Texas Monthly True Crime: Stephenville

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From the moment Susan Woods was found dead at home in the summer of 1987, everyone in Stephenville, Texas—including the police—was certain she’d been killed by her estranged husband. That left the real culprit free to prey on others.Best-selling author Bryan Burrough returns to his small-town Texas roots to explore a murder case that went cold for nearly two decades. Only now, after discovering a voice from beyond the grave, can the whole story finally be told—a story about the secrets that got buried, and how some folks in this town helped keep them that way.From the Texas Monthly team behind “Tom Brown’s Body” comes another true story of crime, suspicion, and life in small-town Texas.For more Texas Monthly productions, visit texasmonthly.com/podcasts

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Stephenville | 6. Hatley


In the series finale, Scott Hatley’s journal tells the story of how he built a new life on the run from police. And when the truth comes out, people in Stephenville must confront how little they knew about the man ...

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