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Park Predators

Sometimes the most beautiful places hide the darkest secrets.

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The Officer

In the dead of winter 1977 a suspected serial killer moonlighting as a military police officer abducts four teenagers who were out on a double date in the heart of the Ozarks. Johnny Lee Thornton's diabolical mind and dark deeds are revealed when the snow melts and the facade of his seemingly normal personality disintegrates. The question still lingering to this day is, did this predator have more victims in the Ozarks? Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-27
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The Watcher

For days in the summer of 1982 a predator stalked a family at their campsite in British Columbia, then made his move. The trail of death and destruction David William Shearing left behind is remembered by all who visit Canada's Wells Gray Provincial Park. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-20
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The Student

At the start of the school year in 1976, 16-year-old Trenny Lynn Gibson disappeared while on a school field trip in Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Clingmans Dome. Did she fall? Was she abducted? The only witness to the awful mystery is the Appalachia itself. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-13
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The Travelers

Young lovers, Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler set out to visit as many national parks in Canada as they could in the summer of 2019. They didn?t make it far before diabolical predators stopped them in their tracks on Alaska Highway 97. Their murders were just the beginning of a homicidal rampage that would leave five people dead and authorities wondering what was really going on in the mind of two troubled teenage boys. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-07-06
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The Cave

A Labor Day family camping trip in Southwest Oregon launches one of the largest search and rescue operations in the country after the Cowden family fails to show up for a scheduled holiday weekend dinner. Months into the investigation, police uncover a massacre hidden in a cave and a prime suspect emerges but to this day authorities are no closer to catching a suspect still at large. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-29
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The Pack

In 2015, a Canadian tourist and California therapist are slain inside parks surrounding San Francisco, California just a few days apart. The hunt for their murderers leads authorities on a wild chase that reveals a single predator isn't behind the killings, but rather, a trio of young people holds the key. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-22
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The Housewives

In 1960, three housewives from Chicago never make it out of Starved Rock State Park alive and police in Illinois quickly realize a piece of nature itself is the murder weapon. The investigation zeros in on a predator who was hiding in plain sight. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-15
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The Isle

On October 1, 1988 two people entered Presque Isle Park and only one came out alive. The question of who killed Paul Girard on a sacred Native American chief's grave may soon be answered. The key to solve the 33-year-old cold case may be buried in Lake Superior or it might be with scientists in Michigan. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-08
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The Local

A Tennessee man who knew the Great Smoky Mountains National Park like the back of his hand disappears into the forestland that surrounds his 100-acre property. The only clue left behind is an idle ATV, indicating he stumbled upon something sinister and never saw the light of day again. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-01
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The Couple

Two Virginia college students set out for a romantic evening together in Jefferson National Forest but are gunned down in cold blood before they can get out of their car. Who pulled the trigger and why would anyone want to kill Heidi Childs and David Metzler? The answer still haunts visitors of Jefferson National Forest and Virginia State Police. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-06-01
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Season 2 Trailer

Park Predators returns for a second season with host Delia D'Ambra on June 1, 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-05-25
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NEW SEASON: CounterClock

You can binge all 20 episodes of CounterClock Season 3 right now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2021-04-29
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NEW SHOW: Red Collar

Hi Park Enthusiasts, I?m dropping in your feed to share some exciting news! Audiochuck has teamed up with the talented podcaster and P.I., Catherine Townsend to bring you our newest WEEKLY podcast, Red Collar. Every Tuesday you?ll get a look into the minds of the most twisted white-collar criminals, the ones?who KILL.  You can find the first TWO episodes about these real-life American Psychos by searching for ?RED COLLAR? on Spotify or wherever you?re listening right now. And be sure to look for new episodes every Tuesday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-12-02
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CounterClock Season 2: Now Available!

Delia D'Ambra is BACK with a new season of her hit podcast CounterClock. In season 2 she uncovers hidden secrets of a 30-year-old murder that everyone assumed was solved. But it's possible a man was wrongfully convicted due purely to racial bias and the real killer is still walking free. Start listening to season 2 of CounterClock right now wherever you get your podcasts! www.audiochuck.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-09-10
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Bonus Episode: The Newlywed

Wedding bells had barely stopped ringing by the time 21-year-old Jordan Graham pushed her husband of only eight days off of a cliff in Glacier National Park. The couple?s hike was meant to bring their budding marriage closer together, but ended horrifically for Cody Johnson. The events and stories that would unfold after this lethal act changed the fabric of a small religious Montana community and became one of two only documented murders in modern history to occur inside the massive park. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/bonus-episode-the-newlywed/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-09-08
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The Photographer

A ruthless and tactical predator posing as a photographer in Los Angeles?s Westside lures young women to their deaths with promises of fame and fortune. The capture of William Bradford may solve two murders, but his collection of work reveals to authorities there are even more victims to unearth in the canyons of California?s mountains and sands of the Mojave Desert. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-11-the-photographer/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-09-01
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The Husband

Harold Henthorn loses his first wife in a tragic car accident on the side of a rural mountain road, then his second wife falls off of a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park. Authorities in Colorado feel something is terribly wrong, and a closer look at Henthorn?s past reveals disturbing clues as to how his wives met their deadly fates. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-10-the-husband/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-08-25
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The Friend

In the 1990?s one of the most well-known and liked men in West Yellowstone, Montana became one of the most notorious names in western U.S. history. Larry Moore?s crime of murder reveals to authorities a seemingly endless pit of sociopathic mayhem brewing inside this wealthy businessman, who?s hell bent on covering up his crimes and convincing others to kill. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-9-the-friend/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-08-18
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The Unknown

National Park Service ranger Paul Fugate vanishes into the mountains of Chiricahua National Park in Arizona. What was supposed to be a routine patrol hike through the sacred monument grounds turns into one of the largest and longest running missing persons cases in National Park Service history. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-8-the-unknown/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-08-11
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The Volcano

The beauty of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is marred when beloved community figure Arman Johnson?s bullet-ridden body is found dumped on a trail. Few leads emerge and FBI agents are left to wonder if drug trade on Hawaii?s Big Island is to blame. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-7-the-volcano/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-08-11
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The Passenger

In May 1990, the resort town of Banff, Alberta Canada was gearing up for a busy tourist season, but the horrific stabbing of a young female taxi driver brings everything to a screeching halt. The perpetrator remains on the loose for nearly two years. Detectives in a race against the clock to find their killer never expected this monster would have the face of a teenager. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-6-the-passenger/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-08-04
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The Survivalist

A man trying to pull off an intricate and complex double life in Idaho commits an unspeakable triple murder, then takes off into the wilderness of Grand Teton National Park. Investigators realize catching their killer will take outsmarting him in the vast forests and mountains he knows like the back of his hand. After years of searching, this killer remains at large...but is Gerald Bullinger still in the woods alone or has he conned his way back into another alternate identity? Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-5-the-survivalist/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-07-28
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The Predator

In the winter and summer of 1999, a serial killer struck four times in the span of six months inside Yosemite National Park. His spree of brutal murders left FBI agents and local law enforcement searching for leads across the state of California. Taunting letters from the perpetrator revealed clues about this killer?s twisted mind. Authorities and the victims? families could never have imagined that this sinister slayer, Cary Stayner, whose family name was once known across the nation, was operating right beneath their noses. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-4-the-predator/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-07-21
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The Hikers

The case of who murdered Julie Williams and Laura Winans at their campsite by a peaceful mountain stream inside Shenandoah National Park in 1996 still remains a mystery. The brutality of this couple?s slaying has baffled state and federal investigators for 24 years. Several key suspects have emerged over the years, but still no one is behind bars for these women?s murders. The nature of the crimes have the classic signatures of a sociopathic serial killer, but without help from the public, the case continues to grow cold. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-3-the-hikers/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-07-14
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The Hitchhiker

In 1983, one man?s kind gesture to give a hitchhiker and his dog a ride into Glacier National Park, ends in murder and a manhunt that spanned from California, to Canada and eventually Mexico. Scott David Steel?s hopscotch pattern of crimes throughout the 1980?s and 2000?s leads investigators down a dark road of robbery, renegade behavior and remorselessness that spanned almost 40 years. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-2-the-hitchhiker/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-07-07
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The Hunter

In a matter of four months between late 2007 and early 2008, drifter Gary Michael Hilton went on a killing rampage in national parklands across three states on America?s East Coast. He left a 4-victim body count for authorities to piece together. He used the cover and isolation of park trails and campgrounds to stalk and murder his victims. However, even after his arrest, authorities became convinced that his murderous crimes could go back much further than anyone ever thought. Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-1-the-hunter/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-07-07
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Trailer

Park Predators is an 11-part series hosted by Delia D'Ambra coming on July 7th, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2020-06-09
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