In February of 1981 Deanie Peters stepped away from her brother’s wrestling match and vanished forever. Who killed her? Why? Where are her remains?
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True Crime Broadcast
Starting something new this week. I sat down with Deana, host of the Twisted Philly podcast, to talk about her show, Jon Benet, Lori Erica Ruff, Halloween and more.
These interview episodes are in addition to my usual episodes about the murdered and missing.
I hope you enjoy them!
Who killed me? Burger Chef 4 – Speedway Indiana
On November 17, 1978 a robbery at the Burger Chef restaurant in Speedway Indiana went horribly wrong. It ended with four murders, two suspects and no arrests. The case remains open and unsolved.
Who killed me? Janet Rohrer – Bay County Michigan
In 1973 Janet Rohrer disappeared on the way to school. Her body would be discovered one year later. Was her death the work of a serial killer? Could she be linked to the Oakland County Child Killer? While we are focusing on Janet Rohrer, this episode covers four unsolved murders in Bay County between 1972-1973.
Music courtesy of Luke Superior.
Brian “Spinner” Spencer
What do Atom Egoyan, the Buffalo Sabres, one trip to the Stanley Cup, three fatal shootings and Palm Beach County, Florida have in common? Brian “Spinner” Spencer.
Martin O’Malley’s book Gross Misconduct
Special guest this episode: James W. Weirick. Weirick is a podcaster on various shows, you can follow him @JamesWWeirick
Music courtesy of Luke Superior.
Who killed me? Lane Bryant – Tinley Park Illinois
The city of Tinley Park, IL has a dedicated place on their website with information about the massacre. You can listen to a heavily edited version of the 9-1-1 call that isolates the voice of the perpetrator.
Tip Hotline: (708) 444-5394
Tip Email: email@example.com
Who killed me? Dana Stidham
In 1989 Dana Stidham vanished while running errands for her father. Her badly decomposed body was discovered months later.
The investigators tasked with bringing her killer to justice found themselves entangled in the aftermath of another senseless shooting.
Music by Luke Superior
s2 e1 You’ve got an uncle in the furniture business
In 1974 Harvey Leach was young, handsome, successful and the Chairman of the Board for Joshua Doore furniture. His gruesome gangland style murder was overshadowed by the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa one year later.
His murder remains unsolved.
Additional Reading: Downriver Things
Classic Joshua Doore ad from 1973
Modern Joshua Doore ad from South Africa 2014
Music provided by the talented Luke Superior.
Episode 16 Tara Grant
Tara and Stephen Grant were living what appeared to be a charmed life. Two lovely children, a house in the suburbs, an au pair to help with childcare, they were the envy of the neighbors. Until February of 2007 when Tara walked out on Stephen and vanished.
Murderpedia entry on Stephen Grant
Russell Williams – Part Two
Be sure to check out the CanCrime podcast episode on the unique challenges faced by those who represented Russell Williams.
Music by Luke Superior – Find him on SoundCloud
Part Two – LISTEN NOW
Russell Williams – Episode 13
I highly recommend that you watch his confession. Jim Smyth was masterful.
Part One – LISTEN NOW
Episode 11: Tina Biggar
Episode 9: Roberta Johnson
The Marion County Sheriff’s Department produced a short video about this open and unsolved homicide.