Episode 41: Murder on the AT // The Jeff Davis 8

Patrice and Marleah drink Brambles and talk solo hiking, survivors, bad cops, and corruption.

Murder on the AT //

Millions of people travel the Appalachian Trail every year. The people who hike its 2190 miles from Georgia to Maine share with each other, help each other, and look out for each other. So when a man going by the trail name Sovereign approached several sets of hikers with threats and erratic behavior, word got around — but not fast enough.

How Did the Appalachian Trail Murder Suspect Slip Through the Cracks?

Appalachian Trail Conservancy 

Hikers Take to the Appalachain Trail to Escape the Real World. This Time, They Couldn’t 

Man Accused of Making Threats on Appalachian Trail Arrested

After 3 tours in Iraq, Appalachian Trail victim Ronnie Sanchez had set out to ‘find peace’ through nature

 

The Jeff Davis 8 //

Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women, all of whom had an involvement with drugs or prostitution, were found in swamps and canals surrounding Jennings, LA. Ethan Brown wrote an article about the murders for Rolling Stone and expanded it into a book, Murder in the Bayou, which argues that the murders aren’t by one serial killer and that corrupt police have mishandled evidence and covered up for the murderer.

Dark Truth Behind 8 Sex Workers Murdered in the Bayou by Cady Drell

Jeff Davis 8

Who Killed the Jeff Davis 8? by Ethan Brown

EPISODE DRINK:

The Bramble

Made just like we did it on Episode 36 because we can’t get enough!

 

 

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