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True Crime

Somebody Somewhere

RainStream Media

From RainStream Media in Seattle, comes the true story of hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb re-investigating the 2001 murder of Assistant United States Attorney, Tom Wales. Join the former CNN producers in their attempts to break this cold case wid...Show More

1:02:51 | Apr 4th, 2018

In the Season One Finale, Payne and Gottlieb travel to Texas where they meet with two key witnesses who finally explain what was really going on with Bell Helicopters Textron and the FAA, and how it allegedly relates to Tom Wales’ murder.

03:30 | Aug 16th

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28:36 | Jul 30th

Armed with what they've learned, Payne and Gottlieb return to Kent for the retrial of the 2016 Jungle Murders in their search for the truth...and hope.

33:42 | Jul 23rd

One of the victims shares what she believes happened the night of the 2016 Jungle Murders when she was shot and critically wounded, and the pressure she is under to fall in line.

29:02 | Jul 16th

Payne and Gottlieb explore the King of the Jungle's claims of piety and stumble upon a firefighter who's been burned by his encounter with him.

29:20 | Jul 9th

Payne and Gottlieb venture into the Jungle to sit down with its current King who claims he's found the Lord.

34:27 | Jul 2nd

The government's theory of the case in the 2016 Jungle Murders trial is supported by ample evidence, but it appears to ignore the greater context of the Jungle and its history.

27:42 | Jun 25th

As the new King and Queen of the Jungle ascend the throne, the first hint of trouble comes.

35:36 | Jun 18th

By design and nature, criminal trials are mere snapshots of an isolated event. Payne and Gottlieb go back in time to explore the roots of the 2016 Jungle Murders, including the federal indictment and takedown of the Vietnamese Gang that ran the Jung...Show More

35:30 | Jun 11th

As police try to find their "person of interest" in the Jungle Murders, an unusual informant comes forward to them to tell them he's solved the crime.

38:30 | Jun 11th

After sitting in on the mistrial of the teenagers charged with the 2016 Jungle Murders, Payne and Gottlieb explore the political consequences spawned by the murders and begin their independent investigation into this unresolved, two-year-old case.

00:59 | May 30th

Murder in a Seattle homeless encampment known as The Jungle. Three teenage brothers were charged, but are they the real killers? Only The Jungle knows. Join former federal prosecutor David Payne and producer Jody Gottlieb as they investigate. Somebod...Show More

39:50 | May 30th

In the first of two special epilogue episodes, Payne and Gottlieb receive a mysterious envelope containing a 20-year-old investigative report from the Department of Transportation that leads them to dig further into the helicopter case that was at th...Show More

27:29 | Apr 4th, 2018

Payne recaps the current narrative that exists around the story and explores the key question of what FBI agents know and when did they know it.

36:47 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Payne and Gottlieb travel to Lynden Washington to learn more about a suspicious plane crash and to uncover just what was going on in Hangar 3.

44:34 | Mar 14th, 2018

Payne and Gottlieb explore the prime suspect’s alibi and other exculpatory evidence, as well as the lengths to which the FBI would go to get their man.

42:49 | Mar 7th, 2018

Payne and Gottlieb examine the ballistics evidence through a new lens and new details that they have uncovered in their investigation.

41:33 | Feb 28th, 2018

The FBI locks in on their prime suspect, a commercial pilot, whose threats against Wales were impossible to ignore. Payne and Gottlieb track down a critical witness who relates what happened before and after the murder.

36:53 | Feb 23rd, 2018

US Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein headlines press conference announcing increased reward in case. Why now? At 29.23, Rosenstein denies his appearance is related to the launch of our podcast 3 weeks ago.

40:37 | Feb 21st, 2018

Payne goes deep into Wales’ 18-year caseload as a prosecutor to find anyone with a possible motive to kill Wales for his work.

04:25 | Feb 20th, 2018

The FBI has announced a press conference tomorrow in the case headlined by Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein.

42:48 | Feb 14th, 2018

Payne and Gottlieb explore and re-examine the prevailing theories on the motive of Tom’s killer including his personal life and work for the gun control movement in Washington State.

44:46 | Feb 7th, 2018

An FBI informant may hold the keys to who killed Tom Wales. Payne and Gottlieb travel to Colorado to learn what he told the FBI.

23:03 | Jan 31st, 2018

Payne and Gottlieb return to the crime scene to understand what happened and to chase down a 16-year-old lead.

33:57 | Jan 31st, 2018

In the inaugural episode, Payne and Gottlieb explore what went wrong with the police and FBI investigation after federal prosecutor Tom Wales was assassinated in his basement.

02:56 | Jan 4th, 2018

Coming in January 2018, an episodic investigation into the murder of Assistant United States Attorney, Tom Wales. This podcast re-examines the web of evidence and the FBI's efforts to track and arrest Wales' killer. After 16 years, the case remains u...Show More