Southern Nightmare: The Hunt for the South Side Strangler
By True South Media LLC
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Thirty years ago, the South Side Strangler terrorized two Virginia cities. Southern Nightmare tells how detectives brought a serial killer to justice, using DNA for the very first time.
||CleanEpisode 10: Nightmare's End||In the season finale of Southern Nightmare, Timothy Spencer has an imminent date with the Virginia electric chair. But can FBI profilers and a State Police agent get him to talk about his crimes before he dies? Special Offers Pre-order the Southern||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: The DNA Legacy||In 1989, stay-at-home mom Debbie Smith was abducted from her Virginia home and raped by a masked assailant while her police officer husband was fast asleep in their bedroom. Was history starting to repeat itself? Or this time, would law enforcement be||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Wrong Man||Someone raped and strangled talented young Washington, D.C., attorney Carolyn Hamm in her home. When detectives questioned a neighbor, his sister pointed them to David Vasquez, a mentally challenged fast food worker who had moved out of the area seven m||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The Trials||On July 11, 1988, opening arguments were delivered in accused serial killer Timothy Spencer's landmark trial for the bondage rape and murder of Arlington, Virginia, magazine editor Sue Tucker. It would be the first time in U.S. history that DNA tests w||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The Match||In January 1988, with the South Side Strangler still at large, Medical College of Virginia lab tech Rena Chapouris didn't show up for work and wasn't answering her phone. A too-familiar horror story seemed to be playing itself out once again in Richmond||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: a.k.a.||In the wake of the sadistic rape and bondage strangulation murder of magazine editor Sue Tucker, Arlington County homicide detective Joe Horgas re-examines old cases from years before and finds some striking similarities: “Everything just seems to fi||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Her Last Debt||On Thanksgiving weekend 1987 a quiet townhouse community in suburban Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C., is rocked by the bondage strangulation murder of a woman in her home. A hundred miles north of the state capital in Richmond, Arlin||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Escalation||The Cho family immigrated to the U.S. from South Korea in search of the American Dream. Instead they found a Southern Nightmare. Fifteen-year-old Diane Cho was a typical 1980s teenager, arguing with her little brother, hanging out with her friends at th||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Powder Keg||The Strangler claims victim 2||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Empty Car||Richmond’s nightmare begins||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrue-Crime Writer Billy Jensen Discusses Golden State Killer||We're still a few weeks from the May 30 launch date of our first episode but in the meantime, here's an excerpt from an interview that we did this week with true-crime investigative journalist Billy Jensen, who helped complete Michelle McNamara's posth||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Sneak Preview Trailer||Get a sneak peek at what's ahead over the next 10 episodes -- and make sure to listen all the way to the end! Please subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, Podbean, etc., and tell your friends about this podcast!||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTeaser Trailer: Coming May 30||Southern Nightmare: The Hunt for The South Side Strangler Coming May 30, Southern Nightmare: The Hunt for The South Side Strangler is a new podcast hosted by Richmond, Virginia, journalist Richard Foster in cooperation with Style Weekly magazine and WR||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Must listen for all Richmond True Crime fans
I’ve been anticipating the release of this show and the first episode does not disappoint. Can’t wait for the next episode.
Very SCARY and wonderfully done
I have been looking forward to this podcast and the first episode is incredible. Can’t wait for the rest!
Respectful and Thorough Treatment of a Tragic Era
This podcast is compelling listening. I’ve been anxiously awaiting its debut episode for months. It doesn’t disappoint. The narrator is familiar with the Richmond area and adds color and depth to a riveting story. He rightfully pays careful and respectful attention to the lives of all those involved. I highly recommend this series.