The Most Gripping True Crime Podcasts of 2022

1. The Hoddle St Massacre

Years on from the atrocities that happened on August 9, 1987, which killed 7 people and injured 19 more, Real Crime Investigator Adam Shand sits down with retired Detective Senior Constable Graham Kent to go through a step by step account of the massacre. Listen:

2. The Children In The Pictures

In this 8-part series, Australian documentary-maker Akhim Dev follows the Queensland Police investigation of a notorious child sexual exploitation network called ‘The Love Zone’. Listen:

3. The Tragic Murder of Phil Hartman

Phil Hartman was one of the most beloved comedians of all times, often referred to as, “The Man of 1000 voices.” Unfortunately, Phil was taken from this world far too soon and in such a horrific way. Listen:

4. MURDERED: The Short Family

When Michael and Mary Short are found murdered in their Virginia home in August of 2002, the question on everyone’s minds is: where is their nine-year-old daughter Jennifer? But as weeks go by with no solid leads, authorities grow more and more concerned that they won’t find Jennifer alive. Listen:

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5. Ash Langsworth – From prison guard to prison inmate

The Melbourne Gangland War took a toll on a lot of people, and as a prison guard for Barwon Prison, Ash Langsworth handled some of Melbourne’s most notorious criminals, including Carl Williams. Real Crime Investigative Journalist Adam Shand chats with Ash about the death of Carl Williams and the fateful night that turned his whole world upside down. 

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