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Motels, mafias & stolen guns - who killed Billy? Listen to Episode 4 of "Chasing Billy: a pursuit for justice"

William Wolf Jr. was violently murdered in the summer of 1978 near Fargo-Moorhead. In this episode, Dakota Spotlight and Forum Communications investigate two tips sent to us by listeners. Could 'Uncle Frank' or 'Bruce' have killed Billy Wolf?

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In the fourth episode of Chasing Billy, Dakota Spotlight and Forum Communications follow up on two leads sent into the tip line. Both tips included the name of someone they felt may have killed Billy Wolf. Law enforcement are familiar with one of these men but the other may be a name they have never heard before.
In looking at the lives of these two men, we travel from Utah, to the HI-10 motel in Fargo. This journey takes us into the world of illegal drugs, stolen guns, the alleged ‘Fargo Mafia’ and more.

Listen to the fourth episode of "Chasing Billy: A Pursuit for Justice" in the fourth season of true crime podcast Dakota Spotlight. (Or start with In "Chasing Billy: A Pursuit for Justice," Dakota Spotlight debuts episode 1 of a new season focused on unsolved 1978 murder Listen to Dakota Spotlight, a true crime podcast hosted by James Wolner of Forum Communications Co.
, Cold Case: The pursuit for justice continues: Listen to Episode 2 of "Chasing Billy" On a Sunday afternoon, late in the summer of 1978, the body of 21-year-old William Wolf Jr. was discovered in the Red River just north of Fargo-Moorhead. Dakota Spotlight and Forum Communications investigate.
and Is time running out? A case growing colder: Listen to Episode 3 of "Chasing Billy" On a Sunday afternoon, late in the summer of 1978, the body of 21-year-old William Wolf Jr. was discovered in the Red River just north of Fargo-Moorhead. Dakota Spotlight and Forum Communications investigate.
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SEASON 4 TIP LINE: Help the investigation: Did you know Billy? Do you have information? Contact us.

Leave a message: 701-451-5608

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Email: truecrimepodcast@forumcomm.com or jwolner@forumcomm.com

RELATED Podcast homepage | Newsletter | Season 3 videos | Season 2: 1976 Zick murders | jwolner@forumcomm.com

James Wolner is a Digital Content Producer at Forum Communications Company, Fargo North Dakota and the creator, producer and host of Dakota Spotlight, a true crime podcast. He has lived the Upper Midwest since 2013 and studied photojournalism at California State University at Fresno. He is fluent in English and Swedish.
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