This is a True Crime Podcast that focuses on cases from the hottest parts of the desert in the U.S. The cases that will be examined will include shocking rapes and murders of children, as well as other disappearances and murders that may or may not be solved or gotten a lot of media attention. Our goal is to help generate new leads and tips to help investigators solve some of these old cold cases. This podcast contains graphic recounts of crimes, rapes, and murders, and contains graphic language. Listener discretion is advised.
This episode covers the heartbreaking cases of three child murders that happened in my hometown of Las Cruces, NM. All at the hands of one of their “parents”. Rodrigo Bravo was 4 when he was killed by his mother, Devon Boothe 4, was killed by his 10 year old sister at the command of her step father, and 4 month old Kalynn Flores was suffocated by her father.
9yo Anthonette Cayedito was abducted from her home at 3am never to be seen or heard from again. Could a mysterious phone call a year after her abduction and a sighting 5 years later be the break the case needs??
Katie Sepich was a beautiful,young, smart 22 year old. Celebrating the Labor Day weekend with her boy friend, roommate, and best friend. After Katie catches her boyfriend cheating on her at this party, she decided to walk the 5 blocks home from the party. Leaving in a hurry Katie didn’t realize she left all her belongings including her house keys at the party but did not want to go back. She tried gaining access to her home through her bedroom window but as she was doing this, Katie was attacked from behind and was raped and strangled right outside her bedroom window. Who would commit such a heinous senseless murder? This is the case of The Night Katie Disappeared.
25 yo Joseph Pruitt Jr wanted to go live his life on an adventure. He ended up in Alamogordo NM. This is where Joseph Pruitt Jr disappeared and was found murdered. Could Joseph be a victim of a serial killer?? Or were the killers closer to home??
David Parker Ray and his sometimes co-conspirators allegedly abducted, raped, murdered, and disposed of 50+ women in New Mexico and Arizona, and not one of these alleged victims bodies have ever been found!!
14 year old Cody Posey brutally massacred his father, step mother, and step sister at the Sam Donaldson Ranch in New Mexico. Was Cody really abused or did he just want his family out of the way to do as he pleased? Find out on today’s episode of Secrets in the Desert!
This episode is about the West Mesa Murders out of Albuquerque, NM. At least 19 sex workers were kidnapped of the streets between 2001 and 2005. 11 of the victims were found buried in a sort of mass grave on the West Mesa so the serial killer has been the West Mesa Bone Collector.
Las Cruces New Mexico was shocked by the crime that took place at the only bowling alley in their town on February 10, 1990. 7 people were shot inside the office after 2 gunmen robbed the place and setting the office on fire. Only 3 survived.
10-year-old Victoria Martens was raped, murdered, dismembered, and set on fire on her 10th birthday by her mom Michelle Martens, her mom’s boyfriend Fabian Gonzales, and Fabian’s cousin Jessica Kelly this is her story.