WTOP’s American Nightmare Series

Season 2 Trailer

The brutal rape and murder of 50-year-old Sherry Crandell inside the Maryland hospital where she worked rocked the D.C. region in 1998. It’s been more than 23 years since Sherry’s death and despite having DNA and fingerprint evidence, police have yet to solve her case. Podcast host Paul Wagner, a veteran D.C. crime reporter, has been following this case for two decades. Throughout the podcast, Paul searches for clues and answers as he speaks with Sherry’s family, her colleagues and the police.