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Serial Killers

Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.

“The Missoula Mauler” Wayne Nance Pt. 2

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  • about 3 years ago
  • 39:49

By 1984, Nance had revamped his reputation and settled into a comfortable routine in his hometown. But as he grew fixated on his boss, his nice-guy exterior evaporated, revealing a cold and calculating killer.

“The Missoula Mauler” Wayne Nance Pt. 1

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  • about 3 years ago
  • 41:09

As a teenager, Wayne Nance developed an interest in Satanism that may have led to his first murder. He became obsessed with the idea of making a human sacrifice — and in the spring of 1974, he boasted to a friend: “It’s been done.”

"The Boozing Barber" Gilbert Paul Jordan Pt. 2

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  • about 3 years ago
  • 39:10

His victims’ deaths were often ruled “unnatural and accidental,” leaving Gilbert Paul Jordan free to perfect his M.O. — forcing Indigenous women in Vancouver to drink themselves to death. Unable to keep him behind bars, police surveilled the barber until they could catch him in the act.

Welcome to the Family: The Kennedys

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:23

They’re a powerful political dynasty with no shortage of tragedies, scandals and controversies. Ahead of the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, revisit the most shocking moments in the Kennedy family history — from conspiracies and cover-ups to assassinations and affairs — in this Parcast limited series.  All 12 episodes are available January 19th. Listen free, only on Spotify. 

"The Boozing Barber" Gilbert Paul Jordan Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 38:24

An alcoholic from his teenage years onward, Gilbert Paul Jordan spent his young adulthood in 1950s Vancouver tallying up arrests for theft, assault, and drug possession. Then he discovered a crime he wouldn’t be punished for: plying a victim with alcohol until she was poisoned to death.

"The Railroad Killer" Ángel Maturino Reséndiz Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 39:02

After years of incarceration, rejection, and failure, Ángel Maturino Reséndiz's most violent impulses began to surface. Between 1986 and 1999, he traveled the U.S. by freight train, murdering “sinners” in a so-called mission from God.

“The Beauty Queen Killer” Christopher Wilder Pt. 2

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 36:19

In 1984, Wilder went on a weeks-long killing spree across the U.S., abducting, raping and murdering as many young women as he could find. As he targeted malls across the country, the FBI launched a manhunt for the Australian fugitive. 

“The Beauty Queen Killer” Christopher Wilder Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 44:47

Posing as a modeling agent in the 1980s, Wilder lured young girls and women to secluded places where he would photograph them in explicit poses before sexually assaulting them.

Superstitions Special: New Year’s Eve Festivities

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 35:01

The clock’s winding down on the final moments of the year and people around the world are putting their charms and traditions to work, shoring up good fortune for the future. But it’s not always our own personal luck that’s on the line… In this story, a night of superstitions weaves together the fates of merrymakers eager for fresh starts.  This episode is presented by Superstitions, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Follow Superstitions free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 3)

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  • 35:46

For decades, family members and sleuths have tried to determine what really happened the night of the fire. As of yet, they have been unsuccessful. But the clues remain, the questions linger, and the case unofficially stays open…  This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

The Sodder Family Tragedy: 75 Years Later (Pt. 1)

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 32:10

Early Christmas day in 1945, Jennie Sodder woke up to her house on fire. The blaze consumed her home, and five of her young children. Or did it? Strange events, prescient remarks, and a lack of human remains hinted at more nefarious — though no less tragic — outcomes.  This episode is presented by Unexplained Mysteries, a Spotify Original from Parcast. For more of history’s greatest puzzles, follow Unexplained Mysteries free on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

“The Butcher Baker” Robert Hansen Pt. 2

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 42:18

By day, Robert Hansen was a devoted husband, devout Christian, and respected member of the Anchorage community. By night, he abducted young women from clubs and drove them deep into the Alaskan wilderness, where he hunted them like prey. 

“The Butcher Baker” Robert Hansen Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 41:00

Bullied from a young age, Robert Hansen’s resentment toward the people in his hometown manifested in different ways — most alarmingly, arson. In 1967, the troubled baker and avid hunter moved to Alaska, and developed a deadly pastime: abducting and assaulting women.

“The Happy Face Killer” Keith Jesperson Pt. 2

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 42:41

After his first murder, Keith Jesperson felt unstoppable, and went on something of a killing spree. But eventually, he got annoyed that he wasn't getting credit for his hard work, and started sending authorities chilling notes signed with a happy face.

“The Happy Face Killer” Keith Jesperson Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 43:33

Always shy and a little curious, Keith Jesperson lived a troubled childhood. Beaten by his father, and always struggling to make friends, Keith grew up vowing he'd never hurt children. But he made no such promise when it came to women.

“The Backpacker Murderer” Ivan Milat Pt. 2

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 45:21

By the end of 1993, seven decomposed bodies had been pulled from Australia's Belanglo State Forest. The nation was terrified, and the police force was put on notice: There was a serial killer on the loose.

“The Backpacker Murderer” Ivan Milat Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 40:27

The bodies of two missing backpackers were recovered from Australia’s Belanglo State Forest in 1992. They weren’t the last.

Unsolved Murders Crossover: The Burger Chef Murders Pt. 2

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 44:32

Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Unsolved Murders on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!  In November 1978, four young employees of the Speedway, Indiana Burger Chef went missing, along with nearly $600 dollars from the store. Their bodies were found two days later. Was this a case of petty theft gone seriously wrong, or the work of a serial killer?

Unsolved Murders Crossover: The Burger Chef Murders Pt. 1

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 41:59

Today we’re bringing you a special two-part episode from another Spotify Original from Parcast. If you enjoy it, check out Unsolved Murders on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!  In November 1978, four young employees of the Speedway, Indiana Burger Chef went missing, along with nearly $600 dollars from the store. Their bodies were found two days later. Was this a case of petty theft gone seriously wrong, or the work of a serial killer?

“The Chessboard Killer” Alexander Pichushkin Pt. 2

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  • over 3 years ago
  • 45:10

After killing dozens of people and getting away with it, Alexander Pichushkin got bored with his routine. So, he mixed things up — in brutal fashion. His unchecked maneuvers amounted to at least 48 murders in Moscow.