Murder podcast can be a guilty pleasure. Hearing about someone who committed a murder and almost getting away with it, can be enticing. It’s like listening to a bedtime story. Well, you might not want to listen to these podcast before bed. There are quite a bit to choose from and the selection seems to be growing since podcast grows more and more popular every day.
My Favorite Murder
Hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark love talking about their favorite murders, making sure not to skip the gory details. Fans of the show can send in murders that have occurred in their hometown and they get featured during mini-episodes. It’s a close community of people who love to listen to murder mysteries.
This podcast has more over 90 episodes. If you’re a newcomer, you’ll have plenty to listen to, but you might find yourself so immersed in them that you’ll go through all 90+ episodes quickly. The research on this podcast is top notch and the storytelling is great with no nonsense in between.
Up And Vanished
I can’t be the only one that’s interested in a story about people who just up and vanish without a trace. It always leaves me wondering where did they disappear to? Or will their family ever find them again? This podcast is a mini show about a girl named Tara Grinstead who up and vanished over 13 years ago. The case was unsolvable and eventually went cold. Payne Lindsey who is a former documentarian took on the case and created a podcast while conducting a re-investigation.
Wine and Crime
This podcast is hosted by three women who pair true crime topics with different wines. How creative is that? Wine and a true crime podcast is a great combination. The hosts keep the podcast fresh, but also respectful since this is podcast is about crime. It’s a good time that will completely draw you in..
I could continue to go on, but if I did this list would be very long. These are the top 4 and while you’re free to explore others true-crime podcasts don’t forget to add these gems to your list.