Gone South

In 1987, a former prosecutor named Margaret Coon took her dog for a walk in one of Louisiana’s safest and most affluent parishes. The next morning, she was found dead on the side of the road with a single stab wound in her back. St. Tammany Parish advertises itself as a safe haven from the crime and corruption of New Orleans, attracting thousands of residents over the last several decades. But there is a darker side to St. Tammany and that darkness ultimately consumed Margaret Coon. Welcome to Gone South Season 1: Who Killed Margaret Coon? Over the course of this documentary podcast series from C13Originals, a Cadence13 studio, journalist Jed Lipinski investigates the theories and motives surrounding Margaret Coon’s unsolved murder, shedding new light on a bewildering crime that has haunted St. Tammany for over 34 years.


00:48:37 2021-12-08
As investigators dig up information on a new suspect, they uncover a baffling series of events that occurred in a condo across the street from where Margaret’s body was found. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
00:41:57 2021-12-01
Margaret's homicide case lands in the lap of a decorated ex-DEA agent, leading him down the same path as previous investigators. But a bizarre incident involving an infamous Beau Chene resident exposes an overlooked suspect. Learn more about your ad choic...
00:41:31 2021-11-24
Nearly a decade after Margaret's murder, the investigation has gone ice cold. But there was a secret side to Margaret’s life that may hold the key to finding her killer. If you have tips or information that you’d like to share related to the unsolved ...
00:44:13 2021-11-17
With the sheriff’s investigation at a standstill, Margaret’s father and a rogue private detective take center stage. As a new profile of the killer emerges, they close in on a compelling suspect. If you have tips or information that you’d like to s...
00:43:25 2021-11-10
The murder of Margaret Coon conjures memories of St. Tammany's checkered past. As pressure mounts to solve the crime, authorities turn their attention to a disgraced cop and an enigmatic drifter. If you have tips or information that you’d like to sha...

00:42:56 2021-11-03
It's a regular day in Beau Chene, an exclusive gated community 35 miles north of New Orleans, Louisiana. At dusk, a prominent ex-prosecutor takes her Afghan hound for a jog on the busiest street in the neighborhood. The next morning, a neighbor discovers ...
00:02:23 2021-10-30
In February of 1987, a former prosecutor named Margaret Coon went for a jog in one of the safest and wealthiest neighborhoods in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. The next morning, she was found dead on the side of the road. St. Tammany advertises itself as ...