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Forgotten: Women of Juárez

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In the border city of Ciudad Juárez, hundreds of women have gone missing. The ones that are found have strange symbols carved on their bodies, some have their wrists bound with shoelaces. All are discarded like garbage. The story of Forgotten investigates theories about what or who is responsible—a serial killer, organ traffickers, a Satanic Cult—and pursues an investigation with law enforcement on both sides of the border, terrified witnesses and corrupt authorities

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In the famous border city of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, hundreds of women go missing. The ones that are found have strange symbols carved on their bodies. Some have their wrists bound with shoelaces. All are discarded like garbage. The story of Forgotten investigates what or who is responsible — a serial killer, organ traffickers, a Satanic Cult? — and pursues an investigation with law enforcement on both sides of the border, terrified witnesses, and corrupt authorities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
1. A Cross-Border Killer?

1. A Cross-Border Killer?

2020-06-0141:1511

For the last three decades, women have gone missing in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, right across the border from El Paso, Texas. Some are found later, bearing the telltale signs of a serial killer. Hosts Oz Woloshyn and Mónica Ortiz Uribe begin their investigation into who could be responsible for these horrific crimes. We speak with the FBI’s former top agent on the border, as well as the journalist who’s gone the farthest in investigating the killings, Diana Washington Valdez. And we visit the family of Sagrario González Flores, whose murder remains unsolved. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
2. Selection

2. Selection

2020-06-0135:3413

Oz and Monica explore the case of Lilia Alejandra Andrade, whose abduction and murder revealed disturbing evidence that connects to other crimes. We meet the former Chief of Forensics in Juárez, to learn why he warned of a serial killer. And Diana shares disturbing details of how the victims were selected. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
3. Mina Street

3. Mina Street

2020-06-0138:5612

We travel to downtown Juárez, where many of the victims were last seen alive, and where journalists are unwelcome. Oz and Monica visit the offices of El Diario, Juárez’s local paper, to learn about the risks faced by those who seek the truth. And Diana receives strange threats as she gets closer to exposing who is behind the crimes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
4. The Cotton Field

4. The Cotton Field

2020-06-0842:015

It's 2001 and eight women's bodies are discovered in a well trafficked area of Ciudad Juárez. Oz and Mónica visit the site of the mass grave with the former chief forensic investigator and take a closer look at some unusual crime scene details. Two suspects confess to the crimes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
5. The Devil's Lawyer

5. The Devil's Lawyer

2020-06-1533:504

Doubts about the bus drivers' guilt in the Cotton Field murders inspire two prominent lawyers to come to their defense. The lawyers question the police investigation and start to receive threats. Dante Almarez, the "Devil's Lawyer," is on a personal mission to uncover the truth of who is responsible for the murders of the women. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this bonus episode, Mónica gives us a sneak peak into the side of Juárez that is often discussed, but rarely understood. We meet cultural anthropologist and border expert Howard Campbell, who has deeply researched the various criminal networks at work in Ciudad Juárez by spending time on the ground. We'll be back next week with a new episode that takes us even further into the Juárez underworld. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
6. Eyewitness

6. Eyewitness

2020-06-2945:194

Journalist Alfredo Corchado interviews an eyewitness from the Juárez underworld, who claims to know what's happening to the murdered women. A suspect is arrested in Sagrario Gonzalez's case. And the FBI begins a secret cross-border operation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Comments (13)

LadyMae

I can't believe how easy it would be to cross the border and kill someone.

Jun 26th
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Emilie Nevarez

wonderful and respectfully done podcast!! can not wait to listen to the next episode.

Jun 23rd
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Amy C Campbell

Finally! someone is talking about this

Jun 22nd
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Jaymes

I was trying but failed to find the correct Mina Street they're discussing, on Google Earth,..the only results i found for Mina did not sound or look correct, based on the information they give in the episode. if anybody knows the location of this place. please share?

Jun 21st
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Kronoda Bale

great podcast.

Jun 17th
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jess d

has anyone ever looked into border patrol agents?

Jun 15th
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Curtis Phillips

Who is the artist and song on the theme song?

Jun 12th
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Siri

More people need to be listening to this. It's respectfully told, it really seems like the hosts truly care about the story. And the soundtrack is spot on.

Jun 12th
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Manu

great podcast! thank you so much!!

Jun 8th
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Liz Gallardo

This is what we have been waiting for. Thank you, for telling the story of the women! #niunamas

Jun 2nd
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