Welcome to the #1 true crime podcast on the planet.
We don't just talk about serial killers. We talk to them.
We get the “real” story, directly from the mouths of the offenders.
The driving force behind this podcast is to hear the Killers' motivations in their own words,
and understand the causes that compel them to cross the line from fantasy to murder.
Phil & Wendi Chalmers
Where The Bodies Are Buried is a weekly true crime podcast for true crime fans, criminal justice students, and all those whose job it is to apprehend monsters. Unlike the other true crime podcasts that talk about true crime, serial killers, and the latest crime shows, we talk directly to the offenders, serial killers, mass murderers, and school shooters, and we bring you along for the ride.
Our host Phil gets the first-hand account, the “real” story, directly from the mouths of the offenders. He asks the questions everyone secretly wants to ask, but rarely dares. The questions he asks create an interview that is edgy, intriguing, and raw. He taps these offender’s minds for the explanations behind their methods, mindset, and motivations. Phil has a “gift” for getting offenders to open up and divulge information never heard before. We have even had some confess to unsolved murders that have led the team to undiscovered victims. These crime details are rarely ever explored and reported by the media, which makes this podcast unique in today’s true crime podcast arena.
At the end of the day, we are not fans of serial killers. We understand the destruction and pain that heinous crimes bring to the victims and their families. The driving force behind this podcast is to hear the offenders in their own words so that we gain an understanding of what compels them to cross the line from fantasy to murder. That in turn allows us to fulfill the ultimate goal of this podcast, which is to help stop violence. With that mission in mind, we proactively share all the details from the interviews with detectives and investigators to help curtail and stop monstrous acts of violence.
meet the hosts
Phil is a true crime writer, a counter homicide trainer, and a criminal profiler. He is the author of several books, including “Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer” and “The Teen Killer Whisperer,” and has appeared on many television shows including A&E’s “Killer Kids” and Fox’s “Crime Watch Daily.” He has been studying crime and murder for 35 years and conducting face to face interviews with killers since 1990.
He has interviewed hundreds of teen killers, school shooters, mass murderers, and serial killers in an attempt to understand why they do what they do,
and how we can stop them.
Wendi comes from an educational safety background having been a long-time teacher and a principal. She is a talented writer and co-writes Phil’s true crime books. She takes part in most of the phone conversations with various teen killers, school shooters, mass murderers, and serial killers. She gives her take on the crimes and communication. She is also a part of the death row interviews and prison visits.
Phil and Wendi reside on the Gulf Coast of Florida and enjoy fitness, the beach, and Walt Disney World. When Phil and Wendi aren’t researching and writing books, they are traveling around the country conducting live seminars to various law enforcement and child advocacy groups, schools and law agencies.
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William Clyde Gibson - The New Albany Necrophiliac
Clyde (The New Albany Necrophiliac) is a hometown guy who grew up in a normal home, but became a deviant sexual serial killer, enjoying sex before and after death with his victims, and also enjoyed the mutilation of their dead bodies.
Dellmus Colvin - The Interstate Strangler
Heavy (The Interstate Strangler) was a long haul truck driver who killed mostly sex workers at truck stops all across the United States. Strangulation was his method, sex was not involved, and his body dump sequence is very interesting.
John Williams - The Big Rig Killer
In this episode, John Williams speaks with Phil on a contraband cell phone that he had smuggled into prison. John confesses to a high profile mass-murder and surprises Phil with information about someone close to him and their participation in his disturbing life of crime.
David Berkowitz - The Son of Sam
In this episode, Phil talks to David “Son of Sam” Berkowitz, one of the top ten most well-known serial killers of all time. Phil has known David for over 20 years, and you can sense their relationship in the interview.
Charles Andrew Williams and Joshua Cooke
In this episode, Phil goes back to his roots and interviews a school shooter and a teen killer who murdered his parents. Phil also talks about the causes, warning signs and triggers of teen murder.
In this episode, Phil updates his listeners from the first five episodes, and comments on some of the criticism the show has received. The show is beginning to close cold cases.
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