The Trail Went Cold – Episode 74 – John Iverson

January 4, 1991. Lake Havasu City, Arizona. 42-year old audio designer John Iverson disappears from his home after a meeting with a machinist named Jack Weber. According to Iverson’s spouse, Kathy Munro, Weber had robbed her at gunpoint before kidnapping Iverson. After being a wanted fugitive for three months, Weber turns himself in, but there is no sign of Iverson. Weber claims Munro’s story isn’t true and that Iverson left with him voluntarily before staging his own disappearance and framing him for kidnapping. Since there is no evidence of foul play, the charges against Weber are dropped, but Iverson is never found. Did Jack Weber kidnap and murder John Iverson? Or was his disappearance actually an elaborate set-up? We explore both scenarios on this week’s episode of “The Trail Went Cold”, which chronicles what might be the oddest missing persons case we’ve ever covered.

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The Trail Went Cold is produced and edited by Magill Foote.

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One thought on “The Trail Went Cold – Episode 74 – John Iverson

  • It seems weird to me that the one guy would try to extort a check, and then happily just deposit it in his own name. I kind of feel like both of those stories have some lies for sure. Also if you have an invention that may give a fortune, wouldn’t you try to keep backups of your information, like the blueprints? And if so, shouldn’t he have been able to show those to back up his part? That doesn’t seem to have happened though, so I am just left with so much head scratching.

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