COLD Season 2

The Uinta 1 building at the Utah State Prison in Draper has traditionally housed maximum-security i...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Last chance for a life out of max: How some Utah death penalty inmates made it to medium security

Utah's death penalty law remains on the books after lawmakers turned back an effort to abolish capital punishment this month. But those same lawmakers might be surprised to learn the Utah Department of Corrections has already dismantled its death row. Now, thanks to the KSL Investigators and the COLD podcast team, we know why.
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Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Douglas Lovell Seeks To Reverse Second Death Sentence In Joyce Yost Murder

Cold-hearted con-man or reformed killer? KSL's Cold Podcast concludes with a look at Douglas Lovell's latest effort to reverse his death sentence and convince the courts he is a changed man.
1 year ago
Utah State Prison (KSL TV)...
Mike Headrick & Tania Dean, KSL TV & Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

KSL Investigators Explore Change In Utah’s Death Row

The Utah Department of Corrections has quietly ended a decadeslong practice of housing Utah State Prison inmates who are under sentence of death in maximum security, allowing the majority of them to move into medium-security cell blocks.
1 year ago
Joyce Yost holds one of her newborn granddaughters. (Joyce Yost family)...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Douglas Lovell’s Actions Deprive Joyce Yost’s Family Of Time, Memories With Her

When Douglas Lovell raped Joyce Yost, he set in motion a sequence of events that would forever deprive Yost’s children and grandchildren of the opportunity to share their lives with her.
1 year ago
Theresa Greaves, pictured here in 1980, grew up in New Jersey but moved to Utah after becoming a me...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Criminal Syndicate In Utah State Prison May Have Played Role In Theresa Greaves Murder

A criminal syndicate operating out of the Utah State Prison in the early 1980s might have played a role in the suspected murder of Theresa Rose Greaves nearly 40 years ago.
2 years ago
Causey Reservoir’s north arm, looking toward Camp Kiesel and Wheatgrass Canyon. Jared Briggs told...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

‘Cold’: A Prison Informant Reported Douglas Lovell’s Death-Row Confessions To Investigators — Did Either Tell The Truth?

A prison informant told Weber County investigators in 2006 that Douglas Lovell, the man who'd killed Joyce Yost in 1985 to prevent her from testifying in a sexual assault and kidnapping case, had lied to police about the location of Yost's body.
2 years ago
The view looking down on the Wheeler Creek drainage and the Old Snowbasin Road in Weber County, Uta...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

She Was Never There: Detective Reflects On Search For Joyce Yost 28 Years Later

The South Ogden police officer who for years led the investigation into the 1985 disappearance of Joyce Yost does not believe the man twice sentenced to die for killing Yost has ever been honest about the location of her body.
2 years ago
Joyce Yost (center) appears in this undated photo with her children, Kim Salazar (née Roberts) and...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Recording Between Investigator, Douglas Lovell Surfaces In Yost Case

An audio recording of an encounter between South Ogden police Sgt. Terry Carpenter and Douglas Lovell is featured in the eighth episode of the KSL investigative podcast series COLD’s second season. The recording has not previously been publicly released.
2 years ago
The view looking down on the Wheeler Creek drainage and the Old Snowbasin Road in Weber County, Uta...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Investigators: Other Victims May Be Found Near Joyce Yost’s Body

A former South Ogden police detective who for years led the investigation into the August, 1985 disappearance of Joyce Yost said he believes Douglas Lovell, the man ultimately charged with and convicted of capital murder for killing Yost, might also have played a role in the unsolved disappearance of another Weber County woman.
2 years ago
Joyce Yost’s, who disappeared on August 10, 1985, is seen here at sky bridge over Washington Boul...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Secret Recording Broke Open Joyce Yost Murder Case

An audio recording that captured a killer’s unwitting confession and broke open a murder case after years of inaction is coming to light in the latest episode of the KSL podcast COLD.
2 years ago
The Right Fork South Fork Ogden River cuts through sediment below the high water mark of Causey Res...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Anonymous Call May Have Led To Joyce Yost’s Body Near Causey

A man with a distinctive stammer phoned police 34 years ago and claimed to have found a body in the mountains near Causey, a reservoir on the South Fork of the Ogden River.
2 years ago
Joyce Yost sits in this undated photo. Yost was scheduled to serve as the key witness in the sexual...
Dave Cawley & Keira Farrimond, KSL

Joyce Yost’s Rape Case First Prosecuted Without Victim To Testify

The disappearance of Joyce Yost 10 days before she was scheduled to testify in a felony kidnapping and sexual assault trial left prosecutors in an unusual position. They faced the task of trying the case without a victim in court acting as the accuser and key witness.
2 years ago
Douglas Anderson Lovell’s July 8-9, 1985 booking photo following his arrest on a warrant for felo...
Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts

Missed Opportunities Could Have Prevented Joyce Yost’s Death

Police and prosecutors had at least three opportunities following the April 3, 1985 rape of Joyce Yost to prevent the man who had sexually assaulted her from making good on his threat to return and take her life.
2 years ago
Joyce Yost poses for a photograph outside a home on an unknown date. (Photo: Joyce Yost family)...
Dave Cawley & Keira Farrimond, KSL Podcasts

Previously Unheard Audio Reveals Joyce Yost’s Terrifying Story To Police

Spools of magnetic tape captured the voice of Joyce Yost on the morning of April 4, 1985. An audio cassette rolled as Yost offered a step-by-step account of her sexual assault at the hands of a man she’d never met.
2 years ago
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AMY DONALDSON, KSL Podcasts

‘Talking Cold’ Explores Issues Raised In COLD Podcast

When Dave Cawley decided to tell the story of what happened to Joyce Yost 36 years ago in the podcast COLD Season 2, he knew it would present very different challenges than he faced when he told the story of Susan Powell in the first season.
2 years ago
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Dave Cawley & Keira Farrimond, KSL TV

The COLD Podcast Returns: Where Is Joyce Yost?

More than 35 years after a Utah woman was attacked, assaulted and then vanished, KSL's COLD podcast cracks open the case files to find out how prosecutors were able to convict a man for her murder – even though her body was never found.
2 years ago
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Becky Bruce, KSL Newsradio

COLD Season 2 Announced: Justice For Joyce Yost

The team behind "COLD: Susan Powell Case Files," a hit podcast hosted by investigative reporter Dave Cawley, announced Wednesday its topic for season two: the murder of Joyce Yost, whose body remains missing.
2 years ago
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