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Bear Brook

New Hampshire Public Radio

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Two barrels, four bodies, and an enigmatic killer. The cold case that changed the way murders will be investigated forever.
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EP 1: Hide and Seek

34:10 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Three boys kick over a mysterious barrel in the woods. A small town cop fishes for answers. Evidence is buried, and the case goes cold. Click here to donate $20 and get ad-free episodes of Bear Brook a week early.
Bear Brook: The Trailer

01:48 | Aug 7th, 2018

Two barrels. Four bodies. And the decades-long mystery that led to a serial killer.Bear Brook: A podcast about a cold case that's changing how murders will be investigated forever.From New Hampshire Public Radio.Visit bearbrookpodcast.comFollow on Tw...Show More
EP 7: The In-Between

40:47 | Jun 7th

A clue is found buried on an internet message board. DNA is wrestled from rootless hair. Two investigators work parallel leads, and authorities call a press conference. Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects like Bear Brook? Donate $...Show More
Announcement: Bear Brook Live Tour!

00:57 | Mar 14th

The Bear Brook team is hitting the road! Come see host Jason Moon, Senior Producer Taylor Quimby, and Rebecca Lavoie (host of the true crime review podcast Crime Writers On) discuss DNA, genetic genealogy, the making of the podcast, and the future of...Show More
Update 2: Eric Rasmussen

21:31 | Feb 13th

A son remembers his father, and searches for clues in his military paperwork. A conversation with one of Terry Rasmussen's surviving children.
Update 1: Ripple Effects

09:48 | Nov 15th, 2018

This is the first in an unknown number of short updates to the story of the Bear Brook murders that we’ll be producing to let listeners know about any breaking news in the case. This isn't the big news we're hoping to break - stay subscribed for anot...Show More
EP 6: Chameleon

1:03:30 | Nov 7th, 2018

The case that was solved in reverse leaves many questions unanswered. New methods of inquiry are used to crack other cold cases. Do groundbreaking techniques come at the cost of genetic privacy? Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects...Show More
EP 5: Bloodline (PART 1)

42:54 | Oct 31st, 2018

A child is abandoned. Timelines come together. A family tree begins to take shape. A chameleon is revealed.  Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects like Bear Brook? Click here to donate $20. Thanks for your support. 
EP 5: Bloodline (PART 2)

27:03 | Oct 31st, 2018

This is part two of episode 5. A child is abandoned. Timelines come together. A family tree begins to take shape. A chameleon is revealed.  Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects like Bear Brook? Click here to donate $20. Thanks for ...Show More
EP 4: Eunsoon Jun

48:02 | Oct 24th, 2018

An ominous New Year’s party introduction. An estranged cousin goes missing. Police question a man with multiple identities. A search leads authorities to his basement.Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects like Bear Brook? Click here...Show More
EP 3: A Smaller Haystack

29:04 | Oct 17th, 2018

After 30 years of torpor, investigators finally inch the Bear Brook case forward. A geologist uncovers the history buried in human teeth and hair. The faces of the victims are reconstructed. Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects lik...Show More
EP 2: Known Only To God

44:31 | Oct 10th, 2018

The discovery of a second barrel raises questions. A stalled investigation churns back to life and then stalls again. An amateur sleuth takes Jason into the forest. Want to make sure that NHPR continues creating projects like Bear Brook? Click here t...Show More