001: Micaela Costanzo

Manner of Death: Homicide

28-11-2023 • 20 mins

*This episode has been updated to include Kody Patten's interviews with police and discussion with his father.

16 year-old Micaela Costanzo was a bright, beautiful, sporty teenager with her whole life ahead of her - until it was cut short by someone she'd known since childhood.


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Credits and Sources for Micaela Costanzo Episode

(2019, June 1). Under the Desert Sky. (S21 E14). C. Singer. Dateline. NBC.

Montaldo, C. (2020, Jan 23). The Murder of Micaela Costanzo. ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/the-murder-of-micaela-costanzo-972248

KUTV. (2014, April 14). Mom of West Wendover teen killed by classmates shares a message. 2KUTV. https://kutv.com/archive/mom-of-west-wendover-teen-killed-by-classmates-shares-message

Reavy, P. (2012, Aug 24). Kody Cree Patten, 19, gets life without parole for murdering classmate in West Wendover. Deseret News. https://www.deseret.com/2012/8/24/20505881/kody-cree-patten-19-gets-life-without-parole-for-murdering-classmate-in-wendover

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