The Coldest Case In Laramie - Episode 7
Thu, March 30, 2023
Podchat Summary

Unraveling the Mystery: Fred's Troubled Past and Inconsistent Evidence

In this gripping episode of our true crime podcast, we delve deeper into the case of Fred, a man accused of a heinous crime. The plot thickens as new revelations come to light, challenging the credibility of the accusations against him.

A Shocking Interview with Linda

First, we hear from Linda, Fred's wife, as she sits down with Detective Terry for an exclusive interview. Linda drops a bombshell, revealing that Fred has a history of violent episodes and unexplained blackouts. She suggests that these troubling incidents may be connected to his time as a Navy SEAL.

Doubts Arise: Fred's Military Records

However, doubts begin to surface when investigators discover that Fred's military records do not provide any evidence of his claimed service as a Navy SEAL. This revelation raises questions about Fred's credibility and the validity of his past experiences.

Incomplete Case Files and Hidden Clues

As the investigation progresses, Detective Graham, who had previously interviewed Fred in 1985, comes forward with crucial information. He recalls seeing cuts on Fred's hands during the interview, a detail that was mysteriously left out of the case file. This omission casts doubt on the thoroughness of the initial investigation.

Inconclusive DNA Evidence

Adding to the complexity of the case, the DNA evidence fails to definitively link Fred to the crime scene. The inconclusive results raise further questions about his involvement and the strength of the case against him.

Questionable Witness Statements

Witness statements from Pat and Michelle, who initially believed Fred was guilty, come under scrutiny. Their memories do not align with the evidence, leading to doubts about the accuracy of their recollections. Michelle, in particular, recalls receiving a threatening card after the murder, but when confronted with the police report, she begins to question the reliability of her memory.

The Weak Case and Dropped Charges

As the episode concludes, it becomes clear that the evidence against Fred is weak. The charges against him are ultimately dropped, and prosecutors have not refiled them, suggesting a lack of sufficient evidence to secure a conviction.

Tune in to this captivating episode as we unravel the mystery surrounding Fred's troubled past, inconsistent evidence, and the lingering questions that remain.

Original Show Notes

Kim takes stock of the evidence against Fred Lamb and gets to the bottom of the stories she’s heard about him — including one from his wife of more than 30 years.

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