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Oct. 29, 2021

45: The Crime Analyst | Ep 45 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder in…

In this episode, I consolidate my thoughts and reflections and share my analyses and interpretation about what happened to Sophie and the profile of the man who killed her. You won’t want to miss this. #HerNameWasSophieToscan...

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Oct. 22, 2021

44: The Crime Analyst | Ep 44 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder wi…

Laura and former New York City Prosecutor and retired FBI profiler Jim Clemente continue their forensic deconstruction of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s murder. In this episode Laura and Jim discuss and break down Ian Bailey’s b...

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Oct. 15, 2021

43: The Crime Analyst | Ep 43 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder wi…

Laura and former New York City Prosecutor and retired FBI profiler Jim Clemente continue their forensic deconstruction of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s murder. In this episode Laura uses the Sky docuseries ‘Murder at the Cottag...

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Oct. 8, 2021

42: The Crime Analyst | Ep 42 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder wi…

Laura and former New York City Prosecutor and retired FBI profiler Jim Clemente continue their forensic deconstruction of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s murder. Trigger warning - listener discretion is advised. We discuss the va...

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Oct. 1, 2021

41: The Crime Analyst | Ep 41 | Special Report from the Intelligence …

Victory for Britney…. finally! Jamie Spears has been suspended with immediate effect. Former criminal prosecutor and legal expert Loni Coombs was at the court on September 29 2021 gives a blow by blow account of what happened...

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Sept. 24, 2021

40: The Crime Analyst | Ep 40 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder wi…

Laura and former New York City Prosecutor and retired FBI profiler Jim Clemente forensically deconstruct and profile Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s brutal murder. We pool our collective knowledge and experience of 60 years analy...

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Sept. 17, 2021

39: The Crime Analyst | Ep 39 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder wi…

Laura continues the discussion with actor, director, producer, author and true crime aficionada Alison Sweeney about Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s brutal murder. Sophie’s body was found at the bottom of the driveway to her holi...

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Sept. 10, 2021

38: The Crime Analyst | Ep 38 | Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s Murder wi…

Laura Richards discusses 39-year-old French TV and film producer Sophie Toscan Du Plantier’s brutal murder with actor, director, producer, author and true crime aficionada Alison Sweeney. On the morning of December 23 1996, S...

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Sept. 6, 2021

Preview: Witnessed - Borderlands

BORDERLANDS is the tall-but-true tale of a charismatic outlaw, an iconic small-town sheriff, and the record-setting drug bust that ensnared them both. Set in the rugged Texas borderlands, host Rob D'Amico transports listeners...

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Sept. 3, 2021

37: The Crime Analyst | Ep 37 | Deconstructing Coercive Control with …

This is the second part of an illuminating interview with award winning author and investigative journalist Jess Hill. Jess wrote the book ‘See What You Made Me Do’ and has won multiple awards including the Stella Prize in 20...

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Sept. 1, 2021

Preview: Wondery - Suspect

An apartment complex hosts a big Halloween party with themed rooms and costumed partygoers. By the end of the night one of the party’s hosts is murdered. And the partygoers are the main suspects in the eyes of the police: …

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Aug. 27, 2021

36: The Crime Analyst | Ep 36 | Deconstructing Coercive Control with …

Laura interviews award winning Australian author and investigative journalist Jess Hill. Jess wrote the book ‘See What You Made Me Do’ which has been made into a three-part docuseries of the same title. We deconstruct coerciv...

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Aug. 20, 2021

35: The Crime Analyst | Ep 35 | Correcting the Narrative with Amanda …

Laura interviews Amanda Knox. We discuss Meredith Kercher, the crime scene, the police investigation, Rudy Guede, the prosecution led by Giuliano Mignini, the role of the media and Nick Pisa, the trial and Amanda’s time in pr...

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Aug. 13, 2021

34: The Crime Analyst | Ep 34 | Kerri Kasem, My Dad Casey Kasem

Laura interviews Kerri Kasem, Casey’s eldest daughter, advocate, TV and radio producer, writer and host as well as co-founder of KasemCares.org , which she set up to help others experiencing elder abuse and/or coercive contro...

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Aug. 6, 2021

33: The Forgotten Victims | Part 25 | The Richards Report: Re-Centeri…

In this final episode, Laura analyses the letter writer and tape maker as well as the behavioural profile of someone who would act in this way. Laura discusses the apology issued by West Yorkshire Police in November 2020 as w...

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July 30, 2021

32: The Forgotten Victims | Part 24 | Togetherness

In this episode Laura deep dives the senior officer’s backgrounds leading the charge to identify this prolific serial killer and discovers some shocking and mind-blowing revelations. Laura deconstructs two high profile cases,...

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July 23, 2021

31: The Forgotten Victims | Part 23 | Reframing the Narrative

In this episode Laura discusses PS’s transfer back to prison and analyses key investigative decision making and the popularized narrative in the media highlighting the second and third gravest travesties about this case. You ...

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July 16, 2021

30: Special Report from the Intelligence Cell | Cosby Is Free. Britne…

In this special report, I discuss the latest developments with former criminal prosecutor and legal expert Loni Coombs who was at the court on July 14 2021 for the hearing. I highlight what has happened in the three weeks sin...

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July 9, 2021

29: Special Report from the Intelligence Cell | Who Framed Britney Sp…

In this special report I interview Dr. Jessica Taylor, psychologist, CEO of Victim Focus and author of ‘Women Are Blamed for Everything: Exposing the Culture of Victim Blaming’ and her new book ‘Sexy But Psycho: Uncovering th...

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July 2, 2021

28: Special Report from the Intelligence Cell | Britney Spears and th…

In this special report I interview former Los Angeles criminal prosecutor Loni Coombs, who was at the courthouse on Wednesday 28th June for Britney Spear’s testimony at a remote hearing about her conservatorship. Britney had ...

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June 25, 2021

27: The Forgotten Victims | Part 22 | Psychological Autopsy and Profi…

In this episode, Laura deconstructs motivation, the ‘why dunnit’ which is important to understand regarding identification, culpability, diagnosis and risk management as well as learning opportunities for the future. Laura di...

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June 18, 2021

26: The Forgotten Victims | Part 21 | Psychological Autopsy and Profi…

In this episode, Laura outlines what was known about PS and compares and contrasts this to her analysis from his crime scene behaviour. Laura also answers the second, third and fourth most commonly asked questions about this ...

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June 11, 2021

25: The Forgotten Victims | Part 20 | Psychological Autopsy and Profi…

In this episode, Laura analyses and deconstructs PS’s behaviour at the crime scenes and discusses what it reveals about PS and shares her thoughts about why he chose to brutalize and kill so many women. Laura’s work always st...

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June 4, 2021

24: The Forgotten Victims | Part 19 | Keith Hellawell’s Re-investigat…

Laura continues to outline and analyze the other potentially linked offences and discusses former Chief Constable Keith Hellawell’s re-investigation and his subsequent interviews with PS, which led to a further confession. La...

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