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Buried Bones - a historical true crime podcast with Kate Winkler Dawson and Paul Holes

My Favorite Murder

On Buried Bones, journalist Kate Winkler Dawson and retired investigator Paul Holes dissect some of history’s most compelling true crime cases from centuries ago. Together, they explore these very old cases through a 21st century lens. With their years of expertise and knowledge of modern forensics, they reflect on how far science has come and bring new insight to old mysteries. Together, Kate and Paul have examined many cases including the 1932 Lindbergh baby kidnapping, the first time fingerprinting was used as evidence in a courtroom and a possible serial killer in 1960s Nashville. They ask, was the right person convicted or was someone wrongfully accused? See pictures, diagrams and evidence from each case on Instagram @buriedbonespod. Buried Bones is part of the Exactly Right podcast network that provides a platform for bold, creative voices to bring to life provocative, entertaining and relatable stories for audiences everywhere. The Exactly Right roster of podcasts covers a variety of topics including true crime, comedic interviews, news, science, pop culture and more. The network is home to My Favorite Murder hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, This Podcast Will Kill You, That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast, Tenfold More Wicked and more.

Location:

United States

Genres:

True Crime

Description:

On Buried Bones, journalist Kate Winkler Dawson and retired investigator Paul Holes dissect some of history’s most compelling true crime cases from centuries ago. Together, they explore these very old cases through a 21st century lens. With their years of expertise and knowledge of modern forensics, they reflect on how far science has come and bring new insight to old mysteries. Together, Kate and Paul have examined many cases including the 1932 Lindbergh baby kidnapping, the first time fingerprinting was used as evidence in a courtroom and a possible serial killer in 1960s Nashville. They ask, was the right person convicted or was someone wrongfully accused? See pictures, diagrams and evidence from each case on Instagram @buriedbonespod. Buried Bones is part of the Exactly Right podcast network that provides a platform for bold, creative voices to bring to life provocative, entertaining and relatable stories for audiences everywhere. The Exactly Right roster of podcasts covers a variety of topics including true crime, comedic interviews, news, science, pop culture and more. The network is home to My Favorite Murder hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, This Podcast Will Kill You, That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast, Tenfold More Wicked and more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Boy Genius

2/14/2024
In this week's episode Kate and Paul take us to a town outside of Pittsburgh in 1902 where multiple murders take place in a single-family home. The suspect is caught in the act. But did they act alone? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:55

Bedside Manner

2/7/2024
On today's episode, Paul and Kate head to 1975 New Jersey where a hospital sees a string of unlikely deaths in their patients. After some interesting toxicology and an eventful trial, is it enough to hold the suspect accountable? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:49

High School Sweethearts PT 2

1/31/2024
In this conclusion of a two-part episode, Kate and Paul return to Lane County, Oregon to discuss DNA collection and analysis. Could that possibly be how the perpetrator of this double-murder is finally apprehended? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:16

High School Sweethearts PT 1

1/24/2024
In this week's episode, the first part of a two-parter, Paul and Kate head to 1970s rural Oregon where a young couple has gone missing after a trip to the river. After a harrowing search, bodies are found, but far more questions than answers emerge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:18

Smoke and Shadows

1/17/2024
On today's episode, Kate and Paul travel to 1845 Boston where a hysterical man emerges from a burning house leaving behind a single dead body. What should be a simple case becomes a wildly unique one thanks to a strategy by the defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:19

Gone Astray

1/10/2024
On this week's episode, Paul and Kate head back to 1903 Fairfield, CA where a wealthy woman doesn't return home from a hike, alarming her staff. After a long search and possible sightings along the coast, was foul play involved? Or was this an escape? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:05

If There's a Will PT 2

12/13/2023
In this second part of a two-part episode, Kate and Paul return to 1830 Salem, Massachusetts to unravel the murder of a mogul in his mansion. Those who stand to inherit his wealth and the staff closest to him are all theoretically implicated, but who actually committed this heinous crime? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:46

If There's a Will PT 1

12/6/2023
In this week’s episode Paul and Kate head back to 1830 Salem, Massachusetts for the first part of a two-part episode where an elderly man as wealthy as he is reviled is found dead in his mansion. With a long list of family and staff under suspicion, you'll be wise to get out your pen and paper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:19

A Family Affair

11/29/2023
On today's episode, Kate and Paul begin in Atlanta, Georgia in 1952 where a woman's husband is found dead shortly after the death of her child. Once she remarries and life insurance policies are taken out, can anything be done to keep her family safe? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:17

Manhunt

11/22/2023
In this week's episode Paul and Kate head back to turn-of-the-century Northern California, where a suspicious man enters the picture of a well-off farming family. A single evening becomes the focus of our attention as tensions come to a head between everyone involved. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:26

Murder in Notting Hill PT 2

11/8/2023
In the second part of this two-part episode, Kate and Paul are back in 1931 London trying to narrow down suspects in the murder of a 10-year-old girl. Under the forensic guidance of the legendary Bernard Spilsbury, the body and the evidence are expertly analyzed in this tragic case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:07

Murder in Notting Hill PT 1

11/1/2023
In this first part of a two-part episode, Paul and Kate head to 1931 London where a 10-year-old girl goes missing after running a quick errand at her aunt's home. After her body is found, the police do a thorough investigation uncovering much more than first meets the eye. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:46

Murder on the Menu

10/25/2023
In this week’s episode, Kate and Paul head to 1950s Georgia where a string of deaths seems to surround an industrious young woman. Will the ensuing investigation prove they were coincidences or is something more malevolent going on? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:50

Check the Fine Print

10/18/2023
Paul and Kate head to early 1900s England where a shopkeeper and his wife are found brutally beaten to death. After the investigation leans heavily on very nascent fingerprinting evidence, would the jury convict? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:02

The Sausage King

10/11/2023
In this week’s episode, Kate and Paul head to 1897 Chicago where a sausage kingpin has engaged in some risky business and his wife has gone missing. Biology and science play huge roles in a trial that features the first testimony of a forensic anthropologist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:57

The Meeks Family Murder

10/4/2023
On today’s episode, Paul and Kate travel to 1894 Lynn County, Missouri where a young girl's story of survival after the murder of her family sets the stage for this episode. As an investigation seeks to verify her story, details emerge that make this an almost movie-like thrilling case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:36

No Reservations

9/27/2023
On this week's episode, Kate and Paul head to Soho, NY in 1885 where a restaurant owner is found dead in the middle of the day. Beyond a very robust crime scene, the investigation uncovers the interesting history of the victim and immigration in the US at the time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:28

The Dayton Strangler

9/20/2023
In this week's episode Paul and Kate go to early 1900s Ohio where a young girl sneaks out of a family gathering and doesn't return. After her body is found and the circumstances are weighed a massive manhunt uncovers some disturbing patterns. Is there a Serial Killer in Dayton? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:11

House Calls PT 2

9/13/2023
In this second part of a two-part episode set in the Northeast in 1937, Kate and Paul explore the investigation that sees a suspect apprehended AND THEN some truly unexpected accusations are made. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:50

House Calls PT 1

9/6/2023
Paul and Kate travel all over the Northeast in 1937 for the first part of a double-header. A man is awoken in his car and soon after not one, but two bodies are found inside. But the driver's arrest is only the start of this very involved case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:58