Episode 169 – Secrets In The Valley – The Murder Of Desiree Sunford

On April 13th, 2013, a devastating crime sent shockwaves through the picturesque valley of Yakima, nestled in the central part of Washington State. Desiree Sunford, a beloved art teacher, had been found murdered in her own home.

As the investigation unfolded, secrets emerged, casting suspicion on those closest to her.

But just when the case seemed to have reached a dead end, a remarkable turn of events unfolded. A startling tip revealing a suspect that had flown completely under the radar.

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