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Episode 8

Missing | Where Is Two Year Old Nikole Betterson?

It was November of 1997 when Georgia resident, Joni Betterson, retrieved a handwritten letter from her mailbox. It’s contents were chilling. Once she realized who it was from, she was taken aback as she hadn’t heard from her son Jarret and daughter in law Barbara in over twenty years. The letter read, by the time you read this we should be dead. Jarrett is about to go to jail and I don’t want to live without him. I’m sorry about living apart from our family. I’m sorry about so many things. We’ve had a sad and difficult life. Also included was a money order for $900 to pay for the couple’s cremation with instructions to be placed in the same urn. 

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SOURCES:

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1998-jun-21-me-62050-story.html

www.websleuths.com http://charleyproject.org/case/nikole-betterson

 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/211789208/barbara-l.-betterson

 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/211789182/jarrett-j.-betterson

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Madeline O'Brien

I've been fascinated with true crime ever since I was a young girl. My mom was an avid reader of true crime, after she was finished with a book, I would take it to my room and read it. I love the creative side of podcasting, fine tuning the graphics and using just the right piece of music. Crimeatorium welcomes case suggestions and if enough information is available, we will consider covering it. Send suggestions to madeline@crimeatorium.com.