The Austin Yogurt Shop Murders (Part Three: Guilt)

The Austin Yogurt Shop Murders (Part Three: Guilt)

By Unresolved Productions

On October 6th, 1999, police in Austin announced the arrest of four suspects in the area's most high-profile cold case.

Maurice Pierce and Forrest Welborn were two young men that had been suspected of involvement back in 1991, while Michael Scott and Robert Springsteen - their friends at the time - had been with them on the weekend of the murders. Now in their mid-20's, these four were alleged to have murdered four teenage girls in a yogurt shop years prior, and were subsequently charged with their deaths.

Over the next several years, a complicated story would begin to play out in the Texas court system, where anyone's guilt was far from assured. Eventually, the state's case would begin to fall apart under pressure, leading us to the present day...

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Episode hosted, produced, and research/writing by Micheal Whelan

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Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

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