Stephenville

Publisher:
Texas Monthly

Stephenville

4.8/5

Critic Rating

On July 4, 1988, 16-year-old Shane Stewart and 18-year-old Sally McNelly went out for the night in the West Texas town of San Angelo. They watched the fireworks, stopped for burgers, and drove to the lake outside of town. They were never seen alive again.For 35 years, their murders have haunted their family and friends, and frustrated generations of investigators from the local police to the FBI. Hosts Rob D’Amico and Karen Jacobs take listeners behind the scenes of the cold case investigation, interviewing witnesses and following the twists and turns that have confounded authorities—including accusations about corruption, occult rituals, and...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.5

The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On Aug 25, 2023

""Stephenville" brings some great reporting from A-list writer Bryan Burrough...The podcast is good, but not perfect. It may have reached too far in its thematic attempts."

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Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Jun 26, 2023

"The pacing and feel of this show is similar. Texas is a strong character here, the reporting is top notch, and the first few episodes really left me wanting more."

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