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Accused

Season 3: In 1984, a father of three disappeared while working at a mysterious Cincinnati plant. It turned out he’d met a gruesome fate: Pieces of bone, his eyeglasses and walkie-talkie were uncovered inside a vat that reached 1350 degrees Fahrenheit. Two months later, the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center was revealed to have been processing uranium – and polluting the region. The dead man’s children believe their father was murdered because he intended to expose how the plant had been releasing millions of pounds of uranium dust into the atmosphere. We’re hoping to figure out: Did 39-year-old David Bocks kill himself, as Fernald officials alleged, or was he more likely killed?Season 2: A soft-hearted prison minister was found killed in her Kentucky apartment, and Newport police zeroed in on an ex-convict she’d counseled. Thirty years later, the conviction is overturned and the case is once again unsolved. The Cincinnati Enquirer investigates: Was William Virgil wrongly convicted for murder?Season 1: When Elizabeth Andes was found murdered in her Ohio apartment in 1978, police and prosecutors decided within hours it was an open-and-shut case. Two juries disagreed. The Cincinnati Enquirer investigates: Was the right guy charged, or did a killer walk free?

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  • 05.08.2020
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    Introducing The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek

    How did Jack Roland Murphy go from world-champion surfer to notorious jewel thief? How did it all go wrong and end in at least two murders in the murky waterways of southern Florida? Find out this season on The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek.Subscribe today: wondery.fm/thesneak_accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    BONUS EPISODE: Lessons Learned

    Though officials with the Fernald uranium plant lied and covered up the danger their workers faced, Fernald is actually held up as a role model for other American communities polluted by the arms race.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 8: The nuclear wrap-up

    Long after David Bocks’ children and grandchildren are dead, the legacy of his employer will remain, encased in concrete and buried deep beneath the earth.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 7: A variance in views

    Two coworkers tell police that David Bocks seemed depressed on his last day of work. Or is it just one?

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 6: Last day laid bare

    David Bocks’ final shift is pieced together through police statements and time cards.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 5: The king of conspiracies

    In the 1990s, an indie reporter tried to expose Fernald and link managers to David Bocks’ death. His theories sounded outrageous, but some of them proved true.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    BONUS EPISODE: Artistic Aftershocks

    A look at how the atomic bombs that ended World War II left an imprint on pop culture that lasts to this day.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 4: The truth about Fernald

    While managers and government officials outwardly assured Fernald workers that everything was safe at the plant, internal documents show many knew that wasn’t the case.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 3: The Cold War creeps

    As the world was embroiled in a race to stockpile nuclear weapons, little towns throughout the U.S. became hubs for cancer-linked plants.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 2: Testing the suicide theory

    Police dismissed the 1984 disappearance of David Bocks as a suicide, but the physics of the death make that theory seem unlikely. (Link updated Jan. 21, 2020, with water-content percentage of apples and humans corrected.)

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 1: Disappearing dad

    A 39-year-old father of three goes to work and disappears. That’s strange enough. Adding in where he works makes this case more than strange. It’s the stuff conspiracies are made of.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Introducing Accused Season 3

    Accused Season 3 returns on December 3rd.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Accused recommends The City

    Accused Host Amber Hunt details where you can find Season 3 of Accused soon. Another great podcast from the USA TODAY Network, The City, is available to listen to now. As Reno, a city known for vice, tries to woo big tech to town, a fight erupts over its future. It's the central battle of The City podcast, Season 2. To learn more about the story and to listen or subscribe, head to www.thecitypodcast.com

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Aftermath: I wasn't going to leave her

    Best friends Carmen Alegria and Angelica Soto did everything together — and that includes saving each other from a gunman on a rampage.To hear more stories subscribe to Aftermath wherever you listen to podcasts: APPLE,STITCHER, orWONDERY.COM

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Aftermath: Some people have a spirit of resilience

    From the Accused podcast team, Aftermath is an episodic look at survivors of gun violence. Episodd 1 focuses on neglectful parents and neighbors who looked the other way and set the stage for Clai Lasher-Sommers’ stepfather to shoot her in the back when she was 13 years old.To hear more stories subscribe to Aftermath wherever you listen to podcasts: APPLE, STITCHER, or WONDERY.COM

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  • 20.10.2020
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    Coming Tuesday, May 22: Aftermath, a new podcast from the Accused team

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 8: After Innocence

    Since his release from prison, William Virgil’s life has been on hold. So has Retha Welch’s murder investigation.Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 7: The battle continues

    William Virgil finds dedicated allies in the Kentucky Innocence Project, fierce opposition in the Commonwealth’s Attorney, and hope in new DNA testing.Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 6: If not Virgil, Who?

    Newport police overlooked several interesting people worthy of scrutiny in this murder case, including one man they’d encountered themselves.Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 5: The lie

    After years of insisting a key witness perjured himself, William Virgil finds proof — but does the truth matter?Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 4: The missing witness

    It appears more than one of the witnesses in Retha Welch’s murder case didn’t come clean on the stand. Someone knew more than his testimony implied.Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 3: The case unfolds

    With physical evidence and eyewitnesses on their side, police begin compiling a case against William Virgil — but does it hold up under scrutiny?Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastSubscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 2: The hooded figure

    Retha Welch’s boyfriend says he was mad enough to kill her the last time they were together — but he points police to a hooded figure in her hallway as the likely culprit.Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 1: The first Sin City

    When 54-year-old Retha Welch is found murdered in Newport, Kentucky, police zero in on an acquaintance with a criminal past.Subscribe to Accused so you never miss an episode: https://www.smarturl.it/accusedpodcastThank you to our sponsors:Zip Recruiter - Learn how to hire smarter and get a free trial when you visit them here:www.ziprecruiter.com/accusedBrooklinen - Get $20 an free shipping when you use promo code ACCUSED here:www.brooklinen.comBombas - Get 20% off your first order when you visit them here:www.bombas.com/accused

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Introducing Accused Season 2

    Subscribe today so you are the first to hear Accused season 2 when it premieres on October 12th: https://smarturl.it/accusedpodcast

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 9: The update

    People with information about Beth Andes and the events surrounding her slaying continue to come forward months after the initial season ended.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 8: The aftermath

    A lot has changed since Beth was killed in 1978. Her boyfriend Bob Young has a daughter of his own. Beth’s friends can’t talk about her death without breaking immediately into tears. Her family’s view on Young’s guilt has evolved. But a few key things haven’t budged. And they could make all the difference in this case.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 7: The evidence

    If Bob Young killed his girlfriend, he couldn’t be tried again, so holding onto the physical evidence in the case would be moot. In America, you can’t be charged twice for the same crime. But what if he’s innocent? In this episode of Accused, The Enquirer outlines its year-long quest to answer that question.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 6: The strangers

    In the days surrounding Beth’s death, area newspapers boasted front-page stories about body after body being exhumed from John Wayne Gacy’s property. Ted Bundy had been terrorizing the nation for four years. BTK was on the loose in Wichita, Kansas. The late ‘70s were a dark period in American history when it comes to crime, and that has some of Beth’s friends asking a question: Could Beth have been targeted by one of the many serial killers working the nation? The Enquirer explores that question in this episode of Accused – and learns there’s no shortage of avenues to pursue. Do you like Accused? Check out Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape: smarturl.it/sca

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 5: If not Bob, who? - Part 2

    Elizabeth Andes' friends and family don't point fingers when asked who they think might have killed the bubbly 23-year-old Dec. 28, 1978. But they worry that police zeroed in on Andes' boyfriend so quickly that authorities might have missed other worthwhile leads. Boyd Glascock was a quirky and artistic man who inserted himself into the murder investigation by showing up uninvited to boyfriend Bob Young’s house after Young had been arrested. Glascock professed his love for Young and then presented the football player with what appeared to be a blood-covered pin cushion as a gift – an odd choice for a man whose girlfriend had been stabbed with sewing shears. Cincinnati lawyer Deb Lydon wonders if police should have more thoroughly questioned Glascock in the late ‘70s – but he’s not the only person The Enquirer has investigated.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 4: If not Bob, who? - Part 1

    Original detectives continue to insist that Bob Young was the only person worth examining in Beth Andes' murder. Do you like Accused? Check out Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape: smarturl.it/sca

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 3: The investigation

    As Bob Young’s attorney noted, of all the evidence introduced in Beth’s murder trial, just one piece implicated his client. But it was a big one: a confession. In this episode of “Accused,” The Enquirer details the original investigation outlined in police records and trial transcripts, as well as the single exhibit that has some people in Oxford, Ohio, still convinced decades later that Young got away with murder.

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 2: The couple

    As Oxford police began investigating the city’s first murder in a quarter-century, detectives bolstered their case against the victim’s boyfriend. But did cops’ theory on motive line up with what Beth’s friends knew about the couple? Bob Young had no prior criminal record, and no one at trial testified he had even a slight temper, much less a murderous one. Despite this, police records indicate that investigators didn’t give much weight to the men in Beth’s life that her friends say warranted some scrutiny in the wake of her murder. In this episode, The Enquirer delves into Beth’s personality, her relationship with Young and her plans after college in hopes of determining whether the prosecution’s case against Young made any sense. Do you like Accused? Check out Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape: smarturl.it/sca

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Chapter 1: The crime

    Three days after Christmas in 1978, Elizabeth Andes was one of the few students on Miami University’s Oxford campus. Most students were home for winter break, but Beth – a recent graduate – was in town packing up her apartment so she could move to Cincinnati for her first big job. That day, she treated herself by buying a fancy pair of leather boots to celebrate her successes. But she never got to wear them. Instead, her boyfriend, Bob Young, reported finding her lifeless body in the apartment they had shared during their last semester of college together. Police and prosecutors considered the death an open-and-shut case, zeroing in immediately on Young. But Beth’s friends never thought things were quite so simple. Through this podcast, The Enquirer will lay out its investigation into the cold case in hopes of finally figuring out who got it wrong nearly 40 years ago – police or the jury?

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  • 05.06.2020
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    Introducing Accused

    Coming Sept. 8: When Elizabeth Andes was found murdered in her Ohio apartment in 1978, police and prosecutors decided within hours it was an open-and-shut case. Two juries disagreed. The Cincinnati Enquirer investigates: Was the right guy charged, or did a killer walk free?

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