Category: True Crime

Sisters Mary and Deirdre have always been obsessed with true crime. With Deirdre’s background in criminal justice and Mary’s degree in mental health, these sisters give a unique perspective on each case.

January 26, 2022

The Stock Family Murders

Episode #101 // The Stock Family Murders

In 2006, an elderly couple was brutally murdered. At first police suspected their nephew, who they had a bad history with. After a long interrogation, the nephew admitted to the murders and implicated his cousin. But parts of the case didn't completely add up, and then 2 unrelated felons would be connected to the murder. How did all 4 of these suspects fit in, or did the police have their suspects wrong?
 

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Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.

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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. 

January 19, 2022

The Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau

Episode #100 // The Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau
 
In 2011, Rebecca Zahau was watching her boyfriend's son when a horrible incident occurred resulting in the son's eventual death. Then, while only Rebecca and her boyfriend's brother were home, Rebecca would be found dead. She was hanging from her balcony, naked and bound at the hand and feet. Police said she was so distraught over the son she ended her own life, but is there enough evidence--or lack of evidence-- to indicate her death was actually murder?
 
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Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.
 
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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved.
January 12, 2022

The Case Against the Sinister Minister

Episode #99 // The Case Against the Sinister Minister
 
In 2008, minister AB Schirmer's wife would die in a car accident, a collision that AB would walk away from unharmed. Soon he was dating his secretary, who was married. When investigators looked at AB more closely, they found his first wife had also died under mysterious circumstances. Did AB, who earned the nickname 'the sinister minister' have more knowledge on the mysterious deaths of both his wives?
 
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Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.
 
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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. 
January 5, 2022

The Christus Hospital Serial Killer

Episode #98 // The Christus Hospital Serial Killer
 
In 2017, patients in the cardiovascular ICU of Christus hospital had a sudden increase in severe strokes, and death. Strangely, all the strokes were caused by air emboli, a rare and unusual cause. Administration weren't sure if this was negligence, incompetence or worse, murder. But all these victims had one thing in common: the last person to be in each and everyone of their rooms minutes before their symptoms would begin. That person was a well-liked nurse, William Davis.
 
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Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.
 
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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved.
December 15, 2021

The Case Against Tevin Biles-Thomas

Episode #97 // The Case Against Tevin Biles-Thomas
 
In 2018, Tevin Biles-Thomas attended a New Years Eve party at an AirBnB in Cleveland. At the time, he was most well known for being the brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles.  What started as a fun party to celebrate a new year would end in violence. A gunman would unleash onto the party, killing 23-year-old Devaughn Gibson, 19-year-old Delvaunte Johnson, and 21-year-old Toshon Banks. Two other people were injured but survived their injuries. Despite being named the only suspect in the case, Tevin Biles-Thomas would stand trial twice, but would eventually walk free.
 
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This episode may contain graphic details and strong language and may not be suitable for all listeners. Listener discretion is advised.
 
Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.
 
Make sure to comment and leave a review! Check out our Facebook page, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter and let us know what you thought of the episode. Also let us know what cases you would like us to cover in the future!
 
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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. Not Your Normal Murder is partnered with the Oracl3 Network.
December 8, 2021

The Attempted Murder of Lauret Savoy

Episode #96 // The Attempted Murder of Lauret Savoy
 
Mount Holyoke art professor Rie Hachiyanagi was used to headlines praising her eccentric art. But in 2019, she would make headlines for a whole other reason. After feeling rebuffed by co-professor Lauret Savoy, Rie would break into Lauret’s home and attack her. Rie’s plan was to murder her unrequited lover, but Lauret would make a passionate plea for her life. What could have led a beloved professor into such a violent spiral?
 
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This episode may contain graphic details and strong language and may not be suitable for all listeners. Listener discretion is advised.
 
Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.
 
Make sure to comment and leave a review! Check out our Facebook page, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter and let us know what you thought of the episode. Also let us know what cases you would like us to cover in the future!
 
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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. Not Your Normal Murder is partnered with the Oracl3 Network.
December 1, 2021

The Murder of Tammy Parker and Bryan Capnerhurst

Episode #95 // The Murder of Tammy Parker and Bryan Capnerhurst

On a Friday afternoon in 2012, in Columbia, South Carolina, 911 is called by a frantic, hysterical man. He tells the operator that his wife has been shot, and told the operator he knew who did it. That the shooter, is business colleague Bryan Capnerhurst, came into their home, and tried to rob them, shooting his wife in the process. But after the scene was assessed, and the police started investigating, they discovered this was anything but an open and shut home invasion gone wrong.

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This episode may contain graphic details and strong language and may not be suitable for all listeners. Listener discretion is advised.

Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.

Make sure to comment and leave a review! Check out our Facebook page, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter and let us know what you thought of the episode. Also let us know what cases you would like us to cover in the future!

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For a full list of sources used for this episode please visit here. 

This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. Not Your Normal Murder is partnered with the Oracl3 Network. 

November 17, 2021

The Thanksgiving Butcher

Episode #94 // The Thanksgiving Butcher (The Case Against Omaima Nelson)

On what would be Omaima and Bill Nelson's first Thanksgiving together as a couple and married, Omaima would kill her husband Bill. She would be arrested, and the prosecution claimed she had murdered him for his money. However, Omaima would claim she was a victim of sexual and physical abuse, and she just couldn’t take it any longer. What was the truth? Who was the real victim?

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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. Not Your Normal Murder is partnered with the Oracl3 Network.

November 10, 2021

The Murder of Meg Purk

Episode #93 // The Murder of Meg Purk

In 2009, a house would burn down. The family would escape safely. While giving his statement to police, home owner Scott Purk would bring up the mysterious death of his wife, from decades before. Now investigators not only had an arson case to investigate, but a murder case as well. 

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This episode may contain graphic details and strong language and may not be suitable for all listeners. Listener discretion is advised.

Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.

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This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. Not Your Normal Murder is partnered with the Oracl3 Network.

November 3, 2021

The Case Against Khalil Wheeler-Weaver

Episode #92 // The Case Against Khalil Wheeler-Weaver

In 2016, Sarah Butler was texting back and forth with a guy she had met on social media. She asked him, jokingly, if he was a serial killer. The man who in the past year had killed 2 other women, and a week prior, attempted to kill a third, reassured Sarah he was not. She would go out with him, and never come back. This is the case of the murders of Sarah Butler, Robin West, Joann Brown, and attempted murder of Tiffany Taylor, and the case against Khalil Wheeler-Weaver. 

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This episode may contain graphic details and strong language and may not be suitable for all listeners. Listener discretion is advised.

Disclaimer: Any verbal opinion by the hosts of any person’s involvement with a crime who has not been found guilty by a jury of peers is pure speculation and should not be considered as fact.

Make sure to comment and leave a review! Check out our Facebook page, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter and let us know what you thought of the episode. Also let us know what cases you would like us to cover in the future!

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For a full list of sources used for this episode please visit here. 

This episode was researched, written, and recorded by Mary Kiesewetter and Deirdre Teichman. Editing by Kevin Kiesewetter. Music credits to DanoSongs and Rob Chrisman. All rights reserved. Not Your Normal Murder is partnered with the Oracl3 Network.