Fake Identities, Kidnapping & Murder: Uncovering The True Identity Of Sharon Marshall
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In April 1990, a 21-year-old woman was found dead on the side of a highway in Oklahoma City.  The investigation into her death, which initially seemed like a straight forward hit-and-run, would lead police to uncover a violent trail of lies, abuse, false identities, kidnapping and murder, spanning multiple decades.  Journalist Matt Birkbeck, our guest today, spent two decades researching this case and played an integral role in uncovering the woman's true identity.  THE END BITS Subscribe to Mamamia CREDITS Guest: Matt Birkbeck Matt's research into Suzanne Sevakis' case is detailed in two books, A Beautiful Child & Finding Sharon as well as the Netflix documentary The Girl In The Picture. The documentary includes interviews with Megan Dufrense, the woman who was eventually identified as Suzanne's biological daughter, who was put up for adoption in 1989.  Host: Emma Gillespie Executive Producer: Gia Moylan Junior Producer: Cassie Merritt Audio Producer: Rhiannon Mooney GET IN TOUCH: Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at [email protected]   Join our closed Facebook community to discuss this episode. Just search True Crime Conversations on Facebook or follow this link https://bit.ly/tcc-group  If any of the contents in this episode have caused distress, know that there is help available via Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Become a Mamamia subscriber: https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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