Christy Woodenthigh’s family rushed to her home on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation when they got the shocking news that the 33-year-old mother was dead. They arrived to find no police officers, no approaching sirens, and no sign of Christy. Missing Justice takes you inside what really happened that night and the federal investigation that followed. Christy’s family never trusted the law enforcement officers investigating her death, and bombshell testimony revealed their worst fears. CBS News reporters Cara Korte and Bo Erickson examine how the issues in Christy’s case connect to the larger Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples crisis.
Christy Woodenthigh’s family was shocked to hear that she was dead and her body missing. When they got to Christy’s house, there were no police officers or approaching sirens. For Christy’s family and many others on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, they never trusted the law enforcement officers investigating her death. Missing Justice takes listeners inside the night Christy was killed, the federal investigation that followed, and how Christy’s case connects to the larger Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples crisis. Listen to new episodes of this six-part series on Tuesdays.