Georgette Bauerdorf is found lying face-down in her bathtub by her housekeepers. There is water on the floor but no blood or obvious signs of a struggle. It wasn’t until a medical examiner found a piece of cloth shoved far down Georgette’s throat that it becomes clear her death was no accident. Was Georgette’s murder somehow tied to the Black Dahlia murder? Join Wenndy and Carter as they conclude their investigation.
Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories
With Carter Roy & Wenndy Mackenzie
About Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories
Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast, follow our hosts as they take you on an entertaining journey through the crime scene, the investigation and attempt to solve the case. With many surprising plot twists, it’s important you start listening from Episode 1. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Ad-free archives of episodes six months or older are now available through Stitcher Premium.
Georgette Bauerdorf was a young socialite with a grand future until 1944, when she was found strangled to death and lying face down in her bathtub. An aspiring Hollywood actress, Georgette was born to an oil tycoon in New York City where she lived a privileged life. Exactly what happened on the night of October 11, 1944 remains a mystery. Join Wenndy and Carter as they open their investigation into the unsolved murder of Georgette Bauerdorf.
One hundred and sixty-seven years later, Edgar Allan Poe’s death remains a huge mystery. Poe was found delirious in the streets of Baltimore “in great distress and in need of immediate assistance”. Was he a victim of cooping or an accomplice in the murder of Mary Rogers, the real-life basis for his famous tale “The Mystery of Marie Roget”? Join Carter and Wenndy as they explore the theories surrounding Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
Master of suspense, king of tragedy and writer of the mysterious and macabre, the circumstances leading up Edgar Allan Poe’s death are shrouded in uncertainty and the cause of death remains disputed. Was he in the wrong place at the wrong time or the victim of foul play? Carter and Wenndy take a look at his life leading up to that moment.
One of the most controversial politicians in United States history, William Goebel’s political moves as Senator adds more enemies to the list of possible murder suspects. While on his death bed, Goebel is sworn into office. Carter and Wenndy eliminate suspects and tell you who they believe was behind the assassination of William Goebel.
William Goebel was the 34th Governor of Kentucky and remains the only Governor ever to be assassinated while in office. Join Wenndy and Carter as they try to solve the case.
After her brutal and disturbing murder, Elizabeth Short became immortalized as the “Black Dahlia”. Her severed body was found on January 15, 1947. Almost seventy years later, this cold case is still not solved. Find out who we believe killed Elizabeth short.
She wanted to be a Hollywood actress but instead she became one of the most famous murder victims in Los Angeles history. Still an unsolved murder, it is a mystery that rivets us today. Elizabeth Short was found severed in half, her sexual organs removed and a Glasgow smile carved onto her face. Dubbed "The Black Dahlia” by the press, the yellow journalism covering Elizabeth Short’s murder investigation etches the aspiring actresses’ name into history.
Notorious American gangster, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel’s murder was front page news. Everyone assumed it was a mob hit, but was it? Join Carter and Wenndy as they investigate possible suspects, including a new theory that has emerged.
Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a well-known American mobster. Friend to both Frank Sinatra and Al Capone, Bugsy was known as one of the most "infamous and feared gangsters of his day". He became one of America’s celebrity gangsters and is considered the father of the Las Vegas Strip. When he was murdered, everyone assumed it was the mob, but was it? Join Carter and Wenndy as they investigate his unsolved murder and take an in-depth look at Siegel’s organized crime career.
Fear of becoming the Phantom’s next victim, the once lively community of Texarkana becomes a ghost town. No one goes out at night and every store is sold out of locks, guns and ammunition. Carter and Wenndy come to a consensus on who they believe the killer is.
Texarkana becomes the hunting grounds for the ruthless, blood-thirsty serial killer local newspapers call the “Phantom.” Carter and Wenndy follow the trials and tribulations of the ensuing homicide investigation.
The Phantom Killer case is considered the number one unsolved murder case in Texas history. Join Carter and Wenndy as they take a look at the Phantom Killer’s violent debut when a couple on lover’s lane are attacked by a masked man. In total, The Phantom attacked eight people, killing five.
Chaos ensues at the crime scene when evidence is tampered with in an attempt to cover up the renowned director’s past. Proving that in Hollywood, there is always a difference between illusion and reality. Join Carter and Wenndy as they discover who really killed William Desmond Taylor.
For the first time, we present the entire chilling letter written by The Axeman to the city of New Orleans. It was published on March 13, 1919 in The Time-Picayune newspaper. This is a BONUS episode.
The first ever Hollywood murder leaves the film community and nation in shock. Director William Taylor is found murdered at his home. Carter and Wenndy examine the victim’s activity prior to his death. What they find may suggest his death was anything but untimely.
The people of New Orleans believe they’ve seen the last of the Axeman killer, but he lays in wait for his next victim. The police never caught the Axeman, but hosts Carter and Wenndy have investigated the crimes and have more information then what was available in 1919. They reveal who they believe is the Axeman.
The Axeman writes a chilling letter to the New Orleans citizens with a peculiar offer they can’t refuse, causing more fear and panic to the city’s citizens.
The Axeman of New Orleans is considered to be one of the top 10 serial killers of all time. He begins his killing spree, putting New Orleans citizens on edge. Hosts Carter and Wenndy examine clues from the first three attacks and the bizarre details of the murders while our voice actors bring the crimes to life.
Learn what to expect on Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories. Debuts Tuesday June 14th with new episodes released every other Tuesday.