In order to tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. Every season, Investigative journalist Delia D'Ambra digs deep into a mind-bending mystery with the hopes of reigniting interest in a decades old homicide case.
Darlene Hulse was forcibly taken from her home in Argos, Indiana on August 17, 1984. Her two oldest daughters witnessed the attack but they didn’t recognize the man who took their mother. Though Darlene’s body would be found a day later, just six miles from her home, her killer has evaded law enforcement for almost four decades and her case has remained cold…until now. After a year long investigation, we’re uncovering new facts and speaking with witnesses and suspects who have never been spoke to before in hopes of finally answering the question, who murdered Darlene Hulse? All 15 episodes are available for you to listen to RIGHT NOW on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen to your podcasts. Brought to you by CarMax. Car buying reimagined. Find a car you’ll love at CarMax.com.
Maple Shade, New Jersey is a quaint New Jersey suburb; its slogan is “Nice Town, Friendly People.” But on the evening of March 23, 2017, an Indian tech worker, Sasikala Narra, and her six-year-old son, Anish, were found brutally murdered in their apartment. Police questioned the husband and father, Hanumantha, but his alibi had checked out. Six years later, the case is still unsolved, and authorities won’t discuss it. So, we’re investigating for ourselves and discovering new leads, potential motives, and questionable behavior by local authorities. Will there ever be justice for Sasikala and Anish? Listen to Season 2 of Strangeland: Murder in Maple Shade on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Delia speaks with former Desoto County cold case investigator James Kirdy to go over critical points of the John Welles case. She learns more about what James thinks happened to John and why he is convinced the teen was not a murder victim. This episode is an update for listeners who have streamed all episodes of CounterClock Season 4.
Host, Delia D'Ambra, and Executive Producer, Ashley Flowers, discuss listener questions that came in after Season 4 released. Delia gets her hands on evidence photos of John Welles's actual .22 Ruger Revolver and other critical pieces of evidence that have never been seen before. Associate producer David Payne and other voices from the season drop in to go over everything we know so far in this case and talk about theories that should be considered.
Sometimes the most beautiful places hide the darkest secrets. audiochuck is back with the third season of the hit podcast Park Predators. Host, Delia D’Ambra, is telling listeners about murders and missing persons cases in parklands across North America, Canada, Australia and beyond. Learn more at www.parkpredators.com.
Delia finds herself confronting a state governing board head-on at one of their meetings. Everything about the integrity of Desoto County and FDLE's handling of the John Welles case comes into question and the pressure of the CounterClock investigation builds to a breaking point. Plus, a special finale call out for listeners to keep the momentum going.
The cleanliness of John's revolver brings into question whether it was ever the murder weapon at all. Delia uncovers data from the 12th District Medical Examiner's office that raises concern about the number of undetermined deaths recorded the same year John's manner of death was changed.
Delia discovers another .22 Magnum Ruger single-action six shot revolver loaded with 17 caliber ammunition was present on the Southeast Hansel property the day of John's murder. What happened to this revolver after John died? That's the million-dollar question that Delia tries to get to the bottom of. Plus, what a former DNA forensics lab that worked on the John Welles case says could be done to gather more information thanks to new advancements.
Delia takes a step back to consider all of the suspects known in the case and evaluate law enforcement's handling of the investigation after 2006. She and associate producer David Payne venture back out to SE Hansel Avenue to continue working the case only to find themselves face-to-face with Desoto County deputies and subjects of a 911 call.
Three years after John's murder a lead emerges thanks to a teenage domestic violence survivor coming forward. Delia learns that investigators looked into the lead but never really chased the guy down. Delia follows up and finds the man, who's now a convicted criminal serving time in a Florida state prison.
Each primary witness’s story comes under the microscope as they recreate their version of events at the crime scene a week after John’s death. Delia investigates inconsistencies in Pat and Skip’s behaviors and examines their actions on the day of the crime. A second autopsy comes into play and tension builds at John's funeral.
Desoto County Sheriff' Office has to start their murder investigation from square one and they're 24 hours behind. They call in help from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Delia breaks down detectives first interview with John's grandmother to explore her version of events. Plus, Delia examines why the results of John's toxicology screen became a major focal point for investigators.
When the medical examiner processing John’s body discovers an intact bullet in the back of his skull, the case turns into a murder investigation. Other clues unearthed during John’s autopsy bring up even more questions about the hours and days leading up to the his death. Delia explores where police followed their initial suspicions.
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