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#256

Case 216: The Itzkovitz Family

Eliahu Itzkovitz spent much of his childhood confined behind the walls of Romania’s Chișinău Ghetto – a place where he and other Romanian Jews were held prisoner by their government... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Holly Boyd Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/casefile) – Support Casefile and get early access to ad-free episodes and additional content [Calm] (https://www.calm.com/casefileuk) – Get 40% off Calm Premium subscription  [The Jordan Harbinger Show] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/start) – Learn the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting people For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-216-the-itzkovitz-family] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-216-the-itzkovitz-family/) ... Read more

15 hrs Ago

37 MINS

37:26

15 hrs Ago


#255

Case 215: The One-Man Crime Wave

*** Warning: This case involves a child victim *** On May 26 1978, four-year-old Eric Christgen suddenly disappeared while playing in a park in St Joseph, Missouri. The next day, his body was discovered near the Missouri River, sparking a manhunt like the small town had never seen before. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Jessica Forsayeth Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [SimpliSafe] (https://simplisafe.com/casefile) – Get 40% off the entire security system [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist [DoorDash] (https://www.doordash.com/) – Get 25% off and FREE delivery for your first order of $15 or more with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ [Lindsay Buziak Murder – Legal Fund] (https://www.gofundme.com/f/lindsay-buziak-murder-legal-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet) – Donate to Jeff Buziak’s legal fund and continue to keep Lindsay’s case from being forgotten   For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-215-the-one-man-crime-wave] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-215-the-one-man-crime-wave/) ... Read more

11 Jun 2022

1 HR 18 MINS

1:18:54

11 Jun 2022


#254

Case 214: Kevin Hjalmarsson

*** Warning: This case involves a child victim *** When the body of four-year-old Kevin Hjalmarsson was found floating on a wooden pallet in Sweden’s Kyrkviken bay, police determined that it wasn’t a tragic drowning, but a cold-blooded murder. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Elsha McGill Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [Peloton ] (https://www.onepeloton.com/) – Learn more about Peloton [Calm] (https://www.calm.com/casefileuk) – Get 40% off Calm Premium subscription [Best Fiends] (https://bestfiends.com/) – Download Best Fiends for free For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-214-kevin-hjalmarsson] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-214-kevin-hjalmarsson/) ... Read more

04 Jun 2022

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:08

04 Jun 2022


#253

Case 213: The Noordhoek 'Ripper Rapists'

It was around 2:30 am on Sunday, December 18 1994, when a group of friends stumbled across the bloody and brutalised body of a young woman, lying in the middle of a road in Gqeberha, South Africa. She was the latest victim of Frans Du Toit and Theuns Kruger; two men who the press would come to dub The Noordhoek ‘Ripper Rapists’. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Erin Munro Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [ShipStation] (http://shipstation.com/) – Try ShipStation FREE for 60 days with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-213-the-noordhoek-ripper-rapists] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-213-the-noordhoek-ripper-rapists/) ... Read more

28 May 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:45

28 May 2022


#252

Case 212: The Forgotten Cannibal

On December 21 1924, itinerant beggar, Vincenz Olivier, knocked on the door of an apartment building on the outskirts of Münsterberg in Weimar, Germany. Father Denke, the elderly man who answered the door, gladly offered Vincenz 20 pfennigs to help him write a letter to his brother. Vincenz accepted and was welcomed into Father Denke’s home... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Holly Boyd Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [DoorDash] (https://www.doordash.com/) – Get 25% off and FREE delivery for your first order of $15 or more with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ [ExpressVPN] (https://www.expressvpn.com/casefile) – Get 3 extra months free with a 12-month plan For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-212-the-forgotten-cannibal] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-212-the-forgotten-cannibal/) ... Read more

21 May 2022

39 MINS

39:18

21 May 2022


#251

Case 211: Cari Farver

When Omaha mechanic Dave Kroupa met Cari Farver in late 2012, he thought he’d found the perfect woman. Unfortunately, their relationship soon turned sour and when Dave ended things, Cari began to obsessively stalk him, turning his life into a living nightmare... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Erin Munro Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [Peloton ] (https://www.onepeloton.com/) – Learn more about Peloton [Article] (https://www.article.com/casefile) – Get $50 off your first order of $100 or more [SimpliSafe] (https://simplisafe.com/casefile) – Get 40% off the entire security system [The Jordan Harbinger Show] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/start) – Learn the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting people [Calm] (https://www.calm.com/casefileuk) – Get 40% off the Calm Premium subscription For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-211-cari-farver] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-211-cari-farver/) ... Read more

14 May 2022

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:34

14 May 2022


#250

Case 210: Jayna Murray

On March 11, 2011, two employees of the Lululemon Athletica yoga store in Bethesda, Maryland fell victim to a brutal attack carried out by two masked men. 30-year-old Jayna Murray was murdered, while 28-year-old Brittany Norwood survived the ordeal which included sexual assault, torture, repeated stabbings and burglary. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Jessica Forsayeth Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist [Best Fiends] (https://bestfiends.com/) – Download Best Fiends for free [Allbirds] (http://allbirds.com/) – Discover your perfect pair of sneakers [Noom Weight] (http://noom.com/casefile) – The last weight loss program you’ll need. Start your trial today For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-210-jayna-murray] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-210-jayna-murray/) ... Read more

07 May 2022

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:09

07 May 2022


#249

Case 209: Urban Höglin & Heidi Paakkonen

When Swedish backpackers Urban Höglin and Heidi Paakkonen go missing during a camping trip around New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula, concerns are quickly raised that the newly engaged couple could have fallen victim to foul play. Worries increase once it’s discovered that convicted killer, David Tamihere, was on the loose in the area at the time, having jumped bail on a rape charge. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Elsha McGill Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [DoorDash] (https://www.doordash.com/) – Get 25% off and FREE delivery for your first order of $15 or more with promo code ‘CASEFILE' [Scribd] (https://try.scribd.com/file) – Get your two first months of Scribd’s unlimited number of full-length books, audiobooks, and other content for only $0.99 a month [ZipRecruiter] (https://www.ziprecruiter.com/casefile) – Post your jobs for FREE [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist [ShipStation] (http://shipstation.com/) – Try ShipStation FREE for 60 days with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ For all credits and sources please visit [https://casefilepodcast.com/case-209-urban-höglin-heidi-paakkonen] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-209-urban-ho%CC%88glin-heidi-paakkonen) ... Read more

30 Apr 2022

1 HR 32 MINS

1:32:49

30 Apr 2022


#248

Case 208: John Chau

In 2018, American missionary John Chau sailed out to North Sentinel, a forested island off the coast of India. He intended to spread the word of God to the Sentinelese, a small population of indigenous people considered the most remote tribe in the world. Yet, the Sentinelese have made it very clear to outsiders that they desire isolation above all else. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Erin Munro Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [The Jordan Harbinger Show] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/start) – Learn the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting people [The Detective’s Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-208-john-chau] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-208-john-chau/) ... Read more

23 Apr 2022

38 MINS

38:36

23 Apr 2022


#247

Case 207: Suzanne Armstrong & Susan Bartlett

In early January 1977, residents of Easey Street in Melbourne’s inner-city suburb of Collingwood noticed they hadn’t seen the tenants at number 147 for several days... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Elsha McGill Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [Peloton ] (https://www.onepeloton.com/) – Learn more about Peloton [The Detective’s Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents [Truebill ] (https://www.truebill.com/casefile) – Take control of your finances and save money [The Jordan Harbinger Show] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/start) – Learn the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting people For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-207-suzanne-armstrong-susan-bartlett] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-207-suzanne-armstrong-susan-bartlett/) ... Read more

16 Apr 2022

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:46

16 Apr 2022


#246

Case 206: Julio & Candra Torres

On Tuesday, July 27 1976, 16-year-old Candra Torres and a man named Tom Brown showed up in an Oregon sheriff’s department to report a terrible incident. Candra’s husband, 21-year-old Julio Torres, had been accidentally shot and killed while the three were on a camping trip deep in Mount Hood National Forest... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Erin Munro Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [ZipRecruiter] (https://www.ziprecruiter.com/casefile) – Post your jobs for FREE [Best Fiends] (https://bestfiends.com/) – Download Best Fiends for free [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist [Noom Weight] (http://noom.com/casefile) – The last weight loss program you’ll need. Start your trial today [SimpliSafe] (https://simplisafe.com/casefile) – Get a free indoor security camera and save 20% on the security system when you sign up for the interactive monitoring service [The Detective’s Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-206-julio-candra-torres] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-206-julio-candra-torres/) ... Read more

09 Apr 2022

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:09

09 Apr 2022


#245

Case 205: Bernd Brandes

On March 9 2001, 43-year-old computer engineer Bernd Brandes disappeared from his home in Berlin, Germany. Although his absence was extremely out of character, investigations into his whereabouts proved unsuccessful... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Jessica Forsayeth Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [The Detective’s Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents [Babbel] (https://uk.babbel.com/play) – Get 6 months free with a 6-month subscription. Use promo code ‘CASEFILE’ [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist [ShipStation] (http://shipstation.com/) – Try ShipStation FREE for 60 days with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-205-bernd-brandes] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-205-bernd-brandes/) ... Read more

02 Apr 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:59

02 Apr 2022


#244

Missing Niamh - A message from the host

Niamh Maye was an adventurous teenager. She grew up in a large family in the northern New South Wales town of Armidale, in Australia. After finishing high school, she took a gap year in 2002 and embarked on a working holiday picking fruit in the rural town of Batlow. As Easter approached, Niamh made plans to travel to Sydney to meet her sister, Fionnuala, and brother Kieron, so they could travel back to Armidale to spend Easter with their family.   But Niamh never made it home. If you know anything, please contact us. Something that doesn’t seem significant to you might help us put the jigsaw pieces together. Your information could be the missing piece. Please get in touch at [missingniamh.com] (https://missingniamh.com) ... Read more

29 Mar 2022

04 MINS

04:16

29 Mar 2022


#243

Case 204: The Glendale Train Crash

On January 26 2005, 25-year-old Juan Alvarez parked his car on a railway line in Glendale, Los Angeles, causing an explosive train crash that killed and injured dozens of commuters. Alvarez, plagued by family troubles and a difficult past, claimed it was an accident but those who witnessed the crash said otherwise. Was Alvarez an innocent victim or a calculating killer? --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research – Holly Boyd Writing – Jessica Forsayeth Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [The Detective’s Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents [The Jordan Harbinger Show] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/start) – Learn the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting people [Scribd] (https://try.scribd.com/file) – Get your two first months of Scribd’s unlimited number of full-length books, audiobooks, and other content for only $0.99 a month For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-204-the-glendale-train-crash] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-204-the-glendale-train-crash/) ... Read more

26 Mar 2022

44 MINS

44:58

26 Mar 2022


#242

Case 203: Bob Chappell

On January 26 2009, defacto couple Bob Chappell and Sue Neill-Fraser spent the public holiday working on their yacht, The Four Winds, in Tasmania’s Sandy Bay. --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research – Jessica Forsayeth Writing – Elsha McGill Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [Allbirds] (http://allbirds.com/) – Discover your perfect pair of sneakers [Peloton ] (https://www.onepeloton.com/) – Learn more about Peloton [ZipRecruiter] (https://www.ziprecruiter.com/casefile) – Post your jobs for FREE [DoorDash] (https://www.doordash.com/) – Get 25% off and FREE delivery for your first order of $15 or more with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ [Truebill ] (https://www.truebill.com/casefile) – Take control of your finances and save money [Catalina Crunch] (https://catalinacrunch.com/casefiles) – Get 15% off your first order of keto cereals + free shipping [The Detective's Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-203-bob-chappell] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-203-bob-chappell/) ... Read more

19 Mar 2022

2 HR 02 MINS

2:02:35

19 Mar 2022


#241

Case 202: Moira Anderson

On Saturday, February 23 1957, 11-year-old Moira Anderson set out in a blizzard to run a quick errand. When she failed to return home, locals in her hometown of Coatbridge, Scotland began searching the area for any sign of her... --- Narration – [Anonymous Host] (https://twitter.com/casefilehost) Research & writing – Erin Munro Creative direction – Milly Raso Production and music – [Mike Migas] (http://mikemigas.com/) Music – [Andrew D.B. Joslyn] (http://www.andrewjoslynmusic.com/) This episode's sponsors: [The Detective’s Dilemma] (https://spotify.link/CasefilePresents) – New podcast from Casefile Presents [Best Fiends] (https://bestfiends.com/) – Download Best Fiends for free [The Jordan Harbinger Show] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/start) – Learn the stories, secrets, and skills of the world’s most brilliant and interesting people [Noom Weight] (http://noom.com/casefile) – The last weight loss program you’ll need. Start your trial today [Sunbasket] (https://sunbasket.com/casefile) – Get $90 off and a free gift with promo code ‘CASEFILE’ [BetterHelp] (https://www.betterhelp.com/casefile) – Get 10% off your first month of professional counselling with a licensed therapist For all credits and sources please visit [casefilepodcast.com/case-202-moira-anderson] (https://casefilepodcast.com/case-202-moira-anderson/) ... Read more

12 Mar 2022

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:35

12 Mar 2022