Episodes

Episode 49: The murder of 13-year-old Linda Dearth

Sept. 13, 2020

Linda Dearth of Brookville, Ohio was a 13 year old junior high school student. On January 25, 1973 Linda was home from school. It was the day of former President Lyndon Johnson’s funeral. All the kids were off to commemorate the day. Linda’s parent...

Episode 48: The unsolved murder of PFC Amanda Gonzales

Sept. 6, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to Gloria and Mike Bates, who are the parents of a murdered soldier named Amanda Gonzales. Amanda had joined the Army and became a cook. She was stationed at the former Army base at Hanau, Germany. She had plans to...

Episode 47: The drowning death of Sarah Widmer

Aug. 30, 2020

On August 11, 2008, Ryan Widmer called 911 to report that his wife Sarah had possibly drowned in their bathtub. Ryan said he drained the tub and remove his wife from it. The paramedics tried to save Sarah Widmer, but she was beyond help. The coroner...

Episode 46: The death of Specialist Enrique Roman Martinez

Aug. 23, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to Griselda Martinez, who is the sister of Army paratrooper Enrique Roman-Martinez, who disappeared on May 22, 2020. He went camping with 7 other Ft. Bragg soldiers on North Carolina’s South Core Banks. On May 23, 2020...

Episode 45: The questionable death of Aaron Key

Aug. 16, 2020

On April 5, 2019 Aaron Key's lifeless body was found inside a shed with a rope around his neck. His mother, Lisa Masters, said she initially believed it was a suicide until she began looking into his death and asking questions. She said Aaron didn’t...

Episode 44: The unsolved 1966 Bricca family triple homicide

Aug. 9, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to author JT Townsend, who wrote Summer’s Almost Gone. The book covers Cincinnati’s most notorious unsolved triple homicide. On September 25, 1966, someone murdered Jerry Bricca, his wife Linda and their 4-year-old...

Episode 43: The unsolved murder of Ft. Bragg soldier Jose Melendez Jr.

Aug. 2, 2020

On November 28, 2017, Army Specialist Melendez had been out with friends. Melendez had taken friends to the Black Flower Bar and was the designated driver on that evening. He wanted to make sure his friends didn’t drive drunk and that they got home...

Episode 42: Gregory Wedel Morales: The forgotten soldier

July 26, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to Penny Morales, who is the wife of a murdered young soldier named Gregory Wedel Morales. Morales was last seen on August 19. 2019. His remains were recovered in a shallow grave outside Fort Hood on June 19, 2020. The...

Episode 41: The unsolved Sylvia Holtzclaw homicide case

July 19, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to David Holtzclaw, who is the son of a murdered woman named Sylvia Holtzclaw. On May 16, 2003, Sylvia worked alone at the Blue ridge Savings Bank in Greer, South Carolina. On this particular day, it was just her and...

Episode 40: The unsolved homicide of PFC Brandon Scott Rosecrans

July 12, 2020

On May 18, 2020, at 10 am, local police officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Fuller Lane in Harker Heights Texas where Pfc. Brandon Scott Rosecrans was found dead. Authorities have concluded that he died from a gunshot wound and his death is...

Episode 39: Was Army veteran Sgt. Robbie West murdered?

July 5, 2020

On July 17, 2011 Robbie West was found dead by another soldier named Kenneth Zubic who had called 911. After an investigation by the Phenix City Alabama police department and the Army, Robbie’s death was ruled a suicide. Robbie’s mother and wife both...

Episode 38: Gary Plauche: Hero or Killer?

June 28, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to Jody Plauche, who is the son of the late Leon Gary Plauche who passed away on October 14, 2014. If you aren’t familiar with Gary and Jody’s story, you can easily find details on the Internet. Gary will always be...

Episode 37: The mysterious and disturbing death of Danye Jones

June 21, 2020

For this week’s episode I spoke to Melissa Mckinnies about the October 2018 death of her son Danye Jones in St. Louis, Mo. The day still haunts her. On October 16, 2018, Melissa watched a movie with her son. Then around 9 p.m., she said Danye packed...

Episode 36: Michael Funk was shot to death by police officers: Accidental or intentional?

June 14, 2020

For this episode, I interviewed an independent film maker named David Starr who is working on a documentary called the 50-million-dollar bullet. David will share a story of a police shooting that will have you shocked and angry. His film tells the...

Episode 35: Did DJ Fickey commit suicide or was he murdered?

June 7, 2020

For this episode, I spoke to Amanda, about the death of her brother Donald “DJ” Edward Fickey Jr. who was only 27 when he died. On October 3, 2016 in Flintstone, GA. Walker County 911 operators received a frantic call from what is known as a local...

Episode 34: The unsolved murder of Angie Barlow

May 31, 2020

For this episode, I spoke to Christina Kramer, about her daughter Angela “Angie” Barlow. Angie was Christina’s oldest daughter. To make ends meet, Angie was a dancer. Before her disappearance, she had received a request to do a private party....

Episode 33: Quinton Higgins on surviving the Kings's Island bus crash of 1988

May 24, 2020

I am speaking to a man named Quinton Higgins. He is a survivor of the 1988 Carrolton, Ky bus crash that killed 27 people. On May 14, 1988, a youth group consisting of students who attended North Hardin High School, James T. Alton Middle School,...

Episode 32: The 1987 murder of Margaret Durant

May 17, 2020

For this episode, I spoke to Shirley Cooper, a correctional officer who has spent over 30 years trying to catch her youngest sister Margaret’s killer. On Friday, December 11th, 1987 around 10:15 A.M., utility workers found the body of a 21-year-old...