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Wondery Presents: The Generation Why Podcast

Wondery Presents: The Generation Why Podcast

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 08:00

The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.

One of the longest running true crime podcasts out there, Generation Why has a little something for every true crime listener.

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If you're a fan of True Crime, the Generation Why podcast is essential listening. Hosts Aaron and Justin started this podcast way back in 2012 in order to dissect some of the craziest and most notable murders, crimes, and conspiracy theories together. And 10 years later, they're still at it, unraveling a new case every week. Aaron and Justin take on infamous cases like the evil genius bank robbery, unless her known cases like the one of Kimberly Rico. And she actually killed her husband after they took part in a murder mystery game. Aaron and Justin cover every angle, breaking down theories, diving deep into forensic evidence, and interviewing those close to the case. Generation Why is one of the longest running True Crime podcasts out there, and there's a reason. With over 450 episodes, there's a little something for every True Crime listener. You're about to hear a clip from the Generation Why podcast. While you're listening, follow Generation Why on Amazon Music, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can listen and free by joining One RePlus on Apple podcasts or in the One Reapp. Now I don't know if you listen to it, Justin, but on July 8th, Chandler spoke to different news outlets and there's actually audio of one of those interviews available online, at least one that I listened to. He seemed to be pleading for anyone to come forward. And also he sounded somewhat hopeful that his parents would be located. He said, we'll find them. It's better not to listen to the negative theories. There may be a casino, their phones off, no reception. Maybe they're on a boat having some fun with their friends. And he had gone around his neighborhood and asked his neighbors knocked on doors and said, do you guys have security cameras on your house? Could you review the camera footage and tell me if you see any cars coming and going from my home and he's talking to police? I saw some of his interviews with the police and I don't know what the problem is, but there is a history that Chandler had fallen and hit his head and had a severe concussion. But watching some of these police videos, I won't call them interrogation videos because he was not being interrogated. This was a very casual conversation that appeared to be with the investigators. His stories about the day-to-day stuff during the Fourth of July weekend were very aimless. And it's just the most benign details about the day. And then I drove home and my girlfriend Kat was there and then we went and caught some soda. But the police are trying to figure out, okay, so where were you this weekend? And he's giving them stories and his stories are matching up. And they're even checking with his girlfriend and saying, hey, were you with him the Fourth of July weekend? And his girlfriend saying, yeah, it was. But they're like, when was the last time you heard from your parents? And he said, my mom texted me on the Fourth saying that they were there. They had a rice safe and they're going to go down into town for this parade. And the detectives were like, okay, cool. So the Fourth, which was Sunday, well, they go to that town's website and they find that the Fourth of July parade was actually that Saturday, the third of July. So they're thinking, maybe his mom got the day wrong, but there wasn't a parade that day. It was the day before. After speaking with him, looking around and just getting statements from various people that knew Bart and Krista, they don't believe Chandler Halderson has been truthful with them. So they arrest him on July 8 at 930 in the evening. He was charged with providing false information in a missing person's case. And they announced this too. They said that this couple's disappearance was suspicious. So what did they find, Justin, because as part of the search here, they're going to search properties. They're going to search computers. What do they find? Right off the bat when they're searching his house, they're looking at that fireplace and they're thinking, you said that the glass on the fireplace was broken when you threw a rock or threw a ball with the dog, but there's more to this. There's something wrong with this fireplace, something had been burned in this fireplace. So they're going through that and they're collecting everything out of the fireplace. And then they go out to this property where this pool is. They're going to get his whereabouts and where he was at all weekend. And apparently he'd gone to this other property out in Dane County. There was a pool there that he and his girlfriend were swimming at and start searching. And they're going to end up finding human remains there. Now Aaron, this whole time Chandler's girlfriend is with him and she knows that his parents are missing. And apparently she is a true crime fan and watches date line and all those shows. And so she knows that the police are going to investigate or question the last person that was with the people that are missing. So she starts trying to help Chandler thinking if we can prove where you were, then you'll be cleared. If we can show what's going on, then they won't look at you. So she really is paying attention that whole weekend to what he's doing and even taking screenshots of his locations. One of those screenshots is in the middle of the night at this property where this pool is in the exact location where his parents remains or found. You've just heard a clip of the Generation Y Podcast. To hear the rest of this episode, follow the Generation Y Podcast on Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts.