Do you like true tales of weird criminal acts? Cover-ups? Murders? Then these ten podcasts are for you. True crimes ranging from the infamous to the unknown.
1. Crime Junkie
Hosted by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat, Crime Junkie is like discussing a cold case or a local crime with your best friends. New episodes every Monday.
My Favorite Murder is true crime with a side of witty therapy. Karen is a standup comedian and writer and Georgia is a writer and TV host and they each take turns telling the other a gruesome true crime story. During these stories, they often discuss their own life struggles. New episodes every Thursday.
3. Dateline NBC
All your favorite past and present episodes of the hit Dateline NBC TV show, minus the visuals.
Michael Francke was brutally murdered in 1989 outside of his office in Salem. The police quickly pinned the murder on Frank Gable, a low-level drug dealer, a man who Francke’s own brother, Kevin, along with storied Oregon reporter Phil Stanford, believe has been wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 30 years.
Two days after Christmas, 2011, Russ Faria came home to find his wife, Betsy, dead. Betsy’s brutal murder set off a chain of events that would leave another person dead and expose a diabolical scheme. Listen for free to this original series from Keith Morrison and Dateline NBC wherever you get your podcasts.
6. Dr. Death
Hosted by Laura Beil, Dr. Death tells the story of Christopher Duntsch, a Texas surgeon who was convicted of gross malpractice after thirty-one of his patients were left seriously injured after he operated on them, and two patients died during his operation. The podcast premiered on September 4, 2018, and consists of 10 episodes.
Casefile often dives into well-known murders or cold cases. Mostly focusing on Australia, where the anonymous host is from, it also includes cases from the US and the UK. New episodes every Saturday.
Hosted by Payne Lindsey, Up and Vanished dives deep into missing persons cases. Season 1 covers the disappearance of Tara Grinstead and season 2 covers the disappearance of Kristal Reisinger.
The Vanished takes a look at a missing persons case each week and features interviews with law-enforcement and family. Hosted by Marissa Jones, new episodes every Monday.
If you are looking for a larger range of crimes, Criminal is your podcast. Each episode brings you a unique and often strange criminal case. Hosted by Phoebe Judge, new episodes come out twice a month, always on Fridays.