The Orange Tree

Hosted ByHaley Butler and Tinu Thomas

The Orange Tree is a documentary podcast series telling the story the 2005 murder of 21-year-old Jennifer Cave. The brutal crime scene at the Orange Tree Condos in Austin’s West Campus area shook the city. Two top University of Texas students were convicted and three families’ lives were changed forever. Haley Butler and Tinu Thomas delve into court documents and interview key characters of the murder in this riveting true-crime podcast. Get updates on the podcast and follow us on social media @orangetreepod.

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Episode 1: The Orange Door

Sharon Cave knows something is wrong the second she gets a call from her daughter Jennifer’s boss saying Jennifer didn’t show up for her first day at work. When no one can give her an answer as to where Jennifer was the night before, Sharon and her family set out on their own investigation. They find themselves in front of the door of Jennifer’s friend Colton Pitonyak just a few blocks from the University of Texas at Austin. They can’t get in, but what’s behind that orange door changes their lives forever.

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