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Today in True Crime

Today in True Crime

Parcast Network

Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

563 - Feb 26, 1870: Wyatt Outlaw Killed
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  • 563 - Feb 26, 1870: Wyatt Outlaw Killed

    Wyatt Outlaw, a Black man and town police officer, was kidnapped and hanged by a mob of Ku Klux Klan members. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Fri, 26 Feb 2021
  • 562 - Feb 25, 2015: Shooting in Sejong, South Korea

    Even with South Korea’s strict gun laws, a jilted lover decided to exact revenge on his ex-lover’s family, with deadly results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Thu, 25 Feb 2021
  • 561 - Feb 24, 1986: Sherri Rasmussen Murdered

    Newlywed Sherri Rasmussen was murdered in her Van Nuys home. Her killer was an LAPD officer. Guest hosted by Kate Leonard of Criminal Couples, a Spotify Original from Parcast.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Wed, 24 Feb 2021
  • 560 - Feb 23, 2002: Betancourt and Rojas Kidnapped

    Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt and her campaign manager Clara Rojas were kidnapped by the guerrilla group known as FARC.

    Tue, 23 Feb 2021
  • 559 - Feb 22, 1978: Jean-Bedel Bokassa’s Birthday

    The Emperor of Central Africa turned 57 on this day in history — his first birthday since his coronation two months earlier.

    Mon, 22 Feb 2021