The Piketon Massacre
About this podcast
The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?
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Every Body Has A Story
For years we’ve only heard rumblings about the ways in which the Rhoden family were murdered in their homes, but now as the lead coroner takes the stand we finally learn all the details. With our team of experts, which includes leading forensic investigator Joseph Scott Morgan, we break down what...
Mountains of Evidence
With eight crime scenes, the prosecution sets out to present thousands of pieces of evidence to the jury. The KT Studios’ team alongside journalists, legal officials, and forensic experts analyze the state’s case against George Wagner. Is the prosecutor proving that the eldest Wagner son was in f...
Devil in the Details
As George Wagner’s trial continues we’re getting an even more detailed glimpse at the shocking crimes and the alleged planning that went into them. In this episode, we hear from first responders, initial investigators, and unpack the detailed forensics.
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The Piketon Massacre Season 4 Trailer
The number-one podcast is back. More than 6 years after Ohio’s largest criminal investigation was launched, the first trial begins, starting with accused murderer George Wagner IV. With never before heard witness testimony and access inside the courtroom, the KT Studios team is tracking the case ...