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Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

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Rank #118 in True Crime category

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Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.

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Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.

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Riveting

By SophieSSH - Mar 26 2020
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Great storytelling! The stories are so riveting. This is my favorite podcast.

Giving a voice to the missing and murdered indigenous women

By Shauna000 - Jan 31 2020
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Thank you for giving a voice to the missing and murdered indigenous women.

iTunes Ratings

6040 Ratings
Average Ratings
4943
561
251
156
129

Riveting

By SophieSSH - Mar 26 2020
Read more
Great storytelling! The stories are so riveting. This is my favorite podcast.

Giving a voice to the missing and murdered indigenous women

By Shauna000 - Jan 31 2020
Read more
Thank you for giving a voice to the missing and murdered indigenous women.
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Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Latest release on Apr 02, 2019

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Where is Cleo? Taken by child welfare workers in the 1970’s and adopted in the U.S., the young Cree girl’s family believes she was raped and murdered while hitchhiking back home to Saskatchewan. CBC news investigative reporter Connie Walker joins the search to find out what really happened to Cleo.

Rank #1: S1 Episode 1: The Tip

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Reporter Connie Walker meets face to face with the person who sent her a tip about Alberta Williams’ unsolved murder. Find out why they’re breaking their silence, and meet the sister who’s still haunted by vivid memories of Alberta’s disappearance.

Oct 25 2016

35mins

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Rank #2: S2 Episode 1: Stolen. Murdered. Missing.

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Connie responds to Christine’s plea for help finding her eldest sister, Cleo. The only proof of Cleo’s existence though is a tiny, undated school photo. A clue soon emerges which will take Christine’s search in unexpected directions.

Mar 07 2018

34mins

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Rank #3: S1 Episode 2: The Investigation

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Combing through old police notebooks, Walker tries to piece together what happened on the night Alberta vanished. She discovers that even before Alberta’s body was found, one of the people interviewed hinted at a “tragic accident”.

Nov 01 2016

42mins

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Rank #4: S2 Episode 2: Eyes that haunted me

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Christine gets a tip that helps geographically narrow the search for Cleo, and Connie visits another sister, April, to see what she may remember. Scouring old photos and documents, they stumble on a key reference to Cleo in April’s adoption records.

Mar 08 2018

40mins

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Rank #5: S2 Episode 3: A little lie

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Connie meets Cleo’s older brother, Johnny, in Pennsylvania, where he was adopted. He’s haunted by the memory of saying goodbye to Cleo and longs to fulfill a promise to find her. A late night internet search reveals he may be close.

Mar 09 2018

53mins

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Rank #6: S1 Episode 3: A Suspect

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Investigative reporter Connie Walker tracks down the person police suspected in the murder of Alberta Williams.

Nov 08 2016

53mins

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Rank #7: S2 Episode 6: Little Pine

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A brief encounter with someone who knew Cleo perhaps better than anyone else just before her death reveals crucial details. Connecting new facts about her life leads the investigation to a world far from where Cleo died, back to Little Pine First Nation.

Mar 20 2018

49mins

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Rank #8: S2 Episode 5: Afraid of the dark

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As Connie shares some shocking news with Cleo's siblings, the truth about what happened to her remains just out of reach. Police may have answers but can’t share them yet. It's time to visit the one person who's bound to know more.

Mar 15 2018

29mins

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Rank #9: S1 Episode 4: The Brothers

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New details emerge about the last night Alberta was seen alive. Reporter Connie Walker speaks to a key witness who has never been interviewed by police about what he saw the night Alberta disappeared.

Nov 15 2016

40mins

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Rank #10: S1 Episode 8: Resilience

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Connie Walker questions police about DNA evidence, and learns that after nearly three decades, their seemingly stagnant investigation has become “very active”, as a result of new information brought to light in this podcast.

Dec 20 2016

58mins

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S1 Episode 0: Who Killed Alberta Williams?

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This preview of Missing & Murdered: Who Killed Alberta Williams? explores how a chilling tip sparked the CBC’s Connie Walker to uncover secrets and confront a suspect in a decades-old cold case. The 8-part true crime podcast launches on October 25th.

Oct 18 2016

5mins

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S1 Episode 1: The Tip

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Reporter Connie Walker meets face to face with the person who sent her a tip about Alberta Williams’ unsolved murder. Find out why they’re breaking their silence, and meet the sister who’s still haunted by vivid memories of Alberta’s disappearance.

Oct 25 2016

35mins

Play

S1 Episode 2: The Investigation

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Combing through old police notebooks, Walker tries to piece together what happened on the night Alberta vanished. She discovers that even before Alberta’s body was found, one of the people interviewed hinted at a “tragic accident”.

Nov 01 2016

42mins

Play

S1 Episode 3: A Suspect

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Investigative reporter Connie Walker tracks down the person police suspected in the murder of Alberta Williams.

Nov 08 2016

53mins

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S1 Episode 4: The Brothers

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New details emerge about the last night Alberta was seen alive. Reporter Connie Walker speaks to a key witness who has never been interviewed by police about what he saw the night Alberta disappeared.

Nov 15 2016

40mins

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S1 Episode 5: The Black Truck

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A shocking new revelation surfaces about people seeing Alberta in a mysterious black truck after she was thought to have disappeared. The tip propels investigative reporter Connie Walker north, to Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Nov 22 2016

34mins

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S1 Episode 6: The Taxi Driver

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In this episode, Connie Walker finds the cabbie who people told us they saw with Alberta and her uncle Jack the night after she’s thought to have vanished. While talking to Walker the taxi driver discloses something surprising about his DNA.

Nov 29 2016

44mins

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S1 Episode 7: The Notebooks (Part One)

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A closer examination of old RCMP notebooks yields new details about a mysterious phone call from a woman who knew where Alberta’s body was concealed, days before her body was actually found.

Dec 13 2016

44mins

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S1 Episode 7: The Notebooks (Part Two)

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Digging deeper into old police notes, Connie Walker tries to find out what happened to a pile of bloody clothes matching a description of what Alberta was wearing on the night she disappeared.

Dec 15 2016

33mins

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S1 Episode 8: Resilience

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Connie Walker questions police about DNA evidence, and learns that after nearly three decades, their seemingly stagnant investigation has become “very active”, as a result of new information brought to light in this podcast.

Dec 20 2016

58mins

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S2 Episode 0: Finding Cleo

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In the 1970s, Cleo was taken by child welfare workers and adopted in the U.S. Her family, who has been searching for her since, was told she was murdered. Host Connie Walker helps the family unravel the mystery. A CBC News podcast coming March 7th.

Mar 06 2018

4mins

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S2 Episode 1: Stolen. Murdered. Missing.

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Connie responds to Christine’s plea for help finding her eldest sister, Cleo. The only proof of Cleo’s existence though is a tiny, undated school photo. A clue soon emerges which will take Christine’s search in unexpected directions.

Mar 07 2018

34mins

Play

S2 Episode 2: Eyes that haunted me

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Christine gets a tip that helps geographically narrow the search for Cleo, and Connie visits another sister, April, to see what she may remember. Scouring old photos and documents, they stumble on a key reference to Cleo in April’s adoption records.

Mar 08 2018

40mins

Play

S2 Episode 3: A little lie

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Connie meets Cleo’s older brother, Johnny, in Pennsylvania, where he was adopted. He’s haunted by the memory of saying goodbye to Cleo and longs to fulfill a promise to find her. A late night internet search reveals he may be close.

Mar 09 2018

53mins

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S2 Episode 4: The funeral home

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The search for Cleo leads Connie to investigate a headstone belonging to a 13-year-old girl who died in 1978. The cemetery is more than 20 hours away from Arkansas, where Cleo's family has long believed she was killed.

Mar 14 2018

40mins

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S2 Episode 5: Afraid of the dark

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As Connie shares some shocking news with Cleo's siblings, the truth about what happened to her remains just out of reach. Police may have answers but can’t share them yet. It's time to visit the one person who's bound to know more.

Mar 15 2018

29mins

Play

S2 Episode 6: Little Pine

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A brief encounter with someone who knew Cleo perhaps better than anyone else just before her death reveals crucial details. Connecting new facts about her life leads the investigation to a world far from where Cleo died, back to Little Pine First Nation.

Mar 20 2018

49mins

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S2 Episode 7: Lillian

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Connie’s chance meeting with the father who Cleo never knew is followed by new revelations about the Semaganis children’s biological mother, Lillian. A picture begins to emerge about why her children were taken, and when she joined the fight to stop the adoption of more Indigenous children into white homes.

Mar 20 2018

32mins

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S2 Episode 8: Salesperson of the year

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Digging through archives in Saskatchewan, Connie makes a shocking discovery. As she investigates the controversial Adopt Indian Metis program which Cleo and her siblings were a part of, the man who started the program agrees to speak with her about its controversial origins, and legacy.

Mar 20 2018

36mins

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S2 Episode 9: Reunion

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Christine travels to Pennsylvania for an emotional reunion with her brother, Johnny, who she hasn’t seen since she was a baby. Determined to get more answers about the days and weeks leading up to her sister’s death, Christine finally gets a copy of Cleo’s death certificate. That, and other documents begin to shed light on the truth she’s been seeking for decades.

Mar 27 2018

53mins

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iTunes Ratings

6040 Ratings
Average Ratings
4943
561
251
156
129

Riveting

By SophieSSH - Mar 26 2020
Read more
Great storytelling! The stories are so riveting. This is my favorite podcast.

Giving a voice to the missing and murdered indigenous women

By Shauna000 - Jan 31 2020
Read more
Thank you for giving a voice to the missing and murdered indigenous women.