Today in True Crime

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There’s never an ordinary day in true crime history. Flip back the calendar and see how one fateful day can ripple through time. Today in True Crime is a Spotify Original from Parcast.

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March 27, 1995: Maurizio Gucci Murdered

Maurizio Gucci was gunned down in the foyer of his office building in Milan, Italy. His murder went unsolved for two years before an informant shed light on the fatal shooting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

9m
Mar 27
March 26, 1938: Ettore Majorana Disappears

The theoretical physicist vanished after sending a cryptic letter to his employer. Seventy years later, a man came forward with new information that changed everything. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

11m
Mar 26
March 25, 1851: “Sally Arsenic” Executed

Sarah Chesham was executed for a series of murders she swore she didn’t commit. Was she a victim of England’s poison panic? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

11m
Mar 25
March 24, 2015: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes

The passenger aircraft crashed into the Alps, killing everyone on board, after the co-pilot locked the pilot out of the cockpit and sabotaged the flight.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

11m
Mar 24
March 23, 1994: Joey Buttafucco Released From Jail

After claiming to be the victim of an obsessed sex worker, Joey Buttafucco was charged with the statutory rape of 16-year-old Amy Fisher. He was released after 4 months. Guest hosted by Kate Leonard from Dictators, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Hear their latest series on World Conquerors, free and only on Spotify! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

10m
Mar 23
March 22, 2011: Gary & Barbara Holloway Murdered

15-year-old Christopher Endicott shot his legal guardians with a hunting rifle before attempting to run away with his 12-year-old girlfriend.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

8m
Mar 22
March 21, 2002: Milly Dowler Disappears

After eating at a café with her friends, 13-year-old Milly Dowler called her father to tell him she’d be home in half an hour. But she never arrived. Six months later, her remains were found in the woods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

10m
Mar 21
March 20, 2002: Martha Place Executed

49-year-old Martha Place became the first woman executed by the electric chair in the state of New York. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

10m
Mar 20
March 18, 1990: Gardner Museum Heist

Two men posing as police officers talked their way past security and into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, then stole 13 famous pieces of art worth over 500 million dollars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

10m
Mar 18
July 22, 2011: Cleveland Strangler Convicted

51-year-old Anthony Sowell, a registered sex offender, murdered 11 women over a two-year period. He was convicted and sentenced to death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 22, 2021
July 21, 1967: Albert Luthuli Dies Mysteriously

In South Africa, Nobel laureate and ANC president Albert Luthuli died after being struck by a train. Many believe he had been assassinated. Guest hosted by Greg Polcyn from Cults, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 21, 2021
July 20, 1924: Tehran Declares Martial Law

After a mob killed American Robert Imbrie, Iranian commander Reza Khan declared martial law in Tehran. Imbrie had incited the riot after refusing to stop photographing a legendary well in the capital’s center. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 20, 2021
July 19, 2007: Suitcase Killer Sentenced

Melanie McGuire was sentenced to life in prison for murdering her husband three years earlier. His body was found in multiple suitcases off the coast of Virginia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 19, 2021
July 18, 1989: Rebecca Schaeffer Murdered

Actress Rebecca Schaeffer was shot and killed by obsessed fan Robert John Bardo at her West Hollywood apartment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 18, 2021
July 17, 2020: Florida Fishing Massacre

In a small, rural town south of Orlando, three men on a catfishing excursion were brutally murdered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 17, 2021
July 16, 1976: The Heist of the Century

A large group of men pulled off a weekend-long bank heist in Nice, France. It netted the thieves 46 million francs worth of valuables. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 16, 2021
July 15, 1982: Green River Killer’s First Victim Found

Two teenage boys found the body of 16-year-old Wendy Lee Coffield in a Washington river. She was the first known victim of Gary Ridgway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 15, 2021
July 14, 1881: Billy The Kid Killed

A New Mexico sheriff tracked down Billy the Kid and fatally shot the outlaw, ending his spree of thefts and murders. Guest hosted by Carter Roy from the new special collection Devious Dads, a Spotify Original from Parcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 14, 2021
July 13, 1966: Richard Speck Murders Eight Women

Serial killer Richard Speck broke into a townhouse and killed eight nursing students in Chicago. It likely would have been nine had he not lost track of how many women he was holding hostage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16m
Jul 13, 2021
July 12, 1987: Knightsbridge Bank Heist

Valerio Viccei, also known as the Wolf, was the mastermind behind Great Britain’s largest bank heist. In under two hours, his crew broke into 121 safety deposit boxes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16m
Jul 12, 2021
July 11, 2020: Marc Angelucci Killed

A man posing as a delivery driver murdered attorney Marc Angelucci. Eight days later, the same shooter may have ambushed the family of Judge Esther Salas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

13m
Jul 11, 2021
July 10, 1998: Rudolph Kos Exposed

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Texas agreed to pay a large settlement to former altar boys who were sexually abused by Father Rudolph Kos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 10, 2021
July 9, 1979: Nazi Hunters Bombed

Neo-Nazis bombed the car of Serge and Beate Klarsfeld in retaliation for their work demanding justice for Holocaust victims. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 09, 2021
July 8, 1972: Ghassan Kanafani Assasinated

Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani and his niece were killed by a car bomb planted by the Mossad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 08, 2021
July 7, 2004: Former Enron CEO Indicted

Enron founder and former CEO Kenneth Lay was indicted for fraud after the company’s 2001 bankruptcy. Guest hosted by Dana Goodyear from Lost Hills, a podcast that delves into the shocking murder of scientist Tristan Beaudette. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 07, 2021
July 6, 2016: Philando Castile Killed

During a routine traffic stop, 32-year-old Philando Castile was shot and killed by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15m
Jul 06, 2021
July 5, 1984: Supreme Court Rules on Good Faith

In a 6 to 3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that evidence obtained using a faulty search warrant could still be used in court if the officers acted in good faith.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 05, 2021
July 4, 1910: Jack Johnson’s Victory Sparks Racial Violence

White Americans took to the streets across the nation after the world’s first Black heavyweight champion defeated former champ Jim Jeffries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16m
Jul 04, 2021
July 3, 1988: Iran Air Flight 655 Shot Down

A U.S. naval warship mistook Iran Air Flight 655 for an enemy aircraft and fired on it, killing all 290 civilians on board. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 03, 2021
July 2, 1991: Sebastian Shaw Kills First Victim

23-year-old Sebastian Shaw murdered 40-year-old Jay Rickbeil in Portland, Oregon. Shaw later claimed to have killed “10 or 12 other people.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14m
Jul 02, 2021