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Interview with Payne Lindsey

Podcast Investigation Warms Up Cold Case

Ever since Sarah Koening ended her last recorded phone call with Adnan Syed two years ago, a flurry of podcasts have attempted to replicate the appeal and success of Serial. Few have matched its meteoric rise, and even fewer have accomplished what Koening was never able to do: solve a murder mystery.

That is until Payne Lindsey came along. Lindsey hosts Up and Vanished, an investigative podcast about the missing case of Tara Grinstead, a 30-year-old beauty queen and high school teacher who disappeared from her Ocilla, Georgia, home in October 2005. Each week, listeners follow Lindsey as he…

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