Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions

Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions Podcast

It's the podcast dividing listeners as we bring unique insights and interviews with the world's most notorious serial killers. Our case files bring you the facts, but our exclusive interviews show you another side -- the human side. Amanda Howard is a best selling true crime author who doesn't just talk about serial killers, she talks to them. Now Amanda is sharing almost 30 years worth of research, including letters and never-before-heard recordings that will shed new light on famous cases. Our weekly news section brings you the latest developments from the world of true crime with insight on each story. *Our back catalogue can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.

S09E04Darlie Routier PLUS Samuel Little, Gary Hilton & Reginald Arthurel
Darlie Routier currently sits on the death row in Texas for the murder of one of her sons, five year old Damon. Also killed the same night was her six year old son Devon, however she has not yet been tried for his death. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

S09E03 The Claremont Serial Killer - Bradley Edwards
The arrest came spectacularly and almost out of the blue, almost 20 years after the disappearances and murders of three women in Claremont, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Bradley Robert Edwards was arrested on December 22, 2016 and charged with two of the murders. That of Jane Rimmer and Keira Glennon. On September 24, 2020, almost four years after his arrest, Edwards was found guilty of the murders of Jane and Keira as well as other assault and related charges. He was found not guilty of the suspect...

S09E02 'Des' the miniseries Review + Denis Nilsen Profile
After watching the ITV drama DES, Robert & Amanda share their thoughts on the accuracy of the miniseries and the characterisation of the title character, as portrayed by David Tennant.Then, a replay of our original profile of Nilsen from Season 4 to refresh your memory.Dennis Nilsen was a Scotsman living in Britain who murdered 15 men over a four year period.The low ranking civil servant kept his victims’ bodies for days, often sleeping next to them, before finally disposing of them when they began to smell...


S09E01 9-1-1 calls PLUS Christchurch terrorist & The Golden State Killer
In our darkest moments it can be comforting to know that calling emergency services can render assistance quickly, there are hundreds of published calls of young children calling when their parents have fainted, there have been babies born on the sides of roads, but here, we will look at those devastating calls and how they were managed. We are looking at a variety of different crimes and disappearances to show how a dispatcher can make or break a case, and how they manage the person on the other end of the...

S08E13 Jodi Arias Part 5
This is part 5 on our profile into Jodi Arias. If you haven’t listened to the previous 4 installments we highly recommend you do.For our final episode we now pick up where we left off last week, Arias is being questioned by Detective Flores and we are now at a crucial moment Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

S08E12 - Jodie Arias Part 4
The police interrogation of Jodi Arias continues, but this time they make a breakthrough. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


S08E12 - Jodie Arias Part 4
The police interrogation of Jodi Arias continues, but this time they make a breakthrough. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

S08E11 Jodi Arias Part 3
This is the second police interview with Jodi Arias, who murdered her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander on June 4, 2008.  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

S08E10 JODI ARIAS - Part 2
The enthralling police interview continues...Thirty year old Travis Alexander was murdered by his ex-girlfriend Jodi Arias on June 4, 2008,. After spending several hours together in Travis’ home having sex and taking photos Travis headed to the shower. Arias followed him and took several photos before she attacked. Travis died from 27 stab wounds and a gun shot to the head. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and op...


S08E09 Jodi Arias PLUS Killer Nurse & The Templeton Woods Murders
On June 4, 2008, thirty year old Travis Alexander was murdered by his ex-girlfriend Jodi Arias. They had spent part of the day together, they had sex and took photos of each other. Once they were finished, Travis headed to the shower where Arias took several more photos before she attacked. Travis was stabbed at least 27 times with a knife that severed his carotid (artery, his jugular vein and his throat. He also sustained numerous defense injuries to his hands as he tried to fight off Arias. As he slumped ...

S08E08 Richard Ramirez PLUS Joseph James DeAngelo (Golden State Killer), Dutch Torture Chamber, Aaron Glee Jr. & Peter Dupas
This week on Monsters Who Murder we examine the various media interviews conducted with Richard Ramirez following his capture. Ramirez was known as the Night Stalker, but he is not to be confused with the recently caught killer, Joseph D’Angelo known as the Original night stalker (among other monikers). Ramirez raped, tortured and murdered at least 14 victims over a 16 month period between April 1984 and August 1985. His youngest victim, was also his first. 9 year old Mei Leung was raped, beaten, stabbed an...

S08E07 Families of serial killers PLUS The Golden State Killer, “Cyanide” Mohan, Michael Bear Carson & Osama Bin Laden
This week we’re doing something very different. The maxim says, blood is thicker than water, but does this still ring true when you find out that a family member is a killer? How does someone reconcile the thoughts that the person they love is a cold-blooded murderer? Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


S08E06 Dylann Roof, Michael Bear Carson, David Brookes AND Wesley Lee Starritt
WARNING: This episode discusses race and hate crimes in the US. With the current climate in the US, if you feel this episode may be a trigger for you, we suggest you skip to the next episode. On June 17, 2015 twenty-one year old Dylann Roof walked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina where a bible reading class was being held and shortly afterwards opened fire. In the attack, Roof killed nine people and injured a tenth. He fled the scene, but many recognised the man and an A...

S08E04 Israel Keyes Pt 2 PLUS I-45 Texas killer AND Ronan Hughes
Israel Keyes is an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist, burglar and bank robber. He was captured in 2012 over the murder of Samantha Koening.In part 1 we listened as police investigators started their interrogation of Keyes over several days in what can only be described as a game of cat and mouse as Keyes refused to make it an easy win for detectives.We now pick on on June 7, 2012 as Keyes is brought in for another interrogation. Again they go through the same information and his Miranda rights. He ha...


S08E03 Israel Keys PLUS Clark Baldwin, Reginald “Tex” Arthurell & Jack the Ripper
In a crime spree from 1996 until his capture in 2012, Israel Keyes murdered at least three people. He also raped and tortured many more. His confession is one of the most interesting and complete we have ever examined. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

S08E01 Gerard Schaefer PLUS Nova Scotia mass shooting, Possible serial killer in San Bernadino & Serial Killer Mark Nash
This week our psychological profile is of Gerard Schaefer, a self-confessed serial killer who claims to have murdered up to thirty women, though he was only sent to prison for the 1972 murders of two teenagers - Susan Place, aged 17 and Georgia Jessup, aged 16. Both of them had been tortured before being murdered and buried at Hutchinson Island, Florida. At the times of the murders, Schaefer was a Floridian Deputy Sheriff and was previously a police officer. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/mons...


S07E10 Harold Shipman PLUS Bruce MacArthur, Matthew Spencer AND Peter Dupas
Doctor Harold “Fred” Shipman is suspected of being one of the most prolific serial killers of the modern age, with numbers in the hundreds. As an angel of death, the patients who put his trust in him also met their end at his hand. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

S07E09 John Norman Collins (Michigan Murders) PLUS Lonnie D Franklin (Grim Sleeper) AND Jon Venables
This week, our psychological profile is on the confessions of John Norman Collins, the killer responsible for the “Michigan Murders”. Collins had murdered several young women and girls between 1967 and 1969. The victims were all kidnapped, beaten, raped and assaulted before being murdered and mutilated. He was sent to prison for one murder, but is believed to be responsible for a further six murders. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/...

S07E08 Beverley Allitt PLUS Christchurch shooter & Rose West
All of the victims of Beverley Allitt had been in her care in the pediatric ward of the Grantham and Kesteven General Hospital. She was acquitted of charges relating to a further 2 children but was sentenced to 13 concurrent terms of life imprisonment on the charges of which she had been found guilty.In our news section;Suspect in New Zealand mosque shootings unexpectedly pleads guilty to 51 murder chargesSerial killer Rose West has been inundated with Mother’s Day cards sent to her by fans.Debunked: A new ...


S07E07 The Unabomber - Ted Kaczynski
This week we profile a serial killer with one of the highest IQs. Ted Kaczynski is the killer known more commonly as the Unabomber. He murdered three people and injured another 23 by conducting a nationwide bombing campaign, sent via packages which were sometimes hand delivered by Kaczynski himself. In our news section we do something a bit different this week by examining the misconceptions on what criminals look like and we answer a very detailed question from a listener Support this show http://supporter...

S07E06 DC Sniper PLUS Lucky Ward and photos that could expose a serial killer
This week we’re looking at a case that caused wide spread panic throughout Washington DC throughout October 2002. People were being shot dead at random in what become known as The DC Sniper or Beltway Sniper case.In our news section: - Houston serial killer, Lucky Ward, sentenced to death for strangling 4 people - Our psychological profile makes news this week too! - Mystery Photos Found at Accused Serial Killer’s Home Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confession...

S07E05 The Grindr Killer (Stephen Port) PLUS The Toolbox Killer (Roy Norris), Lucky Ward, Valley Freeway Shootings & Ivan Millat
This week, we head to the UK for the case known as the Grindr killer.Stephen Port was given a whole life order sentence, what some countries call “never to be released” for the murders of at least four men across 2014-2015. In our news section; - Rapist-Murderer Roy Norris, One Of Notorious ‘Tool Box Killers’ Duo, Dies In Prison - A homeless man has been convicted of two strangling deaths after waiting 10 years for his trial to commence. - An innocent man has been released from jail after the prosecutions c...


S07E04 Todd Kohlhepp Pt 2 PLUS Metro Detroit Serial Killer & Billy Chemirmir
This week we return to our psychological profile of Todd Kohlhepp, who was convicted of murdering seven people in South Carolina between 2003 and 2016.In our last episode we examined the police interview with Kohlhepp where the focus was on his spree killing inside Superbike Motorsports where he took the lives of four people.In this episode we’ll look at how he transitioned into a serial killer.in our news section; - Accused Metro Detroit serial killer shoots himself in the head during confrontation with po...

S07E04 Todd Kohlhepp Pt 2 PLUS Metro Detroit Serial Killer & Billy Chemirmir
This week we return to our psychological profile of Todd Kohlhepp, who was convicted of murdering seven people in South Carolina between 2003 and 2016.In our last episode we examined the police interview with Kohlhepp where the focus was on his spree killing inside Superbike Motorsports where he took the lives of four people.In this episode we’ll look at how he transitioned into a serial killer.in our news section; - Accused Metro Detroit serial killer shoots himself in the head during confrontation with po...

S07E03 Todd Kohlhepp PLUS Twelve Tribes Cult, Serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan & real-life Hannibal Lecter' cage
Todd Kohlhepp was convicted of murdering seven people in South Carolina between 2003 and 2016.This is a case which broke after the MWM podcast started and one we've followed very closely when it was a missing persons case. Kala Brown and Charlie “David” Carver had gone missing on August 31, 2016. As the family searched for them, Charlie’s Facebook page became active. Posing as David, Kohlhepp posted messages in response to questions by both families. Police were able to trace the phone being used to post th...


S07E02 'The Frankston Killer (Paul Denyer) PLUS California killer, William Tyrrell evidence AND Claremont Serial Killer
Over a seven week period in mid 1993 twenty-one year old Paul Denyer stalked the women of Frankston, a suburb of Melbourne in Australia.Denyer attacked and murdered three young women; Elizabeth Stevens, Deborah Fream and Natalie Russell over a 7 week period as part of a larger stalking campaign that began months earlier. In February he had broken into a woman’s apartment and defiled the place, as well as prank calling the woman repeatedly. He had also killed the woman’s cat. He had ransacked other homes too...

S07E01 The Toy Box Killer (David Parker Ray) + Long Island serial killer, Zodiac Killer, Claremont serial killer & The Bloody Bender's
Our first psychological profile this season is on David Parker Ray, also known as the Toy Box Killer. Although no bodies were ever found Ray was accused by his accomplices of killing several people but police believe the number could have been as high as 60.Ultimately Ray was convicted of kidnapping and torture in 2001 and died shortly after of a heart attack.In our news section; A break in the Long Island serial killer case?Police are examining a cold case that may be linked to the Infamous Zodiac KillerTh...

Allan Legere
Allan Legere escaped from a bathroom at a Canadian Hospital after being convicted of a crime he says he did not commit.The killer had been transported to the hospital for an ear infection from prison where he was serving a life sentence for the brutal murder of convenience store owner John Glendenning. Legere would be on the run for seven months, during which time he went on a frantic crime spree that resulted in the deaths of four people and the sexual assaulted of a fifth. Support this show http://support...


William MacDonald - “The Sydney Mutilator"
On May 12, 2015, 90 year old William MacDonald died in the secure wing of Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia. At the time of his death he was the longest serving prisoner in a New South Wales Prison, however beyond aficionados of true crime, very few know his name or of the heinous crimes he committed that gave him the name “The Sydney Mutilator”. Yet the strange way in which he was caught, should give him a greater place in infamy. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder...

Thor Nis Christiansen
Thor Nis Christiansen was an American serial killer who murdered at least four people between 1976 and 1979 in California. His method was to shoot his victims dead so he could then have sex with their dead bodies. At the time, the case created huge outrage and on his sentence to life imprisonment he feared for his life. The threats were in fact real and after only a few months in Folsom State Prison he was stabbed to death in the exercise yard in March 1981. No-one has been charged with his death. Support t...

Arnold Sodeman - The School-Girl Strangler
*Thank you for helping us reach 2 million downloads!Arnold Sodeman was executed in Victoria’s Pentridge Prison in 1936 for the murders of at least four school girls between 1930 and 1935. He confessed to the four murders to police after 12 hours of interrogation. At the time, police had arrested him for one murder, that of June Rushman, but when he was asked to write down what he had done to that victim, he replied with, “There is not only this one.”Over the holiday period we will be uploading new episodes ...


S06E10 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS Ivan Milat Dead, Pedro Alonzo Lopez, Calremont Serial Killer & Accused Black Widow Jolly Joseph
This week, we conclude our profile of Canadian serial killing nurse Elizabeth Wettlauffer. Wettlaufer, a former registered nurse, confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016In our news section; - The death of Australia's worst serial killer, Ivan Milat - Pedro Alonzo Lopez, who raped and killed more than 300 little girls in a murderous spree, is making headlines again. - A "black widow" is accused of murdering her husband and...

S06E10 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS Ivan Milat Dead, Pedro Alonzo Lopez, Calremont Serial Killer & Accused Black Widow Jolly Joseph
This week, we conclude our profile of Canadian serial killing nurse Elizabeth Wettlauffer. Wettlaufer, a former registered nurse, confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016In our news section; - The death of Australia's worst serial killer, Ivan Milat - Pedro Alonzo Lopez, who raped and killed more than 300 little girls in a murderous spree, is making headlines again. - A "black widow" is accused of murdering her husband and...

S06E09 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS Samuel Little, Edwin Hiatt (the man accued of murdering Barry Crane) & Ivan Milat
This week we continue our psychological profile of the Canadian serial killing nurse, Elizabeth Wettlaufer. Wettlaufer confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016. She is one of the worst serial killers in Canadian history.Last week we started taking you through the police interview and focused on Wettlaufer’s background and now we move on to her actual confession.In our news section: - The FBI releases a video interview with...


S06E08 Elizabeth Wettlaufer PLUS The Monsters of Ecatepec & Daniel King
This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions we are examining the Canadian serial killing nurse, Elizabeth Wettlaufer. Wettlaufer confessed to murdering eight senior citizens and attempting to murder six others in Southwestern Ontario between 2007 and 2016. She is one of the worst serial killers in Canadian history.In our news section; - A serial killer couple who killed 20 victims and reportedly fed their hearts to their pet dogs have been jailed for 654 years. - Questions are being asked wh...

S06E07 Terry Rasmussen (The Chameleon Killer) PLUS Making a Murderer, Robert Hayes & Samuel Little
Terrence Rasmussen was an American serial killer who used many aliases in a crime spree that spanned decades. He died in prison in 2010 after being convicted in the 2002 murder of his common-law wife but has since become the prime suspect in the Bear Brook Murders.In our news section; - South Korean police believe that they have identified the man responsible for the Hwaseong serial murders - Police in Florida have arrested Robert Hayes as a possible suspect in the murder of four women between 2005 and 2016...

S06E06 The Sunset Strip Killers (Douglas Clark and Carol Bundy)
Douglas Clark and Carol Bundy were lovers who were accused, and subsequently, convicted of a series of murders in Los Angeles. This case is not as straight forward as many others have been. The pair came to police attention when Bundy called to confess to the decapitation murder of her lover John Murray. She had killed him after he had confronted her about what she had been doing with Clark. Murray had found out that Bundy and Clark were the killers known as the Sunset Strip Killers who had brutally raped a...


S06E05 Executions & Last meals PLUS Gary Tipping, Deangelo Martin, Todd Kohlhepp & Eurydice Dixon's Killer
This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions we’re going to do something a little different and examine the death penalty, executions, last meals and those last minute confessions that sometimes occur. In our news section;Serious concerns have been raised in Australia with news a convicted child sexual predator is to be released form jailProsecutors considering murder charges for suspected serial killer Deangelo Martin in four casesFamilies Of Serial Killer's Victims File Lawsuit Against Spor...

S06E05 Executions & Last meals PLUS Gary Tipping, Deangelo Martin, Todd Kohlhepp & Eurydice Dixon's Killer
This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer Confessions we’re going to do something a little different and examine the death penalty, executions, last meals and those last minute confessions that sometimes occur. In our news section;Serious concerns have been raised in Australia with news a convicted child sexual predator is to be released form jailProsecutors considering murder charges for suspected serial killer Deangelo Martin in four casesFamilies Of Serial Killer's Victims File Lawsuit Against Spor...

S06E04 Col. David Russell Williams Pt 2 PLUS Hollywood ripper, Claremont serial killer & Fast tracking executions
This week we continue our psychological profile on former Canadian Forces Colonel David Russell Williams. Ultimately Williams would be charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of forcible confinement, two counts of breaking and entering, and sexual assault.This episode focuses on his crimes as revealed in his police interview.In our news section;Another twist in the case of alleged ‘Claremont Serial Killer’ Bradley Edwards.US Attorney General Bill Barr says the Trump administration will mo...


S06E04 Col. David Russell Williams Pt 2 PLUS Hollywood ripper, Claremont serial killer & Fast tracking executions
This week we continue our psychological profile on former Canadian Forces Colonel David Russell Williams. Ultimately Williams would be charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of forcible confinement, two counts of breaking and entering, and sexual assault.This episode focuses on his crimes as revealed in his police interview.In our news section;Another twist in the case of alleged ‘Claremont Serial Killer’ Bradley Edwards.US Attorney General Bill Barr says the Trump administration will mo...

S06E03 Col. David Russell Williams PLUS Sydney Stabbing, Jeffrey Epstein, John Russell Whitt AND 'The Toy Man'
This week we examine the twisted and sordid life and murders committed by former Canadian Forces Colonel David Russell Williams. Williams was arrested in 2010 following a nationwide manhunt after 27 year old Jessica Lloyd went missing. Tyre and shoe prints found at Lloyd’s home led police to Williams.  During a marathon 10 hour interview with police, the highly decorated serviceman confessed to a range of crimes including another murder. You will hear the extraordinary police interview that brought Williams...

S06E02 Velma Barfield PLUS Canada Killers, Ivan Milat AND Bradley Edwards (accused Claremont Serial Killer)
On November 2, 1984 Fifty-two year old Margie Barfield, also known as Velma Barfield, was executed by lethal injection in North Carolina. She was the first woman to be executed in the United States since 1962. Her crimes? She had murdered six family members over a nine year period from1969 to 1978. This week we profile a Black Widow.In our news section;The two Canadians wanted over a series of murders found dead'Backpacker' killer Ivan Milat back in hospitalJudge throws out evidence in the trial of accused ...


S06E01 The Green River Killer - Gary Ridgway PLUS Todd Kohlhepp, Billy Chemirmir, Roberta Williams
This week on Monsters Who Murder: Serial Killer confessions we examine one of America’s worst known serial killers. The case, known as the Green River Killer remained unsolved for more than two decades until DNA advancements enabled suspect, Gary Ridgway, to be finally identified.In the news section:Police investigate possible serial killer after three women are found shot dead near St Louis within a monthA TV producer working on a reality show with gangland widow Roberta Williams and her associates claims ...

S05E10 Charles Manson - Trial & Aftermath PLUS Kathleen Folbigg, "Toy Box" killer, Suspected NSW Serial Killer & Candian killers on the run
In the final episode of our special series looking into Charles Manson and the Manson Family we turn our attention to the trial and aftermath.The summer of love and hippie culture was about to be destroyed by the realisation that the murders were perpetrated by those who sprouted peace and love but it would not be an easy ride and there were be more murders before the case was done. On August 10, 1969 the two cases, the Tate Murders and La Bianca murders were splashed across the news bulletins, but it was n...

BONUS - COLD CASE COLLECTION EPISODE 2
For those needing a break from our in-depth look at Charles Manson we present a bonus episode usually reserved for our Patreon subscribers.In episode 2 of Monsters Who Murder: Cold Case Collection we investigate a strange case, that has been referred to as the Yogtze case, and has gone down in infamy in Germany as one of their strangest cases to date.If you'd like access to all the episodes from our Cold Case Collection then subscribe to the $10 or more tier on our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/MWMc...


S05E09 NEW Charles Manson confession PLUS LaBianca Murders, Bruce McArthur, Derek Sam, Jane Andrews AND Nikos Metaxas
In the penultimate episode of our look into the Manson Family you will hear an EXCLUSIVE recording of Charles Manson admitting to the deaths of more people. In this recording from prison he details where the bodies are buried and you will find out why these deaths have strong political ties.Also, we return our attention to the second night of killings at the home of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.In our news section; - Why Australian authorities are considering offering a convicted killer immunity - A former ai...

S03E08 The Manson Family - The Murder of Sharon Tate PLUS Ian Brady (The Moors Murder), Anita Cobby Killer Attacked AND Billy Chemirmir
This week we profile the mass killings known as the Tate and LaBianca murders. These were the murders of seven people that occurred over two nights in August, 1969. They are some of the most brutal and shocking murders to occur in American history. We’ll examine the testimony and interviews with the killers… and find out how they look back on the crimes in hindsight. Plus we’ll take you through the timeline of events how it changed the time in America known as the summer of love. In our news section; Newly ...

S05E07 Charles Manson and his music PLUS Chris Dawson (The Teacher's Pet), Bedford massacre & Pretoria murders
As we inch closer to the infamous Tate and LaBianca murders in this special season on the Manson family, we must also examine the music that shaped Manson’s dogma as well as several other assaults and murders that are part of the bigger picture. Manson had a desire to be a rock star. He had learned guitar in prison from gangster Alvin “Creepy” Karpis, but he wanted more. In 1967, Manson and some of his followers began traipsing up and down the Californian coast, looking for their big break. It was around th...


S03E06 Charles Manson vs The Media PLUS Niels Hogel, Lucy Letby, Volga Maniac, Ivan Milat & LIVE Q&A
Recorded in front of a live audience at the Momento Mori Death Museum, this episode features a LIVE Q&A with the 'Serial Killer Whisperer' Amanda Howard.We also continue our examination of the Manson family by examining the different ways Manson has tackled each interviewer. We have talked about this a little on the podcast this season, but it’s fascinating to see how his personality changes depending on who he’s talking to.In our News section; - A nurse out on bail has been rearrested on suspicion of murde...

S05E05 Leslie Van Houten & Linda Kasabian PLUS Darwin shooting, Detroit Serial Killer & Claremont Serial Killer
This week we continue our examination of the Manson family as we edge closer to those two August nights in 1969 where seven people were killed.In this episode our attention turns to killer Leslie Van Houten and the prosecution’s star witness and former Manson follower Linda Kasabian.In our news section: - A man has been arrested after allegedly opening fire with a pump action shotgun at four different locations across Darwin  - Detroit Police warns of possible serial killer targeting women - Claremont seria...

S05E04 The Manson Family - Lynette Fromme & Charles 'Tex' Watson PLUS Ivan Milat, Ashton Kut
Our examination of the Manson family continues this week as we investigate the lives and lies of Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme and Charles “Tex” Watson. We spoke a little about Watson last week, but this week we look into his role in the murders and the Family, as well as Lynette Fromme – the woman who would attempt to assassinate a President and the woman who Manson, years later, still professed to loving. In our news section: - 'Backpacker serial killer' Ivan Milat close to death - Film and TV star Ashton Kutc...


ARCHIVE BONUS - S01E02 - Ivan Milat, Santa Fe School Shooting, Golden State Killer, Arthur Ream, Krugersdorp Murders, Bruce McArthur & Dennis Nilsen
**This is a bonus episode from our archives covering Ivan Milat, 'The Bapacker Murderer'. Milat is being treated for terminal cancer and does not have long to live.This episode was originally published on 19 May 2018.The Backpacker Murders gripped Australia like no other. Ivan Milat, the man convicted for killing seven people in the Belanglo State Forrest, is known as Australia's worst serial killer.But what if he didn't act alone?You will hear Milat's version of events... in his own words, as he takes us t...

S05E03 The Manson Family - Susan Atkins PLUS Bobby Joe Long execution, Britain’s youngest serial killer & Japan’s ‘Black Widow’
This week we continue our series on Charles Manson and the Manson family by examining one of the instrumental people in Manson’s life - Susan Atkins. To the world she was Susan Atkins but was known to Manson followers as Sadie May Glutz or Sexy Sadie. Manson's followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in California over a period of five weeks in the summer of 1969. Atkins was convicted for her participation in 8 of these killings.In our news section; - The execution of Bobby Joe Long - ...

S05E02 Charles Manson Pt 2 PLUS Ivan Milat, Bradley Edwards & Bobby Joe Long
Charles Manson was an American cult leader who formed what would become known as the Manson Family — a commune based in California.Manson had such influence over his followers they committed murder for him. In 1971 he was convicted of first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the deaths of seven people.In this episode we continue our look at Manson’s personality, before we move onto the people he influenced and the crimes committed.IN OUR NEWS SECTION: - 'Backpacker killer' Ivan Milat sent to ...


COLD CASE COLLECTION Episode 1: Gilbert Bogle & Margaret Chandler
To celebrate 1 million downloads Amanda & Robert are sharing episode 1 of the subscription-only series "Monsters: Cold Case Collection". This episode focuses on the mysterious deaths of Gilbert Bogle & Margaret Chandler.If you would like to continue hearing this series please go to https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions and subscribe to the $10 tier (or higher).Thank you for supporting us. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/monsters-who-murder-serial-killer-confessions.  See acast.com/privacy for...

S05E01 Charles Manson PLUS Snowtown Killer, Nicholas Gibson & alleged Dutch serial killer arrested
Charles Manson is one of the most infamous names in American history.1967 had seen hippie culture take over in a revolutionary movement of peace and love in what became known as the Summer of Love. But just 2 years later in the underbelly of the sub-culture, another revolutionary movement was brewing and by August 1969 it exploded across the world. It was to be called Helter Skelter - a race war started by a tiny yet charismatic leader of a group, known as "the family". Before his death in 2017 Charles Mans...

EXCLUSIVE BONUS - Ivan Milat hospital update
The serial killer whisperer, Amanda Howard, brings us exclusive information on the condition of the Backpacker Killer Ivan Milat. Amanda is the source for the ABC's exclusive information airing across the nation tonight, information she has thanks to her relationship with Ivan's family. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy...


BONUS- Zac Efron as Ted Bundy PLUS Katheleen Folbigg, Michael Gargiulo & Ashton Kutcher
Amanda brings her unique true crime insight to review the new Netflix film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron. What did the film get right and what was the big mistake producers made? Amanda has everything you need to know on how Efron's portrayal compared to the real-life Ted BundyIn our news section;Katheleen Folbigg takes the stand over the deaths of her four childrenHollywood actor Ashton Kutcher to testify in the trial of an accused serial killerA politician resigns after a s...

S04E09 HH Holmes Pt 2 PLUS Chicago Serial Killer, Snowtown Bodies -in-the-barrel, Zodiac Serial Killer AND Joseph Duncan III)
This week we continue our psychological profile on HH Holmes.Born Herman Webster Mudgett he changed his name to Dr Henry Howard Holmes in order to appear of better stock.Besides being a serial killer, Holmes was also a con artist and a bigamist. in fact he was the subject of more than 50 lawsuits in Chicago alone. He was a monstrous killer who murdered, defrauded, and conned his way across America. His crimes were finally stopped when he was hanged for the murder of a friend in Philadelphia in 1896 at the a...

S04E08 HH Holmes PLUS Jack The Ripper, Claremont Serial Killer & Bowraville
Herman Webster Mudgett is more commonly known as Dr Henry Howard Holmes, or HH Holmes.He was a monstrous killer who murdered, defrauded, and conned his way across America. His crimes were finally stopped when he was hanged for the murder of a friend in Philadelphia in 1896 at the age of 34. In our news section:Has Jack the Ripper finally been identified?A new twist in the Claremont serial killer trialJustice may finally come to the families of the victims in the Bowraville serial killer caseBuy tickets to A...


S04E06 The Monster of Belgium Pt 2 (Marc Dutroux) PLUS Claremont Serial Killer, Bakhtiyor Matyakubov & Juan Corona
In the second part of this fascinating profile, we examine how Marc Dutroux was just a small part of a bigger peadophile ring involving powerful men who allegedly used their influencer to derail the investigation and discredit witnesses.Judges sacked, investigations abandoned led to 300,000 people protesting on the streets of Belgium and they still got away with it!In our news section;The alleged Claremont Serial Killer accused of also being the 'Huntingdale Prowler'A serial killer blames his wife for his a...

S04E05 Marc Dutroux (Monster of Belgium) PLUS Cardinal George Pell, Chicago Serial Killer & Phillip Lett
Marc Dutroux is known as the Monster of Belgium. He was sentenced to prison for the murders of two teenage girls and two eight year olds. All of them had been abducted and kept at various properties owned by Dutroux.They suffered horrible abuse at the hands of their captor, but their stories are only the tip of the iceberg in a case that caused widespread discontent in Belgium.It's also the case that co-host Amanda Howard needed therapy for when she first went through the police file.In our news section;Aus...

S04E04 Dennis Nilsen PLUS Claremont serial killer, Truck Stop Killer, Russian serial killer & Anita Cobby's killer dies in jail
Dennis Nilsen was a Scotsman living in Britain who murdered 15 men over a four year period. The low ranking civil servant kept his victims’ bodies for days, often sleeping next to them, before finally disposing of them when they began to smell. He disposed of those bodies by either torching them or flushing them down the toilet. Keep listening right to the very end for a powerful interview with one of Nilsen's victims who got away.In our news section:The trial of Bradley Robert Edwards being in Western Aust...


S04E03 Anita Cobby PLUS The Teacher's Pet, Samuel Little, Grandpa Killer & Samuel Galbraith
Our psychological profile this week is on the horrifying rape, torture and murder of Anita Cobby on February 2, 1986. Anita was a young Sydney nurse who was walking home from the train station after a night out with friends. Her father would normally pick her up when she called, but the public payphone was broken. Her only choice was to walk the 1km distance to her parents’ home. She would never make it home alive.In our news section;A serial killer sketches his victims to help identify themIs a serial kill...

S04E02 Jeffrey Dahmer Pt 2 PLUS Bruce McArthur, The Doodler & Dennis Rader (BTK Serial Killer)
This week we continue our psychological profile on Jeffrey Dahmer, an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991. Many of his later murders involved necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation of body parts.You will hear the testimony that put Dahmer in jail and the shocking twist that comes next.In our News Section;Bruce McArthur sentenced after pleading guilty to killing 8 peopleA new search begins for a seri...

S04E01 Jeffrey Dahmer PLUS Charles Manson, Leslie Van Houten, Bruce McArthur, Elizabeth Wettlaufer & Joseph Brant
Our psychological profile this week is on sexual serial killer, necrophiliac and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer. Dahmer murdered at least seventeen men and boys in Milwaukee over 2 decades. He is considered one of the most heinous killers of all time. His calm and controlled demeanour during the court case and interviews belied the true nature of the monster he was.He was sentenced to sixteen life sentences – an accumulative total of almost 1,000 years for his crimes – Illinois does not have the death penalty. He ...

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S03E11 Lindt Cafe Siege - Part 2
**Episode 1 can be found here: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/s03e10-lindt-cafe-siege-plus-bradley-edwards-peter/id1378794911?i=1000426692594&mt=2In part 2 of our psychological profile on the Lindt Cafe Siegewe take you through every moment as hostages escape from Man Monis and Police storm the building.While Amanda brings her insight into the situation, Robert brings you insider information on how the media covered this news event and how decisions were made on the run on what could and couldn't be sh...

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S03E10 Lindt Cafe Siege PLUS Bradley Edwards, Peter Maloney & Ramon Escobar
Man Haron Monis is the man who changed Sydney forever. He brought terror to the harbour city in event that would become known as the Lindt Cafe Siege.On December 15 he took 18 people hostage inside there Lindt Cafe in Martin Place. 10 of those hostages were customers and the other 8 were employees.During the 16 hour standoff with police the siege was treated as a terrorist attack, although there is some debate over his motives.The stand-off with police played out on national television, in fact the Lindt Ca...

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S03E09 Daniel Morcombe Pt 2 (The Sting) + Strasbourg Shooting, Mikhail Popkov, Elizabeth Wettlaufer & Ian Huntley
*Bonus content, early access to new episodes plus our entire back catalogue can be found here: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessionsThis week, we continue our psychological profile on Brett Cowan, the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe.Daniel disappeared from the Sunshine Coast in Australia on 7 December 2003.His abduction led to an 8 year investigation, culminating in an undercover sting where Cowan finally confessed to the murder.In this episode you will hear every vital moment from that under...

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S03E08 Daniel Morcombe's Killer PLUS Teacher's Pet Arrest, Cleveland Serial Killer Fears & David McGreavy
Part 2 of this episode is available now at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessionsIt's one of Australia's biggest missing persons cases. 15 years ago this week thirteen year old Daniel Morcombe went missing from a bus stop in Queensland.A chain of events then unfolded that would lead to the boy’s death and one of the largest manhunts in Australian history. His disappearance became a national conversation, largely due to the work of his parents, Bruce and Denise.Then in August 2011, nearly eight year...

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S03E07 The Moors Murders + Daniel Holdom, Samuel Little, Neils Hoegel & Henri Landru
*Older episodes, bonus content and early access to new cases available at https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessionsBetween July 1963 and October 1965 Ian Brady and Myra Hindley abducted, raped and murdered five children in and around Manchester, England.All of their victims were between the ages of 10 and seventeen. The children were abducted and at least four of them were sexually abused by the pair. Three of the victims’ bodies were later found on the Saddleworth Moors.The remains of the fourth victim, Keith...

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S03E06 Jonestown Part 2 - the Massacre
In part 2 of this compelling story, you will hear the audio tapes as cult leader Jim Jones convinces 918 people to take their own lives.Listen to how he deals with Christine, a dissenter. Throughout the course of the recording he somehow manages to get the congregation to turn on her.These tapes make fascinating listening. Once locked up by the FBI, they've been leaked and we take you through each turning point of the events of November 18, 1978.Would you drink the Kool-aid?**Get early access to new episode...

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S03E05 Jim Jones (Jonestown Mass Suicide)
**Get early access to the next episode (plus special bonuses) by subscribing to our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessionsForty years ago, 918 men women and children died in Jonestown, Guyana. Many of them were American’s who had followed the cult leader to create a new home and a new way of life.On November 18, 1978, the small town in South America would be front page news around the world for weeks as stories about the horrors of the “People Temple” cult continued to flood in.What began as a...

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S03E04 Hillside Strangler + Andrew Urdiales, Vierendra Govin & Rose West
**Listen to new episodes a week earlier and get bonus material by subscribing through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessions**Get tickets to 'From the mouths of Monsters: An evening with Amanda Howard' here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/from-the-mouths-of-monsters-an-evening-with-amanda-howard-tickets-50989293349Our psychological profile is on the serial killer case known in the media as the Hillside Strangler.Later, when the two men involved were caught, the singular moniker remained.Kenneth Bi...

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S03E03 Robert Spangler + Bradley Edwards, Cathy Wood, Niels Hoegel & Harold Shipman
**Bonus video content from this episode has been posted on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/MWMConfessions**Book tickets to Amanda's live event in Melbourne on 22 November 2018 by clicking this link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/from-the-mouths-of-monsters-an-evening-with-amanda-howard-tickets-50989293349Robert Spangler is a name you probably don't know, but he's a serial killer who will intrigue you. He was a heinous killer, a type of killer known as a bluebeard – the male equivalent of the deadly bla...

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S03E02 Aileen Wuornos + Bruce McArthur, Kathleen Folbigg, Nathan Burkett & Craig Price
**Don't forget you can access new episodes early and exclusive bonus content by subscribing at https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessionsAileen Wuornos is different to other female killers in that she acted alone.She was convicted of murdering seven men between 1989 - 1990 by shooting them at point blank range.Wuornos, who was working as a prostitute, claimed she acted in self defence when each man tried to rape her.In one of her last interviews before her execution in 2002 she admitted she was lying about at l...

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S03E01 LIVE EVENT - Exclusive interview with 'Granny Killer' suspect + Ivan Milat Accomplice, Paul Bernardo, Regis Brown, Joanna Dennehy
**Get new episodes early, full access to our back catalogue (including season 1) and special bonus episodes at: https://www.patreon.com/MWMconfessionsIn the season return of ‘Monsters Who Murder’, we record in front of a LIVE audience who have PLENTY of true crime questions for the ‘serial killer whisperer’, Amanda Howard. From Ivan Milat’s possible accomplice to talking directly to serial killers, Amanda takes you inside her world and some of her stories will shock!PLUS, we interview the prime suspect in S...

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EPISODE 8: Unexpected Deaths
**This episode contains a discussion about suicide**On the first anniversary of the death of her husband, Amanda talks about the impact his suicide has had on her life and the kids he left behind.Her insight will help bring new understanding to some famous cases where people have been taken unexpectedly.We also hear from people who lost their loved ones to serial killers, mass shootings, terrorist attacks, domestic violence and murder.While the subject matter is difficult, we urge you to listen to Amanda's ...

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