Best True Crime Podcasts
Get ready to walk off the beaten tracks and immerse yourself in true crime stories from missing person cases, unsolved mysteries, to corporate corruption and tales of grisly murders. These best true crime podcasts encompass narrative storytelling, investigative journalism, and commentary shows. Recount high-profile, sensationalized crimes such as the JonBenét Ramsey killing, the O.J. Simpson murder case, Ted Bundy’s serial murders, and to more obscure hometown slayings. Hold your breath and prepare to investigate the darkest corners of history with podcasts like Serial, Casefile, Dr Death, and My Favourite Murder.
Here are the top 6 True Crime podcasts on Podyssey.
These are the best True Crime podcast episodes recommended by Podyssey's community of podcast lovers.
Top Episodes This Week
These are the top True Crime podcast episode recommendations from the Podyssey community of podcast lovers this week.
Part 1: The Witness
by Blood River
This is every activist's nightmare come true. Bloomberg's new pod looks into the assassination of Berta Caceres, a celebrated Honduran environmental activist and international celebrity who has admired by people like Susan Sarandon. Little did the gunman know that they left Berta's houseguest alive during their shooting. But the houseguest cannot call the police, because they're known to be corrupt af.
S2 E20: Curtis Flowers
by In the Dark
You should definitely listen to the whole of S2, but this episode is ❤️
Episode 1: RAVENSCRAG
Jane Toppan Pt. 2: “Jolly Jane”
by Medical Murders
I recommend both parts of this series, but the second part here is fascinating. I want to go into more details about things like how she was caught by a 70-year-old grandfather, but it's better if you listen yourself.
Episode 1- Daddy's Playing Zombie
by The Piketon Massacre
Oh boy, this is going to be a gripping investigative series into the biggest massacre Ohio has seen. An entire family is killed except the toddlers and babies. What happened? 😱
The Real Thing | 1
by Dirty John
Love Serial? This podcast is trending and has got a similar vibe. Check it out.