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The Silent Truth

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I'm Ava Jenkins and while researching death row, I discovered the case of Samuel Alexander Patterson – Virginia's youngest death row inmate. All the evidence points to him, but when asked to defend himself...he said nothing. With just 12 months until his execution date, I'm on a journey to find out the truth, before it's too late. A 'True Crime' podcast brought to you by unrd

I'm Ava Jenkins and while researching death row, I discovered the case of Samuel Alexander Patterson – Virginia's youngest death row inmate. All the evidence points to him, but when asked to defend himself...he said nothing. With just 12 months until his execution date, I'm on a journey to find out the truth, before it's too late. A 'True Crime' podcast brought to you by unrd
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United Kingdom

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BBC

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I'm Ava Jenkins and while researching death row, I discovered the case of Samuel Alexander Patterson – Virginia's youngest death row inmate. All the evidence points to him, but when asked to defend himself...he said nothing. With just 12 months until his execution date, I'm on a journey to find out the truth, before it's too late. A 'True Crime' podcast brought to you by unrd

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@unrd

Language:

English


Episodes

#6 An important announcement

11/7/2018
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Apologies for shortness of this episode. I have some terrible news. The story will continue on unrd. Download their app here.

Duration:00:06:35

#5 A surprise call

11/3/2018
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I explore Sam's previous criminal case and get a surprise phone call... Thanks to unrd for making this story possible. If you like immersive, real-time stories told through your mobile phone, download their app here.

Duration:00:19:16

#4 Making contact

11/3/2018
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I speak to Sam from prison. And things seem a little...weird. Thanks to unrd for making this story possible. If you like immersive, real-time stories told through your mobile phone, download their app here.

Duration:00:15:20

#3 Evidence, conspiracies and holes

11/1/2018
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Insurance scams, planted DNA and false confessions. If there's one thing the internet loves, it's a conspiracy. I look into them, and the holes that appear with the evidence. And I write to Samuel in prison... Thanks to unrd for making this story possible. If you like immersive, real-time stories told through your mobile phone, download their app here.

Duration:00:17:56

#2 The search goes on

10/31/2018
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In this episode, I look into the crime in more detail and we hear the only interview where Sam speaks about where he was that day. Thanks to unrd for making this story possible. If you like immersive, real-time stories told through your mobile phone, download their app here.

Duration:00:19:19

#1 In search of the truth

10/7/2018
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This is a fictional podcast designed to work alongside 'The Silent Truth' story within the unrd app. Download their app here. and begin 'The Silent Truth' to play alongside this podcast. THE STORY Samuel Alexander Patterson is on death row for the murder of a wealthy businessman. He has 12 months until his execution date. But even though he was convicted, and all the evidence points to him, the whole truth has not yet come out. I'm on a journey to find it – before it's too...

Duration:00:22:03