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Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #54 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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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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Astounding

By Trx1969 - Jun 09 2019
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I couldn’t stop listening. Thank you for telling this story and educating us all on this horror.

Detailed and amazing

By wowzet - Jun 07 2019
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An education, emotional, thorough. Thank you.

iTunes Ratings

4959 Ratings
Average Ratings
3996
486
225
137
115

Astounding

By Trx1969 - Jun 09 2019
Read more
I couldn’t stop listening. Thank you for telling this story and educating us all on this horror.

Detailed and amazing

By wowzet - Jun 07 2019
Read more
An education, emotional, thorough. Thank you.
Cover image of Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #54 in News & Politics category

Read more

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.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 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
34 mins
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Rank #2: 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
54 mins
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Rank #3: 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
41 mins
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Rank #4: 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
54 mins
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Rank #5: 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
29 mins
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Rank #6: 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
41 mins
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Rank #7: 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
36 mins
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Rank #8: 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
58 mins
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Rank #9: 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
32 mins
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Rank #10: 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
44 mins
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Rank #11: 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
44 mins
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Rank #12: 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
41 mins
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Rank #13: 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
34 mins
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Rank #14: 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
34 mins
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Rank #15: Introducing Uncover: The Village

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Two waves of murders, 40 years apart. Who's killing men in Toronto's gay community and why are they getting away with it? Subscribe now at cbc.ca/uncover.
Apr 02 2019
41 mins
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Rank #16: Introducing Someone Knows Something: Kerrie Brown

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Fifteen-year-old Kerrie Brown disappeared from a house party in Thompson, Manitoba. Her body was found two days later. Host David Ridgen joins Kerrie's friends and family on their search for answers. Subscribe to Someone Knows Something now.
Oct 16 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #17: S2 Episode 10: Cleo’s letters

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Even though it was supposed to have been destroyed in 1983, the police file documenting the investigation into Cleo’s death still exists and it contains more detail than Christine ever imagined learning about the last days, hours and even minutes of Cleo’s short life.
Apr 02 2018
55 mins
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Rank #18: 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
54 mins
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Rank #19: 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
49 mins
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Rank #20: 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
42 mins
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