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The Fall Line is a deep-dive true-crime podcast focused on missing people, unsolved homicides, and unidentified persons whose cold cases have gotten little—if any—media attention. Through narrative storytelling, primary and archival research, and expert and family interviews, The Fall Line introduces listeners to victims and survivors they’ve never heard of. . . and explores the reasons why their cases were ignored in the first place. Episodes primarily focus on the Southeastern US, but also ...
 
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We dive into Georgia and South Carolina’s cold cases with investigative reporter Renetta DuBose, whose grandmother’s unsolved murder is the driving force behind her own passion to help solve the Southeast’s forgotten cases. Renetta also discusses what takes some cases—like the disappearance and murder of Gabby Petito—into the national news spotligh…
 
We continue to explore the fascinating world of K-9 cadaver, search and rescue missions–both training and the ins and outs of how the dogs work in the field–with one of the nation’s leading experts, Trace Sargent. Everlywell is offering a special discount of 20% off an at-home lab test at everlywell.com/fallline Get 15% off your Raycon order at htt…
 
Today we're showcasing Minnesota's efforts in reducing the sexual assault evidence kit backlog and their developments in sexual assault investigation training. Check out the MNCASA website: https://www.mncasa.org/sexual-assault-kit-initiative/ Here is also some more information on MNCASA's online training: https://mncasa.coalitionmanager.org/eventm…
 
A small town cop known as “GI Joe” is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015 and quickly becomes a martyr in the national media. But when a dogged investigator and his team set out to get justice, they uncover unsettling secrets about Joe, the local police department, and the village of Fox Lake. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Do…
 
We explore the fascinating world of K-9 cadaver, search and rescue missions–both training and the ins and outs of how the dogs work in the field–with one of the nation’s leading experts, Trace Sargent. To get 15% off your next gift, go to UncommonGoods.com/Fall! Use promo code FUNJET75 for $75 off your next Funjet Vacation at RIU Hotels & Resorts! …
 
What would you do if a singular moment changed your life forever? This is Actually Happening is a weekly podcast from Wondery that features extraordinary life-changing stories told by the people who lived them. We’ve all had powerful moments in our lives that have given us the feeling of, “Nothing is ever going to be the same.” This is Actually Hap…
 
In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the privacy of unofficial 'lover's lanes.' Between January and March, he killed three people and critically wounded three more. The final episode in this series dissects the two publicly available forensic profi…
 
In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the privacy of unofficial 'lover's lanes.' Between January and March, he killed three people and critically wounded three more. The second episode in this series covers The Atlanta Constitution reporter’s Ken Wi…
 
In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the privacy of unofficial 'lover's lanes.' Between January and March, he killed three people and critically wounded three more. The first episode of this three-part series explores the setting--Atlanta, 1977--de…
 
On September 8th, The Fall Line begins a 3-part miniseries on an unsolved string of cold cases known as the Atlanta Lover's Lane Murders. In 1977--before the Atlanta Child Murders would grip the city--an unknown gunman stalked Atlanta's parks, looking for couples who'd sought the privacy of unofficial 'lover's lanes.' Between January and March, he …
 
In this two-part series, we cover the disappearance of 39-year-old Brian Wehrle, who drove through the great Atlanta Flood of 2009 to be in his hometown of Carrollton, GA for a court date—one he never made. In the second episode, we dig into the investigation--including the discovery of Brian’s car in Tennessee, a search of his parents’ property, a…
 
In this two-part series, we cover the disappearance of 39-year-old Brian Wehrle, who drove through the great Atlanta Flood of 2009 to be in his hometown of Carrollton, GA for a court date—one he never made. Listen to Wondery’s Dr. Death: The Miracle Man on the Wondery App, or anywhere you get podcasts Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norto…
 
Paolo is a smart and handsome surgeon, renowned for his ability to perform surgeries that transform his patients’ lives. When television producer Benita covers him for a story, he’ll transform her life too, but not in the ways she expects. As Benita crosses professional lines to be with him, she learns how far Paolo will go to protect his secrets. …
 
We talk with Maggie Freleng, journalist and host of Unjust & Unsolved, Murder in Alliance, and Suave, about wrongful convictions, juvenile convictions, cold cases, her work with Jason Baldwin of the West Memphis 3, and much more. Find out more about the cases Maggie’s working on at https://www.maggiefreleng.com/. Get 15% off your Raycon order at ht…
 
This two-part series explores the disappearance of Victor Greenwood from the small town of Atoka, Oklahoma; since 2002, his story has been clouded by rumor, misinformation, and questions that lead investigators, and his family, down a number of paths of possibility. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton, with research assistance from Bry…
 
This two-part series explores the disappearance of Victor Greenwood from the small town of Atoka, Oklahoma; since 2002, his story has been clouded by rumor, misinformation, and questions that lead investigators, and his family, down a number of paths of possibility. Put your insurance policy to the test with GABI: https://gabi.com/fallline For 21% …
 
Journalist Thomas Hargrove developed an algorithm that revealed “murder clusters” across the United States, and has identified both active and previously unknown serial killers; that data also reveals unsolved homicide rates, and disturbing dark spots where no numbers are reported at all. Try Green Chef today at https://greenchef.com/fallline100 an…
 
When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, retired FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she worked on …
 
During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; the final installment in this four-part series covers unresolved and closed cases in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and the survivors who testified at Samuel Little’s Los Angeles trial. Because a numb…
 
During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; and includes interviews with a family member of Macon-area victim Fredonia Smith. We also speak with SAKI (Sexual Assault Kit Initiative) Task Force member Amy Hutsell, who has been helping to connect Samuel…
 
During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; episode two covers Little’s crimes and victims in the state of Florida. To read the transcribed tapes, please visit: https://www.thefalllinepodcast.com/news-1/2020/9/22/season-11episode-2transcript-of-archiv…
 
During our summer break, we’re re-broadcasting our four-part Samuel Little series in hopes of helping to identify more of his unnamed victims; this first re-release also includes a number of developments and updates that have come since the series was original released. The first episode in this four-part series looks at who serial killer Samuel Li…
 
When looking at states and their progress, Montana stands out. Today we're showcasing Montana's efforts in reducing the sexual assault evidence kit backlog and their development as one of the leaders in sexual assault investigation training. Check out their progress at https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/specialservices/saki/ If your state or jurisdictio…
 
In the final installment in our series covering the life of MMIWG advocate and daughter of a missing person, Carolyn DeFord, we learn how the disappearance of her mother, Leona Kinsey, has shaped her current world--and work--and the crisis she sees in MMIWCR (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Children, and Relatives) cases; disappearances and …
 
Leona Kinsey disappeared on October 25, 1999; her daughter Carolyn has both searched for answers in her mother’s cold case—and has pondered what she’ll do if she finds what she seeks. Now an adult and an activist for MMIGW, and all missing and murdered Indigenous people through her Facebook group Missing and Murdered Native Americans, Carolyn conti…
 
Carolyn DeFord—MMIWG advocate, Trafficking Project Coordinator for the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, and founder of Missing and Murdered Native Americans Facebook page has another role: daughter of a missing person. In the first of a three-part series, we hear Carolyn’s story—and that of her mother, Leona LeClair Kinsey. For 21% off, plus a free silic…
 
The Trans Doe Task Force has launched a first-of-its-kind database, LGBT+ Accountability for Missing and Murdered Persons, to track cases of the missing, murdered, and unidentified in the LGBTQ+ community. To learn more about LAMMP or submit a case, please visit: http://transdoetaskforce.org/new-database-lammp-lgbt-accountability-for-missing-and-mu…
 
In this episode we'll explore RAINN, the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. We interviewed Heather Drevna, VP of Communications, about RAINN's years in progress, how the focus has broadened over time, and challenges of the pandemic. And we spoke to Erin Earp, Legislative Policy Council with RAINN, who told us about SAKI. SAKI stand…
 
Amy Hutsell, Human Trafficking, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Program Director at the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council of Georgia, covers Georgia’s sexual-assault kit backlog, and how her taskforce has tackled the issue. To learn more about SAKI in Georgia: https://cjcc.georgia.gov/sexual-assault-kit-initiative-saki-grant Support for sexual-a…
 
Bruce Maitland, father of Brianna Maitland, and founder of Private Investigations for the Missing, discusses his nonprofit’s mission to help families access PI services--and how he’s secured an investigator for the family for Jeannette and Dannette Millbrook. learn about and donate to Private Investigations for the Missing: https://investigationsfo…
 
A woman named Becki is lounging by the pool at the Fontainebleau Hotel when she decides to proposition a strapping pool attendant. Go on a date with her...and her husband. What begins as an unconventional proposition will soon throw them all into the international spotlight. And that’s because the couple is none other than Jerry Falwell Jr. and his…
 
In the final episode of our three-part series on the 1991 murder of Geraldine DeLoach, we cover possible suspects, a surprising confession, and her family’s attempts to both process Geraldine’s death and to seek justice in her unsolved homicide. If you have any information regarding the unsolved murder of Geraldine DeLoach, please call (912) 871-11…
 
Part 2 of the series covering the unsolved 1991 murder of Geraldine DeLoach explores the months leading up to Geraldine’s death, the night of her murder and scene of the crime, and the shock and disbelief that shook the foundation of the large, loving DeLoach family. If you have any information regarding the unsolved murder of Geraldine DeLoach, pl…
 
This three-part series on a 1991 Southeast Georgia cold case begins with the victim, Geraldine DeLoach, her large, loving family, and the early life she spent in the tiny town of Register, GA. The DeLoaches have spent the last 30 years trying to puzzle out the mystery of how anyone could have killed Geraldine, whom they called ‘Whoodie’--known wide…
 
The second episode covering The Twiggs County John Doe offers a deep dive into the science behind the cutting-edge--and most fascinating--techniques used in the identification of Does, and how these forensic advances might help in this middle Georgia case. We speak with isotopic expert Dr. Leslie Fitzpatrick, who is a biological anthropologist and …
 
After an army diesel-truck crashes on the way to Macon, GA, spilling diesel fuel across the highway and into a nearby creek, emergency workers discover skeletal remains in a drainage ditch—and set off a nearly two-decade investigation. Biological anthropologist Dr. Amy Michael returns to offer her expertise in forensic anthropology on the case. NuC…
 
This is the second episode in a two-part miniseries. We cover the unsolved murder of Georgia Leah "Lee" Moses, who was killed in Petaluma, California, in 1997, and her sister Angel’s current push for resolution--through her own investigation and through the power of social media. Angel believes she can resolve this case--and you can help. Follow #J…
 
This first episode in a two-part miniseries covers the unsolved murder of Georgia Leah "Lee" Moses, who was killed in Petaluma, California, in 1997, and her sister Angel’s current push for resolution--through her own investigation and through the power of social media. Follow #JusticeforGeorgiaLeeMoses’ official Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and vi…
 
In this episode, Annita Lucchesi of Sovereign Bodies Institute describes building the first-ever database devoted to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people (MMIWG2), the far-reaching, community-based work of SBI, their recent study in Northern California, and much more. SBI’s work can be further explored and supported h…
 
This episode had to be re-uploaded and released again due to a processing error. Todd Matthews, co-founder of the Doe Network and former NAMUS employee discusses databases, his role as the “world’s first websleuth” and how he continues to fight for case solves. Todd first rose to prominence after identifying the Kentucky Jane Doe known as “Tent Gir…
 
The first episode in our intermittent National Series covers the unsolved murder of Leon Laureles, who was living and working in Brown County, TX, at the time of his 1996 murder. Though it has never been officially labeled as such, many view his unsolved homicide as a hate crime. If you have any information in his case, call Heart of Texas Crime St…
 
Laurah interviews Josh Hallmark (True Crime Bulls**t) and Anna Priestland, both of whom are writer-researcher-producers, about their experiences tackling longform and complex podcast projects. Josh is well-known for his in-depth coverage of Israel Keyes and Kelly Cochran. Anna wrote many of the best-known and most popular Casefile podcast series, i…
 
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