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March 8, 2023

True Crime for the Short on Time #21: The Girl in the Water

True Crime for the Short on Time #21: The Girl in the Water

In August 1975, a pair of fishermen discovered the body of a 17-year-old girl floating in a river. Police initially believe the girl accidentally drowned. But an autopsy would later show something far more sinister may have happened. More than four decades later, detectives finally catch a break. Can DNA advancements finally bring her killer, or killers, to justice? Join Olivia Cornu and John Conner as they dive deep into the dark to discuss the murder of Laurel Jean Mitchell. Will this case be enough to make you check the locks?

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New DNA Evidence Leads To Arrests In 50-Year-Old Murder Of An Indiana Teen

Archive: The New Sun's initial reporting on the Mitchell case

A 17-year-old died in 1975. Two men were just arrested in her killing.

Family, friends of teen murdered nearly 50 years ago are finding closure with arrests made

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