Going West: True Crime
Going West: True Crime

Going West: True Crime

Dark West Productions

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Daphne Woolsoncroft and Heath Merryman discuss haunting details of different disappearance and murder cases week by week. New episodes released every Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 2pm PST!

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Lisa Kimmell // 201
MAY 17, 2022
Lisa Kimmell // 201
In 1988, an 18-year-old woman hit the road in Colorado to visit her family in Montana. But when she never arrived, police began their search for her in Wyoming and gathered some incredibly bizarre witness sightings. Sightings that only added more questions when her body was found soon after. This is the story of Lisa Kimmell, also known, as the Lil Miss Murder.  BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. Unsolved Mysteries Episode: https://unsolved.com/gallery/lisa-kimmel/ 2. Ranker: https://www.ranker.com/list/lisa-marie-kimmell-facts/rachel-souerbry 3. Casper Star Tribune: https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/victims-family-shares-their-anger-as-dale-wayne-eaton-sentenced-to-life/article_96a099f9-e547-5672-bd9a-6f1bd1b4b471.html?mode=comments 4. K2: https://k2radio.com/no-death-penalty-in-brutal-casper-lil-miss-murder-rape/#google_vignette 5. Death Penalty Info Center: https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/bungled-resentencing-of-wyomings-only-active-death-penalty-case-revictimizes-victims-family 6. Crime Vault: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5DV-DKhqhA 7. The Missoulian: https://www.newspapers.com/image/352283324/?terms=ricky%20kimmell&match=1 8. Crime Buzz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ5uxP9uL9E 9. Eaton vs. the State of WY: https://caselaw.findlaw.com/wy-supreme-court/1438693.html 10. Background on Dale: http://maamodt.asp.radford.edu/Psyc%20405/serial%20killers/Eaton,%20Dale%20Wayne.pdf 11. Casetext: https://casetext.com/case/eaton-v-wilson 12. Casper Star Tribune: https://www.newspapers.com/image/349755856/?terms=lisa%20marie%20kimmel&match=1 13. Billings Gazette: https://www.newspapers.com/image/411965577 14. Casper Star Tribune: https://www.newspapers.com/image/467450900 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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49 MIN
Tammy Zywicki // 199
MAY 10, 2022
Tammy Zywicki // 199
In August of 1992, a 21-year-old woman left New Jersey for Iowa to begin her senior year at college. But after becoming stranded in Illinois, she went missing. The following week, her body was found 500 miles away, leaving investigators wondering who killed her and where they could be. This is the story of Tammy Zywicki. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/tammy-j.-zywicki https://people.com/crime/killing-tammy-zywicki-featured-people-magazine-investigates/ https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/tammy-zywicki/ https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2020/05/08/illinois-police-clark-perry-baldwin-not-suspect-1992-slaying/3101500001/ https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/871d8b/unresolved_murder_tammy_zywicki_21_was_seen_at/ https://murderpedia.org/male.M/m/mendenhall-bruce.htm https://www.facebook.com/notes/who-killed-tammy-zywicki/case-summary/10156483640511921 https://amwfans.com/thread/901/unknown-tammy-zywicki-killer-illinois#ixzz5Ar7QwibK https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/what-to-watch/ct-ent-tammy-zywicki-murder-people-magazine-investigates-20210319-ilotp32n35dstpewbwpprrrqpy-story.html https://www.discoveryplus.com/video/people-magazine-investigates/highway-of-horrors https://www.vidocq.org/ https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/76-year-old-mother-continues-fight-justice-daughter-killed-27-n1048341 https://medium.com/the-shadow/truck-driver-is-suspected-killer-of-bitter-creek-betty-and-other-women-6324baaf4d73#:~:text=Clark%20Perry%20Baldwin%20was%20arrested%20for%20the%20murders%20of%20Sheridan,both%20women%20found%20in%20Wyoming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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45 MIN
Manley Hot Springs Murders // 198
MAY 6, 2022
Manley Hot Springs Murders // 198
In 1984, residents in the small Alaskan village of Manley Hot Springs began disappearing when a drifter arrived to town. After 9 people were murdered, investigators zeroed in on a 26-year-old man who had appeared bizarre and creepy to many of the locals. This is the story of Michael Silka and the Manley Hot Springs Murders. BONUS EPISODES patreon.com/goingwestpodcast CASE SOURCES 1. https://www.newspapers.com/image/44783844/?terms=michael%20alan%20silka&match=1 2. https://www.fubo.tv/watch?programId=EP016585230002&playing=vod&airingId=3741505 3. https://books.google.com/books?id=DIG_9oBssrAC&pg=PA142&lpg=PA142&dq=Hoffman+Estates+High+School+michael+alan+silka&source=bl&ots=fhzxuvIspk&sig=ACfU3U0J6o07_0FONTV630wLXay1cuaRqQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiqmq31qJf3AhWWD0QIHZJkDm4Q6AF6BAgVEAM#v=onepage&q=Hoffman%20Estates%20High%20School%20michael%20alan%20silka&f=false 4. https://robinbarefield76.medium.com/murders-at-manley-hot-springs-2ca3205d2901 5.https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/data/developers/understandingplace.pdf 6. https://militaryjusticeforall.com/1984/05/19/michael-alan-silka-killed-9-people-in-a-three-hour-rampage-in-manley-hot-springs-alaska-may-19-1984/ 7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/12468556/article-on-manley-hot-springs-massacre/ 8. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32418518/dale-madajski/ 9. https://mylifeofcrime.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/manley-hot-springs-rampage-michael-alan-silka-killed-at-least-9-people-in-a-three-hour-rampage/ 10. https://www.oxygen.com/fatal-frontier-evil-in-alaska/crime-news/alaskas-history-with-serial-killers-crime-explained 11. http://alaskaweb.org/blacksheep/silka.html 12. https://www.whitepages.com/name/Betty-Silka 13. https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/dailyherald/name/frank-silka-obituary?id=29693266 14. https://truecrimeinvestigation.tumblr.com/post/187379280022/michael-silka-victims Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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43 MIN