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Unresolved

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Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.

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The Family Murders (Part Two: The Family)

As the families of five young men mourned, investigators began to circle around their top suspect, Bevan Spencer von Einem.

From the outside looking in, von Einem was incredibly average: a middle-aged accountant for a mid-level supplies company, who lived at home with his mother and regularly endeared himself to her older friends. But underneath the surface, a monster lingered, and police quickly tagged von Einem as the culprit in the latest of the five murders.

In the decades since, though, the other four crimes have gone non-prosecuted. Many believe that von Einem did not act alone in the murder that he was convicted of, and may have had help from some of the area's rich and powerful: individuals that have come to be known as "The Family"...


Part two of two

I originally covered this story back in 2017. The script has been completely re-written, and I have since added in some new/additional information.



Episode hosted, produced, and research/writing by Micheal Whelan

Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

Producers: Maggyjames, Ben Krokum, Roberta Janson, Quil Carter, Peggy Belarde, Laura Hannan, Damion Moore, Amy Hampton, Scott Meesey, Steven Wilson, Scott Patzold, Astrid Kneier, Marie Vanglund, Lori Rodriguez, Jessica Yount, Aimee McGregor, Danny Williams, Sue Kirk, Victoria Reid, Sara Moscaritolo, Thomas Ahearn, Marion Welsh, Seth Morgan, Sydney Scotton, Alyssa Lawton, Kelly Jo Hapgood, Patrick Laakso, Meadow Landry, Rebecca Miller, and Tatum Bautista

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