Episode 4 - The Mystery of Ira Yarmolenko

Charlotte, NC. 2008. The body of a 20 year old student from UNCC was found laying near a river bank, feet away from her crashed car, with multiple ligatures around her neck.

Today, we take a look at the odd circumstances around the murder of Ira Yarmolenko.


“Death by the River” - April 2, 2016 - https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/death-by-the-river/

“What is touch DNA?” - https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-touch-dna-jonbenet-ramsey/

20/20 (Season 40, Episode 15) - “The Mark Carver Case”


“UNCC student paid parking fine in 11,000 pennies” - July 10, 2015 - https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article27019378.html

“Student Protests Parking Tickets by Paying Fine With 11,000 Pennies” - July 9, 2015 - https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/student-protests-parking-tickets-paying-fine-11000-pennies/story?id=32327402

Intro Music:

She-Wolf In My Heart (bonus) by Sergey Cheremisinov is licensed under a Attribution License.

Outro Music:

Trio for Piano Violin and Viola by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.