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S2 E1: July 16, 1996

S2 E1: July 16, 1996

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On the morning of July 16, 1996, someone walked into a furniture store in downtown Winona, Mississippi, and murdered four employees. Each was shot in the head. It was perhaps the most shocking crime the small town had ever seen. Investigators charged a man named Curtis Flowers with the murders. What followed was a two-decade legal odyssey in which Flowers was tried six times for the same crime. He remains on death row, though some people believe he's innocent. For the second season of In the Dark, we spent a year digging into the Flowers case. We found a town divided by race and a murder conviction supported by questionable evidence. And it all began that summer morning in 1996 with a horrifying crime scene that left investigators puzzled. Support investigative journalism with a donation to In the Dark.
Comments (10)

Jenice Vd Berg

Why is this episode so jittery? I love this series but this episode is just making me insane

May 24th
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DGutierrez

ugh. my comment didn't save before so if this posts double, my apologies. Ok. has anyone linked this case and the M.O. to the "Superbike murders"??? the killer Todd Kohlhepp even admitted to killing people in South Carolina and Mississippi! https://wlos.com/news/local/todd-kohlhepp-scheduled-to-be-in-court-friday https://www.foxnews.com/us/south-carolina-serial-killer-todd-kohlhepp-claims-he-has-more-victims Listening to this case was like Deja Vu to the superbike murders. So many similarities! Please tell me SOMEONE has made this connection and analyzed the cases together... although the guns used were different, the M.O. Matches and the scene too! and the crimes were only 7 years apart! possible motive? Now, I'm not sure when he got is Real Estate license but maybe he had a dispute over leasing furniture for a showing or maybe it was completely random but the cases are SO similar it can not be missed and is worth taking a second look at.

Jan 28th
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Justin Goerke

DGutierrez I noticed it too.

Mar 28th
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DGutierrez

Has anybody analyzed or linked the M.O., to the case in Mississippi the "Superbike Murders"? it wasn't extremely far apart from SC and is the same M.O.. Listening to the events was like deja vu. He admitted to killing people in South Carolina! https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/crime/2018/08/21/todd-kohlhepp-south-carolina-serial-killer/1054122002/ https://wlos.com/news/local/todd-kohlhepp-scheduled-to-be-in-court-friday

Jan 28th
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gabe sumners

Wait tommorows?!?!?!?

Aug 26th
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gabe sumners

Wootie

Aug 26th
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Lawrence Gentile

great show. tragic case.

May 30th
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Edward Garcia

damn this has me hooked

May 26th
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candace phillips

soo well done !!!

May 1st
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uberchic polish

Wow that was an awesome episode

May 1st
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S2 E1: July 16, 1996

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