Fourth episode of new podcast explores true-crime stories

This is the fourth episode in a six-part series, so head back to Episode One to start from the beginning if this is your entry to the show.

With this first collection of “Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles” episodes, take a short drive east of Tulsa, Oklahoma to learn more about the state’s most notorious cold case: the 1977 slaying of three Girl Scouts as documented by Tulsa World journalist Tim Stanley’s six-part series from 2017 marking the 40th anniversary of the tragedy.

Everything here will be fit to print in a newspaper, but parents are cautioned to give the episode a listen before sharing this with any youngsters.

Stay tuned after the article for an insightful interview with Tim Stanley about his experiences reporting the series so many decades after the initial crime.

You can subscribe to “Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles” on AppleGoogleSpotify, or wherever podcasts can be found.

The Tulsa World put together a tremendous package for the series back in 2017, with new photos and archival clippings, timelines, as well as loads of other information and visuals that you should can out at the link below. 

The 1977 Camp Scott Girl Scout murders

“Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles” is produced, recorded, and edited by Chris Lay, podcast operations manager for Lee Enterprises, with tremendous thanks to Tim Stanley and the rest of the team at the Tulsa World for the work they put in reporting this series in 2017.