Murder In The Rain

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With a mutual fascination for true crime, Emily and Alisha have taken it upon themselves to explore the depravity that holds a special place in the Pacific Northwest. Murder in the Rain examines the brutality, history, and humanity of these notorious murders. With the help of authors, psychologists, detectives, victim's families, and their producer Josh, Murder in the Rain brings an understanding as to who the victims were while investigating the killer's origins and motives. For images and videos of all the key players, visit us at murderintherain.com. Subscribe, talk crime, and enjoy the ride!Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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Last updated on May 28, 2020, 3:02 am

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28 - Skinner(Part 2)

April 07, 2020 • 51m

In Part 2 of Skinner, we revisit Clifford Olson and what happened after he confessed to 11 child murders. In this special episode, we also get a chance to sit down with author Mitzi Szereto and Mike Browne from the Dark Poutine Podcast! Not only did we share some laughs, we talk Clifford Olson, Canada, and their new book The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers.      For additional information and sources visit this week’s MITR blog.     If you are clamoring for more MITR, join us on Patreon! You’ll get social media shout-outs, access to additional episodes, more bloopers and more!      Sources The Beast of British Columbia | Predator: The Life and Crimes of Clifford Olson | The Best New True Crime Stories Serial Killers | Murderous Minds on Trial | he Beast of British Columbia | The Hare Psychotherapy Checklist | The Life and Death of Clifford Olson | Clifford Olson Victims | Clifford Olson Canada national monster dead | Timeline: The life and crimes of Clifford Olson | Murderpedia - Clifford Olson | Chris Wood - A Killer’s Plea | OPP Seeks Tips to Solve 40 Year Old Murder of Deborah Silverman | The Globe and Mail - One Family's Story | Radford University - Clifford Olson     Thanks to Newspapers.com  Spokane Chronicle - Child Death Counts Filed 01.01.1981 | The Spokesman Review - Victim’s Family Fight Book 03.26.1982 | Spokane Chronicle - Killer’s family won’t be allowed to keep money 12.08.1984 | Spokane Chronicle - Killer paid to tell where bodies lay 01.15.1982 | Longview Daily News - Mass killer says police mishandled investigation 01.18.1982 | Spokane Chronicle - Slain Children’s parents seek $100,000 paid to killer’s wife 06.24.1986 | Calgary Herald 01.16.82 - Police Rationalize Paying for BodiesSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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11 - Homeboy Wrote Camaro

September 03, 2019 • 46m

The 1990s played host to serial killers across the US, and the Pacific Northwest was revealing itself as a particularly dangerous hotbed. In Spokane, Washington sex workers started turning up dead across the city. For more than a decade, police searched for the killer, only to discover that nothing was as it seemed.   Don’t forget to check out https://www.murderintherain.com/episodesfor pictures and more!   The Spokane Killer Jack Smith Maplewood Publishing Body Count Burl Barer Pinnacle Books Murder in Spokane Mark Fuhrman Cliff Street Books Murderpedia http://murderpedia.org/male.Y/y/yates-robert-lee.htm  The Spokane Murders Margot Hornblower http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,49462,00.html Police Looking for Worldwide Trail of Death https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2000/05/21/police-looking-for-worldwide-trail-of-death/bd4007d9-6f8c-48d9-b8f9-1a5080fe85ab/?utm_term=.faa5bb211c2e  Robert Lee Yates is the Most Deranged Killer You’ve Never Heard of https://www.ranker.com/list/robert-lee-yates-facts/laura-allan  SPOKANE: Prosecutor: Yates will plead guilty to 13 murders https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/2000/10-17/0036_spokane__prosecutor__yates_will_p.html  SPOKANE KILLINGS: Officers around state continue looking at Yates https://products.kitsapsun.com/archive/2000/10-21/0054_spokane_killings__officers_around.html  Donna Perry’s attorney rips state’s evidence as triple murder trial begins https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/jun/09/donna-perrys-attorney-rips-states-evidence-as-trip/  A Gender Variance Who's Who https://zagria.blogspot.com/2018/01/donna-perry-1952-convicted-of-murder.html#.XPN7Ti2ZOfU  Cellmate of transgender murder suspect says Donna Perry claimed to have killed dozens https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/jun/23/cellmate-of-transgender-murder-suspect-says-donna-/  YouTube https://youtu.be/JSfa6ALvaGY  YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSN3rxaE6-oSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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8 - Something Very Sharp

July 23, 2019 • 87m

As Korena Roberts prepared for the arrival of her twins, she reached out to the internet for help with nesting on a budget. Soon, she cultivated a friendship with fellow mom-to-be Heather Snively who was new to the Beaverton, Oregon area. Friendship turned to obsession, and before long, everyone would know Korena’s dark secret. Join Alisha and Emily as they explore this heart-breaking story. With the help of lead detectives Murray Rau and Andy Hays, we learn why you can’t believe everyone you meet on Craigslist.   Be sure to check out our murderintherain.com/episode-8-something-very-sharp to see images and other content.     Sources : ID channel Deadly Women Season 3 episode 6 Pregnant woman had bite marks on body, documents reveal KGW Staff https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/pregnant-woman-had-bite-marks-on-body-documents-reveal/283-89771302  Korena Roberts pleads guilty; sentenced to life in prison Emily E Smith https://www.oregonlive.com/washingtoncounty/2010/10/korena_roberts_pleads.html  Murder suspect pretended she was pregnant Ryan Kost https://tdn.com/news/murder-suspect-pretended-she-was-pregnant/article_0133084a-441d-5ce8-9c8e-3843da4f3913.html  Baby Cut out of Murdered Pasco Woman https://www.nbcrightnow.com/news/baby-cut-out-of-murdered-pasco-woman/article_1421daed-8392-59e0-89ef-70544b6f359f.html  Woman who cut baby from slain woman was stranger, police say https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/woman-who-cut-baby-from-slain-woman-was-stranger-police-say/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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13 - Help Me

October 01, 2019 • 44m

In May 2009, two children were pulled from the dark, treacherous waters of the Willamette River just after midnight. How did they get there? Had they gone swimming? Did they fall off a boat? Or were they thrown into the water? Join Emily and Alisha while they explore the events of that night and the heartbreaking case that left a broken family even more shattered, and a city mourning the short life of an innocent child.   Check out https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-13-help-me for additional information about the case. Don't forget to show off your MITR love with merch! Now available on https://www.murderintherain.com/merch   Promo: Writing About Crime http://www.writingaboutcrime.com/ IG @writingaboutcrime Twitter @crimewriterpod   Sources To The Bridge Nancy Rommelmann Little A, New York Publishing   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5282617/ https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2009/06/police_release_time_line_in_th.html https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2009/05/two_children_found_in_willamet.html https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2009/05/moans_led_boater_to_kids_who_w.html https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/oregon-mother-had-history-of-domestic-assault/ https://www.registerguard.com/article/20090530/NEWS/305309998 https://katu.com/archive/dedication-tuesday-for-rescue-boat-named-after-kids-thrown-off-bridge-11-19-2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlwrFTHWyYYSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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9 - The Wolf

August 06, 2019 • 45m

On a mild spring night in May of 1983, a woman disrupted the quiet at Mackenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon. Her terrified screams that her children had been shot, echoed through the halls. Her 3 young kids; Christie Ann 8, Cheryl Lynn 7, and Stephen Daniel 3, lay bleeding within her car. The medical staff jumped in to begin life-saving measures and before long, the strange story of Diane Downs unfolded and a nation would choose sides. Join Emily and Alisha as they revisit this notorious case, and make sure to check out this episode’s blog for additional information.   https://www.murderintherain.com/post/episode-9-the-wolf    Sources: Small Sacrifices Ann Rule Published by the Estate of Anne Rule in conjunction with Renaissance Literary & Talent Daughter of Convicted Child Killer Diane Downs Opens Up About Relationship With Mom Steve Helling https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/celebrity/daughter-of-convicted-child-killer-diane-downs-opens-up-about-relationship-with-mom/ar-BBV4xlc  ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WctHdxVFxa8  ABC News https://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/diane-downs-laughs-reenacting-shooting-children-part-61880885  ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iWao8Hg2gg  KEZI 9 News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxeYoKCVwFs KVAL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsV1u25eXR4  KEZI 9 News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdtTDUJyhwYSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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#10

Forensic Files

April 14, 2020 • 96m

The murders of teenage lovebirds. Familial DNA. Bombshells from the defense. Exclusive Forensic Files details. All that and bloopers in today’s episode!30 years ago, a young couple left Canada to run an errand in Washington. They would never return home. This week, Alisha tells the story of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg- and how their murders made headlines in the world of DNA cases. We’ll also speak with Rachel Forde, the public defender assigned to the man accused of committing the crimes- and she might just change your mind as to whether this is a closed case or not!The forensics keep going as Alisha and Josh interview Nancy Duffy and Bill Camp- the executive producer and narrator, respectively, for the new Forensic Files II on HLN. Learn all about their process in telling the stories we all love and how they are bringing Forensic Files into the 21st century!For additional information and sources visit this week’s MITR blog.  If you are clamoring for more MITR, join us on Patreon! You’ll get social media shout-outs, access to additional episodes, more bloopers and more!  Global News: BC Couple Murder Cold Case | Youtube - Is Murder in Your DNA?|Youtube - W5 When DNA Tests Reveal a Hidden History |Seattle Weekly -Life in Prison for 1987 Killer of Young Couple | Herald - Author of Taunting Letters Found but Cleared of 1987 Murder | Mynorthwest.com - Jay Cook Tanya Van Cuylenborg Cold | CaseHerald - Unsealed Record Suggests Talbott Left DNA on Zip Tie| Unsolved mysteries - Season 2 episode 5Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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Crater & Blue

May 12, 2020 • 96m

Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to grab your swimsuit and head to the nearest lake to play and relax. Today’s cases focus on the darker side of bodies of water. From Crater lake, where there have been unusual plane crashes and missing boys, to two murders of women named Tiffany at Blue Lake Park, Alisha will be sharing four cases; three of which are unsolved. This episode of Murder in the Rain will feature two interviews; Mike Peyton who worked at Crater Lake and Jennifer Jenks, the older sister of Tiffany Jenks, one of the women found murdered in Blue Lake Park. Mike will tell us about his experience during the search of one of the young missing men. Jennifer paints us a picture of who Tiffany was growing up, into adulthood, and how her family copes with being victims of such a horrendous crime.For additional information and sources visit this week’s MITR blog.If you are clamoring for more MITR, join us on Patreon! You’ll get social media shout-outs, access to additional episodes, more bloopers and more!SourcesInterview - Mike Peyton 04.18.20Interview - Jennifer Jenks 04.18.20Missing 411 Documentary - Directors Benjamin Paulides and Michael DeGrazierOregon Live - Man Who Fatally Shot Women | Oregon Live - Foul Play Not Ruled Out | Oregon Metro - Blue Lake Park | Oregon live - Skeletal Remains Found Near Chinook Landing | Wikipedia - Blue Lake Regional Park | Oregon Live - Tiffany Jenks | Oregon Live - Court Documents Reveal Events | Oregon Live - Worden Brosey | Wikipedia - Crater Lake | Wikipedia - David Paulides | Offbeat Oregon - Skeletons of Crater Lake | The Charley Project - Samuel Savage Becker Boehlke | KATU - Oregon's 41 Missing Children CasesSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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20 - Kissing Wounds & He Pushed It Twice

December 24, 2019 • 66m

Because you were so good this year, MITR is leaving a double episode under your tree! First, a tale of greed, manipulation, and the murder of an entire family in Carnation, Washington. Then the almost-bombing of downtown Portland, OR at the Christmas tree lighting of 2010.   Don’t forget to check out the episode blog for images and sources. https://www.murderintherain.com/episodes     There’s always more MITR when you join us on Patreon. Come join our rainy little crew! https://www.patreon.com/murderintherain     If you want to get yourself something great this year, check out BetterHelp. Murder in the Rain listeners can get 10% off of their first month with code “rain”, go to https://www.betterhelp.com/rainand take a step forward in the direction of a healthier self.      Sources Banquet of Consequences: A Juror's Plight: The Carnation Murders Trial of Michele Anderson, Volume 1 Paul Sanders     Seattle Times - Michelle Anderson Sentenced to Life | Seattle EPI - At Long Last Carnation Woman | Seattle EPI - Carnation Suspects Tell Offers of Victims | Seattle Times - I'm a Monster | Fox - Woman Convicted of Killing her Entire Family | Michelle Anderson Killed Her Whole Family | Fox - Woman who discovered carnation | KORO7 - 911 Caller | KOMO News - Killer's Former Coworker Testifies | Seattle Times - Carnation Slayings | Seattle Times - Timeline of Carnation Killings | Court Chatter - Michele Anderson | Carnation Murders Sentencing 04/21/16 | YouTube - Joseph McEnroe Sentencing | YouTube - Joseph | McEnroe Penalty Phase Day 5 Part 1 04/09/15 | YouTube - Convicted killer laughs during court appearance | YouTube - Crime Watch Daily: 6 Family Members Murdered on Christmas Eve - Pt. 1  | YouTube - Crime | Watch Daily: 6 Family Members Murdered on Christmas Eve - Pt. 2 | You Tube - Michelle Andersson Trial 911 Call You Tube - Jail House Call | Oregon Terror Sentencing | Tapes Reveal Different Side of Portland Bombing Suspect | Trial Begins for Mohamed Osman Mohamed | Did the FBI Transform this Teenager into a Terrorist | Mohamed Mohamud's Lawers PetitionSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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10 - Where Is Jerry?

August 20, 2019 • 36m

When Hazelynn and Gerald Stomps took their boat out to meet potential buyers from Craigslist, they never dreamed the transaction would be their last moments together. After a brutal assault, Hazelynn was left to fend for herself. She was the crime's only eyewitness, and as the investigation waged on it soon became clear that things were not adding up. Join Alisha and Emily as they follow the timeline of confusion and deception surrounding this case. This week, we are joined by Levi, a member of the Multnomah County Search and Rescue team who played a pivotal role in discovering the truth of what happened to Jerry. Sources Jury finds Hazelynn Stomps guilty in death of her husband, Jerry Stomps; sentencing on Tuesday Lara Takenaga https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2011/01/jury_finds_hazelynn_stomps_gui.html Broken pelvis foiled plan by Hazelynn Stomps, prosecutor says Lara Takenaga https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2011/01/prosecutors_say_hazelynn_stomp.html Witness in Corbett woman's murder trial commits suicide KGW Staff https://www.kgw.com/article/news/local/witness-in-corbett-womans-murder-trial-commits-suicide/283-90397117 Oregon woman wanted for killing husband found dead The Associated Press https://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Oregon-woman-wanted-for-killing-husband-found-dead-1300099.php Family members beg Hazelynn Stomps to tell the truth, condemn her for killing Jerry Stomps at her sentencing Lara Takenaga https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2011/01/family_members_beg_hazelynn_st.html Prosecutor says Corbett woman almost got away with murder in opening day of Hazelynn Stomps' trial Lara Takenaga https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2011/01/prosecutor_says_corbett_woman.html  Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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21 - Murder For Money

January 07, 2020 • 71m

Portland in the 1980s brought amazing music to the masses. A major part of the PDX  music scene was the popular nightclubs all over the city. One of the most popular clubs, The Starry Night, kept dark secrets behind its doors, secrets that would take decades to fully unravel. Join Emily and Alisha while they discuss what happened to Tim Moreau, and the part Larry Hurwitz played in it. Check out the episode blog on murderintherain.com      There’s always more MITR when you join us on Patreon. Come join our rainy little crew! https://www.patreon.com/murderintherain     If you want to get yourself something great this year, check out BetterHelp. Murder in the Rain listeners can get 10% off of their first month with code “rain”, go to https://www.betterhelp.com/rainand take a step forward in the direction of a healthier self.      Sources: Interview with Jim Redden 10.06.2019 The Starry Night Murder: Rock and roll dreams lead to death | The Starry Night Murder Timeline | Convicted Portland murderer still jailed in California | Where did Portland killer's cash come from | Timothy Douglas Moreau “Tim”  | Portland Murderer Larry Hurwitz Arrested in California With Cocaine and Cash | Former Portland nightclub owner convicted in 1990 murder arrested on drug charges|Oregon State Police Seek To Put 30 Year Old Case To Rest | Portland murderer arrested on drug, money charges | Former Portland nightclub owner sentenced to 12 years | Portland in the 1980s: Drug gangs, skinheads loomed, but so did the start of something special | The Starry Night Murder: The Portland rock and roll homicide | The Starry Night Murder: Decades-long stories compiled | Hurwitz facing up to 15 years in prisonSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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4 - Keep Going And Don't Look Back

May 28, 2019 • 64m

June 10th, 2014 was supposed to be a day of celebration for the students of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon. Instead of taking finals, pulling senior pranks and saying goodbye for the summer, the 3,000 students and staff were horrified by the news of an active shooter on campus.   In this episode, Emily and Alisha discuss the shooter’s life leading up to the incident, the victims of the attack and the shocking statistics that our students face in their daily lives.   At the time of his death, Emilio Hoffman was dating Alyssa Karm, who, along with her boyfriend and fellow survivor Caden Gordy were gracious enough to sit down with Alisha and discuss their relationship and what transpired that day.   Check out the episode 4 blog on www.murderintherain.com/episode-4-keep-going-and-don-t-look-back to see photos about the case.    Sources: Troutdale Police Documents Multnomah County http://media.oregonlive.com/gresham_impact/other/ReynoldsFiles.pdf Oregon school shooting: Slain Reynolds student Emilio Hoffman surprised gunman, shot twice in chest Maxine Bernstein https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2014/06/oregon_school_shooting_slain_r.html Reports of Shooting at Reynolds High School Maxine Bernstein https://www.opb.org/news/series/reynoldsschoolshooting/reports-of-shooting-at-reynolds-high-school/ Oregon School Shooting: Reynolds High Gunmen Jared Padgett Wrote About Killing Classmates in Journal Maxine Bernstein https://www.oregonlive.com/gresham/2014/06/oregon_school_shooting_gunman_1.htm The K-12 School Shooting Statistics Everyone Should Know CS Staff https://www.campussafetymagazine.com/safety/k-12-school-shooting-statistics-everyone-should-know/ Police: Oregon school shooter Jared Michael Padgett was armed with AR-15 rifle Nick Ramsey http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/jared-michael-padgett-oregon-shooting   The New Evil: Understanding the Emergence Of Modern Violent Crime Michael Stone, MD and Gary Brucato, PhD - Prometheus Books - 2019 Images Pg 309 - 311Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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18 - Flight And Fight

November 26, 2019 • 53m

Turkey (or tofurkey) isn’t the only thing to devour this Thanksgiving! Murder in the Rain is bringing you TWO cases in this episode! Get your stretchy pants, throw on those headphones to ignore your family, and listen to these tales of mystery and murder. On the menu today are the enigma that is D.B. Cooper, and the untimely demise of young mother Tina Stewart.    For additional resources for domestic violence go to https://www.thehotline.org  or call 1−800−799−7233   If you need something to get you through the holidays, check out Deception: Murder in Hong Kong from Grey Fox Games. Use code ‘murder’ to get 25% off and free shipping!   Don’t forget to check out Detective Trapp from Wondery and The Los Angeles Times.   Sources The Skyjacker That Got Away D.B. Cooper Wikipedia As new evidence upends D.B. Cooper case, the (un)usual suspects continue to fuel the legend D. B. Cooper in popular culture The Strange Disappearance of D.B. Cooper Citizen Sleuths Analyze the D.B. Cooper Case Suspect Charged with Murder in Newman Lake Homicide Court documents: Newman Lake man beat girlfriend to death on Thanksgiving 'It was bad': Man faces murder charges after fight with girlfriend ends in her death Newman Lake man accused of murder changes plea to guilty; Faces at least 16 years in prison Tina Stewart Obituary Relative of domestic abuse victim fights for "Tina's Law" in all 50 states My best friend was stamped to death by the man I set her up with – I’ll regret it until the day I die YouTube - KXLY News YouTube - KXLY NewsSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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#20

5 - A Scale Of Awfulness(w/ Dr. Gary Brucato & Dr. Michael Stone)

June 11, 2019 • 73m

The summer of 1982 was the start of nearly two decades of fear in Seattle, Washington. Year after year, clusters of women's dead bodies would be found, each one more gruesome than the last. A serial killer dubbed the Green River Killer was stalking the Pacific Northwest.    Join Emily and Alisha as they share this case and discuss all things psycho with their guests Dr. Gary Brucato and Dr. Michael Stone, two experts on all things "Evil". They lend an enlightening point of view to the case, lay down some knowledge about what makes people kill, and share Dr. Stone's Scale of Evil and other exciting content from their book, The New Evil.    Check out the Episode 5 blog on www.murderintherain.com/episode-5-scale-of-awfulnessto see photos about the case and get links to other content.      Gary Ridgway “The Green River Killer” - Serial Killer Documentary Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuokSat3y6o&t=14s  This Interview Strategy Led a Serial Killer to Confess Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuztGeLRkXc  Gary Ridgway Interview Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePO8eJrd-HU  Geographic Profiling of Serial Murderer, Gary Ridgway, to Assist Law Enforcement in the Apprehension of Future Serial Murderers Rachel Neldner http://www.gis.smumn.edu/GradProjects/NeldnerR.pdf  How Ted Bundy Helped Catch America’s Worst Serial Killer, Gary Ridgway ATI https://allthatsinteresting.com/gary-ridgway-ted-bundy  Gary Ridgway Crime Files https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/gary-ridgway  The Spokesman-Review https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/sep/19/green-river-killer-offers-to-help-out-police-wary/ The Spokesman-Review https://www.spokesman.com/blogs/sirens/2011/feb/19/green-river-killer-admits-49th-murder/ Murderpedia http://murderpedia.org/male.Y/y/yates-robert-lee.htm  Time Magazine http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,49462,00.html    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/murder-in-the-rain/donations

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