true-crime - updates

Rappler's latest stories on true-crime

ARTICLE FINDER

Why 'Jacqueline Comes Home' is problematic

Jul 21, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The film wants to scream 'this is what really happened!' while also not obliging itself to do so through a disclaimer mostly used to stave off potential libel suits

Photo courtesy from Viva Entertainment's Facebook page

'American Ripper': What it's like when you discover your ancestor's a serial killer

Nov 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Jeff Mudgett, narrator of the new HISTORY documentary ‘American Ripper’ lets us in on his horrible family secret

HH HOLMES. The 19th century serial killer is the focus of a new crime documentary narrated by his own descendant. Photo from History

True Crime addicts: this chilling documentary has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes

Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The film will be premiering on Netflix in September

STRONG ISLAND. The documentary tells the story of the murder of 24-year-old William Ford, and what happens to his family in the aftermath. Screengrab from YouTube.com/Netflix

Podcast murder mystery 'Serial' hooks fans worldwide

Nov 19, 2014 - 12:57 PM

The perplexing tale of Hae Min Lee and Adnan Syed is at the heart of Serial an hour long weekly podcast that s become an unlikely global Internet phenomenon