The Coldest Case In Laramie - Episode 5
Thu, March 30, 2023
Podchat Summary

The Troubled Teenager and the Unsolved Murder

In this gripping episode, we delve into the shocking case of Shelley Wiley's murder and the wrongful convictions that followed. Join us as we uncover the disturbing story of Jake Wideman, a troubled teenager with a history of mental illness and self-destructive behavior.

Despite his false and inaccurate confession, Jake was charged with Shelley's murder and spent years behind bars. But the injustice didn't end there. Angelo Garcia, who was falsely implicated by Jake, also faced arrest and charges before the truth came to light.

For nearly three decades, the case remained unsolved, leaving a cloud of uncertainty and fear in the community. However, hope was reignited when a new detective took a closer look at the file. With fresh eyes, he considered Fred Lam as a potential suspect, leading to a breakthrough in the investigation.

Join us as we unravel the twists and turns of this perplexing case, exploring the impact of mental illness, the flaws in the justice system, and the tireless efforts to bring justice to Shelley Wiley's family.

Original Show Notes

Kim talks to someone who confessed to Shelli’s murder from a jail in Arizona.

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