Crime Anatomy
Gregory Ramos | “Breaking and Entering”

Gregory Ramos | “Breaking and Entering”

January 12, 2021

On November 2, 2018, Gail Cleavenger was uncharacteristically a no call, no show to her architectural job. That very afternoon her son, Gregory Ramos, returned from school and noticed her van in the driveway still running. When he went inside his home he found it had been totally ransacked with no sight of his mother, Gail. 

Murder of Carol Stuart | “Mugger”

Murder of Carol Stuart | “Mugger”

December 29, 2020

On October 23, 1989 Boston police received a call from a man pleading for help after he and his wife were robbed on their way home from a birthing class. The caller said the suspect shot him and killed his wife. The manhunt for the killer led to a disturbing of twist!

Ken Rex McElroy | “The Town Bully”

Ken Rex McElroy | “The Town Bully”

December 22, 2020

Ken Rex McElroy was shot and killed in broad daylight in front of at least 30 people. Although it’s more than likely that someone had to have had seen something, McElroys death remains a mystery till this day.

Ed Buck | “Shot Through the Arm, and You’re to Blame”

Ed Buck | “Shot Through the Arm, and You’re to Blame”

December 15, 2020

Ed Buck just seemed to have bad luck. In the span of 18 months two of his "friends" had died of an apparent overdose on two separate occasions. However, things start to not add up and something nefarious seems to be taking place. 

Steven Brian Pennell | “The Route 40 Killer”

Steven Brian Pennell | “The Route 40 Killer”

November 24, 2020

For one year, from 1987-1988, the small state of Delaware experienced something it had never experienced before: There was a serial killer on the loose. 

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Gary Harker & Cody James | “Two Bodies, One Truck”

Gary Harker & Cody James | “Two Bodies, One Truck”

November 17, 2020

On April 24, 1980 two brothers, 25-year-old James, and 18-year-old Richard Spurling were driving past the auction yard and spotted the black Chevrolet pick-up truck in the Davenport, Iowa.

They bought it for $140 at the auction conducted by the police department. 

A few hours later they noticed a foul odor coming from the truck—what they found was the decomposing bodies of Gary Harker and Cody James. 

Murder of Tina Biggar | “She Loves, She Loves Me Not”

Murder of Tina Biggar | “She Loves, She Loves Me Not”

November 10, 2020

Tina Biggar was doing research on the health risks and the AIDS epidemic in female sex workers, in the city near her college. When Tina got too involved with her research, she discovered more than wanted to. 

Ian Huntley | “The Soham Murders of Jessica & Holly”

Ian Huntley | “The Soham Murders of Jessica & Holly”

November 3, 2020

10 year old best friends Holly and Jessica snuck out of a family barbecue in hopes of buying candy at a nearby vendor. After not coming back, one of the largest rescue searches ensued. What investigators didn't  know is the killer was amongst them. 

The Murder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett | “You Are Not The Mother”

The Murder of Bobbie Jo Stinnett | “You Are Not The Mother”

October 28, 2020

Pregnant and 23-year-old Bobbie Jo Stinnett was contacted by a woman claiming to be interesting in buying a puppy from a litter that she had advertised online. But the woman was more interested in the baby which Bobbie Jo was carrying than a puppy. 

 

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Banaz Mahmod | “Dishonor Killing: The Price of Love”

Banaz Mahmod | “Dishonor Killing: The Price of Love”

October 20, 2020

On this episode we present the tragic story of forbidden love that turns to the deadly. After leaving her husband, Banaz was seen kissing her new boyfriend in public, a major dishonor to the community in the eyes of her father. What follows is the truly unthinkable. 

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