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2.3 Olin “Pete” Coones

For episode three of season two we discuss the case of Olin “Pete” Coones. Pete spent twelve years of his life in prison for a double murder that was not exactly what it seemed. This is a story of a woman whose world was crumbling around her and in her final moments she chose to…

2.2 San Antonio Four

For episode two of season two we discuss the case of the San Antonio Four. Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Anna Vasquez, and Cassandra Rivera were all accused of raping Ramirez’s two nieces in 1994 in the last gasp of the satanic panic era. If you enjoy this episode please visit our website bowtofate.com to stay…

2.1 Eyewitness Misidentifications

In the opening episode of season two of Bow to Fate we are going to talk about how eyewitness testimony can contribute to wrongful convictions. We are going to discuss four separate cases of eyewitness misidentification and how our memory is not always as reliable as we might think. If you enjoy this episode please…

1.14 Kirk Bloodsworth

In episode 14 of Bow to Fate we discuss the wrongful conviction of Kirk Bloodsworth. Bloodsworth was accused in 1984 of brutally raping and murdering a 9 year old girl. He is the first person in the United States to have been on death row and exonerated with DNA. Kirk Bloodsworth later became an advocate…

1.13 Darryl Hunt Pt. 2

In episode 13 of Bow to Fate we discuss part two of the wrongful convictions of Darryl Hunt. Darryl was convicted of the rape and murder of Deborah Sykes on August 10th, 1984. He was also convicted for the murder of Arthur Wilson on September 17th, 1983. Both of these convictions are discussed in this…

1.12 Darryl Hunt Pt.1

In episode 12 of Bow to Fate we discuss part one of the wrongful convictions of Darryl Hunt.  Darryl was convicted of the rape and murder of Deborah Sykes on August 10th, 1984.  He was also convicted for the murder of Arthur Wilson on September 17th, 1983.  Both of these convictions were eventually overturned and…

1.12 Darryl Hunt Pt. 1

In episode 12 of Bow to Fate we discuss part one of the wrongful convictions of Darryl Hunt. Darryl was convicted of the rape and murder of Deborah Sykes on August 10th, 1984. He was also convicted for the murder of Arthur Wilson on September 17th, 1983. Both of these convictions were eventually overturned and…

1.11 Alstory Simon

In episode 11 of Bow to Fate we discuss the wrongful conviction of Alstory Simon. We are going to review what happens when the wrongful conviction movement gets overzealous and potentially lets a guilty man out of jail. **SHOW SCRIPT** Hello and thanks for listening to Bow to Fate- a podcast focusing on true crime…