On a Sunday afternoon, late in the summer of 1978, a gruesome discovery was made in the Red River north of Fargo-Moorhead. A young man canoeing on the river came across two plastic garbage bags.

Inside each bag was half of a human body. It had been severed in two.

The body was identified as 21-year-old William Wolf Jr., known by his friends as Billy. He attended high school in West Fargo.

To this day, Billy Wolf’s murder has remained unsolved -- no convictions have taken place.

In the debut episode of Dakota Spotlight's Season 4, host James Wolner digs into the unsolved murder of Billy Wolf, and whether the case can be solved.

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Season 4 is an ongoing podcast, an investigation playing out in real-time, week-to-week. James invites you to follow along and implores listeners to help find justice for Billy’s family and friends.

Listen to the first episode of "Chasing Billy: A Pursuit for Justice" in the fourth season of true crime podcast Dakota Spotlight.





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