She Says

13 EpisodesProduced by WFAE

For the past year, reporter Sarah Delia has worked to unwrap the case of "Linda," a Charlotte-area woman who was sexually assaulted by a stranger in 2015… and is still struggling to find answers. In a world full of #MeToo’s, justice might look as swift as one woman speaking up, but for many, resolut… read more

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She Says: The Burden

January 9th, 2019


Linda has been waiting for months to hear from the Mecklenburg District Attorney's office about whether her case will move forward. Then she gets a call. We rejoin Linda on the winding road for an update and a closer …

She Says: A Public Conversation

August 9th, 2018


Last Thursday, WFAE held a Public Conversation with She Says podcast host Sarah Delia, law enforcement and others about whether justice is being served in Mecklenburg County. The event was broadcast live from McGlohon …

She Says: The Oath

August 2nd, 2018


Linda goes back to court and comes face to face with the man charged in her assault as she attempts to get a no-contact order. We hear how the …

She Says: What We Haven't Told You

July 26th, 2018


This episode we share with you what we haven’t told you. Additional evidence in Linda’s case. Why we think this mysterious DNA hit occurred. And we …

She Says: They Say

July 19th, 2018


In this episode, we hear from Linda’s family about how life has changed for everyone since the assault in 2015. We also tell the story of another …

She Says: Emily's House

July 12th, 2018


The man charged with assaulting Linda made bail and is out of jail. She’s scared because she’s no longer anonymous after he saw her during a court …

She Says: Your Questions, Our Answers

July 5th, 2018


Last episode we asked listeners: What questions do you have about Linda’s case and our yearlong investigation? So now She Says host and reporter …

She Says: A Parallel Road

June 28th, 2018


In episode 5, we hear about what happens with the DNA sample police collected of the man Linda identified as her attacker through an internet search. …

She Says: Whiplash

June 21st, 2018


In episode 4, we dive into what happened with the mysterious DNA sample that matches the one found in Linda’s sexual assault kit, and why detectives …

She Says: It's Not Him*

June 14th, 2018


In episode 3, Linda goes down to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police headquarters to talk to detectives about her case. It’s a particularly emotional …

She Says: Return To The Scene Of The Crime

June 7th, 2018


In episode 2, we go back to the crime scene, which in this case is the body. Host Sarah Delia talks to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, who carefully …

She Says: The Winding Road

May 31st, 2018


WFAE’s She Says is an investigative podcast series that follows the story of a sexual assault survivor in Mecklenburg County, N.C., and the long and …

Introducing She Says: An Investigative Podcast From WFAE

May 16th, 2018


For more than a year, award-winning WFAE reporter Sarah Delia has investigated the case of "Linda," a Charlotte-area woman who was sexually assaulted …

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