Canonical: True Crime

Canonical True Crime

Canonical: True Crime is a fortnightly podcast bringing you True Crime stories from all over the world. We’ll dive headfirst into tales of murder, destruction and more. Join me as we begin our journey into darkness and toward the truth.

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Canonical: True Crime Season 1
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On this episode of Canonical True Crime, we cover the Freezing Deaths of Saskatoon.  A full list of our sources can be found on our website canonicaltruecrime.com

Dec 7

11 min 51 sec

On this episode we cover the case of Serial Killer John Christie and the wrongful conviction and execution of Timothy Evans. A full list of sources for this episode can be found on our website https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-sixteen-10-rillington 

Nov 23

13 min 39 sec

On this weeks episode we cover the case of the murder and abduction of James Bulger.  A full list of sources for this weeks episode can be found here

Nov 9

13 min 7 sec

There is a sign at the entrance to Belanglo State Forest, it bears an ominous warning to its visitors to “Please be Careful” and when you hear the stories of what has gone on in Belanglo it kinda makes sense. You see, Belanglo is well known across Australia because of the dark history it has, tied to the murders of seven backpackers and the person known as the worst serial killer in Australian History. A full list of sources can be found for this weeks episode here 

Oct 26

18 min 42 sec

Episode Thirteen: This episode covers the case of Daniel Perez, a cult leader who managed to convince his followers he was an angel, and those followers had a horrible habit of dying suddenly, and suspiciously. A full list of sources is available now on our website. https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-thirteen-evil-angel

Oct 12

18 min 45 sec

Episode Twelve: Point Blank covers the case of Aileen Wuornos. Wuornos killed seven men over the course of 1 year. She was put to death for the murders and has gone down in history as one of the first, if not the first American female serial killer. A full list of sources can be found on our website, Https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-twelve-point-blank

Sep 29

13 min 27 sec

Episode Eleven: The Caller covers the case of the Weepy Voiced Killer, also known as Paul Michael Stephani. Stephani killed three women and tried to kill two more between 1981 and 1982, but what made him infamous was his emotional phone calls made to authorities after his crimes. Https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-eleven-the-caller

Aug 24

17 min 41 sec

Episode Ten: Seventh Sin is the story of Andrea Yates, a mother suffering from Postpartum Psychosis and depression who killed her five children by drowning them in a bathtub. A full list of sources for this episode is available now on our website: Https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-ten-seventh-sin

Aug 11

15 min 31 sec

Episode Nine: Poisoned Punch is the story of the Peoples Temple Cult, leading up to the horrific November day when nearly 1000 people took their own lives. Edit: We became aware of some audio issues and have now fixed them.  A full list of sources for this episode is available on our website: https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-nine-poisoned-punch Canonical True Crime is available wherever you listen to podcasts. Listen, rate review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts now.

Jul 27

32 min 13 sec

Episode Eight: A Midsummer Night, is the story of the disappearance of Patti Adkins. Patti went missing in 2001, after planning to take a holiday with her married boyfriend. Patti was never seen again after she left work around midnight on June 29th, and her boyfriend? Well, he says he wasn't even her boyfriend. A full list of our sources is available on our website: https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-eight-a-midsummer-night

Jun 24

12 min 42 sec

Episode Seven: Moorhouse is the story of Catherine and David Birnie, a serial killer couple who had a 5 week reign of terror in Australia in 1986. They adbucted 5 women, killing 4 of them. They were caught when their 5th victim escaped. Join Grace as she recounts The Moorhouse Murders. A full list of our sources is available on our website: https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-seven-moorhouse 

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Jun 10

17 min 29 sec

Episode Six: Tara is the story of the unsolved disappearance of Tara Calico. Join Grace as she tells Tara’s story. A full list of our sources is available on our website: https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-six-tara

May 26

16 min 47 sec

This week we were running a bit behind schedule so to make it up to you we've got three cases in one episode! In this episode we're covering some strange disappearances and a reappearance that might be even stranger! Listen as we dive into the cases of Ted Conrad, The Tromp Family and Bobby Dunbar.  A full list of sources is available on our website https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-five-a-child-a-family-a-215-000-mystery Check out our website: www.canonicaltruecrime.com for more info about the show & follow us on Instagram @canonicaltruecrime to keep up to date with news and the latest episodes. 

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May 13

21 min 7 sec

This week we cover the life and crimes of Dr. Michael Swango, a serial poisoner and fraudster from the 1990's. A full list of sources is available now on our website https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-four-double-o 

Apr 28

15 min 55 sec

This week's episode is the strange story of the disappearance of Brian Shaffer. Brian was 27 years old when he disappeared, seemingly into thin air.  If you have any information about the disappearance of Brian Shaffer, please contact the Central Ohio Crimestoppers. Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-8477 Columbus Police Department 877-645-8477 For a full list of sources and the episode transcript head over to https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-three-the-disappearance-of-brian-shaffer Check out our website: canonicaltruecrime.com and follow us on Instagram @canonicaltruecrime to keep up to date with the latest episodes and news from Canonical: True Crime.

Apr 12

21 min 37 sec

This week we are covering the horrific Hinterkaifeck Murders.  For a full list of sources and the episode transcript head over to https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-two-footsteps-in-the-snow Check out our website: canonicaltruecrime.com and follow us on Instagram @canonicaltruecrime to keep up to date with the latest episodes and news from Canonical: True Crime. 

Mar 31

19 min 17 sec

This week we cover the Texarkana Moonlight Murders.  For a full list of sources & episode transcript head over to https://www.canonicaltruecrime.com/post/episode-one-fear-sundown  Check out our website: canonicaltruecrime.com and follow us on instagram @CanonicalPod to keep up to date with the latest episodes & news from Canonical: True Crime Listen here: https://linktr.ee/CanonicalPodcast 

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Mar 16

20 min 20 sec

Canonical: True Crime season 1 premieres on March 16th 2021.  Check out our website: canonicaltruecrime.com and follow us on instagram @CanonicalPod to keep up to date with the latest episodes & news from Canonical: True Crime

Mar 8

43 sec