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The Murder of Nicole VanderHeyden

The Murder of Nicole VanderHeyden

Update: 2024-02-133


This week, we are discussing the story of a young mother named Nicole VanderHeyden, who was murdered after a night out with her boyfriend and other friends. And while police quickly honed in on a suspect, as more information came in, they quickly realized that the most obvious suspect isn't always the correct one.

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  1. Wisconsin Department of Corrections

  2. State of Wisconsin, Circuit Court, Brown County, “Decision and Order”

  3. State of Wisconsin, Court of Appeals, 16 Mar 2020

  4. Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District III, 20 Oct 2020

  5. State of Wisconsin, Supreme Court, 29 Jun 2021

  6. VanderHeyden, Nicole “Nikki” D., 29 May 2016

  7. Le Duc, Shelby, “Neighbors react to…”, USA Today, 25 May 2016

  8. Srubas, Paul, “Police seek help…”, USA Today, 4 Jun 2016

  9. Bollier, Jeff, “County releases Ledgeview…”, USA Today, 11 Jun 2016

  10. Srubas, Paul, “Details remain sketchy…”, USA Today, 9 Sep 2016

  11. Srubas, Paul, “Charge brought in…”, USA Today, 17 Sep 2016

  12. Srubas, Paul, “Suspect accused other…”, USA Today, 17 Jun 2017

  13. Le Duc, Shelby, “Testimony gives VanderHeyden…”, USA Today, 9 Dec 2017

  14. Srubas, Paul, “Testimony begins in…”, USA Today, 20 Feb 2018

  15. Srubas, Paul, “Babysitter recalls night…”, USA Today, 21 Feb 2018

  16. Srubas, Paul, “Detrie testifies about…”, USA Today, 22 Feb 2018

  17. Srubas, Paul, “Defense disputes Detrie…”, USA Today, 23 Feb 2018

  18. Srubas, Paul, “Burch finally replaces…”, USA Today, 24 Feb 2018

  19. Srubas, Paul, “Burch prosecution moves…”, USA Today, 27 Feb 2018

  20. Srubas, Paul, “Burch: I was…”, USA Today, 1 Mar 2018

  21. Srubas, Paul, “Burch found guilty…”, USA Today, 2 Mar 2018

  22. Le Duc, Shelby, “Family and friends…”, USA Today, 2 May 2018

  23. Srubas, Paul, “‘Mr. Burch, you…’”, USA Today, 5 May 2018

  24. Srubas, Paul, “Burch to Dateline…”, USA Today, 13 May 2018

  25. Moriarty, Erin, “21st century technology…”, CBS News, 20 Oct 2018

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