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The Unlovely Truth

The Unlovely Truth

Hosted by: Lori Morrison

Exploring the intersection of faith and true crime.

Episodes

Season 3, Episode 20: I Will Find You: Behind the Scenes with Detective Lieutenant Joe Kenda

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Have you ever wondered what the most dangerous creature on earth is? According to Joe Kenda, it’s us! On the flip side, who can work together on a mission to help our communities be places where we feel safe and...
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Season 3, Episode 19: I Read This Book So You Don't Have To: How Social Media has Changed the Face of Crime

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Can being on Facebook, or any other social media platform, make you vulnerable to being victimized? My highly specific answer to that is - it depends. You made a great choice joining me today because I’m going to show...
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Season 3, Episode 18: Grandma's House

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Aren’t Grandmas the best? I loved to go visit with mine at her house, and I’ve got so many good memories of time spent there. Which is why I can’t fathom who would’ve wanted to hurt the two grandmas we're going to...
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Season 3, Episode 17: Surviving a Murdered Childhood

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What happens when your childhood suddenly becomes a true crime headline? How do you go on after the trauma of losing nearly your whole family to violence? Let’s investigate how one woman did just that. I truly hope...
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Season 3, Episode 16: What If She Were Your Daughter?

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It’s been a while since I told my story about why I became a private investigator - what finally moved me to action. I was feeling restless, and I wanted to make a bigger impact on the world, or at least on my little...
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Season 3, Episode 15 - Cold Case Investigator J. Warner Wallace Talks About "Person of Interest"

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If you’re trying to prove a murder case without having a body to prove that your victim is dead, you’d better make sure that the rest of your evidence is rock solid. The same goes if you’re trying to prove that the...
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Season 3, Episode 14: Finding Keeslyn Roberts

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Did you know that, according to Lauth Investigations International, on average, there are approximately 50,000 missing adults at any given time. That absolutely blows my mind and makes me wonder what lengths I would...
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Season 3, Episode 13: How You Can Back the Blue: "The Blooding" by Joseph Wambaugh

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If I asked you to guess the percentage of murder cases that actually had physical evidence that tied a suspect to the crime, what would you say? I’ll bet you DIDN’T say just 13.5% - but that’s what research done by...
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Season 3, Episode 12: Bitter Jealousy: The Murder that Shocked a Small Town Church

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I’ll bet you love feeling safe, right? I know I do. And who could seem like a safer person to be around than an older lady from your church? It turns out that just about anybody would be safer if that little old...
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Season 3, Episode 11: Surviving and Overcoming Trauma: Dancing with the Octopus

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14-year-old Debra Harding was walking home from school when she was abducted, raped, and left outside in the bitter cold to die. Almost worse was being at home during the physical and psychological abuse from her...
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Season 3, Episode 10: Murder in the Family

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George Bernard Shaw once said, “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” Our book this week is “Murder in the Family” by Edgar Award Winner Burl Barer, and one member of the family made it a living hell for everyone...
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Season 3, Episode 9: The Unsolved Double Homicide of Pam Branka and Paul Jones

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It was early on a Saturday morning in 2007 when assistant manager Pam Branka, 46, and manager Paul "P.J." Jones, 50, were murdered as they opened the Burger King in Momence, IL. No cash was taken from the registers,...
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