Crime Salad is a true crime podcast, delivering a healthy portion of crime weekly on Wednesday. Hosted by Ashley and Ricky.
On the night of may 19th 1983, Diane Downs, a divorced single mother, rushed her red Nissan Pulsar into the Emergency Room bay of the Mckenzie Willamette Hospital, in Springfield Oregon with a gunshot wound in her left arm and her 3 children covered in blood.
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The morning of February 29th 2000, in the small town of Aberdeen Australia, police get a call from a concerned co-worker. The police are asked to perform a wellness check on a man named John Price who did not show up for work. Police pull into John Price’s driveway where his vehicle is still parked. After a few unanswered knocks on the door, Police notice blood near the doorway and decide to enter the house. What they walk into is something that will scar them for the rest of their lives.
Jessie was a very caring young women, and was loved by her friends and family. She was known for being exceptionally gifted in music. She loved to play piano and violin. Jessie had many friends and surrounded herself with musically talented people like herself. As a creative and inspiring young musician, she was often playing and writing music with good friends, and dreamed to share her talent with the world.
You may see people on social media living their best life, but to some, what happens behind closed doors and sometimes even locked ones in Michelle’s Castillo’s case goes unseen before it's too late.
Because it is prom season, we have a story to tell you that might have you second guessing your prom date, or maybe having you rethink your prom date a few years ago. No but seriously this is something you don't often hear too much when you hear about prom stories. Especially when prom is a time for excitement with your friends, picking out that special prom gown or a well fitted tux. It’s what you look forward to up to senior year. To some it just one of those things you definitely can’t miss out on.
Early in May of this year, actually just a few weeks ago, Houston Texas was given upsetting and alerting news. On May 3rd a 4 year girl by the name of Maleah Davis went missing. Friends, Family and neighbors were handing out flyers around the community, doing anything and everything they could to try to help find Maleah. She seemed to have gone missing sometime between Friday May 3rd and Saturday May 4th. To make matters worse, it rained everyday in Houston as they searched for Maleah. So flooding prevented certain areas to be searched.
5 year old Elizabeth Shelley has gone missing from her home in logan, utah just last month. on Saturday Morning May 25, 2019. The 911 call you are about to hear is absolutely chilling. The sound of fear in the stepfathers voice, unsure and unaware of where she might be is so heart wrenching.
The last time jennifer Dulos was ever seen she was driving her 2017 Chevrolet Suburban in the small town of New Canaan dropping off her kids at school the morning of May 24th. A few hours go by and her Mother and her friends notice something is not normal. That day she scheduled 2 appointments and didn’t show up. 10 hours go by, and still Jennifer hasn’t returned any calls or text from her friends or mom and just seemed to have vanished. Around 7pm that night, police received a report that Jennifer Dulos is missing.
Imagine going back to your 10 year old self. Now, imagine yourself being kidnapped held in a bunker underground for 17 horrendous days.17 unimaginable days of not being able to see daylight, not being able to see your family not knowing what’s going to happen to you and eating only junk food.
Our story takes us to Leixlip, Ireland, a small town outside of Dublin with a population of around 15 thousand people. A pretty quiet town not known for much, other than a few pro footballers and well known Pop star Lily Allen. Leixlip was given horrible news when young girl at the age of 14, was found murdered. Her lifeless body was found naked in an abandoned farmhouse, covered in bruises and lacerations. This innocent girl had her whole life in front of her, and sadly... it was cut short. Were about to cover her story.