began, starting with the neighbors. This case is full of suspicious characters and has a crime scene that will take you back to The Black Dahlia murder. This is the story of Peggy Hettrick. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://weatherspark.com/h/d/145655/1987/2/10/Historical-Weather-on-Tuesday-February-10-1987-at-Fort-Collins-Loveland-Municipal-Airport-Colorado-United-States#Figures-Temperature http://freetimmastersbecause.blogspot.com/2007/12/peggy-hettrick-murder-victim.html https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/96834225/peggy-lee-hettrick https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/96835249/norma-emerson-hettrick https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/c1j5ga/peggy_hettrick_37_of_fort_collins_co_a_cold_case/ https://www.5280.com/2011/12/presumed-guilty/ https://www.denverpost.com/2007/07/13/sketchy-evidence-raises-doubt/ https://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2017/02/08/peggy-hettrick-murder-cold-case-fort-collins/97378070/ https://www.greeleytribune.com/2011/05/11/the-two-lives-of-dr-richard-hammond/ https://www.denverpost.com/2010/09/19/new-dna-evidence-found-in-hettrick-case/ https://docshare.tips/0-tim-masters-combo_574845deb6d87f860f8b4826.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-10-20
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Miya Marcano // 142

In September 2021, a 19-year-old woman headed to her apartment in Orlando, Florida after work to prepare for an evening flight to her parents house, but she never boarded the plane. Her concerned family drove to her apartment to check on her, only to find a disturbance in her bedroom. A prime suspect was quickly identified, but when he was found dead 2 days later, the search for this young women intensified. This is the story of Miya Marcano. MIYA MARCANO FOUNDATION https://miyamarcanofdn.com BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.wesh.com/article/miya-marcano-missing-latest/37772385 https://www.local10.com/news/local/2021/10/06/bma/ https://www.wesh.com/article/womens-fall-jackets-coats/37909073 https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/miya-marcano-murder-suspect-attack-b1932157.html https://todayuknews.com/travel/miya-marcanos-family-thank-supporters-as-they-await-autopsy-results/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-10-13
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The Opera House Murder // 141

In 1980, a 31-year-old violinist performed the first act of a ballet at the Metropolitan Opera House before disappearing during intermission. When the show came to a close and all that was left of her was her instrument, police scoured the dark and seemingly never-ending theater until she was found murdered. Between suspicious stage hands, a ballerina undergoing hypnosis for investigators, and newspaper headlines that read ?The Real Life Phantom of the Opera?, this baffling murder mystery shocked New York City to its core. This is the story of Helen Hagnes, also known as The Opera House Murder. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/114285078/?terms=Helen%20hagnes%20canada&match=1 https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1980/07/26/death-of-a-violinist/4b994824-5132-4700-8b51-0dc40151664e/ https://www.thestrad.com/playing-and-teaching/remembering-helen-hagnes-after-40-years/10938.article https://www.geni.com/people/Helen-Karin-Mintiks/6000000031016587092 https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1981/6/15/true-confessions https://murderpedia.org/male.C/c/crimmins-craig.htm https://www.facebook.com/PLMCentrs/photos/janis-mintiks-sculptures-prints-and-installations-on-view-at-the-global-center-f/2383988201885454/ https://www.abbynews.com/obituaries/mauritz-hagnes/ https://casetext.com/case/mintiks-v-metropolitan-opera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-10-05
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Gabby Petito Part 4 // Gabby's Remains & The Search For Brian

The latest updates on the tragic story of Gabby Petito FBI CONFERENCE DISCUSSING GABBY'S BODY BEING FOUND https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=fbi+gabby+petito+conference+body YOUTUBE VIDEO OF GABBY'S VAN in WYOMING https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBp3aNAGuFM Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-10-02
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Daniel Robinson // 140

On the morning of June 23, 2021, a 24-year-old Geologist living in Arizona headed out to a job site for work, before suddenly leaving 15 minutes later and not being heard from again. One month later, his car was found in a desert ravine, alongside the clothes he was wearing the day he disappeared and other personal items. When the young man?s family and a private investigator begin looking into the cars internal accident reports, some incredibly suspicious details came to light. This is the tragic and very current story of Daniel Robinson. DANIEL GOFUNDME https://www.gofundme.com/f/sebxxc-help-find-daniel DANIEL PETITION https://www.change.org/p/buckeye-arizona-police-department-justice-for-daniel-robinson BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.wltx.com/article/news/local/i-have-to-find-my-son-david-robinson-is-asking-the-public-for-help-after-his-son-disappeared-two-weeks-ago-in-buckeye/75-aa23475c-cd56-4784-9f3d-8284b3504561 https://news.yahoo.com/missing-geologist-acting-erratically-disappearance-220037291.html https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/arizona/foul-play-not-suspected-with-missing-daniel-robinson-after-his-jeep-was-found-ravine-buckeye/75-683a3206-319f-4f4b-ab56-ca0575839094 https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/southwest-valley-breaking/2021/09/17/police-confirm-human-remains-found-not-missing-buckeye-man/8374931002/ https://www.yahoo.com/now/father-hires-private-investigator-missing-171546330.html https://www.wistv.com/2021/07/14/sc-father-raising-money-search-arizona-desert-his-missing-24-year-old-son/ https://twitter.com/PleaseHelpFind4/status/1425009646335528965?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1425009646335528965%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newsweek.com%2Fdaniel-robinson-geologist-missing-arizona-desert-1631926 https://pleasehelpfinddaniel.com https://twitter.com/BuckeyeAZPD/status/1417950816338546688?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1417950816338546688%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.buzzfeed.com%2Falexalisitza%2Feverything-we-know-lauren-cho-daniel-robinson https://twitter.com/BuckeyeAZPD/status/1438703650587623425?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1438703650587623425%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.buzzfeed.com%2Falexalisitza%2Feverything-we-know-lauren-cho-daniel-robinson https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexalisitza/everything-we-know-lauren-cho-daniel-robinson https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/families-missing-black-men-plead-more-resources-accountability-police-n1279908 https://www.newsweek.com/daniel-robinson-geologist-missing-arizona-desert-1631926 https://news.yahoo.com/daniel-robinson-everything-know-geologist-182734106.html?guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAALefHqxVje14VHADuthCbbq1HTYCSEG35AmLExiQoMaFnywkhbXTQtPXPb_JsAR6Hd1GbybHrTN_yMEBg1hRpNnXA3VERQmBZtS4iskoPDlO5Ko9nduJftHSJNcBLEwVRWoRe0bgindaBWg98xR8YAqPJLiEdLsItI5a0nJlA6IT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-28
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Christa Worthington // 139

In 2002, a fashion writer and mom living in the small Cape Cod town of Truro, Massachusetts was found murdered in her home. After an intense search across the area that lasted years, police finally found a DNA match. But was the investigation mishandled? And did it cause them the arrest the wrong person? This is the story of Christa Worthington.  BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.bestplaces.net/people/city/massachusetts/truro https://heavy.com/news/2017/11/chris-mccowen-christa-worthington-trial-arrest-podcast/ https://www.capecodtimes.com/article/20030105/news01/301059950 https://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/mccowen-christopher.htm https://abcnews.go.com/US/murder-case-fashion-writer-christa-worthington/story?id=50595995 https://www.capecodtimes.com/photogallery/cc/20171128/photogallery/112809998/PH/1 http://archive.boston.com/news/specials/worthington/ https://abcnews.go.com/US/killing-cape-murder-christa-worthington-episode/story?id=51146582 https://caselaw.findlaw.com/ma-supreme-judicial-court/1547834.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-22
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Gabby Petito Part 3 // Brian Is On The Run!

Up-to-date account of news regarding Gabby Petito's case and Brian's flee. More to come Gabby Go Fund Me: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-us-find-gabby Body Cam Footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCGsW41aQEw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-18
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Gabby Petito Part 2 // Statements, Dispute, and Theories

In this episode, we discuss ALL up-to-date information on Gabby Petito's ongoing case and also discuss the Moab Murders that occurred just before Gabby's disappearance in the same area she was last seen in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-15
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Gabby Petito // 138 (Part 1)

In July of 2021, a 22-year-old woman set off in a van with her fiancé to explore to United States. But after just 2 months on the road, he returned to Florida without her, got a lawyer, and refused to speak to her family or police about where her whereabouts. Join us as we dig through all the available details in hopes of finding out where this incredible young woman is. This is the story of Gabby Petito. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9984283/Van-lifer-22-disappears-cross-country-trip-Yellowstone-fianc-e.html https://www.sportskeeda.com/pop-culture/what-happened-gabby-petito-gofundme-page-find-missing-22-year-old-went-cross-country-trip-boyfriend-brian-laundrie-raises-6-000 https://scallywagandvagabond.com/2021/09/gabby-petito-missing-nomadic-statik-youtube-not-found-road-trip/ https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/new-york-woman-22-who-was-traveling-across-country-boyfriend-n1279040 https://nypost.com/2021/09/13/nyc-woman-gabby-petito-missing-after-cross-country-trip-with-boyfriend/ https://www.the-sun.com/news/3653133/who-is-gabby-petitos-fiance-brian-laundrie/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PStpXFEfIs https://www.instagram.com/gabspetito/ https://www.instagram.com/bizarre_design_/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-14
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Murder at Otter Cliff // 137

In August of 1987, a 26-year-old New England woman responded to a personal ad in the local Dexter, Maine newspaper that would unknowingly lead to her demise just months later. In a story that has been described as something only Alfred Hitchcock could have written, two people were murdered and one person almost got away with it. This is the story of Kathy Frost, as well as Leslee Reynolds. Also known, as the Murder at Otter Cliff. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125398616/kathy-lynn-larson https://bangordailynews.com/2011/04/15/news/from-the-bdn-archives-bones-found-in-montana-may-have-link-to-87-maine-murder/ https://law.justia.com/cases/maine/supreme-court/1990/577-a-2d-767-0.html https://apnews.com/article/a2756cc24304e0ad9e9d864fa4a2b2c9 https://www.newspapers.com/clip/68667197/relationship-began-romantically-ended/ ttps://www.newspapers.com/image/663722730/?terms=construction%20worker&match=1 https://www.newspapers.com/image/663894904/?terms=Kathy%20larson%20cliff&match=1 ?https://www.newspapers.com/image/663898059/?terms=Kathy%20larson%20classified&match=1 http://www.corrections.com/articles/7263-inmate-leaps-to-his-death-at-maine-state-prison Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-08
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Matthew Hoffman // 136

In 2010, a 30-year-old man turned criminal in Ohio set off on a sinister path of destruction. After hiding in a tree while he stalked a local family of 3, he went on a murderous rampage and held one of them hostage. From revealing surveillance footage, a hollow tree hiding spot, and a house full of leaves, this case proves to be one of the strangest we?ve covered. This is the story of Matthew Hoffman. And it?s also the story of Tina Herrmann, Stephanie Sprang, and Kody and Sarah Maynard. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.dispatch.com/article/20101121/news/311219718 https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/hoffman-matthew.htm https://www.dispatch.com/article/20110209/NEWS/302099677 https://www.toledoblade.com/State/2010/11/21/Central-Ohio-murder-suspect-known-as-loner-who-took-risks.html https://www.10tv.com/article/news/knox-county-killer-i-did-not-know-single-one-them/530-bce26d0a-7feb-48d0-82c5-40901a730740 https://criminalminds.fandom.com/wiki/Matthew_Hoffman https://www.cantonrep.com/article/20110222/NEWS/302229924 https://scarestreet.com/matthew-hoffman/ https://nypost.com/2010/11/20/slain-ohio-family-were-stabbed-to-death/ https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/oh-matthew-hoffman-victims-found-in-a-tree-apple-valley-media-links.119851/ https://www.dispatch.com/article/20101112/NEWS/311129654 https://www.dispatch.com/article/20101119/NEWS/311199718 https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sdut-4-missing-from-ohio-home-truck-found-near-college-2010nov12-story.html?_amp=true https://www.10tv.com/article/news/sheriff-3-missing-people-could-be-dead/530-ea47f1d3-3cca-484d-a31f-8626daff0a71 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-09-01
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The Honolulu Strangler // 135

In the spring of 1985, a young woman was murdered after going out in Honolulu, Hawaii, and at least 4 other vicious killings followed. As a massive task force was assembled and residents of O?ahu feared for their lives, police worked hard to find the states very first serial killer. This is the story of the Honolulu Strangler. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=26002090&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjI1ODkzODMwMSwiaWF0IjoxNjI5NDcwMjU0LCJleHAiOjE2Mjk1NTY2NTR9.dI_rm29pp7SOLXW2aeHSNaIP1WiWvs4UHkVZEkrkaUw https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=16190673&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjI3MjIxMDk4OCwiaWF0IjoxNjI5Mzk5OTkwLCJleHAiOjE2Mjk0ODYzOTB9.5eb8jXxIJW8yYFLpDKvpIJfxH1qa-Xe5vMgwZHQInMg https://www.honolulupd.org/cold-case/terry-l-shimizu/ https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/hawaii/honolulu-strangler-mystery-hi/ https://sites.psu.edu/gillianpassionblog/2021/04/01/hawaii-the-honolulu-strangler/ https://serialdispatches.com/list-of-serial-killers-h/the-honolulu-strangler/ https://www.reddit.com/r/ZodiacKiller/comments/mqcxno/zodiac_suspect_howard_andrew_gay/ https://crimesoftheday.wordpress.com/2021/02/16/howard-gay/ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/207744442/howard-andrew-gay Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-08-25
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Alexis Murphy // 134

In August of 2013, a 17-year-old girl in Virginia headed out to collect hair supplies for her upcoming senior picture day. But when she didn?t return home that night, her family feared for the worst. After tracking her cell phone to a nearby location and finding surveillance footage of her speaking to a strange man at a nearby gas station, police began looking into a man who was connected to another local girl?s disappearance. This is the story of Alexis Murphy. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/dailyprogress/name/alexis-murphy-obituary?pid=197892147 https://popculturecrime.medium.com/the-abduction-murder-of-alexis-tiara-murphy-66a69b601c57 http://www.readthehook.com/108360/living-shadow-samantha-clarkes-family-mourns-suspect-claims-police-harassment https://charleyproject.org/case/samantha-ann-clarke https://www.truecasefiles.com/2019/06/the-disappearance-of-samantha-clarke.html https://truecrimedaily.com/2017/02/10/alexis-murphy-remains-missing-as-her-convicted-killer-appeals-for-deal/ https://roanoke.com/news/lawyers-in-alexis-murphy-case-wanted-justice-served-quickly/article_5c94a4fe-da42-11e3-8c59-001a4bcf6878.html https://www.wtvr.com/2014/10/23/the-5-things-people-get-wrong-about-alexis-murphy-and-jesse-matthew/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-08-18
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Marissa Mathy-Zvaifler // 133

In 2003, a 16-year-old girl attended a concert in Albuquerque with her best friends expecting to have a fantastic night with their favorite artist. But after looking for help from a foot injury during the show, she seemingly vanished out of thin air. Days later, a devastating phone call came in to police with a horrifying explanation. This is the story of Marissa Mathy-Zvaifler. EDUCATING MARISSA documentary: https://vimeo.com/242484018 BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES http://www.marissamission.org/marissa.html https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2003-07-21-0307210192-story.html https://www.newspapers.com/image/?clipping_id=33597530&fcfToken=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJmcmVlLXZpZXctaWQiOjQzNjI3NDQwNywiaWF0IjoxNjI4NTI0OTIzLCJleHAiOjE2Mjg2MTEzMjN9.fyiXC-w_Cs984eyAOWqeyP9rqDhpl7j1Vvp4tcye3yQ https://www.abqjournal.com/news/metro/159720metro04-02-04.htm http://nebula.wsimg.com/6cad56d8cdf13d1c512645aea048c935?AccessKeyId=938DFD4E67AB2C866E2E&disposition=0&alloworigin=1 https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2003/jul/21/20030721-103617-8505r/ https://nebula.wsimg.com/ac56fcae4eb72e00e2f05451adbc7e0b?AccessKeyId=34EA617B65053FA59E26&disposition=0&alloworigin=1 https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/stories/2003/11/10/story8.html https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/missing87975/child-homicide-marissa-mathy-zvaifler-t2612-s30.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-08-11
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Jean Ellroy // 132

In 1958, a 43-year-old woman was found murdered in Los Angeles the morning after being seen at a drive-in with an unknown man. Many years later, her son became a true crime novelist and started investigating his own mothers case to see if he could find out what really happened to the woman who was taken from his life when he was only 10 years old. This is the story of Jean Ellroy. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES ?https://www.irishtimes.com/news/who-killed-jean-ellroy-1.104505 https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1995-08-30-ls-40260-story.html https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20398937/geneva-odelia-ellroy https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3705804/armando-lee-ellroy https://venetianvase.co.uk/2020/03/15/the-mystery-of-jean-hillikers-first-marriage-solved/ https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/9781137490834_4 https://venetianvase.co.uk/2012/02/25/lee-earle-ellroy-the-early-life-of-james-ellroy/ https://www.lipstickalley.com/threads/the-geneva-jean-ellroy-murder-james-ellroys-mother.4356997/ https://unsolved.com/gallery/jean-ellroy/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1995/05/23/murder-close-to-the-heart/255762b4-9611-4276-8e8b-159c1b133090/ https://venetianvase.co.uk/2019/08/16/zasu-pitts-and-jean-ellroy-kindred-spirits/ http://tomahfamilies.com/Tomah%20Family%20Trees/Woodard,%20Daniel/b22087.html Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-08-04
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The Tampa Bay Murders // 131

In the late spring of 1989, a woman and her two daughters left their farm in Ohio for a girls trip down in Florida that was supposed to be filled with laughter and adventure. But when 3 bodies turned up in the Tampa Bay a couple weeks after they left, their family feared for the worst. Investigators fought hard to figure out what had happened to this poor family, and who the monster behind it was. And eventually, they received an important tip about a suspicious neighbor? This is the story of Joan, Michelle, and Christie Rogers. Also known as the Tampa Bay Murders and the Rogers Family Murders. PATREON BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Joan,_Michelle,_and_Christe_Rogers https://projects.tampabay.com/projects/classics/angels-and-demons/chapter-2-haunted/ https://www.tampabay.com/narratives/2019/06/05/from-2011-theres-never-going-to-be-justice-hal-rogers-watches-his-familys-killer-meet-his-fate/ https://www.newspapers.com/image/322478418 http://www.clarkprosecutor.org/html/death/US/chandler1275.htm https://forensictales.com/the-rogers-family-murders/ https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-1993-09-26-9309221029-story.html https://www.talkmurderwithme.com/blog/2020/11/27/oba-chandler-rogers-family https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14143204/michelle-lee-rogers https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14143195/joan-mae-rogers https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14143213/christe-eugenia-rogers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-07-28
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Allyson Watterson // 130

In 2019, a 20-year-old woman was out in a remote area with her recent ex-boyfriend when she suddenly disappeared. After he returned home to his parents house the following morning bloodied and dirty, his family began an extensive search for the young woman without informing her family. After reporting her missing, they finally notified her mom of the days events, and a massive search followed that same week. When her remains were finally uncovered, they brought more questions than answers to the investigation. This is the story of Allyson Watterson. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES Much of the information from this episode came from personal conversations between Going West and Allyson's Family. All other sources are below. https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/missing/timeline-disappearance-search-allyson-watterson/283-2f1b73cc-6f09-4dbd-97ce-0baec99b1e5d https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/mother-refuses-give-search-daughter-allyson-watterson-who-disappeared-when-n1111556 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCsndbjHg8c https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2019/12/no-evidence-allyson-watterson-was-hiking-in-north-plains-deputies-now-say.html https://www.kptv.com/news/investigation-into-allyson-wattersons-death-remains-ongoing/article_a8e0936e-4943-11eb-b2e3-178b628c229a.html https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213155512/allyson-joy-watterson https://www.koin.com/video/wcso-body-believed-to-be-allyson-watterson-found-in-north-plains/5611128/ ?https://www.washingtoncountyda.org/news/benjamin-hunter-garland-sentenced-three-years-prison-multiple-charges Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-07-21
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Angie Dodge // 129

In 1996, an 18-year-old woman had finally moved into her first apartment in Idaho Falls, Idaho when something tragic happened inside. After she failed to show up to work the following morning, her co-workers went to her home and discovered her murdered. The 23-year investigation that unfolded would be a complex and grueling fight for justice full of false suspects, an intense DNA search that crossed the country, and a web of deceit. This is the story of Angie Dodge. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/postregister/name/angie-dodge-obituary?pid=137516177 https://www.eastidahonews.com/2019/07/the-angie-dodge-case-from-1996-until-today-whats-happened-why-and-whats-next/ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14272064/jack-roger-dodge https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7645270/angie-raye-dodge https://www.angiedodge.com/tribute/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/angie-dodge-murder-how-a-discarded-cigarette-led-to-an-arrest-in-idaho-falls-teens-cold-case/ https://innocenceproject.org/cases/christopher-tapp/ https://www.idahopress.com/news/local/brian-dripps-sentenced-to-life-for-angie-dodge-murder/article_bfb0a7cf-3ea3-5b0a-99a4-0fd5068e7fe6.html https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3317506/ https://innocenceproject.org/christopher-tapp-exoneration/ https://www.eastidahonews.com/2021/06/after-25-years-brian-dripps-goes-to-prison-for-rape-and-death-of-angie-dodge/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-07-14
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The Spreckels Mansion Mystery // 128

In 2011, a young woman died mysteriously in her boyfriend's Coronado, California home. Due to the nature of her death, it was ruled a suicide. But with the persistence of her family, a civil trial began and the finger was pointed at someone in her inner circle. This is the story of Rebecca Zahau, and a case that's also known as the Spreckels Mansion Mystery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-07-07
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Anastasia King // 127

In 1997, a beautiful 18-year-old woman from Kyrgyzstan joined a matchmaking service to meet an American man. Shortly after that, a man almost twice her age inquired and promised her a perfect life in the US. But after financial distress, abuse, and manipulation occurred, the young woman disappeared. Then, someone came forward claiming to know exactly what happened. This is the story of Anastasia Solovieva King. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://victimsupportservices.org/memorial/anastasia-king/ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78005918/anastasia-king https://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Indle-King-found-guilty-of-killing-mail-order-1081224.php https://web.kitsapsun.com/archive/2002/04-01/0050_anastasia_king__the_hopeful_life_.html https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2002-apr-07-mn-36626-story.html https://archive.seattletimes.com/archive/?date=20020222&slug=timeline22m Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-06-30
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Kristen Modafferi // 126

In 1997, a newly 18-year-old woman headed to San Francisco for the summer to attend UC Berkeley for a Photography course. But after work one afternoon, she seemingly vanished out of thin air. Weeks later, an anonymous call came into a local news station from a man claiming to know exactly what happened to her. Between a suspicious newspaper personal ad, potential ties to a well-known serial killer, and new bewildering DNA evidence, this case is loaded with incredibly conflicting suspicions. This is the story of Kristen Modafferi. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3004677/Sister-missing-teen-begs-accused-killer-Robert-Durst-come-clean-help-end-18-years-agony-family.html https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/kristinsmart/episodes/2017-09-09T17_48_46-07_00 https://greensboro.com/and-then-there-were-only-three/article_cbf88701-484d-502c-a918-d5881868b7a0.html https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/kidnap/kristen-modafferi https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/ca-kristen-modafferi-18-san-francisco-23-june-1997.46/page-12 https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article25556242.html https://medium.com/the-shadow/the-strange-disappearance-of-kristen-modafferi-94e5301e714a https://charleyproject.org/case/kristen-deborah-modafferi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-06-23
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Girly Chew Hossencofft // 125

In 1999, a young bank teller left work in New Mexico and was never seen again. As her co-workers began investigating her disappearance the following morning, they were confident they knew exactly what happened to her. Between proof of long-standing cons, cannibalistic conspiracy theorists, and mysterious evidence found in her home, this case proves to be one of the most bizarre we?ve covered. This is the story of Girly Chew Hossencofft. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Girly_Chew_Hossencofft https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19840366/girly-hossencofft https://murderpedia.org/female.H/h/henning-linda.htm https://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/the-disappearance-of-girly-chew-hossencofft-a-con-man-a-fashion-designer-ufos-and-a-ninja https://charleyproject.org/case/girly-chew-hossencofft https://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art22944.asp https://www.septembersacrifice.com/reaction-from-malaysia/ https://www.abqjournal.com/news/775322news09-30-02.htm https://read.amazon.com/?asin=B07MM36L1X Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-06-16
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Philip Fraser // 124

In 1988, a 23-year-old man from Alaska left for a solo road trip to Washington so he could begin medical school. During the drive, he experienced car trouble, but just 5 days into his trip, his vehicle would be found engulfed in flames 1,700 miles from where his journey began. It wasn?t long until a body would be found, and witnesses began coming forward stating that they saw the young man picking up a strange hitchhiker around the time of his disappearance. This is the story of Philip Fraser. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/151661139/philip-innes-fraser' https://americancrimejournal.com/an-interrupted-journey/ https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/adn/obituary.aspx?n=robert-fraser&pid=171348777 https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/5ouuuy/did_a_mysterious_and_elusive_hitchhiker_kill/ https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Philip_Innes_Fraser https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/canada-phillip-fraser-25-stewart-bc-18-june-1988.123181/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-06-09
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