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New Orleans Unsolved

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.

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Episode 2: The Bywater

We get a clearer picture of the life Eddie Wells led in the neighborhood where he grew up:  Bywater.  Eddie was portrayed in a less than favorable way in the newspaper, but those who grew up with him paint a different portrait.  They also describe a person who often put Eddie on edge.  Did he have anything to do with Eddie’s death?  The web of questions expands.      

45mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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Episode 3: Mid-City

The current cold case investigation into the death of Eddie Wells began after complaints filed with the New Orleans Police Department by two men.  They believe one man killed Eddie.  The accounts of what they endured and witnessed begin to uncover a long history of cover-up.   

53mins

12 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 13: Southeast Louisiana

Robert details a set of serial killings that predates the death of Eddie Wells.  He believes all the cases could be linked to Stanley Burkhardt, but is there evidence to support any of it?

40mins

21 May 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 4: South Broad and Gravier

Detailed accounts and accusations of corruption deepen.  Serious questions about a New Orleans Police Detective are swirling.  It’s the same detective who was adamant that Eddie Wells was murdered back in 1982. 

30mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Episode 5: North Carrollton and Banks

An already twisted situation for Richard worsens and it begins to unfold just blocks away from his home in Mid-City.  Meanwhile, Vic recalls the first time he met Eddie Wells.  All of this takes place with Stanley Burkhardt looming over their lives.  

29mins

26 Mar 2020

Rank #5

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Episode 6: New Orleans East

The narrative shifts to New Orleans East.  Vic’s family moves to that neighborhood and he believes he can avoid Stanley Burkhardt.  He’s proven wrong and something proves to be even more chilling when he says Burkhardt shows him a set of photos.  

35mins

2 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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Episode 12: Orleans Parish

Two people with intimate details of Stanley Burkhardt’s career as a New Orleans police detective are coming forward.  They both believe Burkhardt is capable of murder.  They only agreed to speak under a cloak of anonymity.   

36mins

14 May 2020

Rank #7

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Episode 7: Vaughan's Lounge

The law catches up with Stanley Burkhardt, but not before a shocking a conversation Richard says he had with him.  That conversation supposedly took place at Vaughan’s Lounge in the Bywater, and it revolved around the death of Eddie Wells. 

35mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 8: Dallas

In the aftermath of the prison system releasing Stanley Burkhardt multiple times, Richard decides to go on the offensive.  He begins what he calls “the crucible.”  It set off a chain of events that ultimately leads to the cold case investigation of Eddie Wells’ death.

32mins

16 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 11: The Upper 9th Ward

After revealing her story about her time with Stanley Burkhardt, Kristin now is ready to detail what she knows about the death of Eddie Wells.  Her accounts seem to build a stronger connection between Burkhardt and Eddie’s mysterious death in 1982. 

34mins

7 May 2020

Rank #10