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"For more than a year, award-winning WFAE reporter Sarah Delia has investigated the case of "Linda," a Charlotte area woman who was sexually assaulted by a stranger in 2015 and is still struggling to find answers. In a world full of #MeToo’s, justice might look as swift as one woman speaking up, but for many, resolution is a long and winding road."

"For more than a year, award-winning WFAE reporter Sarah Delia has investigated the case of "Linda," a Charlotte area woman who was sexually assaulted by a stranger in 2015 and is still struggling to find answers. In a world full of #MeToo’s, justice might look as swift as one woman speaking up, but for many, resolution is a long and winding road."
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Location:

Charlotte, North Carolina

Description:

"For more than a year, award-winning WFAE reporter Sarah Delia has investigated the case of "Linda," a Charlotte area woman who was sexually assaulted by a stranger in 2015 and is still struggling to find answers. In a world full of #MeToo’s, justice might look as swift as one woman speaking up, but for many, resolution is a long and winding road."

Twitter:

@WFAE

Language:

English


Episodes

She Says: Whiplash

6/21/2018
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In episode 4, we dive into what happened with the mysterious DNA sample that matches the one found in Linda’s sexual assault kit, and why detectives didn’t know about it for months. Linda expresses her concern that her questioning of police will lead to her case being ignored.

Duration:00:33:18

She Says: It's Not Him*

6/14/2018
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In episode 3, Linda goes down to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police headquarters to talk to detectives about her case. It’s a particularly emotional conversation because she learns about the DNA results from her sexual assault kit. They aren’t what she expected. We also hear how the CMPD crime lab handles the testing of sexual assault kits. Find more information on She Says , including a timeline of events, the series trailer and resources for survivors of sexual assault, at wfae.org/shesays .

Duration:00:35:48

She Says: Return To The Scene Of The Crime

6/7/2018
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In episode 2, we go back to the crime scene, which in this case is the body. Host Sarah Delia talks to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, who carefully examine victims and their belongings for biological evidence that might help identify perpetrators. We examine CMPD’s policing philosophy as it pertains to victims. We also hear from Linda*, whose sexual assault case we’ve been investigating for the last year, about how she felt during her interactions with medical and police officials after...

Duration:00:29:53

She Says: The Winding Road

5/31/2018
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WFAE’s She Says is an investigative podcast series that follows the story of a sexual assault survivor in Mecklenburg County, N.C., and the long and difficult process of finding justice. In episode 1, we will introduce you to the woman we're calling Linda. Linda was sexually assaulted by a stranger on June 29, 2015, in Charlotte. We'll walk you through the events of that night and its aftermath. And we'll learn what happens when Linda, who grows increasingly impatient with the pace of the...

Duration:00:28:47

Introducing She Says: An Investigative Podcast From WFAE

5/16/2018
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For more than a year, award-winning WFAE reporter Sarah Delia has investigated the case of "Linda," a Charlotte area woman who was sexually assaulted by a stranger in 2015 and is still struggling to find answers. Linda's story is presented as She Says , an 8-part investigative podcast hosted by Sarah that will take listeners from the night of Linda's assault to the aftermath of her quest for justice. She Says will include conversations with Linda, detectives, forensic scientists, other...

Duration:00:02:21