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"Somebody Somewhere" is a true crime investigative podcast series from RainStream Media, Inc. Season 3 is a 10-part series that explores the questions around the unsolved, 2003 death of federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna and the bank robbery he prosecuted where the cash evidence went missing after trial. Season 2 takes listeners into the Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle," as hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb investigate a mass shooting allegedly orchestrated by three teenage brothers. And in Season 1, Payne and 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.

"Somebody Somewhere" is a true crime investigative podcast series from RainStream Media, Inc. Season 3 is a 10-part series that explores the questions around the unsolved, 2003 death of federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna and the bank robbery he prosecuted where the cash evidence went missing after trial. Season 2 takes listeners into the Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle," as hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb investigate a mass shooting allegedly orchestrated by three teenage brothers. And in Season 1, Payne and 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.

Location:

Atlanta, GA

Description:

"Somebody Somewhere" is a true crime investigative podcast series from RainStream Media, Inc. Season 3 is a 10-part series that explores the questions around the unsolved, 2003 death of federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna and the bank robbery he prosecuted where the cash evidence went missing after trial. Season 2 takes listeners into the Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle," as hosts David Payne and Jody Gottlieb investigate a mass shooting allegedly orchestrated by three teenage brothers. And in Season 1, Payne and 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.

Language:

English

Contact:

404-285-4249


Episodes

S3 Episode 11 (Bonus)- The Music of SBSW

2/20/2021
Payne shares the full versions of the intro and outro songs used in Somebody Somewhere as well as a song written by Nacoe Brown. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:59

S3 Episode 1 - Grey

2/19/2021
Jody Gottlieb and David Payne team up again to investigate the unsolved death of federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna in 2003. They talk with his friends and investigative reporters about Jonathan's life and its mysterious last six hours. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:07

S3 Episode 9 - The Phoenix

2/19/2021
In the Season 3 finale, Payne summarizes the evidence and debunks one of the FBI’s main theories. And in a story of redemption and hope, Payne jumps in to help his new friend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:28

S3 Episode 8 - The Missing Money

2/19/2021
Key witnesses from the missing money case tell their stories for the first time, including the federal district court judge and Jonathan Luna’s co-counsel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:25:35

S3 Episode 10 (Bonus) - From the Prison to the Palace

2/19/2021
In this Bonus episode, Nacoe and Vanassa Brown tell the story of the bank robberies and their personal love story. You can reach Nacoe at www.josephg.org, and contribute to his second chance on GoFundMe (Nacoe Brown Campaign). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:59

S3 Episode 2 - Stash House Records

2/19/2021
Jonathan Luna was operating in a toxic work environment when he undertook the last trial of his life -- a federal drug conspiracy case against two men selling drugs out of a rap music studio in Baltimore. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:28

S3 Episode 3 - Amazing Grace

2/19/2021
Jonathan’s last case goes sideways on him when it is discovered that his cooperating witness was dealing drugs and terrorizing the neighborhood while working for the FBI. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:51

S3 Episode 4 - The Magic Knife

2/19/2021
Leaked theories about a suicide don’t seem to square with the known physical evidence from the crime scene. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:51

S3 Episode 5 - Character Assassination

2/19/2021
When Jonathan Luna goes missing, the press makes an immediate connection with a bank robbery case that he had tried the year before in which the cash evidence was stolen. And the cast from the Stash House Records case is back for this prequel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:09

S3 Episode 6 - The Defense Lawyer

2/19/2021
New (2019) allegations against Nacoe Brown’s defense lawyer for conspiracy give new light to claims that he may have been involved with the missing money eighteen years prior. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:12

S3 Episode 7 - Nacoe of Nazareth

2/19/2021
Payne goes deep down the rabbit hole exploring Nacoe Brown’s claims about the missing money, and he’s inspired and confounded at what he finds. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:19

Season 3 - Trailer

2/1/2021
Season 3 of Somebody Somewhere explores the unsolved death of federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna in 2003. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:01:06

S1 Episode 15 - Don't F with the Kraken

10/9/2020
As the Federal Government continues its public pressure campaign against Shawna Reid, it's starting to become clearer why. Join David Payne and Jody Gottlieb as they unravel the latest details with the help from internet sleuth "The Kraken." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:55

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:44

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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:00:03:30

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:10

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:17

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:36