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 6: Wild Card

Fellow inmates say Laura Hall has been talking in jail about her role in the Jennifer Cave case. She continues to talk when out on bond, others say. As Colton Pitonyak’s appeals lawyers look for an angle to try to get him a new trial, the lawyers convince several people to swear that Laura had a much larger role than anyone knew. Will it be enough to get Colton a new trial?

Episode 6 Transcript