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5 True Crime Podcasts to Listen to if You Want to Learn More About the JonBenet Ramsey Case

5 True Crime Podcasts to Listen to if You Want to Learn More About the JonBenet Ramsey Case

There are few things more gruesome than the murder of a child. Perhaps that is why the JonBenet Ramsey case has continued to captivate and horrify people even after all these years. The information surrounding the case is foggy, and it remains unsolved to this day. We may never learn what really happened during the moments leading up to JonBenet’s death.

Whether you are still new to the case or believe you are on the brink of solving it yourself, these five true crime podcasts will challenge everything you think and know about it.

The Basics of the Case

So what happened exactly?

Twenty-two years ago, child pageant queen JonBenet Ramsey was found strangled to death in her parent’s basement. Before the body was found, her parents discovered a handwritten ransom note demanding $118,000 from them. Even though the police investigated a handful of suspects, including the parents, they never found the true killer. Since then, a variety of reporters and writers have taken it upon themselves to try to figure out who killed JonBenet Ramsey.

True Crime Brewery: Episode 211

In True Crime Brewery, husband and wife Jill and Dick use their medical expertise to explore some of the most fascinating cases from around the world, including the JonBenet Ramsey case.

Throughout the episode, Jill and Dick discuss the lack of cooperation from John and Patsey Ramsey during the investigation as well as the variety of mistakes the Boulder Police Department continued to make since the start of the case. To them, there are only two possibilities behind what happened the night of JonBenet’s death. She was either murdered by an intruder from a kidnapping gone wrong, or by one of her own family members.

After you finish this podcast, you may end up deciding for yourself who you believe the true killer could have been.

Where to Listen: Tiegrabber, Spotify, Audioboom, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher
Length: Around an hour and a half

Once Upon a Crime: Episode 155

Once Upon a Crime was founded by Ester Ludlow, a bonified true crime junkie. After reading the book The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule, Ludlow was immediately hooked. She finally decided to start her own podcast after seeing the success of the podcast Serial.

For this episode, special guest Jack Lune from Crime Machine Podcast joins host Esther Ludlow. Together, they discuss the evidence and theories behind the JonBenet Ramsey case.

Where to Listen: Once Upon a Crime website
Length: Around an hour and a half

Night Swims Podcast: Episode 41

Night Swims, hosted by “Two Idiots who think they know everything about mysteries, conspiracies, and strange phenomena, examines a new case each week. If you are looking for a lighter podcast with some humor thrown in every once in awhile, Night Swims is for you.

For the second episode of their Uncovered series, which is also their 41st episode overall, the two hosts put their own twist on the JonBenet Ramsey case. Joining them along for the ride is special guest Cameron Bruemmer. Listen to what the trio has to say during your JonBenet Ramsey true-crime podcast binge.

Where to Listen: Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Spotify
Length: Around an hour and a half

Generation Why: Episode 129

Hosted by two best friends, Aaron and Justin, Generation Why explores various unsolved murders and controversies. After they are finished going over the case, the hosts discuss their own theories as to what went down. The interesting dynamic between the two friends make this a fun, yet informative true-crime podcast to add to your playlist.

In Episode 129, the two friends examine the evidence from the JonBenet Ramsey case that stands out to them the most. Throughout the episode, they carefully examine the events that led to JonBenet’s death.

Where to Listen: Generation Why website, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher
Length: Approximately 2 hours

The Killing of JonBenet: The Final Suspects

Looking for an all-encompassing true-crime podcast on the JonBenet Ramsey case? Search no further. Over the span of 6 episodes, The Killing of JonBenet: The Final Suspects examines the controversy surrounding JonBenet’s involvement in child beauty pageants, foes of the Ramsey family, and the lead investigator’s own list of possible suspects. Joining the host is JonBenet Ramsey’s own brother and father.

Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, PodBean, iHeart Radio
Length: 6 episodes around 30 minutes each

Is there a case you just can’t get out of your mind? An unsolved mystery you just need to know more about? Tell us in the comments below and we might just cover it next.

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