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ALL-NEW MONDAY DATELINE NBC ON THE 40-YEAR HUNT FOR AN IOWA MURDERER THAT REVEALS A SUSPECT NO ONE SAW COMING

All-New Dateline’s And Then There Were Three” Airs Monday, September 14 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT

THE STORY: Just days before Christmas, high school senior Michelle Martinko is found stabbed to death in her car after visiting the mall. It would take almost 40 years for investigators to identify the killer – and when they did, Martinko’s family and friends were stunned.

REPORTED BY: Dennis Murphy

INTERVIEWS WITH: Michelle’s friends Curt Thomas and Jane Hansen, Michelle’s sister and brother-in-law Janelle and John Stonebraker and more.

WHERE: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is in its 28th season. Dateline is anchored by Lester Holt and features correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy. Airing Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/9p.m. CT, Dateline is the #1 Friday newsmagazine and reaches more than 17 million people every week through its broadcast, and millions more through its social media platforms and podcasts. Additionally, Dateline closed out 2019 as the #1 Friday newsmagazine across the board. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer.

Claudia Meyer-Samargia
NBC News
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