On this episode of They Walk Among America… Mary Lyons was beginning her shift at the Bank of America branch office in Maple Croft Plaza, in Cheshire, Connecticut. It was the 23rd of July, 2007, a Monday, so Mary knew that it was going to be a busy day. By 9:30AM, there was already a line of customers, ready to go about their financial transactions after the weekend. A middle-aged woman approached the counter. Mary noticed immediately that she had a terrified look in her eyes. Her face was ashen. The woman quietly told Mary that her name was Jennifer Petit, and that she and her family were being held hostage at their home by two men. She needed to withdraw $15,000 to bring to the men, one of whom was in her car in the parking lot waiting for her to return. Jennifer told Mary that if police were contacted, her children and husband would be killed...
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‘They Walk Among America’ is a Law & Crime podcast network production.
This episode was hosted by Nina Innsted.
Researched and written by Emily G. Thompson.
Editing and scoring by Kory Hilpmann.
Script editing, additional writing and production direction by Rosanna and Benjamin Fitton.
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Bloodline by Stephen Keech
Right Behind You by Wicked Cinema
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Vanished by Wicked Cinema
As Fate Would Have It by Wicked Cinema
Across The Desert by Acreage
Additional musical compositions by Kory Hilpmann.