A New True Crime Podcast

Season 1

March 20, 2023

Episode 45: The Murder of Pamela Carnahan

A woman fails to pick her daughter up from the bus stop and is found murdered in her apartment later that day. She was stabbed over 20 times. Police have no leads as to who would have wanted to kill …

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March 13, 2023

Episode 44: Teenage Dirtbags

When a 15-year-old boy fails to return to his Florida home, his mother files a missing report. Word of his disappearance makes the local news when another local teen makes a startling confession. What follows is a tale of tee...

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March 6, 2023

Episode 43: The Deceitful Dad

In 2008, a woman's body was found dead in her Arizona home. Police immediately began to look at her ex-husband. But with little physical evidence, prosecutors had a tough road in front of them. Can they prove to a jury …

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Feb. 27, 2023

Episode 42: The Champion Murders

A family is attacked in their home on a quiet Sunday in a small Kentucky town. The only survivor tells a story of violence and obsession. But when things fail to add up, the police look closer at the only …

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Feb. 20, 2023

Episode 41: The Last Thumbs Up

In 1985, a trucker discovered the body of a lifeless woman when he stopped to use the bathroom on the side of the road 14 miles north of Amarillo, TX. Authorities begin investigating it's clear that hitchhiking is involved. B...

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Feb. 13, 2023

Episode 40: A Clown Comes Knocking

It's Memorial Day weekend, 1990, and a woman is making pancakes for her son and his friends. But an unexpected knock on the door interrupts the group's breakfast. Upon opening the door, the woman was face to face with a …

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Feb. 6, 2023

Episode 39: The Woodford Slasher

In the 1980s, police discover the bodies of two teenage boys. One victim died in Maine, while the other is in Nebraska. Both were stripped of their clothes and bound. The killer had stabbed one boy. The other strangled. But …

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Jan. 30, 2023

Episode 38: The Gaffney Strangler

In 1968, the editor of a small town paper received a phone call. The voice on the other end provided the names and locations of three dead women. Knowing there was a mass murder on the loose terrified the community. …

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Jan. 23, 2023

Episode 37: A Modern Day Manson

When a train conductor finds the body of a 17-year-old intellectually disabled girl on the tracks, he immediately calls 911. But who would want the girl dead? And is a sinister mother pulling all the strings? Join Olivia Corn...

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Jan. 16, 2023

Episode 36: The Vampire of Sacramento

On December 29th, 1977, a 51-year-old man was shot dead in the driveway of his Sacramento home. With no suspects and almost no evidence, police were at a standstill. But they had no idea they were about to be working …

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Jan. 9, 2023

Episode 35: The Death of Ashley Pittman Scott

It's Thanksgiving, 2006, and a 911 call comes into a dispatcher in Memphis, TN. Jeffery Scott tells the dispatcher that his wife is unconscious and has been for some time. Scott would claim his wife suffered from alcoholic ke...

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Jan. 2, 2023

Episode 34: The Horrible Howard Hawk Willis

A fisherman discovers a human head floating in a Tennesse lake. As authorities work to solve the case, all signs point to a local man with a darkly mysterious past. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep …

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Dec. 26, 2022

Episode 33: The Murder of Becky Stowe

In 1993, a 15-year-old girl left a note saying she was visiting her boyfriend. She was never seen again. And with no leads or suspects, the family turns to a psychic detective for help. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner …

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Dec. 19, 2022

Episode 32: The Killer Santa

It's Christmas Eve, 2008, and the Ortega family celebrated with family and friends. But a knock on the door, and a sinister Santa, would turn the family's celebration into a nightmare. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as the...

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Dec. 12, 2022

Episode 31: The Dayton Christmas Killings

In the winter of 1992, the residents in the Ohio town of Dayton were preparing for Christmas. While many filled stockings and placed presents under the tree, a group of teens began a murderous rampage. Join Olivia Cornu and J...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Episode 30: The Scream Murder

On September 22nd, 2006, 16-year-old Cassie Jo Stoddart was stabbed almost 30 times while house-sitting in her aunt and uncle's Idaho home. The teen was well-liked and had no enemies, so who would want to hurt her? And could ...

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Nov. 28, 2022

Episode 29: The Eyeball Killer

On December 13th, 1990, Dallas police make a startling discovery. A woman is found almost nude and shot in the head. And, most alarming to authorities, the victim's eyeball's had been carefully removed. As more bodies continu...

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Nov. 21, 2022

Episode 28: The Vigilante Serial Killer

In August 2009, 16-year-old Ricky Flores went missing from a small town in Arizona. Could Flores' disappearance be linked to one man in the communities murder and another's disappearance? Who in the community could be committ...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Episode 27: A Murder in Minnesota

It's 1993, and the body of a sex worker is found. The victim had been stabbed 65 times in a Minneapolis apartment. Detectives try their best, but the case goes cold. But in 2018, police learn that a suspect may …

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Nov. 7, 2022

Episode 26: The Boxcar Killer

When the bodies of two transient men are discovered on the railways of the Pacific Northwest in 1995, detectives fear they may be dealing with a serial killer. But with the rails stretching so far, would it be possible to …

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Oct. 31, 2022

Episode 25: Prey for the Pastor

When 24-year-old Rebekah Gay suddenly disappeared on Halloween, 2012, her family immediately knew something was wrong. Meanwhile, a local pastor asked his congregation to pray for Rebekah’s safe return. But is the pastor who ...

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Oct. 24, 2022

Episode 24: Hunting Humans

It's the spring of 1989 in southeastern Ohio. When a jogger is discovered gunned down on a country back road, What is normally a peaceful collection of counties is shocked. As more victims pile up, authorities scramble to cat...

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Oct. 17, 2022

Episode 23: The Dangerous Daniel Laplante

On December 1st, 1987 the bodies of Priscilla Gustafson and her two children, Abigail and William, by Andrew Gustafson and the local police. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the dark to discuss the dan...

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Oct. 10, 2022

Episode 22: The Pig Farmer

Between 1995 and 1998, 30 women go missing in the Vancouver area. The victims are reported missing, but the police are slow to act. And at the center is a dingy trailer on a dilapidated pig farm. Join Olivia Cornu …

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Oct. 2, 2022

Episode 21: The Killer You've Never Heard Of

A serial killer takes the lives of at least 11 victims across the country with decades in between. Who could commit such horrendous crimes? And why don't we already know his name? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they …

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Sept. 26, 2022

Episode 20: The Disappearance of Tara Grant

It's Valentine's Day 2007 in Macomb County, Michigan when Tara Lynn Grant is reported missing. According to her husband, Stephen Grant, he had not seen or heard from her since an argument they had five days prior. Could Tara,...

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Sept. 19, 2022

Episode 19: The House Party Killer

A local teenager posts an invite for a house party on social media. Nearly 60 kids attend, but none are aware of the grizzly events that took place just hours before. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive …

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Sept. 5, 2022

Episode 18: Peeping Thomas

Covid may have struck the CTL house, but it won't stop the podcast! This week, in a very special Labor Day episode, join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive into three different cases involving a Peeping Tom. From …

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Aug. 29, 2022

Episode 17: The Horrific Crimes of Bobby Joe Long

In 1984, on a warm spring day, a body is found bound and nude in Tampa, Florida. It soon becomes clear the police are hunting a serial killer. Who could be committing such horrendous crimes? And is the killer capable …

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Aug. 22, 2022

Episode 16: Stacey "The Black Widow" Castor

A woman in Weedsport, NY tragically loses two husbands between 2000 and 2005. One becomes mysteriously ill while the second commits suicide. But is there more to the story than meets the eye? Could the wife and mother be harb...

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Aug. 15, 2022

Episode 15: The Tennessee Children's Home Society

From the 1920s through the 1940s, one woman became the face of modern adoption. But the horrifying secrets living within the walls of the Memphis orphanage were too sinister for most to imagine. Join Olivia Cornu and John Con...

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Aug. 8, 2022

Episode 14: Kelsey Berreth: Unanswered Questions

This week, join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive even deeper into the murder of Kelsey Berreth. What happened to baby Kaylee? Why wasn't Shelia Frazee charged with a crime? Plus; listener email, voicemails, and more....

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Aug. 1, 2022

Episode 13: The Murder of Kelsey Berreth

A young woman living in Colorado goes missing in November of 2018. Did she leave town to visit family? Did something far more sinister happen? Could the victim's former fiancé be responsible? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner...

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July 25, 2022

Episode 12: The Spokane Serial Killer

Spokane, Washington is a quiet town that many in the Air Force, tech industry, and health care call home. But in 1990, the bodies of 3 women who worked as prostitutes were found shot in the head, their faces covered …

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July 18, 2022

Episode 11: The Bikini Strangler

It's May 2006 in the small college town of Clemson, South Carolina, and gruesome murder is about to send shockwaves through the community. Could this be an act of random violence? Would there be more victims? Join Olivia Corn...

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July 10, 2022

Episode 10: Questions, Answers, and Updates

This week Check the Locks answers your questions. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the dark to answer listener questions and play their first listener voicemail. Plus, an update on the connection betwe...

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July 4, 2022

Episode 09: The Texas Candyman

More than two dozen young boys disappear from the Houston Heights area of Texas from 1970 to 1973. Convinced they are runaways, police never link the cases. But could something far more sinister be going on? Join Olivia Cornu...

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June 20, 2022

Episode 08.5: Squatter's in the Attic

This week Check the Locks brings you a special mini-episode. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the dark to discuss the horrifying trend of criminals squatting in an unknowing resident's attic. Your host...

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June 13, 2022

Episode 08: The Murder of Channon Christian and Christopher Newsome

It's January of 2007, and a young couple from Knoxville disappears while on the way to a friend's birthday. What happens next is an act of unthinkable terror. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the …

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June 6, 2022

Episode 07: Calls From a Killer

It's May of 1985 in Lexington, South Carolina, and the disappearance of Shari Smith has sent her family and the community into a panic. But the situation becomes even more terrifying when the phone starts to ring. Join Olivia...

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May 30, 2022

Episode 06: New Orleans Killer Cop

It's 1995 in New Orleans and a Vietnamese-American family is the victim of violent armed robbery. Now police have to determine if the killer is one of their own. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into …

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May 23, 2022

Episode 05: The Murder of Christopher DeNoyer

Human remains are found under a California home in January of 1998. Could this be the discovery that helps close a cold case unsolved for over a decade? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the …

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May 16, 2022

Episode 04: Georgia's Killer Nurse

It's 1985, and an alarming number of cardiac arrests in a southern hospital begin to raise concerns. Could someone with a god complex be playing a deadly game? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the …

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May 2, 2022

Episode 02: The Baton Rouge Serial Killer

In the early 2000's, a vicious serial killer stalked and terrorized a number of southern Louisiana communities. These shocking events caused many women in the area to question their safety. Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner a...

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May 2, 2022

Episode 01: Nashville's Fast Food Killer

It's February 1997, and a horrific double murder has a southern town gripped in fear. How could this happen? Will the killer strike again? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner in their debut episode as they dive deep into the …

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April 6, 2022

Introducing Check The Locks: A True Crime Podcast!

From the creator of The Johnversations Podcast and the star of Married at First Sight: New Orleans comes a killer new podcast with cases so shocking they’ll send a chill down the spines of even the most avid of true …

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