Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Crime Warp: Episode 1

1986 — MSU student looks for tutor, found murdered in landfill

This week Hannah Brock and Maddie Monroe discuss the hiring of ELPD social workers, the new ELPD chief and community reactions to the Breonna Taylor case with fellow reporters Joe Dandron and Sara Tidwell. After that, Brock and Monroe take you back to 1986 to analyze the murder of MSU student Sandra Clark, who was found dead after searching for a tutor.

Produced by: Case Dekoning, Hannah Brock, and Maddie Monroe


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Man ruled incompetent for trial in coed slaying. (1987, January 7). The Flint Journal.

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New 'lifer' apologizes for death of Flint coed. (1988, May 18). The Flint Journal.

Plea entered in stabbing death. (1986, September 11). The Detroit News.

Slayer sentenced to prison apologizes to victim's family. (1988, May 18). Jackson 

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