Beyond Contempt True Crime
A narrative based true crime podcast. I'll tell you stories that you've never heard before.
info_outline 26 - When Our Secrets Intersect With DNA 07/22/2020
26 - When Our Secrets Intersect With DNA #26 Many of us have a past that is fairly benign. Some people have a past littered with atrocious crimes that they concealed for decades. Today we talk about four stories where genetic genealogy revealed long-held secret crimes.
info_outline 22 - Rachel Timmerman 04/27/2020
22 - Rachel Timmerman #22 19-year-old Rachel Timmerman was set to testify against the man who raped her when she mysteriously disappeared. Around that time, four other people vanished as well. The one thing they all had in common was they came into contact with Marvin Gabrion.
info_outline 20 - Yeardley Love 03/04/2020
20 - Yeardley Love #20 Yeardley was a University of Virginia student-athlete on the cusp of college graduation. She was close with her mother and sister, and was the heart and soul of the UVA lacrosse team. After she broke up with her boyfriend, he ended her life. The signs of abuse were there but people who orbited the couple lacked the tools to provide help.
info_outline 18 - Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek 01/30/2020
18 - Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek #18 A young woman was wrongfully fired from the police force. She moved on with life and married detective Fred Schultz. When his ex-wife was found deceased, the young woman was convicted of murder and suspected she was framed by Fred and the Milwaukee Police Department. When she escaped from prison, the public cheered her on - Run Bambi Run! This is the tragic story of Laurie Bembenek.
info_outline 17 - Kimberly Saenz 01/13/2020
17 - Kimberly Saenz #17 It is rare for kidney patients to die during a dialysis procedure. After Kimberly Saenz joined the DaVita dialysis clinic as an LVN, paramedics were called to the clinic 30 times in one month. Several patients died and many were harmed in that short amount of time.
info_outline 15 - Taylor Wright 12/16/2019
15 - Taylor Wright #15 Former crime scene technician Ashley McArthur was accused of murdering her friend and private investigator Taylor Wright. Taylor was going through a contentious divorce and asked Ashley to hold some of her money. Taylor disappeared in September 2017 and her body turned up several weeks later on a property owned by Ashley McArthur’s family.
info_outline 14 - Lisa Nowak 12/01/2019
14 - Lisa Nowak #14 A woman spends her life dreaming, training, and preparing to travel into space. After she achieves her goal, the NASA astronaut’s life falls apart when she is arrested while stalking her ex-boyfriend's new lover, and law enforcement discover a kill kit in her possession.
info_outline 13 - The Monfils 6 11/11/2019
13 - The Monfils 6 #13 A paper mill worker was found dead in a paper vat. Two and a half years later 6 men were arrested. If you listened to the news during the trial, this case was a slam dunk. As time went on, many issues surfaced. The state's case had major holes. Witnesses recanted, corruption was uncovered, and one of the convicted was exonerated.
info_outline 10 - The Murder of Susan Daniels Smith 06/01/2019
10 - The Murder of Susan Daniels Smith #10 Susan Daniels Smith was working with FBI agent Mark Putnam and became enchanted with him. After she confronted him about being pregnant with his child, she disappeared. The case did not have many leads and was only solved when local authorities pressured the FBI to investigate her disappearance.
info_outline 8 - The Murder of Ruben Borchardt 04/17/2019
8 - The Murder of Ruben Borchardt #8 Jefferson is one of those sleepy Wisconsin cities. The biggest news of the summer is discussing which band has signed on to play at the Jefferson County Fair. It’s not really a place where you anticipate a murder for hire plot to unfold.
info_outline 7 - Richard Marc Evonitz (Part 2 of 2) 04/03/2019
7 - Richard Marc Evonitz (Part 2 of 2) #7 Richard Marc Evonitz kidnapped, raped, and killed three young girls in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He blended well into society and preyed on girls in plain sight, but was not immediately suspected. He moved to South Carolina and met his match when abducted a 15-year-old girl. This is part 2 of a 2 part case.
info_outline 6 - Richard Marc Evonitz (Part 1 of 2) 03/18/2019
6 - Richard Marc Evonitz (Part 1 of 2) #6 Richard Marc Evonitz kidnapped, raped, and killed three young girls in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He blended well into society and preyed on girls in plain sight, but was not immediately suspected. This is part 1 of a 2 part case.
info_outline 5 - Margaret Anderson (Part 2 of 2) 02/21/2019
5 - Margaret Anderson (Part 2 of 2) #5: This is Part 2 of Margaret Anderson's story and was one of the most brutal crimes in Wisconsin history. Margaret will always be remembered by her family, friends, and the residents of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Yellow was Margaret Anderson's favorite color.
info_outline 4 - Margaret Anderson (Part 1 of 2) 02/08/2019
4 - Margaret Anderson (Part 1 of 2) #4: This was one of the most brutal crimes in Wisconsin history. Margaret will always be remembered by her family, friends, and the residents of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Yellow was Margaret Anderson's favorite color.
info_outline 3 - Richard Beasley 01/16/2019
3 - Richard Beasley #3: Chaplain Rich was a self-professed street minister who claimed he served the community and helped the downtrodden. In reality, Richard Beasley was a con man and serial killer who posted bogus jobs on Craigslist to lure several men to their death.