"Persons of interest" in missing Barbara Cotton case - Listen to full interview with investigators at Williston police department
It's been 40 years since anyone has seen or heard from Barbara Cotton, who vanished from Williston, N.D. at age 15. Over the decades, several generations of investigators have tackled this cold case. In episode 6 of "A Better Search for Barbara," Dakota Spotlight Podcast interviews Williston Police Sgt. Det. Danielle Hendricks. Sergeant Hendricks shares how the investigation is being handled today and names multiple "persons of interest."
What happened to Barbara Cotton?
That's a question a lot of people have been asking for a long time. In fact, its been 40 years.
A Better Search for Barbara, Season 5 of Dakota Spotlight Podcast is taking a closer look at this mystery.
Persons of Interest
In episode 6, host James Wolner interviews Sergeant Detective Danielle Hendricks of the Williston police department. Hendricks shares her thoughts on the case and describes the wealth of material that has accumulated over the decades. She also talks about three persons of interest. All three are deceased.
Listen to Episode 6 - Interview with Sergeant Detective Danielle Hendricks
Listen to Previous Episodes:
- Episode 1: "Five Blocks from Home" explores the night Barbara went missing from the perspective of her childhood friend Sandee Evanson. Read more about this unsolved mystery and listen to
40 years of nothing, few answers for family, friends of missing teen Barbara Cotton of Williston
Episode 2: "Tributaries of the Truth" we attempt to untangle the confusion surrounding Barbara's last known whereabouts. We also look closer at the question: Could Barbara Cotton have simply run away? Listen to Tributaries of the Truth: Listen to episode 2 of A Better Search for Barbara Cotton
Episode 3: We look closer look at the initial police investigation. We also ask the question: might Barbara's kindness and big heart have led to her demise? Listen to She was "gentle and kind" - listen to episode 3 of "A Better Search for Barbara Cotton"
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