Through The Wall: A True Crime Podcast About the Murder of Jodi Jones, and Conviction of Luke Mitchell

It is in the public interest to get to the bottom of what happened during the investigation and trial. In a country who's government has declared it wants to be the "best country in the world for children to grow up," we appear to have easily forgotten who is a child, when their rights don't fit the narrative we have chosen, before all the evidence is in.

Stolen Hearts: A True Crime Podcast About Love

Genre cross-overs in most entertainment can work incredibly well, such as horror comedy. The reason that this works so well is that is that horror and comedy are two sides of the same coin, they both rely on the unexpected for their big pay off, and so mould well together. Not so much true crime and romance. Sure there are couples in true crime, Bonnie and Clyde, Starkweath and Fugate who Natural Born Killer's Micky and Mallory was based on, and later Iain Brady and Myra Hindley. While there are a few big names, couples where both are active in a crime tend to be the exception rather than the rule, but even more rare are couples where one is a criminal, and the other is a serving police officer.

The Forgotten Dead: A True Crime Podcast about Nameless Victims

It is unfortunately a story that we are familure with, from crime fiction and true crime. A body is found, an investigation is started, and then it goes... nowhere. It is one of the most poingant of all crime narratives because nobody wants to be in the horrible limbo of waiting to find out if …

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Crime in Culture Round Up: The Unforgotten and Villan or Victim?

We do women no favours if we discount their violence, their crimes or the great damage we can do and only see them as victims. More importantly we compound the damage they have done to their victims. We, however also do wrong if we don't take into account the fact that we live in a society where it is all to easy for impressionable, vulnerable women to be manipulated by older, more powerful men. My answer to the question that we should never be asking, if these women are victims or villian, is instead to let go of the pervasive "perfect victim," fallacy and accept that a great deal of the time, people can be both.

The Boy in The Woods: A True Crime Podcast about the murder of Rikki Neave

Marks manages to not just tell the story of Rikki's murder, but delves further into what lay behind the police and press's insistence that it must have been Ruth who was behind the murder. Reports of her harsh punishment of her children, as well as Rikki having to steal from local shops because he was starving was probably enough to make up most people's minds. It is hard to feel sympathy for someone who is willing to so mistreat children, however the laser like focus on Ruth meant that other suspects were ignored.