When Michelle Eason is reported missing, she’s the fifth sex worker in one year to vanish from Poughkeepsie, New York. As police work to get to the bottom of all the disappearances, there’s no shortage of suspects.
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If you have any information about Michelle Eason, call the City of Poughkeepsie Police at 845-451-7577.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233); for TTY: 1-800-787-3224
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Episode Source Material
Original reporting by Nina Schutzman
Michelle Eason case files from City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Audiochuck staff public records request
South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division records
Poughkeepsie Journal: Suspected killer indicted, by Larry Fisher-Hertz
Poughkeepsie Journal: Serial killer Kendall Francois dies in prison; victims’ families react to death, by John Ferro
Poughkeepsie Journal: Francois letters: Inside the mind of a remorseless killer, by John Ferro