Episode 010 - Virginia Tech Massacre

April 16, 2017

Seung-Hui Cho was born in South Korea in 1984. When he was about 8 years old, his family immigrated to the United States, where they ran a dry-cleaning business in Virginia. Picked on by other students at a young age, Cho was later described by his college professors as a troubled loner. He was twice accused of stalking female students in 2005, but neither victim filed charges. A suicidal statement by Cho to a roommate led to him being taken to a psychiatric hospital in December 2005, but he was released with orders to receive therapy as an outpatient. On April 16, 2007, Cho began his rampage by killing two students in a dormitory after 7 a.m. He later went to a classroom building and began shooting students and faculty members, killing 32 people and injuring several others around 9:45 a.m. The spree only ended when Cho turned one of his guns on himself, shooting himself in the head.

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Episode 009 - TCD TEN - Ten Most Unusual Deaths of the 1990s

April 15, 2017

TCD Ten is True Crime Dungeon's version of a compilation of ten people or events related to the true crime genre. Examples include, ten underage killers or ten deaths that occurred at a specific place.

Today's TCD Ten highlights the Ten Most Unusual Deaths of the 1990s.

  • 1991: Paen and Pan Yooket, 57 and 52
  • 1992: Greg Austin Gingrich, 38
  • 1993: Garry Hoy, 38
  • 1993: Brandon Lee, 28
  • 1994: Jeremy Brenno, 16
  • 1997: Santiago Alvarado, 24
  • 1999: Betty Stobbs, 67
  • 1999: Jon Desborough, 41
  • 1999: 3 unnamed Palestinians
  • 1999: Owen Hart, 34
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Episode 008 - Kermit Gosnell

April 10, 2017

Dr. Kermit Gosnell ran an abortion clinic for over 20 years in Philadelphia, now dubbed as the ‘House of Horrors.’ Gosnell allegedly performed illegal, late-term abortions (past the 24-week limit permitted by law), cutting the spinal cords of countless aborted babies. Gosnell also employed unqualified staff, including teenagers and two other “doctors” who were merely medical school graduates without a license. Gosnell allegedly made millions of dollars over his 30-year career, primarily from his lucrative cash-only abortion practice as well as by running a “pill mill,” prescribing drugs to addicts and drug dealers.

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Episode 007 - TCD TEN - Ten Most Unusual Deaths of the 2010s

April 7, 2017

*** With special guest, our 17 year old daughter, Darian ***

TCD Ten is True Crime Dungeon's version of a compilation of ten people or events related to the true crime genre. Examples include, ten underage killers or ten deaths that occurred at a specific place.

Today's TCD Ten highlights the Ten Most Unusual Deaths of the 2010s.

  • 2011: Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov, 49
  • 2012: Edward Archbold, 32
  • 2013: Elisa Lam, 21
  • 2013 : Roger Mirro, 56
  • 2013: Hugo Avalos-Chanon, 41
  • 2013: Denver Lee St. Clair, 58
  • 2013: João Maria de Souza, 45
  • 2013: Kendrick Johnson, 17
  • 2015: Chelsea Ake-Salvacion, 24
  • 2016: Robert Mwaijega, 47
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Episode 006 - NEWS - 03/26/2017 - 04/01/2017

April 5, 2017

True crime in the news for the week of 03/26/2017 - 04/01/2017.

Updates:

  • 14 year old boy arrested in the sexual assault of a 15 year old girl streamed live on Facebook
  • Teen runaway spotted with teacher at Oklahoma City Walmart
  • Officer sentenced to 40 years in prison for the shooting death of a 6 year old autistic boy

Stories:

  • 2 men arrested in connection with a nightclub shooting that left 1 person dead and 16 others injured
  • Homeowner's armed son shoots and kills 3 attempted burglars
  • $1 million worth of heroin found in dog crate at JFK airport
  • Couple tries to sell baby on Craigslist for $3,000
  • Woman beat with hammer and set on fire is rescued by 2 good samaritans
  • Salon worker found guilty of murder after illegal silicone buttocks injections killed client
  • 2 teens convicted of rape but insist it was consensual. Case turns into immigration debate and father is arrested because of a questionable immigration status
  • Man found innocent after serving 20 years for attempted murder
  • School attack plot foiled by parents
  • 2 activists who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood are charged with 15 felonies
  • Pastor scams his flock of $6.7 million
  • Angel of Death serial killer beat to death in prison
  • Allman Brothers Band co-founder's wife arrested for pointing a rifle at teens
  • 3 men charged with human trafficking in a ring that is linked to exploiting young men with mental health issues
  • Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to avoid 2nd death sentence
  • Judge orders public humiliation for domestic abuser
  • Death penalty sought for couple charged in teen's rape, murder and dismemberment
  • Man sentenced in DUI crash that killed his wife as they had sex
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Episode 005 - TCD TEN - Ten Most Unusual Deaths of the 2000s

March 31, 2017

TCD Ten is True Crime Dungeon's version of a compilation of ten people or events related to the true crime genre. Examples include, ten underage killers or ten deaths that occurred at a specific place.

Today's TCD Ten highlights the Ten Most Unusual Deaths of the 2000s.

  • 2001: Bernd Brandes, 55
  • 2001: Peter Robinson, 28
  • 2004: Phillip Quinn, 24
  • 2005: Kenneth Pinyan, 45
  • 2006: Steve Irwin, 44
  • 2007: Humberto Hernandez, 24
  • 2008: Judy Kay Zagorski, 57
  • 2008: David Phyall, 50
  • 2008: Unnamed woman, 43
  • 2009: Taylor Mitchell, 19
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Episode 004 - NEWS - 03/19/2017 - 03/25/2017

March 28, 2017

True crime in the news for the week of 03/19/2017 - 03/25/2017.

Stories:

  • Pregnant woman killed in SWAT raid; boyfriend uses her as shield
  • 6 hunters accused of illegally killing dozens of hares
  • Police officer runs over and kills shooting suspect
  • Man admits to lying about being a POW to get gifts
  • 9 year old shot in the head by 2 year old brother; parents arrested
  • Ex-MMA fighter "War Machine" learns fate after trial for kidnapping and sexual assault
  • Woman goes on Walmart parking lot rampage
  • International manhunt for Russian murder suspect ends
  • Man indicted for hate-crime for seizure-inducing tweet
  • Daycare provider indicted on 100+ criminal counts
  • White teen who accused 3 black men of kidnap and rape confesses to hoax
  • Death row inmate who survived a 2 hour botched execution resists setting new execution date
  • Parents arrested for allegedly killing son and setting fire to home to cover up crime
  • Police officer accused of dumping emaciated dog in trash bag at city park
  • Man acquitted of rape because woman didn't scream
  • Officer convicted in shooting death of 6 year old
  • Black lawmakers ask FBI to help find missing black girls
  • Girl gang-raped on Facebook Live now receiving death threats
  • Suspect in NYC Midtown stabbing wanted to kill a black person
  • Teacher kidnaps 15 year old student after alleged affair
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Episode 003 - Heaven’s Gate

March 26, 2017

Heaven's Gate was an American UFO religious millenarian group based in San Diego, California, founded in 1974 and led by Marshall Applewhite (1931–1997) and Bonnie Nettles (1927–1985). On March 26, 1997, police discovered the bodies of 39 members of the group who had committed mass suicide in order to reach what they believed was an extraterrestrial spacecraft following Comet Hale–Bopp.

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Episode 002 - Richard Trenton Chase

March 21, 2017

Richard Trenton Chase was an American serial killer who murdered six people in the span of a month in Sacramento, California. He earned the nickname “The Vampire of Sacramento” because he drank the blood of his victims and ate their internal organs. He did this as part of a delusion that he needed to prevent Nazis from turning his blood into powder via poison they had planted beneath his soap dish. On May 8, 1979 he was found guilty and sentenced to death, but committed suicide on December 26, 1980 in prison from an overdose of doctor-prescribed antidepressants that he had been stockpiling.

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Episode 001 - Alyssa Bustamante

March 13, 2017

On October 21st, 2009, Alyssa Bustamante, who was 15 years old at the time, killed her 9 year old neighbor, Elizabeth Olten. She strangled her and slashed her throat and wrists before stabbing her. She then buried her in a shallow grave that she’d dug a week before while planning the murder. After telling a Missouri courtroom “I wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone,” she plead guilty to 2nd degree murder and armed criminal action on Jan 10th, 2012. On February 8th, 2012 she was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

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