The FOX True Crime Podcast with Emily Compagno

The FOX True Crime Podcast w/ Emily Compagno

Each week, Emily Compagno – Co-Host of Outnumbered on The FOX News Channel – will be joined by a team of FOX News Digital true crime reporters, legal and law enforcement experts, along with the latest insights from the FOX News Investigative Team.

Emily will bring stories of survival, solved and unsolved murders, America’s Most Wanted killers, missing persons, and celebrity crime trials. This podcast will bring the listener into the story, as told by the people involved and those reporting on the ground. New episodes available every Tuesday, along with bonus episodes every Thursday.

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On May 24th, 2023 62-year-old Raul Meza Jr. called the police and confessed to the murder of his 80-year-old roommate, Jesse Fraga, just four days earlier. KTBC FOX 7 Anchor John Krinjak and Reporter Angela Shen discuss the latest news surrounding Meza's arrest and the ongoing investigation into his potential connection to past murders.

Jeffrey James is a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the United States Secret Service presidential detail served as the case manager for John Hinckley Jr. and shares details about Hinckley's life, the assassination attempt, and how the incident changed the way the Secret Service ran operations.

On the night of May 3rd, 2007, British 3-year-old Madeleine McCann went missing while on a family vacation to Portugal. FOX News London-based Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Greg Palkot joins with updates from the latest search operation in Portugal.

On the day she was to be wed, Yale graduate student Annie Le's body was found hidden in the lab in which she worked. Retired New Haven Police Lieutenant Lisa Dadio discusses her involvement with the investigation.

Before he was known as the Golden State Killer, Joseph DeAngelo was known as the "East Area Rapist" by law enforcement. retired Undersheriff in the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, Carol Daly reflects on her involvement on the case as the sole female investigator.

Throughout the 1970s and 80s, the Golden State Killer terrorized families across California. Retired FBI Agent and lead profiler on the Golden State Killer case Julia Cowley shares how her work played a pivotal role in the investigation.

In 2005, 18-year-old Natalee Holloway went missing while on a graduation trip. WBRC Anchor Jonathan Hardison takes a look back at the case and discusses the charges that the prime suspect faces now.

Kerri Rawson, author and daughter of the infamous "BTK" serial killer, Dennis Rader, shares details from her childhood with a serial killer father, the impact the revelation had on her life, and how she learned to overcome the traumatic discovery.

On April 29th, 2023, 29-year-old Lauren Heike was killed in broad daylight while hiking on a community trail in Phoenix, Arizona. CEO of Girls Fight Back Nicole Snell shares key self-defense strategies so people can live without fear.

On the night of July 8th, 2006, Yolanda Silvera was carjacked, sexually assaulted, and shot by New Jersey serial killer Noah Cuebas. Retired East Orange Detective Joseph Juliano and Yolanda Silvera share discuss her remarkable recovery.

Sonny Franzese was one of the most formidable mobsters in America, he rose through the ranks of the Colombo Crime Family, ultimately earning the title of "underboss." Former Colombo Caporegime Michael Franzese shares the details why he ultimately chose to walk away from the life of crime.

With just one piece of DNA, scientists can identify both violent criminals and human remains, bringing answers to even the most mysterious cold cases. Chief Genetic Genealogist at Parabon Nanolabs CeCe Moore explains.

Former Federal and State Prosecutor Jonathan Fahey led the federal case against Jorge Avila-Torrez's crimes. Jonathan explains how a confession was obtained and details from the trial in the case against Torrez.

In October 2002, a series of sniper attacks terrorized residents of Washington D.C., and the surrounding area. Retired U.S. Marshal Bill Sorukas shares how he became involved in the Beltway Sniper case and how he was able to track down the shooters.

Known for their leather jackets and motorcycles, becoming a member of the mysterious Hells Angels is a feat that's as difficult as it is dangerous, retired ATF Special Agent Jay "Jaybird" Dobyns did just that.

The art of Ken Perenyi is remarkable, but it's extremely difficult to detect which pieces are his. Ken describes his 34-year career of forgery and explains how he tricked some of the world's most famous art experts along the way.

Former Secret Service Special Agent and Liason to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Jeffrey James explains how the federal government is activated when a missing persons case occurs.

In 1999, four women are found dead in Yosemite National Park. Former FBI Agent Jeffrey Rinek was the lead investigator on the case and shares details from the investigation, as well as how he was able to obtain a confession from the killer himself.

In part two of this story, former DEA Special Agents Javier Peña and Steve Murphy detail the capture and final moments of the notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

Pablo Escobar was one of the world's richest and most dangerous men at the height of his drug smuggling career until two American DEA Special Agents joined the Colombian authorities to take him down.

Maura Murray has been missing for 19 years. Julie Murray, Maura's older sister, discusses the details of her sister's disappearance, her efforts to uncover more information, and the impact the case has had on her family.

On October 1st, 1993, 12-year-old Polly Klaas and two of her friends had planned a sleepover after school. It was a night filled with dancing, goofing off, and playing games, but it would soon take a turn for the worse.

On this bonus edition of The FOX True Crime Podcast, Emily takes a look at retired FBI Special Agent Kyle Vowinkel's illustrious career in law enforcement.

On the night of June 7th, 2021, Maggie Murdaugh and her son, Paul, were found shot dead at the family's hunting lodge. Emily dives deep into the story.

The extent of the danger that Dykes posed wouldn't be realized until January 29th, 2013, when he boarded a school bus, murdered the driver, and took 5-year-old Ethan Gilman hostage.