Season 4 – Episode 1: The Murder of Arnold Holmes

A simple owner/tenant dispute that ends in murder/suicide isn’t quite as simple as it seems.

(Episode 1 of 4)

MUSIC

 Blue Dot Sessions – Roundpine

Axletree – Vervain

Blue Dot Sessions – Cold Summers

Axletree – I Leaned My Back Against an Oak After the Water is Wide

Axletree – Fire Tree

 

S3: BONUS EPISODE – Letters From Pete

Remember that bag I said I needed to unpack in an earlier episode? About the murder trial Peter Piper was a witness for in 1980, which put him in the Federal Prison System as a protection case? This episode explains what happened.
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S3: Episode 5, Part 2 – The Thompsons

Richard and Alida Thompson were young high school sweethearts, married less than a year when they became victims of Peter Piper. This is Part 2 of their story.

MUSIC:

Blue Dot Sessions – Strange Dog Walk

S3: Episode 5, Part 1 – The Thompsons

Richard and Alida Thompson were high school sweethearts married less than a year when they became victims of Peter Piper.

This is Part 1 of their story.

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MUSIC CREDITS:

Blue Dot Sessions – Douglass Stairs

Blue Dot Sessions – Dolly and Pad

Blue Dot Sessions – Uncertain Ground

Blue Dot Sessions – McKrary

S3: Episode 3 – Backdrop

There was a lot going on in Lake County, Michigan when Peter Piper escaped, including racial tension, an officer involved shooting, and an alleged assassination attempt against Sheriff Robert Blevins. This episode details these matters, including Detective Pratt’s findings on the alleged assasination attempt – from a previously CONFIDENTIAL report regarding the incident.

MUSIC:

Lobo Loco – Echoes Boogie Dancehall

Ross Oldenberg – Five-O Improvisation

Lobo Loco – Visions of 2018

Lobo Loco – After All

 

Season 2 Bonus Interview #3 – Forensic Psychologist Scott Johnson

I interview Scott Allen Johnson, Licensed Psychologist, about this case, hoping to get some insight into the type of perpetrator that would commit this crime. He is a forensic consultant and adjunct instructor at Florida Gulf Coast University.
To check out some of Mr. Johnson’s articles, click on the publications link on his website.

Season 2 BONUS Interview Episode #2 – Mark Truman

Mark Truman was a Reed City high school senior in 1983. He was in the Gambles store when Janette was discovered, and he tells what he remembers about that day, as well as discusses Dale, who he was friends with at the time.

VISIT THE Down & Away Facebook group for associated images and case documents, as well as discussion about the case.

MUSIC:

Ben McElroy, Raggedy Bob Part 2

Blue Dot Sessions, Solage

Season 2 BONUS Interview #1- A Customer & Sheriff Crawford

I speak with another customer who had been in the store the day of Janette’s murder. We discuss what she saw, as well as current gossip surrounding the investigation.  Also, Sheriff Crawford of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department tells me what he remembers about dispatch recordings around the time of the murder.