NEW: Virginia's Unsolved Route 29 Stalker Case (Part 1)

Mind Over Murder

Apr 25 2022 • 36 mins

In this brand-new episode, "Mind Over Murder" co-hosts Bill Thomas and Kristin Dilley explore both the unsolved killings considered part of the Route 29 Stalker case in Virginia, as well as cases which have since been solved and are not part of the Route 29 Stalker series. Can this longstanding murder mystery be solved? This is part 1 of 2 parts.

Northern Virginia Daily: Police continue to search for Alicia Reynolds' killer:

https://www.nvdaily.com/nvdaily/police-continue-to-search-for-alicia-reynolds-killer/article_645eff83-4236-5969-afd3-3ef583a5dd9d.html

WHSV TV 3: Family of Alicia Showalter Reynolds still looking for answers 25 years after her death:

https://www.whsv.com/2021/05/07/family-of-alicia-showalter-reynolds-still-looking-for-answers-25-years-after-her-death/

Unsolved Mysteries: Route 29 Stalker

https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Route_29_Stalker

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New Article in Virginia Gazette: 35 Years Later, Victims’ Families in Colonial Parkway Murders Still Searching for Answers, Hope DNA Advances will Solve Case By Em Holter and Abigail Adcox

https://www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg-colonial-parkway-murders-anniversary-1024-20211022-76jkpte6qvez7onybmhbhp7nfi-story.html

New Article in Medium: The Colonial Parkway Murders — A Tale of Two Killers? By Quinn Zane

https://medium.com/unburied/the-colonial-parkway-murders-a-tale-of-two-killers-1e8fda367a48

Washington Post: "Crimes of Passion"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/opinions/1997/08/15/crimes-of-passion/0a38e8f9-6d04-48e4-a847-7d3cba53c363/

New feature article in the Daily Beast: "Inside the Maddening Search for Virginia’s Colonial Parkway Serial Killer" By Justin Rohrlich

https://www.thedailybeast.com/what-happened-to-cathleen-thomas-and-rebecca-dowski-inside-the-hunt-for-the-colonial-parkway-killer

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Washington Post Op-Ed Piece by Deidre Enright of the Innocence Project:

"The FBI should use DNA, not posters, to solve a cold-case murder"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/25/julie-williams-laura-winans-unsolved-murder-test-dna/

Oxygen: "Loni Coombs Feels A Kinship To 'Lovers' Lane' Victim Cathy Thomas"

Loni Coombs felt an immediate connection to Cathy Thomas, a groundbreaking gay woman who broke through barriers at the U.S. Naval Academy before she was brutally murdered along the Colonial Parkway in Virginia.

https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/loni-coombs-feels-a-kinship-to-colonial-parkway-victim-cathy-thomas

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Four one-hour episodes on the Colonial Parkway Murders are available on Oxygen as "The Lover's Lane Murders." The series is available on the free Oxygen app, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon, and many other platforms. https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders

Oxygen" "Who Were The Colonial Parkway Murder Victims? 8 Young People All Killed In Virginia Within 4 Years" https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders/crime-news/who-were-the-colonial-parkway-murder-victims

Washington Post Magazine: "Victims, Families and America’s Thirst for True-Crime Stories." "For Bill Thomas, his sister Cathy’s murder is a deeply personal tragedy. For millions of true-crime fans, it’s entertainment." https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/magazine/wp/2019/07/30/feature/victims-families-and-americas-thirst-for-true-crime-stories/

Daily Press excellent series of articles on the Colonial Parkway Murders: "The Parkway" http://digital.dailypress.com/static/parkway_cottage/main/index.html

Colonial Parkway Murders website: https://colonialparkwaymurders.com

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New Article in Virginia Gazette: 35 Years Later, Victims’ Families in Colonial Parkway Murders Still Searching for Answers, Hope DNA Advances will Solve Case By Em Holter and Abigail Adcox

https://www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg-colonial-parkway-murders-anniversary-1024-20211022-76jkpte6qvez7onybmhbhp7nfi-story.html

New Article in Medium: The Colonial Parkway Murders — A Tale of Two Killers? By Quinn Zane

https://medium.com/unburied/the-colonial-parkway-murders-a-tale-of-two-killers-1e8fda367a48

Washington Post: "Crimes of Passion"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/opinions/1997/08/15/crimes-of-passion/0a38e8f9-6d04-48e4-a847-7d3cba53c363/

New feature article in the Daily Beast: "Inside the Maddening Search for Virginia’s Colonial Parkway Serial Killer" By Justin Rohrlich

https://www.thedailybeast.com/what-happened-to-cathleen-thomas-and-rebecca-dowski-inside-the-hunt-for-the-colonial-parkway-killer

Citizens! Check out our new line of "Mind Over Murder" t-shirts and other good stuff !

https://www.teepublic.com/stores/mind-over-murder-podcast?ref_id=23885

Washington Post Op-Ed Piece by Deidre Enright of the Innocence Project:

"The FBI should use DNA, not posters, to solve a cold-case murder"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/25/julie-williams-laura-winans-unsolved-murder-test-dna/

Oxygen: "Loni Coombs Feels A Kinship To 'Lovers' Lane' Victim Cathy Thomas"

Loni Coombs felt an immediate connection to Cathy Thomas, a groundbreaking gay woman who broke through barriers at the U.S. Naval Academy before she was brutally murdered along the Colonial Parkway in Virginia.

https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/loni-coombs-feels-a-kinship-to-colonial-parkway-victim-cathy-thomas

CrimeCon will be held April 29-May 1, 2022 in Las Vegas. We will both be there!

Details: https://www.crimecon.com/cc22

You can contribute to help "Mind Over Murder" do our important work:

https://mindovermurderpodcast.com/support


Four one-hour episodes on the Colonial Parkway Murders are available on Oxygen as "The Lover's Lane Murders." The series is available on the free Oxygen app, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon, and many other platforms. https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders

Oxygen" "Who Were The Colonial Parkway Murder Victims? 8 Young People All Killed In Virginia Within 4 Years" https://www.oxygen.com/lovers-lane-murders/crime-news/who-were-the-colonial-parkway-murder-victims

Washington Post Magazine: "Victims, Families and America’s Thirst for True-Crime Stories." "For Bill Thomas, his sister Cathy’s murder is a deeply personal tragedy. For millions of true-crime fans, it’s entertainment." https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/magazine/wp/2019/07/30/feature/victims-families-and-americas-thirst-for-true-crime-stories/

Daily Press excellent series of articles on the Colonial Parkway Murders: "The Parkway" http://digital.dailypress.com/static/parkway_cottage/main/index.html

Colonial Parkway Murders website: https://colonialparkwaymurders.com

Mind Over Murder Podcast website: https://mindovermurderpodcast.com

Please subscribe and rate us at your favorite podcast sites. Ratings and reviews are very important. Please share and tell your friends!

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We launch a new episode of "Mind Over Murder" every Monday morning, and a bonus episode every Thursday morning.

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Follow "Mind Over Murder" on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MurderOver