Murder in Oregon

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What's Murder in Oregon about?

In January of 1989 the director of Oregon’s Department of Corrections, Michael Francke, was brutally stabbed to death outside his office in Salem. The murder was quickly ruled a “carjacking gone wrong” and pinned on a low-level drug dealer named Frank Gabel, a man who Francke's own brother, Kevin, along with storied Oregon reporter Phil Stanford, believe has been wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 30 years. They believe Francke had uncovered a trail of corruption in the prison system— one that lead to the top of Oregon’s political establishment. A Murder In Oregon follows the two men on a decades-long journey, bordering on obsession, into Oregon’s drug and crime infested underworld to answer one question: Who really killed Michael Francke?

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