The Mysterious Death of Mitrice Richardson

September 17th, 2009 Mitrice Richardson was released from Lost Hills Sheriff Station and wandered off into the night, never to be seen again. When she was eventually found, a botched investigation cast doubt on the story that the LASD had told her family when she first disappeared. Was this a case of getting lost and dying or was something more sinister at play?

The Unsolved Holiday Murder of Latricia White

In December of 1993, a time which is supposed to be full of Holiday Cheer, the body of Latricia White was discovered in her bed. She had been shot six times. In the pools of blood was a child-sized shoe print, believed to belong to Latrica’s long-time boyfriend’s son.
Latricia and Lee “Dub” Wackerhagen had been living together for six months. They had all been seen together for Christmas and the day after – being described as a picture-perfect example of a happy family.
With the chilling discovery of Latricia’s body, however, came more mysteries when Dub and Chance were nowhere to be found. This case is still unsolved. What happened on December 27th, 1993?

The Devastating Petit Family Murders

July 22, 2007, the Petit Family went to bed unaware of the horrors that would descend upon them just a few hours later. What started as a simple home invasion would end with 3 people dead, and a father struggling to continue. This is the story of the Petit Family Murders Sources & Credits:Talk Murder […]

Zodiac 340 Cypher Cracked!

This week some unexpected news broke in the true crime world that will not only change a lot of things from the past but could also change things moving forward. Who was the Zodiac killer? One of his most infamous ciphers has finally been cracked! What do you think this means moving forward? Credits and […]

Washington’s Lady Of The Lake

Continuing our State Legends Series, this week we focus on Lake Crescent’s Lady Of The Lake.
On July 6, 1940, the body of Hallie Illingworth was recovered by two fishermen on Lake Crescent. Her body had become the consistency of soap, preserving much of the evidence that showed she was murdered. The real mystery still remains: Was it accidental? A Crime of passion? Or had it been premeditated? Listen to the story and decide.

Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid: the Jonestown Massacre

On November 18, 1978, followers of the People’s Temple in Jonestown, Guyana took part in an act of “Revolutionary Suicide” at the urging of their leader, Jim Jones.
This week we tell the story of the rise of Jim Jones and the People’s Temple that ultimately lead to over 900 deaths – 300 of which were children.

The Infamous Black Dahlia Murder

On January 15th, 1947 a body was found in Leimert Park, California. The body was later identified as aspiring actress Elizabeth Short. The events leading up to her discovery and the reason why she was killed remains a mystery and is still one of the most prolific killings in history. She always said she wanted to be famous….now she’s infamous.