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Dakota Spotlight, Ep. 8 - The Victor Newberry case: Strange movements and contradicting timelines

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Currently a resident of ND, host James Wolner has previously lived in California and Colorado as well as in the country of Sweden where he resided for over 20 years. An IT professional by day James is as fascinated with mysteries and the unsolved as he is with storytelling and the human condition.2 / 3
Dakota Spotlight Season one is an exploration into the peculiar death of Victor Newberry, found dead next to his vehicle outside of Glen Ullin, ND in December of 2014. Law enforcement said ‘no foul play’ but locals speculated that there was more to the story. Dakota Spotlight brings you that story. 3 / 3

Editor's note: Contains graphic language.

In episode 8 of this audio report looking into the death of rural North Dakota man Victor Newberry, our host asks why the first reports by the media don't align with the police report? We also look at a DUI police report that reveals curious movements of two ‘strangers’ in town. And we examine how law enforcement handles and secures evidence.

About the podcast: How did Victor Newberry die?

Newberry's body was found along a gravel road less than a mile from his Glen Ullin, N.D., home in December 2014. Law enforcement said there was no foul play, but locals speculated there was more to the story. Podcast host James Wolner went looking for answers. In this gripping 10-part audio series, Wolner lays out the results of his own seven-month investigation.

Learn more about Wolner and the project on the Dakota Spotlight website.

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Currently a resident of ND, host James Wolner has previously lived in California, Colorado as well as in the country of Sweden where he resided for over 20 years. An IT professional by day James is as fascinated with mysteries and the unsolved as he is with storytelling and the human condition. When not working or podcasting you might find James travelling, reading, cooking, writing or watching high school basketball.

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