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Murder Was The Case

By Lee Mellor
Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.
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#37. The Summer of ‘59 w/ Nate Hendley (Dive Bar)

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#269. Big Changes, Exciting News II: Glassbox Media & Citizen Detective (Update) feat. Morf & Naama
Murder Was the Case is moving up in the world and Citizen Detective is rearing it's lovely head. Twenty minute update that has been a long time in the making
20:25
May 31, 2022
#268. Leave Me Alone, Let Me Die (Dive Bar) w/ Tab Ballis
More Sweet T from the True Crime Film Festival in Athens, Georgia. Meet Tab Ballis - a social worker in Wilmington, North Carolina and director of the unforgettable 'Park View' about the 1990 murder of Talana Kreeger.
01:09:33
May 25, 2022
#267. Nineteen to One (Dive Bar) w/ Team Ortiz
n the first of three conversations with true crime filmmakers in Marietta, Georgia, Doc goes over the suspicious 1997 conviction of Melvin Ortiz with his fiancee and the three students who made 'Needle in a Haystack'.   Watch 'Needle in a Haystack' here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RFX9PWM9aQ
01:12:09
May 16, 2022
#266. True Crime Film Fest (Dive Bar) w/ Cameron Munson
Sweet T. Doc speaks with Cameron Munson, founder and director of the True Crime Film Fest in Marietta, Georgia.  This conversation is an introduction to three films we will be looking at in the month of May.   Link to leave Doc a voicemail: https://www.speakpipe.com/murderwasthecase   Link to MWTC Youtube videos page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg1HBTX-thidDu5H1yuB3cw Films:  'Laura' (part 1 of 2): https://youtu.be/7YCB7k3khT4 'Needle in a Haystack': https://youtu.be/-RFX9PWM9aQ 'Mountain Time': https://youtu.be/8yq50nXrazI 'Park View': https://vimeo.com/ondemand/parkview 'Big Trouble in Little Quartzsite': https://legallyinsanefilms.com/films
53:06
May 12, 2022
#265. Bathsalts: Floridian True Crime & Madness, Part 3: Tylenol Benadryl Pie (Dive Bar) w/ Hal, Jason & 'Canada' Jon
Part 3 of 3. Doc joins a cadre of Floridiots to talk about the legendary 'Florida Man', Bathsalts, and some of the most bizarre and brutal crimes in Floridian history. Warning: intoxicated masculinity discussing extremely graphic content.
44:04
April 25, 2022
#264. Bathsalts: Floridian True Crime & Madness, Part 2: Eating Face (Dive Bar) w/ Hal, Jason & 'Canada' Jon
Part 2 of 3. Doc joins a cadre of Floridiots to talk about the legendary 'Florida Man', Bathsalts, and some of the most bizarre and brutal crimes in Floridian history. Warning: intoxicated masculinity discussing extremely graphic content.
41:48
April 25, 2022
#263. Bathsalts: Floridian True Crime & Madness, Part 1: Dum Fuk Punch (Dive Bar) w/ Hal, Jason & 'Canada' Jon
Part 1 of 3. Doc joins a cadre of Floridiots to talk about the legendary 'Florida Man', Bathsalts, and some of the most bizarre and brutal crimes in Floridian history. Warning: intoxicated masculinity discussing extremely graphic content.
01:07:49
April 25, 2022
#262. Somewhere in the Distance a Dog Barked..., Part 4: Officer Down (Dive Bar) w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger & Suzanna Ryan
Part 4 of 4. Doc, Cloyd, and Suzanna descend on a Nashville hotel room to catch up in person for the first time since 2019. Final Tennessee episodes in the Murder Was the Case Sweet T southern tour!
41:23
April 17, 2022
#261. Somewhere in the Distance a Dog Barked..., Part 3: Big Dawg (Dive Bar) w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger & Suzanna Ryan
Part 3 of 4. Doc, Cloyd, and Suzanna descend on a Nashville hotel room to catch up in person for the first time since 2019. Final Tennessee episodes in the Murder Was the Case Sweet T southern tour!
40:14
April 17, 2022
#260. Somewhere in the Distance a Dog Barked..., Part 2: Nightmare on Seattle Street (Dive Bar) w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger & Suzanna Ryan
Part 2 of 4. Doc, Cloyd, and Suzanna descend on a Nashville hotel room to catch up in person for the first time since 2019. Final Tennessee episodes in the Murder Was the Case Sweet T southern tour!
38:25
April 08, 2022
#259. Somewhere in the Distance a Dog Barked..., Part 1: The Gypsy Hit (Dive Bar) w/ Det. Cloyd Steiger & Suzanna Ryan
Part 1 of 4. Doc, Cloyd, and Suzanna descend on a Nashville hotel room to catch up in person for the first time since 2019. Final Tennessee episodes in the Murder Was the Case Sweet T southern tour!
48:55
April 08, 2022
#258. McMurder, Part 3: Overindulgence (Dive Bar) w/ Judith A. Yates
Part 3 of 3. After more than two years of pandemic-abetted Prohibition, Lee gets hammered in Nashville with author and criminologist Judith A. Yates and learns about "Fast Food Killer" Paul Dennis Reid and his victims before stumbling rat-arsed into West Memphis.
38:44
March 18, 2022
#257. McMurder, Part 2: Just Desserts (Dive Bar) w/ Judith A. Yates
Part 2 of 3. After more than two years of pandemic-abetted Prohibition, Lee gets hammered in Nashville with author and criminologist Judith A. Yates and learns about "Fast Food Killer" Paul Dennis Reid and his victims before stumbling rat-arsed into West Memphis.
42:51
March 18, 2022
#256. McMurder, Part 1: Unhappy Meal (Dive Bar) w/ Judith A. Yates
Part 1 of 3. After more than two years of pandemic-abetted Prohibition, Lee gets hammered in Nashville with author and criminologist Judith A. Yates and learns about "Fast Food Killer" Paul Dennis Reid and his victims before stumbling rat-arsed into West Memphis.
01:06:15
March 18, 2022
#255. Night Marauder, Part 2: Decoiffed! (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Nancy Locklin-Sofer
Part 2 of 2. Doc sits down with Dr. Nancy Locklin-Sofer at Maryville College to learn about a 1920s east Tennessee serial killer she unearthed for her History of Murder class.  How did she stumble across The Night Marauder? Who was this mysterious fiend? Can we still solve this case today?
52:29
March 11, 2022
#254. Night Marauder, Part 1: The Devil and Will Sheffey (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Nancy Locklin-Sofer
Part 1 of 2. Doc sits down with Dr. Nancy Locklin-Sofer at Maryville College to learn about a 1920s east Tennessee serial killer she unearthed for her History of Murder class.  How did she stumble across The Night Marauder? Who was this mysterious fiend? Can we still solve this case today?
58:10
March 11, 2022
#253. Fear and Loathing at the Alcatraz East Crime Museum (Dive Bar) w/ Ally Pennington
Doc stops into the Alcatraz East Crime Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee to learn about Bundys, and Gacys, and bears, oh my!
32:03
March 05, 2022
#252. Headshot, Part 2: 'Parading Around the Morgue...' (Dive Bar) w/ Landen Wilson
Part 2. Sweet T (Georgia). Landen Wilson describes his role as a death investigator with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) until finding himself at the centre of a media scandal that cast him into a professional Land of Nod.
51:03
February 21, 2022
#251. Headshot, Part 1: Death Investigator (Dive Bar) w/ Landen Wilson
Part 1. Sweet T (Georgia). Landen Wilson describes his role as a death investigator with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) until finding himself at the centre of a media scandal that cast him into a professional Land of Nod.
57:04
February 21, 2022
#250. Episode 250 - A Retrospective (Composite Sketch)
Celebrating 250 episodes of Murder Was the Case, great conversation, and free discourse.
02:23:16
February 21, 2022
#249. Sweet Tea/Bitter Tea (Update)
Lee announces his plans for all forthcoming dive bars in 2022 and how they are intrinsically tied to his recent trip through the southeastern United States.
09:15
February 15, 2022
#248. Ritchie, Where's My Mother's Head? (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Peter Vronsky & Jennifer Weiss
Fresh out of Netflix's "Crime Scene: Times Square Killer", Dr. Peter Vronsky and Jennifer Weiss, the daughter of victim Deedeh Goodarzi, join me to share some shocking news and insights that were not revealed in the docuseries.
53:31
January 26, 2022
#247. Clustergrave, Part 3: Profiling the Suitland Slayer (Profile)
After much consideration, Lee formulates a profile of the 'Suitland Slayer', as discussed in parts 1 and 2 of the Clustergrave series with author Blaine Pardoe.
20:05
January 20, 2022
#246. Homicide Headlines 2021, Part 3: Blackened Blue (Dive Bar) w/ Nate Hendley
Part 3 of 3. In 2021, two police officers emerged as lust murderers in Europe - Wayne Couzens in the UK and Francois Verove in France. Then there was the incident at Christmas in Wisconsin...
52:14
January 12, 2022
#245. Homicide Headlines 2021, Part 2: Strange Ripples (Dive Bar) w/ Nate Hendley
Part 2 of 3. Nate and Lee look at the vile crimes of 'Bedsit Killer' David Fuller in the UK and touch upon the DV homicide of Gabby Petito in the USA.
43:37
January 12, 2022
#244. Homicide Headlines 2021, Part 1: Ghosts of Headlines Past (Dive Bar) w/ Nate Hendley
Part 1 of 3. Nate Hendley joins Lee to review the homicide headlines of 2021, beginning with Toronto's annual murder rate and developments in the murders of pharma billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman.
38:47
January 12, 2022
#243. My Friend Peter and the Times Square Torso Murderer (Composite Sketch)
Coinciding with the release of Joe Berlinger's 'Crime Scene: Times Square Killer' on Netflix, Lee releases nearly two hours of his conversations with Dr. Peter Vronsky on this topic over the past four years.
01:51:54
December 29, 2021
#242. The Bloody Awards 2021
Live from the bowels of hell, the fourth annual Bloody Awards! We take a look back at the most memorable moments and guests from Murder Was The Case and celebrate the winners you voted for. Special appearances by Ice T, Russell Crowe, Don Frye, Werner Herzog, Jack Nicholson, Dr. Janosz Jakov, Neil Diamond, Keanu Reeves, and Lindsay Lohan!
43:18
December 20, 2021
#241. Clustergrave, Part 2: Missed Opportunities (Dive Bar) w/ Blaine Pardoe
Part 2. Blaine Pardoe returns to Murder Was the Case to go over the unsolved Suitland Slayings with Lee on their 35th anniversary. Five dead women. No answers.
31:41
December 13, 2021
#240. Clustergrave, Part 1: Corpse Harem (Dive Bar) w/ Blaine Pardoe
Part 1. Blaine Pardoe returns to Murder Was the Case to go over the unsolved Suitland Slayings with Lee on their 35th anniversary. Five dead women. No answers.
46:58
December 13, 2021
#239. Nominations: 2021 Bloody Awards
Who are the nominees for the 4th annual BLOOOODY AWARDS? Muahaha! Patrons go to patreon.com/murderwasthecase and cast your votes.
36:16
December 04, 2021
#238. Serial Killer Typologies (Academy)
Lee reviews the Organized/Disorganized and Holmes-Deburger typologies and addresses the flaws to create the beginnings of a new system.
34:06
December 03, 2021
#237. The Beatle Bandit (Dive Bar) w/ Nate Hendley
In 1964, a man in a Beatle wig walked into a Toronto bank with a semi-automatic...
01:39:52
November 24, 2021
#236. Juror #3, Part 4: No Duty to Suffer (Dive Bar) w/ Mark Farrant
Part 4 of 4. Mark Farrant battles his way out of PTSD by trying to reform the relationship between Canadian mental health services and jury duty. 
41:41
November 24, 2021
#235. Juror #3, Part 3: Cracks (Dive Bar) w/ Mark Farrant
Part 3 of 4 Mark Farrant finishes jury duty and begins his long battle with PTSD.
50:17
November 24, 2021
#234. Hallowe'en Homicide-O-Rama, Part 2: The Head in the Water (Dive Bar) w/ Drew Gray
Part 2 of 2. Adam Walsh and Scorpio. New York 'Zodiac'. Scary cinema. The perfect ending to a quiet Halloween indoors.
01:11:54
October 31, 2021
#233. Hallowe'en Homicide-O-Rama, Part 1: Jack to Z'ac (Dive Bar) w/ Drew Gray
Part 1 of 2. Lee and filmmaker/Zodiac researcher Drew Gray swoop on broomsticks through a black and orange audioscape of horror flicks, Canadian frontier mysteries, Jack the Ripper theories, and the Zodiac musings.
01:21:29
October 31, 2021
#232. Juror #3, Part 2: Trial By Fire (Dive Bar) w/ Mark Farrant
Part 2. When Mark Farrant was called up for jury duty he warned his boss he had bad luck. This would prove to be a hell of an understatement...
36:41
October 21, 2021
#231. Juror #3, Part 1: Bad Luck (Dive Bar) w/ Mark Farrant
Part 1. When Mark Farrant was called up for jury duty he warned his boss he had bad luck. This would prove to be a hell of an understatement...
44:56
October 21, 2021
#230. MWTC: After the Plague (Update)
Doc Lee gives his first length public update since the fall of 2019 and discusses the trajectory of the show.
45:60
October 16, 2021
#229. Did They Find the Zodiac? (Dive Bar) w/ Mike Morford & Dr. David Keatley
Did they find the Zodiac? Mike Morford and Dr. David Keatley spill da T.
01:24:39
October 08, 2021
#228. Netflix and Kill II: The Keepers (Academy)
Lee weighs in on the 2017 Netflix series 'The Keepers'.
39:13
September 18, 2021
#227. Crudely Reassembled, Part 2: Eviscerated, Decapitated, Emasculated (Dive Bar) w/ Dan Zupansky
Part 2 of 2. True crime radio OG Dan Zupansky and Lee discuss one of the most horrific sex murders in Canadian history. What happened when Dan befriended the perpetrator?
48:21
September 13, 2021
#226. Crudely Reassembled, Part 1: Murder Horror Spectacle w/ Dan Zupansky
Part 1 of 2. True crime radio OG Dan Zupansky and Lee discuss one of the most horrific sex murders in Canadian history. What happened when Dan befriended the perpetrator?
39:23
September 13, 2021
#225. Netflix and Kill: Unsolved Mysteries I (Academy)
Lee looks at the cases of Rey Rivera and Jack Wheeler from the Unsolved Mysteries episodes "Mystery on the Rooftop" and "Washington Insider Murder".
44:26
September 05, 2021
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00:48
August 14, 2021
224. Norwegian Blood, Part 6: Bad Penny (Dive Bar) w/ Alex Ralph
Part 6 of 6. On the tenth anniversary of the 77 murders committed in Oslo and Utoya, Doc Lee and research assistant Alex Ralph analyze the psychosocial development, behaviour, and impact of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik through the lens of expressive/transformative theory.
44:50
August 02, 2021
223. Norwegian Blood, Part 5: 2083 in 2011 (Dive Bar) w/ Alex Ralph
Part 5 of 6. On the tenth anniversary of the 77 murders committed in Oslo and Utoya, Doc Lee and research assistant Alex Ralph analyze the psychosocial development, behaviour, and impact of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik through the lens of expressive/transformative theory.
40:15
August 02, 2021
#222. Norwegian Blood, Part 4: Lemon - 2 Much 4 the Most Xtreme (Dive Bar) w/ Alex Ralph
Part 4 of 6. On the tenth anniversary of the 77 murders committed in Oslo and Utoya, Doc Lee and research assistant Alex Ralph analyze the psychosocial development, behaviour, and impact of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik through the lens of expressive/transformative theory.
51:51
August 02, 2021
#221. Norwegian Blood, Part 3: Desperately Seeking Self (Dive Bar) w/ Alex Ralph
Part 3 of 6. On the tenth anniversary of the 77 murders committed in Oslo and Utoya, Doc Lee and research assistant Alex Ralph analyze the psychosocial development, behaviour, and impact of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik through the lens of expressive/transformative theory.
42:11
July 22, 2021
#220. Norwegian Blood, Part 2: Jante Lovin' (Dive Bar) w/ Alex Ralph
Part 2 of 6. On the tenth anniversary of the 77 murders committed in Oslo and Utoya, Doc Lee and research assistant Alex Ralph analyze the psychosocial development, behaviour, and impact of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik through the lens of expressive/transformative theory.
33:01
July 22, 2021
#219. Norwegian Blood, Part 1: Meccano Boy *Te2ns* (Dive Bar) w/ Alex Ralph
Part 1 of 6. On the tenth anniversary of the 77 murders committed in Oslo and Utoya, Doc Lee and research assistant Alex Ralph analyze the psychosocial development, behaviour, and impact of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik through the lens of expressive/transformative theory.
45:33
July 22, 2021
#218. Ghosts of Atlanta, Part 6: Last Words (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. John Liebert
Part 6 of 6. Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who consulted on the Bundy killings, joins Lee to talk about his insights during his time working the so-called 'Atlanta Child Murders' and to review the cases.
25:26
July 09, 2021
#217. Ghosts of Atlanta, Part 5: Why Wayne Williams (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. John Liebert
Part 5 of 6. Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who consulted on the Bundy killings, joins Lee to talk about his insights during his time working the so-called 'Atlanta Child Murders' and to review the cases.
28:41
July 09, 2021
#216. Ghosts of Atlanta, Part 4: 1981 (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. John Liebert
Part 4 of 6. Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who consulted on the Bundy killings, joins Lee to talk about his insights during his time working the so-called 'Atlanta Child Murders' and to review the cases.
37:39
July 01, 2021
#215. Ghosts of Atlanta, Part 3: Summer of Death and Beyond... (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. John Liebert
Part 3 of 6. Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who consulted on the Bundy killings, joins Lee to talk about his insights during his time working the so-called 'Atlanta Child Murders' and to review the cases.
49:44
July 01, 2021
#214. Ghosts of Atlanta, Part 2: First 9 Kids (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. John Liebert
Part 2 of 6. Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who consulted on the Bundy killings, joins Lee to talk about his insights during his time working the so-called 'Atlanta Child Murders' and to review the cases.  This series marks the 40th anniversary of the arrest of Wayne Bertrand Williams.
42:44
June 21, 2021
#213. Ghosts of Atlanta, Part 1: Southern Zeitgeist (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. John Liebert
Part 1 of 6. Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who consulted on the Bundy killings, joins Lee to talk about his insights working the so-called 'Atlanta Child Murders' and to review the cases.  This series marks the 40th anniversary of the arrest of Wayne Bertrand Williams.
44:54
June 21, 2021
#212. Scars & Tattoos, Part 3: Final Perspective (Dive Bar) w/ Chris Duett
Part 3 of 3. 'Criminal Perspective' host Chris Duett discloses the mysteries of his violent past, and examines how he reached that point and got out before it was too late...
42:54
June 09, 2021
#211. Scars & Tattoos, Part 2: Worse (Dive Bar) w/ Chris Duett
Part 2 of 3. 'Criminal Perspective' host Chris Duett discloses the mysteries of his violent past, and examines how he reached that point and got out before it was too late...
47:47
June 09, 2021
#210. Scars & Tattoos, Part 1: Straight Edge Raiser (Dive Bar) w/ Chris Duett
Part 1 of 3. 'Criminal Perspective' host Chris Duett discloses the mysteries of his violent past, and examines how he reached that point and got out before it was too late...
48:30
June 09, 2021
#209. Being and Wickedness, Part 3: Gettin' It Twisted (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Part 3 of 3. Docs Lee and Ramsland open up the conversation and blow through Ian Brady, Gerard Schaefer, Ted Bundy, HH Holmes, Israel Keyes, Samuel Little, and Takahiro Shiraishi. They finish on the differences between criminology and psychology and the art of writing true crime and fiction.
41:10
May 26, 2021
#208. Being and Wickedness, Part 2: Bound to Kill (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Part 2. Dr. Ramsland reflects on her extensive correspondence and collaboration with BTK culminating in her book "Confession of a Serial Killer".
36:50
May 26, 2021
#207. Being and Wickedness, Part 1: Zen and the Michigan Motorcycle Murders (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Katherine Ramsland
Part 1 of 3. Dr. Katherine Ramsland talks about her journey by motorcycle from Michigan into a lifelong academic fascination with deviant minds. When Lee notes that she could have been a potential victim of serial killer John Norman Collins, Katherine's answer is delightfully surprising.
35:53
May 26, 2021
#206. Cobwebbed Crimes, Part 3: Exploding Schoolhouse Poison Blues (Dive Bar) w/ Harold Schechter
Part 3 of 3. After a fascinating foray into the Bath School Disaster, Lee and Harold return to the topic of female serial murder and sexual sadist 'Jolly' Jane Toppan.
22:46
May 13, 2021
#205. Cobwebbed Crimes, Part 2: Hell's Belle (Dive Bar) w/ Harold Schechter
Part 2 of 3. Harold digs up the skeleton of the Belle Gunness case, unveils the mystery surrounding it, and broaches the topic of female serial killing. Cameos by Bela Kiss and Son of Sam.
22:41
May 13, 2021
#204. Cobwebbed Crimes, Part 1: Yellow Press Bogeymen (Dive Bar) w/ Harold Schechter
Part 1 of 3. Award-winning true crime author Harold Schechter joins Lee in the dive bar to look at how myths, murders, monsters and media intersect in the cases of HH Holmes, Ed Gein, Jack the Ripper, and more.
29:26
May 13, 2021
#203. Why Not Me?, Part 3: Waking from the Nightmare (Dive Bar) w/ Sean Cribbin & Steve Sauder
Part 3 of 3. Sean Cribbin, a survivor of serial killer Bruce McArthur, and his partner Steve Sauder talk about their award-winning documentary 'Was I Next?' and divulge their trials and traumas before, during, and after the attack. wasinext.com  May 25, 2021 at 9 pm EST online screening MentalHealthyFit.org
36:16
May 10, 2021
#202. Why Not Me?, Part 2: The Room on the 19th Floor (Dive Bar) w/ Sean Cribbin & Steve Sauder
Part 2 of 3. Sean Cribbin, a survivor of serial killer Bruce McArthur, and his partner Steve Sauder talk about their award-winning documentary 'Was I Next?' and divulge their trials and traumas before, during, and after the attack. wasinext.com May 25, 2021 at 9 pm EST online screening MentalHealthyFit.org
37:21
May 10, 2021
#201. Why Not Me?, Part 1: Smoke & Leather (Dive Bar) w/ Sean Cribbin & Steve Sauder
Part 1 of 3. Sean Cribbin, a survivor of serial killer Bruce McArthur, and his partner Steve Sauder talk about their award-winning documentary 'Was I Next?' and divulge their trials and traumas before, during, and after the attack. wasinext.com May 25, 2021 at 9 pm EST online screening MentalHealthyFit.org
43:59
May 10, 2021
#200. Under the Hood I: 'Mason' (Dive Bar) w/ Mike Morford
To mark our 200th episode, true crime podcast mogul and zodiackillersite.com owner Mike 'Morf' Morford compares his favourite Zodiac suspect 'Mason' to Lee's profile. HOW and WHERE do they match? This episode is the first in a new MWTC staple - 'Under the Hood' - in which we continually search for the Zodiac killer!
01:21:59
April 27, 2021
#199. Zodiac (Profile) feat. Douglas MacGregor
My profile of the Zodiac Killer.  If you have any questions feel free to ask me them on the MWTC GetVokl video livestream every Thursday night at 9:30 pm ET on https://getvokl.com/channel/lee-mellor For ad free and bonus content become a patron of MWTC at patreon.com/murderwasthecase
44:44
April 21, 2021
#198. In Control of All Things (Mugshots)
Having covered the canonical five Zodiac killings, this final chapter in the mugshots series looks at three additional crimes connected to the Bay-Area murderer: the slayings of Cheri Jo Bates and Sgt. Brian McDonnell, and the abduction of Kathleen Johns. And then there's the OTHER letters...
48:45
April 14, 2021
#197. If Anyone Did That to MY Kid, Part 5: So what DO we do about THEM? (Dive Bar) w/ Jody Plauché & Chris Duett
Part 5. After experiencing sexual abuse and abduction at the hands of Jeff Doucet who was famously killed by his father, Jody Plauché has devoted much of his life to preventing further predation by educating people on the realities of pedophilia, hebephilia, and child molestation. Having told his story, he continues to do so here with Lee and Chris Duett. Link to the Murder Was the Case Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MWTCPod/
48:39
March 27, 2021
#196. If Anyone Did That to MY Kid, Part 4: Pedophilia, Child Molestation, Hebephilia (Dive Bar) w/ Jody Plauché & Chris Duett
Part 4. After experiencing sexual abuse and abduction at the hands of Jeff Doucet who was famously killed by his father, Jody Plauché has devoted much of his life to preventing further predation by educating people on the realities of pedophilia, hebephilia, and child molestation. Having told his story, he continues to do so here with Lee and Chris Duett. Link to the Murder Was the Case Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MWTCPod/
49:47
March 27, 2021
#195. If Anyone Did That to MY Kid, Part 3: Life After Jeff (Dive Bar) w/ Jody Plauché & Chris Duett
Part 3. Thirty-seven years ago, a young boy named Jody Plauché was groomed, sexually abused, and ultimately abducted by his karate teacher Jeff Doucet. However, unlike most parents, who only give lip service to the notion of killing anyone who hurts their children, Gary Plauché followed through. Good. Justice. It's that simple, right? Well, let's here Jody's side of the story.... Link to a video featuring the shooting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PUE8fYxjq8
48:52
March 18, 2021
#194. If Anyone Did That to MY Kid, Part 2: 38 (Dive Bar) w/ Jody Plauché & Chris Duett
Part 2. Thirty-seven years ago, a young boy named Jody Plauché was groomed, sexually abused, and ultimately abducted by his karate teacher Jeff Doucet. However, unlike most parents, who only give lip service to the notion of killing anyone who hurts their children, Gary Plauché followed through. Good. Justice. It's that simple, right? Well, let's here Jody's side of the story.... Link to a video featuring the shooting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PUE8fYxjq8
21:52
March 17, 2021
#193. If Anyone Did That to MY Kid, Part 1: Pavlov's Dog Goes to Disneyland (Dive Bar) w/ Jody Plauché & Chris Duett
Part 1. Thirty-seven years ago, a young boy named Jody Plauché was groomed, sexually abused, and ultimately abducted by his karate teacher Jeff Doucet. However, unlike most parents, who only give lip service to the notion of killing anyone who hurt their children, Gary Plauché followed through. Good. Justice. It's that simple, right? Well, let's here Jody's side of the story.... Link to a video featuring the shooting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PUE8fYxjq8
46:59
March 17, 2021
#192. Pizzagate ('Conspiracies Uncovered' Bonus Chapter)
Lee reads a chapter originally written for his new book 'Conspiracies Uncovered' which tracks the genesis and development of the 'Pizzagate' conspiracy theory from its beginnings in DNC emails released by Wikileaks and the sexual transgressions of Anthony Weiner and Jeffrey Epstein to the misguided child rescue mission of armed vigilante Edgar Maddison Welch. Check out Marina Abramovic's 'Spirit Cooking' video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EsJLNGVJ7E Trust me, it's worth it :) 40% off CBD products at BostonGreenHealth.com Promo Code: Case20
39:32
February 22, 2021
#191. Hardwired, Part 2: The Myth of the Compulsive Killer? (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Frederick Toates
Part 2 of 2. Lee and Dr. Frederick Toates examine cases of serial murder to see if the notion of a wholly compulsive killer is actually possible or purely a myth.
56:48
February 14, 2021
#190. Hardwired, Part 1: Addiction vs. Compulsion (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. Frederick Toates
Part 1 of 2. To help lonely Lee celebrate Valentine's Day in lockdown, Dr. Frederick Toates - an Emeritus Professor of Biological Psychology at the Open University and author of How Sexual Desire Works: The Enigmatic Urge, enters the dive bar to talk about being addicted to love *wink wink*.... or is it a compulsion?
41:46
February 14, 2021
#189. Ripper Up North, Part 6: Ripper gets Ripped (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. David Holmes
Part 6 of 6. Once he is taken into custody, what ultimately becomes of Peter Sutcliffe, his wife Sonia, and the mysterious hoaxer who posted the 'Jack the Ripper' letters? 40% off CBD products at BostonGreenHealth.com Promo Code: Case20
34:41
February 05, 2021
#188. Ripper Up North, Part 5: Peter Sutcliffe (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. David Holmes
Part 5 of 6. Having unveiled the identity of The Yorkshire Ripper, Lee and David look at Peter Sutcliffe's childhood, development, and psychology, and his suspicious marriage to the enigmatic Sonia.  40% off CBD products at BostonGreenHealth.com Promo Code: Case20
34:13
February 05, 2021
#187. Ripper Up North, Part 4: The Hammer Man (Dive Bar) w/ Dr. David Holmes
Part 4 of 6. Years after the first murder, The Yorkshire Ripper continues to murder and mutilate women across northern England seemingly with impunity. Meanwhile, the task force continue to waste their time on the Wearside Jack letters and audio tape while ignoring a mountain of evidence sitting right in front of their eyes. 40% off CBD products at BostonGreenHealth.com Promo Code: Case20
39:50
February 05, 2021
#186. Homicide Headlines 2020, Part 5: Gabriel, Angel of Death (Dive Bar) w/ Robert Hoshowsky
In the final part of Homicide Headlines 2020, Lee and Robert look at the worst gun massacre in Canadian history perpetrated by denturist Gabriel Wortman in April. 40% off CBD products at BostonGreenHealth.com Promo Code: Case20
49:59
February 04, 2021