We have an explanation of an ‘Irish goodbye’ to kick off this week’s episode. Jonatan tells the tale of capital punishment in Belarus- the story of “Black Realtors” Igor Gershankov and Semen Berezhnoy who were found guilty of six murders and preparation of another one, kidnapping and fraud.
Ana dives into a murder in Ireland- the case of Antra Ozolina, a 49 year old Latvian who was killed in her home.
Finally, we cover two bonus crimes and ask ‘Was justice served?’. As usual we round things off with a drink: this time it’s got rum, pear and spice.
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CN: capital punishment, rape, murder, suicide, animal abuse, offensive language (the other ‘f-word’), alcohol
We begin this week’s mini with Jonatan’s story of Lars Mittank, a German tourist who disappeared in Bulgaria… seemingly with no one else involved. In the second half Ana tells the tale of Jim Donnelly, a New Zealand family man who went to work one morning and never came home.
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CN: wine, alcohol, cats, disappearances, head injuries, missing people
This week we’re talking about impulse crimes. Ana discusses the Derrick Bird, Cumbria shootings while Jonatan tells the story of Yvonne Chevallier who was fed up with her philandering husband. Later Jonatan makes a whiskey cocktail but will Ana finally be a convert?
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CN: shootings (many), random killings, murder, alcohol
It’s 4am and Valentine’s is over. Let’s discuss relationships gone wrong!
Ana talks about the most expensive divorce in British history (Young v Young) which is packed full of accusations, intrigue and conspiracies then rounded off with a mysterious death. Jonatan tells the tale of Dagmar Tauchenová’s reaction when her safe cracking husband is sent to prison.
Finally, we briefly touch on a missing canoer who returns from the dead but does his wife know more than she’s letting on?
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It’s an extra special (and extra long) Valentine’s Day episode and we’re on theme! Jonatan tells the tale of the Russian family known as the Gang of Amazons and Ana discusses Barbara Kendhammer’s murder. Later they enjoy a delicious purple cocktail.
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In the latest minisode mystery, Jonatan covers the 1979 (possible) revenge killings of four members of the Tan family in Geylang Bahru, Singapore. Later Ana covers the 1988 abduction of Michaela Joy Garecht.
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This week Ana is covering the Van Breda Murders in South Africa, Jonatan discusses the 2016 (not 2017) killing of Koen Everink and the duo present a foreign take on Dutch culture. Stay to the end for a fiery cocktail and an update on Episode 1- yes, we have new information on a cold case!
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