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TrueCrimeIRL is a podcast hosted by native Iowan, Kelli Berens-Brink. Kelli discusses murder and missing persons cases, as well as cold cases from across the nation. You'll enjoy first-hand accounts of crimes, told from Kelli's own unique and quirky perspective. Kelli includes many guests, such as law enforcement, lawyers, victims, perps, and more. Tune into TrueCrimeIRL, and visit TrueCrimeIRL.com for more info. Follow us on social media @ TrueCrimeIRL.
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65. S2 EP8: An Interview With The Prosecutor | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries

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88. Bonus Episode! Chloe Canter of True Crime Twins - Chloe & Kelli Talk About Netflix's "Love on the Spectrum"
Chloe Canter of True Crime Twins joins Kelli today for a true crime palate cleanser! It turns out that true crime podcasters need to switch it up every once in a while, and Chloe and Kelli like to do just that over episodes of Netflix's amazing show, "Love on the Spectrum". Chloe & Kelli discuss their favorite parts of the show, and a little bit about their backgrounds in podcasting.  Enjoy! Watch the video version HERE! Please subscribe for more true crime content & please consider leaving a 5-star review. Support the show and get exclusive content by joining our Patreon.
47:48
August 26, 2022
87. Irish Catholic Industrial School Survivor: Mary Smith – Part 3 | TCIRL's Crimes & Conspiracies of the Catholic Church
Today I’m going to tell you the story of one Irish Catholic Industrial School survivor, Mary Smith. As a child growing up in Catholic institutions, she was known simply as Number 1346. She grew up not knowing her age or her true identity. But, later, she would find out that she had been ripped from the arms of a mother she would never know, and – she would discover that she also had a brother who was a victim of the same evil system. Like a lot of Irish people, Mary, as an adult, has used music to tell her story and heal from the pain she endured by the hands of the Catholic Church. In her song, I Am My Mother’s Child, Mary tells her story, and you can watch her video here. I normally edit my episodes, but this one is full of so much information, I just decided to leave it just as it is, for you to listen to, and it going to come to you as a three part episode. Here’s part 3 of Mary’s story. Please subscribe for more true crime content & please consider leaving a 5-star review. Support the show and get exclusive content by joining our Patreon. Mary’s Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyX2cOavuDM Info on the ISPCC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyX2cOavuDM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Society_for_the_Prevention_of_Cruelty_to_Children https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/commentanalysis/arid-30859110.html Barnbrack - A Mother's Love's A Blessing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGTyRgUj2KU Info on murders in Catholic institutions: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christinekenneally/orphanage-death-catholic-abuse-nuns-st-josephs https://www.irishcentral.com/suffer-little-children-new-evidence-that-irish-kids-were-murdered-in-reform-schools https://www.thejournal.ie/joe-mcaveety-industrial-schools-5335703-Jan2021/ Irish mother and baby homes: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54693159 https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/pat-flanagan-column-selling-1000-14432475 Ireland’s attitude towards unwed mothers: https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2018/04/world/ireland-kerry-babies/index.html ireland catholic redress 2022: https://www.google.com/search?q=redress+definition+government&rlz=1C1VDKB_enUS984US984&oq=redress+defi&aqs=chrome.3.0i433i512j69i57j0i512l8.8451j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 The following music was used for this media project: Music: Heartfelt Tears by MusicLFiles Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8903-heartfelt-tears License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles
44:00
August 19, 2022
86. Irish Catholic Industrial School Survivor: Mary Smith – Part 2 | TCIRL's Crimes & Conspiracies of the Catholic Church
Today I’m going to tell you the story of one Irish Catholic Industrial School survivor, Mary Smith. As a child growing up in Catholic institutions, she was known simply as Number 1346. She grew up not knowing her age or her true identity. But, later, she would find out that she had been ripped from the arms of a mother she would never know, and – she would discover that she also had a brother who was a victim of the same evil system. Like a lot of Irish people, Mary, as an adult, has used music to tell her story and heal from the pain she endured by the hands of the Catholic Church. In her song, I Am My Mother’s Child, Mary tells her story, and you can watch her video here. I normally edit my episodes, but this one is full of so much information, I just decided to leave it just as it is, for you to listen to, and it going to come to you as a three part episode. Here’s part 2 of Mary’s story. Please subscribe for more true crime content & please consider leaving a 5-star review. Support the show and get exclusive content by joining our Patreon. Mary’s Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyX2cOavuDM Info on the ISPCC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyX2cOavuDM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Society_for_the_Prevention_of_Cruelty_to_Children https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/commentanalysis/arid-30859110.html Barnbrack - A Mother's Love's A Blessing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGTyRgUj2KU Info on murders in Catholic institutions: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christinekenneally/orphanage-death-catholic-abuse-nuns-st-josephs https://www.irishcentral.com/suffer-little-children-new-evidence-that-irish-kids-were-murdered-in-reform-schools https://www.thejournal.ie/joe-mcaveety-industrial-schools-5335703-Jan2021/ Irish mother and baby homes: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54693159 https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/pat-flanagan-column-selling-1000-14432475 Ireland’s attitude towards unwed mothers: https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2018/04/world/ireland-kerry-babies/index.html ireland catholic redress 2022: https://www.google.com/search?q=redress+definition+government&rlz=1C1VDKB_enUS984US984&oq=redress+defi&aqs=chrome.3.0i433i512j69i57j0i512l8.8451j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 The following music was used for this media project: Music: Heartfelt Tears by MusicLFiles Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8903-heartfelt-tears License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles
51:21
August 12, 2022
85. Irish Catholic Industrial School Survivor: Mary Smith | TCIRL's Crimes & Conspiracies of the Catholic Church
Today I’m going to tell you the story of one Irish Catholic Industrial School survivor, Mary Smith. As a child growing up in Catholic institutions, she was known simply as Number 1346. She grew up not knowing her age or her true identity. But, later, she would find out that she had been ripped from the arms of a mother she would never know, and – she would discover that she also had a brother who was a victim of the same evil system. Like a lot of Irish people, Mary, as an adult, has used music to tell her story and heal from the pain she endured by the hands of the Catholic Church. In her song, I Am My Mother’s Child, Mary tells her story, and I’m going to start off the episode today, with her permission, by sharing her song with you, and then – she’s going to tell you her story, in her own words. I normally edit my episodes, but this one is full of so much information, I just decided to leave it just as it is, for you to listen to, and it going to come to you as a three part episode. Here’s part one of Mary’s story. Please subscribe for more true crime content & please consider leaving a 5-star review. Support the show and get exclusive content by joining our Patreon. Mary’s Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyX2cOavuDM  Info on the ISPCC:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyX2cOavuDM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Society_for_the_Prevention_of_Cruelty_to_Children https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/commentanalysis/arid-30859110.html  Barnbrack - A Mother's Love's A Blessing:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGTyRgUj2KU  Info on murders in Catholic institutions:  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christinekenneally/orphanage-death-catholic-abuse-nuns-st-josephs  https://www.irishcentral.com/suffer-little-children-new-evidence-that-irish-kids-were-murdered-in-reform-schools https://www.thejournal.ie/joe-mcaveety-industrial-schools-5335703-Jan2021/ Irish mother and baby homes:  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54693159  https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/pat-flanagan-column-selling-1000-14432475 Ireland’s attitude towards unwed mothers: https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2018/04/world/ireland-kerry-babies/index.html ireland catholic redress 2022: https://www.google.com/search?q=redress+definition+government&rlz=1C1VDKB_enUS984US984&oq=redress+defi&aqs=chrome.3.0i433i512j69i57j0i512l8.8451j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8  The following music was used for this media project:  Music: Heartfelt Tears by MusicLFiles  Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8903-heartfelt-tears License (CC BY 4.0):  https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Artist website: https://cemmusicproject.wixsite.com/musiclibraryfiles
58:25
July 28, 2022
84. Irish Catholic Mother & Baby Home Survivor: Clodagh Malone | TCIRL's Crimes & Conspiracies of the Catholic Church
Ireland in the mid-20th Century was ruled by the Catholic Church's harsh misogynistic values. Falling pregnant out of wedlock was a mortal sin in the church's eyes. Thousands of mothers and babies perished behind the walls of the oppressive mother and baby homes... but today I bring you one story of survival. This is Clodagh Malone's story.   Please subscribe for more true crime content & please consider leaving a 5-star review. Support the show and get exclusive content by joining our Patreon  Beyond Adoption Ireland: https://www.facebook.com/groups/14014... Coalition of Mother & Baby Homes: https://www.facebook.com/groups/38768...  
51:04
June 13, 2022
83. The Forgotten Children of Irish Catholic Mother & Baby Homes | TCIRL's Crimes & Conspiracies of the Catholic Church
Imagine growing up in a time and a place where women are second class citizens, and sexuality is not only a taboo topic, but exposing the fact that you’ve been sexually active will get you socially ostracized,  locked up and even possibly killed. This is the story of Ireland’s Catholic Mother & Baby Homes that operated between the 1920’s and the 1990’s. Support the show by joining our Patreon! For support groups and resources: Catholic Survivor Networks Coalition of Mother And Baby home survivors – or CMABS  SNAP – snapnetwork.org ---  SOURCES USED IN THIS EPISODE: https://youtu.be/xsK2yo9WLzc https://youtu.be/WuK59jQ5bwU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq__aXARjEs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZyt1NQzQYY https://www.topic.com/the-missing-children https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-46033229 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/9-000-children-died-irish-mother-baby-homes-report-finds-n1253862 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_Church_and_abortion#:~:text=The%20official%20teachings%20of%20the,from%20the%20moment%20of%20conception https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/tuam-mother-and-baby-home-the-trouble-with-the-septic-tank-story-1.1823393 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54693159 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feminism_in_the_Republic_of_Ireland#:~:text=The%20marriage%20bar%20was%20introduced%20in%20Ireland%20in%201932%2C%20and,upholds%20gender%20equality%20in%20employment https://www.irishcentral.com/news/i-love-ireland-because-americans-explain-why-ireland-is-magic-132372238-237763841 https://www.humanium.org/en/a-shameful-chapter-of-irish-history-mother-and-baby-homes/#:~:text=Throughout%20the%20mid%2D1900s%2C%20',without%20adequate%20support%20or%20family https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2022/may/09/mother-teresa-love-of-god-review-damning-testimony-killer-witness-saintly-flagellation?CMP=fb_gu&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR1UK0reSdFjiJ2W93yn7wiUE8E4OgJHqP3yjwO4WMHsv8IJHqSH_PJ9_k4#Echobox=1652166395
30:28
June 08, 2022
82. Tom Hogan, Author of The Empty Confessional | TCIRL's Crimes & Conspiracies of the Catholic Church
Kelli chats with Tom Hogan, author of The Empty Confessional.  Together, they discuss several of the crimes & conspiracies of the Catholic Church.  Tune in next week as Kelli tackles more of the church's most controversial events. Support the show by joining the Patreon! Thank you! Buy The Empty Confessional HERE
52:43
May 31, 2022
81. Interview with Author Vic Ferrari | True Crime iRL
Today Kelli interviews retired NYPD Detective turned author, Vic Ferrari.  Vic Ferrari has written six books, including: - The NYPD’s Flying Circus: Cops, Crime & Chaos - NYPD: Through the Looking Glass: Stories From Inside Americas Largest Police - Grand Theft Auto: The NYPD’s Auto Crime Division - Dickheads & Debauchery: and other ingenious ways to die - NYPD: Law & Disorder - Confessions of a Catholic High School Graduate Buy his books! https://tinyurl.com/vicferrari SUPPORT THE SHOW! Join our Patreon! Follow TrueCrimeIRL on all the socials @truecrimeirl
50:01
May 20, 2022
80. The Killing of Patrick Lyoya | True Crime IRL
On April 4, 2022, Patrick Lyoya, 26-year-old refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was fatally shot in the back of the head by Officer Christopher Schurr of the Grand Rapids Police Department during a scuffle between the two following a traffic stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Authorities reported that Lyoya was unarmed. Join Our Patreon For Exclusive Content!  Follow us on all the socials @truecrimeirl
36:41
May 13, 2022
73. S2 EP14: The Corn Rake Murder: Lead Investigator Travis Hemesath | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
S2 EP14: The Corn Rake Murder I speak to Lead Investigator Travis Hemesath about his work on the Amy Mullis murder case. TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
42:32
May 11, 2022
67. S2 EP9: Michelle's Last Day | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
S2 EP9: Michelle's Last Day | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries Michelle's friends take the stand in the first days of the murder trial, describing Michelle's last day alive before she was brutally murdered. ----------  TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink.  For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com  FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK  BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
43:22
May 11, 2022
79. Mother's Day Special: Moms Who Made Headlines
Happy Mother's Day! This is a special episode about moms who have made the news in stories that have shocked us over the years. Some are current, and some may have been forgotten. But, today I'm here to remind you that, even on your worst day, at least you're a better mom than Lori Vallow.  We discuss the following moms who have made headlines for their actions: Susan Smith, Patricia Krentcil, Brenda Slaby, Andrea Yates, Mary Ann Cotton, Lori Vallow, and Casey Anthony. 
38:13
May 08, 2022
78. Chris Hansen Interview Live From CrimeCon2022 Las Vegas
Kelli was able to snag a quick interview with Chris Hansen at CrimeCon 2022 Las Vegas! Listen now.
38:32
April 30, 2022
77. CRIMECON 2022 LAS VEGAS!
True Crime IRL is live at CrimeCon Las Vegas! Listen to some of the exciting announcements and goings-on. We'll be right back with you next week for a fresh, new, enthralling episode! TrueCrimeIRL.com Patreon.com/truecrimeirlpodcast
05:56
April 29, 2022
76. S3 EP2: The Hardy House Murders | True Crime IRL
Today we discuss The Hardy House Murders, with excerpts from The Man From The Train by Bill James. This unsolved Iowa case has ties to the Villisca Ax Murders, which are also still unsolved to this day. Visit TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information and be sure to follow us on social media @truecrimeirl !
28:38
April 23, 2022
75. S3 EP1: JOHNNY GOSCH | TRUE CRIME iRL
It has been 40 years since 12 year old Johnny Gosch disappeared from his newspaper delivery route around 6am, Sunday, September 5th, 1982. The disappearance changed the way parents everywhere watched over their children. Johnny’s case has never been solved. --- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA:  INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL  FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL  TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL HELP THE SHOW! BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST --- Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events --- Sometimes, we directly quote online articles in podcast episodes. Anytime we do, they will be listed in the links below. SOURCES USED FOR RESEARCHING THIS EPISODE INCLUDE: https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-child-sex-trafficking-scandal-america-forgot/ https://www.google.com/search?q=john+noreen+gosch+divorce&rlz=1C1VDKB_enUS984US984&oq=john+noreen+gosch+divorce&aqs=chrome..69i57j33i160l2.9036j0j15&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 https://www.grunge.com/714669/the-tragic-story-of-the-kidnapping-of-johnny-gosch/ https://www.newspapers.com/clip/27228445/the-des-moines-register/ https://www.google.com/search?q=eugene+martin+disappearance&rlz=1C1VDKB_enUS984US984&oq=eugene+martin+disappearance&aqs=chrome.0.0i512j0i22i30j0i390l2.5079j0j15&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 https://serialnapper.medium.com/the-story-of-johnny-gosch-the-boy-on-the-back-of-the-milk-carton-be2fdea7e7c2 https://patch.com/iowa/iowacity/30-years-after-johnny-gosch-vanished-iowas-innocence-ac28a16c61 https://ohhowpeculiar.tumblr.com/post/157996458934/what-happened-to-johnny-gosch-on-september-5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disappearance_of_Johnny_Gosch https://whotookjohnny.tumblr.com/timeline
45:14
April 13, 2022
74. S2 EP15: FINAL - Crime Chat at the Brewery | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Tonight, Kelli grabs a cold one with Manchester natives, Kevin, Joe, Alison, and Chris, and they discuss the impact that these sensational crimes have had on the small Iowa community.  ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
01:06:49
March 25, 2022
72. S2 EP13: RECAP | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
S2 EP13: RECAP  |  TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries Michelle Martinko's family finally has an answer as to who killed Michelle. But for friends and family of Jerry Burns, the questions are only beginning.  Let's recap. ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
16:41
March 18, 2022
71. S2 EP12: GUILTY | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
S2 EP12: GUILTY  |  True Crime IRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
01:48:01
March 18, 2022
70. S2 EP11: The Trial, Continued | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
EP11: The Trial, Continued | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries Today we hear more trial footage, including a jailhouse bombshell that could change everything. ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
01:12:07
March 11, 2022
69. S2 EP 10: THE MALL PARKING LOT | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
EP 10: THE MALL PARKING LOT | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries Michelle's car is still in the parking lot when the mall closes for the night. Police would find a grisly discover just hours later. ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK  TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
48:06
March 04, 2022
68. COMING TO GRAND RAPIDS MICHIGAN!
True Crime Promotions Presents:  An Evening with The Captain & Bob Ruff  Location: The Wealthy Theatre / Peter Wege Auditorium 1130 Wealthy St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506  DOORS 7PM  SHOW 7:30 PM  TICKETS: Go to CaptainFatHands.com/events to buy tickets  $55 General admission  $75 VIP (includes reserved general seating at front and an autographed souvenir poster) ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST Spend an evening with The Captain from True Crime Garage, Bob Ruff from Truth & Justice, and Kelli from True Crime IRL in Grand Rapids MI, Saturday, April 16th at 7PM. Buy tickets at: captainfathands.com/events
01:07
February 28, 2022
66. S2: BONUS My Frontier Airlines Disaster | True Crime IRL (pro tip: listen at 1.5x speed)
*LISTEN on 1.5x SPEED* I don’t know why the audio on this is SO SLOW, maybe it’s because it’s on my phone. Sorry. But I would speed it up if I were you. ;-) Thank you to everyone who came out to our Denver, Colorado shows! I was joined by Justin from Generation Why, Eric from True Consequences, and Whitney & Melissa from Cults, Crimes & Cabernet. Today I’m explaining to you why there’s no new episode this week. Have you had any issues with Frontier Airlines? If so, what did they do to help you (if anything)? There are so many negative reviews out there, and I’m now understanding why. Customer service like this should be a crime and my heart goes everyone who has lost their stuff or had nobody listen to them when things like this happen. The airline industry is truly a wreck right now and I just don’t know what the future holds for air travel, but I will try to drive as much as possible. It’s almost not worth the trouble to fly. Frontier Airlines...shame on you. Kelli Berens-Brink | TrueCrimeIRL.com
27:21
February 16, 2022
65. S2 EP8: An Interview With The Prosecutor | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Kelli chats with Linn County Prosecutor, Nick Maybanks, about working on the Michelle Martinko murder case.  ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST
42:53
February 13, 2022
64. S2 EP7: Let's Talk About DNA | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Kelli chats with Brandy Jennings, the familial DNA match that helped break the Michelle Martinko cold case wide open. ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST
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February 04, 2022
63. S2 EP6: Cop Convos | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
S2 EP6: Cop Convos | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries On this episode, I speak with retired law enforcement regarding local cases. ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST
36:39
January 28, 2022
62. S2 EP5: A Man Goes Missing in Manchester | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Jerry Burns, convicted murderer of Michelle Martinko, has a few other relatives that have died and/or disappeared under suspicious circumstances. S2 EP5: A Man Goes Missing in Manchester | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST
30:11
January 28, 2022
61. S2 EP4: The Prosecution & The Defense | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Listen to opening statements from the prosecution and the defense in the Jerry Burns trial.  ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST ---------- Thank you to the music & the sources used in this episode:
35:59
January 21, 2022
60. S2 EP3: I'm Starting A Podcast | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Kelli talks about the murder case that she's obsessed with... the one that inspired her to start a podcast: Michelle Martinko. ---------- TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Join the fight against plagiarism!! For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST ---------- Thank you to the music & the sources used in this episode: Spy Glass by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4410-spy-glass License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4384-sneaky-snitch License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license https://www.kcrg.com/2021/01/21/jerry-burns-hires-making-a-murderer-lawyer-to-appeal-michelle-martinko-conviction/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Michelle_Martinko https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/michelle-martinko-murder-evidence-photos/ http://sandhillsexpress.com/cbs_national/young-murder-victim-helps-solve-her-own-cold-case-cbsid314346ae/ https://cbs2iowa.com/news/local/police-search-of-dna-behind-much-of-the-argument-in-jerry-burns-appeal
48:21
January 21, 2022
59. S2 EP2: A Murderer Among Us | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
The town of Manchester gets the shocking news that there's a murderer among them who has been living as a free man for nearly 40 years.  Kelli gets rattled by the local true crime stories creeping into her community.  Chris is a robot.  ----------  TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink.  ----------  For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com  FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA:  INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST  ----------  Thank you to the music & the sources used in this episode: Spy Glass by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4410-spy-glass License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4384-sneaky-snitch License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license As I figure Royal Coupling by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5743-royal-coupling License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Big Drumming by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7524-big-drumming License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3770-folk-round License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Graveyard Shift by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3823-graveyard-shift License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Quirky Dog by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4259-quirky-dog License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license The Entertainer by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5765-the-entertainer License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Waltz of Treachery by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4606-waltz-of-treachery License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Urban Gauntlet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5012-urban-gauntlet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Virtutes Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4590-virtutes-instrumenti License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Wretched Destroyer by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5017-wretched-destroyer License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license New Hero In Town by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5742-new-hero-in-town License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Western Streets by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4617-western-streets License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Two Finger Johnny by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5008-two-finger-johnny License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffin%27s_Grove_Stagecoach_House https://www.geni.com/people/Clement-Coffin-Judge/6000000011727491488 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Hawk_War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_removal https://youtu.be/BVcEa1AEMiE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumspringa https://thehobbywife.com/delaware-county-iowa/ https://youtu.be/T1XgFsitnQw
37:16
January 14, 2022
58. S2 EP1: Welcome to Manchester | TCIRL Presents The Manchester Mysteries
Kelli and Chris tell you the story about how they moved to Manchester. They thought it was your average, run-of-the-mill, boring and safe little town. They were dead wrong.  S2 EP1: Welcome to Manchester | TCIRL Presents: The Manchester Mysteries  ----------  TRUE CRIME IRL is 100% original and unique – and is written, produced, & hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink.  For more information, go to truecrimeirl.com  FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA: INSTAGRAM: @TRUECRIMEIRL AND @KELLIBRINK TIKTOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL FACEBOOK: @TRUECRIMEIRL TWITTER: @TRUECRIMEIRL OR @KELLIBRINK  BECOME A PATRON: https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST  ----------  Thank you to the music & the sources used in this episode:  Spy Glass by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4410-spy-glass License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4384-sneaky-snitch License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license As I figure Royal Coupling by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5743-royal-coupling License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Big Drumming by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7524-big-drumming License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3770-folk-round License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Graveyard Shift by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3823-graveyard-shift License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Quirky Dog by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4259-quirky-dog License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license The Entertainer by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5765-the-entertainer License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Waltz of Treachery by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4606-waltz-of-treachery License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Urban Gauntlet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5012-urban-gauntlet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Virtutes Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4590-virtutes-instrumenti License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Wretched Destroyer by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5017-wretched-destroyer License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license New Hero In Town by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5742-new-hero-in-town License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Western Streets by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4617-western-streets License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Two Finger Johnny by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5008-two-finger-johnny License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffin%27s_Grove_Stagecoach_House https://www.geni.com/people/Clement-Coffin-Judge/6000000011727491488 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Hawk_War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_removal https://youtu.be/BVcEa1AEMiE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumspringa https://thehobbywife.com/delaware-county-iowa/ https://youtu.be/T1XgFsitnQw
28:53
January 14, 2022
57. TALK MURDER TO ME: A TRUE CRIME TOUR (Coming To Colorado!) | PROMO
TALK MURDER TO ME: A TRUE CRIME TOUR Join TCIRL along with: GENERATION WHY, TRUE CONSEQUENCES, & CULTS, CRIMES AND CABERNET! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10th, 2022 GOAT PATCH BREWING COLORADO SPRINGS, CO BUY TICKETS TO THE SHOW! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11th, 2022 BRECKENRIDGE BREWERY LITTLETON, CO BUY TICKETS TO THE SHOW! SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12th, 2022 INFINITE MONKEY THEOREM DENVER, CO BUY TICKETS TO THE SHOW! SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2022 GRANDMA’S HOUSE DENVER, CO BUY TICKETS TO THE SHOW!
01:06
January 11, 2022
56. SEASON 2 PROMO: The Manchester Mysteries
Welcome to Season 2 of True Crime IRL, The Manchester Mysteries. This season, we will be discussing some high-profile and unusual cases that have come out of one particular small community in the Midwest, called, "Manchester". Stories of murder, passion, corruption, and more, are intertwined with local folklore and told from my perspective, as a transplant who witnessed it all go down.  Listen everywhere you get your podcasts.  And - lock your doors, people.   TrueCrimeirl.com  Produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink.
01:55
January 10, 2022
55. Thanksgiving Episode! TCIRL with Kelli Berens-Brink
Hey everyone. I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving and that you’re all having a fun Black Friday, getting your shopping done, and enjoying family & friends! So, if you’ve been listening to the show from the very beginning, you know that I used to do these more light-hearted daily mini episodes called “The Murder Minute” – I would quickly summarize a case as quickly as I could in one or two minutes. But – I got really busy, and I stopped doing them. But I actually have had a lot of feedback on these little baby episodes and a few of you have said you liked them. SO – my question for you is – did you like them? Do you miss them? Do you want me to bring them back? My thought process on these was that I would eventually do a full episode on each of the stories, but there are several that I haven’t covered in full yet. Today’s episode is actually a montage of 9 Murder Minute episodes I’ve done that – so far – haven’t been made into full episodes. So – listen to them and do me a favor – follow me on Instagram, facebook, or ticktok at True Crime IRL, all one word, and tell me which one you’d like to hear more about! I really love to get listener feedback and I’d love to hear your thoughts! SO GUYS! What do you think? Which Murder Minute mini should I do a FULL episode on in the future? Remember to shoutout to me on Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok at TrueCrimeIRL – and let me know! Don’t forget that True Crime Thursday Night at Franklin Street Brewing is coming up December 9th at 6pm – be there! AND I am doing a live show on December 11th with the captain, from true crime garage, and you should definitely come to it – it’s in Champaign Illinois and you can find all the details – and buy your tickets – online at captainfathands.com/events. Stay safe this holiday season, everyone. Thank you for listening – I love you all – I’m thankful for you – I’m humbled that my voice is going into your earholes right now – and I’ll see ya next week! Until then – lock your doors, people. BUH -BYE! --- --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
23:01
November 26, 2021
54. JEFFREY DAHMER PART 2: Author Willis Morgan Discusses More Dahmer Victims in "Frustrated Witness"
Did notorious serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer, leave behind even more victims than the 17 we know about? Probably.  In fact, it is said that Dahmer may have victims in multiple states, and as far away as Europe. But...could he have been involved in one of the most high-profile child murder cases ever in US History?  Listen now as Kelli chats with Willis Morgan, author of the book, "Frustrated Witness". Morgan discusses his own ties to the Adam Walsh case, and how Jeffrey Dahmer may have been involved. --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
55:32
November 19, 2021
53. JEFFREY DAHMER PART 1 - Live From The Brewery!
Live From The Brewery! On the second Thursday of each month I get together with my true crime friends, have few drinks, and discuss a case! Jeffrey Dahmer was an American serial killer and sex offender who committed the murder and dismemberment of 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Many of his murders involved necrophilia & cannibalism. Although he was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, and a psychotic disorder, Dahmer was found to be legally sane at his trial. He was sentenced to 16 terms of life imprisonment. --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. --- SOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Dahmer https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1991-07-26-9103230086-story.html https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/jeffrey-dahmers-rape-victims-reveal-why-he-stopped-short-of-killing-them/XLIT5CCD2SILC6NHI3CUFNQP7Q/ https://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/gay-history-jeffrey-dahmer-once-lived-in-south-florida.html https://youtu.be/5-H-K8NmMdc
49:44
November 19, 2021
52. “Precious Doe” - Erica Green | TrueCrimeIRL with Kelli Berens-Brink
Erica Michelle Marie Green was born May 15, 1997 and died April, 2001…although  four years would go by before anyone other than her killers would know it. Because Erica’s body remained unclaimed and unidentified until 2005. For years, the Kansas City community would know this little girl as only “Precious Doe”. TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
41:45
November 10, 2021
51. Captain From True Crime Garage Live Show PROMO
An Evening with The Captain Sat, Dec 11 @ 6:00PM BLIND PIG CO, 120 N. Walnut St., Champaign, IL 61820 True Crime IRL Presents: An Evening with The Captain Tickets: $35 and only available online. Doors Open: 6:00pm Show Starts @ 6:30 Meeting & Greet Starts @ 8:00pm BLIND PIG CO.​120 N. Walnut St. Champaign, IL 61820 BUY TICKETS! https://captainfathands.com/events
02:45
November 02, 2021
50. PT2 VILLISCA AX MURDER HOUSE! LIVE! Overnight Tour
PART 2 - LIVE! The Villisca Axe Murder house has become sort of a novelty in American folklore…. A place to visit, a place where people try to challenge the ghosts of the past to show themselves….. a place where people giggle – and pose for silly pictures, joking about hauntings……. a place and time that we are so far removed from, that we seem to have sort of forgotten that the Villisca Axe Murders were REAL. An absolutely beautiful family was annihilated here. 6 sweet little children, ranging in age from just 5 years old to 12, tragically and painfully lost their lives. This house is haunted… by ghosts?… I don’t know….but definitely by the true & tragic reality. There’s a very real and very sad energy left behind in The Villisca Axe Murder House. It’s an energy that you can feel – and as our recordings show, one you can hear. Truecrimeirl.com Insta @truecrimeirl TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
45:34
October 30, 2021
49. VILLISCA AX MURDER HOUSE | PART 1 | True Crime iRL
Over 100 years have passed since this horrifying ax murder rocked the small town of Villisca iowa, but the stain of negative energy still hangs heavy in every room of the residence. I recently gathered a group of 8 brave souls together to spend one night in the Villisca Ax Murder House to revisit the scene of the crime and discuss the haunted history of this home. I’m Kelli Berens Brink - this is True Crime IRL….. and TODAY I’m bringing you the story of the Villisca Ax Murder House. truecrimeirl.com SOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villisca_axe_murders https://docublogger.typepad.com/villiscamystery/2007/09/villisca-street.html https://www.villiscaiowa.com/the-crime.php https://www.desmoinesregister.com/picture-gallery/life/2013/12/06/photos-inside-the-villisca-ax-murder-house/3898221/ https://medium.com/the-mystery-box/mysterious-unsolved-case-for-109-years-the-villisca-axe-murders-87f6741353d2 https://www.villiscamovie.com/lena_ina.htm https://docublogger.typepad.com/villiscamystery/history/ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-ax-murderer-who-got-away-117037374/ https://thehouseofoctober.tumblr.com/post/630865319634911232/the-villesca-axe-murders-villesca-montgomery TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
36:39
October 28, 2021
48. MEETUP! Des Moines IOWA
Join us Saturday, October 23, 2021 for a true crime podcast meetup in Des Moines Iowa. True Crime IRL Paradise After Dark Generation Why 3-5 pm Zombie Burger & Drink Lab 8pm Black Sheep Speakeasy --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
01:12
October 20, 2021
47. LIVE SHOW! HH HOLMES | From Franklin Street Brewing Company
Live from Franklin Street Brewing Company, Kelli chats with Kevin, Joe, and a special Seattle guest about HH Holmes & his "Murder Castle". Happy Spooky Season! --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
45:56
October 15, 2021
46. The Murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier | Chatting with Ireland's Alisa Rose
If you've watched the Netflix documentary, A Murder in West Cork, you know that Ian Bailey has long been a suspect in the brutal murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. But did he really do it? The evidence is weak, and his Irish advocate, Alisa Rose, tells us all about the details of this case. Kelli Berens-Brink, True Crime IRL truecrimeirl.com #SophieToscanduPlantier #amurderinwestcork #ireland #ianbailey #alisarose TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
57:42
October 08, 2021
45. PART 5: Anthony Garcia | Defending a Serial Killer | Bob Motta from Defense Diaries
This is part 5 of my Anthony Garcia series with Bob Motta and Darron Wood of the Defense Diaries podcast. --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
01:08:15
October 07, 2021
44. PART 4: Anthony Garcia | Defending a Serial Killer | Bob Motta from Defense Diaries
This is part 4 of my Anthony Garcia series with Bob Motta and Darron Wood of the Defense Diaries podcast. --- True Crime IRL is produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink and part of TNC Productions. Your five star ratings and reviews are always appreciated on apple or wherever you get your podcasts, and, believe or not, they go a LONG way in growing the show, so thank you! Please go to truecrimeirl.com for more information about the show & be SURE to follow us on Instagram, facebook, and twitter at the handle truecrimeirl, all one word. The true crime irl Patreon is a great way to support this podcast, and I really appreciate your contributions there. TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
47:19
October 06, 2021
43. PART 3: Anthony Garcia | Defending a Serial Killer | Bob Motta from Defense Diaries
Welcome back to True Crime IRL. THIS is part three of my series I did with Bob Motta and Darron Wood, of the Defense Diaries Podcast, where we are diving DEEP into the Anthony Garcia case. Garcia is convicted of killing 4 people over several years in the Omaha NE area…… and technically, that makes him a serial killer. BUT – was he really a serial….or was he a jaded psychopath with a specific hit list, seeking revenge on Creighton University? AND…….did he really even commit these murders at all? If you haven’t listened to PARTS 1 and 2 of this series yet, go back and do that first – and then…come back HERE….because we are diving deeper into the crimes….into the killer’s MO….and into the trial. TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
47:01
September 18, 2021
42. PART 2: Anthony Garcia | Defending a Serial Killer | Bob Motta from Defense Diaries
Welcome to part two of my deep dive into the Anthony Garcia case - with Bob Motta of the fantastic podcast, the Defense Diaries. Bob was part of Anthony Garcia’s defense team five years ago when this “serial killer” was tried for the murder of four people. Two double murders within a five year timeframe – the first in 2008, and the second in 2013 – would have police in Omaha NE wondering if they had a serial killer on their hands. The only really link was each victim’s affiliation with Creighton University in Omaha… and a former medical resident there named Anthony Garcia. Years later – and hours away, in Chicago IL - criminal defense attorney Bob Motta would receive a message in the middle of the night from Garcia’s family, requesting legal representation. And the years that followed would be a series of bizarre rabbit holes, and one of the most exhausting – and interesting - trials in Nebraska history. Today, I talk with Bob Motta about the Anthony Garcia case, podcasting, mental health – and SO MUCH MORE…. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink, and THIS is True Crime IRL – part TWO of our Deep dive into the Anthony Garcia case. You can catch full new episodes of True Crime IRL every Friday wherever you get your podcasts. Thank you to Captain from True Crime Garage for my kick ass theme music. Until next time – lock your doors, people. Buh bye. TRUE CRIME IRL IS WRITTEN, PRODUCED, AND HOSTED BY KELLI BERENS-BRINK. WEBSITE: truecrimeirl.com MERCH: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ EMAIL: truecrimeirl@truecrimeirl.com FACEBOOK: @truecrimeirl INSTAGRAM: @truecrimeirl OR @kellibrink TWITTER: @truecrimeirl ROYALTY FREE MUSIC USED WITH PERMISSION UNDER CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSING The Show Must Be Go by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4509-the-show-must-be-go License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Colorless Aura by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3524-colorless-aura License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4569-unseen-horrors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Gymnopedie No. 3 by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3839-gymnopedie-no-3 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license:
43:46
September 10, 2021
41. PART 1: Anthony Garcia | Defending a Serial Killer | Bob Motta from Defense Diaries
Two double murders within a five year timeframe – the first in 2008, and the second in 2013 – would have police in Omaha NE wondering if they had a serial killer on their hands. The only really link was each victim’s affiliation with Creighton University in Omaha… and a former medical resident there named Anthony Garcia. Years later – and hours away, in Chicago IL - criminal defense attorney Bob Motta would receive a message in the middle of the night from Garcia’s family, requesting legal representation. And the years that followed would be a series of bizarre rabbit holes, and one of the most exhausting – and interesting - trials in Nebraska history. Today, I talk with Bob Motta about the Anthony Garcia case, podcasting, mental health – and SO MUCH MORE…. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink, and THIS is True Crime IRL – part ONE of our Deep dive into the Anthony Garcia case. True Crime IRL is produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink and part of TNC Productions. Your five star ratings and reviews are always appreciated on apple or wherever you get your podcasts, and, believe or not, they go a LONG way in growing the show, so thank you! Please go to truecrimeirl.com for more information about the show & be SURE to follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter at the handle truecrimeirl, all one word. The true crime irl Patreon is a great way to support this podcast, and I really appreciate your contributions there. This has been Kelli Berens-Brink from True Crime IRL, and until next time – lock your doors people. --- TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
01:00:04
September 03, 2021
40. My Son Is A Murderer: Chatting With Stacy Sweet
Mother's Day weekend 2012 would forever change the Sweet Family when Isaiah,17 years old, would murder his legal guardians, Richard and Janet Sweet, who had raised him since the age of four. You may think you have an understanding of what happened here -- but there is so much more to the story than what the media - and even the trial - covered. Listen to Isaiah's mother, Stacy Sweet, discuss why Isaiah killed his grandparents, why Stacy almost did the same thing when she was his age, and how the system completely failed this minor. TrueCrimeIRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv TrueCrimeIRL Theme music is produced by Captain at True Crime Garage. Follow True Crime IRL on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
48:32
August 18, 2021
39. BONUS Mini Episode: A Convo with Miles Tritle of The Warning Woods Paranormal Podcast
Listen as I chat with Miles Tritle of The Warning Woods about our true crime-paranormal crossover episode, The Watcher. Check out Episode 31 to enjoy all the creepiness! Please subscribe to TrueCrimeIRL wherever you get your podcasts and consider leaving a 5 star review. Go to TrueCrimeIRL for more info on the show! Support the show by becoming a Patreon donor! Go to https://www.patreon.com/TRUECRIMEIRLPODCAST You can also support the show by leaving a tip in the TCIRL tip jar! Go to https://truecrimeirl.com/and click on the “donate” button. OR, by buying merch in the TCIRL merch shop: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ Watch True Crime IRL on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/kellibrinktv
03:57
August 05, 2021
38. The Logan Tipton Story | True Crime IRL
Imagine tucking your five children into their beds on a cold Monday night in December. This was the scene at the Tipton home on December 7th, 2015. But that peace wouldn’t last long – and just hours later, the family of Logan Tipton would wake up to frantic screams as the young child was being brutally stabbed by a stranger. Who was this man? Why was he doing this? You’re listening to True Crime IRL & I’m Kelli Berens-Brink. This is the heart-wrenching and bewildering story of 6 year old Logan Tipton. TRUE CRIME IRL IS WRITTEN, PRODUCED, AND HOSTED BY KELLI BERENS-BRINK. WEBSITE: truecrimeirl.com FACEBOOK: @truecrimeirl INSTAGRAM: @truecrimeirl OR @kellibrink TWITTER: @truecrimeirl SOURCES: https://youtu.be/KLa89LgRctA https://youtu.be/y2_ZWPoh3_k https://youtu.be/C3uL7SUmddA https://youtu.be/hjfThQ5ZOMc https://www.wave3.com/story/30685048/6-year-old-versailles-boy-stabbed-to-death-during-home-invasion/ https://www.crimeonline.com/2018/03/31/family-outraged-after-man-who-broke-into-home-stabbed-a-young-boy-20-times-in-neck-head-is-found-not-guilty-due-to-insanity/ https://www.wtvq.com/2018/04/24/family-murdered-6-year-old-calls-change/ https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Theres-a-robber-in-my-bedroom-Jury-hears-911-call-of-Woodford-Co-murder-victims-sister-475821673.html https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Police-child-killed-during-early-morning-burglary-in-Versailles-360764771.html https://clarklegacycenter.com/tribute/details/198127/Logan-Tipton/obituary.html https://www.wdrb.com/news/family-and-friends-gather-in-versailles-to-remember-6-year-old-logan-tipton/article_31d3a29b-06ba-56b4-901f-f52e5db44bc4.html https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Ronald-Exantus-Trial--476006133.html https://www.indystar.com/story/news/fox59/2015/12/07/indianapolis-man-accused-killing-boy-6/76918642/ https://cbs4indy.com/news/jury-finds-indy-nurse-not-guilty-by-reason-of-insanity-in-6-year-old-kentucky-boys-death/ https://www.wtvq.com/2018/03/06/suspect-cited-greys-anatomy-fatal-child-stabbing/ https://casetext.com/case/exantus-v-commonwealth TCIRL Theme Song by Captain at True Crime Garage All Music by Kevin MacLeod & Incompetech/Filmmusicio | Decay | Basement Floor | Luminous Rain | Variation on Edgemont | Impact Prelude | Bleeping Demo | Angels We Have Heard on High by Kevin MacLeod | Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3368-angels-we-have-heard-on-high | License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
37:58
July 30, 2021
37. MISSING: Xavior Harrelson - Please help find this child (Just a quick convo)
11 year old Xavior Harrelson was last seen on Thursday, May 27, wearing a red T-shirt, blue pajama pants, and black high-top shoes. And while we don’t know a whole lot about the details of Xavior’s disappearance because investigators have stayed very tight-lipped, we do know that as of the time of this recording, this little boy in still missing and has been for 8 excruciating weeks. What happened to Xavior?? If you have information on his whereabouts, contact the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office at 641-623-5679 or visit the FBI's tip submission page. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink and this is True Crime IRL. This is the missing persons case of Xavior Harrelson. TrueCrimeIRL.com Instagram.com/truecrimeirl SOURCES: https://www.thegazette.com/crime-courts/authorities-re-evaluating-search-for-missing-11-year-old-xavior-harrelson/ https://www.kyoutv.com/2021/06/03/friends-describe-relationship-between-xavior-harrelson-and-his-mom-as-search-for-missing-boy-continues/ https://www.wqad.com/article/news/local/timeline-of-events-xavior-harrelson-case/526-f2bf401b-d767-4d18-b4a9-411bb4300d7a https://www.cbsnews.com/news/xavior-harrelson-missing-montezuma-iowa/ https://www.kcrg.com/2021/07/14/bahena-rivera-sentencing-delayed-motion-connects-xavior-harrelson-case/ https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9812199/Investigators-say-no-link-Mollie-Tibbetts-murder-disappearance-boy-11.html https://www.kcci.com/article/fact-check-looking-into-riveras-attorneys-claims-about-missing-children-in-poweshiek-county/37052068 https://www.iowaonline.state.ia.us/mpic/Controller.aspx?cmd=fullReportCommand https://www.kcci.com/article/xavior-harrelson-reward-fund-surpasses-dollar22000/36794684
20:32
July 23, 2021
36. Nannie Doss, The Giggling Granny
Nannie Doss – also known as the Giggling Granny – was just another hopeless romantic who dreamed of finding the perfect man who would sweep her off her feet. As she read her “True Romance” magazines, her thoughts would drift off and she would imagine her ideal life – and to her, that meant, no kids, lots of money, a handsome husband……and, she would viciously eliminate ANYONE who got in the way of that dream, even her own family members. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink, and THIS is True Crime IRL. Make yourself comfortable as I tell you the story of Nannie Doss, The Giggling Granny. And if you like MY podcast - True Crime IRL – give me a 5 star rating and a stellar review please – I really appreciate it. Follow me on all the socials @ truecrimeIRL. And until next time…..lock your doors people. TRUE CRIME IRL IS WRITTEN, PRODUCED, AND HOSTED BY KELLI BERENS-BRINK. WEBSITE: truecrimeirl.com MERCH: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ EMAIL: truecrimeirl@truecrimeirl.com FACEBOOK: @truecrimeirl INSTAGRAM: @truecrimeirl OR @kellibrink TWITTER: @truecrimeirl SOURCES: https://murderpedia.org/female.D/d/doss-nannie.htm TCIRL THEME – Produced by Captain at True Crime Garage Danse Macabre - Violin Hook by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3599-danse-macabre---violin-hook License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Dark Dance by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3604-dark-dance License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Aurea Carmina by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4982-aurea-carmina License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Not As It Seems by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4144-not-as-it-seems License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Blue Feather by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3449-blue-feather License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Grand Dark Waltz Moderato by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7923-grand-dark-waltz-moderato License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Colorless Aura by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3524-colorless-aura License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Thunder Dreams by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4526-thunder-dreams License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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July 16, 2021
35. ANNOUNCEMENT!
Hey guys...I have a very important announcement! True Crime IRL is joining "That's Not Canon" Productions, based in Brisbane, Australia! I am so excited to be a part of this amazing podcast network. OK....excuse me now, while I go practice my best Australian accent. Until next time... Lock Your Doors, People!! Buh-BYE! 
01:37
July 14, 2021
34. John Wayne Gacy LIVE from Franklin St Brewing
You’ve ALL heard of John Wayne Gacy. He’s a staple in discussions of serial killers in the true crime community. John Wayne Gacy is to true crime what N’Sync is to boy bands, and we’ve all heard about his serial killer rampage, his Pogo the Clown costume, and his pillar of the community status. BUT – there’s a lot you may not know about the REAL FACTS of the killer status and his victims. And WE are going to uncover some of those facts tonight. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink…. This is True Crime IRL….. and today, we reveal the Secrets of John Wayne Gacy... LIVE from True Crime Thursday Nights at Franklin Street Brewing Company!
57:29
July 10, 2021
33. John Wayne Gacy Is Coming Soon! Live From Franklin St. Brewing Co
I have to apologize, because this week's full length episode is going to be delayed a teeny tiny bit --- BUT...It's going to be SO worth the wait! Stay tuned for our FULL LIVE episode from Franklin Street Brewing Company in Manchester, Iowa! It's interesting, creepy, and hilarious, all rolled into one awesome episode. See you all soon!
03:43
July 09, 2021
32. The Kansas City Butcher, Robert Berdella | 2021 True Crime Podcast Festival
In 1982, the historic Kansas City neighborhood of Westport was home to the Westport Flea Market, where you could find, all sorts of interesting items… And in The Westport Flea Market was a curious little shop, called Bob’s Bazaar Bizarre. This shop sold oddities from around the world – unique primitive art, collectibles, jewelry, skulls, strange antiques…and so much more. Who owned it? An eccentric and flamboyant guy named Bob… Bob Berdella, to be exact….but Bob would soon earn himself a different name… This is True Crime IRL. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink and THIS is the story of Bob Berdella…The Kansas City Butcher.
27:53
July 02, 2021
31. THE WATCHER | True Crime IRL featuring The Warning Woods | Paranormal True Crime Crossover!
In June of 2014, The Broaddus Family closed on what they thought was going to be their dream home – on 657 Boulevard in Westfield, New Jersey. Their excitement would continue to grow, day by day, as they painted the rooms, remodeled, and made the space their own before their official move in day. Their opinion of the house, though, and the neighborhood, would soon change – and their excitement would quickly turn to fear when they began to receive ominous, threatening, letters from an anonymous stranger known only as – The Watcher. - - TRUE CRIME IRL IS WRITTEN, PRODUCED, AND HOSTED BY KELLI BERENS-BRINK.  - WEBSITE: truecrimeirl.com  - MERCH: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ - EMAIL: truecrimeirl@truecrimeirl.com  - FACEBOOK: @truecrimeirl INSTAGRAM: @truecrimeirl OR @kellibrink TWITTER: @truecrimeirl  - SOURCES: This is the article I mentioned! It’s GREAT! – https://www.thecut.com/2018/11/the-haunting-of-657-boulevard-in-westfield-new-jersey.html  - Also: https://www.today.com/home/watcher-house-new-jersey-finally-sold-new-owners-t160504 https://www.businessinsider.com/new-jersey-watcher-house-creepy-letters-sells-2019-8 https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/12/us/the-watcher-house-stalker-trnd/index.html https://nymag.com/tags/the-watcher/ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-watcher-house/id1559242124?i=1000515469600 https://patch.com/new-jersey/westfield/truth-or-tale-mystery-westfield-watcher MUSIC: Relent by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4274-relent License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Airport Lounge by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3347-airport-lounge License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Bossa Antigua by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3454-bossa-antigua License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unnatural Situation by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4567-unnatural-situation License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Ethernight Club by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7612-ethernight-club License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Half Mystery by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5026-half-mystery License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Bass Walker by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3423-bass-walker License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Impact Prelude by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7565-impact-prelude License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Air Prelude by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3346-air-prelude License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Symmetry by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4790-symmetry License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unity by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4564-unity License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license This House by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4525-this-house License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Simplex by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4367-simplex License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Blue Feather by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3449-blue-feather License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Some Amount of Evil by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4388-some-amount-of-evil License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Steel and Seething by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4417-steel-and-seething License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
40:15
June 25, 2021
30. TCIRL Live From CrimeCon 2021: Chatting With Spencer Coursen, Author of The Safety Trap
Hey ya’ll….here I am again, just….totally gushing to you about the amazing time I had at CrimeCon2021 in Austin, TX! As I said in last week’s episode, I was able to do some amazing interviews and meetups while I was there. Last week, I shared the interview I did with Karlee Bodine, whose Mother, Karen Bodine, was brutally murdered in 2007 in what is a STILL UNSOLVED cold case….so be sure to listen to that episode. And now, in this episode I’m shifting gears a little bit and sharing my interview with Spencer Coursen, which I also did live at CrimeCon. This interview deviates from my normal discussion of murder mysteries and cold cases, and we were able to share a bit more lighthearted conversation, which was really nice. So, Spencer recently released his new book, called The Safety Trap. In this book, Spencer discusses the fact that, although the times we live in are truly safer than ever, that presumed safety, can also give us a FALSE sense of security. Topics of the book range from home security options, to keeping your kids safe, and he urges ALL of us not to depend on OTHERS for own safety, BUT, he shows the everyday person ways to shoulder that responsibility ourselves. Spencer’s CrimeCon sessions were informative, and entertaining… he’s actually a pretty funny guy – and he kept the CrimeCon audinces totally engaged with his real-world, relevant advice and anecdotes. If you missed him at CrimeCon 2021 in Austin, you’ll DEFINITELY need to catch him at CrimeCon 2022, in Vegas. So, without further adieu, here’s my interview…with Spencer Coursen, security expert and author of The Safety Trap, in stores now. TRUE CRIME IRL IS WRITTEN, PRODUCED, AND HOSTED BY KELLI BERENS-BRINK. WEBSITE: truecrimeirl.com MERCH: https://truecrimeirl.com/merch/ EMAIL: truecrimeirl@truecrimeirl.com FACEBOOK: @truecrimeirl INSTAGRAM: @truecrimeirl OR @kellibrink TWITTER: @truecrimeirl ---------- Royalty-Free Music Used With Permission: TCIRL THEME MUSIC created by Captain at True Crime Garage. Zigzag by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5020-zigzag License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Rollin At 5 by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5000-rollin-at-5 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unwritten Return by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4570-unwritten-return License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
28:46
June 18, 2021
29. Who Killed Karen Bodine? An Interview With Karlee Bodine | Live From CrimeCon2021
**Please note: This was recorded live, in person, at CrimeCon2021, and therefore, the audio quality is not up to the usual standard. Please hang in there through this interview, though, because there is a lot of impactful info in it. Thanks!  In January of 2007, the body of – what police would call - a transient drug addict - had been discovered along a frequently traveled country highway, near Rochester Washington. Her body was, intentionally posed in a shocking and vulgar position… Police would later identify the woman as 37 year old Karen Bodine – but, they got the details WRONG, because Karen was actually, a loving mother & daughter - and part of a pretty amazing family… one that was determined to set the record straight and get justice. This is True Crime IRL and I’m Kelli Berens-Brink, and THIS is the REAL – unsolved - story of Karen Bodine. True Crime IRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to TrueCrimeIRL.com Follow True Crime IRL on social media at: Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl Follow host Kelli Berens-Brink at: Instagram.com/kellibrink SOURCES: https://youtu.be/eiFjVlXUn0s MUSIC: True Crime IRL Theme Music by Captain at True Crime Garage. https:/truecrimegarage.com Love Song by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4006-love-song License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Bittersweet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3440-bittersweet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Memory Lane by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4036-memory-lane License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Luminous Rain by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4007-luminous-rain License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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June 11, 2021
28. The Murder of Jennifer Cave | CrimeCon2021 Austin | TRUE CRIME IRL | Kelli Berens-Brink
August 2005: Students were moving into their dorms and apartments at The University of Texas in Austin, getting ready for what would undoubtedly be, another epic school year. House parties were being planned, football was starting back up…and the city was bursting with the energy of young people returning to school. You’re listening to True Crime IRL, and I’m your host Kelli Berens-Brink, and this is the story of Jennifer Cave.  True Crime IRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to TrueCrimeIRL.com Follow True Crime IRL on social media at: Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl Follow host Kelli Berens-Brink at: Instagram.com/kellibrink SOURCES & PHOTO CREDIT: https://www.kvue.com/article/news/local/fifteen-years-ago-this-week-the-tragic-death-of-jennifer-cave/269-4ebbb3f8-d1d2-45a5-b944-82bf9c87820d https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Jennifer_Cave https://www.aymag.com/murder-mystery-the-murder-of-jennifer-cave/ https://www.kvue.com/article/news/local/fifteen-years-ago-this-week-the-tragic-death-of-jennifer-cave/269-4ebbb3f8-d1d2-45a5-b944-82bf9c87820d https://www.chillingcrimes.com/blogs/news/jennifer-cave https://www.statesman.com/news/20180315/laura-hall-involved-in-2005-west-campus-murder-of-jennifer-cave-out-of-prison https://www.tdcaa.com/journal/the-murderer-next-door/ https://www.kxan.com/news/crime/woman-sent-to-prison-after-gruesome-west-campus-murder-released/ http://truecrimediscussions.blogspot.com/2017/01/the-murder-of-jennifer-cave.html https://murderpedia.org/male.P/p/pitonyak-colton-photos.htm http://www.kathryncasey.com/a_descent_into_hell_50545.htm https://tiegrabber.com/podcasts/when-darkness-fell-jennifer-cave/ https://www.chillingcrimes.com/blogs/news/jennifer-cave https://youtu.be/EulICrZvnvI https://youtu.be/-MW9Yn9ApA8 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/48-hours-mystery-in-too-deep-20-03-2010/ MUSIC: Blue Ska by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3453-blue-ska License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Tyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Cherry Blossom by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3496-cherry-blossom License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Basement Floor by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3419-basement-floor License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Variation on Egmont by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4579-variation-on-egmont License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license With a Creation by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4637-with-a-creation License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unwritten Return by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4570-unwritten-return License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Decay by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3628-decay License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Onion Capers by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4679-onion-capers License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4569-unseen-horrors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Lightless Dawn by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3982-lightless-dawn License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Some Amount of Evil by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4388-some-amount-of-evil License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Winter Reflections by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4632-winter-reflections License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Rising Tide by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5027-rising-tide License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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June 04, 2021
27. TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE | Who Killed Karen Bodine?
I’m Kelli Berens-Brink, and this is the True Crime IRL Murder Minute. Who killed Karen? The body of Karen Bodine – a  37-year-old mother of three - was found the morning of Jan. 22, 2007. Her nude body was dumped on a busy road near a gravel pit, and detectives say her body had been posed by her killer. The weekend before her murder, she had been hanging out with an unsavory group of friends… could one of them have killed her? Police are confident that more than one person is responsible for Karen Bodine’s murder, and that it is likely someone she knew. So WHO killed Karen? Well - An unknown male’s DNA was recovered from a ligature found around Karen’s neck, and there were two tire tracks at the location where Bodine's body was recovered. As we’ve seen in other cases in recent years, where there’s DNA…there will VERY likely be an arrest one day. Until that day comes -- anyone with information about Karen Bodine's death, as well as the days leading up to it, is asked to call the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office 360-786-5500. Stay tuned for a full length episode with Karlee Odin, Karen Bodine’s daughter…coming soon. She has NEVER stopped fighting for justice for her mom. Until next time, lock your doors, people. Buh-Bye. True Crime IRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. Go to TrueCrimeIRL.com for more information. Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Instagram.com/kellibrink Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl Music: Ice Flow by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3898-ice-flow License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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June 03, 2021
26. TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE | The Miami Mutilator
This is your True Crime IRL Murder Minute – I’m Kelli Berens-Brink bringing you the story of the Miami Mutilator. There was a series of grisly murders in the Miami Florida area in the mid 2000’s …but the victims, well… not to sound cold-hearted, BUT…these were people that no one was going to miss. IN FACT, the victims of these murders, were actually people who were known to have committed their own brutal crimes against children and other helpless victims, but had evaded justice. SO, were these grisly killings connected, and if so – WHO was killing these people who probably should have already been in prison? True Crime IRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. For more information, go to TrueCrimeIRL.com Follow True Crime IRL on social media at: Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl Follow host Kelli Berens-Brink at: Instagram.com/kellibrink
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June 02, 2021
25. TCIRL MURDER MINUTE: The Death House of Greenwich Village | Kelli Berens-Brink
THIS is the story of The Death House of Greenwich Village. There’s a beautiful Brownstone brick home that blends in with all the others on West 10th Street in Greenwich Village… but the history that’s taken place inside its walls is anything BUT beautiful. 22 people have died in the home, referred to as the House of Death – and a few of its tenants are said to still reside there in the afterlife. Several well-known names have dwelled at this residence – including, Mark Twain, who is said to still haunt the building. Some pretty horrific things have happened here, including – Famous former attorney Joel Steinberg beat his partner Hedda Nussbaum’s six-year-old daughter to death in the house. Steinberg was convicted of first-degree manslaughter but was out on parole in 2004. Besides this tragic death, the house was the site of numerous suicides and other tragic and mysterious deaths. I’m Kelli Berens Brink and this has been your Murder Minute – The Death House of Greenwich Village! So -- Are some houses just cursed? Or is this all just one crazy, bad coincidence? I don’t know but what I DO KNOW is that you need to LOCK YOUR DOORS, PEOPLE! Whether you live in a Brownstone, a farmhouse, or a mansion in the hills…or especially if you live in the house of death…. LOCK. THOSE. DOORS! Buh-byeeeeeee! True Crime IRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. New mini episodes come out daily, and full episodes every Friday. Truecrimeirl.com Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl MUSIC: Just As Soon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3947-just-as-soon License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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June 01, 2021
24. TCIRL MURDER MINUTE: Mollie Tibbetts Trial Update | With Kelli Berens-Brink
Mollie Tibbetts, who went missing in the Summer of 2018 and was found murdered weeks later, is finally getting the justice she deserves. At the time of this podcast release, her killer, Christian Bahena Rivera, a 26-year-old undocumented immigrant from Mexico, has been found guilty by an Iowa jury of first-degree murder for allegedly killing Tibbetts, 20, and hiding her body in a cornfield in the rural city of Brooklyn, Iowa, in July 2018. The search for Mollie went on for 5 weeks, as her body lay hidden by cornstalks in a field. If you’d like to hear more about the Mollie Tibbetts case, head back to episode 18 of True Crime IRL. This has been the True Crime IRL Murder Minute, and I’m Kelli Berens-Brink, reminding you until next time, lock your doors people…. Buh byeeee. True Crime IRL is written, produced, and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. New mini episodes come out daily, and full episodes every Friday. Truecrimeirl.com Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl MUSIC: Peppers Theme by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4998-peppers-theme License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 31, 2021
23. Isaiah Sweet, Killer Teen | TRUE CRIME iRL | Kelli Berens-Brink
It was Mother’s Day, 2012 when the family of Janet Sweet, 62, and her husband Richard, 55, headed to their Manchester, Iowa home to honor their mom and grandmother. But, on this Mother’s Day… there would be NO celebrating… because what family members found inside the home when they arrived for the gathering at about 2pm that Sunday… was a grisly crime scene. This is TrueCrime IRL, and I’m Kelli Berens Brink… and THIS is the story of Teenage Killer, Isaiah Sweet. Visit truecrimeirl.com for more information. Instagram: @truecrimeirl Facebook: @truecrimeirl Twitter: @truecrimeirl --- --- SOURCES: https://www.courthousenews.com/iowa-teens-life-sentence-for-killings-struck-down/ https://caselaw.findlaw.com/ia-supreme-court/1736577.html https://www.dyersvillecommercial.com/news/ahlers-faces-up-to-18-years/article_ebb16bf2-eeea-11e2-8d1a-0019bb30f31a.html https://www.telegraphherald.com/news/breaking/article_fa4c4f3a-2543-11e3-8698-001a4bcf6878.html https://www.google.com/search?q=manchester+iowa+population&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS953US953&oq=manchester+iowa+&aqs=chrome.5.69i57j35i39l2j0i67j0l4j46i175i199j0.5254j0j15&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 https://www.telegraphherald.com/news/article_0f108104-6835-5411-8bdf-402b03c9878b.html https://wcfcourier.com/news/local/search-warrant-reveals-new-details-in-manchester-double-murder/article_ac2fb2a2-a389-11e1-85f2-0019bb2963f4.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2466551/Isaiah-Sweet-Iowa-teen-relieved-confess-brutally-killing-grandparents.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2578837/Isaiah-Sweet-19-admitted-shot-dead-grandparents-cold-blood-kissed-corpses-sentenced-life-prison-without-parole.html https://mycrimelibrary.com/isaiah-sweet-teen-killer/ https://www.thegazette.com/news/police-called-18-times-regarding-isaiah-sweets-behavior-towards-grandparents-records-show/ MUSIC: Anamalie by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4980-anamalie License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Tyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseTyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant Winter Reflections by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4632-winter-reflections License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Desperation by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4942-desperation License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Resolution by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4895-resolution License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Find Them by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4878-find-them License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Babylon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3406-babylon License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Bleeping Demo by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Uberpunch by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4830-uberpunch License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Solnedgang by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4822-solnedgang License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Night Break by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4125-night-break License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Apex by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4798-apex License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license A Sad Toy Story by Sascha Ende® Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/563-a-sad-toy-story License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 28, 2021
22. THE TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE - THE MACDONALD TRIAD
Ever wonder what makes an otherwise normal person into a serial killer? Well, that’s a question that has plagued psychologists for years. BUT, we do know a few contributing factors can be a history of abuse, previous trauma, past head injuries, AND… there’s also a set of 3 factors that can be predictive of whether or not someone becomes a serial killer – and it’s called… The Macdonald triad. The Macdonald triad was first proposed by psychiatrist J. M. Macdonald, who believed that these three things – first, cruelty to animals, second, an obsession with fire-setting, and lastly, persistent bedwetting, are linked to violent or homicidal behaviors later in life. The Macdonald triad has been present in many criminals and murders, including the well-known serial killer Ed Kemper. So next time little Johnny reaches for the matches after kicking the dog and wetting the bed… watch out…..you just might have a future serial killer on your hands. This has been the true crime irl murder minute…and I’m kelli berens brink reminding you to lock your doors people – bye bye TRUECRIMEIRL.COM --- SOURCES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shadow-boxing/201203/triad-evil --- MUSIC: Come Play with Me by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3526-come-play-with-me License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 27, 2021
21. TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE - THE KANSAS CITY BUTCHER
The Kansas City Butcher HI – I’m Kelli Berens Brink and THIS is the True Crime IRL Murder Minute! Robert Berdella was a serial killer in Kansas during the late 1980’s and he was dubbed the Kansas City Butcher. He held at least six men captive for weeks, tortured them and killed them. He then chopped their bodies into small pieces and stuffed them into trash bags before disposing of them. He kept detailed notes on the murders of each of his victims which eventually helped police link all six murders to him. He wouldn't have been caught, if it hadn't been for his seventh potential victim – who was able to escape through a second-floor window of Berdella’s home. Berdella pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1988, BUT, he died of a heart attack in prison just four years later, in 1992. Thanks for listening to the True Crime IRL Murder Minute – 1 Murder in 1 Minute. You can listen to a new full-length episode every Friday! Until next time, lock your doors, people! Just lock ‘em! Buh-bye! TruecrimeIRL.com Facebook.com/truecrimeirl Instagram.com/truecrimeirl Twitter.com/truecrimeirl SOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Berdella MUSIC: Chase Pulse by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3488-chase-pulse License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 26, 2021
20. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE: THE WATCHER with Kelli Berens-Brink
This is Kelli Berens Brink from True Crime IRL, bringing you your daily Murder Minute…. But TODAY… there’s no murder involved….just one creepy ass story. LETS GO. In June 2014, Maria and Derek Broaddus and their 3 young children were getting ready to move into their dream home in New Jersey. Three days after closing on their new home, a letter arrived in the mailbox. The letter was addressed to “The New Owner” in unusual handwriting. The letter read: “Dearest new neighbor at 657 Boulevard, allow me to welcome you to the neighborhood. How did you end up here? Did 657 Boulevard call to you with its force within? 657 Boulevard has been the subject of my family for decades now and as it approaches its 110th birthday, I have been put in charge of watching and waiting for its second coming. My grandfather watched the house in the 1920s and my father watched in the 1960s. It is now my time. Who am I? There are hundreds and hundreds of cars that drive by 657 Boulevard each day. Maybe I am in one. Look at all the windows you can see from 657 Boulevard. Maybe I am in one. Look out any of the many windows in 657 Boulevard at all the people who stroll by each day. Maybe I am one.” The letter also mentioned specifics about the Broaddus family. “You have children. I have seen them,” the letter continued, “So far I think there are three that I have counted. Do you need to fill the house with the young blood I requested? Better for me. Was your old house too small for the growing family? Or was it greed to bring me your children? Once I know their names, I will call them and draw them to me.” The sender signed the letter “The Watcher”. The Broaddus family never actually moved into their dream home after receiving these ominous and threatening letters. And…I don’t know that I would either. So what happened to this house, to the Broaddus Family….and to the Watcher? Well…you’ll have to stay tuned to find out…. Because in just a few weeks, I’m bringing you a full episode on this VERY interesting case! Thanks for listening to the True Crime IRL Murder Minute. I’m Kelli Brink reminding you to LOCK YOUR DOORS PEOPLE….. you never know whos…WATCHING….. Buh-bye! MUSIC: Classic Horror 3 by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3513-classic-horror-3 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 25, 2021
19. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE: Nannie Doss, The Giggling Granny
The True Crime IRL Murder Minute Nannie Doss The Giggling Granny True Crime IRL is written, produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. We’re on all the socials at: @ truecrimeirl Truecrimeirl.com MUSIC: Winner Winner! by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4630-winner-winner- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 24, 2021
17. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE | MICHELLE MARTINKO SNIPPET | KELLI BRINK
17. THE TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE | MICHELLE MARTINKO | IOWA | KELLI BRINK I'm Kelli Berens Brink and this is your True Crime IRL Murder Minute - 1 murder, in 1 minute... let's go! Michelle Martinko, an 18-year-old Cedar Rapids Iowa high school student, was found stabbed to death in her family's car less than a week before Christmas on December 19th, 1979. She had gone to buy a new coat at the mall that evening, but never made it out of the parking lot. The murder was closely followed within her community, and the police received thousands of tips after her killing. However, the case gradually grew cold as the investigation stretched on, remaining unsolved for 39 years. But, thanks to the new science of familial DNA, a distant family member's Ancestry DNA kit led police to the killer - Jerry Burns, who was later convicted and is serving a life sentence in prison for Michelle's death. If you want to hear more about this case... including the SHOCKING internet history recovered from the killer's computer....go back and listen to Episode __! This has been your True Crime IRL Murder Minute! 1 Murder, in 1 Minute. I'm Kelli Berens Brink reminding you: to lock your doors people! buh-bye! ----------- True Crime IRL is written, produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. We’re on all the socials at: @ truecrimeirl Truecrimeirl.com ----------- MUSIC: The Path of the Goblin King by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4503-the-path-of-the-goblin-king License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 20, 2021
16.THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE: THE I70 STRANGLER
This is the True Crime IRL Murder Minute with Kelli Berens-Brink and I’m here to tell you the story of the I-70 Strangler. From the 1980s until 1996, Herbert Baumeister would go to gay bars to pick up men and lure them to his indoor pool to kill them. The pool area was set up very strangely, with a bunch of mannequins that looked like they were enjoying a pool party. Hey I’m not kink shaming or anything…to each their own, but this guy was creepy AF. Just one look at his picture, and you can see the murder vibe in his eyes. He strangled at least two dozen men, dumped many of their bodies along I-70 in Indiana, AND buried several more on his own property. Like a true coward, he fled to Canada and committed suicide before he could be brought to trial. This has been your True Crime IRL Murder Minute – 1 murder in 1 minute, and I’m Kelli Berens-Brink. Until next time…Lock your doors, people! And don’t go home with weirdos! Lock those doors! Bye bye! True Crime IRL is written, produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. We’re on all the socials at: @ truecrimeirl Truecrimeirl.com Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herb_Baumeister Music: Disco Medusae by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3652-disco-medusae License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 19, 2021
15.THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE: HOTEL HELL
15. THE TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE: Hotel Hell Just after noon on Sept. 13, 1980, a housekeeper at the Amana Holiday Inn in Williamsburg, Iowa, opened the door of room 260 to a bloody, horrific scene: Two guests, later identified as Roger Atkison, 32, and Rose Burkert, 22, had been bludgeoned to death in bed. INTERNET SOURCE: https://www.oxygen.com/the-dna-of-murder-with-paul-holes/crime-time/is-serial-killer-responsible-for-brutal-hotel-murders#:~:text=Just%20after%20noon%20on%20Sept,bludgeoned%20to%20death%20in%20bed MUSIC BY: Industrial Music Box by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3910-industrial-music-box License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 18, 2021
14. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE | "WE'RE HAVING DAD FOR DINNER" | KATHERINE KNIGHT
14. TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE | "WE'RE HAVING DAD FOR DINNER" | KATHERINE KNIGHT This is the messed up story of jaded wife, Katherine Knight-MARE! True Crime IRL is written, produced and hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. We’re on all the socials at: @ truecrimeirl Truecrimeirl.com ______ MUSIC BY: Ujangong Mix by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4556-ujangong-mix License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 17, 2021
13. Lyric Cook & Elizabeth Collins: The Evansdale Murders | TRUE CRIME iRL
Friday the13th of July 2012 was just another typical hot, sunny day in the small community of Evansdale Iowa – and 9 yr old Elizabeth Collins and her 10 yr old cousin Lyric Cook – were doing what any other normal kiddos their age would be doing. They were riding their bikes, and enjoying their summer break off school. But – when hours passed by without seeing the little girls – frantic family members would realize, somethings not right here. Sadly, despite a massive search and huge efforts by law enforcement and the community – months would go by with no leads – and the girls would never be seen alive, again. THIS is True Crime IRL and I’m your host, Kelli Berens-Brink, and THIS is the story of Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook and the Evansdale Murders. TRUE CRIME IRL IS WRITTEN, PRODUCED, AND HOSTED BY KELLI BERENS-BRINK. WEBSITE: truecrimeirl.com EMAIL: truecrimeirl@truecrimeirl.com FACEBOOK: @truecrimeirl INSTAGRAM: @truecrimeirl OR @kellibrink TWITTER: @truecrimeirl ---------- SOURCES: https://www.kcrg.com/2020/12/06/unsolved-eights-years-ago-today-the-bodies-of-lyric-cook-morrissey-and-elizabeth-collins-were-discovered/ https://wcfcourier.com/news/evansdale_search/timeline-of-events-the-search-for-lyric-and-elizabeth/html_c8ef29ca-d077-11e1-8635-001a4bcf887a.html https://cvcrimestop.com/unsolved-case/lyric-r-cook-elizabeth-collins/ https://unresolved.me/the-evansdale-murders https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/lyric-cook-and-elizabeth-collins/ https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/6a11c0/the_murders_of_elizabeth_collins_and_lyric_cook/ https://youtu.be/MYzXxy188vw https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2018/05/31/evansdale-murders-iowa-teresa-gerleman-murder-suicide-elizabeth-collins-lyric-cook-train-girls/658429002/ https://youtu.be/dAkLpgVAfKo https://youtu.be/J9MTo6tzU-8 Royalty-Free Music Used With Permission: Artifact by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3382-artifact License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Tyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseTyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant Beach Bum by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3428-beach-bum License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Midsummer Sky by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4049-midsummer-sky License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5025-beauty-flow License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Winter Reflections by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4632-winter-reflections License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Variation on Egmont by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4579-variation-on-egmont License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Babylon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3406-babylon License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Bleeping Demo by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license At Rest by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3388-at-rest License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Air Prelude by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3346-air-prelude License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 16, 2021
12. An Interview With Bryan Sobolewski of Family Jewels - TRUE CRIME iRL
A Jewelry Heist Ring. That is how the New England press referred to them. The sad fact is, they were also a family - one who committed 30 robberies together, and took $2.3 million over a five year period. Join True Crime IRL's Kelli Berens-Brink for Bryan Sobolewski's first interview since starting his new podcast, Family Jewels. Family Jewels Podcast can be downloaded on Anchor FM, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts. Check out Family Jewels on Instagram @ familyjewelspodcast True Crime IRL is a Kelli Berens-Brink production, all rights reserved. Check out True Crime IRL at truecrimeirl.com and on all the socials @ truecrimeirl Theme music is by Kevin MacLeod and is used with permission and royalty-free, creative commons. Tyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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May 02, 2021
11. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE - LYMAN HAD A LOVER
TRUE CRIME IRL MURDER MINUTE – “Lyman Had A Lover” I am Kelli Berens Brink, and THIS is the True Crime IRL murder Minute! One murder – in one minute – let’s get started! On September 28th, 1951, the body of 65-year-old Lyman Elledge was found on the front lawn of one of his neighbors, Barney Wiskus, in their Delaware County Iowa community. The county coroner said that he died of a skull fracture wound to the back of the head. there were no solid leads – and soon, the case went cold. Fast forward to the 1980’s…and there’s a new Sheriff in town. That new Sherriff, Bert Elledge – was actually related to the victim, and he reopened the case, making it his mission to solve it. And, although it was UNoffical – solve it he did. Turns out, Lyman and his wife were estranged. And Lyman …had a lover. BUT, his lover also had ANOTHER boyfriend. Oh, what a tangled web we weave. The other man walked in on Lyman and his lady in the heat of passion, and he saw red. Lyman threw on his clothes, but no shoes - and ran down the street, being chased by the other angry man. He lost his glasses in the pursuit and was bludgeoned over the head with a heavy wooden club. Lyman crawled to Barney Wiskus’s front yard, where he finally succumbed to his injuries and was found dead later that morning. Although justice may have never been served, we can consider this Case closed…It’s the oldest story in the book. This has been your murder minute. One murder, in one minute. On True Crime IRL, and I’m Kelli Berens Brink. Until next time – lock your doors people…especially if you have a lover, who has a lover, who has a lover- who’s chasing you with a big wooden club…. Bye bye SOURCES https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/lyman-elledge/ MUSIC Ethernight Club by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7612-ethernight-club License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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March 31, 2021
10. Amy Mullis - Death By Cornrake | TRUE CRIME iRL
A frantic 911 call comes in from a farmer who’s speeding from his rural address, and into town to the nearest hospital with his critically injured wife bleeding out in the back seat of the truck. She's being cradled in the arms of their 13-year old son, as they rush to save her life. Racing down the back country roads, the boy cries that he can’t feel his mom's pulse. As she quickly fades, the man driving the truck pulls over and begins chest compressions, to no avail…and she would be pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. You’re listening to True Crime IRL, and I’m Kelli Berens Brink. And THIS, is the story of Amy Mullis: Death By Corn Rake.
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March 29, 2021
9. The Mysterious Murder of Michelle Martinko - TRUE CRIME iRL
9. The Mysterious Murder of Michelle Martinko - TRUE CRIME iRL with Kelli Berens-Brink
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March 04, 2021
8. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE - MURDER AT THE BROTHEL
Willard C. Woodring, the 42-year-old owner of the former Hawkeye Hotel in Keokuk, Iowa, and Richard G. Buchanan, 42, of Colona, Illinois, were taken into the hotel’s kitchen on Sunday, October 9, 1960, where they were bound, gagged, and then shot in the back of the head when they tried to flee. This is The Murder Minute on TCIRL and I'm Kelli Brink. CREDITS & SOURCES: https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/willard-woodring-and-richard-buchanan/ Smoking Gun by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4378-smoking-gun License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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February 27, 2021
7. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE - BLAME IT ON WITCHCRAFT
Welcome to the Murder Minute on TCIRL ... A mother mourns the loss of her two daughters. Their step-father is behind bars accused of their murder. The sisters were found dead in a second floor room of their Nebraska Street home. Fire crews discovered the bodies while responding to a fire call at the home Sunday afternoon. It was initially ruled suspicious. CREDITS & SOURCES: https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/no-3-ritual-slaying-shocks-city-state-killer-practiced-satanism/article_b195f859-98e7-5fe7-a57e-dd6b14d38eae.amp.html https://qconline.com/news/iowa/slain-girls-mom-says-stepfather-practiced-spells/article_47802810-db6c-5c37-951e-d863d12b1809.html https://wcfcourier.com/news/breaking_news/update-with-pictures-2-children-die-in-ritual-slaying-in-sioux-city/article_0e572275-3cff-51bb-9665-dff731c52b1e.html https://siouxlandnews.com/archive/witchcraft-blamed-in-murder-of-sioux-city-girls https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/harris-sentenced-to-two-life-terms/article_a074fe08-8ad9-50b4-b9bd-d03922db579f.html One Sly Move by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4168-one-sly-move License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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February 26, 2021
6. The Amana Axe Murders - TRUE CRIME IRL
There’s nothing quite like planning a romantic getaway... Maybe you'll end your evening in the hot tub…. Maybe you’ll end it with a night cap in the hotel lounge……. But what you don’t expect at the end of your evening….. is MURDER. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink... and ...THIS is the story of the Amana Axe Murders, on True Crime IRL. True Crime, in real life. Visit truecrimeirl.com for more info. SOURCES https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/rose-burkert-and-roger-atkison/ https://www.oxygen.com/the-dna-of-murder-with-paul-holes/crime-time/is-serial-killer-responsible-for-brutal-hotel-murders https://siouxcityjournal.com/charles-ray-hatcher/image_6559e3d1-d94a-5488-9b80-66c946da798b.html#:~:text=Charles%20Ray%20Hatcher%20(July%2016,people%20between%201969%20and%201982. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Ray_Hatcher https://www.galesburg.com/article/20120812/NEWS/308129992 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2CBZpd5S1c Crawlspace Podcast MUSIC: Surf Shimmy by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4448-surf-shimmy License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Tyrant by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5031-tyrant License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Holiday Inn – Snoop D0gg / Chingy Red Solo Cup by Toby Keith Rollin At 5 by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5000-rollin-at-5 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Babylon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3406-babylon License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Anxiety by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3374-anxiety License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Lightless Dawn by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3982-lightless-dawn License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4569-unseen-horrors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unwritten Return by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4570-unwritten-return License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Chill Wave by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3498-chill-wave License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license PS Porn Music – Spiderpussy - https://youtu.be/KS42XYasY_w Bleeping Demo by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Spacial Harvest by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4401-spacial-harvest License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Stay The Course by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5048-stay-the-course License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Variation on Egmont by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4579-variation-on-egmont License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Farting Around by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5152-farting-around License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
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February 21, 2021
5. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE - GERTRUDE BANISZEWSKI, THE TORTURE MOTHER
Welcome to the True Crime IRL Murder Minute, hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. It's one murder, in one minute. Let's go! In 1965 police found the body of 16-year-old, Sylvia Likens. She was covered in cigarette burns and sprawled out on a filthy mattress in the home of 37-year-old Gertrude Baniszewski. This is the story of The Torture Mother.
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February 14, 2021
4. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE - WHO MURDERED MYRTLE?
Welcome to True Crime IRL's Murder Minute - 1 murder, in 1 minute. Who killed KKK member and prohibition-supporter, Myrtle Cook, in Iowa in 1925?
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February 14, 2021
3. THE TCIRL MURDER MINUTE - THE CASE OF JODI HUISENTRUIT
Welcome to The Murder Minute, on True Crime IRL. One murder, in one minute. Hosted by Kelli Berens-Brink. This is the story of missing Iowa anchorwoman, Jodi Huisentruit, who disappeared in 1995. Hear her story now...
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February 14, 2021
2. The Iowa Hotel Homicides - EPISODE 1 PART 2 - TRUE CRIME IRL
Welcome to True Crime IRL. I’m Kelli Berens-Brink andt his is part 2 of the Iowa Hotel Homicides. If you haven’t listened to part 1 yet…well then, you’re not going to know what the heck’s going on – so go do that FIRST. And if you DID already listen, you know that we left off in the Des Moines Iowa area in 2002, when serial Donald Piper had just been found guilty of the murders of Patty Lange and Zurijeta sakanovic. He was also the main suspect in Mariana Rerdrovan’s murder, but unfortunately, there was not enough evidence in that case to move forward with an arrest or a trial. So – let’s go back to the time line of these three murders.
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February 14, 2021
1. The Iowa Hotel Homicides - EPISODE 1 PART 1 - TRUE CRIME IRL
True Crime IRL EP1 REDUX PT 1 Iowa Hotel Homicides. Today I’m going to discuss a series of murders that happened in the Des Moines, Iowa area in the 1990s. Who did it? Was it a serial killer? We know that there were at least three victims... but were there actually a lot more? Find out... in Part 2! Coming Soon!
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February 06, 2021
18. Missing & Murdered in Iowa, Summer 2018 | TRUE CRIME IRL
HEY true crime fans! This is actually an OLD episode of True Crime IRL, one that you've probably never heard before, because it is the FIRST ONE I ever recorded (on my old platform)! In the episode, I discuss Mollie Tibbetts, Celia Barquin Arozamena, and Andrea Sokolowski...all three of whom have cases that have recently made the news again. Give it a listen! Thanks! -Kelli --------- Late Summer of 2018 brought three stories of three murdered women that would rock the state of Iowa. These are the stories of Mollie Tibbetts, Celia Barquin Arozamena, and Andrea Sokolowski. ---------- For more information, please go to truecrimeirl.com You can follow us on social media @truecrimeirl ----------- All music within our episodes comes from Kevin MacLeod at Incompetech...your source for royalty-free, creative commons music. This episode also includes an excerpt of Warrant's Cherry Pie.
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January 27, 2019
INTRO | TCIRL TRAILER | PROMO
Welcome to TrueCrimeIRL. I'm your host, Kelli. I've been a bright and cheery mommy blogger for five years, and I'm excited to be doing something completely different...a true crime podcast. Please stay tuned, good things are happening! Coming soon..... Kelli Royalty-free music track and permission provided by Kevin Macleod and Incompetech.
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January 07, 2019