In January 2010 JoAnn Matouk Romain runs a quick errand to get gas followed by attending a 15-minute prayer service, then she walks into the freezing lake across the street to take her own life. Or at least that’s what police say. But from the very moment they notify the family about her case they know something isn’t right. And the deeper they look they learn that nothing is what it seems.
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Episode Source Material
- Unsolved Mysteries: “Lady in The Lake”
- Click on Detroit: Tim Matouk breaks silence 11 years after JoAnn Matouk Romain found in Detroit River, by Karen Drew and Kayla Clarke
- Click on Detroit: Dateline Detroit: Secrets of a Small Town – new revelations in JoAnn Matouk Romain’s mysterious death. Parts 1-6, by Karen Drew
- Marie Claire: The Death of JoAnn Matouk Romain Is Covered In ‘Unsolved Mysteries’, by Katherine J Igoe
- Detroit Free Press: Murder or Suicide? Frosse Pointe mom’s death a mystery, by Tresa Baldas
- Grosse Pointe News: No signs of foul play in witness death, by Laurel Kraus
- Grosse Pointe News: Special Report – The Joann Matouk Romain Mystery, by Scott M. Burnstein
- Grosse Point News: The JoAnn Matouk Romain Mystery (Part 2), by Scott M. Burnstein
- Grosse Pointe News: The JoAnn Matouk Romain Mystery (Part 3), by Scott M. Burnstein
- CBS News: Mich. Banker David Widlak Shot in Head “Execution Style,” Says Report, by Naimah Jabali-Nash
- Business Insider: The Body Of A Bank CEO Washes Up On A Michigan Lake Shore, by Katya Wachtel
- Business Insider: Seven Mysterious Unknowns In The Case Of The Michigan Banker Who Was Shot “Execution Style”, by Katya Wachtel
- Wall Street Journal: Police Sift Through Clues: a Bank, a Body, a Bullet, by Douglas Belkin
- The Oakland Press: Sheriff calls David Widlak death likely suicide, but case left open, by Mitch Hotts
- Detroit Free Press: Bank CEO was upbeat, brother says, by Christina Hall
- Detroit Free Press: Suicide or The Perfect Murder?, by Joe Swickard
- Detroit Free Press: An answer leads only to questions, by Joe Swickard