On October 2nd, 2002 an unidentified sniper began randomly killing people going about their daily lives. The people of the greater D.C. area lived in terror for weeks. This is the story of a city under siege, an all out effort to stop the killer and the story behind the crimes, the victims, the killer.
S3 · Episode 1
A NEW TERROR – PT 1
On October 2nd, 2002, the first shots are fired. And no one sees anything.
2 • A NEW TERROR, PT 2
On October 3rd, five people are shot in one day. And a witness sees a vehicle.
5 • THE PHONE CALL
On October 19th, a victim survives another attack outside of a steakhouse. And police get a phone call from the sniper.
6 • THE FINGERPRINT
On October 21st, authorities connect the D.C. Sniper attacks to a liquor store robbery in Alabama. And police find a fingerprint.
8 • LEE BOYD MALVO
After Police found a fingerprint at an Alabama crime scene, they got the name Lee Boyd Malvo. So who is this 17 year old from Jamaica?
9 • THE DESCENT
The fates of John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo are now intertwined. We trace the dark path they took that lead to the first murder.
11 • THE TAKEDOWN
On October 24th, 2002, authorities confront the D.C. Snipers. And the nation is shocked by what police find.
BONUS • MONSTER – Behind the Podcast
Recent developments in Lee Boyd Malvo’s case have forged new implications for the D.C. Sniper story. As our team investigates, we present a behind-the-scenes look at the Monster podcast.
13 • THE TRIALS
In the fall of 2003, Virginia attorneys prepared for the trials of John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo. Prosecutors intended to sentence them both to the ultimate punishment.
14 • THE EXECUTION
In 2006, John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo confront one another for the final time in the Maryland trials. Investigators also learn more about the pair’s initial plans. And a date is set for Muhammad’s execution.
MONSTER SEASON 1
This true crime podcast tells the true story of Atlanta’s darkest secret, The Atlanta Child Murders. Nearly 40 years after these horrific crimes, many questions still remain. Host Payne Lindsey aims to find truth and provide closure, reexamining the disappearance and murder of over 25 African American children and young adults.