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Episode 12: What We Think Happened Is Almost Never What Happened

Episode 12: What We Think Happened Is Almost Never What Happened

December 21, 2016

At the center of the pursuit of the truth about the death of Jill Wells stands her son, Tanner. He is the only one who knows what he thinks about this pursuit, who knows what he has thought about all these years. Listen as he shares his thoughts on the effort to answer questions about his mother’s death. And as Dr. Max Wachtel, a forensic psychologist, discusses the fallibility of human memory. Is it possible that what Tanner remembers isn’t exactly what happened?

Episode 11: An Immediate Kill

Episode 11: An Immediate Kill

December 14, 2016

Everyone who has looked into Jill’s death has a theory on the case – and on the role her husband, Mike Wells, may have played in an incident that remains shrouded in mystery. For some, the suspicions took hold almost immediately. For others, the initial seeds of doubt were tremors that grew over time.

Episode 10: You Don’t Have to be a Doctor to be a Coroner?

Episode 10: You Don’t Have to be a Doctor to be a Coroner?

December 7, 2016

In Colorado, anyone can hold the job of county coroner – you don’t need a medical degree or any special work experience. Just as the family of Jill Wells found out how crucial the coroner can be in a death investigation, so have others in cases around the state – cases initially thought to be accidents or suicides that turned out to be something else.