‘Dateline’ revisits Tara Grinstead case October 5

Atlanta's Payne Lindsey, the podcast host and creator of "Up and Vanished" spoke with Dateline NBC about the Tara Grinstead case. CREDIT: NBC
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Atlanta's Payne Lindsey, the podcast host and creator of "Up and Vanished" spoke with Dateline NBC about the Tara Grinstead case. CREDIT: NBC

Originally posted Friday, October 5, 2018 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

The case of the 2005 disappearance of Georgia teacher Tara Grinstead will be featured on October 5’s episode of “Dateline NBC.”

NBC reporter Andrea Canning landed an exclusive television interview with Tara's ex-boyfriend Marcus Harper.

Atlanta's Payne Lindsey, who helped make the case national news with his "Up and Vanished" podcast will appear as well.

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Tara Grinstead’s accused killers confessed in 2005, court documents claim Ryan Alexander Duke and Bo Dukes confessed to killing Tara Grinstead, court documents claim In 2005, they reportedly told friends at a party they had killed Grinstead and burned her body It was reported to police, court documents state, but the case remained cold until early 2017 Both Dukes and Duke were arrested and charged in 2017 No trial date has been announced for the case yet

According to a recent AJC story, Grinstead was reported missing in October 2005, and the following month, Ryan Alexander Duke and Bo Dukes told others they were responsible for her death and it was reported to police, court documents state. But the case remained cold until early 2017, when both Duke and Dukes were arrested.

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