In January 2008, a Hepatitis C outbreak was discovered in Las Vegas, Nevada. After investigating the outbreak, officials were able to determine that the infected patients all had one thing in common – they had all undergone procedures at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada.
In January 2011, 48-year-old John Lee was arrested for battery. He posted bail and within days, his alleged victims were found dead.
In June 2012, 54-year-old Marcus Golike was found deceased on the banks of the Ohio River. Investigators immediately focused in on four teenagers as potential suspects. What would they learn in their interrogations?
On Saturday, November 16, 2014, police officers responded to the call of a bar fight at a local bar in Akron, Ohio. As they neared the scene, the call changed – an officer was down and in need of immediate assistance. When they arrived, they found an off-duty police officer lying in the parking lot. He had been shot twice, and the shooter was on the run.
35-year-old Kendra Hatcher was tragically gunned down in the parking garage of her high-rise apartment building in Dallas, Texas, in September 2015. The investigation into her murder would uncover a sinister plot to have her killed. Would all the suspects be caught and be brought to justice?
On December 16, 2000, 31-year-old Mike Williams went duck hunting, only to never be heard from again. Authorities told reporters that they suspected he got into a boating accident, drowned, and was eventually eaten by alligators. But 17 years and two arrests later, would the truth finally come out?
NOTE: If you’re interested in this case, the Minds of Madness Podcast has also covered it this week – They do a great job of looking into the minds and circumstances of this tragic case and the lengths a mother’s love will go to, to bring justice for her son. Check it out!
In December 2012, 18-year-old Jerrod Murray was arrested and charged with the murder of 18-year-old Generro Sanchez, a fellow college student. In a chilling interrogation, Jerrod matter-of-factly describes the murder and when asked if he has any remorse, he says no. But would the laws in Oklahoma make it easy for Jerrod to not face responsibility for what he did?
In the episode, I speak with Generro’s mom, Jeana, who talks about what happened to her son, and what she and her family are still dealing with today.
In July 2007, a man in a trench coat walked into the crowded New York New York Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, and opened fire.
At his trial, his defense would argue that his intent had not been to kill, but to be killed. What would the jury think?
In December 2013, 20-year-old Heather Elvis mysteriously vanished in the middle of the night and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. I covered Heather’s disappearance and the first trial of one of the suspects in Episode 45. This episode covers the trial of the second suspect.
On February 18, 2002, 23-year-old Marine Sergeant Todd Sommer collapsed at the home he shared with his wife, Cynthia. An autopsy concluded that Todd had died from a heart attack, but years later, Cynthia was arrested and charged with murder.