In the early hours of December 20, 1979, the body of 18-year-old Michelle Martinko was found in her car in the parking lot of a mall in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was stabbed multiple times. The murder baffled investigators for several decades. In this episode, we explore the unrelenting quest to solve one of Iowa's most haunting cases and how Michelle Martinko herself may have helped solve her own murder.
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