We conjure the past to explore the horrible truth behind violent crimes. Walk with us through the details of the crime and dive deeper into the people behind and affected by these horrific acts. We leave no stone unturned as we hunt for the truth!
The act of paying it forward usually consists of buying the person behind you in line a coffee or giving a few bucks to someone in need. Some people abuse this act of good will as a way to lure vulnerable people into a sinister trap. This is a story about one mother who accepted a helping hand that came with fatal consequences.
Millions of people take cruises to Alaska each year. It's a beautiful State, filled with glaciers, wildlife and the untamed beauty of the "Last Frontier". All from the comfort of a state of the art cruise ship with endless activities to keep the kids out of your hair, what could be better? Unfortunately, for one family, the cruise that should have been the adventure of a lifetime turned into their worst nightmare.
Easter is a time of celebration. Most people put on their Sunday best, take the kids Easter egg hunting, and spend the rest of the day with friends and family dying eggs and eating a traditional Easter dinner full of homemade biscuits and roasted ham. For one unlucky family, Easter became a day of devastating betrayal.
High school and after school jobs are meant to be fun. It's the first real adventure in responsibility most teenagers experience. In this case four intelligent and ambitious young women were robbed of all life had to offer in one night of senseless violence. The poorly handled crime scene made catching the real killers nearly impossible.
In this case police focused so narrowly on someone who had once been their brother in arms that even when his innocence was obvious, they just couldn’t see it. David Camm had an airtight alibi and all of the evidence pointed to someone else but that didn't stop him from becoming the #1 suspect in the murder of his family.
Happy St Patrick’s Day! What's not to love about this holiday? Everything is green and Irish themed! There are parades and festivals and of course there is booze. It’s usually a pretty good time. Unfortunately sometimes the alcohol fueled partying takes a turn for the worst.
As a parent there’s no higher priority than protecting your children from the evil of the world. We often shelter them and do our best to lead them down a better path than we have experienced ourselves. This is a story of a father who was no longer the only adult influencing his rebellious teenager and the daddy’s girl who instantly shattered his world.
This is part two of our deep dive into the little known serial killer Scott Lee Kimball. If you haven't heard part one, check that out first! In this episode we discuss how this monster was finally caught and start to see the true depth of his crimes.
One man had everyone so charmed that his friends, family and even the FBI refused to believe he could possibly be involved when people around him mysteriously started going missing. His victims were ignored by law enforcement but they had parents who refused to give up on them! This is part one of our deep dive into the little known serial killer Scott Lee Kimball.
You may remember the hurricane that devastated Texas not too long ago in 2017. Hurricane Harvey left people dead, missing, and homeless. As everyone was collecting themselves and focusing on saving lives. One Texan took advantage of this natural disaster to hide his crimes, but little did he know it's not so easy to wash away your troubles.
Over 70 years ago a double homicide shook a small town in Illinois. Ever since, that town has been haunted by cover ups, conspiracy and restless spirits. This case may never be officially solved but many are positive that the killer was never a mystery. Can the truth set this town free or are they doomed to live among the dead forever?
Can you imagine a world without dating apps? There was a time when it wasn’t so easy to find love outside of your social circle. In the 1940's one couple found love through a personal ad and things got dark. Did love drive this couple to insanity or did two disturbed people find each other and unleash their darkest fantasies?
Alaska is known for its beautiful scenery of mountains, glaciers, and solitude. Not everything is so peaceful about this snowy state though, over 2,000 people go missing without a trace every year there. In the 1970's and into the 1980's a well respected community member took advantage of the remote wilderness to act out his worst desires. In this wild case, join us as the hunter becomes the hunted!
Mother/Daughter relationships can be complicated but for the Miranda family the mother/daughter dynamic was deadly. Join us as we analyze how witchcraft, possession, curses, and exorcism contributed to the murder of a 17 year old girl.
When you or a loved one is sick, the first thing we do is reach for medication to get immediate relief. What happens when you can’t trust what is in the bottle, even if it’s FDA approved. Today we want to share one of Chicago's biggest drug tampering murders and the one bitter pill that was hard to swallow.
In the 1800’s women were expected to depend on and obey their husbands in all things. Men assumed that a woman couldn't possibly concoct a murderous plot and manipulate others to do her bidding. They were sorely mistaken. In our oldest case yet, we explore how the social standards of the 1800's contributed to the murder of at least one innocent man.
For parents one of our biggest fears is someone taking our child. When we teach our kids about stranger danger we tend to focus on adult predators because we don’t expect other kids to be a threat. What happens when you let your guard down for just a minute? Is it dangerous to assume kids aren't the monsters you need to watch out for? Get ready to hear about Liverpool's youngest convicted criminals.
Merry Christmas Conjurers! Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year but for some it's not all twinkle lights and packages... Travel back in time with us to the 1920's to hear about one family's Christmas that was not so jolly.
It’s often said that truth is stranger than fiction. Burglary, stalking, psychological torture, and in the end, murder. One individual traumatized multiple families, all for fun. Join us as we reveal how the actions taken by this killer prior to the murder is what made this case feel more like a horror movie than real life.
You know that older couple in your neighborhood that seems to always know what's going on with everyone? What if that was all for show and what was happening in their home was something that would give the community absolute chills. This is a story about a family that had so many secrets one was bound to catch up with them eventually.
For over 50 years a Long Island family struggled with the mystery of their missing loved one, feeling like no one else cared. A local documentary finally brought this case to light but what they discovered was that the answers had always been there and the police seemed to have been actively covering it up all along.
Fathers are given the role of being the backbones of the family. You may have heard of the Watts family story this past year. Well before the Watts Family there was the Longo family. Behind this picture perfect family was something so sinister that no one saw coming.
Thanksgiving is meant to be a joyous time when families come together and appreciate each other and all the blessings they have. However, a lot of extended families, whether due to religious, political or personality differences, find Thanksgiving more of a battle ground than a peaceful gathering. In this episode we discuss one Florida Thanksgiving battle that got way too real.
Sometimes the quirky, good Samaritan next door is actually the monster you need to watch out for. In the 80’s the people of the Hyde Park neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri never suspected a serial killer was living among them. This story is another prime example that outward appearances rarely show us everything a person is capable of.
This story highlights a long abandoned practice the majority of us wouldn’t dare take part in, modern day human sacrifice. Two teenage boys commit horrific acts of violence in an effort to "sell their souls to the devil". Join us as we dive deeper into what and why these boys did what they did, as well as how it could have been avoided.
A sinister and deranged priest holding church service one floor above his own personal dungeon, packed full of chained and tortured women, sounds more like the plot of a Hollywood horror movie than true crime. We assure you, this nightmare could not have been more real for six women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Forced to do whatever they had to in order to survive, this weeks story is about getting out of the House of Horrors alive.
The forest can be a beautiful and peaceful place. It can also be haunting and full of mystery. There is no place that proves this more than the Hagley Woods of England. This crime is not only unsolved, we don't even know who the victim was. Witchcraft, Nazi spies, magic candles, practical jokes gone wrong; what might have happened to this mysterious woman has no limits.
Happy Halloween Conjurers! This bonus episode is a special treat all about Halloween! The only documented case of poisoned Halloween candy took place in Texas in 1974. This murder claws it's way into parent's worst fears even to this day.
When the world seems to be going crazy around us we all want to feel like home is a safe sanctuary. For one Illinois family, home became the scene of their worst nightmare. This is a story of a perfectly unassuming young family, viciously murdered in their own home, for seemingly no reason. Did they have secrets hidden so deep, those closest to them never had a clue or did evil come knocking at their door at random?
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This case while unique in it's own way, is far too common. The escalation from domestic violence to murder can happen in an instant. If you take anything from this case, please know that there is no good reason to stay with an abuser. Abuse, whether verbal or physical is not love.
Most know that in America we have a shameful history of mistreating indigenous people. What a lot of people don't realize or would prefer not to think about is how badly Native Americans are still treated today. In this episode we highlight two cases of murdered Native American women, who's cases didn't get the attention they deserved. There are thousands more like this, proving that violence against Native American's is often simply forgotten or ignored.
In the early 70’s a serial killer was stalking the streets of Washington DC looking for beautiful, young, black girls. What is the community supposed to do when no one with power to help seems to care? In this episode we analyze the six still unsolved murders believed to be the work of one horrible killer. We also look at how the cases could have gone differently if the police had taken these murders more seriously.
We as humans share one common trait which is the desire to live authentically without judgement. This is a story of a boy who became a man, holding a secret many can relate to. Once Matthew Shepard freed himself to live his truth, his life was violently taken. His murder led to outrage and long over due changes in America. His story is an example of what happens when someone makes the choice that your life is not as valuable as theirs.
Ghosts, possession, communicating with the dead. The idea of talking with those who are no longer living has fascinated people for decades. In this episode we discuss the brutal murder of Teresita Basa and the unusual way her case was solved. This case gives ghost story a whole new meaning. What if the ghost is the one with a story they wish to tell?...
This seemingly perfect, all American family is ripped apart in one horrifying night. Are there darker secrets in this family that no one suspected? Is there something or someone we are missing from this story? Or did the stress of suburban life push this Mom to a breaking point and she needed to find a way out?
When two preteen girls go missing on their way to school, this Oregon community is forced to face a terrifying reality. Is there a monster lurking in the shadows? Or could the monster have been hiding in plain sight all this time, disguised as the odd but harmless neighbor on the corner?
Was it jealousy or witchcraft that led a group of friends to attack a sleeping family in the middle of the night late one August? In this week's episode we explore the motives behind the 2005 murder of Joshua Bennett. Who was the real target? Was someone casting hexes in this small Illinois town? What had they done to invoke the wrath of five people they didn’t know?