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gone cold podcast - texas true crime explores unsolved homicides and missing persons cases throughout the state of Texas, providing the victims and their families with a voice.
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40:02 | Jul 17th, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

32:55 | Sep 23rd

When Kathy Page’s father erected three signs along Interstate 10 implicating his daughter’s husband in her 1991 killing, it was out of frustration resulting both from the Vidor Police’s failure to put together a case against their number one suspect ...Show More
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34:03 | Sep 16th

In the early morning of May 14th, 1991 off the Interstate 10 access road in Vidor, Texas, a newspaper carrier discovered what appeared to be the scene of a tragic accident. When police arrived on the scene, however, everything was not what it looked...Show More

27:50 | Sep 9th

After Kristen Charbonneau disappeared on Thursday, August 11th, 2005, a person of interest quickly emerged – a good one – but Euless Police were unable to make an arrest. Kristen’s parents, out of frustration, took matters into their own hands and be...Show More

32:23 | Sep 3rd

On Thursday, August 11th, 2005, Kristen Charbonneau was asked to go home early from the club she danced for in far east Fort Worth. Her employer called a cab but when the driver arrived, Kristen wasn’t there…and she hasn’t been seen since. A person o...Show More

41:01 | Aug 26th

The carefree Summer of 1990 in San Antonio, Texas ended in unimaginable tragedy for two families, the entire city, and, most of all, two innocent children. In the month of August, only 19 days apart, Heidi Seeman and Erica Botello disappeared. Heidi’...Show More

28:36 | Aug 19th

On August 23rd, 1971, a babysitter picked up 21-month-old Melissa Highsmith from her mother’s apartment in Fort Worth, Texas. The woman, who identified herself as Ruth Johnson, however, never returned with Melissa. The Fort Worth Police and the FBI w...Show More

39:12 | Aug 12th

Marilu Geri and her husband, Stephen, were doing well for themselves; they had a big house in a nice neighborhood, a successful business, and appeared to be content with their lives. On February 14th, 1986, Valentine’s Day, however, it all came crash...Show More

27:54 | Aug 5th

On Tuesday, July 5th, 1966, a young woman and young man checked into the Ropers Motel in Pecos, Texas. Hours later, the guests and staff were startled by the sounds of flailing slashes and screams for help at the motel’s pool. They rushed to the scen...Show More

39:24 | Jul 29th

Tamara Jean Holcknecht was known as “Mousey” by her friends and family, all who adored the funny, sweet, and talented young woman. Mousey went missing in late February of 2007, and though everyone thought she’d simply gone off the radar, which wasn’t...Show More

07:44 | Jul 26th

Episode Description Hey gone cold listeners, check out this podcast Killer Instinct. In this episode you're going to hear a clip from Killer Instinct about The Richardson family murders, committed by the 12-year-old Jasmine Richardson and her 23-(ye...Show More

47:58 | Jul 22nd

In the Summer of 2002, the national press was ablaze with stories of missing and murdered children; one case in particular held the attention span of the national media machine and many others fell through the cracks, receiving virtually no coverage....Show More

35:00 | Jul 15th

On Wednesday, August 31st, 1983 the nude body of Susan Lee Eads was discovered among the brush in a ditch on an empty lot at NASA Road One and Elam Street in Seabrook. Susan had been raped and strangled. The investigation went cold almost as soon as ...Show More

33:20 | Jul 8th

Shelley Sikes was last seen in the late-night hours of Saturday, May 24th as she left work to head home. She never made it and a couple hours later, her boyfriend and his father found her 1983 Ford Pinto on the access road of Interstate 45 northbound...Show More

44:24 | Jun 17th

Don Martinson returned home from jury duty on March 31st, 1980 to find his wife slain on the floor of the couple’s bedroom at their home in North Dallas. Don was devastated by most accounts but insight into the couple’s marriage provided by friends p...Show More

28:05 | Jun 10th

On January 8th, 1973, a worried friend of Candy Anne Fletcher-Mora entered her apartment in Harlingen, TX to find her baby daughter sound asleep in her crib but found Candy viciously murdered; she’d been slashed, stabbed, and strangled…her neck broke...Show More

34:33 | Jun 3rd

While the 1970s were a time of independence and fulfillment, they were also a time when many, especially women, lived in fear. Dallas, over a short time span from 1970 to 1971, was bombarded with a slew of slayings which the press dubbed the “Bizarre...Show More

55:47 | May 28th

Over a short time span in 1970 and 1971, a slew of murders occurred in Dallas, Texas in which the press dubbed the “Bizarre Lust Murders.” Most of the crimes were considered to be sexually motivated, though sexual assault didn’t necessarily occur, an...Show More

45:03 | May 20th

On Wednesday, October 28th, 1970, Beverly Jean Hope, known as Jean to most, was supposed to pick up a friend for a lunch date, but never arrived. Jean’s husband was sent to check on her and upon his arrival at their home, he discovered the body of hi...Show More

49:38 | May 13th

Patricia Bolton Wright’s death on October 23nd, 1987, launched an investigation that uncovered a complicated and convoluted list of potential suspects, motives, missing pertinent documents, and even other deaths that had to be checked out for elimina...Show More

36:39 | May 6th

Patricia Bolton Wright had everything going for her; the Wax Museum of the Southwest, her business in Grand Prairie, was a tourist draw and a local staple, she’d just purchased a ranch, and she was living her dream as a champion horse-cutting rider. ...Show More

49:38 | Apr 29th

The abduction and murder of 7-year-old Ashley Nicole Estell sent shockwaves through Plano, a Dallas suburban outlier. The community was as void of crime as a Texas city gets but the murder of a young child changed everything. A perpetrator was finall...Show More

35:20 | Apr 22nd

On November 15th, 1971, best friends Debbie Ackerman and Maria Johnson went missing after reportedly hitchhiking to Houston. Two days later, their bodies were found in Turner’s Bayou outside of Texas City. Their murders were two of the many confessed...Show More

03:10 | Apr 19th

Today, April 19th, 2019, Fort Worth Police dropped a press release concerning the February 1974 abduction, sexual assault, and murder of Carla Walker. To view the release, please visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/gonecoldpodcast or the Fort Wo...Show More

30:08 | Apr 15th

On September 19th, 2008, an email was sent from one executive of Plus SMS to another, relaying the message, “put a bullet in…Chris,” referring to the company’s then-CEO, Christopher Robert Tiensch. The company was under investigation and was in troub...Show More

33:36 | Apr 8th

After not hearing from their prized employee for almost an entire work week, Cameron International contacted law enforcement and asked that they perform a welfare check at Maoye Sun’s home. They did at 7 PM on Thursday January 30th 2014, and when the...Show More

33:26 | Apr 1st

January 24th, 1963 was the last time the residents of Paris, Texas would see the eccentric and mysterious hermit, Auvord Bevans Braithwaite Jones. Not only had Auvord gained the respect and adoration of the town, he was highly intelligent and immense...Show More

33:09 | Mar 25th

On April 16th, 1968, in the Arellano’s packed in the family’s Buick and headed away from their Villa de Fuente, Mexico home to San Angelo, Texas to visit an expecting family member. The car was packed tight with a mother, a father, a young child, a t...Show More

33:30 | Mar 18th

Between 1980 and 1983, the slayings of five young women baffled Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Investigators. Similarities between a few would have police theorizing a connection. The most striking and grisly commonality shared among three of the...Show More

24:54 | Mar 11th

In the summer of 1969, Caroline Louise Harte joined her friend May’s family at their summer home near the beaches of Port Aransas. Caroline and May enjoyed themselves the five days they spent together doing all the things that 14-year-olds do on a be...Show More

36:35 | Mar 4th

Jared Chavis went missing January 12, 2018 in Houston, TX, but his case is far from typical. His family has been trying to piece together what happened to Jared that night, but the story is still not clear. They do know that Jared was with three of h...Show More

31:43 | Feb 25th

Jared Chavis went missing January 12, 2018 in Houston, TX. His family fears that something tragic has happened to Jared due to the circumstances surrounding his disappearance. Witnesses report that Jared was in the back seat of a black Ford Fusion wh...Show More

31:18 | Feb 18th

For family members of the victims of unsolved homicide cases, day to day reality is different. They spend considerable amount of time trying to make sense of exactly what happened and why. It sometimes consumes them, continually lurking in the mind o...Show More

36:49 | Feb 11th

No one except Stephanie and Gary Gillette’s murderer, or murderers, knows what transpired at the Gillette home in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 14th, 1985. What is clear, however, is that the last known individual to see the couple al...Show More

32:47 | Feb 4th

The Corpus Christi Police spent ample time and manpower investigating the scene of Stephanie and Gary Gillette’s murders. The finding of two items in particular was huge. Some details of the crime scene seemed specific and peculiar enough to narrow d...Show More

31:11 | Jan 28th

Gary’s children were supposed to arrive at the home of their Father and Step-Mother, Stephanie, the evening before the couple were brutally slain in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 14th, 1985. The three sisters, ages 8, 11, & 14, wou...Show More

32:48 | Jan 22nd

On November 1st, 1980, the unclothed body of a young woman was found on the side of Interstate 45 near Huntsville in Walker County, Texas. She remains unidentified to this day, almost 39 years later, and her identity, and who brutally slayed and sex...Show More

30:50 | Jan 14th

“It was just a convenient place to dump the bodies. There is just a hell of a lot of sin that goes up and down that highway” - Williamson County Sheriff Jim Boutwell, referring to Interstate 35 in 1981. From Oklahoma City to San Marcos, Texas, there...Show More

29:45 | Jan 8th

David Emerson, Jr. was last seen on New Year’s Eve of 2014 but family, as well as police, are no closer to knowing what happened to the then 35-year-old man now than they were then. Sonia Gonzalez, a friend of David’s, has worked tirelessly for answe...Show More

47:33 | Dec 31st, 2018

Everyone interested in the genre of True Crime has that one case that hooked them, or that haunts them, and we’ve asked several podcasters who we admire to share with us what that case was for them and we’d like to share these stories with you, our l...Show More

38:54 | Dec 24th, 2018

Everyone interested in the genre of True Crime has that one case that hooked them, or that haunts them, and we’ve asked several podcasters who we admire to share with us what that case was for them and we’d like to share these stories with you, our l...Show More

51:23 | Dec 17th, 2018

Everyone interested in the genre of True Crime has that one case that hooked them, or that haunts them, and we’ve asked several podcasters who we admire to share with us what that case was for them and we’d like to share these stories with you, our l...Show More

27:32 | Dec 10th, 2018

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Investigators didn’t necessarily uncover any tangible evidence in the 1957 disappearances of Margaret and William Patterson but circumstantial evidence, and scenarios that this evidence allows, seems endless. They foun...Show More

10:59 | Dec 3rd, 2018

The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Sit down with two friends, Aaron and Justin, who break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies,...Show More

27:53 | Dec 3rd, 2018

When the investigation of the 1957 disappearances of Margaret and William Patterson finally began months after the couple was last seen, it was obvious from the get-go that the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office had lost access to evidence and informati...Show More

28:02 | Nov 27th, 2018

Many legends and mysteries exist around the West Texas City of El Paso but, perhaps, no one story from the city is more mysterious than the 1957 disappearances of William and Margaret Patterson. The case is complicated and convoluted and theories abo...Show More

32:17 | Nov 12th, 2018

On October 10th, 2016, Typhenie Johnson vanished while speaking with her ex-boyfriend, Christopher Revill, in east Fort Worth, Texas. It was immediately clear that Chris had kidnapped, and potentially harmed, Typhenie. The police, along with a dedica...Show More

24:36 | Nov 5th, 2018

On October 10th, 2016, Typhenie Johnson vanished while speaking with her ex-boyfriend, Christopher Revill, in east Fort Worth, Texas. It was immediately clear that Chris had kidnapped, and potentially harmed, Typhenie. The police, along with a dedica...Show More

28:22 | Oct 29th, 2018

On October 25th, 2004, four of the most brutal murders in the history of Lubbock, Texas took place; the murders of Ka'Diece, Ka'Sheim, and Mahogany Jasmine Allen and their mother, Tammy Cooper, shook even the most seasoned homicide detectives in the ...Show More

32:25 | Oct 22nd, 2018

When someone’s life is taken, what is left behind is trauma, anguish, confusion, and just about any other type of emotion one can imagine that feeds the cyclical state of grief which, no matter how universally accepted one definition is, is dealt wit...Show More

17:52 | Oct 15th, 2018

Though we had originally intended to close Suzie's case with the story of her legacy this episode, fate had other plans in mind. We were contacted by an individual, a close friend of Suzie's, and what she had to say was something we felt needed to be...Show More

35:35 | Oct 8th, 2018

Two individuals particularly stuck out to police and Del and Mary in Suzie’s disappearance and murder. One became a person of interest early on and the other, much to Mary and Del’s dismay, seemed to have not been taken incredibly seriously by law en...Show More

32:20 | Oct 1st, 2018

There are many strange circumstances surrounding Suzie Mages’ disappearance and murder. From a similar unsolved homicide to a homicide that seemed to use that unsolved case and  Suzie’s as an attempt to throw off police, Dallas and Denton Police were...Show More

17:47 | Sep 25th, 2018

Since the founding of the United States, in every generation, in every field of business, politics, sports and society, we’ve watched in shock as corruption, deceit and desire bring down heroes, titans and those we thought we could trust.In the after...Show More

34:18 | Sep 24th, 2018

In 1977, a crime took place in Denton, Texas that shook the community to its core; though you’d hardly call Denton “uneventful,” it was a place where residents and college students felt safe and free. Suzanne Marie Mages was a twelve-year-old girl wh...Show More

26:19 | Sep 17th, 2018

Because it isn’t breaking any laws to disappear when you’re eighteen or older, most law enforcement agencies in the US deem adult missing persons cases a relatively low priority. There are Amber Alerts for missing children and Silver Alerts for the E...Show More

27:01 | Sep 12th, 2018

Ali Lowitzer stepped off her school bus yards from her home in 2010 never to be seen again. Theories as to what happened to her range from homicide to sex trafficking, the latter seemingly a distinct possibility considering the proximity of where she...Show More

39:20 | Sep 10th, 2018

No matter how watchful an eye we keep on our children, it is difficult to completely shield them from the bad in the world; this is especially true when a malevolent individual, or individuals, target them for harm. Even in quiet, seemingly safe subu...Show More

55:17 | Aug 27th, 2018

June Ward was the final victim of “The February Slayings.” Her homicide was, perhaps, the most brutal of the four young women and was certainly the least publicized. It’s difficult to imagine why; June was adored by all who knew her and she touched m...Show More

44:26 | Aug 20th, 2018

The second victim of “The February Slayings” came several years after Mildred May’s 1967 murder. Becky Martin disappeared one February night in 1973; her remains were found over a month later on the outskirts of Fort Worth. This is Becky’s story. You...Show More

38:35 | Aug 13th, 2018

After the abduction and murder of Carla Walker in February of 1974, the police loosely theorized a possible connection to two prior unsolved homicides. These murders shared some similarities with Carla’s, one of which is the month that the crimes too...Show More

28:14 | Aug 6th, 2018

This episode has been re-recorded and re-released with updated information and improved audio production. After discussing nearly every detail of the evidence of, and investigation into, the abduction and murder of Carla Walker, we offer our closing ...Show More

23:44 | Jul 30th, 2018

This episode has been re-recorded and re-released with updated information and improved audio production. Are there other individuals besides the persons of interest that triggered the Fort Worth Police Department’s attention during the investigation...Show More

29:44 | Jul 23rd, 2018

This episode has been re-recorded and re-released with updated information and improved audio production.Few individuals outside of the Walker family dedicated their lives to finding Carla Walker’s murderer; to be certain, no police officer worked as...Show More

30:21 | Jul 16th, 2018

This episode has been re-recorded and re-released with updated information and improved audio production.A few persons of interest emerged during the investigation into Carla Walker’s homicide. Unfortunately, none panned out, even a few that seemed p...Show More

34:03 | Jul 9th, 2018

This episode has been re-recorded and re-released with updated information and improved audio production.Medical Examiner and Forensic Pathologist, Grace Dukes, Criminal Investigator and Host of Coroner Talk Podcast, Darren Dake, and Dr. Doyce Cartre...Show More

29:41 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Carla Walker, Episode 4: The Evidence & Investigation (Remastered)This episode has been re-recorded and re-released with updated information and improved audio production.In this episode we discuss the timeline of events that occurred on the night of...Show More

29:33 | Feb 5th, 2018

This is the story of Nicole Irene Garcia, Missing since December 23rd, 2016.

58:36 | Oct 8th, 2017

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44:08 | Sep 11th, 2017

After the abduction and murder of Carla Walker in February of 1974, the police loosely theorized a possible connection to 2 prior unsolved homicides. These murders shared some similarities with Carla’s, one of which is the month that the crimes took...Show More

42:36 | Aug 28th, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

10:28 | Aug 23rd, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

39:38 | Aug 21st, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

45:56 | Aug 14th, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

43:28 | Aug 7th, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

43:37 | Jul 31st, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More

36:27 | Jul 24th, 2017

On the early morning of February 17th, 1974, just after midnight, Carla Walker was abducted from the passenger side of her boyfriend’s car after a struggle with the perpetrator left him wounded and unconscious. She was found three and a half days lat...Show More
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02:09 | Mar 12th, 2017

Carla Walker, 1974 Cold Case