Trace - Trace
By ABC Radio National
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Who killed Maria James? June, 1980, suburban Melbourne: Mother of two Maria James is stabbed to death in the back of her bookshop. Her killer has never been found.
||Clean07 | Hope||More than a year on from their plea for a new coronial inquest, the James brothers get a decision. Will they finally get answers to the burning questions they've carried for 38 years about the murder of their mother? And what about those items Trace h||3 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSPECIAL EVENT: The Trace team talks tactics for finding Maria James' killer||In their first reunion since Trace launched, former detective Ron Iddles, Maria James’s son Mark James and journalist Rachael Brown got together for a special live event at the Wheeler Centre. They discuss the challenges of reviving the cold case, it||18 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 06 Limbo||New evidence has been found. So can police test it for a trace of the killer? What happened to crucial documents? And a new confession. It is nearly a year since the James brothers applied for a new coronial inquest into their mum's murder, but the cas||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing… UNRAVEL||Get a sneak preview of UNRAVEL, a new ABC podcast that follows Australia's best journalists as they investigate unsolved crimes. Our Season 1 story, Blood On The Tracks, investigates the suspicious death of 17-year-old Mark Haines, whose body was found||3 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSomeone Knows Something – preview||This original Canadian true-crime podcast examines unsolved cases of the missing or murdered. Each season focuses on a single cold case in the hope of uncovering new information, while also exploring the affects each case has had on the families and com||15 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 05 Wait||The fall-out from major revelations in the Maria James cold-case continue, as her sons make a desperate plea to the Coroner.||6 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | Your questions answered||For a closer look at the making of Trace and its implications, join Rachael Brown and Annabel Crabb for a Facebook Live at 4pm AEST Thursday 4 August, on the ABC RN Facebook page.||1 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 04 DNA||There's a major break in the case, as Trace uncovers a police bungle in the murder of Maria James. But it only serves to throw up more questions than answers, as the James brothers continue their desperate search for justice.||12 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 03 Sins||A second person of interest emerges within the church. Rachael Brown investigates their past and discovers a dark and disturbing history.||5 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | BONUS: How your leads are helping the investigation||Since Trace was first released, the ABC has received over 50 emails from the community with leads and tip offs. In this bonus update, reporter Rachael Brown follows up with two women who got in touch to say they saw men acting suspiciously around Maria'||3 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 02 Confessions||Rachael Brown's investigation into the death of Maria James turns to the local Church, and Rachael tracks down a new witness who saw someone covered in blood around the time of Maria's death.||27 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 01 Bookshop murder||On a winter morning in June 1980, Maria James turned to her son Mark and looked him in the eyes. "If anything happens to me, look after your brother." Later that day she was found stabbed to death at the back of her suburban Melbourne bookshop.||20 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrace | 00 Preview||June, 1980, suburban Melbourne: Mother of two Maria James is stabbed to death in the back of her bookshop. Her killer has never been found. Was it a scorned lover? A random stranger? Or was Maria's murder tied up in the sins of the Catholic Church?||16 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Think Serial. But with an Australian accent.
Australia true crime podcast at its finest
Amazing case. Highly well executed
A sad story.
Respectfully told. Hoping this heinous crime is eventually solved.
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- Language: English
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