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Court Junkie Podcast: Charles Erickson and The Murder of Kent Heitholt

Ep 23: Charles Erickson and The Murder of Kent Heitholt

It’s a story that has been told numerous times before – On Halloween night in 2001, Kent Heitholt, a 48-year-old sports editor, was brutally murdered in the Columbia Tribune parking lot as he was leaving work.

Ryan Ferguson and Charles Erickson were arrested years later and charged with murder, although none of the forensic evidence at the scene matched either of the men. The case would slowly fall apart, amid witness recantations, and accusations of corruption. Read more >>

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