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Casefile True Crime

Casefile True Crime

Casefile Presents
True Crime
210 episodes
Fact is scarier than fiction.
  • One cold winter night in 1991, best friends Vicki Arnold and Julie-Anne Leahy vanished from their town of Atherton, Queensland. The two women had left for a late-night fishing trip but never came home... ---Narration – Anonymous Host Research & writing – Erin MunroCreative direction – Milly Raso...
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  • When 19-year-old Rocio Wanninkhof failed to return home after a night out with friends, her mother Alicia was immediately worried. The family lived in the small town of La Cala de Mijas, Spain – a safe area where teenagers felt secure going out alone...---Narration – Anonymous Host Research & wr...
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  • In August 1961, a couple by the name of Michael Gregsten and Valerie Storie were sitting in their Morris Minor car in Dorney Reach, UK, when an intruder forced his way into the back seat brandishing a gun and took them for a drive all over the English countryside...---Narration – Anonymous Host Rese...
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  • On August 19 1988, two armed offenders entered a branch of the Deutsche Bank in Gladbeck, West Germany with the intention of holding it up...---Narration – Anonymous Host Research – Milly Raso and Erin MunroWriting – Erin MunroSpecial thanks to Stef for her assistance in the creation of this episode...
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  • Ever imagined what it would be like to fake your own death and start all over again? You wouldn't be the first. There's a name for it: Pseudocide.Pseudocide is also the name of a new Spotify exclusive from Casefile Presents. In this series, nothing is quite as it seems. Shadowy Russian operatives th...
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  • On February 29 2008, intruders stormed the Caffey family home in Texas, attacking those sleeping within. After setting the house on fire, the intruders fled, unaware that one family member was still alive...---Narration – Anonymous Host Research and writing – Jessica ForsayethCreative direction – Mi...
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  • On October 2 1987, a council employee in Central City, Kentucky reported finding an abandoned, blood-smeared Pontiac outside his workplace. When Lieutenant Billy Fields arrived at the scene, he found the bloody and beaten body of 20-year-old Corinna Mullen in the boot...---Narration – Anonymous Host...
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  • In January 1974, 18-year-old Guðmundur Einarsson went missing from Hafnarfjordur, Iceland following a night out with friends. He walked off into a wild snowstorm and was never seen again...---Narration – Anonymous Host Research and writing – Jessica ForsayethCreative direction – Milly RasoProduction...
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  • In Australia, Father’s Day falls on the first Sunday of September and is typically a time for families to gather together and celebrate. But on Father’s Day in 2005, the small Victorian town of Winchelsea was rocked by the news that a local man named Robert Farquharson had driven his three young son...
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  • In 1979, young men began to go missing in and around Adelaide. It began with the disappearance of 17-year-old Alan Barnes, then 25-year-old Neil Muir, 14-year-old Peter Stogneff, 18-year-old Mark Langley and 15-year-old Richard Kelvin. All went missing under suspicious circumstances and later found,...
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  • In October 1997, the family of Nicolas Barclay received good news. 13-year-old Nicolas had disappeared from his home state of Texas three years earlier. All hope was lost until his family got a call from a police officer in the Spanish city of Linares. Nicolas had been found wandering the local stre...
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  • Threatening phone calls, break-ins, slashed pillows, arson attacks, and physical assaults. Cindy James of Vancouver: British Columbia was tormented by an unknown assailant for years. Moving house didn’t stop them. Nor did her policeman roommate. Or her personal alarm...---Narration – Anonymous Host...
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  • [Part 6]In early 1975, Beth Snelling was overcome with a growing sense of unease. The 16-year-old’s instincts were telling her that she was being watched. Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched and written by Elsha McGill, Erin Munro and Milly RasoCreative Director: Milly Raso This episod...
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  • During the games third and penultimate quarter, Anthony Kilmartin was in the Sir Edwin Smith grandstand when two young girls emerged from the crowd and bounded down the steps towards ground level.---Casefile would like to give a special thanks to Suzie Ratcliffe for her assistance with this episodeE...
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  • In the early hours of Saturday, March 16 1996, John Haggart awoke to the acrid odour of something burning. Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched by Milly Raso, Elsha McGill & Erin MunroWritten by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:ZipRecruiter – Post your...
    Play1h 17m 44s
  • [Part 2 of 2]In the summer of 1997, Cedar Lodge owner Gerald Fisher hired a young man to carry out general maintenance duties and upkeep...Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched by Jessica ForsayethWritten by Elsha McGill Creative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:Noom – The la...
    Play1h 4m 19s
  • [Part 1 of 2]In early 1998, three tourists were sound asleep at the Cedar Lodge hotel near California’s Yosemite National Park. At around 2 am, they woke to the sound of something rattling. Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched by Jessica ForsayethWritten by Elsha McGill Creative Directo...
    Play1h 9m 53s
  • On Thursday, July 19 1990, Florida resident Steve McGowan received a letter in the mail from his 34-year-old sister, Beverly.Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched and written by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:Beer52 – Get 8 German craft beers for free – j...
    Play1h 7m 24s
  • In the early hours of Sunday, June 26 2011, James Anderson, who went by his middle name of Craig, found himself in a predicament – he had locked his keys inside his car... Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched by Holly BoydWritten by Elsha McGillCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode...
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  • Bev was hoping that her brother Russell would return for the biggest event on the town's calendar - The Stawell Gift... Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched and written by Eileen OrmsbyCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:BetterHelp – Get 10% off your first month of pro...
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  • ***Warning: This episode contains descriptions of sexual violence*** Donna Summers led Laura Fletcher into the managers’ office, before locking the door behind them. She informed Laura that a police officer had accused her of robbing a customer... Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched an...
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  • When The Troubles began, fighting between the IRA and British soldiers from Northern Ireland was at an all-time high. Over the years, the IRA bombed political and economic targets...Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Researched by Jessica ForsayethWritten by Elsha McGillCreative Director: Milly...
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  • By 4:00 pm, Julie still hadn’t heard from Danniella. She went over to her apartment, only to find the note the building manager had pinned to the front door was still there...Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host Written by Eileen OrmsbyCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:DoorDash...
    Play1h 23m 40s
  • Monday, December 4 was a regular day in the Stayner household. After breakfast, Kay inspected her four eldest children to make sure they were presentable for school, while the youngest Cory wasn’t yet old enough to attend.Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Jessica ForsayethWritten b...
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  • Approximately one hour later, at 11:12 pm, a 33-year-old government employee named Simbonile Matokazi was returning to his home near the Cape Flats township of Khayelitsha...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Holly BoydWritten by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode'...
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  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this episode contains the names of people who have passed away. The families of Cindy and Mona Lisa Smith have given Casefile permission to air this content.Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Jessica ForsayethWritten...
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  • In the early afternoon of Tuesday, February 5 2002, Saint Croix County Medical Officer Marty Shanklin headed over to The O’Connell Family Funeral Home to conduct a routine visit. Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Jessica ForsayethWritten by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly Raso T...
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  • Although the Australian outback was isolated and sparsely populated, work was available in the small towns and stations along the fence for men who were willing to tough it out in the harsh conditions...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Holly BoydWritten by Elsha McGillCreative Dir...
    Play1h 31m 58s
  • Thinking the toddler might have been lost, the couple approached and attempted to speak to her. When she didn’t respond, they beckoned a Victoria Rail employee over to see if he could help...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Holly BoydWritten by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly R...
    Play1h 15m 59s
  • On the morning of Sunday, December 31 2001, Haruko tried to phone her daughter, as she did most mornings, but the call wouldn’t go through. By 10:00 am, Haruko still hadn’t seen or heard from Yasuko or the rest of the family and she began to worry... Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched...
    Play1h 10m 56s
  • Two days had gone by and Dominic hadn’t heard from his girlfriend Julie Dart. Then, on the morning of Friday, July 12, Dominic received an unexpected visit from his sister, who had found a handwritten envelope addressed to him amongst her mail...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and w...
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  • When Emma reached the front door of Brittany Phillips apartment, she knocked but there was no response...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostWritten by Jessica ForsayethAdditional writing and editing by Elsha McGillCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:Philo – Get 25% off your firs...
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  • Newlyweds Dalia and Michael Dippolito lived in the newly developed community of Renaissance Commons in Boynton Beach, a coastal city in Palm Beach County, Florida...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched by Holly BoydWritten by Elsha McGillCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's spons...
    Play1h 14m 51s
  • [Part 3 of 3]With Dennis Nilsen committed to stand trial for the murders of six men and the attempted murder of two others, the public and press questioned how he could have gotten away with the crimes for so long…Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode researched by Holly BoydEpisode written...
    Play1h 14m 19s
  • [Part 2 of 3]When Dennis Nilsen moved out of his flat at 195 Melrose Avenue in Cricklewood, he had already taken the lives of twelve victims...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode researched by Holly BoydEpisode written by Elsha McGill Creative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:S...
    Play1h 11m 22s
  • [Part 1 of 3]On the morning of Saturday, February 5 1983, plumber Mike Welch arrived at Cranley Gardens, a long, wide residential street in the north London suburb of Muswell Hill...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode researched by Holly BoydEpisode written by Elsha McGill Creative Directo...
    Play1h 15m 44s
  • At 7:00 pm, Robyn dropped her daughter Leigh off at Roberto’s Pizza Bar, where she had planned to meet her fellow party-going friends...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and written by Eileen OrmsbyCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:ShipStation – Try ShipStation FRE...
    Play1h 9m 25s
  • On Friday, February 6, State Premier John Brumby cautioned Victorians about the extreme weather conditions forecast for the next day, announcing that Saturday, February 7, 2009, would be “the worst day in the history of the state.” Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and written by Mill...
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  • Thursday, May 26, 2005, was an exciting day for 124 of the 300 senior students from Mountain Brook High School...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and written by Elsha McGillCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:ShipStation – Try ShipStation FREE for 60 days with promo...
    Play2h 23m 50s
  • At ten minutes past eleven on the night of Saturday, November 10 2012, a loud and frightening sound erupted several miles south of the American city of Indianapolis...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and written by Elsha McGillCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:Art...
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  • [Part 2 of 2]On Tuesday, March 24 1953, the Christies were no longer living at 10 Rillington Place...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and written by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors:Mejuri – Get 10% OFF your first order  Best Fiends – Download Best Fien...
    Play1h 25m 37s
  • [Part 1 of 2]Newlyweds Timothy and Beryl Evans had been living with Timothy’s parents and sisters. Their living quarters were small and crowded. When Beryl discovered she was pregnant, she and Timothy decided it was time to find a place of their own...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched...
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  • The Batavia set sail from Amsterdam with a fleet of seven other ships, carrying 341 people who ranged from V.O.C officials, sailors and soldiers, to relatively well-off passengers travelling with their families...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostResearched and written by Erin MunroCreative Dire...
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  • On the evening of Saturday, October 12 1974, Arlis Perry busied herself around the apartment while Bruce Perry studied.Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostWritten by Elsha McGillResearched by Jessica ForsayethAdditional writing and editing by Milly RasoCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's...
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  • Lindy Chamberlain returned to the tent by herself and exclaimed a short time later: “My god, my god, a dingo has got my baby!” Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode written and by Elsha McGill and Erin MunroEpisode researched by Erin MunroCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's sponsors...
    Play1h 56m 39s
  • In late 2019, Casefile spoke with a special guest related to one of our most controversial episodes. The interview was initially intended for our companion podcast, From the Files, but as we’ve since put that show on hiatus, we’ve decided to air it as a bonus, one-off release due to its importance.
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  • As Santa Claus entered the front door of the First National Bank of Cisco, which sat on the corner of Main Street and a narrow alleyway, the grown-ups chuckled that even Saint Nick had banking business to tend to during the holiday season... Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode written and...
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  • In the early hours of Wednesday, November 27 2002, 16-year-old Martha Puebla was lying in bed in her home on the corner of Lull Street and Case Avenue in Sun Valley...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode written and researched by Eileen OrmsbyCreative Director: Milly Raso This episode's spo...
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  • The weather conditions in tropical Far North Queensland on Sunday, January 25, 1998, were ideal for a day out on The Great Barrier Reef. It was hot and sunny with blue skies, and the glass-like water was still and clear...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode written by Elsha McGill and Mill...
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  • On Wednesday, March 4 1998, shortly after 2:00 pm, 11-year-old Rui Pedro asked his mother Filomena if he could spend the rest of the afternoon taking a car ride with his friend, Afonso Dias...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode researched, written, and edited by Milly Raso, Erin Munro, and...
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  • Ian Urquhart was eager to impress his girlfriend Abina Madill, and wanted to be on time to pick her up before the concert ended at 11:20 pm...Episode narrated by the Anonymous HostEpisode researched and written by Milly Raso and Erin MunroA special thank you to Louise Raso and Andrew Rule for their...
    Play1h 22m 4s