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Listen to HOT & DEADLY Now With New Episodes Dropping Every Thursday

June 16, 2022


(New York, NY) – Coastal waterways and marshy swamps are the backdrop for something sinister lurking behind your airpods this summer. HOT & DEADLY presents audio from three hit ID series: “Swamp Murders,” “Highway To Hell” and “Southern Fried Homicide,” offering listeners a slice of classic American true crime for a sweltering summer listen. The first season transports listeners to hot and steamy locations to explore terrifying tales straight from the bayou. From a prom queen gone missing to a bank president discovered duct-taped to a chair and found in the depths of a swamp, HOT & DEADLY examines gripping tales rattling the deep South. With access to investigators and family members closest to the cases, each episode invites listeners to truly immerse themselves in each heated case of murder and betrayal. HOT & DEADLY launches today, Thursday, June 16, with new episodes dropping every Thursday on AppleSpotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

The first six episodes of HOT & DEADLY are below, with future seasons and episodes to be announced.

Multiple Personalities
Drops on Thursday, June 16
When 19-year-old model daughter Kathy Bonney fails to return home, concerned father Tom Bonney turns to the police. That same day her body is pulled from Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp, revealing shocking secrets that Kathy harbored that her family was unaware of. 

Gospel Girl
Drops on Thursday, June 23
Alabama teen Edith McLeroy rebels against her conservative upbringing by marrying the leader of a biker crew, cruising the highways as queen of the pack. But when her body is found in Louisiana, a mystery is sparked that will end up lasting 32 years.

Chain Reaction
Drops on Thursday, June 30
When two women are discovered in the depths of Georgia's Flint River, detectives wonder if a serial killer is afoot. But when they connect the two victims, investigators follow their lead to the discovery of two more corpses, and a whole slew of betrayal.

A Run For The Money
Drops on Thursday, July 7
In Noel, Missouri, a bank is robbed of $71,000 and the president, Dan Short, is nowhere to be found. Could Short have robbed his own bank? That mystery is solved five days later when a body is found in the swampy shallows of the Grand Lake o' the Cherokees, leaving investigators to search for both a robber and a killer.

Drive Me Crazy
Drops on Thursday, July 14
Bobby and Patricia Sexton have three daughters and live on her grandparent's property in Jacksonville, Texas. But when Bobby doesn't come home one evening, his worried wife, Patricia, files a missing person's report.

We Miss You, Darling
Drops on Thursday, July 21
16-year-old Carol Hutto is a dependable friend, daughter and sister. She's a good student, loves wrestling and hanging out with friends. So when she misses her curfew one evening, her mother knows something awful has happened.

HOT & DEADLY is produced by Investigation Discovery.

Investigation Discovery (ID) is the leading crime and justice network on television, delivering the highest-quality programming to approximately 80 million U.S. households. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere on discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service. ID's true crime programming is also available via the network’s aggregated TV Everywhere offering, IDGO, where fans can access thousands of episodes from the Discovery family of networks. For exclusive web content and bonus material, fans can follow ID on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or check out the network’s true crime blog, CrimeFeed. Investigation Discovery is part of Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. For more information, please visit and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.