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Murder in Oregon
In January of 1989 the director of Oregon’s Department of Corrections, Michael Francke, was brutally stabbed to death outside his office in Salem. The murder was quickly ruled a “car burglary gone wrong” and pinned on a low-level drug dealer named Frank Gable, a man who Francke's own brother, Kevin, along with storied Oregon reporter Phil Stanford, believe has been wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 30 years. They contend Francke had uncovered a trail of corruption in the prison system— one that led to the top of Oregon’s political establishment. Murder In Oregon follows the two men on a...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.4 stars from 599 ratings
Excellent
Really enjoying this podcast. Very real very passionate. Only problem is the background music is very distracting
ailishhen via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/12/19
Lead us to the truth
Very good so far. Oregon DOC was so corrupt back then! What a walk down memory lane!! Where can we see the “best” drawing of the “man in the pinstripe suit?” Maybe it’s Nick Armenakas?? Keep peeling that onion!!
socalbound via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/11/19
Compelling
I like the corruption aspect of this story. His brothers are great storytellers. My only issue is the whole psychic thing.
GolfCity999 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/08/19
Recent Episodes
Months after Mike's murder, the official investigation seems to stall. Frustrated, Pat and Kevin link up with newspaper columnist Phil Stanford. Their combined efforts lead them to a controversial confession, a mysterious sketch of a possible suspect and the fury of Salem government officials. ...
Published 11/07/19
Inconsistencies in the narrative bring about issues as the official investigation into Michael Francke’s murder unfolds. The Francke family raise concerns that Mike was targeted and are met with resistance from state officials. By the time they get his autopsy report, all bets are off.
Published 10/31/19
In January of 1989 the director of Oregon’s Department of Corrections, Michael Francke, was brutally stabbed to death outside his office building in Salem. His killing was quickly ruled a “car burglary gone wrong”, but inconsistencies soon called the official investigation into question. Was...
Published 10/24/19
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