Right Now in Hell and Gone

In 2016, a double homicide in a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” would leave the City of Seattle reeling.  Three homeless teenage brothers would be arrested and charged with the crimes. In Season 2 of this critically acclaimed series, former prosecutor David Payne and former CNN producer Jody Gottlieb team up to follow the trial of the brothers and to reinvestigate the evidence in this still unresolved case.  Are these teens the real killers? Only the Jungle knows.

S2E4: Arkancide

Catherine dives into the most talked about theory of all in the Janie Ward case: that someone killed Janie at the party with a baseball bat. 

S2E3: Botched

Catherine dives into Janie's autopsy report and takes a look at the controversies surrounding the Arkansas State Crime Lab. 

S2E2: The Cabin in the Woods

Catherine reconstructs the day leading up to the party using the Arkansas State Police case file on Janie's case but ends up with more questions than answers. The team also meets with an Arkansas legislator to see how to get Rebekah's Law passed.

S2E1: The Waiting Game

Catherine returns to Arkansas to investigate the death of Janie Ward. Janie died mysteriously in 1989 at a party at a cabin on the backroads of Marshall, Arkansas. Catherine meets journalist Mike Masterson, who has written over 200 articles about Janie, along with Janie's mom, Mona, and her sister, Krystal. The Ward family gives Catherine a box of materials that Janie's late father Ron collected over the thirty years since her death. Catherine also gives an update on the Rebekah Gould case. 

Hell and Gone Season 2 Trailer

Season Two of Hell And Gone, hosted by writer and private investigator Catherine Townsend, launches July 24. After tracking down new leads in the murder of Rebekah Gould in season one, season two focuses on the 1989 death of 16-year-old Janie Ward in Marshall, Arkansas. Janie died mysteriously at a party at a cabin in the woods, and in the 30 years since her death, no one has been able to determine what or who killed her. 

S1E8: We're Not Stopping

Catherine's efforts start to pay off in small but significant ways as local investigators begin taking another look at the facts of the case. Catherine meets with Holly Meyer, lead prosecutor, and speaks with journalist, George Jared, who relays some interesting information. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com.

S1E7: Two Sides to Every Suspect

Catherine hears from some of Casey's closest friends and coworkers at the time of the murder in an effort to compare stories and and see if his timeline, the most important part of this alibi, really does check out. Outreach from an unexpected source provides startling information that could change everything. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com. 

Case Update

We are currently looking into new information we've just received. We will be back next week with a new episode. 

The Murder Board

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike other cold case podcasts, her killer has never been brought to justice, and may still live in the small town. Each week, the listener is invited to join the investigative team as they track down suspects, embed themselves in the town, and try to finally bring Rebekah’s killer to justice.

Remembering Dinosaurs From Bone Chips

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike other cold case podcasts, her killer has never been brought to justice, and may still live in the small town. Each week, the listener is invited to join the investigative team as they track down suspects, embed themselves in the town, and try to finally bring Rebekah’s killer to justice.

S1E6: No Comment

Even though he was cleared as a suspect, Catherine turns her attention to Casey, Rebekah's boyfriend at the time of her murder. She surveys some of the people closest to Rebekah to get a better idea of the nature of their relationship including Rebekah's sister, Danielle, her father, Larry Gould, and friends and associates of Casey's as well. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

S1E5: A Death Pact

Catherine turns to local radio and social media to spread the word about Rebekah's murder - and the tips start to come in. She also investigates an anonymous letter sent to Rebekah's father, Larry Gould, containing details about her possible killer(s). Catherine has a handwriting analyst, Diane Peterson, put together a profile of the person who wrote it and local journalist AK Barnes shares her theories on the murder. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

Letter(s) Of The Law

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike other cold case podcasts, her killer has never been brought to justice, and may still live in the small town. Each week, the listener is invited to join the investigative team as they track down suspects, embed themselves in the town, and try to finally bring Rebekah’s killer to justice.

Face To Face With Jailhouse Rumors

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike other cold case podcasts, her killer has never been brought to justice, and may still live in the small town. Each week, the listener is invited to join the investigative team as they track down suspects, embed themselves in the town, and try to finally bring Rebekah’s killer to justice.

S1E4: People Seem to Die Around Her

Catherine starts to check suspects off her list and turns her focus to a mysterious woman who may have been involved, as well as a possible motive, She speaks with Rebekah's mother, Shirley, Jame Gorniak, a forensic entomologist, and a convicted double-murderer, Brian Bangs, For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com 

The Investigation Deepens

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike other cold case podcasts, her killer has never been brought to justice, and may still live in the small town. Each week, the listener is invited to join the investigative team as they track down suspects, embed themselves in the town, and try to finally bring Rebekah’s killer to justice.

S1E3: You Could Get a Good Swing

Catherine and team dig into the nature of the murder weapon, the autopsy report and state of the body to get a clear picture of the injuries that killed Rebekah. They meet with journalist George Jared, Neurologist Adam Webb, and Conservationist Keith Bildstein as the hunt continues for Chris. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com

Old-Fashioned Investigative Work

Hell And Gone is a present-tense true crime podcast that plunges viewers into a cold-case investigation of the 2004 Arkansas murder of Rebekah Gould. Catherine Townsend, writer and investigator, moves to Mountain View, Arkansas to investigate who killed 22-year old Rebekah Gould 14 years ago. Unlike other cold case podcasts, her killer has never been brought to justice, and may still live in the small town. Each week, the listener is invited to join the investigative team as they track down suspects, embed themselves in the town, and try to finally bring Rebekah’s killer to justice.

S1E2: Dead in the Water

Catherine and her team use old-fashioned detective work to uncover more details about the murder and to track down possible suspects. They meet with Rusty, owner and publisher of the local newspaper, and attempt to find Jesse, JB and Chris. For more on the case, visit hellandgonepodcast.com