Murder In Alliance

Murder In Alliance

Obsessed Network
True Crime
9 episodes
On April Fools Day 1999, 26-year-old Yvonne Layne was found murdered in her Ohio home. David Thorne, her ex-boyfriend and father of one of her children, was instantly a suspect. David was eventually tried, convicted, and sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Yvonne. But the entire investigation may have been botched, or even worse, covered up. Now, after 22 years journalist Maggie Freleng investigates Yvonne’s murder alongside Jason Baldwin (himself wrongfully convicted as a member of the West Memphis Three) and his organization Proclaim Justice. Is David actually innocent? And if so, who did kill Yvonne Layne?
  • Months into the investigation of Yvonne Layne's murder, police felt stuck, so they did something controversial: they went to a psychic. And the audio recordings we obtained from the visit give an incredible amount of insight into who may have killed Yvonne. However, it wasn't what the psychic said t...
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  • On April 1, 1999, the day Yvonne was found murdered in her home, a neighbor stopped by and told police he saw someone leaving her home, unbeknownst to him, after Yvonne was alredy dead. But this witness's statement was never turned over to the defense. Why? And who was the man he saw leaving Yvonne'...
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  • David Thorne has spent over 20 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit. Although he says his case is "Dead in the Water", he hasn't been alone. Sue Thorne, a retired postal worker turned amatuer investigator, has kept his case alive all these years and uncovered new evidence that coul...
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  • After David Thorne and Joe Wilkes were arrested for the murder of Yvonne Layne in April 1999, they went to trial in January 2000. What evidence was used to convict them? What kind of defense did David have in the face of Joe's confession? This Week's Sponsors: BetterHelp - Murder in Alliance listene...
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  • Three months after Yvonne's murder, Joseph Wilkes confessed. He said David Thorne hired him to kill his ex-girlfriend. So who is Joseph Wilkes? What led this young man to allegedly murder a mother of five in cold blood? This Week's Sponsors: EmbrWave - Save $50 on your product by visiting embrwave.c...
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  • On the morning of April Fools Day 1999, Tawnia Layne went to pick up her grandkids at Yvonne's home. But instead, she stumbled upon a brutal crime scene, her daughter nearly decapitated in a pool of her own blood. Who could have done this to Yvonne? In this episode we look at the first hours and day...
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  • In this episode we learn about Yvonne, David and how the two came together and had their son, Brandon. But we also learn about the problems the couple had and issues in Yvonne's lfe ultimately causing the two to break up before her murder. Who was Yvonne Layne? What brought the young lovers together...
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  • In 1999, 26-year-old Yvonne Layne was found murdered in her Ohio home while her children slept. Her ex-boyfriend, David Thorne, was instantly a suspect as the father of one of her children, but he had a solid alibi. So the police found Joe Wilkes, a friend of David’s, who said David hired him to kil...
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  • On April Fools Day 1999, 26-year-old Yvonne Layne was found murdered in her Ohio home. David Thorne, her ex-boyfriend and father of one of her children, was instantly a suspect. David was eventually tried, convicted, and sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Yvonne. But the entire inves...
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