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Melissa Witt /// Part 2 /// 162

Melissa Witt /// Part 2 /// 162

 

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December 1, 1994- 19 year old college student Melissa Witt goes missing from Bowling World in Fort Smith, Arkansas. When she is first reported missing the police suspect that she had runaway. Later Melissa's car was found abandoned in the bowling alley's parking lot. Once they located the vehicle investigators quickly found evidence that suggested Melissa had been attacked and abducted after exiting her vehicle. Tonight we are joined by Missing Persons advocate LaDonna Humphrey as we explore this strange case. A cold case that certainly does not lack suspects.

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Melissa Witt /// Part 1 /// 161

Melissa Witt /// Part 1 /// 161

 

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December 1, 1994- 19 year old college student Melissa Witt goes missing from Bowling World in Fort Smith, Arkansas. When she is first reported missing the police suspect that she had runaway. Later Melissa's car was found abandoned in the bowling alley's parking lot. Once they located the vehicle investigators quickly found evidence that suggested Melissa had been attacked and abducted after exiting her vehicle. Tonight we are joined by Missing Persons advocate LaDonna Humphrey as we explore this strange cold case. A cold case that certainly does not lack suspects.

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D’Wan Sims ////// 160

D'Wan Sims ////// 160

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December 11, 1994; Dwanna Harris went to the Wonderland Mall in Livonia, Michigan with her son D'Wan. D'Wan is just a little guy, four years old and about three foot tall. The Wonderland mall was very busy with holiday shoppers. The two talked together as they made their way through the mall. D'Wan was walking almost directly behind his mother as they talked. Dwanna asked the little boy a question but he did not answer her. She turned around and her son D'Wan was gone. Tonight we discuss one of Michigan's most famous missing child cases.

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Brandon Billings /// Part 2 /// 159

Brandon Billings /// Part 2 /// 159

 

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October - 2002; Brandon Billings an 18 year old Galax High School student and football player, was found shot to death near the New River in Grayson County, Virginia. The crime scene was confusing and there were not many leads. The killing remained a cold case without a break for more than a decade. Then the investigators received information that led them back to one of their original persons of interest.

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Brandon Billings /// Part 1 /// 158

Brandon Billings /// Part 1 /// 158

 

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October - 2002; Brandon Billings an 18 year old Galax High School student and football player, was found shot to death near the New River in Grayson County, Virginia. The crime scene was confusing and there were not many leads. The killing remained a cold case without a break for more than a decade. Then the investigators received information that led them back to one of their original persons of interest.

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A Body in Kentucky /// Part 2 /// 157

A Body in Kentucky /// Part 2 /// 157

 

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May 17th, 1968- Near Georgetown, Kentucky. Wilbur Riddle arrived for work at a drill site. As he waited for his boss he wandered around collected glass insulators. Wilbur sees what he describes as a bundle. It was something wrapped up in a canvas tarp like material and secured with rope. Wilbur decided he would open it and see what was inside. He gets the rope off and then starts to pull open the tarp. The bundle begins to take shape and it's starting to look like a human body. Wilbur deciding he wants nothing more to do with what he has found, he jumps in his truck and leaves. He drives to the nearest telephone and notifies the Sheriff. When the sheriff met Wilbur at the scene he quickly confirmed Wilbur had in fact found the dead body of a young woman. Tonight we discuss this finding and the investigation that followed. 

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A Body In Kentucky /// Part 1 /// 156

A Body in Kentucky /// Part 1 /// 156

 

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May 17th, 1968- Near Georgetown, Kentucky. Wilbur Riddle arrived for work at a drill site. As he waited for his boss he wandered around collected glass insulators. Wilbur sees what he describes as a bundle. It was something wrapped up in a canvas tarp like material and secured with rope. Wilbur decided he would open it and see what was inside. He gets the rope off and then starts to pull open the tarp. The bundle begins to take shape and it's starting to look like a human body. Wilbur deciding he wants nothing more to do with what he has found, he jumps in his truck and leaves. He drives to the nearest telephone and notifies the Sheriff. When the sheriff met Wilbur at the scene he quickly confirmed Wilbur had in fact found the dead body of a young woman. Tonight we discuss this finding and the investigation that followed. 

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The Cheshire Murders /// Part 2 /// 155

The Cheshire Murders /// Part 2 /// 155

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Two petty criminals met and became friends at a halfway house. This was to be part of rehabilitating both of these criminals with lengthy records back into society. After the friendship was formed the house burglar taught the car thief how to break into homes of well to do families. In July of 2007 the two men broke into the home of Dr. William Petit. Petit had lived at the home on Sorgham Mill drive in the quiet safe town of Cheshire, Connecticut for 20 years. At home with Dr. Petit that night was his wife and two daughters. The two men found Dr. Petit asleep on a couch in the sunroom. They beat him with a baseball bat. From there the two men went to ransack the house and terrorize the girls. This is the nightmarish true story of the Cheshire, Connecticut home invasion murders.

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