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If you like anything true crime related, subscribe today for stories of serial killers, missing persons, and other horrilbe crimes. Come back every week for new episodes. Killer Instinct is a new podcast from Savannah Brymer.

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    Lauren Spierer's Disappearance: Murder, OD and Other Theories

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 37:05

    After a night of drinking and drug use, Lauren Spierer told her friends that she was walking back home. In that short 5 minute walk, Lauren disappeared and hasn't been seen since. This week, Savannah explores the multitude of theories surround Lauren's case, including her potentially being another victim of serial killer Israel Keyes, her friends dumping her body after an accidental overdose, and many others. Even Lauren's parents have given up hope of finding her alive, but is there a chance that Lauren will be found safely, or is this another tragic case of a young woman's life being cut too short? Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Ana Luisa pieces start at $39 with sales up to 25% off. Get your Holiday gift on https://shop.analuisa.com/killer Go to BUYRAYCON.com/killer and use code HOLIDAY today to get 15-percent off your entire Raycon order! Right now, when you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for FREE! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Watch the podcast on YouTube: https://bit.ly/KillerInstinctYT Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/KillerInstinctPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/KillerInstinctPodcast Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Helle Crafts Murdered by Husband and Makes Connecticut History

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 29:55

    Helle Crafts had secretly been tracking her husband's affairs and was planning on filing for divorce when she went missing. Her husband, Richard Crafts, came up with several stories to explain her sudden disappearance before deciding that he didn't know where she was. It didn't take long for Richard to become the main suspect and even be convicted for her murder, but Helle Crafts' body has never been recovered, resulting in the first murder conviction without a body in Connecticut history. Savannah takes you through the mountain of evidence that surrounded this historic case, as well as the timeline of Helle's final moments as theorized by police and prosecutors. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Sign up with promo code KILLER for a special offer that includes a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale. No long-term commitments or contracts. Just go to stamps.com, click the microphone at the top of the page, and enter code KILLER Don't fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at Truebill.com/KILLER Ana Luisa are currently running the biggest sale of the year. You can get 60% off if you go on https://shop.analuisa.com/killer Take advantage of SimpliSafe's early Black Friday deals and get 50% off your new home security system by visiting SIMPLISAFE.com/killer Visit ThriveCausemetics.com/killer for 15% off your first order! This is an exclusive offer you can ONLY get here! Head to BeamOrganics.com/KILLERINSTINCT for 40% off the first 3 months of a peppermint dream subscription PLUS free mug and frother, or 20% off a one-time purchase. Pause or cancel anytime. If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Watch the podcast on YouTube: https://bit.ly/KillerInstinctYT Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/KillerInstinctPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/KillerInstinctPodcast Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Introducing: Gone South, Season One: Who Killed Margaret Coon?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 3:31

    In 1987, a former prosecutor named Margaret Coon took her dog for a walk in one of Louisiana's safest and most affluent parishes. The next morning, she was found dead on the side of the road with a single stab wound in her back. St. Tammany Parish advertises itself as a safe haven from the crime and corruption of New Orleans, attracting thousands of residents over the last several decades. But there is a darker side to St. Tammany and that darkness ultimately consumed Margaret Coon. Welcome to Gone South Season 1: Who Killed Margaret Coon? Over the course of this documentary podcast series from C13Originals, a Cadence13 studio, journalist Jed Lipinski investigates the theories and motives surrounding Margaret Coon's unsolved murder, shedding new light on a bewildering crime that has haunted St. Tammany for over 34 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Father Forgives His Son For a Family Murder: The Bart Whitaker Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 36:19

    Thomas Bartlett "Bart" Whitaker had a loving family that he threw away the night he plotted to have them murdered. While out having a celebratory dinner, no one in his family could've imagined the horror that waited for them when they got back home. This week, Savannah details how Bart hired a hitman to kill his family as soon as they set foot inside, how he was found out, and the miraculous survival of his father, Kent Whitaker. Incredibly, Kent has since forgiven his son for orchestrating the killing of his son Kevin Whitaker and wife Patricia Whitaker, and has even visited him regularly while he was on death row. And in another twist, mere minutes before Bart was set to executed, he got a call from the governor commuting his sentence instead to life in prison. So why did Bart kill the people he supposedly loved? All to cover up another web of lies. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Go stamps.com, click the microphone at the top of the page, and enter code KILLER for a special offer that includes a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale. No long-term commitments or contracts! Birch is giving $200 off ALL mattresses and 2 free eco-rest pillows at BirchLiving.com/killer Right now, Dad Grass is offering our listeners 20% off your first order when you go to DADGRASS.COM/KILLER Start streaming your next obsession. Try Sundance Now free for 30 days by going to SundanceNow.com and use promo code killer Listen to The Generation Why Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Watch the podcast on YouTube: https://bit.ly/KillerInstinctYT Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/KillerInstinctPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/KillerInstinctPodcast Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Franklin Floyd's Twisted Life and Murders

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 36:02

    There are many sordid and dark details to the life and eventual capture of murderer and rapist Franklin Delano Floyd. This week, Savannah walks you through his deeply troubled upbringing and years of abuse while moving around the various prisons and institutions, leading to the murder of a young child and suspected murder of his wife, who was later discovered to actually be a young girl he had kidnapped when she was six. Listen to the many twists and turns of this case and how Franklin was able to shift his life and take an innocent person along with him until he was finally captured by authorities. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products go to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER Go to modernfertility.com/KILLER or just click the link below and you will get $20 off your order! Visit ThriveCausemetics.com/killer for 15% off your first order!  Calm is offering a special limited time promotion of 40% off a Calm Premium subscription at CALM.COM/killer Go to BUYRAYCON.com/killer today to unlock exclusive deals up to 20-percent off your Raycon order!  If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Springfield Three: 3 Women Vanish From Their Own Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 39:03

    It's been 29 years since 3 women disappeared from their own home in Springfield, Missouri. Mother Sherrill Elizabeth Levit, Sherril's daughter Suzanne “Suzie” Elizabeth Streeter, and Suzie's friend Stacy Kathleen McCall mysteriously disappeared from Sherrill's home. There were several reports of the women being spotted with strange men and creepy calls made to the house, but not much else. Savannah explores what we know about the missing women, the day they disappeared, and the efforts to find them for nearly 3 decades. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Download Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play. Take advantage of SimpliSafe's holiday sale and get 40% off your new home security system by visiting SIMPLISAFE.com/killer  Listen to THE VANISHED Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! Ana Luisa pieces start at $39, and they are currently running the biggest sale of the year. You can get 20% off if you go on https://shop.analuisa.com/killer  If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Everything We Know About The Gabby Petito Case | HalloWeek 2021 Episode 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 59:44

    If you've been online in the past few months, there's a very high chance you've heard about the Gabby Petito case, but with details coming in all the time, there's a lot to uncover. For the final episode of Halloweek, Savannah breaks down the timeline of Gabby Petito's disappearance and presents all the facts and details that we currently know. The case is still open, but what we do know is that Gabby went missing around late August and many suspect that her boyfriend and travel partner Brian Laundrie is responsible. Savannah will get into all the facts, as well as dispel some misinformation that has been circulating. Support Gabby's family by visiting their website created in her honor: https://gabbypetitofoundation.org/ Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Has the Infamous Zodiac Killer Finally Been Identified? | HalloWeek 2021 Episode 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 35:24

    The Zodiac Killer began his killing spree in the 1960s in Northern California, killing at least 5 people, potentially as many as 37. And despite calling in the murders and leaving taunting letters and codes for police and newspapers, he has never been caught. Recently, a group of detectives and investigators called The Case Breakers claim to have found the true identity of the Zodiac Killer. Savannah examines the evidence pointing towards For a detailed account of all things Zodiac, visit Tom Voigt's website here: https://zodiackiller.com/ Watch Savannah's original Zodiac Killer video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPwpzJVr1xo Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Join the Firstleaf Wine Clip today and you'll get 6 bottles of wine for $29.95 and free shipping! Just go to TRYFirstleaf.com/KILLER  If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Robert Hansen Hunted His Victims For Sport in the Wilderness | HalloWeek 2021 Episode 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 39:47

    His neighbors new Robert Hansen as a quiet, but pleasant man. But Robert was a sadistic serial killer who kidnapped women off the street, dropped them off in a forest, then hunted them for sport using guns, knives and bow and arrows. He is often referred to as "The Butcher Baker," due to his day job as the local baker, and the fact that he has killed at least 17 women. This week, Savannah details Robert's upbringing and how he ultimately ended up in a secluded area, a perfect playground for his twisted games. Savannah also explains how one small slip-up led to Robert finally being arrested, and the many times he could've been stopped earlier. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, Dad Grass is offering 20% off your first order when you go to DADGRASS.COM/KILLER Try 5 pairs of glasses at home for free at warbyparker.com/KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Man Who Decapitated and Cannibalized Other Man Walking Free Today | HalloWeek 2021 Episode 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 33:23

    The Greyhound Bus Murders is one of the most violent and disturbing cases in Canadian history. Tim McLean was innocently sitting on the bus when the unthinkable happened, the man next to him began stabbing him to death for absolutely no reason. Vince Li brutally attacked Tim, causing a 4-hour long standoff with the police. Savannah explores the gruesome details of what Vince did to Tim, including decapitating him and eating Tim's flesh. What could be more terrifying than that? The fact that Vince was released from the mental facility he had been sentenced to and is currently walking around a free man with a new identity. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, Dad Grass is offering 20% off your first order when you go to DADGRASS.COM/KILLER Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code KILLER at Manscaped.com Try Sundance Now free for 30 days by going to SundanceNow.com and use promo code killer If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Serial Killer That Left Amazon Reviews of His Murder Weapons | HalloWeek 2021 Episode 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 59:57

    In the very first episode of Halloweek, Savannah brings you the terrifying case of serial killer Todd Kohlhepp, better known as "The Amazon Review Killer." Todd was a successful and charming real estate agent with a 100-acre plot of land. But that land was more than a sign of wealth, it harbored a horrifying secret. After Kala Brown and boyfriend Charlie Carver went missing for days, investigators ultimately were led to this giant property where they found a shipping container. Inside was a shackled Kala Brown, and she was able to testify against the man that had been raping and torturing her for days. It was discovered that Todd had killed multiple people and buried them throughout his property. And even more chilling is that Todd left creepy reviews for the items he used to kill and imprison people on Amazon.com Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 35% OFF your first month of Dream, PLUS get a free mug and frother by visiting BeamOrganics.com/killerinstinct OR head to beamorganics.com and enter code KILLERINSTINCT at checkout! When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for FREE by going to BABBEL.com and use promo code KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Alex Murdaugh Arrested & More Secrets Revealed: The Murdaugh Family Case Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 58:30

    In August of this year, Savannah showcased the Murdaugh family, a wealthy family in South Carolina that has been linked to multiple murders, including the mother and youngest son, This week, Savannah brings you new developments on the cases since the last episode aired, including the arrest of the patriarch of the family, Alex Murdaugh. Before Alex was arrested, Alex was shot at by a seemingly random passerby, leaving only a superficial wound and arousing a lot more suspicion around him. Alex was arrested on October 14th, 2021 for a variety of charges after conspiring to steal $3 million in fraudulent insurance money from the family of the Murdaugh's former housekeeper, a woman who died in the Murdaugh home under mysterious circumstances. The Murdaughs have affected many lives, but are they merely victims in a string of unfortunate occurrences, or is the family hiding dark secrets? Listen to the first episode on the Murdaugh case here: https://bit.ly/KIMurdaughFamily1 Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Birch is giving 200 dollars off ALL mattresses and 2 free eco-rest pillows at BirchLiving.com/killer Get 20% off your first order of legal, organic smokable hemp when you go to DADGRASS.COM/KILLER Follow Over My Dead Body / Season 3: Fox Lake on Apple Podcasts or wherever you're listening right now. Or you can listen early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in the Wondery App.  If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Mother Recruits Her Daughter Into Killing Her Husband & His Lover

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 33:32

    In one of the most twisted family affairs ever covered on Killer Instinct, Savannah details the disturbing double homicide of Anthony Anastasi and Jacqueline Riggs. Ann Marie Anastasi got caught in between her husband Anthony and his new live-in girlfriend Jacqueline. Ann recruited her 13-year-old daughter and her daughter's 18-year old boyfriend, Gabriel Strauss, to plot the murder of Anthony and Jacqueline, then stage it as a murder-suicide. Jealousy, rage and a completely warped family dynamic all lead to this tragedy, but how exactly did Ann's young daughter and adult boyfriend get mixed up in everything? That's where things get more complicated. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, to Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products go to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER Visit ThriveCausemetics.com/killer for 15% off your first order! This is an exclusive offer you can ONLY get here! For 15% off your first Aurate purchase, go to AurateNewYork.com/killer and use promo code killer. Follow Over My Dead Body / Season 3: Fox Lake on Apple Podcasts or wherever you're listening right now. Or you can listen early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in the Wondery App! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How Showtime's "Dexter" Inspired a Real-Life Serial Killer

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 39:24

    Mark Twitchell was an aspiring filmmaker with a successful cult film, a wife and a young child. But he harbored a dark secret, the inexplicable desire to become a serial killer, partly inspired by the fictional character Dexter from the eponymous show. This week, Savannah explores how Mark was able to catfish two unsuspecting men from dating sites into his makeshift "kill room," which ultimately led to him murdering Johnny Altinger on October 10, 2008. Savannah also explores the many manifestos he wrote that make it clear that, had investigators not caught him, he would've certainly killed again. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Download Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play! Get 15% off their Raycon order at BUYRAYCON.com/killer SimpliSafe is offering 20% off your entire new system and your first month of monitoring service FREE, when you enroll in Interactive Monitoring. Visit SIMPLISAFE.com/killer for more info! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Penny Boudreau Strangled Her Own Daughter to Death

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 36:24

    Karissa Boudreau was only 13 years old when her mother lured her to an empty area, strangled her, hid her body, then reported her missing. Savannah explores how Penny Boudreau, Karissa's mother and killer, attempted to trick police by staging a sexual assault and lying about the events of that fateful day. Savannah details the investigation into Karissa's "disappearance," as well as Penny's sickening motive for the killing, to ensure that her then-boyfriend, Vernon Macumber, doesn't break up with her. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, Dad Grass is offering our listeners 20% off your first order when you go to DADGRASS.COM/KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    40 Hours of Torture: A Survival Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 36:16

    Nicholas "Niko" P and Ani Okeke Ewo were 2 star athletes and honor-roll students when they innocently accepted an invitation to a party one weekend night. Little did they know that they had actually accepted an invitation to a torture chamber that would nearly leave them dead. This week, Savannah explores the unimaginable abuse these 2 men endured, all due to a case of mistaken identity. She details how the 9 individuals involved, both men and women, were brought to justice, just several hours before Niko and Ani were likely to be murdered. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to UPSTART.com/KILLER Download Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play! Get to know your fertility status and be able to plan ahead with Modern Fertility. Visit ModernFertility.com/KILLER for $20 off! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Postcards from a Killer: The Johnathan & Linda Sohus Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 32:57

    What began as a simple home renovation project in San Marino, CA, ended in an arrest for murder. When Johnathan Sohus' body was uncovered in the backyard of the home, investigators were able to finally pin the killing on long-time con artist Christian Gerhartsreiter AKA Clark Rockafeller, Christopher Chichester, and many other aliases. But one mystery still remains, what ever happened to John's wife Linda Sohus, who is still considered missing? This week, Savannah explores the couple's tragic story that begins in 1985 and still open-ended. Savannah details the postcards supposedly sent from the couple while they were missing that were likely sent from their killer, how Christian was able to con hundreds of people, and how he was ultimately captured. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, to Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products go to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER Listen to Wondery's The Generation Why Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! Listeners can receive 10% off their first order over $150 plus free shipping by visiting Cuyana.com/KILLER to get your individual code! For 15% off your first Aurate purchase, go to AurateNewYork.com/killer and use promo code killer If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Father and Son Suspects in a Murder, But Both Blame Each Other

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 45:55

    Diane Kyne was murdered in her own home while her husband and son were there, those details are not disputed. What's not clear is which of the 2 men is the witness and which is the murderer? This week, Savannah breaks down the baffling case of a father and son blaming each other for a murder. 2 separate 911 calls, 2 separate stories, but only one true murderer. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get to know your fertility status and be able to plan ahead with Modern Fertility. Visit ModernFertility.com/KILLER for $20 off! Follow Suspect on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can binge all nine episodes ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app! Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Birch is giving $200 off ALL mattresses and 2 free eco-rest pillows at BirchLiving.com/killer Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game, Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Amber Smith's Roommate Savagely Beat Her and Left Her for Dead

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 36:10

    The story of Amber Smith's attack is a story of survival, but her ordeal was still horrifying. This week, Savannah details how Amber was bound, beaten and left for dead at Cottonwood Glen Park, a park near where she lived. Amber didn't remember much of her attack and the case went cold for over 4 years. As luck would have it, a man named Stefan Moon was charged with a minor felony, forcing him to enter his DNA in the system. Stefan "Sam" Moon's DNA matched that of Amber's attacker, and the more chilling detail, Amber knew Sam as a friend. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Prose is the healthy hair regimen with your name all over it. Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today by going to Prose.com/killer Get to know your fertility status and be able to plan ahead with Modern Fertility. Visit ModernFertility.com/KILLER for $20 off! Take Hawthorne's quiz TODAY and get the men in your life started on their new routine by going to hawthorne.co/gift and using promo code killer to get 10% off your first purchase! Save 20% on your Halo Collar by going to ShopHaloCollar.com/KILLER Listeners can receive 10% off their first order over $150 plus free shipping by visiting Cuyana.com/KILLER to get your individual code! Follow Suspect on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can binge all nine episodes ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Introducing: Bad Blood

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 7:51

    Savannah would like to bring you an exciting new podcast surrounding the Theranos controversy called "Bad Blood." Bad Blood will focus on the trial of Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the now defunct blood testing startup, Theranos. Hosted by Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, John Carreyrou, whose reporting for The Wall Street Journal first uncovered her fraud and wrote a book about Theranos' downfall, John will walk you through the government's case against Elizabeth Holmes and everything happening in the courtroom. You'll hear exactly how Theranos got away lying to investors, patients and doctors. the impact Elizabeth Holmes' lies and the consequences of Silicon Valley's fake-it-til you make it culture, and tons of new material in the show that has never been published before. In this exclusive clip, you'll hear about how Elizabeth tried to capitalize on the 2014 Ebola epidemic to land a big investor. If you've ever wondered what Theranos would do if it was still around during the Covid-19 pandemic, this is a probably a good clue. Subscribe to "Bad Blood" here or wherever you get your podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bad-blood-the-final-chapter/id1575738174 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kate Waring: Murdered Over Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 48:32

    Katherine Waring seemingly vanished out of thin air on June 12, 2009. When an uncharacteristically large-sum check surfaced, having been signed by Katherine (who went by Kate), it started a chain of events that ultimately lead to the horrifying truth, Kate was brutally tased, beaten and drowned by people that she trusted. This week, Savannah details the many players in Kate's disappearance and killing, including Ethan Mack, someone who was like a brother to her that convinced Kate to get into the suitcase that was used to kill her, Heather Kamp, the con artist who plotted her murder in order to steal her money and belongings, and the A-team, the group of experts that did what the police had failed to do for months, solve the case and find Kate's killers. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! To order his Manly Band and get 21% off, plus a free silicone ring, go to MANLYBANDS.com/killer Receive 10% off your first order over $150 plus free shipping by visiting Cuyana.com/KILLER to get your individual code! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Murder, Secrets and Privilege: Examining The Murdaugh Family

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 32:08

    This case actually involves several cases of accidental death and murder. Savannah explores the legacy of the famous (and often infamous) Murdaugh family and the many tragedies that have surrounded them. Savannah starts with the most recent incident on June 7, 2021 where Maggie and her son Paul Murdaugh were found shot to death near their hunting lodge in South Carolina, and backtracks to a boat accident that killed teenager Mallory Beach, and that many believe let Andrew Murdaugh off the hook for his reckless behavior. She also details the still-unsolved murder of Stephen Smith, where many residents are convinced that Andrew Murdaugh may be directly responsible. So were Maggie and Paul's murders a random act of violence or was this an act of revenge for the family's checkered past? Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to UPSTART.com/KILLER Right now, Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products by going to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Introducing: "The Haunted Estate with Celina Spooky Boo"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 58:06

    Introducing the new podcast, "The Haunted Estate with Celina Spooky Boo"! If you're the kind of person who drives by a car accident, and is like, yes I'm going to look even though I don't want to then you've come to the right place. To subscribe now, go to: https://bit.ly/TheHauntedEstateWithCelinaSpookyBoo Welcome to The Haunted Estate, hosted by Celina Myers  aka CelinaSpookyBoo. When not making comedy videos on TikTok, Celina is researching and learning about the strangest, spookiest and deepest things there are on this earth and beyond. She talks about the hard stuff, the dark stuff, the stuff that will haunt you and your family for generations. Haunting stories, haunted lives, the figures that live in the shadows in your room, that little voice in your head that keeps jabbing your inner most thoughts, anything that feels a little off, these are things that she can't stay away from. There are so many things we are afraid to ask about, and this is the place where she will explore them.  Celina is here to keep you pinned in your bed, paralyzed with curiosity. Follow @celinaspookyboo and @thehauntedestate on social media to stay up to date on the newest episodes. You can also find the video version of the podcast on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa5pkw8fsvR4bPzEAkN8S5g Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Tenacious Detective Finally Catches Lynsie Ekelund's Killer

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 39:01

    Lindsay AKA Lynsie Ekelund went missing after going out with some friends one night in February 2000. It would take almost a decade to find her true killer. This week, Savannah runs down the small pool of suspects, including Lynsie's own mother, and why it took a fresh set of eyes on the case to ultimately discover what happened to Lynsie that night. Detective Larry Montgomery finally closed the case after agonizing over the details and getting a confession out of the murderer, Christopher Michael McAmis. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Listeners can receive 10% off your first order over $150 plus free shipping. Visit Cuyana.com/KILLER to get your individual code! Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today! Go to Prose.com/killer Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game, Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play! Listen to Wondery's The Generation Why Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Solved, then Unsolved: The Case of Jennifer Lockmiller

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 28:28

    In May of 1995, Alan Beaman was sentenced to 50 years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lockmiller. Seems like case closed, right? This week, Savannah examines Jennifer's tragic final moments before she was discovered murdered in her home, why Alan was the main target from early on in the investigation, and why Alan was ultimately set free in 2008, over a decade later thanks to DNA evidence. Plus, Savannah brings to light the one suspect whose DNA was found on the scene, but police have refused to release any of his information to the public. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Receive 10% off your first order over $150 plus free shipping by visiting Cuyana.com/KILLER to get your individual code! Take Hawthorne's quiz TODAY and get the men in your life started on their new routine by going to hawthorne.co/gift and using promo code killer to get 10% off your first purchase! Save 20% on your Halo Collar by going to ShopHaloCollar.com/KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jealous Rage Led To Sadie Hartley's Brutal Murder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 33:26


    Sadie Hartley was a hardworking & successful businesswoman who began dating a man named Ian Johnston. Little did Sadie know that simply by being with Ian, that would cause a ripple effect that would lead to her murder. Savannah explores the tragic backstory of one of Sadie's murderers Sarah Williams, Sarah's torrid affair with Ian, and how Sarah and her accomplice Katrina Walsh planned Sadie's murder for nearly 2 years before brutally attacking and killing her in her own home. Sarah and Katrina are currently serving lengthy sentences in prison, while Ian has been cleared of any involvement, despite several people, including Sadie's family, suspect he is not as innocent as he seems. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to UPSTART.com/KILLER Go to HARPERWILDE.com/killer today so you can get 20% off your first purchase! Stop paying full-price for streaming services and only getting access to a fraction of their content. Go to EXPRESSVPN.com/killer to get three extra months free! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Andrea Yates Drowned Her 5 Children in the Bathtub

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 34:15

    Andrea and Russell "Rusty" Yates lived a complicated life, plagued with mental illness and a religious zealot. All of their issues culminated in Andrea Yates systematically drowning her five children in their home bathroom while Rusty was off at work. Savannah explores Andrea and Rusty's family history and strained lifestyle that might answer just a few of the millions of questions this case brings up. Plus, Savannah explores how this case has divided many people, is Andrea solely to blame or did Rusty play a part in the killing of his own children? Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, to Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products go to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER Follow Killer Psyche on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen to new episodes early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. Go to Bombas.com/killer today, and get twenty percent off your first order! Save 20% on your Halo Collar by going to ShopHaloCollar.com/KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Armin Meiwes: The Cannibal Who's Victim Volunteered to be Eaten

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 33:22

    Also known as the Rotenberg Cannibal, Armin Meiwes is currently serving a life sentence for cutting up and consuming Bernd Jürgen Armando Brandes, a man he met over a chatroom for people with cannibalistic fetishes. Savannah explores Armin and Brandes' background, the night that Armin and Brandes met up to consume Brandes and videotape the entire event, and why Armin is currently allowed to walk around the town with police protection. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game, Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play! Listen and subscribe now to ‘The Trials of Frank Carson' on LATIMES.com, or listen and subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get podcasts! Secure your online activity today at ExpressVPN.com/killer and get an extra three months FREE!  If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Gruesome Murder-Suicide of Zack Bowen and Addie Hall

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 33:01

    When police found the body of Zack Bowen on the roof of a parking garage, they had no idea this would unravel one of the most bizarre cases in New Orleans history. They found a note with a confession from Zack and instructions leading them to his apartment. It was there they found the dismembered body of Addie Hall, along with her severed head boiling in a pot on the stove. Savannah explores Zack and Addie's relationship and what series of events lead to this horrifying conclusion. Savannah also explores the supernatural influences that many people believe contributed to these 2 deaths. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/. Go to Bombas.com/killer today, and get 20% off your first order! Stay in your comfort zone. Go to HARPERWILDE.com/killer today so you can get 20% off your first purchase! Visit Cuyana.com/killer to get your individual code and receive 10% off your first order over $150 plus free shipping! Save 20% on your Halo Collar by going to ShopHaloCollar.com/KILLER. If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Tragic Ripple Effects of Kenneth Parnell's Crimes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 26:19

    Kenneth Parnell was a serial sex offender living in Northern California when he kidnapped Steven Stayner from his home. He created a new identity for Steven and held him captive for several years before abducting Timothy White. The two boys would encounter abuse for years before finally making their incredible escape. But the trauma and damage done to them would have a rippling effect on their families. Savannah details how Kenneth and an accomplice were able to evade authorities for so long, how Steven and Timothy managed to hitchhike to a police station and get Kenneth arrested, and how potentially the effect of losing his brother would cause Steven's brother Cary Stayner to ultimately become a serial killer himself. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Go to GreenChef.com/killer100 and use code killer100 to get $100 off including free shipping! Become a detective today, all you have to do is download Small Town Murders FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Right now, you can $75 on your Candid starter kit when you get started from home. Or you can book an appointment at a Candid studio near you today. Go to CandidCO.com/killer and use code killer Save $15 off your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist at Apostrophe.com/KILLER when you use our code: KILLER Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kelly Cook's Disappearance: 2000 Suspects, No Arrests

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 33:50

    15-year-old Kelly Cook received a call on April 22, 1981 requesting her babysitting services by a man named Bill Christensen. Bill picked Kelly up that night and she was never seen alive again. Kelly's body was discovered months later, but as of now, no one has been arrested for her murder. This week, Savannah examines Kelly's life, a few of the possible suspects, and explains why this case is one of highest profile cases in Alberta, Canada's history. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Become a detective today, all you have to do is download Small Town Murders FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play! Save $75 on Candid's starter kit. Go to CandidCO.com/killer and use code killer Get 15% off your first Happy Dance order when you go to DOAHAPPYDANCE.com/INSTINCT! Go to HARPERWILDE.com/killer today so you can get 20% off your first purchase! Save $15 off your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist at Apostrophe.com/KILLER when you use our code: KILLER If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Introducing - Smoke Screen: I Am Rama

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 5:20

    Saannah brings you the exciting new season of "Smoke Screen" from Neon Hum Media. In season 2, "I Am Rama" host and award-winning journalist Jonathan Hirsch uncovers the story of Dr. Frederick Lenz III AKA Rama, through the eyes of his students, some who loved Rama, and others who denounce him to this day. You'll hear personal stories from the people who studied with Rama, a mix of students who loved and loathed Rama and much more. Subscribe to Smoke Screen here and check out Season 1, "Fake Priest", or listen wherever you get your podcasts! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Many Brutal Killings of the Kindly Killer, Dennis Nilsen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 32:04


    Dennis Nilsen has many monikers, and he has earned them all through his cruel killings of at least 16 innocent men and boys. Savannah explores Dennis' background and how he struggled with his sexuality, as well as how Dennis lured victim after victim to his apartment to strangle, dismember, and even store various dead bodies. Plus, Savannah examines the multiple times that Dennis could've been stopped and how his own foolishness ultimately led to him being caught and sentenced to life in prison without parole. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game, Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play When you're ready to undo some damage, hit the reset button with the OUAI Detox Shampoo. Go to TheOuai.com and use code KILLER to get 15% off your entire purchase! Listen and subscribe now to ‘The Trials of Frank Carson' on LATIMES.com, or listen and subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get podcasts! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Tristyn Bailey: Mother Tries to Cover Up Son's Murder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 26:55


    This week, Savannah brings you an ongoing investigation of a brutal murder of an innocent 13-year-old girl, Tristyn Bailey. Tristyn's killer, 14-year-old Aiden Fucci, had talked about his urge to lure someone into the woods and kill them, and it appears that he did just that. When Tristyn's body was discovered, they found that she was stabbed nearly 100 times before succumbing to her injuries. Savannah explores the how investigators were able to link the crime to Aiden, and more unbelievably, how Aiden's mother Crystal Smith attempted to scrub blood from Aiden's jeans in an effort to conceal what her son had done. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, you can save $75 on Candid's starter kit by going to CandidCO.com/killer and use code killer! Go to Bombas.com/killer today, and get 20% off your first order! To get 15% off your next gift, go to UNCOMMONGOODS.com/killer! Save $15 off your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist at Apostrophe.com/KILLER when you use code "KILLER"! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Why Did it Take 10 Years to Find Shannon Melendi's Killer?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 32:08

    Colvin “Butch” Hinton III kidnapped, raped and murdered Shannon Melendi in March 1994, but authorities didn't know that when they personally spoke to Butch and he provided an alibi. Ten years after Shannon went missing, Butch was finally charged with her murder. But why did it take so long? This week, Savannah digs into the facts of the case, the horrible last moments of Shannon's life, and why it so long for police to bring justice to the Melendi family. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Right now, to Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products go to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER! Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Protect your online activity TODAY with the VPN rated #1 by CNET and Wired. Visit ExpressVPN.com/KILLER and you can get an extra 3 months FREE on a one-year package! Stay in your comfort zone. Go to HARPERWILDE.com/killer today so you can get 20% off your first purchase! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    LaJoya McCoy Was Stalked and Killed by Her Jealous Ex

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 33:03

    When the 31-year-old mother of two LaJoya McCoy was not answering calls or texts, her family began to worry, and rightfully so. They could have no idea that LaJoya was murdered by her enraged ex Jose Roberto Turner and left in her car just a mile away from her apartment. This week, Savannah explores LaJoya's life, which was filled with love and success, and why this led to Jose Roberto Turner to stalk, intimidate and ultimately strangle LaJoya in her car. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game, Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you go to Canva.me/killer! Join Thrive Market today to get 25% off your first order AND an exclusive FREE gift! The ONLY way to get this offer is by going to ThriveMarket.com/KILLER! Save $15 off your first visit with a board-certified dermatologist at Apostrophe.com/KILLER when you use code: KILLER Right now, listeners get 15% off their first Happy Dance order. But only when you go to DOAHAPPYDANCE.com/Instinct! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Real Estate Agent Killing: Beverly Carter's Kidnapping and Murder

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 37:24

    Beverly Carter was a wife, grandmother, friend and successful real estate agent when she disappeared after showing a home. After her friends and family received strange texts from her phone, they contacted police and the investigation began. Savannah examines how investigators eventually honed in on Arron Lewis as the prime suspect, a man who was a complete stranger to Beverly up until her kidnapping and murder. Arron and his wife Crystal Lowery allegedly plotted to hold Beverly for ransom money, but for still unknown reasons, Beverly was murdered, but the 2 suspects deny killing her and tried to pin it on a completely different person named Trevor. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Download June’s Journey free today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Listen to Wondery’s The Generation Why Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! Get 10% Off by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Right now, to Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products go to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER! When you’re ready to undo some damage, hit the reset button with the OUAI Detox Shampoo. Go to TheOuai.com and use code KILLER to get 15% off your entire purchase! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jerry Michael Williams: A Love Affair Turned Deadly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 33:41


    Despite being an experienced hunter, Jerry Michael "Mike" Williams was thought to either have drowned or even been eaten by alligators while out for a routine duck hunt near his home of Tallahassee, Florida. After years of investigation, however, the truth turned out to be far more sinister. Savannah details the discovery of Mike's body almost 20 years after his disappearance, the life insurance policy taken out by his widow Denise Williams, and the complicated love affair between Denise and Mike's friend Brian Winchester that ultimately led to Mike's closest friends plotting to kill and dispose of him. Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ For 15% off your first Aurate purchase, go to AurateNewYork.com/killer and use promo code killer! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to Canva.me/killer! Stay in your comfort zone. Go to HARPERWILDE.com/killer today so you can get 20% off your first purchase Listen to Wondery’s The Generation Why Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Kevin Cooper: Dangerous Murderer or Was He Framed?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 35:03

    Richard Goodman, now known as Kevin Cooper, was no Boy Scout when he was given the death sentence for the brutal murder of the Ryen family. But here's the thing many in the legal system believe that Kevin is innocent. Savannah explores Kevin's checkered past and what lead him to be the main suspect in these horrendous crimes. She also examines why there are many doubts in Kevin's case and why he could actually be a victim himself of institutionalized racism. After hearing all the facts and evidence, do you think Kevin is a victim or a dangerous perpetrator? Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstinct.supercast.tech/ Download the 5 star-rated puzzle game, Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play. Go to Bombas.com/KILLER today, and get 20% off your first order! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to Canva.me/killer! As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp.com/instinct! If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tanner Ward's Death Ruled a Suicide, But the Facts Don't Add Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 33:01

    Tanner Ward left behind an infant daughter when he was found dead, hanging from a tree in a wooded area of Trenton, Kansas. Officials deemed the death a suicide by hanging, but his family isn't so sure. Savannah discuss the mysterious details surrounding Tanner's case, including how his family emphatically states that he had no reason to take his own life and how Tanner's trouble with the law in his past might have led to his murder and cover-up. Get a better insurance with Gabi. It’s totally free to check and there’s no obligation. Go to Gabi.com/KILLER! Amazon Prime Members can save on prescription medication when not using insurance and get FREE 2-Day delivery! Learn more at Amazon.com/KILLER! Get 15% off your next gift, go to UncommonGoods.com/Killer! Go to HelloFresh.com/killer12 and use code killer12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kristin Smart: Are a Father and Son Involved in Her Murder?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 35:29

    On May 25, 1996, Kristin attended a frat party near her college campus, California State Polytechnic University. She was last seen being helped to her dorm by Paul Flores. She was found legally dead in May 2002, despite that her body has never been recovered. Savannah dissects the efforts to retrace Kristin's steps and how Paul and his father Ruben Flores may be found culpable for Kristin's disappearance decades later. Right now, Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products by going to SolidGoldPet.com/killer! Download June’s Journey free today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp.com/instinct! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Bricca Family Murders of 1966

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 33:02

    21, that's the amount of times the Bricca family was stabbed to death. This week, Savannah explores the case that has puzzled Cincinnati investigators for over 50 years, the brutal slaying of the Bricca family in their own home in 1966. When neighbors noticed strange things about the Bricca household, they went over to the home and made a gruesome discovery. They discovered the bodies of father Jerry, mother Linda, and 4-year-old daughter Debbie brutally murdered throughout the home. Savannah details all the evidence that investigators discovered, the mysterious potential suspects lurking around the home earlier, and how it could be potentially linked to several other murders within the area. Start straightening your teeth today. Right now, you can save $75 on Candid’s starter kit. Go to CandidCO.com/killer and use code killer! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to Canva.me/killer! Get a better insurance with Gabi. It’s totally free to check and there’s no obligation. Go to Gabi.com/killer! Join Thrive Market today to get 25% off your first order AND an exclusive FREE gift! The ONLY way to get this offer is by going to ThriveMarket.com/killer! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Suicide or Murder for Money?: The Strange Case of Tim McNamara

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 34:24

    A suspicious death, insurance payouts, multiple instances of incest, and so much more. Tim McNamara's case has many complicated layers and theories, and Savannah explores them all. Tim McNamara died from a gunshot wound to the head, but whether it was self-inflicted or a murder by his "wife" Tracy Nessl is still up for debate. Tim is Tracy's biological uncle with several accusations of molestation, and even supposedly dated Tracy's mother decades ago. Savannah wades through the strange family history and attempts to make sense of this mysterious death. Was Tim riddled with so much guilt and financial issues that he took his own life or did Tracy kill him in cold blood? Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health by going to BetterHelp.com/instinct and get 10% off your 1st month! Get a better insurance with Gabi. It’s totally free to check and there’s no obligation. Go to Gabi.com/KILLER, Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to ShesBirdie.com/KILLER! Looking for your latest binge? You just found it. Check out the American Nightmare series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Missing 67 Minutes in Jason Landry's Disappearance

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 28:07

    On December 13, 2020, Jason Landry was on his way home to visit his parents. Jason never made it, but his crashed car was found several miles from his intended destination, and many of his belongings were left inside the car. Jason, however, is gone without a trace. This week, Savannah details the little we know about Jason's trip and the multiple theories that might explain his sudden disappearance. With over 80 days since Jason's disappearance, will this mystery ever come to a close? Check out the American Nightmare series on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts! Right now, purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription and get an additional 3 months for FREE! Just go to Babbel.com and use promo code KILLER! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jennifer Dulos: Did Her Husband and His Lawyer Conspire to Murder Her?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 45:38

    On May 24, 2019, Jennifer Dulos went missing after dropping her children off at school. Although Jennifer's whereabouts are still unknown, authorities eventually arrested her husband Fotis Dulos, Fotis' lawyer Kent Douglas Mawhinney, and Fotis' former girlfriend Michelle Troconis in connection to Jennifer's possible murder. While awaiting trial, Fotis committed suicide, leaving a suicide note that still claims he is innocent. Savannah tracks the timeline of this winding case, the various affairs committed by Fotis, and why police have made so many arrests without a body. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Get 10% off your first month by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Orrin and Orson West: Gone Without a Trace

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 29:19

    On December 21, 2020, two young boys, Orrin and Orson West, went missing from their home in California City. Since their disappearance, a lot of speculation has been placed on their adoptive parents, Trezell and Jacqueline West. Savannah explores why police have been suspicious of the families whereabouts surrounding the boys' disappearance, and why there have been so many roadblocks in finding out what truly happened. Right now, when you purchase of a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code KILLER! Listen to the story of Angela Mack and Thomas Rettew from The Vanished on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to ShesBirdie.com/killer! Visit analuisa.com/KILLER and go treat yourself and your loved ones with a unique gift. Use code KILLER to get 10% off! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ed Gein Killed to Make a Skin Suit Out of His Victims

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 32:21

    Although not the most prolific serial killer in American history, Ed Gein's story has captivated many because of how gruesome and disturbing his crimes truly are. This week, Savannah explores the life and crimes of Ed Gein, a man who has inspired countless movie villains, but his truth is stranger than fiction. Ed Gein murdered several women and skinned them in an attempt to create a skin suit that he could wear to emulate his mother. He would also dig up several corpses to add to his project. And even more strangely, technically never went to jail for his horrific crimes, instead spending his days in a mental institution until his death. Can you stomach the full details of Ed's story? Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Get 10% off your first month by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! Go to HelloFresh.com/killer12 and use code killer12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products by going to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER! Go treat yourself and your loved ones at analuisa.com/killer with a unique gift and use code KILLER to get 10% off! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Cold-Blooded Dardeen Family Murders

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 28:21

    Ketih and Elaine Dardeen were expecting a baby girl to add to their family and make their son Peter a big brother. But when Keith didn't show up for work, many got concerned and police made a visit to their home. That is where Elaine, Peter, and the newborn's bodies were found savagely beaten to death. Keith's body was discovered later, beaten and horrifically mutilated. Savannah goes through the timeline of these murders, the ongoing investigation that has lasted decades, and why the only viable suspect to come out of the investigation, serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells, may not be the culprit after all. Go to DAILYHARVEST.com and enter promo code killer to get $25 off your first box!  Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play! Go treat yourself and your loved ones at analuisa.com/killer with a unique gift and use code KILLER to get 10% off! Listen to the story of Sandra Crispo from The Vanished on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Charles Manson Murders & Legacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 57:06

    The Manson Family terrorized Los Angeles for a brief time, but their case has had a lasting legacy on the public. This week, Savannah explores the many facets of what led this small cult group to brutally murder 9 people in the summer of 1969, including pregnant actress and wife to director Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate. Savannah details Charles' background and childhood, how he became the leader of a fringe group prepping for a race war in the United States, and the media-frenzy trial that was the longest-running trial at the time in California history. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Get 10% off your first month by visiting BetterHelp.com/instinct! ShesBirdie is offering listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to ShesBirdie.com/KILLER! Go to HelloFresh.com/10killer and use code 10killer for 10 free meals, including free shipping! Receive 20% off your first order by going to SKOUTSHONOR.com/KILLER! Right now, when you purchase of a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code KILLER! Get Honey for FREE at JoinHoney.com/KILLER! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Many Strange Theories of the Jamison Family Deaths

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 33:51

    Even though the remains of husband Bobby, wife Sherilynn, and daughter Madyson Jamison were found in November 2013 after being missing since October 2009, the mystery surrounding their disappearance was nowhere closer to being solved. Why was their truck abandoned, containing their personal belongings and $32,000? Did someone hurt them or was the couple to blame in a bizarre murder-suicide? Savannah explores the many theories looming over this incredible case and the many suspects, known and unknown, who could've had a hand in killing this family. Go to DAILYHARVEST.com and enter promo code killer to get $25 off your first box! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Daniel LaPlante Murdered a Pregnant Woman and Drowned Her Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 25:01

    Priscilla Gustafson was a nursery school teacher with two children, Abigail and William. On the night of December 1, 1987, Daniel LaPlante broke into her home, raped and murdered Priscilla, then proceeded to drown both of her children. Daniel was found hiding 2 days later and was convicted of 3 consecutive life sentences. Savannah explores Daniel's abusive childhood and status as an outcast all of his life, as well as the details of the triple homicide and Daniel's attempt to gain parole despite showing no remorse for his crimes. Subscribe to Wondery’s The Generation Why Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app! Purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription and you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code KILLER! Save 30% on Select Solid Gold Products by going to SOLIDGOLDPET.COM/KILLER! Get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp.com/instinct! Love Killer Instincts but hate the ads? Subscribe to the ad-free version here!: https://killerinstict.supercast.tech/ If you have any thoughts on this case or any other case, or just want to get in touch with Savannah about the show, email her at killerinstinctpodcast@gmail.com.  Follow Savannah on IG: @savannahbrymer  Follow Savannah on Twitter: @savannahbrymer   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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