Black women are going missing in Cleveland, OH. Despite reports and pleas from grieving families the Cleveland Police fail to investigate, costing more and more lives. Mick tells the story of the Cleveland Strangler and the powerful survivors who helped finally put him behind bars.
The second half of this two parter takes us through the last two victims of the Ypsilanti Ripper, a final leg of investigation with more twists and turns than a corn maze, and the arrest and arraignment of a perpetrator whose guilt shocks the Ypsilanti community.
In the first half of this two-parter, Tommy takes Mick back to 1967 Ypsilanti, Michigan, when this idyllic college town becomes host to the diabolical serial killings of several young women by a killer dubbed The Ypsilanti Ripper. As the crimes escalate, two university communities wonder when they will next know peace, safety, and justice.
9 year-old Erica Baker went for a walk with her family dog one February afternoon and never returned. Her sudden disappearance shook an Ohio suburb to the ground. In our inaugural episode, Mick takes Tommy through the journey of a hometown trauma, and her first experience with what these crimes can do to a community.