Hell and Gone

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 Apr 2, 2022
Season 1 - The kinds of people who give podcasters a bad name. Talk of "ambushing" the people they're trying to interview, "Ooh, we're in meth-town!", and saying a man "will definitely f* you up", based on his looks? Grow up.


 Apr 10, 2021

casey
 Jan 6, 2021
so interesting. cant stop listening

S1 more questions than S2
 Sep 24, 2019
S1 comes to an end with a potential criminal, but it forced to end as the legal process takes over. Which is exciting and frustrating. Audio improves after e2. S2 comes to a conclusion that it half hearted embraces, but seems to be correct.

erica from america
 Aug 14, 2019
Season 2 hurts my stomach. The arrogance of adolescence is so overwhelming.

Description

Hell And Gone is a podcast from iHeartRadio and School of Humans that follows journalist and private investigator Catherine Townsend as she investigates unsolved deaths.  In this season of Hell And Gone...

On October 30, 2015, the Little Rock Police Department searched an abandoned car in a small residential park. The keys were in the ignition and the car was out of gas as if it had been left running. The car belonged to 18-year-old Ebby Steppach, and she had vanished without a trace. What really happened to Ebby Steppach?


Episode Date
Coming Forward
1368

In the last episode of season 4, Catherine learns a theory about how Ebby's body was discovered and confirms details about Ebby's call with Trevor. 

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May 11, 2022
The Phones
1412

Catherine looks into an incident involving Guy Hooper and talks to Ebby's friend who switched phones with her.

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May 04, 2022
Burns Park
1534

Catherine talks to a toxicology expert and identifies another person Ebby was in contact with in the days, and maybe even hours, leading up to her disappearance. 

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Apr 27, 2022
Incident Report
1740

Catherine tries to figure out why there are inconsistencies in the security guard's stories.

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Apr 20, 2022
Pattern of Life
1505

Catherine talks to one of Ebby's close friends and gets some shocking information from the LRPD.  

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Apr 13, 2022
Down the Drain
1531

Catherine and Mike go down the drain where Ebby was found and track down one of the guys from the party. 

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Apr 06, 2022
Chalamont Park
2368

Ebby's family searches for her everywhere. Catherine talks with private investigator Monty Vickers and former LRPD detective Tommy Hudson. 

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Mar 30, 2022
The Little Rock Girl
1715

Catherine Townsend heads to Little Rock, Arkansas to investigate the death of 18-year-old Ebby Steppach. 

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Mar 23, 2022
Hell and Gone Season 4 Trailer
212

On October 30, 2015, the Little Rock Police Department searched an abandoned car in a small residential park. The keys were in the ignition and the car was out of gas as if it had been left running. 

The car belonged to 18-year-old Ebby Steppach, and Ebby had vanished without a trace. 

What really happened to Ebby Steppach?

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Mar 16, 2022
Buried Secrets
1912

Catherine follows the trails at the back of the Malibu Canyon Ranch. As season three comes to an end, we reflect on a tumultuous year in Los Angeles and what could have happened to Mitrice.

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Dec 16, 2020
Dark Creek
1637

Catherine goes back to the trail to look for more access points to Dark Canyon. Catherine also discusses Mitrice’s family’s legal battle against the LASD, Los Angeles County, and the officers on duty the night Mitrice was arrested.

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Dec 09, 2020
Murders in the Mountains
1667

With the pandemic in mind, Catherine does some cyber sleuthing. She discovers that the area where Mitrice's remains were found has seen a variety of other murders and deaths.

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Dec 02, 2020
LA Confidential
2410

In an attempt to find out what happened to Mitrice while she was at the police station, the team attempts to track down one of the most crucial pieces of physical evidence...the surveillance videotape. 

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Nov 25, 2020
S1 Bonus: Case Update - Arrest Made
624

An arrest has been made in the season one case of Rebekah Gould. Catherine has an update.

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Nov 20, 2020
5150
2124

Should police have released Mitrice from the police station on the night she disappeared? Her friends and family say she should have been taken to a hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, which is known in California as a “5150”. But the police said that she was fine. So, which is it? 

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Nov 18, 2020
Dark Canyon
2850

After Mitrice's remains were found, miscommunication between police and personnel from the coroner's office led to a huge misstep in the extraction of the body. And once her remains were analyzed, there were more questions than answers. 

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Nov 11, 2020
Where is Mitrice?
2645

As Mitrice's family and friends pressure the police to invigorate their search efforts, Dr. Ronda Hampton works with Tashaka Starwell of REACT LA and documentary filmmaker Chip Croft to follow all leads to track down Mitrice. The police receive a call that Mitrice has been spotted in the bucolic neighborhood of Monte Nido.

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Nov 04, 2020
Lost in Lost Hills
2187

This season, private investigator Catherine Townsend and her team investigate the mysterious disappearance and death of Mitrice Richardson. Mitrice was arrested at a seaside restaurant in Malibu, California on September 16, 2009. Later that night, she was released but never seen alive again. Catherine talks with Mitrice’s mentor and family friend Dr. Ronda Hampton and begins to retrace Mitrice’s steps the night she went missing. 

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Oct 28, 2020
Hell and Gone Season 3 Trailer
162


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Oct 21, 2020
Bonus: Case Update
1008

While Catherine and the team investigated the death of Janie Ward for season two, they spent some time looking back into the murder of Rebekah Gould from season one. All of the updates for season one are consolidated in this bonus episodes. 

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Sep 25, 2019
30 Years Gone
2409

 In the final episode of season two, Catherine talks with former a FBI agent, who worked as a consultant on ABC's program about Janie's case. She also explores one last theory of how Janie could have died: rubbing alcohol poisoning. 

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Sep 11, 2019
The Final Autopsy
2404

In 2007, a third autopsy is performed on Janie, which comes to yet another conclusion that doesn't make sense to the Ward family. Catherine talks with a pathologist and a neurosurgeon about the results.  

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Sep 04, 2019
Time Opens All Wounds
2356

In 2004, a new investigation into Janie's death is opened. Catherine reviews the investigation and tries to piece together the route from the cabin to the bank parking lot. She talks with the Ward's lawyer and with the special prosecutor on the new investigation. Catherine also gets a call from a woman named Sylvia, who says she witnessed Janie getting hit in the face. 

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Aug 28, 2019
From the Party to the Parking Lot
1661

Catherine considers whether or not Janie even died at the party. She also talks with a forensic psychologist, who investigated Janie's death and also concluded it was a homicide. 

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Aug 21, 2019
Arkancide
2226

Catherine dives into the most talked about theory of all in the Janie Ward case: that someone killed Janie at the party with a baseball bat. 

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Aug 14, 2019
Botched
2088

Catherine dives into Janie's autopsy report and takes a look at the controversies surrounding the Arkansas State Crime Lab. 

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Aug 07, 2019
The Cabin in the Woods
2066

Catherine reconstructs the day leading up to the party using the Arkansas State Police case file on Janie's case. She ends up with more questions than answers. 

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Jul 31, 2019
The Waiting Game
1945

Catherine returns to Arkansas to investigate the death of Janie Ward. Janie died mysteriously in 1989 at a party at a cabin on the backroads of Marshall, Arkansas. Catherine meets journalist Mike Masterson, who has written over 200 articles about Janie, along with Janie's mom, Mona, and her sister, Krystal. The Ward family gives Catherine a box of materials that Janie's late father Ron collected over the thirty years since her death. 

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Jul 24, 2019
Hell and Gone Season 2 Trailer
137

Season Two of Hell And Gone, hosted by writer and private investigator Catherine Townsend, launches July 24. After tracking down new leads in the murder of Rebekah Gould in season one, season two focuses on the 1989 death of 16-year-old Janie Ward in Marshall, Arkansas. Janie died mysteriously at a party at a cabin in the woods, and in the 30 years since her death, no one has been able to determine what or who killed her. 

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Jul 17, 2019
We're Not Stopping
1971

Catherine's efforts start to pay off in small but significant ways as local investigators begin taking another look at the facts of the case. Catherine meets with Holly Meyer, lead prosecutor, and speaks with journalist, George Jared, who relays some interesting information. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com.

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Dec 12, 2018
Two Sides to Every Suspect
2234

Catherine hears from some of Casey's closest friends and coworkers at the time of the murder in an effort to compare stories and and see if his timeline, the most important part of this alibi, really does check out. Outreach from an unexpected source provides startling information that could change everything. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com. 

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Dec 05, 2018
No Comment
2667

Even though he was cleared as a suspect, Catherine turns her attention to Casey, Rebekah's boyfriend at the time of her murder. She surveys some of the people closest to Rebekah to get a better idea of the nature of their relationship including Rebekah's sister, Danielle, her father, Larry Gould, and friends and associates of Casey's as well. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

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Nov 21, 2018
A Death Pact
2555

Catherine turns to local radio and social media to spread the word about Rebekah's murder - and the tips start to come in. She also investigates an anonymous letter sent to Rebekah's father, Larry Gould, containing details about her possible killer(s). Catherine has a handwriting analyst, Diane Peterson, put together a profile of the person who wrote it and local journalist AK Barnes shares her theories on the murder. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

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Nov 15, 2018
People Seem to Die Around Her
2530

Catherine starts to check suspects off her list and turns her focus to a mysterious woman who may have been involved, as well as a possible motive, She speaks with Rebekah's mother, Shirley, Jame Gorniak, a forensic entomologist, and a convicted double-murderer, Brian Bangs, For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com 

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Nov 07, 2018
You Could Get a Good Swing
2589

Catherine and team dig into the nature of the murder weapon, the autopsy report and state of the body to get a clear picture of the injuries that killed Rebekah. They meet with journalist George Jared, Neurologist Adam Webb, and Conservationist Keith Bildstein as the hunt continues for Chris. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

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Oct 31, 2018
Dead in the Water
2385

Catherine and her team use old-fashioned detective work to uncover more details about the murder and to track down possible suspects. They meet with Rusty, owner and publisher of the local newspaper, and attempt to find Jesse, JB and Chris. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

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Oct 24, 2018
14 Years Gone
2651

Catherine and her team arrive in the Arkansas Ozarks and retrace Rebekah’s steps on the last day she was seen alive. They meet Rebekah’s sister Danielle, her father Larry, and local journalist George Jared. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

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Oct 17, 2018
Hell and Gone Season One Trailer
127

Hell And Gone is a new podcast launching October 17 that follows writer and private investigator Catherine Townsend as she moves back to the Arkansas Ozarks to solve the 2004 murder of 22-year-old college student Rebekah Gould. 

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Oct 10, 2018