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Episode 80 - Angela Samota

Episode 80 - Angela Samota

In the fall of 1984, the future was looking promising for 20-year-old college junior, Angie Samota. The university student had just moved into her own condominium, had a boyfriend, plenty of friends, and a job in the field she was studying.....But sometimes, bad things happen to good people.   Music Credits:The Minds Of Madness Theme Music – Duncan FosterThe Funkoars – Feel The MadnessUsed with Permission - http://goldenerarecords.com.au/ge/funkoarsPlease check out this episodes sponsors and help support our podcast:Sakara - Get 20% off your first order today using code MADNESS at checkouthttps://www.sakara.com/pages/madness?utm_medium=madness&utm_source=podcastSimpliSafe - Get FREE shipping and a 60-day risk free trialhttps://simplisafe.com/madnessBest Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google PlayMadison Reed: Get 10% off plus FREE SHIPPING on your first Color Kit go to madison-reed.com and enter PROMO CODE: MINDSResearch & Writing:Alison SchwartzSpecial Thanks:Sheila Wysocki https://sheilawysocki.com/https://www.withoutwarningpodcast.com/homeIf you would like to support the show and get some extra perks including extra content, including early release/ad-free episodes, Go to - https://www.patreon.com/MadnessPodWebsite - https://mindsofmadnesspodcast.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/themindsofmadness/Twitter - @MadnessPod https://twitter.com/MadnessPodInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/themindsofmadness/Sources:Bever, Lindsay. “Her friend’s brutal murder was unsolved for decades. This is how she helped find the killer.” The Washington Post, June 29 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/06/29/the-woman-who-became-a-private-investigator-to-help-solve-her-friends-cold-murder-case/?noredirect=onHaas, Brian. “Her message: stay alive by any means.” The Tennessean, March 8 2012. Print.McDermott, Sarah. “My best friend’s killer got away - until I made police try again.” BBC News, June 26, 2018. https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-44470377Stone, Rachel. “Murder case followed neighborhood resident for decades.” Advocate (Lakewood/East Texas), Oct 3, 2012. https://lakewood.advocatemag.com/2012/10/03/murder-case-followed-neighborhood-resident-for-decades/Wynn, Christopher. “Wrongly suspected man recalls trying days.” Lubbock Avalanche Journal, Oct 5, 2012. https://www.lubbockonline.com/filed-online/2012-10-05/wrongly-suspected-man-recalls-trying-days“Police seek clues in stabbing death of SMU junior.” Austin-American Statesman, Oct 15 1984. Print.“Slain co-ed dubbed ‘All-American Girl.’ “ The Kilgore News Herald, Oct 15, 1984. Print.“SMU Student...killing still unsolved.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Dec 13 1984. Print.“Student slaying link sought.” The Galveston Daily News, Oct 16 1984. Print.“Police have few leads in slaying of SMU student.” The Odessa American, Oct 15 1984. Print“Donald Andrew Bess, Jr. “ The Texas Tribune. https://www.texastribune.org/library/data/texas-prisons/inmates/donald-andrew-bess-jr/1104023/“Donald Andrew Bess Jr., appellant v. the State of Texas.” The Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, March 6, 2013. https://cases.justia.com/texas/court-of-criminal-appeals/ap-76-377.pdf?ts=1462448597

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