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The Generation Why Podcast Blog — solved

Geovanni Borjas

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On the 26th of April 2011, at approximately 11:30pm, the plastic wrapped, nude body of 17 year-old Michelle Lozano was found by a homeless man near Freeway (5), State Street and Caesar Chavez Avenue near Boyle Heights in Los Angeles. Her body was wrapped in plastic and had spilled out of a plastic container that seemed to have been thrown over the barrier of the freeway where it opened on impact. (Michelle Lozano. Source) It would be later be determined that the teenage girl had been raped and strangled to death. Lozano was last seen standing outside of Lincoln high...

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Matthew Leveson

Australia solved

On the 23rd of September 2007, 20-year-old Matthew Leveson was captured on CCTV leaving the ARQ nightclub in Darlinghurst, Australia, along with his older lover (then 45-year-old) Michael Atkins. (A still from the footage. Source) The surveillance footage would be the last time that anyone would see the 20-year-old alive again. Two days later, after failing to show up to work at the NRMA call center where he was employed, Mathew was officially reported missing. Suspicion naturally fell upon Michael Atkins, who was the last person to be seen in missing Matthew’s company. In later interviews, Leveson’s mother displayed disapproval...

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Marcus Volke

Australia murder solved

“I was cooking on my stove”  a calm and collected voice with an Australian accent explained. “It’s an electric stove and the stock pot boiled over, dripped down and got into the oven and basically made this big bang and then the power turned off.” “Does it sound like something you would be able to fix today?” He enquired. Sounds like a completely normal call to an electrician doesn’t it? Following the call, the electrician showed up to the apartment in Brisbane, Australia and was greeted by the resident; a man in his twenties named Marcus Volke, who said that...

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The Murder of Alice Ruggles

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On October 12th 2016 the body of 24 year old Alice Ruggles was discovered blue and bloody on the bathroom floor of her apartment in the North East of England. (Alice Ruggles. Source) She shared the residence with friend and flatmate Maxine McGill, who discovered the body and made a frantic call to emergency services. “She’s covered in blood!”, “Her leg looks broken!”, “She’s blue!” Alice’s throat had been slit multiple times. So brutal was the attack, that the blade used to slash at her neck had gone through with such force that it grazed her spine. Maxine voiced a...

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The Murder of Jimmy Prout

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At 3.30PM on the 27th of March 2016, the body of a man was discovered on a piece of barren land in the North East of England, just off the A187 motorway. The body was wrapped up in two sleeping bags near the Tyne tunnel (a toll tunnel designed for vehicles that runs under the river Tyne). The green colour of the outer sleeping bag camouflaged the body in the trees and shrubs. Later examination would reveal that the man been dead for around 6 weeks, his body was in a state of decomposition and had been partly eaten by...

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