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In order to tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. Every season, Investigative journalist Delia D'Ambra digs deep into a mind-bending mystery with the hopes of reigniting interest in a decades old homicide case.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 1.5K Ratings

In order to tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. Every season, Investigative journalist Delia D'Ambra digs deep into a mind-bending mystery with the hopes of reigniting interest in a decades old homicide case.

    Season 6: The Death of Douglas Wagg, Jr.

    Season 6: The Death of Douglas Wagg, Jr.

    On July 8th, 1991, the body of 27-year-old Douglas Wagg, Jr. turned up on a lone stretch of railroad tracks that border the small city of Williamston, North Carolina. How he got there and how he died has remained a mystery for more than 33 years.

    • 4 min
    Ep 1 of 14: The Stranger

    Ep 1 of 14: The Stranger

    On July 8, 1991, the body of 27-year-old Douglas Wagg, Jr. turned up on a lone stretch of railroad tracks that border the small city of Williamston, North Carolina. How he got there and how he died has remained a mystery for more than 33 years. In the first episode of CounterClock season six, Delia turns back time to unravel Doug’s life story and get a better sense of who he was, where he was from and why his family is fighting to figure out what happened to him.

    • 30 min
    Ep 2 of 14: The Tracks

    Ep 2 of 14: The Tracks

    The operator of the freight train that hit Doug recalls the fateful early morning strike from July 1991 and Delia learns more about what law enforcement did and didn’t do to investigate. A detective from a neighboring jurisdiction explains how he tried to alert the Martin County Sheriff’s office that there was evidence of murder on the desolate stretch of train tracks.

    • 32 min
    Ep 3 of 14: The Damage

    Ep 3 of 14: The Damage

    Delia reviews the original forensic pathologist’s findings in the Doug Wagg case to determine the big takeaways. Family members reveal just how in the dark they were back in 1991 and what new discoveries have left them questioning everything they thought they knew. Delia learns about a bizarre overlap between her own life and the top brass at the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.

    • 31 min
    Ep 4 of 14: The Timeline

    Ep 4 of 14: The Timeline

    Delia visits the scene of Doug’s death in Martin County and observes why it was an ideal place to potentially dump a body undetected. Doug's widow retraces the timeline leading up to his death and murky accounts of where he was last seen alive leave a lot to be questioned. A troubling letter Doug wrote to his wife weeks before his death alludes to a much more sinister reality.

    • 26 min
    Ep 5 of 14: The Car

    Ep 5 of 14: The Car

    Delia discovers a traffic citation Doug received one month before his death and its contents are beyond puzzling. The lead raises a lot of questions about why Doug was out in the middle of the night, one month before his death. Delia sets out to speak with one man who’s alleged to have seen Doug during July 4th weekend 1991. We hear, for the first time, from Doug’s son about why he’s joined the pursuit for answers about the father he never knew.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

kateec12345 ,

One of the BEST true crime podcasts out there!

Respectfully presented. Thoroughly researched. Delilah is a fantastic presenter of this podcast.
Up there with Crime Junkie. No surprise there.

taylormarrtin ,

Excellent podcast

Very well researched and I love how many episodes are per season

JL Lasagne ,

No Diversity

Podcast only focuses on white victims.

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