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Episode XXVI: Murder of Michelle Young

Interview with author Lynne Blanchard, "Absence of Evidence"

December 1, 2016

Michelle Young was tragically killed with her infant child in the house. The police immediately suspected her husband, Jason Young. Unfortunately, there was limited evidence to support this theory, only suspicion. Regardless, the prosecution moved forward with the case. He was later convicted during a second trial. How and why did this happen? 


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Episode XXV: Duke Lacrosse "Rape" Case 
Where the Narrative Trumped the Truth
Date:  November 15, 2016

​Three white Duke Lacrosse players where accused of raping a black, exotic dancer. The accusations and claims of a "hate crime" garnered considerable media and public attention, but when the students were later exonerated, the media was no where to be found. 


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Episodes XXIII & XXIV: Pizza Bomber, Part II
Interview with Former FBI Agent & Co-author Jerry Clark
Dates: October 15 & November 1, 2016
We will talk with Jerry Clark about his book "Pizza Bomber," which covers one of the most fascinating bank robberies in history. He was the lead FBI agent on this case and spent years tracking down the perpetrators. 

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​​Episode XXII: Leonard Peltier
Murderer or Government Scapegoat?
Projected Date: October 2, 2016
Leonard Peltier was convicted of killing two FBI agents on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota in the 1970s. There are allegations the government tampered with witnesses, misrepresented ballistic evidence, and withheld information from the defense. Did he actually kill them? Did he receive a fair trial? 


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​​​​Episodes XX & XXI: Interview with Joanna Madonna 
Murder or Self-Defense?
Dates:  September 1 & September 15, 2016
The tumultuous life of Joanna Madonna culminated with the death of her husband, Jose Perez. She admits to killing him, but was it a calculated, cold-blooded murder, self-defense, or somewhere in between? We will hear directly from Joanna. 


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Episodes XVIII & XIX: The Zodiac Killer
Discussion with Mike Morford
Dates:  August 2 & 14, 2016
​​​​I am talking with long-time Zodiac researcher Mike Morford. ​Zodiac is the nickname of an unidentified serial killer that operated in Northern California from the late 1960s to early 1970s. His sadistic taunts and brutal violence put an entire region on edge and left five confirmed dead, though he claims to have murdered thirty-seven. Who could have committed these horrific crimes and will this case ever been solved?

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Episode XVII: Interview with True Crime Blogger E.J. Hammon​
Lust Killers
Date: July 15, 2016
Interview with true crime blogger E.J. Hammon, who has studied lust and serial killers for over two decades. We will be discussing the motives, modus operandi, and mind set of lust killers, as well and her research on Ted Bundy. 

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Episode XVI: Belinda van Krevel
Surrounded by Murder
Date: July 5, 2016
It was August 2000 near Sydney, Australia when twenty-year-old Belinda Van Krevel scooped up her young daughter and fled the scene of the crime. Inside the house, Belinda's father, Jack, was viciously beaten and stabbed to death. The killer was a friend of hers and a few days prior she told him she wanted her father to die. This wasn't the first murder in Belinda's young life; her brother is a convicted serial killer. How did she end up surrounded by violent deaths and what role did she play?

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Episode XV: Scott Peterson
Compulsive Liar, Murderer, or Both
Date: June 15, 2016
Laci Peterson went missing on December 24, 2002 from her Modesto, California home she shared with her husband, Scott Peterson. Laci was happy, pregnant, and with no known enemies. During her disappearance, Scott came across as nonchalant with the police drawing their attention. When it was revealed he was having an ongoing affair, all  suspicion fell on him. Did Scott kill his wife and unborn child or did his arrogant demeanor and reckless behavior result in his conviction?

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