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February 1, 2023 20 min

Twelve hours after a South Dakota wife and mother is reported missing, police make an arrest in her murder. What happened next would shock the entire community. Josh Mankiewicz reports in this Dateline classic. Originally aired on NBC on February 13, 2009.

Additional footage: South Dakota National Guard

Listen to Josh’s conversation with Haylee Reay Cole about how she’s doing today as a 29-year-old mother, how she’s emerged from her ordeal stronger and more driven as she shares her story as a tribute to her mother.

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