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Five “Solved” Crime Podcast Episodes To Binge This Weekend

We’ve put together a list of five of our favourite “solved” crime podcasts for anyone who craves closure after a true crime story.

Crime Insiders – Mary Wallace: Part 1 – Justice For Mary

Mary Louise Wallace disappeared after a night out with friends at Sydney’s lower north shore. 

Police worked around the clock to find any sign of the missing 33-year-old nurse but came up empty handed. It would take investigators another 33 years before they found out exactly what happened to Mary on that fateful night. 

In this episode of Crime Insiders: In Focus, Adam Shand tells the story of Mary Louise Wallace, missing and presumed murdered in 1983. Shand details how Homicide investigator Nicole Jones got to the bottom of the cold case in this three-part story.

Morbid – Pamela Smart: episode 463 & 464 

Pamela Smart had great ambitions of becoming a successful journalist before she met and married the love of her life Gregg Smart and decided to move back to her hometown of New Hampshire. 

Taking on the role of media advisor at a local high school while Gregg worked in insurance with his father, she appeared to have a comfortable life – that is until she came home to find her husband dead inside their condominium.

Over two episodes, Morbid hosts Alaina and Ash walk us through the fascinating investigation which untangled a shocking web of lies and deceit, becoming one of the first televised trials in the US. 

Tune in to the full episode below…

Crime Junkie – Serial Killer: Israel Keyes 

When 18-year-old Samantha Koenig was kidnapped from a coffee shop in Anchorage, Alaska, her family were convinced they would eventually get her back after they were sent a ransom request along with a photograph of Samantha shortly after her kidnapping. 

Unfortunately, the family would soon discover that Samantha had actually been killed shortly after she was taken and that the image they were sent was of Samantha’s dead body.

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In one of the most terrifying cases to hit the US, hosts of Crime Junkie Ashley Flowers and Britt explore the story of serial killer Israel Keyes.

Tune in to the full episode below… 

Killer Cases – Murder in a Wisconsin Field: Ep. 7 

When 31-year-old teacher and mother of three Nicole VanderHeyden is discovered dead in a field in Bellevue, Wisconsin in 2016, police immediately suspect her live-in boyfriend who failed to call police and report her missing. 

While the circumstances pointed toward her partner, his FitBit seems to corroborate his alibi leaving investigators scratching their heads. 

In this episode of Killer Cases, investigative journalist Brian Ross details how homicide detectives retraced Nicole’s final hours to find her killer. 

Tune in to the full episode below… 

My Favourite Murder – Couched In Love: 377 

Fans of Dexter have probably heard of infamous serial killer Pedro Rodrigues Filho – dubbed the “Brazilian Dexter”. 

Filho is a vigilante who is believed to have been responsible for the deaths of around 100 people both inside and out of prison.

Despite being convicted of 71 murders, Pedro ended up back out on the streets and even became somewhat of an online celebrity. 

Hosts of My Favourite Murder Karen and Georgia dive deep into the fascinating case of Pedro Rodrigues Filho and how he ended up free despite being found guilty of 71 murders. 

Tune in to the full episode below… 

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