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Leave No Stone Unturned

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The disappearance of the Lyon sisters from a mall in Montgomery County in 1975 shocked the public and mystified police. Four decades later, an overlooked tip led police to a new suspect - Lloyd Welch.

Mark Bowden’s latest book, The Last Stone, describes how detectives sorted through Welch’s elaborate explanations. We hear how Bowden covered the story as a rookie reporter for the Baltimore News-American and what he thinks lies behind the popularity of the true crime genre.

Hear Mark Bowden speak tonight at the Pratt's Writers LIVE event: 7:00 pm, at the Church of the Redeemer, 5603 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.