20 episodes

A gripping true crime podcast about a young mother who vanished without a trace in 1976, the man police believe killed her and how he may have concealed evidence of his deed for so long. It’s also the mystery of a murdered Jane Doe found in 1978 and whether she could be the missing woman. What happened during the investigation of who she is that has kept her identity hidden?

Patty’s Voice: https://www.facebook.com/Pattys-Voice-107420768338851
Finley Creek Jane Doe Task Force: https://www.facebook.com/finleycreekjanedoe

www.thereportersnotebook.com

still..‪.‬ The Reporter's Notebook

    • True Crime
    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

A gripping true crime podcast about a young mother who vanished without a trace in 1976, the man police believe killed her and how he may have concealed evidence of his deed for so long. It’s also the mystery of a murdered Jane Doe found in 1978 and whether she could be the missing woman. What happened during the investigation of who she is that has kept her identity hidden?

Patty’s Voice: https://www.facebook.com/Pattys-Voice-107420768338851
Finley Creek Jane Doe Task Force: https://www.facebook.com/finleycreekjanedoe

www.thereportersnotebook.com

    Season 2 Trailer

    Season 2 Trailer

    In 1976, a Lewiston, Idaho, woman mysteriously vanished one night and was presumably murdered. Almost exactly two years later, a woman’s body was found in the woods by hunters more than 70 miles away. Like everyone associated with the cases – we’re trying to figure out, was she the same woman? With DNA and modern forensics, that should be easy, right? What could have happened that has kept those long-awaited answers hidden? Join us Jan. 27 for Season 2 of "still..."

    • 1 min
    S2 Episode 1: Case 91654

    S2 Episode 1: Case 91654

    Ralph Otto’s accounts of what happened the night his wife disappeared changed with each retelling. Ralph’s allies had explanations for why Patricia Lee Otto would suddenly abandon her two young daughters in the middle of the night. Patty’s family, though, is certain that Ralph killed her and hid the body. As this story begins, you’ll hear what some of the earliest police reports said and what was found inside the Otto home.

    • 39 min
    S2 Episode 2: A Marriage on the Rocks

    S2 Episode 2: A Marriage on the Rocks

    As rumors begin swirling about Patty’s whereabouts and why she may have vanished, Ralph’s psyche seems to be unraveling. Is he spiraling out of control or carefully spinning a trap? We’ll tell you about the things in Ralph’s and Patty’s lives that helped shape their personalities and may have foreshadowed the events that followed.

    • 40 min
    S2 Episode 3: The Setup

    S2 Episode 3: The Setup

    The strange details of things that happened in the weeks after Patty vanished leave us with even more questions. Was Ralph being set up for a crime he didn’t commit? Was he intentionally leaving false clues to mislead investigators and even his own family? Was someone else tampering with possible evidence? Did Ralph actually confess? Hang onto this rollercoaster ride as we search for answers.

    • 40 min
    S2 Episode 4: Buried Secrets

    S2 Episode 4: Buried Secrets

    The only confirmed witness to what happened the night Patty Otto vanished was her youngest daughter. We’ll listen as she describes the traces of memory she has from that awful night. You’ll also hear where people who know Ralph Otto think he may have buried his wife and why some of his closest allies think he’s guilty.

    • 37 min
    S2 Episode 5: Missing Twice

    S2 Episode 5: Missing Twice

    Hunters found a murdered woman in the woods in 1978. Investigators were never able to identify her, however Patty Otto’s daughter believes the woman is her missing mother. But now, the Jane Doe’s remains are missing too. Can a search dog help uncover the answers we need?

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

MyMomMattered ,

Beyond the obvious!

The Reporter’s Notebook gives so much insight into this story, it is as if you are living it from 1976 to now!!! Gary has an incredible voice that pulls you in and the story is fascinating!!!!

WineandQueso ,

Captivating and an excellent portrayal

Amazing story telling, careful explanations and high production value characterize this podcast. The way the story is told grabs the attention of the listener and carries the heavy emotions of the stories being told. While covering sensitive stories, the producers take careful steps to maintain accuracy in the portrayal while maintaining the privacy of persons who have asked. This podcast is perfect for anyone who wants to enter into a true story and feel the uncertainties as the mystery unfolds. Highly recommend!

Potato Lady Bex ,

Breathtaking and Bone-chilling

This show rivals Serial in its professionalism and bone-chilling story. The history behind this True Crime podcast is a string of unsolved murders that occurred in Texas in the 1980s. The production is top-notch and the information is presented clearly and at a good pace that will leave you wanting more.

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