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"Somebody Somewhere" is a true crime investigative podcast series from RainStream Media, Inc. In Season 1, hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb tackle the open federal investigation into the 2001 murder of federal prosecutor Tom Wales. This 18-year-old case remains one of the highest priorities of the U.S. Department of Justice and has a $1.5 million reward. In Season 2, Payne and Gottlieb take you into a world few people ever experience as they investigate a 2016 mass shooting in a Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle." Three teenage brothers were arrested for the crime, but are they the real killers? Only the Jungle knows.

"Somebody Somewhere" is a true crime investigative podcast series from RainStream Media, Inc. In Season 1, hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb tackle the open federal investigation into the 2001 murder of federal prosecutor Tom Wales. This 18-year-old case remains one of the highest priorities of the U.S. Department of Justice and has a $1.5 million reward. In Season 2, Payne and Gottlieb take you into a world few people ever experience as they investigate a 2016 mass shooting in a Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle." Three teenage brothers were arrested for the crime, but are they the real killers? Only the Jungle knows.

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United States

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"Somebody Somewhere" is a true crime investigative podcast series from RainStream Media, Inc. In Season 1, hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb tackle the open federal investigation into the 2001 murder of federal prosecutor Tom Wales. This 18-year-old case remains one of the highest priorities of the U.S. Department of Justice and has a $1.5 million reward. In Season 2, Payne and Gottlieb take you into a world few people ever experience as they investigate a 2016 mass shooting in a Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle." Three teenage brothers were arrested for the crime, but are they the real killers? Only the Jungle knows.

Language:

English


Episodes

S2 Episode 10: The Verdict

12/19/2019
In this special epilogue episode, Payne is back in court for the second retrial of the 2016 Jungle Murders, hoping to find resolution.

Duration:00:33:13

S1 Episode 14 - The Art of Being Right

10/8/2019
After federal sources confirm to the Seattle Times our reporting of a connection between Shawna Reid and a convicted extortionist, Payne gives his educated predictions on what to expect next in this case.

Duration:00:33:44

S1 Episode 13 - The First Indictment

8/29/2019
After 18 years, the government has made its first arrest. Investigators have charged 34-year-old Shawna Reid with lying to a grand jury and obstruction of justice relating to conversations she may or may not have had with someone bragging about the murder of Tom Wales. Payne and Gottlieb dig into the curious allegations.

Duration:00:30:05

Introducing "Hell And Gone"

8/16/2019
Now in its second season, Hell And Gone is a podcast from iHeartRadio and School of Humans that follows writer and private investigator Catherine Townsend as she investigates unsolved deaths in small-town Arkansas This season, she dives into the mysterious death of Janie Ward, a 16-year old high school student who died at a party in 1989 in Marshall, Arkansas. In the 30 years since her death, no one has been able to determine how she died even though there have been multiple investigations...

Duration:00:03:38

S2 Episode 9 - Groundhog Day

7/30/2019
Armed with what they've learned, Payne and Gottlieb return to Kent for the retrial of the 2016 Jungle Murders in their search for the truth...and hope.

Duration:00:30:46

S2 Episode 8 - The Meeting at the Tent

7/23/2019
One of the victims shares what she believes happened the night of the 2016 Jungle Murders when she was shot and critically wounded, and the pressure she is under to fall in line.

Duration:00:34:14

S2 Episode 7 - Who are the Good Guys?

7/16/2019
Payne and Gottlieb explore the King of the Jungle's claims of piety and stumble upon a firefighter who's been burned by his encounter with him.

Duration:00:29:06

S2 Episode 6 - The New King of the Jungle

7/9/2019
Payne and Gottlieb venture into the Jungle to sit down with its current King who claims he's found the Lord.

Duration:00:29:24

S2 Episode 5 - Run OJ Run

7/2/2019
The government's theory of the case in the 2016 Jungle Murders trial is supported by ample evidence, but it appears to ignore the greater context of the Jungle and its history.

Duration:00:34:32

S2 Episode 4 - Phat Serves Fat

6/25/2019
As the new King and Queen of the Jungle ascend the throne, the first hint of trouble comes.

Duration:00:27:45

S2 Episode 3 - Too Big to Fail

6/18/2019
By design and nature, criminal trials are mere snapshots of an isolated event. Payne and Gottlieb go back in time to explore the roots of the 2016 Jungle Murders, including the federal indictment and takedown of the Vietnamese Gang that ran the Jungle's drug trade.

Duration:00:37:47

S2 Episode 2 - Out of Luck

6/11/2019
As police try to find their "person of interest" in the Jungle Murders, an unusual informant comes forward to them to tell them he's solved the crime.

Duration:00:35:35

S2 Episode 1 - The Search for the King of the Jungle

6/11/2019
After sitting in on the mistrial of the teenagers charged with the 2016 Jungle Murders, Payne and Gottlieb explore the political consequences spawned by the murders and begin their independent investigation into this unresolved, two-year-old case.

Duration:00:38:31

Season 2 - The Jungle Murders Trailer

6/4/2019
Murder in a Seattle homeless encampment known as The Jungle. Three teenage brothers were charged, but are they the real killers? Only The Jungle knows. Join former federal prosecutor David Payne and producer Jody Gottlieb as they investigate. Somebody Somewhere Season 2: The Jungle Murders premieres June 11, 2019.

Duration:00:00:59

S1 Episode 12 - Occam's Razor

6/4/2019
In the second of four special epilogue episodes, Payne and Gottlieb uncover new information about the large sums of money being spent and made in the government's and Bell Helicopter Textron's joint efforts to ground 204B helicopters.

Duration:00:48:34

S1 Episode 11 - 204B or Not 204B

5/30/2019
In the first of four special epilogue episodes, Payne and Gottlieb receive a mysterious envelope containing a 20-year-old investigative report from the Department of Transportation that leads them to dig further into the helicopter case that was at the center of the Tom Wales death investigation.

Duration:00:39:56

S1 Episode 10 (Part 2) - For Whom the Bell Tolls

4/10/2018
In the Season One Finale, Payne and Gottlieb travel to Texas where they meet with two key witnesses who finally explain what was really going on with Bell Helicopters Textron and the FAA, and how it allegedly relates to Tom Wales' murder.

Duration:01:01:21

S1 Episode 10 (Part 1) - The Unofficial Official Narrative

4/3/2018
Payne recaps the current narrative that exists around the story and explores the key question of what FBI agents know and when did they know it.

Duration:00:25:59

S1 Episode 9 - The Karateew Matter

3/21/2018
Payne and Gottlieb travel to Lynden Washington to learn more about a suspicious plane crash and to uncover just what was going on in Hangar 3.

Duration:00:35:16

S1 Episode 8 - The Nisha Call

3/13/2018
Payne and Gottlieb explore the prime suspect’s alibi and other exculpatory evidence, as well as the lengths to which the FBI would go to get their man.

Duration:00:43:04