When a successful young Washington DC attorney stays the night at an old friend’s house after a long day at work, he’s killed shortly after arrival under extremely strange circumstances. His friends tell a shockingly unlikely story to investigators, who attempt to determine the truth in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
When a Boston woman travels to Philadelphia, she’s excited to explore the city while her husband attends a work conference. After disappearing without a trace, her remains are later inexplicably found in distant North Carolina woods, with evidence of foul play—leaving investigators with a profoundly puzzling mystery in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
When a high-ranking Alabama corrections officer breaks a violent convict out of jail, she stuns everyone who ever knew her, along with the American public. After 11 days on the run, she takes her own life during a high-speed chase. In the wake of her suicide, many wonder why she’d willingly give up everything—her family, her reputation, her hard-earned retirement and her home—for a few days with a long-time felon facing capital murder charges. We explore these questions along with Vikki White’s shocking choices and brief career as a fugitive in this bonus episode of Last Seen Alive.
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When an Atlanta woman goes for a late-night walk in a popular park, she’s killed in one of the most shockingly-violent assaults the city has ever seen. Investigators work to identify a killer whose actions reveal a truly twisted psyche in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
When a Colorado man advertises for a new roommate, he unwittingly attracts the attention of a profoundly sadistic murderer. Investigators attempt to identify the most difficult kind of killer to catch in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
It’s hard to catch a killer who never stops moving. So hard, in fact, that the FBI created a task force dedicated to finding and stopping serial killers who all share a single profession. We explore the connection between the open road and serial murder in this subscribers-only bonus episode of Last Seen Alive.
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When a well-known mycologist disappears while on a routine mushroom-foraging trip, a search and rescue mission is launched in the Washington woodlands. After it becomes apparent that she’s nowhere to be found, investigators consider the possibility of foul play in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
When a Georgia woman attends a casual girls’ night in with other moms from her son’s football team, the last thing her family expects is for her to never come home. The party host and other guests say she must have fallen to her death while they all slept, but the physical evidence contradicts their story in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
After years of looking forward to someday carving out the time to create bonus content, we’re finally on Patreon! We’re the only true crime podcast written, researched and hosted by a professional Crime Analyst. Our mission is to bring compelling cases to others interested in true crime while shining a light on unresolved homicides and missing persons—whether dead or alive—who are still waiting to be found.
Each of our regular episodes explores an unsolved case, and these will always be free for everyone. We created this podcast in order to spread the word about each case to as many people as possible, in hopes that this will result in listeners reporting potentially valuable tips to investigators.
However! We know there are many other aspects of true crime and criminal investigations that fascinate our listeners. We joined Patreon in order to share original, insightful bonus content that will entertain and inform our most dedicated listeners. If you enjoy Last Seen Alive and like the idea of broadening your knowledge of true crime and criminal investigations, this is for you. Your monthly support will give you access to a monthly bonus content episode, and will help to fund the ongoing production of the regular case-based episodes you know and love.
In our first-ever bonus episode, a serial killer exposes the dark underside of Golden Age Hollywood, and a savvy homicide detective believes that law enforcement needs a way to track serial offenders by analyzing crime scenes, behavior patterns and other factors, all in one place. Decades later, his idea is realized and the FBI appoints him as the first director of ViCAP, or the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program.
We explore ViCAP and the serial killings that inspired it in the very first bonus episode of Last Seen Alive.
When a North Carolina woman asks a friend for a ride to the hospital, she expects to be home in time for an appointment the next morning. Instead, she disappears and an intense investigation uncovers an array of strange possibilities—but no concrete answers—in this episode of Last Seen Alive.