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Episode 9: The Wolf

Updated: 6 days ago

On a mild Spring night in May of 1983, a women disrupted the quiet at Mckenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon. Her terrified screams that her children had been shot echoed through the halls. Her 3 young kids; Christie Ann 8, Cheryl Lynn 7, and Stephen Daniel 3, lay bleeding within her car. Medical staff jumped in to begin life saving measures and before long, the strange story of Diane Downs unfolded and a nation would choose sides. Join Emily and Alisha as they revisit this notorious case.


Diane Downs with Children (Christie Ann 8 middle, Cheryl Lynn 7 right, and Stephen Daniel 3 left)

Photo credits: Salemnews.com

Diane is finally arrested

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Diane arrives to trial as "fertile myrtle"


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Reconstructions in court to illustrate the forensic science that prosecution heavily relied on


Diane escapes in 1987 by climbing over the prison fence

11 days later, Diane is recaptured wearing the shirt of our post prison lover


Photo credits: thetroublewithjustice.com

The lover? Behold!


Photo credit: abcnews.go.com


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Parole Hearing in 2010



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Small Sacrifices

Ann Rule

Published by the Estate of Anne Rule in conjunction with Renaissance Literary & Talent


Daughter of Convicted Child Killer Diane Downs Opens Up About Relationship With Mom

Steve Helling

https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/celebrity/daughter-of-convicted-child-killer-diane-downs-opens-up-about-relationship-with-mom/ar-BBV4xlc


ABC News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WctHdxVFxa8


ABC News

https://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/diane-downs-laughs-reenacting-shooting-children-part-61880885


ABC News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iWao8Hg2gg


KEZI 9 News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxeYoKCVwFs


KVAL 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsV1u25eXR4


KEZI 9 News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdtTDUJyhwY

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