The Dark Divide

A true-crime podcast that takes a seat, dangles its legs over the edge and stares into the abyss.

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Episodes

Thursday May 30, 2024

It's been fourteen years since Amber Guiboche of Sapotaweyak Cree Nation was last seen in downtown Winnipeg after spending time with family. After turning 20 just days before, Amber had her sights set on a new chapter in life and would not have vanished willingly. Eventually the investigation would reveal information regarding Amber's last known whereabouts, including a police sketch and vehicle information. Still, there remains a lack of closure and no answers about where Amber is or what happened to her.
 
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Friday May 03, 2024

By 20 years old, Hollie Gazzard had figured out what she wanted to do in life and was already busy mastering her craft. Working as a hair stylist in Gloucester, she had her sights set on big dreams and wide open skies, planning to blend her career with a love of travel and see the world. But right as she was due to leave England and set sail, she would meet Asher Maslin, falling head over heels for the tough bad boy. By all appearances, Hollie seemed to be happier than ever in this new relationship. But behind the curtain was a truth she felt was too shameful and sinister to admit. And it would culminate into a traumatic and unbelievable ending that nobody saw coming. Only in hindsight does the map make sense, with all roads leading to tragedy.
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Monday Apr 15, 2024

When 27-year-old Jessica Lloyd failed to show up for work, it immediately set off alarm bells for everyone who knew how responsible and reliable she was. Upon further inspection, two sets of footprints in the snow would show Jessica's shoes walking away from her home towards the property line, vanishing once met with tire tracks. Someone had taken her. And this was yet another event on a growing list of break-ins, burglaries and even assault in small Ontario towns once untouched by major crime. What was first disregarded as some deranged creep on the loose had escalated to kidnapping and possibly even murder. But the last thing the authorities expected was for their investigation to lead them right to the Royal Canadian Air Force, and specifically, Colonel David Russell Williams. Could this really be their guy? How was it possible that a decorated pilot and respected commander was one of the most dangerous and deadly men Canada has ever seen?
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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.Measured Paces by Kevin MacLeod via incompetech.comThere Are Many Different Kinds of Love and Cylinder Four by Chris Zabriskie via chriszabriskie.com
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*A special thanks to Camouflaged Killer by David A. Gibb, Maclean's Magazine, Explorations in Forensic Psychology by Margo C. Watt, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Way of Ninja, The Peterborough Examiner & The Toronto Star for information that allowed this episode to be possible. 
 
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Monday Feb 19, 2024

On a carefree night in July 2012, sixteen-year-old Skylar Neese would sneak out after curfew for a summer joyride. But unlike her friends, Rachel Shoaf and Shelia Eddy, she didn't make it home that night. Months of searching without leads left the community feeling as if they would never have answers about where Skylar was or what happened to her. And then, out of nowhere, they would get a shocking confession.
 
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Monday Jan 29, 2024

February 27th, 2016 was a normal Saturday for 16-year-old Delaine Copenace. But somehow, a trip to the mall with her sister and friends would end in a search party for the missing girl. The heartbreaking result of discovering her body in the Lake of the Woods would solve nothing, but instead, only further compound the dark history and lack of solution in Kenora, Ontario. Still propelled for a need of reconciliation and unity, her family and community members still wonder what really happened to Delaine, and so many women like her, who await their answers of justice.
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Blind Bet - Philip Markoff

Friday Dec 01, 2023

Friday Dec 01, 2023

Philip Markoff appeared to have it all: a shiny academic record, a beautiful fiancé and a successful medical career in the making. But beneath the exterior of his perfect life was a hidden thirst for power, a greedy sense of entitlement and a financial debt that left him feeling desperate. Using Craigslist to meet women and steal his way back to freedom, Philip would eventually end up with blood on his hands. And while the Boston Homicide Unit was solving the murder of Julissa Brisman as fast as technology could go, Philip was already looking for his next victim with no plans to stop. Would they figure out who this young man on the security footage was in time, before he killed again? 
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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.Measured Paces by Kevin MacLeod via incompetech.comThere Are Many Different Kinds of Love, Cylinder Four & Two by Chris Zabriskie via chriszabriskie.com
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*A special thanks to The Patriot Ledger, Boston Herald, 48 Hours: Classified for Murder, Vanity Fair: Killer@Craigslist, Murder Made Me Famous S3E1 & Associated Press for information that allowed this episode to be possible.
 
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Monday Oct 30, 2023

The night of July 27, 2021 had been just like any other for Katie Janness. She stopped in to visit her girlfriend at work while walking their dog Bowie, intending to see her back at home when she finished. But shortly after, the two would enter Piedmont Park and never exit. Over two years later, the FBI and Atlanta Police are still searching for leads to solve a murder that has baffled not only Georgia, but the entire country. What kind of person could be so brutal and cruel, and why did they choose Katie? 
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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.Measured Paces by Kevin MacLeod via incompetech.comThere Are Many Different Kinds of Love, The Dark Glow of the Mountains & Cylinder Four by Chris Zabriskie via chriszabriskie.com
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*A special thanks to Atlanta News First, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, 11 Alive, WSB-TV, WXIA-TV & FOX 5 Atlanta for information that allowed this episode to be possible. 
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Tuesday Aug 08, 2023

At the time she went missing, Taylor Wright's life was complicated and messy. Just recently divorced, the rumor on the street was that she had skipped town with a load of her ex-husband's cash. The nation would soon be captivated by this alleged mother on the run, and as the days passed the focus of suspicion would instead fix itself onto her best friend, Ashley McArthur. In between all the lies, a story of greed and betrayal would slowly emerge. After weeks of investigation, hours of interrogation and plenty of good old-fashioned detective work, authorities would still only have one question remaining: what really happened to Taylor Wright?
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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.Measured Paces by Kevin MacLeod via incompetech.comCylinder Four & There Are Many Different Kinds of Love by Chris Zabriskie via chriszabriskie.com
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*A special thanks to Pensacola News Journal, North Escambia News, & CourtTV for information that allowed this episode to be possible. 
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Monday Jun 26, 2023

From singing in the four walls of her bedroom, to owning the stage as a contestant on The Voice, 22-year-old Christina Grimmie was just beginning a promising career in the music industry. Smitten by her sweet nature and powerful vocals, fans were effortlessly captivated by the young star. One in particular, Kevin James Loibl, also had his sights set on Christina. What some may have observed as intense appreciation was actually a much darker fixation. Without word or warning, Kevin would create and carry out a plan that nobody saw coming. During a concert in Orlando, without even knowing it, Christina would finally come face to face with her stalker.
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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.Measured Paces by Kevin MacLeod via incompetech.com
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*A special thanks to The Orlando Sentinel, The Judicial Education Center & ABC News for information that allowed this episode to be possible. 
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Monday Jun 05, 2023

In September 2017, 65-year-old Dianna-Mah Jones and her 68-year-old husband, Richard Jones, would be found murdered in their safe and vibrant residential neighborhood in Vancouver, British Columbia. For weeks, authorities canvassed the area and examined clues left behind at the scene. The community held their breath for over a month until 27-year-old Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam was arrested, a man who had recently moved from Hong Kong with no previous record and a profile that police had never seen before. Slowly, the bigger picture would emerge, mapping out the horrors of that day. But Rocky would leave the missing pieces to be filled in by investigators. What had been his motive behind killing this loving couple?
 
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All music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.Measured Paces by Kevin MacLeod via incompetech.comCylinder Two, Four & There Are Many Different Kinds of Love by Chris Zabriskie via chriszabriskie.com
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*A special thanks to CTV News, Global News, The Vancouver Sun & The Toronto Star for information that allowed this episode to be possible. 
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