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FROM THE VAULT: A True Crime Podcast

FROM THE VAULT: A True Crime Podcast

By JPF Productions
FROM THE VAULT: A True Crime Podcast is a new podcast that is being carried over from its predecessor, True Cold Case Files. From The Vault offers a new look into cold cases from across the nation--cases you may or may not have heard of before. We get to the story quick, no BS, and we bring a respectable discussion on each case we cover. We must remember these victims too, and with this podcast, we hope to honor them.
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Millie Doe: Mystery on the Spokane River
NOTE: This is a Re-Edited episode, originally released on September 14th, 2020. This episode contains extremely graphic details concerning Millie Doe's murder. Listener discretion advised. In June of 1984, two fishermen on the Spokane River discovered the dismembered body of a woman on the west bank of the river. It caused a dramatic episode of events that occurred in Spokane, Washington over the years that would be felt for some time. On this episode of From The Vault, Jason and Nick discuss this case and explore some motives behind this murder, as well as the possibility that this could have been the work of either a serial killer, or someone she knew well. All this and more on From The Vault! IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ON MILLIE'S CASE, PLEASE CONTACT THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT (509) 755-2489. MILLIE'S CASE NUMBER IS 84-31733.
1:17:29
October 4, 2020
MINISODE 1: Eric Franks Follow-up
On Episode Two of our True Cold Case Files episode on Eric Franks, Jason and Daisy Chains discussed the events surrounding Eric Franks' mysterious disappearance. It followed an emotional interview with his mother Joanne Franks. On this minisode, the first of many covering our cases, Jason Futch provides listeners with updates concerning the case and how the original suspect in this case can now be easily confirmed. This also includes a clip from the interview Jason did with Joanne Franks discussing evidence found in Eric's room.  If you have information on Eric’s case, please contact the Michigan State Police at 989-495-5555 This Episode is sponsored by Anchor and Democracy Works.
19:15
September 23, 2020
Robert and Frieda Wheatley: Murder on North Holman
Robert and Frieda Wheatley were found murdered in their North Portland home on August 29th, 1988. It was shortly after Frieda's daughter had alerted Portland Police to the fact that she nor her siblings had heard from Robert or Frieda in days. On this episode of From The Vault, Jason and Nick discuss the final days of Robert and Frieda and also reveal some personal information you will not find anywhere else, thanks to the help of a confirmed insider in the case. We discuss this case and more on our first episode of From The Vault!  IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ROBERT AND FRIEDA WHEATLEY'S MURDER, PLEASE CONTACT THE PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU AT 503-823-HELP (4357).
1:20:17
September 14, 2020
FROM THE VAULT IS COMING TO PATREON!
Our upcoming new podcast, From The Vault: A True Crime Podcast, is making its way to Patreon! Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of our podcast on Patreon!  Our Patreon Page: www.patreon.com/fromthevaultpod New Facebook link: www.facebook.com/fromthevaultpod New Twitter link: www.twitter.com/fromthevaultpod
03:46
August 20, 2020
TCCF: The Final Episode (BIG ANNOUNCEMENT)
On this final episode of True Cold Case Files, Jason and Nick discuss the upcoming changes to the podcast and what to expect. This will include a new name change among other things! You DO NOT want to miss this!  ------------------------------------------------------------ True Cold Case Files (TCCF) is an episodic program that occasionally releases new episodes centered around cold cases in the United States. The episodes covered are cases that are rarely heard of or have had minimal media coverage, with exceptions at times. The cases range from cold case homicides to missing and unidentified persons. TCCF has been on the air since January 2019, when it began as a YouTube show. In November of 2019, TCCF debuted as a podcast and has reached thousands of listeners across the United States and around the world. Our music is brought to you by Mitch Murder©. Mitch is a renowned synthwave artist with a broad library of synthwave music. Mitch has worked with synthwave artists such as FM-84 and The Midnight; and has worked with movie director David Sandburg and actor David Hasselhoff. You can find Mitch on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7eOzCiTklgHxfpf6Mb3D2e?si=-KV9N2OnThW8nF5tifyGMQ Glass Cities™, the theme of TCCF, is licensed by Proton LLC and 2 Music Rights Societies. All Rights Reserved. Permission to use the songs “Glass Cities” and “Best of the Best” from the album are used with permission with Mitch Murder’s direct consent.
56:27
August 14, 2020
IN DEPTH WITH JASON: BRANDON JOHNSON (From May 2019)
On this episode of "In Depth" Jason revisits his interview with Brandon Johnson of the Grundy County Coroner's Office in Illinois. For the first few minutes, Brandon had his hands full while talking to Jason (as you will notice), but was able to discuss the case of the Grundy County Jane Doe. The discussion also details the steps that Coroner Johnson has taken to ensure that Grundy County Jane Doe gets her name back. UPDATE: In November of 2019, the DNA Doe Project discovered that this Jane Doe had relatives in Alabama; specifically Selma, Alabama. However, despite the new revelations, it still has not been enough to establish her identity. Investigators are still needing the public's help in this matter.  GRUNDY COUNTY JANE DOE DNA DOE PROJECT LINK: https://dnadoeproject.org/case/grundy-county-jane-doe
22:09
June 13, 2020
IN DEPTH WITH JASON: ROSEMARY NORRIS-SOUTHWARD (FROM APRIL 2019)
In this episode of "In-Depth", Jason revisits the interview he did with Rosemary Norris-Southward, the younger sister of James Norris, who disappeared from San Francisco in October 1974. His remains were located in rural Dixie County, Florida in 1976 by a heavy equipment operator working the side of US Highway 19. In this interview, Rosemary reflects on James' life, the investigation prior to and after his identification, and how his legacy has shaped her fight for justice in his case and others! Enjoy this interview from  April 21st, 2019! JAMES NORRIS EPISODE: https://anchor.fm/truecoldcase/episodes/James-Berkeley-Norris-Homicide-e5n3f7 VISIT ROSEMARY'S WEBSITE: www.whokilledjamesnorris.com 
1:35:52
June 13, 2020
IN DEPTH WITH NICK: Carl Koppelman
Carl Koppelman has been doing forensic art for over a decade. A skill set he worked on while caring for his ill mother, Carl managed to build faces for many John and Jane Does across the nation. One of his most famous faces was the Caledonia Jane Doe; which would help detectives in this New York town to identify her as Tammy Jo Alexander. His work appears prominently in the Walker County Jane Doe case; which Nick Wagler and Carl discuss in depth. Also discussed is the work that he has done with the DNA Doe Project, as well as an interesting encounter as a teenager with a man Carl believes may have been Randy Kraft, a serial killer who did his bidding up and down the West Coast!
2:27:37
May 29, 2020
IN DEPTH WITH JASON: Nancy Galloway
In this lengthy interview of "In Depth", Jason interviews Nancy Galloway, the mother of Troy Galloway, via a phone call. At the time, a phone interview via our usual ways was not permitted, so the conversation instead was recorded on the phone. Jason and Nancy discuss Troy's life prior to his disappearance; and Nancy makes clear about Troy's struggles as well. Also discussed is Nancy's drive to also work with others sharing the same pain she has felt through a yearly event "Missing in Tuolumne County". All this and more on this episode of "In Depth"!  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- True Cold Case Files (TCCF) is an episodic program that occasionally releases new episodes centered around cold cases in the United States. The episodes covered are cases that are rarely heard of or have had minimal media coverage, with exceptions at times. The cases range from cold case homicides to missing and unidentified persons. TCCF has been on the air since January 2019, when it began as a YouTube show. In November of 2019, TCCF debuted as a podcast and has reached thousands of listeners across the United States and around the world. Our music is brought to you by Mitch Murder©. Mitch is a renowned synthwave artist with a broad library of synthwave music. Mitch has worked with synthwave artists such as FM-84 and The Midnight; and has worked with movie director David Sandburg and actor David Hasselhoff. You can find Mitch on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7eOzCiTklgHxfpf6Mb3D2e?si=-KV9N2OnThW8nF5tifyGMQ Glass Cities™, the theme of TCCF, is licensed by Proton LLC and 2 Music Rights Societies. All Rights Reserved. Permission to use the songs “Glass Cities” and “Best of the Best” from the album are used with permission with Mitch Murder’s direct consent.  
1:51:40
April 23, 2020
IN DEPTH WITH JASON: J. Todd Matthews
On a special episode of "In-Depth" Jason interviews J. Todd Matthews, former administrator for NamUs and co-founder of The Doe Network. Recorded in October 2019, Jason and Todd discussed Todd's work in the true crime community, and how his help in a very cold case led people to believe that he may be the first cybersleuth in history. The two also discuss Todd's role at The Doe Network, and what he is doing to help the True Crime community post-NamUs. Also discussed is the George Hawkins case, which follows up our latest episode of TCCF on the Hawkins case. NOTE: Todd left NamUs at the beginning of 2020. Please pardon any present-tense discussion about his time at NamUs, as at the time of recording he was still employed by the program. 
1:12:14
March 29, 2020
IN DEPTH WITH JASON: Stefani Warden
CORRECTION: The date of Kamrie's disappearance was August 2012, not 2011 as stated in this episode. On this special episode of "In Depth", Jason interviewed Stefani Warden, the mother of Kamrie Cherai Mitchell, who disappeared on August 25th, 2012. In her first on-air podcast interview, she talks about Kamrie and her struggles, as well as the events surrounding Kamrie's disappearance from her side. She also gives her opinions on Andrelo Witcher and his involvement in Kamrie's case. 
40:54
March 18, 2020
In Depth with Jason: Joanne Franks
On this edition of In Depth, Jason speaks with Joanne Franks, the mother of Eric Franks. Eric went missing in 2011, and has not been heard from since. As the years wane, Joanne is desperate to know where her son is and what happened; and that she highly suspects certain individuals to be responsible for his disappearance and likely death. In this hour-plus long interview, Jason and Joanne discuss Eric's life, his disappearance and what has been going after the Michigan State Police took over. Also, Joanne shares candid information regarding the motel room Eric stayed in and what investigators were able to uncover using scientific methods! 
1:11:23
November 11, 2019
In Depth with Jason: Detective Lindsay Schultz
Detective Lindsay Schultz of the Clark County Sheriffs Office in Washington State joins Jason for a one-on-one phone interview discussing the identification of Sandra Renee "Sandy" Morden's identification as the Fly Creek Jane Doe. Though it is brief, some important questions are brought up. However, Det. Schultz encourages the public to review the Clark County Sheriffs Office official release on the case for more thorough details, and that if you have information to please come forward. 
22:50
November 4, 2019