Chapter 13 Barbara Stoppel

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On December 23 1981 16-year-old Barbara Gayle Stoppel was found unconscious on the floor of the woman’s washroom at a Donut Shop in Winnipeg, Man.  where she worked as a waitress. She’d been strangled and died a few days later. Numerous witnesses observed a suspicious male in the store moments before her body was discovered..

CONTENT WARNING: this podcast contains coarse language, adult themes and content of a violent and disturbing nature.


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Writer, researcher and host:  Bonnie Bruce

Music credits in episodes:

Music below is used under an Attribution License

Crossing the Divide – Kevin MacLeod

Hymn – Scott Buckley



Main information sources in episode :

Book: Stoppel by Andrew Mikolajewski

Lecture:  The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony

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