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Case 69: Gary Patterson

Casefile True Crime

Release Date: 12/02/2017

On the morning of Saturday, May 3rd, 1997; 33-year-old, single father Gary Patterson woke up before dawn in his home in Waco, Texas.

He got dressed in black jeans and a white shirt and boots. He didn’t need to wear a suit to his final job interview, he had already met with one of the business partners, and they had got to know each other pretty well over the previous three weeks.

That morning, the 7:30 am flight from Waco to El Paso was the last step in the process – he would meet the company’s CEO, and would hopefully return home that night, the new head of a large housing development project.

After a tough few years, things were starting to look up.



Researched and written by Anna Priestland 



Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host



1. ‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

2. All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn



MVMT Watches – Join the movement



Warning – Contains spoilers



Death in a Texas Desert: and other true crime stories from the Dallas Observer – Carlton Stowers (Chapter 1: Death in the desert)



Death in the Desert – Dallas Observer



Assistant U.S Attorney Bill Johnston’s Law office website

Collection of archive newspaper articles:
– Odessa American (Odessa Texas)
– The Facts: Clute, Texas

The Texas Ranger Dispatch – Issue 15, 2004

Crime and Development in Central America



Interview with the devil – The Investigators

(Same footage also shown) Crime Stories: Interview with the Devil



Chihuahuan Desert – WWF

Chihuahuan Desert, US and Mexico – WWF

El Paso

El Paso named safest large city in America for fourth straight year – KVIA.com




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