Gruesome and Unnatural

A true crime podcast about murder, cold cases, missing people, and unnatural events in the world. New episodes every Monday!

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The Death of Jorge Torres Jr.

*Episode 41*

Sarah Boone and Jorge Torres began dating in 2017 and shortly thereafter moved in together. The couple had a history of domestic violence issues and on many occasions the police were called.  On February 24th, 2020 Sarah called 911 but this time for a completely different reason.

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The Murder of Skylar Neese

*Episode 40*

Skylar Neese was a bubbly 16-year-old girl who got straight A’s in school and loved to hang out with her best friends Rachel Shoaf and Sheila Eddy. Unfortunately, on July 6th, 2012 Skylar never showed up for work and her friends and family become extremely worried about her. Days later Sheila helped distribute missing flyers with Skylar’s mom Mary but when her remains were found the truth revealed itself and Skylar’s parents were absolutely shocked.

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The Doodler Murders

*Episode 39*

Starting in 1974 in San Francisco, California several homosexual men were starting to show up dead in the area. Three of those men got away from this man dubbed the Doodler Murder but never testified in court out of fear of getting murdered themselves. After almost 50 years this man has never been caught for his crimes.

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The Murders of Andrea Blankenship, Leon Pye, and Kaeos Yates

*Episode 38*

On February 9th, 2021 Taranzo Pye and Tasha Yates dropped off their 4-year-old daughter Kaeos Yates with her grandparents Delsi and Leon. Little did her grandparents know that their own family member who was let out of prison three weeks prior would murder their neighbor and then attack them.

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Serial Killer - Jerry Brudos

*Episode 37*

Eileen and Henry Brudos already had a son Larry so when their second son Jerry was born, they were quite disappointed that it wasn’t a girl. Their parents loved Larry way more so when it came to his brother, they were abusive toward him. Jerry was playing outside by himself one day when he came across a pair of open toed high heeled shoes and that is where his obsession and hatred of women and murder began.

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The Hi-Fi Murders

*Episode 36*

Michelle Ansley who had only been working at the Hi-Fi shop in Ogden, Utah for a week was closing on the night of April 22nd, 1974 with her co-worker Stanley Walker. Right before closing four men came into the store with guns and demanded that Michelle and Stanley go to the basement where they were tied up. After three more people came into the store and were tied up the robbers finally executed their plan of killing all the hostages in a horrific way.

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The Bever Family Murders

*Episode 35*

After marrying at a very young age April and David Bever had seven children together. April wanted her children to be tech savvy and explore deeply into their passions in life. The Bever family was known in their neighborhood to be quiet and reserved but on the night of July 22nd, 2015 more than just their neighborhood would find out who they were.

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Canadian Serial Killer - Bruce McArthur PART 2

*Episode 34*

Five men are now missing in Toronto, Canada and police are narrowing in on suspect Bruce McArthur. After finding not only DNA evidence in his vehicle they find a man tied up and drugged inside of his apartment. After his arrest police find that he was behind the disappearances of 8 victim’s total.

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Canadian Serial Killer - Bruce McArthur PART 1

*Episode 33*

When Bruce McArthur was in his younger years of life he struggled with his sexuality. As Bruce got older, he used the church to hide his feelings towards other men and eventually married his girlfriend, Janice. The couple had two children together, but that marriage did not last due to financial struggles. Bruce moved to an apartment in Toronto relatively close to Church and Wellesley which was known as Toronto’s gay village and mysteriously this is where many men in the area started to go missing.

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UPDATE: Justice for Jared Bridegan

*Episode 32*

On February 16th, 2022 Jared Bridegan was murdered in front of his then 2-year-old daughter. As of January 25th, 2023 Henry Tenon has been arrested for Jared’s murder but there is still more justice to come.

Episodes

Monday Apr 29, 2024

Daniel Marsh first made local headlines in 2008 at the age of 10 after receiving an American Red Cross Heroes Award for using CPR to save his father’s life who was having a heart attack. Although, it was around the same time his parents were going through a divorce due to his mother's affair with his former kindergarten teacher. This really stuck with Daniel and at the young age of 10, he was beginning to be enraged with the woman that his mother had left his father for. He plotted to slit her throat or strangle her to death and began to have dreams of killing people. At 11, he told a therapist about fantasies of torturing people and his desire to make those fantasies come true. Unfortunately, nobody took him seriously and he acted on those fantasies.

Monday Apr 08, 2024

17-year-old Cassandra Bjorge was sent to live with her grandparents Wendy and Randall Bjorge in Georgia after she had been having some behavioral issues with a past of using drugs and running away. She spent several years doing Kung Fu at this point so shortly after moving in with her grandparents she was able to go to China with her grandparents help. They were hoping this would help Cassie to change her life around although little did they know Cassie had other plans alongside her boyfriend Johnny Rider.

Episode 76: Zachary Davis

Monday Apr 01, 2024

Monday Apr 01, 2024

Zachary Everett Davis was born on July 29th, 1997, to Melanie and Christopher Davis. Growing up Zach was always a quiet child but also had a history of mental illnesses. In 2007, when he was nine years old, his father Chris passed away due to Lou Gehrig’s disease. After his father’s passing Zach became extremely depressed so much so that he eventually wound up in the hospital for psychiatric treatment around 11 years old when his mother started to notice odd behaviors and wanted to get her son treatment. In August of 2012 Melanie took her two sons to the movie theaters but when they returned home Zach would horrifically change their lives forever.

Episode 75: Brian Cohee

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

Tuesday Mar 26, 2024

On the night of February 27th, 2021, Brian Cohee Jr. and his parents enjoyed a nice family movie night in before Brian went out to take a drive and get some fresh air. Unfortunately, his car would later get stuck in the Colorado River and would take hours to get out. After finally retrieving his car, Brian’s father went to clean the car out and see if they could salvage it although his father would make a discovery that would lead Brian’s mother to an even more gruesome discovery in their son’s bedroom closet.

Monday Mar 18, 2024

Paul Stephani was the youngest of ten children. His mother remarried his stepfather when Paul was 3 years old, although he claims his stepfather was abusive towards him and his siblings when he came into their lives. Paul moved to Saint Paul, Minneapolis later on in his life taking on various jobs but just couldn’t keep one and would blame this on the fact that as a child he was diagnosed with epilepsy. He finally met a woman by the name of Beverly Lider and the two married in 1970 and had a daughter together, although that relationship would not work as the couple divorced after 5 years of marriage. Then Paul abandoned his daughter and started dating another woman for about 4 years although she left him for an arranged marriage which she had no control of, this devastated Paul because he thought they were going to get married. He started working as a janitor at the Malmberg Manufacturing Company in 1977 but he was fired from that job. His life started to spiral out of control so he turned to a life of crime and murder.

Monday Mar 04, 2024

Taylor Coronado met Shad Thyrion when they were in middle school and later dated one another in high school. Although that relationship didn’t last, they did remain friends after high school. One night on February 21st, 2022 Taylor picked up Shad from his mother’s house at around 9:30pm. They drove to her apartment on Eastman Avenue and there one of their friends joined them to hang out and smoke weed. After this friend left both Shad and Taylor smoked meth and injected Trazodone. After going back to Shad’s mother’s house, they engaged in sexual intercourse but one of them took things too far.

Monday Feb 26, 2024


Dorothy Scott was enjoying a night out with co-workers when she noticed one of her co-workers did not look well and had a red mark on his arm. Dorothy and another one of her co-workers, Pam Head, decided to take him to the emergency room where they found out he had been bitten by a spider. Dorothy and Pam sat in the waiting room for their friend to be released. After being released Dorothy left them to go get her car in order to pick them up but when she hadn’t returned after a couple of minutes her co-workers started to get worried. Minutes later her car comes flying through the parking lot leaving them behind and that was the last time they ever saw her.
Armin Meiwes was abandoned by his father at a young age turning him into a lonely child just wanting his family to be together again. By the age of 12 Armin began to develop a certain desire most people don’t have the desire for but after putting up an ad people reached out to him with that exact same desire.
Gayle Corris and Charles Foster had been married for a little over a year and had just moved to Ferndale, Washington about two weeks before Charles made a 911 call to confess what he had done and wanted to do.

Monday Feb 12, 2024

Nannie Doss grew up working on a farm and quitting school by the 6th grade as her father was very controlling and abusive. When Nannie was just 9 years old her family took a train to see family but while on the train it made a sudden stop making Nannie hit her head on a metal pole located in front of her, Nannie was not the same after that. She went on to marry her first husband at just 16 years old producing 4 children. Although, the two youngest would die suddenly from what appeared to be food poisoning. After many people died throughout her lifetime, she finally met Samuel Doss her fifth husband, but he too would die under suspicious circumstances. Finally, doctors ordered to perform an autopsy on Samuel and what they found was astonishing.

Episode 70: Kurt Cobain

Monday Feb 05, 2024

Monday Feb 05, 2024

Kurt Cobain was the first born to each side of his family, so he was a spoiled little boy. He grew up drawing and singing at a very young age although by the time he was 9 years old his parents were going through a divorce, and this really tore him apart. He began using drugs, smoking, and drinking alcohol at a young age and didn’t have a stable living situation. After high school Kurt started to form the band Nirvana while dating different women before meeting his future wife Courtney Love. The two used many drugs throughout their relationship even after finding out they were pregnant with a baby girl. Unfortunately, less than just two years after their daughter was born Kurt Cobain was found dead in his home from an apparent suicide.

Monday Jan 22, 2024

Bernard and Jeanne Rifkin adopted Joel three weeks after he was born. He was bullied a lot in his younger years of life which ultimately left him by himself most of the time. Joel started to have deep disturbing thoughts about hurting women and unfortunately, he made those thoughts a reality. He ended up murdering 17 women in the New York area even dismembering some of them. Sadly, a couple of them have never been found or identified.

Monday Jan 15, 2024

After meeting at church and eloping at a young age Louise and her new husband David Turpin continued practicing their religion as Pentecostal Christians. As a part of their belief, they were to have numerous children because, “God called on them to do so.” The couple went on to have thirteen children, ten daughters and three sons. Although, after the oldest child was born and attended school for a short period of time David and Louise realized they needed to homeschool their children. By 2014 the Turpin’s were living in a filthy one-story home located in Perris, California. When 2018 came around the children had enough particularity one of their daughters who was determined to save her siblings whether it be life or death.

Episode 67: Adam Strong

Monday Jan 08, 2024

Monday Jan 08, 2024

18-year-old Rori Hache was last seen leaving a hospital without being seen by a healthcare professional but where did she go and what happened to her? 12 days later a fisherman and his grandson came across a female torso which would later be identified as Rori Hache. Thankfully answers to where the rest of her body was would come soon than later but would she be the only victim?

Monday Jan 01, 2024

Ronald Gene Simmons spent 20 years in the military and retired as Master Sergeant. During his time in the military, he and his wife Becky had 7 children together although Ronald would later be investigated for fathering his daughter’s child and this is when he moved the family in fear of being arrested. This move would be the last for the Simmons’s family as Ronald snapped one day on not only his wife but his entire family.

Episode 65: JonBenet Ramsey

Monday Dec 11, 2023

Monday Dec 11, 2023

JonBenet Ramsey a beautiful little 6-year-old girl who won many beauty pageants at such a young age. December 25th, 1996 Christmas day the family woke up, opened presents, and then attended a Christmas party that night. Although the next morning would be the worst days of their lives when Patsy finds a ransom note and her daughter missing.  

Monday Nov 27, 2023

As a young child Robert Berdella was bullied so he spent a lot of his time alone painting, writing to pen pals, and collecting coins and stamps. Unfortunately, while growing up his father physically and emotionally abused both Robert and his younger brother Daniel. Eventually Robert graduated from high school and enrolled at an art institute although that only lasted a couple years when he unenrolled himself because of his behavior at school. From there Robert turned to a life of murder holding his victim’s hostage while torturing them in unimaginable ways.
 
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Episode 63: The Watcher

Monday Nov 20, 2023

Monday Nov 20, 2023

Derek Broaddus had just become the senior vice president at his insurance company, so he and his wife Maria were looking to buy a new home to move into with their three children. They finally found their dream home and purchased it on June 6th, 2014. It was located in Westfield, New Jersey at 657 Boulevard. Although letters started showing up in their mailbox saying some very odd things. The Broaddus’s realized that they had a stalker on their hands.

Episode 62: Yuba County Five

Monday Nov 06, 2023

Monday Nov 06, 2023

On Friday, February 24th, 1978 in Yuba City, California five men were on their way to Chico State to watch a basketball game together. After a successful win for their team the five men headed back home to Yuba City but what happened next is still a mystery to this day.
 
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Monday Oct 30, 2023

On Halloween night in 1974 8-year-old Timothy and his 5-year-old sister were looking forward to a night of trick or treating with their father and the neighbors. After a rainy night of collecting candy Timothy asked his father for a piece but when Timothy ate a Pixy Stix he had received, his life would end just an hour later.

Monday Oct 16, 2023

In this episode Eric tells us about the Salem Witch Trials.

Monday Oct 16, 2023

After years of criminal activities from the hands of both Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris the two crossed paths while in jail. They came up with plans to harm young women in horrific ways once they were both released and that is exactly what they did. 

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