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A podcast from Red Seat Ventures/Thinking Sideways

CrimeCon Presents: Shattered Souls

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319 Episodes • Released Weekly

319 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from Red Seat Ventures/Thinking Sideways

CrimeCon Presents: Shattered Souls

CrimeCon Presents: Shattered Souls podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

319 Episodes • Released Weekly

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Description

What comes to mind when you hear the word “forensics”? For many, the word evokes images of sterile labs and white coats. The reality, however, is quite different.In Shattered Souls veteran forensic investigator Karen Smith opens her detailed and poignant journals from her 11 years as a forensic detective in Jacksonville, Florida. She speaks of trudging through muddy swamps, dangling over crime scenes from a firetruck ladder, and the tremendous emotional toll that the horror of these crimes wreaks on the investigators tasked with solving them. Karen talks about the nightmares, the emotional and often physical pain, the scares, and the breath-holding, white-knuckle moments from the most haunting cases of her career. They’re victims you’ve probably never heard of, but they’re victims that she can never forget. Their stories - and the shattered souls of loved ones they left behind - are at the heart of every episode.Shattered Souls: A Forensic Detective’s Diary is presented by CrimeCon.Music by Sam Johnson

Latest Episode

14 Aug 2020 • 13 mins

Shattered Souls BONUS: "Play along with me."

In this surprise lighthearted bonus episode, Karen recounts one of the more straightforward cases in which a perp discovers the hard way that she isn't as smart as Karen and her colleagues.