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Cascadia Crime & Cryptids

Dec 19, 2022

Our last episode of 2022 is a cryptid episode!  Lumberjacks in the 19th and early 20th century had quite a few tales of unique critters from the forests of the Pacific Northwest, so today we bring you not one, but two of them.  First, the cougar's fierce cousin, the Ball-Tailed Cat - said to wield a multipurpose bony...

Dec 11, 2022

This week, Sara brings us a cold case from Eugene, Oregon in 1969 - Janet Lynn Shanahan never made it home after a family birthday celebration, and her body was found the next day in the trunk of her own car.  Investigators have their suspicions, but Janet's murder remains unsolved to this day.  

If you have any...

Dec 5, 2022

Our first case for December takes us to the foggy beachside city of Pacifica, CA, which was rocked by a senseless murder in the early morning hours of October 17th, 2012 - the city's first murder in 12 years at that time.  Keith Coffey was just 24 years old, friendly and vibrant, when a monster took his life. ...

Nov 28, 2022

Esther Castellani died under mysterious circumstances at just 40 years old in 1965.  If not for the suspicion and tenacity of a hospital physician, her killer may have gotten away with murder.  

Thank you again to Eve Lazarus for her coverage and research of this case!


Nov 20, 2022

Jimmy and Lily Ming were kidnapped from their home shortly after a family wedding in January of 1985 in the Strathcona neighborhood of Vancouver, BC.  The Ming family received a ransom note the next day with an impossible sum, but tried their best to not only raise the ransom money but reason with the kidnappers. ...