Paper Ghosts podkast

Paper Ghosts


Deep in America’s heartland, on a scorching July 4th weekend in 1981, an alarm went out––the massive farmhouse of an Ohio family was engulfed in flames. All four residents were found dead. But was it the fire that killed them? In season 2 of PAPER GHOSTS, investigative journalist and bestselling true crime author M. William Phelps' search for answers takes a turn after the discovery of declassified documents and a cache of never-before-heard audio tapes help expose the dark truth behind what happened 40 years ago.

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    Season 1 Update: A Return to Crystal Lake


    It’s been more than a year since season one aired, but the scores of tips regarding Janice Pockett, Lisa White, Debbie Spickler, Susan LaRosa, and Irene LaRosa have only continued. The Connecticut State Police have once again gone radio silent so we return to Crystal Lake with some new experts and equipment to search for more answers. For more true crime stories, listen to M. William Phelps' other podcast Crossing the Line and visit the CTL website. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    The Controversial Death of Michael Poole: Murder or Suicide?


    From the team that brought you Paper Ghosts, Crossing the Line with M. William Phelps is a weekly true crime podcast that dives deep into cases that have rarely been covered.  Three people are at home, one winds up dead. Was it murder or suicide? Or perhaps somehow a little bit of both? In this preview episode, Phelps breaks down the strange case of the murder of Michael Poole. Then, the convicted murderer’s lawyer joins the show and shares new, shocking revelations to support burning questions about the case.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    9. Cookie Crumb Day


    When you spend your entire life cheating and stealing, karma is bound to show its dark face and destroy you.  Thank you for listening to season 2 of Paper Ghosts. Stay tuned and subscribed for more to come. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    8. Ron Returns


    In the months after the Stevenson murders, Dick Weston and Drucilla Merida were indicted by a federal grand jury–but not for murder. Ron Thomas, on the other hand, was no longer the Fed's priority. This didn't go over too well with Carol Thompson. So she decided to do something about it herself. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    7. ‘The Lincoln Has Been Sold’


    Is Ron Thomas a cold-blooded killer, or misunderstood? To really understand Ron, one needs to look at his life before the Stevenson murders. A detective helps reveal where the Stevenson family friend had been hiding every time he evaded cops and fled town–and introduces a woman with a dangerous past. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    6. Killing Carol


    As Dick Weston remains the prime suspect in the Stevenson murders, one question keeps coming up: Where is family friend Ron Thomas? Meanwhile, an unlikely source surfaces with new information that adds weight to a possible motive. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    5. Checkmate


    Dick Weston is the key to the Stevenson murders. As the Sheriff’s Department and FBI begin to build a case against the former convict, their investigative aim steers toward the two women who alibied him.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    4. Dick and Dru


    In light of all the discoveries made during the investigation, authorities still don’t have tangible evidence leading to who is responsible for the murders. Yet, as it feels like the case is beginning to run cold, Detective Cooper finds a new person of interest with connections that are hard to ignore – a man many warn is not someone to tangle with or upset. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    3. Brookville


    As the focus starts to shift towards the mystery man who visited the Stevensons just hours before the murders, unique investigative techniques are implemented by law enforcement in an effort to find answers. Forty years later, those tactics are revealed when a cache of never-before-heard recordings are discovered and reveal a puzzle of new information. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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    2. The Rival


    Police quickly learn that what was initially considered a deadly accident inside the Stevenson home was actually the scene of a quadruple homicide. Was it retribution from a business deal gone wrong? Had Billy shown off his money to the wrong person? An incident that takes place at one of the family's fireworks stands just days before the murders becomes an eerie prelude as the suspect list begins to grow. Learn more about your ad-choices at

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