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The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories

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The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories

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Ordinary people who do unthinkable things...The Minds of Madness is a True Crime Podcast that examines the most disturbing criminal minds and the impact violent crimes have on survivors of homicide.

Latest Episodes

Episode 55 - Ronald Platt

51-year-old Ronald Platt was thrilled to be invited boating with his dear friend David Davis. Davis was a semi-retired Canadian businessman who lived in Woodham Walter, a village about 80 kilometers northeast of London in the English county of Essex, with his young wife and two beautiful daughters.The pair set sail in the English Channel near the Devon resort town of Torquay on Davis’ 24-foot yacht The Lady Jane. Ronald was never seen alive again. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Madison Reed:Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit go towww.madison-reed.comand enter PROMO CODE:MADNESS Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featur...

53 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episode 55 - Ronald Platt

Episode 54 - Heather DeWild

In July of 2003, 30-year-old Heather DeWild was a loving mother to two beautiful children: Jacob, five, and Hannah, three. Heather and her husband Daniel had been married for six years and had created a good life for themselves in Edgewater, Colorado. By all accounts, the DeWilds were living the American Dream. Until their marriage slowly unraveled and Heather vanished on July 24th, 2003. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Madison Reed:Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit go to www.madison-reed.com and enter PROMO CODE: MADNESS Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featured Podcasts: Voices For Justice -https://www.voicesforjust...

53 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episode 54 - Heather DeWild

Episode 53 - Quee Choo Chadwick

On Wednesday October 10, 2012 Peter Chadwick and his wife Quee Choo disappeared from their Newport Beach home in California. The following day, Peter made a call to 911 from a gas station close to the Mexican border. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featured Podcasts: Corpus Delicti - https://www.spreaker.com/show/corpus-delicti Trace Evidence - https://www.trace-evidence.com/ Information On Peter Chadwick: https://www.usmarshals.gov/investigations/most_wanted/chadwick/chadwick.htm Looking for extra content? If you would like to support the show and get some extra perks including extra content, including ea...

60 MINJUL 8
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Episode 53 - Quee Choo Chadwick

Episode 52 - Helle Crafts

On November 18th, 1986, thirty-nine-year-old Helle Crafts was dropped off at her house in Newtown, Connecticut by her co-workers. She was exhausted after fulfilling her flight attendant duties on a long haul from Frankfurt to New York. Helle was happy to have made it home before the impending storm and looking forward to tucking in her three children.As Helle’s co-workers watched their friend enter her home, they didn’t realize it would be the last time they would ever see her again. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: BetterHelp:If you’ve been wanting to talk you can get started right now, go tobetterhelp.com/MADNESSlisteners get 10% off your first month! THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Research & Writing...

61 MINJUN 24
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Episode 52 - Helle Crafts

Introducing: Man in the Window

From the partnership that brought you Dirty John, comesMan in the Window. Pulitzer prize winning reporter Paige St. John investigates The Golden State Killer, and traces his path of devastation through the eyes of his victims. Listen now atwondery.fm/MITW

14 MINJUN 11
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Introducing: Man in the Window

Episode 51 - Lauren Phelps (Hugelmaier)

In 2017, twenty-nine-year-old Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps appeared to have her whole life ahead of her. The newlywed lived in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband Matthew Phelps, where she taught Sunday school, owned her own business, and was busy mapping out her future. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster Fleslit - She A Goofy The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: BetterHelp:If you’ve been wanting to talk you can get started right now, go tobetterhelp.com/MADNESS listeners get 10% off your first month! THIRD LOVE: Go to THIRDLOVE.com/MADNESS now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featured Podcasts: Real Life Real Crime https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/woody-overton/real-life-real-crime M.C.R.O. Radio https://open.sp...

49 MINJUN 10
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Episode 51 - Lauren Phelps (Hugelmaier)

Episode 50 - Candace Rough Surface

On August 2nd, 1980, eighteen-year-old Candace “Candi” Rough Surface vanished while out for the evening in Mobridge, South Dakota. Nine months passed before the young mother was found. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Check us out on Sticher Premium! You can now listen to new episodes of the show, completely ad-free, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to www.stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code WONDERY. Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening. Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: BetterHelp:If you’ve been wanting to talk you can get started right now, go tobetterhelp.com/MADNESSSimply fill out the questionnaire and get matched with a counsellor you’ll love Daily Harvest:Go towww.da...

38 MINMAY 27
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Episode 50 - Candace Rough Surface

Introducing: The Shrink Next Door

Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychiatrist. What he did not count on, was what happened in his life over the next twenty-nine years. This is a story about power, control, and turning to the wrong person for help. Listen now atwondery.fm/TSND

11 MINMAY 21
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Introducing: The Shrink Next Door

Episode 49 - Ardeth Wood

On a hot, humid afternoon in August 2003, Ardeth Wood borrowed her brother’s bike and ventured out along the wooded bicycle trails in Ottawa, Ontario. Ardeth was enjoying time with her family, unwinding, and reconnecting with her friends back home while on a two-week break from the Philosophy PhD program at the University of Waterloo. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Check us out on Sticher Premium! You can now listen to new episodes of the show, completely ad-free, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to www.stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code WONDERY. Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening. Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Special Thanks Sophie H Featured Podcasts: Murder And Suc...

43 MINMAY 15
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Episode 49 - Ardeth Wood

Episode 48 - Taylor Powell

On the evening of March 21st, 2010 in University Place, Washington, a mother named Kathy Powell was in the middle of preparing Sunday dinner when she suddenly got a phone call. The caller ID showed that it was coming from the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department in Crescent City California. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Special Thanks to: Kathy Powell & The Powell Family Dr. Frank Miller Karen Powell Ford Welch Sophie Hargest Maggy James Tae Davis Timothy Stratton Ashley Black Ana Vidal Daniel Brewer Mike Browne Justin Rimmel Karen Wikiam Check us out on Sticher Premium! You can now listen to new episodes of the show, completely ad-free, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to www.stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code WONDERY. Then once you’re signed up, just download the ...

94 MINAPR 29
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Episode 48 - Taylor Powell

Latest Episodes

Episode 55 - Ronald Platt

51-year-old Ronald Platt was thrilled to be invited boating with his dear friend David Davis. Davis was a semi-retired Canadian businessman who lived in Woodham Walter, a village about 80 kilometers northeast of London in the English county of Essex, with his young wife and two beautiful daughters.The pair set sail in the English Channel near the Devon resort town of Torquay on Davis’ 24-foot yacht The Lady Jane. Ronald was never seen alive again. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Madison Reed:Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit go towww.madison-reed.comand enter PROMO CODE:MADNESS Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featur...

53 MIN1 weeks ago
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Episode 55 - Ronald Platt

Episode 54 - Heather DeWild

In July of 2003, 30-year-old Heather DeWild was a loving mother to two beautiful children: Jacob, five, and Hannah, three. Heather and her husband Daniel had been married for six years and had created a good life for themselves in Edgewater, Colorado. By all accounts, the DeWilds were living the American Dream. Until their marriage slowly unraveled and Heather vanished on July 24th, 2003. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Madison Reed:Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit go to www.madison-reed.com and enter PROMO CODE: MADNESS Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featured Podcasts: Voices For Justice -https://www.voicesforjust...

53 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episode 54 - Heather DeWild

Episode 53 - Quee Choo Chadwick

On Wednesday October 10, 2012 Peter Chadwick and his wife Quee Choo disappeared from their Newport Beach home in California. The following day, Peter made a call to 911 from a gas station close to the Mexican border. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featured Podcasts: Corpus Delicti - https://www.spreaker.com/show/corpus-delicti Trace Evidence - https://www.trace-evidence.com/ Information On Peter Chadwick: https://www.usmarshals.gov/investigations/most_wanted/chadwick/chadwick.htm Looking for extra content? If you would like to support the show and get some extra perks including extra content, including ea...

60 MINJUL 8
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Episode 53 - Quee Choo Chadwick

Episode 52 - Helle Crafts

On November 18th, 1986, thirty-nine-year-old Helle Crafts was dropped off at her house in Newtown, Connecticut by her co-workers. She was exhausted after fulfilling her flight attendant duties on a long haul from Frankfurt to New York. Helle was happy to have made it home before the impending storm and looking forward to tucking in her three children.As Helle’s co-workers watched their friend enter her home, they didn’t realize it would be the last time they would ever see her again. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: BetterHelp:If you’ve been wanting to talk you can get started right now, go tobetterhelp.com/MADNESSlisteners get 10% off your first month! THIRD LOVE:Go toTHIRDLOVE.com/MADNESSnow to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Research & Writing...

61 MINJUN 24
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Episode 52 - Helle Crafts

Introducing: Man in the Window

From the partnership that brought you Dirty John, comesMan in the Window. Pulitzer prize winning reporter Paige St. John investigates The Golden State Killer, and traces his path of devastation through the eyes of his victims. Listen now atwondery.fm/MITW

14 MINJUN 11
Comments
Introducing: Man in the Window

Episode 51 - Lauren Phelps (Hugelmaier)

In 2017, twenty-nine-year-old Lauren Ashley-Nicole Phelps appeared to have her whole life ahead of her. The newlywed lived in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband Matthew Phelps, where she taught Sunday school, owned her own business, and was busy mapping out her future. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster Fleslit - She A Goofy The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: BetterHelp:If you’ve been wanting to talk you can get started right now, go tobetterhelp.com/MADNESS listeners get 10% off your first month! THIRD LOVE: Go to THIRDLOVE.com/MADNESS now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase! Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Featured Podcasts: Real Life Real Crime https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/woody-overton/real-life-real-crime M.C.R.O. Radio https://open.sp...

49 MINJUN 10
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Episode 51 - Lauren Phelps (Hugelmaier)

Episode 50 - Candace Rough Surface

On August 2nd, 1980, eighteen-year-old Candace “Candi” Rough Surface vanished while out for the evening in Mobridge, South Dakota. Nine months passed before the young mother was found. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Check us out on Sticher Premium! You can now listen to new episodes of the show, completely ad-free, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to www.stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code WONDERY. Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening. Please check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast: BetterHelp:If you’ve been wanting to talk you can get started right now, go tobetterhelp.com/MADNESSSimply fill out the questionnaire and get matched with a counsellor you’ll love Daily Harvest:Go towww.da...

38 MINMAY 27
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Episode 50 - Candace Rough Surface

Introducing: The Shrink Next Door

Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychiatrist. What he did not count on, was what happened in his life over the next twenty-nine years. This is a story about power, control, and turning to the wrong person for help. Listen now atwondery.fm/TSND

11 MINMAY 21
Comments
Introducing: The Shrink Next Door

Episode 49 - Ardeth Wood

On a hot, humid afternoon in August 2003, Ardeth Wood borrowed her brother’s bike and ventured out along the wooded bicycle trails in Ottawa, Ontario. Ardeth was enjoying time with her family, unwinding, and reconnecting with her friends back home while on a two-week break from the Philosophy PhD program at the University of Waterloo. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Check us out on Sticher Premium! You can now listen to new episodes of the show, completely ad-free, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to www.stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code WONDERY. Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening. Research & Writing: Christine Penhale https://thetruecrimefiles.com/ Special Thanks Sophie H Featured Podcasts: Murder And Suc...

43 MINMAY 15
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Episode 49 - Ardeth Wood

Episode 48 - Taylor Powell

On the evening of March 21st, 2010 in University Place, Washington, a mother named Kathy Powell was in the middle of preparing Sunday dinner when she suddenly got a phone call. The caller ID showed that it was coming from the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department in Crescent City California. Music Credits: The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan Foster The Funkoars – Feel The Madness Used with Permission -http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoars/ Special Thanks to: Kathy Powell & The Powell Family Dr. Frank Miller Karen Powell Ford Welch Sophie Hargest Maggy James Tae Davis Timothy Stratton Ashley Black Ana Vidal Daniel Brewer Mike Browne Justin Rimmel Karen Wikiam Check us out on Sticher Premium! You can now listen to new episodes of the show, completely ad-free, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to www.stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code WONDERY. Then once you’re signed up, just download the ...

94 MINAPR 29
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Episode 48 - Taylor Powell

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