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The Fear All These Years | What’s happened in the decades since a man with a hammer unleashed unspeakable violence in two quiet Denver suburbs?

The Fear All These Years | What’s happened in the decades since a man with a hammer unleashed unspeakable violence in two quiet Denver suburbs?

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Denver, CO

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The Fear All These Years | What’s happened in the decades since a man with a hammer unleashed unspeakable violence in two quiet Denver suburbs?

Language:

English

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303-871-1852


Episodes

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 6: Kingman

10/30/2020
It was the early morning of Jan. 27, 1984. A 25-pound rock slammed into Roy Williams, jolting him awake, cracking a rib and tearing open a gash in his head that would require 85 stitches. Just as fast, the shadowy figure that attacked him bolted, disappearing into the desert outside Kingman, Arizona. Only decades later would he learn that the man accused of attacking him had allegedly killed four people earlier that month in Colorado. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA)...

Duration:00:19:32

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 7: Escape

10/30/2020
In 1984, Henderson was a sleepy bedroom community of fewer than 30,000 people 15 miles from the Las Vegas strip. It was seldom in the news. That changed the night a suspect in a middle-of-the-night rock attack fled from sheriff’s deputies during a bathroom break at a Henderson filling station. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:17:07

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 8: Trouble on Racetrack Road

10/30/2020
Nancy Barry heard her baby cry, jumped up to fix a bottle, and walked into her kitchen to find a shirtless man carrying a club. The man savagely beat her and her husband – then vanished into the desert, leaving behind only footprints. Even so, police knew pretty quickly who they were after Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+ .

Duration:00:22:59

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 9: A Stone-Cold Stare

10/30/2020
Park Ranger Mike Meyer patrolled the not-so-tranquil waters of Lake Mead during the go-go ‘80s, a time of cocaine, powerboats and mob hits. But his biggest bust came the day he crossed paths with Alex Christopher Ewing – and had to decide whether to open fire. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:25:29

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 10: Swift Justice

10/30/2020
Alex Christopher Ewing finally faces a jury – and leaves an indelible memory on the woman beaten with a weathered ax handle and the prosecutor who tried him for escape, burglary and attempted murder. This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:26:11

The Interrogation of Christopher Watts

9/18/2020
The Blame team wants to tell you about a new podcast that takes a deep dive into the art of interrogation. The first episode features the case of Christopher Watts in Colorado and how investigators saw through a web of lies, opening the door to solving the horrific murders of his pregnant wife and daughters.

Duration:00:02:04

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 5: The Answer?

12/18/2019
A legal opinion from Nevada’s attorney general finally caught up with a man who’d been behind bars there for decades. Suddenly, there was a flurry of activity in Colorado – all of it kept under wraps by police until the day a tip to a reporter led to a stunning scoop. Would it be the answer? Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:29:03

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 4: The Hunt

12/11/2019
The murders of three members of the Bennett family — and, to a lesser degree, the killing of Patricia Smith — got lots of attention. But they weren’t the first hammer attacks in the area. Before those slayings, there was an attack on a young couple and an assault on a woman who was left for dead. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:24:05

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 3: In the Shadows

12/4/2019
She knew something was wrong when she arrived at the bus stop after work and her mother wasn’t there waiting for her. After catching a ride home with a cousin, she crept to the front door of her darkened condominium, opened the door, flicked on the lights and walked into a scene of absolute horror. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:19:41

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 2: Twelve Days

11/27/2019
After a middle-of-the-night hammer attack left three members of one family dead, anxiety spread through the Denver area — homeowners questioned utility workers in their yards, teachers answered difficult questions from children, and neighborhoods hired private security. But most shocking was the news there’d been other, similar assaults that hadn’t gotten any attention when they happened. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS...

Duration:00:18:51

The Fear All These Years | Chapter 1: Haunted

11/20/2019
Two women are bound together by family ties –- and by an attack that made no sense when it happened. It still makes no sense, and yet they’re similarly pulled apart by the fallout they’ve lived with over all these years. For them, that snowy night 35 years ago might as well have been yesterday. Learn more at 9news.com/blame This is a 9NEWS (KUSA) production 9NEWS WebsiteFacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+

Duration:00:24:28

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 10 - The End

3/7/2019
In this final episode, Jeremy returns to where this series began – Chuck’s home. There, he learns what’s next for the property as a man in an excavator begins to tear down the last remaining piece of Chuck’s life in the physical world. And what about Mystery Mike? A handwritten letter from jail shows up on Jeremy’s desk. And for the first time, Denver’s Chief of Police speaks about Chuck’s case. While Chuck was lost at home, can something be found in his story as the final chapter concludes?

Duration:00:18:30

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 9 - Tracking Down Mystery Mike

6/21/2018
Who was that stranger who came to Chuck’s family with a warning about their father? “Mystery Mike,” as Jeremy Jojola calls him, prompted Chuck’s sons to start searching for their father a year before he was finally found dead in his living room. In this episode, Jeremy takes you along on his journey to find Mystery Mike. What does Mike know?

Duration:00:24:13

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 8 - Hoarding: The Hidden Epidemic

6/12/2018
Compulsive hoarding affects a surprisingly large number of people in the United States. To better understand this disorder, Jeremy sits down with Cory Chalmers, an expert who appears on the A&E show Hoarders. Turns out that Chuck was just one of millions who suffer from this “Hidden Epidemic.”

Duration:00:20:37

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 7 - Paralysis by Analysis

6/6/2018
Jeremy uncovers the original 911 call made by a neighbor 383 days before Chuck was found in his living room. Prophetic words as she warns the city Chuck may dead in his home. However, it took police 9 months to contact Denver's Department of Public Health and Environment, the agency responsible for finally recovering Chuck’s remains. Jeremy questions how this agency took another 4 months to find Chuck Lost at Home.

Duration:00:20:04

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 6 - What Did Police Do?

5/29/2018
Finally, police are going on the record to talk about Chuck Frary. Chuck’s remains sat in his home for more than a year even though police visited his house six times during that period. For weeks Denver police denied releasing information in this case, citing a pending investigation. Finally, police agreed to reveal what they did to try and find Chuck. Jeremy sits down with Denver Police Commander Barb Archer to hear how detectives handled the case.

Duration:00:21:36

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 5 - Chuck's Kids Reveal So Much

5/23/2018
Chuck’s children were a bit reluctant to talk about their father, but after some convincing, Jeremy was able to get all four of them together. They reveal what they did when they first realized Chuck was missing. Who was the stranger that knocked on their door announcing Chuck may be missing or dead? They describe what they saw in his home and also reveal Chuck’s backstory. Did they know he was hoarding? Why didn’t they have a good relationship with their father? Chuck’s kids answer a lot of...

Duration:00:30:23

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 4 - The Autopsy Report

5/16/2018
So much about life can be revealed by examining death. As macabre and disturbing as autopsy reports can be, they are often loaded with crucial details about a person’s life. After waiting for weeks, Jeremy finally obtains Chuck’s autopsy report. It reveals much about Chuck’s life inside his home. Jeremy also shows the autopsy report to a retired medical examiner who gives interesting insight into what the report really reveals.

Duration:00:21:42

BLAME: Lost At Home Episode 3 - Chuck’s Son

5/16/2018
Jeremy tracks down one of Chuck’s sons and learns a little about Chuck’s life and what the family experienced when they first realized their father was missing. Many initial questions are answered by talking with Jeff Frary, but more questions arise. Jeff reveals the confusion they experienced when a mysterious visitor came knocking, claiming Chuck was missing or dead.

Duration:00:18:31