Felon True Crime

The underbelly of the land down under.


  • 8: A Christmas Tragedy in Orange

    Dec 20 2018

    Dearne Louise Nonnenmacher was born on the 4th January 1972. In 1990 she was eighteen and living with her family and working as trainee chef at the Robin Hood Hotel. She had shared with family her dreams for the future and looked forward to the day she could work as a chef on a cruise liner. On Christmas day of 1990, like many families, the Nonnenmacher family gathered together to celebrate with a Christmas lunch. Little did her family know that this would be the last time they would see their ...more

  • 7: The Nowra Bodies in the Barrels

    Dec 16 2018

    The Nowra Bodies in the Barrels On the 29th of January 2006, Peter Dalton and his wife were cycling along a track through the Tomerong State Forest, not far from the township of Nowra. During their ride they had noticed burning smell that grew stronger and stronger. As they drew nearer to a clearing in the forest they could see the source of the smoke. The flames had died down but two barrels were smoldering and black smoke rose from within them.  Sponsor: shipstation .com Promo code: FTC

  • 6: The Belanglo Forest Axe Murder

    Nov 29 2018

    Located south 2 hours south west of the NSW capital of Sydney, is an area of known as the Southern Highlands. If you travel 3 kms west from the Hume Highway that runs through this region you will soon end up in the towering trees of the Belanglo State Forest. The title of the forest ‘Belanglo’, has become synonymous with the callous serial killings of several young backpackers who died at the hands of Ivan Milat. From 1989 to 1993 this tranquil forest would become a dumping ground for Milat. O...more

  • Felon Update 8th July 2018

    Jul 08 2018

    Due to a series of unexpected events Felon True Crime Podcast has been put on hold indefinitely. While this is frustrating, I feel that it is a good opportunity to address some issues I've had with the podcast and put some changes in place that will improve the content. I will be sure to keep you posted with any developments. Thank you for your ongoing support and patience.

  • 5: The Queen Street Massacre (Part 2 of 2)

    May 26 2018

    Frank Vitkovic (Part 2) On the 8th of December 1987, Frank Vitkovic, armed with high powered, sawn off rifle, shot indiscriminately at unsuspecting office workers as he moved through the Australia Post Building at 191 Queen Street in the Melbourne CBD. 8 lives were cut down at the hands of Vitkovic in a brutal attack that lasted 17 minutes. During Vitkovic's frenzied attack Police gathered in the street below. They had received an alert from the building when a worker inside had triggered...more

  • 4: In Sight (Featuring Felon) - Darcey Freeman

    May 14 2018

    While you wait for Part 2 of Frank Vitkovic.... I was honoured to guest host an episode of In Sight Podcast. If you haven't had a chance to listen via In Sight's stream, here is it.  For those unfamiliar with In Sight, I highly recommend checking it out. On January 29 2009, Arthur Freeman was driving his three children across the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne. It would be his 4-year-old daughter, Darcey’s first day of school. Unfortunately she would never make it. For reasons no o...more

  • 3: The Queen Street Massacre (Part 1 of 2)

    Apr 27 2018

    The 8th of December, 1987. In the Vitkovic family home in West Preston, Frank Vitkovic wrote in his diary, packed a large bag with some items and with this bag in hand boarded the number 4 tram towards the city. The events that would soon unfold would shut down the city of Melbourne and shock the nation. Podcast Suggestion: Canadian True Crime  https://canadiantruecrime.ca/

  • 2: Marshall Haritos

    Apr 15 2018

    Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory is a popular holiday destination for both Australian Residents and international visitors alike. Also known as Australia's Tropical capital, its warm weather, night clubs, beach markets and laid back life style are among the many reasons why people choose to live in or visit Darwin. But behind this carefree façade hides another face of Darwin that is much more sinister. Per capita Darwin has the highest crime rate of any Australian city. In 2004...more

  • 1: Anne Redman and Pirjo Kemppainen

    Mar 27 2018

    Season 3 Episode 1 Anne Redman and Pirjo Kemppainen lived over 60 kms from each other. Their paths had never crossed. Anne lived in the seaside south Australian Suburb of Seacliff. Pirjo lived in the small town of Callington, in the Eastern slopes of the Adelaide Hills. Despite being complete strangers to each other, their names would soon be spoken regularly in the same breath for years to come…. Vote for Felon in the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards https://australianpodcastawards.submittable...more

  • Felon - S2E12 - A Christmas Tragedy

    Dec 25 2017

    Christmas Day. 2008. In the New South Wales suburb of Gosford. Police were called to a brutal crime scene. Loretta Watts had received a panicked phone call for from her daughter, Tamie Melehan, urgently requesting her help. Loretta arrived at Tamie’s home and made her way to the bathroom. In the shower area Loretta discovered the lifeless body of Tamie’s boyfriend, David Vaughn. Music Credits Silent Night (Dark Piano Version) - Dark Christmas Music By Myuu Dark Christmas Song. Silent Night (Ho...more

  • Melbourne Listener Meetup Sat 16th Dec 2017

    Dec 13 2017

    Melbourne Listener Meetup Bloody Murder, True Crime Island and Felon 1pm December 16, 2017 The Park Hotel 191 Nicholson St, Abbotsford. Melbourne.

  • Felon - S2E11 - Tara Costigan

    Dec 05 2017

    On average, at least one woman a week is killed by a partner or former partner in Australia…… If you or anyone you know has been or is a victim of domestic violence there are a number of hotlines you can call. https://www.whiteribbon.org.au/find-help/domestic-violence-hotlines/ http://www.taracostiganfoundation.com/ https://www.ourwatch.org.au/ Music: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/better-days

  • AMA Session 1 - 18/11/17

    Nov 21 2017

    Audio from the AMA Video recorded 18/11/17.

  • Felon - S2E10 - Belinda Van Krevel (Part 4 of 4)

    Nov 20 2017

    The final piece of the puzzle in the Van Krevel Family story. Two years after Jack Van Krevel was hacked to death, his daughter confessed to being the mastermind behind the murder. Belinda Van Krevel was jailed for six years. But her release in 2007 didn’t spell freedom from her murderous violent past...

  • Felon - S2E9 - Jack Van Krevel (Part 3 of 4)

    Nov 07 2017

    Friday the 18th August 2000. Two weeks after Mark Van Krevel was sentenced, police were called to a home in Albion Park. It was a home that they had visited before. The scene that greeted them there, inside the master bedroom, seemed reminiscent of the horror inflicted by Mark Van Krevel. In the room a man was discovered kneeling beside the bed. He was slumped over with his head and chest resting on the mattress with arms hanging alongside his torso. He was covered in blood and naked. His back a...more

  • Felon - S2E8 - The Samford Tragedy (Bonus Halloween Episode)

    Oct 31 2017

    There are two backdrops for this story. Boggo Road Gaol and Samford. One, a notorious Gaol that housed some of the most disturbed and violent offenders in Australian history, where many of these offenders met their end at the gallows. The other, a small quiet farming town around a 30 minute drive from the Queensland capital of Brisbane. Two very different places but one tragic incident would forge a connection between the two that would still be remembered over a century. Credits: Jack Sim jacks...more

  • Felon - S2E7 - David O'Hearn and Frank Arkell (Part 2 of 4)

    Oct 26 2017

    Two weeks after the brutal death of David O’Hearn, investigators had seemed to have reached an end to their leads…it would take another murder to help get the investigation back on track…. Sponsor: Wordpress Listener offer: 15% off any new plan purchase. Visit: Wordpress.com/FELON Podcast Recommendations Bloody Murder True Crime Story Time Content Warning: Tornts https://tornts.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Tornts/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVvIgZzsAQGgW4I6lwLuw

  • Felon S2E6 - David O'Hearn and Frank Arkell (Part 1 of 4)

    Oct 11 2017

    A group of David’s family and friends banged on the front door….There was no answer. The rapped on the windows and tried to peer through but the blinds were all down. The verandah light was still on and his car was still in the driveway and so they assumed he couldn’t be far away….They tried the handle of the front door…it was unlocked. Kris and Josh cautiously opened the door and eased themselves through making their way towards the living room…. Sponsor: Dollar Shave Club Listener offer: 15% ...more

  • Felon - S2E5 - Nona Belomesoff

    Sep 26 2017

    Episode 6 of Season 1 shared the story of Carly Ryan, a teenager who was catfished through myspace by a middle aged man from Victoria who had befriended her online under the guise of Brandon Kane, a teenager from Texas who shared Carly’s interest in music and fashion. The crime was the first of its kind in Australia….Unfortunately it would not be the last. Sponsor: Wordpress Listener offer: 15% off any new plan purchase. Visit: Wordpress.com/FELON Content Warning/Outro Song: Tornts https://tor...more

  • Felon 15th July 2017 Update

    Jul 15 2017

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  • Felon - S2E4 - Tracey Wigginton

    Jun 04 2017

    In the early hours of the 22nd of October 1989, Steven Kerin was rowing in the waters of the Brisbane river. It was earlier than normal for him and he was the only person out on the water. With each pull of the oars he skimmed across the peaceful water’s surface… but the peacefulness of the morning would soon be swept away by a gruesome discovery. Outro Piano: Katie C Instagram: @naarasleijona

  • Felon - S2E4 - Update

    Apr 20 2017

  • Felon - S2E3 - The Backpacker Murders

    Mar 20 2017

    Seven skeletons had been discovered in a State Forest near Bowral, in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. The realisation of Australia’s worst solo serial killer and the uncovering of a killing ground would stun a small community and the news would ricochet internationally, transforming the attitude of potential visitors to Australia for years to come...

  • Felon - S2E2 - The 'Kill Seven' Murders

    Feb 20 2017

    In 1973 a tragic event in the life of a troubled individual led to a violent killing spree in Sydney. Seven individuals were marked for death when a voice from beyond the grave spoke the words 'Kill Seven'. #truecrime #felon #killseven Sponsor: Marley Spoon http://www.marleyspoon.com.au/ code word: FELON

  • Felon - S2E1 - The Schoolgirl Strangler

    Jan 17 2017

    Melbourne in the 1930’s would be the backdrop for a spate brutal crimes against young girls. The perpetrator of the crimes would be dubbed the Schoolgirl strangler. #truecrime #melbourne

  • Felon - S1E14 - Christmas Mini Episode - Nightmare on Crown Street

    Dec 23 2016

    Christmas 1988. The inner eastern Sydney suburb of Surrey Hills would play host to a little known but extremely brutal crime.

  • Felon - S1E13 - The Gonzales Family / The De Gruchy Family

    Dec 14 2016

    Two families, two eerily similar cases. #thegonzalesfamily #thedegruchyfamily #truecrime #australian truecrime Sponsors: https://www.mackweldon.com/ https://www.blueapron.com/felon

  • Felon - S1E12 - Kapunda & Quorn

    Nov 14 2016

    Two unrelated crimes committed in two different towns but both extremely brutal in nature and both driven by a disturbing obsession. Sponsors Blue Apron www.blueapron.com/felon Mack Weldon www.mackweldon.com promo code: felon

  • Felon - S1E11 - The Sydney Mutilator

    Nov 01 2016

    In the early 1960’s a series of violent attacks on vagrant males horrified the city of Sydney and the nation of Australia…It would take a man coming back from the dead for police to crack the case. Sponsor Blue Apron www.blueapron.com/felon

  • Felon - S1E10 - Vincent Stanford (Episode 10 Bonus Audio)

    Oct 24 2016

    The murder of Stephanie Scott shocked a community in New South Wales. This mini episode gives a disturbing insight in to the mind of the man that took her life.

  • Felon - S1E10 - Stephanie Scott

    Oct 16 2016

    A brutal crime in the rural New South Wales town of Leeton.

  • Felon Update & Episode 10 Preview

    Oct 06 2016

    #Felon #truecrime #australiantruecrime

  • Felon - S1E9 - Anna & Gracie

    Sep 27 2016

    In 2004 Anna Kemp and her baby daughter Gracie vanished in Mornington, Victoria. Her husband John appealed to the public to assist in finding them. Anna's family in New Zealand waited anxiously for news on their whereabouts.

  • Felon - S1E8 - The Night Caller

    Sep 19 2016

    Perth, the capital of Western Australia, during the 1950’s was described as being more like a big country town rather than a city. Neighbours knew each other, cars were left parked in the driveway and streets with the keys still in the ignition. Front doors were left unlocked, house windows were left wide open day and night. In January of 1959 in the peak of summer. Residents within the city and outlying suburbs slept with doors and windows open in attempt to cool their dwellings during the abov...more

  • Felon - S1E7 - The Tinder Experiment

    Aug 28 2016

    A 26-year-old from Melbourne enlists friends to help to him trap and expose paedophile’s online.

  • Felon - S1E6 - Carly Ryan

    Aug 22 2016

    In 2007 a South Australian teen was the victim of a brutal crime that was the first of its kind. For further information visit: http://www.carlyryanfoundation.com/

  • Felon - S1E5 - Penny Pratt

    Aug 14 2016

    On the 28th of November, following a visit to the Maroondah Hospital Psychiatric Ward, Penny Pratt disappeared. Links: The Age Article http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/womans-triple0-call-on-night-she-was-killed-not-passed-to-police-20121030-28hrq.html Coroner’s Report http://www.coronerscourt.vic.gov.au/resources/a3dca188-4600-41b1-8608-8bd4737e50ea/penelopepratt_481810.pdf Sentence Report http://resources.news.com.au/files/2012/10/30/1226506/889993-hs-file-james-john-potter-sentence.pdf Pott...more

  • Felon - S1E4 - Eugenia Falleni

    Aug 09 2016

    The conclusion to Episode 3. A tale of love, deception and tragedy.

  • Felon - S1E3 - Harry Leo Crawford

    Jul 30 2016

    Two can keep a secret if one of them is dead

  • Felon - S1E2 - Truro

    Jul 23 2016

    Before Belanglo there was Truro...

  • Felon - S1E1 - The Crawford Family

    Jul 06 2016

    A tragic true story of a Melbourne family. Music Credits ‘Atmospheric Bad Dreams’ Composed by Darren Curtis Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/desperate.measurez Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/desperate-measurez Download: https://soundcloud.com/desperate-measurez/atmospheric-horror-bad-dreams-royalty-free ‘Drone In D’ Composed by Kevin Macleod Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/kevin-9-1 Download: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/mp3-royaltyfree/Drone%20in%20D.mp3 Touch Composed ...more