Murder

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Online Supersleuths

Friday, July 11, 2014

There's an estimated 40,000 unidentified human remains in the United States. When writer Deborah Halber heard this figure, she did some research and discovered a thriving community of internet sleuths who spend hours trying to attach names to these John and Jane Does. Brooke speaks to Halber about her new book, The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America’s Coldest Cases.

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TLDR #28 - No Trail

Sunday, June 08, 2014

In February of this year, Philip Welsh of Silver Spring, Maryland, was murdered. His murder remains unsolved, largely because he didn't use the internet, and left no digital trail. Alex talks to Philip's family and reporter Dan Morse about the case.

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#28 - No Trail

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The murder of Philip Welsh remains unsolved, largely because he didn't use the internet, and left no digital trail. 

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An Anonymous Stranger Confesses to A Murder. (Maybe)

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

On Sunday, the blog Post Secret, which publishes anonymous, secret confessions sent via postcard, posted what purports to be a murder confession.

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