We are a boots on-the-ground, investigative, serialized podcast. Season 2: On March 21, 2015, 32 year old Eric Cates and his beloved dog, Gypsy, were found murdered behind the old Empire School in the tiny Walker County town of Empire, AL. Their bodies were found burned in the cab of Eric's truck. Their murders remain unsolved even though the crime is rumored to have been witnessed by a large crowd of people. In Season 2 of Secrets True Crime, Amber and private investigation firm Echo 7 Foxtrot, LLC will be digging into this case to help find justice for Eric Cates.Season 2 Bonus Mini-Season: 26 year old Hayden Mayberry went missing on November 19, 2019. He reportedly walked into the woods in the Boldo area of Walker County, AL from a home he was staying at on Pine Dr. His remains were found on February 2, 2020 under some unusual circumstances.  Join us as we dig into the details of Hayden's disappearance and death.Season 1: On Memorial Day in 2017, a mother and her son vanished from their home in the rural Alabama community of Holtville.  Susan Osborne and Evan Chartrand haven't been seen or heard from since and their bodies have not been found. 2 months passed before their disappearance was reported to police.  Susan's husband, Jerry, told police that Susan left him for another man but as police began investigating, they discovered he'd been keeping some big secrets and Susan’s best friend had proof.  Did her Jerry's secrets lead to the disappearance of Susan & Evan?  What happened to them?  These are the questions we will explore in season one of Secrets True Crime, a serial podcast. We will be taking a close look into the lives of Susan and Evan, speaking with their family members, friends, teachers, neighbors, the sheriff and investigators assigned to their case.

About the Hosts

Michael Fleming

Private Investigator & Contributor

Echo 7 Foxtrot, LLC’s principal and lead investigator (AL License #761) is Marine Corps Veteran Michael Fleming. His knowledge and experience in scene investigation and evidence collection, along with his experience assisting with missing persons and cold cases provides the foundation for the services we offer. Mr. Fleming's military experience spans the globe, and prior to opening Echo 7 Foxtrot, LLC he provided private and contract services in the DC-metro area specific to sensitive site investigation, sampling and evidence collection, and search and rescue operations.

Amber Sitton

In January 2019, Amber found Secrets True Crime podcast to give a voice to the loved ones of missing and murdered. Her original vision for the podcast evolved over the next year. She met and partnered up with private investigator, Michael Fleming, and together they use their gifts to investigate these unsolved cases and search for the missing.