Christopher Tapp's story is both unique and frighteningly common.
The murder of Angie Dodge
Christopher Tapp has cleared his name.
Judge Alan Stephens vacated Christopher Tapp's conviction for the 1996 murder of Angie Dodge on Wednesday. That followed a motion filed by prosecutors, who concluded that with the arrest of Brian Dripps, who has confessed to committing the murder alone, there was credible evidence that Tapp …
Brent and Carol Dodge sat in the audience in March as the Idaho Falls Police Department announced they had made an arrest on a case that had taken years to solve.
Boise State University professor Greg Hampikian saw Carol Dodge’s name listed in his voicemails late one afternoon years ago. He’d never spoken to her, but when he saw the last name, he realized who she most likely was.
On June 13, 1996, Angie Dodge was raped and murdered. In the days and years that followed the investigation has continued and questions have remained. On May 15, 2019, the Idaho Falls Police Department arrested Brian Leigh Dripps Sr., a 53 year-old man living in Caldwell, Idaho, for the murd…
A probable cause affidavit from Brian Dripps’ murder case records states he told Idaho Falls Police Detective Sage Albright that he killed Angie Dodge by himself.
Editor's note: This article has been corrected to properly attribute a quote to Police Chief Bryce Johnson.
The Idaho Falls Police Department will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. today to discuss developments in the 1996 homicide of Idaho Falls resident Angie Dodge.
Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the brutal slaying of 18-year-old Angie Dodge in her I Street apartment. Her killer has never been found.
A documentary coming out Sunday on Starz will examine the cases of three men who say they are innocent of the murders they were convicted of, including one from Idaho Falls who spent almost half his life in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit.
The Idaho Falls Police Department released a DNA-based sketch of the man who killed 18-year-old Angie Dodge more than two decades ago.
KUNA — Today marks the 19th anniversary of Chris Tapp's time behind bars - 6,940 days.
Two days after a crowd of around 100 gathered at the Shilo Inn to talk about organizing to advocate for the release of Chris Tapp, the Idaho Falls Police Department has issued a statement seeking to assure the public that it is continuing its investigation into the murder of Angie Dodge.
BOISE — News that DNA found at a 19-year-old Idaho Falls murder scene bears a close resemblance to DNA donated to the Ancestry.com database could have major implications for the conviction of Christopher Tapp and the search for a killer who presumably remains free.