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A Killing On the Cape

ABC News

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It was a crime that rocked an idyllic seaside town in Cape Cod -- the 2002 murder of Christa Worthington, who was found stabbed to death with her 2-year-old daughter, unharmed at her side. What came next was a three-year search for her killer that wo...Show More
The Murder

29:21 | Oct 25th, 2017

On January 6, 2002, fashion writer and single mother Christa Worthington was found stabbed to death in her home in a small town on Cape Cod -- her 2-year-old daughter, Ava, was unharmed at her side. We start with a look at the crime that would tip of...Show More
The Shellfish Constable

39:45 | Nov 1st, 2017

Police begin their search for the person who killed 46-year-old fashion writer and single mother, Christa Worthington in 2002. To understand where they would look first, we learn about Christa and her fast-paced career as a writer, as well as her aff...Show More
The Interview

41:09 | Nov 29th, 2017

More than 10�years after Chris McCowen's conviction for the rape and murder of Christa Worthington, his defense continues its efforts to get him a new trial. And for the first time, we hear directly�from�Chris to get his side of the story. Support...Show More
The Verdict

47:02 | Nov 22nd, 2017

The prosecution lays out its case against Christopher McCowen for the rape and murder of Christa Worthington, while his defense looks to poke holes in that case and raise doubts in the minds of jurors. The high-profile trial took weeks and left some ...Show More
The Garbage Man

47:07 | Nov 15th, 2017

Three years into their investigation, police arrest and charge Christopher McCowen for the murder of Christa Worthington, but the arrest of a black man in the murder of a wealthy white woman would immediately ignite controversy. Support this podca...Show More
More Leads, More Dead Ends

39:42 | Nov 8th, 2017

Police expand their search for Christa Worthington's killer, looking at an ex-boyfriend and even Christa's own father. But a match on a crucial piece of D.N.A. evidence continued to be elusive, forcing police to take an unorthodox approach to find th...Show More
Episode 7: Coming Soon

05:36 | Apr 9th, 2018

Host Mark Remillard talks about a forthcoming bonus episode of "A Killing on the Cape" with updates and answers to questions from listeners. In the meantime, Mark chats with Brad Mielke, host of the new podcast: "Start Here." *** Subscribe to "Start...Show More
Trailer: A Killing On the Cape

02:35 | Oct 18th, 2017

Launching Oct. 25, 2017, "A Killing On the Cape" is the story of Christa Worthington's murder, the search for her killer, and whether the right man was convicted. ABC Radio's Mark Remillard joins the award-winning team at "20/20" to investigate the c...Show More