14 episodes

On June 23, 2019, San Pedro, Belize, police were called to a crime scene on the waters of Ambergris Caye.
After a short search, they found the body of fly-fishing guide Mario Graniel slumped behind the wheel of his flats skiff. Not far from the boat was his client, Dr. Gary Swank, floating face down in the warm Caribbean water.
One year later, no one has been charged with the crime. In Season Two of Down the Path, host Will Rice attempts to find out why.

Down the Path Down The Path

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    • 4.8 • 131 Ratings

On June 23, 2019, San Pedro, Belize, police were called to a crime scene on the waters of Ambergris Caye.
After a short search, they found the body of fly-fishing guide Mario Graniel slumped behind the wheel of his flats skiff. Not far from the boat was his client, Dr. Gary Swank, floating face down in the warm Caribbean water.
One year later, no one has been charged with the crime. In Season Two of Down the Path, host Will Rice attempts to find out why.

    June 23, 2019

    June 23, 2019

    On June 23, 2019, police in San Pedro, Belize, found the bodies of American Dr. Gary Swank and his fishing guide, Mario Graniel, on the flats of Ambergris Caye. 
    The men had been murdered in an apparent "drive-by" shooting. 
    One year later, there have still been no suspects charged in this case. Down the Path host Will Rice wants to know why.
    Music: The Spills, Vela-Vela, and Unfolding Plot, performed by Blue Dot Sessions, www.sessions.blue.
    Theme music for Down the Path was written and recorded by Alex Flock: www.alexflock.com.

    • 19 min
    "Wrong Place, Wrong Time."

    "Wrong Place, Wrong Time."

    In Episode Two, Will Rice talks with people who knew Dr. Gary Swank and Mario Graniel in an effort to learn more about who they were. 
    Additionally, we hear from Jim Klug of Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures; Klug provides an industry perspective on the murders and their aftermath. 
    As the investigation intensifies, authorities zero in on a suspect. 
    Music: The Spills, Trailrunner, and Unfolding Plot, performed by Blue Dot Sessions, www.sessions.blue.
    Theme music for Down the Path was written and recorded by Alex Flock: www.alexflock.com.

    • 34 min
    The Manhunt

    The Manhunt

    In episode three, Will Rice talks with Wil Flack of Tres Pescados Fly Shop and Guide Service in San Pedro, and recounts the early days of the manhunt for the killer, or killers, of Gary Swank and Mario Graniel.
    Music: White Filament, Trailrunner, and Unfolding Plot, performed by Blue Dot Sessions, www.sessions.blue.
    Theme music for Down the Path was written and recorded by Alex Flock: www.alexflock.com.
    Season Two of Down the Path is sponsored by The Flyfish Journal. Visit www.theflyfishjournal.com/downthepath for a special offer available to Down the Path listeners.

    • 27 min
    Part One—New Developments

    Part One—New Developments

    In Episode Four, Part One, host Will Rice looks into new developments in the case as revealed by the police report obtained in February 2020. 
    Music: Unfolding Plot, performed by Blue Dot Sessions, www.sessions.blue.
    Theme music for Down the Path was written and recorded by Alex Flock: www.alexflock.com.
    Season Two of Down the Path is sponsored by The Flyfish Journal. Visit www.theflyfishjournal.com/downthepath for a special offer available to Down the Path listeners.

    • 15 min
    Part Two—No Comment

    Part Two—No Comment

    In Episode Four, Part Two, host Will Rice attempts contacts the US State Department and the FBI as additional details in the plot to murder fly-fishing guide Mario Graniel emerge.
    Music: Unfolding Plot and Trailrunner performed by Blue Dot Sessions, www.sessions.blue.
    Theme music for Down the Path was written and recorded by Alex Flock: www.alexflock.com.
    Season Two of Down the Path is sponsored by The Flyfish Journal. Visit www.theflyfishjournal.com/downthepath for a special offer available to Down the Path listeners.

    • 20 min
    One Year Later

    One Year Later

    In the final episode of Season Two, host Will Rice brings the story to the present with an in depth look at the San Pedro Police's latest report on the double homicide of Gary Swank and Mario Graniel.
    Theme music and the song "Hope" were written and recorded by Alex Flock: www.alexflock.com.
    Additional Music: Unfolding Plot, Trailrunner and White Filament performed by Blue Dot Sessions, www.sessions.blue.
    Season Two of Down the Path is sponsored by The Flyfish Journal. Visit www.theflyfishjournal.com/downthepath for a special offer available to Down the Path listeners.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
131 Ratings

131 Ratings

troutfish12344 ,

Excellent job!

You did a great job! Hopefully you’ll have some updates to these at some point. Hope they figure it out soon.

SanPedroScoop ,

Well done

I live in San Pedro and was good to hear this so well done - and non sensationalized. My heart breaks for the families.

JAR🤙🏻 ,

Great listen

This is an awesome podcast, despite the poor audio and music quality it’s still worth it.

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