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"Free To Kill" Dirty Little Secrets About The Parole Of Texas Worst Serial Killer
November 09, 2020

Kenneth McDuff’s confidential prison and parole records contained plenty of warning signs that he was a psychopathic killer that should never be released. - Investigative Reporter Robert Riggs obtains McDuff’s records. -

"Free To Kill" My Little Gangster Spills The Beans About A $25K Bribe
November 02, 2020

Investigative Reporter Robert Riggs was investigating how serial killer Kenneth McDuff and dozens of other former death row inmates in Texas got out of prison when Riggs crossed paths with U.S. Marshals. -

“Free To Kill” U.S. Marshals Launch A Nationwide Dragnet For Fugitive Serial Killer Kenneth McDuff Episode 7 Season 1
October 26, 2020

The confession to the abduction and murder of a young accountant in Austin by Kenneth McDuff's accomplice gives U.S. Marshals the evidence they need to launch a nationwide dragnet for the serial killer. -

“Free To Kill” Serial Killer Kenneth McDuff’s Accomplice Confesses — It Is A Journey Into Darkness Episode 6 Season 1
October 19, 2020

The U.S. Marshals Service Task Force locates one of McDuff’s prison pals. - Every night Deputy Marshals Parnell and Mike McNamara along with U.S. federal prosecutor Bill Johnston roll through the underbelly of Central Texas rousting parolees. -

“Free To Kill” The Pistol Packin’ Mama -The Making Of A Serial Killer Episode 5 – Season 1
October 12, 2020

The case of Kenneth Allen McDuff raises the age-old question about serial killers. - Was McDuff the product of nature or nurture? - Did genetics create this violent uncaring monster, or did McDuff’s home life rob him of every ounce of compassion?

“Free To Kill” Bodies Start Turning Up Episode 4 – Season 1
October 08, 2020

When Falls County, Texas Sheriff Larry Pamplin heard Kenneth McDuff was out on parole, he prophetically stated, “I don’t know if will be a few days, a few weeks, or a few weeks, but bodies will start turning up.”  - Indeed,

“Free To Kill” A Texas Posse Gets On The Trail Of Serial Killer Kenneth McDuff Episode 3 – Season 1
October 05, 2020

A pair of Deputy U.S. Marshals and a young, aggressive federal prosecutor suspects that triple killer and former death row inmate Kenneth McDuff is behind the abduction of a convenience store clerk in Waco, Texas.

“Free To Kill” Serial Killer Kenneth Allen McDuff is the Broomstick Killer Episode 2 – Season 1
September 30, 2020

A Texas Sheriff and a U.S. Marshal describe the violent criminal history of Kenneth Allen McDuff -- AKA  "The Broomstick Killer." - They and their fathers helped capture McDuff for the abduction and murder of three Fort Worth teenagers in 1966. -

“Free to Kill” The Release of Serial Killers from Texas Death Row Season 1 – Episode 1
September 27, 2020

A violent crime wave swept across Texas in the late 1980s and early 1990s. You could pick up the newspaper on any day or turn on the television and somewhere, Houston, Dallas, particularly Houston, and the lead story was a stranger on stranger crime,

Introduction to True Crime Reporter™ Podcast – A Journey Into Darkness
April 08, 2020

Investigative Reporter Robert Riggs created an original true crime genre podcast based on three decades of real-life stories ripped from his reporter’s notebooks. - The True Crime Reporter™  podcast tells the backstory of criminal cases using intervie...