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"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."

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15 year old Barbara Cotton went missing from Williston, N.D. on April 11, 1981
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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

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Barbara would possibly have passed through Recreation Park and then continued along 5th Street West on her way home.

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Barbara would possibly have passed through Recreation Park and then continued along 5th Street West on her way home.

James Wolner is a Digital Content Producer at Forum Communications Company, Fargo North Dakota and the creator, producer and host of Dakota Spotlight, a true crime podcast. He has lived the Upper Midwest since 2013 and studied photojournalism at California State University at Fresno. He is fluent in English and Swedish.
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