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‘It’s retraumatizing over and over again, and for what?’: Family member of Jeffrey Dahmer victim slams new Netflix show

'They don’t notify families when they do this.'

On Sep 23, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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A TikToker is taking the true crime genre to task after NBC ‘glamorizes’ the murder of her mother

'It just glamorizes the perpetrator and there’s these families that have gone through all of it.'

On Aug 16, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘I can’t find a single video without them laughing and a Hello Fresh sponsorship’: TikTok comment shows off the dark side of true crime

'I don’t think anyone should be able to profit from murder.'

On Jul 15, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘Vengeance’ is a thought-provoking exploration of our true-crime podcast obsession

B.J. Novak stars in a solid feature directorial debut.

On Jun 14, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘I found out my ex roomie/sorority little was arrested’: Woman’s story about former roommate killing a neo-Nazi goes viral on TikTok

'So what was the crime?'

On Nov 19, 2021 by Audra Schroeder

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True crime fans are turning Gabby Petito’s disappearance into entertainment

The obsessive media coverage and TikTok analysis showcase the dark side of true crime fandom.

On Sep 20, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Accused car thief Elizabeth Cooke’s Facebook page goes viral, inspiring new online community of sleuths

A crusade to expose a car thief has turned into an online sleuthing community.

On Aug 14, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘What even is this’: TikToker captures encounter with masked ‘superhero’ hunting suspected ‘Little Rock Slasher’

'Nah pack it up avengers.'

On Jul 7, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen

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TikToker claims his photos were used as evidence in murder investigation—but viewers aren’t buying it

Some commenters felt that the video was fake.

On Jun 26, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Horrendous AR crime app wants you to experience George Floyd’s ‘final moments’

The app is touted as a 'one stop shop for fans of true crime to consume content.'

On Apr 7, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Man makes eerie YouTube video of himself right before allegedly ambushing and killing wife (updated)

He appears to hide from someone right before the video ends.

On Oct 24, 2020 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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Man pleads guilty to killing woman he met on sugar baby app

Ayoola Ajayi admitted to planning Mackenzie Lueck's murder before he even met her in person.

On Oct 8, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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Man dubbed the ‘Twitter Killer’ confesses to the murders, dismemberment of 9 people

He allegedly lured his victims in on Twitter.

On Oct 1, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle

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Family member of Ahmaud Arbery murder suspects posted photo of his dead body to Snapchat

Lindsay McMichael says she didn't have any malicious intent and just posted the photo because she's a 'true crime fan.'

On May 19, 2020 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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‘Into the Deep’ is a chilling view into the mindset of a killer

This documentary's existence is a marvel.

On Feb 8, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski