In April 2006, the small city of Medicine Hat in Alberta, Canada, was shocked by an unthinkable murder no one ever saw coming – A 12-year-old girl convinces her 23-year-old boyfriend to murder her entire family. I speak with the first investigator on the scene and talk to him about the crime itself as well as the latest developments – which might shock you too.

Warning: this episode contains some disturbing details, but they’re important to understanding the severity and complexity of the case.

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Could a jailhouse conversation be the key to finding out what happened to Erica Parsons? Erica Parsons had been missing from her home in Salisbury, North Carolina for two years before she was finally reported missing to police by her adoptive brother. Erica’s adoptive mother told police she went to live with her biological grandma – someone police say does not exist. I talk to Brooklyn Parsons, Erica’s adoptive sister,  who has recently visited her father, Sandy Parsons, in prison. What he tells her could finally provide answers on what really happened to Erica.

You can listen to my full interview with Brooklyn HERE.

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I attended day 3 of Melissa Calusinski’s evidentiary hearing. Her attorney, Kathleen Zellner, had filed a Post Conviction Relief Petition, based on possible new evidence. day 3 of the hearing included testimony from an imaging expert who makes some shocking clams about the x-ray images. 

 

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19-year-old Pravin Varughese was a college student at Southern Illinois University when he was mysteriously found dead in the woods after leaving a party. Investigators believe he died from hypothermia but a second autopsy reveals he may have died from blunt force trauma. A 22-year-old man came forward to say he got into a fight with Pravin the night he died. Will Pravin’s family finally get the answers they’re looking for?

A special thank you goes out to Pravin’s mom, Lovely Varughese, and Monica Zukas for helping me with Pravin’s story. 

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