Small Town Murder

Small Town Murder

James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman
Comedy
232 episodes
Two comedians look at a small town, what makes it tick, and a murder that took place there. In depth research, horrible tragedy, and the hosts' comedic spin on the whole thing. New episodes every Thursday!!
  • This week, in Modoc, South Carolina, where a teenage girl sneaks out the window, on a summer night, to hang out with her friends, but panic sets in, when she isn't home by morning. The only thing investigators have to go on were rumors of her appearance at a party, the night before, which leads to a...
    Play2h 27m 45s
  • This week, in Morgantown, West Virginia, an isolated house, at the top of a hill is the setting for a very confusing bloodbath, that leaves a lone survivor, a wild story, and possibly some aliens. A man grows progressively stranger, and stranger, until an explosion of violence erupts, but is he in h...
    Play2h 31m 18s
  • This week, in Auburn, Indiana, where a carnival comes to town, but it's not only filled with mediocre rides & fixed games, but also a small group of workers, who have formed a Satanic cult. Their rituals & practices get out of control when people start being found dead, in multiple areas. The questi...
    Play2h 49m 0s
  • This week, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, when women begin to disappear, investigators begin to think that there may be a serial killer at work. But they have no idea what kind of door they've opened, once they get to interrogate their best suspect. What they hear is a tale of confusion, brutality, an...
    Play2h 52m 0s
  • This week, in Apache Junction, Arizona, a battered, and barefoot young woman wanders out of some rugged desert terrain with a story of nearly unmatched brutality, and as harrowing a previous two days as any human has ever endured. Her story leads investigators to a person who may be one of the worst...
    Play2h 47m 10s
  • This week, in Coventry Township, Ohio, someone decides to take a trip to "find themself", only to end up being a lot harder to find than was initially thought. As a matter of fact, they're dead.  Not only dead, but murdered in an unthinkably brutal way, and that's only the start. A horrific discover...
    Play2h 27m 4s
  • This week, in Grafton, Wisconsin, a body is found by a friend, who immediately decides that he must've taken his own life... until bruises & 57 stab wounds are found on him. Investigators have nowhere to look, but luckily for them, the murderers tell plenty of people about what they did. The questio...
    Play2h 36m 55s
  • This week, in Oakley, Kansas, a woman is found, brutally murdered, several times over, with a large knife, still stuck in her torso. The evidence quickly points to a local hitchhiker, who recently blew into town. But it gets crazier from there, when this hitchhiker blames the whole thing on "The Dri...
    Play2h 41m 10s
  • This week, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, just when we think a story is going one way, it takes a complete left turn, and ends up in a completely different direction. But is that even the right direction? Is clear the no evidence, or an absolutely amazing piece of evidence? Nothing is as it seems, here...
    Play2h 25m 34s
  • This week, in Stafford, Connecticut, the disappearance of an exotic dancer leaves police with a few leads & suspects, but one particular person rises to the top of the list. Turns out, what happened to her was even more terrible than could have been imagined, and the cover up isn't very convincing....
    Play2h 31m 24s
  • This week, in Dry Prong, Louisiana, a smell coming from a local mini storage unit causes police to uncover a dismembered & packaged body, neatly stacked inside. The investigation leads only one place, but the way it unfolded is quite the mystery. Will the culprit fill us in on exactly what happened?...
    Play2h 30m 8s
  • This week, in Mt Zion, Illinois, the discovery of a human head, wrapped in 2 layers of plastic & duct tape, leads to the search for the killer of a young woman, with modeling aspirations, and a young son. There are many suspects, including the current boyfriend, the ex-boyfriend, and the ex-husband....
    Play2h 48m 33s
  • This week, in Imlay, Nevada, a surprising, and absolutely horrible scene is discovered, and there are few clues to go on. That is, until a lunatic begins making his presence known, all around the area. This leads investigators to one of the strangest arrests in the history of murder.  To a man who h...
    Play2h 40m 18s
  • This week, in Lucedale, Mississippi, a most gruesome discovery is made in a rural motel room, leaving investigators many questions. These questions include 'who did this?' & 'how is this even physically possible?', plus the obvious, and intriguing question of 'why would someone do this?'. Once the s...
    Play2h 36m 19s
  • This week, in Chickasha, Oklahoma, a twisted & cruel plot emerges after a body is found, brutalized, and chained to concrete blocks, in the river. Part revenge, part blood thirsty attack, this murder is nothing short of one for the ages. Once the whole story comes out, things get even weirder when n...
    Play2h 34m 39s
  • This week, in Fishkill, New York, we look at a murder from James' hometown, where a longtime friendship seemingly falls apart rapidly, leading to one of the worst scenes that we've talked about.  Absolute brutality for what seems like very little motive, followed by an attempted cover up that just m...
    Play2h 53m 19s
  • This week, in Dean, Texas, a man who seemingly has it all, ends up having less life than he would have ultimately have liked to have, but who is responsible? The not so happy wife? Her best friend & husband's assistant? The kids? His business partner? Luckily for police, some very fortuitous breaks...
    Play2h 29m 9s
  • This week, in Ely, Minnesota, a frozen puddle of blood opens up a mystery that turns out to be way more complicated than anyone could expect. A friendly night of partying among what seems to be strangers, turns into an attack that seems to really be personal, but is it? Or just a weird impulse that...
    Play2h 33m 17s
  • This week, in Hartland, Maine, what seems like a simple missing person, turns out to be much more, after an unexpected visit to the local police station by a person with a wild story to tell sends everyone out on a hunt for a body. What they end up finding blows everybody's minds, including the town...
    Play2h 28m 26s
  • This week, in Whiteside, Tennessee, we head to the backwoods to follow the tale of an absolutely horrible killer, and some very odd side characters, including a man who currently lives in a tent, deep in the trees, while hiding from police. The inevitable murder is a callous, and horrible act, that...
    Play2h 31m 51s
  • This week, in Houston, Delaware, a 911 call from an extremely unlikely source reveals a brutal & awful scene, with very little evidence, and one, very important thing missing. Investigators, including the FBI, are baffled, until a very creative technique gives a glimmer of hope. Luckily, this leads...
    Play2h 33m 51s
  • This week, in Ross Township, Pennsylvania, a man with a tragic past finds a new life, only to have it taken away, once again? Or is he the one responsible? Things become a bit more clear when we find out that the terrible, and seemingly accidental death has actually happened before. In exactly the s...
    Play2h 28m 29s
  • This week, in Moses Lake, Washington, the dynamic in a group of young friends becomes very weird, when everyone decides to live in a one room apartment together. The problem is, some are runaways, one is pregnant, some are just plain dumb, and one claims to be a 19 year old Mafia hitman & high Satan...
    Play2h 28m 36s
  • This week, in Hanover Township, New Jersey, a bright, popular cheerleader disappears from the mall parking lot, leaving her car keys still in the ignition. This causes widespread fear, until another young woman is attacked, then it turns into complete panic. Who would do such horrible things? A very...
    Play2h 40m 44s
  • This week, in Clinton, North Carolina, where a storybook small town couple make a nice little life for themselves... or so it seemed. Under the surface of community & church, were secrets that nobody wanted to have come out in the open. Multiple plots, from all sides leads to one deadly night.  But...
    Play2h 33m 46s
  • This week, on a special Bonus episode, we give you "Small Town Murder Express", where we'll look at some crazy cases, and get right to Shutting Up & Giving You Murder! We check out a murder in East Amwell Township, New Jersey, where a 17 year old girl disappears from her own from porch on a lazy...
    Play1h 4m 29s
  • This week, in Hampton, New Hampshire, a surprise knock at the door isn't a friendly neighbor, bringing cookies, but is instead, a shadowy figure, with murder on the mind. Everyone is shocked when the truth comes out, as the murderer is one of the last people anyone would suspect... Until you do a li...
    Play2h 15m 25s
  • This week, in Barnesville, Georgia, a gruesome Christmas Eve discovery has investigators processing a crime scene & doing autopsies on Christmas morning. What they find is equally obvious & absurd. A thin plot, somehow covered up for longer than it should have been, but questions still remain. At le...
    Play2h 30m 36s
  • This week, in Gormania, West Virginia, a young woman runs out the door, after receiving a mysterious phone call, never to be seen again. A full on posse is organized, as well as the FBI, State, & local police, as a maximum effort is made to find this woman, hopefully alive. Everyone is the tiny town...
    Play2h 31m 18s
  • This week, in Brownstown Township, Michigan, a seemingly normal situation spins very quickly out of control, when a person begins to believe that other people may be possessed by demons... and we all know there's only one way to get rid of the demons, and that's murder! This truly bizarre tale gets...
    Play2h 24m 27s
  • This week, in Anniston, Alabama, for the first time, we are doing a second case from a town! Why? Because the case is just that wild. So wild, that it involves mysterious illnesses, suddenly appearing twin sisters, and an armless best friend. A twisted mystery that seems solved, only to end up being...
    Play2h 31m 35s
  • This week, in Needham, Massachusetts, a mysterious death in the Boston suburbs turns out to be not as mysterious as originally thought, but is instead, much more twisted. A young man with excruciating similarities to Ted Bundy unleashes his darkest fantasies, but will insist on his innocence. What w...
    Play2h 38m 1s
  • This week, in Golden Valley, Arizona, a very nice gesture leads to some not very nice murder.  Actually, it's vicious, nasty murders that make very little sense, and that's only the start. We can't say "why??" quite enough during this episode, as the brutality is just so out of proportion. And can a...
    Play2h 28m 41s
  • This week, in Fruitville, Florida, where a body is found in a drainage ditch, with its skull caved in. A peek into their life reveals a person that more people wanted dead, than liked them. At first the culprit seems clear, but the addition of extra witnesses & suspects confuse everything. This stor...
    Play2h 42m 8s
  • This week, in Lafayette, Indiana, a terrible, hideous murder makes investigators look in the wrong place, for a minute, before the culprit becomes very obvious. A person as deranged as anyone we've ever talked about, turns out to have their own twisted belief system that causes delusions of epic pro...
    Play2h 46m 26s
  • This week, in Sutherland, Nebraska, where right before Halloween, a quiet, rural area is sent into a panic, when a news broadcast breaks in on the regularly scheduled show to tell residents to stay in their homes, lock their doors & load their guns, because there is a maniac on the loose! It turns o...
    Play2h 46m 32s
  • This week, in Darby, Montana, a twisted plot, and two year long fear campaign end in  a vicious murder, that shocks everyone around. The problem is, things aren't what they seem, or what anybody thinks.  When the truth comes out, it is almost met with disbelief at exactly how disturbed a person woul...
    Play2h 40m 35s
  • This week, in Colby, Wisconsin, a strange interweaving of marriages, and relationships leaves a man wanting revenge. What follows is one of the most brutal, heartless, and insane stories we've ever heard. A bloody mess, complete with some parts of the victim that are never found. Which parts? Well,...
    Play2h 48m 6s
  • This week, in Fairfield, Ohio, a picturesque wedding, beside a river, ends in horror when a bridesmaid sees a severed leg, washed up on shore. The investigation of the legs uncovers more than everyone bargained for, when we find out where, and how the deceased spent their last moments.  The crazines...
    Play2h 46m 28s
  • This week, in Vinton, Virginia, a smoldering home reveals a family, who all died, well before any fire started. Who could have done this? Angry drug dealers? Police conspiracy? Trusted family friend? And why? The answer to that is a little more complicated & disturbing. On top of all that, there is...
    Play2h 39m 25s
  • This week, in Holladay, Utah, a prominent woman is viciously killed in her own home, and investigators have very little to work with, besides some blood & a trail of Legos, near the body, and around the house. The case goes cold for 23 years, until another, even more brutal murder happens in Arizona...
    Play2h 34m 14s
  • This week, in Corcoran, Minnesota, a seemingly happy home is disrupted by the addition of a mother-in-law, who could actually be spawned from hell. Her constant interference, mixed with strange rumors of a very odd interfamily relationship bring things over edge, and into the realm of crazy. An abso...
    Play2h 48m 53s
  • This week, in Reeds Spring, Missouri, when three, very rural local residents are found brutally killed, including a teenager, investigators uncover a tale of trust, drugs, deception, and an elaborate murder plot that could only be the work of one man. That man doesn't mind being caught because "God...
    Play2h 43m 33s
  • This week, in Libertyville, Iowa, when police are alerted to cats, eating an unknown flesh, they unravel quite the tale. A woman met a man at a function for singles, and they married within weeks. Turns out, he's not as great a guy as she thought he was, which is proven by the opinion of just about...
    Play2h 27m 43s
  • This week, in Middletown, Connecticut, when a horrible scene, including two brutally murdered people, is discovered in a house, investigators try to put it all together, and get a huge boost from one piece of evidence, an actual audio recording of the murder, made without the knowledge of the killer...
    Play2h 38m 38s
  • This week, in Streamwood, Illinois, when a neighborhood dog, named Friendly brings home part of a freshly severed human leg, the area must deal with the fact that they either have a vicious killer on the loose, or someone has been a VERY bad dog.  The leg turns out to belong to a missing young woman...
    Play2h 46m 4s
  • This week, in Eddyville, Oregon, what seems like a simple accident, on first sight, turns out to be anything but that, as investigators try to figure out if they're dealing with a serial killer, or an unsophisticated teenager. The story that emerges is horrifying, and is one of the strangest things...
    Play2h 35m 24s
  • This week, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, a mystery grows around a local woman, found brutally murdered in her own bed.  The case goes cold for over a year, until a very interesting story emerges, telling a tale that is both fascinating, and horrifying.  A tale of petty revenge, and a blood ritual of s...
    Play2h 43m 22s
  • This week, in Enosburgh, Vermont, a young woman disappears, with zero clues to go on.  Police classify her as a missing person, but family members fear the worst.  When she is eventually found, brutally murdered, the investigation quickly goes cold, and stays cold for 14 years, until new information...
    Play2h 38m 23s
  • This week, in Mustang, Oklahoma, the area is rocked by the murder of a prominent citizen, in their own living room. As the town mourns, they also fear this could be a maniac on the loose.  Luckily for everyone, it turns out to be not so much of an aimless maniac, but a person, very close to the dece...
    Play2h 43m 37s
  • This week, in Gunnison, Colorado, a happy go lucky young man disappears into thin air, and his friend wonder if he left to build a better life, or if someone in his family might be hiding the truth from them.  Over the 2 years that he's missing, many rumors about his life, and possible destination a...
    Play2h 34m 31s