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Dead Man Talking

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Angel Resendiz aka The Railroad Killer criss-crossed the US by freight train in the 80s and 90s, choosing his victims at random, before he was executed by the State of Texas in 2006. Before his death, Resendiz spoke to journalist Alex Hannaford and c...Show More
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17: Introducing Over My Dead Body

06:29 | Feb 13th

Looking for a new True Crime podcast now that Dead Man Talking has finished? Here's a trailer for a podcast recommended by the DMT team. What happens when a seemingly-perfect marriage ends in a nasty divorce and someone ends up dead. Listen to Ove...Show More
16: The Corrections Officer (BONUS EP)

24:26 | Feb 12th

In this special interview, Alex speaks to Dead Man Talking listener and former Corrections Officer, Bobby Blanton. Bobby worked as a guard at the Polunsky Unit, which houses Texas’s death row, and got to know Angel Resendiz well while the serial k...Show More
15: The Q & A (BONUS EP)

37:25 | Feb 5th

In this special episode Alex looks back on the Dead Man Talking series and answers listeners' questions — ranging from his faith in the US justice system, regrets on losing the tape, and why Resendiz was only ever charged with one murder. Presente...Show More
14: The Finale

41:31 | Jan 29th

In the final episode of Alex's investigation into the confessions of Angel Resendiz, we look at all the evidence gathered so far. Was his hunch that Resendiz was telling him the truth correct? Or has he been led down the garden path? Plus, find ou...Show More
13: The Breakthrough

31:27 | Jan 15th

As he approaches the end of his investigation into the confessions of Angel Reséndiz, Alex has been trying to get a lawyer to look at the convictions of Diamantina Kolojaco and Andres Mascorro. He finally meets Catherine Greene Burnett, Associate Dea...Show More
12: Michelle Lyons (BONUS EP)

22:55 | Jan 8th

In this episode Alex speaks to someone who not only spent lots of time with Angel Resendiz on Death Row, she also watched him die. Michelle Lyons was spokeswoman for the Texas department of Criminal Justice and she’s got some pretty unnerving th...Show More
11: Run with the Railroad

27:58 | Jan 1st

In 1997, two young lovers, Jesse Howell and Wendy Von Huben, went missing in Florida after riding the rails down there.  Two years on, Resendiz confessed to killing the couple, and led detectives to Von Huben's body.  Alex looks deeper into this case...Show More
10: The Attorney

35:38 | Dec 18th, 2018

Alex travels back to Houston to meet Les Ribnik, one of Angel Resendiz's appellate attorneys. Before the Railroad Killer's execution, Ribnik, believing his client may have information about other murders, was quoted as saying: "The state should be pa...Show More
9: Holly Dunn (BONUS EP)

25:18 | Dec 11th, 2018

A special in-depth interview with sole survivor of the Railroad Killer, Holly Dunn.   Holly tells Alex about surviving the attack and trying to rebuild her life while knowing Angel Resendiz was still at large. Presented by [Alex Hannaford](http...Show More
8: Midnight Train to Georgia

33:17 | Dec 4th, 2018

In this episode we hear about the brutal murder of an elderly woman called Fanny Byers in a tiny rural Georgia town, a case that profoundly influenced what Alex thinks about Resendiz and the confessions that he made.   Presented by [Alex Hannaford](...Show More
7: The Lover

33:29 | Nov 20th, 2018

Diamantina’s former lover Andres Mascorro, who was also convicted of Darryl Kolojaco’s murder, has finally agreed to be interviewed in prison — after years of Alex writing to him with no response. Mascorro insists he is innocent; that police coerc...Show More
6: An Innocent on Death Row?

33:46 | Nov 13th, 2018

In this episode we learn about the case of Louis Perez, a man on death row for a triple murder in Austin, Texas. But the modus operandi of the killer was eerily similar to that of Resendiz. We meet Louis’s sister, Delia Meyer, who has campaigned tire...Show More
5: False Confessions

33:44 | Nov 6th, 2018

Was Angel Resendiz lying in order to delay his execution or bolster his own myth; to get credit for unsolved murders around the Unites States? In this episode, Alex speaks to Jack Levin, an expert on serial killers, and Chuck Weaver, a professor o...Show More
4: Blythe Part 2

33:34 | Oct 30th, 2018

Alex is still in Blythe and still has lots of work to do to follow up on the claims of Angel Resendiz. He visits the two sheriffs' offices that straddle the Arizona / California state line to find out if any of the unidentified remains listed in t...Show More
3: "Where the river bisects two states" (Blythe Pt. 1)

31:06 | Oct 16th, 2018

In this episode the interview tape reveals another confession: Resendiz claims he killed “three or four” people on the border of Arizona and California. Although he can’t remember the name of the town, he’s precise about the location. It’s Blythe,...Show More
2: The Kolojaco Case

34:23 | Oct 9th, 2018

In 1998, two people were sentenced to life in prison for murder. Diamantina Kolojaco was found guilty of persuading her young lover to kill her husband for the insurance money. But a year after she went to prison, serial killer Angel Resendiz wrote t...Show More
1: The Tape

37:27 | Oct 2nd, 2018

In the first episode of Dead Man Talking we meet journalist Alex Hannaford, find out about his interview with serial killer Angel Resendiz fifteen years ago, and listen to his interview tape. We find out the back story to Resendiz and his crimes, ...Show More
Introducing Dead Man Talking

05:39 | Sep 18th, 2018

Haunted by an old cassette tape of an un-investigated confession by a convicted murderer, journalist Alex Hannaford begins his investigation into the crimes and confession of Angel Resendiz aka The Railroad Killer, who criss-crossed the US by freight...Show More