Case 83

Chantelle & Leela McDougall, Tony Popic

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Case 83

Chantelle & Leela McDougall, Tony Popic

Teenager Chantelle McDougall fully embraced and absorbed Simon Kadwell’s teachings. He often told her she was not from this world, that she was different. Everything he said made sense and resonated with her, and she became completely ingrained in his leadership…

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Our episodes deal with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at anytime you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Some suggestions for confidential support for men women and children:

 

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Rape & Domestic Violence Services: 1800 737 732

Men's Line: 1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 799 7233

Victim Connect: support for victims of crime: 855 484 2846

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

National Stalking Helpline: 0808 802 0300

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call/

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

CREDITS

 

NARRATION:

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn 

 

OTHER:

Logo design by Paulina Szymanska

RESOURCES

 

ARTICLES:

Missing Briton may be conman – The Australian

Fate of Australian doomsday internet cult family from Nannup, Western Australia remains mystery – News.com.au

Websites claim to offer fake Australian passports – The Daily Telegraph

Parents seek clues to missing daughter – The West Australian

International hunt for cult ‘guru’ over Nannup family disappearance – WA Today

Human bones uncovered in Nannup – Bunbury Mail

Nannup human remains identified as Victorian man – ABC News

Girl in suitcase identified as Khandalyce Kiara Pearce; mother Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson found in Belanglo State Forest – ABC News

‘SHE’S A WRECK’ Swedish dad’s anguish after reunion in Rome with daughter at centre of homeless woman mystery ends with her REFUSING to return home – The Sun

Brazilian search for cult family – The West Australian

Inquest into cult leader Simon Kadwell, Chantelle McDougall and daughter Leela begins – ABC News

Couple died after meeting WA cult leader – SBS News

WA Nannup doomsday cult inquest reveals ‘bizarre, alternative lifestyle’ of missing family – ABC News

Cult leader Simon Kadwell inquest hears police failed to investigate leads including reports of ‘dead flesh’ smell – ABC News

Baffling mystery of a cult and a WA family who vanished 10 years ago – Perth Now

Police failed to investigate leads into disappearance of cult leader Simon Kadwell, inquest hears – International Business Times

Perth doomsday cult leader who disappeared may be alive – Express Digest

Brazil travel claims a ‘ruse’, expert tells inquest – Perth Now

Nannup inquest told Brazil plans a “ruse” – The West Australian

Cult leader Simon Kadwell abused ex-girlfriend as she tried to leave, Nannup inquest hears – ABC News

Couple died after meeting WA cult leader – WA Today

Prolonged police investigation finds no trace of missing WA family, inquest told – WA Today

 

VIDEO:

Chantelle and Leela joined a cult, and then they disappeared – Insight – SBS

Doomsday cult family disappears from Australia

 

OTHER:

ASN Aircraft Accident description

Aeronautical accident final report

Jean’s blog

Location

Bibbulmun track

Forum

 

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Teenager Chantelle McDougall fully embraced and absorbed Simon Kadwell’s teachings. He often told her she was not from this world, that she was different. Everything he said made sense and resonated with her, and she became completely ingrained in his leadership…

______

Our episodes deal with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at anytime you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Some suggestions for confidential support for men women and children:

 

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Rape & Domestic Violence Services: 1800 737 732

Men's Line:  1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 799 7233

Victim Connect: support for victims of crime: 855 484 2846

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

National Stalking Helpline: 0808 802 0300

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

CREDITS

 

NARRATION:

Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn 

 

OTHER:

Logo design by Paulina Szymanska

 

RESOURCES

 

ARTICLES:

Missing Briton may be conman – The Australian

Fate of Australian doomsday internet cult family from Nannup, Western Australia remains mystery – News.com.au

Websites claim to offer fake Australian passports – The Daily Telegraph

Parents seek clues to missing daughter – The West Australian

International hunt for cult ‘guru’ over Nannup family disappearance – WA Today

Human bones uncovered in Nannup – Bunbury Mail

Nannup human remains identified as Victorian man – ABC News

Girl in suitcase identified as Khandalyce Kiara Pearce; mother Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson found in Belanglo State Forest – ABC News

‘SHE’S A WRECK’ Swedish dad’s anguish after reunion in Rome with daughter at centre of homeless woman mystery ends with her REFUSING to return home – The Sun

Brazilian search for cult family – The West Australian

Inquest into cult leader Simon Kadwell, Chantelle McDougall and daughter Leela begins – ABC News

Couple died after meeting WA cult leader – SBS News

WA Nannup doomsday cult inquest reveals ‘bizarre, alternative lifestyle’ of missing family – ABC News

Cult leader Simon Kadwell inquest hears police failed to investigate leads including reports of ‘dead flesh’ smell – ABC News

Baffling mystery of a cult and a WA family who vanished 10 years ago – Perth Now

Police failed to investigate leads into disappearance of cult leader Simon Kadwell, inquest hears – International Business Times

Perth doomsday cult leader who disappeared may be alive – Express Digest

Brazil travel claims a ‘ruse’, expert tells inquest – Perth Now

Nannup inquest told Brazil plans a “ruse” – The West Australian

Cult leader Simon Kadwell abused ex-girlfriend as she tried to leave, Nannup inquest hears – ABC News

Couple died after meeting WA cult leader – WA Today

Prolonged police investigation finds no trace of missing WA family, inquest told – WA Today

 

VIDEO:

Chantelle and Leela joined a cult, and then they disappeared – Insight – SBS

Doomsday cult family disappears from Australia

 

OTHER:

ASN Aircraft Accident description

Aeronautical accident final report

Jean’s blog

Location

Bibbulmun track

Forum

 

THIS EPISODE’S SPONSORS

 

SimpliSafe – Protect your home and your family today

ProFlowers – Send 100 colorful blooms with a FREE glass vase for just $19.99 plus shipping and handling with promo code CASEFILE

The Economist – Get your free copy of The Economist delivered directly to your door

ShipStation – Try ShipStation FREE for 30 days plus get a special bonus when you use promo code CASEFILE

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