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March 17th, 2023

Since his conviction on March 2nd,2023 for the murders of his wife Maggie and son Paul, Alex Murdaugh is now suspect to police in the involvement of Stephen Smith’s mysterious death.

According to ABC Reporter Eva Pilgrim, “Now, the family of Stephen Smith is pushing for a new autopsy after Alex Murdaugh was found guilty of murdering his wife and son.”

The circumstances of Smith’s passing are mysterious indeed. The teenager was found on a road three miles from his car. Smith was attending college night courses at the local technical college. While it was believed that Smith got out of the car of his own volition, his family has doubts that he would walk down a busy highway late at night.

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Alex Murdaugh to Testify in Murder Case of Wife and Son
Alex Murdaugh

Since the release of the limited docuseries on Netflix, the spotlight has shined on Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced lawyer who is facing criminal charges in relation to the murders of his wife and son. Murdaugh pled not guilty to charges of murder and denies the allegations of his involvement in the 2021 murder of Maggie Beach, who disappeared on a boating trip with Paul Murdaugh, who was said the be driving the vehicle.

Murdaugh is also reportedly being investigated for misappropriation of the funds of his clients and other suspicious activity regarding his relations with local law enforcement.

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Utah Sex Offender Kidnaps Arizona Teen Girl (February 2023)

Utah sex offender was arrested under charges of kidnapping and rape after the rescue of a missing Arizona teen was found in the basement of Sorenson’s home. The sex offender had contacted the teen through the social media sensation Tiktok.

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Former AZ Cop Arrested for Human Trafficking (DEC. 2022)

Dec. 22, 2022, a former AZ Cop has been accused of human smuggling and has been taken into custody. When the former officer was apprehended, he had in his vehicle five undocumented migrants. According to the Cochise County Sheriff Dept., Richard D. Daniels was armed with multiple weapons when they detained him and his vehicle near Tombstone.

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True Crime Drama
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret

Lifetime Movie Network’s shocking and disturbing retelling of the case of murderous Jodi Arias.

Rating: 4 out of 5.
The Act

Hulu’s chilling retelling of Gypsy Rose Blanchard’s story in a limited docuseries The Act will have you questioning how much you really know about the next-door-neighbors. From the outside looking in, Deedee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard made the sweetest mother-daughter family.

But behind closed doors, Gypsy lives a nightmare of systematic manipulation and abuse as her mother holds her hostage to feed her desperate need for attention. Munchausen by proxy syndrome is a systematic form of abuse.

This stranger-than-fiction series is gripping.

Rating: 4 out of 5.
Extremely Wicked Shockingly Evil and Vile (Netflix)

Based on the memoir The Phantom Prince: My Life With Ted Bundy written by Elizabeth Kendall, the film starring Zac Efron as the extremely charming Ted Bundy focuses on the time from the start of the murders to his execution through the eyes of Bundy’s long-term girlfriend, Liz.

Rating: 4 out of 5.
Dahmer (2022)

Based on the True Crime novelization Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Netflix has taken its true-crime drama to the next level of grotesque.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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Best True Crime Podcasts

  1. Mr.Ballen
Source(s): Youtube: Mr.Ballen

Israel Keyes’ laugh still haunts me to this day. He’s the modern Ted Bundy, and his methods of murder and mayhem are terrifyingly genius. Even FBI Investigators are shaken by his crimes. Mr. Ballen’s true crime youtube channel and podcast on the Mysterious and Strange have gripped audiences with his captivating storytelling style.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

2. Bailey Sarian

Who doesn’t love a good murder-mystery story while you watch this true beauty do her make-up? I personally love the way Bailey narrates and how she adds her own Bailey-isms into her style.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

3. Crime Junkie (Spotify) Crime Junkie is one of my favorite channels to listen to on my long drives to visit my parents. I have gotten lost while listening. I missed my exit.

4. True Crime Obsessed I enjoy the banter between the two hosts, Patrick and Gillian. TCO is another good podcast if you’re taking your obsession on the road.

FBI’s Top Wanted

John List, an American Murderer, annihilated his entire family, in cold blood. Leaving behind a letter explaining why he did it, List started a new life and evaded authorities for nearly a decade. He had nearly gotten away with murder until someone close to him recognized him from an FBI television announcement.

Organized Crime

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Corruption, Scandals & Scams

Since the capture, arrest, and suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, the nation is focused on the rich and powerful!

When we hear ‘organized crime’, we think of the Mob and Al Capone. Organized Crime is defined as a criminal enterprise that profits from illegal acts that are in high demand.

Today, we know organized crime as drug cartels of the southwest and human/sex trafficking.

Serial Killers & Psychopaths

 Are you fascinated by the twisted psychology of serial killers? Portraits of Evil takes you on a chilling journey through some of the most notorious cases in history. Discover the unique modus operandi and motivation of these murderers, and the relentless pursuit of justice by law enforcement.


Ranging from general criminalistics to anthropology, the blend between science and criminal procedure and laws can be dissected here!

Moscow, Idaho Murders – Bryan Kohberger is reported to have battled ‘cannibalistic urges’

Bryan Kohberger, 28, has been arrested on suspicion of four counts of murder in the case of four college students having been fatally stabbed. On November 13th, an assailant broke into the home of four college students and stabbed each one. The forensic psychologist meeting with Kohberger reports that the twenty-eight-year-old admits that he has struggled to resist cannibalistic tendencies and urges. Kohberger claims to experience obsessive-compulsive habits when it comes to food and believes that if he eats too much ‘meat’ he may not be able to stop.

Kohberger was taken in by authorities on Dec. 30th in his home in Albright Pennsylvania and is currently being held without bail.

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Dumb Crimes & Weird Laws

Ever looked at your state’s laws and wonder what had to happen for this to become a specific law?

Cases You Can’t Make Up

These are the cases that keep us up at night – the ones that are so absurd that they leave you thinking ‘ No one could make this up’.

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