On the morning of May 5th, 1983, a horrified mother entered the home shared by her daughter and son-in-law and came upon a grisly scene. Her son-in-law, twenty year old Paul Jones, lay dead on the bedroom floor the victim of a stabbing. Despite her desperate search she could find no trace of her nineteen year old daughter, Melody.<br /><br />Investigators with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office and the OSBI theorized that intruders had entered the couples' home during the night, murdered Paul and abducted Melody. Working with a severe lack of evidence, they struggled to put the pieces together and a lack of tips left them devoid of suspect.<br /><br />More than forty years later, Paul's killer has never been identified and Melody has never been located. While some believe it to be a random crime, perpetrated by a sick and desperate criminal, others wonder if the truth might be found closer to home.<br /><br />Sponsored by: ZocDoc! Visit <a href="https://ZocDoc.com/TRACE" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">ZocDoc.com/TRACE</a> to download the ZocDoc app FREE! <br /><b></b><br /><b><a href="https://linktr.ee/traceevidence" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Social Media and Subscription Link Tree</a></b><br /><br />Music Courtesy of: "Wounded" Kevin MacLeod (<a href="https://incompetech.com" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">incompetech.com</a>) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/<br /><br />#truecrime #truecrimepodcast #realcrimes #disappearance #disappeared #missing #unsolved #unsolvedmysteries #evidence #investigation #missingperson #traceevidence #pauljones #melodyjones #OSBI #oklahoma #oklahomacrime #unsolved #homicide #murder #abduction<br /><br />Become a supporter of this podcast: <a href="https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss">https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support</a>.

Trace Evidence

Steven Pacheco

233 - The Murder of Paul Jones & The Disappearance of Melody Jones

NOV 3, 202378 MIN
Trace Evidence

233 - The Murder of Paul Jones & The Disappearance of Melody Jones

NOV 3, 202378 MIN

Description

On the morning of May 5th, 1983, a horrified mother entered the home shared by her daughter and son-in-law and came upon a grisly scene. Her son-in-law, twenty year old Paul Jones, lay dead on the bedroom floor the victim of a stabbing. Despite her desperate search she could find no trace of her nineteen year old daughter, Melody.<br /><br />Investigators with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office and the OSBI theorized that intruders had entered the couples' home during the night, murdered Paul and abducted Melody. Working with a severe lack of evidence, they struggled to put the pieces together and a lack of tips left them devoid of suspect.<br /><br />More than forty years later, Paul's killer has never been identified and Melody has never been located. While some believe it to be a random crime, perpetrated by a sick and desperate criminal, others wonder if the truth might be found closer to home.<br /><br />Sponsored by: ZocDoc! Visit <a href="https://ZocDoc.com/TRACE" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">ZocDoc.com/TRACE</a> to download the ZocDoc app FREE! <br /><b></b><br /><b><a href="https://linktr.ee/traceevidence" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Social Media and Subscription Link Tree</a></b><br /><br />Music Courtesy of: "Wounded" Kevin MacLeod (<a href="https://incompetech.com" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">incompetech.com</a>) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/<br /><br />#truecrime #truecrimepodcast #realcrimes #disappearance #disappeared #missing #unsolved #unsolvedmysteries #evidence #investigation #missingperson #traceevidence #pauljones #melodyjones #OSBI #oklahoma #oklahomacrime #unsolved #homicide #murder #abduction<br /><br />Become a supporter of this podcast: <a href="https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss">https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support</a>.