Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery

Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery

Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery

CATEGORY: True Crime
New Jersey politics is not for the faint of heart. But the brutal killing of John and Joyce Sheridan, a prominent couple with personal ties to three governors, shocks even the most cynical operatives. The mystery surrounding the crime sends their son on a quest for truth.  Dead End is a story of crime and corruption at the highest levels of society in the Garden State. Episodes release every Tuesday.
  1. April 12, 2022
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    Introducing Dead End: A New Jersey Political Murder Mystery
    New Jersey politics is not for the faint of heart. But the brutal killing of John and Joyce Sheridan, a prominent couple with personal ties to three governors, shocks even the most cynical operatives. The myste…
  2. April 26, 2022
    29 min
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    EPISODE 1: Meet the Sheridans
    On a quiet cul-de-sac, a husband and wife of 47 years are stabbed to death in the stillness of dawn. Honest and unassuming, John Sheridan, famous for never raising his voice, played against type in the rough-an…
  3. April 28, 2022
    27 min
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    EPISODE 2: Not Your “Typical” Murder Suicide
    The Sheridans’ eldest son Mark is consumed with getting to the bottom of what happened to his parents. As the lawyer for Governor Chris Christie’s election campaign, Mark is in a unique position to uncover answ…
  4. May 03, 2022
    32 min
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    EPISODE 3: A Bloody Fingerprint, A Bent Fire Poker, and Mystery DNA
    The knife used to kill John Sheridan is just the first of many clues casting doubt on law enforcement’s conclusion of murder suicide. A newspaper crime reporter, a veteran homicide detective out of Philly, and…
  5. May 10, 2022
    24 min
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    EPISODE 4: The Dirt on the Garden State
    After it becomes clear the Somerset county prosecutor’s office couldn’t have done a worse job (unless their goal was to destroy the crime scene), some 200 prominent citizens send a letter to the state attorney…
  6. May 17, 2022
    28 min
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    EPISODE 5: New Jersey’s Other Boss
    John Sheridan’s decision to go work at Cooper University Hospital came at a curious time. It was just months after news about the Palmyra tapes came out. The tapes caught George Norcross bullying and offering a…
  7. May 24, 2022
    32 min
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    EPISODE 6: On the (Camden) Waterfront
    A couple months after his parents’ deaths, Mark Sheridan comes across a paper trail: extensive email exchanges, dated memos, and handwritten notes detailing a real estate deal on the Camden waterfront. His fath…
  8. May 31, 2022
    9 min
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    EPISODE 7: Breaking News - "Thou Shalt Pursue"
    In the almost eight years since John and Joyce Sheridan were killed, five state Attorneys General have come and gone in New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently nominated a new Attorney General, Mat…
  9. June 07, 2022
    31 min
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    EPISODE 8: Dead End
    In February 2015, the Somerset prosecutor announced that John Sheridan had murdered his wife in cold blood and then killed himself. In 2017, the manner of death was updated to “undetermined.” From the local det…

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