On this episode of MWMH, Payton and Garrett discuss the murder of college student, Sophie Sergie.
Foxnews.com, “Alaska’s cold case murder of Sophie Sergie: Audio of Maine suspect played at trial,” by Associated Press, February 3, 2022
Cbsnews.com, “Man found guilty 29 years after woman found dead in Alaska college dorm bathtub,” by CBS/AP, February 11, 2002
Alaska Public Media, alaskapublic.org, “Sophie Sergie cold case murder trial ends and goes to jury,” by Robyne, KUAC – Fairbanks, February 8, 2022
Alaska Public Media, alaskapublic.org, “Man sentenced to 75 years in prison for 1993 murder and sexual assault of Sophie Sergie at UAF,” by Robyne, KUAC – Fairbanks, September 27, 2022
WABI5, wabi.tv, “Steven Downs sentenced to 75 years for 1993 murder of Sophie Sergie in his Alaska college dorm,” by WABI News Desk, September 27, 2022
Oxygen.com, “Maine Nurse Gets 75 Years For Raping, Killing Woman in Alaska Dorm in 1993,” by Dorian Geiger, September 28, 2022
Findagrave.com, Sophie Sergie
Darkdowneast.com, “The Case of Sophie Sergie: Arrest in Maine,” by Kylie Low, January 17, 2022
Worldpopulationreview.com, Pitkas Point, Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, newsminer.com, “Convicted Maine man gets new lawyer for murder appeal in Sophie Sergie case,” by Christopher Williams, January 4, 2023
Copper River Country Journal, “Finally, A Trial. Sophie Sergie Was Killed In a Fairbanks Dorm in 1993,” by Trooper News, 2022
Usda.gov, pitkas point, “Who Will Get the First Bath?” by Tasha Deardorff, Rural Alaskan Village Grant Porgram Manager Posted in “Rural,” September 26, 2011
Alaska.edu, Bartlett Hall (UAF)
Web.archive.org, “Death in Bartlett Hall,” by Michael Kern, no date provided
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “UAF Sets Up Hotline for Parents After Murder,” by Roseanne Pagano, April 27, 1993
Newspapers.com, Journal and Courier, “Slaying unnerves campus,” by The Associated Press, April 30, 1993
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “UAF Bids Solemn Farewell to Former Student Killed in Dorm,” by Jim Clarke, April 30, 1993
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “Students Moving Out of Dorm Following Slaying,” no author provided, April 29, 1993
Newspapers.com, Detroit Free Press, “Slaying gives college students ‘wake-up call,’” by Jim Clarke, May 2, 1993
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “Troopers Say Campus Killer ‘Very, Very Angry at Women,’” no author provided, May 10, 1993
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “UA Fairbanks Campus Made Safer After Woman Slain,” no author provided, June 14, 1993
Newspapers, com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “Family of Woman Slain at UAF Sues for $4 Million,” no author provided, October 27, 1995
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “UA Seeks Settlement in Suit Over Campus Death,” no author provided, December 24, 1996
Newspapers.com, Daily Sitka Sentinel, “Troopers Using Internet In Murder Investigation,” December 30, 1996
Sunjournal.com, “Anatomy of a cold case: A breakdown of the Steven Downs murder trial,” by Christopher Williams, February 19, 2022, updated March 1, 2022
Anchorage Daily News, “25 years after Sophie Sergie was found dead in a UAF bathtub, Maine man charged with murder,” by Madeline McGee, February 15, 2019, updated February 22, 2019
Pfr.Maine.gov, Regulatory Licensing & Permitting, Steven Harris Downs
News Center Maine, newscentermaine.com, “Maine man appeals convictions, sentences in Alaska murder,” by Associated Press, October 26, 2022
Assisted research and writing by Diane Birnholz
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arrest the GF who lied.
LOVE this couple, their energy together and the victim compassion they ALWAYS honor!
hey guys this is second time some one follow u plz get gun lol to carry but hidden
There's a Cheesecake Factory in Boise!
Helter Skelter is a type of slide at amusement parks (British)
wow my home town, never heard of this before. very sad.
"Girls screaming and wailing when they find out the news about their mom and sister..(yelling)"Try it free for 30 days" What?!? I hate how the commercials always cut right into the story.
tv show for you is the watchful eye! so good!
too many "like" out of context (like: I'm like going... he's like opening... we're like running... )
Bad things about prison there’s lots of gambling behind the wall she’ll probably get her self in trouble and prison for gambling
I know your pup has been named by the time I am listening, but Dahlia would be a cool "Murder-y" name lol
If I saw my dad just kill his wife im doing whatever he asks because he would have no problems killing me.
Love all of your podcasts!
wonder if an employee was involved.... who watches the cameras?? security??
A yr and a half late, buuuut have you watched The Umbrella Acadamy?
Move his disgraceful remains! #Derickmoncada
dose anyone else feel like she was being trafficked
I fully recommend the book 'Dark Heart' for a great deep dive on this case.
Amazing Miracle!!!!!! HIPPA rules deal with health information, though, and is a law here in the US. I think you meant infection control. Love your show!!!!!!!