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On December 20th, 1976, a fourteen year old boy made a horrifying discovery along the banks of the Lehigh River in Pennsylvania. The body of an unidentified woman was found, severely mutilated and stuffed into three separate suit cases which had been thrown from the i80 interstate, some three hundred feet above.

For the past forty-three years, the victim, known only as Carbon County Beth Doe, has remained unidentified and her killer has never been located. Making it even more horrifying was the discovery that, at the time of her death, Beth Doe was nine months pregnant.

The crime was committed in an atrocious manner, and for many, the case will forever haunt them. Who killed and mutilated Beth, and for what reason? Was it a chance encounter, someone she knew or perhaps even a member of her own family?

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Trace Evidence is a true crime podcast that focuses on unsolved cases, from chilling murders to mysterious disappearances. Join host Steven Pacheco as he examines each case, diving deep into the evidence and exploring the theories which revolve around them. For each unsolved case, there are the victims and their families, who want answers and the abductors and murders who hide the truth.

“To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only truth.” – Voltaire

Trace Evidence has been the recipient of multiple accolades, including being listed by Oxygen.com as one of the "7 True Crime Podcasts You Should Listen to Right Away" as well as  being recognized by WhatPods.com as one of their "Best True Crime Podcasts."  Most recently, Women.com listed Trace Evidence #3 on their list of the "27 Best True Crime Podcasts."  In "Ad Large Strike Killer Deal," an article written by Radio Ink Magazine about the new True Crime Network, Trace Evidence was pointed out as one of the top titles in their collective.  PodcastManiac listed Trace Evidence as one of the "Top 5 True Crime Podcasts I Subscribe To." WCCO News Anchor Amelia Santaniello listed Trace Evidence as one of her favorite podcasts in “Sharing their Favorite Podcasts” for TwinCities.com. Stayathomemum.com listed Trace Evidence #3 on their list of “42 Chilling True Crime Podcasts that are Just Terrifyingly Terrific.Vox.com writer Aja Romano in her article “Netflix’s Ted Bundy documentary review: Conversations with a Killer” referred to Trace Evidence as one of the podcasts that goes above and beyond to memorialize and focus on victims.

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