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Ice Cold Case

Ice Cold Case

Author: Madison McGhee

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In 2002, my dad was murdered in the doorway of his home. Now, I am ready to find answers to the coldest case in Belmont County, Ohio. This is the story of a daughter desperate for justice, for closure, for someone to care. It doesn't get more personal than this.

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Join me as I delve into the deeply personal and haunting story of my dad's murder. In this gripping true crime podcast, I take you on a journey of discovery as I explore the case from every angle, and reveal the untold details that I have uncovered through my investigation. With each episode, you'll be drawn deeper into the investigation, as I look for new evidence, interview key players, and unravel the mystery of my dad's death. But this isn't just a quest for justice - it's a deeply personal journey that will take you inside the mind of a victim's daughter, and show you the strength and resilience it takes to keep fighting for the truth. Ice Cold Case is a chronicle of self-discovery and exploration. Subscribe now to join the investigation and uncover the truth behind this discarded cold case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1. A Case as Cold as Ice

1. A Case as Cold as Ice

2023-05-1730:033

This is the story of what happened to J.C. McGhee on July 11, 2002 according to police records — some of which may not be entirely accurate nor adequate. Twenty years later, the search for answers begins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2. I'm Batman

2. I'm Batman

2023-05-3131:27

Every hero has an origin story and this is mine — the story of how I found out about my dad's murder and what pushed me to start asking questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
As I learn about my dad's closet relationships, two people stand out as particularly suspicious. With a custody battle in the mix, the police identified a motive for murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4. Family Ties

4. Family Ties

2023-06-2834:46

A suspect is charged with my dad's murder, but inconsistent witness testimony builds a web of lies and complicates the trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5. Behind the Badge

5. Behind the Badge

2023-07-1234:21

Looking at the police’s handling of this investigation, it’s clear that corners were cut. Was my dad a casualty in their war on drugs?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6. Dead Ends

6. Dead Ends

2023-07-2631:10

As I narrow down the suspects, I take a look at this case from a new perspective to try to pinpoint who really killed my dad.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
After researching all the theories and motives possibly involved in this case, I find a suspect that links them together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8. The Fallout

8. The Fallout

2023-08-2326:51

As more details surface, people are getting defensive. In the fallout, I’m finding crucial clues that could help solve this case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9. The End... For Now

9. The End... For Now

2023-09-0634:30

After years of investigating, I'm ready to put together all the pieces I currently have. Help me solve my dad's murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
There's two sides to every story. With new information flooding in about my dad's case, my own suspicions are shifting. Is everything that I've been told one hundred percent true? Or have I've been thrown a few red herrings? It's time to take a look at the other side of the story to try to find out what really happened to my dad, John Cornelius McGhee, on July 11, 2002. Ice Cold Case is a chronicle of self-discovery and exploration. Subscribe now to join the investigation and uncover the truth behind the coldest case in Belmont County. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10. Here We Go Again

10. Here We Go Again

2024-03-2035:52

After six months of sifting through the new information flooding in about my dad’s case, it’s time to share some significant updates that have me questioning my own theory. Now I’m wondering: is it wrong to be wrong? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to Belmont County. Years of investigating have led to this. I sat down across the table from the main suspect in my dad's murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12. Killer Eyes

12. Killer Eyes

2024-04-1734:53

Daryl’s Smith reputation in Belmont County made him an obvious suspect. “Innocent until proven guilty” is the standard. Was he ever given a fair chance? If he didn’t do it, where do I go from here? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13. Between the Lines

13. Between the Lines

2024-05-0126:52

Another look at the case files illuminates some discrepancies and new questions arise. Now I’m trying to find the truth that lies between the lines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
New information stands out from the case files that didn't before. New characters are emerging with important pieces to the larger puzzle. The truth still seems hard to find, but maybe the devil's in the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sarah Turney (Voices for Justice) joins Madison McGhee for a conversation about the dynamics between families of victims and investigators. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15. Pointing Fingers

15. Pointing Fingers

2024-06-1428:48

The police and my family are constantly tossing blame. Meanwhile important information is starting to surface that has me questioning everything. This episode of Ice Cold Case is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/icecold and get on your way to being your best self. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16. Behind Bars

16. Behind Bars

2024-06-2832:58

Some new developments leave more questions than answers, but solving this case seems more possible than ever before. Now there are just a few people left to track down, and finding them could be really simple or incredibly difficult. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Josh Mankiewicz (NBC's Dateline) joins Madison McGhee for a live conversation from CrimeCon 2024 about the details of the murder of J.C. McGhee and the journey to investigating her father's murder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Comments (2)

Rebecca Butcher

Great podcast. I hope this case gets more attention and gets solved.

Oct 20th
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Laura

Solid podcast.

Aug 3rd
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