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 4 – Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Meet the women responsible for Peter Piper’s capture after two years of eluding police.

MUSIC:

Nina Cardec, Tenebris Lux Mea

Visciera, In the Unlikely Event

Cullah, I’m On My Way

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.

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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.

Season 2: Episode 8 – The Tip

This is a shorter than usual episode that strictly goes over a very strange tip I received while researching this case.

Because I am not sure if this is or is not related to the murder, I did not want to add this information to a regular episode, so I did it as a stand-alone.

I am hoping to get more locals who might have seen it to come forward.

If you have any information about this sighting, please contact me at the:

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MUSIC:

Blue Dot Sessions – Two Dollar Token – Free Music Archive

 

Season 2: Episode 7 – Marion Fisher

Janette’s mother, Marion Fisher, and her role in the community as city clerk are discussed, as well as what was going on in the community within the timeline of the murder.

MUSIC CREDITS:

Blue Dot Sessions – Stillness; Free Music Archive

Borrtex – Snowflake – Free Music Archive

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