True crime stories and podcasts are a perfect match. Here’s a selection of the best true crime podcasts right now.
Plenty of true crime podcasts tried to follow the same formula. But which ones are worth listening? Emily Thompson, true-crime blogger and station manager of our True Crime Radio, picked the most impressive true crime podcasts of 2017.
A podcast about normal that people went insane
Minds of Madness is an investigative podcast, uncovering the series of events and circumstances that turned common people into gruesome assassins. It focuses not only on the motivations of killers but also the tragic background story of their victims.
A podcast about the most infamous cases
Criminology takes a deep dive into famous cases, revealing surprising details. The first season is dedicated to the Zodiac Killer, who terrorized Northern California in the late 60s and early 70s and was never caught.
A podcast about unsolved crimes in the Lone Star State
Digging into unsolved murders and stories of missing persons, Gone Cold explores unsolved crimes. Bringing to light long-forgotten stories, the podcast tries to solve cold cases in the Lone Star State.
The aftermath of a brutal crime
It’s hard to imagine a hardest job than cleaning the place where a murder took place. Based on her own experience, hostess Vanessa Phearson offers to listeners a sensible and insightful perspective of true crime scenes in The Cleaning of John Doe.
There’s no such thing as a perfect crime
Trace Evidence offers a deep examination of evidence and theories around unsolved cases. The podcast reveals intriguing details of cold-cases, in search of justice for victims and their families.