?WTOP?s American Nightmare Series? is a podcast covering true crime stories in the Washington D.C. region.
Season 3, "Unknown Subject": For 9 years, he terrorized women across the DC region. Breaking into homes and raping his victims before killing a brilliant scientist near the gates of Georgetown University in 1998. And then, it all stopped. Had he died? Was he locked up? Before the FBI would name him the infamous Potomac River Rapist, detectives simply called him their ?unknown subject? for years. A man whose DNA linked him to multiple crime scenes but whose name and face remained a mystery to police. For nearly three decades, detectives had no idea who he was until a bike cop named Smugs began connecting the dots.
Season 2, ?Murder in a Safe Place," investigates the vicious rape and murder of 50-year-old nurse Sherry Crandell inside the DC-area hospital where she worked. Her murder has mystified not only the police, but her family and the community for the past two decades. Police have DNA evidence and fingerprints - even a witness to the attack - but no suspect. In ?Murder in a Safe Place,? veteran DC reporter Paul Wagner tells a story that, by the final episode, will have you thinking there may be a chance for justice after all.
Season 1, ?22 Hours: An American Nightmare,? hosted by WTOP award-winning reporters Megan Cloherty and Jack Moore was named the No. 2 Podcast of the Year by The Associated Press and was listed among Apple Podcasts? Most Popular New Shows of 2019. ?22 Hours: An American Nightmare? chronicles the case that became known nationwide as the ?DC Mansion Murders? ? the horrific killing of a DC power couple, their 10-year-old son, and housekeeper ? in a way no one has covered it before.
Jennifer Harris disappeared from Bonham, Texas on Mother?s Day 2002. At just 28 years old, Jennifer seemingly had her whole life ahead of her. But looks can be deceiving...
On the final night of Jennifer?s life, she left the house to visit a friend. When, how, and why her car was abandoned on the side of the road are questions police would ask in the coming days of their investigation. After Jennifer left the house, she disappeared into the night, never to be heard from again.
The secrets in the Jennifer Harris case have been hidden for 20 years. It?s time to finally discover what happened to Jennifer Harris, and who is responsible for her death.
As Murder Made Me Famous takes a break, we're thrilled to bring you Copycat Killers, the next great true crime podcast from Reelz and Podcastone!
Hosted by Forensic Psychologist Dr. J. Buzz Von Ornsteiner, this series goes behind the headlines of real-life murder cases which copy memorable slayings seen in Hollywood movies. Each episode features a mystifying murder scene and law enforcement?s hunt for the killer. Whether it?s two high school students terrorizing and killing a female classmate to copy the horror blockbuster Scream or the gruesome acts of pig farmer and serial killer, Robert Pickton, who copied Hannibal and fed his victims to his pigs?these horrific scenes actually happened but very few people know the real stories that led to these killings. CopyCat Killers includes interviews with investigators, family members of victims and forensic experts. The series also features high quality recreations, extensive archive and original documents from police case files. Check back every Tuesday for new episodes!
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