The Latest on the “True Crime Podcast Junkie” Turned Real-Life Murder Suspect

Is Steve Pankey a cold-blooded killer who got away with murder for decades, or just a true-crime obsessive craving attention?

The Latest on the “True Crime Podcast Junkie” Turned Real-Life Murder Suspect

In January of 2022, we published a profile about the sordid saga of Steve Pankey, a podcast aficionado who lived near missing 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews and had a little too much to say about the case to true crime reporters.

The story ended with a cliffhanger, as Pankey headed to a retrial. That trial has now concluded and we’ve published an epilogue to the piece.

Read it now!