Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas
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A bi-weekly true crime podcast focused exclusively on murdered and missing persons cases out of the Houston Metro area. Explore the city's diverse and eclectic culture while examining the darker stories that weave the downtown streets and flow out down the bayous. No stranger to crime, Houston has thousands of stories to tell, from unsolved murder mysteries to current missing persons cases. See H-Town in a new light, a light inclusive to every victim in Houston, no matter the sex, race, or income. Let's show the true crime world how the fourth largest city in the US deals with crime and violence. Also, how Boomtown can come together as a city to help a neighbor, many of whom have lived far too long without answers.
||CleanMurder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas||Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas would like you to join in our excitement as we gear up closer and closer to launch! A true crime podcast focused exclusively on the Houston Metro area. With no shortage of case material,||3/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 Belinda Lucas||Belinda Lucas was from a small town but had a heart and smile as big as the state of Texas. On January 11, 1999, Belinda and her unborn daughter Erin were brutally shot to death in the closet of their Katy area home.||2/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMissing Person Minisode: Kristen Smith and Stephanie Buehler||In this Missing Person Minisode we highlight two separate missing persons cases that almost seem exactly the same. Both women went missing in September, only a year apart, and both of their vehicles were left behind in a suspicious manner.||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 Cheryl Henry and Andy Atkinson||Episode 16 covers one of Houston’s most infamous double homicides and one of our most requested cases. Cheryl Henry and Andy Atkinson would meet their fate after pulling up to one of the city’s many hangouts for young people to drink,||1/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMissing Person Minisode: Tara Breckenridge||Tara Breckenridge was 23 years old at the time of her disappearance on August 4, 1992. After leaving her job near the Galleria early, she was walked out to her car and never seen again. Hours later, right after sunrise,||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 Darrell Burnside||Episode 15 covers a case that caused B and CC quite the headache when the story originally broke. Often cases seem like they aren’t being investigated, but this is one that proves that detectives know a whole lot more than what they provide to media.||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 William Marsh Rice||B and CC take a trip back to Houston's past and refresh the city's memory of one of our "founding fathers", Mr. William Marsh Rice. One of the earliest and more famous murder mysteries of Houston's history is dug up and reexamined under today's lens to.||11/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 Jonathon Tromp and Amanda Fleetwood||- In Episode 13, B and CC take you inside the mind of a victim. Hear directly from Jon Tromp about the night with Amanda Fleetwood that changed his life forever. Listen in while B & CC explore why this decade old case is still unsolved. -||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 Kathy Arredondo||On February 2, 2012, Kathy Arredondo would celebrate her 37th birthday. She was looking forward to her future endeavors as she moved to the big city, got a new job, and a new man. Just 10 days later, however,||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 Rachel Delarosa and Robert Cerda||December 2017. The city of Houston is recovering from Harvey and still on a World Series high. Morale around town is positive, and it was no different for two young people in the early stages of a blooming relationship.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 Walter E. Shaw||Episode 10 takes you back to Houston’s younger days. In 1892, Mrs. Anna Shaw and her sister, Belle Johnson would be fatally attacked in their own home. Sheriff Ellis and his deputies would use late 19th century investigative procedures (AKA their bra.||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMissing Person Minisode: Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez||Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez has been missing since June 21, 2018. She would take her daughter to the babysitter's house and seemingly vanish off the face of the planet. What happened to Maria? Did she simply get overwhelmed and leave like the police would .||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 Westheimer Doe||UNK W F was discovered deceased in 1989 blocks away from the Galleria. A week after Houston was hit with 1.7 inches of snow, she was shot in the head and left outside an office building. All she had on her body was a schedule of unknown origin,||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 Iris Siff and The Alley Theatre||Iris Siff was a force to be reckoned with. She had big shoes to fill after the death of Nina Vance, and she wasn't taking that lightly. Already having made her mark on The Alley Theatre, she was ready to push the theatre company forward and, maybe,||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMissing Person Minisode: Brittany Burfield||On our first bonus episode, we discuss the Brittany Burfield case. Brittany Burfield was last seen alive on June 25, 2018. Brittany has still not been located, but there is a man locked up for her murder. We discuss the circumstances of her disappearan.||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 Smurfette Doe||Smurfette Doe was an approximately 15-17 year-old female dumped in two trash bags on the side of the road in the northside of Houston. She has yet to be identified, other than the nickname coined from the "Smurfs" shirt she was found in.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 The Woodlands Ten||Episode 6 is a very special episode of Murder City: True Crime of Houston, Texas as we discuss gay rights and discrimination in honor of Pride month. This is the story of 10 kids from the Woodlands, and how their interaction with 3 gay males in Montros.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 Tynesha Stewart||Tynesha Stewart was a go-getter, an Aggie, a strong Houston woman. In Episode 5 we talk about how Ty’s life and accomplishments were cut short by domestic violence. Who could stifle such a beautiful and capable person?||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 Leon Jacob and Valerie McDaniel Part 2||We conclude Leon "The Loser" Jacob and Valerie McDaniel's story in Episode 4. Their story is full of twists and turns and the trial brings all the dark corners to light. Was Valerie being used by a narcissist Leon so he elevate himself?||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 Leon Jacob and Valerie McDaniel Part 1||In Episode 3, we dive into the life of the ultimate narcissist, Leon Jacob. He came from a well-off Houston area family with every opportunity to thrive, but nothing was ever enough. His controlling personality would start causing destruction to all as.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 Slayings of 1979||For Episode 2, Houston earns its name “Murder City”. With over 500 homicides for the year Houston police are overwhelmed. On October 3, 1979 (six weeks after Episode 1) the department is tested once again, and once again fails.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 Orchard Apartment Slayings||In our debut episode we take you back to 1979 in Houston, Texas to revisit one of the most gruesome, unsolved mysteries of our city's history. Alys Rankin, Mary Calcutta, and Doris Armstrong were all brutally attacked in their own homes,||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the stories and the fact that y’all add your local flavor to it, keep up the good work!
This a new podcast and new podcaster. I love what she's doing so far. He's fine too.