The Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Murders (Part Two)

The Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Murders (Part Two)

By Unresolved Productions

"There are plenty of places to hide a body and I've no doubt there are some around we haven't found."

Throughout 1973, detectives from California's Sonoma County would continue to investigate a bizarre string of deaths that had started the year prior. All of the victims were young women that were last seen hitchhiking in the area around Santa Rosa, Sonoma's largest city.

That year, the discovery of four additional bodies would be reported, all of whom appeared to have been targeted by the same killer. As police struggled to figure out the identity of this supposed serial offender, authorities publicly theorized that he was "playing games" with them...

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

Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

Producers: Roberta Janson, Ben Krokum, Gabriella Bromley, Peggy Belarde, Quil Carter, Laura Hannan, Travis Scsepko, Damion Moore, Brittany Norris, Amy Hampton, Steven Wilson, Scott Meesey, Marie Vanglund, Kevin McCracken, Scott Patzold, Bryan Hall, Astrid Kneier, Aimee McGregor, Sydney Scotton, Sara Moscaritolo, Sue Kirk, Jo Wong, Thomas Ahearn, Marion Welsh, Patrick Laakso, Meadow Landry, Tatum Bautista, Teunia Elzinga, Michele Watson, Ryan Green, Stephanie Joyner, Dawn Kellar, Jacinda B., Elissa Hampton-Dutro, Sharon Manetta, Ruth Durbin, Cherish Brady, and Jennifer Henshaw

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