Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier

Alaska is a land of mystery, danger, stunning beauty, and valuable resources. Over the decades, fortune seekers have been drawn to Alaska in search of gold, oil, fish, and crab. These fortune seekers are usually young men with little to lose and big dreams of becoming rich. Throughout Alaska’s history, a wave of crime has followed each economic boom, and in my podcast, I will tell you these stories of crime while I share a little about the rich cultural history and geography of this complex state I call home.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 45 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 19 hours 13 minutes

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Finding the Murderer of Jessica Baggen


When a small Alaska town loses one of its children, the entire community grieves, and when a monster brutally rapes, murders, and discards that child, the residents cry out for answers and justice. In the case of Jessica Baggen,


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   24m
 
 

Miranda Barbour, Serial Killer or Pathological Liar?


Miranda Barbour - In December 2013, after police arrested Miranda Barbour, 19, for the murder of Troy LaFerrara in Pennsylvania, Miranda told a news reporter she had murdered between 22 and 100 people. She said she killed a few in North Carolina,


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 2021-06-28  25m
 
 

The Wreck of the SS Princess Sophia – The Unknown Titanic of the West Coast


  - The deadliest marine disaster on the west coast of North America occurred in Lynn Canal on October 24, 1918, but few people have ever heard of it. Approximately 345 people died when the SS Princess Sophia slid off Vanderbilt Reef and sank.


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 2021-06-14  27m
 
 

Murder on the banks of the Yukon


When someone brutally murdered the postmistress of Ruby, Alaska, a small village on the Yukon River, the Alaska State Troopers believed they had a ‘locked-room” mystery on their hands. They suspected one of the villagers of killing Agnes Wright.


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 2021-05-21  26m
 
 

The Sinking of the SS Clara Nevada


Was the wreck of the Clara Nevada a terrible accident or the greatest mass-murder in Alaska history? - Superstitions swirl around boats, and some captains believe bizarre myths. Renaming a vessel remains foremost among the maritime harbingers of bad l...


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 2021-04-30  27m
 
 

Serial Killer John Joseph Fautenberry


Would you recognize a serial killer if you rubbed elbows with him in a bar or if he struck up a conversation with you on a hiking trail? Maybe something about the person would set off alarm bells, especially if you found yourself alone with him.


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 2021-04-12  29m
 
 

What Happened to the Palmer Brothers?


When a son disappears, his parents suffer a blow from which they will never recover, but how do parents cope when two of their sons vanish? Imagine if those two brothers disappeared a decade apart. - I’ve mentioned before the alarming statistics about...


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 2021-03-24  19m
 
 

The Birdman of Alcatraz


You might not associate The Birdman of Alcatraz with Alaska, but Robert Stroud, often called the Birdman, once lived in Alaska, and after murdering a man in a Juneau bar, he spent the rest of his life, 54 years.


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 2021-03-08  24m
 
 

The Killer Who Hibernated in Alaska


Retirees Robert and Dagmar Linton eagerly embarked on a long-planned camping trip in the Pacific Northwest, and they promised their children they would be careful. The Lintons did not express concerns about their journey,


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 2021-02-17  27m
 
 

Who Murdered the Benolkens


Who brutally raped and murdered James and Anne Benolken in their Juneau apartment in 1982? Nearly four decades later, many questions remain unanswered. - Emanuel Teller and Newton Lambert -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   - Sources


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 2021-01-27  24m