The new podcast is a narrative dive into the decades old case of a 17-year old boy who drowned in New Orleans. The investigation into the mysterious death uncovers a web of crime, corruption and cover-up. At the center of it all is a criminal who has been hiding in plain sight.
Episode 18: Raleigh
The finale to season 1 has been more than a year in the making. Will Stanley Burkhardt remain in prison or go free? The judge's ruling finally comes down.
Episode 17: Urquhart Street
In the season finale, Stanley Burkhardt gets arrested again, but will he stay in prison? His testimony in a court hearing weighs heavily in that decision. The testimony includes details in Eddie Wells’ case.
Update on episode 17
Episode 17 is still in production. Release date: June 25th, 2020
Episode 16: The Lower 9th Ward
On the very same day of the jailhouse interview, a second interview followed. It was unexpected and took place in the Lower 9th Ward. What did one of Eddie's closest friends say to him before he disappeared?
Episode 15: St. Bernard Parish
A man who says he was one of Eddie Wells’ best friends cautiously shares what he knows of a fateful day in 1982. He claims he was with Eddie the day he disappeared. To get his story, we go inside a parish jail.
Episode 14: Haney Drive
New Orleans is in the 1980’s was a very dark place and time for one man. As a boy, he lived in New Orleans East, not far from Stanley Burkhardt’s home. His memories of certain events are some of the most detailed we’ve heard so far, including details of a disturbing photo of Eddie Wells.
What a harrowing tale. I lived in the Bywater for 8 years and never knew this story. Thank you for giving a voice to the survivors. Please keep us updated. Looking forward to hearing more from y’all!
So glad to see Thanh Truong back!
Love his journalism and miss him on WWL, him and his wife and the rest of the crew did an amazing job on this case. I’m a true crime podcast listener and you hooked me. Please keep the cases coming.
Fantastic Deep Dive
One of the most cohesively put together and compassionately reported true podcasts I’ve ever listened to. You guys solved this case.