Case 198

Tami Reay

When Kmart employee Tami Reay failed to show up at work in Pierre, South Dakota on the morning of Wednesday, February 8 2006, her co-worker Brian Clark called the police to report her missing. Brian had reason to suspect that Tami might have fallen victim of foul play. He and Tami had been having an affair, and her husband had just found out. 

Tami’s husband Brad Reay was immediately put under the spotlight, but as the case progressed, more and more questions rose to the surface. Had a vengeful Brad killed his wife out of jealousy, or did her lover have something to hide?

CREDITS

 

Casefile Presents

 

EPISODE:

Research & writing – Elsha McGill

Creative direction – Milly Raso

Narration – Anonymous Host

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro – www.dl-sounds.com

Audio production – Mike Migas 

Scoring – Mike Migas and Andrew Joslyn

 

OTHER:

Logo and website design – Paulina Szymanska

RESOURCES

 

WEBSITES

In Memory of Tami Burns Reay

 

NEWS ARTICLES

Man pleads not guilty to murder – The Billings Gazette 

Man denies aiding twin brother accused of murder – The Billings Gazette

Prosecutors want to see letter – Rapid City Journal

Brothers sentenced in woman’s murder – Rapid City Journal

Killer fails to frame daughter, loverCasper Star-Tribune

Ex Billings man convicted of murder – The Billings Gazette 

Tami Reay family wants summary judgement – Rapid City Journal

 

ONLINE ARTICLES

Deadly Affair – NBC News

Second man indicted in killing case – Yankton Daily

Father says 12-year-old daughter killed mother, not him – Rapid City Journal

Supreme Court upholds conviction of Pierre man who killed wife – Rapid City Journal

Family wins civil lawsuit in Tami Reay death – Rapid City Journal

 

COURT DOCUMENTS

State VS Reay – FindLaw

 

VIDEOS

The Devil Speaks (Season 1, episode 3) – Investigation Discovery

Framed by the Killer (Season 1, episode 2) – Oxygen 

Domestic Violence: I choose to be her voice – TED Talk 

Domestic violence victim advocate Haylee Reay 

 

 

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