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Moms and Mysteries is a true crime podcast hosted by Mandy and Melissa, two friends who deep dive into a new case each week. Conversational in tone and heavy on the levity, you’ll enjoy their original takes on both the well-known, and those lesser heard of true crime stories.

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This week we are discussing the life and tragic death of Judy Malinowski, a woman from Ohio, who lost her life after being set on fire by her ex-boyfriend in 2015. Despite suffering severe burns, she fought for two years before succumbing to her injuries, sparking widespread outrage and calls for justice. Make sure to check-out the Facebook page that shares all about Judy’s Foundation.  And for more information about Judy,  check-out the documentary “The Fire That Took Her” on Prime Video.  Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Sleep better at night with the softest sheets from Boll and Branch. Get 15% off your first order when you use promo code MOMS at bollandbranch.com. Exclusions apply. See site for details. Learn how to sleep again with Stellar Sleep. Head to StellarSleep.com/MOMS for your FREE 7-day trial and then just $99 per year… PLUS you can cancel any time within the first 30 days for a full refund.   Nurture your mind and body with this all-natural, full-spectrum magnesium supplement. Simply go to  bioptimizers.com/moms and use promo code moms during checkout to save 10%. Lume’s Starter Pack is perfect for new customers. It comes with a Solid Stick Deodorant, Cream Tube Deodorant, two free products of your choice (like Mini Body Wash and Deodorant Wipes), and free shipping. As a special offer for listeners, new customers get 15% off ALL Lume products with our exclusive code and link  -- that's over 40% off their Starter Pack, too! Use code MOMS for 15% off your first purchase at LumeDeodorant.com.  To advertise on the show, contact sales@advertisecast.com or visit https://www.advertisecast.com/MomsandMysteriesATrueCrimePodcast.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: https://lawandcrime.com/crime/michael-slager-pleads-guilty-to-murder-after-dousing-girlfriend-with-gas-setting-judy-malinowski-on-fire/  https://www.judysfoundation.org/about/ https://people.com/judy-malinowski-woman-set-fire-ex-testified-grave-behind-bars-life-7503471 https://people.com/crime/the-fire-that-took-her-judy-malinowski-case/ https://people.com/crime/judy-malinowski-set-fire-fiance-heroic-fight/ https://people.com/judy-malinowski-last-moments-fire-that-took-her-exclusive-7503538 https://appgateway.drc.ohio.gov/OffenderSearch/Search/Details/A731261 https://www.nbc4i.com/news/judy-malinowski-dies-nearly-two-years-after-being-set-on-fire/ https://www.10tv.com/article/news/local/gahanna-man-pleads-no-contest-charges-setting-woman-fire/530-bebe39bc-62ac-43a7-b42a-50e121da7965 https://people.com/crime/judy-malinowski-set-on-fire-fiance-5-things/ More sources can be found at momsandmysteries.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week, we are discussing the story of a young mother named Nicole VanderHeyden, who was murdered after a night out with her boyfriend and other friends. And while police quickly honed in on a suspect, as more information came in, they quickly realized that the most obvious suspect isn't always the correct one. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Right now, Hungryroot is offering Moms and Mysteries listeners 40% off your first delivery and free veggies for life. Just go to Hungryroot.com/MOMS, to get 40% off your first delivery and get your free veggies. Lume’s Starter Pack is perfect for new customers. It comes with a Solid Stick Deodorant, Cream Tube Deodorant, two free products of your choice (like Mini Body Wash and Deodorant Wipes), and free shipping. As a special offer for listeners, new customers get 15% off ALL Lume products with our exclusive code and link  -- that's over 40% off their Starter Pack, too! Use code MOMS for 15% off your first purchase at LumeDeodorant.com.  Indulge in affordable luxury! Go to Quince.com/moms for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/MOMS.  To advertise on the show, contact sales@advertisecast.com or visit https://www.advertisecast.com/MomsandMysteriesATrueCrimePodcast.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Wisconsin Department of Corrections State of Wisconsin, Circuit Court, Brown County, “Decision and Order” State of Wisconsin, Court of Appeals, 16 Mar 2020 Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District III, 20 Oct 2020 State of Wisconsin, Supreme Court, 29 Jun 2021 VanderHeyden, Nicole “Nikki” D., 29 May 2016 Le Duc, Shelby, “Neighbors react to…”, USA Today, 25 May 2016 Srubas, Paul, “Police seek help…”, USA Today, 4 Jun 2016 Bollier, Jeff, “County releases Ledgeview…”, USA Today, 11 Jun 2016 Srubas, Paul, “Details remain sketchy…”, USA Today, 9 Sep 2016 Srubas, Paul, “Charge brought in…”, USA Today, 17 Sep 2016 Srubas, Paul, “Suspect accused other…”, USA Today, 17 Jun 2017 Le Duc, Shelby, “Testimony gives VanderHeyden…”, USA Today, 9 Dec 2017 Srubas, Paul, “Testimony begins in…”, USA Today, 20 Feb 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Babysitter recalls night…”, USA Today, 21 Feb 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Detrie testifies about…”, USA Today, 22 Feb 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Defense disputes Detrie…”, USA Today, 23 Feb 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Burch finally replaces…”, USA Today, 24 Feb 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Burch prosecution moves…”, USA Today, 27 Feb 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Burch: I was…”, USA Today, 1 Mar 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Burch found guilty…”, USA Today, 2 Mar 2018 Le Duc, Shelby, “Family and friends…”, USA Today, 2 May 2018 Srubas, Paul, “‘Mr. Burch, you…’”, USA Today, 5 May 2018 Srubas, Paul, “Burch to Dateline…”, USA Today, 13 May 2018 Moriarty, Erin, “21st century technology…”, CBS News, 20 Oct 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
In 2019, renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Bouchard went missing after a trip to Las Vegas. Police quickly discovered that he was not a missing person but rather the victim of a gruesome homicide.  Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Caden Lane is your one-stop shop for all your newborn, infant and toddler apparel. Head to CadenLane.com/MOMS and use code MOMS for 20% off your order. Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.  Treat yourself to the best bras on the market and save 20% Off at honeylove.com/MOMS20.  Nurture your mind and body with this all-natural, full-spectrum magnesium supplement. Simply go to bioptimizers.com/moms and use promo code MOMS during checkout to save 10%. To advertise on the show, contact sales@advertisecast.com or visit https://www.advertisecast.com/MomsandMysteriesATrueCrimePodcast.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Kelsey Turner Arrest Warrant Dr. Thomas Burchard LinkedIn Shoro, Mike, “Body found in…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 21 Mar 2019 Erickson, Briana, “New details released…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 12 Apr 2019 Newberg, Katelyn, “Las Vegas murder…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 2 Apr 2019 Ferrara, David, “California doctor allegedly…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 18 Jun 2019 Newberg, Katelyn, “3rd suspect in…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 17 Apr 2019 Newberg, Katelyn, “Man accused of…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 27 Jul 2022 Newberg, Katelyn, “Former model pleads…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 11 Nov 2022 Newberg, Katelyn, “Former model sentenced…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 10 Jan 2023 Newberg, Katelyn, “Third suspect in…”, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 13 Feb 2023 Dr. Thomas Kirk Burchard Find a Grave Adami, Chelcey and Cimini, Kate, “Warrant: slain California…”, The Californian, 5 Apr 2019 Kalmbacher, Colin, “Playboy model arrested…”, Law & Crime, 30 Mar 2019 Kelsey Turner GoFundMe Noori Farzan, Antonia, “A respected psychiatrist…”, The Washington Post, 4 Apr 2019 Drawhorn, Aaron and Gartner, Jordan, “Report: model accused…”, KTNV, 3 Apr 2019 Salas, Christopher, “Girlfriend: Dr. Burchard…”, KSBW 8, 30 Mar 2019 Connelly, Chris et al, “A model murder…”, ABC News, 24 Feb 2023 “Former Playboy model…”, CBS News, 11 Jan 2023 “Playboy model arrested…”, CBS 13, 29 Mar 2019 Investigation Discovery’s, The Playboy Murders, “Sugar Baby”  ABC’s 20/20, “A Model Murder” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Sonya Ivanoff

The Murder of Sonya Ivanoff

2024-01-3001:06:101

This week, we are discussing the murder of 19-year-old Alaska native Sonya Ivanoff, who was walking home one night after visiting a friend. Fortunately a brave eyewitness came forward with information that would turn the investigation on its head.  Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Sleep better at night with the softest sheets from Boll and Branch. Get 15% off your first order when you use promo code MOMS at bollandbranch.com. Exclusions apply. See site for details. Listen to your gut with Seed’s DS-01® Daily Synbiotic. Go to Seed.com/moms and use code 25MOMS to get 25% off your first month.  Learn how to sleep again with Stellar Sleep. Head to StellarSleep.com/MOMS for your FREE 7-day trial and then just $99 per year… PLUS you can cancel any time within the first 30 days for a full refund.  Nurture your mind and body with this all-natural, full-spectrum magnesium supplement. Simply go to bioptimizers.com/moms and use promo code MOMS during checkout to save 10%. To advertise on the show, contact sales@advertisecast.com or visit https://www.advertisecast.com/MomsandMysteriesATrueCrimePodcast.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: “Troopers whittle down…”, AP, 22 Oct 2003 “Suspect demonstrated suspicious…”, AP, 10 Nov 2003 “Trial begins for…”, AP, 19 Jan 2005 “Officer killed woman…”, AP, 21 Jan 2005 “Murder victim entered…”, AP, 24 Jan 2005 “Woman was involved…”, AP, 7 Feb 2005 “Prosecutors rest case…”, AP, 11 Feb 2005 “Murder trial hears…”, AP, 25 Feb 2005 “Trial jury pick…”, AP, 21 Oct 2005 “A few feet…”, AP, 28 Oct 2005 “State wants a…”, AP, 30 Dec 2005 “Ex-officer jailed…”, AP, 21 Apr 2006 “Three file civil…”, AP, 28 Apr 2006 McKenzie, Victoria, “In a small…”, AP, 15 Sep 2019 McKenzie, Victoria and Wong, Maye-e, “In Nome, Va…”, AP, 25 Dec 2019 Dateline “A Walk in the Rain” Alaska Department of Corrections Sonya Ivanoff Act Owens v. State, Court of Appeals, 3 March, 2010  Matthew C. Owns v. State of Alaska, Court of Appeals of the State of Alaska, 28 July, 2021 Brant, Tataboline, “Nome police must work…”, Anchorage Daily News, 29 October, 2003  “Ex-police officer on trial…”, AP, 19 January, 2005 Alaska Police Standards Council, 14 December, 2005  “Senior Assistant District Attorney…”, State of Alaska Department of Law, 6 December 2005 Haecker, Diana, “Matt Owens sentenced…”, The Nome Nugget, 16 April, 2006  Holland, Megan, “Appeals court upholds…”, Anchorage Daily News, 5 March, 2010 “Jury convicts ex-police officer…”, AP  Medearis, Sandra L, “Owens’ murder conviction…”, The Nome Nugget, 27 October, 2017  Hopkins, Kyle, “Nome officer who admitted…”, Anchorage Daily News, 23 August, 2018  Hughes, Art, “In Nome, a legacy…”, Native News, 12 September, 2019  “In small Alaska city…”, AP, 12 September, 2019 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Gail Katz

The Murder of Gail Katz

2024-01-2301:01:38

This week, we are discussing the disappearance and assumed murder of New York resident Gail Katz as she attempted to leave her abusive husband. Decades go by before Gail’s family learns the truth about what happened to her from a very unlikely person. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Start all your shopping at rakuten.com or get the Rakuten app to start saving today, your Cash Back really adds up! Go to HelloFresh.com/momsfree and use code momsfree for FREE breakfast for life! One breakfast item per box while subscription is active.  Elevate your hair wellness routine this year with Vegamour. For a limited time get twenty percent off your first subscription order by going to VEGAMOUR.com/moms and use code moms at check out.  Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/MOMS. Promo Code: MOMS  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: The People of the State of New York v. Robert Bierenbaum, 2002 Robert Bierenbaum v. Harold D. Graham, 2009 New York inmate search Gail Katz, Find a Grave “Surgeon charged in…”, The Times-Tribune, 9 Dec 1999 Rosario, Ruben and Gentile, Don, “Doc’s missing wife…”, Daily News, 18 Jul 1985 Ross, Barbara, “Charges in 1985…”, Daily News, 9 Dec 1999 O’Shaughnessy, Patrice, “Doc’s missing wife…”, Daily News, 10 Dec 1999 Peterson, Helen, “20 years to…”, Daily News, 30 Nov 2000 “NY doctor convicted…”, Associated Press, 25 Oct 2000 Hurtado, Patricia, “Prosecutor: lies will…”, Newsday, 3 Oct 2000 Ross, Barbara, “Detective wasn’t ready…”, Daily News, 25 Oct 2000 Rhee, Joseph et al, “Ex-surgeon admits…”, ABC News, 23 Oct 2021 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Molly Watson

The Murder of Molly Watson

2024-01-1601:05:211

This week, we are discussing the murder of bride-to-be Molly Watson, which occurred less than two days before her wedding. Little did Molly know that the man she was planning to marry had a secret life that unraveled and ultimately led to her death. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Right now, Hungryroot is offering our  listeners 40% off your first delivery and free veggies for life. Just go to Hungryroot.com/MOMS, to get 40% off your first delivery and get your free veggies.  Lume’s Starter Pack is perfect for new customers. It comes with a Solid Stick Deodorant, Cream Tube Deodorant, two free products of your choice (like Mini Body Wash and Deodorant Wipes), and free shipping. As a special offer for listeners, new customers GET $5 OFF a Lume Starter Pack with code MOMS at LumeDeodorant.com. That equates to over 40% off your Starter Pack when you visit LumeDeodorant.com and use code MOMS. New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: State of Missouri v James Addie, November 2022 State of Missouri v James Addie, July 2022 State of Missouri vs. James Addie, February 2022 20/20, Season 44, Episode 10, “I Now Pronounce You Dead” Ko, Kevin, “EXCLUSIVE: parents react…”, KOMU, 6 May 2018 Klinge, Naomi, “EXCLUSIVE: brother reacts…”, KOMU, 28 Apr 2018 Walker, Nash, “Monroe County man…”, KOMU, 29 Apr 2021 Merck, Kathryn, “Monroe County man…”, KOMU, 12 Jul 2021 Drakas, Meghan, “Monroe County man…”, ABC 17 News, 12 Jul 2021 Haldiman, Jeff, “Mexico man sentenced…”, News Tribune, 13 Jul 2021 Staff, “Monroe County man…”, Hannibal Courier Post, 12 Jul 2021 Missouri v Addie, Opening Statements Missouri v Addie, Melanie Addie Testimony Missouri v Addie, Closing Arguments Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Chad Entzel

The Murder of Chad Entzel

2024-01-0901:22:26

This week, we are discussing the murder of Chad Entzel, a North Dakota native. When police first arrived at Chad’s home, which he shared with his wife, they initially believed Chad had died by suicide. However, they quickly realized that something far more nefarious had taken place inside the home. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Learn how to sleep again with Stellar Sleep. Head to StellarSleep.com/MOMS for your FREE 7-day trial and then just $99 per year… PLUS you can cancel any time within the first 30 days for a full refund.   Treat yourself to the best bras and shapewear on the market and save 20% Off at honeylove.com/MOMS20. Use our exclusive link to get 20% off- After you purchase, they’ll ask you where you heard about them. PLEASE support our show and tell them we sent you. Start the new year with confidence thanks to Honeylove. Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/MOMS. Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Sources: State of North Dakota vs. Nikki Sue Melissa Entzel “Chad Entzel”, The Bismarck Tribune, 4 Jan 2020 “Burleigh authorities investigate…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 4 Jan 2020 Svihovec, Travis, “Wife arrested in…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 9 Jan 2020 Svihovec, Travis, “Man wanted in…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 10 Jan 2020 Field, Andy and Svihovec, Travis, “Man arrested in…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 11 Jan 2020 Svihovec, Travis, “Bond set at…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 14 Jan 2020 Svihovec, Travis, “Entzel case set…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 29 Feb 2020 Svihovec, Travis, “Judge won’t allow…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 28 Jul 2020 Svihovec, Travis, “Howard murder charge”, The Bismarck Tribune, 5 May 2021 Svihovec, Travis, “Guilty plea expected…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 22 Oct 2021 Svihovec, Travis, “Howard pleads guilty…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 23 Oct 2021 Svihovec, Travis, “Howard gets 25…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 15 Feb 2022 Svihovec, Travis, “Entzel trial is…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 25 Feb 2022 Svihovec, Travis, “Prosecutor says Entzel…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 27 Sep 2022 Svihovec, Travis, “Jurors see footage…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 29 Sep 2022 Nikki’s interview with police Nikki’s 911 call Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 27 Sep 2022 Rodenberg, Brendan, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET 9 Oct 2022 Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 28 Sep 2022 Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 29 Sep 2022 Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 30 Sep 2022 Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 3 Oct 2022 Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel trial”, KXNET, 4 Oct 2022 Darnay et al, “Nikki Entzel guilty…”, KXNET, 4 Oct 2022 Piscia, Emma, “Convicted North Dakota…”, ABC News, 16 Mar 2023 Gratson, Rebecca, “An alleged affair…”, ABC News, 16 Mar 2023 Svihovec, Travis, “Entzel sentenced to…”, The Bismarck Tribune, 17 Feb 2023 Craven, Erika, “Remembering Chad Entzel…”, KFYR TV, 5 Oct 2022 North Dakota Corrections and Rehabilitation Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Heidi Firkus

The Murder of Heidi Firkus

2024-01-0201:09:292

This week, we are discussing the tragic murder of Heidi Firkus. Heidi was killed after an alleged intruder broke into the home she shared with her husband—the same home that was scheduled to be foreclosed on the next day, a fact unbeknownst to her. Thank you to this week’s sponsors!  Right now, Hungryroot is offering Moms and Mysteries: A True Crime Podcast  listeners 40% off your first delivery and free veggies for life. Just go to Hungryroot.com/MOMS, to get 40% off your first delivery and get your free veggies. Don’t forget to use our link, so they know we sent you. Treat yourself to the best bras and shapewear on the market and save 20% Off at honeylove.com/[moms20. After you purchase, they’ll ask you where you heard about them. PLEASE support our show and tell them we sent you. Start the new year with confidence thanks to Honeylove. Listen to your gut with Seed’s DS-01® Daily Synbiotic. Go to Seed.com/moms and use code 25MOMS to get 25% off your first month.   New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Nick Firkus criminal complaint Collection of court documents Minnesota court records Ramsey County Attorney’s Office news release Gottfried, Mara H. “As Heidi Firkus murder…”, Pioneer Press, 27 Jan 2023 Gottfried, Mara H. “At Firkus murder…”, Pioneer Press, 2 Feb 2023 Gottfried, Mara H. “Investigator testifies he…”, Pioneer Press, 6 Feb 2023 Gottfried, Mara H. “No evidence of…”, Pioneer Press, 7 Feb 2023 Gottfried, Mara H. “Heidi Firkus’ signature…”, Pioneer Press, 8 Feb 2023 Ferraro, Nick. “Nicholas Firkus found…”, Pioneer Press, 10 Feb 2023 Gottfried, Mara H. “Friends seek justice…”, Pioneer Press, 14 May 2019 Harlow, Tim. “St. Paul woman’s husband…”, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021 Gottfried, Mara H. “Heidi Firkus’ family…”, Pioneer Press, 23 May 2021 Kinsey, Jordan. “Did embarrassment of…”, 48 Hours, 3 Dec 2023 Browning, Blue et al. “2nd wife’s suspicions…”, 20/20, 14 Apr 2023 Stelloh, Tim. “His wife was…”, NBC News, 20 Oct 2023 Kinsey, Jordan. “Who killed Heidi…”, 48 Hours, 3 Dec 2023 Stangeland, Brooke. “Husband sentenced to…”, ABC News, 14 Apr 2023 Gottfried, Mara H. “Firkus murder trial…”, Pioneer Press, 1 Feb 2023 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are discussing the murder of Irene Garza, a beloved teacher and pillar in her community and the decades it took to prosecute her killer.  Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality     Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more!   Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: https://www.courthousenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/feit-appeal.pdf https://pa.co.hidalgo.tx.us/CaseDetail.aspx?CaseID=3295220 Death Cert https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EMtrvsCOu-s3jvsKWm3MQyvHDTcrDLsa/view?usp=sharing Memorandum https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IUABykxr23t9VZyELBRF56xpwnbtPpwZ/view?usp=sharing Clergy Letter https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FewdmV-7P7eNAkheJ8JlruYfW4nj-5_N/view?usp=sharing  https://www.cnn.com/2013/05/31/justice/garza-cold-case-timeline/ http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1307/25/acd.02.html https://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2018/01_02/2018_01_27_Lourdes_News_Inside_Texas.htm https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/evidence-photos-in-the-irene-garza-murder-case/16/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/inside-the-trial-of-former-priest-charged-with-1960-murder-of-texas-schoolteacher/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/church-officials-shielded-priest-suspected-of-murder-for-decades/ https://www.podles.org/case-studies/files/Murder-of-Irene-Garza.pdf https://www.cbsnews.com/news/irene-garza-murder-john-feit-former-priest-dies/  https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/unholy-act/  Clips for Last Thing Before We Go: Tiktok- @bloopersnfails Watch Mojo Tiktok- @ljordan1121 Tiktok-@bloopersnfails Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hi Friends! I know we told you we were going to take the week off, but then we had the opportunity to record with our dear friends Kimberly and Katie with A Date with Dateline, and so we did! We hope you enjoy this incredibly fun episode all about the very real Lifetime show "Phrogging: Hider in My House". We recapped episode 8 and I don't know if we'll ever recover. Or sleep. Thank you all for your support! Make sure you subscribe to A Date with Dateline wherever you listen to your podcasts! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Lynn Hernan

The Murder of Lynn Hernan

2023-12-1201:28:33

This week we are discussing the murder of Lynn Hernan, initially deemed a suicide, but later revealed as a homicide when investigators uncovered evidence of her fatal poisoning with Visine eye drops. Look for a new crossover episode next Tuesday, and we will return with brand-new episodes on January 2, 2024! Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Get the kids in your life a gift they will actually enjoy this year with Crunchlabs. Go to crunchlabs.com/MOMS to sign up today. For their holiday special they are offering two months free when you sign up for an annual subscription.  Keep things fresh this holiday with Lume! As a special offer for listeners, new customers GET $5 OFF a Lume Starter Pack with code MOMS at LumePodcast.com. Get affordable luxury for everyone on your list with Quince! Go to Quince.com/moms for free shipping on your order and 365-day returns. This episode is sponsored by Better Help. In the season of giving, give yourself what YOU need – with BetterHelp.Visit BetterHelp.com/MOMS today to get 10% off your first month. New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Jessy Kurczewski complaint Jessy Kurczewski court records “WI v. Jessy Kurczewski…”, Court TV, 14 Nov 2023 Lynn Hernan obituary Hanley, Erik S., “Jessy Kurczewski found…”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 Nov 2023 Kozlowicz, Cathy, “In eye drops…”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Nov 2023 Ramirez, Chris, “Waukesha County eye…”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 Oct 2023 Ramirez, Chris, “Eye drops trial…”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30 Oct 2023 Hughes, Elliot, “Defense attorney’s comments…”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 25 Oct 2023 Hughes, Elliot, “Here are 3…”, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Oct 2023 Lemoine, Bret, “Wisconsin eye drops…”, FOX6 Milwaukee, 14 Nov 2023 Huber, Brian, “Witnesses discuss attempt…”, Waukesha County Freeman, 1 Nov 2023 Attorneys withdraw, Jessy Kurczewski's sentencing in Waukesha eye drops trial delayed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are discussing the murder of Ildiko Krajnyak who was murdered in 2018 when a bomb exploded at her Southern California day spa. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! If you want to try Beam’s best-selling Dream Powder, take advantage of their biggest sale of the year and get up to 50% off for a limited time when you go to shopbeam.com/MOMS - the discount is auto-applied at checkout, no code necessary.  Don't wait for the unexpected to happen— join the massive community of pet owners who trust Embrace Pet Insurance to protect their pet. Head to EmbracePetInsurance.com/MOMS and sign up for pet insurance today.  Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.  Treat your pup like the friend he is with NomNom! Go Right Now for 50% off your no-risk two week trial at TryNom.com/MOMS.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Collection of court documents “Long Beach man…”, US Attorney’s Office, 4 Mar 2019 “Federal grand jury…”, US Attorney’s Office, 13 Mar 2019 “Long Beach man…”, US Attorney’s OFfice, 19 Jul 2023 Simon, Darran, “California explosion victim…”, CNN, 17 May 2018 Staff, “Prosecutors drop charges…”, ABC 7, 29 May 2018 “Mistrial declared in…”, ABC 7, 22 Aug 2022 Emery, Sean, “Long Beach man…”, The Orange County Register, 28 Jun 2023 Henry, Jason, “Aliso Viejo bombing…”, The Orange County Register, 16 Jun 2022 Panzar, Javier, Winton, Richard, and Tchekmedyian, Alene, “A relationship sours…”, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2018 Stephen Beal IMDb Pelisek, Christine, “Did a controlling…”, People, 3 Oct 2019 Stephen Beal Stage 32 Profile “Late wife of…”, KCAL News, 19 May 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are discussing the disappearance and murder of Christie Wilson after a night out at a local casino. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Make every look merry with Pair eyewear. Take advantage of Pair’s holiday sale. Go to paireyewear.com and use code HOLIDAY20 for 20% off your first pair. And be sure to mention that we sent you in the post-checkout survey!  Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.  Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/MOMS .  Go to Nutrisense.com/MOMS and use code MOMS to save $30 and get 1 month of free nutritionist support.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: People v Garcia, 2009 Moriarty, Erin, “A killer’s family…”, 48 Hours, 30 Jan 2021 Moriarty, Erin, “How detectives outsmarted…”, 48 Hours, 29 Jan 2021 “A mother’s quest…”, CBS13, 18 Nov 2020 “Christie Wilson’s family…”, CBS13, 24 Aug 2020 “The biggest gamble”, 48 Hours, 15 Feb 2007 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are discussing the murder of CJ Sayers, a beloved son, brother, and father.  *New episode next week 11/28/2023* If you’d like to contribute to the second annual Toy Drive as mentioned in the beginning of the episode, you can send donations via venmo to CJ’s sister Alyssa. Her venmo is: @alyssa-sayers.  Special thanks this week to the Sayers Family as well as Haley Gray with Haley Gray Research who was instrumental in putting this episode together.   New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! To advertise on our podcast, please reach out to sales@advertisecast.com or visit https://www.advertisecast.com/MomsandMysteriesATrueCrimePodcast Sources: https://chroniclet.com/news/335925/man-sentenced-to-11-15-years-in-lagrange-township-shooting-death-updated/ https://www.bognerfamilyfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Christopher-Sayers-2/#!/Obituary https://www.cleveland19.com/2022/01/31/lorain-county-sheriffs-office-investigates-overnight-shooting/ https://chroniclet.com/news/290419/elyria-man-shot-killed-in-lagrange-twp-was-doting-father-family-says/ https://chroniclet.com/news/290714/graphic-911-call-documents-shed-more-light-on-lagrange-township-fatal-shooting/ https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/crime/man-indicted-murder-domestic-dispute-lagrange/95-1ddaf5d5-8e40-46cf-8394-8c0f211f6c41 https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-with-funeral-and-memorial-for-cj-sayers?utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_source=customer Kody Rutledge Lorain County Common Pleas docket https://appgateway.drc.ohio.gov/OffenderSearch/Search/Details/A794679  Interview with the Sayers family Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Scott Guy

The Murder of Scott Guy

2023-11-1401:26:581

This week we are discussing the tragic murder of New Zealand farmer, Scott Guy, on his family’s farm. Police quickly honed in on one suspect, but was it the correct one? Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Treat yourself to the best bras and shapewear on the market and save up to 50% Off sitewide at honeylove.com/MOMS20 this month only. After you purchase, they’ll ask you where you heard about them. PLEASE support our show and tell them we sent you. It’s time to ditch the underwire for good thanks to Honeylove. Lume’s Starter Pack is perfect for new customers. It comes with a Solid Stick Deodorant, Cream Tube Deodorant, two free products of your choice (like Mini Body Wash and Deodorant Wipes), and free shipping. As a special offer for listeners, new customers get $5 off Lume’s Starter Pack with our exclusive code and link. And for a limited time, returning customers can get $5 off their next purchase of $30 or more, too! Use code MOMS at LumeDeodorant.com.  Feed your favorite dogs the best food on the market! Go Right Now for 50% off your no-risk two week trial at TryNom.com/MOMS.  This episode is sponsored by Better Help. Find your bright spot this season, with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/MOMS today to get 10% off your first month.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: https://coronialservices.justice.govt.nz/assets/csu-2010-pno-261-guy-scott-grahame.pdf https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/guy-trial-farm-in-family-buy-out/IYCLMVFHXZ3WZZQZEMNOEPSKTA/?c_id=1&objectid=10813525 https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/macdonald-letter-to-guys-given-to-police/M6C2IU536NHHVAEBBOB4MNUZVM/ https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/121972334/scott-guys-murder-10-years-on--did-cops-get-the-wrong-man http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/7213148/Scott-Guy-murder-trial-in-summary https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/scott-guy-trial-family-at-war/3AWWZ25YGUSRNKWWDPWP77IKGU/?c_id=1&objectid=10817214 https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/71781768/kylee-guy-calls-off-hunt-for-scotts-killer https://www.odt.co.nz/star-news/star-national/scott-guy-murder-mystery-we-will-never-forget-or-forgive https://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/details-macdonald-charges-revealed http://www.stuff.co.nz/ipad-big-picture/7094388/Scott-Guys-sister-had-doubts-about-farm-partnership More sources can be found at momsandmysteries.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are discussing the disappearance of former Marine, Bryan “Vladek” Hasel, and his family’s desperate search to locate him.  Thank you to Bethany and Jodi Hasel for sharing your brother’s story with us.  If you have information that could lead to the discovery of Vlad, please reach out to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office missing persons unit at 407-254-7000. The case number is 21-83864.  To keep up to date with Vladek’s case, visit https://linktr.ee/findvladekhasel If you'd like to make a donation towards a kindness bag for World Kindness Day, send your donations to momsandmurder@gmail.com via paypal, and you will be entered to win a copy of Laurah Norton's new book "Lay Them to Rest".  Research by Satori Good and Haley Gray, assistance from Whitney St. Andre (from Navigating Advocacy Podcast). Thank you to this week’s sponsors! If you want to try Beam’s best-selling Dream Powder, take advantage of their biggest sale of the year and get up to 50% off for a limited time when you go to shopbeam.com/MOMS.  Don’t wait for the unexpected to happen— join the massive community of pet owners who trust Embrace Pet Insurance to protect their pet. Head to EmbracePetInsurance.com/MOMS and sign up for pet insurance today.  Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions – and manage your money the easy way – by going to RocketMoney.com/moms.  Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Hernández Caraballo, Lillian M. “Deputies looking…” NSM Today. 26 November 2021. “Find Bryan “Vladek” Hasel.” Facebook Group. “Find Bryan “Vladek” Hasel.” Website. Moore Russell, Tiffany. “Estate of BRYAN…” Orange County Court Records Search. 30 March 2023. “Bryan Vladek Hasel.” CUE Center for Missing Persons.  Lama, Danielle. “Search for Vladek Hasel…” Fox 35 Orlando. 18 April 2022. Dukes, Amanda. “Missing Orange County man’s family…” WESH 2 News. 25 April 2022. Bullock, J.J. and Brian Entin. “Family searching for…” Newsnation from Nexstar Media. 4 May 2022. Cardentey, Jackie. “Search for missing 24-year-old continues…” NSM Today. 1 April 2023. Hogan, Brandon. “Deputies reissue call for information...” Channel 6 Orlando. 20 September 2023. Interview and conversations with Jodi and Bethany Clarifying questions email Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week we are discussing the murder of Variety reporter Addison Verrill, at the hands of The Exorcist actor Paul Bateson.  If you'd like to make a donation towards a kindness bag for World Kindness Day, send your donations to momsandmurder@gmail.com via paypal, and you will be entered to win a copy of Laurah Norton's new book "Lay Them to Rest".  Thank you to this week’s sponsors!  Get high quality essentials at affordable prices with Quince! Go to Quince.com/moms for free shipping and 365-day returns on your order.   Lume’s Starter Pack is perfect for new customers. It comes with a Solid Stick Deodorant, Cream Tube Deodorant, two free products of your choice (like Mini Body Wash and Deodorant Wipes), and free shipping. As a special offer for listeners, new customers GET $5 OFF a Lume Starter Pack with code MOMS at LumePodcast.com.  Make every look merry with Pair eyewear. Go to paireyewear.com/MOMS for 15% off your first pair.  This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Make your brain your friend, with BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/MOMS today to get 10% off your first month. New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: McEnroe, Colin, “Films may shock…”, The Hartford Courant, 2 Nov 1980 Bell, Arthur, “There’s nothing gay about murder”, The Village Voice, 12 Sept 1977 N/A, “Suspect held in…”, The New York Times, 24 Sept 1977 N/A, “Murderer of a writer…”, The New York Times, 7 April 1979 N/A, “The City”, The New York Times, 6 Mar 1979 Bell, Arthur, “Phone call from…”, The Village Voice, 3 Oct 1977 Bell, Arthur, “A talk on…”, The Village Voice, 31 Oct 1977 Bono, Sal, “How the Bag Murders…”, Inside Edition, 2 July 2021 Goldberg, Reid, “There’s a real-life…”, Collider, 4 Oct 2023 Miller, Matt, “Searching for the…”, Esquire, 25 Oct 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Vashti Forrest

The Murder of Vashti Forrest

2023-10-2401:00:002

This week, we are discussing the murder of Vashti Forest, a mother of two young boys, which occurred when the police arrived at her home, initially appearing to be a suicide. Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today.  Treat your pet to the best and go right now for 50% off your no-risk two week trial at TryNom.com/MOMS. Treat yourself to the best bras on the market and save 20% Off at honeylove.com/MOMS20.   Gain peace of mind today with Trust and Will. Get 10% off plus free shipping of your estate plan documents by visiting trustandwill.com/MOMS.  New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Brett Seacat, Department of Corrections State of Kansas v. Brett T. Seacat, Supreme Court of Kansas, 15 January 2016 Brett T. Seacat v. State of Kansas, Court of Appeals of Kansas, 11 February 2022 Potter, Tim, “Vashti Seacat autopsy…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Truesdell, Jeff, “Kansas mom’s death…”, People, 10 June 2013 Potter, Tim, “In wake of Kingman…”, Wichita Eagle, 1 February 2014 Gray, Darcy, “Vashti Seacat was hopeful…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Leiker, Amy Renee, “Oral arguments set…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2015 Hurst, Laviana, “Brett Seacat sentenced…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Potter, Tim, “Sister testifies in Kingman…”, Wichita Eagle, 5 August 2014 Gray, Darcy, “Jury hears Brett Seacat…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Gray, Darcy, “Friend of Seacat’s…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Leiker, Amy, “Brett Seacat prosecutors…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 N/A, “Ex-police instructor…”, Associated Press, 5 August 2013 Potter, Tim, “Questions linger after…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 May 2011 Potter, Tim, “Suspect in Kingman death…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Gray, Darcy, “Investigator says he…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Leiker, Amy, “Jury to resume…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Leiker, Amy, “Defense rests in…”, Wichita Eagle, 8 August 2014 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
This week, we are discussing the brutal murder of Houston native Felicia Johnson, as police delve into her digital footprints during her final hours, leading to the emergence of a suspect. Make sure to check-out the promo for our friends with Navigating Advocacy! Thank you to this week’s sponsors! If you want to try Beam’s best-selling Dream Powder, get up to 40% off for a limited time when you go to shopbeam.com/MOMS and use code MOMS at checkout.  Check-out Nutrisense.com/MOMS and use code MOMS to save $30 and get 1 month of free nutritionist support. Be sure to tell them you learned about Nutrisense.com from the MOMS AND MYSTERIES podcast. New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Wanted photo for Chukwuebuka: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13ffpQivz0Z_yySIHp7VdFDXm3xXlk43Z/view?usp=drive_link  Additional photos: https://www.the-sun.com/news/7516402/felicia-johnson-father-revenge-houston-missing-death/ https://cbsaustin.com/news/local/remains-found-in-sam-houston-national-forest-confirmed-to-be-body-of-24-year-old-texas-chukwuebuka-nwobodo-san-diego-california-remains-sam-houston-national-forest  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10927587/Wanted-man-28-accused-dismembering-woman-24-RELEASED-police.html  https://www.facebook.com/groups/707764977081103/ Sources: Criminal Complaint Diaz, John, Wilson, Lea, and Ford, Brittany, “Remains found in…”, KHOU 11, 27 February 2023 White, Grace, “Timeline reveals chilling…”, KHOU 11, 13 June 2022 Ford, Brittany, “Felicia Johnson latest…”, KHOU 11, 3 August 2022 Ruiz, Anayeli, “Have some compassion…”, KHOU 11, 26 April 2022 Luperon, Alberto, “Missing murder victim’s…”, Law & Crime, 27 February 2023 Keith, Damali, “Authorities send warning…”, Fox 26, 13 June 2022 GoFundMe Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Murder of Jack Wheeler

The Murder of Jack Wheeler

2023-10-1001:22:03

This week we are discussing the murder of a highly respected man named Jack Wheeler and the suspicious circumstances that led to his body being found in a landfill in Delaware.  You can pre-order Laurah’s book anywhere you get books or get 20% off with code LAYTHEMTOREST at https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/laurah-norton/lay-them-to-rest/9780306828805/ Order before October 17 to claim exclusive bonuses! Thank you to this week’s sponsors! Go to Nutrisense.com/MOMS and use code MOMS to save $30 and get 1 month of free nutritionist support. Be sure to tell them you learned about Nutrisense.com from the Moms and Mysteries podcast!  Don't wait for the unexpected to happen— join the massive community of pet owners who trust Embrace Pet Insurance to protect their pet. Head to EmbracePetInsurance.com/MOMS and sign up for pet insurance today.  Need a new curated podcast, that scratches the true crime itch? Check out True Crime Feed today, wherever you get your podcasts! This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/MOMS  today to get 10% off your first month. New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources: Livengood, Chad, “Dumped body was…”, The News Journal, 2011 Chase, Randall, “Body of military expert…”, Associated Press, 2011 Bunch, Will and Ransom, Jan, “Ex-USAF aide…”, Philadelphia Daily News, 2011 Livengood, Chad, “Police searching for…”, The News Journal, 2011 Shea, Kathleen Brady and Shifman, John, “Body found in…”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2011 Shea, Kathleen Brady and Shifman, John, “Prominent man, mysterious death”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2011 Lessig, Hugh, “Local ties in Del. homicide…”, The Daily Press, 2011 N/A, “Slain defense consultant…”, Associated Press, 2011 Bunch, Will, “Even with tapes…”, Philadelphia Daily News, 2011 N/A, “Defense expert was…”, Associated Press, 2011 Bunch, Will, “Private eye questions…”, The Philadelphia Daily News, 2011 O’Sullivan, Sean and Parra, Esteban, “New pieces of…”, The News Journal, 2011 Shea, Kathleen Brady, “Wheeler’s death remains…”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2011 Barrish, Cris and Parra, Esteban, “Wheeler was beaten…”, The News Journal, 2011 O’Sullivan, Sean, “Tips on Wheeler…”, The News Journal, 2011 Barrish, Cris, “Police revisit Wheeler…”, The News Journal, 2011 Barrish, Cris, “New clues deepend…”, The News Journal, 2011 Lessig, Hugh, “Who killed Jack Wheeler?”, The Daily Press, 2011 Gaudiano, Nicole, “Wheeler recalled for…”, The News Journal, 2011 Eisler, Peter, “Wife craves answers…”, USA Today, 2011 Barrish, Cris, “Death of Vietnam memorial…”, Gannett, 2011 N/A, “Prominent veteran found…”, UPI, 2011 Beam, Christopher, “Life After Death”, Slate, 2011 Barrish, Cris, “Archives: Random killing or…”, The News Journal, 2011 Volk, Steve, “He helped build…”, The Washington Post, 2017 N/A, “John P. Wheeler III”, Legacy, retrieved 2023 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Annie Skelton

wow

Jan 5th
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Tammy DePoto Kelly

I love both names. you do what you like, we will all follow because we love you!!!!!

Nov 28th
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Ari C

Vermont also doesn't allow billboards, it's lovely.

Sep 5th
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Brooke 2020

I am wondering if Helen had anything more to do with it..

Aug 25th
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Alexandria Serrano

Y’all are my people it’s a grower 🫣🤣🤣

Aug 3rd
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Ari C

shotput. "put" as in putting things down.

Jul 19th
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Ari C

hahaa I almost moved to Beaufort WY. it's not far from 3 really cool other little towns. it's just the gas station and house off the highway, then nothing for like 15mi

Jun 3rd
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Ari C

my friends give me sht because I don't take my phone anywhere and I turn it off all the time haha

May 19th
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Ari C

you didn't have to be 18 to skydive in USA until 2012

Apr 25th
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Ari C

epic failure of the justice system here. also c'mon yall haha... they're not buried IN the literal walls. within. as in, on prison grounds.

Apr 25th
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Ari C

why proceed to have a child with someone when beforehand he said he had zero interest in parenting?? also, anarchist's cookbook is extremely popular, crazy book.

Apr 17th
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Ari C

everyone moves but the army hahaa. I spent 10yrs on bragg next to Pope and saying only fayetteville for her affair search she'd have zero issue finding anyone. 2 massive bases.

Apr 11th
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Ari C

People like believing in manifestation because it's easier than doing actual work with coping skills and self awareness.

Apr 8th
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Ari C

froggy bottoms was a scum hole. I guess all of bragg is. wicked sad case, shitty set of circumstances. also, "champing" at the bit, not chomping haha

Apr 2nd
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Brooke Venning

"hair-a-ford" cattle 😂😂😂😂😂

Mar 5th
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Needa Toyou

The superbowl is on the 12th!!

Feb 4th
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SugarFoot

Oh, Linda! Noooo don't do it!

Feb 1st
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Laura Goff

I just got done watching the series lol

Nov 18th
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Chris W

Cheating and Greed. No excuse for this poor woman. I am a lesbian myself and I found this story very interesting.

Oct 30th
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Amber Huntsman

my husband is adamant that it's a scheme set up by most of the town to make a profit.

Oct 18th
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