15 episodes

Sean Kipe tells the story of former Georgia police officer Michael Chapel, convicted of the 1993 robbery and brutal murder of Emogene Thompson and sentenced to life in prison. However, with the recent surfacing of new information, Chapel’s story may have taken a dramatic turn – one that could potentially prove his innocence. Kipe takes a deep dive into Chapel’s past to find the unbelievable truth behind a story that involves corrupt police officers, crime rings, drug trafficking, steroids, and murder.

In the Land of Lies is written, created and hosted by Sean Kipe. Original music from Sean Kipe. Executive Producers are Jason Hoch and Gino Falsetto. Story Editing by Jason Hoch. Audio Engineering by Shaine Freeman. Cover Art and Design by Jeana Sullivan. Consulting Producer is Henry Ball.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 903 Ratings

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Sean Kipe tells the story of former Georgia police officer Michael Chapel, convicted of the 1993 robbery and brutal murder of Emogene Thompson and sentenced to life in prison. However, with the recent surfacing of new information, Chapel’s story may have taken a dramatic turn – one that could potentially prove his innocence. Kipe takes a deep dive into Chapel’s past to find the unbelievable truth behind a story that involves corrupt police officers, crime rings, drug trafficking, steroids, and murder.

In the Land of Lies is written, created and hosted by Sean Kipe. Original music from Sean Kipe. Executive Producers are Jason Hoch and Gino Falsetto. Story Editing by Jason Hoch. Audio Engineering by Shaine Freeman. Cover Art and Design by Jeana Sullivan. Consulting Producer is Henry Ball.

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    A Storm is Coming | Chapter 1

    A Storm is Coming | Chapter 1

    Host Sean Kipe hears the incredible true story of a former police officer who’s spent 29 years in prison for murder, and that he might also be innocent.
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    • 45 min
    A Swing and a Miss | Chapter 2

    A Swing and a Miss | Chapter 2

    Gwinnett County, Georgia was full of corruption in the early 90’s, and Chapel would end up caught in the middle of it all.
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    • 46 min
    Iron World | Chapter 3

    Iron World | Chapter 3

    Sean tries to find out why so many people believe Chapel is innocent and starts to piece together the events of April 15th, 1993.
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    • 49 min
    Until Proven Guilty | Chapter 4

    Until Proven Guilty | Chapter 4

    Sean visits Chapel in prison to hear his story told in his own words. Another suspect is examined.
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    • 50 min
    The Easy Way Out | Chapter 5

    The Easy Way Out | Chapter 5

    Chapel’s alibi is examined and eyewitnesses tell their stories. Someone is lying, but who?
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    • 45 min
    Open Wounds | Chapter 6

    Open Wounds | Chapter 6

    A police officer’s suicide, destroyed hard drives, and a drug dealer with vital information. Just another day in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
903 Ratings

903 Ratings

Nemeth01 ,

Absolutely Amazing

Sean, you have done a fantastic job with this podcast. Keep up the great work; the world needs superheroes like yourself to fight for justice.

Trg lover ,

Love Sean but…..

Sean is an incredible podcaster but I didn’t hear any evidence that makes this guy sound innocent I’m not sure why Sean sounds so convinced of it

Madeleine615 ,

Love it

I love this podcast and I love Sean’s way of telling the story I’ve listened to in the red clay by him and loved that one too!!

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