Heavy, heavy, heavy episode this week! Your hosts have once again stumbled into a bit of a theme both covering crimes involving teens.
Susana captivates us first with the murder of Elizabeth Olten who was lured to her death by the least likely criminal mastermind. This case is truly eerie and we fully believe if the killer wasn’t caught many more would’ve lost their lives.
Then Shaunelle follows with the alarming case of Kendrick Johnson. His death was categorized as an accident but all of the evidence suggested otherwise. You listen for yourself and give us your take.
Check out our sources below and please be aware that some of the images associated with the Kendrick Johnson case are very graphic.
The documentary for the Kendrick Johnson case is called Finding Kendrick Johnson and is available on Prime in some regions.
Quality warning: for some reason the echo is back this week as well as a lot of background noise mostly brought to you by our butts on the recording chairs. Please forgive us.
First up, Shaunelle brings us the infamous case of Susan Monica and her pig farm of horrors. Acres of horrors in fact, as Susan had a habit of offering people a fresh start but that start often came with a catch : you wouldn’t escape the farm with your life.
Then Susana follows with not one but two stories of women who were likely betrayed by people around them. In one case we find out what happens when a “medical professional” plays roulette with a woman’s reproductive health and in the other we’re left wondering whether or not foul play was involved in the disappearance of a young woman on the streets of Mexico.
*Susana’s additional sources will be coming shortly
Today we bring you two cases which were critically affected by police interrogations. In one case, we’re not sure if the police used their bad cop routine to force a false confession and in the other, the bad cop routine may have cost someone their quality of life.
Susana is up first with the media heavy case of Melissa Lucio and the death of her daughter Mariah. We could all agree that Melissa wouldn’t be winning mother of the year any time soon but did that mean she killed her daughter ?
Then, Shaunelle covers the heartbreaking case of Ryan Waller who was interrogated by police for the murder of his girlfriend Heather Quan. What seemed like a straightforward case of domestic violence was anything but and in the end it was clear the police wasted crucial time getting to the bottom of things.
We cover heavy, somewhat political themes in this episode. You’ve been warned.
First up, Shaunelle tackles conspiracy theories and unravels the disturbing and incredibly sad case of the Coleman family. As all these stories go, from the outside looking in you’d think they had everything but the twist in their fairytale came when they let obsession and conspiracy ruin any chances of that picture perfect life.
Then Susana covers the case of Chrystul Kizer who faced similar challenges to the now infamously released sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown. We usually like to let lady justice have her say first but given the details we’re hoping Chrystul’s case gets viewed with some fresh eyes.
We were victims of a mini machine uprising this week when our computer seemed to have a life of its own and decided to reject our audio. Luckily we learned from the IT Crowd that most issues could be solved by turning devices on and off again so the audio was saved.
Susana starts us off with a case of a horrible nanny and a case of the worst revenge in response to a workplace grievance. The krims hired a recommended nanny and welcomed her into their home and into their lives. Unfortunately, this family would be nearly destroyed at the hands of a disgruntled worker who they came to care for as one of their own.
Then Shaunelle follows with a welcomed reprieve from Susana’s story with a little birthday collection of Clueless Criminals. We’re the perfect balance of serious and silly and you won’t want to miss it.
Heads up, we had a lot to ramble about so the cases start around the 21min mark.
We’re back and we’ve outdone ourselves. We usually bring you wild cases but this week we’re touching on a bunch of uncomfortable topics. In fact, it will probably take longer for Susana to recover from this than her surgery.
Shaunelle is up first this week and without spoiling the details we’ll say that this is a case about a man who carried out “illegal operations” and kept an unusual collection. Spoiler alert, he was not collecting stamps
Then Susana brings us a short story which has been told before regardless of location and time. It’s a story of a man who couldn’t take no for an answer and a woman who paid the ultimate price for his narcissism.
If that’s not enough to keep you entertained, we also discussed a brand new business venture and give our two cents on the whole Will Smith – Chris Rock fiasco because, why not ?
Trigger warning: one of our stories today involves suicide. If you or someone you know struggles with thoughts of suicide please reach out to one of the many resources available near you. If you’re in the GTA please go to Distress Centres of Greater Toronto or https://www.dcogt.com/ for help.
It finally happened and Susana presented a case that Shaunelle knew better than she did 🤣. Her case turned into more of a conversation about the tragedy of a teen friendship gone horribly wrong. This is not your regular teen angst. Dawson’s Creek has NOTHING on the girls in this story.
Then Shaunelle’s case is a real doozy from beginning to the end. Grab yourself some tissues for the tears and a sound proof room for yelling because this will make you want to do both …. repeatedly.
We’re late, we know but we’re here and we plan to stay. We’ve had a rough start to the year so getting into a routine has been hard but we want to deliver and this week we’re back with the bullshit.
Susana is up first with a case that’s still in the works. The gruesome death of a young man at the hands of a seemingly mentally distressed woman has left us with an overwhelming amount of questions, particularly about the capacity of a crockpot. His mother’s devastating find and the unusual answer given to the police has us shaking our heads in true disbelief.
Then Shaunelle has 2 cases of people who’ve been categorized as criminals but may actually be Robin Hoods who didn’t think through their choices.
If you’ve worked in an office or encountered the police then you’ll be interested in this week’s episode.
First up, Shaunelle has a case that will make you re-evaluate the way that you interact with your coworkers forever. Shirley Pierce was a true southern gem. Born in North Carolina and literally described as “sweet as a glass of tea” Shirley lived her life with grace and treated those around her with dignity and kindness. Unfortunately, one act of misplaced kindness was misinterpreted as an attempt to steal someone’s husband. Despite her denial Shirley was stalked and ultimately murdered for her act of supposedly blatant disrespect.
Then Susana tells us a tale of a woman who survived being brutalized only to find out her assailant was a monster who was allowed to get away with heinous acts for years leading up to her attack. She was lucky she lived to tell her story however, because one of his victims wasn’t so lucky.
Not just to the end of our first season but also to the bottom of two bottles of Trinidadian rum. As promised, in our last episode, we had a shot anytime one of our ride or die interruptions piped up. We came into this fully expecting the elevator to be our greatest foe but alas! twas Boni and her lumberjack snore that almost rendered us incoherent.
Our heads were ready to bust open by the end of this and we’ve vowed to never do it again.
First up, Susana takes us through the most heart wrenching case of child abuse we’ve ever heard of. If you know, you know and if you do know, bring the tissues because it never gets easier to hear what this baby had to go through in his short life. Susana ends her case with a little vigilante justice …and nobody can find it in them to be torn up about it.
As for Shaunelle, with her cases closing the episode (to be read: with her cases presented after she was 6 shots deep) a certain degree of slurred speech ought to be expected. With that said, she brings us the case of Za’zel Preston and what may amount to the worst Christmas morning….ever. Then she closes off the season with a very short, but potentially wholesome story about bringing the Christmas spirit.
It’s a heavy one and unfortunately timed with our promise of inebriation. We want to clearly and boldly state that the moments of levity in no way mean we are poking fun at an incredibly dark case and serious issue.
***Also Susana disrespected us all by repeatedly shaking her legs at the end of the episode due to a leg cramp.