Freeway Phantom

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iHeartPodcast Network, Tenderfoot TV

Freeway Phantom

5.0/5

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Between 1971 and 1972, six black girls went missing in the Washington D.C. area. Their bodies were discarded alongside DC freeways. And their killer was never found. The media dubbed him “The Freeway Phantom.” From iHeartRadio and Tenderfoot TV, a new podcast reinvestigates the 50 year old unsolved murders of these young girls. Journalist and Public Radio veteran Celeste Headlee (NPR, PBS, TEDx) examines old case files and interviews the investigators and family members who are still haunted by these killings. Headlee will ask the questions: Why didn’t these murders make the news headlines? Did law enforcement do enough to solve these...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Stephen O. • Podcast Delivery May 22, 2023

"Hosted by Celeste Headlee, you’ll immediately be drawn into the sinister story...Freeway Phantom brings you back in time to paint a vivid picture of the terror...It’s not like there isn’t a precedent for new information coming to light. That’s arguably the backbone of every true crime podcast and you learn what’s been uncovered in the Freeway Phantom murders as soon as you press play."


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