Crime of the Truest Kind Presents
UNSOLVED New England Crime Cases
Thursday, February 15
at Faces Brewing Co.
50 Pleasant St, Malden, Mass
Join Crime of the Truest Kind host Anngelle Wood for a new live case discussion featuring author and journalist Emily Sweeney, reporter for the Boston Globe’s Cold Case Files.
Crime of the Truest Kind is the Massachusetts and New England true crime stories and local history podcast about the things that happen here. Created and hosted by Boston radio personality, Anngelle Wood (WFNX, WBCN, WZLX), each episode walks you through a local crime story and the people and places involved. Anngelle’s narrative, storytelling style conveys her empathy for the victims and the families - what she calls the most important thing about sharing these stories. Since starting the podcast in 2020, cases she has covered include the deadly Station Nightclub Fire in West Warwick, Rhode Island, the unsolved murder of Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts, the case of missing mother Debra Melo of Taunton, now-identified Ruth Marie Terry, known as the Lady of the Dunes, in Provincetown, the murder of Gregg Smart in Derry, New Hampshire, the disappearance of Maura Murray in 2004 from Haverhill, New Hampshire and missing child, Andy Puglisi, taken from Lawrence, Mass in 1976.
Crime of the Truest Kind is available online at CrimeoftheTruestKind.com, on Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, Amazon Music, and everywhere you listen to podcasts. Follow @crimeofthetruestkind.
About Emily Sweeney (link)
Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes "Blotter Tales," a weekly column that appears in the Metro section every Sunday, and "Cold Case Files," a new series and newsletter about unsolved crimes. Her areas of expertise include history, crime, and technology, and she's the author of several nonfiction books, including "Boston Organized Crime," "Gangland Boston," and "Dropkick Murphy: A Legendary Life."
A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Boston Latin School (where she made history as the first girl ever to play on the boys’ varsity ice hockey team) and Northeastern University (where she played on NU’s championship-winning Division 1 women’s ice hockey team).
As a journalist Sweeney has written about a range of topics -- from the business of mining conflict minerals to overcrowding in prisons to living conditions in state institutions for the disabled -- and she's been featured on many TV and radio programs, making appearances on Court TV, the Travel Channel, Science Channel, BBC Radio, Beat the Press, Bloomberg Radio, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, NESN, and other media outlets.
She was most recently featured as a guest expert in "Bloody Boston," a documentary series about organized crime in Boston, and she's slated to appear in the forthcoming Netflix series "How To Become a Mob Boss."
She currently serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition and the New England Society of News Editors.