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Don't Talk to Strangers

Nina Innsted

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Don't Talk to Strangers
Don't Talk to Strangers

Don't Talk to Strangers

Nina Innsted

217
Followers
756
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Don’t talk to Strangers – The Oakland County Child Murders is a limited run podcast focused on nine child murders that took place in and around south Oakland County between January 1, 1976 and March 16, 1977. Four of these murders appear to be the work of an as yet unidentified serial killer known as the Oakland County Child Killer.

Latest Episodes

Introducing Don't Talk to Strangers

A long form podcast about the Oakland County child murders.

55 s2018 OCT 27
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Introducing Don't Talk to Strangers

Episode 1 - The Babysitter Murders

The “Babysitter Murders” is a series of three murders, one in Wayne County, one in Macomb County and one in Oakland County. Two of the victims were babysitting young children when they were assaulted and murdered. Law enforcement would go on to close all three cases. --------------------------------------------- Find us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Dont-talk-to-strangers-2155270714737928/ Visit us on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/DTTSPodcast/

39 MIN2018 OCT 31
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Episode 1 - The Babysitter Murders

Episode 2 - Mark Stebbins

Explore the disappearance and murder of 12-year-old Mark Stebbins. While his death is the first case attributed to the Oakland County Child Killer, the smothering death of Mark Stebbins remains unsolved.

31 MIN2018 NOV 14
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Episode 2 - Mark Stebbins

Episode 3 - Jane Allan

In the summer of 1976, 13 year old Jane Allan is abducted. Local media reports on her as a runaway who met an unfortunate end, but Jane had not run away when she was abducted. Local media used Jane's history as a former runaway and her tragic death to strike fear in children and spread the message that bad things happen to you if you run away from home.

30 MIN2018 NOV 28
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Episode 3 - Jane Allan

Episode 4 - Jill Robinson

This is the mid-season finale of Don't Talk to Strangers. The Robinson family thought leaving Detroit for the suburbs would keep them safe. Not long after the move Jill Robinson begins having nightmares, horrific dreams of being shot. Until days before Christmas when she disappears, and the day after Christmas Jill is found murdered, shot in the head. Coincidence or premonition?

44 MIN2018 DEC 12
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Episode 4 - Jill Robinson

Episode 5 - Kristine Mihelich

On January 2, 1977 10 year old Kristine Mihelich stopped by Hartfield Bowling lanes before heading to 7-11 where she purchased a magazine, some candy and a drink. Then Kristine disappeared.

51 MINJAN 17
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Episode 5 - Kristine Mihelich

Episode 6 - Valerie Bishop

On February 2, 1977 10 year old Valerie Bishop was beaten, raped, murdered and left in the snow next to an abandoned house. While an arrest was made, the charges were dismissed. Despite her murder happening in the middle of the Oakland County Child Killings, the task force declined to work on her case.

29 MINJAN 30
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Episode 6 - Valerie Bishop

Episode 7 - The Blue Gremlin

Nina talks to Chris King about the accuracy of the reported blue Gremlin in his brother Tim's case.

35 MINFEB 23
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Episode 7 - The Blue Gremlin

Bonus - J. Reuben Appelman - Children of the Snow

Interview with J. Reuben Appelman, author of "The Kill Jar" and host of ID channel show Children of the Snow, both about his search for information on the Oakland County Child Killer.

27 MINFEB 28
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Bonus - J. Reuben Appelman - Children of the Snow

Episode 8 - The Ring

In 1976 law enforcement in Michigan uncovered a pedophile ring operating on North Fox Island, a privately owned property in Lake Michigan.

32 MINMAR 21
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Episode 8 - The Ring

Latest Episodes

Introducing Don't Talk to Strangers

A long form podcast about the Oakland County child murders.

55 s2018 OCT 27
Comments
Introducing Don't Talk to Strangers

Episode 1 - The Babysitter Murders

The “Babysitter Murders” is a series of three murders, one in Wayne County, one in Macomb County and one in Oakland County. Two of the victims were babysitting young children when they were assaulted and murdered. Law enforcement would go on to close all three cases. --------------------------------------------- Find us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Dont-talk-to-strangers-2155270714737928/ Visit us on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/DTTSPodcast/

39 MIN2018 OCT 31
Comments
Episode 1 - The Babysitter Murders

Episode 2 - Mark Stebbins

Explore the disappearance and murder of 12-year-old Mark Stebbins. While his death is the first case attributed to the Oakland County Child Killer, the smothering death of Mark Stebbins remains unsolved.

31 MIN2018 NOV 14
Comments
Episode 2 - Mark Stebbins

Episode 3 - Jane Allan

In the summer of 1976, 13 year old Jane Allan is abducted. Local media reports on her as a runaway who met an unfortunate end, but Jane had not run away when she was abducted. Local media used Jane's history as a former runaway and her tragic death to strike fear in children and spread the message that bad things happen to you if you run away from home.

30 MIN2018 NOV 28
Comments
Episode 3 - Jane Allan

Episode 4 - Jill Robinson

This is the mid-season finale of Don't Talk to Strangers. The Robinson family thought leaving Detroit for the suburbs would keep them safe. Not long after the move Jill Robinson begins having nightmares, horrific dreams of being shot. Until days before Christmas when she disappears, and the day after Christmas Jill is found murdered, shot in the head. Coincidence or premonition?

44 MIN2018 DEC 12
Comments
Episode 4 - Jill Robinson

Episode 5 - Kristine Mihelich

On January 2, 1977 10 year old Kristine Mihelich stopped by Hartfield Bowling lanes before heading to 7-11 where she purchased a magazine, some candy and a drink. Then Kristine disappeared.

51 MINJAN 17
Comments
Episode 5 - Kristine Mihelich

Episode 6 - Valerie Bishop

On February 2, 1977 10 year old Valerie Bishop was beaten, raped, murdered and left in the snow next to an abandoned house. While an arrest was made, the charges were dismissed. Despite her murder happening in the middle of the Oakland County Child Killings, the task force declined to work on her case.

29 MINJAN 30
Comments
Episode 6 - Valerie Bishop

Episode 7 - The Blue Gremlin

Nina talks to Chris King about the accuracy of the reported blue Gremlin in his brother Tim's case.

35 MINFEB 23
Comments
Episode 7 - The Blue Gremlin

Bonus - J. Reuben Appelman - Children of the Snow

Interview with J. Reuben Appelman, author of "The Kill Jar" and host of ID channel show Children of the Snow, both about his search for information on the Oakland County Child Killer.

27 MINFEB 28
Comments
Bonus - J. Reuben Appelman - Children of the Snow

Episode 8 - The Ring

In 1976 law enforcement in Michigan uncovered a pedophile ring operating on North Fox Island, a privately owned property in Lake Michigan.

32 MINMAR 21
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Episode 8 - The Ring