True Crimes and Story Times

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By: Michelle Hockema and Kirsten Wehrly

Join Kirsten and Michelle twice a week for some spooky entertainment. In one episode, Kirsten will tell Michelle about a chilling story she finds. In the second episode, Michelle will research a true crime case and unfold the event of the crime to Kirsten. Uploads will be on Wednesdays and Fridays, so be on the look out!

True Crime Episode 24: Edmund Kemper Part 1
#48
Last Friday at 4:00 AM

Edmund Emil Kemper, or "Big Ed" as he was known to local police, was a serial killer in Santa Cruz, California in the 1970's. He was doomed from the beginning. Committing his first murder at the age of 15, Edmund killed a total of 10 people in his life, including his paternal grandparents and his mother. He was very gruesome with his murders and he definitely had a routine. I will say, if you are triggered by sexual assault or anything of that nature, skip this one because it does get pretty gross. This will be a 2 part case so make...


Story Time 24: Lets Not Meet Part 3
#47
Last Wednesday at 4:00 AM

Michelle is reading stories off the r/LetsNotMeet subreddit! These are real encounters, and for the people that went through it yikes.

He tried to come in to clean our carpets. by ningensfriend

PS: I REALLY recommend looking at these adorable pictures of Punky. RIP.: link to an imgur gallery

My Own Smiling Man Who Happened to Love Scooby Doo by PistolPerfect

The laboratory in the forest by Ok-Significance9329

To all who let me read your scary encounters thank you!


True Crime Episode 23: Natalee Holloway
#46
05/13/2022

Michelle tells the mysterious disappearance of Natalee Holloway. She was a young girl who just wanted to celebrate her graduation with her class's trip to Aruba.

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisappearanceofNatalee_Holloway

https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/natalee-ann-holloway

https://www.biography.com/news/natalle-holloway-murder-timeline

https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/cold-cases/natalee-holloway-resource-center/

https://www.eonline.com/news/1273898/the-whole-natalee-holloway-story-may-never-be-known-inside-a-journey-of-frustration-and-acceptance


Story Time Episode 23: 15 Years Ago I Lost My Friends To A Cornfield
#45
05/12/2022

Kirsten brings you another messed up story. This one is going to leave you never wanting to look at a corn field again. You thought Children of the Corn was bad? Wait till you listen this story and then tell me which was worse.

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True Crime 22: Katarzyna Zowada
05/06/2022

I'm just gonna start this case out with a huge trigger warning for just graphic things in general. If you feel like you aren't up for that today then just wait for our next episode release. This case didn't have a whole lot of info on it but I gathered what I could.

Link to Trae Shai's Tiktok:

Link to Missing Persons Flyer:

Link to her Petition:

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https://open.spotify.com/episode/4DxaZR5y8sKMhDJZjMQAjG

https://mysteriesrunsolved...


Story Time Episode 22: This Is Not A Suicide Note
#43
05/04/2022

Back at it again with the Reddit stories. This week, Kirsten found her story on r/scarystories, and it is a scary story for sure. It all starts with a man and the death of his "Uncle". The original story will be linked below!

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True Crime 21: Steven & Katie Pladl
#42
04/29/2022

Michelle is back and with a truly devastating and horrific case. Katie was put up for adoption and found her way back to her biological parents. Unfortunately it did not go as well as she planned.

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Links that I used for research:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43747225

https://nypost.com/2018/05/01/mom-of-incest-murder-suicide-victim-describes-fathers-abuse/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yz0ft0YhNHU&ab_channel=EXPLOREWITHUS


Story Time Episode 21: The Meat Man
#41
04/27/2022

DoctorPlaguesWorld did a great job on this story! A strange YouTube series of meat puppets... can't get more weird than that!

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Original Story: https://www.reddit.com/r/nosleep/comments/tu172i/the_meat_man/

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True Crime Episode 20: Junko Furuta
#40
04/15/2022

Kirsten is about to get into the nitty gritty with this case. Sixteen year old Junko Furuta was kidnapped, tortured for 44 days, and brutally murdered in 1989. This case is very intense, so listen with caution. As always, all of the links to the sources and articles used in this episode will be linked below.

Also, sorry in advance for pronouncing literally everything wrong.

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Story Time 20: Creepy Encounters Part 1
#39
04/13/2022

Join Michelle and Kirsten for Michelle's last story time for the next month. Michelle reads stories off of r/CreepyEncounters. All REAL stories!!

I'm going to start a series on this just like I did with the r/LetsNotMeet stories!

Got any stories of your own? Send us an email at tcstpod@gmail.com with "My Lets Not Meet" in the subject line!

You can also dm us on any of our socials with your stories! We will definitely find them easier with email though. :)

ANNOUNCEMENT

We are not...


True Crime Episode 19: Jennifer Pan
#38
04/08/2022

In this episode, Kirsten dives into the case of Jennifer Pan. Controlled her whole life, Jennifer began to grow tired of her parents watching her every move. She takes things to the most extreme lengths.

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Sources:

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Story Time Episode 19: Lets Not Meet Part 2
#37
04/06/2022

Michelle is reading stories to Kirsten again off the r/LetsNotMeet subreddit.

Got any stories of your own? Send us an email at tcstpod@gmail.com with "My Lets Not Meet" in the subject line!

You can also dm us on any of our socials with your stories! We will definitely find them easier with email though. :)

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Story by tbug411: Florida woman crawled out of my hotel mirror to rob me

Photo of the hole if you dare to look: photo of...


True Crime Episode 18: Betsy Faria (Part 2)
#36
04/01/2022

Heres part 2 of this crazy case. This woman is insane and I'm glad to say we get some closure in this episode, but its going to take another murder to do so.

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Story Time Episode 18: Lets Not Meet Part 1
#35
03/30/2022

Its Michelle's story time! She will be reading true and creepy encounters off of the subreddit r/LetsNotMeet.

Got any stories of your own? Send us an email at tcstpod@gmail.com with "My Lets Not Meet" in the subject line!

You can also dm us on any of our socials with your stories! We will definitely find them easier with email though. :)

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Story Links:

Stalked by a female solo camper for several days while on our mountain camping honeymoon. by aHostileApostle

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True Crime Episode 17: Betsy Faria (Part 1)
#34
03/25/2022

For this weeks true crime episode, Kirsten dives into the murder of Betsy Faria. There are so many twists and turns in this story. Was it her husband? Her "best friend"? Its a wild ride for sure. This episode is just part one. There will be a part 2 next week!

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Story Time Episode 17: Mel's Hole & Kuru
#33
03/23/2022

Michelle and Kirsten decided to do a little switcheroo this week and next. Join us for Michelle's crazy story about a hole that apparently brings dogs back to life, and maybe has something to do with aliens??

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel%27s_Hole

https://komonews.com/news/local/eastern-washington-hole-is-shrouded-in-mystery-11-21-2015

https://archive.seattletimes.com/archive/?date=20020414&slug=melshole14m

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001379.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuru_(disease)

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True Crime Episode 16: Giuliana Tofana & Medieval Torture Devices
#32
03/18/2022

Strap in for this crazy ride. We've got an entrepreneur who sells Aqua Tofana, and we've got the unfortunate and gruesome telling of some of the worst medieval torture devices.

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Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IoJBV29zMg&ab_channel=BaileySarian

https://www.syfy.com/syfy-wire/giulia-tofana-the-italian-serial-poisoner-who-became-a-legend

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giulia_Tofana

https://allthatsinteresting.com/giulia-tofana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dCex8L-XBU&ab_channel=ForgottenLives

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/10/22/giulia-tofana/?firefox=1<...


Story Time Episode 16: My Job is Watching a Woman Trapped in a Room (Final Part)
#31
03/16/2022

The final part to this story is here and its a good one! We finally figure out what has been happening. What do you think will happen? Original story will be linked below.

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Story: https://www.reddit...


True Crime Episode 15: The Anthrax Attacks Part 2
#30
03/11/2022

Welcome to Part 2 of this crazy biology lesson. This episode is definitely less of a biology lesson and more so the investigation.

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_anthrax_attacks


Story Time Episode 15: My Job is Watching a Woman Trapped in a Room (Parts 3&4)
#29
03/09/2022

Here we go with parts 3 and 4 of this insane story. Buckle up because in this episode, we are introduced to some twists that I bet you'll never see coming. I know I didn't. Make sure you keep a look out next week for the final part! You definitely won't want to miss it.

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True Crime 14: 2001 Anthrax Attacks Part 1
#28
03/04/2022

Join us for this totally messed up biology lesson with a side of murder. In this episode we talk about the anthrax attacks. More so the biology portion. Who would do such a thing especially just a few days after one of the most known and worst days in America? 9/11/2001.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_anthrax_attacks


Story Time Episode 14: My Job is Watching a Woman Trapped in a Room (Parts 1&2)
#27
03/02/2022

In this weeks story time episode, Kirsten reads another story she stumbled upon on Reddit. A man gets hired to monitor a woman that is trapped in a room. Weird. But that's just the beginning of the story. This episode covers parts one and two of this 5 part series. Links to the original story will be posted below.

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True Crime 13: The Slenderman Stabbing
#26
02/25/2022

Have you heard of Slenderman? If the answer is no you're probably living under a rock. Slenderman is the modern day boogieman. Some of us know he's not real.. Others? Not so lucky.

The Scooby Doo Episode I was talking about: "The Song of Mystery" - The series is Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated

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Sources:

Beware the Slenderman Documentary

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slender_Man_stabbing

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/01/us/slender-man-stabbing-anissa-weier-released.html

https://www.youtube...


Story Time Episode 13: The Wheel (Part 2)
#25
02/23/2022

Welcome to part 2 and the final part of a story that Kirsten found on YouTube. In this episode, we learn more about the Wheel and how it works. Listen to find out what happens. Lets just say this... this is one of our favorites so far! Link to the story will be below.

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True Crime Episode 12: Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow Part 2
#24
02/18/2022

The other half to this crazy story of one of America's most notorious murdering couple.

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_and_Clyde

https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-bonnie-and-clyde

https://www.biography.com/news/bonnie-and-clyde-9-facts-lifetime-movie-video

https://www.biography.com/news/bonnie-and-clyde-9-facts-lifetime-movie-video

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Bonnie-and-Clyde-American-criminals

https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/bonnie-and-clyde


Story Time Episode 12: The Wheel (Part 1)
#23
02/16/2022

In this weeks story time episode, Kirsten reads us another story she found on YouTube that originally comes from the NoSleep subreddit. Written by the user Darkly_Gathers, this story tells about a terrifying creature known as the Wheel. Listen to find out all the creepy, scary details of this horrible monster. Original story will be linked below.

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True Crime Episode 11: Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow Part 1
#22
02/11/2022

In honor of valentine's day we may as well cover one of the most known notorious crime couples in history. Bonnie & Clyde went across country robbing, murdering, and dodging the police. How long can they go before they're caught?

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_and_Clyde

https://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-bonnie-and-clyde

https://www.biography.com/news/bonnie-and-clyde-9-facts-lifetime-movie-video

https://www.biography.com/news/bonnie-and-clyde-9-facts-lifetime-movie-video

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Bonnie-and-Clyde-American-criminals

https://www.fbi...


Story Time Episode 11: Slenderman and Wendigo
#21
02/09/2022

In this weeks episode, Kirsten goes in depth into the story of the Slenderman and where he came from. She also talks about the chilling legend of the Wendigo and trust me, you don't wanna run into one in the woods at night. Go follow our socials to see pictures related to each story we talk about. Links in the Linktree below.

Marble Hornest Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MarbleHornets

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True Crime Episode 10: Jerry "Mike" Michael Williams
#20
02/04/2022

Jerry was just a normal guy who was devoted to his job, loved his wife and daughter, and loved to go duck hunting. Unfortunately it all had to come to an end when he went missing in December of 2000. How did he disappear and why was his boat left behind?

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Story Time Episode 10: The Arkansas Sleep Experiments
#19
02/03/2022

In this episode, Kirsten reads us a story that she found on YouTube, but originally came from the subreddit NoSleep from the user NaziShark. A link to the original story will be posted below, along with our Linktree where you can find all of our links.

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True Crime Episode 9: The Florence Salon Murders
#18
01/28/2022

Austin is subbing for Kirsten for my true crime episode this week. Small town murders don't happen often. Once they do, it puts everyone in the community on edge. People who have never locked their doors start. Everyone knows getting their hair/nails done feels amazing, but not when you walk into something like this.

Sources:

https://www.kpax.com/news/mtn-original-productions/the-florence-murders-20-years-later

https://unresolved.me/the-florence-salon-murders

https://medium.com/true-crime-by-cat-leigh/women-brutally-killed-at-a-salon-b04834175b05


Story Time Episode 9: Georgia Guidestones
#17
01/27/2022

The Georgia Guidestones were built about 40 years ago around the age of the Cold War. No one knows the real name of the creator. What do these stones really mean? Listen to hear our theories.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia_Guidestones


True Crime Episode 8: Janett Christman
#16
01/21/2022

This horrific murder of a young girl actually has a lengend based on her.. and even a movie. Ever seen "When a stranger calls?". Yup that was based on a murder if you didn't know. We are taking it wayyyy back in time to the early 1900's. Join us for more!

Sources:

https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdM4ye7b/

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3930183/janett-christman-1950-missouri/

https://truenightmarescom.wordpress.com/2020/10/26/when-a-stranger-calls-the-murder-of-janett-christman/

https://swati-suman.medium.com/the-true-crime-story-behind-the-movie-when-a-stranger-calls-fdcfe1895254

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_babysitter_and_the_man_upstairs<...


Story Time Episode 8: Lost Episode CreepyPastas
#15
01/19/2022

In this episode, Kirsten talks about some of the creepiest Lost Episode CreepyPastas she could find, and some of them are pretty messed up. Don't know what that is, listen and find out.

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_creepypastas#Abandoned_by_Disney

http://ichorfalls.chainsawsuit.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXseOgzh36mR3bOxOu1HD4g

https://freakylogo.fandom.com/wiki/Wyoming_Incident

https://www.youtube.com...


True Crime Episode 7: Sister Catherine Cesnik & Joyce Malecki Part 2
#14
01/14/2022

Last we heard Cathy was catching onto Father Maskell.. What happened to Sister Cathy and who was involved? This episode definitely covers lots of theories. Whew.. Guys I did not realize that this would be such a long one. I didn't think you guys would want to wait another week for Part 3 so here it the rest of the case!

Link for the facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/454252571596239/

Jean is apart of this facebook page!

Sources:

https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/famous-murders/sister-cathy-cesnik-joyce-malecki/

https://insidebaltimore...


Story Time Episode 7: Urban Legends Part 5 (Final Part)
#13
01/12/2022

In this episode, Kirsten covers the last 10 most common urban legends of the 50 United States. From South Dakota to Wyoming, make sure you tune in to learn about some urban legends you might not have heard of. Some are ghosts, some turn out to be real, but all of them are straight up creepy!

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Sources:

https://www.insider.com/urban-legends-us-2018-1?amp

https://horrorhubmarketplace.com/legends/the-legend-of-walking-sam/

https://www.onlyinyourstate...


True Crime Episode 6: Sister Catherine Cesnik & Joyce Malecki Part 1
#12
01/07/2022

Setting the scene.. Baltimore in the 1960's. Baltimore was a very religious place at the time with Catholic Communities. Sister Cathy Cesnik was an amazing woman who loved the kids she taught and was very devoted to her religion. What happened to Cathy Cesnik? And who is Jane Doe? Find out soon and don't forget to watch out for part 2 on 1/14/2022.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Catherine_Cesnik

https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/famous-murders/sister-cathy-cesnik-joyce-malecki/

https://insidebaltimore.org/who-killed-sister-cathy/

https://www.baltimoresun.com/features/bal-timeline-the-sister-catherine-cesnik-case-20170518-story...


Story Time Episode 6: Urban Legends Part 4
#11
01/05/2022

Here is part 4 of Kirstens Urban Legend series! From New Mexico to South Carolina, she talks about some of the craziest urban legends you may have heard of! Make sure you give it a listen and let us know what you think!

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Sources:

https://www.insider.com/urban-legends-us-2018-1?amp

https://www.scaryforkids.com/la-mala-hora/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andre_Rand<...


True Crime Episode 5: Prime Minister Harold Holt
#10
12/31/2021

What happened to Prime Minister Harold Holt on the day of his disappearance? Was it aliens, sharks, or just a drowning?

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disappearance_of_Harold_Holt

Unsolved Deaths by Charles Phillips


Story Time Episode 5: Urban Legends Part 3
#9
12/29/2021

In this weeks story time episode, Kirsten covers the next 10 states in her Urban Legends series. States from Massachusetts to New Jersey with legends about angry ghosts to mysterious stones. Give it a listen and let us know which one has been the most interesting so far.

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Sources:

https://www.americanhauntingsink.com/hoosac

https://ultimateunexplained.com/knock-knock-road-detroit/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kensington_Runestone

https://www.sunherald.com/living/article39639327.html

https://en.wikipedia...