True Crime has continued to be on of the most popular genres in podcasting, if not the most. Since the ‘Serial’ boom, the world of True Crime has expanded, allowing listeners to explore cases in greater detail and even contribute to investigations in real-time. Like a thriller film, these podcasts keep the listener intrigued and on the edge of their seat and in most cases, gaining insight into real events – which only makes them more shocking.
Here are a few top True Crime podcasts from 2020 to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Morning Cup of Murder
Ever wonder what murder took place on today in true crime history? If so, sit back and grab a cup of coffee as you enjoy your daily dose of TC goodness. Your host, Korina Biemesderfer, guides you through history with tales of murder, abduction, serial killers, crimes of passion, cults and more in this short form daily true crime podcast. If you’re a big fan of True Crime, this one is for you.
Once Upon a Crime
A true crime podcast that takes on a new topic each month and tells a new story each episode. Kidnappings, mass murders, celebrity crime, killer couples, killer kids and more are covered.
The Murder Squad
Each week retired cold case investigator Paul Holes and investigative journalist Billy Jensen attempt to solve an unsolved murder case using a variety of methods, from routine shoe-leather work to advanced technologies like familial DNA searches and social media geotargeting. But their secret weapon in the search for justice is staring right at this page.
Mens Rea – A True Crime Podcast
Mens Rea is a fortnightly true crime podcast that discusses crime in Ireland and the UK. Mens Rea refers to the mental element of intent required to prove certain crimes have been committed…. like murder. Every two weeks, they delve into the most notorious crimes and examine the people involved, the investigation of the police and the court cases that followed.