Going West: True Crime
Andrew Cunanan // 25

Andrew Cunanan // 25

May 19, 2019

Chasing the good life is something most of us strive for. But when that hunger turns into a cut throat obsession, lives are broken and lost. In the 1990's, one young mans pursuit of success takes him from a spree killer to becoming the assassinator of Gianni Versace. This is the case of Andrew Cunanan. 

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**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

20/20 ABC Dying To Be Famous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoYCNs49zxI&t

ABC News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXf7flkxFxg

Extra 1996: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cw_sQD1i18 

Jody LeCornu // 24

Jody LeCornu // 24

May 13, 2019

One snowy night in 1996, a 23-year-old women was enjoying drinks at a bar with friends after a long day at work and a fight with her boyfriend. At 3:40am, she sat in her car in a deserted parking lot since her boyfriend had told her not to come home that night. Suddenly, she was approached by a male in a white BMW and witnesses saw him shoot her before he reached into her car and taking something. The case went cold and the victim's twin sister Jenny did everything she could do to keep the light on in her siblings case- she even put up billboards across Baltimore to gain attention from the public. But what happened that fateful night in Maryland? This is the case of Jody LeCornu.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED except interview**

CBS This Morning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6oRdWLdl7w&t=14s

Crime Watch Daily: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fufd4q82fOM

 

Michael Gargiulo // 23

Michael Gargiulo // 23

May 5, 2019

In 1993, an 18-year-old girl is murdered outside her home in Glenview, Illinois. When the police start considering her neighbor as a potential suspect, he flees to Los Angeles where he continues to stalk, watch, and murder other young women. The trial for him just began on May 2, 2019 and has made national headlines as they try to put this monster away for good. This is the case of Michael Gargiulo.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

CBS This Morning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PVE1cRH66g

CBS News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIrnHGWn3iY

KTLA 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dar7HLAVimk

CBS 48 Hours: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSk850SRk3U

 

Nicholas Barclay // 22

Nicholas Barclay // 22

April 28, 2019

In 1994, a troubled 13-year-old goes missing while walking home from a basketball game. The police chalk it up to a runaway case, but he doesn't return home. 3 years later, he's found in Spain claiming that he was kidnapped in Texas and had just escaped a sex ring run by military officials. When he's reunited with his family, red flags begin to raise and police wonder what really happened to the boy who disappeared years prior. When the truth is uncovered, no one can believe it. This is the case of Nicholas Barclay.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS OR FILM PRESENTED**

Shiver, The Imposter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyZrYiTWRDk&t=4164s

Rodney Alcala // 21

Rodney Alcala // 21

April 21, 2019

In the late 1960's, a Los Angeles-native with multiple mental health diagnoses is caught in the midst of murdering a young girl. When he vanishes without a trace, the FBI adds him to their 10 Most Wanted List. After a few years of actively searching, he is finally caught. But due to some unforeseen challenges, he is once again a free man. Young girls and women continue to die and he goes on a well-known dating show, but no one is quite able to pin any new crimes on him... for years. This is the case of The Dating Game Killer, Rodney Alcala.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

ABC News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1haiiz_qwQ

CBS2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQUf6KADFfo

 CNN LIVE with Anderson Cooper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=755SVhkTMVY

 

Jessica Ridgeway // 20

Jessica Ridgeway // 20

April 14, 2019

In October 2012, a 10-year-old girl disappears on her way to school in Westminster, Colorado. Investigators are starting to lose hope until a mother makes a phone call and the gruesome details come to light. This is the case of Jessica Ridgeway.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

911 call: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHdmpoobW2g

 

Amy Bishop // 19

Amy Bishop // 19

April 8, 2019

In 2010, a professor opened fire in a biology faculty meeting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and, when police catch the woman behind it all, they realize that she has a dark past. In 1986, she had "accidentally" shot her brother in their family's Massachusetts kitchen, but was hardly questioned on the incident at all. When police re-open her brothers case and dive even deeper into her history, they also realize that she has been a suspect in multiple bombings. This is the case of Amy Bishop.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

CBS News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_25XuHxHPA0

ABC News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR5umfcHDas

CBS News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iJ_K-lvq9c

Steven Koecher // 18

Steven Koecher // 18

April 1, 2019

When a 30-year-old Utah native vanishes just outside of Las Vegas in a quiet, suburban neighborhood, investigators and family search tirelessly for answers. They quickly find some peculiar surveillance footage and discover he went on some puzzling road trips leading up to his disappearance that no one can quite unravel. This is the unsolved case of Steven Koecher.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qFILEtwSak

KSL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk4d5c8EkjE

 

The Stayner Brothers // 17

The Stayner Brothers // 17

March 24, 2019

In 1972, a 7-year-old boy was abducted while walking home from school in Northern California. 7 years later, he finally broke free of his captor and reunited with his family- but his new life was far from normal. In 1999, 4 women were murdered in Yosemite National Park- and the abducted boy's older brother is the main suspect. This is the case of Steven and Cary Stayner.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

ABC News 1980: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHaMlS2txsA

ABC News 20/20 Extra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBRhaW-Ak6M

 

Mackenzie Cowell // 16

Mackenzie Cowell // 16

March 17, 2019

When a 17-year-old girl goes missing in 2010, her small town in Washington is flipped upside down. Surveillance footage of her leaving her beauty school is quickly discovered and it leads police to an interesting suspect. But when they put him behind bars, people start to doubt his involvement in the crime. This is the case of Mackenzie Cowell.

**GOING WEST DOES NOT OWN ANY OF THE NEWS CLIPS PRESENTED**

KXLY News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l69nZ_z1rXk

Kiro 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCNduRZaNiQ